Tag Archives: Democrats

Celebrate American Diplomacy, 15 Freed Hostages Return Home!

The Obama Administration, please take an extended bow for actualizing stellar diplomacy to free five Americans and ten US military personnel from Iran’s detention. “We the people” voted, in two elections, to solve difficult foreign quagmires utilizing negotiations instead of rolling out tanks and sacrificing soldiers. – Read the full article

Priebus Thanks Base For Staying Stupid

We figured Reince Priebus sits at home sweating every time Democrats debate, praying that his base isn’t watching; well, we were right. In one of the most Un-American, Un-Patriotic statements by the head of a major political party, Priebus put out this tweet after Saturday’s debate: As usual, this GOP tweet didn’t get the intended response: Just the idea that the head of the Republican Party would thank his voters for not being engaged says everything you need to know about the GOP. – Read the full article

No Difference? Really?

Lawyers Guns & Money’s Scott Lemieux takes on the notion put forth in Doug Henwood’s new book that there’s no real difference between Democrats and Republicans: The idea that abortion is the only issue on which Democrats are substantively different from Republicans is, at his late date of intense polarization, rather jaw-dropping. – Read the full article

Who Turned My Blue State Red?

This story was co-published with The New York Times’ Sunday Review. It is one of the central political puzzles of our time: Parts of the country that depend on the safety-net programs supported by Democrats are increasingly voting for Republicans who favor shredding that net. – Read the full article

Sites Dedicated To Democrats

Are you (like me) constantly frustrated by the far left‘s love/hate relationship with Democrats? You know what I’m talking about. The one-third of the left that calls the other two-thirds of the left “DINOs” or “conservativedems” or “not true progressives”. The same people who said in the last two elections, “Democrats haven’t given me a reason to vote” and “I’m staying home to teach Dems a lesson”, then spent every waking hour bitching about the RWNJs they elected by staying home or voting for a third party candidate as a protest vote. – Read the full article

Elections: Vote “Democratic” Today

As polls are drawing to a close on the East by 8:00 or 9:00 pm in most districts, you voters in Central, Mountain and West Coast time zones still have ample opportunity to express your political power……… VOTE DEMOCRATIC! Take the time to endorse, fight for working Americans, and the nation’s future. – Read the full article

One of the Many Differences Between Democrats and Republicans

Democrats respect immigrants. pic.twitter.com/rs71pdc8vp — The Democrats (@TheDemocrats) October 21, 2015 – Read the full article

How Democrats Can Jumpstart Their Campaigns for 2016

By Margo Scott Dunn, Senior Account and Marketing Manager, The Campaign Workshop The presidential races in 2016 are already heating up, but there are a number of exciting opportunities for Democrats up and down the ticket in 2016. Here are some tips to jumpstart your 2016 Democratic campaign: Do a thorough self-assessment. – Read the full article

The Issues of 2016: Hillary & the First GOP Debate

Since I’ve been focusing on the Clinton 2016 campaign, I’d like to write about a couple of the comments that were made in the Republican debate last Thursday which mention her. First, Senator Marco Rubio of Florida discounted her qualifications with this statement: “I would add to that that this election cannot be a resume competition. – Read the full article

The Right to Vote – 50 Years Later

It has been 50 years since the Voting Rights Act was signed into law. The progress made in the years since its passage has recently come under assault. Conservatives fear the voters who are most likely to vote against them. Instead of rethinking their policy decisions and priorities, they simply attempt to eliminate the right to vote by restricting eligibility. – Read the full article

Hillary on TV

The first of Hillary’s 2016 TV ads are here! Check out this tribute to her mom, Dorothy: We still have over a year to go until Election Day 2016 – let’s win this!   – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Racism

Lead Story ♀ The women of New Horizons’ Pluto flyby Women make up 25 percent of the New Horizons flyby team. Science team leader Fran Bagenal said, “This isn’t remarkable – it’s just how it is.” Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Who’s Behind the Planned Parenthood Sting Video? – Read the full article