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My namesake... http://youtu.be/GgXzWhexJh0 ... If I were asked to recommend only one political / history book it would be this one... http://www.amazon.com/Treason-America-Anton-Chaitkin/dp/0943235006 ... Treason in America: from Aaron Burr to Averell Harriman, by Anton Chaitkin. I do NOT endorse all of the views by Chaitkin external to this book, nor all of his actions, nor all of his associations, but I DO highly recommend this book. It is one every US citizen and everyone interested in its history should read. It it well written, meticulously sourced, and it is eye-opening -- even for those who consider themselves already knowledgeable. If you have not read it before, you need to read it, it is need-to-know information, and what it has to say is not going to be found in many places, if anywhere, else. That is my tip for whoever is passing by.

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This is the big story today -- a real wake up call.

For those who still think it's a nothingburger... She used ONLY her own private server in her home, for 4 years of State Department official communications. She didn't use her secured .gov account AT ALL. Read that a few more times. Yes, it's true.

4 years, everything to and from the Secretary of State! Want to argue that nothing in that involved national security? Then what was she doing, shopping on QVC all day? That is so grossly negligent, nothing even needs to be proved.

No one else ever did that. No thinking adult would even dream of doing that. And nobody gave her permission to do that, except herself.

It's time to pay attention.

God knows, I don't like these intel guys! But they are right this time.

Even if Clinton people don't care about this, the public WILL care when they find out about it. And they will be saying WHY DIDN'T YOU TELL US ABOUT THIS? WHY HAVE YOU BEEN HIDING IT? And those questions will go directly to CAMP CLINTON. To HRC herself, her surrogates, her media pundits, and her supporters both officials at all levels and grass roots. The public is not going to be happy about this, and these Intel people just blew the lid on it.

Boom! Mic drop.

Wait and see if that isn't so. Better start getting the press releases ready. Without the lies this time, would be a good idea, if that's possible. Yes, it will take a small amount of time to sink in, but not that much time. Even Obama cannot ignore this, he will have to comment on it.

And... there's also Hillary's own interview with the FBI taking place, right about now.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Tue May 24, 2016, 08:35 AM (0 replies)

If Dems were worried about Trump, they'd be voting Sanders.

Those voting for Hillary have no case to make about scary Trump. Just stop. It isn't even the slightest bit logical.

By voting for Hillary you're telling us Trump is no big deal. Don't blame us if we hear the message.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Sun May 22, 2016, 08:08 AM (1 replies)

I changed my mind. Now I think it could happen.

Since the DNC just arbitrarily changed the rules for the remaining Primary state conventions to allow Clinton and the Party to make decisions behind the scenes and crush dissent, and secondly it's been announced there will be no more exit polls done (it isn't worth it because Clinton's the nominee), I wouldn't be surprised to see Sanders run on his own in some manner.

I think we're being set up for some major vote stealing, especially in California, and continued repression on through the Convention.

If that happens, on top of the outrageous way this Primary has already been conducted, and the lousy, biased treatment of Sanders by those in the party, he might see things differently than he did going into this election.

When the other side doesn't keep the deal, bets are off.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512017702

http://www.democraticunderground.com/12512011092
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Sat May 21, 2016, 05:22 AM (2 replies)

I have actually changed my mind on this.

The ONLY way I can imagine voting for HRC, is if Bernie were VP with the understood conditions that he would have access to everything that is going going, and the understanding that he would let us (the public) know if he thought anything wasn't kosher. He would also need to have free reign on what to work on.

I will say right out front, I do not believe HRC would complete a term before the email scandal blows up. If she gets elected, I think she is likely to be impeached.

I think this would be a good insurance policy, and it would be fair since he got nearly half the vote, and he could keep an eye on things in a second Clinton WH, which I am very leery of.

I doubt he would do it, and I doubt she would ask him. But lots of POTUSs and VEEPs don't get along, and they accept the ticket anyway.

I'm not wild about the idea, but I could marginally accept it with trepidation.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Fri May 20, 2016, 05:30 AM (0 replies)

Wow. And then went on tv and smeared those she taunted.

She's blowing fake kisses at them as she leaves, and possibly worse at the end.

What a fake, arrogant, disgusting scumbag, she is!

Thanks for the video, very enlightening.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Thu May 19, 2016, 03:55 PM (0 replies)

No, but he has the power to torpedo HRC in an instant if he did.

Maybe that fact ought to be kept in mind a bit more. So long as he doesn't do it, he is doing her the VERY BIGGEST FAVOR POSSIBLE. (And an equally huge favor, not mentioning the FBI.)

Does she act at all grateful? Hell NO. And that tells a lot about who she is, who her followers are, what the Dem Party has become, and what this election is about.

He could pull the plug on her anytime he wanted.

Now keep smearing and lying about the man. (not you pinebox, generally meant)

All he needs to have is a "fuck this" moment.

He's like the guy holding the pin in the grenade. Go ahead, tackle him to play these stupid games.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Wed May 18, 2016, 11:38 AM (0 replies)

"Those who DIDN'T GET TO VOTE in Primaries WILL NOT be on her side..."

Your whole post summed up the situation very well, and that one statement especially jumped out at me.

