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When EVERYONE Is Eligible To Vote...Hillary CANNOT WIN!

Unless......
Posted by CorporatistNation | Sun May 15, 2016, 12:09 PM (48 replies)

Sidney Blumenthal On Hardball And Chris "Actually" Asked Him If He Was Interviewed By The FBI..

RE: The Clinton Server/Email Investigation by the FBI...

Sidney... "danced... ..." and talked about his desire for transparency. (whatever his definition of transparency is...) Sidney blathered but would not answer the question... Then, Chris asked Sidney again whether he was interviewed by the FBI... Sidney then ... "danced.." some more... and cobbled together his version of...

"I would prefer not to comment on an ongoing investigation..."


So... let's see just how transparent this entire "inquiry" into the clear violations of FOIA Laws, possible espionage as outlined in great detail here and elsewhere... fall into place when the likely transparent FBI report and/or request for indictment... (unlikely) are handed out.

No indictment does not vindicate or render w/o guilt for violations that would land the ordinary and unconnected in considerable legal peril... It just means that rules are only rules if they are applied equally to ALL.
Posted by CorporatistNation | Mon May 9, 2016, 06:54 PM (110 replies)

Wolf Blitzer: "Just In... Bernie Sanders IS The Winner Of The Democratic Presidential Nomination!"

Freudian Slip? Wolf being prescient?

All Bernie has to do is prevent Hillary from reaching 2383 "Pledged" Delegates! Then it is up to the "Supers" to decide IF... THEY want to take responsibility for nominating a candidate whose potential for generating a WIN in November is in a word.... NEGLIGIBLE...
Posted by CorporatistNation | Tue May 3, 2016, 08:19 PM (8 replies)

Plenty of Solid EVIDENCE For Bernie Sanders To Continue On Into What Will Essentially A TIED Race...

by the time Philly comes around... http://www.nationofchange.org/news/2016/04/29/will-happen-democratic-convention/

Hillary WILL NOT have enough Delegates to WIN OUTRIGHT... And Neither will Bernie... But he might... And then the Supers will have to decide whether they are willing to give up MILLIONS of Indys, Millions of Democrats and a very nice smattering of Republicans... Just to grant Hillary her lifelong ambition... There will have to be quite a bit of... THINKING TWICE!

Part Two: Why Sanders Will Win, According to Math

If you’ve found yourself thinking, “Well, Sanders won’t secure the nomination, either!” You are almost 100% right! Well, 99.6% right, anyway. Because, if we take Sanders’ current delegate total of 1,371, subtract that from the magic 2,383, then divide that by the remaining available delegates, we get 0.996, see:

2,383 – 1,371 = 1,012

1,012 ÷ 1,016 = 0.996 or 99.6%

Therefore, Sanders would have to secure a whopping 99.6% victory in all remaining states to secure the nomination! I think this may be one of the few things that both Berners and Clintonistas could agree on: that that is impossible. But to those of you that are thinking, “John! This is terrible” or “Haha! Take that, Sanders!” I would reply: You are both wrong. Mostly. Let me explain:

First off, let’s acknowledge that the math seems to prohibit both candidates from securing the nomination before the convention — so what does this mean? This means that, since Sanders will not give up before the convention, there will almost certainly be a “contested convention.”

“Um… But John…” you may be saying, “Won’t Hillary still be miles ahead of Sanders in votes at the convention?”

To which I would reply: I’m glad you asked, my paid Hillary-supporter friend! Allow me to demonstrate how that will also not be the case, no matter what the media would have you believe. Follow me!

Since neither of them will be securing the 2,383 needed for the nomination, let’s take a look at another number that has been hiding in plain sight for far too long. I’d like you to meet the number, 4,051. That’s the number of total pledged delegates that are available from all 50 states, plus DC, US territories, and the Democrats abroad. As it should be obvious, a majority of these delegates would be 2,026 because:

4,051 ÷ 2 = 2,025.5

At the convention, this number is going to matter more than the unattainable 2,383 delegates that no one will have. That being the case, let’s take a look at what Bernie Sanders would have to do to get there. If Sanders won 60% of the remaining contests (and remember how 475 of 1,016 are in California, where Sanders will do well), then the numbers at the convention would look like this:

1,016 x .60 = 609.6

Round that to 610 and add it to Sanders current total of 1,371, then divide that by the total delegate count, 4,051:

610 + 1,371 = 1,981

1,981 ÷ 4,051 = .489 or 48.9%

So, in the scenario where Sanders takes about 60% of the remaining vote, we’re essentially looking at a 49 to 51% vote total at the convention — not so bad, eh? And that’s easily within Sanders’ reach, if we do well in California (which we almost certainly will). Let’s look at what happens if he takes 70% (just like he did last time we went to the West/Left Coast):

1,016 x .70 = 711.2, round it down to 711, then:

711 + 1,371 = 2,082

2,082 ÷ 4,051 = 0.513 or 51.3%


If Sanders took 70%, the convention would look like 51.3 to 48.7%, in favor of Sanders! But 70%, while possible, is a bit of a stretch — the new magic number, for Sanders anyway, is actually 64.4% of the remaining states, which would mean winning 655 of the 1,016 remaining delegates, pushing his total up to 2,026, the bare majority of delegates, leaving Clinton one delegate behind at 2,025.

Now, does Sanders winning 64.4% sound too far-fetched? Not particularly, especially when we consider his advantages on the Left Coast, in California’s 475 delegate semi-open primary. An uphill climb, though? Certainly. Remember, though: it is all but certain that Clinton will not secure the nomination, while Sanders supporters are going to be pouring into Philadelphia for the convention by the tens of thousands. Even if Bernie fell short by a few points, we’re still essentially looking at a tie. And that’s when all hell is going to break loose.

Things are going to become very interesting if we have a near-tie at the convention to be decided by the super-delegates.

Things are going to become very interesting when they look back at the many states that are still crying out for a re-vote, states fraught with “voting irregularities,” polling station closures, and voter roll purges — all states which Clinton won and all states which so far have not received justice.

Things are going to become very interesting when the DNC and the super-delegates realize that Sanders, unlike the Wallstreet-backed Clinton-Machine, will bring in not only millions of independent voters that were unable to vote in the primaries, but even defecting Republican votes, sealing the GOP’s utter defeat in November.

Things are going to become very interesting when, while they are thinking about all of these things, they are doing so to the earth-shaking, thunderous chants of “Sanders! Sanders!” from his tens of thousands of supporters outside, who have time-and-again proven their ability to rally by the tens of thousands — do you think that we won’t do the same at the convention?

And finally, things are going to become very, very interesting when the super-delegates and the DNC are forced to choose, publicly, whether to hand the nomination to Clinton and watch the millions of independents walk away, along with millions of former-democrat Sanders-supporters, basically handing the general election to the neo-fascists Trump or Cruz — or, to hand it to Sanders, a leader who will have the support, not only of the entire Democratic Party, but of millions of Independents, Green Party voters, and — yes, indeed — even Republicans defecting from the extremist GOP. That will be the most interesting part, I think. I’ll see you all in Philadelphia.

In Solidarity,
John Laurits

Here is a very solid description of where we are... THE OLIGARCHY!
Posted by CorporatistNation | Sat Apr 30, 2016, 10:27 PM (134 replies)
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