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Unca Jim

(559 posts)
43. OK...
Sun Aug 1, 2021, 11:08 AM
Aug 2021

The aforementioned Manchin and Sinema are not alone in their resistance to any sort of decent minimum wage, raising taxes on the rich, and redistribution of wealth.

I agree the current Congress of Democrats is the best and most progressive in 40 years, but there are countless examples of them losing their way. Here's a great summary article, but the Internet is your friend if you need more specifics. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/nov/10/democrats-working-class-americans-us-election

Clinton didn't campaign hard in the swing states she assumed she had in the bag, she didn't challenge Trump as the populist by speaking to economic issues that affected many Americans. Sure, her platform was great, she was eminently qualified and would have been a great President, but she didn't push when she needed to. She certainly wasn't helped by people like Turner who didn't realize the imperative of resisting Trump at all costs. Fortunately, Biden did a lot better at all that and got he support he needed to win.

Upset about Third Way? Not me. I just recognize them for what they are: opposed to any redistribution of wealth. Accordingly, I ignore their opinions.

I don't believe in any conspiracy theories surrounding the DNC.

*I* don't need good guys and bad guys. I think there is room for Manchin and Turner in this party.

Nina Turner: Wrong for Ohio [View all] NurseJackie Jul 2021 OP
She's a Democrat! Get over it! Cobalt Violet Jul 2021 #1
Really? Here are their areas of focus... which one/s do you disagree with? NurseJackie Jul 2021 #3
When did she say she is a Democrat? redstateblues Jul 2021 #6
According to "The People's Party" (which she co-founded) Nina originally WANTED to run... NurseJackie Jul 2021 #18
Message auto-removed Name removed Jul 2021 #7
Third Way I Agree McKim Jul 2021 #10
Here are their areas of focus... which one/s do you disagree with? It all looks good to me! NurseJackie Jul 2021 #15
Dealings with Third Way in the past, they are a group to create fissures in the Democratic Party. TheBlackAdder Aug 2021 #41
So She Says Me. Jul 2021 #11
Only because she's running for office. cab67 Jul 2021 #12
Lol. She's a backstabber and untrustworthy. Just because she worked for Senator Sanders emulatorloo Jul 2021 #19
Nina-T is the same woman who endorsed Jill Fucking Stine instead of Hillary... NurseJackie Jul 2021 #22
Please. She Equated Biden with Trump TomCADem Aug 2021 #44
Just don't understand any real Dem endorsements for nt empedocles Jul 2021 #2
Great ad LetMyPeopleVote Jul 2021 #4
That video is being very kind. George II Jul 2021 #5
Yes... there are a couple of others that make it VERY CLEAR who she is and what she's about. NurseJackie Jul 2021 #13
The amazing thing is these are all things she said herself, direct quotes.... George II Jul 2021 #17
+1. And yes, her own words ... emulatorloo Jul 2021 #20
She made it clear that she has nothing but contempt for the Democratic party and President Biden... NurseJackie Jul 2021 #21
+1 betsuni Jul 2021 #25
Post removed Post removed Jul 2021 #8
Can you name one bit of "progress" she's made in her career? George II Jul 2021 #14
There will be no reply. NurseJackie Jul 2021 #16
With candidates like this, expect to lose bigly. oldsoftie Jul 2021 #9
FFS! Unca Jim Jul 2021 #23
Neither one of those has started their own "People's Party" to siphon-off votes from Democrats. NurseJackie Jul 2021 #24
Sure.. Unca Jim Jul 2021 #26
You made it worse for Nina by giving us the "complete" quote... NurseJackie Jul 2021 #27
Bravo!! 👍 NurseJackie Budi Jul 2021 #30
So calling Biden "shit" twice in the full quote is better than once? betsuni Jul 2021 #29
Look, I get it... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #35
Don't know what you mean by "good guys and bad guys." Something is a fact and real, or it isn't. betsuni Aug 2021 #40
OK... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #43
By the way, progressives said they would've voted for Elizabeth Warren if she'd run in 2016. betsuni Aug 2021 #42
Warren... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #51
"Third Way" is a group of progressive DEMOCRATS, and here you are bashing a group of DEMOCRATS!! George II Jul 2021 #32
Yeah, that tribalism... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #36
This is WHY.. 81 Million People were Not "thinking" this.. Cha Jul 2021 #28
Better than "burn it all down" Budi Jul 2021 #31
Weird... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #38
Her juvenile name calling belongs somewhere else Budi Aug 2021 #45
So... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #50
You were thinking Joe Biden is a half bowl of shit AND one of two bowls of shit? And you're fine.... George II Jul 2021 #33
Again... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #39
Lets see, did we want tribal divided juvenile name calling excitement? Budi Aug 2021 #46
For me... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #49
Who are you, Unka Jim? George II Jul 2021 #34
Who are you? Unca Jim Aug 2021 #37
Who Are You Budi Aug 2021 #47
A classic. Unca Jim Aug 2021 #48
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