Those who DIDN'T GET TO VOTE in Primaries WILL NOT be on her side and her head to head with Trump is eroding!


We're constantly aware of the difference in results when Independents are shut out of primaries, but I don't think we look at it from their point of view as far as motivation for a particular candidate in the General Election.

They don't feel included or invested in the process. An analogy might be a conversation among several people in which they are talked over and have no input, and no one is interested in what they have to say. It's boring and insulting when it goes on repeatedly.

Those of us who have been in a party for a long time do not really appreciate how important this is. And now, Independents are 45% of the entire electorate -- the biggest group! Granted, they are not all Dem-leaning, but that isn't the point.

A party that leaves them on the sidelines and doesn't care about their views is not going to have any depth of strength to win.

This is the big thing Bernie has done, which is under-appreciated. For once, they have been brought in and included in the conversation and we see the response. The only problem is, they do not usually take part in primaries and so they are not familiar enough with the process to know the fine points of registering.

Bernie's campaign has been so short on time, that there has not been enough of a chance to inform them properly, as I'm sure he would've liked to do. Of course, the media has been little help as they have become mostly useless.

And now having brought them into the conversation, the Dem party is slapping those people in the face by blatantly railroading their candidate with obvious election rigging and voter fraud, in order to hand the election to the candidate they emphatically don't want. In my opinion, they will turn on this party in droves. Independents do not like dishonesty or unfairness, especially millennials.

I really fail to see how party designation, which is essentially signing up for a meaningless card saying "D" on it, is a reason to disenfranchise a huge swath of people. If someone is going to vote Dem in the General, why is having that "D" card a few months ahead of time a reason to exclude them from choosing which candidate will run via the Primary? It's nonsense!

All of this party allegiance stuff is nonsense at a grass roots voter level, and nobody knows it more clearly than Independents. BUT THEY ARE RIGHT ABOUT THAT.

NOBODY SHOULD BE EXCLUDED FROM THE VOTING PROCESS. PERIOD.

Anyway, I realize I'm preaching to the choir because it was your point after all, you just started me thinking. Great post, ChiciB1!
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Wed May 18, 2016, 09:34 AM (1 replies)

The dickish sore-losership is Boxer's.

Cheaters are dickish sore losers by definition.

If there's more cheating by HRC at the convention, which seems likely, then who would be surprised if that doesn't go well?

HRC and the Dem establishment don't seem to understand something -- we voters don't take orders from them. They don't pay us, and we don't owe them anything -- not even civility if it is undeserved. So they can just get down off of their high horses right now, because we aren't buying any of it.

As Bernie has already explicitly said, we don't take orders from him either.

What can you expect -- that's easy. There are youtube videos of inside the 1968 Chicago convention. Watch them. Pull the same shit, most likely get the same reaction.

Go that way, expect to lose just like then. But "Watergate 2.0" will still happen.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Sun May 15, 2016, 02:49 PM (0 replies)

As dark and ugly as it is now,

and it is plenty dark and ugly (especially after what we just saw in NV, following the same script in too many other places), this election has given me a lot of new hope. 1) I'm surprised at how many people support what Bernie stands for, and 2) the fact that the Millennials will be the future, and they seem to learn quickly and have good bullshit radar. And 3) we now know that we can fight big money and win.

I feel very good about Bernie's chances of winning this election, oddly enough, but I feel even more positive about the return of the New Deal 2.0 in the not to distant future as you noted. I guess it's like seeing light at the end of the tunnel, or seeing a away out. I see it now. That's really all I need to get in gear for it.

If it comes to another 1968-syle showdown, which I was part of then too, I'm ready for it. I'm 66, and I have very little left to lose after 4 decades of rip-offs, so I don't give a fuck. My people came here 400 years ago, not 5 minutes ago like too many of our so-called "leaders", and I'll be damned if I'll watch what they built and sacrificed so much for go down the toilet for the benefit of this handful of self-entitled globe-raping grifter-grafters.

There are lots of us of a like mind and demographic, which I'm glad to see here too.

The thing to know and keep in mind is, the PTB have the money which buys power, but we have the NUMBERS. A few cannot hold down the many unless the many allow it. All we have to do is stand up in a big way, and it's game over.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Sun May 15, 2016, 06:27 AM (1 replies)

HRC cannot be referred to as "winning" any longer.

As in, the super delegates have to choose her because she is "winning".

This is bullshit, and it's a few straws too many. She is the official CHEATER now, and that deserves no recognition whatsoever.

Especially in light of the fact that by all rights, she shouldn't even be allowed to run while under FBI investigation.

Bernie is the presumptive winner now, and if it doesn't turn out that way, it's a stolen election. Period.

I'm really sad to hear this, CoffeeCat. I'm sad that this happened to you, and Dragonfli, and others, and I'm sad that we have sunk this low in this country. I remember when we used to be mostly honorable people back in the day.

I'm really sick and tired of sharks. It's time to drain the swamp and get rid of them, whatever it takes. People who do this kind of thing, no matter how great they think they are, completely disgust me. They are lower than pond scum.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Sun May 15, 2016, 03:14 AM (0 replies)
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