You can’t do the big things if you can’t do the little things. A friend of mine used to say this all the time. And it reminds me of the Democratic Party - a party that can’t seem to move the needle on the big, meaningful stuff because they’re always fighting about procedural issues that prevent the nation from moving forward. Has the right wing lost its fucking mind in this country? Sure. But they’re not the reason democrats are so dysfunctional. The Democratic Party is riddled with self-inflicted wounds, some of which we expose in today’s episode including a profile of one of the party’s worst actors: Josh Gottheimer.
Chapter One: Meet Josh: 00:06:40
Chapter Two: No Labels: 00:15:28
Chapter Three: Caucus, meet money. Money, meet caucus: 00:20:34
Chapter Four: Bring it home, Max: 00:26:30
Post Show Musings: 00:31:52
Visual Capitalist: All of the World’s Wealth in One Visualization
United Nations Development Programme: Latest Human Development Index Ranking
Open Secrets: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
GovTrack: Rep. Josh Gottheimer
The Orange County Register: Porter-backed bill seeks to restore SALT deductions capped under 2017 tax act
The New York Times: Private Equity Funds, Sensing Profit in Tumult, Are Propping Up Oil
Commercial Observer: How Blackstone Became the Biggest Private Landlord — And What That Means
Open Secretes: Contributors to Josh Gottheimer 2021 - 2022
HuffPost: 'No Labels' Needs A Warning Label
No Labels Youtube: An Antidote to the Extremes
The Washington Post: Trump accepts No Labels prize, as O’Malley calls him ‘racist,’ ‘fascist’
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights: Vote “No” on The FIRST STEP Act
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights: Support Positive Solutions to Keep Children Safe in Schools, Oppose Criminalization of Our Youth
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