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RobertEarl

(13,685 posts)
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 08:21 PM Feb 2016

Yes, Bernie is taking over the Party

And, Yes, it will become a much more leftist party which improves upon and strengthens the socialism on which this country thrives.

The party's powers that be, are quite disturbed, and are becoming increasingly upset with the Bernie supporters who have little regard for them and the elites' corrupt ways.

It is a new day for the Democratic Party, and soon to be seen in the results from the New Hampshire break out. The Iowa results, where Bernie came from 50 points down, was quite alarming to the elites and they see what's coming.

They are truly Feeling the Bern!

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Yes, Bernie is taking over the Party (Original Post) RobertEarl Feb 2016 OP
As a person who has voted only Democrat , I say ladjf Feb 2016 #1
Agree! ananda Feb 2016 #21
+1 jwirr Feb 2016 #67
Get it straight. It's "Democratic" Socialism bjobotts Feb 2016 #74
...opposing Corporate Socialism. Kip Humphrey Feb 2016 #87
Indeed! Plucketeer Feb 2016 #85
All of the establishment universe is up in arms ... Trajan Feb 2016 #2
And it's absolutely hilarious watching them pound out these diatribes only to have it, not only NOT Fawke Em Feb 2016 #3
People are starting to notice that the dems and repubs use the same attacks against him n/t arcane1 Feb 2016 #30
It's time to kick the damn Party Elitists out of our party. rhett o rick Feb 2016 #4
I'll Kick for that Kick Ferd Berfel Feb 2016 #6
I'll donate a couple of feet... Fuddnik Feb 2016 #27
Some heavy kicking there. Thanks. nm rhett o rick Feb 2016 #38
It's time to kick out the faux Democrat Turd Wayers LondonReign2 Feb 2016 #65
This message was self-deleted by its author 1000words Feb 2016 #5
well said. nm rhett o rick Feb 2016 #7
The OP, I believe, is a 'copycat' post of a flamebait OP. cui bono Feb 2016 #8
This message was self-deleted by its author 1000words Feb 2016 #9
That other OP did give me the idea RobertEarl Feb 2016 #11
This message was self-deleted by its author 1000words Feb 2016 #12
That saying that goes... padfun Feb 2016 #10
A fight it is, then RobertEarl Feb 2016 #16
As long as they don't really and truly own all the voting machines Matariki Feb 2016 #13
That's a concern RobertEarl Feb 2016 #42
NH? Beacool Feb 2016 #14
Win or lose zentrum Feb 2016 #18
Bernie has certainly transformed Hillary. bvar22 Feb 2016 #73
Agreed sincerely DaveT Feb 2016 #24
Might you forgive some crowing? RobertEarl Feb 2016 #40
How many times have those poor chicken been counted? bravenak Feb 2016 #32
I caught the Bernie bug years ago elmac Feb 2016 #15
Going left will zentrum Feb 2016 #17
Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. Cary Feb 2016 #19
It doesn't stop with Bernie Lazy Daisy Feb 2016 #20
This has to happen RobertEarl Feb 2016 #44
Thank you for another name on my donor list. jwirr Feb 2016 #68
Funny, I thought the party was supposed to respond to us Rebkeh Feb 2016 #22
We are the party RobertEarl Feb 2016 #45
Yes, it's a change long overdue Rebkeh Feb 2016 #54
The pebbles are moving RoccoR5955 Feb 2016 #23
Everything will change if Bernie wins SmittynMo Feb 2016 #25
TPTB in the democratic party are obsolete and behind the times. The democratic party needs a RKP5637 Feb 2016 #26
