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Aug 25, 2015 - Progressives hoping Joe Biden can salvage their 2016 hopes are likely to be disappointed. ... Today, Biden supports legislation to reduce mandatory minimum sentences. 2. ... companies, and he has a long history of support for the banking industry. .... Inslee: Climate change is a 'true national emergency'.
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15 hours ago - Joe Biden's disastrous legislative legacy. ... History had been made there. “When I first came to Washington as a junior staffer in 1968,” he ...
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3 minutes ago, merrill said:

https://www.democracynow.org/2019/3/14/the_case_against_joe_biden_how

 

The Case Against Joe Biden: How the Former VP Fueled Mass Incarceration & Protected Big Banks

 

While a new campaign would seek to capitalize on Biden’s two terms as vice president, it would also invite scrutiny of his Senate record, in a Democratic political climate that’s notably more progressive today than it was when Biden last sought the nomination. Joe Biden’s 1994 crime bill, while implementing sweeping gun control, also helped fuel mass incarceration with financial incentives to keep people behind bars. This is Joe Biden, Senator Joe Biden, speaking in 1993 during the debate on the Senate crime bill. The clip was recently unearthed by CNN.

SEN. JOE BIDEN: We must take back the streets. It doesn’t matter whether or not the person that is accosting your son or daughter or my son or daughter, my wife, your husband, my mother, your parents—it doesn’t matter whether or not they were deprived as a youth. It doesn’t matter or not—whether or not they had background that enabled them to have—to become social—become socialized into the fabric of society. It doesn’t matter whether or not they’re the victims of society. The end result is they’re about to knock my mother on the head with a lead pipe, shoot my sister, beat up my wife, take on my sons. So I don’t want to ask what made them do this. They must be taken off the street.

AMY GOODMAN: Senator Biden went on to describe criminals as predators.

SEN. JOE BIDEN: If we don’t, they will, or a portion of them will, become the predators, 15 years from now. And, Madam President, we have predators on our streets, that society has, in fact, in part because of its neglect, created.

AMY GOODMAN: Joe Biden is also known for close ties to the financial industry, notably helping push through a 2005 bill that made it harder for consumers to declare bankruptcy. According to The New York Times, the credit card issuer MBNAwas Biden’s top donor from 1989 to 2010. One of his key legislative achievements was the 2005 bankruptcy law that made it harder to reduce student debt, preventing most Americans from claiming bankruptcy protections for private student loans.

 

Well, to continue our conversation on Joe Biden and his possible presidential run, we go to Washington, D.C., to talk with Washington editor for Harper’s magazine Andrew Cockburn, his latest piece for Harper’s headlined “No Joe! Joe Biden’s disastrous legislative legacy.”

 

Thank you for staying for Part 2 of this conversation, Andrew.

 

ANDREW COCKBURN: Not at all.

AMY GOODMAN: So, let’s talk more deeply about the crime bill and Senator Joe Biden’s involvement in that and where you see his trajectory today.

 

ANDREW COCKBURN: Well, I mean, it was his signature issue, really throughout the 1980s. As I mentioned earlier, you know, he teamed up with Strom Thurmond, this sort of very aged, old segregationist from South Carolina, you know, really the face of—the face of everything that we’d been trying to get away from. And it was really, you know, Joe—he thought this was going to really propel him to the top. As he said to a former aide, who told me—I think it was around about 1990—the aide was telling me how he, Joe, was always trying to hold hearings on crime and drugs. Every week, his poor staff had to sit around dreaming up a new excuse for a hearing on crime and drugs. And as Biden said to his staffer, he said, “I want when people hear the words 'crime' and 'drugs,' I want them to think 'Joe Biden.'” I mean, he was really running, you know, like a—like George Bush Sr., on a sort of Willie Horton. You know, it’s astonishing that this man, this politician, should be considered a front-runner for the Democrats.

 

AMY GOODMAN: Now, could he simply say he’s changed since then, that he’s completely reversed his position?

 

ANDREW COCKBURN: Well, not really. I mean, he sort of—he’s flubbed on a few things. I mean, he changed—you know, he’s apologized for a few things—not, I note, on busing; not on choice, where his record is truly terrible. He has said that he’s kind of sorry, a bit sorry, about his crime legislation. And he said he’s sorry he voted for the financial deregulation, the key repeal of Glass-Steagall. He said that was the worst vote ever—ever of his entire career, which I’m—there’s a lot of competition there. So, but even if—you know, just thinking of his political viability, supposing he has to go through the campaign saying, “Well, I’m sorry I did what I did on busing. I’m sorry I did what I did on crime. I’m sorry I did what I did on banks,” he’s going to sound like another shifty politician.

