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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Declares War on White, Moderate Democrats

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posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 11:51 PM
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where do i sends moneys?




posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 11:51 PM
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a reply to: EmmanuelGoldstein

There is no way she could run. She will not meet the age requirement for another 7 years. 2028 would be the first presidential term she could run for.



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 11:52 PM
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Oh brightfart source.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 12:16 AM
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originally posted by: xuenchen
Congresswoman elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is stirring up storms and She's not even really in office yet !!

She showed up at a "Climate Change" protest in front of Nancy Pelosi's office the other day and she's been tweeting all kinds of crazy ideas all over the place.

She's been challenging Democrat leadership and now is coining a new "Parti" called The Justice Democrats !! 😨

Her latest is going after Democrats not in touch with their voters (aka "White" Democrats) ☣🍇

This could be enough to turn the Democrat Parti into a full-blown Socialist movement !! 😆



Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Declares War on White, Moderate Democrats

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez backed an effort Saturday by a group called the Justice Democrats, which opposes “Democratic incumbents who are demographically and ideologically out-of-touch with their districts.”

The Justice Democrats helped Ocasio-Cortez oust veteran Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) in a primary in New York’s 14th congressional district earlier this year.

Since winning her election Nov. 6, Ocasio-Cortez has continued to challenge the Democratic Party leadership, joining a sit-in protest in the office of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) over climate change policy.


"I'm starting a brand new revolution !! Please join me in the fun!"




i SEE SHE IS vOTING dEOMACTRICALLY !

Smoking Vapors As Usual



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 12:22 AM
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originally posted by: Aallanon
the schism will help Trump in 2020


Like he needs help. 2020 will be a landslide



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 12:23 AM
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a reply to: sunkuong





posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 12:29 AM
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originally posted by: vonclod
a reply to: Lumenari

Liar


How so?

Please feel free to expand your post a little bit.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 03:04 AM
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originally posted by: toysforadults
a reply to: sooth

oh you must have missed the popularity of Bernie Sanders during the 2016 election cycle. the progressive message is out there and it's a formidable force

the only reason you think what you think is because your in a right wing echo chamber


The popularity of Bernie who couldn't even beat perpetual loser Hillary? That popularity?
Facebook likes and retweets don't win elections. I guess the Marxists haven't learned that lesson yet.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 03:24 AM
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a reply to: xuenchen

Oy Tucker!



Her latest is going after Democrats not in touch with their voters (aka "White" Democrats) ☣🍇


The White Walkers will strike back eventually, she should invest heavily in obsidian shares. Also, why deflect from the issues raised in said protest (which she simply joined in on)?

Are you that desperate already?


PROTESTERS WITH THE environmental group Sunrise marched on Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi’s office on Tuesday. The group, made up of young people pushing for urgent action on climate change, planned to send a clear message to party leadership just one week after Democrats regained control of the House.

But this was no ordinary protest for the Sunrise activists, who typically stand on the opposite side of politicians. This time, they were joined by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is just weeks away from being sworn into office.

The Intercept


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posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 04:52 AM
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She is scary looking



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 04:56 AM
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a reply to: xuenchen

So, to be clear, you believe that when someone says they are going after Democrats who are out of touch with their voters, what they MEAN is that they are going after Democrats who are not the same colour as their voters? That seems impractical in the extreme, and is not implied or suggested in the slightest by the articles you have quoted.

What has been implied, is that Democrats who are not busy representing the people, rather than representing their own business interests or operating in order to attract other financial incentives, are going to be the ones in trouble. That is not a matter of skin tone, is a matter of honesty and appropriateness for public office, both of which are sorely lacking throughout American politics, as we can see from the fact that the current President is literally bursting at the seams with his own, special brew of absolute lies and bullcrap, famous for it in fact.

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posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 07:34 AM
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I think that if IAMTAT is going to write posts like this he should have to pay for the dry cleaning bills for everybody that laughed and had an accident. I know a woman like this and laughed and thought I farted much to my disappointment.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 07:49 AM
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What has been implied, is that Democrats who are not busy representing the people, rather than representing their own business interests or operating in order to attract other financial incentives, are going to be the ones in trouble.

And just who decides which representative is not busy representing the people? I thought that would be the people, not other representatives. If other representatives are the ones who decide if a representative is representing the people, it would appear that removes the people from the equation, and is the very thing Ocasio-Cortez is complaining about.


That is not a matter of skin tone, is a matter of honesty and appropriateness for public office, both of which are sorely lacking throughout American politics, as we can see from the fact that the current President is literally bursting at the seams with his own, special brew of absolute lies and bullcrap, famous for it in fact.

Our present President is representing me just fine, thank you very much. He's not representing you, so your venomous rhetoric is misdirected and unwarranted.

TheRedneck



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 07:55 AM
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And just who decides which representative is not busy representing the people?


Ask a scientist when Captain Obvious can't solve this riddle for you?


The more you get money from big businesses, the worse you do at guessing what the public wants. And the more you get money from membership-based groups, the better you do at guessing what the public wants. But the reality is that there's a lot less money coming from membership-based organizations than from corporate groups. So it's not surprising that overall those staffers are doing a bad job - they're hearing from businesses more, they're getting money from corporations more, and that seems to be influencing what they think the public wants across a range of issues.

