Last week, I blogged that to achieve its aspirations, Democrats needed to look beyond differences and unify. But unity is meaningless if it is not focused on shared principles. Today, I ask: What should Democrats do when their leaders do not advance Democratic principles?
Festering mistrust and resentment between DPNM newcomers and long-time Dems is perfectly understandable. But unless we want Pearce as Governor, and another four years of Trump, we need to heal this breach and quickly. There is a path.
Two articles are referenced to outline how US policy over many years has consigned PR to 2nd class status, crippled it economically, destroyed its infrastructure…all before Maria. Now in unimaginable ruin, it is humiliated by a President who needs to go.
A weekend with Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn has thrown the doors wide open to what is possible. And today we consider how a simple change to the income tax rates could generate $600 billion in additional revenue while eliminating income tax on everyone earning under $77,000. So much possible if we open our eyes.
Today we examine the shameless reality that we have come to accept as Life in America. Moreover, we examine our Congressional Representatives’ records in (not) supporting legislation that might address this reality. We include an update on Puerto Rico, a plan to solarize the Santa Fe airport and end with a bit of humor from…
Info on Jennifer Marley’s arraignment at 8am today. Plus we report on how our two Democratic House Representatives fare on the Summer of Progress’ People’s Platform, a platform comprised of 8 key progressive bills: much room for improvement here and so.the dialog begins.