Thoughts After Super Tuesday

The verdict for this episode is: Bernie can still win.

In this episode, I admit my thoughts on South Carolina’s impact were off, I demonstrate how the race is far closer than the media wants you to believe, I talk about Biden’s endorsements, and Warren’s campaign.

Thoughts After the Nevada Caucus

The verdict for this episode is: Bernie Sanders will be the next president of the United States!

In this episode, I discuss Bernie’s path to the nomination, how no one else has a path to the nomination, why the media doesn’t understand why we don’t care about the stock market the way they do, and how poverty is calculated to underestimate the number of Americans living in poverty.

Thoughts After the Nevada Democratic Debate

The verdict for this episode is: that was quite a night!

In this episode, I discuss the Nevada debate and its aftermath. Topics include: choosing a nomination through the delegate process; Elizabeth Warren’s changing positions; Bloomberg’s terrible night; Bloomberg’s racism and sexism; and what the pundits don’t get about Bernie Sanders’s message.

Bernie Is the Leader

The verdict for this episode is: we can do this!

In this episode I look forward in the Democratic Party race. I discuss A Nevada Union’s wrong decision, Mike Bloomberg’s racism, Biden’s collapse, and Bernie’s path to the nomination.

Wall Street Pete Won’t win

The verdict for this episode is: no candidate who wants Republican votes should be the Democratic nominee.

In this episode, I discuss reasons why Wall Street Pete is the choice of billionaires.

It’s Caucus Eve

The verdict for this episode is: now is the time!

In this episode, I remind everyone that now is the time for the revolution America has needed for 250 years.

When Running for Political Office Gender Matters

The verdict for this episode is: age, disability, and religion also matter.

In this episode, I discuss the sad reality that many voters still consider things like gender, age, and disability when considering who to support for president.

Democrats Take Progressives for Granted

The verdict for this episode is: I will not unite behind a centrist candidate.

In this episode, I discuss how the Democratic Party has never cared about progressives and progressive values, but the Democratic Party blames progressives when the Democratic Party’s centrist candidates lose.

Reviewing the Triumph of Injustice

Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman are two economists at the University of California, Berkeley. Their book The Triumph of Injustice demonstrates how America’s system of taxation benefits the wealthy more than it has since the 1920s; in fact, the 400 richest Americans now pay less than any other group of Americans.
You may have seen this point being disputed on social media. Corporate-sponsored centrists say Saez and Zucman are wrong because their work doesn’t consider the Earned Income Tax credit that benefits low and middle income families. To that foolishness I say the following:

The idea that we are even debating whether billionaires pay a higher percentage of their income in taxes than do people who have children and are struggling to make enough to feed them is embarrassing to the United States of America. In anything approaching a fair society, people would intrinsically know that billionaires pay more than people struggling to put food on the table. The idea that centrist Democrats are engaging in this debate demonstrates why the Democratic Party is out of touch with what is happening in America.

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Thoughts on the October Democratic Debate

The October Democratic debate was interesting. It was different than the previous debates in several aspects. I don’t believe it will change the race much though. Warren will still be seen as on the rise. Biden will still be seen as falling. Sanders will be seen as having stabilized his campaign and still firmly in the top three. For the rest, it’s almost midnight.

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