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Daily Archives: May 28, 2019


Do You Agree? We Need Prosperity, Not Austerity!

For Inclusive Prosperity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Shayna, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., Dr. Bill, Dan, and Janis—your PDA national team. PDA Makes Sure Your Voice Is HeardContact Mike Fox to Educate Congress The Trumpublicans tell us the economy is doing better than ever. Really?

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Mourning someone important to me

He was born as Alexandros Vapheides near Piraeus in Greece in October 1934, meaning he was about 11 ½ years older than me. Until I read obituaries today I did not know that name. To me he was always Geronda,  Greek for Elder. His monastic

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Sentence First, Trial After (and Make it Snappy)

Republicans are now openly admitting that it doesn’t matter what crimes the House finds Trump committed; they will make the Senate trial as short as possible and find him not guilty. GOP senators say that if the House passes articles of impeachment against President Trump


Blase Bonpane: Reflections on the Passing of a Lodestar

Blase Bonpane (photo credit: R. Colby) By Alan Minsky, Executive Director | Progressive Democrats of America Since I first began working alongside Blase Bonpane around the beginning of this century, he has been one of the most influential people in my life.  With his passing,


On Memorial Day We Remember

In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Remembering the 40 Thousand WhoDie Each Year From Lack of Healthcare When Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) launched in 2004, we made peace and Medicare