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FlatBaroque's Journal
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December 18, 2015

Here is one thing of which you can be SURE

The Clinton campaign, which eyes these hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic supporters with great envy, has a complete and accurate copy of Bernie entire database. The breach served two purposes: 1) An obvious trap for another campaign, and 2) to leave a back door open for the Clinton campaign. That is the sign of a truly Rovian campaign; when one act of skulduggery meets multiple objectives.

December 18, 2015

Vice chair of DNC accuses Debbie Wasserman Schultz of lying about consulting on debate schedule Rea

Vice chair of DNC accuses Debbie Wasserman Schultz of lying about consulting on debate schedule

The head of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, has been caught in a lie, and some powerful Democrats are calling her out on it.

Vice chairman R.T. Ryback and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard both claim that Wasserman Schultz's statement that she consulted with members of the DNC when she decided to hold six Democratic debates is "simply not true," and Gabbard is questioning the chairman's judgment and her ability to continue in her position.

December 10, 2015

Iíve protested the death of my father, Eric Garner, for more than a year


On 17 July 2014, New York Police Department officer Daniel Pantaleo killed my father, Eric Garner. More than 11 minutes of video footage show Officer Pantaleo placing him in an illegal chokehold, and people all over the world soon learned my father’s final words: “I can’t breathe”. Faced with yet another incontrovertible act of police brutality, angered viewers formed resistance groups – practically overnight – to demand justice.

Today, the only person ever charged with a crime connected to my father’s death is Ramsey Orta, the man who recorded it all. After a controversial investigation, a grand jury failed to indict Officer Pantaelo for my father’s death. Since then, I’ve only fought harder for justice but, as the injustices pile up, I wonder if my fellow fighters will stay united long enough to win.
December 8, 2015

Do you think he will want to be called Bernie

or President Sanders?

December 4, 2015

Fighting for Peace

December 3, 2015

Neoliberal economics will lead to the death of mankind

Clintonian economics must be stopped, arrested, and reversed if there is any chance for our civilization to respond to the coming crisis'.

November 22, 2015

Bernie's Georgetown Univ speech is replaying on C-SPAN right now.

Started at 2, about 4 minutes ago.

November 15, 2015

Is it now abundantly clear why DWS and Hillary want to limit exposure to voters?

Just the slightest poke by Bernie and O'Malley and Hillary was unable to handle herself. She was defensive and unconvincing. She also made what I believe to be a major gaffe, tying her support of Wall Street to 9/11. Maybe there's something in the water in NY that makes everyone tie 9/11 to all their thoughts and actions.

Her performance last night did nothing to change my view that she is unelectable. In fact, it proved that she would be a disaster for the progressive cause.

November 15, 2015

"I helped Wall Street to get back at the terrorists"

Just shoot me.

November 6, 2015

Leaked Emails From Pro-Clinton Group Reveal Censorship of Staff on Israel, AIPAC Pandering, Warped M

Leaked Emails From Pro-Clinton Group Reveal Censorship of Staff on Israel, AIPAC Pandering, Warped Militarism

From The Intercept

LEAKED INTERNAL EMAILS from the powerful Democratic think tank Center for American Progress (CAP) shed light on several public controversies involving the organization, particularly in regard to its positioning on Israel. They reveal the lengths to which the group has gone in order to placate AIPAC and long-time Clinton operative and Israel activist Ann Lewis — including censoring its own writers on the topic of Israel.

The emails also provide crucial context for understanding CAP’s controversial decision to host an event next week for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. That event, billed by CAP as “A Conversation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,” will feature CAP President Neera Tanden and Netanyahu together in a Q&A session as they explore “ways to strengthen the partnership between Israel and the United States.” That a group whose core mission is loyalty to the White House and the Democratic Party would roll out the red carpet for a hostile Obama nemesis is bizarre, for reasons the Huffington Post laid out when it reported on the controversy provoked by CAP’s invitation.

The emails, provided to The Intercept by a source authorized to receive them, are particularly illuminating about the actions of Tanden (right), a stalwart Clinton loyalist as well as a former Obama White House official. They show Tanden and key aides engaging in extensive efforts of accommodation in response to AIPAC’s and Lewis’ vehement complaints that CAP is allowing its writers to be “anti-Israel.” Other emails show Tanden arguing that Libyans should be forced to turn over large portions of their oil revenues to repay the U.S. for the costs incurred in bombing Libya, on the grounds that Americans will support future wars only if they see that the countries attacked by the U.S. pay for the invasions.

These people also run Think Progress.

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