obert Reich recently wrote the following about a former student who told him, “in a quivering voice, she had lost her job. She took it as a personal failure. “I don’t know what to do now. I’ve lost confidence in myself.” He told her two things. “First, you shouldn’t take it too personally. Everyone’s vulnerable […]
Michael T. Hertz: Let’s just suppose that we allotted $10 million in wealth to the top 5,000 people in the U.S. That would leave $83,658 billion for the rest of us, or a miserable $262,333 each.
Michael T. Hertz: Read what they say, and you can tell that they have each travelled a different path, but each has found that Bernie Sanders reflects what they want in America going forward.
Michael Hertz: Bernie is right: In the end, we are the ones who have to choose, and we need a government that is responsive to our needs, not one that is controlled by an elite group that is thinking only of themselves.
Michael Hertz: If Republicans want Bernie, this confronts the sure-to-come GOP claim that Bernie Sanders is unfit to be President because he is a “democratic socialist.”
Michael Hertz: My thinking about you, your history and your ideals, while very positive prior to a few years ago, has turned more and more negative. I don’t think I’m alone in that.
Michael Hertz: If you’ve kept up at all on the tortured legislative history of TPP, you understand that what has occurred shows how divided the country and both major parties have become.
Michael Hertz: Those who want to work for Bernie can and should understand that they are not working so much for him or for the Democratic Party as for the type of platform that he espouses.
Michael Hertz: Bernie has a record on civil rights going back to the 1963 March on Washington, when he organized students at the University of Chicago to go and participate.
Michael Hertz: Although the social media is flooded with Bernie people, the way social media is set up it’s difficult for all those people even to know where one another is.
Michael T. Hertz: If MoveOn supports Sanders, that will be a big step. It will, in effect, take away from Hillary Clinton’s contention that she is a progressive and will give a big boost to Sanders’ campaign.
Michael Hertz: In the past few days, I’ve run into two Republicans who said that they want Bernie Sanders for President. Republicans for a avowed democratic socialist. How did that happen?
Michael Hertz: Jeb has told us what he is: a bald-faced liar, ready to say anything that will help him get elected. And his words will come back to haunt him.