Here’s What Happened on the 11th Day of Trump’s Presidency
Feb01

Here’s What Happened on the 11th Day of Trump’s Presidency

Unbelievably, Reuters/Ipsos released a poll today that says that Americans approve of Trump’s unlawful and unconstitutional travel ban by seven points. Fear-mongering works. Events of the last few days have energized Senate Democrats, who are finally showing some spine against the authoritarians in the White House. KEEP IT UP. Who’s calling the shots? Trump or #PresidentBannon? “As #PresidentBannon said last summer,...

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“Get on the Boat, People”: The Left Is Winning. We Can’t Stop Now.
Aug08

“Get on the Boat, People”: The Left Is Winning. We Can’t Stop Now.

Over a week since the Democratic National Convention ended, I am still hearing ambivalence about it from friends who identify as progressive and left. Writer Maisha Z. Johnson posted on Facebook about her emotional whiplash during the DNC, which resonated so well that it went viral. To a certain extent, I can relate. Like Elizabeth Warren, I have lingering concerns about transparency and accountability within the DNC process, and I...

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The Massive Internal Conflict for Berniecrats Like Me
Jul27

The Massive Internal Conflict for Berniecrats Like Me

Can the Democratic Party be more progressive? Of course we can! We’re working on it. “Love Trumps Hate” signs passed around the hall, acknowledging one of Bernie Sanders’ primary messages. It was nice to hear that there has been more progress on the party platform since the unfortunate reports from this weekend and previous weeks. Take back the Senate. Elect progressive leaders up and down the ballot. I still...

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Democrats vs. Republicans: It Will Only Get Worse Until We Stop Playing the Game
Jun23

Democrats vs. Republicans: It Will Only Get Worse Until We Stop Playing the Game

The following is a guest post submitted by fellow mom and Democrat Josephine Moore, New York Democratic Delegate for Bernie Sanders, who was also our original source for our post about the assault that occurred at a New York State delegate meeting earlier this week. She has two kids, a daughter who is five and a son who is three. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect...

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Why I Don’t Want More Democratic Debates
Sep02

Why I Don’t Want More Democratic Debates

We talked about this on the MOMocrats podcast this morning, where Cynthia and Donna disagreed with my contention that adding more Democratic debates means feeding an already out-of-control media beast while offering Republicans an opportunity to clip out-of-context pieces for their deceptive ad campaigns. Donna and Cyn disagreed, saying that more debates is more opportunity to delve deeper into policy issues and vet candidates more...

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