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(7 comments) SHARE Monday, August 16, 2021 Never Say the Occupation of Afghanistan Was a Mistake
The United States had every imaginable opportunity to know better than to attempt to occupy Afghanistan. The attacks of September 11th, 2001, created a profound impetus for the United States to act decisively to defend the country. However, invading and occupying Afghanistan was a clear and obvious strategic blunder to anyone who wanted to know.
SHARE Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Welcome to Progressivism Joe, Get Ready to Fight
Things don't change for the better because they should. Good changes come about as a result of determination and perseverance with a little luck thrown in. Stick with it and stay on it, always.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, May 21, 2021 The Last Dixiecrat
There is a fear that, if confronted, Manchin could walk across the aisle and hand control of the Senate to the Republicans and Mitch McConnell. What the Democrats should fear in reality is that he already has.
SHARE Friday, April 16, 2021 13 Years Old, Hands Up, Dead Forever
A white Chicago police officer identified as 34-year-old Eric Stillman pursued Adam Toledo. Stillman, an armed forces veteran, believed he was chasing an armed suspect.
SHARE Sunday, February 28, 2021 Did Biden Throw the $15 Minimum Wage Under the Bus?
There are a lot of trap doors opening in the Biden White House right now. If you're planning on staying up to speed it would probably be a good idea to read the fine print, carefully. Being better than the Republicans isn't the same as doing what you said you were going to do.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, February 15, 2021 Will Biden and the Democrats Allow Medicare to Expand?
The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the inadequacies of the for-profit health-care system's ability to address the public good, particularly in times of crisis. It was never designed to provide for the public good. It was designed to earn profits for health-care corporations.
SHARE Monday, January 11, 2021 In the Middle of the Rubicon
Republicans in Congress would have the country believe that the Constitution will remove Donald Trump on January 20th. But Trump's contempt for the Constitution casts a deep, dark shadow of doubt.
SHARE Thursday, December 31, 2020 Attacking Joe Biden the Man
Attacking Joe Biden in an even remotely ad hominem way is likely to be counterproductive. Joe Biden's far more responsible approach to dealing with the ongoing coronavirus catastrophe is likely to be well received by the American people and, on the whole, have a badly needed calming effect.
SHARE Friday, December 18, 2020 Sanders for Labor Secretary
Sanders's credibility among union members and a wide array of American workers is rooted in their confidence in his commitment to higher wages and better benefits. That trust and confidence would be an invaluable asset to the Biden administration. Bernie Sanders for Labor Secretary.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, December 12, 2020 Behind Closed Doors, the Old Biden Bashes Progressives
During a presidential election cycle, the presidential candidates are expected to pull the down-ballot candidates along by presenting a vision for where the country needs to go and what needs to be done to accomplish it. The candidate whose vision best inspires the voters is most often the winner.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, November 29, 2020 What Progressives Want
Fortune 500 News loves to try to define what Progressives want. Voters always gravitate to Progressive policies, and that makes them a good vehicle with which corporate pundits can define and steer public opinion.
SHARE Saturday, November 14, 2020 Trump and the Republicans Are Plotting to End the Republic
To assume that the system "is strong," and that "Trump has no choice but to resign" and that will suffice, is foolhardy. Donald Trump may well be forced to withdraw from the Oval Office, but make no mistake, he's actively looking for a way to avoid that, and there are plenty of Republican operatives who are aggressively moving to assist
SHARE Monday, November 2, 2020 Final Report Before the 2020 Election
he polling numbers for Joe Biden are excellent heading into election day. Biden is in a very strong position nationally. While the numbers in the critical battleground states are more competitive, Biden still holds a significant and consistent advantage across the board.