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As Elizabeth Warren goes on the rhetorical warpath against Facebook, I thought it’d be funny if she’d outraised the rest of the presidential field among Facebook employees.

Alas, she has not. Just as in 2016, the tech behemoths tend towards neo-liberalism. Socialism is more acceptable than populism, though!

I tried to look at the top ten Democrat candidates by polling performance, but three of them–Klobuchar, Steyer, and Booker–did not receive any donations at all.

The way Kamala Harris has floundered despite being the most intersectional Democrat candidate and enjoying home field advantage among the tech giants is remarkable.

 
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  1. Recall that liberals spent two decades demanding that the “Fairness Doctrine” be revived to shut down conservative talk radio. (Liberal radio was never profitable, so every hour of leftradio would have to match rightradio)

    And recall that the left formed an NGO with the specific purpose of harassing the advertisers off of Fox News, even though it was a lone cable channel (Murdoch never put Bill O on a broadcast Fox Nightly News)

    A right-wing tech monopoly would not be allowed.

    It would be nationalized.

    We should do the same to Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple. Particularly to relocate the latter’s manufacturing base.

    Wrt Microsoft, we are paying for losing the 90s antitrust case, unsure why we need to nationalize Xbox or Windows (never heard of conservative games being censored, just never produced)

    Also nationalize Wikipedia while we are at it.

    • Replies: @iffen
    Also nationalize Wikipedia while we are at it.

    The commentariat just voted and communism lost by a wide margin.
  2. Harris is from California and knows how to play ball – or play with balls – so she’s perfect for the Silicon Valley crowd who love fascist-style crony capitalism. She’s also sort of black, which makes them feel good about themselves.

    Buttigieg is a fairy, which is another huge draw for the Google crowd. He also has zero real strength so is perfect to control.

    The last thing that those Silicon Valley Jews, Indians, Asians, gays and soy boy whites want is real Socialism. They want free reign to continue doing exactly what they’re doing now. Harris and Buttjam offered that.

    That Harris has floundered is a sign of 1) her amazingly awful personality and 2) rank-and-file Dem voters really believe their own rhetoric. What’s interesting about Harris is her lack of support among black voters. Obama got a pass for not really being black, but Harris isn’t getting the same deal.

    Regardless, within a decade or so, black primary voters will have amazing power. The Dem primary will be the de facto presidential election and black will be the key swing vote. When blacks decide your country’s president, you and good and truly screwed. Fun time ahead.

  3. Left doing our work for us

    /thread

    #BlackHate

    • Replies: @216
    Cause

    https://twitter.com/NatashaBertrand/status/1183789521751724032

    WTF? Tucker Carlson

    A concession, or co-option?
  4. @216
    Left doing our work for us

    /thread

    #BlackHate

    https://twitter.com/BridgetMarie/status/1183850539131518976

    Cause

    WTF? Tucker Carlson

    A concession, or co-option?

    • Replies: @Justvisiting
    Lindsey Graham--he probably showed Lindsey "the files"--lol.
  5. @216
    Cause

    https://twitter.com/NatashaBertrand/status/1183789521751724032

    WTF? Tucker Carlson

    A concession, or co-option?

    Lindsey Graham–he probably showed Lindsey “the files”–lol.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  6. OK, what, exactly is the reason Kamala Harris did this badly in the primaries?

    Her ‘intersectional’ advantages are secondary. Her biggest advantage is that she was the one Obama was backing.

    Why did she do this badly? Surely not because she ‘prosecuted some black men’. She is seen as a ‘black leader’ herself.

    • Replies: @indocon
    AE, like I have said several times before, you need to still hang onto your Kamala prediction, it may still may see light of day. Now that Biden is imploding in front of everybody (remember that was a stretch to say back when he was solid front runner few months back), Lizzy is next in line and every liberal I know themselves know that she will get steamrolled by Trump. Bloomberg is non starter and and I don't think Clinton is going to get any positive vibes. So who is next.........Kamasutra lady. Come think about it, Trump is going to have a very hard time directing his water hose at her like he love to do on Warren. The Jan-Feb timeframe will be amazing to watch for our side. Looks like SNL will be watchable again.
    , @iffen
    OK, what, exactly is the reason Kamala Harris did this badly in the primaries?

    Don't feel too badly, it is really difficult for recent immigrants from non-Anglo cultures to get a good grasp of the ins-and-outs of American Presidential politics.
  7. @Thomm
    OK, what, exactly is the reason Kamala Harris did this badly in the primaries?

