Category Archives: Democrats

Bloomberg Should Run For President. As A Republican

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to run for the Democratic presidential nomination–and he has a Kunning Plan! (boldface mine): Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire founder of a business news empire, is preparing to run for president as a Democrat, … Continue reading

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U.S. Foreign Policy Always Requires An Opponent. Sanders Found A Good One

Senator Bernie Sanders coined a good phrase in a recent op-ed, “the international authoritarian axis“–though I would have gone with “the axis of authoritarianism” (boldface mine): At a time of massive wealth and income inequality, when the world’s top 1% … Continue reading

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The Stop Bezos Act Isn’t The Right Solution

Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna and Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced the Stop Bezos Act. The acronym is pretty good (Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies), but, other than that, I really don’t like it. Here’s what the bill would do … Continue reading

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We Shouldn’t Feel Awful All The Time: Thoughts On the 538 Model

Every day, the website 538 is releasing their forecast for the House 2018 model. As of Thursday, the ‘classic’ model gave Democrats an eighty percent chance of taking back the House. This was immediately followed by (at least on Twitter) … Continue reading

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Schumer Is No Pelosi

And that’s a bad thing. While Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has her faults–notably choosing awful House candidates (and choosing bad ‘choosers’ too)–she is arguably the best floor whip of the last century. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, on … Continue reading

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What Is The Political Consultant Fee Structure For Online Ads?

A couple of weeks ago, the NY Times ran this op-ed (boldface mine): President Trump may not be up for re-election until 2020, but since May 31, the Trump Make America Great Again Committee — his re-election campaign — has … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts About Senator Warren’s Accountable Capitalism Act

Last week, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced the Accountable Capitalism Act. While it obviously would never pass a Republican Congress, here’s what the bill proposes (boldface mine): Requires very large American corporations to obtain a federal charter as a “United … Continue reading

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