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PatrickforB's Journal
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August 25, 2023

'He's an insider': Ramaswamy's deep ties to rightwing kingpins revealed

Source: The Guardian

Vivek Ramaswamy has described himself as an “outsider”, accusing rivals for the Republican presidential nomination of being “bought and paid for” by donors and special interests.

But the 38-year-old Ohio-based venture capitalist, whose sharp-elbowed and angry display stood out in the first Republican debate this week, has his own close ties to influential figures from both sides of the political aisle.

Prominent among such connections are Peter Thiel, the co-founder of tech giants PayPal and Palantir and a rightwing megadonor, and Leonard Leo, the activist who has marshaled unprecedented sums in his push to stock federal courts with conservative judges.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/aug/25/vivek-ramaswamy-rightwing-elite-close-ties-leonard-leo-peter-thiel

So...just another shill for billionaire parasites - drill baby drill, open coal and gas all the way, blah, blah, blah. ALL ABOUT WALL STREET PROFITS.

Fucking hypocrite.
August 15, 2023

Proposed talking point in 2024 election, to be pivoted to in any debate or on any Sunday

morning show:

How can the Republican party even justify its existence when its leader has been indicted and faces 91 felony counts. Hush money to porn stars, compromising national security by hoarding top secret documents and showing them to God-knows-who, attempting to overturn legitimate election results, and then inciting an insurrection in an attempt to hold on to power after losing an election?

Let's talk about THAT, because clearly the GOP has no actual policies to help Americans or even govern the country! So...(whomever the Republican shill at the time is), why should ANYONE in this country take your party seriously when it seems to have become a criminal organization.

I'd like to see a Democrat on one of the Sunday talk shows lead with THAT.

And, if the GOP person tries to squirm out of it, pivot to:

So, your party has taken away abortion access from half the labor force, wants to build border walls when what we really need is a business-friendly immigration policy, and absolutely refused to do ANYTHING about mass shootings. You were against forgiving student loans, against the infrastructure bill and against prohibiting insurance companies from lifetime caps on medical coverage and denying people for pre-existing conditions. Tell us, what DO you stand for?

It's time to POUND on these fucks.

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