Happy New Year, Decade, Etc.

Archives In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Donna, and Janis—your PDA national team. It’s the Last Chance to Give This Decade! Support PDA’s Win 2020 Victory Fund Make a One-Time or Automatic Monthly Gift We’ve come a long way over the last decade. Back in 2009, our…

MoveOn members in 2019: Putting our people power to work

MoveOn members began 2019 with new hope for our future as a new Congress was sworn in—the most diverse House of Representatives in history, with many progressive champions MoveOn members played pivotal roles in electing. And we ended the year with the impeachment of Donald Trump—a critical achievement to help check his administration’s rampant abuses…

2019, the year the press tried—and failed—to stand up to Trump

With Donald Trump becoming the first American president to be impeached in his first term, while holed up in the White House tweeting endless attacks around the clock like some internet troll, 2019 should have been the year the Beltway media finally shed its signature timidity and forcefully stood up to him. This should have been…

Our New Year’s Resolution: Medicare For All

Archives Donate to Our MFA Fund to Support PDAers Demanding Medicare For All In solidarity,  Dr. Bill Honigman and Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, and Donna—your PDA national team. Our New Year’s Resolution: We Need Medicare For All! Today on the last Medicare For All Monday of 2019, Progressive…

Vote Blue No Matter Who: take the pledge because Trump must go

Excellent point below about staying focused on the most important issue – Trump must go. https://t.co/3hQyZiXShH — David Cay Johnston (@DavidCayJ) December 30, 2019 As difficult as pre-primary rhetoric has been, the alternative in 2021 is worse. We need to get past the media framing and disinformation that privileges the moderate(sic) “middle” or 2016-style vote suppression. Ultimately is…

I Grieve

Indicative of the current climate of coddled-hate gripping the country, it is not surprising that two houses, one literal, of worship were attacked over the weekend. Rockland County, New York, and White Settlement, Texas were the scenes of horrific violence this past weekend. Respectively, one at a Rabbi’s home and the other a Christian congregation…

Biden floats the idea of picking a Republican running mate

CBS News’s Bo Erickson is reporting that Joe Biden, one of over a dozen candidates seeking our party’s nomination, is open to the idea of picking a Republican to be his vice-presidential nominee if he were to win the Democratic presidential nomination: .@JoeBiden was asked if he would consider choosing a Republican running mate if…

#MedicareforAll beats Trump

Archives By Dr. Bill Honigman​, Progressive Democrats of America – National Outreach Lead I’m a recently retired Emergency Room physician, and after 37-plus years in the business I should know that #SinglePayer expanded and improved #MedicareForAll will save money and save lives.  And as an engaged citizen and a lifelong grassroots political organizer, I know it will…

You A Member Of A Local Group That Supports Impeachment/Removal Of Trump?

Archives In solidarity with justice,  Mike Fox for Alan, Mike H., Dan, Janis, Deb, Dr. Bill, Donna, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA national team. Need Orgs To Participate In Press Conferences Nation Wide Jan. 2-6th The Senate will be starting the process to vote on whether or not to remove the impeached Donald Trump on January…

Bill Barr Wants to Save Us from Hell

The tagline on my profile says, as it has for years: “It is not the business of the state to help its citizens get into heaven nor save them from hell.” Apparently our esteemed Attorney General never read that. Nor has he read the First Amendment. As an op-ed in today’s New York Times puts…