Tag Archives: Michael Bloomberg

The big take-aways from Super Tuesday

Before I jump into this, there are a few items I’d like to make clear upfront…. First, I truly believe that any candidate still standing in the Democratic field would be a dramatic improvement over Donald Trump, and I intend to support whomever it is that comes out of the convention with the nomination. My […]

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It’s because of things like this that I still support Elizabeth Warren

Warren came out SWINGING at Bloomberg pic.twitter.com/3D8bnvvm4m — Pod Save America (@PodSaveAmerica) February 20, 2020 Feel free to talk about Michael Bloomberg’s performance, or anything else from tonight’s bare knuckle boxing match of a debate, but I just want to take this opportunity to reiterate that I’m still with Elizabeth Warren. Watching this tonight, I […]

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No vanity campaigns in 2020

It’s about a week late, but, lest anyone be wondering, I too hate Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, and don’t believe that he should run as an independent for the presidency in 2020. Schultz, for those of you who might not have heard, apparently feels uniquely qualified, in spite of his lack of […]

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Occupy teach-in this Saturday afternoon at Woodruff’s…. Ideas for Ypsi’s occupation abound

[The following missive must have been slipped into my pocket this evening as I made my way down Michigan Avenue with my dog.] The State Capitol of Art and Activism by Occupy Ypsilanti What do GoldmanSachs, Jerry Sandusky, Michael Bloomberg, McDonald’s, Rick Snyder, The Gap, Nestle, Major League Baseball, and Mary Sue Coleman have in […]

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OWS forces respectfully deface Verizon building as over 30,000 look on from occupied Brooklyn Bridge

It’s interesting how the corporate press is covering today’s action in New York. I’m reading the Bloomberg coverage right now, and they say, for instance, that protesters “appeared to number in the thousands.” While technically correct, I think you’d agree that “thousands” doesn’t quite carry the same weight as “32 thousand,” which is the estimate […]

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