No, Socialism won’t make Americans’ lives better

Opinion 05/15/19, 06:17

According to a recent survey, a majority of Americans say socialism is incompatible with American values, with only 10% of voters in a new poll expressing a positive view of socialism. That’s welcome news, but it’s rather troubling to see even 10% of those polled with a positive notion of socialism. Regrettably, socialism ...

Sanders urges political revolution, Green New Deal support

Politics 05/13/19, 20:32

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont called for a political revolution on Monday night as he and other speakers urged approval of the Green New Deal, a sweeping plan to address climate change. Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president, called for an end to all tax breaks and subsidies ...

What Bernie Sanders missed on his Soviet honeymoon

Politics 05/11/19, 03:39

Bernie Sanders and I have little in common, given his passionate commitment to “democratic” socialism and my firm belief in individual freedom. But we do share one thing: We both visited Moscow in 1988, albeit for differing reasons. Sanders was on what he called “a very strange honeymoon” with his bride ...

Are Dems pushing the US toward socialism? Citizens weigh in

Politics 04/28/19, 23:45

Republicans such as Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado are arguing the Senate must stay under GOP control in next year's elections to prevent Democrats from pushing the country toward socialism. A sampling of comments from Colorado residents and others on the subject: Terry Hammond, chairman of the Alamosa County Republican Party: ...

President Trump: ‘Welcome to the race Sleepy Joe’

Politics 04/25/19, 10:50

President Donald J. Trump welcomed Joe Biden to the race for president this morning via his favorite social media site, Twitter. The tweet went out a couple of hours after Biden officially announced he was entering the race for the 2020 Democratic Party nomination for president. Biden made a campaign announcement ...

‘Medicare for All’ means big shifts on immigration, abortion

2022 Campaign 03/25/19, 03:36

The "Medicare for All" legislation that's become a clarion call for progressives has two little-noticed provisions that could make it even more politically perilous for 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. The legislation from White House hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), along with a similar measure in the House, lifts curbs on government ...

Democratic Socialists group endorses Bernie Sanders for 2020

2022 Campaign 03/22/19, 10:16

The Democratic Socialists of America has endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in his second run for president. The New York-based group says its National Political Committee voted Thursday to endorse Sanders and move forward with "an independent campaign" to elect him and "advance a class-struggle agenda." The 56,000-member organization calls Sanders "the ...

Sanders’ past New Hampshire backers wary to commit again

Politics 03/07/19, 01:37

New Hampshire has been good to Bernie Sanders. But as he launches his second presidential campaign, there are early signs that he doesn't have a lock on the nation's first primary. More than a half-dozen Democratic leaders, activists and lawmakers who endorsed the Vermont senator in 2016 said they were hesitant ...

Mike Pence criticizes Dems for following policies of ‘socialism’

Politics 03/01/19, 20:23

Speaking at CPAC 2019, Vice President Mike Pence is pressing the case that Democrats are rallying behind what he's calling the policies of "socialism." Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) that the choice in the next election is "between freedom and ...

Update: Trump campaign claims Dems embrace socialism

Politics 02/19/19, 10:31

The Latest on Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential bid (all times local): 10:25 a.m. President Donald Trump's campaign claims Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders "has already won the debate in the Democrat primary, because every candidate is embracing his brand of socialism." Sanders, an independent who describes himself as a democratic socialist, announced on ...

Update: Trump says socialism has ravaged Venezuela

Politics 02/18/19, 17:18

The Latest on President Donald Trump addressing the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 5:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says socialism has ravaged Venezuela to the point that even the world's largest oil reserves cannot keep the lights on in the country. Trump spoke on Monday in Miami about the political crisis ...

Trump to warn of ‘dangers of socialism’ in speech about Venezuela

Politics 02/14/19, 11:09

White House officials say U.S. President Donald Trump will warn of "the dangers of socialism" in a speech Monday in support of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is recognized by the United States as the South American nation's interim president. Trump will make remarks at Florida International University, as his ...

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