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Ah, a great week for taking a peek inside the sausage machine/Democratic Party!

From Wapo here:

In the rush for big donations to pay for this week’s Democratic convention, a party staffer reached out to Tennessee donor Roy Cockrum in May with a special offer: the chance to attend a roundtable discussion with President Obama.

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Mayor Stop 'n Frisk ascends from his golden dungeon to crown the Pantsuit!

From the New York Times:

Michael Bloomberg, who bypassed his own run for the presidency this election cycle, will back Hillary Clinton in a speech at the Democratic convention.

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Quote of the day!

From Salon here:

Substantive police reform will involve stopping the many ways that cops in the United States do the work of maintaining a racist and classist social structure.

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This could be more fireworks than 4th of July!

From Naked Capitalism:

Curiously, Elizabeth Warren is taking aim at powerful interests that are deeply loyal to Hillary Clinton.

Somebody must have made a deal with somebody or somebody is playing it be ear and things will get ugly. 

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Smells a tad Trump-y and painfully reasonable

From here:

Three Guardian writers sounded similar themes about elite media ignorance, stemming from their homogeneity and detachment from the citizenry. John Harris quoted a Manchester voter as 

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Ha! Quote of the day!

From here:

With Bankruptcy Reform, the Bailout, Citizens United, and other legislation designed to protect corporate interests at the expense of low-income families, unions, and just ordinary Americans, the Democratic Party has shown us over and over (and over) just how willing it is to overlook the needs of the very people who vote them into office.

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Democratic Party sucks partly because a-hole journalists spew their propaganda!

From here:

…you can raise a lot of objections to Obama’s approach to Wall Street or climate change, but the fact is that the financial services industry and the fossil fuel industries have been fighting him every step of the way.

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