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Sun Feb 16, 2020, 03:36 PM

 

My Heart Belongs to Beto, But I am Giving my Vote to Bloomberg

Because in a Citizens United United States, only the independently wealthy can be independent. Call it the Kennedy effect.

Oh, lest we forget how we got into this mess, here is what I wrote in 2010 about Citizens United. Please, tell me my crystal ball was wrong. Please. And what the fuck? Why is this blog of mine saved on Pravda of all things????

http://pravda-constitution.blogspot.com/2010/02/mccamy-taylors-journal-democracy-in.html

Corporate “citizens” are more equal than union “citizens.” No wonder Congress failed to vote on the Employee Free Choice Act, even when they had a clear 60 vote majority in the Senate. Now, they will blame that woman from Massachusetts for their failure to follow through on their promises to labor, the same way they will blame her for their failure to do fuck about health care.

Bought and sold, that describes our Congress, our president, our Supreme Court. Welcome to the New Federalist United States. If it seems strangely familiar, that might be because it resembles Mussolini’s Italy, a land where corporations ruled and everyone else paid.

"Fascism should more properly be called corporatism because it is the merger of state and corporate power." -- Benito Mussolini ...


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Jirel Feb 2020 #2
Laelth Feb 2020 #3
Newest Reality Feb 2020 #4
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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 03:40 PM

1. I liked Beto. If you could combine his heart and energy with

 

Buttigieg's discipline and calculating ways (plus more experience), you'd have a scary-ass effective candidate. Edit to add: Bloomberg is probably my second choice right now.
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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 03:42 PM

2. You're entitled to your opinion.

 

I guess today is just the Bloomberg campaign “post everything you can to make him seem like a reasonable candidate” day.

But no.
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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 03:48 PM

3. Good rant. Quite prescient.

 

But, in all fairness, they did do something about health care during the 40 days that they had 60 votes in the Senate.

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 03:50 PM

4. Oh why not...

 

Immortal, Trillionaire cyborgs will be hunting the rest of us for sport in the future, anyway.

We might as well give up, give in and hasten the hunt. Why wait? It is a good time to start working out a bit and boning up on your survival skills, though.

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Response to McCamy Taylor (Original post)

Sun Feb 16, 2020, 04:49 PM

5. Same transformation for me

 

My original pick was Beto above Klobuchar second. Now I am debating between Klobuchar and Bloomberg. Realistically, Bloomberg has greater opportunity to win a general election.

I don't care about all the outraged types here. One desperate anti-Bloomberg thread after another. The same crew spent 3 years insisting Trump would be gone from office at this point, or not renominated. I insisted all along that it was laughable.

Evicting an incumbent in toss up terrain requires a strategic choice. If this were late 2017 with Trump at 37% approval, then yeah we could nominate Warren or anybody we wanted. My thinking would be quite different.
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