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New York Latino voters prefer Sanders over Clinton 55% to 38% in recent poll



Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Sun Apr 17, 2016, 06:48 PM (12 replies)

The Difference Between Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders Supporters

Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Sun Apr 17, 2016, 03:14 AM (39 replies)

Freddie Gray Anniversary 4/16/2016

Baltimore, MD— Families of unarmed Blacks who were slain by police rallied in West Baltimore one year after Freddie Gray died of injuries sustained in police custody. Six families joined protesters to tell stories about family members who had also been killed by police. They marched to the site where Gray had been apprehended and dragged into the police van, paused for a moment of silence and then proceeded four blocks past the local police precinct.

Video of the violent arrest of Freddie Gray was released on the Internet in April 2015, and his death a week later due to a severed spinal cord touched off protests and property destruction in Baltimore. Six police officers were subsequently indicted for their involvement in the “rough ride” leading to Gray’s fatal injury. Their trials were put on hold by a Maryland appeals court. Baltimore City settled a civil case with the Gray family for $6.4 million.

“This is 21st-century lynching at its best,” said Reverend C.D. Witherspoon. “And it goes by the name police brutality.”

People gathered in front of the CVS at the corner of West North and Pennsylvania Avenue. The store became infamous when rioters smashed the windows, looted and set fire to it a year ago. Today, large signs saying “Now Open” are displayed on the building.
Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Sat Apr 16, 2016, 11:07 PM (0 replies)

Monica Lewinsky reflects on Clinton affair aftermath: ‘The shame sticks to you like tar’

“I felt like every layer of my skin and my identity were ripped off of me in ’98 and ’99,” she told The Guardian in a profile published Saturday. “You feel incredibly raw and frightened. But I also feel like the shame sticks to you like tar.”

Lewinsky, now 42, has emerged as a passionate anti-bullying advocate almost two decades after her sex scandal with former President Bill Clinton dragged her through headlines and made her the butt of every oral sex joke.

She broke a years-long silence on their tryst and its fallout in a 2014 Vanity Fair feature.

In the Guardian interview, appropriately conducted by "So You've Been Publicly Shamed" author Jon Ronson, Lewinsky compared the act of bullying to cutting.

Lewinsky declined in the interview to comment on loudmouthed mogul Donald Trump’s remark that she’d be “fair game” in his campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton — but did show off her new line of anti-bullying emojis and GIFs.

Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Sat Apr 16, 2016, 10:49 PM (44 replies)

The wikipedia article "Bill Clinton sexual misconduct allegations" (Trigger Warning)

Bill Clinton sexual misconduct allegations

Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, has been publicly accused by three women of sexual misconduct; one woman (Juanita Broaddrick) has publicly accused him of rape, another (Kathleen Willey) states Clinton groped her without consent, and a third accuser (Paula Jones) states that Clinton sexually harassed her. No other woman has publicly accused Clinton of sexual misconduct, although many others have accused him of adultery, and rumors of additional sexual misconduct have been publicized in tabloid magazines and on the Internet.

Of all the allegations made against him regarding his sexual history, Clinton has only admitted extramarital relationships with Monica Lewinsky and Gennifer Flowers. Through his representatives, he has responded to the allegations by attempting to discredit the credibility of the accusers, noting that (in the case of Broaddrick and Willey) they previously testified, under oath, that Clinton never made unwanted advances.[1]

Contents [hide]
1 Juanita Broaddrick
2 Paula Jones
3 Gennifer Flowers
4 Monica Lewinsky
5 Kathleen Willey
6 Other allegations
7 References
7.1 Bibliography

Juanita Broaddrick[edit]
In a 1999 episode of Dateline NBC, former Clinton volunteer Juanita Broaddrick alleged that in the late 1970s, Bill Clinton raped her in her hotel room. According to Broaddrick, she agreed to meet with Clinton for coffee in the lobby of her hotel, but Clinton asked if they could go to her room to avoid a crowd of reporters. Once Clinton had isolated her in her hotel room, he sexually assaulted her. Broaddrick stated Clinton injured her lip by biting it during the assault. [2] [3] [4] In 1999, Clinton denied Broaddrick's allegations through his lawyer.

Broaddrick's public allegation of rape on NBC in 1999 contradicted her sworn testimony in the Jones case, in which she denied that Clinton made sexual advances toward her.[1] Supporters of Clinton have questioned her account by noting that Broaddrick continued to support Clinton, and appear at public events on his behalf, weeks after the alleged rape.[1]

Broaddrick's allegations resurfaced in the 2016 presidential campaign. In various media interviews, Broaddrick stated that Clinton raped her and that Hillary Clinton knew about it, and tried to threaten Broaddrick into remaining silent.[5]

Paula Jones[edit]
According to Jones's account, on May 8, 1991, she was escorted to Clinton's hotel room in the Excelsior[6][7][8] (now Little Rock Marriott) Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he propositioned and exposed himself to her. She claimed she kept quiet about the incident until 1994, when a David Brock story in the American Spectator magazine printed an account. In any case, in 1994, Jones filed a federal lawsuit against Clinton, alleging sexual harassment. In the discovery stage of the suit, Jones's lawyers had the opportunity to question Clinton under oath about his sexual history; in the course of this testimony, Clinton denied having had a sexual affair with Monica Lewinsky, a denial that (once his affair with Lewinsky was exposed) would lead to his impeachment for perjury and obstruction of justice.[9]

In April 1998, the case was dismissed by Republican Judge Susan Webber Wright as lacking legal merit.[10] But Jones appealed Webber Wright's ruling, and her suit gained traction following Clinton's admission to having an affair with Monica Lewinsky in August 1998.[11]

On appeal, in the midst of his trial for impeachment based on false testimony in the Jones case (about his affair with Monica Lewinsky), Clinton was faced with the prospect of having to go under oath again and testify more about his sexual history. Instead, Clinton agreed to an out-of-court settlement, paying Jones and her lawyers $850,000 to drop the suit.[12] Clinton's lawyer said that the President made the settlement only so he could end the lawsuit for good and move on with his life.[13] Clinton's critics interpret the settlement as an admission of guilt.

