November 12, 2017

Veterans’ Day Letter Underscores Why Veterans for Bernie Endorsed Stephen Jaffe

By Ernest a. Canning On the occasion in which Veteran’s for Bernie endorsed progressive Democrat Stephen R. Jaffe with respect to his bid to unseat incumbent California Democrat and House […]
November 10, 2017

Pelosi’s Cowardice in Face of Dire Trump Threat Not a Virtue

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s criticism of Tom Steyer’s Time to Impeach Trump ad (see video below) is not, as suggested by the Los Angeles Times, a virtue. To the […]
October 20, 2017

Trump’s Reckless Disregard for Puerto Rican Lives an Impeachable Offense

“This storm [Hurricane Maria] is no longer killing Americans. The federal government’s response to this storm is now killing Americans” – Rachel Maddow, Oct. 12, 2017 Congress need not await […]
October 4, 2017

Blood On Their Hands

By Ernest A. Canning Stephen Paddock, the 64-year old alleged gunman of Sunday’s Las Vegas massacre, may indeed have acted alone when he carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. But […]
October 1, 2017

An Equitable Emergency Response Plan Must Be Developed & Funded

  By Thomas Kennedy In the last couple of weeks, Floridians have struggled with Hurricane Irma and its aftermath. Foreseeing the impact that this storm would have on low-income communities, […]
September 30, 2017

Words Are Not Enough!

By Jack Perry Some years ago, I worked at a place that put on the facade of being “patriotic” and “supporting the vets.” It was a marketing ploy, of course, […]
September 29, 2017

Donald Trump, Race and the Faux Patriotism of a Scoundrel

  By Ernest A. Canning The intemperate remarks that President Donald J. Trump directed at protesting African-American athletes during an Alabama campaign rally, along with remarks he subsequently posted on […]
September 26, 2017

Can ‘Medicare-for-All’ Serve as Pathway to 2018 Democratic Landslide?

By Ernie Canning “Some men see things as they are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were, and ask why not.” – Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, 1968 […]
September 24, 2017

Is the Lack of a Plan, a Plan?

By Avery Lawrence Since the election last November, there have been numerous opportunities for the Democratic Party and its well-paid talking heads to capitalize on the Trump administration’s many missteps.  Upon […]