Six dead including shooter in Milwaukee

Molson-Coors brewery campus had an active shooter situation, now secure. Early reports indicate a workplace shooting where ex-employee carried a .45 pistol. x FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Two law enforcement sources tell WISN the suspect is a former employee who was fired. A police sergeant on the scene said officers are “stabilizing” the situation. https://t.co/3nBZ1RNYJc— WBAY-TV 2…

save a stock market, don't cough on Trump

Cooties! Sinophobia! Trump White House Resists Calls To Appoint A Coronavirus Czar (Jared Kushner?) (and he tries to blame the Democrats for the stock market drop) x After HHS Sec. Alex Azar says he doesn't currently anticipate a czar to be appointed to coordinate the government's coronavirus response, Rep. Mark Pocan says, “That's good. Jared Kushner…

ABC reporter suspended for expressing personal beliefs

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews remains on the air as ABC capitulates to another James O’Keefe stunt by suspending a reporter for expressing their personal political views in private. x ABC News suspended correspondent David Wright after he was secretly recorded by Project Veritas calling himself a socialist and criticizing both President Trump and his own network….

The Nuisance of Nuance

I am a Democrat, not a moderate, a liberal, a progressive or even a Democratic Socialist, but a Democrat. The Democratic candidates must learn to communicate the art of nuance and not treat it as a nuisance.  When Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders nuanced an answer—in the first debate, that they would do away with…

Hurricane Sharpie Wipes Out Coronavirus

Trump really hates it when reality gets in the way of his fantasies. When Hurricane Dorian was threatening the southeast coast, Trump mistakenly included Alabama in a tweet, and Alabama residents, who had thought they were not in its path, started to panic. NOAA Birmingham, reacting to the panic (they didn’t even know about Trump’s…

BREAKING! The Boston Globe Endorses Elizabeth Warren In The Democratic Primary

Breaking news: x BIG: the @BostonGlobe, who once suggested Warren should sit out 2020, has endorsed her for president. “Fearless and brilliant on her feet, Warren has the greatest potential among the candidates to lay bare Trump’s weaknesses on a debate stage.” https://t.co/pgRbx5M9Nm— Sawyer Hackett (@SawyerHackett) February 26, 2020 Here’s what the official endorsement says:…

Pod Save America, “Elizabeth Warren is right on the filibuster.”

I know I’ve written about it a lot but it’s still my top issue and while tonight’s debate was horribly moderated, but Pod Save America said it best about tonight’s debate: x Warren is right on the filibuster. #DemDebate pic.twitter.com/scUy3EwdIc— Pod Save America (@PodSaveAmerica) February 26, 2020 I’m very happy this was brought up again…

It Is NOT Just In The Age of Trump That Politicians Doubled Down On Mistakes.

So Bernie Sanders is still defending that he said nice things about Fidel Castro, Daniel Noriega, and the subway system in Moscow, and Sanders is only doubling down on his previous comments because Trump does this?  I saw that being posited on MSNBC today.  It’s bullshit.  Politicians were doubling down on comments and policies that…

Help Re-Elect Progressive Champion Senator Ed Markey!

Help Re-Elect Progressive Champion Senator Ed Markey! Help PDA Re-Elect Progressive Champion Ed Markey Onward!  Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Deb, Janis, Kimberly, Bryan, Dr. Bill, and Donna—Your PDA National Team ​ Progressive Democrats of America is thrilled to announceour endorsement of Senator Ed Markey for Massachusetts   Progressive Democrats of America (PDA)…