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Sat Jan 12, 2019, 12:14 AM

Robert Reich nails it

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Robert Reich

@RBReich
The state of American democracy:
A President who serves Putin
A Sec. of Defense who serves contractors
An EPA admin. who serves the coal industry
A Sec. of HHS who serves pharma
A Sec. of the Interior who serves Big Oil
A Sec. of Education who serves for-profit colleges

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8:39 PM - Jan 11, 2019


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Reply Robert Reich nails it (Original post)
SHRED Jan 12 OP
UniteFightBack Jan 12 #1
chillfactor Jan 12 #2
ffr Jan 12 #3
BigmanPigman Jan 12 #4
Hermit-The-Prog Jan 12 #12
Niagara Jan 12 #5
OMGWTF Jan 12 #6
NJCher Jan 12 #7
smirkymonkey Jan 12 #8
Quixote1818 Jan 12 #9
LuckyLib Jan 12 #10
Hermit-The-Prog Jan 12 #11
BlueJac Jan 12 #13
Scurrilous Jan 12 #14
SWBTATTReg Jan 12 #15
pdsimdars Jan 12 #16
debsy Jan 12 #17
Ferrets are Cool Jan 12 #18
leftieNanner Jan 12 #19
Ferrets are Cool Jan 12 #20

Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 12:18 AM

1. I told this to my sister the other day and she didn't believe me. I said why are you still

defending this man you don't even like him! Is it just to piss of Democrats? Is that all you stand for???? She had to say yes because it was the TRUTH!!!

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 12:20 AM

2. Great post SHRED....

Thank you!

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 12:21 AM

3. It's the swamp that republicans far and wide wanted to inflict upon America

Republicans are traitors.

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 12:26 AM

4. And those are the few who are in positions that are filled and not "acting"

positions for those who left/were fired. Half of the current positions are still not even filled. Ridiculous!

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #4)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 01:49 PM

12. and others are just being discovered

There was a post either this morning or last night where there had been some appointments to positions that were not usually political, uncovered by FOIA requests.

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 12:32 AM

5. Boom!

K&R

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 01:24 AM

6. It's called a Kakistocracy ... aka rule by the worst people.

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Response to OMGWTF (Reply #6)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:01 AM

7. And rule by the worst people

Is called a catastrophe, particularly during a time of global warming.

Cher

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:12 AM

8. +1000

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:40 AM

9. This isn't a swamp, it's the fucking La Brea Tar Pits nt

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:45 AM

10. Just as Bannon wrote about -- destroying the government and democracy along with it.

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 09:26 AM

11. left out Moscow Mitch serving the Russian agent in the WH


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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 05:14 PM

13. K&R

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 05:30 PM

14. K&R

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 05:39 PM

15. So much for clearing out the swamp, eh? nt

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 05:49 PM

16. He forgot the bottom line --- "What could go wrong?"

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 05:58 PM

17. No Republican is serving us.

The only way they can win is by cheating. They have been cheating to "win" elections for decades. They are all serving their own self-interests. Nixon stole the election from Humphrey and again from McGovern via Watergate. Ronald Reagan (and GHW Bush) stole the election from Carter by colluding with Iran to hold the American hostages until after the election in 1980. George W. Bush should never have been sworn in as president, having the Supreme Court handing him the win but precluding anyone from using their ruling as precedent. The elections of 2002 and beyond welcomed in the era of electronic voting machines, some of which have no paper trails and all of which have "proprietary" software. Gerrymandering has produced virtually incontestable seats in many areas across the country. I'm sure there are many federal, state, and even local elections where (R) senators and representatives "won" by cheating. They have to cheat. They can't win without cheating. None of them give a rats ass about the United States or her citizens. All they care about is money and power. Call me cynical if you'd like. My husband would call me a realist.

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 07:31 PM

18. But, but, but...

poor people never did anything to HELP America.

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Response to Ferrets are Cool (Reply #18)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 08:41 PM

19. Exactly!

Poor people never offer people jobs - at least according to Jerry Falwell Jr.

All of that Jesus stuff must be from some other bible.

I don't really need the sarcasm thingie, do I?

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Response to leftieNanner (Reply #19)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 08:52 PM

20. Not at all!!

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