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Name: John Monk
Gender: Male
Hometown: Raleigh NC
Home country: USA
Member since: Sat Apr 23, 2016, 11:45 AM
Number of posts: 290

About Me

Age:25 Hobby:musician

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Not a Liberal

Louise mensch is not a liberal in any way shape or form. She is not a patriot or a feminist. She is a conspiracy theorist and a total nut job.

And she loves conspiracy theories. Letís count them:

the unrest in Fergerson was the Russians (nope)

ProPublica is run by Bannon who is of course a Putin robot (nope)

Andrew Breitbart was murdered by Putin (nope)

people who disagree with her are Russian spies (nope)

she was wrong about the FISA warrants (yes)

Putin is responsible for the shooting at Westminister back in March (nope)

Also she has some kind of working relationship with Newscorp, better known as the parent company that runs Fox News. So let's stop praising her and stop trying to work with her.


End Of Discussion!


I have been an activist and FDR democrat all of my adult and teenage life. I have always stood up for the environment, reproductive rights, and economic justice. I am very proud of the fact that I support all these fundamental human rights and I think my grandfather who is unfortunately no longer living would be very proud of me and that means the world to me. Unfortunately there is a lot of hate in this great country of ours and it is quite unnerving and this election cycle brought out the worst in us but not just as a country but as citizens of our planet. Bill Maher's new rules has really disturbed me and wasn't just an attack against people who voted third party but was also an attack on progressives in general and seems to be just unfocused hate speech. During the election cycle I have been called and accused of inaccurate and a just plain insulting gambit of ugly names from fellow Democrats and the trumpers. I have oddly been called racist, sexist and a bigot eventhough I have been standing for the rights of both sexes and standing up for civil rights of people of all races and religions here and abroad. And of course I've been called a communist and a whole host of ugly names and slurs from the trump supporting republicans. People have even accused me of supporting trump even though my views directly contradict that of the trumpers and the trump administration. My point being that progressives should not be subject to this name calling from fellow democrats just for supporting a different democratic candidate. The name calling needs to stop so we can focus all of our efforts to make sure another trump term doesn't happen. Progressives and Bernie Democrats have a lot to bring to the table and I think we are all feeling a little alienated and at the same time we have to deal with a trump administration which all to much to deal with. Let us come together and stop trump and challenge the status quo and bring fourth real progressive change.

Election rant about being a millennial

I'm 25 so I'm a millennial. Everyone for trump and everyone for HRC that I know treats me like I'm either a child or I'm retarded. I'm really losing my patience with the insults. In fact it's so bad I don't even know if I'm gunna stay with either party. I've always been a democrat. I have not and never will vote for a republican. The attacks are vicious and its all because of my fucking age!

Also this is not a winning strategy. If any of the other young people are treated half as bad as I have been this election than HRC has no chance of winning the general.

The division

Warning post might be controversial and remember this is just my opinion so please be civil.

As a Bernie supporter and as an American I am very disappointed in this election. For the first time since the Reagan administration we now have a true progressive candidate running. Also sanders is the first candidate since Reagan to run his presidential campaign solely focused on the economy. He is also one of the few politicians that doesn't believe in that Reaganomics bullshit that both parties insist helps our economic. Imagine that a real candidate for progressive economic reform. Not no. Trump decided to make this an election about race. Fuck that white supremacist pig! Because for a while the democratic platform was about the economy. But Hillary saw an opportunity and stole some of Donald's platform of race. I'm not saying it on the same level by any means but the conversation of the entire election is about race and it's really pissing me off! We were actually talking about real issues until don became the racist candidate which Hillary in part then decided to change the conversation. We should not meet him with violence. We should show the world how crazy and intolerable his racism is! For the first time in the Democratic Party because of Hillary I have seen some racism coming from this party! We need to stop that shit! For the first time ever! I don't want to be a democrat!

Also it's ok to disagree with me or this post. I would love to hear different options with either view point.

HRC's email problems just got worse

Here is the article:https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/the-fix/wp/2016/05/25/hillary-clintons-email-problems-just-got-much-worse/

Letting her go to the presidency is political suicide! She broke the law!

Why all the hate towards Cornell West?

He is a champion of the progressive movement and a champion of human rights. Why is he getting attacked? How can you attack him and be for racial equality? How can you attack him and still call yourself a liberal?

That is all.

Collapse (Post-Amerika)

Hi there friends at DU! this is part 2 of a series of posts that I am doing.
you can read part 1 here: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1280194197

The topic of this post is how the American dream still lives on! but in Europe. the other part of the topic is how we started going away from our FDR progressive roots because of Ronald Reagan.

The Passing of the Torch

I talked in great detail about how FDR changed the USA and brought about real progressive reform to our nation. But FDR's reforms took root in the EU after the war. You can pretty much say his ideas still live on but the live on in the EU. Many of Europe's nations have adopted the progressive policies of FDR. Lets start with Italy, Germany, and France. In Italy they really care about their work force. They have a 36 hour work week with paid leave and Italy also has a law that it is illegal to make some one work more than 40 hours a week. not only is it illegal for your boss to email or call you after work but the Italians also have fully paid maternity leave. now imagine that in the USA! We all know Germany has some of the strongest unions in the world and a great work force as well. what is amazing about Germany's economy is how they got it. After the war we were left with a choice. We could help rebuild Germany or say its not our problem. Our country took the high road and helped shaped Germany into a great country with a thriving economy. People just had a different attitude back then and cared about how we treated each other. Even when we were wronged by Hitler we still were able to forgive. Now we move on to France. Nutrition in the school system is very important in France.

In Frances public schools lunch time is a 60 minute class where they learn about diet and manners at the dinner table. Because lunch is a class the kids in France don't have problems with obesity and they don't go hungry like they do in the United States. The UK has even adopted a single payer healthcare system from their rebuilding after wwii. The Scandinavian countries have socialized medicine and because of that they have some of the best healthcare on the world. One important holiday they celebrate in Europe is May Day. May Day is celebrated in many countries as a traditional springtime festival or as an international day honoring workers and the People get the day off to celebrate and protest current events. So as you can see the American dream is alive and well in Europe but unfortunately we lost touch back in the USA.

This is Cardiac Arrest

Unfortunately we are Losing our progressive values as a country. Ronald Reagan Brought in a bizarre anti Roosevelt way of thinking into the United States. Reagan Replaced progressive taxation with tax cuts for the top and the elite. Therefore the money needed to provide services was cut as well. That is why we have the anti welfare mentality from the crazy conservatives. Reagan also gave us supply side economics or voodoo economics. This goes against traditional economics where supply is supposed to meet demand. We also started to focus all of our spending on the military instead of the schools and our health as a nation. Ronald Reagan has ruined our political system and is one of the worst presidents we have ever had. He was the first step to the oligarchy that we have today.

We have to fight for all of our rights. If you want to know what our country can achieve with progress ideas then Europe is a great place to look at.

My challenge for all of you is to watch Michael Moore's Where to Invade Next and also watch Pay to Play. Part 3 will be about the economic collapse and what caused it which I will post here. I Hope Y'all enjoyed this post.

The liberal media is a myth!

What is this now right wing underground! unless it's fstv or RT it's not worth watching. Msmbc is crap! Fox News is crap! Cnn is crap!

Feel the Bern!

Bernie Won Oregon!

go Bernie!

To HRC on her loss
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