    Her 'intersectional' advantages are secondary. Her biggest advantage is that she was the one Obama was backing.

    Why did she do this badly? Surely not because she 'prosecuted some black men'. She is seen as a 'black leader' herself.

    AE, like I have said several times before, you need to still hang onto your Kamala prediction, it may still may see light of day. Now that Biden is imploding in front of everybody (remember that was a stretch to say back when he was solid front runner few months back), Lizzy is next in line and every liberal I know themselves know that she will get steamrolled by Trump. Bloomberg is non starter and and I don’t think Clinton is going to get any positive vibes. So who is next………Kamasutra lady. Come think about it, Trump is going to have a very hard time directing his water hose at her like he love to do on Warren. The Jan-Feb timeframe will be amazing to watch for our side. Looks like SNL will be watchable again.

    • Replies: @Gman
    I think Kamala is done, in your scenario I think the establishment would go with Booker over Harris
  8. You continually say, almost daily, that you are still shocked that Kamala Harris is not the frontrunner. What’s shocking? I couldn’t have seen it any other way.

    The presidency is a popularity contest and Kamala Harris has all the charisma of a box turtle, it really is as simple as that. She reminds me of a local school-board administrator.

    Camacho is a clown (as was his namesake) but he is POTUS because he is ENTERTAINING both for his fans, and detractors.

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
    It's shocking on paper, as they say. It's been humbling to have struck out on this one, though. Demographics and dollars aren't everything. People still have to be, well, likable people.

    Or as you say, they have to at least be entertaining. Harris isn't. She's just obnoxious and unoriginal.

    , @Thomm
    Truth,

    Check out my insight about Steve Sailer's proclivity towards combining golf with the Holocaust, and how if anyone showing him Tom and Jerry, he would be overwhelmed :

    http://www.unz.com/anepigone/alt-youth/#comment-3501606
    , @neutral
    I don't buy this, it is all about identity politics. The Democrats could have a sack full of rocks as the presidential candidate and ALL the Democrat voters will vote for that over a Republican. The identity politics in the Democrat factions is no different. Kamala is the neoliberal sjw candidate, but Biden being the boomer neoliberal and Buttgieg being the gay neoliberal means she lost a lot of support from those other sub factions.
  9. @indocon
    AE, like I have said several times before, you need to still hang onto your Kamala prediction, it may still may see light of day. Now that Biden is imploding in front of everybody (remember that was a stretch to say back when he was solid front runner few months back), Lizzy is next in line and every liberal I know themselves know that she will get steamrolled by Trump. Bloomberg is non starter and and I don't think Clinton is going to get any positive vibes. So who is next.........Kamasutra lady. Come think about it, Trump is going to have a very hard time directing his water hose at her like he love to do on Warren. The Jan-Feb timeframe will be amazing to watch for our side. Looks like SNL will be watchable again.

    I think Kamala is done, in your scenario I think the establishment would go with Booker over Harris

  10. Why should we have confidence that these ‘polls’ are an accurate gauge of how wealthy and youthful and politically-correct tech workers and executives will actually vote when it’s just them alone in the voting booth?

    Virtue-signaling is a potent force that affects the public utterances of most Leftists–even if it’s to just one ‘idealistic’ liberal in conversation with a pollster. After all, personal information is no longer secure.

    Elizabeth Warren is feminine/feminist and lovely and polite and well-meaning and ‘committed’ blah blah blah. She wins the award for nicest, least-objectionable, most caring candidate. As a politician, she’s a safe figure to stand alongside and be identified with.

    Watch Warren lose in a real primary or election.

    Virtue-signaling is not about candor or honesty. It’s about appearing virtuous in the public square.

    We are at the beginning of a long and dirty and dishonest struggle labeled ‘democracy’. Even the polls are not to be trusted.

  11. @216
    Recall that liberals spent two decades demanding that the "Fairness Doctrine" be revived to shut down conservative talk radio. (Liberal radio was never profitable, so every hour of leftradio would have to match rightradio)

    And recall that the left formed an NGO with the specific purpose of harassing the advertisers off of Fox News, even though it was a lone cable channel (Murdoch never put Bill O on a broadcast Fox Nightly News)

    A right-wing tech monopoly would not be allowed.

    It would be nationalized.

    We should do the same to Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple. Particularly to relocate the latter's manufacturing base.

    Wrt Microsoft, we are paying for losing the 90s antitrust case, unsure why we need to nationalize Xbox or Windows (never heard of conservative games being censored, just never produced)

    Also nationalize Wikipedia while we are at it.

