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When the dogs stopped eating the dog food.

Ocean-kat asked 'Why did HIllary do better than Feingold in Wisconsin. But why did he lose and so did she.As she did elsewhere even though she did better than many other democrats on the ticket '

Bernie was right that Hillary was  somewhat  to the right of many of his supporters. AOBTW of Russ Feingold and of many others of our candidates this year. She did better than him and them ,not despite being to their right but because of it.

One more time. Yes Hillary was further right than Bernie. And his supporters.But that wasn't what cost her the election.

November 6 2018

is when we're going to start fixing this mess.

Some suggestions

1. If your congressmen is a Democrat but a  real jerk ,never to soon to start planning to upset him. In 2022.

2. Demonstrate , intelligence.Of course we'll want to show how deeply we object  to  the evil legislation coming down.  Obtain permission, tell the Chief that you the Town Council to congratulateto  him on how well he handled the demo. Sympathize with the Cops who are stuck out in the cold with you.  Don't block traffic

Any friends who voted for Trump?

Why?

Who cares why the bad people did. We won't invite them to our next birthday partyl

 But why did your friends do it?

Ah, irony!

that woman spending........years locking up the Establishment's support and it  turns out that the electorate doesn't   trust the establishment

 

 

Don't know.The combination of  the Establishment and the electorate gave "that woman"  a  healthy popular vote margin of more than 2 million. (Or will do once the missing 20% of California finally appears.)

Let me straighten you out about a coupla things.

Unemployment

Nov 1 2016        4.9             Jan 1   2007     4.6

Jan 1 2016         4.9                         2006     4.7 

 Jan 1 2015         5.7                         2005      5.3

Jan 1 2014         6.6                         2004      5.7

Jan 1 2013         8.0                         2003      5.8 

Jan 1 2012         8.3                         2002       5.7 

Jan 1 2011         9.1                         2001       4.2   

Jan 1 2010        9.8                          2000        4.0

See below

US unemployment rate

Sept  2016

Jan 2016

Jan 2015

Jan 214

Ignore

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The children's crusade. Again

We did nothing wrong. Except  failing to persuade 600 Floridians that it was  not a great  idea to

vote Nader in 2000. ( When will we ever learn? ). But because of that we got:

-W

-A continuation of Alan Greenspan's loopy version of Ayn Rand economics

-The completely avoidable sub prime bubble

-Followed by the then unavoidable 2008

-Followed by Paulson kneeling before Nancy Polosi pleading for her to do the right

    thing, and save the country from disaster about to be created by his own party.

Hating people sucks

I don't hate anyone except the  monsters who lynch or torture.I don't hate Trump,  wall street bankers or racists.Of any color .Naturally there  are black racists as well as white ones . (And  of course it's easier to understand why a black would be one. )

But  even the white racists I know  would dive  into a pond to rescue a drowning black. The same I'm sure is  true of any of the blacks I know. I don't write of  "even the black racists I know" because I don't  personally know any.

A couple of numbers

 As of 5pm 11/09

Popular votes

Trump                  59,588,437

 Hillary                 59,794,373

Her lead                   205,936

Still counting  but there aren't enough uncounted votes  for him to catch her

 Electoral College

Trump             279   (takes 270 to win)

 Hillary            228

State of Michigan 

Trump               2,279,210

Hillary                2,267,373

His Michigan lead   11,837

And OBTW

Jill Stein                  68 686

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