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Progressive senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren share the debate stage for the first time in the 2020 primary race; Kristin Fisher reports from Detroit with a preview.
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On the roster: Sanders, Warren vs. All others – Biden bounces back, after the first debate, the burglary of the Treasury to increase the Federal borrowing estimate – survey: half of voters believe the President is racist – electrolytes ≠Real lights
SANDERS, WARREN VS. ALL OTHER
ABC News: “Two progressive powerhouses are in the middle of the stage for the night of the second Democratic debate on Tuesday. The party is just for sen Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren , to confuse, to know that they occur in the same ideological territory. However, the two New England senators are long-time allies, not to contradict, actually, very much. The real action in Detroit could bring the podium closer to the wings, where a group of moderates relative-including several who are unlikely to qualify for future debates, minus a big splash — are ready to fight. If the Michigan-backdrop was not enough, and Tuesday night’s lineup offers a virtual tour through challenging places to win for the Democrats. Among which, joining Sanders and Warren on the stage: Indiana Pete Buttigieg, Minnesota , Amy Klobuchar, Texas’ Beto O’rourke, Montana , Steve Bullock, Ohio Tim Ryan , and Colorado, John Hickenlooper. A showdown between Sanders and Warren for the progressive mantle may be inevitable. But that doesn’t make it immediately, with possible differences of opinion on the display of the front-runners, but between them and the rest.”
Your weapons will peace be strong enough? – Politically: “The candidates themselves have largely kept things cordial. But signs of tension have leaked. As the Warren poll ticked up, Sanders ‘ employees, penetrates, took her on Twitter for those not in a Fox-News-town hall, while suggesting that her climb was a manufactured media narrative. … In the weeks that followed some of the tweets have been deleted and helper, said Sanders made it clear that he will not tolerate the attack Warren. … CNN moderators will no doubt try to goad it indicates conflict [tonight], but both candidates have, they will do their best to resist. … Based on discussions with their advisors, it is more of the candidates face off against the moderate candidates on the stage, as against each other.”
BIDEN BOUNCES BACK, AFTER THE FIRST DEBATE, BURGLARY
Quinnipiac University: “former Vice President Joseph Biden returns to his slump in the Wake of the first Democratic presidential debate and now leads the pack with 34 percent of Democrats and independent voters who lean democratic, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. Massachusetts sen. Elizabeth Warren has, with 15 percent, with 12 percent for California, Sr., Kamala Harris , and 11 percent for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. This compares to the results of the 2. July survey by the independent Quinnipiac University National Poll shows Biden with 22 percent, and Harris with 20 per cent., Warren with 14 percent, and Sanders, with 13 percent. … Rounded out the democratic field are South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg is 6 percent, and former U.S. Rep. Beto O’rourke and entrepreneur Andrew Yang with 2 percent. There are four candidates with 1 percent, and the 14 candidates with less than 1 percent.”
Biden, Sanders attack new Harris-health-plan – Fox News: “hours after the White House candidate Sen. Kamala Harris unveiled their plan to push the country towards a government-supported ‘Medicare for all’ health care system in the next ten years, the California Democrat faced incoming fire from two of your top competitors for your party-2020-presidential nomination. The campaign of sen Bernie Sanders from Vermont, proposed the Harris proposal, you say: “call it what you want, but you can not call, the plan Medicare for All”. And, the former Vice-President Joe Biden ‘s team by the name of Harris is planning a” have-it-every-which-way-approach”, that “both backtracks on its long-promised – but then hedged support of Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All legislation.’ … The Harris plan appeared to set in order to improve a middle ground between Sanders’ ‘Medicare for all” proposal and the public option in ObamaCare, that Biden has proposed.”
THE RULES: HELPFUL TIPS
“A good government implies two things: first, fidelity to the object of government is the happiness of the people; secondly, the knowledge of the means by which the object can best be achieved.” – Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, Federalist No. 62
TIME-OUT: A Sweet GAME
The Atlantic: “When you were a kid sometime in the last 70 years, chances are you played the game in Candy Land. According to toy historian Tim Walsh, an amazing 94 percent of mothers are aware of candy Land, and more than 60 percent of households with a 5-year-old child a custom set. The game to sell about 1 million copies each year. … What makes it so attractive? The answer can change a little with the game to do history: It was invented by Eleanor Abbott, a teacher, in a polio ward during the epidemic in the 1940s and ‘50s. The outbreak had forced children in extremely safety-critical environments. Patients were confined of equipment, and the parents kept healthy children in out of fear of catch, you could the disease. Bonbon-Land is offered, the children in Abbott is the Church a welcome distraction—but there was also immobilized patients is a liberating fantasy in movement.”
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Trump job performance
Average Approval: 43.8 Percent
The average of the rejection: 52.2 percent
Net Score: -8.4 Points
Change from a week ago: 2 points
[Average, includes: Quinnipiac University: 40% approve, reject – 54%; Fox News: 46% approve, reject – 51%; NPR/PBS/Marist: 44% approve – 53% disapprove; ABC News/WSJ: 45% approve – 52% lean; Gallup: approve 44% – 51% oppose it.]
