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rhett o rick

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57. I think it strange you should say "we need a candidate who can represent diverse interests."
Mon Mar 28, 2016, 12:02 AM
Mar 2016

Because I so agree. So explain to me what diverse interests Clinton speaks for? We know she speaks for Goldman-Sachs and the banksters. Is that who you mean? She only recently 2104 decided to accept same sex marriage. She doesn't speak for the working class with her support of NAFTA and the TPP.

Here is what Black Lives Matter says and I think it's very important:

“Here's the truth: the Clinton legacy has left our prisons bursting at the seams. Real lives have been destroyed as a result. It is an indisputable fact that millions of Black people were locked up for drug crimes and provided the bodies for the expansion of the prison industry.

The 1994 Crime Bill that she so vigorously defended not only expanded incarceration, but stripped funding for college education from prisoners. The Clinton legacy allowed for policies that prevented anyone convicted of a felony drug offense from receiving food stamps or income assistance. Clinton-led welfare reform fundamentally ripped apart the social safety net.”

“Make no mistake, Hillary Clinton's efforts to push these policies resulted in the continued destruction of Black communities and the swift growth of our mass incarceration crisis.”

That is representative of Clinton. Her and Bill's personal wealth of $150,000,000 comes first.
. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #1
When she drops out FlatBaroque Mar 2016 #2
That's what I'M thinking! dchill Mar 2016 #30
Not too long ago, DK announced that, since Hillary would have this all wrapped up by djean111 Mar 2016 #3
i clicked in pursuit of an older article about something else; lo an behold.... amborin Mar 2016 #12
That's Why I Closed My Wallet corbettkroehler Mar 2016 #62
Yes you are only 2.5 + million votes ahead of Sanders! Only 200 PDs ahead...Drop out! lunamagica Mar 2016 #4
The votes, as you may or may not know, do not mean squat. djean111 Mar 2016 #64
the caucuses numbers wouldn't alter the numbers much. lunamagica Mar 2016 #65
What I am saying is that the popular vote would only be meaningful if ALL the djean111 Mar 2016 #66
That's a big "if" lunamagica Mar 2016 #67
Heh. n/t Orsino Mar 2016 #73
Yes... for the good of the country and the party, Hillary must drop out and call for Unity. cherokeeprogressive Mar 2016 #5
What happened to the "everyone deserve3s to cast their vote" meme? lunamagica Mar 2016 #10
I agree with you NWCorona Mar 2016 #13
Absolutely, by all means let everyone vote, and FAIRLY please. kenn3d Mar 2016 #32
Well, given that the Hillary side has been SheilaT Mar 2016 #36
Don't expect fair play from ANYONE associated with Hillary. BillZBubb Mar 2016 #58
Ohh, I don't. SheilaT Mar 2016 #61
"Today is as good as it gets for you." Bookmarked for the end of April. NuclearDem Mar 2016 #11
She hasn't really been spending much money... Agschmid Mar 2016 #28
Yeah, she's going to have to cash in some of those speechifying checks. dchill Mar 2016 #34
Her lead is all but insurmountable. Kang Colby Mar 2016 #6
By diverse interests, you mean reight wing interest? angstlessk Mar 2016 #7
Yes it is. Incidentally this was alerted for some unfathomable reason. ucrdem Mar 2016 #35
For once I agree, this is unfathomable. . . .maybe someone hit the wrong key by accident. pdsimdars Mar 2016 #70
touched a nerve spyker29 Mar 2016 #43
I think it strange you should say "we need a candidate who can represent diverse interests." rhett o rick Mar 2016 #57
Not really paying that much attention, eh? pdsimdars Mar 2016 #69
Hillary "won" - only if you turn off your brain and ignore TBF Mar 2016 #71
Just a little context, adding all the delegates up: NuclearDem Mar 2016 #8
That's very true NWCorona Mar 2016 #14
As for New York... NuclearDem Mar 2016 #15
Bernie's got work to do. I'm aware of that and I'm also aware of the variables at play right now NWCorona Mar 2016 #19
What do you recommend they do? Reopen registration? Godhumor Mar 2016 #27
It's not about changing rules, it's about not changing people's valid registrations. cui bono Mar 2016 #37
If they "had proof" they would get a provisional vote or a court order to vote. bettyellen Mar 2016 #49
I think they were given provisional ballots but we all know that's sketchy. cui bono Mar 2016 #50
In my town, they are counted. But we have a strong Dem party presence, which is what it takes. bettyellen Mar 2016 #52
She talks about a lot of things. Haven't heard anything from her about Arizona. cui bono Mar 2016 #54
She has talked about voting issues in red states at length, for a long time. You have missed much. bettyellen Mar 2016 #55
No that's not what I'm saying at all. NWCorona Mar 2016 #46
Sanders is in this for all human beings. pangaia Mar 2016 #41
Apparently, just about every demographic in New York disagrees. NuclearDem Mar 2016 #45
we shall see. she was supposed to slay michigan roguevalley Mar 2016 #48
The math that matters paulthompson Mar 2016 #17
Good catch. Plus, the important detail is that he handily took the last 6 contests. cui bono Mar 2016 #38
I voted for Obama for the greater good, not for the lesser evil. Too bad he was stymied uppityperson Mar 2016 #9
Hi Uppity. I was the caucus chair and everything went smooth. rhett o rick Mar 2016 #16
I am in a district of hill dwelling hippies and a retirement community uppityperson Mar 2016 #20
Our groups were interesting also. rhett o rick Mar 2016 #21
Interesting that you talk about the monitor. Don't know if jwirr Mar 2016 #23
The gentleman in our caucus and a sticky badge that said something like he was rhett o rick Mar 2016 #53
Interesting. SheilaT Mar 2016 #42
Pathetic. Didn't hear you calling Sanders to drop out after losing 5 in a row. CalvinballPro Mar 2016 #18
85% white? SheenaR Mar 2016 #22
Never try to state facts to a Hillarian ChairmanAgnostic Mar 2016 #29
Hey! Don't try to upset their narrative. cui bono Mar 2016 #39
Hillary supporters only see things in Black and White, they forget about the rest of us. jillan Mar 2016 #51
Sure........... Beacool Mar 2016 #24
Well the Hillary supporters were making these kinds of demands just a couple days ago strategery blunder Mar 2016 #25
Unrec, people need to STOP calling for either on to drop out. Agschmid Mar 2016 #26
Based on responses here I despair JackRiddler Mar 2016 #31
This is an on going thing at Dailykos KelleyKramer Mar 2016 #59
Huummm, interesting since Clinton just had a five state sweep which netted more Thinkingabout Mar 2016 #33
Rec because Hillary supporters were calling for Sanders to drop out. cui bono Mar 2016 #40
Why should she drop out when she has the delegate lead? KingFlorez Mar 2016 #44
probably don't understand how it "workS" either (ha ha) pdsimdars Mar 2016 #72
Hillary dropping out? achsadu Mar 2016 #47
It might be, but not for electoral reasons nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #56
Glad Sanders are not like his supporters Legends303 Mar 2016 #60
No--not until someone gets the required number of delegates n/t eridani Mar 2016 #63
From what I've been reading about her private server . . . . . that may be the thing that does it pdsimdars Mar 2016 #68
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