Archive for the ‘myth busting’ Category

Why a Sanders Victory is More Likely than Hillary

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All explanations for an inevitable Clinton victory in November hinge on how BAD Donald Trump will do, NOT how much better of a candidate she is.

 
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May 2, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, myth busting, Politics, Rants, Seems Obvious to Me

Clinton Criticizes Sanders for Running the Campaign She Ran in 2008

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Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign tactics & path looked and sounded very much like the campaign of Sanders whom she now condemns.

 
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April 25, 2016
Posted in: Election, myth busting, Politics, rewriting history

STUNNING: If Super Delegates Were Apportioned, Clinton would only lead by 20 (UPDATE #2)

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I didn’t trust the delegate numbers from “Meet the Press”, so I plugged them into a spreadsheet, and what I found was STUNNING!

 
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April 6, 2016
Posted in: Election, myth busting, Politics, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me, voting

Meet the Press’ Bad Delegate Math. Misstates delegate math suggesting Sanders can’t win

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MtP claims that if Super Delegates were apportioned the way Bernie wants, he’d still be way behind, but their numbers are completely wrong.

 
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April 4, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, mystery, myth busting, rewriting history

Claims Hillary Has Better Chance of Winning Not Only False, but now moot amid GOP chaos

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For months now, many Clinton supporters have been citing Hillary’s chances of defeating Trump in the General election in November as their reason for voting for her. They just don’t believe that an admitted “Democratic Socialist” can win the election. As far as I’m aware, there has never been an official poll taken of Clinton supporters […]

 
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March 21, 2016
Posted in: Election, myth busting, Predictions, Seems Obvious to Me

Why I Support Bernie. A long and consistent record as a Progressive champion

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A follow-up to my Op/Ed citing Hillary Clinton’s weaknesses, this week providing a lengthy list of reasons to support Bernie Sanders.

 
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February 22, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Crime, Economy, Election, Money, myth busting, Politics, Seems Obvious to Me

I’ll Support Hillary, BUT… Making the case against Clinton (without helping Republicans)

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Hillary Clinton touts her “Progressiveness”, but she has a far more Conservative history and tendencies.

 
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February 8, 2016
Posted in: Election, fake scandals, myth busting, National Security, War

Amid Record Low Oil and Gas, Trump Says Keystone XL Needed ‘Desperately’. Then threatens to reject it

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Donald Trump called not building the Keystone XL pipeline “devastating”. To who? With a glut in the Market and domestic oil jobs being lost, do we NEED more oil?

 
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January 25, 2016
Posted in: Economy, Election, Energy Independence, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity

Republicans Bemoan Obama’s Iran Hostage Deal. But Republican presidents fared FAR worse

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Following last weeks release of 10 servicemen and 5 civilians from Iranian custody in only a matter of hours, Republicans were quick to condemn Obama for showing weakness. But Reagan & both Bushes did the same with worse results.

 
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January 18, 2016
Posted in: myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Terrorism

Ingraham asks, “When have Republicans EVER obstructed President Obama?”

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“They have been his best friend! What are you talking about?”, chuckled Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham during Fox “news” Sunday yesterday when Juan Williams said “This [Republican] Congress has relentlessly obstructed President Obama on everything!” “Where have they obstructed Obama?” she demanded incredulously. No, I didn’t make that up. Much to the chagrin of […]

 
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January 11, 2016
Posted in: myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Unconstitutional

Texas Lt.Gov Cites Ridiculous Disprovable Facts to Defend New Open Carry Law

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Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick went on NBC’s Meet the Press yesterday to defend the state’s new “Open Carry” gun law, citing a litany of easily disprovable lies and half truths to support the controversial new law.

 
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January 4, 2016
Posted in: Crime, Guns & Violence, myth busting

Home of the Brave? Govs & Congress Terrified of Refugees. GOP Front-runners Channel… you know who.

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Following the Paris attacks, if anyone had just cause to fear strangers from a war zone entering their country, it was the French. Instead, they said to the world, “We will not be intimidated!” and recommitted themselves to accepting 30 Thousand additional Syrian Refugees (which, as I pointed out last week, is a very smart move.) […]

 
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November 23, 2015
Posted in: Election, Immigration Reform, Middle East, myth busting, National Security, Politics, Racism, Religion, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Insanity, Terrorism, War