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Hippo_Tron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-01-09 02:31 PM
Response to Reply #46
48. There's actually a very long explanation for that
If you have some time, read up on Bernie's political career. It's really a fascinating story. One thing to note is that he is where he is today because he has worked with the Democratic Party even though he is not a member.
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  - Hell yes!  Roland99   Apr-01-09 09:22 AM   #30 
  - True, A long time coming  SlingBlade   Apr-01-09 09:37 AM   #34 
  - Yaaay!  TheCoxwain   Mar-31-09 02:16 PM   #2 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Mar-31-09 02:16 PM   #3 
  - Good to see. Is there any co-sponsor?  Mass   Mar-31-09 02:19 PM   #4 
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  - About time! This would be awesome! K&R!  Hellataz   Mar-31-09 05:41 PM   #12 
  - Thank you, Sen. Sanders.  bigwillq   Mar-31-09 05:43 PM   #13 
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  - While that may be true- it's far more rational public policy  depakid   Mar-31-09 06:18 PM   #16 
  - Go Bernie- There is huge support for this!  Bluenorthwest   Mar-31-09 06:04 PM   #15 
  - That's how you get it done folks. Very good news.  harun   Mar-31-09 08:14 PM   #18 
  - WTG Senator Sanders!!! Love you Man  OwnedByFerrets   Mar-31-09 08:21 PM   #19 
  - K&R  Usrename   Mar-31-09 11:50 PM   #20 
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  - Note that he's not a democrat.  Political Heretic   Apr-01-09 02:56 AM   #23 
     - That's an excellent point.  grillo7   Apr-01-09 05:46 AM   #24 
     - He's a Democrat for organizational purposes  Hippo_Tron   Apr-01-09 01:52 PM   #44 
        - Why isn't he a democrat then?  Political Heretic   Apr-01-09 02:18 PM   #46 
           - There's actually a very long explanation for that  Hippo_Tron   Apr-01-09 02:31 PM   #48 
  - Now if only the administration would support it.  Political Heretic   Apr-01-09 02:54 AM   #22 
  - True, but I'm sure that Obama "wasn't interested in" throwing more money down the  stopbush   Apr-01-09 12:28 PM   #39 
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  - This is the solution we need  varelse   Apr-01-09 07:58 AM   #28 
  - Compromise?  Mark D.   Apr-01-09 08:20 AM   #29 
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  - Here is one fine example of leadership.  democrank   Apr-01-09 11:13 AM   #37 
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