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Cha

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40. 30 years in Congress is the definition of Establishment.
Sun Dec 22, 2019, 04:05 PM
Dec 2019
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
Great! David__77 Dec 2019 #1
Sanders in Dec 2015: 35%. Sanders in Dec 2019: 20% brooklynite Dec 2019 #7
I'll take it. David__77 Dec 2019 #8
30 years in Congress is the definition of Establishment. Cha Dec 2019 #40
This Me. Dec 2019 #46
Exactly, Me! BS is the very definition of Democractic Establishment Cha Dec 2019 #49
Wouldn't It Be Hilarious Me. Dec 2019 #50
It would be just desserts. Cha Dec 2019 #52
No shit. cwydro Dec 2019 #129
Damn right... with all the other Democratic candidates in race?! Hell yeah!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2019 #167
Dec 2015 was back when people were saying "no one knows him"! George II Dec 2019 #10
What happens now that we know him. Lexee Dec 2019 #37
Victoria Brownworth to BS.. Cha Dec 2019 #41
This is what makes me laugh Old white man with three decades in congress. The very definition Lexee Dec 2019 #55
IKR? StarfishSaver Dec 2019 #65
Excellent point. Pelosi accomplished far, far more ehrnst Dec 2019 #76
Brilliant points, ehrnst! Thank You! Cha Dec 2019 #84
I like to do my research. ehrnst Dec 2019 #131
He says, in the clip you posted, "we are going to take on the Republican party" muriel_volestrangler Dec 2019 #134
remind me what is Buttigieg polling at again? booley Dec 2019 #59
I don't understand why Bernie supporters think "there are more candidates" is a good answer... brooklynite Dec 2019 #141
Attacking the Democratic Party is nota good way to win votes from members of the party Gothmog Dec 2019 #137
You or someone else keeps saying this over and over again Polybius Dec 2019 #177
I'm not understanding.... squirecam Dec 2019 #197
Look at Hillary's numbers in the primaries for example Polybius Dec 2019 #199
I disagree squirecam Dec 2019 #205
Against Obama was a two-person race too Polybius Dec 2019 #206
Oh squirecam Dec 2019 #209
To BS..Have you considered taking on the GOP? They are the party of wealth, racism, misogyny, NRA Cha Dec 2019 #39
He certainly has no problem taking the "Democratic Establishment" $$, media and infrastructure. ehrnst Dec 2019 #74
And in the process give ANOTHER ELECTION to the fascist killers? Eliot Rosewater Dec 2019 #81
That's hardly a unifying message PatSeg Dec 2019 #2
SMH LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #3
How about taking on the f##king Republicans? comradebillyboy Dec 2019 #4
+1 Green Line Dec 2019 #5
+∞ LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #6
How did you do that? George II Dec 2019 #12
Copy and paste from the Windows character map :) LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #14
Bazinga! Thanks. George II Dec 2019 #15
Thats because.... boomer_wv Dec 2019 #13
Hmm now, ummmm......no comment. George II Dec 2019 #22
I can think of at least one person... comradebillyboy Dec 2019 #61
Bingo! secondwind Dec 2019 #31
This Mz Pip Dec 2019 #32
And this is EXACTLY why I don't trust him nini Dec 2019 #44
We are RandiFan1290 Dec 2019 #119
Sanders, Our Revolution and Justice Democrats took on the Democratic Establishment in 2018 brooklynite Dec 2019 #9
Don't know about the first two, but Justice Democrats endorsees were 7 for 79, and.... George II Dec 2019 #11
It tells me that... boomer_wv Dec 2019 #16
Yep squirecam Dec 2019 #198
This message was self-deleted by its author PhoenixDem Dec 2019 #17
Infuriating n/t PhoenixDem Dec 2019 #18
You can edit a post rather than self-deleting it and posting a new one. rzemanfl Dec 2019 #78
Here's a suggestion, crazytown Dec 2019 #19
This is pathetic NYMinute Dec 2019 #20
I'll have to throw up... Hav Dec 2019 #21
To me the best way to "take on the Democratic Establishment" would have been to.... George II Dec 2019 #23
Nothing new. TidalWave46 Dec 2019 #24
What can be said? Skidmore Dec 2019 #25
