Bernie Sanders and his supporters are owed an open, public apology. It is important for Democratic party unity for Secretary Clinton to publicly disavow the dirty tricks of the DNC, revealed in leaked emails, attempting to secretly undermine Bernie Sanders' campaign during the primaries. It is not appropriate to try to deflect the issue and blame Russian hackers for the leaks.The internal DNC memos are in plain English, not Russian! ... Does anyone know what the Russian word is for Watergate? #DNC #2016 #BernieSanders #Hillary
I have just sent this message to the United States Attorney General regarding recent developments at Standing Rock: November 21, 2016 Loretta Lynch Attorney General United States of America Dear General Lynch, As a former member of Congress and former chair of the Committee on Domestic Policy, I hereby request you open an immediate investigation of police authorities in Standing Rock, North Dakota for conspiring against the civil and constitutional rights of protestors, in violation of 42 U.S.C., Section 1983, which reads, in part, “Every person who, under color of any statute…causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person within the jurisdiction thereof to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law. . . .” It has been reported that police, as part of a strategy of crowd control, deliberately used water cannons, in subfreezing temperatures, against protestors, subjecting protestors to risk of serious injury and depriving them of their First Amendment right of free speech, the right to protest. I am requesting that you use the power of your office to investigate this incident, to determine the participants and to take such action to enjoin the offending parties from further violation of the US Constitution and applicable federal law. Thank you, Dennis J. Kucinich Member of the US Congress 1997 – 2013 #NoDAPL #WaterProtectors
The Sanders movement is one of the most powerful shakeups of American politics, ever. It must not be smothered at this convention by a corrupt political system. It is inconceivable that the dirty tricks played by the DNC against the Sanders were not coordinated with the Clinton campaign. The primary system was rigged. Since then the Clinton campaign has made token platform concessions and named a running mate more representative of Wall Street than aligned with the 46% of voters who make up the Sanders movement. Yesterday, the Clinton campaign voted to keep in place the rigged super delegate system. Should Bernie Sanders withdraw his endorsement of Hillary Clinton? #DNC #2016 #Sanders #Clinton
Flying to #StandingRock with Elizabeth tonight to help with the legal strategy. We're in this fight with you for the long haul. Hold the line, All My Relations. #NoDAPL #ProtectTheSacred.
Instead of directly addressing the leaked DNC memos which reveal attempts to subvert the Sanders movement, several top officials of the Clinton campaign have used identical talking points that Russia is responsible for making the emails public. This makes for a weird Clinton campaign mash-up of secret emails, State Department server vulnerabilities, alleged Russian hacking of an opaque US system and political manipulation by insiders. It would be truly funny, except it is anti-democratic. Desperate to change the subject, and avoid a deeper discussion of a rigged system, the Clinton campaign is tapping the kind of Cold War themes which were popular in Hillary Clinton's State Department. Last I checked, Vladimir Putin is not up for nomination at the DNC. And why should Americans have to depend on Russia to find out what is really going on inside our institutions? #DNC #2016 #Sanders #Hillary