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Bernies suddenly got 41% of hispanics. Voters aren't going to be bullied by the 2 Nates.

He is tied with Hillary among voters 18 to 29. These are national polls. This comes after a week of sniping from superstar pollsters like Nate Cohn and Nate Silver, and villager pundits like Chris Matthews, Markos Moulitas, and Joan Walsh, claiming he had no appeal beyond 30% with young white men.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/07/10/1400974/-Bernie-Sanders-Breaks-20-in-a-National-Poll-for-the-First-Time-Gaining-Support-Across-Demographics
Posted by betterdemsonly | Sat Jul 11, 2015, 09:31 AM (64 replies)

Is the administration pushing for a coup in Greece, at the behest of neocon Vicky Nuland?

From Naked Capitalism

A putsch in Athens to save allied Greece from enemy Russia is in preparation by the US and Germany, with backing from the non-taxpayers of Greece – the Greek oligarchs, Anglo-Greek shipowners, and the Greek Church. At the highest and lowest level of Greek government, and from Thessaloniki to Milvorni, all Greeks understand what is happening. Yesterday they voted overwhelmingly to resist. According to a high political figure in Athens, a 40-year veteran, “what is actually happening is a slow process of regime change.”

Until Sunday afternoon it was a close-run thing. The Yes and No votes were equally balanced, and the margin between them razor thin. At the start of the morning, Rupert Murdoch’s London Times claimed “Greek security forces have drawn up a secret plan to deploy the army alongside special riot police to contain possible civil unrest after today’s referendum on the country’s future in Europe. Codenamed Nemesis, it makes provision for troops to patrol large cities if there is widespread and prolonged public disorder. Details of the plan emerged as polls showed the ‘yes’ and ‘no’ camps neck and neck.” Greek officers don’t speak to the Murdoch press; British and US government agents do............

The Kremlin understands too. So when the State Department’s Victoria Nuland (nee Nudelman; lead image, right) visited Athens to issue an ultimatum against breaking the anti-Russian sanctions regime, and the Anglo-American think-tanks followed with warnings the Russian Navy is about to sail into Piraeus, the object of the game has been clear. The line for Operation Nemesis has been that Greece must be saved, not from itself or from its creditors, but from the enemy in Moscow. The Russian line has been to do nothing to give credence to that propaganda; to wait and to watch.

As the head of State’s Bureau of European and Eurasian affairs, Nuland is the official in charge of warmaking in Europe. Her record in the Ukraine has been documented here. Almost unnoticed, she was in Athens on March 17 to deliver two ultimatums. The communique released by the US Embassy in Athens was headlined, “we want to see prosperity and growth in Greece.”..............

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2015/07/nulands-nemesis-will-greece-be-destroyed-to-save-her-from-russia-like-ukraine.html

and yes this is a huge difference between Bernie Sanders and establishment democrats such as Clinton and Obama . Bernie will respect democracies that elect lefty governments and won't try to overthrow them because wallstreet and the neocons don't like them.

Bernie has praised the Greek people and the referendum results.

Posted by betterdemsonly | Mon Jul 6, 2015, 05:48 PM (46 replies)

Fakng a pretext for war has a long democratic tradition going back to

the Gulf of Tonkin Incident. If people don't trust Gore, that is Gore's problem. His performance should hardly inspire the confidence of the antiwar movement. There was evidence Bush was lying long before Hersh wrote the stove piping article. Hanz Blitz said there was no evidence for WMD, but the DLCers chose to trust Bush over the UN Inspector. Common sense was against it too. The secular Bathists of Iraq were no friend of Al Qaeda. The biggest protests against the Iraq war happened before the DLCers voted yes on the IWR. Pelosi called them a "focus group."

Let's just ignore the fact that Obama's supporters are now calling Hersh a conspiracy theorists for discrediting them on the claim that Syria used chemical weapons. Hersch found evidence it was actually the Al Qaeda linked Syian opposition, so now Hersch is enemy number 1 just like he was under the Bush administration.
Posted by betterdemsonly | Thu Jul 2, 2015, 09:00 AM (0 replies)
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