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The Oligarchy doesn't care who wins the presidency as long as it is a Republican or Clinton...

The American Oligarchy Establishment simply want to rule all of America. With a republican or Clinton as president, their goals will be fulfilled.

Taking control over America is a process that takes time. It started with President Bill Clinton. Yes he did a few good things, but he also set up America for the Oligarchy. NAFTA, repealing Glass-Steagal, and the telecommunications act were kingpins to ending the American democracy.

Then the Supreme Court appointed G.W. Bush and we all know what happened. Obama, like Bill Clinton, did a few good things, but carried on the goals of the Oligarchy as well.

This election is the pivot point where we go from our democracy to full on oligarchy. It will still take a few years to accomplish, but the course has been laid and it's full speed ahead for them. Consider what happens if/when the TPP passes...

A relatively few people want to rule America and they want to dictate what American pleb and middleclass (what remains) can and cannot have. And they are not on the side of 99% of Americans.

We have a chance, America, to stop them in their tracks and it will come in the form of a statesperson that is a President Sanders along with millions of people demanding that the people's agenda be enacted.

Good luck everyone, this might be our last chance.
Posted by TheProgressive | Sun Feb 28, 2016, 03:44 PM (12 replies)

Nevadans have *zero* trust in Clinton, but voted for her to be President...Alll rightyyy then...

NV entrance polls showed Sanders extremely trustworthy and Clinton extremely NOT trustworthy.
Same polls showed Clinton with high experience and 'able to win the GE'.

So, if I read this right, Nevadans have zero trust in Clinton but still what her to be President
because of her experience and perceived ability to win the GE.

There is absolutely nothing you can say about these results, as it makes no sense.
Posted by TheProgressive | Sat Feb 20, 2016, 06:18 PM (48 replies)

Clinton "I was the candidate who went to Wall Street before the crash."

From 2/18/2016 Democratic Townhall Las Vegas, NV - MSNBC

CLINTON: But let me get to the heart of your question. I was the candidate who went to Wall Street before the crash. I was the candidate who went to them and said you are wrecking our economy. What you are doing with mortgages is going to bring us down.

I called to end the carried interest loophole for hedge fund managers. I called to reign in CEO pay. I now have the most effective and comprehensive plan to deal with the threats that Wall Street poses, and I go further than Senator Sanders does because I want to go through after all the other bank bad actors.

The bad actors like hedge funds, the bad actors like AIG, the insurance company. Like Countrywide mortgage. I take a backseat to nobody in being very clear about what I will do to make sure Wall Street never crashes main street again. And, that you can count on.

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/transcript-msnbc-telemundo-clinton-sanders-town-hall-n520781


When I heard this last night, I was stunned. Clinton's statement indicates that Clinton knew of the impending crash. One can assume that many in Congress were well aware of what Wall Street had planned.

Yes, Clinton and the rest did nothing to stop it. Nor did they tell the American people of the impending crash.

Plain and simple: were we set up and the establishment oligarchy knew full well what was going to happen.

People lost their homes, their savings, their retirement, their jobs...

Now you can plainly see that Clinton's speaking engagements were payment for silence before the crash and for the future.

This alone should cause every single Americans to realize how the establishment/oligarchy has taken over our government.






Posted by TheProgressive | Fri Feb 19, 2016, 02:07 PM (106 replies)

Sanders’ Medicare for All, raising taxes, and the Establishment Pushback

Sanders’ Medicare for All, raising taxes, and the Establishment Pushback

Most everyone understands the concept that you will pay more in taxes for Sander’s Medicare for All. But this is greatly offset by not having to pay the health insurance middlemen their monthly premium. Less money flows out of your personal and household budget.

The Democratic third-way establishment folks like Clinton and Pelosi rail that it is ‘raising taxes’ on the middleclass. This is a typical republican ploy. Although nobody likes paying taxes, mature people know this is a requirement for a successful society.

The reason Clinton and the third-way democrats despise instituting a Medicare for All contribution tax is because people will see it coming out of their paycheck. When people see specific payroll deductions, like SS and Medicare for All, the people will demand an effective and fair health care system. And, people will proudly accept this payroll contribution for affordable and effective healthcare. Once implemented, the people will demand this healthcare system and fight against any negative changes...just like Social Security.

The Establishment is pushing back against Medicare for All because there is so much cash going into the pockets of insurance executives, stockholders, and of course politicians. Health Insurers literally make Billion$ in ‘profit’ every year. It is a cash cow for the 1%.

And this is why we the people must pushback against this disgusting insurance thievery and support Medicare for All.

Posted by TheProgressive | Thu Feb 11, 2016, 07:31 PM (6 replies)
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