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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On the Twelfth Day of Trump We Got Gorsuch
Feb01

On the Twelfth Day of Trump We Got Gorsuch

Last night, Donald Trump announced Neil Gorsuch, his nominee for the Supreme Court in prime time, with all the flair of a reality show impresario. And this time, as Dahlia Lithwick notes – it wasn’t a mere distraction: The atrocity you witnessed Tuesday night—the president of the United States setting it up to appear as though he was summoning in two esteemed jurists for a Bachelor-style rose ceremony in prime time—isn’t...

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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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The Republicans Are Having a Debate: Pass the Popcorn.
Jul30

The Republicans Are Having a Debate: Pass the Popcorn.

It’s debate time! The election may be over one year away, but the candidates have been campaigning since – oh, the minute Barack Obama won re-election in 2012. The field of 16 declared candidates is so large and unwieldy, that Fox News has relegated six of them to an earlier time slot – dubbed by pundits as “the kids’ table.” That’s a little too much right-wing hot air for us – but...

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