Why President Hillary Clinton Will Need Bernie’s “Political Revolution” to Get Anything Done

PenneyVanderbilt

It looks increasingly likely that Hillary Clinton, a self-described “progressive who likes to get things done,” will have her chance starting next January. But how much that’s progressive will she actually be able to get done?

The Senate may flip to the Democrats but there’s almost no way Democrats will get the sixty votes they need to stop Republicans from filibustering everything she says she wants to do.

She’s unlikely to have a typical presidential honeymoon because she won’t be riding a wave of hope and enthusiasm that typically accompanies a new president into office. She’s already more distrusted by the public than any major candidate in recent history. On Election Day many Americans will be choosing which candidate they loathe the least.

She hasn’t established a powerful mandate for what she wants to get done. Her policy proposals are admirably detailed but cover so much ground that even her…

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More time

The Journey of My Left Foot (whilst remembering my son)

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Sunday 26th June

I just wish
We had had more time.
That is all, really.

More time to laugh
More time to travel
More time to love
More time to explore
More time to cuddle
More time to grow
More time to live.

To watch the sunrise
To see the waves break
To hear the birds sing
To smell the fragrant air
To taste new flavours
To touch your sweet face
To feel great happiness.

To be.

More time with you.

I love you.
I miss you.
I just wish.

xxxxxx

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