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(31,685 posts)
Sun Jun 12, 2016, 02:23 PM Jun 2016

Photos: Meeting at Bernie's House

Last edited Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:37 PM - Edit history (2)

[font color="navy" size="5"]Over a dozen @BernieSanders supporters come to his house to huddle. Incl: @TulsiGabbard @ninaturner @SenJeffMerkley[/font]

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Also in attendance: @keithellison, @RepRaulGrijalva, @BenJealous, @shailenewoodley, and @JimHightower.[/font]

[font color="navy" size="5"]After his Vermont supporters summit, @BernieSanders says political revolutions are not dependent on election days.[/font]
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Photos: Meeting at Bernie's House (Original Post) Donkees Jun 2016 OP
True Progressive leaders democrank Jun 2016 #1
+1000000000 Duval Jun 2016 #3
I want to be there! postulater Jun 2016 #2
Why is Merkley there? jillan Jun 2016 #4
Merkley quote: Donkees Jun 2016 #8
Thanks. I feel a little better after reading that. jillan Jun 2016 #9
yes, i read somehwere that he hopemountain Jun 2016 #25
He has never said that yourpaljoey Jun 2016 #26
i read he told CNN on friday that he endorses clinton hopemountain Jun 2016 #27
He has been very careful NOT TO endorse her yourpaljoey Jun 2016 #30
yes, got it. hopemountain Jun 2016 #31
Wow!! What a group of powerhouses in one room Arazi Jun 2016 #5
and hopefully renewable dreamnightwind Jun 2016 #6
Surrounded by good people OutNow Jun 2016 #7
Some venue! Iwillnevergiveup Jun 2016 #10
Thanks, it's easy to imagine being there :) Donkees Jun 2016 #13
Outstanding! Thank You! 2banon Jun 2016 #11
yes! my favorite house colors - hopemountain Jun 2016 #24
Something homey about it.. 2banon Jun 2016 #28
Updated photo: "political revolutions are "not dependent on election days." Donkees Jun 2016 #12
Thanks, Donkees. Nice, down-to-earth people, the kind I trust. senz Jun 2016 #14
The future would be in good hands Donkees Jun 2016 #15
That's exactly it! Revolutions aren't dependent on election days Rosa Luxemburg Jun 2016 #16
This primary will go down in history as just another stolen election. Alex4Martinez Jun 2016 #17
Wonderful meeting of vocal Bernie suppporters committed to creating appalachiablue Jun 2016 #18
Thanks for posting these. findrskeep Jun 2016 #19
Just WOW! Plucketeer Jun 2016 #20
A fantastic group of people. We're so lucky their on our side. nt riderinthestorm Jun 2016 #21
knr shambolic Jun 2016 #22
Looks good brandex07 Jun 2016 #23
So proud of my candidate and the wonderful SamKnause Jun 2016 #29


(31,685 posts)
8. Merkley quote:
Sun Jun 12, 2016, 04:41 PM
Jun 2016
[font color="navy"size="3"face="times new roman"]"I'm asking the DNC, given that, to do everything you can to make this an absolutely fair convention. Make sure that the Sanders team is well represented on the important committees — the Platform Committee, the Rules Committee. That's important. If you want to bring people together, they have to feel heard and they have to feel respected and well-treated."

"Should he not be the nominee, when he comes back, he's going to come back having done something that no other senator believed was possible. When he launched his campaign, people anticipated, and I think Bernie Sanders anticipated, that it would have a modest effect at the edge, but not one that necessarily took fire," Merkley said. Sanders' success "definitely should encourage every senator up here to think about why it is what Bernie Sanders says to the public is gaining such following. ...

"We need to capture and understand that sentiment up here on Capitol Hill."



(3,919 posts)
25. yes, i read somehwere that he
Mon Jun 13, 2016, 09:47 PM
Jun 2016

was going to the convention and would support clinton as the nominee if she is selected the nominee a the convention.

he is my senator.


(3,919 posts)
27. i read he told CNN on friday that he endorses clinton
Mon Jun 13, 2016, 10:19 PM
Jun 2016

but, it is a story and there are neither links nor exact quotes:


"That plan became more improbable last week as high-profile Democrats supported Mrs. Clinton. President Obama endorsed her on Thursday, calling her the most qualified candidate ever to seek the White House and imploring Democrats to unite behind her. Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, who had stayed out of the race, also endorsed Mrs. Clinton. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, the only senator to endorse Mr. Sanders, told CNN on Friday that he now supports Mrs. Clinton."

here you go:


Washington (CNN)Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley is "supporting" Hillary Clinton for president but stopped short of saying he endorses the presumptive Democratic nominee. -snip- more at link


(2,166 posts)
30. He has been very careful NOT TO endorse her
Tue Jun 14, 2016, 07:52 AM
Jun 2016

He has promised to help defeat Trump.
Sounds like he intends to run third party.


(3,919 posts)
31. yes, got it.
Tue Jun 14, 2016, 06:07 PM
Jun 2016

"support" vs "endorse". well, cnn had a field day with it.

thanks, yourpaljoey - since reading bernie's latest letter at his site, i understand the message more clearly.

don't forget to sign up for the bernie's livestream address on thursday.


(4,775 posts)
6. and hopefully renewable
Sun Jun 12, 2016, 03:16 PM
Jun 2016

Great group of progressives, i would love to know what was discussed. Hopefully a way to move forward with this movement, it badly needs to morph into something that will outlive this campaign.


(875 posts)
7. Surrounded by good people
Sun Jun 12, 2016, 04:25 PM
Jun 2016

I know Jim Hightower a bit from my Texas days when he was Ag. Commisioner. He is very thoughtful and honest. A true Texan in the Ann Richards / Molly Ivins tradition.


(9,298 posts)
10. Some venue!
Sun Jun 12, 2016, 05:35 PM
Jun 2016

What a warm, down-to-earth, homey atmosphere that must have been. I'm so impressed with the quality of the gathering and glad Bernie's having a chance to catch his breath within familiar surroundings.

K&R Many thanks for the post, Donkees. YOU should have been there, too!



(11,945 posts)
14. Thanks, Donkees. Nice, down-to-earth people, the kind I trust.
Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:36 PM
Jun 2016

Wouldn't it be wonderful to have a president whose cabinet was made up of people like that? We Americans should be so lucky.


(2,244 posts)
17. This primary will go down in history as just another stolen election.
Mon Jun 13, 2016, 12:53 AM
Jun 2016

Will Bernie win California?

We don't know yet, but the Fourth Estate did their corrupt best to make sure it didn't matter.

With so many instances of voter suppression, electioneering, lawbreaking and more, this season should be regarded by future generations as having been stolen.


(41,488 posts)
18. Wonderful meeting of vocal Bernie suppporters committed to creating
Mon Jun 13, 2016, 09:07 AM
Jun 2016

a better America and future, so reassuring. Actress/activist Shailene Woodley who appears on TYT came too.

Thanks for the photos of this hopeful gathering of Bernie supporters and true progressives!


(713 posts)
19. Thanks for posting these.
Mon Jun 13, 2016, 12:43 PM
Jun 2016

So inspiring and these are just regular people...it's not over. Not even close. Things will never be the same again. Thank goddess.



(12,882 posts)
20. Just WOW!
Mon Jun 13, 2016, 01:03 PM
Jun 2016

What a gathering of fantastic minds! I don't have to wonder as to what they discussed. What they each represent says as much as any words might state.

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