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16. It is great and much needed
Mon Aug 10, 2015, 10:40 AM
Aug 2015

platform information. Black people have been especially targeted by "our" militarized police.
What really bothers me is that Bernie Sanders has the best record of any candidate (of any color) in working for civil rights and justice for ALL.
I really believe that the major disruptions of Sanders speeches by people claiming to be (probably are) members of black lives matters, have been given incentives to disrupt Bernie's speeches. This is my opinion. Why else would a great man whose record speaks for itself be targeted when obviously bigoted and racist republicans have been left alone?
This is the beginning (IMO) to paint America's best (last?) chance of an actual presidential candidate whose goal is to represent the vast majority of Americans. Actually work for us all. "They" want to portray him in any bad manner possible and they are willing to use any and all means possible. Still operating on the previously proven theory that most Americans will believe whatever the MSM tells them, they have begun. They fear that if enough Americans actually listen and check his voting record, he will become our next POTUS and IMO if Americans have any damned sense that will happen.
Get ready. This is just a mild opening salvo by TPTB to find any way possible to discredit this American treasure. Bernie wants to work for and represent us. the average and poor people of America. The wealthy, greedy, uninformed and power hungry will do anything to prevent all Americans being treated fairly and brought up to 1st world status. It is sad but very true. If Bernie loses so do we.

Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe Aug 2015 #1
You are very welcome! Fearless Aug 2015 #2
I suspect LWolf Aug 2015 #3
a lifetime in the making tk2kewl Aug 2015 #6
I thought he posted it after his speech to the SCLC? hootinholler Aug 2015 #7
I don't know. LWolf Aug 2015 #9
I just checked the wabac machine hootinholler Aug 2015 #12
That makes sense. LWolf Aug 2015 #14
The first I heard about her was watching the Seattle introduction hootinholler Aug 2015 #15
Here's one article; LWolf Aug 2015 #17
Wow, and she is only 25. A genius, perhaps? Cal33 Aug 2015 #34
He has spent hi life working for justice and equality. He doesn't sabrina 1 Aug 2015 #20
I suspect ... 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #23
Yes. LWolf Aug 2015 #25
Watch yourself ... 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #26
BLM is great. LWolf Aug 2015 #29
The only way to move forward is by azmom Aug 2015 #44
That's truth. nt LWolf Aug 2015 #69
Maaaan JackInGreen Aug 2015 #55
You be careful ... 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #59
I've given 0 shits abour that forever JackInGreen Aug 2015 #61
Well then ... Come on in! The water's fine! n/t 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #63
I suspect it has been in his mind for a long time (Bernie in 1991) Armstead Aug 2015 #45
That's probably why the Bernie Camp attributed the plan development to the events at NRN. 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #47
And I am simply pointing out.... Armstead Aug 2015 #48
And I am pointing out that ... 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #49
He is a novice to campaigning for President, as most people are when they run. virtualobserver Aug 2015 #51
Too bad he hasn't been in Washington long enough to see several POTUS campaigns .... Sheepshank Aug 2015 #54
what did Hillary learn from the two campaigns with Bill virtualobserver Aug 2015 #56
your claim that Bernie is a novice is ludicrous...he's been around a long time. Sheepshank Aug 2015 #57
You were the one that said that he should have learned from campaigns past. virtualobserver Aug 2015 #65
Okay. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #60
I am simply addressing the bogus implication being promulgated... Armstead Aug 2015 #58
No one has said that Bernie didn't care about these issues ... 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #62
That cute little "well perhaps" is typical of this phony controversy Armstead Aug 2015 #64
I HAVE acknowledged his history!!! ... What more do you want? ... 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #66
My suggestion. Try to avoid things like "well perhaps" ...That's an innuendo that is not helpful... Armstead Aug 2015 #67
Okay. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #68
So what do you think the spin will be on the manipulation of the masses channels (aka cable news)? Skwmom Aug 2015 #4
We need to keep getting this out there passiveporcupine Aug 2015 #35
Now THAT'S progress GitRDun Aug 2015 #5
Right on! ismnotwasm Aug 2015 #8
Great news! romanic Aug 2015 #10
It's very likely that many of that Black Lives Matter group in Seattle never knew that Sanders Cal33 Aug 2015 #11
What makes you think that ... 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #27
Well, they sure acted like they didn't have a fucking clue. Comrade Grumpy Aug 2015 #30
Because??? ... 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #32
It happened 50 years ago, and it's has been happening all along throughout his career. There Cal33 Aug 2015 #33
So, I guess I will post it again passiveporcupine Aug 2015 #36
Phew ... I feel better now. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #39
Yes, if it is also an ongoing part of his philosophy throughout his 40-year political career. He Cal33 Aug 2015 #43
This. LeftOfWest Aug 2015 #42
More like they have ASKED for him to do exactly what he is now doing. History only gets you so much bettyellen Aug 2015 #31
I wouldn't call July 17 "history" passiveporcupine Aug 2015 #37
"Sanders' campaign posted the platform on his website on Sunday...." George II Aug 2015 #13
Do you need a hand with those goalposts? nxylas Aug 2015 #41
It is great and much needed dotymed Aug 2015 #16
"Incentives" like actually wanting a candidate running for POTUS to hear ... 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #28
Again.... Armstead Aug 2015 #46
And there you have it. Another manifestation of the success of the BLM protests. stevenleser Aug 2015 #18
And I wonder how it tracks with/differs from Martin O'Malley's plan? ... 1StrongBlackMan Aug 2015 #24
I think BLM needs to let this man speak. Betty Karlson Aug 2015 #19
knr n/t slipslidingaway Aug 2015 #21
so glad he pulled an all-nighter after BLM called him on his hypocrisy and forced a deadline magical thyme Aug 2015 #22
He has been working with Symone Sanders and these amazing BLM folks Luminous Animal Aug 2015 #38
This campaign never fails to impress me Babel_17 Aug 2015 #40
Good for Bernie. Good for America. Bad for "concerned" Hillary supporters, though. nt Romulox Aug 2015 #50
Good for Black Hillary supporters, I would think. stone space Aug 2015 #52
Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to work that way. This is more about "gotcha" politics than real Romulox Aug 2015 #53
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