“Blockading Gaza is illegal. Doing so is an act of war. It’s a crime against humanity. Israel remains unaccountable.”
“We must secure the peace, seek justice, reduce munitions, and preserve freedom while restoring civil rights at home, and international collaboration abroad. We can restore infrastructure, revitalize our people and build bridges to a sustainable future.”
“Unless and until the Obama administration decides to end its unconditional backing for Israel’s right-wing government and instead support Israeli and Palestinian moderates, there will be no hope for peace.”
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“if the minimum wage had simply tracked productivity gains since 1968, it would be $21.72 an hour — three times what it is now…Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour would inject about $450 billion into the economy each year.”
“Foreign companies would have “preferred status” – granting them greater rights within our borders than our own companies enjoy. U.S. companies would have more incentives to offshore jobs and foreign companies would not be bound by the minimum wage and could sue the U.S. if our health, safety, or environmental regulations interfered with their profits. Jurisdiction over such suits would rest not in the hands of elected officials or judges, but with an international business tribunal. Their decisions, which would be binding upon all member nations, would supersede our own laws – including our Constitution.”
“This,” he said, pointing at the logo, “is the evil empire.”
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Obama enlarged and expanded the neo-con agenda. .