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jwirr

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18. I assume that most of us are sometimes depressed but I
Wed May 18, 2016, 10:22 PM
May 2016

think we need to recognize that we are not alone. Back in 1968 many of us felt empty. RFK and MLK were gone. Our party was not listening to anything we had to say.

But the worst thing was that we were alone in this. We did not have the kind of communication we do now with the social media. No one had asked us to build a movement like Bernie is asking so we drifted not knowing where we were going.

Today we have each other and we have a purpose EVEN if we lose this election. That is what is keeping me optimistic more than anything else. You and I have a purpose beyond the election. And we are going to be good at it.

1968 [View all] yuiyoshida May 2016 OP
Repeating that would provide the same results liberal N proud May 2016 #1
1968 Nixon. Less war than Johnson. Don't think war makes your case for you. However, merrily May 2016 #10
So can I. nt silvershadow May 2016 #27
We could die, and get drafted-- but we couldn't vote----unless you were twenty-one also--------- turbinetree May 2016 #2
I remember... 1monster May 2016 #3
I hope the Clintonites don't take us down this road. nt silvershadow May 2016 #28
That thought crossed my mind also. 1monster May 2016 #34
A great quote from Richard J Daley after the convention LiberalArkie May 2016 #4
Thank you Yuiyoshida for posting this. I was setting home jwirr May 2016 #5
Actually, there was no need for the convention chair to... reACTIONary May 2016 #6
Lots of reasons for that, but the lie is that he lost because he was liberal. merrily May 2016 #11
I'm not sure that's correct . .. reACTIONary May 2016 #13
You believe/assume it was not a lie. That is not the same as knowing it was not a lie. merrily May 2016 #19
If you disagree with a.... reACTIONary May 2016 #25
If you disagree with a thesis or hypothesis and do so by calling those who advocate it weak in merrily May 2016 #31
If a thesis is incorrect, you should be able to... reACTIONary May 2016 #32
zomg. Get real. merrily May 2016 #33
LOL, I seem to have... reACTIONary May 2016 #35
Maybe, but you've now convinced me to post what I decided against for my previous post: merrily May 2016 #36
Thanks for the advice! eom. reACTIONary May 2016 #39
I always enjoy Histoy yuiyoshida May 2016 #8
Yes, Philly will be interesting but I am afraid that the MSM jwirr May 2016 #12
I think we will see history made yuiyoshida May 2016 #14
That is pretty much how I see it also. I have been suggesting jwirr May 2016 #16
yeah that could work... yuiyoshida May 2016 #17
I assume that most of us are sometimes depressed but I jwirr May 2016 #18
Well we survived the Bush Years.. yuiyoshida May 2016 #20
So true about free press. And a press that understood their role. nt silvershadow May 2016 #30
I hope the Clintonites don't take us down this road. nt silvershadow May 2016 #29
Memories sammcgee68 May 2016 #7
Welcome to DU!! yuiyoshida May 2016 #9
Many of our families would split on this issue for many years jwirr May 2016 #15
Welcome to DU! Rhiannon12866 May 2016 #24
Damn Yuiyoshida, back at it again with the A+ post! nt. RepubliCON-Watch May 2016 #21
Thank you yuiyoshida May 2016 #22
Walang ano man. nt RepubliCON-Watch May 2016 #23
:) yuiyoshida May 2016 #37
I hope the Clintonites don't take us down this road. nt silvershadow May 2016 #26
K&R Great documentary felix_numinous May 2016 #38
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