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About Euroyankee

EuroYankee is a dual citizen, US-EU. He travels around Europe, writing on politics, culture and such. He pays his US taxes so he gets to weigh in on what is happening in the States.

The Bernie Sanders Rapid Response Library 5.0

Tired of the MSM and Clintonista trolls talking smack about our guy? Wish you had some statistics and facts – or maybe just some snappy comebacks – to combat their bullshit attacks and dismissive smears? EuroyankeeEuroYankee is a dual citizen, … Continue reading

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What is Neoliberalism, and How Did It Give Us Trump?

A lot of people are talking about “Neoliberalism” and I think many wonder: what does it actually mean? EuroyankeeEuroYankee is a dual citizen, US-EU. He travels around Europe, writing on politics, culture and such. He pays his US taxes so … Continue reading

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Social Justice vs. Economic Justice: The False Dichotomy of Identity Politics

I had a revelation today about the on-going debates between Hillary and Bernie supporters in the wake of the 2016 Election. EuroyankeeEuroYankee is a dual citizen, US-EU. He travels around Europe, writing on politics, culture and such. He pays his … Continue reading

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My Trip through Bill Clinton’s Arkansas

In the late fall of 1990 a friend and I made a cross country trip from Connecticut to California. We decided to travel via the Southern route, which took us through Arkansas, where Bill Clinton was halfway through serving his … Continue reading

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The Brexit: One ExPat’s View

As a “EuroYankee”, I feel I should weigh in on the so-called Brexit. Here is what I think. EuroyankeeEuroYankee is a dual citizen, US-EU. He travels around Europe, writing on politics, culture and such. He pays his US taxes so … Continue reading

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Don’t Drink the Kool-Aid!! – The DNC’s Suicide Pact with Hillary Clinton

It seems that the DNC and the Superdelegates are determined to support Hillary Clinton even in the face of mounting evidence that she is a deeply flawed and weak candidate who is in serious peril of losing to Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Jury Nullification, the “Glass Ceiling” and Clinton’s Support Base

Like many progressives who support Bernie Sanders, I have been amazed by the capacity for Clinton supporters to defend her even in the face of overwhelming and damning evidence of her faults. During the course of the Primary campaign, much … Continue reading

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The Clintons and their Allies, The Koch Brothers

In April 2016, Charles Koch made headlines when, during an interview with CBS, he said that he might very well support Hillary Clinton rather than any of the GOP candidates still in the running at that time. Koch’s remarks were … Continue reading

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RCDS – “Reverse Clinton Derangement Syndrome” – Its Symptoms and its Cure

Note: this article first appeared in Daily Kos on April 17, 2016. There is an epidemic affecting millions of people who once described themselves as “liberal” and/or “progressive”. I call it “RCDS” — “Reverse Clinton Derangement Syndrome.” But while this epidemic … Continue reading

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Here’s what will happen at the Democratic Convention in July

In July 2016 the Democratic National Committee will hold its National Convention in Philadelphia, in the appropriately named “Wells Fargo Center.” Here is what most probably will happen: 1. A political party that represents 29% of the voters will nominate … Continue reading

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This is what Corruption Looks Like: How Hundreds of Superdelegates were “bought” by the Clinton Campaign.

You know, I always thought it was somewhat strange that so many Superdelegates had endorsed Hillary Clinton even many months before the Primary race started. As Debbie Wasserman Schultz explained to Rachel Maddow, the Superdelegates should not be treated or … Continue reading

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As Commander-in-Chief Hillary will keep us safe like no other Democrat would

When it comes to foreign policy, there is no doubt that the Middle East poses the greatest challenge to any would-be American President. Hillary Clinton is in a unique position to defend both the US and our closest allies in … Continue reading

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Democrats should Embrace the “Bernie or Bust” Crowd

There has been an awful lot of vitriol and haranguing among the ragged ranks of the Left lately. Purity versus fealty is now turning into a sort of 30 Years War among Democrats, supporters of Bernie Sanders battling it out … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders Rapid Response Library ver. 4.0 (12 March 2016) – facts, figures, comebacks and zingers to fight against the misinformation!

Tired of conservatives, Hillbots and Clintonista trolls posting smack about our guy? Wish you had some statistics and facts to combat their BS? Here is my own “Rapid Response Library” to use as a reference – some facts, figures and … Continue reading

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The Disturbing Truth Behind Bernie’s “Negative Ad” on Wall Street

On the Rachel Maddow show on January 14, Hillary Clinton tried to defend her attacking Bernie Sanders for running a so-called “negative ad” about Wall Street, and what Bernie sees as two different attitudes towards Wall Street that exist within … Continue reading

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Hillary Goes Full-On Rovian

Clinton Campaign Attacks Sanders for Being the First Candidate to “Go Negative” “We were very surprised today to see that Bernie Sanders had launched a negative television advertisement against Hillary,” said Robby Mook, Clinton’s campaign manager, in a conference call … Continue reading

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Hillary v. Bernie: A Very Short Comparison

I promised this would be a very short comparison. So here goes: Hillary Supported the Racist Right-Winger Barry Goldwater Hillary Clinton was “Goldwater Girl”. Her father was a right-wing racist and so Hillary followed suit. Here is a quote from … Continue reading

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Bernie’s Plans on Climate Change Will Take America Back to its Position as Global Leader

I grew up in the 70’s when America was leading the world in green technology and environmentalism. The ozone layer was disappearing, and we solved the problem by leading the world in eliminating CFC’s. Jimmy Carter had a program under … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders Rapid Response Library ver. 3.0 (30 Nov 2015) – facts, figures, comebacks and zingers to fight against the misinformation!

Tired of conservative and Clintonista trolls posting smack about our guy? Wish you had some statistics and facts to combat their BS? Here is my own “Rapid Response Library” to use as a reference – some facts, figures and opinions … Continue reading

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Why Bernie Will Win – Part 5: His Pro-Business Agenda

In his recent speech at Georgetown, Bernie Sanders “buried the lead” to some extent while mounting his defense of Democratic Socialism: his vision for America is, in many ways, a Conservative one, in the sense that he is proposing what … Continue reading

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