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John Edwards on Memorial Day 2007; Bernie Sanders on Memorial Day 2015

Since it was known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day has been a day to remember the dead. Let’s also remember the actions of the living.

On Memorial Day 2007, John Edwards used his platform as a Democratic presidential candidate to call on Americans to engage in activism against the ongoing war in Iraq. Unfortunately, the […]

Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton on the Patriot Act (2001)

In the 2016 Democratic Party presidential primary, some comparisons are simple. If you’ve been paying any attention at all over the last fourteen years, you know that the USA PATRIOT ACT has been a vehicle to vastly expand the surveillance powers of the federal government, breaching a variety of constitutional limits.

On October 25 2001, […]

5 Reasons Bernie Sanders Opposed The Iraq War In 2002, And How History Judged His Decision

In 2002, Bernie Sanders gave 5 reasons for opposing the invasion of Iraq. Here is what history has to say about his claims… […]

House Democrats Link Fatal Train Derailment To Republican Blockage Of Transportation Bill

Xavier Becerra noted that the Republican leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives has forced transportation funding legislation to wait while Republican legislation to promote right wing social issues has been allowed to take center stage. […]

Bernie Sanders Vs. Hillary Clinton On Risky Arctic Oil Drilling

At this point, the familiar narrative, of how Bernard Sanders is more progressive than Hillary Clinton, and Clinton is nothing more than a corporate-owned Republican in Democrat’s clothing, falls apart. […]

Hillary Clinton Illegally Coordinates With Priorities USA Super PAC

When the Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United case that political action committees could raise unlimited funds to support or oppose candidates for federal office, it was promised that we needn’t worry about the money leading to corruption, because it would remain illegal for candidates and their campaigns to coordinate with the PACs, and […]

Bernie Sanders Isn’t Socialist Enough For The Socialist Worker

Bernie Sanders has become known for the being the presidential candidate who isn’t afraid to call himself a “socialist”. To the people who put the social in socialist, however, Sanders isn’t all that. The Socialist Worker writes,

“By steering liberal and left supporters into a Democratic Party whose policies and politics he claims to […]

At All Democratic Candidates Are Equal, Except Hillary Clinton, Who Is More Equal, Fertik says, “will make our audience available to Hillary Clinton and the other candidates on the same terms” – except that won’t allow people to block emails about Hillary Clinton. […]

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Announcements Compared

While Hillary Clinton’s mode of announcement was more narrative than political, Bernard Sanders’ was more political than narrative. […]

Transcript of the Bernard Sanders 2016 Presidential Announcement Speech

Bernie Sanders runs for President, saying, -You are looking at a guy undisputably, who has the most unusual political history of anybody in the United States Congress.- […]

The Seven Reasons Bernie Sanders Could Win The 2016 Democratic Nomination

Bernie Sanders represents the political agenda that most rank-and-file Democrats dream of. Who is to say that Democrats won’t vote for the values that they support this time around? […]