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Democrats don't actually believe in democracy

Jill Stein gets it. Unfortunately, she had to learn the hard way.

Seven months after the election, the attacks on her presidential bid have continued.
Caitlin Johnstone points out that partisan Democrats still can't stand the idea that someone on the left ran for president and got some votes.

To Those Who Said The Dems Could Not Be Reformed

I've been waiting to see how much progress the various groups attempting to reform the Dems - Our Revolution, Justice Dems, Brand New Congress - would make before finally throwing the towel in. For the simple reason that if the Dems could be taken over by the voters then our path to overall victory would be much easier. If.

The Weekly Watch

Truth is stranger than fiction

Life in the age of alternate realities

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It's been a big news week with the loudest scream being Comey, Comey, Comey, Russia, Russia....it keeps the people distracted. In the Middle East the big scream has been Qatar...better get rid of Al Jazeera as the Saudis start a war with Iran. In the meantime, the house votes to do away with the Dodd-Frank luke warm financial regulation. The Senate rushes to pass some sort of T-rumpcare, and on the day Iran was bombed by Saudi surrogates from ISIS, the Senate passed more sanctions on Iran for basically having elections. In the UK Labour made good election gains and the Conservatives are in a mess prior to the Brexit negotiations.

Seth Rich: the Official Conspiracy Story so far

This is part 3 of the Seth Rich murder story. Between the last essay and this have come a verbal-pictorial avalanche of new information. It's a good thing I delayed in writing this, because many new facts have arisen and along with them, many new questions and possibilities. From what I know right now, there will have to be at least one more essay of Seth Rich before moving on to the Awan Spyring story, which is epic in its own right.

Chuckling at Twitter, Just for Fun

In the wake of the huge success of Jeremy Corbyn, the neoliberals on Twitter have been having a meltdown. In response to their complaints, many Berniecrats started posting responses with the hashtag #BernieWouldHaveWon. Joan Walsh seemed particularly annoyed by this meme which only inspired more responses with the Bernie hashtag. For some reason, I cannot find her tweets. Maybe she deleted them.

Why did Corbyn do so well and Bernie fall short? Paper Ballots

There are a number of reason why Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party in England did so well in the recent UK election, compared to Bernie Sanders failed attempt to win the Democratic Primary, but today I want to focus on just one. In the UK electronic voting machines are not in place. They use paper ballots. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that many UK pols are pushing for e-voting machines for the next election.