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Mon May 2, 2016, 06:09 PM

Berniecrats: It is a day to rejoice and look forward to making history

I listened to Bernie spell out the road to victory in his press conference. I have assessed all the pros and cons of each candidate. And today I have witnessed a veritable tsunami of nonsense of such preposterous proportions, that I sense victory is at hand. There are indeed corporate lobbyists who are superdelegates. Of course, their support for their candidate will not waver. But the career politicians who have a future to think about, well of course they will do the right thing.

This is why at DU today it is raining poop.

Take heart in that fact, the fact that a desperate establishment is gripping onto the levers of power as tightly as it can, and let us get prepared to contest this convention on the power of ideas, and fueled by the passion of a political revolution.


They are not going to be able to hold on for much longer.


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Reply Berniecrats: It is a day to rejoice and look forward to making history (Original post)
FlatBaroque May 2016 OP
amborin May 2016 #1
Gman May 2016 #2
SaschaHM May 2016 #4
72DejaVu May 2016 #7
Gman May 2016 #47
hack89 May 2016 #3
tonyt53 May 2016 #8
bkkyosemite May 2016 #21
hack89 May 2016 #29
yourpaljoey May 2016 #5
wysi May 2016 #6
libdem4life May 2016 #10
pdsimdars May 2016 #28
libdem4life May 2016 #30
Renew Deal May 2016 #43
Lizzie Poppet May 2016 #44
pdsimdars May 2016 #20
senz May 2016 #52
Ino May 2016 #27
randome May 2016 #57
canoeist52 May 2016 #9
FlatBaroque May 2016 #13
pdsimdars May 2016 #22
NastyRiffraff May 2016 #11
Snotcicles May 2016 #12
FlatBaroque May 2016 #16
jmowreader May 2016 #14
pdsimdars May 2016 #23
GulfCoast66 May 2016 #48
timmymoff May 2016 #54
NurseJackie May 2016 #15
libdem4life May 2016 #33
IamMab May 2016 #17
Waiting For Everyman May 2016 #18
FlatBaroque May 2016 #19
YouDig May 2016 #24
DemocratSinceBirth May 2016 #32
SaschaHM May 2016 #37
jwirr May 2016 #45
stopbush May 2016 #25
frazzled May 2016 #26
DemocratSinceBirth May 2016 #31
SaschaHM May 2016 #38
DemocratSinceBirth May 2016 #39
GulfCoast66 May 2016 #49
mcar May 2016 #41
onenote May 2016 #34
Stuckinthebush May 2016 #51
lunamagica May 2016 #35
brooklynite May 2016 #36
mcar May 2016 #40
NuclearDem May 2016 #42
Bleacher Creature May 2016 #46
Name removed May 2016 #50
senz May 2016 #53
FlatBaroque May 2016 #56
felix_numinous May 2016 #55

Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:10 PM

1. K&R

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:14 PM

2. Ok so like

Go badger and harass the hell out of SDs. That is the sure way to make them flip to Bernie. I mean what makes somebody change their mind quicker than harassment and belittlement?

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Response to Gman (Reply #2)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:15 PM

4. "The career politicians are going to do the right thing"

I don't think that means what they think it means....

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Response to Gman (Reply #2)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:25 PM

7. It's probably more fun than phone banking, I suppose

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Response to 72DejaVu (Reply #7)

Mon May 2, 2016, 11:21 PM

47. Beating my head with a hammer

Is more fun than phone banking. But not as much as block walking.

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:15 PM

3. So the SDs will overturn the will of the voters to back Bernie?

really? So why do we even bother having elections when the person with the fewer votes can be declared the winner?

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Response to hack89 (Reply #3)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:26 PM

8. They use Cruz math

 

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Response to hack89 (Reply #3)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:47 PM

21. You need to be real here. You know that most of them endorsed Hillary before Bernie entered the

race. That is what is crazy.

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Response to bkkyosemite (Reply #21)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:52 PM

29. Shouldn't the pledged delegates decided by the voters determine who the nominee is?

the SDs should go to the candidate with the most pledged delegates. Right?

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:16 PM

5. The Third Way cannot hold....

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:21 PM

6. You guys crack me up

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Response to wysi (Reply #6)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:28 PM

10. The only post with an insipid phrase...followed by an smilie thus far.

 

Awaiting the rest of the crew with no substance and similar one-liners and smilies.

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Response to libdem4life (Reply #10)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:51 PM

28. It's all they've got . . .a big fat dose of smug.

 

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Response to pdsimdars (Reply #28)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:54 PM

30. I know. Starting to get almost funny. I do comment on them occasionally.

 

But make sure I use a whole TWO sentences...with a subject and a verb at the very least.

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Response to pdsimdars (Reply #28)

Mon May 2, 2016, 09:18 PM

43. That's about as valuable as Bernies remaining nomination strategy.

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Response to libdem4life (Reply #10)

Mon May 2, 2016, 09:19 PM

44. The Brockians are slipping.

 

I guess a million bucks just can';t buy good help these days.

