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  • Bernie is Now 50/50 to Win Nomination as Biden’s Chances Crater: Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight

    02/06/2020 9:54:00 PM PST · by Conserv · 11 replies
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) has roughly a 50/50 shot at winning the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination — more than double the probability of his nearest competitor — according to Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight. A forecast from FiveThirtyEight places Sanders’ odds at “1 in 2,” with former Vice President Joe Biden’s odds at “1 in 5,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) at “1 in 20,” and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg at “1 in 30.” All other 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, including Mike Bloomberg, Andrew Yang, Tom Steyer, and Tulsi Gabbard, are placed at “1 in 100” odds. Sanders is also currently...
  • Democratic debate in jeopardy amid labor disputes as candidates express frustration over 'artificially narrowed' field

    12/16/2019 9:01:04 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/15/2019 | Andrew O’Reilly
    Controversy continues to roil this week’s upcoming Democratic presidential primary debate in Los Angeles amid an ongoing labor dispute, anger over the tightening qualification standards and discontent with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez. The debate, which was originally slated to be held at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), was moved to Loyola Marymount University after AFSCME Local 3299 — the union representing more than 25,000 University of California service and patient technical care workers — and the state school forced UCLA to inform the Democrats and its media partners to abandon plans to host the debate at...
  • The Billionaire Backers of the ‘Insurrection’

    09/16/2020 6:40:52 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 15 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 14 Sep, 2020 | Julie Kelly
    The mostly behind-the-scenes attempt between Election Day and Inauguration Day to prevent Donald Trump from taking office the first time will go public in 2020. As I reported last week, a cabal of Democrats and NeverTrump Republicans are plotting a post-election civil war of sorts to make sure Joe Biden assumes the presidency even if Donald Trump legitimately wins. “It’s insurrection,” President Trump said on Fox News last week when asked about the widely-circulated plan. “We’ll put them down very quickly if they do that.” SNIP But this is more than the far-fetched hallucinations of political outcasts. The mayhem they’ve...
  • DUMB: Tom Steyer Told CNN ‘Only Solution’ to Wildfires Is Electing Biden

    09/14/2020 1:55:34 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 33 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 9/14/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    It didn’t take long for billionaire and failed presidential candidate Tom Steyer to resume peddling his climate change nonsense. This comes after he spent over $341 million financing his own campaign. His new schtick? Selling the American people that the only way to stop West Coast wildfires is electing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Insufferable CNN anchor John Berman first allowed Steyer to drone on about his coinage of the term “climate fires.” Berman then pivoted to actually questioning how natural disasters will affect the November election if they happened in “states that mattered.” Berman asked during the September 14...
  • Trump: "I have a lot of enemies. This may be the last time you see me for a while. I have a lot of very rich enemies. They're not happy with what I'm doing”

    08/07/2020 10:10:05 AM PDT · by rintintin · 116 replies
    Robby Starbuck Twitter ^ | Aug 6 2020 | Donald Trump
    "I have a lot of enemies. This may be the last time you see me for a while. I have a lot of very rich enemies. They're not happy with what I'm doing. But I figure we have one chance to do it. No other president is gonna do what I do." - @realDonaldTrump
  • Staffers Sue Billionaire Dem Tom Steyer

    08/06/2020 2:40:18 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 27 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 6, 2020 | Collin Anderson
    Former staffers of Tom Steyer's failed presidential campaign filed a lawsuit accusing the Democratic billionaire of violating their labor rights, state filings show. The July 27 lawsuit from field organizers Alexa Kern and Mary Sweeney was filed under the state's Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), a 2004 law that permits employees to sue their employer on the state's behalf for wage and labor infractions. While its details remain unknown, 89 percent of PAGA claims allege wage violations such as "failure to pay for all hours worked," according to a February report issued by state advocacy groups. During his career as...
  • Joe Biden Enlists Clinton/Obama Loyalist, Tom Steyer to Advise on Climate Change

    07/08/2020 4:38:57 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 07 2020 | PENNY STARR
    Former Vice President and 2020 Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden has recruited former Clinton and Obama administration official Carol Browner and billionaire activist Tom Steyer to advise his campaign on climate change. Steyer, once Biden’s rival for the Democrat nomination, opposes all of President Donald Trump’s successful efforts to make the United States energy independent and favors globalism, including the United Nation’s control over U.S. energy markets through the Paris Climate Accord.
  • The white supremacist lynching hoax