 

AMY GOODMAN: And on Anita Hill, “I’m sorry what I did on Anita Hill”?

 

ANDREW COCKBURN: And Anita Hill, “I’m really sorry about Anita Hill.” He’s expressed some regret for that, I should admit. So, you know, basically, his record has very little that’s good about it. You know, he has his sort of shtick of being the friend of the working man, but, you know, he’s been a much better and closer friend of the financial industry.

 

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about what happened with Neil Kinnock, the speech.

 

ANDREW COCKBURN: Well, very bizarre, that. He, Neil Kinnock, who at that time was the leader of the Labour Party, had this standard stump speech.

AMY GOODMAN: In Britain.

 

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Yep Joe knows his way around...... sure he may slam Trump the Rump but then who won't .......

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Yep Joe knows his way around...... sure he may slam Trump the Rump but then who won't .......

 

Who wouldn't?

 

Jill Stein

Bernie Sanders

Tulsi Gabbard

 

 

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Was not was

 

Boom boom Shaka laka laka boom

 

 

Joe Biden is a goddamn fossil already

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I haven't forgiven the way he treated Anita Hill. I will not vote for Joe Biden.

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3 hours ago, merrill said:
Aug 25, 2015 - Progressives hoping Joe Biden can salvage their 2016 hopes are likely to be disappointed. ... Today, Biden supports legislation to reduce mandatory minimum sentences. 2. ... companies, and he has a long history of support for the banking industry. .... Inslee: Climate change is a 'true national emergency'.
Missing: Disaster
 
15 hours ago - Joe Biden's disastrous legislative legacy. ... History had been made there. “When I first came to Washington as a junior staffer in 1968,” he ...
Missing: Disaster

 

I will NOT vote Joe Biden ........

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The Money Trust has him by the yodels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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14 hours ago, SpyCar said:

Who wouldn't?

 

Jill Stein

Bernie Sanders

Tulsi Gabbard

Bernie would beat Trump easily.

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5 minutes ago, RollingRock said:

Bernie would beat Trump easily.

"The Justice Department "negotiated" an agreement with Hillary Clinton's legal team that ensured the FBI did not have access to emails on her private servers relating to the Clinton Foundation, former FBI special agent Peter Strzok testified during a closed-door appearance before the House Judiciary Committee last summer, according to a newly released transcript."

 

Remember the tarmac meeting between AG Lynch and Bubba.

 

 

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/doj-reached-agreement-with-clinton-lawyers-to-block-fbi-access-to-clinton-foundation-emails-strzok-says

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53 minutes ago, RollingRock said:

Bernie would beat Trump easily.

 

LOL. No.

 

America isn't going to elect a communist as president.

 

The latest trove of released documents shows how BS has advocated nationalizing industries without paying compensation to investors.

 

He is a communist. Plain. And simple.

 

FU!

 

Bill

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1 hour ago, RollingRock said:

Bernie would beat Trump easily.

 

Which is why the DNC people were working against Bernie ...... Ms Clinton was the wrong choice 

 

No to Joe Biden

No to O'Rourke = an ALEC DINO 

 

Bernie speaks with compassion and integrity.

 

The USA GOP elected a Nazi as president .... = the GOP is full of Nazi's   

 

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9 minutes ago, SpyCar said:

 

LOL. No.

 

America isn't going to elect a communist as president.

 

The latest trove of released documents shows how BS has advocated nationalizing industries without paying compensation to investors.

 

He is a communist. Plain. And simple.

 

FU!

 

Bill

Bernie's not a "communist," you moron.  He's a democratic socialist.  He would absolutely beat Trump if he won the nomination (unlike Hillary, who refused to visit several states so she could attend $300,000-a-plate fundraisers at George and Amal Clooney's home).

 

Now please go punch yourself in the face.  :)   America doesn't want a candidate who takes triple digit millions from big business.  They aren't working for us!

 

 

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4 minutes ago, merrill said:

 

Which is why the DNC people were working against Bernie ...... Ms Clinton was the wrong choice 

 

No to Joe Biden

No to O'Rourke = an ALEC DINO 

 

Bernie speaks with compassion and integrity.

Bernie's awesome.  I'm 100% behind him as long as he's in the running.

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32 minutes ago, RollingRock said:

Bernie's not a "communist," you moron.  He's a democratic socialist.  He would absolutely beat Trump if he won the nomination (unlike Hillary, who refused to visit several states so she could attend $300,000-a-plate fundraisers at George and Amal Clooney's home).

