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March 19, 2016

Ex-Benghazi investigator drops Clinton bias claim

Ex-Benghazi investigator drops Clinton bias claim
He initially had said he was wrongfully terminated, in part, because he refused to conduct a partisan probe of the former secretary of state.
By RACHAEL BADE 03/17/16 03:47 PM EDT Updated 03/17/16 07:24 PM EDT

"Last October, an ex-GOP Benghazi Committee staffer filed a lawsuit against the panel, claiming he was wrongly fired for refusing to center his investigation on Hillary Clinton — an accusation Clinton’s defenders held up as proof that the panel had devolved into a political witch hunt.

But five months later, Bradley Podliska’s lawsuit has quietly dropped all mention of Clinton."
March 19, 2016

HRC wants to talk with you about love & kindness


(long interview/article)

In the early days of her husband’s administration, Hillary Clinton tried to start a national conversation about basic human decency, only to be mocked. In the midst of the most mean-spirited presidential campaign in memory, she talks with BuzzFeed News about the unchanged way she sees herself — and if she’ll ever be able to communicate it.

Here is Hillary Clinton as seen by many: calculating, lacking principle, lacking conviction, driven by power and ambition. After eight years in the White House, two Senate races, and a term as secretary of state, she is followed by the popular image of a candidate willing to do whatever or be whoever, so long as the polls say she should.
Here is how Hillary Clinton sees herself: radically consistent, motivated by a core philosophy — voiced now through two words rarely associated with her. “Love and kindness.” If this sounds unlikely, she knows it. For 50 years, she’s struggled to explain the values that motivate her — in public life, as a candidate, as a person. The one time she really tried to, in the early 1990s, she was brutally mocked. In the view of some of her closest aides, Clinton never fully recovered from the critical backlash.
Now, Clinton doesn’t talk about this much, not like she did then. On this particular day, after a routine campaign event at a college in Manchester, New Hampshire — after taking photos and giving a speech, after getting a question from the audience about the women who’ve alleged they were sexually assaulted by her husband and answering it without hesitation or alarm, after moving onto the noise and chaos of a crowded rope line —Clinton is shepherded away to the quiet of an available room: the building’s industrial-style kitchen. And it’s in this setting, seated in a fold-out chair at a small table, that Clinton seems almost surprised by the most basic line of questioning: why she runs.
March 18, 2016

538 Primary Turnout Means Nothing For The General Election

Primary Turnout Means Nothing For The General Election

"But Democrats shouldn’t worry. Republicans shouldn’t celebrate. As others have pointed out, voter turnout is an indication of the competitiveness of a primary contest, not of what will happen in the general election. The GOP presidential primary is more competitive than the Democratic race.

Indeed, history suggests that there is no relationship between primary turnout and the general election outcome. You can see this on the most basic level by looking at raw turnout in years in which both parties had competitive primaries. There have been six of those years in the modern era: 1976, 1980, 1988, 1992, 2000 and 2008."
... more ...

"So it shouldn’t be surprising that Republican turnout is higher than Democratic turnout this year. Hillary Clinton is a commanding front-runner on the Democratic side, while the front-runner on the Republican side has earned only one-third of the vote and less than half the delegates allocated so far. Voters are turning out for the more competitive contest."
March 18, 2016

question about video

There's a short video here of interview with BS posted by Anon. Wondering who are the 2 other people in the video: man and woman?
It is a very telling video about BS' physical space!

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March 17, 2016

Google Koch brothers 800 million


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USA Today
Jan 27, 2015 - WASHINGTON – Top officials in the Koch brothers' political organization Monday released a staggering $889 million budget to fund the ...
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The New York Times
Jan 26, 2015 - The political network overseen by the conservative billionaires Charles G. and David H. Koch plans to spend close to $900 million on the 2016 ...
The Kochs put a price on 2016: $889 million - POLITICO
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March 15, 2016


DeeRex posted this yesterday from Twitter and I love it so posting again.

March 14, 2016

Kibbutz kibbutz kibbutz (CNN)

How did a socialist kibbutz influence Bernie Sanders?


"Israel (CNN)A small collective community in northern Israel, modeled after the communist ideals of the Soviet Union, may hold clues to the development of U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' political beliefs.

Sanders is Jewish and a self-described "democratic socialist." In the 1960s, he spent several months volunteering on an Israeli collective farm, or kibbutz, that functioned according to communist principles."

More there...

Hillary Clinton Group is awesome!
March 14, 2016

not answering questions exactly ~cnn townhall

At Democratic town hall

"Sanders generally came across as prepared and amiable (yes, he faced that same old question about how he would pay for his free public college programs). Yet to a certain extent he skated by: he did not receive one question about foreign policy, an area outside his comfort zone.

For better or worse (depending on your view of him), Sanders is slowly evolving into a more traditional candidate. We saw this in the way he dodged a few specific questions entirely. When asked about how his plans for more government programs would affect middle class people, he pivoted to his familiar talking points about the need for Wall Street to pay its fair share. He's right, but the question was about the burden that would fall on regular folks.

Similarly, Misty Jordan from Radio One asked a terrific question about how a President Sanders might move his progressive agenda forward without a change in congressional power. In response, Sanders emphasized that he was attracting large numbers of new voters and that people needed to tell Congress to represent all Americans, not just the rich. Both of these statements are correct -- but Sanders did not answer the actual question."

Finally media pinpointing what we've been noticing for a while now!!???

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