    Also nationalize Wikipedia while we are at it.

    The commentariat just voted and communism lost by a wide margin.

  12. Facebook must be taxed so hard that its pips start squeaking.

    The Facebook corporation pays a 21 percent corporate tax rate thanks to Trumpy cutting the taxes of corporations and plutocrats. I bet shady Facebook pays a lot less than 21 percent!

    Mark Zuckerberg is a mass immigration fanatic who wants to flood the USA with mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration and Zuckerberg wants to give AMNESTY to upwards of 30 million illegal alien invaders.

    Zuckerberg has spent many, many millions of dollars on propaganda to boost the electoral prospects of politicians — Republican and Democrat — who push for more and more mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration.

    Mark Zuckerberg is a big benefactor and backer of a lobbying group called FWD.us that pushes mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration and amnesty for illegal alien invaders.

    Zuckerberg spent almost a million smackers pushing for the re-election of US Sen. Jeanne Shaheen(NH-D) in 2014 because Shaheen is a mass immigration extremist who pushes mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration and amnesty for illegal alien invaders.

    Shaheen voted for the nation-wrecking Rubio/Obama Mass Immigration Surge — Illegal Alien Amnesty bill(S 744) that passed the US Senate in June of 2013. That immigration bill would have doubled or tripled legal immigration and it would have given amnesty to upwards of 30 million illegal alien invaders. Then-House Speaker Boehner killed the immigration bill(S 744) in the US House in order to prevent a blood civil war over the immigration issue within the Republican Party.

    Tweets from 2014:

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    Who am I to correct your entertaining (and usually on-the-mark) writing, Mr. Pewitt? However, in this instance,

    Facebook must be taxed so hard that its pips start squeaking.
     
    ... I'd first misread it, but I like my way better:

    Facebook must be taxed so hard that it squeals like a pig.
     
    You're welcome.
  13. Mark Zuckerberg is giving loot to Republican Party politicians who push mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration.

    Zuckerberg and his immigration lobbying group gave dollars to Rubio and Ryan and Ellmers and Coffman.

    POLITICO article:

    The Council is FWD.us’s affiliate that focuses on progressive and independent voters. The conservative arm of the Zuckerberg group — Americans for a Conservative Direction — has run ads backing Republican lawmakers such as Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, and Reps. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, Mike Coffman of Colorado and Renee Ellmers of North Carolina.

    https://www.politico.com/story/2014/10/mark-zuckerberg-jeanne-shaheen-new-hampshire-111786#.VDlBWokGFws.twitter

  14. Mark Zuckerberg and the CHEAP LABOR FACTION of the Republican Party push mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration and amnesty for illegal alien invaders.

    • Replies: @Justvisiting
    How many are legal voters?

    Details, details.....

    It used to be said that elections are decided by who counts the votes.

    Today elections are decided by who makes the rules for voter registration.
  15. @Charles Pewitt
    Mark Zuckerberg and the CHEAP LABOR FACTION of the Republican Party push mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration and amnesty for illegal alien invaders.

    https://twitter.com/AnnCoulter/status/1183851562399129600

    How many are legal voters?

    Details, details…..

    It used to be said that elections are decided by who counts the votes.

    Today elections are decided by who makes the rules for voter registration.

  16. @Charles Pewitt
    Facebook must be taxed so hard that its pips start squeaking.

    The Facebook corporation pays a 21 percent corporate tax rate thanks to Trumpy cutting the taxes of corporations and plutocrats. I bet shady Facebook pays a lot less than 21 percent!

    Mark Zuckerberg is a mass immigration fanatic who wants to flood the USA with mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration and Zuckerberg wants to give AMNESTY to upwards of 30 million illegal alien invaders.

    Zuckerberg has spent many, many millions of dollars on propaganda to boost the electoral prospects of politicians -- Republican and Democrat -- who push for more and more mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration.

    Mark Zuckerberg is a big benefactor and backer of a lobbying group called FWD.us that pushes mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration and amnesty for illegal alien invaders.

    Zuckerberg spent almost a million smackers pushing for the re-election of US Sen. Jeanne Shaheen(NH-D) in 2014 because Shaheen is a mass immigration extremist who pushes mass legal immigration and mass illegal immigration and amnesty for illegal alien invaders.