Does this mean that the voters might have a real choice? eom guillaumeb Feb 2016 #28
HUGE K & R !!! - Thank You !!! WillyT Feb 2016 #29
I love this new show! bravenak Feb 2016 #31
Jury Results Quayblue Feb 2016 #64
Sigh. bravenak Feb 2016 #78
"It's gon be alright" Quayblue Feb 2016 #88
Thanks bravenak Feb 2016 #89
I may just follow you around all evening while we wait for results Lucinda Feb 2016 #76
You make me wanna post today like yesterday. bravenak Feb 2016 #77
I feel bad for the ones clearly misinformed, and I "get" the ones that have genuine policy Lucinda Feb 2016 #80
I'm gonna just go ahead and steal that phrase, if you don't mind? bravenak Feb 2016 #81
What slays me is that we are probably turning voters off. DU, though not the center of the universe, Lucinda Feb 2016 #82
Thats what I was thinking too bravenak Feb 2016 #83
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe Feb 2016 #33
Bernie's message resonates humbled_opinion Feb 2016 #34
I hope so! H2O Man Feb 2016 #35
Hopefully, there are enough people (including Independents) who see the light...... kerry-is-my-prez Feb 2016 #36
It's about time. Bernie's gonna do what Obama was SUPPOSED to do johnlucas Feb 2016 #37
This Revolt Has Been Building For Years - The DWS, DNC, DLC, Third-Way Has Only Themselves To Blame cantbeserious Feb 2016 #39
Indeed RobertEarl Feb 2016 #46
Now what happens to that elite cadre ... Trajan Feb 2016 #52
The elites ought to be thankful for the ballot instad of the old pitch style revolution. nt Todays_Illusion Feb 2016 #41
K&R Iggy Knorr Feb 2016 #43
It's really sad that things like jailing bankers for actual crimes has become "Lefty". Spitfire of ATJ Feb 2016 #47
Like Bernie says RobertEarl Feb 2016 #48
Meanwhile Hillary blames places that are already out of business. Spitfire of ATJ Feb 2016 #49
And home buyers who just wanted a piece of the dream RobertEarl Feb 2016 #50
Or undoing economically disastrous right wing tax policy AgingAmerican Feb 2016 #51
It's becoming the party the it was before Reaganomics sucked Lorien Feb 2016 #53
Bernie wants the juicy infrastructure! Helen Borg Feb 2016 #55
I think it would be more accurate to say that PEOPLE are taking over the party Myrina Feb 2016 #56
Only a political revolution will ... Impedimentus Feb 2016 #57
Adding My K&R... n/t ChiciB1 Feb 2016 #58
He shoots! He SCORES!! Wait, wha, huh? Oopf! NurseJackie Feb 2016 #59
great OP.. you get a heart :-) secondwind Feb 2016 #60
Sweet! Thanks for all the hearts, folks RobertEarl Feb 2016 #61
In reality the Clintons are the last of the BlueDog Dems randr Feb 2016 #62
what about South Carolina? Pharaoh Feb 2016 #63
South Carolina is a very conservative state hueymahl Feb 2016 #66
Check out this important article TryLogic Feb 2016 #69
Oh come on now ...just because we kiss oligarchy ass for money so we can stay in power Ivan Kaputski Feb 2016 #70
So Much for Bernie Not Taking the Money DownriverDem Feb 2016 #71
It is definitely time to change that game! DFW Feb 2016 #72
Ralph Nader Was Interviewed On Tavis Smiley Feb 1, 2016 gordyfl Feb 2016 #75
more to the point the people are taking the Democratic Party back to it's roots PatrynXX Feb 2016 #79
I've waited along time for this! dpatbrown Feb 2016 #84
I've waited a long time too RobertEarl Feb 2016 #86

