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As a former member of an American cult, I know why so many white Christian women fervently support Trump | The Independent

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We, as a country, are living a Zen koan. While our president, the molester-in-chief, continuously appoints men accused of sexual assault to government positions, a huge swath of American women – more than 80 per cent of whom have been sexually assaulted or harassed – continue to support him and his cronies.

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Judge voids Paul Manafort plea deal, says he 'intentionally' lied to the FBI, special counsel and grand jury

Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that Manafort "intentionally made multiple false statements to the FBI, the (office of special counsel) and the grand jury concerning matters that were material to the investigation."

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I did not read the article (explained below) but the wording of the tweet is actually correct. Hitler did push what he called national socialism (fascism) to the workers in his rise to power. This is not the same as what the author of the article implies as marxist socialism (leftism incorrectly renamed as democratic socialism by convicted felon Debs) which is not what it means to be a social Democrat.

Social Democrats are the base of the Democratic Party since FDR and the philosophy of our allies since the end of WW2.

We believe in balanced capitalism funding social programs for people who need them.

We believe in universal healthcare as a right and the correct approach is multi-payer (like Israel, Germany, and Scandanavian countries have).

We believe in: ALL human rights and animal rights; environmental and social responsibilities; and equal opportunities for all in the workforce, in housing and travel, and in... show more