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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Declares War on White, Moderate Democrats

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posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 09:10 AM
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Just in time for Christmas the new gift that keeps on giving. Wait till she crossed Kliton!!

Fun days ahead






posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 09:12 AM
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originally posted by: toysforadults
a reply to: Lumenari

Sure. Where in that bold does it say she said white moderates?

Alt righty a bit?

Me thinks theres something going on here more than what meets the eye


This article is nothing more than the alt-right trying to put fractures in the Democratic party where there are none.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 09:17 AM
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a reply to: xuenchen

LOL thats funny,who do you think runs the Democrat party,nothing but a bunch of family trolls of the rich elite,who only want to add to their wealth holding the nations wallet


(post by CADpro removed for a serious terms and conditions violation)

posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 09:20 AM
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a reply to: TheRedneck

Much as I am sure it is understandable to think this way, facts are not decided upon. Facts are facts, remain facts regardless of human beings opinions of them, ability to understand them, accept them, or even think about them. They are not "decided" upon, they are not recognised or not as a matter of whimsy. There is only one thing that separates those who deal with facts from those who do not, and that is their ability to perceive the facts around them. Reality does not change because of the beliefs of those living within it. All that has ever, or will ever change, is whether or not reality, whether or not the facts are recognised.

Ocasio-Cortez has not DECIDED that there is a deep rooted problem in the politics her party is involved with, she merely recognised that there is, perceived it, she saw reality and did not either shun it or put it away to be dealt with later, but fronted up to it. She saw corporatism, knew it to be dangerous and damaging, and confronted it.

No matter what your politics are, you have to admit that an insistence on being what you advertise yourself to be, is a refreshing change of pace from the usual political gamesmanship, practiced by the old guard, where everyone from Mitch McConnel to Diane Feinstein, from Mitt Romney to Al Gore, has a backer in the wings somewhere, and the fun is to be had in trying to keep them all hidden from the public!




posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 09:39 AM
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a reply to: TheRedneck



So you think an examination of campaign contributions is sufficient to determine what the voters want? A better determining factor than the voters themselves?


Membership-based organizations without big contributions haven't been on your radar until now? You're welcome!



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


We can give people like Tucker some credit for that, I guess.

And what exactly scares you now, the White Genocide that isn't happening or the idea of socialism in general? Norway must be a crappy to place to live in, eh?
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posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 09:52 AM
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Isn't that what low IQ horse faces do?

The extremely green Junior member of congress needs to sit down, shut up and take notes. Maybe after a few election cycles she can work on some serious legislation, like protecting indigenous fleas, green grass or south american socialist dictators from extermination.

Hell, maybe in 10 years she'll even be chief junior assistant Rep.

She is as dumb as she is incompetent.

Would still love to know where this piss ant plans to steal the money from to fund its bad ideas.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 09:53 AM
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a reply to: TrueBrit

all of a sudden politicians are good honest people so they can justify the BLATANT lie that is the title and main theme of this thread

these guys are total amateurs, they are so transparently alt righters it isn't even funny, probably organized



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 09:54 AM
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a reply to: TrueBrit


No matter what your politics are, you have to admit that an insistence on being what you advertise yourself to be, is a refreshing change of pace from the usual political gamesmanship, practiced by the old guard, where everyone from Mitch McConnel to Diane Feinstein, from Mitt Romney to Al Gore, has a backer in the wings somewhere, and the fun is to be had in trying to keep them all hidden from the public!


It is, but unfortunately it is fake as hell.

Essentially none of the things she has said has been true. No plan to raise money to pay for any of these grand ideas (nor any plan to garner support required to actually pass laws let alone a bill).

She capitalized on this fake mass outrage and used it to get elected to office. Doesn't the fact she's broke tell you anything?

If her socialism bull # actually worked why the hell is she broke like a clown? I won't give up another cent just so some corrupt do-gooder can feel extra special and "progressive" (ie: racist scum)

Cortez has a problem with white Americans, and especially straight white males. I can't stand racist trash garbage like her. Doesn't have much going on upstairs either.