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Response to wysi (Reply #6)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:47 PM

20. Back at ya!

 


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Response to pdsimdars (Reply #20)

Mon May 2, 2016, 11:52 PM

52. The graphic applies to so many of them - thanks!

 

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Response to wysi (Reply #6)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:51 PM

27. Brock wants his money back for that post

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Response to Ino (Reply #27)

Tue May 3, 2016, 07:17 PM

57. Here you go. Have some.

 


[hr][font color="blue"][center]"There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in."
Leonard Cohen, Anthem (1992)
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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:28 PM

9. They wouldn't be here, working so hard, if the nomination was "all wrapped up and in the bag"...


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Response to canoeist52 (Reply #9)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:35 PM

13. That's right. It is becoming pretty east to figure out

by their clumsy tactics

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Response to FlatBaroque (Reply #13)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:48 PM

22. clumsy and empty tactics. . . they are totally fact free and can't even explain why they are for her

 

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:30 PM

11. Well this is a cute bit of comedy

Thanks!

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:30 PM

12. Full ignore is getting a full fucking workout, today. nt

 

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Response to Snotcicles (Reply #12)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:37 PM

16. I do not see even one unwanted post here.

We cannot waver. We have the high road and will remain there.

EDIT scratch that, looks like there is more trash to take out.

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:36 PM

14. Whatever you're smoking, I want some of it

On DU yesterday was an article explaining 25 percent of Republicans will vote for Hillary in November if Trump is their candidate. So why should we disregard the clear will of the voters to put the guy who's three million votes down on the ballot in November?

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #14)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:50 PM

23. And Bernie REGULARLY gets 20-30% of Republican in Vermont

 

not to mention 70% of the largest voting group, Independents.

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Response to pdsimdars (Reply #23)

Mon May 2, 2016, 11:34 PM

48. Too bad

He is losing with Democratic Party voters. The ones that choose our nominee.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #14)

Tue May 3, 2016, 12:00 AM

54. I'm sorry you can't have any

 

your candidate believes it needs more study and more legislation for mass incarceration. Besides, who wants to smoke with conservatives?

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:37 PM

15. Oh, lordy! I'm feeling light-headed! Someone grab my smelling salts!

That's it, we've lost!




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Response to NurseJackie (Reply #15)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:57 PM

33. I'm sure there was something intelligent intended here. Hard to tell.

 

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:38 PM

17. I seem to have been diverted from GDP into Comedy. Are a lot of the links at DU broken this way? nt

 

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:39 PM

18. Yep, supers may have to actually do their job

and nominate a candidate who isn't under FBI investigation, and can win.

It might be at the last minute, but I think self-interest stands a good chance of clearing their vision enough to see the handwriting on the wall.

We'll get to see how well "the system" of superdelegates works this time. If it works at all, the time for it to demonstrate its usefulness would be in this situation.

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Response to Waiting For Everyman (Reply #18)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:42 PM

19. If Bernie thinks it can be done, then it can be done

one thing I have learned about Bernie is that he does not tend to over-promise.

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Response to FlatBaroque (Reply #19)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:50 PM

24. Like when he promised he was going to win New York?

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Response to YouDig (Reply #24)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:56 PM

32. ...

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Response to YouDig (Reply #24)

Mon May 2, 2016, 07:20 PM

37. or South Carolina, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, etc the list goes on.

He got Michigan though so congrats for that.

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Response to Waiting For Everyman (Reply #18)

Mon May 2, 2016, 09:29 PM

45. K&R

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:50 PM

25. Why do OPs like this remind me of

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:50 PM

26. Speaking of career politicians

What else would Bernie Sanders be called, having had no career besides politician since 1981 (and none besides failed part-time carpenter before that)? Thirty-five continuous years in office makes him one of the most careerist of career politicians.

Be careful of labeling people.

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 06:54 PM

31. I dare the Democratic party to steal the election from women and people of color.

I dare the Democratic party to steal the election from women and people of color. Those are the people that have given Hillary Clinton her 3,000,000 vote margin of victory.

Shame on anybody who even suggests trying it.





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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #31)

Mon May 2, 2016, 07:21 PM

38. Ssh someone is going to tell you to stop it with the identity politics and that minorities are ...

not voting whats best for them.

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Response to SaschaHM (Reply #38)

Mon May 2, 2016, 07:24 PM

39. "Facts are stubborn things..."

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #31)

Mon May 2, 2016, 09:11 PM

41. Stop playing the whatever card

Whatever "card" it may be.

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 07:04 PM

34. No snark from me. Just numbers.

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Response to onenote (Reply #34)

Mon May 2, 2016, 11:44 PM

51. How many votes from birds?

You missed that one.

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 07:12 PM

35. Sure, the SDs will slap millions of PoC voters, esp AA voters, on the face

basically telling them their votes don't count.

Do you really think this could happen? Do you want this to happen?

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 07:17 PM

36. How is what Sanders said yesterday different than the day before? Or the week before?

He claims he can still win. He couldn't last week; he can't this week.

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 09:08 PM

40. ...

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 09:16 PM

42. ...

 

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 09:38 PM

46. Two questions about that "road to victory"?

Is it made of yellow bricks? And do munchkins live at the beginning of it?

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Mon May 2, 2016, 11:56 PM

53. K&R -- Thanks, FlatBaroque

 

One of you makes up for a dozen of them. I appreciate everything you do.

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Response to senz (Reply #53)

Tue May 3, 2016, 07:06 PM

56. likewise, fellow Berniecrat

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Response to FlatBaroque (Original post)

Tue May 3, 2016, 05:35 PM

55. K&R

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