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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 11:37 PM

 

i think bloomberg is a lot like jb pritzker.

very similar cv, tho jb inherited his money.
but a history of philanthropy that is very well done and smartly targets.
mara gay from nyt on 11th hour right now w a very interesting take on the man.

i welcome him to the arena, for fucking sure.

this is fun.
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Elizabeth Warren

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Reply i think bloomberg is a lot like jb pritzker. (Original post)
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Response to mopinko (Original post)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 11:51 PM

1. She appeared to be submitting her resume for

 

Bloomberg’s press secretary.
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Response to mopinko (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 12:23 AM

2. It is disruptive at best..

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
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Bernie Sanders

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Sat Nov 9, 2019, 01:03 AM

3. JB pritzker is truly liked here in Illinois. He's already done some really good things

 

Of course we do hold all 3 branches of government, so it’s not difficult

Accomplishments
Negotiated a 2.2 billion dollar trade deal with Taiwan for our corn and soy. Certainly good negotiating skills there
Legalized marijuana.. with planned release of tens of thousands in jail for possession, and will offer them counseling to re-enter civilian life with work training
Passed legislation that history will teach LGBTQ accomplishments
Strengthened laws protecting a woman’s right to choose

Working on infrastructure

He pays his campaign staff that has stayed with him over and above what the state salary offered them. Stated he wanted the best, wanted them to work hard, be happy in their jobs so they would stay.

Threw Betsy Dumb Voss to the street

He works really hard at his job

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Joe Biden

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Response to Thekaspervote (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 07:21 PM

6. Illinois does not have "tens of thousands in jail for possession"

 

I practice criminal law in Chicago and I am unaware of even one person in prison for marijuana possession. That hasn't happened in many, many years.
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Response to mopinko (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 02:23 AM

4. Only Pritzker is OK with bracketed Illinois income tax while Bloomberg

 

is opposed to a wealth tax and wants to bullshit us all into thinking it doesn’t poll well with the electorate. Bloomberg will also have to answer for Stop and Frisk.

While I like some of the things Bloomberg has done and stands for, he does not repreEnt this party. He and Pritzker are two different people, despite both being very wealthy. I’m pleasantly shocked at how good Pritzker is so far as Illinois’ Governor. Perhaps he should run for President someday.
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Response to mopinko (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 04:48 AM

5. Pritzker has a great record for poverty. Bloomberg chase the poor out of NYC

 

and gave a lot to the wealthy.

Yes, on a lot of the social issues Bloomberg is great. But, he contributed a lot to increasing inequity.

I am voting for Governor Pritker if he runs again. I have no desire to vote for Bloomberg in the primary.

I was really expecting Pritzker to be like Bloomberg. I am so glad he isn't.
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