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Barack_America

(28,876 posts)
Wed Jun 8, 2016, 09:20 PM Jun 2016

For Sale: One Progressive Vote [View all]

Putting this in terms DLC/PPI/Third Way candidates will understand.

Listing date: 6/8/16 at 21:00 EST
Listing end: 11/8/16 at 19:30 EST

For purchase, one reliable progressive general election vote (100% historic general election participation!). Prime Michigan location.

Cost:

1. Commitment to overturn of Citizens United vs. FEC
2. Firm commitment to addition of public option to ACA
3. Unequivocal support of women's right to choice, including 3rd trimester terminations
4. Cessation of current Mid East conflict involvements
5. No further military involvement in regional conflicts, inclusive of regime change
6. Support for $15 per hour minimum wage
7. Commitment to end pursuance of TPP
8. Support for legalization of marijuana and decriminalization of drug addiction
9. Selection of VP candidate and cabinet members with established track records of support for above.

Price is firm. "Or best offer" inquiries will NOT be considered.

Also available, rare progressive bonus package of campaign donations, voter registration and canvassing!

Cost:

1. Firm support for single payer healthcare
2. Pledge to promote a ban on fracking
3. Clear dedication to reinstating the Glass-Steagall Act
4. Pledge to support free tuition for public college and university education
5. Release of all transcripts of speeches given to financial institutions

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For Sale: One Progressive Vote [View all] Barack_America Jun 2016 OP
The DLC hasn't existed for years. nt onehandle Jun 2016 #1
Yeah, it's called the Progressive Policy Institute now Fumesucker Jun 2016 #2
I'll take this opportunity to say the word "Samsung" Aerows Jun 2016 #45
??? JonLeibowitz Jun 2016 #53
They don't need it anymore. zentrum Jun 2016 #14
Right. That was the time when all of the Democratic Leaders were replaced. Spitfire of ATJ Jun 2016 #27
In name only. -nt- NorthCarolina Jun 2016 #34
You wasted your number one response slot on that? Not even sure what your point is. rhett o rick Jun 2016 #57
They pull that old canard out every time they want to fling mud (or worse). MADem Jun 2016 #60
Don't you have to be 18 to vote? underthematrix Jun 2016 #3
Oh my, you flatter me. Barack_America Jun 2016 #29
The price of progressive votes is too damn high Fumesucker Jun 2016 #4
Ok, then. The vote and LibDemAlways Jun 2016 #20
Or maybe you sell..... Delver Rootnose Jun 2016 #36
Excellent point. Barack_America Jun 2016 #48
LOL, good post Hydra Jun 2016 #5
No one can ever say my vote was not offered. Barack_America Jun 2016 #7
Most certainly reasonable. Paka Jun 2016 #23
I like it. kpola12 Jun 2016 #6
I'm not for sale.n/t Chan790 Jun 2016 #8
The primary is over. Welcome to democracy. nt BootinUp Jun 2016 #9
Actually, had intended to post in GDP. Apologies. Barack_America Jun 2016 #12
The primary is over. Welcome to democracy. AlbertCat Jun 2016 #19
This primary wasn't democracy pengu Jun 2016 #39
What is the DLC? NYC Liberal Jun 2016 #10
Picky picky. Barack_America Jun 2016 #11
lol Hydra Jun 2016 #13
Well, Billy bought all the DLC files and now we have the Third Way. djean111 Jun 2016 #51
I like all of these, but would like to see almost two decades of war end. midnight Jun 2016 #15
If they intended on pushing for ANY of these issues, Hillary wouldn't have been forced on us Doctor_J Jun 2016 #16
"Pennsylvania close; Sanders supporter unity would make it not close" Barack_America Jun 2016 #18
I seriously doubt Hillary will win PA. PADemD Jun 2016 #41
And if that's what we get, the next proto-fascist the gop puts up to run for President Volaris Jun 2016 #52
The thing is, they don't need your vote anymore. zeemike Jun 2016 #17
The thing is, they don't need your vote anymore. AlbertCat Jun 2016 #22
That was made perfectly clear to me Monday night. MindPilot Jun 2016 #44
Sanders should have a demand list like this LiberalLovinLug Jun 2016 #21
We'd be a lot better off if all progressives did. Barack_America Jun 2016 #30
K n R FailureToCommunicate Jun 2016 #24
Love the list, thanks! I would add my most important price, Publicly Funded Elections! Dustlawyer Jun 2016 #25
Excellent contribution. Barack_America Jun 2016 #26
Where do I sign? nt phazed0 Jun 2016 #28
K&R Scuba Jun 2016 #31
If Trump and the tea party are for it, I'm against it. And vice versa. pampango Jun 2016 #32
kickerooni . . . . .n/t annabanana Jun 2016 #33
Is there a political party that embraces all of this? nt ChisolmTrailDem Jun 2016 #35
There may be. Barack_America Jun 2016 #42
Suggestions Jack Rabbit Jun 2016 #37
Awesome post. Sounds like a very reasonable offer. nt GoneFishin Jun 2016 #38
Yeah, well ... Jopin Klobe Jun 2016 #40
The "bonus package" is a significant upgrade. Barack_America Jun 2016 #50
Won't a ban on fracking just encourage more coal use? Blue_Tires Jun 2016 #43
I'm sure Hillary will be along to "promise" all that and more. Cassiopeia Jun 2016 #46
Did we forget NAFTA? skh500 Jun 2016 #47
Sign me up! That's the price of my vote as well. PatrickforO Jun 2016 #49
I would add: Firm commitment to expanding (not cutting in any way) Social Security. n/t Triana Jun 2016 #54
Absolutely. Barack_America Jun 2016 #58
No regime change, no support of abusive regimes such as Saudi Arabia, etc... amborin Jun 2016 #55
Only reason I may vote for Hillary. roamer65 Jun 2016 #56
Makes my heart hurt. Thanks. George Eliot Jun 2016 #59
We hated the first dynasty family Cassiopeia Jun 2016 #61
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