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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Emails show Wall Street owns the Democrats

This post is based on reporting by the liberal New Republic. OK? Not InfoWars, World News Daily, Zero Hedge, or any other source that the Washington-Manhattan conservative effete seek to discredit.

From New Republic:
The most important revelation in the WikiLeaks dump of John Podesta’s emails has nothing to do with Hillary Clinton. The messages go all the way back to 2008, when Podesta served as co-chair of President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team. And a month before the election, the key staffing for that future administration was almost entirely in place, revealing that some of the most crucial decisions an administration can make occur well before a vote has been cast.
Michael Froman, who is now U.S. trade representative but at the time was an executive at Citigroup, wrote an email to Podesta on October 6, 2008, with the subject “Lists.” Froman used a Citigroup email address. He attached three documents: a list of women for top administration jobs, a list of non-white candidates, and a sample outline of 31 cabinet-level positions and who would fill them. “The lists will continue to grow,” Froman wrote to Podesta, “but these are the names to date that seem to be coming up as recommended by various sources for senior level jobs.”
The cabinet list ended up being almost entirely on the money. It correctly identified Eric Holder for the Justice Department, Janet Napolitano for Homeland Security, Robert Gates for Defense, Rahm Emanuel for chief of staff, Peter Orszag for the Office of Management and Budget, Arne Duncan for Education, Eric Shinseki for Veterans Affairs, Kathleen Sebelius for Health and Human Services, Melody Barnes for the Domestic Policy Council, and more. For the Treasury, three possibilities were on the list: Robert Rubin, Larry Summers, and Timothy Geithner.
This was October 6. The election was November 4. And yet Froman, an executive at Citigroup, which would ultimately become the recipient of the largest bailout from the federal government during the financial crisis, had mapped out virtually the entire Obama cabinet, a month before votes were counted.
He who pays the piper calls the tune.

Bush 43 successfully prosecuted a score of CEOs including his buddy, Ken Lay of Enron.

Obama has prosecuted zero.

Occupy Wall Street.

A con.

A diversion.

A scam that had Obama and his Wall Street Geppettos laughing for weeks.

And the same pipers who call the tune in the Democratic Party call it at donor-subsidized magazines and think tanks that pose as conservative. Yes, they get you all jacked up about abortion, but when Trump talked about jailing or even fining women or doctors, these "conservatives" went ape feces.

How do you ban abortion without some form of punishment for women or doctors?

That shows a commitment to ending abortion that is as heartfelt as Hillary's commitment to Ambassador Stevens.

The New Republic seems vaguely aware that the money men use liberals just as they use conservatives:
Many liberal pundits have talked about the need to focus exclusively on Donald Trump, and the existential threat he presents, in the critical period before Election Day. And there is a logic to that idea: Trump would legitimately be a terrifying leader of the free world. But there are consequences to the kind of home-team political atmosphere that rejects any critical thought about your own side. If the 2008 Podesta emails are any indication, the next four years of public policy are being hashed out right now, behind closed doors. And if liberals want to have an impact on that process, waiting until after the election will be too late.
Who gets these cabinet-level and West Wing advisory jobs matters as much as policy papers or legislative initiatives. It will inform executive branch priorities and responses to crises. It will dictate the level of enforcement of existing laws. It will establish the point of view of an administration and the advice Hillary Clinton will receive. Its importance cannot be stressed enough, and the process has already begun.
Hillary voters have no say in the matter.


What part of PAY-TO-PLAY do they not understand?


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  1. When the Demmies hold all these 35,000 dollar a plate fundraisers, I just think to myself, dang, I'm happy with my $2 Junior Whopper. Ho Lie Wood and Wall Street. The biggest financial engines of the Democrat Party. So much for trying to portray yourself as being for the little people...that lie has been exposed...

  2. He who pays the piper calls the tune, or tunes. By the million(s).

  3. I wonder how the Democrats can be so confident of the outcome of an election so early? Maybe they are counting on vote fraud to ensure a win. Nah, couldn't be. - Elric

    1. This is why people say we have to win not only beyond the margin of error, but beyond the margin of fraud.

      It's also why the media is doing such a psy op with the polls: to suppress and demoralize the Trump turnout.

    2. Totally agree, E, but I'm all in for DJT and there's not a single story that could make me change my mind. The media is corrupt, and EVERYBODY knows it.

  4. "What part of PAY-TO-PLAY do they not understand?"

    They're Democrats.

  5. Don, the link to the New Republic piece cited actually goes to a zerohedge story about ILLARY's speeches. Liker her husband Bill, it needs fixing! :)

    Here's the correct link for others who'd like to read the original in full:


  6. As I keep saying, "We're doomed." The fix is in just like the fix that got Crooked Cankles off.