Democratic Debate Open Thread.

By |2019-07-30T18:14:23-08:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |24 Comments

So here we are with our second opportunity to hear from the candidates for the Democratic nomination. 

Tonight’s lineup includes Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar, Marianne Williamson, Tim Ryan John Hickenlooper, John Delaney, and newcomer Steve Bullock. 

Tomorrow will feature Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Julián Castro, Bill de Blasio, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Jay Inslee, and Andrew Yang.

For tonight I really only care to hear from Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. 

I think those are the two with any real chance at the nomination, though I am curious what Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg might say as well. 

As usual I will update this post as new information becomes available. 

Update: Score one for Bernie Sanders.

In my opinion Sanders did the best job of explaining the Medicaid for all health care policy. 

It could be because he helped to write it. 

Update 2: This was excellent as well.

Warren really is the grownup in the room during these debates. 

Update 3: Elizabeth Warren takes no prisoners.

You don’t come back from that. 

Update 4: The peanut gallery has chimed in.

There have been zero people killed by AntiFa. 

There have been over 50 killed by white supremacists. 

 

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24 Comments

  1. Gryphen July 30, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    Is Beto O’Reourke even still on stage?

    I have heard very little from him tonight.

    • anon July 30, 2019 at 5:31 pm

      9. 88 percent of people say “lack of civility in politics today is a serious problem.”

      And there’s no one who’s obviously less civil than Trump.

      10. Indeed, more voters blame Trump for lack of civility than Democrats.

  2. Anonymously July 30, 2019 at 5:21 pm

    Dem debate

    https://mobile.twitter.com/search?q=%23demdebate

    Ripped!

    https://www.raw story.com/2019/07/the-worst-ive-ever-seen-it-cnn-ripped-for-doing-a-horrible-job-moderating-democraticdebate/

  3. Gryphen July 30, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    Finally talking about Climate Change.

  4. Anonymously July 30, 2019 at 5:33 pm
  5. Gryphen July 30, 2019 at 5:44 pm

    Elizabeth Warren called out white supremacy as domestic terrorism.

    I like that.

  6. Gryphen July 30, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Does CNN think John Delaney is a front runner?

    Why do they keep asking him so many questions?

    To be honest this will likely be his last debate.

  7. Anonymous July 30, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    I”n my opinion Sanders did the best job of explaining the Medicaid for all health care policy.
    +=================
    First of all he is talking about Medicare for all in his tweet NOT Medicaid, they are two different things.

    I don’t have cable, so I couldn’t watch the debate, however I would like to know how Medicare (not Medicaid) covers everything . It doesn’t, you need supplemental Medicare or an Advantage plan to cover prescriptions (pt D)

    Personally, I think it is stupid to scrap “Obamacare” for Medicare for all. They should fix Obamacare and gradually switch over, get the kinks out before throwing everyone in a tizzy.

    That is my opinion, I was on Obamacare for several years and just switched to Medicare. No it doesn’t cover everything, there are still premiums and copays

    • Gryphen July 30, 2019 at 6:43 pm

      Sorry, you are right.

      I confuse those two all the damn time.

  8. Anonymous July 30, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    Either the Democrats need to change their “message” or this is a really dumb millennium.

    Watching the local news ( Detroit) they interviewed a woman that identified herself as a millennium. She stated that she wished they would talk about issues that pertain to her age group like education and not OLD PEOPLE STUFF LIKE MEDICARE FOR ALL.

    So her impression and maybe others is that they are talking about health care for OLD people not replacing Obamacare.

  9. Anonymous July 30, 2019 at 8:14 pm

    Clown show.

  10. fuck you sarah July 30, 2019 at 10:51 pm

    Inslee 2020.

    We have no earth if we don’t reduce all breeding, manufacturing, and consuming by 95% globally for the next 90 years.

    • Anon July 31, 2019 at 8:47 am

      Sounds like your upset w/ $arah. Sounds like you picked the wrong horse. Lost $$$ hu?

  11. OT-FYI July 31, 2019 at 6:34 am
  12. Anonymous July 31, 2019 at 8:24 am

    https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/7/26/8931803/julian-castro-indigenous-communities-plan-2020-primary?fbclid=IwAR1Kss0DBj6L-vptAirmAHPQDmy859Vya0kvUx4VZBzm9O3E7B7CoYmNpZ8

    Tribal sovereignty
    Treaty commitments
    Indigenous women
    Democratic participation
    Partnering with indigenous communities

    “Castro also dedicates a section of his plan to addressing violence against indigenous women, who are more likely than other racial groups to experience domestic violence and sexual assault. Native communities have also grappled with a crisis of missing and murdered women, noting that the issue has been seriously underreported in federal data. Castro suggests that to address some of these issues, it is important to expand tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act, and create grants that would support tribal victims of crimes like domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.”

  13. Anonymous July 31, 2019 at 11:24 am

    Elizabeth Warren kicked ass.

    Warren/ Buttigieg feels like a winning ticket to me. A lot of the rest could fill cabinet positions. Not all of them, just most.

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