progressives

  1. Minotaur

    Despite Some Losses for Progressives, 'Fantastic Night for Centrists'

    "Framing Misses the Point of What's Happening Inside Democratic Party" Hopefully this will settle Democrats down and dismiss the Bernie faction so they can get down to business. Progressive have never been a factor and it seems to remain true that left leaning moderates can save our asses...
  2. BoiseBo

    Republicans are trying to make Progressives self-implode - Don't fall for it

    The great Eugene Robinson has a timely message for Dems. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was the perfect candidate for The Bronx/Queens. But there's nothing wrong with a pro-life small 'd' Democrat in Missouri or West Virginia. Fox News, in their typical mouth-breathing fashion wants to sound the alarm...
  3. bajisima

    Will Cynthia Nixon be the next surprise for progressives?

    NY Papers are all discussing this today, is Gov Cuomo sweating it out? In a victory that shocked not only the Democratic Party, but also the entire political spectrum, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated veteran Congressman Joe Crowley in the New York primary. When Sex and the City...
  4. bajisima

    Wins for socialists and progressives in Tuesdays primaries

    Will they win in November? Defying national and state-level Democratic establishment forces that have worked to crowd out left-wing candidates and demonstrating that there is a deep hunger among the American electorate for a bold progressive agenda, candidates running on platforms of Medicare...
  5. bajisima

    Progressives angry at getting "steam rolled" in New Jersey

    Jeff Van Drew has voted against raising the minimum wage and gay marriage. He often sides with industry on environmental issues and carries an A rating from the NRA. And he’s the odds-on favorite to be New Jersey’s newest Democratic congressman. In the party’s first real crack at winning the...
  6. excalibur

    Progressives: Diseased Streets

    Progressives at work. And all they want is to do what they've done in San Francisco to the rest of us. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Diseased-Streets-472430013.html
  7. T

    Trump nominee Sam Clovis blasted progressives as 'race traders' and 'race traitors' i

    Only going to hire the best people, eh Donnie Dollhands? Indeed, one such person appears to be a moronic right wing racists whop spent time online blathering about race baiting and race trading, whatever the fuck that is, when not blathering about how Obama was a Maoist. What is his screen...
  8. bajisima

    Lawrence ODonnell to exit MSNBC? Progressives fight to keep lineup

    Wow, is the new guy at MSNBC not too bright? The channel is seeing record ratings and they want to let it all go? Lawrence O’Donnell, host of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” has just four weeks left in his contract, and the cable network does not appear to be interested in renewing his deal. Four...
  9. Madeline

    What Do Progressives Want?

    There's not complete agreement among all progressives, and we don't all slavishly follow Bernie's edicts as to policies and priorities. But in the main, this is what people I know who are progressives want: * Criminal justice reform. This is a HUGE task that requires demilitarizing the...
  10. Madeline

    Progressives See Progress In Virginia

    Virginia Democrats Run to The Left in Key 2017 Race - NBC News Embracing progressive ideas is a WINNING strategy for Democrats. How many old corporate whores can be rehabilitated is an open question. But if the party wants to retake a power position in ANY state, it has to stand for the very...
  11. bajisima

    Progressives protest Chuck Schumer: Ditch Manchin

    A group of progressive organizations is calling on Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to boot Joe Manchin from his party leadership position, saying the West Virginia senator's recent record proves he's unfit to be among those spearheading resistance to the Trump administration's...
  12. highway234

    Here's to All the Lonely Progressives Living Outside the Liberal Echo Chamber

    This article totally nails how I'm feeling right now. Here's To All The Lonely Progressives Living Outside The Liberal Echo Chamber
  13. GordonGecko

    Democrats and progressives should show Donald Trump the same respect and honor....

    that Republicans and rightwingers showed President Obama. That's fair, isn't it??? :)
  14. bajisima

    Progressives pen letter to Clinton: Avoid Wall Street Cabinet

    A coalition of progressive organizations published an open letter to Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, urging her to keep Wall Street veterans out of her administration if she wins the presidency. "The 15 signatories, which include advocacy groups, a labor union, a political party, and other...
  15. C

    A charge to all progressives.

    Chris Stevens' mother has issued a request that her son's death stop being used as a political tool. I charge, and challenge all progressives on this forum to honour her request. I, for one, will no longer engage any Right Winger when they bring up Benghazi, and try to desecrate Mr. Stevens'...
  16. cpicturetaker12

    Closer to PROGRESSIVES dream team, HILL & LIZ. Reid working on filling Liz's seat...

    'Boy of boy oh boy oh boy--the strategies and machinations of this whole GD system. MASS has a REP Gov. so if Elizabeth Warren is chosen and 'they' win, it's open Senate seat for the gov. to 'temporarily fill' till their next Senate cycle (18?) but apparently there is another rule to call a...
  17. bajisima

    Disappointing night for progressives

    "A disappointing election night for progressives ended Tuesday with two establishment Democrats, Katie McGinty and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, winning their respective U.S. Senate primary races in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Van Hollen won against Rep. Donna Edwards, both of whom were running to...
  18. bajisima

    Progressives target Julian Castro, unfit to be VP

    The veepstakes war has begun. "With Bernie Sanders’ durability exciting progressives at their potential to shape the Democratic race, a coalition of groups—many of them backers of the Vermont senator—are launching a preemptive strike against Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián...
  19. Woodrow Wilson

    Are progressives ready to make more progress?

    The Acts of the Apostles tells us: and And so it would appear that even the catholic church, once credited in part for destroying communism in Europe, has finally come to embrace the very tenet of Christian Communism in electing Pope Francis. He has stated that people have called him...
  20. bajisima

    Progressives turn on Elizabeth Warren

    Wow people really are angry across Massachusetts. Big editorials in the Boston newspapers and added protection for Sen Warren. "Our Bay State U.S. senator let millions of progressives down. She also let Democratic voters know just how phony she is. If she truly cared about the issues she...