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Obama Regime, How Bad In Comparison With (< 1 Year) Trump Regime?

"Trump/Pence Regime Must Go"

et cetera.

why is this so important? What makes this (relatively young, under 1 year in office) regime so much more "dangerous", in less time, than its predecessor?

Yes deportations (and please do list off itemized 'reasons' or specific policy differences if you must).

But has Trump bombed more brown people than Obama?
It's still a bank-insurance-military-industrial corporate capitalist plutocracy. Was so, all during Obama's regime.

y'all gots some 'splainin to do

Who said I (we) anybody liked or voted for Obama? 05.Nov.2017 18:54

Journey Rosin

You write as if there is only one person your engaging with, and (also) its obviously you seem to have no qualm with the bank-insurance-military-industrial corporate capitalist plutocracy.

I see your baiting article as just another trolling trump fans attempt at stirring up pdx indymedia with straw-man wacked-ramblings.

So screw (your)(demands) splainin about regarding obama trump hillary bush et cetera, as well as all their dirtbagger associates and fan clubs.

Reading comprehension is a fundamental skill 06.Nov.2017 23:26

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" Who said I (we) anybody liked or voted for Obama? "
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No one, until you.

Obama is mentioned, because was in office from 20092016. During those years,
an 'uprising' such as organized and Advertised-In-New-York-Times for 4 Nov. last week,
was somehow not warranted / unneeded for the Obama administration's crime?

^Entire point of this post which has obviously eluded your grasp.


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" You write as if there is only one person your engaging with "
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Uh, no that would be your chosen writing style.

This here, is the Portland Indymedia newswire. Many different persons view and read it.
Additionally, this was posted with the Category designations as follows:
newswire article questions global

See the word "question" ^^ ? That means, it's intended as an inquiry to an audience i.e. the Readers of Portland Indymedia.

Not merely you "Journey Rosin"...


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" and (also) its obviously [sic] you seem to have no qualm with the bank-insurance-military-industrial corporate capitalist plutocracy "
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WTF? The bank-insurance-military-industrial corporate capitalist plutocracy is indeed, what I exhort all activists to continue railing against,

rather than wasting precious time and energy on "I H8 Trump" and BLM related drivel.

What happened to Class-based activism? ( SEE BELOW )


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" I see your baiting article as just another trolling trump fans attempt at stirring up pdx indymedia with straw-man wacked-ramblings "
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Please refer below to some of my apparently futile / on-deaf-ears/eyes attempts,

RIGHT HERE ON PORTLAND INDYMEDIA to alert so-called 'activists' of the leftist variety to the errors of their innate/inbred perceptions and ways.



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So screw (your)(demands) splainin about regarding obama trump hillary bush et cetera, as well as all their dirtbagger associates and fan clubs "
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Typical arrogance. You have a lot of Reading (and consequent 'splainin, assuming any of it sinks in or is absorbed) to do.





The Silent Death Of The American Left
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433865.shtml


Portland Indymedia Jan 2014 vs Jan 2017, NAFTA and Trump
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/01/434208.shtml


"since the Great Depression"
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/03/434424.shtml


Chris Hedges, Robert Reich Agree That USA 3rd Party Is Needed
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/07/432859.shtml


Democrat Party: Alliance of Wealthy Whites + Low Income Ethnic Minorities
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433219.shtml


Establishment Candidate LOST, And You Protest THAT?!
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433700.shtml


Corporate Mass Media (CNN) Threatens Trump Administration
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/01/434189.shtml


Democratic Party Attorneys Admit DNC Is Corrupt
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433214.shtml


Recognition Of 2016: Nixon-Level Corruption In DNC Means It's Time to Build A New Party
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/10/433499.shtml


The Progressive Movement Is A PR Front For Rich Democrats
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433691.shtml


UC Berkeley
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/02/434262.shtml


Robert Reich (on CNN): Berkeley Protesters Were 'Right Wing'
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/02/434306.shtml


Trump To Sign Executive Order On Plan To Renegotiate NAFTA With Mexico, Canada
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/01/434167.shtml


TPP and NAFTA: Trump Is Speaking Against, Will Cancel TPP
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/08/432992.shtml


Schumer To Labor Leaders: TPP Is Dead
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433693.shtml


UAW Seeks To Join Trump In Effort To Dismantle NAFTA
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433714.shtml


Canada, Mexico Ready To Talk About NAFTA with US
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433717.shtml


CELEBRATORY PARADE For End Of NAFTA and TPP!
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433728.shtml


How The Democrats Lost Touch On Trade
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433159.shtml


We Are All Deplorables
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433823.shtml


Millions Of Ordinary Americans Support Donald Trump. Here's Why
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/03/431843.shtml


The Progressive Movement Is A PR Front For Rich Democrats
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433691.shtml


On Rhetoric And Strategy In Social Justice And Leftist Spaces
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/07/432730.shtml

- Leftist identity politics is not working in 2014.
- It is time to check privilege checking.
As D'Arcy puts it, "There is a certain optimism in the idea of 'consciousness-raising,' or the concept of 'the people,' that seems naive and unconvincing to many of today's activists. The shift from 'consciousness-raising' to 'calling out,' for instance, reflects (and encourages) a loss of confidence in the capacity of people to learn about, understand and oppose forms of inequality that do not adversely impact them as individuals." Ngoc Loan Tran suggested a different format of corrective suggestion that they termed as "calling in", where we approach those who transgress with the kind of humanity that we feel they lacked in their actions. While recognizing that calling out can still be of importance, Tran also recognizes the consequences of implementing that particular strategy in every situation.


