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FSogol

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I've been a member of DU for over 14 years, but now it is time for me to check out. The glee people on this site took over bashing Gov Northam is too much. EW Jackson, VA's version of a RW troll is being respected and his options considered while the Gov who expanded medicare to 800,000 citizens of my state (including an adult son) is bashed over a 35-year old indiscretion. I see DU as being infected by RW trolls and ratfuckers while the admins are largely absent. See 2016 if you don't believe me. While Northam was being bashed, threads appeared bashing Harris (she took a hard stance against Franken) and Booker (he's corporate) and promoted people who will never be elected in America such as Gabbard and Sanders. Their indiscretions are ignored. For what reason? Their unelectability? The members here that aren't RW trolls or ratfuckers are attempting to achieve some type of purity that will never happen due to mankind's flawed nature. People ar human and prone to mistakes. The rhetorical tools that attack people such as HRC, Franken and Northam will be turned on people like Kamala Harris and Justin Fairfax. It is only a matter of time. I refuse to help the RW and the PURE destroy people and our party. DU was a noble idea, but is a tool on the internet being used to ruin the Democratic Party, suppress the vote, and destroy decent candidates. I won't take part in this crap any longer. To my couple of friends here, so long, it was nice chatting with you. You know how to reach me if you want.

Journal Archives

Tom the Dancing Bug nails Trump

Voted this morning in No Va at 8. Was vote 126 on the Democratic side. Only 58 votes on the GOP.

No one had any tables set up (except the libertarians with some petition to get on the ballot.)

Ms FSogol said, "Libertarians, you mean like Rand Paul?"
Petition guy, enthusiastically, "Yeah!"
Ms FSogol, "Good Gawd, No way."


Although about double the votes as a normal non-presidential local election, plently of parking, no line, no traffic. Low turnout imo, huge HRC win.



x-posted to Viriginia

Added: Strange primary. No signs were posted and I've seen no signs around neighborhoods. In the last few weeks, I've seen about a dozen Bernie stickers, a few HRC, two Trump, and a Cruz. The GOP seems to hate all their candidates.

Voted this morning in No Va at 8. Was vote 126 on the Democratic side. Only 58 votes on the GOP.

No one had any tables set up (except the libertarians with some petition to get on the ballot.)

Ms FSogol said, "Libertarians, you mean like Rand Paul?"
Petition guy, enthusiastically, "Yeah!"
Ms FSogol, "Good Gawd, No way."


Although about double the votes as a normal non-presidential local election, plently of parking, no line, no traffic. Low turnout = huge HRC win, imo.

"The Return of Judge Scalia" from Tom the Dancing Bug

Did everyone miss Charles Koch op-ed in support of Sanders today?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/charles-koch-this-is-the-one-issue-where-bernie-sanders-is-right/2016/02/18/cdd2c228-d5c1-11e5-be55-2cc3c1e4b76b_story.html

"Rubio's "Morning Again in America" ad starts with shot of Vancouver. Cruz points out that porn

actresses in his ads are 100% American." - Frank Conniff


and "If the Pope is goinq to say that Trump isn't Christian, he might as well also point out that most Media coverage of him isn't journalism."

"Keeping it Real with President Trump" from Tom the Dancing Bug



Hey Rubio....Keep up the good werk!

Obama knows what he is doing,,,
Obama knows what he is doing,,,
Obama knows what he is doing,,,
Obama knows what he is doing,,,
Obama knows what he is doing,,,



"Hi, I'm Jamie Dimon" from Dave Kellett

When will Rubio's stealing from the Florida GOP come out in the media?

For five years, Marco Rubio has tried to put behind him the controversy of his spending on a Republican Party of Florida credit card, taking the unusual step over the weekend of making public nearly two years of American Express statements to show how he spent the party’s money.

In some ways, however, the statements, which he previously refused to make public, raise more questions about how Rubio used the card, rather than laying them to rest.

Some big-ticket expenses he rang up on the card — $1,625 at the St. Regis Hotel in New York, $527 for food and drinks at Disney, $953 for a meal at Silver Slipper, the Tallahassee steakhouse — are the kind of eye-catching charges expected for someone doing party business.

But a slew of small charges at gas stations and for cheap meals — at a time when Rubio was struggling with his personal finances — suggest Rubio made the most of the ample leeway and little oversight party leaders gave employees and lawmakers to spend the party’s cash.

The Florida GOP issued corporate cards, intended for business use, during flush years a decade ago. A spending scandal threw the party into crisis five years later, around 2010, when some of the AmEx statements — including Rubio’s from 2007-08 — were made public. Rubio’s presidential campaign released the remaining two years of statements from 2005-06 on Saturday to show Rubio had repaid the party when he misused the card for personal charges.

More at:

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/elections-2016/marco-rubio/article44189745.html
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