Pelosi had her turn. We need a speaker who will battle tooth and nail to restore our democracy and republic. That’s not her
The corporate democrats, under the “leadership” of Perez, Pelosi, and Schumer can’t even beat the worst Republican Party that has ever existed in our history. Anything less than a landslide is a failure!
“The battle for control of the Senate is looking worse and worse for Democrats, who just a month ago saw a path to the majority but now increasingly look like they could lose more seats and have a smaller minority next year.”
The battle for control of the Senate is looking worse and worse for Democrats, who just a month ago saw a path to the majority but now increasingly look like they could lose more seats and have a smaller minority next year.
Political consultants are the biggest parasites on our electoral system
“she “doesn’t know how [Dewey Square consultants] sleep at night” while leading the opposition campaign. “The ways they’re running it, their comfort with distortions and misinformation, and that they’re aligning with people who are really looking to undermine the well-being of the patients of the commonwealth — well, they’re just exposing themselves as mercenaries,” she said. “Quite honestly, there’s a part of me that’s embarrassed to have ever worked with them.”
In Massachusetts, an industry-funded campaign being run by Democratic consultants threatens to derail a ballot initiative to create a nurse-staffing limit.
To that end, we’ll be putting $30 million behind our youth organizing program in ten states, and redoubling our efforts with the Need to Impeach campaign — already over 4 million strong.
There will be more announcements on how you can get involved in the coming weeks and months. Stay updated at tomsteyer.com.
Trump and gang want you to pay more for the same service you’re getting now. What say you trump supporters?
Some internet giants and activists will participate in a day of action to oppose changes to net neutrality rules.
Back in 2011 during the Battle over the Debt Ceiling, every Republican in the House and Senate co-sponsored this Version of the Balanced Budget Amendment, and this is not even the worst one that has been proposed, currently the Debt Ceiling has not been raised and the Republicans Control the House, Senate, Presidency and most States Legislatures, but they dont have enough Seats to actually get and Amendment passed through Congress and Ratified by enough States to get teh 28th Amendment, however many Democrats are for A Balanced Budget Amendment also, this would be National Suicide, making the Federal Government unable to engaged in Keynsian Deficit Spending during times of economy downturn.
Here is the text of what 242 House Republicans and 47 Senate Republicans supported…
“section 1. Total outlays for any fiscal year shall not exceed total receipts for that fiscal year, unless three-fifths of the whole number of each House of Congress shall provide by law for a specific excess of outlays over receipts by a rollcall vote.
“section 2. The limit on the debt of the United States held by the public shall not be increased, unless three-fifths of the whole number of each House shall provide by law for such an increase by a rollcall vote.
“section 3. Prior to each fiscal year, the President shall transmit to the Congress a proposed budget for the United States Government for that fiscal year in which total outlays do not exceed total receipts.
“section 4. No bill to increase revenue shall become law unless approved by a majority of the whole number of each House by a rollcall vote.
“section 5. The Congress may waive the provisions of this article for any fiscal year in which a declaration of war is in effect. The provisions of this article may be waived for any fiscal year in which the United States is engaged in military conflict which causes an imminent and serious military threat to national security and is so declared by a joint resolution, adopted by a majority of the whole number of each House, which becomes law.
“section 6. The Congress shall enforce and implement this article by appropriate legislation, which may rely on estimates of outlays and receipts.
“section 7. Total receipts shall include all receipts of the United States Government except those derived from borrowing. Total outlays shall include all outlays of the United States Government except for those for repayment of debt principal.
“section 8. This article shall take effect beginning with the later of the second fiscal year beginning after its ratification or the first fiscal year beginning after December 31, 2016.”.
The first battle in the war of ideas has been won. Neoliberalism has again gone down in flames, this time with better results than in America. We must keep fighting and pushing forward
Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci understood that before taking power, the left must disrupt and defy common sense – just as Labour defeated the proposition that ‘Corbyn can’t win’