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S.F. Women's March, 1/19/19
by Third Time Marcher
Sunday Jan 20th, 2019 12:43 AM
For the third year in a row, San Francisco had a very large women’s march on 1/19/19, a weekend when we celebrate 46 years since Roe v Wade legalized abortion in the US, with perhaps 100,000 people, wide enough to take up all lanes on Market Street, and long enough to go beyond 1 hour to pass a given point. It was a warm, sunny 65 degree day, a welcome change from the constant rain earlier in the week.
The militancy of the first one in 2017, when we marched in the rain as night arrived, after the anti-abortion march had done their noontime anti-women hate march just before us, was sorely lacking in this one, although the horror of Nazi Trump’s government shutdown’s impact on the 800,000 unpaid federal workers and on the poor who need all safety net programs should have made everyone angry. The marchers were overwhelmingly well fed and not workingclass.

We did have some contingents which sensed the urgency of the day, such as the National Nurses Union, which promoted Medicare for All, HR676, which not all Democrats in Congress support, notably San Francisco’s Rep. Pelosi does not support HR676. There were also some radical groups which had lots of urgency in their chants.

We are now witnessing a fully blown anti-Russian hysteria sponsored by the Democratic Party as are these Women’s Marches, with lots of signs equating Trump with Russians, including one ridiculous sign equating Trump with the hammer and sickle sign that was on the old Soviet Union’s flag. The CIA put an end to the Soviet Union in 1991 so that it is now a capitalist country, but that apparently does not stop Democrats from equating billionaire capitalist Trump with communism. In other words, the Democrats, like the Republicans, miss the old scapegoating routine of blaming communist Russians for the problems of capitalism so as to promote the biggest profiteering racket of all, the US war machine, with the greatest profits being in oil and munitions.

The latest crop of Democratic Party presidential candidates are equally anti-Russian, including Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. The stances on Russia on the part of these anti-Russian candidates are more fully described at:

“Here’s How Democratic Presidential Contenders Should Not Talk About Russia” by David Fogelsong, 1/16/19
https://www.thenation.com/article/heres-how-democratic-presidential-contenders-should-not-talk-about-russia/

One correction to the above article is that the events of 9/11/01 were an Inside Job.

The entire US Senate, including Bernie Sanders and Elisabeth Warren, voted for the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act of 2017, HR1918 (NICA) in November and December 2018, to help the CIA gangsters promote their effort to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nicaragua, a government that is despised by all anti-communists although it is not a communist government. See https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1918

The Nicaraguan people defend their government. See https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/US-Congress-Approves-the-NICA-Act-Against-Nicaragua-20181212-0013.html
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Clinton's support for Boris YeltsinThird Time MarcherSunday Jan 20th, 2019 8:22 PM
Unite women, don't divide...jj...Sunday Jan 20th, 2019 12:38 PM
Not only Democrats believe Trump influenced by RussiaSocialistSunday Jan 20th, 2019 12:57 AM

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