Democrats vs Republicans on healthcare
This is why the Democratic Party is collapsing
“Of the 194 Democrats, 117 voted for the bill and 73 voted against, with 4 not voting. In other words, of the party that supposedly opposes rampant military spending and the Trump administration, 60% voted for this bill.”
The House voted a never-before reached budget amount for discretionary defense spending. Almost all Republicans were in favor — as well as a comfortable majority of Democrats.
This has been my experience with my local democratic Town Committee and state party. The power brokers are old, out of touch, and afraid of young people with new ideas. It’s time to toss the bums out!
Like Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Hillary Clinton sucks the oxygen out of the room, making it harder for younger elected Democrats to get air time and make their voices heard.
OPINION | The American political spectrum is so skewed to the right that American Democrats including Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are as conservative as British Conservatives.
Last month, Senate Republicans unveiled a half-baked health bill that was plotted in secrecy to repeal and replace Obamacare. But the plan is so bad that it never made it to the Senate floor for
“President Obama tried to move us forward with health-care coverage,” said U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, “by using a conservative model that came from one of the conservative think tanks that had been advanced by a Republican governor in Massachusetts. Now it’s time for the next step. And the next step is single payer.”
“The progressive agenda is America’s agenda.”
Ralph Nader: The Democrats Are Unable to Defend the U.S. from the “Most Vicious” Republican Party in History
“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.
This is the result of rigging elections and not listening to your base. Ellison would have inspired many back into the party, Perez was another betrayal to progressives and true liberals. At this pace, the Democratic Party will be nothing but corporate insiders and lobbyists…the only people they represent
“The Democratic National Committee had its worst May since 2003, raising just $4.3 million dollars as it struggles to rebound from a series of election defeats, according to Federal Election Commission data.”
The Democratic National Committee had its worst May since 2003, raising just $4.3 million dollars as it struggles to rebound from a series of election defeats, according to Federal Election Commission