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2016 Postmortem

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Sun Jun 19, 2016, 05:28 PM Jun 2016

Whether he succeeds or not in the coming months and perhaps years ahead, Bernie Sanders [View all]

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will be remembered in history as the one who had done all he could to fight against the
incredible corruption, greed and cruelty of the Big Business Corporations, that had brought
America to her knees into social, economic and political degradation.

I believe the movement started by him and Elizabeth Warren to return America to her
greatness of the post World War II years will be continued by their followers -- long after
the two of them will have retired from the political scene.

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The post WWII years left the U.S. as the only major economy not in ruins. Trust Buster Jun 2016 #1
Bernie's proposed policies come closest to keeping the U.S. competitive in this much more Uncle Joe Jun 2016 #4
That's nice but, in this global economy, that still won't return us to a post WWII America as the Trust Buster Jun 2016 #12
It's not "nice" it's a requirement if you don't want the world to eventually be dominated Uncle Joe Jun 2016 #15
Very true, Uncle Joe, a super-nation rotting from the inside, will not stand for long, unless Cal33 Jun 2016 #17
More than anything else, it's the Corporations that have brought ruin to our nation. Don't you Cal33 Jun 2016 #5
Technology allows corporations to do that where they couldn't in the past. Trust Buster Jun 2016 #11
Unless we get the corporations under control, we will go the way of Greece. rhett o rick Jun 2016 #20
Corporate America and Greece have absolutely nothing in common. Apples and oranges. Trust Buster Jun 2016 #22
To the Globalized Corporations Greece was easy pickens and the USofA is just a bigger fruit. rhett o rick Jun 2016 #23
Greece's economy represents a tiny fraction of ours. I don't see a relevant comparison. Trust Buster Jun 2016 #24
If one is interested discussing the size of the economies, you'd be spot on. That's not the point rhett o rick Jun 2016 #25
Due to technological advances, the movement of goods and information has never been able to Trust Buster Jun 2016 #28
Across the globe the wealth is being transferred from the 99% to the 1% rhett o rick Jun 2016 #30
All we need to really do is to put honesty, integrity and some caring for our fellow human beings Cal33 Jun 2016 #29
Well we gave it a good shot and we will continue. rhett o rick Jun 2016 #31
This message was self-deleted by its author Cal33 Jun 2016 #33
IF you only understood how Corp Taxes worked FreakinDJ Jun 2016 #26
Acknowledging the new global economy paradigm is neither Republican or Democrat. Trust Buster Jun 2016 #27
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe Jun 2016 #2
Many thanks! Cal33 Jun 2016 #6
The movement was coalesced by him, rather than started by him cali Jun 2016 #3
Yes, Occupy certainly deserves full credit. I'd love to see all like-minded people unite. It Cal33 Jun 2016 #7
I might question the chronology. seabeckind Jun 2016 #8
Yes, FDR's policies worked well for about 50 years, then they were changed. I firmly Cal33 Jun 2016 #9
Kick with love for Bernie 840high Jun 2016 #10
Bernie's influence, his ideas, his suggestions, his work Samantha Jun 2016 #13
Thanks, Samantha. I knew that 6700 of his supporters had responded to his call to Cal33 Jun 2016 #16
K&R nt Live and Learn Jun 2016 #14
Actually it will be Obama and Hillary who will be remembered for restoring our nation. YouDig Jun 2016 #18
Sanders and Warren did not invent the revolution. They just cared enough to notice it. Orsino Jun 2016 #19
OWS should get the credit, not that it really makes any difference but rhett o rick Jun 2016 #21
Where was this fearless OWS during Bush-Cheney? ucrdem Jun 2016 #34
I remember having read that Elizabeth Warren said Occupy Wall Street probably got Cal33 Jun 2016 #35
K N R-ed Faux pas Jun 2016 #32
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