Some Democratic Candidates Now Support Yang’s Universal Basic Income

Businessman Andrew Yangs Universal Basic Income idea gained support from other candidates on the debate stage at tonights fourth Democratic Debate. The candidates were split on Tuesday when a question about job automation arose, the impetus for Yangs plan. As technological automation decreases job availability, many may find themselves without a stable job. On stage, Rep.Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) jumped on board with Yangs infamous $,1000 universal income plan for all citizens. In contrast, Sen.Bernie Sanders(I-Vt.) proposed a federal job guarantee in order to provide opportunities in the face of joblessness. I agree with my friend Andrew Yang, Gabbard said. I think Universal Basic Income is a good idea to help provide that security so people can have the freedom to …

Even Jack Burkman’s clients don’t want anything to do with his pro-Trump smears

conferenceIn an interview with the Daily Dot, Bernadette Cattaneo, president and CEO of theLakes Treatment Center in California, warned against falsely accusing people in addition and making that information public. According to lobbying disclosure forms, Burkman represents the treatment center, which is located two hours outside San Francisco. Burkman and Wohl had long planned to accuse Pelosi of being addicted to multiple drugs, claiming her dealer would come forward to speak to her use of narcotics. No alleged drug dealer was present at the presser. Burkman stated that he knew of a drug treatment center in which could be of help to the Speaker of the House. What he did not mention was that he also represents the facility. The …

Here are the kookiest candidates actually running for president

But for every top-tier Democratic candidate, and for every third-party independent who will eventually steal votes from the winner, there are many more candidates behind them. Hundreds, in fact. 705 declared candidatessurprisingly easy After that, youre in the race. As of April 29, an even 700 candidates have filed with the FEC to run for president in 2020. -236 Democratic candidates-87 Republican candidates-25 Libertarian candidates-14 Green candidatesWe have a list of all 700 here https://t.co/5xdX4FIXTd — Ballotpedia (@ballotpedia) May 2, 2019 Many dont even have functional websites, or are reusing sites they created for past doomed runs for office. Several seem to have deep-seated personal vendettas against the government or private industries. And while a few are extremely sincere in …

Bidens Pittsburgh Boomer Audience: Hes the One to Dump Trump

PITTSBURGHChristine Norton is in a bareknuckle Facebook exchange with a college undergrad in Youngstown, Ohio who told her hell refuse to vote for Joe Biden, even if the former vice president is the Democratic nominee, and he wont stop it with the mass incarceration shit, referring to Bidens Senate votes on tough-on-crime laws. Norton, 67, is one of hundreds of Pittsburghers who attended Bidens first campaign rally Monday afternoon in a union hall, a structure representing the old pillars of Democratic support in the Rust Belt. Shes fit thanks to swimming and belly dancing but has bouts of arthritis, which necessitated requesting a chair from one of the union firefighters who manned the event. And says shes had it with …

Marie Harf Leaving Fox News to Join Seth Moulton Campaign

Its not just President Trump who attracts Fox News talent. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), who became the twentieth presidential candidate to said in an appearance on the network in late 2017. Tom Perez has some more work to do. Moulton has also recently stirred up tension among top party brass, gaining national attention for leading an unsuccessful charge against House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi in 2018, while declining to challenge her personally. At the same time, his Serve America PAC gave more than $4 million to down-ballot candidates and helped flip nearly two dozen seats in the House. While the three-term congressmans presidential campaign is still in its early stages, he plans to ramp up additional staffing and early state …