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Say no to war, greed, and racism: Hillary Clinton is disqualified from being president

If this is democracy then there have to be political consequences when politicians make horrible decisions.

A vote for Clinton is a vote for the US attacks on Iraq, Libya, and Syria, the coup in Honduras, and a hundreds more similar policies that show disdain for the regular people who had to live with the consequences of her choices.


Thanks Hillary












Ten Years Later, U.S. Has Left Iraq With Mass Displacement & Epidemic of Birth Defects, Cancers



Clinton selling the destruction of Iraq as an opportunity for corporations to profit:



Clinton friend and adviser Henry Kissinger said he supported the Iraq war because "we need to humiliate them"...








Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Wed Apr 6, 2016, 10:22 PM (6 replies)

Hillary Clinton's warped view of what feminism means?

Are you a feminist if you want to outlaw abortion?

Hillary Clinton thinks you can be. I thought part of feminism meant women should have the right to make these choices.

Hillary Clinton: Anti-abortion women can still be feminists
New York (CNN)Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton explained her position on abortion and feminism Tuesday, arguing that while she supports abortion rights, women who don't can "absolutely" be considered feminists.
...

"Absolutely," Clinton said. "Of course you can be a feminist and be pro-life."

Clinton was on the show during a day of campaigning in New York, ahead of the state's April 19 primary. Clinton will hold a town hall in Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon and also has an evening fundraiser scheduled.

"I just feel so happy when I am in New York," Clinton said of campaigning in the state she moved to in 2000.
...

Clinton was also asked about her favorite music, to which she name checked Katy Perry and Demi Lovato, two high-profile campaign supporters. She also said she listens to anything by Adele.
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more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/05/politics/hillary-clinton-abortion-women-feminist/index.html



Hillary supporters do you agree with her view of feminism?
Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Wed Apr 6, 2016, 09:58 PM (3 replies)

Naomi Klein: The Problem With Hillary Isn’t Just Her Corporate Cash. It’s Her Corporate Worldview.

If the next president thinks we can solve the climate crisis by making deals with fossil fuel companies—the planet is in a whole lot of trouble.



...While Clinton is great at warring with Republicans, taking on powerful corporations goes against her entire worldview, against everything she’s built and everything she stands for. The real issue, in other words, isn’t Clinton’s corporate cash, it’s her deeply pro-corporate ideology: one that makes taking money from lobbyists and accepting exorbitant speech fees from banks seem so natural that the candidate is openly struggling to see why any of this has blown up at all.

To understand this worldview, one need look no further than the foundation at which Hillary Clinton works and which bears her family name. The mission of the Clinton Foundation can be distilled as follows: There is so much private wealth sloshing around our planet (thanks in very large part to the deregulation and privatization frenzy that Bill Clinton unleashed on the world while president), that every single problem on earth, no matter how large, can be solved by convincing the ultra-rich to do the right things with their loose change. Naturally, the people to convince them to do these fine things are the Clintons, the ultimate relationship brokers and dealmakers, with the help of an entourage of A-list celebrities.

So let’s forget the smoking guns for the moment. The problem with Clinton World is structural. It’s the way in which these profoundly enmeshed relationships—lubricated by the exchange of money, favors, status, and media attention—shape what gets proposed as policy in the first place.

For instance, under the Clintons’ guidance, drug companies work with the foundation to knock down their prices in Africa (conveniently avoiding the real solution: changing the system of patenting that allows them to charge such grotesque prices to the poor in the first place). The Dow Chemical Company finances water projects in India (just don’t mention their connection to the ongoing human health disaster in Bhopal, for which the company still refuses to take responsibility). And it was at the Clinton Global Initiative that airline mogul Richard Branson made his flashy pledge to spend billions solving climate change (almost a decade later, we’re still waiting, while Virgin airlines keep expanding).

In Clinton World it’s always win-win-win: The governments look effective, the corporations look righteous, and the celebrities look serious. Oh, and another win too: The Clintons grow ever more powerful.

