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49. It is a script, a script of fear, doubt, and uncertainty. They have nothing else, not a thing.
Wed May 13, 2015, 12:31 PM
May 2015

Reasons we must support Hillary and shut the fuck up about all her baggage:



"Koch Brothers"

Now, never mind that Clinton:
-- is mostly funded by big banksters;
-- takes Koch Brothers money;
-- benefits from Citizens United;
-- thinks that corporations are more trustworthy than governments

These, to me, are huge red flags at a minimum, and should really disqualify her from consideration for running as the leader of our party.

Hi, Nadin!

Vote for Hillary Clinton in the Primary and We'll be Swearing in a GOP President in January 2017 NYC_SKP May 2015 #1
I would suggest the same thing about Bernie Sanders. MineralMan May 2015 #2
America is not electing a socialist from Vermont. JaneyVee May 2015 #5
I tend to agree with you, although I love Sanders. MineralMan May 2015 #17
Of course 'America is not electing a socialist from Vermont' John Poet May 2015 #75
'America is not electing a black man with a name that recalls our two biggest national bogeymen'. Marr May 2015 #111
I'll trash Hillary now because it's the principled thing to do to call her out. NYC_SKP May 2015 #13
Yes, I know you will. MineralMan May 2015 #18
She's the odds-on most likely nominee. nadinbrzezinski May 2015 #27
I'm not ignoring you, Nadin. MineralMan May 2015 #39
That is perfectly okay nadinbrzezinski May 2015 #40
It is a script, a script of fear, doubt, and uncertainty. They have nothing else, not a thing. NYC_SKP May 2015 #49
Couple more reasons you left out... brooklynite May 2015 #54
Weak sauce. Hillary picks the low hanging fruit. Any good Dem is pro-choice. This ain't the 1950s. NYC_SKP May 2015 #57
That describes Bernie. Autumn May 2015 #60
Except for that last point... brooklynite May 2015 #61
Like I said, I guess the people will have to step up and fund a candidate Autumn May 2015 #63
And if they don't? brooklynite May 2015 #64
If they don't step up they don't get a President who Autumn May 2015 #65
...and the 18+ million people who supported and voted for Hillary Clinton do.... brooklynite May 2015 #72
Good for you. Your vote is your voice. Use it as you see fit. Autumn May 2015 #73
If your candidate doesn't have the chops to win over voters of all political stripes, it's all moot. NYC_SKP May 2015 #85
I appreciate the fact that -you- don't think so... brooklynite May 2015 #97
To you maybe. If a candidate wins a nomination based on just those 6 issues Autumn May 2015 #86
"NB", thanks for that. NYC_SKP May 2015 #84
I just watch the games with amusement nadinbrzezinski May 2015 #55
Really, a Republican that supports marriage equality, raising wages, JaneyVee May 2015 #3
Every Democrat supports these.. That's not enough, her negatives far outweigh these basic points. NYC_SKP May 2015 #53
This is exactly what could make that happen ^ world wide wally May 2015 #6
Fuck Nadar. Fuck Nadar voters. we can do it May 2015 #16
When a Clinton supporter mentions Nader, it's because they have no argument for her. NYC_SKP May 2015 #43
As stated in reply #3 by JaneyVee: world wide wally May 2015 #47
Everybody worth a shit supports these things. That is pretty much unimpressive. NYC_SKP May 2015 #50
Stupid comment. My first current choice is Bernie. I will support the Democratic nominee. we can do it May 2015 #78
I wasn't disagreeing with you, sorry you think the comment is "stupid". NYC_SKP May 2015 #80
I know he did. Sorry. I take it back. we can do it May 2015 #82
What a sad statement for a supposedly "political liberal" DU poster. nm rhett o rick May 2015 #58
FUCK FUCKING NADAR. we can do it May 2015 #79
It's certainly not clear what you have against Felix Nadar. A fine photographer. rhett o rick May 2015 #87
A laugh is always a good thing. we can do it May 2015 #89
The Kochs spend $900 million on a one upaloopa May 2015 #32
Why are we trashing either one? bluegopher May 2015 #103
Imagine the DLC standing on the ramparts... kentuck May 2015 #4
The DLC has been defunct for years, now. MineralMan May 2015 #19
no need for them Robbins May 2015 #24
i fear that will be the results of doc03 May 2015 #7
That's the very reason we need to support Sen Sanders for president. Seems to rhett o rick May 2015 #8
I agree. NYC_SKP May 2015 #14
I doubt that enough Democrats will support Sanders to get him MineralMan May 2015 #20
it doesn't matter Robbins May 2015 #22
Not everyone agrees with you, actually. MineralMan May 2015 #37
Robbins, and there are many who do agree with you Oilwellian May 2015 #107
