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64. Nicely put. Parties evolve. We also
Tue Dec 6, 2016, 02:29 PM
Dec 2016

have to guard our relationships with traditional constituencies like labor and environmental interests.

Things that actually sustain human life and activity.

This message was self-deleted by its author Buzz Clik Dec 2016 #1
Gee, I can't just vote in an online poll? brooklynite Dec 2016 #48
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Don't forget the accusations! HassleCat Dec 2016 #55
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Yep kcdoug1 Dec 2016 #83
The party is driven by the grassroots. Single Women, POC, LGBT.. you know the people who actually boston bean Dec 2016 #2
Exactly boston.. we are the party of the People. I don't know Cha Dec 2016 #4
They came out to vote for President, but the problem is they don't come out for the mid-terms and putitinD Dec 2016 #5
Yeah, they don't vote in the midterms but that doesn't Cha Dec 2016 #6
it sounds like you agree with Sanders ProfessorPlum Dec 2016 #24
the bigger issue (IMO) RazBerryBeret Dec 2016 #53
They have something against the principles of the base of the party that prevents them boston bean Dec 2016 #15
we can't win anymore, because our side thinks they only have to get off their butt once every 4 year putitinD Dec 2016 #16
Solid message democrank Dec 2016 #3
So Skidmore Dec 2016 #7
This message was self-deleted by its author Duckhunter935 Dec 2016 #8
Throwing bombs at democrats seems pretty anti democratic party. boston bean Dec 2016 #14
I don't know about you, but I have calm conversations with people I don't have JCanete Dec 2016 #77
Throw bombs? elleng Dec 2016 #79
He doesn't have the right logo on his jersey. QC Dec 2016 #17
Bernie had a chance to join and declined...so he is not a Democrat...and personally I wish he would Demsrule86 Dec 2016 #20
And we all know how important "moving on" is to you, don't we? QC Dec 2016 #22
I would like to move on with Democrats making decisions for the party... Demsrule86 Dec 2016 #37
wow, that's some serious bullshit ProfessorPlum Dec 2016 #25
I am more concerned with winning than the party's soul...whatever that means. Demsrule86 Dec 2016 #35
that's fine, I guess. ProfessorPlum Dec 2016 #36
Until people stop looking for 'exciting' and vote for the candidate that has Demsrule86 Dec 2016 #40
Also, 'exciting' is subjective. Demsrule86 Dec 2016 #41
your mileage may vary, of course. ProfessorPlum Dec 2016 #45
Commercial branding lacking any objective predicate often results in a variance of mileage. LanternWaste Dec 2016 #68
THANK YOU, ProfessorPlum. elleng Dec 2016 #81
And you could not elect a Democrat with Sander's ideology in WVA...if you tried Demsrule86 Dec 2016 #23
It was apparently important enough to him *not* to wear it. Maven Dec 2016 #82
Hence, his repeated refusal to join the Democratic Party until and unless it suited his own needs LanternWaste Dec 2016 #66
He was elected to the senate as an independent ThirdEye Dec 2016 #74
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sorry...no he is not...if we follow his advice...consider he could not win a Democratic primary with Demsrule86 Dec 2016 #21
what we could do is win through STRENGTH! ProfessorPlum Dec 2016 #28
I'm gonna need some proof for those claims. boston bean Dec 2016 #44
open your blessed eyes ProfessorPlum Dec 2016 #46
We need gobs of money and influence. HughBeaumont Dec 2016 #10
Oh yawn. Loki Dec 2016 #11
Hillary Clinton Is For THE PEOPLE, John Lewis is FOR the People, Cha Dec 2016 #12
"substantive proposals" BainsBane Dec 2016 #13
I remember this. bravenak Dec 2016 #51
*word* so true! n/t taught_me_patience Dec 2016 #69
. ismnotwasm Dec 2016 #18
Why does sanders believe that he a non-Democrat has any right to advise the Democratic Party. Demsrule86 Dec 2016 #19
Why did a millionaire corporatist "Goldwater Girl" think she could be a Democratic President? sylvanus Dec 2016 #86
reminds me of the make American great nonsense bigtree Dec 2016 #26
THANK YOU! Cha Dec 2016 #30
Thank you, and that is the crux of his divisiveness. He tries to co-opt factions of R B Garr Dec 2016 #73
thank you. tandem5 Dec 2016 #87
He's right. That's why renominating Pelosi was such a big mistake. Renew Deal Dec 2016 #27
Who is "we?" Starry Messenger Dec 2016 #29
Probably these people portlander23 Dec 2016 #31
Too bad arenas don't vote. Starry Messenger Dec 2016 #32
Doesn't look like 65 million to me. n/t seaglass Dec 2016 #34
Is that the running tally of how many votes it takes to lose the presidency? portlander23 Dec 2016 #39
That number was "just enough" ismnotwasm Dec 2016 #56
He had big rallies but lost by millions of actual votes. Demsrule86 Dec 2016 #42
He sure does talk a lot for a guy that immediately unbecame a Democrat... Historic NY Dec 2016 #33
yup Skittles Dec 2016 #60
Sanders is right. The Democratic Party saltpoint Dec 2016 #38
I will listen when he becomes a Democrat...not until. Demsrule86 Dec 2016 #43
Amen. (nt) Paladin Dec 2016 #47
You may be exhibiting the saltpoint Dec 2016 #63
+1000 Maven Dec 2016 #80
Yep. OnionPatch Dec 2016 #62
Nicely put. Parties evolve. We also saltpoint Dec 2016 #64
Bernie for 2020! Joe941 Dec 2016 #49
He's right. nt Autumn Dec 2016 #52
Yes, he is. N/T potone Dec 2016 #70
The Democratic Party is the Party of the People, BS. 65 Million People Cha Dec 2016 #54
Too Simple, Cha ProfessorGAC Dec 2016 #57
We lost to a guy that the M$M gave Billions of $$$$ in free air time Cha Dec 2016 #59
No Argument From Me ProfessorGAC Dec 2016 #67
the problem here is Skittles Dec 2016 #61
"Once again"? Huh? DanTex Dec 2016 #65
yeah I wondered but there's a purpose here.. JHan Dec 2016 #76
Democrats ARE ALREADY the "party of the people" Proud Liberal Dem Dec 2016 #71
that's certainly their brand ProfessorPlum Dec 2016 #75
More often than not IMHO Proud Liberal Dem Dec 2016 #89
Isn't he on a self-promoting book tour? R B Garr Dec 2016 #72
I think it's actually a "thank you" tour tandem5 Dec 2016 #85
Waitaminute. You're suggesting that *Sanders* is just in this for the money... Marr Dec 2016 #90
As much as I liked him more than Hillary NRQ891 Dec 2016 #78
He could start by changing his (I) to a (D) or is that like totally selling out to the man? tandem5 Dec 2016 #84
HE MEANS RACIST WHITE MEN. - The Dangerous Myth That Hillary Clinton Ignored the Working Class Maru Kitteh Dec 2016 #88
Locking mcar Dec 2016 #91
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