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MUST SEE HILLARY VIDEO! Senator Tom Carper fires up the huge crowd for Hillary in Delaware!

IT'S INSPIRING!

Senator Carper got it right. "Hillary works hard for the money" Now let's sing along with him!










Hillary says they were "dead broke" when they left the White House. They know hard economic times.









Here's 5 Reasons Why Bernie Is Taking The Battle All The Way To The Convention.



April 25, 2016
Bernie Sanders Won’t Drop Out, Here’s Why
by Thomas Knapp


Bernie Sanders says he’s taking the Democratic presidential nomination contest all the way to the party’s national convention in Philadelphia at the end of July. Believe it.

Path #1: Clinton’s health fails in a very big and very public way. She’s had multiple public fainting spells since 2005, including one resulting in a broken elbow in 2009. In 2012, she suffered a concussion and was hospitalized with cerebral venous thrombosis, a life-threatening blood clot condition. Her campaign health statement acknowledges these problems and throws in hypothyroidism to boot, although characterizing the 67-year-old as enjoying “excellent” health.

Path #2: Clinton is indicted in, or otherwise dragged down over, the “Servergate” affair, in which she appears to have illegally mishandled classified information while Secretary of State.

Path #3: Clinton comes to big legal or political grief over apparent connections between large donations to her family’s foundation on one hand and her actions as Secretary of State on the other. For example, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia donated $10 million to the Clinton Foundation and Boeing donated $900,000. Later, Secretary Clinton cleared a $29 billion arms deal involving the two parties. You can see how that kind of thing looks. There may be some “there” there.

Path #4: The texts of Clinton’s Wall Street speeches, for which she received millions of dollars in honoraria, are leaked. Clinton’s refusal to release those texts tells us that their release would be politically damaging. Everything comes to light sooner or later. If it’s sooner — that is, before July — we may find out how just how damaging.

Any of these four scenarios might result in Hillary Clinton’s ignominious withdrawal from the presidential race and release of her delegates, followed by the party’s scramble for an alternative nominee. If Bernie Sanders doesn’t quit, he becomes the odds-on favorite for the job.

http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/04/25/bernie-sanders-wont-drop-out-heres-why/

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There is a 5th path to Bernie's nomination which I think is the most likely. Hillary will not win enough elected (pledged) delegates to capture the nomination which will enable the unpledged super delegates to vote for the candidate who they believe will have the best chance of defeating the Republican nominee. That would be Bernie. imagine2015

"Many Americans sense that there is a Nixonian quality to Hillary Clinton"



Is Hillary Clinton ‘Honest’? (A Response to Kristof)
Hillary Clinton’s defenders object to the widespread public view that she is a liar by noting she scores reasonably well on the accuracy of her policy statements, but that is missing the point
by Robert Parry
April 24, 2016

Robert Parry broke many of the Iran-Contra stories in the 1980s for the Associated Press and Newsweek. His latest book, Neck Deep: The Disastrous Presidency of George W. Bush, was written with two of his sons, Sam and Nat. His two previous books are Secrecy & Privilege: The Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq and Lost History: Contras, Cocaine, the Press & 'Project Truth'.

A Nixonian Quality

Many Americans sense that there is a Nixonian quality to Hillary Clinton – her excessive secrecy, her defensiveness, her rigidity, her unwillingness to acknowledge or learn from mistakes. Even when she is forced into admitting a “mistake,” such as her violation of State Department rules when she maintained a private email server for official correspondence, she acts as if she’s just “apologizing” to close off further debate or examination. As with Richard Nixon, there’s a feeling that Clinton’s apologies and rationales are self-serving, not forthcoming.

Yet, while it’s true that Nixon was a deceitful character – his most famous lie being when he declared “I am not a crook” – I would argue that he had some clear advantages over Clinton as President. He was a much more strategic thinker than she is – and sometimes went against the grain of expectations as encapsulated in the phrase “Nixon goes to China,” meaning that Nixon could open up to communist China precisely because he was viewed as such a hardliner who would never do such a thing but who finally judged that the move was in America’s interests.

While it’s impossible to say whether Clinton would seize unexpected openings as President, she showed none of that creativity, subtlety and courage as Secretary of State. She marched down a straightforward neocon line, doing precisely what Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wanted in the Middle East.

Clinton tried to sabotage President Barack Obama’s diplomatic outreach to Iran and favored military solutions to Afghanistan, Libya and Syria. She also followed a rightist approach in backing the 2009 coup in Honduras that ousted an elected progressive president who had offended some of the Honduran oligarchs and outside corporate interests.

So, when one considers Hillary Clinton’s “honesty” more should be in play than simply whether she accurately describes her policy positions half the time. Honesty, as most people would perceive it, relates to a person’s fundamental integrity, strength of character, readiness to acknowledge mistakes and ability to learn from them. On that measure, the American people seem to have sized up Hillary Clinton pretty well.

