This is what Happens when You Put Profits Before People

A video of Virginia State House Delegate Kathy Tran has spread through social media – mostly in conservative circles, but it is essential that Democrats take a close look at – and listen closely to – this critical dialogue between Delegate Tran and Delegate Todd Gilbert, the chairman of the Virginia House Criminal Law Subcommittee. … Continue reading This is what Happens when You Put Profits Before People

Missouri Party Chairman Closes Door on Pro-Life Democrats Eliminates Inclusive “Big Tent” Language Approved By Platform Committee

There is an important election coming up that will determine the balance of the U.S. Senate and the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. The election could also determine whether or not there will be impeachment efforts to rid the White House of Donald Trump.  Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is in a very close battle, … Continue reading Missouri Party Chairman Closes Door on Pro-Life Democrats Eliminates Inclusive “Big Tent” Language Approved By Platform Committee

Did the Bishops Make a Mistake Opposing Affordable Healthcare?

When Congress passed the Affordable Care Act in 2009, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops ultimately opposed final passage.  The bishops’ decision to oppose the very lifesaving legislation that they had advocated for several decades provided coverage and legitimacy for Republicans to target the pro-life Democrats.  The results of the 2010 midterm elections were … Continue reading Did the Bishops Make a Mistake Opposing Affordable Healthcare?

912 reasons for Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Step Down

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s latest statements about young women voters and Roe v. Wade highlight again that she does not understand feminism, the Democratic Party, or how to build a winning coalition. Rep. Wasserman Schultz has led the Democratic Party to our lowest numbers since the Hoover Administration.  Since 2010, we have lost 912 … Continue reading 912 reasons for Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Step Down

WHEN YOU CUT OFF A WING, YOU CAN NO LONGER FLY

*The following was published in The Hill: CongressBlog. After yet another wave of GOP victories in the recent elections, it is time for the Democratic Party to face the fact. We are losing. Yet, some scoff at the idea, especially with the 2016 presidential election favoring a Democratic win. However, across the country, the Democratic … Continue reading WHEN YOU CUT OFF A WING, YOU CAN NO LONGER FLY

California’s right-to-die law betrays the state’s progressive principles

*** The following ran in the LA Times on October 7, 2015 by Charles C. Camosy What's the calling card value of the National Rifle Assn. and other conservative organizations? Skepticism of government infringing on the autonomy and freedom of individuals, of course. But in yet another example of America's incoherent politics, assisted suicide has … Continue reading California’s right-to-die law betrays the state’s progressive principles