I am disappointed in seeing such attitudes from some here. "I think we can't, I think we can't." rhett o rick May 2015 #59
That's the thing. People who don't think they'll be affected don't care. onecaliberal May 2015 #101
I put Hillary's baggage in perspective. If the GOP had any candidate under a microscope the way okaawhatever May 2015 #26
I'll do my part to take back the House and Senate. Erich Bloodaxe BSN May 2015 #9
Well, that's going to take serious GOTV efforts. MineralMan May 2015 #23
I believe in 365 day a year GOTV. Erich Bloodaxe BSN May 2015 #33
That would be horrible. The Democratic party leadership needs to get on the stick Autumn May 2015 #10
well Robbins May 2015 #11
Bernie is the truth and the way aspirant May 2015 #12
I'm not involved in primary campaign organizations. MineralMan May 2015 #25
IMAGINE: A party that understands this is their problem to solve jeff47 May 2015 #15
You know what? In the end it is precisely the voters MineralMan May 2015 #29
Not in the system we actually have. jeff47 May 2015 #44
+1, well said. Marr May 2015 #112
What does 'never mind the primary elections' mean? whatchamacallit May 2015 #21
I think it might mean STFU and eat your gruel. NYC_SKP May 2015 #34
I'm suggesting that the primaries will result in MineralMan May 2015 #35
Lol... Amazing how much milage you get by stating the obvious whatchamacallit May 2015 #52
and so many states, to enhance, reinforce, progress on their path. nt seabeyond May 2015 #28
Absolutely. State legislatures should be a huge part of MineralMan May 2015 #30
this is my point. living in a red state and watching their strategy. this is what 2016 is for me. seabeyond May 2015 #31
I'll do whatever I can for Bernie...he's won me over. And I truly believe, in the end, IF... libdem4life May 2015 #36
And I encourage you to do just that. MineralMan May 2015 #41
Well, it's still a time away...some of the first primaries will give some guidance. But when I libdem4life May 2015 #45
My thoughts exactly. Vote your heart in the primary. Vote your head in the general election. bklyncowgirl May 2015 #51
K&R! n/t RKP5637 May 2015 #38
It's a terrifying thought. Vinca May 2015 #42
I literally CANNOT afford Bobbie Jo May 2015 #46
Thanks to GWB, I have no retirement funds. MineralMan May 2015 #67
Yep Bobbie Jo May 2015 #69
Elections DO matter, and the party of those elected DOES matter. MineralMan May 2015 #71
And that's why we need to run someone who can win. TBF May 2015 #48
She COULD win; she didn't brooklynite May 2015 #62
She would have won in 2008, except that MineralMan May 2015 #68
Perhaps after all the charisma folks are ready TBF May 2015 #77
I can imagine people voting for the oligarchy's choice. L0oniX May 2015 #56
The first thing that comes to my mind is the 1939 German "government" and a book AlinPA May 2015 #66
I am also very worried about the GOP controlling all three branches Gothmog May 2015 #70
I would say that we are heading in that direction... kentuck May 2015 #74
Well, maybe it was? kentuck May 2015 #76
No thanks, but you go ahead and dream. Rex May 2015 #81
Oh Snap! NYC_SKP May 2015 #83
could be a reality Rosa Luxemburg May 2015 #88
We have united oligarchy, not divided democracy. woo me with science May 2015 #90
And It Would Be Different... HOW ??? WillyT May 2015 #91
Ask your LGBT friends, or a pregnant woman MineralMan May 2015 #92
Imagine a trade deal Aerows May 2015 #93
It would get very ugly. DCBob May 2015 #94
Pretty cynical post Jesus Malverde May 2015 #95
All 3 branchesof government already are in the hands of Republicans. 99Forever May 2015 #96
Why exactly do you hang out at DEMOCRATIC Underground? brooklynite May 2015 #98
God forbid the "Underground" part of the name is ever embraced. bluesbassman May 2015 #100
I'm perfectly happy with how Skinner runs the shop... brooklynite May 2015 #105
Sorta of ironic don't you think... bluesbassman May 2015 #106
I questioned him after he claimed President Obama was a Republican... brooklynite May 2015 #108
Mineral Man's MO BlindTiresias May 2015 #99
I think MM's MO is simply to help some of you to see the big picture. DCBob May 2015 #104
BWAHAHAHAHA! TheSarcastinator May 2015 #114
I would call what he said reality based, not fear based. n/t R B Garr May 2015 #110
I won't shut up, nor get out of the way, thanks. MineralMan May 2015 #113
Thanks a lot MineralMan. bluegopher May 2015 #102
They'd probably vote for a war of choice. CanadaexPat May 2015 #109
My guess is that the barb of your comment TheSarcastinator May 2015 #115
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