Nancy Pelosi is not the reality of the democratic party and doesn’t represent to people, she is an oligarch and that is who she, the Clintons, Biden et al… represent. The voice of the party is the Congress Class of 2018

Published by Frank Farmer

Blog owner, retired professor

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  1. Trump cannot beat the democrats, but the democrats can beat themselves. The fact is that until the party listens to the progressives and their constituents. The democrats are distanced from the republicans by TRUMP and his racist bigot hater alliance. But unless they unite behind a progressive candidate, the republicans will win again…
    “The angry are full of passionate intensity, and they show up to vote, and they vote for Trump. Many of the cynical and disaffected—most of whom come from the progressive majority—don’t.

    Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Steny Hoyer, Joe Biden and the rest of the neoliberal corporatists who are running the Party are feeding this cynicism when they attack progressives, reject ideas like Medicare for All and the Green New Deal, and accept money from folks like Goldman Sachs. This same-ol’, same-ol’ business-as-usual approach to politics is likely to lead to a lower turnout in 2020, which is the only scenario that would give Republicans a victory. This is because …

    The vast majority of voters hold liberal views, but until Sanders ran in 2016 they had no one to represent them. For nearly four decades, the Democratic Party has been losing power. To understand why, we have to go back to 1971, when future Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell declared that “… the American economic system is under broad attack” and outlined a blueprint for responding to the “attack,” in which he said:

    Strength lies in organization, in careful long-range planning and implementation, in consistency of action over an indefinite period of years, in the scale of financing available only through joint effort, and in the political power available only through united action and national organizations.”

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