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Liberal vegetarian tree hugger from Seattle.

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Stealing the 2016 Election - back to voting machines

Harvey Wasserman is giving many instances where the vote was stolen and saying Scott Walker even won by stolen vote.
He says people can go in and flip the votes with no accountability in 6 swing states and he's sure they have been doing it.

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/2/23/could_the_2016_election_be_stolen

Appologies for the poll. I did not know it was illegal or could get people in trouble.

I posted only to find out if the election would be lost on March 10th.

Hillary Clinton and the Syrian Bloodbath

Hillary Clinton and the Syrian Bloodbath
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-sachs/hillary-clinton-and-the-s_b_9231190.html



"This is the kind of compulsive misrepresentation that makes Clinton unfit to be President. Clinton's role in Syria has been to help instigate and prolong the Syrian bloodbath, not to bring it to a close.

In 2012, Clinton was the obstacle, not the solution, to a ceasefire being negotiated by UN Special Envoy Kofi Annan. It was US intransigence - Clinton's intransigence - that led to the failure of Annan's peace efforts in the spring of 2012, a point well known among diplomats. Despite Clinton's insinuation in the Milwaukee debate, there was (of course) no 2012 ceasefire, only escalating carnage. Clinton bears heavy responsibility for that carnage, which has by now displaced more than 10 million Syrians and left more than 250,000 dead. "

The article goes on to explain how.


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Hillary Clinton played a role in instigating the Syrian blood bath and refuge crisis, just as she helped cause the refugee crises in Honduras and Columbia - google (she helped instigate the Honduras coup that de-stablized the country and she helped with the Columbia plan that wrecked that country thus causing those refugee crisses too)



Hillary Clinton Cries Crocodile Tears for Latin American Immigrants

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/hillary_clinton_cries_crocodile_tears_for_latin_american_immigrants_2016021

"...The “hard choices” taken by Clinton and her team didn’t just damage U.S. relations with Latin America. They contributed to the enormous damage done to Honduras. In the years following the coup, economic growth has stalled, while poverty and income inequality have risen significantly. Violence has spiraled out of control. Meanwhile, the U.S. government has increased military assistance to Honduras, despite alarming reports of killings and human rights abuses by increasingly militarized Honduran security forces. Many Congressional Democrats have asked for a complete suspension of security assistance while human rights violations continue with impunity. But neither the Clinton nor Kerry State Departments have heeded their call."

"Clinton’s role in the Honduras coup alone should be sufficient to show that she is no friend of the Latinx immigrant community, but in the last Democratic presidential debate, on Feb. 11 in Milwaukee, she went even further to dismiss the humanity of migrant children caught up in the violent aftermath of the regime change she encouraged and partially engineered. Here is the pivotal exchange between Clinton and Bernie Sanders:

SANDERS: Secretary Clinton, I do have a disagreement here. If my memory is correct, I think when we saw children coming from these horrendous, horrendously violent areas of Honduras and neighboring countries, people who are fleeing drug violence and cartel violence, I thought it was a good idea to allow those children to stay in this country. That was not, as I understand it, the secretary’s position. ...

CLINTON: ... Two quick responses. One, with respect to the Central American children, I made it very clear that those children needed to be processed appropriately, but we also had to send a message to families and communities in Central America not to send their children on this dangerous journey in the hands of smugglers.

SANDERS: ... But in terms of the children, I don’t know to whom you’re sending a message. Who are you sending a message to? These are children who are leaving countries and neighborhoods where their lives are at stake. That was the fact. I don’t think we use them to send a message. I think we welcome them into this country and do the best we can to help them get their lives together."

Hillary vs. Bernie on the TPP and GMO's in Huffingtonpost article

Hillary vs. Bernie on Frankenfood - article from June 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/judy-frankel/hillary-vs-bernie-on-fran_b_7638846.html



From Article:

ON Monsanto and GMO:
How is Hillary personally involved in supporting big agriculture? The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), which gathers leaders to solve the world's problems, promotes Monsanto, the maker of RoundUp® and RoundUp Ready® seeds. Hugh Grant, Monsanto's Chairman and CEO spoke at the Clinton Global Initiative conference in September, 2014. Ms. Clinton's top campaign advisor, Jerry Crawford, was a lobbyist for Monsanto for years and is now the political pro for her Super PAC, "Ready for Hillary." Clinton spoke in favor of the government's Feed the Future (FtF) program, a USAID funded, corporate-partnered program that brings RoundUp Ready® technology to the most vulnerable populations of the world. Monsanto and Dow Chemical support Hillary and Bill's 'Clinton Foundation' with generous donations.


