Wednesday, 2 March 2016

AMERICANS SEDUCED BY WEALTHY CANDIDATES



American voters tend to get seduced by wealthy candidates who get involved in wars?

How much are the presidential candidates worth?

Donald Trump - $4 billion

Hillary Clinton - $30 million

Ted Cruz - $3 million

Bernie Sanders - $300,000


Trump home.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both rich and both supported the Iraq War.

In a 2002 interview with Howard Stern, Donald Trump said he supported an Iraq invasion.

In the interview, which took place on Sept. 11, 2002, Stern asked Trump directly if he was for invading Iraq.

'Yeah,' Trump responded. 'I wish the first time it was done correctly.'

Trump lies about opposing the Iraq war.



Sanders is far from perfect.

"Sanders' 'hawkish' support of Clinton's military actions in the 1999 Kosovo War caused one of his advisers to quit."

"In 2001, Sanders did not support the vote in Congress to oppose the war in Afghanistan. 

"Congresswoman Barbara Lee stood alone!"

Bernie Sanders: Savior or Seducer of the Anti-War Left?.



However, "when 72 percent of Americans supported the Iraq War in 2003, Sanders not only voted against the invasion, but foreshadowed its unintended consequences ...

"During the George W. Bush years, Sanders voted against the Patriot Act at a time when Clinton and other Democrats voted for the controversial legislation.

Sanders's integrity and honesty worth more than Clinton's.



"In 1996, as a member of the House of Representatives, Sanders voted against the Defense of Marriage Act (which barred federal recognition of gay marriages), even though 68 percent of Americans were against gay marriage.

"Regarding our fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Sanders says I'll be damned if more American soldiers are sent back to the Middle East, despite 62 percent of registered voters willing to send ground troops.

"While 65 percent of Americans believe that income inequality is a problem that needs to be addressed now, Sanders has championed this issue his entire life and blasted then-Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan on wealth inequality back in 2003.

"Sanders wants to break up the most powerful banks in the country, so he isn't beholden to some of the same interests that have bolstered the Clinton campaign..."

Sanders's integrity and honesty worth more than Clinton's.



"It says something about American democracy when Clinton can vote for the Iraq War, oppose gay marriage up until 2013, push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership 45 times, oppose even the decriminalization of marijuana and yet still be viewed as a "progressive" candidate for president.

"In terms of being a champion for women's rights, the Clinton Foundation received between $10 million to $25 million from Saudi Arabia, a country that doesn't allow women to drive a car or travel without a male chaperone. 

"Regarding the environment, Clinton was "inclined" toward the Keystone XL pipeline...

"As secretary of State, she lobbied to arm the Syrian rebels (half of the Syrian rebels are aligned with jihadists or "hardline Islamist" groups), presided over a Libyan civil war exacerbated by her bombing campaign and stored government emails on a personal server."

Sanders's integrity and honesty worth more than Clinton's.


5 comments:

  1. Like there are poor candidates, u know....

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  2. Who dares go up against the Hildebeast? Only her controllable buddies.

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  3. People wrongly equate money with intelligence.

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    1. They equate money with moral goodness. This comes from the Calvinist mindset of the early Americans. God only blesses those who are good. If you are poor it is your own fault-you are either too lazy to work or you have done something to cause this. They ignore the fact the economy is bad. This mindset has seeped into American culture and thinking.

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  4. The revenge of the lower classes.. they want the freedom to hate... http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_revenge_of_the_lower_classes_and_the_rise_of_american_fascism_20160302

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