Unity now! Let's take down everyone in the Dem Party that we don't agree with! The Velveteen Ocelot Dec 2019 #26
That's right. Let's divide then get conquered. jrthin Dec 2019 #27
Doesn't Unity now mean you should not be fighting us but leading us? c-rational Dec 2019 #28
Yes, and just last night someone here was telling us how he's one of our "strongest leaders": George II Dec 2019 #29
LOL NurseJackie Dec 2019 #181
The Democratic establishment is practically all of us. secondwind Dec 2019 #30
When he signed the pledge to run as a Democrat, he was supposed to become part of it LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #34
I don't see Skidmore Dec 2019 #45
Bring it on. OldRed2450 Dec 2019 #33
Some outsider comes into our primary to take it on in our primary instead of Trump. Lexee Dec 2019 #35
+1000 Thekaspervote Dec 2019 #138
How about a Unified Democratic Party Desert grandma Dec 2019 #36
The "Democratic establishment" is working day and night to pull this nation out of the hell we're in StarfishSaver Dec 2019 #38
Right. The Democratic establishment are the ones that has given us all and any progression forward. Lexee Dec 2019 #56
Perfect reply . Spot on! apcalc Dec 2019 #128
And producing way, way more actual results for progressive policies than Senator Sanders. (nt) ehrnst Dec 2019 #132
Ain't that the truth? StarfishSaver Dec 2019 #143
Other Democrats -- mostly lifelong Democrats -- are not the enemy. greatauntoftriplets Dec 2019 #42
I stand with the Democratic Party The Valley Below Dec 2019 #43
LOL. dware Dec 2019 #48
Happy To Be Able To KR Me. Dec 2019 #47
Because that's what's wrong with America MaryMagdaline Dec 2019 #51
Of course it's all the fault of Establishment Democrats. George II Dec 2019 #54
Go Bernie!!!!! Tiggeroshii Dec 2019 #53
I agree with that sentiment 100%! George II Dec 2019 #69
Some folks believe rump and putin are better for us than Democrats. Eliot Rosewater Dec 2019 #83
... sheshe2 Dec 2019 #97
Thank you for your undying, undeniable support for the best future president ever!!!!!! Tiggeroshii Dec 2019 #112
And take tulsi with you. we can do it Dec 2019 #188
No thanks Tiggeroshii Dec 2019 #192
You assume he wants ot unite with Big Money booley Dec 2019 #57
I, and obviously most Democrats, don't need to be told by someone who can't be bothered to be... George II Dec 2019 #58
Have you ever asked fewer and fewer people want to be called Democrats? booley Dec 2019 #60
If the "donor class" really exists, who comprises it? Keep in mind, the maximum donation.... George II Dec 2019 #62
you want me to explain to you how money is power? booley Dec 2019 #66
Everybody has the same donation limit, $2800 Recursion Dec 2019 #182
I listened to an hour and 15 minute interview with Yang at University of Chicago last night. Lexee Dec 2019 #184
It's a good format for him Recursion Dec 2019 #187
So the Democrats who are actually doing the work to get the stuff done for the working people are Lexee Dec 2019 #72
Wow, booley. I'll just lay it out: America is awash Hortensis Dec 2019 #178
I prefer someone who takes on the Republican establishment, not attack democrats nt msongs Dec 2019 #63
What you said Hekate Dec 2019 #64
So billionaires and big business only donate to Republicans? booley Dec 2019 #67
I gave $5.00 to Joe Biden this weekend hoping to acquire some influence. In fact... George II Dec 2019 #70
Billionaires can't give a penny more than millionaires or people with lower resources, and......... George II Dec 2019 #91
Yet again I'll drag out Al Franken's book: betsuni Dec 2019 #92
This is a very good post. Democrats, well before we heard Sanders voice, opposed citizen united. Lexee Dec 2019 #99
of course... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #108
So Bernie squirecam Dec 2019 #200
I and others agree Gothmog Dec 2019 #71
+1 treestar Dec 2019 #158
I am proud member of the Democratic Party Gothmog Dec 2019 #68
Interesting choice of opponent, especially since he's relying on Democratic establishment ehrnst Dec 2019 #73
