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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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Why is discussion so threatening on a discussion board?

What is everybody so afraid of? Oh, wait, I think I know.

Most of us don't come here to persuade anyone to change sides, but for information, to get it and exchange it. And THAT'S what some would like to shut down the flow of, especially about certain topics such as the ones the FBI is interested in.

Well isn't that patriotic? And from a host of the Sanders group? Wow.

I've written it numerous times this week, but one more "true colors".

If Skinner does as you ask, I will still get information and will still discuss Hillary but it won't be here, and I won't be back. But I think and I hope that Skinner has better sense than that.

We will see, as we wait for more to reveal who they are.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Wed Apr 20, 2016, 04:44 PM (1 replies)

Chuch Schumer probably remembers that

Bernie, and Bernie alone, gave the DEM PARTY the majority in 2010. How much do you think THAT was worth to the Dem Party? How much do you think the party itself and individual members benefited from THAT? Well I'll tell you, it was a lot. Everything for the two years of that congress that depended on having the majority, was owed to Bernie. All the committee chairmanships, for instance.

Grassroots Dems don't seem to know that because Bernie doesn't blow his own horn about everything he could take credit for.

Contrary to assumptions Bernie does have friends in Congress, and would have more supers if many weren't afraid of the Clinton machine. However that will likely change as the convention gets closer -- less time to endure their rath.

Some people (such as Chuck) do know the 26-year reality of Sanders' work in Congress, as opposed to the one-way talking points Hillary puts out.



As the following video shows, Sanders and Hillary couldn't possibly be more opposite as people. Hillary catalogs everything she considers a slight to her, and every favor she's owed something back for...





http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/01/hillary-clinton-hit-list-102067
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Wed Apr 20, 2016, 02:35 PM (0 replies)

A New York song for Bernie...

From the movie "Working Girl" which fits too because the theme was real ability winning out over the cheating image person. It has one of my favorite song lines...

"We, the great and small,
Stand on a star and
Blaze a trail of desire
Through the darkling dawn"

Let the River Run (Carly Simon, 1989)




"Let all the dreamers wake the nation!"

Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Tue Apr 19, 2016, 10:02 AM (1 replies)

Go Bernie!!!

Hillary is the one who has to win New York, not Bernie. But an upset for him would be nice and there are enough wild cards in this election that it could happen.

Here's to Bernie and all of us Berners, especially those in New York today, for luck...




The Times They Are A-Changin' (Bob Dylan, 1964)

Come gather íround people
Wherever you roam
And admit that the waters
Around you have grown
And accept it that soon
Youíll be drenched to the bone
If your time to you is worth saviní
Then you better start swimminí or youíll sink like a stone
For the times they are a-changiní

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance wonít come again
And donít speak too soon
For the wheelís still in spin
And thereís no telliní who that itís naminí
For the loser now will be later to win
For the times they are a-changiní

Come senators, congressmen
Please heed the call
Donít stand in the doorway
Donít block up the hall
For he that gets hurt
Will be he who has stalled
Thereís a battle outside and it is raginí
Itíll soon shake your windows and rattle your walls
For the times they are a-changiní

Come mothers and fathers
Throughout the land
And donít criticize
What you canít understand
Your sons and your daughters
Are beyond your command
Your old road is rapidly aginí
Please get out of the new one if you canít lend your hand
For the times they are a-changiní

The line it is drawn
The curse it is cast
The slow one now
Will later be fast
As the present now
Will later be past
The order is rapidly fadiní
And the first one now will later be last
For the times they are a-changiní
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Tue Apr 19, 2016, 09:37 AM (1 replies)

The Clintons created and promoted

the Crime Bill and Welfare Reform in order make the Democratic party "Republican Lite". This is what the Third Way / DLC was all about. So instead of two parties we really had one. Today we are still trying to cleanse that mess out of the Dem party and return it to FDR values which did so much to raise the quality of life before and after WW2. And of course those same ideas work any time they are put into practice.

But returning to the intersection with Black Lives Matter. Young AAs realize that it is entirely pointless to go into the streets to protest institutional racism, if they are going to continue to elect the very people who created that institutional racism.

You (general you) can't get rid of what you keep electing.

Dems of all races are starting to realize this, and that is the movement that Sanders is leading. In exactly the same way, (mostly) young AAs are beginning to realize this too. We have to quit voting the perpetrators back into office. And it isn't just the Clintons, it's their whole network of Dems who support them. (Most of the super delegates.)

So this election is very useful in SHOWING us which elected officials are part of that network and that philosophy which is so damaging to all of us... because they step forward and tell us who they are by insisting on supporting HRC. And there have been some very sad surprises in that group, but it's better to know who your enemies are than to not know.

They all need to go and they need to go now or just as soon as we can manage it. And you can't vote someone out incrementally, they are either in or out.

I know most of us know this, but some younger people might not be so clear on how we got to this place and why we feel the way we do.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Sat Apr 9, 2016, 10:45 AM (1 replies)

Obama got it all wrong again, and not by accident I'm sure.

First of all, corruption is a fact not an opinion.

Second, the "extreme positions", or the revolution as we call it, ARE the "views of the broad public". It's the entrenched public officials, who yes are in fact sell outs, who are being dragged along by the broad public.

And third, you can't get a corrupt official out incrementally. The official is either in, or out.

