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Bernie Sanders opinion piece in the NYT is an important read. It is also important to recognize who sparked this latest round of murder. Palestinian families in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah have been living under the threat of eviction for many years, navigating a legal system designed to...

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  • May 15, 2021

If anything a nightly rant by David Letterman about Madoff marked the 2000s, with $65 billion swindled. x T***p surprised some observers by not pardoning Madoff (through brokerage) & by not staging a Kent State massacre of protesters; but he more than made up for these omissions by facilitating the...

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  • April 14, 2021

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen’s (D. MD) re-election campaign: Wealth and income inequality in America have been increasing dramatically for decades and Trump’s 2017 billionaire tax-cut made this situation even worse. We are now experiencing the extreme inequality levels that existed just prior to the...

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  • March 4, 2021

Received this e-mail today U.S. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I. VT): U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D. NY) & U.S. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I. VT) Democrats promised the American people that if we won both races in Georgia and took control of the Senate,...

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  • February 11, 2021

Senator Bernie Sanders pointed out once again on the MSM that the Wall Street business model is a fraud. Many are starting to see it now. Senator Bernie Sanders remains consistent on Wall Street See full episodes here. Senator Bernie Sanders‘s consistency in articulating a harsh reality for an America...

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  • February 1, 2021

Judging by the reaction on social media, you either love the ubiquitous Bernie mittens memes or you hate them. Personally, I find them charming—and they’ve been a welcome distraction from the 500-pound gorilla that’s, well, no longer in the room. But this whimsical inauguration day highlight is also doing a lot...

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  • January 27, 2021

Received this e-mail from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) and Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) As we're sure you're aware, the special election in Georgia on...

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  • December 3, 2020

Now that’s what I’m talking about: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced endorsements for more than 150 Democrats running in local races across the country. Sanders said the 172 contenders he endorsed Friday would be strong advocates for the progressive movement and that victories at the local level will help lay the foundation...

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  • October 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of Marquita Bradshaw (D. TN) and Paula Jean Swearengin’s (D. WV) U.S. Senate campaigns: If the latest developments with the Supreme Court have shown us anything, it is that Democrats absolutely must regain a...

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  • September 22, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): This election, and possibly the future of the Supreme Court, will likely be won or lost with voters in battleground states. That's why we're asking you to support five grassroots organizations in key battleground states who...

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  • September 21, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): x YouTube Video Below is Bernie's speech from last night's Democratic National Convention. Our great nation is now living in an unprecedented moment. We are facing the worst public health crisis in 100 years and the...

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  • August 18, 2020

Bernie Sanders appeared on Meet The Press and his message is the one Progressives who ultimately want our policies to succeed should heed. Progressives cannot let up or let go. x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. There is a certain segment of Progressives that are still less than enthused...

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  • August 18, 2020

Bernie Sanders’ message is one that all progressives should heed. We talk to the co-founder of Organiz. Trump beating Biden in polls on the economy, crime, & fortitude? Progressives need to message right and promote widely. x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video...

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  • August 17, 2020

I’m loving this: x YouTube Video A super PAC created by former top aides to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is set to air its first television ad, aiming to win over progressives who remain skeptical of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s center-left politics. The 30-second ad from...

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  • August 7, 2020

THANK YOU!!! x President Obama is absolutely right. It is an outrage that modern-day poll taxes, gerrymandering, I.D. requirements, and other forms of voter suppression still exist today. If expanding the Voting Rights Act requires us to eliminate the filibuster, then that is what we must do. https://t.co/4pLb1rZCSj— Bernie Sanders...

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  • July 30, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of these down ballot Democrats campaigns: You know as well as I do that our campaign for president was never simply about winning an election. It was about building a movement that is prepared...

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  • July 27, 2020

Asha Rangappa is right, we are now confronted by Frankenstein’s Monster-like amalgamation of Idi Amin, John Gotti, Bernie Madoff, and Nell (the jungle-child character played by Jodie Foster (see Truffault)). In that same vein, Rush Limbaugh says “Americans should “adapt” to coronavirus, like pioneers who “had to turn to cannibalism”...

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  • July 15, 2020

Some big news today: Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Wednesday rolled out the policy recommendations reached by its joint task forces with supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders ahead of the Democratic National Convention, which is slated for next month. The 110-page document has been submitted to the Democratic National Committee’s...

