HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Retired » Retired Forums » Democratic Primaries (Forum) » Elizabeth Warren: 'I am n... » Reply #77
Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to Lazy Daisy (Reply #39)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 08:32 PM

77. She is not indicting the existing social safety net, ALL of her policy proposals have been about how

 

to make it stronger.

You panned the ACA. Bernie had been in Congress for something like 25+ years before the ACA was passed. Why didn't he use the power of persuasion that you seem to keep saying he has to get healthcare reform passed? One of the features of our political system is that we have to work with republicans. LBJ got the Civil Rights Act passed with help from then moderate northern republicans. What we need to do is show the few sane republicans that the only way forward is for them to vote with us, I believe a good number of them did in 2018. If we tell the republicans that are doubting their party's direction or the independents that left the Republican Party because they thought that it was insane that they can go jump in a lake because they are or were republicans, we are not going to get far in changing the country for the better.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 81 replies Author Time Post
TexasTowelie Mar 2019 OP
Tiggeroshii Mar 2019 #1
InAbLuEsTaTe Mar 2019 #10
Horizens Mar 2019 #26
empedocles Mar 2019 #30
Honeycombe8 Mar 2019 #54
Cha Mar 2019 #2
Eric J in MN Mar 2019 #11
JI7 Mar 2019 #3
OnDoutside Mar 2019 #6
Eric J in MN Mar 2019 #12
backabby-blue Mar 2019 #21
lapucelle Mar 2019 #52
Eric J in MN Mar 2019 #65
lapucelle Mar 2019 #67
Hortensis Mar 2019 #4
True Blue American Mar 2019 #7
emulatorloo Mar 2019 #27
Hortensis Mar 2019 #46
emulatorloo Mar 2019 #47
forklift Mar 2019 #5
True Blue American Mar 2019 #8
JI7 Mar 2019 #13
crazytown Mar 2019 #19
JI7 Mar 2019 #22
CousinIT Mar 2019 #15
forklift Mar 2019 #17
CousinIT Mar 2019 #18
forklift Mar 2019 #24
Hortensis Mar 2019 #55
forklift Mar 2019 #63
CousinIT Mar 2019 #59
forklift Mar 2019 #64
DemocratSinceBirth Mar 2019 #23
Honeycombe8 Mar 2019 #56
Aussie105 Mar 2019 #9
Kurt V. Mar 2019 #14
Mike Nelson Mar 2019 #16
Honeycombe8 Mar 2019 #57
Mike Nelson Mar 2019 #68
Blue_true Mar 2019 #73
Recursion Mar 2019 #20
emulatorloo Mar 2019 #28
Recursion Mar 2019 #31
Lazy Daisy Mar 2019 #25
emulatorloo Mar 2019 #29
Lazy Daisy Mar 2019 #32
emulatorloo Mar 2019 #33
Lazy Daisy Mar 2019 #39
emulatorloo Mar 2019 #45
Lazy Daisy Mar 2019 #49
emulatorloo Mar 2019 #69
LineLineLineLineLineLineNew Reply She is not indicting the existing social safety net, ALL of her policy proposals have been about how
Blue_true Mar 2019 #77
Blue_true Mar 2019 #76
Blue_true Mar 2019 #75
Blue_true Mar 2019 #74
TwilightZone Mar 2019 #58
Lazy Daisy Mar 2019 #60
TwilightZone Mar 2019 #61
Lazy Daisy Mar 2019 #62
OilemFirchen Mar 2019 #34
emulatorloo Mar 2019 #35
saljr1 Mar 2019 #36
grumpyduck Mar 2019 #37
CrossingTheRubicon Mar 2019 #38
Garrett78 Mar 2019 #40
Lazy Daisy Mar 2019 #50
Bradshaw3 Mar 2019 #78
Carrito Mar 2019 #41
MineralMan Mar 2019 #42
TexasTowelie Mar 2019 #44
MineralMan Mar 2019 #66
peggysue2 Mar 2019 #43
CrossingTheRubicon Mar 2019 #48
TwilightZone Mar 2019 #53
CentralMass Mar 2019 #51
David__77 Mar 2019 #70
Gothmog Mar 2019 #71
NurseJackie Mar 2019 #72
stonecutter357 Mar 2019 #79
still_one Mar 2019 #80
Gothmog Mar 2019 #81
Please login to view edit histories.