ladjf

(17,320 posts)
1. As a person who has voted only Democrat , I say
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 08:25 PM
Feb 2016

we would be MOST fortunate if Bernie were to become the philosophical leader of the Democratic Party.

 

bjobotts

(9,141 posts)
74. Get it straight. It's "Democratic" Socialism
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 05:08 PM
Feb 2016

Just saying socialism is not what Bernie is or what we are as a nation. We have the freedom to decide who controls the means of production and in what areas. It's harder to place a communistic innuendo around the term socialism when you put democratic in front of it. Democratic Socialism is the only form of government which both ensures our freedom AND our survival by coming together to make sure the things we all need to survive are not controlled by one or two greedy oligarchs (like water). We decide, We vote, We join together to ensure our tranquility and our general welfare.

Kip Humphrey

(4,753 posts)
87. ...opposing Corporate Socialism.
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 08:38 PM
Feb 2016

which is the real fight within the Democratic Party - the fight between Corporate Socialism and Democratic Socialism.

 

Trajan

(19,089 posts)
2. All of the establishment universe is up in arms ...
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 08:26 PM
Feb 2016

The print media is POUNDING OUT the anti-Bernie diatribes ... The editorial hit pieces ... The preplanned statements by acolytes who apparently have some debt to pay ....

The whole bunch of them are stepping up their attacks, but, I do believe it's too little and too late ... Nobody is listening to them anyhow ...

Get used to that ...

Fawke Em

(11,366 posts)
3. And it's absolutely hilarious watching them pound out these diatribes only to have it, not only NOT
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 08:28 PM
Feb 2016

matter, but result in his killing it in fund raising.

They slime him, he gets $3 million for average citizens.

Ferd Berfel

(3,687 posts)
6. I'll Kick for that Kick
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 08:32 PM
Feb 2016

It's time to take the party away from the Koch Bros and Wall Street.

Those assholes can go back to the republicans party and straighten THAT out

LondonReign2

(5,213 posts)
65. It's time to kick out the faux Democrat Turd Wayers
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 11:56 AM
Feb 2016

Espousing tired Republican economic policy? Sorry, some tents are too big.

Response to RobertEarl (Original post)

cui bono

(19,926 posts)
8. The OP, I believe, is a 'copycat' post of a flamebait OP.
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 08:47 PM
Feb 2016

I'll leave it at that since I don't even want to repeat the idiocy.

.

Response to cui bono (Reply #8)

 

RobertEarl

(13,685 posts)
11. That other OP did give me the idea
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 09:13 PM
Feb 2016

And the thought of it is quite pleasing, eh?

Bernie as the president will take charge of the party as much as one person can. Of course it is the People who will tell the tale in the long run, because the People are the party.

All our best leftist leaders have been ... well ... somehow or another, removed. The lack of leftist leaders has left a vacuum which we imagined Obama was going to fill. The People did respond, did they not?

Truly, now, in Bernie, we have a left leader than we can rally around and get on with the business of creating a more perfect union. Sell not short the idea that we need a leader, just remember that a leader is nothing without a following,

Response to RobertEarl (Reply #11)

padfun

(1,771 posts)
10. That saying that goes...
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 09:04 PM
Feb 2016

First they ignore you
then the laugh at you
then they fight you
then you win.

We have just left the laugh part and am now fully in the fight part.

 

RobertEarl

(13,685 posts)
16. A fight it is, then
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 09:24 PM
Feb 2016

The great part is that already our numbers are overwhelming. I have never, in my 30 some odd years of activism, seen such an explosion. A pent up demand is being given a way up and out.

Bernie, as a leader and being the Real Deal, is the catalyst that the future has been searching for. It is good to be alive these days and seeing this in real time.

And welcome to DU, padfun.

 

RobertEarl

(13,685 posts)
42. That's a concern
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 01:04 AM
Feb 2016

The best way to win that is huge turnout.

They do own the voting machines ... the machines are not publicly owned, they are owned by corporations.

Beacool

(30,240 posts)
14. NH?
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 09:18 PM
Feb 2016

Please, don't jump the gun too soon. Yes, he will win NH. Let's see where the race is after Super Tuesday. It's too soon for either side to crow.

zentrum

(9,865 posts)
18. Win or lose
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 09:36 PM
Feb 2016

…Bernie has already transformed the Party. The things he is addressing will not go back in the box and be mollified by incremental lip service half measures.

It's not about personalities. It's about policy and he's put us at the table with a discussion of issues that would never have happened without him.


bvar22

(39,909 posts)
73. Bernie has certainly transformed Hillary.
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 04:40 PM
Feb 2016

She has "evolved" on a lot of issues since Bernie started closing the gap in the polls.
Somebody who didn't know her would easily mistake her for a Democrat today.
Of course, those are all "promises" that will disappear on Day One if she ever makes it to the Oval Office.

