No 3rd Parties: Locked out

Once again,  #JillStein and the #Greenparty have failed #Nevada voters. They, she,  won’t be on the ballot this election…. Or, the foreseeable future. 

I spent many hours trying to contact the party. When I finally got a reply, only about 2 months ago, I told them that their focus should be on getting on the ballot. (Is been saying it for years) It didn’t take a genius to figure it out. If you’re not on the ballot, no one can vote for you.

There’s another issue here…Besides the incompetence of the Green party. For the first time in my life ,I don’t have a presidential candidate to vote for. The choice has been taken away from us Nevada #voters. How is it a #democracy if you don’t have a choice? 

After the debacle that was the #Democrat convention in #LasVegas, in which false reports of violence there (there was none), some of us have a reality bad taste in our mouths. We saw our convention taken over by Hillary Clinton stooges, making a mockery of the process in the process. 

In my case, I found my registration has been changed to Republican. But, I’d never voted Republican in my life. Who changed it? 

The truth is, I wasn’t  interested in Jill Stein. I’m just not a Clinton supporter.( That’s a whole other opinion piece) I switched away from the Green party in favor of Bernie Sanders. Although I wasnt blindly supporting him, knowing he was a true D.C. insider, I felt he was more progressive than the alternative, the right wing warhawk, Hillary Clinton. 

When I first got to vote as an adult, I really got excited. Some kids were excited to be able to legally drink alcohol. I was excited to vote. My first vote was Mayoral, New York city. I think Dinkins was Mayor. It might have been before that. 

I decided to educate myself on  issues and try to make smart votes. The fact that none of my preferences won wasnt an issue. At least I got the opportunity to vote for people like Nader and David Cobb. I also voted for Jessie Jackson, in Texas. There was a choice to be made. And that was exciting. 

I voted for Obama in his first attempt. I regretted that once the Clinton state department started the  drone program. Somewhere in his presidency, I had a moment of enlightenment. I realized that Id left the Democrats because of the policies of Bill Clinton initially. That there was good reason to leave the party. They’d become Republicans under Clinton. And now, Obama was selling out many of the same ideals and principles. I was no longer a Democrat. Because they aren’t what they said they were. 

Add to that, I figured Obama would try to help black people. I thought he’d be more of an activist for human rights. I thought he’d be a peace president. But, he didn’t do those things. He became just another president, a tool of the military. It was clear he didn’t represent my values. I wanted it to work. I really did. 

The important thing was, I still had an out. 

Last election cycle, Jill Stein was running. She wasn’t on the ballot. So, everyone, including myself, made that the number 1 issue that she had to address. There was plenty of time. It was clearly the biggest obstacles but, it was doable. 

 So, all they had to do was get people out in front of grocery stores, malls, etc. and get those signatures. It didn’t really matter if those people intended to vote for Jill. The idea was to just get her on the ballot. ( or ANY 3rd party) They had 6 years, really 8,to get it together.They didn’t .

So ,yes,the entrenched parties made it difficult. But, they didn’t make it impossible. Footwork was key. 

Now, I’m sitting here realizing, for the 1st time ever, I’m not part of it. I won’t vote for Trump or Clinton. I just can’t. That leaves me with Gary Johnson, a character I hardly believe in. The question becomes, is this a democracy? Because in a real democracy, there are choices. Canada has many parties. Most Western countries do. The United States doesn’t. I’m left with nothing. And I think that was by design. 

Its depressing. It makes me angry. I’m angry at the Green party. I’m angry at a system that locks out independents. In a country that declared its indepence from tyranny and declared itself a democracy, this shouldn’t stand. 

I don’t know what Nevada independents will do. I’m seeing, on Twitter, that most don’t realize that they aren’t going to get to vote for Stein. Even independents are ill-informed, lazy, and incapable of researching and looking up facts. It’s very discouraging. 

In my opinion, the only thing that can save us is to dump the Republicans and Democrats. Instead, they’ve dumped me and thousands of other voters. We have nowhere to go. How in the fuck is that democracy? 
 

Bernie Sanders is the ONLY SANE CHOICE

I started off this election cycle thinking my choices would be easy. None of the Republicans looked good. I knew I didn’t want another Bush. And, frankly, I don’t want another Clinton either.

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There are many reasons to dislike birth frontrunners. Clinton has a warhawk history. She’s a dangerous woman who seems to have a need to over compensate for being female. It’s the old “I can be tough, or tougher than the boys”. Her domestic policy is equally out of touch. The Clintons pursued the Whitehouse by aping Reagan policy. In some cases, like NAFTA,  that made things worse for the American worker.
Clinton apologizes often. But, it didn’t bring back the dead. And it didn’t bring back jobs.
It sent them to outsourcing obliteration. We attention getting those jobs back. What’s their answer? You’ll need to retrain for the new economy. But, at whose expense?

