Tagged: Bernie Sanders

campaign finance reform

Campaign Finance Reform? No, We’re Good Now

  Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.” – Bernie Sanders Banks, corporations and rich-people-as-bad-guys are the hallmarks of the Bernie Sanders campaign; however, no candidate technically...

two parties

Two Parties Are Key To Trump’s Strength

  Candidates like Donald Trump become possible when the two parties in our country cobble ideologies together into broad coalitions forced to live together. The result of these disparate movements being forced into one of two vehicles is incentivizing candidates to hold wildly inconsistent positions and to craft incoherent messages...

diversity

What Is A Strong Diversity Win Without Blacks And Latinos?

In the wake of Bernie Sanders’ victories in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii, his campaign and supporters are saying this is proof positive that he can win in diverse places. The #berniemademewhite hashtag trended worldwide. Diversity will mean different things to different people, and has meant different things at different times as Kee...

arizona

Arizona Poll Issue Is About More Than Big Banks

The Arizona Democratic Party is investigating after voters say they were incorrectly registered. An official denied that Democratic voters had been misregistered as Independent after at least 20 primary voters were told they were Independents. Those registered as Independent were ineligible. Maricopa County (which contains Phoenix) had 200 voting stations...

Democrats marching

Democrats Marching Towards A Nominee

Bernie Sanders won the states of Utah and Idaho in the fourth Super Tuesday of this Democratic primary. Bernie won 67 delegates while Hillary won 51 delegates. What does the nomination look like now? Democrats Marching There are 4763 total delegates in the Democratic Primary. Of those delegates, 4051 are...

delegate math

Sorry Bernie People: Delegate Math Is Undeniable

Hillary Clinton won Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio in the third Super Tuesday of this Democratic primary. Let’s take a look at how unrelenting the delegate math is in the Democratic primary. Delegate Math There are 4763 total delegates in the Democratic Primary. Of those delegates, 4051 are...

Bernie fans

Bernie Fans This Hillary Fan Supports

  Ja’Mal Green, a prominent black activist and Bernie fan in Chicago, saw that Donald Trump was coming to the University of Illinois Chicago. Hundreds of protesters invaded Trump’s rally in Chicago while thousands more marched outside, leading the candidate to abruptly cancel the event due to safety concerns.  ...

racial demographics

Racial Demographics Of Hillary and Bernie

  I think it’s difficult to admit, but obvious to see, that Democrats are polarized by race in the primary. The results, thus far, can’t be ignored.   Racial Demographics Bernie has won Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma. Here are the racial demographics of...

michigan primary

Michigan Primary Doesn’t Change Math

  I was wrong (12-4 through 16 chosen). Nate Silver was wrong. Bernie Sanders won the Michigan primary and was able to salvage what would have been a very bad night otherwise. Hillary’s win in Mississippi brought the delegate count for the evening to 87 for her and 69 for...