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Wed Mar 2, 2016, 01:42 PM

Reminder to some - we live in a Representative Democracy. So please STOP insisting that

a presidential candidate that is showing momentum and is continuing to break all fundraising records needs to quit.

Time Magazine - December
Bernie Sanders Breaks Fundraising Record
He's berning up the fundraising milestones
http://time.com/4157904/bernie-sanders-fundraising-donations-record/
Bernie Sanders has broken the fundraising record for most contributions at this point in a presidential campaign, surpassing 2.3 million donations.


Alternet - January
http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/sanders-and-clinton-break-fundraising-records-2016-begins-and-race-heats
ELECTION 2016
Sanders Breaks Fundraising Records as His Contest with Clinton Heats Up
The 2,513,665 donations to Sanders’ campaign broke the record set four years ago by President Barack Obama’s re-election committee.


Politico - February
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/02/bernie-sanders-fundraising-new-hampshire-219066
After Primary, Sanders Campaign Breaks Fundraising Record That They Already Set


The Atlantic - March - yes this was written yesterday
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/03/bernie-sanders-fundraising/471648/
“People develop a deeper investment and appreciation for the campaign when they’re being counted as part of something bigger than themselves.”....Super Tuesday, when voters from states across the country pick winners in the Democratic primary. Ahead of the event, the campaign blew past a goal of raising $40 million.


Not to mention this past week he picked up 3 impressive endorsements -
1. Robert Reich former Labor Secretary of the Clinton Administration.
2. Tulsi Gabbard - #2 at DNC resigned to endorse him.
3. Outspoken Liberal favorite - Alan Grayson (also a superdelegate)

Add that to the large Latino Coalition he has in Arizona led by the Progressive Caucus Chair Raul Grijalva.
The recent endorsements of several leaders in Detroit because of Bernie's - yes Bernie's - involvement in Flint MI (I know, you didn't know about that because the msm doesn't talk about things like that)
http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2016/02/29/bernie-sanders-picks-detroit-endorsements/81105734/
(included in that endorsement is - "The Detroit endorsements, mostly from African-American activists and Detroit leaders," Shocking!!)

Bernie is gaining steam and momentum, picking up yuge endorsements all of the time.
His fundraising is unlimited and breaking all records - ever.

So Please, pretty please, can you let our Representative Democracy work as it was set up to do by our founding fathers & stop demanding, implying that Bernie needs to quit?

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Reply Reminder to some - we live in a Representative Democracy. So please STOP insisting that (Original post)
jillan Mar 2016 OP
valerief Mar 2016 #1
Beacool Mar 2016 #10
valerief Mar 2016 #13
bunnies Mar 2016 #2
jillan Mar 2016 #3
bunnies Mar 2016 #4
RoccoR5955 Mar 2016 #5
bunnies Mar 2016 #6
Name removed Mar 2016 #8
JaneyVee Mar 2016 #9
bunnies Mar 2016 #12
stranger81 Mar 2016 #7
JaneyVee Mar 2016 #11

Response to jillan (Original post)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 01:43 PM

1. Neoliberals will be neoliberals, after all! I want to see Bernie there when they

arrest Hillary.

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Response to valerief (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 03:09 PM

10. Wow, are you sure that you are on the right board?

That seems to be a sentiment shared by the RW.

This place has gone beyond scraping the bottom of the barrel.

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Response to Beacool (Reply #10)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 04:28 PM

13. You'd rather see NO DEM there when it happens? What, do you want Republicans to win????? nt

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Response to jillan (Original post)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 02:21 PM

2. Has Hillary released her February numbers yet?

 

She had all those big $ fundraisers. I'd think she'd be quick to show how well she did.

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Response to bunnies (Reply #2)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 02:22 PM

3. She's waiting to include her fundraising from the NRA before she posts here numbers.

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Response to jillan (Reply #3)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 02:32 PM

4. The hypocrisy is deep with that one.

 

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Response to bunnies (Reply #2)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 02:50 PM

5. I'm still waiting on her transcripts

 

and I am not holding my breath.

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Response to RoccoR5955 (Reply #5)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 03:02 PM

6. You and me both. nt

 

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Response to bunnies (Reply #2)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 03:07 PM

9. $31Million in February. And those...

 

Big money fundraisers were for downticket races. Ya know, an actual political revolution.

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Response to JaneyVee (Reply #9)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 03:46 PM

12. because status quo is SO revolutionary.

 

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Response to jillan (Original post)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 03:04 PM

7. Damn straight. The coronation committee

is just going to have to wait.

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Response to jillan (Original post)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 03:10 PM

11. "We live in a representative democracy!"

 

Cool, then why are progressives demanding that Democratic Congressmen from Arkansas should govern like they represent Seattle instead of their own districts constituents?

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