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Wed Mar 2, 2016, 05:24 PM

A Sincere Invitation to Hillary and Her Supporters

And in the spirit with which Hillary extended her invitation to Bernie and HIS Supporters:

I hope someday you'll join us!



Imagine all the people, living life in peace

I CAN Imagine that, can't you?

You may say I'm a dreamer

Maybe, but they say if you can DREAM IT you can REALIZE IT ...

And I'm not the only one:



Bernie in Madison

I hope some day you'll join us .....

I really do ....

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Reply A Sincere Invitation to Hillary and Her Supporters (Original post)
sabrina 1 Mar 2016 OP
Mudcat Mar 2016 #1
bluestateguy Mar 2016 #2
sabrina 1 Mar 2016 #3
whatchamacallit Mar 2016 #4
sabrina 1 Mar 2016 #5
whatchamacallit Mar 2016 #6
sabrina 1 Mar 2016 #7
whatchamacallit Mar 2016 #8
sabrina 1 Mar 2016 #9
Live and Learn Mar 2016 #13
bluestateguy Mar 2016 #19
jfern Mar 2016 #10
BreakfastClub Mar 2016 #11
jfern Mar 2016 #12
Live and Learn Mar 2016 #14
sabrina 1 Mar 2016 #16
Live and Learn Mar 2016 #18
JaneyVee Mar 2016 #15
Live and Learn Mar 2016 #17

Response to sabrina 1 (Original post)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 06:47 PM

1. k&r

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Response to sabrina 1 (Original post)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 06:53 PM

2. For the record

i think Bernie has a lot of excellent ideas, like single-payer and paid family leave. I just happen to disagree with his ways and means of achieving those objectives.

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Response to bluestateguy (Reply #2)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 07:03 PM

3. That's fair enough bluestateguy. I have no issues with people who are sincere in their reasons for

supporting one candidate or another.

We disagree though because I think Bernie's proposals are standard policies that worked in this country and others for decades.

But can I ask you this, do you think Hillary will push for Single Payer as we know Bernie will, and/or family leave?

I am sure that Bernie's plan isn't perfect, but that's why Presidents surround themselves with people who do understand the economics of getting policies like his into effect.

Eg, he has said he would like to have economists like Stiglitz in his cabinet. So I'm of the opinion that he will seek out the best minds he can to help him with any discrepancies in the economics of his proposals.

Anyhow, thank you for your civil response, it is much appreciated.

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Response to bluestateguy (Reply #2)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 07:16 PM

4. Sure...

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Response to whatchamacallit (Reply #4)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 07:28 PM

5. I really would like to understand why some of Hillary supporters think that she is likely to

push for Singe Payer eg, when she has stated clearly that it will never happen. I myself was once blind to many things wrt to Democrats and remember being thoroughly shocked when I finally had to acknowledge that I was grossly misinformed.

It WAS a shock, it's not pleasant to learn that the party you trusted and defended fiercely for so long, is not what you thought it was.

But once I did learn, the transition from 'blind loyal supporter' to 'I will never again assume that 'my team' is all good and the other is all bad.

It was so freeing in the end because I realized how difficult a job it was to try to defend some of the things that could not be denied, like Glass Steagal eg. Or the Wellfare Reform Bill. I TRIED to believe that it 'wasn't their fault' but in the end the facts were impossible to deny

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Response to sabrina 1 (Reply #5)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 07:34 PM

6. The whole "How's he going to pay for it?" concern

is right out of the republican campaign playbook. Hillary supporters would simply rather denying us all progress if it means Bernie winning.

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Response to whatchamacallit (Reply #6)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 07:53 PM

7. Yes, it's a talking point, he has laid out how it will be paid for. But why would someone who

obviously supports Single Payer support the candidate who has told them 'it will never happen'. Chelsea was used airc to push that talking point. I guess I'd like to think that Democrats at least don't fall for obvious talking points.

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Response to sabrina 1 (Reply #7)

Wed Mar 2, 2016, 07:57 PM

8. They either don't support it or

are so invested in their candidate, they're willing to vote against some of their own interests.

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Response to whatchamacallit (Reply #8)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 02:51 AM

9. It's hard to believe any Democrat other than Third Wayers, would not support

what is clearly a Democratic Principle. If our party has changed its platform we need to know.

And I can't imagine being so invested in a politician that you are willing to screw the entire population on his/her behalf. That would be a form of cultism imo.

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Response to bluestateguy (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 04:35 AM

13. You mean by making those that have been getting away without paying their fair share pay it? nt



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Response to Live and Learn (Reply #13)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 01:01 PM

19. I happen to know a lot of affluent Democrats

Not multi-millionaires and billionaires, but pretty well off. They are very liberal on the social issues, the foreign policy issues and would even be ok with paying another 3-5% in income taxes.

But I can tell you right now from what they tell me that they will never support 70% tax rates or a candidate who proposes it.

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Response to sabrina 1 (Original post)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 04:15 AM

10. Pick the more electable candidate!

The last CNN poll had Cruz beating Hillary by 1 point and Bernie beating Cruz by 17 points.

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Response to jfern (Reply #10)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 04:16 AM

11. Bernie is an unknown right now. He'd be torn apart by the GOP in a GE. nt

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Response to BreakfastClub (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 04:23 AM

12. An unknown with over a 50% favorable rating.

That's a good one.

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Response to BreakfastClub (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 04:36 AM

14. I think that meme has reached its peak and needs to be retired now. nt

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Response to BreakfastClub (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 04:51 AM

16. I know and the Repubs will not tear Hillary apart given all the ammunition they have

and their deep hatred for the very name 'Clinton'?

They will have a much harder time tearing Bernie apart and would probably only GET support for him from people who didin't know him already.

I mean what are they going to use, he's a 'commie'? Lol, the call ALL democrats commie's. Obama is always referred to as a Socialist, so that one's been used up to the point of being meaningless.

HE will TEAR THEM apart. Notice how quiet the Repubs have been about Hillary's legal woes?

You can be sure they are salivating at the thought of using 'National Security, not fit to be CIC, risked the lives of etc etc'.

Even if she is cleared, they will claim it's because the DOJ is the Socialist Obama DOJ.

What a nightmare if she gets the nomination.

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Response to BreakfastClub (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 04:58 AM

18. The more known he is the more people love him. Even some Republicans and lots of Independents.

And, that is the truth.

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Response to sabrina 1 (Original post)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 04:40 AM

15. Bernie is definitely my 2nd choice for President!

 

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Response to JaneyVee (Reply #15)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 04:56 AM

17. Wish I could give Hillary even that honor, but I can't. nt

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