Head’s Up on Tulsi Gabbard

Here are some things people need to know about Tulsi Gabbard:

  • Tulsi Gabbard comes from a family of conservative activists, most famous for their opposition to gay marriage in Hawaii: [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard has said her personal views on LGBT equality haven’t changed as recently as 2015: [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard is rated “F” by Progressive Punch for voting with Republicans, despite the strong progressive lean of her district: [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard was nearly a part of Trump’s cabinet at Steve bannon’s suggestion: [Source] [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard has also been praised multiple times by Steve Bannon, Trump’s former strategist and prolific white nationalist propagandist: [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard declined to join 169 Democrats in condemning Trump for appointing Steve Bannon to his cabinet: [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard isn’t anti-war. She’s a self-described hawk against terrorists. Her narrow objections center around efforts to spread democracy: “In short, when it comes to the war against terrorists, I’m a hawk,” Gabbard said. “When it comes to counterproductive wars of regime change, I’m a dove.”: [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard copies the rhetoric of Republicans: Gabbard voted against condemning Bashar al-Assad, president of Syria, and was praised by conservative media for publicly challenging President Barack Obama over his refusal to use the term “Islamic extremism” when discussing terrorism: [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard also copies the policy of Republicans, voting with them to block Syrian refugees: [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard has multiple connections to Hindu nationalists: [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard frequently repeats Russian talking points and works to legitimize Assad: [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard was one of only 3 representatives to not condemn Assad for gassing Syrian civilians and the only Democrat: [Source] [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard has introduced legislation pushed by GOP-megadonor, Sheldon Adelson: [Source]
  • Tulsi was later awarded a “Champions of Freedom” medal at Adelson’s annual gala in 2016: [Source]
  • Senator Mazie Hirono from Hawaii did not endorse Tulsi’s 2020 bid due to concerns of Tulsi’s lack of a progressive record. Senator Hirono said she would be “looking for someone who has a long record of supporting progressive goals” when asked if she will support Gabbard in the Democratic primary. [Source]
  • Tulsi Gabbard was born into a cult called the Science of Identity. It was created in the 1970’s and is led by a white man named Chris Butler, but he calls himself Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa. Tulsi’s own aunt has come forward and called it the “alt-right of the Hare Krishna movement”. To this day she is an active member and some of her campaign staff come directly from that cult. [Source]

Currently Gabbard was attack by media after Hillary Clinton mention that a candidate [face Hillary did not mentioning anyone particular] for advancing Russian interests. NBC did a search on Russian sites and found Gabbard has Russian support.

Gabbard is a horrible human being who has no place in our government.

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