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Warren Slams Bloomberg for Blaming 2008 Financial Meltdown On End of Redlining Policy

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/02/14/warren-slams-bloomberg-blaming-2008-financial-meltdown-end-redlining-policy

Just another tone deaf, rich white guy.
Of course, that kind of animal has been in the White House before…

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Birds of a feather::
Like we need another billionaire hanging around Washington.
Seems only Bernie and Liz are brave enough to say so.

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Sadly, as long as Mike has the money to buy voters, he can be as racist as he wants.

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Mike “fricking” Bloomberg from Krystal Balls point of view. She suggests that Trump would love to run against Bloomberg and she 100 percent correct.

(h)ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_fDcNkMzno

I notice his hired army of paid to post folk have retreated from these forums to formulate a new strategy.

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I hope this douchebag Republican Bloomberg is in the Debate this Wednesday, cause every fucking one of the other candidates is gonna be biting at his much vulnerable ass. The more these campaigns dig into his past the worse it is for him, by the way the same thing for Trump too. Trump will end digging his own political grave by next November. Just what he has done since his “acquittal”.

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Unfortunately Billionaire Mike is supported by the Black status quo as well:

Black Democrats endorse Bloomberg after release of racist boasts on “stop-and-frisk”

From the World Socialist Website

Good job by Elizabeth Warren.

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Some BAR pieces on Bloomberg:

ttps://www.blackagendareport.com/freedom-rider-negroes-bloomberg

ttps://www.blackagendareport.com/freedom-rider-say-no-bloomberg

ttps://www.blackagendareport.com/bloomberg-becoming-oligarch-chief-democratic-party

Sounds good.

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The black, and people of color, working class communities aren’t in a financial position to contribute enough campaign donations, and frankly don’t consider their local political class good investments, to make things in neighborhood communities more equitable. Who can blame them, really. The prosperity gospel doesn’t lift all boats, but it does generate the sale of some really kickin’ yachts, and vacation homes in foreign countries.
Check out Con. Maxine Waters’ ( 30 years ) endorsement of former Mayor Bloomberg’s campaign yesterday. That’s an Establishment status quo loving response, from the House Committee Chairwoman ( Financial Services ) no less, whose been wasting a lot of time and money on Trump’s kabuki-esque impeachment trial. You can’t make this shit up, really. Con. Waters; thanks for keeping irony and farce alive, in the Democratic Party leadership.

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I used to like Waters too. For a long time I thought she was one of the good people in Congress.

Just goes to show is completely done!!

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Anyone who’s been following Maxine’s antics re money and politics for years isn’t surprised by this. She’s been braying like a donkey about Trump but it’s all for show.

“According to Chuck Neubauer and Ted Rohrlich writing in the Los Angeles Times in 2004, Maxine Waters’ relatives had made more than $1 million during the preceding eight years by doing business with companies, candidates and causes that Waters had helped. They claimed she and her husband helped a company get government bond business, and her daughter Karen Waters and son Edward Waters have profited from her connections. Waters replied that “They do their business and I do mine.” Liberal watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington named Waters to its list of corrupt members of Congress in its 2005, 2006, 2009 and 2011 reports. Citizens Against Government Waste named her the June 2009 Porker of the Month due to her intention to obtain an earmark for the Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center.”

ttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxine_Waters#cite_ref-54

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Bloomberg, Trump, Clinton were all golfing buddies… The Duopoly is not Democracy.

As a former Republican I guess EW was fine with red lining pre 1996?

#Bernie4EverDNCnever

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Yet, Joy Reid of MSNBC, loves her some Maxine. We know that Trump’s minions have been handing out cash in poor Philadelphia neighborhoods, possibly through black ministers, for dubious reasons. Bloomberg doesn’t spend money in the same way as Trump, but the lesson plan of his campaign couldn’t be clearer: Thr Golden Rule of Politics: " he who has $60 Billion in gold makes the rules. "

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Thats one thing I can say for Bernie’s online army, they take shit from no one. They give it back twice as hard as they get it. It’s why the DNC loathes them as well. However, they secretly want that organization as they have no reactionary force of their own.

Mike Bloomberg Is Hiring So Many Operatives, Local and State Campaigns Are Starving for Help
ttps://theintercept.com/2020/02/13/bloomberg-spending-local-state-campaigns/

Mike Bloomberg Exploited Prison Labor to Make 2020 Presidential Campaign Phone Calls
ttps://theintercept.com/2019/12/24/mike-bloomberg-2020-prison-labor/

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Bloomberg and Trump are now in a race to see who can buy up the pols, ministers and “nonprofit” class in Black communities–Trump to slice off enough of a percentage to keep the vote down in November, Bloomberg to cut off Bernie at the knees and make himself invincible.

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It fascinates me that Bloomy can say a bunch of poor blacks were responsible for the financial crises, but if someone said it was a bunch of rich Jews on Wall Street who fraudulently sold worthless securities as AAA rated bonds the NYTs would do 40 pages of coverage on how Bloomy was a victim of anti semitism.

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How big was the check?

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