DaveT

(687 posts)
24. Agreed sincerely
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 10:15 PM
Feb 2016

We have a contest. And winning a primary or a caucus is good for one side and bad for the other -- but no one State is going to decide this primary election.


I have to note that I have seen a whole lot of crowing about polls on this site for the last six months, and I know I got laughed at repeatedly when I would try to ask such crowers to get real about polling months before the voting. My very favorite example is one happy soul who offered to bet their life on Hillary's ultimate victory.


Whew. I don't know if I'd invoke the Faust story for my side of anything -- but, hell, it is just politics.



I also concede that a lot of Bernie supporters can be that way, too. Assuming the polling from New Hampshire holds up, my side will get to have the fun of winning something -- and there will probably be some crowing. Not cool in my book.


Of all the ways for us to mix it up about our different candidates, I have to say crowing in either direction is pretty damned dumb.

 

RobertEarl

(13,685 posts)
40. Might you forgive some crowing?
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 11:23 PM
Feb 2016

After all, from the very first, we early Bernie supporters were denigrated, told there was no chance, that we were hurting the party... on and on and on.

We did not get here by being shrinking violets. We got here by crowing that Bernie can and would, and that someone like Bernie was just what the doctor ordered for an ill-democracy.

Really, we fought crowing with crowing. And here we are, still, and about to be fledged and begin a wonderful flight.

 

bravenak

(34,648 posts)
32. How many times have those poor chicken been counted?
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 10:35 PM
Feb 2016

They are probably very annoyed. They have not even hatched! I wish folks would leave them be.

 

elmac

(4,642 posts)
15. I caught the Bernie bug years ago
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 09:23 PM
Feb 2016

and even though 100's of millions of dollars have been spent by the GOP & DNC billionaires there is no known cure. Now everyone has caught the bug, its one of the largest outbreaks in history. It will take a political revolution for it to run its course.

zentrum

(9,865 posts)
17. Going left will
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 09:32 PM
Feb 2016

…grow the party and help us win elections more than we have in years.


People want this. The population is always more progressive than the WH or Congress in poll after poll.

Go Bernie!

 

RobertEarl

(13,685 posts)
44. This has to happen
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 01:09 AM
Feb 2016

The senate most likely will be D in 2017, and then we work to get the house. I think if we win 30 house seats we'll have a majority?

I sure will be telling my elected officials they should hitch their wagon to the Berning star!

 

RobertEarl

(13,685 posts)
45. We are the party
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 01:11 AM
Feb 2016

Our problem is the heads of the party, like Bernie says, respond to those with money. Time that changes, eh?

SmittynMo

(3,544 posts)
25. Everything will change if Bernie wins
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 10:15 PM
Feb 2016

Everything. And all for the good of humanity, and the middle and lower class. Forever!!!

RKP5637

(66,973 posts)
26. TPTB in the democratic party are obsolete and behind the times. The democratic party needs a
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 10:23 PM
Feb 2016

swift kick in the ass and Bernie's doing it! Go Bernie!!!

 

bravenak

(34,648 posts)
31. I love this new show!
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 10:33 PM
Feb 2016

Better than comedy chnl. This is so fun, guys.
I wish snacks came out of my ipad. I could read all day this funny stuff. Love it!

Quayblue

(1,045 posts)
64. Jury Results
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 11:53 AM
Feb 2016


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Lucinda

(31,153 posts)
76. I may just follow you around all evening while we wait for results
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 05:44 PM
Feb 2016

I'm not feeling too well today, and you are cracking me up!

 

bravenak

(34,648 posts)
77. You make me wanna post today like yesterday.
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 05:51 PM
Feb 2016

I love helping people feel better.
And we can watch folks rant about Hillary like they were married to her and she left them and took the house.

