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February 19, 2016

Cross post from GDP

I've given up on getting "I-was-a-Hillary-hater-until-I-read-her-emails" to show up in Greatest Threads. I've asked about it, but no response. I'm guessing it's just too old. So I'm posting my own. Please don't recommend THIS post. There's no need to get this to show up in Greatest Threads. Do recommend the post behind the link below. But stop at 5 per 24 hour period. I'm not sure you can go more than one 24 hour period, but in case we can.

Thanks all!

http://www.democraticunderground.com/12511276919

February 19, 2016

Hillary's e-mails

I hope any fence-sitters, people who might be pro-Hillary but are wondering about the fuss about her e-mails, might read the article below AND read some of the actual e-mails. Go to this web site for the e-mails themselves.

https://foia.state.gov/search/results.aspx

This is a great way to find out how much integrity this much maligned American has.

And here's the article.

i-was-a-hillary-hater-until-i-read-her-emails

http://bluenationreview.com/i-was-a-hillary-hater-until-i-read-her-emails/

Her tenure as Secretary of State, of course, led to the bogus email scandal, which in turn led to the slow-drip release of the emails on her home server. I decided I was going to read them.

In those emails, I discovered a Hillary Clinton I didn’t even know existed.

I found a woman who cared about employees who lost loved ones. I found a woman who, without exception, took time to write notes of condolence and notes of congratulations, no matter how busy she was. I found a woman who could be a tough negotiator and firm in her expectations, but still had a moment to write a friend with encouragement in tough times. She worried over people she didn’t know, and she worried over those she did.

And everywhere she went, her concern for women and children was clearly the first and foremost thing on her mind.

February 19, 2016

Cross post from Welcome & Help

Here I ask why "I-Was-a-Hillary-Hater..." hasn't shown up in Greatest Threads after it got 5 recommendations in the last couple of hours.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/125611005

February 19, 2016

Are there limits to being moved to "Greatest Threads"?

A message that was originally posted on Feb 4 became popular again today. It had 28 recommendations when I first saw it today, and now it has 33, but it hasn't shown up in Greatest Threads. Is it too old? (I actually think at least two recommendations were posted today before I saw it.)

tia
las

February 19, 2016

Ana Hauhet

I was surprised to find that Ana Hauhet, who posted the "I-was-a-Hillary-Hater..." message was banned from posting that same day (Feb 4) or maybe the day after. It says for "malicious intrusion." Is there any way to find out more details? I hope she's back in under another identity.

I deleted my own post urging people to Recommend "I-was-a-Hillary-Hater.." because it received 5 recommendations itself and showed up in "Greatest Threads." I'm not ashamed of it or anything, but I would rather keep house-keeping issues within the group. I know anyone can read it. That's OK.

Which reminds me. 31 recommendations hasn't yet done it. Can we have a couple more? Here is the post that needs the recommendations:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/110741358

February 19, 2016

What is a 'bookmark'? nt

February 19, 2016

Boston Globe - Sanders would be a big mistake

Here's the post in the General Discussion: primaries

http://www.democraticunderground.com/12511273800

February 19, 2016

Boston Globe Opinion - Sanders would be a huge mistake

http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/editorials/2016/02/18/clinton-can-withstand-gop-attack-machine/Mw3Mo9wowxfaslFKHRXm4L/story.html?s_campaign=8315

By John Sasso February 18, 2016



Even with the New Hampshire primary behind us and the Nevada caucuses this
weekend, we are still just in the early days of one of the most fascinating, unpredictable presidential elections in generations. But it’s not too soon for Democratic voters to take seriously the fact that this process ultimately serves up a party nominee. A key part of that decision has to be which nominee can best compete with the Republicans to hold the White House?
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The 2004 Kerry campaign’s narrow loss remains a painful reminder of how that GOP attack machine can target a decorated war hero at his greatest point of strength — using totally false insinuations. In 1988, Governor Mike Dukakis, as law-abiding a man as you could find, was effectively smeared as coddling rapists and murderers. This year will likely see worse.

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And make no mistake: A Sanders nomination would offer the GOP a target-rich environment. His self-proclaimed socialism, his support for higher income taxes, his policy toward Iran, and his trillions in proposed new spending are ripe targets for attack — and distortion. Nor will the GOP attack machine limit itself to ruthless and unfair criticisms of Sanders’ policy prescriptions. It will go after the man himself — aiming to make him look weak, un-American, old, and incapable of dealing with a dangerous world.
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.After years of enduring extreme scrutiny, Hillary Clinton has convinced a majority of Americans that she has the intellect, stature, and temperament to do the job. She has faced up to — and successfully faced down — decades of right-wing assaults, many of them false. She is battle-tested. She doesn’t fold under pressure. Republicans won’t get away with running a “swift-boat” into her candidacy.


February 19, 2016

What does "Name removed" "Message auto-removed" mean?

I looked in this forum, and saw an answer to a similar question that referred to "newbie trolls." I know what a newbie is. What's a troll? It also suggested the message had been hidden, and I know what that is, but is an "auto-removed" message a form of hidden message? I don't think this message was from a "newbie," as his/her membership dated back to 2003.

Might this message have been visible for a while? So I could inquire if anyone had seen it?

tia
las

February 18, 2016

Bernie's and Hillary's demeanors

Yes, folks, I'm on a roll. I'm hoping this subsides as I'm not getting other stuff done.

Anyway, I want to be sure my friends in this group get a chance to see this one.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/12511265411

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