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Name: Peggy
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This video is so good that I had to bring it over from Facebook. Time for goosebumps.

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Mon Feb 29, 2016, 05:15 PM (7 replies)

I just ran across this article on Facebook and thought it worth posting.

Eric Hensal was a close friend of WCGreen.


Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Feb 24, 2016, 07:10 PM (3 replies)

A new campaign video from Bernie Sanders:


Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Feb 10, 2016, 08:16 PM (6 replies)

I found this on Facebook. I don't know if the link is liberal or not.


The first four paragraphs:

I think we can all agree that the GOP is terrible at governing. Also, their ideas are lousy. Their economic plans are fantasy-based and have repeatedly been proven not to work; their views on social issues are antiquated and cruel and play to an ever-shrinking base; their denial of scientific evidence is dangerous and becoming more and more difficult to peddle, and their knowledge of international affairs is embarrassingly skimpy.

Since the facts don’t work for them, they have to bolster their electoral prospects with the things they are really good at: creating propaganda and dirty tricks. From framing issues, to presenting a unified messaging front to working under the radar to spending their money in secretive ways, the GOP knows how to distort the truth and spread their message.

They have applied these skills to a years-long, expensive, sophisticated, insidious game to bait the left into believing and delivering their anti-Clinton message. And it’s working pretty darn well.

When Mitt Romney lost the election, the GOP looked at the potential field of Democratic candidates, and determined that Hillary Clinton was most likely to be the Democratic choice for 2016. Beginning then, a number of conservative groups, including American Crossroads–created by Karl Rove–and America Rising, set to work to develop messaging that would damage her with voters on the left.

The effort to vilify Mrs. Clinton could ultimately cost several hundred million dollars, given the variety and volume of political organizations involved.

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Sun Feb 7, 2016, 04:43 PM (7 replies)
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