Democrats will again spend 8 years trying to remove the deficit, while trying not to gut social welfare programs and the Republicans will bitch about the deficit, the debt growing and wasting money on social programs. Then they’ll campaign on debt reduction spending less with smaller government. Idiots will vote them in and they’ll immediately enact tax cuts for the rich, increase deficit, cause a disaster for the democrats to be tasked with fixing and the cycle will repeat again, and again, and again, because republican voters don’t learn.
Democrats Complain About Green Party “Spoilers,” but Few in Congress Back a Solution: Ranked-Choice Voting
The democratic establishment loves to whine about electoral issues – the electoral college is unfair, gerrymandering, the integrity of voting – but they lack the spine to offer solutions. We need massive electoral reform in the country!
– Elect the president by popular vote
– Public financing of campaigns
– Ranked choice voting
– Proportional representation
– All paper ballots
– Reinstate the voting rights act
– Open debates to all candidates
– Make Election Day a Sunday or national Holiday
Recent Midwestern election results have generated criticism of so-called spoiler candidates. A bill in the House could help, but only five in Congress have signed on.
“The wariness about Jealous illustrates a fissure between the party’s establishment wing and the restive, left-leaning faction that delivered Jealous’s triumph in the June 26 primary and also has been visible in statehouse and local elections.”
If progressives don’t support corporate democrats, they’re shamed. If corporate democrats don’t support progressives, they’re “sensible”.
Senate President Miller praises Republican Gov. Larry Hogan but says he’ll back the “entire Democratic ticket.”
And this is why we don’t “vote blue no matter who”
“Leaders of the political network financed by billionaire industrialist Charles Koch called on their top donors to back them in a new initiative: Supporting Democratic lawmakers on issues the organization believe reflect its priorities.”
Leaders of the political network financed by billionaire industrialist Charles Koch called on their top donors to back them in a new initiative: Supporting Democratic lawmakers on issues the organization believe reflect their priorities.
Terrified by Progressive Enthusiasm Sweeping the Nation, Corporate Democrats Have Begun Planning a ‘Counterrevolution’
“Corporate Democrats are extremely worried about the wave of progressive enthusiasm that is sweeping the country in red and blue states alike, and—according to a report by NBC News on Sunday—they are beginning to organize a “counterrevolution” to beat it back”
Of course they are! If the democratic establishment opposed republicans half as hard as they do progressives, we might actually have some nice things in this country
“A reminder that these are the same people who tried to cut Social Security under Obama. Anyone who associates with Third Way is part of a plan to do it under the next president.”
On Thursday 7/19/2018 Democrats are set to officially announce a #MedicareForAll Caucus focused on making single payer healthcare an American reality.
Single-payer health care is about to become a major plank in the platform of the Democratic Party.
If the Democrats really want to impeach Trump so badly, why don’t they go after him for operating a global for profit business while being president? A clearly impeachable offense under the Constitution
“The California Democratic Party on Saturday endorsed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s challenger, highlighting the moderate lawmaker’s political disconnect with liberal activists in her home state.”
US Sen. Dianne Feinstein lost the California Democratic Party endorsement to her more liberal challenger, Kevin de León, on Saturday, July 14, 2018.
Ralph Nader: The Democrats Are Unable to Defend the U.S. from the “Most Vicious” Republican Party in History
Put your feelings of Nader aside and read this. It’s worth the time
“Raising money from Wall Street, from the drug companies, from health insurance companies, the energy companies, kept [Democrats] from their main contrasting advantage over the Republicans, which is, in FDR’s parlance, “The Democratic Party is the party of working families, Republicans are the party of the rich.” That flipped it completely and left the Democrats extremely vulnerable.”
The legendary consumer advocate describes his decades-long perspective on what brought the Democratic Party to its current state of collapse.