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July 21, 2018

I wonder if Ocasio-Cortez is trying to pull a Bernie

So, Bernie Sanders came out of nowhere and captured the vote of many millenials and independents in 2016 during the primaries. He did not win. In the process he burned a lot of bridges and alienated many democrats. I think he would be hard pressed to do any better in 2020. I wonder if Ocasio-Cortez is trying to ride the same wave for 2020. She is young and apparently is appealing to the same cross-section of voters that Bernie did. Maybe she is Bernie 2.0 ?
July 19, 2018

Screw the "I'm not at liberty to discuss"

What and when the president (then president-elect) was briefed on.

I love Adam Schiff but he is playing by the rules when trump and his goons are selling our country to Russia.
Something like that is so big, it has to be divulged. He does not need to get into the details (sources and methods) but please stop beating around the Bush

June 21, 2018

Young immigrants detained in Virginia center allege abuse

Source: Associated press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at a juvenile detention center in Virginia say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nude and shivering in concrete cells.

Read more: https://apnews.com/amp/afc80e51b562462c89907b49ae624e79?__twitter_impression=true

Now it has moved to the realm of concentration camps. It's not hyperbole, it's real.
June 21, 2018

Do you believe in reincarnation ?

I do not but this might make me reconsider.



June 21, 2018

Tell me that is not child trafficking.


Bringing kids in the dead of the night to a foster care agency in nyc.

More than 350 migrant kids — as young as 9 months old — have been sent to a single Harlem foster care provider since the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on separating children from parents at the border began, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday.

I wonder how much money is going to change hands in terms of adoption fees and have these kids snatched from their parents.

Also, it gives us an insight into the conditions in the detention centers :

The youngsters arrive riddled with lice, bed bugs and chicken pox from the immigration detention facilities they were held in before being bused to the Big Apple, and are also suffering trauma from the separation, de Blasio says the workers there told him.

This Is happening in America in 2018.

The only positive I see if I look really hard is that they are in nyc and mayor de blasio might be able to help them.

June 20, 2018

For lawyers on du

Is there anybody or any organization who would have standing to bring forth a lawsuit for human right violations or kidnapping or breaking any number of rights in the constitution ?
Is there any legitimate case to be made or would the administration be able to claim it's the law they are applying with zero-tolerance ?

June 20, 2018

Senators and Congress people

Need to force their way into these facilities. Governors should come with their security detail and dare the feds to arrest them.

Trump is building fucking concentration camps. They are saying the tent city is going to be expanded to 4000 beds.

June 19, 2018

This is the United States of America. This is not nazi germany.

Dianne Feinstein on Chris Hayes.

A month ago, we were criticized even here on du when making comparisons with nazi Germany. No, this can't happen here, let's not go for hyperbole, etc...

Well we are there now. For a mainstream senator to say that on national tv, you better believe we are there.

June 16, 2018

The Swamp..

See what this talented artist is doing:


June 14, 2018

History repeats itself !

Rachel is talking about herb Kalmbach who was Nixon 's fixer. He was using hush money gotten from campaign funds, money from corporations that donated to his law firm hoping to cash in because he was Nixon's personal lawyer...

Contrast that with Cohen. You could just paste and replace Kalmbach by Cohen, Nixon by Trump and you have it...

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