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Mon Apr 13, 2015, 12:02 AM

Hillary makes them feel safe. She doesn't talk about torture or poverty or jobs to India

She doesn't talk about police violence.

She doesn't talk about Wall Street crime and amnesty for the rich and powerful.

She doesn't talk about the slaughter of thousands of civilians in Gaza, a grotesque spectacle of merciless and unnecessary killing.

She doesn't talk about drones and Iraq and an outrageously violent foreign policy inciting chaos around the world.

No, she doesn't.

It would be inconvenient to the government/corporate/police-state partnership Hillary advocates.

We've come to know this system of government as the Third Way.

Not quite Democratic or Democracy, but it sounds nicer than than what it actually is, a media friendly form of facism.

She just doesn't give a rat's ass about all that negative stuff. It doesn't affect her. Or her earnings.

This is a woman who says "it takes a village to raise a child".

To prove the point, MSNBC raised Clinton's daughter as a "special correspondent" for $600K a year.

That money could have raised a few villages, I think.

Was Chelsea qualified by way of education and experience? No.

Did more qualified women AND men get displaced because of her? Yes.

And who but the hypocrisy impaired status quo would pay Hillary $300,000 an hour to hear what needs to be fixed in our world?

Fix things? How about we start by tossing people who charge $300,000 an hour for rambling speeches stroking the egos of the super rich off the goddamn stage.

But, I digress... none of this matters to Hillary or her supporters.

She has been chosen for us. Hillary is the heir apparent. A meticulously groomed, genetically engineered organism designed to triangulate away from the hard, inconvenient choices needed to repair the gaping, abscessed fissure of disparity and injustice in America.

Hillary promises the rich, privileged and entitled a necessary comfort.

She is one of them. The status quo.

Supporting Hillary?

That's not making hard choices.

That's hiding the ordinary cowardice associated with privilege and entitlement.

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Reply Hillary makes them feel safe. She doesn't talk about torture or poverty or jobs to India (Original post)
whereisjustice Apr 2015 OP
Cheese Sandwich Apr 2015 #1
NYC_SKP Apr 2015 #2
whereisjustice Apr 2015 #3
hedda_foil Apr 2015 #4
Fearless Apr 2015 #5
RufusTFirefly Apr 2015 #6
aspirant Apr 2015 #7
Kablooie Apr 2015 #8
Surya Gayatri Apr 2015 #10
whereisjustice Apr 2015 #13
jeff47 Apr 2015 #12
whereisjustice Apr 2015 #14
Skittles Apr 2015 #9
djean111 Apr 2015 #11
whereisjustice Apr 2015 #15
CrispyQ Apr 2015 #17
delrem Apr 2015 #16
CrispyQ Apr 2015 #18
Erich Bloodaxe BSN Apr 2015 #19

Response to whereisjustice (Original post)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 12:17 AM

1. Can I just say I loved this post and literally laughed out loud

 

At this:
She has been chosen for us. Hillary is the heir apparent. A meticulously groomed, genetically engineered organism designed to triangulate away from the hard, inconvenient choices needed to repair the gaping, abscessed fissure of disparity and injustice in America.


And this made me want to stand up and clap
Fix things? How about we start by tossing people who charge $300,000 an hour for rambling speeches stroking the egos of the super rich off the goddamn stage.

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Response to whereisjustice (Original post)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 12:24 AM

2. Fake shit. Everyone was well off, working, healthy. That's not America right now.

 

It was very misrepresentative.

And it was filled with the typical pandering shots, very predictable: gay couple, single mom, bi-racial couple, cute kids.

But wow, all were nicer than average homes and nobody really talked about the challenges most of us face like job and home and health security.

If she wins the primary and loses the general, I won't be surprised.

This is why I think a more poorly funded Warren would have a better chance of appealing to the regular voter of either party and independents.

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 12:35 AM

3. Agree - absolutely synthetic view of America, bears no resemblence to the majority. Her fake shit

is going to cost the election. She is transparently phony.

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Response to whereisjustice (Reply #3)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 01:09 AM

4. Yes!Synthetic is the word I've been searching for ... Hillaryland is Pleasantville.


Pleasantville (1998) - IMDb
www.imdb.com/title/tt0120789/‎

Rating: 7.5/10 - 94,844 votes
Two 1990s teenagers find themselves in a 1950s sitcom where their influence ... Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April. ... Best of Both Worlds: Color and Black & White .... Uh, I don't know what you're doing this weekend, but my mom's leaving town, and she's...