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  • July 8, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto’s (D. PR) gubernatorial campaign: Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto In a moment I’m going to ask you to support our efforts to ensure that Mayor Carmen...

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  • June 28, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of  Andru Volinsky’s (D. NH) gubernatorial campaign: Right now, we desperately need candidates at every level of government who will fight for working people and take on the corporate interests that control our democracy....

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  • June 15, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former Presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of these progressive candidates running to become District Attorneys and Prosecutors: As you read this, tens of thousands of people are marching coast to coast for racial justice and to express their disgust at...

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  • June 5, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): Before I ask you to contribute to some great state legislative candidates, I hope you'll give me a moment to explain why your contribution matters — especially today. I've always said that no single person can...

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  • May 28, 2020

In the Oregonian Presidential Primary.  Yet I was probably one of the first people to write a Joe Biden for President diary on Daily Kos.  Joe didn’t need my vote in Oregon and I wanted to send him a message not to fight pot legalization. I’d voted third party for...

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  • May 21, 2020

George Stephanopoulos interviewed Senator Bernie Sanders and Trump's spokesman Peter Navarro. Watch this re-clipped video with Bernie taking down Navarro on every single point. Bernie Sanders takes down Peter Navarro x x YouTube Video Watch full episodes here. There are times you wish the host of the Sunday morning shows...

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  • May 18, 2020

Huffington Post has an article out about the list of 48 lawmakers, activists, union leaders and academics Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have agreed upon to help craft the Democratic policy platform and shape the direction of Biden’s Administration. Give the piece a read but here’s the full list: Climate...

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  • May 13, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): I am writing to you today to ask if you can contribute to some excellent candidates running for state legislatures. But first, I would like to take a moment to say why your support is so...

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  • May 11, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): I am writing to you today to ask if you can make a contribution to stand with five great progressive candidates who are running for re-election to the House of Representatives. Here is the truth: With the pandemic and...

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  • May 4, 2020

I’m liking this: Former top advisers to Senator Bernie Sanders are teaming up on a surprising new venture to try to rally progressive support for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s 2020 campaign: a super PAC. Jeff Weaver, who served as Mr. Sanders’s campaign manager in 2016 and as...

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  • April 28, 2020

I am someone who has always preached party unity. Since U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT) endorsed Joe Biden, I am more than happy to return the favor by not only helping candidates flip seats but also help Sanders’ allies stay in Congress. Received this e-mail today from Senator Sanders...

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  • April 20, 2020

David Atkins attacks a “marxist” strawman in a Washington Monthly article, because moderates need to rationalize their reactionary acts. The after-action reports for 2020 should instead address the need to reconcile party unity even as it demonizes their respective biases. For example, “running against the Democratic party” was only a trope for those...

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  • April 14, 2020

Weekly Recap: Bernie Suspends, Our COVID-19 Emergency Response Solidarity, Mike Hersh and Dr. Bill Honigman for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Donna, Janis, Deb, Bryan, and Kimberly—Your PDA National Team PDA’s Healthcare Emergency Virtual Town HallTOMORROW, 4/12–RSVP To Mike Fox For Info. Stay Informed! Read PDA’s Recent Posts Make Easy, Effective...

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  • April 11, 2020

Tell NY Elections Officials: Do Not Remove Bernie From The Ballot! Let The Voters Decide! In solidarity with democracy,  Mike Fox for the PDA NY Team Let The Voters Be Heard! New York state elections officials are considering removing Bernie’s name from the ballot and cancelling the Democratic Primary in...

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  • April 10, 2020

Back in 2016, some of Sanders supporters crossed party lines and voted for Donald J. Trump. Will that happen again in 2020? [yop_poll id=”5″] Bernie Sanders Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Race for President Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont ended his presidential candidacy on Wednesday, concluding a quest that elevated him as...

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  • April 8, 2020

Even as I started as a Harris supporter, and then went to Warren and now to Sanders, the goal remains the same. GOTV That goal remains the same in spite of the Sanders suspension of campaigning. It is not like 2016 as much as GOP magical thinking might be projected by Trump....