Gennifer Flowers[edit]
In 1992 Gennifer Flowers stated that she had a relationship with Clinton that began in 1980.[14] Flowers at first denied that she had an affair with Clinton, but later changed her story.[15][16] After initially denying it, Clinton later admitted that he had a sexual encounter with Flowers when put under oath during the Lewinsky investigation.[17]

Monica Lewinsky[edit]
Main article: Lewinsky scandal
In 1995, Monica Lewinsky, a graduate of Lewis & Clark College, was hired to work as an intern at the White House during Clinton's first term, and began a personal relationship with him, the details of which she later confided to her friend and Defense department co-worker Linda Tripp, who secretly recorded their telephone conversations.[18] When Tripp discovered in January 1998 that Lewinsky had signed an affidavit in the Paula Jones case denying a relationship with Clinton, she delivered the tapes to Kenneth Starr, the Independent Counsel who was investigating Clinton on other matters, including the Whitewater scandal, the White House FBI files controversy, and the White House travel office controversy. The news of this extra-marital affair and the resulting investigation eventually led to the impeachment of President Clinton in 1998 by the U.S. House of Representatives and his subsequent acquittal on all impeachment charges of perjury and obstruction of justice in a 21-day Senate trial.[19]

Kathleen Willey[edit]
In 2015, Kathleen Willey alleged Clinton groped her in a hallway in 1993. An independent counsel determined Willey gave "false information" to the FBI, inconsistent with sworn testimony related to the Jones allegation.[20] Willey dodged perjury charges after Kenneth Starr granted her immunity for her testimony.[20][21] But Starr did not view her allegations as sufficiently credible to pursue them further.

Linda Tripp, the Clinton Administration staffer who secretly taped her phone conversations with Monica Lewinsky in order to expose the latter's affair with the President, testified under oath that Willey's sexual contact with President Clinton in 1993 was consensual, that Willey had been flirting with the President, and that Willey was happy and excited following her 1993 encounter with Clinton.[22]

Other allegations[edit]
In 1998, in response to what she called false media claims that Clinton had raped her, Elizabeth Ward Gracen (former Miss Arkansas and Miss America) recanted a six-year-old denial and stated she had a one night stand with Clinton in 1982.[23] Gracen later apologized to Hillary Clinton.[23]

Dolly Kyle Browning began writing a "semi-autobiographical novel" about her alleged affair with Bill Clinton. In the publication process, Browning asserted that Clinton did everything in his power to prohibit and undermine publication. Browning sued Clinton for damages, but the US Court of Appeals denied her appeal.[24]

Sally Perdue, a former Miss Arkansas who said she had a four-month affair with him in 1983.[25]

Connie Hamzy, a self-described rock-and-roll groupie, who said Clinton propositioned her in 1984 while she was sunbathing by a Little Rock hotel pool.[26]

Bobbie Ann Williams, a one-time Little Rock prostitute who said Clinton fathered a child by her when he was the governor of Arkansas.[27]

Lencola Sullivan, a former Miss Arkansas and fourth runner-up in the Miss America pageant was claimed to have "sexual relationship" with Clinton.[28]

Susie Whitacre, press aide to Clinton when he was governor of Arkansas.[29]

Clinton's name appears more than 10 times on flight manifests for Jeffrey Epstein's private airliner: a Boeing 727. Epstein was convicted in 2008 in Florida for soliciting underage teenage prostitutes. Court documents show that Epstein used the Fifth Amendment to avoid self-incrimination in a deposition when directly asked, “Do you know former President Clinton personally?” Epstein made the plea in a 2010-2011 civil case between Epstein and Florida lawyer Brad Edwards, who sued Epstein on behalf of some of Epstein’s alleged victims.[30][31]
Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Sat Apr 16, 2016, 09:44 PM (2 replies)

I'm confused...so did the Clintons take bribes to protect big banks and gangster dictators or not?

so many contradictory accounts...

Clinton foundation is a slush fund or no?
Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Sat Apr 16, 2016, 01:23 PM (5 replies)

The look on Hillary's face when she sees how people live outside the bubble

Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Sat Apr 16, 2016, 04:25 AM (12 replies)

Not Quite the 1 Percent: Sanders Releases ‘Boring’ Tax Returns

The release quickly followed Thursday's Democratic presidential debate.

Bernie Sanders made good on his promise to release his full 2014 tax returns Friday, after sparring with Hillary Clinton over transparency during Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate.

The Vermont senator’s tax form, which he says was filed by his wife, Jane, showed an income of $205,271. The majority of the income came from Sanders’ $174,000 Senate salary and the Social Security benefits that both he and his wife receive.
Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Sat Apr 16, 2016, 01:05 AM (9 replies)

Bernie Sanders released his 2014 tax returns and they're as boring as he promised

he Democratic presidential candidate released his 2014 tax return as promised Friday, and they’re about as boring as he promised they would be.

Sanders and his wife earned just over $200,500 for the year and paid $27,653 in federal income taxes and another $7,903 in Vermont income tax in 2014.

The couple paid an effective tax rate of 19.6 percent on their federal taxable income of $140,994.

The couple reported receiving another $46,213 in Social Security benefits, and made charitable contributions totaling $8,350.
Posted by Cheese Sandwich | Sat Apr 16, 2016, 12:56 AM (5 replies)
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