Whatever one may think about Bernie Sanders’ “democratic socialism” agenda, the myth of his “independence” has long since succumbed to his lust for the easiest path to a lifetime job in Washington as America’s fiercest apostle of democratic (small d) socialism.
Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren distanced herself from the Sanders wing of the Democratic Party by saying she was not a socialist in an interview with BuzzFeed News published Thursday.
Democratic socialists claim countries such as Venezuela and Cuba implemented socialism “incorrectly” or that other factors are to blame. They prefer to cite Norway, Sweden and Denmark as examples of socialist success. There are, however, several key problems with that.
Any candidate looking to take on Bernie Sanders faces an uphill battle, but that hasn’t stopped Republican candidate Lawrence Zupan from climbing the hill with a firm belief that he will be the one to help Vermont’s junior senator into retirement.
Our Revolution has made its first endorsement in Vermont this election cycle. The organization, dubbed “the next step for Bernie Sanders’ movement,” has endorsed Emilie Kornheiser for Vermont House of Representatives in Brattleboro District 1.
The special counsel’s office asked Tad Devine, who also consulted for Al Gore and John Kerry’s presidential campaigns, to assist an investigation into Manafort’s work for a Ukrainian political party that supported former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych.
Evidence in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian collusion reveals that former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’s chief strategist was in contact with a former Russian intelligence agent before joining the campaign.
Recent revelations that Wisconsin congressional candidate Randy Bryce was arrested nine different times in his past has not stopped Bernie Sanders from hitting the campaign trail on his behalf.
Perhaps Sanders has upped his “max income” for reducing inequality a bit higher than in the 1970s, or perhaps he is a capitalist-author-genius at night who plays at socialist-senator during the day.
Despite Sanders’s claim, only 10 percent of Americans surveyed said they “strongly favored” abolishing ICE, while 11 percent said they “somewhat favor” the measure, according to the HuffPost and YouGov poll released on Monday.
“Don’t let Fox television or anybody else tell you that this country is divided on the issue of climate change — it is not. The vast majority of the American people know that climate change is real, that it is already causing devastating problems in our country and all over the world.”