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Who do you think Bernie would vote for?

Do you think if he lost the primaries he would say, "I'm not voting for Hillary because I stand by my "principles"

Fuck NO. The man would stand with the Democrats. He wouldn't go on this ego trip of taking his vote away on a platform because things aren't the way he demands them to be! No matter what we are all being granted the good fortune of learning from him and have him spread a new way of looking at things to the masses.

Don't you think that alone will cause whoever is president to behave differently?

Or would you rather have Trump because your principles are more ego than anything else? And in the meantime all your fighting is just hurting the Democratic cause. I understand that people's emotions are running very high but that is no excuse for bad behavior.

I will vote for whoever is the Democratic nominee. Just like I'm sure Bernie AND Hillary would.

I have a lot of chronic conditions. Is it possible that my need for stimulation causes some of them


I remember thinking about being cured from the gastritis I've had for years and all of a sudden the thought, "I won't have anything to think of or I won't have anything to blame for just laying around" popped in my head.

I have heard that you get physical illnesses for emotional reasons and if you heal the emotional reasons the physical symptoms will not longer be needed.

I am just now getting read to get treated for ADD. I hope that this might be a symptom.

This is a cross post from GD that was locked because it was supposed to be here. I do NOT

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10027629814

expect the same kind of support on this primary discussion board but I was told I could not keep that thread over there.

This whole place is becoming a snooze zone for us not fighting about the primaries.

Every damn thread is about Bernie or Hillary. Hillary or Bernie. "Look at what awful thing this one did" "Look at what awful thing the other one did" "We have such a big lead" "No you don't"


There is nothing interesting to read anymore. Nothing about the world about politics except the Democratic primaries.

Has anyone looked at what congress is doing? I usually get my news here but no more because there is group OCD that has taken over.

Anyway that's it. I hate to have to go look for news other places but I supposed I'll have to until this thing is over.

I just read this wonderful post on Youtube about abortion and body autonomy

She goes by the name, Katherine Kuznetsov on Youtube and here is the post


"You have no argument against abortion. Fun fact: If my younger sister was in a car accident and desperately needed a blood transfusion to live, and I was the only person on Earth who could donate blood to save her, and even though donating blood is a relatively easy, safe, and quick procedure no one can force me to give blood. Yes, even to save the life of a fully grown person, it would be ILLEGAL to FORCE me to donate blood if I didnít want to.

See, we have this concept called ďbodily autonomy.Ē Itís thisÖ.cultural notion that a personís control over their own body is above all important and must not be infringed upon.

Like, we canít even take LIFE SAVING organs from CORPSES unless the person whose corpse it is gave consent before their death. Even corpses get bodily autonomy.

To tell people that they MUST sacrifice their bodily autonomy for 9 months against their will in an incredibly expensive, invasive, difficult process to save what YOU view as another human life (a debatable claim in the early stages of pregnancy when the VAST majority of abortions are performed) is desperately unethical. You canít even ask people to sacrifice bodily autonomy to give up organs they arenít using anymore after they have died.

Youíre asking people who can become pregnant to accept less bodily autonomy than we grant to dead bodies.

Also, if you think that the extremely high crime rate and gun violence in the US compared to countries where guns aren't legal for civilians to have isn't correlated to guns, you're an idiot. Maybe if psychos weren't running around shooting up schools with the guns they legally purchased, you wouldn't need a gun to "defend" yourself.

I've had this computer with Windows 10 for about 3 weeks. I really want to go back to Windows 7

Does anyone think there might be a problem with that. I am tired of having to learn new things and every time I get on this thing there is another thing that is messed up that I have to fix or plug in or download or something. Now the pictures place, which I don't understand will not let me send pictures by gmail until I put the program in or some stupid thing like that that I did not have to deal with with Windows

I am asking everyone to boycott Jimmy Johns. The CEO's latest atrocities - killing big game

It is horrific that this man, (who also treats his employees terribly) thinks killing big game is OK. I really want people to boycott his stores to have him feel repercussions from his behavior.

I have posted on Twitter and Facebook so far and now I am asking my friends at DU.

There are some upsetting photos at the site. Just a warning.


http://www.smilepolitely.com/splog/jimmy_john_is_a_big_man._with_the_photos_to_prove_it/


And here is a magazine where you can find all the huting information and make your reservations.

They are open about hunting lions elephants and any other big game, nothing is off the table. They cater to people who are too scared to go into the jungle by himself/herself so they go protected by the vehicles that are supplied and are driven right up to the animal. It takes no skill whatsoever. (I plan to say something like that)


http://www.huntingreport.com/faq.cfm

On the right side of the page you can see where they hunt and how many animals have been killed in each country.