Self-Righteousness And Left-Activism
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/06/432583.shtml


Does It Even Matter Who Is (USA) President?
** ----- > APPARENTLY SO, given the anti-President-Elect demonstrations of past couple days...
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/03/431849.shtml


Protesters didn't stop Trump in Chicago. They helped him.
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/03/431818.shtml


Democrat Party: Alliance of Wealthy Whites + Low Income Ethnic Minorities
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433219.shtml


How The Democrats Lost Touch On Trade
Party elites just got blindsided by their own working-class voters. Can they let go of their cherished globalist beliefs?
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433159.shtml


The issue is not Hillary Clinton's Wall St links but Democrats' core dogmas
The Democratic party rejected the New Deal and its stress on working-class Americans in favour of a technocratic elite - is it time for a political revolution?
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433159.shtml#447801


Harvey Weinstein Urged Clinton Campaign to Silence Sanders's Black Lives Matter Message
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/10/433305.shtml


2016 U.S. Presidential Election Campaign: One Big Psyop?
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/07/432638.shtml


Trump/Clinton Ticket Dividing Us Along Lines of Race?
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433217.shtml


1960s Icon Of Civil Rights Leads House Democrats In 'Sit Down' To Have Them Taken Away
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/06/432580.shtml


House Democrats Sing Civil Rights Anthem In Support Of Taking Away Our Civil Rights
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/06/432581.shtml


Sanders: Iowa Caucus Result "A Victory For Our Political Revolution"
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/02/431642.shtml


Why Revolution Is No Longer Possible
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/01/431634.shtml


Bernie Sanders Campaign Your Thoughts?
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/05/432281.shtml


Pathology Incorporated; The Facade Of American Democracy
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/08/433038.shtml


Malcolm X 1964: Black Voters "Chumps" For Voting Democrat
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/10/433265.shtml


Recognition Of 2016: Nixon-Level Corruption In DNC Means It's Time to Build A New Party
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/10/433499.shtml


Democratic Party Attorneys Admit DNC Is Corrupt
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433214.shtml

Like The Sixties Again, Except This Time With Dumbasses
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/05/432326.shtml


How Do You Propose To ACTUALLY Redistribute Resources/Wealth?
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/07/432773.shtml


Robert Kuttner 'Hard To Believe, But Trump Could Win' and post-Occupy America
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"Identity politics are at odds with class politics."
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 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/09/433181.shtml


The Death Of Neoliberalism And The Crisis In Western Politics
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/08/433032.shtml


Prospects For An Alt-Left
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/11/433885.shtml

53% of white women voted for a man whose respect for women barely reaches Henry VIII levels. Yet in an establishment culture which promotes and celebrates Bono as "Woman of the Year" (as Glamour magazine recently and absurdly did) as a way to desperately and aggressively promote the ultimate fluidity of gender identities, it should hardly be a surprise if millions of women have become tired of Clinton's ultimately pathetic "vote for me because of my gender" rhetoric.

The lessons from this should be clear. If your politics involves associating a group of the electorate with some particular societal evil (e.g. blaming Leave voters for the post-Brexit vote outburst in racist street attacks) then it is unavoidably hollow and directionless, not only because we are all ultimately responsible, but because it results in the exact same sin leftists call out Trump for when he labels Mexicans rapists - it places blame and error on a vulgar stereotype and ignores root causes such as economic injustice. We can either blame working people for the rise of Trump, Farage and other reactionary demagogues, or we can blame the powerful.

The term 'social justice warrior' (SJW) has been used sneeringly by the alt-right to demonise leftists who have the gall to try and achieve social justice. The term is almost universally used pejoratively to label progressives rather than understand their grievances, and typically carries the implication that the individual promoting progressive causes is doing so largely for personal validation rather than to achieve a concrete political goal. It's meaning can perhaps most succinctly be summarised by the following satirical News Thump headline: "Hipster claims he was into Syrian refugees before it was cool."

Kathleen Geir continues with a number of lessons for prominent, middle-class white feminists:

"Class differences among women are an all but taboo subject. But scholars such as Leslie McCall have found that economic inequality among women is just as large, and has been growing just as fast, as economic inequality among men ... [P]rofessional-class women, who have reaped a disproportionate share of feminism's gains, have dominated the feminist movement, and the social distance between them and their less privileged sisters is wide and growing wider ... Yet mainstream feminist groups and pundits have consistently stressed the social and cultural issues that are most important to affluent women, while marginalizing the economic concerns of the female masses."

The same critiques can apply to virtually all strands of identity politics. Cultural problems far too often overshadow economic grievances. Cultural issues are more easily comprehensible and often come with a degree of emotional investment and relatability, unlike the cold, detached world of finance and the high courts. But when leftists care more about men sitting on tubes with their legs apart than harmful neoliberal economic policies, we have undoubtedly reached a very peculiar moment in the political history.

Liberal Brains Pickled In The Formaldehyde Of Identity Politics 06.Nov.2017 23:51

Luciana Bohne

Trump Triumph, Thanks To Liberal Brains Pickled In The Formaldehyde Of Identity Politics

A "grab them by the pussy," racist, sexist white man has grabbed the White House, and the polite class is twirling in outrage like dervishes approaching oblivion.

This insult to the "dignity of the office" and the "nation" is more shocking than the action of the black man who took the Nobel Peace Prize and then proceeded to bomb seven countries.

Liberal brains pickled in the formaldehyde of identity politics are unwilling to recognize in the politically incorrect catastrophe of Donald Trump's victory the blowback to the ferocious economic plunder by the neoliberal order, backed by decades of wanton and unchecked military aggressions.