Speaking Thursday in Michigan, a state he said had been "devastated" by the outsourcing of manufacturing jobs, presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said that on "one of the most important issues facing working people"—trade—he and his rival Hillary Clinton "have very different points of view."
As Bernie Sanders continues to press the message, here is an interesting deconstruction of some party punditry from yesterday by Cent Uygyr ... priceless
Vote Hillary for more of the same.
Sanders drew attention to his own consistent opposition to corporate-friendly, "job-killing" trade deals, juxtaposing his record with that of the former secretary of state, who only came out against the Trans Pacific Partnership last fall after having once called it "the gold standard in trade agreements.
So #WhichHillary is against them during the campaign, is she? Strange that they're still called "trade deals," though, since they've been so thoroughly exposed as "corporate-person privilege pacts." (CPPPs for you old-timers.) Where's Orwell when you need him?
Just read this in an article by Evgeny Morozov in the new Baffler:
Here is the duplicity of the Democrats in a nutshell: neoliberalism is bad when practiced in America, but when imposed on other countries, it's "globalization."
"American Exceptionalism" just keeps chugging along...
Or, as Mel Brooks put it more succinctly, "It's good to be da king!"
Thank you again, Sen. Sanders! The US shut down/shipped out a huge share of our jobs since the 1980s, then ended actual welfare in the 1990s, increasing the number of people desperately competing for those jobs. The last I heard, there are 7 jobs for every 10 people struggling to find one. Would be possible to begin changing the discussion about those who are left out? I think we all agree to another decade of calling for jobs, but until those jobs come along...?
We all stand in solidarity with working people, as long as they are able to work and still have their jobs. If not, we regard them as something less than human, undeserving of the most basic human rights (per the UDHR) of food and shelter. Let's examine this fact, and determine if it is in the best interests of the country.
Your fight is still with Hillary. Please, please don't let her win the primary.
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After witnessing the Stockholm Syndrome epidemic in the South, the point of this vid is ?
Based on their Clinton endorsement today, that is how the United Farm Workers Union (UFW) view the world. Cesar Chavez is rolling in his grave today.
We have the chance to elect a president that today paid the $7 senior rate for a haircut at a Lawrence, Kansas barbershop before speaking to a capacity crowd of thundering thousands, trying to wake them to how our government has been sold to billionaires and corporations.
And to those who rule us:
American jobs doesn't mattah
Paying a living wage doesn't mattah
Having the highest poverty rate, but for Romania, in the developed world doesn't mattah
Paying the highest rates in the world for healthcare doesn't mattah
Paying the highest rates in the world for prescription drugs doesn't mattah
Having the highest incarceration rates in the world doesn't mattah
Endless war doesn't mattah
The world in the death throes of manmade extinction doesn't mattah
Black lives doesn't mattah
The lives of children doesn't mattah
Remember Mister "First In His Class" from Hope Arkansas' haircut? From Time:
"For about an hour in May 1993, two of LAX's four runways were shut down. Then President Bill Clinton never heard the end of it. The reason for the closure was the presence of Air Force One, inside of which the President was in the throes of a $200 trim from a glamorati stylist named, fabulously, Christophe."
Her true identity emerged didn't it? Were the cameras turned off when she spoke to the young woman? Probably...I distinctly remember the 3:00 a.m. - "boogie man is lurching" commercial in 2008, plus other incidents where the Clintons, those great civil rights advocates, played the race card.
It probably galls Hillary that she actually has to do this stuff and has to mingle with the riff-raff.
The Clintons LOVE to socialize with the uber rich & famous! Never see (or hear) of Bill or Chelsea (or Hillary when in private citizen mode) visiting homeless shelters, union halls, domestic abuse shelters, etc.
But you sure saw them hanging out with rich celebrities, and the Bush family....
Endgame: I agree he has to stop playing Mr. Nice Guy...the expression nice guys finish last - is especially true when dealing with Clintons. They are willing to (well they already have) sell their souls to the devil to get what they want! Which is more power, more money, more fame, more worship.
This is a WAR! and we have got to tell Bernie to start swinging!!! as a matter of fact, WE DEMAND IT!
The mainstream media is exceedingly protective of her & her family....WHY? This is the way they treated Reagan!, the so-called "Teflon President"
Obviously they are good obedient servants to their true bosses....(which ain't the people)...
" Please don't let her steal the primaries ".
The New York Times front page, so-reputed paper of record, instead of running such a story of Sanders' very real story of American economic wasting, spits false theater "Open Warfare: G.O.P. Leaders vs. Trump - Romney Denounces Candidate As Fraud"
How pervasive the fraud.
Yep and to some facts simply do not get in the way:
Thank you for providing this.
This would be an excellent Sanders commercial.
Makes me want to throw up.
I can't even stand to see her face any more.
The media had to be "exceedingly protective" of Raygun to keep his Alzheimers from showing through. Not that it actually mattered, seeing how Raygun's popularity never waned after his Alzheimers was made public during the 90s.