Gloom and Doom in 2022?

PaliDems board member Edward Everett Vaill pens another insightful article for the LA Progressive.
Here's a taste:
The New York Times this past weekend had an editorial by Christopher Caldwell entitled “New Poll Spells Trouble for Democrats.” Trouble is, the author is a long-time Republican operative with time served on Republican Bill Kristol’s Weekly Standard and now a fellow at the right-wing Claremont institute. His article is crammed with wishful thinking....

Medicare Privatization Warning: Trump-Years Booby Trap

Action Alert:

Advocates Sound Alarm Over Quiet Trump Era Move That Could Further Privatize Medicare

"The Biden administration should immediately kill this toxic legacy of the former president."

A little-noticed scheme hatched in the late stages of the Trump presidency has consumer advocates and universal healthcare proponents warning about a creeping attempt to further privatize Medicare—an effort the Biden administration is being urged to stop in its tracks


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Article a few months old but the problem is only growing, and most people aren't aware!

Tough Love in 2021

Great article in the equally great L.A. Progressive by PPDC and MDC's own Ted Vaill. Hope they read it in Washington!

The French have a gracious outlook on life, but in their past they have endured the Reign of Terror and the guillotine.  Today, as the world starts to emerge from the COVID-19 plague, I was struck by how French President Emmanuel Macron is dealing with it, according to the New York Times.

Addressing his nation, Macron “stopped short of imposing universal mandatory vaccinations, but he made it clear that the lives of unvaccinated French people would quickly become miserable, potentially with restrictions on their travel and even on their ability to sit for coffee or dine outside their homes with friends.”

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