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35. Welfare reform ....
Wed Feb 24, 2016, 04:54 PM
Feb 2016

... was one of the most damaging things that BILL CLINTON did to this country - and we have to find our way back. That HAS to be undone.

Blaming Hillary because she supported her husband at a time when he was in the political fight of his life for his presidency?

I'm not going to blame her for that.

She had been muzzled from expressing her own opinions after her plan for Single Payer Health Care failed and then Democrats lost the congress. Bill's advisers told her to stop having independent positions on political matters.

Do you imagine Michelle agrees with everything Barack does? No - and you'll never know if she doesn't.

HRC wasn't an independent agent and could not act on any theoretical support.

What she thought DID NOT MATTER from a policy perspective.

I don't really blame Bernie for using it though. I do understand that he's quite desperate - struggling for a way to gain the support of African Americans - which is exactly what this is.

YES!!!!! grasswire Feb 2016 #1
the dogwhistle has always been: "those lazy minorities" nashville_brook Feb 2016 #2
I'm happy that he is working to hold her accountable. grasswire Feb 2016 #4
he's getting down to business and it's a beautiful thing to see. nashville_brook Feb 2016 #6
he will be accused of beating up on her grasswire Feb 2016 #7
A'Whistle" That Is "Tuned" To Be "Selectively Heard And Understood." CorporatistNation Feb 2016 #32
Good! Too bad the networks didn't show this speech, they were too busy talking about Trump. jillan Feb 2016 #3
and if Trump wins the script will be "oh you terrible Sanders supporters" nashville_brook Feb 2016 #5
Bernie is starting to fight back. His numbers will only go up. n/t PonyUp Feb 2016 #8
and Brock will squeal ever so loudly. nashville_brook Feb 2016 #11
He knows well how to campaign - while we, his supporters, get impatient, closeupready Feb 2016 #18
Agreed. yourpaljoey Feb 2016 #30
K&R CharlotteVale Feb 2016 #9
Truth bomb... Incoming!! AzDar Feb 2016 #10
Tell it like it is Bernie! libtodeath Feb 2016 #12
It's so true. Cobalt Violet Feb 2016 #13
we're still dealing with the fallout. every homeless family -- that's fallout. nashville_brook Feb 2016 #15
Hillary was not an elected official in 1996. He's quite livetohike Feb 2016 #14
as if she didn't push her husband's Welfare Reform Act tk2kewl Feb 2016 #16
quote from the book of Hillary... tk2kewl Feb 2016 #17
she whipped votes and owns that. so sorry! nashville_brook Feb 2016 #23
He can't lie, Bernie=Jesus shenmue Feb 2016 #25
I've been waiting for this. I hope it's not too late. 99th_Monkey Feb 2016 #19
You mean the law that Bernie voted FOR??? nt Jitter65 Feb 2016 #20
Sanders voted against Welfare Reform TTUBatfan2008 Feb 2016 #21
nice try. NEXT! nashville_brook Feb 2016 #22
What? Do you care to cite proof of that? beam me up scottie Feb 2016 #38
An important contrast. Orsino Feb 2016 #24
Not really. shenmue Feb 2016 #27
they will be judged by their works. nashville_brook Feb 2016 #28
Really. Orsino Feb 2016 #40
HUGE K & R !!! - THANK YOU !!! WillyT Feb 2016 #26
I hope he does try to trot out that lame attack in the next debate. oasis Feb 2016 #29
So many people hurt by this mountain grammy Feb 2016 #31
K & R! TIME TO PANIC Feb 2016 #33
Yes, it's about time zentrum Feb 2016 #34
Welfare reform .... Not a Fan Feb 2016 #35
she was quite desperate to get back in the game and whipped votes -- nice try. nashville_brook Feb 2016 #36
+1,000,000. winter is coming Feb 2016 #37
That's go-along-to-get-along for you. Orsino Feb 2016 #39
+++* KNR for truth. n/t DirkGently Feb 2016 #41
kick! nt PonyUp Feb 2016 #42
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