Weekly Recap: Debates and What You Do Now!

photo: Rep. Al Green Calls for Impeachment(Photo Screen Shot from C-Span Video) In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Shayna, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., Dr. Bill, Dan, and Janis—your PDA national team. Demand Accountability For Trump   This past week, Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) watched two nights of debates during which progressive candidates eviscerated…

Trump claims he's seen piles of dead bald eagles under windmills

I guess they died of cancer. I suppose this is an apt metaphor for what’s happening in our country these days, but for some reason I don’t think it’s true. Call me crazy. During another one of his “unique” rallies yesterday — this one in Louisiana — the actual president of the United States said this to…

GOP congressman says Green New Deal is 'tantamount to genocide'

Put this beside “Obamacare is … the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery” in the Big Book of Stupid Republican Quotes. (The collection of non-crazy Republican quotes is a Little Golden Book for children … or the intellectual equivalent thereof.) Axios: Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) said the ideas behind the progressive policy…

Hannity Hates the Green New Deal. Twitter Not So Much.

x Sean Hannity is trying to scare people away from @AOC's Green New Deal by telling them it offers “guaranteed vacations, universal guaranteed income, [and] a guaranteed retirement.” Chilling. pic.twitter.com/RYw4VtpYdz — jordan (@JordanUhl) March 6, 2019 x Where do I sign up? — MLK (@mklinger421) March 6, 2019 x Guaranteed income?  How can we live…

Historic Launch of Medicare For All and More!

photo: Rally / Press Conference / Bill Launch For Medicare For All In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Mike F., Janis, Deb, Dan, Kim, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Team Contact MikeFox@PDAmerica.org to deliver aMedicare For All Letter to Your Congressperson This week Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) helped make history, standing with 107…

Roseanne unleashes insane attack on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Roseanne Barr’s downward death spiral continues unabated. Not content to simply lose her show and her mind, she’s now vacuuming away every last scrap of dignity from her blotchy couch cushions. The latest? She’s decided to take on the Zen master of social media, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In a recent YouTube video — amidst a trenchant…

Sen. Tom Cotton: Green New Deal will lead to 'the Gestapo'

First Ben Carson, who every day makes me believe I could have become a brain surgeon and had time left over to train for six Olympic sports, said Obamacare was the worst thing to happen to this country since slavery. And now this. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Bizarrkansas) is subtly warning that Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, et al.’s Green New…

Shutdowns and Tantrums: The Week That Was

National Mall closed during the 2013 shutdown. Emw • CC BY-SA 3.0 In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Janis, Deb, Dan, Dr. Bill, Kim, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Team Tell Congress we need a Green New Deal! Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) has had another hectic week. Trump’s increasingly erratic behavior shut…

Joins Activists Demanding A Green New Deal

photo: Activists Demanding a Green New Deal Now! In solidarity,  Russell Greene for Alan, Mike H., Mike F., Janis, Deb, Dan, Dr. Bill, Kim, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Team The Climate Emergency and a Moment to SeizeUrge Congress To Support a Green New Deal! Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) activists delivered hundreds of letters…

CREDO Action Puts Pressure On Nancy Pelosi To Deny Any GOP Veto Power Over The Democratic Agenda

Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action: Rep. Nancy Pelosi is poised to once again become speaker of the House of Representatives. Unfortunately, she is contemplating new congressional rules – pushed by corporate Democrats and Republicans – that would give Republicans veto power over huge parts of the Democratic agenda.1,2,3 Right now – before Leader Pelosi officially becomes speaker but…