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'There Should Be Shame': Watch Ocasio-Cortez Excoriate GOP Over Massive Corporate Bailouts in Coronavirus Bill

There continues to be no 12 step program to fight corporate money addiction, so the Dimcritters will continue to field corporate money magnets to feed their addiction.

This what a mature kleptocracy looks like.

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No wonder! Now I know why you have not been brainwashed!

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C-19 virus rescue bill passes house on voice vote.

The two billion to each state can be for medical only.
We can finance Wyoming, as an example, for a very long time there.

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If one looks through recent US History such as the aftermath of the Hurricanes in Puerto Rico and in New Orleans , it took months for aid packages to be agreed upon. Those incidents intended aid mostly for the working class and poor.

The response to COVID was not only done in a few weeks but garnered consensus readily from both Political parties. The reason for this is because the aid intended for the wealthy and they can not afford to wait. The 1 percent PAY their politicians for action and they get what they paid for.

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Banks received the bailout not the people. There was money that went to the people but there were so many hurdles in delays in receiving it , those monies did little good. The banks and big oil , just as is the case this go around , got their money much more easily.

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It’s Official Folks, Every Member Of Congress Has Betrayed The American People.

Every one of them, Bernie, Elizabeth, AOC, all of them.

This wasn’t just the largest theft in American history, it was a full frontal attack on progressivism.

And, they had the gall to call it a "relief package."

Not a single member of Congress stood with the people when the Banks and Financial Institutions were preparing to loot the taxpayers as our nation is being stricken by a pandemic.

I only hope each and every betrayer of the people gets what is coming to them.

The all deserve removal at a minimum, incarceration for being complicit in this theft, and scorn unlike ever seen.

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The feckless hag speaker is is entirely complicit and part of the trump/capitalist regime. I would very much that AOK were in that position to inform and fight for the people. The private corporate club the DP has become since (at least) clinton, and itscraven servitude to the same greed, vulture capitalism, and uber-wealthy 1% as R’Cons is a great overpowering stench the public has come to ignore; or at least tolerate as puppets. We will not climb our of the very deep rut of economic slavery and corrupt government (whats the diff between a corrupt king , fascist dictator, or Congress comprised of politicians? All serve the oligarchy instead of the 99% and fragile planet? Government is now a political mafia of greed and malignant thieves, clearly with even less honor than ordinary thieves.

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Folks, Phred attached this on another thread.

If you fail to watch this, you are making a mistake…

~https://youtu.be/D-7uro3A3qU

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“Progressives have their work cut out for them.”
We had better find, and embrace some leadership before the assassins get tired of waiting.

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Going forward from here, anyone, and I mean anyone who supports any Democrat or Republican for federal office, is a part of the problem.

Voting is just an illusion anyway.

What Congress did yesterday and today, was the largest transfer of wealth (taxpayers dollars) to Banks and Financial Institutions in history, under the guise of a “relief bill” for the taxpayers.

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I will continue to vote for who I believe are the right people, at the right time, for the right job. There are no republicans that fit that bill.
We will not change our party system in my lifetime so I’m not going to worry about a redo. Some of our illusion democrats are the only thing stopping a right-wing complete overthrow of the federal and state governments.
All we can do is vote out the bad actors of either party.
After that it’s just cheap whiskey.
From Wishbone Ash-Warrior “I have to be a warrior, a slave I couldn’t be.”

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“There should be shame.” Instead of “shame,” I think you mean war crimes tribunals, life sentences, and application of the death penalty to members of Congress, Alexandria. Shame ain’t gonna make a difference to criminally insane oligarchs and psychopaths.

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Hey! A Wishbone Ash reference! Yes!

Pony, now I’m not sure whether the G.W. Bush $300 check was big enough.
And of course they weren’t even going to issue those until they were forced to in order to get their big tax cut for the rich.

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G, the “real” war should be right here at home, the masses against the maybe 2,000 that orchestrated this huge theft of “our” money.

We have been had, and they basically did it within a week.

MSM will not tell us the truth about what exactly transpired yesterday and today.

Today is a day that will live in infamy.

I’m not sure how much you have been reading about how this coronavirus pandemic got started, maybe you shouldn’t dig into it. It’s very upsetting.

Love your wife and children G.

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Right now I am hearing this unhinged freak (the POTUS) on the radio spouting one lie after another. The press is doing their damndest to bait him. Somehow he has not let his head explode yet. How can anyone stand next to him and not melt with shame. The god damn lies that drips from his evil man’s mouth. WE are all responsible for not demanding his removal from office. He is going to kill us all. I am so mad.

