obamaandbiden

Is Obama endorsing Biden for President?

On August 24, White House press secretary Josh Earnest responded to reporters asking about Joe Biden possibly running for the Democratic nomination against Hillary Clinton:       So I think you can make the case that there is probably no one in American politics today who has a better understanding of exactly what is required to…

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Elizabeth Warren: Change will happen when enough people say “I’m mad as hell”

At a recent conference of media and tech influencers, a member of the audience asked Elizabeth Warren a simple question. Her spontaneous and passionate answer was breathtaking. It’s always breathtaking to me when someone speaks the truth—that Washington DC, the White House, and Congress, primarily serve the rich and powerful. Warren says, with great emotion,…

Obama and TPP

TPP: What Obama’s secret trade deal means for you

Since 2009, the Obama administration has been negotiating the Trans-Pacific Parnership (TPP) trade agreement in secret. Only lawyers and advisors representing banks and corporations, and trade representatives from other nations are allowed to participate. Until recently, senators and congressmen had been left in the dark. Under protest, Obama gave them very limited access to the document. He…

Hillary Clinton another Wall Street candidate

Hillary Clinton’s pretend populism

  I watched Hillary’s slick ad announcing her 2016 presidential campaign. If you haven’t seen it, you can watch it here. Left writer and thinker Paul Street summed it up in a recent Facebook comment: This is about as disingenuously fake-progressive as a candidacy announcement could be. A very slick production, combining a subtle undercurrent of…

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