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30. I take it as the end of democracy if Hillary is the nominee
Sun Feb 28, 2016, 01:38 AM
Feb 2016

She's a neocon who, two days ago, was endorsed by Robert Kagan--the founder of the neocon movement. It's frightening.

I don't think anyone is in denial here. I know the weight of these losses. However, we still have Super Tuesday and after Super Tuesday there are plenty of states that are very Bernie-friendly, in the same way that NH was Bernie-friendly and SC was Hillary-friendly. So, there's still plenty of race remaining.

No one is crying or humiliated. However, I do find Hillary very disconcerting. It's not personal. It's her politics.

And consider yourself lucky, that when your candidate of choice has won (or is leading in the delegate count) that you can rest easy knowing that her opponent is "a good guy" as you said. Must be nice.

Because I don't think Hillary is a "nice guy." The fact that she's owned by Wall Street is disconcerting. The fact that she won't release her own words that she said to Goldman Sachs--leaves me uneasy. The fact that in 08 she campaigned as someone who was "sorry" for her Iraq War vote, then went on to destabilize Libya and call for arming the Syrian rebels--is alarming. Syria and Libya are two of the countries that the neocons planned to dominate--as far back as 1996.

You say that if we stay home, "no one cares." Really? How in the world is your candidate going to be elected without half of the Democratic party?

Dear Bernie, please let it fly. [View all] Barack_America Feb 2016 OP
bernie mgmaggiemg Feb 2016 #1
We need him to change that. Barack_America Feb 2016 #2
I don't think he would agree with you. Adrahil Feb 2016 #28
We need him to Bern it ALL Down Politicalboi Feb 2016 #7
sigh so sad mgmaggiemg Feb 2016 #11
This is not about Bernie. This is about trying to save the Democratic Party. Barack_America Feb 2016 #15
have you taken a look at the GOP lately? mgmaggiemg Feb 2016 #16
Yielding the mm of difference that still exists... Barack_America Feb 2016 #18
Bernie is trying to save our Democracy. bkkyosemite Feb 2016 #20
Its more like trying to save the country 2pooped2pop Feb 2016 #29
Bernie is our last best hope. InAbLuEsTaTe Feb 2016 #36
And the planet as well with climate change, etc. also in the corporate propaganda list! cascadiance Feb 2016 #47
I take it as the end of democracy if Hillary is the nominee CoffeeCat Feb 2016 #30
^^ This! ^^....x1000! tex-wyo-dem Feb 2016 #38
Brilliant. Barack_America Feb 2016 #40
His supporters could do it. Milliesmom Feb 2016 #27
This message more correctly should go to first time voters and those who haven't ... MrMickeysMom Feb 2016 #3
"we had to destroy the village in order to save it..." brooklynite Feb 2016 #4
"We have to prevent marriages in order to defend marriage!" Bluenorthwest Feb 2016 #13
I'm willing to accept evolution on issues... brooklynite Feb 2016 #21
How about on values? Barack_America Feb 2016 #46
I just don't think it is his UglyGreed Feb 2016 #5
Then that will be the end of it... Barack_America Feb 2016 #8
I completely understand UglyGreed Feb 2016 #10
Bernie has already been letting it fly Cali_Democrat Feb 2016 #6
You really think that's true? There's nothing to be said about Hillary Clinton. Barack_America Feb 2016 #9
Yeah wait UglyGreed Feb 2016 #12
Part of Bernie's appeal is no negative campaigns, he sticks to the issues jg10003 Feb 2016 #14
Yes!! Let it fly RobertEarl Feb 2016 #17
Excellent post! I agree!! The Democratic Party that I grew up supporting is no longer there, so jillan Feb 2016 #19
Bernie's giving the country a chance for a peaceful political revolution. jalan48 Feb 2016 #22
+1 platitudipus Feb 2016 #32
This is true. Barack_America Feb 2016 #41
Please Post on his facebook page Milliesmom Feb 2016 #23
I'm not on Facebook. Barack_America Feb 2016 #45
Rome Is Burning Anyway.... LovingA2andMI Feb 2016 #24
Good post there. Barack_America Feb 2016 #42
He has been about as negative as you can get without emulating Trump. Let it fly? Jitter65 Feb 2016 #25
LOL. Trump is going to eat her *alive*. Smarmie Doofus Feb 2016 #31
Disagree. Trumps negatives are worse and with Trump University, his comments on women and more stevenleser Mar 2016 #55
1. African Americans made up 13% of the GE electorate in Obama's reelect year. Smarmie Doofus Mar 2016 #56
Television is a "cool" medium, as Marshall McLuhan pointed out in his book Understanding Media Califonz Feb 2016 #26
Was. JackRiddler Feb 2016 #43
Yes, let it fly Bernie The Second Stone Feb 2016 #33
K&R Joe Shlabotnik Feb 2016 #34
Amen elmac Feb 2016 #35
I'm voting for Bernie Sanders. erlewyne Feb 2016 #37
There are two memes being flogged by the Clinton camp and the MSM King_Klonopin Feb 2016 #39
One of those things at the end unfortunately is true. JackRiddler Feb 2016 #44
good point marions ghost Feb 2016 #49
I believe it was Hillary who said "All Lives Matter" Oilwellian Feb 2016 #48
As I remember it, it was shortly after he announced his candidacy in Vermont King_Klonopin Feb 2016 #51
I don't think Sanders ever said "all lives matter" at least not as a... JackRiddler Feb 2016 #50
Actually only Clinton and O'Malley said "All lives matter" Vattel Mar 2016 #54
It's OK. We hate him anyway! Smarmie Doofus Mar 2016 #57
About to head out to volunteer for Bernie in MI. Barack_America Mar 2016 #52
K & R Cobalt Violet Mar 2016 #53
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