shayarisms4lovers June18 250 - 12 Powerful Quotes From Marianne Williamson At The Democratic Debate

12 Powerful Quotes From Marianne Williamson At The Democratic Debate

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She’s single-handedly bringing “yada yada yada” back.

As we continue along the 2020 presidential election trail, democratic candidates including Tim Ryan,  Joe Biden and John Delaney are fighting tirelessly to remain in the eyes of the media and the minds of the American people.

With 25 democrats campaigning to receive the party nomination, it is easy to get lost in the crowd as a potential stand out. Career politicians like Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren usually take the prize of generating the most internet traffic and social media buzz after a big event, like the Dem Debates.

But last night, an underdog shined from the shadows: Marianne Williamson.

Marianne Williamson is a New York Times bestselling American author and lecturer. She also has a long list of effort in activism fighting for HIV/AIDS, women’s rights, peace-building, and poverty alleviation advocacy. She’s appeared on TV shows like The Oprah Winfrey Show and Good Morning America to speak about her writing and her work.

Williamson’s political career began in 2014 when she unsuccessfully ran for a House seat for California’s 33rd congressional district. With several respected politicians endorsements, she campaigned for accessible education and free college, climate change, universal healthcare, peacebuilding, and women’s and LGBTQ rights. She finished fourth in the race, falling to Ted Lieu who still serves in this seat.

Williamson stood out as a democrat to watch after the NBC-hosted debate in June. She made considerably bold statements surrounding healthcare, Donald Trump, and immigration. She quickly gained a social media following with Reddit and Twitter users naming her “The Orb Queen.” And she has only become more popular for her eccentric way of speaking since.

Last night, CNN hosted the debate in Detroit, Michigan. By the night’s end, Marianne Willaimson became the most googled candidate in 49 out of 50 states. Steve Bullock took the title in his home state of Montana. The buzz surrounding Williamson’s candidacy is hot.

If you missed the debate last night, we have got you covered! Look below for a recap of the most powerful Marianne Williamson quotes about her campaign, Donald Trump and fighting the good tight — here’s what she said to the American people on the debate stage:

1. She opened with a call to action as her campaign platform.

“In 1776 our founders brought forth on this planet an extraordinary new possibility. It was the idea that people, no matter

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shayarisms4lovers June18 283 - 17 Powerful Quotes About The Presidential Election That Remind You To Stay Informed And Go Vote

17 Powerful Quotes About The Presidential Election That Remind You To Stay Informed And Go Vote

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Temperatures aren’t the only things heating up this summer.

The 2020 presidential election campaign trail has kicked off and delivered a monsoon of political news coverage and pundit opinions to the public. Naturally, an over saturation of the breaking news coverage can cause us to start to drown in the information that supposed to keep us afloat and informed.

Following every detail of election coverage can be exhausting, and honestly, we are all far to busy managing work, family, and love to really be bothered with the news. But when it comes to the presidential election, we could all benefit from taking a breather and tuning in every so often.

This list of quotes is like a snapshot of the current political scene. Candidates are starting to make bold statements about policy and justice. They are choosing main platform issues and visiting communities across the nation.

The democratic side of the election is bountiful with candidates. With options in the double digits, the first democratic debate had to be held in two parts due to the volume of expected responses. With the incumbent candidate making a second term campaign, the Republican side of the race is practically decided. (There is one other contender to the Republican primary election, Bill Weld, but it is like that he will drop out of the race before the election comes.)

As we move into the early months of 2020, many more concrete motions will eventually deliver us our president.

One of the easiest ways to stay in the loop with the campaign trail is by reading quotes from the presidential candidates. This allows you to hear what they believe the country needs to focus on and decide if you agree or not. Of course, reading and watching news stories is also a huge addition to our understanding of what is happening in and around Washington. But looking out for bare quotes can help you find your candidate to support without the opinions of others clouding your thought process.

Make sure to keep checking in as the election draws nearer! And go out and vote!

1. Harris is interested in helping those who need it most.

“America does not want to witness a food fight, they want to know how we’re gonna put food on their table.” Kamala Harris, (D-CA)

2. Swalwell wants to refresh the branch.

“If we are going to solve

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shayarisms4lovers June18 246 - 25 Life-Changing Nelson Mandela Quotes To Celebrate What Would Have Been His 100th Birthday

25 Life-Changing Nelson Mandela Quotes To Celebrate What Would Have Been His 100th Birthday

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The late South African President was one of the most revered activists and humanitarians ever.

Nelson Mandela is considered one of the greatest leaders in modern history, and continues to be one of the most known and beloved figures in politics, activism, and humanitarian work.

He passed away at the age of 95 in December of 2013, but today, July 13, 2018 marks what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. To celebrate, we’ve gathered some of his most inspirational quotes that both motivate us, and make us remember how far we’ve come — and how far we still have to go.

Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 in a small village known as Mvezo in South Africa. In his youth, he became an activist against South Africa’s racist apartheid system that segregated South Africa’s black and white populations.

In 1942, Mandela joined the African National Congress and within that helped form the African National Congress Youth League, who took part in boycotts, strikes, civil disobedience, and refusals of cooperation in order to peacefully protest the racist policies of the South African government.

This continued for 20 years until 1962 when Nelson Mandela was sent to prison after organizing a political strike, where he remained for 27 years until 1990.

He may have been in prison, but that didn’t stop him from working toward bigger goals. During his imprisonment, Nelson Mandela earned a  Bachelor of Law degree through a correspondence program with the University of London.

While in prison, he also remained such a strong symbol for the anti-apartheid movement that there were attempts to help him escape as much as there were attempts from the South African government to try and silence him.

After his release from prison in 1990, Nelson Mandela was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize alongside South African President de Klerk.

It was in 1994 that South Africa held it’s first proper democratic elections in which Nelson Mandela was elected as the nation’s first black President.

He served as the President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. During his presidency, he continued to help dismantle racial injustice throughout the country and strengthen the South African economy by providing jobs, housing, and healthcare.

Following his Presidency, Mandela continued to engage in philanthropic work that raised money for schools and clinics, and he also joined other world leaders in working to find solutions for global …

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