    Shaheen voted for the nation-wrecking Rubio/Obama Mass Immigration Surge -- Illegal Alien Amnesty bill(S 744) that passed the US Senate in June of 2013. That immigration bill would have doubled or tripled legal immigration and it would have given amnesty to upwards of 30 million illegal alien invaders. Then-House Speaker Boehner killed the immigration bill(S 744) in the US House in order to prevent a blood civil war over the immigration issue within the Republican Party.

    Tweets from 2014:

    https://twitter.com/CharlesPewitt/status/520687174971179008

    https://twitter.com/CharlesPewitt/status/520947414975258625

    Who am I to correct your entertaining (and usually on-the-mark) writing, Mr. Pewitt? However, in this instance,

    Facebook must be taxed so hard that its pips start squeaking.

    … I’d first misread it, but I like my way better:

    Facebook must be taxed so hard that it squeals like a pig.

    You’re welcome.

  17. @Truth
    You continually say, almost daily, that you are still shocked that Kamala Harris is not the frontrunner. What's shocking? I couldn't have seen it any other way.

    The presidency is a popularity contest and Kamala Harris has all the charisma of a box turtle, it really is as simple as that. She reminds me of a local school-board administrator.

    Camacho is a clown (as was his namesake) but he is POTUS because he is ENTERTAINING both for his fans, and detractors.

    It’s shocking on paper, as they say. It’s been humbling to have struck out on this one, though. Demographics and dollars aren’t everything. People still have to be, well, likable people.

    Or as you say, they have to at least be entertaining. Harris isn’t. She’s just obnoxious and unoriginal.

    • Replies: @gman
    regarding Kamala, I have to admit, you were looking very sharp after the first debate
  18. @Truth
    You continually say, almost daily, that you are still shocked that Kamala Harris is not the frontrunner. What's shocking? I couldn't have seen it any other way.

    The presidency is a popularity contest and Kamala Harris has all the charisma of a box turtle, it really is as simple as that. She reminds me of a local school-board administrator.

    Camacho is a clown (as was his namesake) but he is POTUS because he is ENTERTAINING both for his fans, and detractors.

    Truth,

    Check out my insight about Steve Sailer’s proclivity towards combining golf with the Holocaust, and how if anyone showing him Tom and Jerry, he would be overwhelmed :

    http://www.unz.com/anepigone/alt-youth/#comment-3501606

    • LOL: Truth
  19. @Truth
    You continually say, almost daily, that you are still shocked that Kamala Harris is not the frontrunner. What's shocking? I couldn't have seen it any other way.

    The presidency is a popularity contest and Kamala Harris has all the charisma of a box turtle, it really is as simple as that. She reminds me of a local school-board administrator.

    Camacho is a clown (as was his namesake) but he is POTUS because he is ENTERTAINING both for his fans, and detractors.

    I don’t buy this, it is all about identity politics. The Democrats could have a sack full of rocks as the presidential candidate and ALL the Democrat voters will vote for that over a Republican. The identity politics in the Democrat factions is no different. Kamala is the neoliberal sjw candidate, but Biden being the boomer neoliberal and Buttgieg being the gay neoliberal means she lost a lot of support from those other sub factions.

  20. Right now the political gods are smiling on iffen.

    A month ago when some of us gave our choices here, my number one was Trump and my number two was Warren.

  21. @Thomm
    OK, what, exactly is the reason Kamala Harris did this badly in the primaries?

    Her 'intersectional' advantages are secondary. Her biggest advantage is that she was the one Obama was backing.

    Why did she do this badly? Surely not because she 'prosecuted some black men'. She is seen as a 'black leader' herself.

    OK, what, exactly is the reason Kamala Harris did this badly in the primaries?

    Don’t feel too badly, it is really difficult for recent immigrants from non-Anglo cultures to get a good grasp of the ins-and-outs of American Presidential politics.

    • Replies: @Thomm
    Hey, dumbass.

    How stupid could you possibly be? Nothing about my comments going back over two years indicates me as being anything other than a white American (ask Truth, for he is much smarter than you). Just because you can't accept that you are genetic waste matter that successful whites (like me) throw away, your mind makes crazy pain-avoidance thoughts.

    The truth is, your IQ of 70 is the reason you grasp nothing (and could not answer my simple question).

    In the dictionary (if you know how to use one), look up Dunning-Kruger. Your picture will be there.

    Now get off my lawn, faggot!!

    Heh heh heh heh

  22. @iffen
    OK, what, exactly is the reason Kamala Harris did this badly in the primaries?

    Don't feel too badly, it is really difficult for recent immigrants from non-Anglo cultures to get a good grasp of the ins-and-outs of American Presidential politics.

    Hey, dumbass.