 

Now please go punch yourself in the face.  :)   America doesn't want a candidate who takes triple digit millions from big business.  They aren't working for us!

 

 

 

He is a communist. He's said he wants to seize property "without compensation to the banks and wealthy stockholders who own the vast majority of stock in these companies."

 

That's a communist. Shove this BS up your azz.

 

Your cult-leader will never be the president. He will be lucky to come in 4th in the primaries.

 

Bill

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6 minutes ago, SpyCar said:

He is a communist.

Wrong.  Repeating that over and over doesn't change it's inaccuracy.  Bernie is a democratic socialist.

 

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He's said he wants to seize property "without compensation to the banks and wealthy stockholders who own the vast majority of stock in these companies."

He said that 45 years ago.  He doesn't feel that way now.  Believe it or not, one's opinions change and evolve as we age.  Would you like to be held to everything you said 45 years ago?  :huh:  I'm guessing no...

 

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Shove this BS up your azz.

Take your lies and your hate and ram them up your ass, chuckles.

 

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Your cult-leader will never be the president. He will be lucky to come in 4th in the primaries.

 

Bill

There is no "cult."  We will see how Bernie does.  I'm going to be donating a few hundred every month to his campaign as long as he's running.  So will many of the people I know.  Bernie's got support galore, even if you happen to dislike him.

 

Remember, your party needs the far left vote to beat Donald Trump.  :)  You will not win without us.

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Joe Biden is no savior for progressives | MSNBC

Whatever.  Joe will be the Dem nominee.  And, you will vote for him, so you might as well stop crying about it now!

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Wrong.  Repeating that over and over doesn't change it's inaccuracy.  Bernie is a democratic socialist.

 

He said that 45 years ago.  He doesn't feel that way now.  Believe it or not, one's opinions change and evolve as we age.  Would you like to be held to everything you said 45 years ago?  :huh:  I'm guessing no...

 

Take your lies and your hate and ram them up your ass, chuckles.

 

We will see.  I'm going to be donating a few hundred every month to his campaign as long as he's running.  So will many of the people I know.  Bernie's got support galore, even if you happen to dislike him.

 

Remember, your party needs the far left vote to beat Donald Trump.  :)  You will not win without us.

 

The difference between a Democratic Socialist and a Communist is negligible.

 

One prefers the bullet as the path to power, the other chooses the ballot.

 

One man. One vote. One time.

 

The end game objectives are the same. BS wants to nationalize private property and to do so without paying compensation. That's Communism. It is also  Democratic Socialism. There is no distinction. It is the same ideology, with different tactics over how to come to power.

 

YOU and your Our Revolutionary azzholes who elected trump the last time can take the threat of blackmail and jam them up your asses.

 

Bill

 

 

 

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14 minutes ago, SpyCar said:

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Bill

You're obsessed and boring as hell.  

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The end game objectives are the same. BS wants to nationalize private property and to do so without paying compensation.

No, he doesn't.  He said that 45 years ago.  I challenge you to produce any evidence that he still supports that.  You can't, can you?  :rolleyes:   Of course you can't.

 

Moron.

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2 minutes ago, RollingRock said:

No, he doesn't.  He said that 45 years ago.  I challenge you to produce any evidence that he still supports that.  You can't, can you?  :rolleyes:   Of course you can't.

 

Moron.

 

You asked for evidence.

 

I provided the man's own words.

 

To this day he spouses "Democratic Socialism," an ideology based on seizing the means of production and distribution.

 

Not a damn thing has changed.

 

A communist cannot win the presidency. Your dreams of a "revolution" are delusions. Get a freeking grip!

 

Bill

 

 

 

 

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13 minutes ago, SpyCar said:

You asked for evidence.

 

I provided the man's own words.

 

To this day he spouses "Democratic Socialism," an ideology based on seizing the means of production and distribution.

 

Not a damn thing has changed.

 

A communist cannot win the presidency. Your dreams of a "revolution" are delusions. Get a freeking grip!

 

Bill

You produced no evidence.  You're simply an obsessed dipshit making up things because you have nothing that has Bernie stating recently that he wants the government to own all business.  Nothing,  Nada.  Zip.

 

You're desperate and a joke.

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1 hour ago, SpyCar said:

 

LOL. No.

 

America isn't going to elect a communist as president.

 

The latest trove of released documents shows how BS has advocated nationalizing industries without paying compensation to investors.

 

He is a communist. Plain. And simple.

 

FU!

 

Bill

Lol

Now Bernie is a communist.

Lions and tigers and bears. Oh my

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