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2016 Postmortem

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Powerfully and beautifully said, my dear jillan! CaliforniaPeggy Jun 2016 #1
Thank you my dear Peggy. I has saddened me to see people who haven't wanted to understand. jillan Jun 2016 #2
They can not help themselves. They have been raised as authoritarian followers. rhett o rick Jun 2016 #15
"Some men see things as they are and say why. I dream things that never were and say why not" jillan Jun 2016 #31
I think being an authoritarian is more a matter of inherent personality than training Fumesucker Jun 2016 #71
Exactly, and short enogh for people to finish reading WayBeyondBlue Jun 2016 #3
There really is nothing more to it than that - telling the people to wake up and get involved. jillan Jun 2016 #5
Spot on. Thank you. n/t TDale313 Jun 2016 #4
Kick and Rec! +1000! Jackilope Jun 2016 #6
Just one fuckin problem with all that above.... pkdu Jun 2016 #7
It didn't happen 8 - 12 years ago did it? So we shouldn't try now? jillan Jun 2016 #10
IMO the problem is that it has been being done for decades azurnoir Jun 2016 #45
By all means try now , from the bottom up , don't think pkdu Jun 2016 #49
Bingo. That's what they fail to get. #Rose colored glasses Trust Buster Jun 2016 #12
it could have happened 8 years ago booley Jun 2016 #16
Like I tried to explain, you either get it or you don't. jillan Jun 2016 #17
that has been one of the most frustrating things about this primary booley Jun 2016 #39
Right now the slogan is "I'm Not Trump" Jackilope Jun 2016 #61
.+1 840high Jun 2016 #65
probably hard when she would have to have it cleared first booley Jun 2016 #72
Did Bernie go to bat for Obama? Did he get out there in 2010 one_voice Jun 2016 #44
Yes Bernie campaigned for Obama! He helped Obama get his legislation passed in the Senate. In 2012 jillan Jun 2016 #51
small correction it was actually 2011 when Bernie suggested that perhaps Obama should be primaried azurnoir Jun 2016 #69
And There You Have It WayBeyondBlue Jun 2016 #23
It has to start at some point. It didn't fucking get done 8-12 years ago but least Bernie tried Autumn Jun 2016 #28
Well fucking said! jalan48 Jun 2016 #47
only it isnt failing you have to start sometime swhisper1 Jun 2016 #30
Just the language you use in your post says it all Ned_Devine Jun 2016 #37
if we don't do it now...where will we be in another 8-12 years? virtualobserver Jun 2016 #53
#1: Are you fucking kidding me with that!? 8 -12 years ago!? Impossible! Phlem Jun 2016 #70
Not impossible just full of entitled people looking for a savior .... we'll see, Sanders will be uponit7771 Jun 2016 #76
Thank you. librarylu Jun 2016 #8
Thanks, jillan. elleng Jun 2016 #9
I understand political power. Unless you've been living in a cave the last 7 years, the Democrats Trust Buster Jun 2016 #11
the first step in negotiating is aim as high as you can booley Jun 2016 #20
Exactly! Jackilope Jun 2016 #26
No, the very first step in negotiations is to acquire the political power to bring your opponent to Trust Buster Jun 2016 #33
Republicans didn't have to do that booley Jun 2016 #42
I don't agree with that theory creeksneakers2 Jun 2016 #35
On the contrary booley Jun 2016 #46
Bernie is now advocating for a grass roots effort to regain that political power. yodermon Jun 2016 #22
And that's the proper order of things. Trust Buster Jun 2016 #34
he wants a fifty generation term,you dont get it swhisper1 Jun 2016 #25
And now for a musical interlude... LuvLoogie Jun 2016 #13
It's a Revolution to restore power to its rightful owners... Octafish Jun 2016 #14
Exactly! jillan Jun 2016 #18
Yes! 840high Jun 2016 #66
And that is how it shall be. Thank you. kr PufPuf23 Jun 2016 #19
WONDERFUL, THANX! swhisper1 Jun 2016 #21
My pleasure :) jillan Jun 2016 #24
Same thing Obama said, it's about us, not just them uppityperson Jun 2016 #27
The don't want any of us to do these things Hydra Jun 2016 #29
flys in the face of self respect swhisper1 Jun 2016 #38
Remember when law enforcement didn't bat an eye at Jackilope Jun 2016 #52
You did an excellent job of capturing each and every of... Silver_Witch Jun 2016 #32
That is awesome that you are thinking about it! Yay! I hope you do. jillan Jun 2016 #40
Many of us did get it and still do. Marie Marie Jun 2016 #36
Here! Here! Many of us will never be the same. He changed our way of looking at jillan Jun 2016 #43
the tweets from young people tonight hopemountain Jun 2016 #41
I guess 3.5 million more actual voters rjsquirrel Jun 2016 #48
Way to miss the entire point of this. The real votes are how many Bernie supporters will run jillan Jun 2016 #50
I have long wanted to tell how glad we're on the same side of history. AtomicKitten Jun 2016 #54
You too! We've both been on DU for an eternity, haven't we? jillan Jun 2016 #56
Wonderful, and I will senseandsensibility Jun 2016 #55
That IS the bottom line. Rec x 1 billion BigBearJohn Jun 2016 #57
You've been one of the bright spots on DU. jillan Jun 2016 #58
Bernie is trying to build a real progressive movement andym Jun 2016 #59
Huge K&R! Phlem Jun 2016 #60
If you run for office, make sure you let everyone know you are a socialist. That works well. nt eastwestdem Jun 2016 #62
I hope you opted out of social security benefits, medicare and that you stay off of jillan Jun 2016 #64
Thank you for posting! Juicy_Bellows Jun 2016 #63
Thank you Jillian felix_numinous Jun 2016 #67
Kick with love for Bernie 840high Jun 2016 #68
kick 'n' rec! pat_k Jun 2016 #73
truth! lakeguy Jun 2016 #74
K & R --- posted a link to your OP on my Facebook page Petrushka Jun 2016 #75
If "he wants you to vote", why isn't he against Caucasus? lunamagica Jun 2016 #77
I am SO afraid of her losing cause she sucks so bad as a candidate, and of course, now, pansypoo53219 Jun 2016 #78
Great post! TrueDemVA Jun 2016 #79
Oh, a lot of us "got it" ... NanceGreggs Jun 2016 #80
If it was never about Bernie, why is his name and not the party's plastered all over his new GIFs? ucrdem Jun 2016 #81
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