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(349 posts)
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 03:12 AM Mar 2016

This Democratic Nomination Fight is Simple

Me vs. We

Deeply Embedded Corruption vs. Honesty

War vs. Peace

20th Century Campaign Smear Tactics vs. Looking Forward to a Bright Future

Lies vs. Truth

Looking Out for Corporates vs. Looking Out for Everyone

Facade vs. Real

Saying whatever I have to say to get elected vs. Literally Caring for EVERY LAST 320 MILLION OF US including Native Americans, The Disabled, The White, The Wretched, The Black, The Brown, The Gay, The Poor, The Transgendered, The Straight, and Everyone Else

The 1% vs. The 100%

Further Financial Deregulation vs. A 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act

Bernie Sanders is poised to usher in an era where people care for people. Do what you can to support this noble man.

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This Democratic Nomination Fight is Simple (Original Post) deepestblue Mar 2016 OP
Bringing People Together noretreatnosurrender Mar 2016 #1
That sums it up. The choice is clear and LibDemAlways Mar 2016 #2
Yep, he's the one Rebkeh Mar 2016 #3


(1,890 posts)
1. Bringing People Together
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 03:17 AM
Mar 2016

I posted a thread earlier tonight where one of the people attending the Bernie rally in Utah had this to say:

"Here's what I know," said Nathan Nelson, a Provo dad. "I will not vote for Trump."

Nelson, who grew up in a conservative family, doesn't support abortion and is actively LDS. But he said he was taught “to love each other and take care of each other,” and he said Sanders’s policies align with those values better than any of the other candidates.

You don't have to triangulate to appeal to people in Red states. There are other ways of finding common ground.


(15,139 posts)
2. That sums it up. The choice is clear and
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 03:54 AM
Mar 2016

clear cut. It amazes me that Hillary supporters here don't acknowledge the gulf that exists between the two candidates' ideologies and positions on the issues. They seem to think Bernie voters should have no problem voting for her in November if she's the nominee, when, in fact , Bernie voters are ideologically opposed to much of what she stands for.

Asking me to vote for a candidate who lines her pockets with millions in corporate cash, cozies up to corrupt bankers, and supported the horrific neocon inspired Iraq War is asking me to violate my conscience and my principles. Not sure I could bring myself to do it.

If Hillary wins, we lose. If Trump wins, we lose. Without Bernie in the WH keeping the wolves at bay, we are good and truly fucked.

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