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hootinholler

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Gender: Male
Hometown: Pa/Md
Home country: USA
Current location: Some have said not earth :shrug:
Member since: Sat Nov 20, 2004, 03:27 PM
Number of posts: 26,040

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My most sincere thanks to Camp Weathervane!

The recent use of unicorns in describing the desires of BernieBros got me to googling unicorns.

I really appreciate the prompting, because it led me to an essay Called The Lion and The Unicorn written by none other than George Orwell whilst German bombs rained upon London.

It explores Socialism, Capitalism, Fascism and the stratification of society while presenting the argument that it can only be fixed by a political revolution. I saw more than a few parallels to our current struggles, our own revolution.

It bade me to question if we have yet reached our own tipping point in America and left me hopeful that we have.

So sincerely, thanks for the serendipity.

Hillary's New Children Ad Sure Pulls On My Heartstrings!

It really does. It brings to mind the rough times my sister had while raising my niece and nephew and all the help she got.

It reminds me that in order to qualify for her Pell grants which helped her to get her BS in Nursing, she had to remain on public assistance. It reminds me of the state pushing her to abandon school and a potential career to accept the bartender's and waitress' wages to get off the public dole.

It reminds me of the state confiscating child support payments in order to 'recoup' what they paid to her in benefits, except the child support they took was more than what was paid to her in benefits. That was all made possible by the Welfare reform that Hillary advocated to help my sister move into a more dignified life and help families or some such.

It reminds me that the nation almost lost a skilled ER nurse who was there when the ambulances arrived with heart attack patients, trauma patients, sick babies and the families worried sick that the treatment might not work, worried sick about how the bills would be paid.

Most of all, it reminds me that it matters whom we nominate. Their judgement matters. Their priorities matter.

It reminds me that I need someone who is actually on my side in the White House. Now more than ever, it matters.

Hillary's Campaign likes their Iowans Shaken

I wonder if this will end up stirring them?

The former secretary of state used a Teleprompter to deliver her remarks to hundreds of supporters on the campus of Simpson College. The speech, one adviser said, was designed to "shake some sense into Iowans" and escalate the experience argument she has been making against Sanders with limited success.


With friends like that...

There's Something Happening Here

What it is ain't exactly clear.

It's been a little while since Camp Weathervane has been pushing national polls, wonder why?

Yeah, so that happened...


I also found that there is a member there called "refugee" who is trying to hide who they really are and they have constantly posted screen shots of my website to make our members look bad but have failed on all accounts.

Now you can read this screenshot and there is no mistake in what it say's.

The post in your screenshot was deleted. No DU Trash Talk is in effect there. We are sick and fucking so tired of hearing who hid who and WTF they're so mean, over and over and fucking over again. I doubt you get that, but some here might.

Also missing from your screenshot are the members taking the poster to task over it.

As to refugee, I have no idea who that might be, but I once had respect for you Bill. When those screen shots of the nasty things happening at your site were posted I was shocked and lost all respect for you as a person. So there's that too.


To "refugee" Karma has come back to bite you in the ass. but given the sniveling lying sack of shit that you are, you get what you deserve.


Lying sack of shit? Well since you opened the tenor of the post and I get one shot at this, let me start with a big FUCK YOU! The screenshots didn't lie your bitter, aged, pearl clutching drama queen, that's why you closed the site to do some house cleaning when they came out. That's why you still have the secret inner rectum of Bernin hate going.

Your and your cultists behavior here, coordinated at your camp weathervane and apparently sanctioned by the owners of DU, have brought DU into new levels of suckage. We took the fucking high road at first and instead of playing nice, you blasted the hill out from under us. Fuck that. You really don't give a fuck about anything progressive as long as you have a group you can put down.

On second thought I take that big FUCK YOU back. I wouldn't fuck you even with someone else's dog's cock. You have proven yourself to be utterly and irretrievably morally repugnant. You have stooped to depths that are lower than whale shit in the fucking Marianas trench. There's a lot of pressure down there for anyone with a shred of fucking decency but once your balls are shriveled to the obvious pinhead size it affects the brain and there's little left than to attempt to smear the shit on the walls when it didn't stick whilst you were flinging it.

You aren't worthy to even eat your favorite sandwich, not that you would eat a shit sandwich because I hear you hate bread.


To the jury that will undoubtedly get this, I am speaking of another website and you should take that into consideration not if but when this OP is alerted on.

The moral of this OP is people that live in glass houses....


Yeah, good advice, sad you don't live by that.

But it was only SOUL FOOD*

Part of the afternoon Sanders spent with the Run the Jewels rapper was well-documented: The pair ate a meal together at Atlanta's Busy Bee Cafe; according to the pool report, the senator had fried chicken, yams, rice and gravy. The other part a wide-ranging conversation that took place over several hours at Mike's barbershop, the SWAG Shop wasn't revealed until now.

Mike rolled out the interview, which addressed everything from marijuana to guns, government benefits and voter ID laws, on his Facebook and YouTube accounts.

More... (including the videos of the interview)



Yeah, they just had some fried chicken, ain't no thang at all.


* ALL CAPS in title because I saw in another thread that soul food was improper.

As a Bernie Supporter, I totally trust Hillary!

I trust her to do the right thing as she sees it on a bunch of different issues.

I trust her to mitigate the damage that a popular uprising will do to the profits of large banks.

I trust her to protect the profits of health insurance companies.

I trust her to enable big pharma to continue price gouging.

I trust her to resist efforts to improve incarceration rates and eliminate for profit prisons.

I trust her to expand the H1B visa program and protect tech executives profits.

I trust her to implement practical reforms to SS and medicare which will limit benefits and keep the cap.

I trust her to fill her cabinet with warmongers, CIA operatives and wall street billionaires.

I trust her to work to keep the minimum wage as low as possible.

I trust her to protect Big Oil from lawsuits over damages from fracking operations.

I trust her to maintain the militaristic bent of policing in the US.

I trust her to vigorously help the little people so long as it doesn't interfere with the above list.

Most of all I trust her to run a dirty campaign full of half truths and surrogates stating downright lies about opponents.

Hillary is totally trustworthy.

The thing I can't figure the fuck out

The universal complaint about politicians is that you can't trust them and they don't tell the truth. This is a fundamental construct underlying the spin that camp weathervane employs.

So why the hell wouldn't you support someone who actually is honest and trustworthy? A once in a lifetime candidate.

It puzzles the fuck out of me.

Where does a Hillary nomination lead?

Let's say for discussion that the invisible thumb of the superdelegates overcomes the popular vote and Hillary is nominated.

This sets 2 things in motion:

First the disaffected vote is lost. Bernie is motivating many who have given up on elections, and those who have never voted. Those votes would evaporate for Hillary.

Second, the Teabag element would be entirely motivated to vote against her and get out the vote bringing all their dirty tricks along.

So let's further say that in the face of that she manages to win a hard fought election by a narrow margin.

Hillary is like crack to the teabaggers. How many days in office will she enjoy before a Benghazi committee on steroids comes knocking at the white house door? I doubt she makes it a week.

Is that a sensible woodchuck's definition of winning?

No more quantum politics

I just can't vote for a Schrodinger's Candidate that holds multiple positions simultaneously until the ballot box is opened.

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