Debatable: Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton clashed last night over money in politics after Sanders criticized Clinton for being funded by a super pac that takes Money from Wall Street. Clinton, who’s been taking a beating on the issue, struck back saying, “I really don’t think these kinds of attacks by insinuation are worthy of you. And enough is enough. If you’ve got something to say, say it directly.” She added, “I think it’s time to end the very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out.”
Will Work for Change: In a New Hampshire town hall meeting last night Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton staked out their ground on which is the true “progressive” candidate. “I do not know any progressive who has a super pac and takes $15 million from Wall Street,” Sanders jabbed at
Sanders was a bit staggered, but defended himself saying Wall Street deregulation, uncontrollable drug prices, and the Republican denial of climate change are all the result of money in politics. “There is a reason why these people are putting huge amounts of money into our political system. And in my...
Sanders made the unusual pledge that as president, he would not appoint a Supreme Court justice who wouldn’t vote to overturn the Citizens United decision on campaign donations that opened the floodgates of political money.Read more
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The Great Game: Hillary Clinton has been declared the Democratic winner of the Iowa caucuses by a margin barely visible to the human eye. Clinton, 49.9 percent, Bernie Sanders, 49.6. Some districts were decided by the toss of a coin. …Read more
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It's Been Said
“Trump’s politics are those of an averagely well-informed businessman: Washington is full of problems; I am a problem-solver; let me at them. But if you have no familiarity with the relevant details and the levers of power, and no clear principles to guide you, you will, like most tenderfeet, get rolled.”
-From a National Review Editorial saying the conservative movement should not support Donald Trump.