Insurance companies and some hospitals are causing people to die. People have to wait for Insurance approvals before they can get any medical attention. What is wrong with this picture. Who says we are all in this together…the fucking rich!!!

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Something funny is happening to my common dreams connection. I had to do some magic to get back here. Are you having trouble?

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I just got this from AOC. The bill passed but she is pissed and I don’t blame her.

From: Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
[mailto:repocasiocortez at mail( .)house(.)gov]
Sent: Friday, March 27, 2020 5:10 PM
To:
Subject: COVID19 Newsletter

COVID-19 Newsletter
Message from the Representative
Dear Residents of NY-14,
Today, Congress passed its third bill to help families weather COVID-19. The bill will provide cash relief to couples who earned less than $198,000 and individuals who earned less than $99,000 in 2018. It also increases unemployment benefits for those who have lost their jobs. Details on this economic relief are included below.
I will be frank - I believe working families deserve far more. I am urging Congress to return to D.C. as soon as possible to pass paid sick leave; a mortgage and rent moratorium; a debt moratorium; additional support for New York state’s emergency response; free health care for those infected by the virus; and real relief for all immigrant families. You can watch my speech on the House floor today here.
My office is also working with state and city officials to get you the information you need. Two weeks ago, we held our first virtual town hall with public health officials from the City to answer questions about COVID-19. You can watch some of the highlights here.
I also wanted to remind you that the 2020 Census is now here. Please self-report at my2020census(.)gov. The Census is completely confidential and an accurate count is essential to getting our community the funding it deserves for schools, roads, and other public services. Additional information is included below.
My congressional staff is currently teleworking, but they remain committed as ever to serving NY-14. You can receive assistance by calling our offices (718-662-5970) or by sending an email message through our website. Staff will return all messages from constituents during normal business hours. Finally, everyone can go to my website for up-to-date information on COVID-19.
These are extraordinarily difficult times. Daily life has changed as we know it and for some of us it will never be the same. Just two years ago, I was a bartender. I know personally the devastation many of you are facing. Both in D.C. and here at home, I will be fighting to get each and every one of you the relief you deserve.
In service,

