Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Time To Stop Reacting To The Manufactured Fight Between Two Non-Candidates

I’m guilty. I jumped into several conversations about this over the weekend on social media. I reacted to it. By reacting, I mean responding emotionally before thinking about it. I won’t get into the arguments or the myriad of ways … Continue reading

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Social Security Runs Out! (In 2034)

Last Thursday the board of trustees overseeing Social Security released its 2018 projection. 61 million beneficiaries — retirees, disabled workers, spouses and surviving children — will get an increase in monthly benefits. The forecast increase is 2.2 percent or about … Continue reading

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The Greater Evil

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Into The Hurricane And Presidential Politics

Millions of people began evacuating Florida, Georgia and South Carolina in advance of hurricane Matthew. Hundreds are reported dead in Haiti. Downgraded to Category 3, Matthew began hitting Florida Thursday. It’s expected to pick up velocity. During the most recent … Continue reading

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Support The Public Option

Action alert from DFA The public option is back! That’s right. Today, Democracy for America is joining the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, several leading Senate Democrats, and a strong coalition of organizations to renew the push for a public option … Continue reading

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Meryl Streep Pays Tribute to Hillary Clinton

If you haven’t seen this yet, now would be a good time.

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Progressive Radio Hosts Expose Republican Trolls

Will the Democratic convention be messy?  Of course.  “Democracy is messy. Families are messy. Primaries are the family fight.”  Top progressive radio hosts #StephanieMiller and #ThomHartmann talk progressive unity and GOP trolls.  

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Why The Media Handed Over The Airwaves To Trump

Ever wonder why the blanket TV coverage of the Donald?  Why don’t they cover the huge Bernie Sanders rallies?   Hillary has more votes so far than the Donald. Why isn’t she being covered as a “national phenomenon?” I do not … Continue reading

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March To The Finish

BIG GROVE TOWNSHIP, Iowa — This headline in yesterday’s Boston Globe says it well, “Clinton and Trump are now the presumptive nominees. Get used to it.” Author James Pindell attributes the appellation to math. “They have accumulated more delegates than … Continue reading

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Iowa Caucus — Seven Days Out

Stuff is getting real as we enter the last days before the first in the nation Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1. The Democratic race has been somewhat dull and uninspiring. Set aside the hubris-imbued early drop-outs (Lincoln Chafee and Jim … Continue reading

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