Feel the Bern
We’ve talked about it before, so consider this a reminder and another invitation to join Tennessee For Bernie Sanders and other interested groups and individuals to send a message to the Democratic National Committee. Its chair, US Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), is the keynote speaker at tonight’s Tennessee Democratic Party Jackson Day Dinner. It’s […]
I am still on a high following last night’s Nashville stop of the Bernie Sanders campaign’s Tennessee State Volunteer Tour. Nearly 300 people from across the Metro area were on hand at the United Auto Workers Hall to meet with Bernie 2016 staffers and to launch a mission to recruit 5,000 Tennessee volunteers to spread […]
Finally, the Democratic presidential candidates get their opportunity to mix it up on the political debate stage. And yes, Sen. Bernie Sanders will be there, facing off from the Wynn hotel and casino in Las Vegas against former first lady, New York Sen., and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, […]
Say what you will about Bernie Sanders and his perceived flaws: He walks the progressive walk — pro-equality, anti-Vietnam War, pro-We The People — and he’s been on the right side of history on many societal issues for four decades. Alternet is shining a light on young Bernie, the fiery liberal who spoke to power […]
If you are going to study a candidate to decide whether she or he deserves your vote, you must study the good and bad sides and decide what you can tolerate. Here is the sad truth: There is no perfect candidate, not even Bernie Sanders. Most of the presidential candidate’s supporters tout Sanders’ commitment to serving […]
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders says he has a litmus test for potential Supreme Court justices: They must be ready and willing to overturn Citizens United. That’s the horrid 2010 law that equates corporations with people and allows big money to pervert the US electoral campaign system. Speaking before students at the University of Chicago Institute of […]
Who is Bernie Sanders? He’s told us the answer many times in 30 years of public service.
Today’s DB is a cartoon by Chan Lowe that kind of says it all. Want to support Bernie Sanders but unregistered to vote? Get to it.
Gosh, the end of summer weather has been glorious in Nashville so far. Has anyone heard of spring fever coming in Autumn? How do we muster the seriousness to atone adequately and appropriately? (Yom Kippur starts tonight, y’all.) I am not really sure, but suggest taking a deep breath and venturing forth into the events […]