Trump is pure bombast. Racist. A real spoiled brat. And, frankly, I don’t want to find out what his foreign policy would consist of. From every angle, it looks apocalyptic. He wants to send us backwards 60 years. He wants to cut Social Security. He wants to ban immigrants, with no pathway to citizenship.
I suspect he’ll take advice grin the wrong people. Frankly, I think he’s already doing that.

Then there’s Bernie. Now here’s a guy I can get behind… on Almost every issue. He had be working hard for the poor, minorities (a term that will apply to white folks in the next 25 years or so) all of his life. From marching for civil rights, to running and serving as Americans only independent Senator.
Bernie is anti-fracking. Hillary is not. He’s anti- war. Hillary, clearly, it’s not. He works for the poor, Indigenous, disabled, and every suffering class or race of people in the country. He wants to change the system towards actual fairness.  The other two, in Hillary’s case, want to maintain the status quo.
Trump, on the other hand, wants us to turn back all progress. You can bet he will too. Esp if he has the Republicans behind him.
Bernie actually offers some impossible dream scenarios. But, you have to respect that help fight for them hard enough to bring some of these dreams into fruition. He isn’t talking about destroying anything. He’s talking about building on progress.

To say that this is one of the most disturbing campaign seasons I’ve experienced in my 57 years, would be an underestimated claim.
You have Hillary, the warhawk & Trump, the orangutan racist, inexperienced, idiotic, and far from Presidential material as ANY candidate that’s ever gotten this far in a race.

So, what to do?
We’ll, we still have California. We still have New Jersey. There are enough states left that could turn this election around in Bernie’s favor. The problem is, as many Bernie supporters have observed, they’re a lot of Monkey business going on with voter purging, etc.
Mrs. Clinton, the alleged progressive has had nothing to say about voters rights. I think that’s because, ALL of the purging had worked in her favor. It might backfire in the general election though. As her minority support won’t be able to vote. I bet she doesn’t think that far ahead.

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Then there’s social media, skate Trump supporters are posing as Bernie supporters. Hillary supporters are posing as Trump supporters. It goes on and on.

Recently, I discovered that the ever popular Jeanette Jing, purveyor of all things anti-Hillary, it’s actually an account used by foreign extreme right wing entities determined to get their revenge on Clinton meddling in their elections. Clinton likes to do that. And it doesn’t matter how much blood is spilled.

That’s rather have Trump than Hillary. But, they disguised themselves as Bernie supporters. When I discovered that, and realized Id been supporting these tweets, along with tens of thousands of others, I was truly shocked arms dismayed.

Turns out,  the person Jeanette Jing used is a Brazilian parasailer, part time hard core nude model named, Dioneia Vieira. You can figure it out by checking the names of the parasailing girls and matching up the faces.

Dirty tricks within the confines of our own democracy is one thing. When foreign countries, especially those who support death squads and dictatorships, is bad news. It’s really bad news. That’s because, there are fanatics on both sides.
Its amazing how, once locked in, most voters can’t even accept facts after a while.

After finding out about Jing,  it became clear that I don’t know who is on whose side on social media. It’s a toxic stew. And very few of these so-called infallible sources are really foreign agents working against our own best interests. That’s scary. But, that’s a fact.

I support Bernie 100%. I know he’s not perfect and that some of his ideas will fall flat when up against a Republican house & Congress. It’s especially important important than, to vote for those down ballot candidates that will work with him when he becomes President.
If he doesn’t become President, are still going to have more voices and a possible next election Bernie type running for President.

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The future, considering Climate Change, perpetual war, poverty, low education standards, terrible Healthcare, unlivable wages, racism, the fate of indigenous people, can all become major issues, and many can be resolved, with ONE VOTE.

And that vote is for #FeelTheBern
#BernieSanders

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Hillary Clinton Will Lose… By A LOT

One thing to remember when you think about Bernie Sanders losses. In every case, they were closed primaries. Independents were not allowed to vote. Millions, many millions of ONLY Democrat voters were purged.
This was a mugging, a robbery. Democracy itself was tested and failed.
In a democracy, the point is, everybody gets to vote for the candidate they want. The one with the most votes wins. That didn’t happen

And gay people, black people, Hillary Democrats, applauded this. Those 3 groups in particular, whom Hillary has betrayed time and time again, we’re the biggest cheerleaders. What is going on?

And I remember when we use to say them dumb Southerners always vote against their own interests.
Now what?

Climate change is real. So, I guess we don’t care.
War is real and Hillary loves it. Doesn’t matter.
Big banks destroyed the economy, robbed Americans of billions, no one went to jail ….. And Hillary’s own daughter and son in law work for em. She fires 250,ooo dollar speeches for em.

