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Name: Marianne Tecklenburg
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Hometown: Denver,CO
Home country: USA
Current location: Denver
Member since: Thu Dec 19, 2013, 04:03 PM
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A small suggestion for all Bernie supporters

Remind your mail person, when you see her/him
that Bernie has been fighting for the post office
for a long time. I know that this is not a group
of millions, but in my opinion every vote has to
be courted, because of the party's reluctance
to even acknowledge him.

Has anyone followed the Greek situation

today? It seems that the Euro zone countries are
giving the Greeks the finger, because they are
upset about a referendum in Greece about any
agreement. What an acceptance of a democratic
decision.

Question: Why can I only buy the female

plant? I would like to get my own seeds, but that is impossible
if you only get the female. Is this a rule for proprietory reasons
or is this a law?

The vote for fast track was just in,and

Bennet voted for it. I just called his office to tell
the lady there that as a lifelong Dem I will not
vote for him, and will go around the neighborhood
to tell them to do the same.

Glad, that I can still vote for DeGette.

We have a serious problem

imo. Bernie wants us all to participate in the
experiment called democracy. Great, I agree, but
I don't want another President, who is somewhat
powerless against the Congress.

Take my state (CO), my Rep is okay, but the one
Dem Senator is a Third Way one. For instance he
will sign on to Fast Track. There is no primary,
nobody is contesting his run, except for the
Repugs.

Many states have these kinds of problems, which leaves
us in the dilemma of a centrist-conservative Congress
again. For myself, I consider voting green for that
Senate seat, but am not totally sure of that.

Bernie is on the national platform, so what are we
supposed to do about Congress and state offices?

The town meeting in Denver was well organized as

well, except that most here know the difficulty to park
in the area. This may have been the reason for less
than the 7,000 to come. Still, it was a crowd.

The part that impressed me most was how Bernie
handled the crowd. He let them cheer or boo for
a bit, but it took only his raising his hand for people
to sit down and let him continue.

Obviously most of the crowd knew the key words
and started clapping before he had finished his sentences
at some points. All this did not phase him in the least.
Obama has cool, Bernie has a confident calmness.
Very impressive.

Minor question

After Bernie has been elected President will he automatically
become the head of the Democratic Party?

Considering who runs it right now that would seem weird.

Bernie is coming to Denver

on Saturday and one can sign up for it.

I checked it today: The gym has 2600 seats and
over 2700 people have signed up already.

Makes me happy, but a bit worried about
people who might not get in.

Since we are now getting to the primary

season I would like to know whether anyone knows
about a different Dem as candidate against
M. Bennet.
More and more he appears to be part of the
Third way, and I would like to see a primary
( or caucus argument) for his seat.

For those of you, who tried to

help me with that Henry Ford rose: It recovered
somewhat, but it took a lot of babying and some
dug in coffee grounds to help it.
I have now 5 little sprigs with a flower, but don't
know whether they survive the heavy rain together
with the hail.
I tried last year for propagation, but took the
cuttings out to early. May be I will try again in
the fall.
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