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I'll tell you what is "disrespecting the flag"

You're not suppose to wear it as clothing, on or sold in any form as a commercial product, and not shredded while attached to a truck.

It's all here the next time a Tea Party freak goes off:

Fracking is fine...apparently.

This guy concerns me and I think should be of concern to every Democrat who cares about the environment.

Hillary Clinton Picks TPP and Fracking Advocate To Set Up Her Whitehouse

As a senator, Salazar was widely considered a reliable friend to the oil, gas, ranching and mining industries. As interior secretary, he opened the Arctic Ocean for oil drilling, and oversaw the botched response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Since returning to the private sector, he has been an ardent supporter of the TPP, while pushing back against curbs on fracking.

The TPP would enhance the ability of corporations to sue to overturn environmental regulations, but Salazar helped a pro-TPP front group, the “Progressive Coalition for American Jobs,” argue the opposite.

In a November 2015 USA Today op-ed that Salazar co-wrote with Bruce Babbitt, the two men argued that the TPP would be the “the greenest trade deal ever” by promoting sustainable energy. Both Salazar and Babbitt cited their former positions as interior secretaries to boost their credibility.

Shortly after leaving his post at the Obama administration, Salazar appeared at an oil and gas industry conference to argue in favor of fracking.

“We know that, from everything we’ve seen, there’s not a single case where hydraulic fracking has created an environmental problem for anyone,” Salazar told the attendees, who included the vice president of BP America, another keynote speaker at the conference. “We need to make sure that story is told.”


22 Million Emails!!!

22 million RNC emails erased from a private server. I don't recall an intense scrutiny or "outrage" like Hillary is getting. And many of those, no doubt, were communications regarding the lead up to the illegal Iraq invasion.


John Oliver asks tRump to "drop out"

It isn't over...not by a long shot

In fact we've only just begun.

While many Hillary primary supporters are gleeful that an estimated 73% of us Bernie supporters will vote for her in the general election I think they should take notice. After she trounces tRump she cannot go back rightward. She would do so to the peril of Democratic Party unity. It's incumbent upon all of us to fight for a Democratic Party Congress and hold her to her promises on TPP, minimum wage, college tuition, green infrastructure, Keystone XL, universal healthcare, etc...

This is just beginning. What Bernie has brought to the surface is not going away.
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