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New computer: Lenovo Windows 10 They want me to use Microsoft Edge as my browser. I like Chrome

They said Microsoft Edge will work better with Windows 10.

You know all the things you have to do when you get a new computer. I don't feel like using Edge. I'm use to Chrome. Does it make that much of a difference?

Thanks so much in advance

So the office bitch, after screwing up so many things for me told me today

"You are scaring me" Isn't that just so sweet and PREJUDICE?


I have literally not been treated by the doctor since the middle of December when I finished coming off of the Lamictal and Prozac so I could get a DNA test to see what is the best medicine for me.

I don't know how I can explain the horrible treatment I have experienced from this doctor's office staff but I will try and explain what is going on now.

I came off of Lamictal and Prozac starting the beginning on November so that they could do a DNA test to see if I would be better treated with an ADD drug.


It was scary but I did it. I asked how long the test took to come back and was told 1 or 2 days. So before my appointment in the middle of December I asked if I could come in and just do the swabs so that the test would be there when my appoint came the next week.

So no problem except at my appointment I am told that one of the staff just up and quit and they can't find my test and the company doesn't have it. I am given another test and told that the day it comes in they will call and put me in that day.

A couple weeks go by, nothing. I call last week and I'm told the test is not in. So today, Kismet or something but I mistakenly think I am completely out of Klonopin so I call. I'm told I need a hard copy AND I am told that as of last Friday something came to the office that I have to sign before the company who did the DNA will release my tests. (Notice no one called me to take care of this? But I am supposed to be brought right in as soon as my DNA tests come in!)

She hands me this paper from the DNA company and basically it tells me that Medicare might not pay and I have to sign to agree to pay a mere, "$1,750" if they don't. But I read further and it is saying something about "my diagnosis or treatment history does not meet the current criteria of the Medicare coverage policy for (this company)

So I go back to the desk, in the meantime people are coming and going because this doctor is doing some new things and I guess has a lot more patients, I ask her what she knows about this and after getting nothing from her I ask her for the number to call the company.

I sit down and call the company. I find out that it is not coded right!!!!!!!! So I go up to the desk again with the phone and she takes it an talks to the person and it is fixed in less than 2 minutes. Voila' I don't have to pay $1,750!

But in the meantime, the doctor sticks his head out the door and I tell him about the medication. He says he'll write a partial script.

During this time that I find out that twice I was not called when they were told by the company that they would not continue with my test and no one bothered to call. And during the time I had to figure out by myself what the fuck was going on. And during the time I realized that they have done nothing, zero, squat to help with this test......I am told

"You are in the way of patients" "You just need to leave" "If you don't leave I will call the police" and
"You are scaring me"

(I am a bit loud, not yelling but obviously pissed off and not going to go away like the bitch wanted me to. She said all of this in front of other people)

I am in the process of writing a letter to this doctor.

And so while writing this I look up "prejudice" and 'mental illness" and this is one of the first things I come upon.

http://scattergoodfoundation.org/prejudice#.Vp3UVPkrKa1

Fear and exclusion: People with mental illness should be feared and kept out of most communities. This prejudice is closely linked to endorsement of the dangerousness stereotype and the blame stereotype. This often is expressed as NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) directed towards establishments that serve people with mental health conditions like treatment facilities or facilities that offer job training for people with mental illness. However, individuals can fear and avoid specific individuals with mental illness as well. Excluding a neighbor with mental illness from a dinner party or neighborhood event are good examples.

Authoritarianism: People with mental illness are irresponsible and others should make their decisions. This is closely related to endorsement of the incompetence stereotype. This prejudice can apply to many decisions people with mental illness could make like decisions about taking medication, decisions about personal finances, or decisions about raising children. In theses instances the authoritarianism prejudice suggests that individuals with mental illness should not be allowed to make those decisions on their own.

(There is more at the link)

This information needs to get to people in US. DO NOT TALK TO POLICE WITHOUT ATTORNEY!

Today's Dr. Phil is about "The making of a murderer"

The biggest ashtonishment I had while watching the first 3 episodes, because I haven't finished the series and I might not because it just makes me furious is this:


Steven Avery spent 18 years in prison for a crime he did not committ and then when they picked him up for the murder of the woman (forget name) he spoke to the police WITHOUT AN ATTORNEY!

And then his nephew did the same thing!


This is the message I want to get out to poor people in this country. Always ask for an attrorney. You have the right to stay silent!

Just think of what might have happened if both of them refused to talk until they were given an attorney.
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