Lucinda

(31,153 posts)
80. I feel bad for the ones clearly misinformed, and I "get" the ones that have genuine policy
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 06:03 PM
Feb 2016

differences with her and are pissed off about it, so as a rule I avoid the more pot stirring posts, but I'm getting a little cranky that GDP becomes Invective Underground on steroids on primary day. If I can't find information, I'll settle for humor.

 

bravenak

(34,648 posts)
81. I'm gonna just go ahead and steal that phrase, if you don't mind?
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 06:08 PM
Feb 2016

Invective...

Yeah. Me too. I am usually cracking up when I post because if not: TEARS OF SHAME.
Is this how we act now? Damn the internet!!! We shoulda killed it when we had the chance.

Lucinda

(31,153 posts)
82. What slays me is that we are probably turning voters off. DU, though not the center of the universe,
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 06:13 PM
Feb 2016

turns up as the first result on Google when I search for Democratic message boards. So any new voters, looking to find people to talk to about the election come here. And this is what they get.... Invective is the proper word for sure. Steal away!

humbled_opinion

(4,423 posts)
34. Bernie's message resonates
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 10:40 PM
Feb 2016

with the 99 percent....What's not to love, he certainly doesn't give paid speeches while yucking it up with Goldman Sachs like some Democratic politicians that we know.....

kerry-is-my-prez

(8,131 posts)
36. Hopefully, there are enough people (including Independents) who see the light......
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 10:42 PM
Feb 2016

He is absolutely right with what he says.

 

johnlucas

(1,250 posts)
37. It's about time. Bernie's gonna do what Obama was SUPPOSED to do
Mon Feb 8, 2016, 10:52 PM
Feb 2016

And by that primarily I mean to turn the Democratic Party into something WORTH supporting.
Instead of supporting just because the "opposition" is that much worse.

The Nixon/Reagan trajectory is over.
It's time for a new paradigm.

On FIRE for BERNIE!!
John Lucas

 

RobertEarl

(13,685 posts)
46. Indeed
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 01:15 AM
Feb 2016

It does seem they have been directing the Party to the right of center and trying hard to keep the left subdued. And that is why Bernie is such a shock; they thought they had it all under control.

 

Trajan

(19,089 posts)
52. Now what happens to that elite cadre ...
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 03:06 AM
Feb 2016

When their prized, favored candidate bites the dust ?

Who chooses party leadership?

 

RobertEarl

(13,685 posts)
48. Like Bernie says
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 01:57 AM
Feb 2016

Kids are in jail for a marijuana cigarette but bankers who have ruined others' lives walk around free.

Lorien

(31,935 posts)
53. It's becoming the party the it was before Reaganomics sucked
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 04:51 AM
Feb 2016

the lifeblood out of America and the death of the Fairness Doctrine gave rise to far rightwing 24/7 propaganda. it's been a long time coming!

Myrina

(12,296 posts)
56. I think it would be more accurate to say that PEOPLE are taking over the party
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 09:20 AM
Feb 2016

... rather than any one individual.

Impedimentus

(898 posts)
57. Only a political revolution will ...
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 09:30 AM
Feb 2016

change the Democratic Party and the nation. It's now or never. Eight years of a Republican-Lite or Republicans in the White House will destroy the country and children' futures.

randr

(12,398 posts)
62. In reality the Clintons are the last of the BlueDog Dems
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 11:45 AM
Feb 2016

a distinction lost on many who do not know what that means.

hueymahl

(2,383 posts)
66. South Carolina is a very conservative state
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 12:15 PM
Feb 2016

Most the Dems there are basically conservative. That said, I expect Bernie to outperform what the (very limited) polling shows.