I'll be proven right when little homeless Ocashio-dash-dash ends up making a half million dollars from a low salary entry level law maker job. She'll sell out like the rest of your leftist pols. At least the far right sticks to their word - and doesn't care whether you or anyone else likes it or "how it looks" - we're America first, patriot first, all America all the time 24/7.

Friends of Venezuela and socialism are enemies of the American people.


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posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 09:59 AM
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a reply to: TrueBrit


Much as I am sure it is understandable to think this way, facts are not decided upon. Facts are facts, remain facts regardless of human beings opinions of them, ability to understand them, accept them, or even think about them.

Forgive me for bringing this up, but that statement is coming from someone who regularly makes up his own "facts" about President Trump. Yes, facts are facts, until someone tries to pass off untruths as "facts." It is up to the individual to separate actual facts from "facts" being proposed by someone for a political agenda.


Ocasio-Cortez has not DECIDED that there is a deep rooted problem in the politics her party is involved with, she merely recognised that there is, perceived it, she saw reality and did not either shun it or put it away to be dealt with later, but fronted up to it. She saw corporatism, knew it to be dangerous and damaging, and confronted it.

Again, that is not her place. Her opinion as to whether Mo Brooks, Doug Jones, or Richard Shelby have too much corporate money in their campaign is irrelevant. It is my place, along with the other residents of my district/state, to make that determination. She represents New York. She needs to concentrate on making sure her own campaign is free of corporate interests.


No matter what your politics are, you have to admit that an insistence on being what you advertise yourself to be, is a refreshing change of pace from the usual political gamesmanship, practiced by the old guard, where everyone from Mitch McConnel to Diane Feinstein, from Mitt Romney to Al Gore, has a backer in the wings somewhere, and the fun is to be had in trying to keep them all hidden from the public!

Agreed, but my concern is who is watching the watchdogs? I'll admit I wish the American public were more informed, but I will not and cannot support any position that tries to remove the responsibilities of political choice from the public. These kind of positions always end in utter failure.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a joke... a living, walking, talking joke. She has already participated in a sit in to protest the leader of her party, made mutliple factually wrong statements concerning the scope and potential of her new position, and now makes this statement that appears to me and anyone who has followed American politics that she thinks she can choose representatives of the people better than the people can. That is a comedy routine, nothing more, nothing less. She will have precious little power in the House come Jamuary, will be unable to even conduct the affairs of her position within the Constitutional bounds established, and the House itself will see any wild ideals be held hostage by an opposing Senate and President. She can't hurt anyone except herself.

Those who race to embrace her blunders, however, can start a movement based on Cortez' hilarity. I can see that I will have to be on the ball for the next two years to help voice reason for those who cannot seem to understand what she really is.

TheRedneck



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 10:00 AM
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a reply to: JBurns

The fact that so many people expect junior members of Congress to sit down and shut up is one of the reasons Congress is such an abysmal mess right now. These people are elected to represent their constituents. Not act as yes men for the agendas of "senior members."

Ocasio-Cortez was elected over an establishment Democrat. Clearly her constituents are clearly sick and tired of business as usual. By standing up to the establishment Democrats she is fulfilling the wishes of those people she represents.

Last time I checked a lot of people defend Trump's actions because according to them he was elected to buck the status quo. So why is Ocasio-Cortez not allowed to do the same when she was elected for the same reason?



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 10:02 AM
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a reply to: JBurns

Mark Warner is currently the richest member of Congress. If he ran for President against someone like Ron Paul, would you vote for Warner simply because he has earned more money?



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 10:03 AM
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originally posted by: IAMTAT
a reply to: TheRedneck


She IS hilarious...AND she's irreparatively fracturing the Democrat party.

That crazy-eyed, moron has got it ALL goin' on!





And young too. I can't even imagine the level of crazy when she's Nancy & Maxine's age.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 10:03 AM
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originally posted by: toysforadults
a reply to: Lumenari

Sure. Where in that bold does it say she said white moderates?

Alt righty a bit?