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 02:23 AM

5. The worst part of it for me was when it spoke of the eonomic crisis in past tense

And immediately moves into the "everything is good now" motif. Had I not wanted to see what the fuss was about, I would have turned it off.

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 02:35 AM

6. Yes! Frankly, this is also why I detest commercials with a pandering social message

They're both trying to dupe us into selecting a product that we'd otherwise be very reluctant to choose.

It's a well-known corporate advertising strategy of "value exchange," not to mention misdirection.

Caveat suffragator

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Response to whereisjustice (Original post)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 02:46 AM

7. It's the synthetic 2015 version of "Leave It To Beaver"

and "Father/Mother Knows Best".

Coming attractions; Don't pay attention to the police brouhahas, "Andy of Mayberry" and his trustworthy deputy will save the day.

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Response to whereisjustice (Original post)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 02:58 AM

8. So far she hasn't said much of anything but hell, it's just her introductory video.

Anyone would have to be crazy to bring up all kinds of negative, controversial topics in their introductory video.

We all have assumptions about what she stands for and what she will talk about but assumptions can be wrong.
Give her some time to actually discuss things on the campaign trail and let's see how she responds.
We could be surprised.

And if she's a truly effective politician, we will be.

...

and if we aren't, our country could be in deep shit.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #8)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 05:34 AM

10. 'Anyone would have to be crazy to bring up all kinds of negative,

 

controversial topics in their introductory video.'

Ya think? Thank god the pundits in this thread don't work as political consultants or ad people.

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Response to Surya Gayatri (Reply #10)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 10:52 AM

13. Really? You must have been the ones consulting for 2010 midterms. We see how well you did avoiding

the inconvenient problems caused by excessive wealth and power dragging the nation into a downward spiral.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #8)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 10:20 AM

12. The entire basis for her supposed inevitability is her lengthy experience.

You speak of the video as if it's the first time we're meeting Clinton. The entire basis of her campaign is she has been around a long time.

We all have assumptions about what she stands for and what she will talk about but assumptions can be wrong

History did not start over again with her video. She has a track record. And needs to actually address what she did and what she failed to do.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #8)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 10:56 AM

14. I see - this is Hillary 2.0. A recalled and re-released model.

she's been around for decades, more than enough time to assess her economic policies, her domestic views and her foreign policy.

You've just made my point by assuming we need to wait to see if her latest firmware upgrade fixes the defects.

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Response to whereisjustice (Original post)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 08:45 AM

11. I did laugh when Hillary said the deck is stacked. Her buddies stacked the

 

deck. She is not going to shuffle anything. But maybe Warren will get royalties.

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Response to whereisjustice (Original post)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 11:03 AM

15. Talking points - "you must have Hillary 1.0 Upgrade to Hillary 2.0, it fixes the bugs"

An army of programmers in India aren't going to be able to fix this thing.

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Response to whereisjustice (Reply #15)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 12:33 PM

17. But she'll give them our few remaining tech jobs.



Excellent OP, btw. It made me laugh, even though I am basically sick when I think about it all.

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Response to whereisjustice (Original post)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 11:53 AM

16. After logging into Third-Way Underground this morning I see

the past doesn't exist,
the present doesn't exist,

a logo exists,
idol photos exist,
a zillion dollar ad exists,

politicial reductionism exists
a future paid for with $2billion in IOUs is hammered into place.

DU vanished somewhere,
behind Skinner's new logo.

For my own peace of mind,
for my own self-respect,
I'm leaving now.

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Response to delrem (Reply #16)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 12:40 PM

18. The right pointing red arrow in the logo kind of reminds me of when Bushco first named the Iraq War

Operation Iraq Liberation, or something that spelled out OIL. ~oops.

Except that they don't care. Oh well. I suspect after the [strike]coronation[/strike] nomination I won't be around much either.

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Response to whereisjustice (Original post)

Mon Apr 13, 2015, 03:41 PM

19. ok, so I've got 'Hillary' and 'Hillary Clinton' in my trash can, but see this post.

So if you're subscribed to a group, you see all posts, even if you've 'trashed' keywords that are in them?

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