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Bernie Sanders, please stop calling yourself a socialist. You’re a social democrat!

Bernie Sanders calls himself a democratic socialist. But he’s not a socialist at all. Noam Chomsky and Cornel West say that Sanders is a social democrat and a New Dealer. See Bernie Sanders is NEITHER a Socialist nor a Democratic Socialist and What does Sanders mean by ‘democratic socialism’?. Professor Frances Fox Piven, the honorary […]

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Socialism, even democratic socialism, is quite different from progressivism

Bernie Sanders calls himself a democratic socialist. So does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who recently won the Democratic primary in New York’s 14th congressional district, defeating incumbent Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley in a major upset victory. The odd thing is: are they really democratic socialists? Do they even know what democratic socialism is? There is evidence […]

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Who and what to blame for Trump, in one image

For a detailed, excellent analysis, see Everything mattered: lessons from 2016’s bizarre presidential election. The election was close, so many groups and people share blame for the outcome. This Politico article and this facebook video from the Young Turks describe how the Hillary campaign ignored the swing states til it was too late. By the […]

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We Told You So!

We Berniecrats warned people, during the primary, that Hillary was vulnerable, that Bernie would more easily beat Trump. Indeed, Bernie warned the Democrats on August 28, 2015: Let me be very clear. In my view, Democrats will not retain the White House, will not regain the Senate, will not gain the House and will not […]

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Trump will be elected?

Huffington Post published an article by Michael Rosenblun: Donald Trump Is Going To Be Elected. See also Trump shatters GOP records with small donors. The American people will be losers no matter who wins the POTUS election . The problem, and therefore the solution, lies in the perceived understanding and emotions of those same American […]

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Hot August Political Thoughts

Currently, we arguably live in an Oligarchy – A form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people. These people might be distinguished by royalty, wealth, family ties, education, corporate, religious or military control. Examples: The Russian Federation, the United States of America. -Wikipedia This is Our Revolution. Yes, […]

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Impartiality?

Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Hillary Clinton apparently ignored this: The Charter of the Democratic Party says the Chairperson shall exercise impartiality and evenhandedness as between the Presidential candidates.

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The Divided Left revisited

The Divided Left in America is a major problem, and it’s come to fore in the discussions on social media about whether Bernie should run as an independent and about whether Bernie supporters should work within the Democratic Party. Progressive Democrats are desperately trying to reform the Democratic Party but lack numbers. As a result […]

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Bernie or Bust

Note: I could have shown a busty woman on the right, but that would have been crude, politically incorrect, and offensive to many people. So I showed a man’s bust.