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polarbear4

“ I think she is very different in a conversation then when she’s on the stump….” UBS exec.

Wish I hadn’t seen this right now. Reminds me of 2016.

polarbear4

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magsview

Charles Dickens level dystopian!

polarbear4

magsview

United States of Americas?

Bolton is appallingly loathsome.

A conservative for more than 50 years, Bolton ran a “Students for Goldwater” chapter when he was a high school student during the 1964 presidential election.

polarbear4

iirc, Hillary was a Goldwater girl, too.

humphrey

LieparDestin

Bernie’s Saturday speeches:

magsview

He gave three in one day? You’d think it was 2020 already!

Benny

Sanders pushes back against Biden’s claim he’s the ‘most progressive’ candidate in the Democratic field

“Joe voted for the war in Iraq, I led the effort against it. Joe voted for NAFTA and permanent trade relations, trade agreements with China. I led the effort against that. Joe voted for the deregulation of Wall Street, I voted against that,” the senator recounted, after first noting that he considers Biden “a good friend” and was not there to “attack him.”

The explanation is the latest in a series of answers Sanders has given in the past week differentiating himself from his fellow 2020 Democratic primary front-runner — the pair have topped nearly every poll gauging the race — following Biden’s formal entrance into the race on April 25.

The former vice president, who represented Delaware in the Senate for 36 years prior to his elevation to the country’s number-two office, was responding to claimed criticisms by the “new left” — the increasing wave of liberal Democrats, many of whom cite Sanders’ 2016 presidential run as inspiration for their views — when he touted his “progressive record” before a home-state audience in a March speech.

One area where Sanders and Biden will have a clear difference is on the issue of health care. Sanders has advocated for a transition to a Medicare-for-all plan that would eventually eliminate private insurance for basic health care, while Biden has called for improvements to the Affordable Care Act, and providing a public option for individuals to buy into Medicare while keeping the private insurance system.

“[T]he system today is truly dysfunctional,” Sanders said in response. “All that I want to do is expand Medicare over a four year period. To cover every man, woman and child in this country…. if you want a better program, a more comprehensive program, with no deductibles, with no copayments, with no premiums, which will cost your family less, support Medicare for all.”

Though Biden’s emergence in the race has attracted the majority of election-related headlines in the past week, the candidate most typically associated with Sanders is Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who occupies a similar position on the left flank of the field’s ideological spectrum and whom Sanders acknowledged as a “progressive candidate.”

“I think Elizabeth Warren is a very good senator,” Sanders said on “This Week,” adding, “She is a friend of mine. She’s a serious candidate. She’s a good candidate. We have differences; we agree on a lot of things. We’ll let the voters sort it out.”

As for one of those differences, Sanders demurred at the idea of eliminating the Senate filibuster, an action now called for by Warren, saying it would “convert the Senate into the House of Representatives.” He did, however, share his view that the process needed reform.

(I hate the first image for the clip, but I couldn’t find a way to easily get to the full interview).

Wasn’t much of an interview but the best part is when the people at the DM Farmers’ Market swarm Bernie.

Benny

magsview

The first debate should be interesting. SOMEONE will take off the gloves. My guess is Kamala Harris might be the first. She won’t be able to resist her prosecutorial instincts. But she’ll do it with a smile, that way she does, thinks we’ll buy her ‘oh look how clever, witty, and charming, I am’ act.

I might make bingo cards for all of us (same contents, just in different places).

But we’d better not turn the word ‘access’ into a drinking game.

WindDancer13

And maybe a pool on how many times the word “hope” is used, particularly by Biden.

humphrey

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humphrey

OOPS I must have misread your comment! ??

WindDancer13

Lol, love the shirt. I wouldn’t wear it, but I love it.

EyeRound
EyeRound

Watched the full interview and I thought it was great! Bernie can’t be beaten!!

Benny

Jay Inslee on Real Time about Climate Change

WindDancer13

And both him and Maher lying about 2016 and candidates not addressing climate change. When asked in a 2016 debate what the top national security threat was, Bernie Sanders stated, “Climate change” and went on to explain it. He also addressed climate change in many speeches.

I did not stick around to watch beyond that denial of facts. I rarely watch Maher any more, but tuned that one in because of Inslee.

orlbucfan

Neither $hrill nor tRump addressed climate change in their campaign against each other. That was what Inslee/Maher were alluding to, and it was criminal IMO. Reading Bill McKibben’s Falter–an excellent book, beautifully done.

WindDancer13

Except Maher was referring to the primaries when he said, “even among the Democrats.” Inslee at least says four minutes, but both ignore Bernie’s speeches. Being identified as the biggest national security threat was huge, and should not be swept aside like this.

Benny

Another example of how ACA was very dependent on executive actions and too much to the states.

LieparDestin

magsview

That is such good news! And way overdue. Water is too precious a resource to trust with privateers. Thank goodness for the few good lefties we have battling the capitalist beast day in and day out!

wi61

Water needs to stay a pubic run utility and non profit. Corporations will pervert it into a money making machine similar to oil.

polarbear4

Corbyn and Bernie could really start some global healing.

Geez, Auto text, learn Corbin with a Y!

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