Political scientist Leah Stokes examines the wide ideological gap between Congress and US citizens - as elected representatives and their staffers substitute corporate lobbying and their own beliefs for the values of their constituencies across a wide range of issues, policies are pushed rightward and away from popular solutions to pressing issues.

thisishell.com...


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posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 08:15 AM
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how odd, it's almost like a certain group of people desperate for a race war are trying to twist the words and actions of those they see as their enemies to justify their own heinous desires.

accurate representation of this thread:

AOC: "i think a lot of politicians don't really represent their constituents and should really do a lot better"
ATS: "YOU WANT A WAR AGAINST WHITES IS IT?!"

so boring how predictable all this is



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 08:16 AM
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a reply to: TheRedneck

The vast majority of the populace don't approve of the job Congress is doing. That would seem like a pretty big indicator that our Representatives aren't actually representing us. Ocasio-Cortez is just giving that widespread belief an actual voice.

I'm actually surprised (okay, maybe not really) that this site is giving her so much push back for calling out the DNC elite. This site has been criticizing everything they do for a long time now. But all of a sudden a young firebrand calls them out and now members are standing up for Pelosi and her cronies?

Ocasio-Cortez may not have the best ideas. Hell, a lot of what she champions may not even be good ideas. But the fact that a young Freshman Congresswoman is standing up to a system that is very broken at this point is a good thing.

I made a thread a few weeks ago about how Congress has essentially become an institution where the only opinions that matter are those of senior members. Junior members have essentially been stripped of all power to actually represent their constituents. Instead they are forced to walk lock-step with the Party. If Ocasio-Cortez' bucking of Party status quo can help lead us back to a point where Congress is actually for the People and not corporate and Party interests then I'm all for it.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 08:41 AM
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So you think an examination of campaign contributions is sufficient to determine what the voters want? A better determining factor than the voters themselves?

Cortez is funny, but ideas like this scare me. Bigly.

TheRedneck



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 08:50 AM
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Who decides? Are you kidding me?


No one does, the facts do that for them. Simply put, there are groups within the Democrat party which are almost exclusively corporatist in their ideology, segments of the Democrat party whose only guiding principle is the precise same as the guiding principles of Gordon Gecko, and indeed an overwhelming number of Republican politicians as well, that being "Whatever winds me up with the most money and power, is alright by me".

Rightly and properly, PEOPLE, regular people, point these things out, have been for decades some of them, but they get ignored, because they are just this one person or these two people, or one thousand people, who even in relatively large numbers have no power because they have no money or recognition, with which to get time in the media.

Ocasio-Cortez however, has media attention because of her relative youth, her radical ideas and positions, and therefore, can call attention to the concerns of regular voters, about some of the people who are currently wearing the Democrat badge, and their ties with big business, which colour the voting record of those Democrats in a manner not in keeping with their responsibility toward those they represent. You would have thought that people would understand this intrinsically, since its been a problem in politics the world over for longer than most folk have even understood the governance that rules over them.

Ocasio-Cortez did not invent a problem for the purpose of attracting attention in the media, she already had that attention, because of what she represents in context with the wider politics of the era. She is merely using that recognition that she has at the moment, to draw attention to concerns that regular voters have about the honesty and dedication to the people, that some Democrat party members seem to have abandoned over the last little while. She is not pissing in the punch for the Republicans or independents on this matter, she is not attacking some beloved figure from the right, or assailing the right of people from the wrong side of politics to make decisions for themselves. All she is doing is calling out members of her own party, for not being what they claimed to be, for not doing as they said they would do, for allowing money to rule their minds, rather than morality.

This is not even about her. This is about the fact that finally there is someone in the limelight, daring to suggest that if you are in the Democrat party, you need to prevent money from influencing your decision making on policy, and that is a fair point to make.


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posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 08:51 AM
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a reply to: Xcalibur254

I cannot believe I am writing this out of necessity... but...

If a Congressional Representative is not doing what their constituency wants, it is the responsibility of that constituency to replace them with someone else. The very fact that they won the election means their constituency approved them, and House members have to answer to that constituency every two years.

It is NOT the responsibility of another elected official to determine whether or not a politician is performing to the satisfaction of the voters. That is a fast slide to dictatorship. The whole concept of democratic representation is that the people... no one else... hold the reins of power.

Cortez has not even been sworn in yet. No one knows what kind of job she will do. And yet, she already has decided that others who have been sworn in, who are familiar with the rules of Congress, are inadequate? Really? That is a freakin' comedy skit, man, not something to be taken seriously! Especially when one considers that she has already bragged about an upcoming "inauguration" that she doesn't get, and apparently forgot there are two houses of Congress that have to agree and a President that has to sign off on the new bills.

And you want to take her seriously? Seriously?

TheRedneck



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 08:57 AM
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a reply to: TrueBrit


Who decides? Are you kidding me?


No one does, the facts do that for them.

And who decides what is factual and what isn't? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

That would be right convenient now, wouldn't it?


This is about the fact that finally there is someone in the limelight, daring to suggest that if you are in the Democrat party, you need to prevent money from influencing your decision making on policy, and that is a fair point to make.

That is a fair point, until such time as there comes a legal requirement... then someone has to decide who is violating the new policy and who isn't. No American politician who makes such statements is suggesting anything short of a new law to force their view on everyone else... that is one of the most concrete and unshakeable laws of politics.

We do not need a law telling voters who they are required to vote for.

TheRedneck




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