Fourth, as to policies and programs, case in point is the $15 minimum wage. Increases every couple of years by pennies never did anything for anybody. But promoting $15, ACHIEVED something that will make a real difference and it's getting done in a rather short time, only a few years.

Obama is one of the sell outs. It's time he took his outgoing thumb off the scales. I'm sure he has a gigantic and super-fast payday coming for himself, and that should be enough for him. He doesn't need to foist any more corrupt pols on us on the way out.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Fri Apr 8, 2016, 05:10 PM (0 replies)

The Pope is a BernieBro!!!

This is YUGE!!!


This news needs a tune...




One is never enough...

Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Fri Apr 8, 2016, 08:25 AM (0 replies)

Nixon tried to con us boomers too when we were young,

him and the Establishment of that time, the so-called "Greatest Generation", and the video below was one of our collective responses to that massive death-trap con job. This is for you Bernie-revolution millennials, just know that you are not alone this time, as we were...



Question (Moody Blues, 1970)

Why do we never get an answer
When we're knocking at the door
With a thousand million questions
About hate and death and war

It's where we stop and look around us
There is nothing that we need
In a world of persecution
That is burning in its greed

Why do we never get an answer
When we're knocking at the door
Because the truth is hard to swallow
That's what the wall of love is for

It's not the way that you say it
When you do those things to me
It's more the way that you mean it
When you tell me what will be

And when you stop and think about it
You won't believe it's true
That all the love you've been giving
Has all been meant for you

I'm looking for someone to change my life
I'm looking for a miracle in my life
And if you could see what it's done to me
To lose the the love I knew
Could safely lead me through

Between the silence of the mountains
And the crashing of the sea
There lies a land I once lived in
And she's waiting there for me

But in the gray of the morning
My mind becomes confused
Between the dead and the sleeping
And the road that I must choose

I'm looking for someone to change my life
I'm looking for a miracle in my life
And if you could see what it's done to me
To lose the the love I knew
Could safely lead me to
The land that I once knew
To learn as we grow old
The secrets of our souls

It's not the way that you say it
When you do those things to me
It's more the way you really mean it
When you tell me what will be

Why do we never get an answer
When we're knocking at the door
With a thousand million questions
About hate and death and war

It's where we stop and look around us
There is nothing that we need
In a world of persecution
That is burning in its greed

Why do we never get an answer
When we're knocking at the door...




Remember what we learned the hard way -- if evil and corruption aren't stopped where it is now, it can always get worse. Under anyone but Bernie, it surely will. Clinton is toxic, a very close match for Nixon and will probably end her career the same way.


Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Sun Apr 3, 2016, 12:12 PM (0 replies)

The Repubs are going to use this, big, whether she's cleared or charged.

And when they do, she will implode. It is suicidal to have her as our nominee. Already, 2/3 of voters see her as untrustworthy, and on top of that add this.

In the video at this link, Shane D'Aprile (publisher Campaign and Elections magazine, former campaign reporter for The Hill) says (4:10, 6:10):

"... Whoever the Republican nominee is, whether it's Donald Trump, whether it's somebody else eventually, Hillary Clinton is going to face a withering amount of attacks from the Republican nominee on this issue regardless of what happens with this investigation, right? Even in the best case scenario for Hillary Clinton, which is that she's cleared of any wrongdoing after this investigation finally concludes, there's still a very serious question of judgment here, and whoever the Republican nominee is, is going to jump on that come the Fall.
...
If the Clinton campaign thinks that, even like I said in that best case scenario -- that she's cleared of any wrongdoing in this -- if the Clinton campaign thinks that's the end of the issue, as a general election issue, they're nuts. There's no way it is. It's going to be a major issue. It goes directly, it impacts her numbers on trustworthiness, honesty, I mean this is a big thing for Republicans to exploit in the Fall. So it's a problem for her, either way."


http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/03/31/one-shot-at-queen-fbi-ag-intensify-focus-on-clinton-email-probe.html

And no, she's NOT VETTED AT ALL ON THIS because Bernie will not bring it up. She is the one not vetted. She is the gigantic liability. There is no way to deny it. Her supporters can say they don't care, but they can't deny it.

And btw, her excuses that she repeats as her defenses on this are lies, blatant, flat lies. She was not "allowed" to have this server, others didn't do anything remotely similar, and some very classified stuff was transmitted; add to that, pay-to-play between the State Dept. and the Clinton Foundation.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Thu Mar 31, 2016, 05:03 PM (0 replies)

He doesn't seem to understand UNACCEPTABLE.

Sanders and Clinton are not similar or comparable in any way. They represent opposite agendas and constituencies. Sanders the 99%, Clinton the 1%. And if that weren't enough (which it is)...

Hillary is under FBI investigation for a reason. That reason is, the IGs of the State Department and the Intelligence Services both sent a referral to the FBI to look into. That would ba a "FAIL" as Secretary of State.

When she set up a private server and did all of State's business on it for 4 years, nevermind her ridiculous claim that nothing in that time was classified, that creation of the server itself was gross negligence, which is a crime. I don't care if she gets charged with that or not, and I don't care if she gets convicted. As far I the voter am concerned, she COMMITTED CRIMES in her last public office, and that means she has no business running for a higher one.

UNACCEPTABLE.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Thu Mar 31, 2016, 03:53 PM (0 replies)
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