Living For Democracy?

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/05/2021 - 14:04

Last night, I was channel surfing and stopped to watch #MSNBC’s @Lawrence on cable TV. O’Donnell, whom I had met years earlier when Lawrence was a guest on The McLaughlin Group program I was co-producing. On last night's show  Lawrence was interviewing Aaron Sorkin and Sasha Baron Cohen about their award-winning film. 

American Revolution

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/07/2020 - 12:26

This is the American Republic. We're living in the land of the free and home of the brave. The bastion of liberty. In God We Trust. We have to learn t live together.

The phrase all men are created equal has to be one of the best known in the world. Indeed, it’s used so often that it has become a cliché. The phrase is from Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence written in 1776. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Declaration_of_Independence

Republicans Slipping
ub Wed, 11/06/2019 - 07:45

The Republican Party also referred to as the Grand Old Party, is one of the two major political parties in the United States of America. The other is its historic rival, the Democratic Party. The RNC used to say they made a commitment to attract new voters and revitalize the image of the Republican Party. So what happened? The TRUMP Dump.

Reflecting on MLK Day

Submitted by ub on Mon, 01/21/2019 - 21:37

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, we want to express our gratitude for our community of thoughtful readers are supporters.

Dr. Martin Luther King believed in bridges, not walls and respected those who disagreed with him, while still taking a stand for nonviolence and racial justice. With the constant polarization in our nation today, his message is a great reminder to hope for something different and to speak out.

Clean Sweep

GOP-controlled US Congress is drinking a toxic brew of political polarization and gerrymandering that has the legislative body gridlocked and institutionally exists from one crisis to another.

The Republican Party does not deserve to be in charge. They have shut the government down at times and refuse to vote on legislation and presidential appointments.

USA can't afford to drag its feet any longer, we have gone without a properly functioning government for the last 8 years due to this obstruction. All apparently because the republicans were unhappy with a black president.

This is holding our country back. It is almost impossible to pass legislation it's all frozen up.

We need to break the logjam and Flip the Congress.

In the Senate, it would only take a change of 5 seats to Flip the Senate.

In the House, it would only take a change of 30 seats to Flip the House of Representatives.

All You have to do is Vote.

If you have difficulty getting to the poll to Vote use an Absentee Ballot.