Trump Won't Prep for Debate [Updated]

NBC News is reporting that Trump doesn’t want to practice for his debates with Biden — the debates he is counting on so much that he wanted a fourth one: Trump spurns traditional debate prep with first faceoff less than 3 weeks away President Donald Trump has not held a single mock debate session, and…

Some of us are praying for Kumbaya from tonight's debate

Twitter is full of many demands to cancel one or another Democrat when the real enemy will be culpable for mass contagion deaths on the road to fascism.  Good Morning Patriots..Preview of the Bernie/Biden debate tonight..Enjoy.pic.twitter.com/gA6gIdSsoB — Vincent Kennedy (@VincentCrypt46) March 15, 2020 Bernie's movement will live on, he has always made it about US and…

Party Leader: Shutdown debate/primary – Biden the winner

Democratic Party Leader & South Carolina Representative Jim Clyburn wants the DNC to shut down the primary, cancel the debate, and declare Biden winner. Clyburn: Shutdown the debates. Biden is the winner x x YouTube Video “I think when the night is over,” Clyburn said. “Joe Biden will be the prohibitive favorite to win the Democratic nomination,…

post-Warren, 15 March looms for Biden-Sanders debate

The Ides of March will feature the debate among “safe” candidates (and Tulsi?). Knives will be sharpened. The rest of us will grieve and persist. CNN and Univision will host a Democratic presidential debate in Phoenix on March 15, two days before the Arizona primary as well as votes in Florida, Illinois and Ohio. deadline.com/… x 'Give Us an…

Post-Debate national polling shows mixed trends prior to Nevada caucuses

The reality of tomorrow’s Nevada caucus will be in the details of delegate allocation. The meme of “insurmountable delegate lead” could prevail. Meanwhile Trump does a counter-rally in Vegas. x Post-debate poll (Thursday, Feb. 20):@BernieSanders – 30% (+2)@JoeBiden – 19% (0)@MikeBloomberg – 17% (-3)@ewarren – 12% (+2)@PeteButtigieg – 11% (-1)@amyklobuchar – 5% (-1) MOE +/-2%. https://t.co/DTi3N0Vx2t pic.twitter.com/NOQF7L5wZA—…

Heads We Win, Tails You Lose Reviews From the Corporate Media on Democratic Debate.

Hmmmmm…Media asks leading questions of Democratic presidential candidates to get them to attack each other.  In latest debate, Elizabeth Warren comes out swinging against all the other candidates.  Bernie Sanders gets into it with Bloomberg and Buttigieg.  Klobuchar gets into personal fight with Buttigieg.  Biden even goes after Bloomberg.   And Nicole Wallace of MSNBC’s Deadline…

Things You Can Count On In Tomorrow Night's Democratic Presidential Debate.

I think there will be certain things that are predictable for tomorrow night’s Democratic presidential debate.   You know you suck as a moderator when you get panned by both Democrats and Fox “News.”  And I am talking about Bothsiderist Chuck Todd.  Seriously, I don’t normally pay any attention to Fox, but this take down of Todd…

Klobuchar gets a post-debate surge in New Hampshire despite Giant Meteor

Klobuchar got a bump from the ABC debate on Friday in New Hampshire. x NH @7News/ Emerson College Tracking Poll Night 7: Sanders 30% (-1)Buttigieg 20% (-4)Klobuchar 13% (+4)Warren 12% (+1)Biden 11% (0)https://t.co/Gpq821F7C6 pic.twitter.com/4SOnXF7YNB— Emerson College Polling (@EmersonPolling) February 9, 2020 Quadrennial Giant Meteor always leads the field Benjamin in Dover New Hampshire says, x…

Watching The Debate Tonight?

Watching The Debate Tonight? photo: Homeless Man, photo by Enver Rahmanov • CC BY-SA 3.0 (cropped) In solidarity for victory! Alan Minsky for Mike F., Donna, Deb, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Bryan, Kimberly, and Mike H.—your PDA National Staff Tonight, Bernie Will Stand at Center Stage at theFinal Debate Before the New Hampshire Primary Donate…

Money still talks, despite good intentions as Bloomberg may get onto the debate stage

It seemed inevitable, but that small versus large donor thumb-on-the-scale will have consequences for super-Tuesday. x The DNC drastically shifts debate requirements, opening the door for Bloomberg to join the stage starting in mid-Februaryhttps://t.co/vusk0JBTQS — POLITICO (@politico) January 31, 2020 The Democratic National Committee is drastically revising its criteria to participate in primary debates after…

Did You See The Debate Last Night?

Archives photo: PDA Executive Director Alan Minsky and Friend In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Janis, Deb, Dr. Bill, Donna, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA national team. Tell The DNC And The News Networks:We Need Debate Questions About Poverty   Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) staffers watched and live tweeted the Democratic Presidential…

Our Impoverished Debate

Archives Photo: Homeless Man, photo by Enver Rahmanov • CC BY-SA 3.0 (cropped) In solidarity,  Alan Minsky, Mike F., Dan, Janis, Deb, Dr. Bill, Mike H., Donna, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA national team. ​ Tell The DNC And The News Networks:We Need Debate Questions About Poverty   Today the Nation Magazine published my article about…

There’s No Debate, Poverty Kills

Archives photo: Alan Minsky With Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. Pocan and Jayapal In solidarity,  Mike H. for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Janis, Deb, Dr. Bill, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA national team. Tell The DNC And The News Networks:We Need Debate Questions About Poverty   “For five debates, I’ve been waiting for just one question about…

The Democratic Presidential Debate Must Address Poverty

Archives photo: People walk in Skid Row after new school supplies were donated to thousands at Fred Jordan Missions, on September 28, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images / Mario Tama) Alan Minsky, the executive director of the Progressive Democrats of America, is also the producer of the The Nation‘s podcast Start Making Sense, with…

Thoughts on debate topics – “socialism”

This is the third of three posts on topics coming from the last two nights of debates.  The first two, on immigration and on Medicare for All, are available for your perusal and commenting through my user page. In economic terminology, Socialism is where the means of production are owned publicly through the government while…