All the more reason why he should NEVER be the Democratic nominee. highplainsdem Dec 2019 #75
Not much chance he will be, for this very reason. (nt) ehrnst Dec 2019 #77
He's been fighting this battle for as long as I can remember. OAITW r.2.0 Dec 2019 #79
K&R! nt TexasTowelie Dec 2019 #80
"We are going to take on the Democratic establishment." myohmy2 Dec 2019 #82
NONSENSE that person clearly stated he was a rightwinger Eliot Rosewater Dec 2019 #86
It a typical, but totally unrelated, "yeah but...." deflection. George II Dec 2019 #90
That "voter" obviously wasn't a Democratic voter and he blatantly lied.... George II Dec 2019 #89
I'm sorry... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #94
You did not listen to what that "democratic voter" said. I don't care what you think about.... George II Dec 2019 #95
relax... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #100
Nobody needs you telling them to "relax & don't get excited" Cha Dec 2019 #114
"Nobody needs you telling them to "relax & don't get excited" myohmy2 Dec 2019 #117
Worry about yourself.. We're doing fine. Cha Dec 2019 #118
I'll try... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #124
you do that. Cha Dec 2019 #125
Bernie is the one creating the hate you speak of! Thekaspervote Dec 2019 #139
...posting video of Bernie speaking is "Bernie hatred?".. ehrnst Dec 2019 #166
No squirecam Dec 2019 #201
You're making totally false statements about that interchange between Biden.... George II Dec 2019 #133
...Nobody needs you telling them to "relax & don't get excited... ehrnst Dec 2019 #170
Kinda bemusing you make unsupported allegations while yet instructing others how to behave. LanternWaste Dec 2019 #215
...Bernie sends others to respond that way to another rally after the voters have gone... ehrnst Dec 2019 #172
"You might needs them".. Your WhatAboutBiden is FAIL. Cha Dec 2019 #113
....attacking voters...you mean like this?... ehrnst Dec 2019 #135
Yep squirecam Dec 2019 #202
You go Joe! Call the liars liars. emmaverybo Dec 2019 #176
Joe? Who are "the liars?" ehrnst Dec 2019 #212
The simple question now is how many tens of thousands, or more, of his supporters Eliot Rosewater Dec 2019 #85
Is this red meat for his base? awesomerwb1 Dec 2019 #87
Yes to both sentences. betsuni Dec 2019 #88
This is why he won't be our party's nominee. There are more people who love the Democratic party... NurseJackie Dec 2019 #93
+1 TexasTowelie Dec 2019 #101
And we are going to vote for a real Democrat Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #96
Yes I am! TexasTowelie Dec 2019 #102
I only support Democrats. Only. NurseJackie Dec 2019 #104
I will be voting for a real Democrat, like I have for a lifetime. Lexee Dec 2019 #105
Count me in. The Valley Below Dec 2019 #109
Demand PURITY!!! RandiFan1290 Dec 2019 #120
So you're saying we shouldn't vote for Democrats? Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #123
Like the self-defined "progressive wing" does? ehrnst Dec 2019 #130
Seems as absurd as demanding revolution, no? LanternWaste Dec 2019 #216
The ultimate phoney politics NYMinute Dec 2019 #98
Right on with your analysis. TexasTowelie Dec 2019 #103
+1 betsuni Dec 2019 #106
why all this venom... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #107
BS should be attacking Trump and republicans NYMinute Dec 2019 #110
Bernie himself is responsible for creating the poor reception that he is receiving. TexasTowelie Dec 2019 #111
Sorry.. We Want to WIN & BS being Divisive is not Cha Dec 2019 #115
The difference is FDR was actually a Democrat Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #116
I don't... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #126
... ehrnst Dec 2019 #136
"...this is Democratic Underground, in case you are forgetting which board you are posting on..." myohmy2 Dec 2019 #157
...nice attempt at "I know you are but what am I" evasion... ehrnst Dec 2019 #164
BS Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #154
