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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Original post)

Wed Jan 27, 2016, 10:56 PM

4. Bernie supporters...

3 Black ones, and 2 White ones (based only on their profile FB pics), post to our Mainly Minority Black and Latino FB forum to help turn the House Blue, that was started back in 2011. There are more Hillary supporters there then Bernie supporters for sure.....

"Stupid rich ass democrat dipshit" is what I was called....by an alleged Sanders Supporter because I own a small business.... and they were getting frustrated with our debate (as I do have the tendency to frustrate many due to what I consider good answers).....

Same person called me a "corprotist" (that is how they spelled it) and warned me that they were coming for my corporate loopholes!

this was on done on an political FB forum made up mainly of Black and Hispanic Democrats by someone identifying as advocating for Bernie Sanders. (I have a screen pic of this person's post whose name I choose not to reveal at this time, but if I need to prove the voracity of this encounter, I will). Person also said that I should be glad they haven't giving out my name yet, as they were thinking of siccing a bunch of progressive friends on me (their words).

How did this person know personal information about me? cause person looked up my FB profile which I thought was set to "only Friends"! Is someone can help me know how to set the privacy on FB, that would be great!

Yes, my hubby and I, with a partner, do own a small business. It's a relatively small Mom & Pop, in where we certainly pay a decent wages to our employees, some who have been with us since the opening of the business 28 years ago. In other words, we pay ourselves last, if there's anything left. I also have a 2nd career, and most of those earnings pay for our personal expenses, and the rest goes to lending the tiny business what it might need when required, which is too often.

This person also looked at my FB photos evidently, because they also told me that they certainly couldn't afford the kind of dinner table that I have. This person was looking at a picture I had taken of my Husband's 65 year birthday dinner party table, where I had joined two tables together to accommodate 18 guests. Yes, it looked like I had a huge table (as we switched out the dining room and the living room as the room is an open concept), but why is anyone looking at my pictures and telling me that they don't have what I have? Why do I have to minimize the grandeur of my decor in celebrating my husband turning 65? Seriously?

What is true is that I am not poor. What is also true is that I am not rich. The facts are, I am a struggling middle class person, an immigrant, who, with my husband (who was born in the Projects), have spend pretty much every dime we've ever had paying for our children's education (they are now grown), and have lived in the same house (it's a pretty nice house), for the past 26 years! Geeze.....I drive a 1998 Ford Explorer....
But why would I have to justify my life to someone calling me names? I didn't get that at all.

I understand that said person is frustrated, I'm sure. But to take it out on good minority Democrats (this group was formed in 2011) is ridiculous and counter productive, IMO.

We went back and forth, and this person eventually agreed that they would remove the post, coincidentally after I mentioned that my husband was also an unpaid Minister at one of the largest and oldest Black churches in the Bay Area, and that part of what we do community work all of the time. This church is not a mega church...it's a community building church in the heart of the flat lands of East Oakland, which is the Blackest and poorest area of Oakland.

If this was Sanders' Volunteer outreach, than that's not good, as this person is posting on a mostly minority site, and there are others like that there calling Hillary every imaginable name in the book! Liar, corporatist, bought and paid for, etc, etc, etc....And they are still there posting....although the volume appears to have been tone down, when the group founder put out a all capital notice pinned to the top of the page after that exchange and a few others similar exchanges went down!

But to intimidate, bully, snoop, assume and call names is a bit much for anybody....and a giant turn off to myself and to anyone who may have witnessed the conversation.

This person also did announce that they would not be voting for Hillary Clinton EVER, even if Hillary was the eventual nominee.

If this is how Bernie supporters are going to convince others in the caucuses, they may intimidate enough of the undecideds to win, but at what cost?

I posted this above in a thread at GDP discussing those Bernie supporters sick with Conservatism Dems....
and I got one response....

"It ain't easy supporting the Hillagarchy.
It's truly criminal the way some peons don't appreciate their betters."

so dripping sarcasm against me was what this poster felt compelled to state....

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