Today’s mantras: Slow down Fast Track, and Go, Bernie, Go!
Let’s begin with Bernie who, less than a week after declaring his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president, now boasts that more than 200,000 people have signed up to work on his campaign! That astounding number comes after his campaign boasts that small donors came together in the first 24 hours of his campaign to donate $1.5 million!!
As many are realizing now, do not underestimate Bernie Sanders!
Among John Nichol’s recent writings are these must-reads:
- 6 Degrees of Separation between Bernie Sanders & Hillary Clinton
- With Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in, Democrats Prepare for 6 Debates
- Bernie Sanders Readies a ‘Which Side Are You On?’ Presidential Bid
Remember, information and knowledge are power. And when someone mentions that Bernie Sanders is a “Socialist,” you can respond with his answer to George Stephanopolous about it…
Bernie Sanders has made no secret of his opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and to the Fast Track or Trade Promotion Authority the Obama administration is pulling out all the stops to pass.
Sadly, the administration has launched a smear campaign trying to discredit the critics of this deal and the rush to push it through Congress without allowing for serious debate or any amendments.
My friend Dave Johnson writes for OurFuture.org, at the Campaign for America’s Future. If you just look at Dave’s blog entries, you’ll see that he’s covered the TPP and all related issues tirelessly, and has been a frequent guest on this program, helping us cut through the bullshit we’re being fed about it.
His latest, “Upside Down: McConnell Praises Obama on Trade, White House Scolds Reid,” shows that we have, indeed, fallen through the rabbit hole into opposite world!
An Open Letter To The President
Dear President Obama,
When Mitch McConnell says you are “speaking truth to