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TO INCREASE THE TREASURY, FEDERAL BORROWING ESTIMATE
WSJ: “borrowing by the Federal government 1 trillion for the second year is set to be upwards of $in a row higher than the cost of obsolete sales growth and concern about budget deficits is fading in Washington and on Wall Street. The Treasury Department said on Monday it expected to issue $814 billion in net marketable debt in the second half of the calendar year, the total debt to $1.23 trillion US dollars in the year 2019. This would correspond to a slight decline of bond in the year 2018, when the Ministry of Finance issued $1.34 trillion in debt—more than twice as much as the $546 billion Euro in 2017. The budget gap for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30 is on course to more than 1 trillion dollars cuts after 2017, the tax, the limited Federal financial management and the previous two-year budget deal that increases spending nearly $300 billion over the spending Congress caps adopted in 2011. The new budget agreement congressional leaders announced last week effectively the Problem of the state spending is pushed until after the election in 2020.”
Tyler Cowen: RIP rational debate on the Federal budget – Bloomberg: “Apparently, the US politics are now so polarized, rational conversation about the Federal budget is no longer possible. Last week, the house of representatives approved a two-year to increase the budget deal that is, the expenditure of $extend 320 billion, significantly reducing the deficit. However, not to articulate commentators able to provide a coherent answer — no matter which political side you’re on. Democrats don’t seem to realize that the waste is turners budget similar to the kind of financial policy they were to recommend, before the Trump choice. The common claim, voiced by partisans of Lawrence Summers to Paul Krugman, was that the economy in a new era of long-term “secular stagnation” and lack of demand. Left economists called for more state budget expenditures and larger deficits, and this is what we get now, albeit with a suboptimal level of infrastructure spending.”
Sen. Shelby completion of fiscal year 2020 invoices – appeal: “Senate appropriations sub-Committee leaders are likely to learn within the next week, how much you have to spend to your tax 2020 invoices. Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard C. Shelby, R-Ala., said on Monday he hopes that the completion of the 12-sub-Committee assignments by the end of this week or early next week. “We are working on it now, but they will come later in the week or the first of next week,’ said Shelby. … But he has said for weeks that he hopes to mark the year of 2020, Defense fairs the first week of the legislators back in Washington after the August recess. He also expressed the hope that the negotiators could pair Sept the defense spending bill with the labor-HHS-education spending bill, which proved to be successful last year, and became law before the end of the fiscal year. 30.”
POLL: HALF OF VOTERS BELIEVE THE PRESIDENT IS RACIST
Quinnipiac University: “President Donald Trump is a racist, American voters say by 51 to 45 percent in a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. White voters are divided, say, 46 percent, he is a racist, and 50 percent will not say he is the independent Quinnipiac University National Poll. Trump is a racist black voters 80 say – 11 percent and Hispanic voters say 55 – 44 percent. Men do not say 55 – 41 percent that Trump is racist. Women 59 – 36 percent say he is racist. But 49 percent of American voters say President Trump the politics of immigration are motivated by a sincere interest in the control of our borders”, while 41 per cent of its immigration policy, motivated by ” racist beliefs, to say.’ … “While half of voters think President Donald Trump is a racist, the religion shows an even bigger gap. Only 21 percent of white Evangelicals believe that the President is racist. Compare 63 percent of the voters who do not ner with any of the organised religions,” said Mary snow, a polling analyst for the Quinnipiac University poll.”
But the majority did not favor prosecution – Quinnipiac University: “voters say 60 – 32 percent, that Congress should not begin impeachment proceedings against Trump. Support for starting impeachment proceedings, the 61 – 29 percent among Democrats and 66 – 23 percent among black voters, but all other listed party, gender, education, age and race is opposed. Still, the voters 52 say, 40 percent, Trump tried to derail or impede’ the investigation, in the 2016 election, and say 56 – 31 percent that the Miller-report of the President of any wrongdoing clear. A total of 71 percent of American voters are “very concerned” or “somewhat concerned” that a foreign government may try to influence the elections in 2020.”
DCCC sees major staff shakeup by variety of concerns – Political
Republicans sue lock new citizens redistricting Commission in Michigan – the Detroit News
Two more senators join a growing list of impeachment supporters – Politically
Fox News poll: Six out of ten say, Iran, North Korea a threat to US security – Fox News
“People need to be invested in this false narrative of idiots about me as a ‘crystal lady’ ‘crazy new age.’ If you really think of it, I must do it correctly, that they are so scared.” – Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson said Hill.TV during a recent interview.
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ELECTROLYTES ≠ REAL LIGHTS
WIBW: “A Colorado driver gets an A for effort in his clever attempt to replace a broken rear light drink with a red sports. The driver was fixed on the way to the light, when officers held him in Longmont, 38 miles North of Denver, authorities said. ‘While we, the ingenuity of this rear light will appreciate this is not a permanent solution. Rear work lights to prevent accidents,’ Longmont police posted on Facebook. “If your back are broken lights, please get it repaired.’ Do not tell the officers the officers the ticket, the driver, was seen repairing his car later in the day. According to the law of the land, the vehicles with a red rear light that can be seen, the removed at least 100 meters, during the day.”
AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“In everything—talent, imagination, write, Yes, the curiosity—[Thomas] Jefferson was amazing, Continental, and thus most American.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) writing in Time magazine on may 22, 2000.
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