SHE'S INSISTED THAT "CROOKED HILLARY" IS A TERM THE RUSSIANS THOUGHT UP AND FED DONALD TRUMP.
WE SAID D--A---A---H-M-M!
WE HAD TO THINK UP "CRANKY CLINTON" ALL BY OURSELVES.
MAD MAXI PADS HAS OTHER PROBLEMS:
During the height of the 2008 fiscal crisis, Waters helped arrange a meeting between the Treasury Department and top executives of a bank where her husband was a shareholder. Using her post on the House Financial Committee as leverage, she called Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson personally, asking him to meet with minority-owned banks.
When Treasury followed through, there was only one financial institution present: OneUnited. Had that bank gone under, the New York Times reported, Waters' husband would've lost as much as $350,000. Luckily for the Waters family, OneUnited received a cool $12 million in bailout funds.
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And shame on so-called leaders -- Medea Benjamin and the others of CODESTINK, Norman Solomon and all the other disgusting persons who profited off the Iraq War (yes, raising your profile and, yes, selling books on the topic and videos on the topic and all the rest are profitting -- and before anyone brings up my public speaking, I have never charged a university, campus or organization a speaking fee or lodging fee or anything to speak about Iraq in all the time I have spoken about it since February 2002 -- I pay my own air fare, I pay my own lodging -- or stay at a friend's place -- and I accept no fee).
That war is ongoing and it just hit the 14 year mark.
That's a fact that Medea and Norman and all the rest couldn't find time to note -- not even a Tweet.
Shame on you.
You're disgusting and you're destroying the country.
Let's talk about how.
So if you were a horse-faced attorney who married a gay man who was in the closet, well, you entered into a sex-less marriage to enrich yourself and now you're carrying a baby thanks to modern science.
It's no surprise that you squawk about the Yazidis constantly.
They are not an important part of the story.
Were they wronged?
By a terrorist organization (ISIS).
So were other groups wronged -- bigger groups.
It's equally true that the Yazidis have been wronged in Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein. They are seen as "devil worshipers" and they are often attacked for that reason.
But terrorism doesn't exist in a vacuum.
Nor is terrorism an initiating event.
Terrorism is always a response.
ISIS did not one day materialize from the head of Zeus.
The seeds were sewn for it throughout Nouri al-Maliki's second term as prime minister.
His first term was bad enough.
It was so bad that despite cheating and bribing and throwing a fit to get his vote count upped a little, he still lost re-election in 2010. (Ayad Allawi should have been prime minister.)
Nouri was already bad by that point.
And we called him out.
While others -- Scott Horton of Antiwar Radio, for example -- cheered Nouri on.
Most just avoided the issue.
And when Barack used The Erbil Agreement to install Nouri as prime minister for a second term, they said nothing.
And that was November 2010.
Where were you, CODESTINK, when Sunni girls and women were being raped and beaten in prisons and detention centers during Nouri's second term?
Where were you, Norman Solomon, when Sunnis were being rounded up and disappeared?
Or when their peaceful protests were being attacked by Nouri -- literally attacked, people participating in sit-ins were killed?
Must not embarrass Barack -- that was your mantra.
And during that time, as the Sunnis were persecuted non-stop, the foundation for the rise of ISIS was being built.
Now your stupid silence during all of that was appalling.
But your silence today is even worse.
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