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July 31, 2019

Quinnipiac Poll: Majority think Trump is a racist.

President Donald Trump is racist, American voters say 51 - 45 percent in a Quinnipiac University National Poll released today.

White voters are divided as 46 percent say he is racist and 50 percent say he is not.

Black voters say he is a racist 80 - 11 percent.

Hispanic voters say he is a racist 55 - 44 percent.

Men say 55 - 41 percent that Trump is not racist.

Women say he is a racist 59 - 36 percent.


July 31, 2019

Pete warns Republicans

July 29, 2019

Kamala Harris unveils 'Medicare for All' plan that preserves role for private insurance

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris released a health care plan on Monday that would put the US on the path toward a government-backed health insurance system but stops short of completely eliminating private insurance.

Harris' proposal, which her campaign unveiled just days before she takes the stage in Detroit for the second Democratic presidential debate, hosted by CNN, positions her to the right of progressives, such as Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose plan goes farther and gets to a "Medicare for All" health care system more quickly. But it is to the left of moderates like former Vice President Joe Biden, who would retain the present system but add a government-run -- and presumably less expensive -- insurance option to the Affordable Care Act exchanges.

The future of private insurance in America has become a key point of difference among the more than 20 candidates running for the 2020 Democratic nomination and a litmus test among progressives who have publicly declared their support for "Medicare for All." Harris has offered mixed messages so far on the role of private insurance, at times indicating she'd eliminate private coverage and at other points saying that she'd keep it in some form.

Her plan makes clear she supports a role for private insurance companies within the health care system, in a stark difference from the Medicare for All Act proposed by Sanders, which essentially eliminates private insurance. Harris calls for transitioning to a Medicare for All-type system over a 10-year period -- longer than the four-year transition period laid out by Sanders. Her plan also does not raise middle class taxes, another distinction with Sanders.


July 17, 2019

Newly-found footage shows Trump, Epstein at a '92 party

Newly found footage from NBC News' archives shows Donald Trump apparently talking about women with Jeffrey Epstein, now a registered sex offender, at a party at Mar-a-Lago in November 1992.


July 16, 2019

South Bend police officer who fatally shot black man resigns

Many residents of the Indiana city were angry Sgt. Ryan O'Neill's body camera⁠ — part of a program launched by Mayor Pete Buttigieg — was turned off during the shooting.


July 15, 2019

Wow! Symone just had a really bad interview with Erin Burnett.

Erin compared and contrasted where she stands now on UHC v. where she stood with BS. Erin had the old clips ready. Symone tried to cover her azz with her loud, screaming voice but Erin would have none of it. Let me run you another clip from 2016, Symone. Bahahahaha!

Just another run-of-the-mill political operative. That won't work anymore. We need fresh faces in leadership without all the baggage.

July 15, 2019

Kara Swisher interviews Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Recode Decode Full interview

And another outstanding interview for BOOT EDGE EDGE!

July 14, 2019

'Stand up for what we believe in': Only Pete Buttigieg gets standing ovation from Corn Feed audience

CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia. — Ten Democratic presidential candidates took the stage Sunday afternoon in 90-degree weather to address would-be Iowa caucusgoers, but only Pete Buttigieg got a standing ovation.

"If we embrace a left-wing agenda, the president’s going to say we’re socialists and we’re for open borders. If we adopt a conservative agenda, the president’s going to say we’re socialists and we’re for open borders. So we might as well stand up for what we believe in and take it from there," Buttigieg said.


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