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Economic Relief is Available
Cash Relief: Due to recently passed federal legislation, adult U.S. residents with Social Security numbers will receive up to $1,200 check if they had an adjusted gross income of $75,000 or less in 2018. Married couples with no children earning $150,000 or less would receive a total of up to $2,400. Individuals or married couples who fall in these income brackets with children age 16 or under, will receive an additional $500 per child.
For families or individuals who earn more, the payment decreases gradually until it stops altogether for single people earning $99,000 or married people who have no children and earn $198,000. A family with two children would no longer be eligible for any payments if its income surpassed $218,000.
Unemployment Insurance: Due to recent Congressional action, Americans laid off due to COVID-19 can now receive up to $600/week for four months in addition to their state’s regular unemployment insurance payments. You can file for unemployment insurance here. The Treasury estimates you will receive a check within 3 weeks, once your claim is processed. If you filed for unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic, you do not need to prove you are searching for employment to make a claim.
Help Finding a Job: Call the Workforce Career Center at 718-960-2458 to prepare for, and connect to, jobs across New York City’s five boroughs and in every sector of the economy.
Eviction and Mortgage Moratorium: There is a temporary moratorium on evictions in New York City. Even if you cannot pay rent, you cannot be removed from your home. Please call 311 for more information. The Governor has also urged a moratorium on collection for mortgages in New York State. For more information please call the state’s 24-Hour Coronavirus hotline: 1-888-364-3065.
Sick Leave: Under New York City law, all private sector workplaces with 5 or more employees must provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per calendar year. All full-time and part-time workers are covered. Immigration status is irrelevant. If you are not receiving paid sick leave from your employer, call 311 or go here.
If you have already used your paid sick leave, you may be eligible for more under recently passed federal legislation. If you work for a private company with fewer than 500 people, then you likely qualify for this paid sick leave program, starting April 1. If you believe your employer should be providing sick leave under this new law (full criteria outlined here), but they do not provide it starting April 1, you can call 202-693-4600. Frequently asked questions and answers about this limited paid sick leave program are available here.
Unsafe Working Conditions: If you believe an employer is in violation of either existing labor laws or recently issued executive orders you can contact the NYS Attorney General’s Office at (212) 416-8700 or Labor.Bureauatg (@).ny.gov
Utility Payments: The Governor directed the New York State Department of Public Service to suspend public utilities from cutting off service - including power and heat - to customers affected by COVID-19. For more information, please call the state’s 24-Hour Coronavirus hotline: 1-888-364-3065.
For Small Businesses: The City is offering small businesses with fewer than 5 employees a grant to cover 40% of payroll costs for two months to help retain employees. Businesses with fewer than 100 employees who have seen sales decreases of 25% or more will be eligible to apply for zero interest loans of up to $75,000 to help ensure business continuity. Disaster loans are also available through the Small Business Administration. For more information and to apply for relief, please go here.
Debt Collection: Governor Cuomo and Attorney General James temporarily suspended state debt collection in response to coronavirus. The state will temporarily halt the collection of medical and student debt owed to the State of New York and referred to the Office of the Attorney General for collection, for at least a 30-day period. For more information, go here.
Tax Payment: The Internal Revenue Service has extended its payment period for 90 days. You now have until July 15, 2020 to pay federal income taxes if you owe less than 1 million dollars. This extension also applies to businesses that owe less than 10 million dollars. Everyone must still file with the IRS by Wednesday, April 15, 2020. If you need further guidance please follow this link (h)ttps://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-20-17.pdf
Price Gouging: You can report concerns about price gouging to the state here or to the City here or by calling 311. You can also report price gouging to the state at 800-697-1220.
Healthcare: To find a health care provider, call 844-692-4692 or 311, regardless of immigration status, insurance status or ability to pay.
Mental Healthcare: If you’re feeling anxious, stressed or overwhelmed, you can also connect with the NYC WELL’s confidential helpline: Call 888-692-9355, text “WELL” to 65173 or chat online at( nyc.)gov/nycwell. NYS Mental Health Hotline: 1-844-863-9314 (to schedule a free appointment)"
Food/Grocery Assistance: You can apply for food assistance benefits and view a map of food pantries and community kitchens here. You can also call 866-888-8777 or 311 for information on locations and hours to get immediate help with food in NYC. The Department of Education is also providing grab & go breakfast and lunch to all those under 18 at its schools. For pick up sites see here. Finally, senior centers are also open for grab and goal meals though they will begin to transition to delivery service. For more information on senior meal delivery, see here.
Census2020 is Here
Fill Out The Census Here: (h)ttps://my2020census.gov/
The Census is easy!
The Census is only 10 questions and takes about 10 minutes to complete. You can do it online, over the phone, or on paper.
What is the Census?
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a count of EVERYONE in the United States. The Census governs the allocation of funding for roads, schools, and other public institutions across our community and determines the number of congressional seats and Electoral College votes. If people are not counted, their communities will receive less representation in government and fewer resources for the next decade, until the Census is completed again. Every person counts.
Who should I include on my census form?
All household members should be included on your Census form, even if they are not related to you and even if they are not on the household lease. This includes all children; newborns and infants born on or by April 1, 2020. You should also fill out the form regardless of your citizenship or documentation status. The goal is to count EVERYONE. The Census is completely confidential.
Anyone who has temporarily relocated due to COVID-19 should report their previous address. For example, college students whose term ended early should report at their college dormitory.
Is the Census confidential?
Yes. Filling out a census form is still safe and secure. There’s no citizenship question on the 2020 Census and your individual data won’t be linked to any of these records. All data the Census Bureau collects are subject to the strongest privacy and confidentiality protections in federal law.
How do I know if someone is with the Census when they knock on my door?
The Bureau has temporarily paused field operations to protect the health and safety of Census workers and the American public during COVID-19. So for now, no one should be knocking on your door.
When field operations resume, if someone knocks on your door and claims to be from the Census, you have the right to request to see their Census ID and you can call the census at 800-923-8282 to confirm that the enumerator is in fact a Census employee/volunteer.
You can work for the Census:
Ensuring a complete count depends on having a fully staffed organization. Census Bureau jobs are good opportunities and offer competitive wages. You can apply for jobs here: (www).2020census.gov/jobs
Census and COVID 19:
The Bureau has temporarily paused field operations to protect the health and safety of Census workers and the American public. Individuals are now able to self-respond to the Census questionnaire online or over the phone through August 14th. For more information, visit (h)ttps://2020census.gov/en/news-events/operational-adjustments-covid-19.html?#
Have more questions about the census?
You can call us at:
Washington, DC Office - 202-225-3965
District Office - 718-662-5970

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She clearly sees corruption coming both from GOP and Democrates. Its time to let the young run this country, I think they can do better.

trump=biden, only difference is that biden keeps his mouth shut, while trump can’t keep from telling us how he thinks.

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Those of you screaming that people like Sanders and AOC have sold out by voting for this might consider the warning Bob Dylan has just reminded us of, as issued from the real Power behind closed doors: get in our way and you risk getting your head shot up.

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