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  • April 8, 2020

I just wanted to post this: x I know Bernie well. He’s a good man, a great leader, and one of the most powerful voices for change in our country. And it’s hard to sum up his contributions to our politics in one, single tweet. So I won’t try to....

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  • April 8, 2020

I like this: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday praised Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) for having a “significant” influence on American politics and said he hopes the progressive senator will play a role in his own campaign if he should be the Democratic nominee. Speaking on NBC's “Today,” Biden...

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  • April 8, 2020

Press Release: Progressive Democrats of America Calls on Bernie Sanders to Stay in the Race Contacts: Alan Minsky, Executive Director, Progressive Democrats of America Alan@PDAmerica.org – 818-749-9497 Mike Hersh, Communications Director, Progressive Democrats of America Mike@PDAmerica.org  ​ The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Changed the World in a Matter of Weeks; and America Needs...

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  • April 7, 2020

Stay in the race Bernie Sanders. America needs you now more than ever. By Alan Minsky, Executive Director | Progressive Democrats of America Progressive Democrats of America calls upon Senator Bernie Sanders to continue his presidential campaign until the end of the 2020 primary season. We understand that many Democrats...

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  • April 7, 2020

For full transparency I was a Julián Castro supporter and then an Elizabeth Warren supporter. Now I’m ready for the 2020 contest to really begin with Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. But there’s one issue in the way and that’s Bernie Sanders.  If this was a normal...

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  • April 6, 2020

Sustain Bernie’s Campaign And Movement! Thanks so much for being an active progressive! Mike Fox for Alan, Donna, Deb, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Bryan, Kimberly, and Mike H.—your PDA National Staff ​ COVID-19 Proves We Need Progressive SolutionsPitch In Monthly To Sustain Our Movement   We at Progressive Democrats of...

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  • April 5, 2020

This is what white privilege looks like: The podcast host Joe Rogan has said he will vote for Donald Trump over Joe Biden in the presidential election, should the former vice-president be the Democratic nominee. The comic was speaking on Friday’s edition of his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, which regularly tops the...

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  • April 5, 2020

Latest reporting from WaPo: Some top Sanders advisers urge him to consider withdrawing “Top Sanders advisers” includes his own campaign manager and his strategist: A small group of Bernie Sanders’s top aides and allies — including his campaign manager and his longtime strategist — have encouraged the independent senator from...

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  • April 4, 2020

Now I do approve of this: Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator-Democratic presidential candidate, has endorsed the liberal-backed Jill Karofsky for the Wisconsin Supreme Court in her race against the conservative-backed incumbent Daniel Kelly. The two are on the ballot in Tuesday’s election. In a statement endorsing Karofsky, a Dane County...

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  • April 3, 2020

This is my third diary on this topic. Each time I said I expected Bernie to stick it out through the debate and the March 17th primaries, and then he would leave the race. There were two reasons: First, he wanted to push Biden more to the left, and second,...

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  • March 19, 2020

The corporate mainstream media continued to play favorites even in the one on one debate. CNN's Dana Bash tried to stymie Bernie Sanders' Social Security challenge of Joe Biden's past positions. Bernie would have none of it. Bernie did not let Bash get away with attempted smear x x YouTube Video Dana...

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  • March 16, 2020

Yesterday I posted this diary, Prediction: Bernie Drops Out After Next Tuesday, in which I argued that Bernie was going to stay in long enough to have his one-on-one debate with Biden, and to have one more primary vote, and after that he would suspend his campaign. Now WaPo’s The...

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  • March 11, 2020

Bit windy out here on my favorite limb. . .  but I like it brisk. So here I am again, making a prediction in advance of results — but I think my limb is solidly attached to the tree. I predict that Joe Biden will have a solid, perhaps a...

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  • March 10, 2020

Back out on my limb . . . I’m getting used to it by now. I’m in my cups reading the tea leaves, or maybe that should be in the tea leaves and reading my cups (or maybe just cupping a corpse — a toyten bankes for us Yiddish types),...

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  • March 7, 2020

So my official candidate is Vote Blue No Matter Who but I have to give points to Sanders here for this one: x YouTube Video On Wednesday, the Bernie Sanders campaign released three new advertisements aimed at voters in the six states casting their primary ballots next week. And one...

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  • March 4, 2020
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