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Last Week Tonight: John Oliver- The Filibuster

Source:The New Democrat  “John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn’t, and why it’s stupid to drink coffee like a cat.” From Last Week Tonight I guess my question for John Oliver would be: does he want to end the … Continue reading

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The Beacon: Ben Wilterdink- ‘How to Talk to Millennials About Socialism’

Source:The New Democrat  “By now it is largely considered common knowledge that American Millennials are more enamored with socialism than previous generations. While cutoff points vary, Millennials are most commonly understood as the generation of those born between 1981 and … Continue reading

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The Onion: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi- ‘Concerned Outspoken Leftist Faction of Party Could Harm Democrats Reputation As Ineffectual Cowards’

Source:The New Democrat  “Admitting she had worries about the rise of left-leaning activist groups within her party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed concerns Thursday that outspoken progressives could do permanent damage to Democrats’ reputation as ineffectual cowards. “They mean well, … Continue reading

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CNBC: Squawk Box- Maya MacGuineas- ‘The Debt Limit Deal is The Worst Budget in History’

Source:The New Democrat  “Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, joins “Squawk on the Street” to discuss the budget deal brokered between the White House and Congress, which raises the debt ceiling.” Watch the interview at CNBC … Continue reading

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Bill Whittle: Scott Hahn- Why Donald Trump: ‘Told ‘The Squad’ of 4 U.S. Lawmakers to Go Back Where They Came From’

Source:The New Democrat  “President Trump told U.S. Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib — known collectively as ‘The Squad’ — to go back where they originally came from and to fix the broken, corrupt governments in … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion- Ryan Cooper: ‘The Case For Paying Congress A Lot More’: Because Government Doesn’t Waste Enough Money?

Source:The New Democrat  “A common populist attitude in American politics is the idea that public service should not pay well. By this view, being a politician shouldn’t be about grubby paycheck comparisons, but instead high-minded public virtue. State legislators in … Continue reading

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The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart- ‘Won’t Let Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Off Easy’

Source:The New Democrat  “Mitch McConnell says Jon Stewart is ‘bent out of shape’ for asking Congress to extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Here to comment is Jon Stewart.” Source:The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart- ‘Won’t Let Senate … Continue reading

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CNN: Jon Stewart- ‘Chokes Up, Gives Angry Speech To Congress: Telling Congress To Do Their Jobs?

Source:The New Democrat  “Former late night host and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart chokes up and slams Congress over health care for the 9/11 first responders during the hearing for reauthorizing the 9/11 victim compensation fund. ” Source:CNN: Jon … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘Augmenting The Collection of Alexandria O. Cortez Humor’: This Should be Fun!

” If Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn’t exist, I might have to invent her since she helps to make socialism such an easy target for mockery. Though I actually admire the fact that she doesn’t try to disguise her agenda. Like … Continue reading

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Yaron Brook: ‘Alexandria O. Cortez and The Principled Left’

Source:The New Democrat “This video was created by Christian Jackson. Clipped from The Yaron Brook Show: Jesse Lee Peterson, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, & MGTOW streamed on Jan. 13 2019.” From Yaron Brook I agree with Yaron Brook at least in … Continue reading

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