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/04/24/hillary-clinton-honest-response-kristof

Sanders denies senior advisor suggestion that He'll "reevaluate" campaign after Tuesday primaries.

Sanders reassured on Sunday that, despite speculation about the viability of his campaign, he is planning on continuing his candidacy through the last primaries in early June.

"There's not a question whether if we are going to continue -- we are going to continue," he said. "We're going to fight this out until the last vote is cast. That's what democracy is about."

As for the suggestion from senior adviser Tad Devine that the Sanders campaign will need to "reevaluate" things after Tuesday's primaries in five states, Sanders said he doesn't know what that comment meant.

"I have not the slightest idea," he said. "You have to ask Tad."

By/ Emily Schultheis/ Face The Nation/ April 24, 2016
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/bernie-sanders-we-are-the-future-of-the-democratic-party/

Sanders Assures Supporters Nationwide: 'We're Going All the Way to California'



Sanders Assures Supporters Nationwide: 'We're Going All the Way to California'
Absorbing numerous questions about path forward, Sanders says confronting differences between him and Clinton "is good for democracy" and "good for the Democratic Party"
by Jon Queally, staff writer
April 24, 2016


Confronted on multiple weekend news shows over his campaign strategy going forward, Bernie Sanders assured his supporters in no uncertain terms on Sunday that the race for the Democratic nomination is not yet over and that every voter in upcoming state contests will have a chance to have their voice counted ahead of the party's national convention this summer.

"We're going all the way to California," Sanders told George Stephanopolous on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday morning.

"We're going to take our campaign through California, through the D.C. primary," Sanders continued. "We're winning a whole lot of support. I believe that after winning 16 states already, we're going to win a lot more throughout this process."

Watch his full interview on "This Week":



http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/04/24/sanders-assures-supporters-nationwide-were-going-all-way-california

Let's Meet The Real Hillary Clinton: "I cry when I think of Hillary winning this one"



The Real Hillary Clinton
April 24, 2016
By Lila Garrett
Lila Garrett is a TV writer, director and producer. She also hosts the political talk show “Connect the Dots” on KPFK-FM. She has won a Writer’s Guild Award and two Emmys.


Let’s meet the real Clinton.

She has been running hard as an anti-gun candidate. Really? Then why, in 2008, did her then-opponent, Barack Obama, refer to her as “Annie Oakley”? Clinton was far more lenient on gun control at that time then Sanders ever was. If he’s pro-gun, why does he have a D- rating from the National Rifle Association? And in case you think Clinton has completely turned around on the issue of guns, on March 19 she was given a whopping fundraiser by John Forbes, a major lobbyist of the NRA.

Her foreign policy, endorsed not just by Henry Kissinger and neoconservative Robert Kagan, is lauded by Dick Cheney. Remember him? The Dr. Strangelove of the Bush administration?

Of course he would admire her. As secretary of state, she rarely, if ever, saw a war she didn’t love. She was the primary cheerleader on the lethal attack on and destabilization of Libya. She also strongly supported attacks on Iraq, Yemen, Somalia, Pakistan and Syria. She gave her blessing to the administration’s weekly drone and bomb attacks on all of these countries and who knows how many more.

Until this presidential campaign, she strongly supported environmentally toxic policies, the Keystone XL pipeline and fracking among them.

Then there is the little under-the-table exchange of $900,000 from Boeing to the Clinton Foundation as the secretary of state granted the company the right to sell warplanes to Saudi Arabia; an additional $10 million has flowed into Clinton coffers from Saudi Arabia, which bought more arms from us than ever before while Clinton was secretary of state. The $10 million went to the Clinton Foundation. Where else would they hide it—under their mattress? And while we’re on the subject, who knows what else is under that mattress? The Clintons are very wealthy people. You don’t get mega-rich on a president’s or a senator’s salary.

CNN’s Anderson Cooper asked her the key question some months ago. Cooper said:

“You were against same sex marriage. Now you’re for it. You defended Obama’s immigration policies. Now you say they’re too harsh.You’ve supported trade deals dozens of times. Even called them the gold standard. Now suddenly you’re against it. Will you say anything to get elected?”

I have seen Hillary Clinton cry only once. The country loved her for that moment of vulnerability. I could understand it. The year was 2008, and she cried when she lost the presidential election.

It takes less to bring me to tears. I cry when I think of her winning this one.

Read the full article at:
http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_real_hillary_clinton_20160424

Is anyone here working for or with the "Super PAC" Correct the Record digital task force?


http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/04/22/clintons-digital-task-force-breaks-barriers-defend-her-donors

This candidate for President is not for sale.





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