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Progressive Southerner

Current events, news and policies from a progressive southerner's point of view.


Sen. Cory Booker Drops Out

14 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments SouthernRebel

Senator Cory Booker has dropped out of the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primaries. Here is the statement which he released on Medium. According to a poll released, by Des Moines Register and CNN, has Sen. Booker was polling at 3% for the first choice...

Register And Vote For Bernie Sanders

13 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments SouthernRebel

The Bernie Sanders Campaign has created a how to vote guide for each state in the US for the Democratic Primaries. There is a tab which individuals may select their state, a map of the US which individuals may click on their state, or they could scro...

Bernie Campaign Differentiates, Warren Claims She Is Being Trashed

12 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments SouthernRebel

Politico reported that they obtained a script which the Bernie campaign has distributed to canvassers and volunteers. What was reported in the article, since the entire script wasn't posted, seems to be the worst parts of the script; however, they ar...

Bernie Surging Into Iowa, DNC Announces Iowa Debate Candidates

12 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments SouthernRebel

For the January Democratic Primary debate, 6 candidates have been announced, and they are: Sen. Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer. This is the final debate that w...

President Trump's Sad Attack Attempt Against Senator Bernie Sanders

11 Jan 2020 2 minute read 6 comments SouthernRebel

Senator Bernie Sanders has recently taken the lead in both early states in the Democratic Presidential Primaries, the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primary, and we have gotten the first hint of how President Trump will campaign against Sen. Bernie Sa...

The Minimum Wage Doesn't Impact Unemployment Rate

11 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments SouthernRebel

Any time there are talks about increasing the minimum wage, the same talking point comes back, "increasing the minimum wage increases the unemployment rate." Being from the south, all you have to do is look around an know that isn't true. The most re...

America, We’re Being Robbed

11 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments SouthernRebel

With the tensions that has dramatically ratcheted up with Iran since the beginning of the year, it has got me thinking about how pointless these Middle Eastern wars are, and how much money we have essentially set fire to, considering we haven't benef...

Bernie Sanders Takes Lead In Iowa Caucus

11 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments SouthernRebel

A poll released by the Des Moines Register and CNN, which was published Jan. 10th, shows that Senator Bernie Sanders has taken the lead in the first caucus state and first voting state in the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primaries. Sen. Sanders has r...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi Sends Articles Of Impeachment To Senate Just As Sen. Bernie Sanders Takes Lead In Iowa.

11 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments SouthernRebel

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced on Friday, January 10th, that next week she will begin the process to send the Articles of Impeachment of President Trump to the Senate for a trial. Speaker Pelosi has been sitting on the Articles of Impeac...

Bernie Sanders Gets Endorsed By The Sunrise Movement

9 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments SouthernRebel

Senator and Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders has received the highly sought after endorsement from the Sunrise Movement, an environmental organization dedicated to solving the existential crisis of Climate Change. After 6 weeks of deliberation a...