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How Dems help the Repugs

“When your opponent is drowning, the old saying goes, throw him an anvil. Is Hillary Clinton throwing hers—the Republicans—a life raft instead”, as Kerry and Obama did? Wikileaks emails suggest as much. “Rarely has the tragedy of the Democratic Party across these past several decades of Republican radicalization been rendered in such crystalline form.” Hillary’s […]

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Hot August Political Thoughts

Currently, we arguably live in an Oligarchy – A form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people. These people might be distinguished by royalty, wealth, family ties, education, corporate, religious or military control. Examples: The Russian Federation, the United States of America. -Wikipedia This is Our Revolution. Yes, […]

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Defeat Trump but recognize the problems with Tim Kaine

First, it needs to be said that we cannot let Trump win. That being said, as an elected PLEO Delegate to the Democratic National Convention, I owe a report back to the people even as I continue to process the events of the past couple weeks, so I’m offering this partial post-DNC analysis/reflection/report back as […]

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Impartiality?

Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Hillary Clinton apparently ignored this: The Charter of the Democratic Party says the Chairperson shall exercise impartiality and evenhandedness as between the Presidential candidates.

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Why the Super Delegate Scam is Political Suicide for the Washington State Democratic Party

This is a message to the leaders of the Washington State Democratic Party: If you keep ignoring hundreds of thousands of independent voters, not only will we wind up with Donald Trump for President, but we will have a Republican Governor here in Washington State! Please read this article and please wake up to the […]

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Ten reasons why WA superdelegates should support Bernie Sanders

1. Democrats in Washington State overwhelmingly voted for Bernie Sanders in the caucuses 72.7% of Washington Democratic caucus attendees preferred Sanders over Hillary. That’s a 45% preference for Sanders.   If superdelegates ignore such a wide preference, there will be an uproar, and justly so. An attendee to Gov. Inslee’s precinct caucus says that Inslee spoke […]

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Unwelcome changes at wa-democrats.org

I notice something suspicious, or at least unwelcome. Yesterday, when I visited http://www.wa-democrats.org and clicked on “2016 CAUCUS” on the top right, it displayed the statewide caucus result summary, showing prominently that Bernie won over 72% of the vote. Today, it no longer shows that. Instead, it shows several links, the first one being “Caucus Results“. […]