    How stupid could you possibly be? Nothing about my comments going back over two years indicates me as being anything other than a white American (ask Truth, for he is much smarter than you). Just because you can’t accept that you are genetic waste matter that successful whites (like me) throw away, your mind makes crazy pain-avoidance thoughts.

    The truth is, your IQ of 70 is the reason you grasp nothing (and could not answer my simple question).

    In the dictionary (if you know how to use one), look up Dunning-Kruger. Your picture will be there.

    Now get off my lawn, faggot!!

    Heh heh heh heh

    • LOL: iffen
    • Replies: @iffen
    Now get off my lawn, faggot!!

    It's great (for you) that you made it to a country that has lawns.
  23. @Thomm
    Hey, dumbass.

    How stupid could you possibly be? Nothing about my comments going back over two years indicates me as being anything other than a white American (ask Truth, for he is much smarter than you). Just because you can't accept that you are genetic waste matter that successful whites (like me) throw away, your mind makes crazy pain-avoidance thoughts.

    The truth is, your IQ of 70 is the reason you grasp nothing (and could not answer my simple question).

    In the dictionary (if you know how to use one), look up Dunning-Kruger. Your picture will be there.

    Now get off my lawn, faggot!!

    Heh heh heh heh

    Now get off my lawn, faggot!!

    It’s great (for you) that you made it to a country that has lawns.

    • LOL: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @Thomm
    Yup, I won the lottery by being born in America.

    You, on the other hand, won that lottery, but lost the more relevant lottery, which is that you are not a functional white (80%). You are a wastematter white (20%). You are where the genetic wastematter collects for easy removal. Your IQ is just 70, and you are gay. It is tough to be a bigger loser than that.

    You can't even get us to invite you to our parties.

    Sux to be you..

    Heh heh heh heh
  24. @iffen
    Now get off my lawn, faggot!!

    It's great (for you) that you made it to a country that has lawns.

    Yup, I won the lottery by being born in America.

    You, on the other hand, won that lottery, but lost the more relevant lottery, which is that you are not a functional white (80%). You are a wastematter white (20%). You are where the genetic wastematter collects for easy removal. Your IQ is just 70, and you are gay. It is tough to be a bigger loser than that.

    You can’t even get us to invite you to our parties.

    Sux to be you..

    Heh heh heh heh

    • Replies: @iffen
    on the other hand

    Correct, I did "win" that lottery; you didn't. But you are here now, so why don't you relax and try to become a real "Murican"?

  25. @Thomm
    Yup, I won the lottery by being born in America.

    You, on the other hand, won that lottery, but lost the more relevant lottery, which is that you are not a functional white (80%). You are a wastematter white (20%). You are where the genetic wastematter collects for easy removal. Your IQ is just 70, and you are gay. It is tough to be a bigger loser than that.

    You can't even get us to invite you to our parties.

    Sux to be you..

    Heh heh heh heh

    on the other hand

    Correct, I did “win” that lottery; you didn’t. But you are here now, so why don’t you relax and try to become a real “Murican”?

  26. three of them–Klobuchar, Steyer, and Booker–did not receive any donations at all.

    What it the Klobe’s perceived constituency? Biden voters who are too intersectional to actually vote for a White man?

    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
    No idea. She always ranks so low in polls that there's no way to get a feel for where it is coming from, just a random 65+ yo Hispanic boomer in this poll, a millennial white liberal in that poll, etc.
  27. @Audacious Epigone
    It's shocking on paper, as they say. It's been humbling to have struck out on this one, though. Demographics and dollars aren't everything. People still have to be, well, likable people.

    Or as you say, they have to at least be entertaining. Harris isn't. She's just obnoxious and unoriginal.

    regarding Kamala, I have to admit, you were looking very sharp after the first debate

    • Agree: Audacious Epigone
    • Replies: @Audacious Epigone
    That was her high mark moment. In retrospect, she was trying to take Biden's black crown but it didn't work.
  28. @Kevin O'Keeffe

    three of them–Klobuchar, Steyer, and Booker–did not receive any donations at all.
     
    What it the Klobe's perceived constituency? Biden voters who are too intersectional to actually vote for a White man?

    No idea. She always ranks so low in polls that there’s no way to get a feel for where it is coming from, just a random 65+ yo Hispanic boomer in this poll, a millennial white liberal in that poll, etc.

  29. @gman
    regarding Kamala, I have to admit, you were looking very sharp after the first debate

    That was her high mark moment. In retrospect, she was trying to take Biden’s black crown but it didn’t work.

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