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Don't take what I say too seriously...I'm a dumb-ass.

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Just a plug for a movie airing tomorrow...Deadwood

Not a TV watcher. Don't even have cable now for five years, but I have to put a plug in for a movie airing tomorrow on HBO called Deadwood. You will consider it time well spent. Cheers...heading in for the graveyard shift.

Candidate John Delaney gets booed for trashing Medicaire For All

The former Maryland congressman was giving a speech on the importance of “smart policies” when he zeroed in on health care.

“Medicare for All may sound good, but it’s actually not good policy nor is it good politics,” Delaney said, to which the crowd immediately responded with loud boos.

“I’m telling ya. I’m telling ya,” Delaney tried to say over the booing while wagging his finger at the audience. “We should have universal health care, but it shouldn’t be a kind of health care that kicks 115 million Americans off their health care.”

read more at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/john-delaney-hickenlooper-boo-medicare-for-all-socialism

Pretty sure calling Medicaire For All 'socialism' is a disqualifier for me. Thank you for spreading right-wing taliking points.

*Warning* The Hill is linked in the article and I avoid them as right-wing propaganda.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/1287138377 for AOC's response...

Chomsky and Herman's Propaganda Model Foretells a Weaponized Facebook

The personal is now public. Consider Facebook. As the global leader in platforming interpersonal interactions with public discourse across boundaries, Facebook enjoys a virtual monopoly in reflecting power.

Facebook’s massive global reach gives the platform immense influence to shape public perception, awareness and opinion. Notably, one of the platform’s creators, Chamath Palihapitiya, did admit that the team “knew something bad could happen,” having “created tools that are literally ripping apart the social fabric of how society works.” Still, public awareness of this subterfuge has changed nothing.

A conceptual model of the late 1980s can help pry apart the puzzling performances of this anti-social behemoth.

read more at https://truthout.org/articles/chomsky-and-hermans-propaganda-model-foretells-a-weaponized-facebook/

Don't succumb to the culture of fear

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