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Name: Marianne Tecklenburg
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Hometown: Denver,CO
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We have to get rid of the voting machines as well

as the electronic scanners. These are privately owned
softwares, which are controlled by partisan companies.

Even President Carter said that our voting system is
so bad that international observers cannot check it
at all. The reason for that is that each county, state
even municipalities have different rules.

For federal offices at least that should be changed
to a system, which applies to all 50 states.

We always hear about the 3 million+ voters for HRC.

Where did they come from? That is what matters.

During the early votes in the Southern part of the
country Bernie was not known very well, and neither
was O'Malley.

Thus both of those candidates were not given the
same chance as the overwhelmingly well known

In my view O'Malley was a year too late to become
a well known candidate, and Bernie was 6-8 months
behind as well.

The debates were set up in such a way that not many
dems watched them: One during an important sports
event, the other the Saturday before Christmas. Who
arranged for this???

It made me very angry at the time, that most of the time
during the debates was concentrating on HRC, Bernie was
second, and O'Malley was almost ignored.

Just think for a moment how different these primaries
would have been without HRC. No scandals, no baggage
and a very fair voting choice. I think, under those
circumstances O'Malley may have won, because he offered
new ideas without being called a "socialist".

It makes me sad to see the media and the DNC insisting
on the candidate with the biggest unfavorable ratings,
which would not have happened between the other two.

If, and that is a big if, HRC should be replaced by

another democrat, then why not Kerry?
I read a lot about Biden, and now O'Malley,
but neither one has been nominated before.

Kerry, I fear , is not very well liked by the
Clinton clan, but he has proven himself as
an absolut superior SoS with success in
many areas. He is trusted by Obama, and
knows the country just as well as anyone.

Considering the nasty unproven claims about

Bernie and his supporters, I just would like my fellow
supporters to know that this is exactly the kind of
issue, which made me send Bernie another contribution.

Perhaps some of you might want to show him as well
that we stand with him, and will support him,when his
campaign is being attacked.

GO Bernie GO!!

Just an idea here: The NV problem gave the

establishment a blue eye. So what is easier for Brock
using his slime machine to blame Bernie supporters
for it.

In other words, it is the perfect use of his 'HIT PEOPLE"
to send disgusting messages to the Dem bureaucrats
to blame the Bernie supporters for those. That would be just
his line.

Anger and shouting or hollering from the Bernie supporters
had to be expected, but by nowI doubt all this very
obnoxious behavior coming fro them.

After all, we all know a lot about Brock's tactics.

This does not excuse bad behavior of B's supporters.

Simple question for the HRC supporters:

Why do you want a second Clinton impeachment, in case
of her election?

You know that the House won't change, you know
that they will try to get all the info about her from
the FBI investigation, no matter whether they clear
her or not.

Do you rally look forward to that?

this is a rant about the forgotten ones

The Democratic Party used to care about the
everyday working people, but has since the
90ties not paid attention to them (may be even

Everyone talks about education, and I don't want
to minimize it, because we need educated
citizens .
Yet here is my point: How many people among all
workers really need an MBA, a college degree to do
the following:

Drive a truck or bus,
paint a house or rooms,
do carpentry,
trim trees and bushes,
work on cars as mechanics,
pour cement or work on roads,
cut hair,
work in a shop,
work on small farms,
welders or plastic workers,
put up roofs or repair them?

I think you get what I mean. Whatever you want to
call them, blue collar workers or anything else, these
people have been forgotten for a long time by our party;
and that is a shame.

a lot of these people are NOT stupid, but they
are the ones going either for Bernie or for Trump,
because they feel that both parties don't care about them.

I don't know the percentage of those workers in
comparison of those with degrees, but I think it
may be substantial.

We have to concentrate on them, instead of leaving
them to Trump or the repugs.

Thank you for reading this.

I just watched the Correspondents' Dinner.

May be I am living on a weird planet,
because CNN put down Larry Gilmore,
while I found most of his talk right
on target.
The Cruz item was waring out, but otherwise
he hit the right people by mainly hitting on
the media as being totally biased.

There is another possible scenario:

1)Bill C. and Trump spoke on the phone
2)Soon afterwards Trump declares
3)Trump alienates women, minorities, vets,etc
4)Trump gets nomination
5) HRC wins in November due to repugs' votes.
6) trump has succeeded in diminishing repug party.

Could be?

I want to thank Senator Bernie Sanders for keeping

his campaign up to every last voter count.
It is the democratic way, and the issues will
needed to be discussed until all people in
all states have a right to make up their own
decisions for their vote.

Thank you Bernie to help give every one
that opportunity!
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