At the center of it all is the canonical belief that change comes not by confronting the wealthy and powerful, but by partnering with them. Viewed from within the logic of what Thomas Frank recently termed “the land of money,” all of Hillary Clinton’s most controversial actions make sense. Why not take money from fossil-fuel lobbyists? Why not get paid hundreds of thousands for speeches to Goldman Sachs? It’s not a conflict of interest; it’s a mutually beneficial partnership—part of a never-ending merry-go-round of corporate-political give and take.
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More: http://www.thenation.com/article/the-problem-with-hillary-clinton-isnt-just-her-corporate-cash-its-her-corporate-worldview/

Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Wed Apr 6, 2016, 05:32 PM (52 replies)

Juan González Was at Bernie Sanders' NY Daily News Editorial Board Meeting. What Really Happened?



https://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=MQmsJuXwvNA

Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Wed Apr 6, 2016, 02:56 PM (43 replies)

Bernie beat all the major polls and expectations in Wisconsin

Looks like he'll take more than 56% of the vote in the Wisconsin primary.


That's better than all these major opinion polls were showing.



http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/wi/wisconsin_democratic_presidential_primary-3764.html

Not too shabby.
Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Wed Apr 6, 2016, 12:22 AM (4 replies)

Hillary Clinton: Anti-abortion women can still be feminists

New York (CNN)Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton explained her position on abortion and feminism Tuesday, arguing that while she supports abortion rights, women who don't can "absolutely" be considered feminists.
...

"Absolutely," Clinton said. "Of course you can be a feminist and be pro-life."

Clinton was on the show during a day of campaigning in New York, ahead of the state's April 19 primary. Clinton will hold a town hall in Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon and also has an evening fundraiser scheduled.

"I just feel so happy when I am in New York," Clinton said of campaigning in the state she moved to in 2000.
...

Clinton was also asked about her favorite music, to which she name checked Katy Perry and Demi Lovato, two high-profile campaign supporters. She also said she listens to anything by Adele.
...
more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/05/politics/hillary-clinton-abortion-women-feminist/index.html



Hillary supporters can you explain when anti-choice is part of feminism? Thanks.


Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Tue Apr 5, 2016, 09:39 PM (12 replies)

Hillary Clinton: Anti-abortion women can still be feminists

Source: CNN

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton explained her position on abortion and feminism Tuesday, arguing that while she supports abortion rights, women who don't can "absolutely" be considered feminists.

In a comment that rankled both conservatives and abortion activists, Clinton said during an interview with NBC's "Meet The Press" Sunday that "the unborn person doesn't have constitutional rights."

Clinton stood by that statement during her first interview on ABC's "The View" as a 2016 candidate.

"Under our law that is the case," the former secretary of state said. "I support Roe v. Wade because I think it is an important statement about the importance of a women making this most difficult decision with consolations by whom she chooses, her doctor, her faith, her family."

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/05/politics/hillary-clinton-abortion-women-feminist/index.html
Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Tue Apr 5, 2016, 09:20 PM (70 replies)

All mention of Panama Papers banned from Chinese websites

Source: The Guardian

Chinese news groups have been ordered to purge all mention of the Panama Papers from their websites and warned of harsh punishment if they are found to have published material “attacking China”.

According to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, the leaked trove of 11.5m files show that relatives of at least eight current or former members of China’s top ruling body, the politburo standing committee, possess offshore companies arranged though the law firm Mossack Fonseca.

Those reportedly named in the leaked database from the firm include Deng Jiagui, the brother-in-law of the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, and Li Xiaolin, the daughter of former premier Li Peng, a Communist party hardliner who became known as the “Butcher of Beijing” for his role in ordering the 1989 military crackdown on Tiananmen protesters.

But a leaked censorship directive from one provincial internet watchdog informed Chinese editors they were forbidden from covering the Panama Papers leak.

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/apr/05/all-mention-of-panama-papers-banned-from-chinese-websites



Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Tue Apr 5, 2016, 01:19 PM (12 replies)

Trump and Clinton are birds of a feather

Trump and Hillary are birds of a feather

They were friends actually. Seen that wedding pic? Trump even talked to Bill about running for President.

Their politics are similar too. Trump and Hillary both support the Patriot Act and mass surveillance programs. Both of them went to AIPAC and held a contest to see who could pander harder to that right wing militarist agenda. Sad thing is Clinton probably won. Both will put America on an aggressive warlike posture in the middle east and also toward Russia.

Start comparing their domestic agendas as well there are bound to be tons of similarities because they both have defending corporate profits as their big goal in life. Sad really. We deserve better choices.
Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Mon Apr 4, 2016, 10:59 PM (11 replies)

Rigged Retirement | Bernie Sanders


Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Mon Apr 4, 2016, 05:39 PM (1 replies)
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