Christina Leimer: How can the Democratic Party that claims to represent the smart people in this country be so politically deaf, so unable to anticipate, or communication inept?
Christina Leimer: To recruit, these groups look for vulnerable people, people who feel lost, who are looking for belonging, something to be part of, and for meaning and purpose.
Christina Leimer: When you’re standing on the street, holding a sign making patently clear what you believe, it’s amazing how confirmatory these honks, waves and gestures feel.
The People’s Budget, developed by the Congressional Progressive Caucus, is based in putting political and economic power into the hands of the working and middle class, ensuring their prosperity, security and a strong economy, all while reducing the federal deficit over the next ten years.
Cashiers, cooks, customer service representatives, groundskeepers, childcare workers, home healthcare assistants, even some degreed professionals such as mental health practitioners may not earn enough money to take care of basic needs.
If we want to simplify the tax code, let’s do this. Stop torturing the definitions of words, siccing lobbyists on lawmakers, and paying attorneys to scour laws to see what they might twist.