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I wonder if there are any Repubs. posing as Dems. and writing lies about either

Bernie or Hillary in an effort to split us further apart. It's something so typical
of the Repubs.

Yes. Or, summarized in one short sentence: Republicans are the vilest problem-makers of our times.

Liz. Warren's National Press Club speech blasting Corporate America's greedy efforts at re-writing

tax laws for America, in order to allow them to pay still less taxes, and make middle-class
Americans and small businesses pay still more. It looks like their paid stool pigeons in
Congress might oblige them, too.


It's obvious our biggest enemy is not someone from abroad. America's biggest enemy
is right here at home: Corporate America. They're out to rob us of our last red cent.
They are trying to make themselves our masters and force us to be their servants.

According to the polls taken by Time Magazine on the dates of the First and Second Dem. Primaries,

on Oct. 13 and Nov. 14, 2014, there were:

1. 284,000+ votes during the first debate.
Sanders had 60% of the votes, and
Clinton had 10%.
There were 5 candidates. This was on a weekday.

2. 98,000+ votes during the second debate.
Sanders had 81% of the votes, and
Clinton had 14%.
There were 3 candidates. This was on a Saturday.

This was not a "scientific" poll. Time Mag simply registered the number of votes for each
candidate. Actually, even the so-called "scientific" polls aren't all too accurate either.

But notice the big difference in the numbers of people who voted. The weekday vote
was about 3 times higher than the one on Saturday. I think that was DWS's intention and
purpose. She wanted to have fewer people listening to Bernie Sanders.

Does anyone know if there will be further Saturday or Holiday Primary Dem. debates?
If so, let's let DWS know what we think about what she is trying to do.

http://www.time.com/ 4071956/ democratic-debate-hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders-poll-who-won/


Unlike most Democrats, Bernie is the type of person who would point out the mistakes Republicans

have made in the past and will be doing in the future, and the consequences we the people have
been and will be paying for them. Remember the 400+ filibusters that the Republican Senate
had made during Obama's first term as president alone? Neither he nor the Democratic senators
said much about that.

Bernie is different. You can bet that as president he will be letting the American people know,
loud and clear, each time the Republican members of Congress will be blocking what the
Democrats will be trying to accomplish. Bernie will let the people know, too, the kind of harm each
of the blockages will be causing our nation. He will be very clear in letting us know about how our
nation is being harmed, and who is responsible for doing the harm.

I think this is an excellent way of recruiting more Progressive Democrats to run for Congress. I
hope by the end of his first term, Bernie will be able to have a comfortable control of both Houses
of Congress. Then things will really start popping!!! We've got to let the Republican masses know
what their insane leaders are doing to our nation. Most of the masses are totally uninformed or

Since the Republicans own 90% of the news media, they already control and decide what to let the
American people know or not know. And there's not very much that Democrats have done about
this unfairness. Bernie will be changing some of that unfair advantage that the Republicans are
now enjoying.

We need to pay attention to what Muslim leaders around the world are saying:

Muslim leaders the world over are condemning the horrific terror attacks that struck Paris Friday night, expressing outrage and shock at an onslaught of shootings and bombings that left at least 120 dead and hundreds wounded.

The outpouring of support for the victims and and disgust for the attacks began even before ISIS, the militant terrorist group current terrorizing entire sections of Iraq and Syria, claimed responsibility for the carnage. Muslim imams, scholars, commentators, and average Muslims expressed grief and horror using social media. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, an Islamic movement founded in British India in the 19th century, released a statement rebuking the “barbaric attacks.”

In Ireland, the Imam of the Al-Mustafa Islamic Centre and Chair of the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council, offered prayers for the victims and dismissed terrorist’s claims to Islam.

“My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Paris and every other place on earth plagued by sick men with weapons and bombs,” Imam Umar Al-Qadri said. “Terrorists have no religion whatsoever. Their religion is intolerance, hatred for Peace.”


Jimmy Carter: 'Unlimited Political Bribery' subverts nation.

Corporate America is simply rotten and corrupt through and through. Here we have it from the former President Jimmy Carter himself:

The United States is no longer a democracy because of "unlimited political bribery" that's created "a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors," former President Jimmy Carter says.

In an interview on the "Thom Hartmann Program," Carter said Supreme Court cases like the 2010 Citizens United decision have turned America into an "oligarchy," where wealthy elites wield the most power.

The United States is no longer a democracy because of "unlimited political bribery" that's created "a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors," former President Jimmy Carter says.

In an interview on the "Thom Hartmann Program," Carter said Supreme Court cases like the 2010 Citizens United decision have turned America into an "oligarchy," where wealthy elites wield the most power.

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"It violates the essence of what made America a great country in its political system," he said. "Now it's just an oligarchy, with unlimited political bribery being the essence of getting the nominations for president or to elect the president. And the same thing applies to governors and U.S. senators and Congress members."

"The incumbents, Democrats and Republicans, look upon this unlimited money as a great benefit to themselves," Carter added.
"Somebody's who's already in Congress has a lot more to sell to an avid contributor than somebody who's just a challenger."
In 2012, Carter called the Citizen United decision "the stupidest decision that the Supreme Court ever made," The Hill reported.


Is this How Hillary pays back a good turn?:

Bernie initially said that he would not say anything negative about fellow Democrats during the
campaign, and he kept his word. During the first Democratic Primary Presidential debate, he
even helped Hillary, when the subject of her e-mails was brought up, in stead of taking
advantage of the situation. Very gentlemanly of him, indeed!

Then later Hillary started attacking him personally. Well, is that her way of repaying him for
having been a gentleman? It struck me that she was the type who believes in "Win at any Price,
no holds barred" -- not a very pleasant character trait to have, in my opinion! It would have been
foolish of Bernie to continue taking it lying down under these circumstances, wouldn't it? Being
the fighter that he is, he is striking back.

Now Hillary supporters are complaining about Bernie supporters "hating Hillary" when they criticize
her. Who started the negativity first?

Do Hillary supporters see what I have written above also as "hate?" I consider it as a criticism of
Hillary, based on fact. Nobody's perfect. I don't particularly like Hillary, but I don't hate her either.
As I have stated in past posts, I will vote for her in the GE, should she beat Bernie in the Primaries.

Bernie, as president, will do far more good for the American people than Hillary can. A Republican

president in 2016, of course, might spell the beginning of Fascism in our nation.

We must all have noticed that the Main Stream Media have been very quiet about
Bernie Sanders. They report little or nothing about what he says or does. They
try their best to avoid mentioning him altogether.

Why? I think they are AFRAID of having him as an opponent in the General Election.
And the best way of not having him as an opponent is to keep him in the dark as
much and as long as possible.

On the other hand, Hillary does get mentioned in the MSM -- often. Again, Why?
The Repubs. would much rather have her as an opponent. They think she will be
easy to beat. They have so much more negative things to say about her. Repubs.
think of her as easy pickings.

Let's help stop Fascism from taking over our Government.


Here's something that's more definitive about last Tuesday's Dem. Primary Debate:

Bernie won by large margins in all the online polls that were taken last Tuesday and Wednesday, and
Hillary won the debate in the opinions of most of the news media pundits.

The question is, which of the above two will count more in terms of votes, come Election Day in
November, 2016?

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