Warning: include_once(/home/kmpacion/democraticdiva.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-support/wordpress-support.php): failed to open stream: Permission denied in /home/kmpacion/democraticdiva.com/wp-settings.php on line 262

Warning: include_once(): Failed opening '/home/kmpacion/democraticdiva.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-support/wordpress-support.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/local/lib/php:/usr/local/php5/lib/pear') in /home/kmpacion/democraticdiva.com/wp-settings.php on line 262
Democratic Diva » Debates

Call your Rep and Senators Flake and McCain, now!

I’m old enough to remember the outraged protests from the right against the Affordable Care Act as it made its way through Congress to President Obama in 2009-10. It was being shoved down our throats, we were told. No one voting on the bill had really read it, supposedly. Tyranny! A number of House members […]

What all “pro-life Democrats” must do to earn my trust.

Oh yes, am watching this tonight. There’s been an uproar on the left the past week over Bernie Sanders giving a full-throated endorsement to a Democratic Omaha mayoral candidate with a troubling anti-choice record (warning: autoplays) while seeming to give the cold shoulder to, then finally endorsing after much criticism, pro-choice Georgia candidate for Congress […]

Apparently there is no problem caused by Republicans that cannot be solved by adding more Republicans

Margaret Sullivan I like Margaret Sullivan and think she did a solid and thoughtful job as NYT’s Public Editor when she was in the position. Now she’s at the Washington Post as a media columnist and her latest on fake news and Trump supporters makes a decent observation about how the false info spreads and […]

Listen to a sensible moderate centrist Republican Arizona State Senator say a totally non-wingnutty thing in a committee!

Remember these paragons of civility? Big hat tip to the friend who works on Arizona legislative matters who tipped me off to this. The Senate Transportation and Technology Committee was discussing HB2324, a noncontroversial bill that would exempt Purple Heart recipients and their spouses from vehicle registration fees. After some hashing out of minor details […]

White Arizonans will show us who they are this election

Only redeeming feature of Trump's candidacy is that it shows you who people are, for good or for ill. This is great. https://t.co/YQQNqFQ3Ue — Jon Lovett (@jonlovett) November 7, 2016 Fucking trolls took the blog down again a few weeks ago so I was unable to post until now. Which turned out to be okay […]

Deplorable AZ GOP chair Robert Graham won’t be casting stones at a guy simply for being rapey!

Here’s AZ GOP Chair Bob Graham, standin’ by his man “Let him who is without sin, cast the first stone.” PHOENIX – This afternoon Chairman Robert Graham of the Arizona Republican Party released the following statement in support of Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump. “Let him who is without sin, cast the first stone.” As […]

Pence won the Theater Critics Award for his debate performance. Which is great for anti-choice liars.

NEWSFLASH, @Mike_Pence: Women are already prosecuted for abortion & their pregnancy outcomes. https://t.co/bXeqTziqyh #NotMyTicket — Planned Parenthood (@PPact) October 5, 2016 One of the many things Indiana Governor and Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Mike Pence lied about in his award-winning Tuesday night debate with Democratic nominee, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, was the stance on abortion held […]