Me thinks theres something going on here more than what meets the eye


what demographic is she going to go after? She mentions "demographically out of touch"...does this mean that black folks in districts that are predominately white will be her target?

It seems you can't hear the dog whistles.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 10:09 AM
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a reply to: PublicOpinion


Membership-based organizations without big contributions haven't been on your radar until now? You're welcome!

Not real sure where you got that out of my response, but I evaluate candidates on a number of factors... contributors among them. I will agree that one "membership-based organization," the NRA, is not an issue for me when looking at contributors. The KKK is, however. Those two are all that is required to show the illogic inherent in categorizing groups so broadly.

I would consider contributions from the Clinton Foundation to be a red flag, even though it is not corporate. Chik-Fil-A I would not mind seeing on the list, even though it is corporate.


We can give people like Tucker some credit for that, I guess.

You seem to have an issue separating comedy from reality. Tucker Carlson may not be on the same level as Cortez, but he fits the definition of comedian pretty regularly.


And what exactly scares you now, the White Genocide that isn't happening or the idea of socialism in general? Norway must be a crappy to place to live in, eh?

Do you beat your wife once a week, or twice?

What scares me is the lack of comprehension it takes to think that allowing elected officials to tell the public who to elect for their officials is a good idea.

TheRedneck



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 10:11 AM
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a reply to: TheRedneck


She has already participated in a sit in to protest the leader of her party,


Why is that a laughable matter? Pretty much everyone on here will agree that Pelosi needs to go. Yourself included. There's a growing number of Democrats, especially among the younger members, that see her as nothing more than a corporate whore. During the midterms there were over 60 Democrat candidates that outright stated they would not support Pelosi as Speaker of the House.

Ocasio-Cortez is doing what she was elected to do. Challenge the establishment Democrats. So why should she be derided for doing exactly that? If anything it's refreshing to see a politician standing up for their ideals and morals.

And let's be honest. If she got elected and then proceeded to kowtow to Pelosi everyone on the Right would be calling her out for turning her back on her platform. You and others like you don't oppose her on this because you love the actions of establishment Democrats. You oppose her on this because she represents an injection of new blood to the DNC that could provide an actual threat to the GOP and provide a major shake up to the system as it exists.



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 10:16 AM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

It means that the Dems in power aren't representing the people that elect them. Politicians like Pelosi act as representatives for major corporate interests. But it's not Fortune 500 companies and the MIC that are electing her.

Just look at her stance on healthcare. The majority of Democrat voters support universal healthcare. Yet Pelosi keeps supporting legislation that continues to prop up and support the current healthcare industry.

That's what Ocasio-Cortez means when she says that they are "demographically out of touch."



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 10:17 AM
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Yawn.... a reply to: xuenchen



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 10:20 AM
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a reply to: Xcalibur254

I find it laughable because by participating in that sit-in, she is possibly jeopardizing everything she wants to accomplish. Yes, I want Pelosi as far as possible from that gavel, but Cortez has an actual vote in the matter now... but she instead chooses to protest? What happens now if Pelosi is elected? You really think she'll set Cortez on any committee seats where she will have any input? You really think any of her potential legislation will ever see the light of day?

She could easily have tried to vote Pelosi out, and thereby not jeopardize her position in the House any more than necessary. Instead, she chose to not only try and anger the potential Speaker of the House, but to do so in a way that will not have any effect whatsoever on whether or not Pelosi gets that position.

That, sir, is laughable.

TheRedneck



posted on Nov, 19 2018 @ 10:21 AM
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a reply to: TheRedneck



Not real sure where you got that out of my response, but I evaluate candidates on a number of factors...


I was getting at the lack of representation when it comes to the issues the public want's to see addressed. The blockades of a few bridges in London recently are a good example for this increasing gap between the people and the corporate elite, aka mainstream politicians.
Or your vote for an underdog like Trump, for that matter. You want to see the swamp drained, right?



What scares me is the lack of comprehension it takes to think that allowing elected officials to tell the public who to elect for their officials is a good idea.


Pretty much every politician tells you who to vote for, elected or not. I'd call that advertisement and I really couldn't care less, to be frank.




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