Excellent analogy. ehrnst Dec 2019 #156
They need someone to blame RandiFan1290 Dec 2019 #121
"They?" "Their" candidate? "Elected Trump?" ehrnst Dec 2019 #148
"They"? Just who are "they"? George II Dec 2019 #149
Democrats. Bad bad Democrats. Sanders just said. Lexee Dec 2019 #155
you may be right... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #159
FDR supported Democratic Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #161
I'll agree... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #162
True Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #163
Much mythology has developed about him and the New Deal. ehrnst Dec 2019 #165
Yes squirecam Dec 2019 #204
Yes Truman did Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #210
"venom FOR" Bernie? Did you watch the video? How about venom FOR the Democratic Party.... George II Dec 2019 #127
I've read it and listened and he is no FDR Thekaspervote Dec 2019 #140
That's for sure. (nt) ehrnst Dec 2019 #147
The funny thing is just a few weeks ago supporters of one candidate were trying to differentiate... George II Dec 2019 #150
FDR was no FDR Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #160
Not too worry... we WILL come together when Bernie wins the nomination. After all... InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2019 #168
you've... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #169
...chin up... ehrnst Dec 2019 #173
thank you... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #174
...a taste of one's own medicine didn't go down well, did it?... ehrnst Dec 2019 #183
You'll be OK when he doesn't. ehrnst Dec 2019 #171
He will not be the nominee. Demsrule86 Dec 2019 #175
Such a huge step backwards!! We need to unite not divide.. Peacetrain Dec 2019 #122
Bernie is like a rebellious, 70 year old teenager, LuvLoogie Dec 2019 #142
Haha. That is just right. I do not think he has changed or grown or progressive one iota from Lexee Dec 2019 #144
Well put! LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #145
Good analogy. (nt) ehrnst Dec 2019 #146
Exactly. He made up his mind when he heard a Kennedy and Nixon debate. betsuni Dec 2019 #179
Sanders sold his vote in 1991 to the Democratic Party to not have a viable competitor. Lexee Dec 2019 #185
Why would he say such a thing? JustAnotherGen Dec 2019 #151
You're quite correct. In the unlikely event he gets the nomination and is elected..... George II Dec 2019 #152
You know me George - I will vote blue regardless of who the nominee is JustAnotherGen Dec 2019 #153
I kind of like the Democratic establishment Recursion Dec 2019 #180
Right? Kind of why I have proudly been a part of the Democratic establishment for a lifetime. Lexee Dec 2019 #186
It really bothers me that someone would use the Democratic establishment and infrastructure.... George II Dec 2019 #190
It is certainly bold and not backing away from standing with Cenk, regardless of the take back. Lexee Dec 2019 #191
Why are people attacking the Democratic Party? Gothmog Dec 2019 #189
+1 betsuni Dec 2019 #194
Perfect! That's exactly it. NurseJackie Dec 2019 #195
Kick for coninued exposure! Cha Dec 2019 #193
Exactly the Wrong Message for These Primaries. MineralMan Dec 2019 #196
Oh great. In other words, let's tear each other apart and lose again. calimary Dec 2019 #203
Thanks for the help BS. Nt BootinUp Dec 2019 #207
Kick sheshe2 Dec 2019 #208
Why does sanders want to destory the party that he wants to be the nominee of Gothmog Dec 2019 #211
He's not a Democrat. He's a Socialist. He's just using the mechanics of the party... NurseJackie Dec 2019 #213
An establishment politician telling us how bad establishment politicians are. LanternWaste Dec 2019 #214
That is what gets me the most with Sanders and his hypocrisy. He is the very definition of Lexee Dec 2019 #217
He is taking on so many things that he no longer knows up from down. TidalWave46 Dec 2019 #218
For this thread Gothmog Jan 2020 #219
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