She refuses to release the Transcripts of her Goldman Sachs Speeches. Insiders, who were there, say they’ll sink her.
Guessed who is VP at Goldman?
Ted Cruz’s wife. They already have the Transcripts.
And they’ll release them during the general election.

In May, many FBI Insiders say we will see Hillary in handcuffs.  Know what that guarantees?

President Donald Trump.

Can’t wait. He’s so to the left of Hillary on foreign affairs she might as well be Ghengis Khan and he’s Ghandi

He came out against Iraq war. He ended the Bush dynasty. Can we, at least, thank him for that?

He’s going to crush Hillary. A landslide.

For all the reasons I’ve mentioned and more. She can’t win.
45% Americans are independents
33% are Bernie or bust
32% are Trump voters for certain
30 %of Democrats vow not to vote for her

She has an overall 53% negative rating. And once the general starts ,and Trump pivots to center…

What’s left? Its in the negative percentile

Do the math

Hillary Can’t Win

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What the Democrat party seems to think is that Bernie Supporters are going to switch to Hillary when it comes down to the convention.
  Her current tactics have all failed. First she tried to shame women into voting for her. Instead, she managed to insult long time feminists. She tried to sell Bernie as an unrealistic choice , not unlike her arguments against Obama in 2008. That hasn’t worked. Mainly because, she’s the one who has the filthy,murderous,warmongering history.
Independent voters are leaning, in the 70 percentile, against her. They have no loyalty to the Democrat party.
Republicans have no desire to see her in the Whitehouse. Many are impressed with Bernie’s honesty. Some are just not happy with the GOP choices, don’t like Hillary, and are going to vote strategically against her.

Hillary has a history of dishonesty,of flip flopping. Shes done several of them in this very campaign. One day she’s for something. The next day she isn’t. When she needs your vote, like in Michigan, she has a lot to say about the Flint water crisis. As soon as that election was over, she hasn’t spoken about it since.

She reeks of insincerity.

The tactic she’s depending on is that the Republicans will run one of their many douchebag candidates and she’ll win by default. Instead, she’s really screwing up the entire process. If she loses, she’s created a tough road for Bernie. If she wins, against Bernie, she’s created so many enemies on the progressive side, there’s not much chance those  folks are going to come out for her.

I’ve heard that many will write in Bernie,vote for the excellent alternative, Dr. Jill Stein, or…blow the whole thing up and vote Republican in protest.

In any of these scenarios, and many I haven’t mentioned, or can’t think of, she doesn’t win.
There is NO PATH TO VICTORY .
And that brings me to her last tactic, vote for me because I’m not Republican.
How is that an issue based campaign?
It isn’t.
And the fact is, not much is different, in spite of what the media tells you, between Hillary and the Republicans. You’ll still get war. You’ll have an even more divided country. And the big issues, like Climate Change, poverty, Wall street criminal activity, will not be addressed.

So, only Bernie has plans, questionably doable,but worth pursuing, that can save the planet,restore America’s good reputation, and serve ALL the people, progressive, conservative, and independents. And that’s why he will be out next president.

If he continues to win, there will be no reasonable argument that he doesn’t deserve the nomination.

Hillary cannot win the Presidency. Why? Because she doesn’t deserve it.
Her history precludes her. The GOP will crush her. Her dishonesty will destroy any chance for her, or the down ballot candidates from taking back control of the country.

Democrats have to wake up NOW.
Support real progressive ideals and you’ll win.
Abandon them, in favor of this blue dog, democrat in name only candidate, and we will lose SCOTUS and allow the GOP control for, perhaps,decades.

This is a test for Democrats, for progressives.
If we fail to elect Bernie, then we have failed the planet.

America kills Putin style. No Difference! Michael Hastings was killed like Boris Nemtsov

http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/crime/item/15929-journalist-probing-nsa-and-cia-abuses-dies-in-mysterious-crash
Weeks after the fiery death of investigative journalist Michael Hastings (shown), who was probing abuses by the CIA and NSA and had recently informed others that he was being investigated by federal authorities, suspicions about his mysterious car crash are still swirling around the Internet. While police officially ruled the death an “accident,” serious questions are still surfacing — even in the establishment media and among prominent officials. Based on e-mails Hastings sent out shortly before he died about working on a “big story” and needing to go “off the radar,” it has become clear that he was worried, too.

Obama’s War on Whistleblowers | Mother Jones

http://m.motherjones.com/politics/2012/06/obamas-whistleblowers-stuxnet-leaks-drones

Which is worse? Getting put away in prison by Obama or being shot down in the street by Putin? Ask Chelsea/Bradley Manning. There are a couple people Is tallying to ask a well. They aren’t alive anymore.  Cars blowing up, sudden malfunctioning of accelerators, grimly-timed suicides, murder/suicides, honest people’s lives wrecked for trying to expose the truth…
Putin’s Russia is no more creepy.