On the TPP
"As Secretary of State, Clinton promoted the TPP 45 times according to CNN. She even stated for the record, "this agreement will ... build in strong protections for workers and the environment" when it does exactly the opposite. The actual wording in the TPP's environmental chapter states: "The Parties further recognize that it is inappropriate to set or use their environmental laws or other measures in a manner which would constitute a restriction on trade or investment between the Parties [read: Countries]." What this means is that environmental laws can't stop trade. Clinton soft-pedals the TPP, saying at a recent Des Moines, Iowa rally, "No President would be a tougher negotiator on behalf of American workers, with trading partners or on Capitol Hill than I would be.""

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The article is an eye opener. Bernie takes the right side on the issues and Hillary not only takes the wrong side, but is shown in examples shilling for GMO's and the TPP.

Bernie Sanders Will Ban Fracking. Hillary Clinton 'Sold Fracking to the World'

From Feb 4th, 2016:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/h-a-goodman/bernie-sanders-will-ban-fracking-_b_9156182.html

"Clinton's brazen acceptance of funding from interests promoting fracking, and all the hazards that result from fracking, speaks volumes. From an environmentalist's perspective, this is the equivalent of Hillary Clinton's prison lobbyist donors.

Bernie Sanders never accepted money from corporations involved in fracking, and certainly never accepted money from prison lobbyists. His challenger, on the other hand, is linked to oil and gas contributions that span across the globe. According to Reuters, "the Wall Street Journal reported that the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative have accepted large donations from major energy companies Exxon Mobil and Chevron." Clinton's foundations also accepted money from an office of the Canadian government linked to promoting Keystone XL. "

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Just pointing out that a vote for Hillary is a vote for fracking as well as the Fossil Fuel industry. This needs to be posted because there are Hillary supporters saying she will help climate change which is severely unlikely.

Scientists are floored by what’s happening in the Arctic right now

Source: Washington Post

New data from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration suggest that January of 2016 was, for the globe, a truly extraordinary month. Coming off the hottest year ever recorded (2015), January saw the greatest departure from average of any month on record, according to data provided by NASA.

But as you can see in the NASA figure above, the record breaking heat wasn’t uniformly distributed — it was particularly pronounced at the top of the world, showing temperature anomalies above 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than the 1951 to 1980 average in this region.

Indeed, NASA provides a “zonal mean” version of the temperature map above, which shows how the temperature departures from average change based on one’s latitude location on the Earth. As you can see, things get especially warm, relative to what the Earth is used to, as you enter the very high latitudes:


Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/02/18/scientists-are-floored-by-whats-happening-in-the-arctic-right-now/

The Congressional Black Caucas DID NOT endorse Hillary Clinton

It turns out they didn't but their super pac did. It is made up of lobbists - including for the tobacco industry.

http://www.democracynow.org/

Watch minute 31 of Democracy nows show today at that link. Tomorrow this link will be moved to their past shows link on this page and then you will look it up by going to Friday, Feb 12, 2016.

They explain it in 1 minute.

Two Teen Girls Dead in Shooting at Arizona High School

Source: Yahoo News

Two 15-year-old girls are dead after a shooting at a Glendale, Arizona, high school this morning, police said.

The shooting was reported at Independence High School, about 12 miles outside of Phoenix. The two teenagers were shot just before 8 a.m. in an "isolated" area of campus, Glendale police said.

Officers found both girls dead at the scene from a single gunshot wound, Officer Tracey Breeden, spokesperson for the Glendale Police Department, said at a news conference. She said this was not an active shooter situation.

The girls were found together with a weapon near them, Breeden said. Both girls were in the 10th grade, she added.


Read more: https://gma.yahoo.com/two-teen-girls-dead-shooting-arizona-high-school-180135530--abc-news-topstories.html

Bernie Sanders wins N.H. handily, as Democrats settle in for a long race

Source: Yahoo News

Note: the article changed and is much bigger now and this post changes to reflect the article.

The Democratic race was over the second that polls closed in New Hampshire at 8 p.m. EST Tuesday night, when Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders was instantly declared the winner.

By the time all the votes had been counted, five hours later, Sanders had defeated his rival Hillary Clinton by a eye-popping 21 percentage points, the largest margin of victory in a contested Democratic primary in the Granite State since the start of the modern era.

To be sure, the chattering classes “expected” Sanders to triumph Tuesday. He had been leading in opinion surveys for months, and New Hampshire borders his home state.

Still, it’s worth stepping back for a moment to reflect on how improbable this result — a Bernie Sanders primary victory — seemed just a short time ago.

When Sanders announced his presidential bid back in April, with a ramshackle press conference in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol, almost no one in Washington, D.C., took him seriously. At the time, Sanders was averaging 5.6 percent in the national polls; Clinton was averaging 62.2 percent. As recently as Dec. 1, Clinton was leading Sanders by more than 4 percentage points in New Hampshire and more than 10 percentage points in Iowa . Clinton was supposed to be inevitable; Sanders, a Democratic socialist, was supposed to be inconsequential.




Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/politics/bernie-sanders-wins-nh-handily-as-democrats-055804907.html
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