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9:20 PM yesterday Ebenezer commented on Hey Bernie Bros, "Revolution" Is Not the Best Way to Structure a Political Movement.
@27 "overwhelmingly," apologies.
9:10 PM yesterday Ebenezer commented on Hey Bernie Bros, "Revolution" Is Not the Best Way to Structure a Political Movement.
@26 - nice job of avoiding the question! Perhaps neoliberals like yourself, that don't care at all about working Americans, could wake up to the fact that most people are hurting in this country. Electing Clinton isn't going to make things better if she continues kissing up to Wall Street instead of fighting for economic justice. If you think Trump is bad in 2016, see what they come up with in 2020, as corporate D's keep ignoring the distress of all but the wealthy Americans.
9:04 PM yesterday Ebenezer commented on Hey Bernie Bros, "Revolution" Is Not the Best Way to Structure a Political Movement.
@13 - no, that's not what I said. Why did you lie about that? It's clear you don't have any scruples. The polling showed overwhelming that young women preferred Sanders much more than Clinton. What's so hard for you to understand about that?
1:55 PM yesterday Ebenezer commented on Hey Bernie Bros, "Revolution" Is Not the Best Way to Structure a Political Movement.
Where to start with all the problems with this post? Neolibs such as Frizzelle like to pretend that Bernie Sanders only appeals to old white men (thus the "Bernie Bros" title), when he has much more appeal to young men and women than Clinton. Polls show that Sanders also would easily beat Trump, as Bernie has credibility in fighting for economic justice (unlike Clinton and other neoliberals, who want to keep Wall Street donors happy). Most Americans are hurting financially, and Frizzelle doesn't give a rip about them.

If Clinton loses to Trump, people like Frizzelle will blame Bernie Sanders supporters for not blindly voting for Clinton, but the fault will be Clinton's. She's out of touch with most Americans, especially those who can't afford four more years of economic malaise for all Americans (except the wealthy).
Jul 24 Ebenezer commented on Hillary Clinton Announces Running Mate.
@109/111. You're both wrong according to actual metrics, such as polling. A vast majority of Americans believe the rich pay too little in taxes (http://www.gallup.com/poll/190775/americ…).

Americans want tougher regulations on Wall Street (http://thehill.com/regulation/212537-pol…).

A majority of Americans still want a public option (http://www.pnhp.org/news/2015/january/ma…).

Your assertion that Americans are conservative flies in the face of all evidence, especially when it comes to economic matters.

And while it's typical of neoliberals to blame Congress for everything, the Obama Administration chose on its own not to prosecute Wall Street (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eric-zuess…).

The Administration didn't need the go-ahead of Congress to kill innocents in drone strikes (https://theintercept.com/2016/07/01/obam…).

Nor did Congress stop it from accelerating President G.W. Bush's constant surveillance on American citizens (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/articl…).

President Obama didn't need Congress to prosecute more whistleblowers than all previous presidents combined (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015…).

If you were honest, you'd just say you don't give a damn about the vast majority of Americans who suffer due to the policies of both parties. But you aren't honest, so you're going to blow smoke. It's not going to fool most people these days.
May 1 Ebenezer commented on Live Coverage of Today's May Day Protests....
@5, if we can all work at home and make $89 per hour, we can throw off the shackles of our right-wing oppressors, and we can take back what's rightfully ours. I think that's what @4 is getting at.

Also, don't mind the crowd reaction Larry Wilmore got last night, or the lack of press about him (as opposed to President Obama) - they don't like hearing truth spoken to power.
Jan 29 Ebenezer commented on Bernie Bros: Same Old Trolls, Brand New Name?.
Any evidence these are Sanders supporters?

It's interesting how these accusations have come out the same time as Clinton surrogates (including her daughter) are attacking Sanders' health care policies and his other positions in wildly misleading fashion. You know, Sanders wants to take your health insurance, Sanders is like a Communist, etc. Of course, while we know which Clinton surrogates have made these comments, there are no Sanders supporters named in the accusations the BBC reports, just Clinton supporters who say they've been attacked by them.

It's identical to what Clinton did in her 2008 campaign. Her surrogates (including former President Clinton) used dog-whistle racial politics against Obama, while at the same time complaining about all the (anonymous) Obama supporters hurling sexist comments at Clinton.

It's interesting how Dan Savage and other reporters accept reports of Sanders' supporters bad behavior so uncritically. It used to be the media actually investigated rumors before printing them, but these days, there are no such standards in the corporate press, or at The Stranger.
Jan 11 Ebenezer commented on Beyond Labyrinth: David Bowie on Film.
Thanks for writing this.

I remember watching Man Who Fell to Earth in high school - very trippy, though I haven't seen it since.

I watched The Hunger when it came out, a bit slow, but it's aged well. It was fun to see him in Into the Night, but he was on screen so briefly.

Labyrinth was fine, could do without all the synthesizer music, but my sons love it.

Man, Bowie in The Prestige was just captivating. Wish he would have been in Doctor Who, Star Trek, and others - he was so into science fiction, and was such a commanding presence on-screen.
Dec 26, 2015 Ebenezer commented on Will Smith’s Performance of a Nigerian Doctor in Concussion Is Subversively Not Entertaining.
I'd recommend watching Frontline's "League of Denial" documentary on their website. It's a masterful job of storytelling, and it's also free.
Dec 5, 2015 Ebenezer commented on Uber's Chief Advisor Tells Seattleites That Uber Is a Dream Job, Calls Unionization Efforts“Puzzling”.
The fact that a former Obama advisor is anti-union isn't any shock. Obama took union endorsements and campaign funds, but all Federal workers got out of him were wage freezes and declining morale. Meanwhile, his administration let Wall Street criminals off with fines. Unions need to have higher standards in who they support if they want to turn things around.