    06/17/2020 6:35:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 6/16/2020 | Michelle Malkin
    If you type "#HoustonLynching" in Twitter's search engine, hundreds and hundreds of tweets appear. Thousands more appear under the hashtags "#Lynchings" and "#Lynched." Social media activists supporting the Black Lives Matter movement have spread a terrifying story: Evil racists are hanging black men from trees across the country. In the wake of the George Floyd incident in Minnesota and three weeks of riots, America is in the grips of a purported epidemic of white supremacist violence that harkens back to the Jim Crow era with noose-wielding Klansman lurking on every corner. Except that it's all a big fat lie. Left-wing...
  • RefuseFascism uses ANTIFA-like tactics, Organizer Claims they Received Money from Soros, Met with Steyer Advisor

    06/11/2020 3:51:44 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    Project Veritas ^ | 6/11/2020 | Kane
    RefuseFascism Organizer: “…you’ll see, there’s people even in the Hillary campaign worked with RefuseFascism because they see the danger.” Head of the Atlanta Chapter of RefuseFascism, Tee Stern: “We Actually Did Get a Grant from Them (Soros) Around - We Started a Thing Called a National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers.” National Organizer for RefuseFascism, Andy Zee: “…I Believe He (Steyer) Has Political Ambitions, and He Might Not Want to Be Directly Connected.” National Organizer for RefuseFascism, Andy Zee: “…Steyer might not want to be connected” “…Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, this at a certain point dominates the...
  • TC Energy to build Keystone XL Pipeline

    03/31/2020 12:33:42 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 6 replies ^ | 03 31 2020 | Sergio Chapa
    Canadian pipeline operator TC Energy is moving forward with plans to build the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, a project to move heavy crude oil from the tar sands region of Canada to Nebraska where it will then move on to refineries in Illinois and along the Gulf Coast. After years of legal battles, TC Energy confirmed Tuesday morning that the company plans to invest $8 billion on the crude oil pipeline project. The controversial pipeline project faced opposition and legal challenges from Native American groups, environmentalists and landowners. “We appreciate the ongoing backing of landowners, customers, Indigenous groups and numerous...
  • Tom Steyer MIA on Coronavirus Relief After $300 Million Vanity Campaign

    03/27/2020 6:42:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | Hanna Trudo
    The billionaire Democrat was once virtually everywhere. Now, he’s nowhere to be found.Not too long ago, Tom Steyer, the billionaire Democrat who flooded the airwaves with an incessant push to impeach President Trump, was virtually everywhere. Now, he’s hardly visible. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread rapidly, some of the nation’s wealthiest individuals are evaluating ways to help those most in need. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who spent nearly $1 billion to self-fund his short presidential campaign, committed through his philanthropy to giving $40 million to a global response fund and was part of a $75...
  • New Data Shows Evidence of Short Seller Attack on Market — Trump Must Reinstate Uptick Rule Immediately to End the Market Crisi

    03/13/2020 12:00:46 AM PDT · by bitt · 35 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 3/12/2020 | Frederic Sauer
    Main Street investors have increased their buying of stocks during the current market downdraft. Where is all the selling pressure coming from? Wall Street short sellers are attacking the market to make a killing, tank the economy, and get Trump out of office. Trump must reinstate the uptick rule to stop this now! Recent data shows that main street investors have increased their buying of stocks during the current dramatic downturn. And yet the market is tanking—the Dow closed down 9.99% today. Where is all the selling pressure coming from? It is from short sellers who are using the coronavirus...
  • The Bloomberg and Steyer Fiascoes Should Give Pause to Speech Restrictionists

    03/11/2020 7:40:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies ^ | March 11, 2020 | Jacob Sullum
    Two and a half weeks after Bernie Sanders slammed Michael Bloomberg for trying to "buy this election," the former New York City mayor dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, having spent $570 million of his own money to win 61 delegates. Tom Steyer, the other billionaire in the race, did even worse, abandoning his campaign after spending more than $250 million and earning zero delegates. Those spectacular failures should give pause to the politicians and activists who argue that money poses a grave threat to democracy -- so grave that the Constitution must be amended to...
  • Californians who already voted for Buttigieg or Steyer grapple with desire for a do-over

