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Jester Messiah

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I don\'t give a fuck.

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Posted by Jester Messiah | Fri Jul 1, 2016, 12:29 PM (14 replies)

World’s Largest ‘Fart-In’ Is Planned for Hillary Clinton’s Acceptance Speech in Philadelphia

Philadelphia: Cheri Honkala, the leader of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, announced that her group was organizing the world’s largest “fart-in” to be held on July 28 at the Wells Fargo Center during Hillary Clinton’s anticipated acceptance speech for the Democratic nomination.

“We will be holding a massive bean supper for Bernie Sanders delegates on American Street in my Kensington neighborhood on the afternoon of July 28,” she said. “We are setting up a Clintonville there, modeled on the Hoovervilles of the 1930s where the poor and unemployed built shanty towns. The Sanders delegates, their bellies full of beans, will be able to return to the Wells Fargo Center and greet the rhetorical flatulence of Hillary Clinton with the real thing.”

Three (Bronx) Cheers for Hillary!

Posted by Jester Messiah | Sun Jun 19, 2016, 02:45 PM (35 replies)

Conflict of interest: Sanders assails Clinton over Foundation

“If you asked me about the Clinton Foundation, do I have a problem when a sitting secretary of state and a foundation run by her husband collects many millions of dollars from foreign governments, governments which are dictatorships … yeah I do,” Sanders said in an interview Sunday morning on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

Sanders cited Saudi Arabia, a contributor to the foundation, which he notes restricts civil liberties. “You don’t have a lot of respect there for opposition points of view for gay rights or women’s rights,” he said.

Posted by Jester Messiah | Mon Jun 6, 2016, 09:40 AM (8 replies)

You don't get offered immunity for collecting stamps.

Pagliano is complicit in something. The other shoe's gonna drop. The question is, will the Democratic Party be up shit creek when it does?
Posted by Jester Messiah | Sat Jun 4, 2016, 12:12 AM (21 replies)

Clinton IT aide to plead Fifth in email case

Questions about Pagliano’s role in Clinton’s bespoke email arrangement ramped up after he accepted a deal for immunity from the federal government as part of his cooperation with the FBI’s ongoing investigation into Clinton’s setup.

Yet very little is known about Pagliano and how he maintained the server at Clinton’s New York home.

The IT expert has previously refused to answer questions on Capitol Hill, invoking his Fifth Amendment rights before the House Select Committee on Benghazi and rejecting requests from leaders of the Senate Judiciary and Homeland Security committees to answer their questions.

Shadier and shadier...

Posted by Jester Messiah | Thu Jun 2, 2016, 08:41 AM (68 replies)

Bill Clinton Gave a Six-Figure Speech to a Controversial Vulture Fund as His Wife Ran for President

On May 12, 2015, the private equity firm Apollo Global Management announced that it was unloading the remainder of its stake in Noranda Aluminum. Apollo had gained control of the Tennessee-based company in a 2007 leveraged buyout and had subsequently followed a familiar playbook in the cutthroat world of corporate takeovers: It saddled Noranda with the debt it had used to buy the company and then extracted large dividends. As Noranda struggled to stay solvent, Apollo eventually cashed out of the firm. In early 2016, the debt-riddled aluminum company declared bankruptcy, shut down its largest smelting plant in Missouri, and laid off hundreds of employees.

That same day in 2015 that Apollo disposed of its stake in Noranda, Bill Clinton pocketed $250,000 for a speech to one of its subsidiaries, Apollo Management Holdings.

The Clinton family. Fighting for you. Oh, uh wait... nope, just fighting you.

Posted by Jester Messiah | Wed Jun 1, 2016, 09:57 AM (45 replies)

Why Bernie Sanders Must Address the Top Secret SAP Intelligence on Clinton’s Email Server

Bernie Sanders, before the California Primary, should address the fact that Top Secret and SAP intelligence was found on a private server; utilized because Clinton intentionally chose to hide personal emails. Since even Chuck Todd isn’t buying the convenience excuse, there’s an obvious element of premeditation regarding owning the server. Furthermore, knowing that she’d be receiving Top Secret intelligence only adds to the belief that Clinton risked national security (by utilizing an unencrypted server), for the sake of hiding emails from Republicans, or the public.

Posted by Jester Messiah | Wed Jun 1, 2016, 09:50 AM (3 replies)

Superdelegates Supporting Hillary Clinton Risk a Donald Trump Presidency

It’s time for the Democratic Party to come to terms with Hillary Clinton’s wrongdoings, fabrications, and blatant neglect.

The Office of Inspector General’s report released Wednesday is the most crucial piece of evidence that’s been seen to date suggesting Clinton has broken federal law through unauthorized use of a private email server.

Now, while the IG continues to state she has broken “policies,” they fail to talk about the fact that the “policies” she has broken were designed around the Federal Records Act of 1950. By violating the policy, Clinton has not only violated the law, but also consistently denied doing so publicly numerous times.

Superdelegates within the Democratic Party need to take the findings of this report, and her visibly inconsistent defense, into serious consideration.

Posted by Jester Messiah | Wed Jun 1, 2016, 09:43 AM (5 replies)

Bernie Sanders' sober social activism wins him fans in California

I spoke with a college-age woman waiting in line at the Bakersfield fairgrounds. She wore a reversed baseball cap over her long, magenta-tinted hair, jeans ripped at the knees and a black muscle shirt touting “Bernie for President.” Her name was Cela Ayres. I asked her why this rumpled old guy with unruly white hair had become such a political phenomenon among millennials. Ayres said that other candidates — Hillary Clinton in particular — try to connect with young voters by awkwardly “relating” and using gimmicks like Snapchat.

“Bernie just says what relates to us,” Ayres told me. “He doesn’t try to relate to us, he gets us.”

Posted by Jester Messiah | Wed Jun 1, 2016, 09:39 AM (5 replies)

It's time for Democratic super-delegates to give Bernie Sanders a second look

First, Hillary is imploding amidst a rash of bad news -- from her bloated speaking fees to her dubious control over her potential co-president husband to this latest installment in the email saga that won't die.

Second, Sanders often beats presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump in head-to-head polls. The Manhattan mogul has pulled even with Clinton in many national canvasses.

And in the all-important California primary on June 7, Sanders and Clinton are in a statistical dead heat.

But most importantly, Sanders, like President Barack Obama eight years ago, has spawned a passion and an eagerness that has energized the Democratic party far more than Clinton's.

Posted by Jester Messiah | Wed Jun 1, 2016, 09:36 AM (22 replies)
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