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General News Your thoughts on Bernie Sanders political revolution.

Discussion in 'Current Events, World News, & LGBT News' started by Carpe noctem 16, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. AwesomGaytheist

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    Considering that's the only way back to relevancy for the Democrats, yes she will. This is such a double standard about the whole Wall Street thing, just as the speech controversy is nothing more than a distraction from the real issues.
     
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    Or maybe that itself is the real issue. Do you honestly think Wall Street will donate millions to her without expecting something in return?
     
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    The other issue that threw me off is Obama selecting Merrick Garland. He's a conservatives choice!
     
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    Uhh 2 of those three things have literally no effect on Wall Street, so I don't know where you're coming from with that
     
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    No? Merrick Garland is a Democrat. But from my point of view, he picked him knowing that the Senate will reject him. Because Garland has so much experience and he is undoubtedly qualified, the Democrats have an advantage in taking back the Senate because they can make the Republicans out to be obstructionists. Hell, Mark Kirk from Illinois is in the most unsafe seat in the Senate this election and he was the first Republican to say they should have an up or down vote on Garland. Choosing Garland is splitting up the Republican Senate. It was a very strategic move if you ask me.
     
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    My mistake! I wrongly interpreted an article i read. I guess democrats want a more liberal judge to challenge conservative views, garland is more of a moderate. Although, he has more federal judicial experience than any other Supreme Court nominee in history," a White House official said. "
     
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    I consider myself mostly liberal and I would conclude that many of Bernie Sanders policies, although very 'radical' could change the way politics in the United States works. The overturning of Citizen's United for example would remove the ability of corporations to make campaign contributions to candidates just as if they are private citizens. Clear political corruption is more than likely going to keep Bernie out of the White House, however his campaign has shown as willingness of the American people to stand up to big business and corrupt politicians such as Hillary Clinton. In the near future, I would like to see a new wave of neo-liberals who are willing to combat income inequality and social injustice. Sad to see it most likely won't be happening in 2016.
     
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    Thats why we have to keep this movement going!
    We cant let our generation be another generation that accepts the lesser evil. -- Dr. Jill Stein
     
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    I agree with Bernie Sander's on many issues, although I am a little less extreme. It appears the country isn't ready though for his revolution. However, I think if things continue the way they are we will have a real revolution that won't be pleasant...

    I'm going to vote for Bernie Sander's if he is the nominee. If not, I'll probably vote Jill Stein or not vote. I really think Hillary is an absolutely terrible person and I could not vote for her.
     
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    I really dislike Hilary Clinton but if Democrats dont vote isn't that going to put a Republican in the White House?
     
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    And if they do vote? Touché.
     
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    LOL Hilary. :bang:

    Can there be a brokered convention for the Democratic party??
     
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    Practically impossible for that to happen when there's only two candidates. :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:
     
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    I'm still hopeful but dam!!!
     
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    Thankfully no! :slight_smile:
     
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    But like, who else is there? Nobody else is even running. I know rich people and politicians don't get in trouble when they break the law and it's very unlikely that anything will come of it, but if it were to happen I don't understand who else there is to nominate.
     
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    Bernie Sanders!!
     
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    I feel like if anyone can fix this country, he can.

    Problem is, the country doesn't want to be fixed.
     
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    Well Hilary won't go to jail thankfully! But if God forbid that would happen...:tears:...someone else could possibly jump into the race. The lefty delegates would most likely vote for an independent if sanders was there only other option.
     
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    No the speeches are actually important. She's hiding them for a reason.

    I know for a fact that Clinton will not do a single thing about Citzens united. I don't think, I know. What person kills their own golden goose? Hilary has made far more money off of Citzens united and the corrupt system than any other candidate. She isn't about to stop it. She's a center-right pro establishment candidate who wants the system to remain corrupted. Her only real interest in power. I'm just waiting for her inevitable sprint towards the center now that she's pretty much won the primaries.

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    She won't do those 2 things because that's how the establishment candidates on both sides rig elections in their favor. I mean what happened in New York was a joke. 3 million people were denied a chance to vote. 3 million voters.