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Sun Jan 31, 2016, 08:31 PM

 

Been a long time coming

A year ago we on DU began to get cranked up over the primaries.

At the time there was but one Democratic Party candidate and that was Hillary.

Many here, seeking the feelings of good times when Hope and Change was on the agenda from Obama's election were dissatisfied with the Hillary choice seeing her as a return to before Obama's triumphant victory. We wanted to make progress, not to allow regress.

One person, Elizabeth Warren, was our choice to get Hope and Change cranked up again. When finally she decided not to run we were all feeling a bit let down.

That's when Bernie Sanders came on the scene. Here was an old white guy who didn't stand a chance against the Clinton prowess, we were told. That was nine months ago, and this day seemed as if it would never come. But here we are.

24 hours from now, after the first fruits of the campaign have ripened and been plucked, we will have our first solid rewards from all our efforts to beat back the "He can't win" prognostications from so many of our fellow Democrats.

Today, ensconced in the "He can win" awakening of those we have worked to educate and inform, we look back to those days of nine months ago as if those days never even existed.

But it happened and we overcame. We now are a part of history which the future rides on and we aim to make the most of it and get the man who could not be elected, elected.

Tomorrow is the first day of the rest of our lives of a "Future We Can Believe In".

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RobertEarl Jan 2016 OP
Punkingal Jan 2016 #1
Paka Jan 2016 #2
WillyT Jan 2016 #3
catnhatnh Jan 2016 #4
WillyT Jan 2016 #12
polly7 Jan 2016 #5
Hiraeth Jan 2016 #6
TIME TO PANIC Jan 2016 #7
Juicy_Bellows Jan 2016 #8
retrowire Jan 2016 #9
Cartoonist Jan 2016 #10
SammyWinstonJack Jan 2016 #11
99th_Monkey Jan 2016 #13
silvershadow Jan 2016 #14
Mnemosyne Feb 2016 #15
eridani Feb 2016 #16

Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 08:35 PM

1. Yes!

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Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 09:22 PM

2. Too long!!

GO BERNIE!

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Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 09:26 PM

3. HUGE K & R !!! - Thank You !!!

 






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Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 09:30 PM

4. ......

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Response to catnhatnh (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:31 PM

12. Yes...

 






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Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 09:34 PM

5. I can feel it from up here. Good luck guys!

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Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:01 PM

6. BERN !!!

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Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:03 PM

7. K & R !

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Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:03 PM

8. Let's do it.

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Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:10 PM

9. Applauds* Brilliant. nt

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Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:16 PM

10. There's something in the air

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Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:28 PM

11. A future we can believe in....I believe in us and in Bernie.

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Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Sun Jan 31, 2016, 10:53 PM

13. A most excellent OP RobertEarl. You speak my mind as well. Thank you. n/t

 

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Sun Jan 31, 2016, 11:06 PM

14. I can't imagine the excitement on the ground. nt

 

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Mon Feb 1, 2016, 12:46 AM

15. Hear, hear, hear! Thank you, RB! nt

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Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

Mon Feb 1, 2016, 06:05 AM

16. Warren was my first choice also

I'de like to see a woman president, but policy positions are much more important to me.

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