Tulsi Gabbard

Discussion in 'West Mall' started by Musburger1, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. Musburger1

    Musburger1 2,500+ Posts

    Let the smear campaign begin.

     
  2. Musburger1

    Musburger1 2,500+ Posts

    She has no chance, in my opinion, of getting the Democratic nomination. But Gabbard is straight forward about who she is and what her stances are on issues. She’s for universal health care (Medicare for all) which alienated the right, and she is against regime change wars and denounces the Saudis which makes her person non grata to the establishment. Most democrats oppose her because they are cowards as she calls them out. In the video below, you might forward to the Q and A to get frank answers about foreign policy and especially Saudi Arabia. Or view from the 5:00 to 8:00 mark in the speech.

     
  3. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

    Her takedown of Harris was legendary. She still has no chance but she's one of the few on either side who actually debates on relevant issues rather than just pandering.
     
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  4. Monahorns

    Monahorns 1,000+ Posts

    If only Tulsi was smart on economics. I would vote for her.
     
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  5. UTChE96

    UTChE96 1,000+ Posts

    Medicare for all is fiscal suicide. I guess math has become a Republican talking point.
     
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  6. horninchicago

    horninchicago 2,500+ Posts

    She is former military and accused Trump of supporting Al Queda. Her takedown of Harris aside, she is just as loony as the rest of the candidates.
     
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  7. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    Dennis Kucinich's take --
    “Tulsi Gabbard is somebody who actually speaks to Democratic values in ways that Republicans can understand. And I think we have to have that kind of fluency to get past partisan differences.”
     
  8. Horn2RunAgain

    Horn2RunAgain 250+ Posts

    One possibility.
    Gabbard carried water for biden this week by attacking Harris. She has no shot of winning the primary but would make a very appealing VP on an old white man's ticket.
     
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  9. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    The Deep State opposes her

     
  10. theiioftx

    theiioftx 2,500+ Posts

    The establishment parties have been broken by Trump. I think that is his greatest accomplishment.
     
  11. Monahorns

    Monahorns 1,000+ Posts

    But see, I have heard other sources about the Syrian war. Tulsi is correct.

    I have seen video and heard other reporters on the ground say the same things Tulsi is saying.

    That doesn't mean Assad is a good guy or that there isn't a good reason to rebel against him. However, the that Washington Post article is carrying a false narrative too.

    Notice that the WP doesn't name the rebels that are being hurt by Assad. The US military has claimed there are moderate rebels since Obama decided to get involved. But those moderate groups have never been named. All the rebels groups that have been named are Islamic radicals who kill religious minorities and other less radical Muslims. Al Qaeda and ISIS are the rebels fighting Assad. If there are others, please name them and describe who they are and what they are up to.

    Here is another nail in the coffin of the false narrative of that article, the Kurds are a hated minority in Syria, Iraq, and Turkey. Guess who they are fighting in Syria? It ain't Assad. It's ISIS.
     
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  12. Run Pincher

    Run Pincher 500+ Posts

    Not only is it fiscal suicide, but you would be dead before you ever got to see a doctor. In any large city in TX you have to wait 4-5 hours just to get a drivers license.
     
  13. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

    Well, that is largely who he intervened on behalf of in Syria.
     
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  14. Joe Fan

    Joe Fan 10,000+ Posts

    No way Dems would ever let her win, she likes freedom to much
     
  15. Monahorns

    Monahorns 1,000+ Posts

    Maybe Tulsi could be convinced economic freedom is just as important if not the source of all other freedoms? If so, I would vote for her in a second.
     
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