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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

DNC candidates will take stage at CNN debate

quote [ The debate, moderated by CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash and "New Day" anchor Chris Cuomo, will air at 10 p.m. ET from the CNN Center in Atlanta. The candidates will lay out strategies for the 2018 midterm elections, rebuilding the Democratic Party and the DNC's role under the Trump administration. ]

The interview is Tom Perez.

[SFW] [politics] [+1 Sad]
[by bbqkink@12:45amGMT] [9 comments]

Monday, 20 February 2017

“We are looking at a totally new political world,” he said. “If we play by the old rules, we will lose and they will win. Our job is not to play by the old rules.”

quote [ The issue, he argued, was not that Trump won the election “so much as the Democratic Party lost the election” by not answering the call of those workers. ]

Here, he explains ecnomic populism much better than I do.
[SFW] [politics]
[by bbqkink@8:50pmGMT] [5 comments]

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Bernie Sanders just proposed a law to save millennials' retirements

quote [ The bill would lift the payroll tax cap on highest earners and extend the life of the program through 2078. Currently, Social Security is funded through a 6.2% payroll tax that only applies to the first $127,200 a person earns in a year. The Sanders ... would lift the cap on all income above $250,000. ]

Common sense, and deader than a door nail.
[SFW] [politics] [+4 Good]
[by bbqkink@10:15pmGMT] [12 comments]

First Day Time Landing for SpaceX Falcon 9 at Landing Zone 1

quote [ SpaceX have successfully landed the Dragon CRS-10 first stage booster at Landing Zone 1 of Cape Canaveral after it successfully launched the second stage and Dragon on it's way to orbit. Touchdown occurred around 8 minutes after launch and marked the first daytime landing of a booster at Landing Zone 1. ]

Made it look easy.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+5 laz0r]
[by bbqkink@9:20pmGMT] [4 comments]

Saturday, 18 February 2017

The Future Of The Democratic Party, According To The Bernie Sanders Wing

quote [ This is perhaps an uncomfortable question for a lot of Democrats, but do you think the Democratic Party was too top-heavy on cultural issues and was not paying enough attention to core economic messaging? And tied into that — how does the party balance civil rights issues, gay rights issues while also trying to put the pedal to the metal on appealing to the working class that in some places, black or white, doesn’t share certain progressive cultural values? ]

It is all about the money!!

Still not sure how this all ends up.

[SFW] [politics]
[by bbqkink@12:26amGMT] [40 comments]



Friday, 17 February 2017

Well looks like this is either a story about another Whitehouse leak or shock that this would even cross their minds.

quote [ Trump Administration May Mobilize National Guard To Round Up Unauthorized Immigrants

White House press secretary Sean Spicer called the report “100% false.” ]

The headline is clickbate, but it does look like this was talked about as an actual strategy. Doesn't shock me as I think this is part of their strategy all along.

[SFW] [politics]
[by bbqkink@4:24pmGMT] [15 comments]

The Government Purged Animal Welfare Data. So This Guy Is Publishing It

quote [ For nearly a year, Kick has been running a website called thememoryhole2.org, where he has re-published information wiped from several agencies, including the Federal Aviation Administration and Environmental Protection Agency. His only goal, he said, is to increase transparency and make important government documents more easily available. ]

Sad.
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+10 Good]
[by bbqkink@2:53pmGMT] [2 comments]

24

quote [ A Very Early Look At The Battle For The House In 2018 ]

The number of seats Democrats need to take the house.

[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by bbqkink@12:35amGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Andrew Puzder nomination for labor secretary withdrawn.

quote [ The former Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s chief executive is the first casualty among the president’s controversial Cabinet picks. ]




Because he opposed the minimum wage..no
Because he was guilty of wage theft...no

It was the Titties!!

(I so wanted to tag this humor)

[SFW] [politics] [+5 Interesting]
[by bbqkink@8:08pmGMT] [8 comments]

This is what I needed to hear about the entire Russian /Trump mess.

quote [ Senate Intelligence Committee Will Investigate Michael Flynn

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) joins us to discuss the scope of a Senate investigation into Michael Flynn’s conversations with the Russian Ambassador to the United States. ]

This is the promise I wanted somebody to make today.

[SFW] [politics]
[by bbqkink@12:32amGMT] [6 comments]



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