    03/02/2020 12:14:04 PM PST · by C19fan · 65 replies
    LA Times ^ | March 1, 2020 | John Myers
    There may be plenty of second chances in life, but there are very few when it comes to voting — a bitter pill to swallow for those Californians who voted for any of the presidential candidates who dropped out before Tuesday’s statewide election. The sudden exit from the race Sunday by Pete Buttigieg, former mayor of South Bend, Ind., sparked some brief interest on social media about the rules governing a possible revote. No doubt similar questions were raised by those who cast early absentee ballots for Tom Steyer, the billionaire climate change activist who left the race Saturday. The...
  • Was Tom Steyer’s Campaign the Worst in Presidential History? Billionaire spent $3,373 per vote and earned zero delegates

    03/01/2020 6:10:41 PM PST · by SmokingJoe · 49 replies
    California Globe ^ | February 29, 2020 8:01 pm | By Ken Kurson,
    With the results in from South Carolina, a strong case can be made that Tom Steyer has just concluded the worst campaign in the history of presidential politics. Steyer, the California-based founder of Farallon Capital and the co-founder of Onecalifornia Bank and Beneficial State Bank, became a household name – at least among those households with MSNBC – by being the single largest funder of efforts to impeach President Trump. After telling reporters in January 2019 that he would not seek the presidency, Steyer exercised his prerogative to change his mind and declared his candidacy in July. According to the...
  • ‘Zero Regrets’ — Tom Steyer Blew over $252 Million on Failed Campaign

    03/01/2020 8:28:05 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 81 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Mar 2020 | Charlie Spiering
    Billionaire Tom Steyer wasted over $252 million on his failed presidential campaign, according to federal election records. The campaign finance report filed on January 30, showed Steyer spent $252,841,942 on his campaign, according to Open Secrets. Millions more were likely spent as Steyer continued to advertise in Nevada and South Carolina before calling it quits on February 29. “Honestly, I can’t see a path where I can win the presidency,” Steyer said on Saturday night, sharing his decision to end his campaign. Steyer was a self-funding billionaire candidate, as 98 percent of his campaign money came from his own pocket....
  • Billionaire Tom Steyer quits Democratic primary race

    02/29/2020 6:24:23 PM PST · by John W · 69 replies ^ | February 29, 2020 | Adam Edelman, Allan Smith and Jordan JacksonOn
    Tom Steyer, the California activist billionaire who has largely been a nonfactor in the Democratic primary campaign, dropped out of the race on Saturday night. Steyer made the announcement following a disappointing finish in the South Carolina Democratic primary Saturday night. With 56 percent of the vote in, Steyer had just 11.7 percent of the vote — despite spending millions of dollars on campaigning there.
  • Tom Steyer expected to drop out of 2020 race

    02/29/2020 6:23:03 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | February 29, 2020
    Tom Steyer is expected to end his presidential campaign on Saturday night, according to a campaign source. The billionaire businessman will exit the race after he failed to claim victory in South Carolina, a state he invested heavily in, hoping it would turn around his sputtering run.
  • Democrat Tom Steyer dances to 'Back that Azz Up' with rapper Juvenile at his South Carolina primary eve rally

    02/29/2020 3:58:15 AM PST · by kevcol · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | February 28, 2020 | Nikki Schwab
    Steyer grabbed the mic, bent his knees and stuck out his behind to the rhythm of the 1999 hit, that taught a generation of how to 'drop it like it's hot.' . . . Kat Taylor, speaking to the crowd she stayed with the musical theme and started singing, holding up her smart phone and reading the lyrics, that mentioned 'reparations' and other policy proposals the candidate supports. Once it was Steyer's turn he talked about falling in love with the people of South Carolina - though joked he had only met the Democrats.
  • om Steyer Owned: Says Economy Only Helping Rich

    02/26/2020 3:56:46 PM PST · by Eleutheria5
    Encore Eddie 2 ^ | 19/2/20 | Tom Steyer
    Dum Dum Dum - His Honesty as Good as his Dancing!