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Sam Seder: 2012 Beto Has Some HORRIBLE Ideas For Social Security

Anybody know if Beto has evolved on this issue? I hope so because I like him.
Posted by Power 2 the People | Tue Mar 26, 2019, 05:36 PM (59 replies)

Huff Post Arrticle: The Disrespect Of Floating Stacey Abrams As Joe Biden's Running Mate


What do you guys think? I'm on the fence with the article's conclusions.

“We understand that black women within the Democratic Party have significant influence,” Shropshire said. But, she added, Biden’s team should be wary of toying with Abrams’ future in the press before she makes her own decision, just like they should be wary of assuming “black women’s vote can be co-opted in some way.”

“In making such an assertion, you’re also taking for granted the self-determination of black women,” Shropshire said, “and black women within the Democratic Party.”

“It says a lot about her leadership and the passion that she has tapped into across the country,” said Kimberly Peeler-Allen, the co-founder of Higher Heights, an organization dedicated to getting black women involved in politics.

But, she added, “it is interesting that before she has even decided what she is doing, he has decided what he wants her to do.”

For that reason, Democratic strategists and black organizers expressed skepticism about why a rising star like Abrams would want to hitch her wagon to Biden so early, even if he currently leads in national polls. Yvette Simpson, the chief executive of Democracy for America, a progressive political action committee that supported Abrams for governor before she even entered the Georgia race, said Biden seems to have more to gain at this stage.

“I can see the benefit of Joe Biden selecting a Stacey Abrams,” Simpson said. “What I can’t quite figure out at this stage is what the benefit is to Stacey Abrams.”
Posted by Power 2 the People | Sat Mar 23, 2019, 03:42 PM (7 replies)

Donald Trump Just Picked A Laughingstock For A Huge Federal Reserve Job


For years, the economic commentariat has enjoyed a running joke: Stephen Moore.

Moore, you see, has made a career of advancing various right-wing political priorities by dressing up as an economist and saying things about money and numbers in print and on TV. Unfortunately, almost nothing he says is true.

Moore is so bad that an editor at the Kansas City Star once refused to run literally anything he ever wrote, because a piece Moore had previously published in the paper was so littered with basic factual errors. He’s a living embodiment of the worst elements of the economics profession ― a man who doesn’t care about the truth, abuses statistics, makes outlandish predictions, smears his opponents and never pays any professional price.
Posted by Power 2 the People | Sat Mar 23, 2019, 03:27 PM (5 replies)

So glad Rachel is back to cover the Mueller breaking news

She's the best!
Posted by Power 2 the People | Fri Mar 22, 2019, 09:24 PM (2 replies)

Andrew Yang Claims His Friends in Media Wanted to "Kneecap" Bernie Sanders

Won't come as a shock to anyone but it is chilling to hear it confirmed by one of our nominees that it's still going on.
Posted by Power 2 the People | Thu Mar 21, 2019, 09:49 PM (82 replies)

Early Wisconsin Polling Shows Sen. Bernie Sanders Leading Democratic Field

This is great news! Dems need to take back Wisconsin and they are definitely feeling the Bern!!!

Posted by Power 2 the People | Thu Mar 21, 2019, 06:51 PM (5 replies)

2020 Dems Keep Their Distance From Pro-Israel AIPAC Conference

Bravo to:

Senators Harris
Senator Sanders
Senator Warren
Congressman O'Rourke
Secretary Castro
Mayor Buttigieg

For taking a stand against this powerful lobbying group and it's support of the Trump loving, right-wing Netanyahu government.

Posted by Power 2 the People | Thu Mar 21, 2019, 06:36 PM (5 replies)

Beto O'Rourke Supported The Death Penalty As Recently As 2 Years Ago

This is great news. Glad to see Beto embracing progressive views and moving left. It definitely makes him a stronger candidates in the eyes of the base.

Posted by Power 2 the People | Thu Mar 21, 2019, 01:14 PM (15 replies)

Bernie's 2020 National Leadership team is 70% Women!!

Now let the subtle shade commence because it wasn't 71%.

Posted by Power 2 the People | Wed Mar 20, 2019, 07:09 PM (24 replies)

Florida prosecutors offer Patriots' Robert Kraft deal to drop solicitation charges

Surprised anyone? Laws are just "suggestions" when it comes to the wealthy.

Posted by Power 2 the People | Tue Mar 19, 2019, 02:42 PM (12 replies)
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