This is a national crisis that needs to be addressed.
Please, please, do not dismiss this issue as this DUer did
This is real, and it needs to be addressed.
There is far too much at stake in this Presidential Election.
The Supreme Court is hanging in the balance.
Civil rights and equal justice desperately need to be addressed.
Abortion rights are being eroded.
LGBT rights are constantly under attack.
We still need to improve Health care and Health care access.
We still need sensible solutions to handle Climate change.
College debt is a huge problem.
Addressing poverty, housing and education is at a critical point.
Global conflicts are real and will require sensible, knowledgeable and realistic dialogue and plans.
And as always, we need to improve the economy.
Bernie Sanders platform is weak, and does not do enough to address these many issues.
Hillary Clinton is the only candidate who has the experience, knowledge and experience to start tackling these issues on day one.
This isn't a game. This is real life. And this Bernie Sanders movement is selfish, ignorant and dangerous. Enough.
if you include the Supers.
Just an FYI.
Edit to add a link:
Sanders 48 delegates, Clinton 45 delegates
Honourable Kelfala Sheku Conteh, Member of Parliament representing constituency 98 in the Eastend of Freetown, has on Tuesday April 5th, 2016 at the Well of Parliament described Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden, approved Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Childrens Affairs as the Hillary Clinton of Sierra Leone. The astute and eloquent MP made this frank disclosure during the approval ceremony of nine Presidential appointees to take up public offices.
Hon. Kelo, as he is fondly called maintained that Dr. Blyden is an international citizen. She is a fearless fighter and I am fully convinced that she will succeed in the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Childrens Affairs. He said.
On her statement to the Well of Parliament, Hon. Jariatu Rosaline Smith representing constituency 103 in Freetown thanked President Koroma for his recent cabinet reshuffle. She described the new cabinet as Women Friendly. She also stated Dr. Blyden is fearless, astute and as well friendly with an enviable character admire by many people.
Congratulations to Dr. Sylvia Blyden.
Is Bernie Sanders having his Trump moment? While the Sanders campaign should have been celebrating his victory in the Wisconsin primary, it was suffering from a barrage of negative media coverage of his disappointing interview with the New York Daily News editorial board. (Remember Trumps foreign policy interview with the New York Times last month?)
If you havent read any of the Sanders interview, I suggest you do. Opinions vary, but for the most part, major newspapers, magazines and political sites have criticized his lack of knowledge on the centerpiece of his campaign: taking Wall Street to task and breaking up the banks. He was also taken to task for his unsettling answers on Israel, ISIS, and Sandy Hook and guns. Overall, he sounded out of his depth.
Sanders has injected a lot of important ideas into the campaign. I agree with him that we have a moral obligation as a country to try to rebalance our economic scales. But the question for me has always been, how would he do it? What are the plans behind his big, sweeping statements? And how would he galvanize Congress to work with him? The interview didnt answer those questions - it raised more.
Sanders is finding out what its like to be under the media microscope something Hillary Clinton has had to deal with since she was first lady. As political analyst Mark Halperin tweeted, if Hillary gave answers like this to ed board, she would be crucified. Amen.
Spot On! Kudos to Jennifer for this excellent piece.
In In These Times' Hillary vs. Bernie roundtable last Julyoh, what a faraway, innocent time July wasI was aware that I was making nice rather than making my case. My reticence was due to a fear that I voiced at the end of the conversation: that Sanders vs. Clinton will become ugly, and were going to get to the finish line unable to get behind the nominee, and then I am going to wake up one day and Ted Cruz will be president.
Now, the ugliness has arrived. So here comes my full-throated case for Hillary Clinton for president of the United States.
First, it is impossible to analyze Clintonher policies, her career path, her hairwithout understanding how gender bias operates. Bias plays a role in all of our reactions, no matter how feminist we are. As progressives, it is our duty to resist these stereotypes, and, if we are journalists, to help our readers understand how gender bias operates at an unconscious level.
When you hear that Hillary Clinton is unlikable, be aware of the study that shows competent women are generally seen as unlikable; when you hear that Hillary Clinton is dishonest, know that this same study shows women in power are generally seen as dishonest. And know that when the same imaginary job candidate is presented to two groups, with the only difference being a male or female name at the top of the résumé, the female candidate is seen as less trustworthy than the man. In each study, these biased reactions were found in both women and men.
read more here... http://inthesetimes.com/article/18942/why-progressives-should-support-hillary-clinton
This is a great read. Enjoy.
Bernie Sanders will not win New York.
1. It's a closed primary
2. Hillary is very popular here
3. The gloves are gonna come off. Bernie will finally be vetted.
and his followers, of always attempting to portray Hillary Clinton as nervous, or scared.
It's so bizarre.