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Daily Archives: January 27, 2020


To Win Medicare For All, We Must Elect Progressive Champions

To Win Medicare For All, We Must Elect Progressive Champions In solidarity,  Dr. Bill and Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Donna, Dan, and Janis—your PDA national team. Support PDA’s Win 2020 Victory FundMake Monthly Gifts for Election Victories Money Tight? Then

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Sen. King: 5-10 GOP Senators Will Vote to Hear Witnesses

NPR interviewed Sen. Angus King of Maine (independent, caucuses with the Democrats): Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, told NPR's Mary Louise Kelly on Monday that up to 10 Republican senators could vote for witnesses following the Times' report about the Bolton manuscript. “I'm already hearing a

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He was “Just” Kobe

Usually, when the word ‘just’ is used it is often seen as a reductive descriptor of one’s character, in this case, the word just made Kobe Bryant closer to us. On August 23, 1978, I sat next to my middle son’s bassinet and stared down

Deny, Lie and Defy

There is a pattern of almost diseased behavior in the Trump White House that has become like a super virus; if this were China it would be surrounded by a corona.  From the beginning it has been denying the obvious: Inauguration crowd sizes: Lie when

Can we be smart about what John Bolton is not going to say?

I believe we should push very hard for the testimony of John Bolton. But can we as Democrats be honest with ourselves about one very likely and important thing?  John Bolton is not going to testify that President Trump committed an impeachable act.  In fact,

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I Can't Believe I'm Defending John Bolton

I rise (reluctantly) to Bolton’s defense here, against the many comments accusing him of being self-serving and wanting to know why he hasn’t spoken up way earlier. Bolton was the national security advisor, and as such remains under lifelong restrictions as to what he can