 

Ivan Kaputski

(528 posts)
70. Oh come on now ...just because we kiss oligarchy ass for money so we can stay in power
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 02:37 PM
Feb 2016

doesn't mean we don't care about the little people. Just remember if you don't vote for us then you'll end up with Rump. Why does everyone hate the DLC Third Way? They're Democrats too aren't they?
















































DownriverDem

(6,167 posts)
71. So Much for Bernie Not Taking the Money
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 03:25 PM
Feb 2016

Personally I think it's dumb to not take the money until the game is changed. I post this because it's lame to attack Hillary for taking the money.

http://www.politicususa.com/2016/02/01/bernie-sanders-super-pac-money-democratic-rivals.html

DFW

(53,795 posts)
72. It is definitely time to change that game!
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 04:06 PM
Feb 2016

Our current system makes soliciting money an integral part of winning and holding office. That is just perverse, and I don't care how S.O.P or entrenched it is. We need publicly financed elections, period. Sanders' refusal to form a Super-PAC is laudable, and a shining example, but it also means that my email box is cluttered with requests from his campaign (as well as others) for donations. It shouldn't be that way.

gordyfl

(598 posts)
75. Ralph Nader Was Interviewed On Tavis Smiley Feb 1, 2016
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 05:38 PM
Feb 2016

Here are some excerpts...

Nader: "I think the most important thing coming out of this is Bernie Sanders’s average contribution is between $27 and $30 per person, and he’s raising enormously more money than he or anyone else expected, including Hillary Clinton. She didn’t expect that. So that’s a very refreshing thing. He doesn’t go to fat cat parties in Beverly Hills or Park Avenue. He refuses."

Nader: "I think they’re looking for someone who’s on their side, someone who is going to challenge Wall Street’s control over Washington, someone who’s going to challenge these job-destroying trade agreements, someone who is going to change the tax system so they don’t pay more than they have to and the big rich and global corporations pay more."

Tavis: "What do you make of the fact that this year there seems to have been an accident, quite frankly, a collision on the establishment highway and that these outsiders are having the kind of impact they’re having this year?"

Nader: "I think that probably surprised everyone. I don’t think anybody thought Jeb Bush was going to be so low in the polls and maybe on his way out in another couple of weeks. But it does reflect the lack of respect that the voters have for those people who are running our government or running it into the ground or running it on behalf of Wall Street against Main Street.

You know, there’s a kind of grapevine that operates through millions of peoples’ minds and sometimes it coalesces into a kind of rejection of traditional politics. But the problem is, the outliers are pretty traditional too, except for the clean, honest, progressive campaign of Bernie Sanders..."

Tavis: "What should Bernie Sanders say as he continues to get asked whether or not he can win, whether or not his agenda is so liberal, so progressive, so socialist, that the American public won’t go for it?"

Nader: "Nonsense. Just poll it. He’ll get a lot of left-right support for a lot of things like full Medicare for all, like living wage. Conservative workers at Wal-Mart don’t want a living wage?

But when you hear Hillary Clinton talk about her experience and expertise in foreign affairs, that means more war, more empire. She’s a hawk.

When you hear her talk about how she’s going to be pragmatic at home, that’s another code word for allowing the concentration of power to continue in the hands of the few, Wall Street over Washington
, the same Wall Street that paid her $5,000 a minute to give speeches in closed-door conventions around the country, which she has refused to disclose.

What did she say to these closed-door conventions noted briefly in The New York Times a while back? What did she say in closed-door where there was no press and they were paying her $5,000 a minute? Why doesn’t the press ask that question? Disclose it, Hillary."

(Well, Chuck Todd finally asked that question.)

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/tavissmiley/interviews/consumer-advocate-author-ralph-nader/

PatrynXX

(5,668 posts)
79. more to the point the people are taking the Democratic Party back to it's roots
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 05:56 PM
Feb 2016

and away from the Conservatives

 

dpatbrown

(368 posts)
84. I've waited along time for this!
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 06:20 PM
Feb 2016

Many, many of us here, have waited along time for an election like this. Sanders is NOT the better of two evils. He's the real deal.

 

RobertEarl

(13,685 posts)
86. I've waited a long time too
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 07:09 PM
Feb 2016

And the early returns from NH show Bernie with a 28% lead.

I can't wait until I finally have the chance to actually vote for Bernie.

I have a paper ballot here and you can be sure I will sign it.

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