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The Jimmy Dore Show - Poll Shows Hillary's Outreach To Bernie Voters Is Failing Miserably

A Bloomberg poll asking Bernie Sanders supporters if they would support Hillary in November shows that the Clinton campaign's efforts to woo Bernie voters is not working.

Christie Emerges As Top Trump Stooge — Among ‘Leading Contenders’ For Running Mate

Defeated by Donald J. Trump in the 2016 primaries and derided by fellow Republicans for his subsequent embrace of Mr. Trump, Gov.

Why Bernie Sanders Should Not Be President

I wrote this 'op-ed' recently and it does not currently have a home, so I thought I'd post it here for comment.

Cornel West Calls Out DNC on Vote Against Single Payer Healthcare

At its June 24th, 2016 meeting, the Democratic Platform Drafting Committee voted 7-to-6 AGAINST including support for single-payer healthcare, despite having the backing of 81% of Democrats.

When Neera Tanden proposed alternative language that simply supported healthcare as a right, and thanked Bernie Sanders for his advocacy, Cornel West called her out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QJjlX4m0lU

Cornel West's Bold Speech As He Abstains From Supporting DNC Platform

Michael Brooks is filling in for Sam Seder today on the Majority Report. In this clip, Cornel West explains the specific moral reasons that made him unable to support the DNC committee platform.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3QxSmu9lxI

Chris Christie is Accused of Hiding Emails, Losing Cell Phones and Destroying Messages

Like a bull in a China shop made of subpoeenas, Chris Christie’s charging towards every closing door. A couple of weeks ago it was announced by the lawyers representing three of the defendants accused of shutting down the George Washington Bridge as a part of a Chris Christie revenge scheme, that Governor Christie was obstructing justice by losing/destroying important evidence.

Think, and then act - wisely.

For all you LEVs. Hillary champions, that is.

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http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/06/30/clinton-and-trump-fear-and-fascism/

June 30, 2016

Clinton and Trump, Fear and Fascism

by Richard Moser

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Conservative to Fund Republicans Who Back Climate Change Action

Conservative to Fund Republicans Who Back Climate Change Action

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/06/30/us/politics/jay-faison-republicans-...

A self-described conservative North Carolina businessman has promised to spend at least $5 million through his political action committee to back five Republican congressional candidates who have supported taking action to curb climate change.

If they get in office, I bet they'll fall in line and toe the oil company line.

Wake Up Democrats, Warns Sanders, This Populist Unrest Cannot Be Ignored

Brexit win has much to teach Democrats about Trump threat, warns senator, and elites ignore frustrations of workers and the poor at their own peril.

Trump Just Drove a Truck Through Hole the DNC Platform Panel Left in Clinton's TPP Promise

Platform committee's waffling on trade leaves Clinton vulnerable to Trump's predictable attacks.

Fear the Hate: If Trump is "Tanking," Why Is He Tied with Clinton in National Poll?

Despite many indications that Trump's campaign is "failing"—with its struggle to win establishment GOP support,

Did Nostradamus Predict President Trump?

Michel de Nostradame, the 16th century apothecary and seer, published prophecies that remain chilling to this day.

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CEO's Putting Profits Before Country Are Un-American

If I declared right now that I won't be paying any taxes until the U.S. government lowers my taxes to a "fair rate", I'd almost certainly be arrested for tax evasion.

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