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Agreed.

For once, Americans are not buying what the media is selling. We're about to take a hard left turn as a nation and, although we all know it will take time, left is the right direction to go before we destroy our world.

It's that important. Status quo will just take us where we're heading. Disaster.

We need a revolution to save the world for our children.

It took until 1800 to hit one billion people. 150 years later, we were at 3 billion. Today we are at around 6 and by the time our children are in their fifties, there will be 9 or 10 billion. We need to get our priorities straight now.

If we don't start working harder for Peace, Healthcare, Education and Human Rights, the terrorists win because all we have now is Trump and Terrorists on the news. That's a sure sign of a society in decline.

Bernie is our best hope and the only moral and ethical option.

Every American should be voting for Bernie. It's in their own self-interest. That's why this "surge" of Bernie's is not going to flat line. The more people hear him talk, the more he surges.

My gut tells me we are witnessing an historic event. Just in the nick of time.



I'll take 10% of what Bernie promises over 100% of Hillary.

Stay put or move ahead.

Americans want change and, for once, they aren't buying what the media is selling.

What's sad is that honesty and integrity are so rare in our elected officials that Bernie stands out as the only one.

We know he can not deliver free pizza. We don't want pizza. We want our jobs back, we want healthcare that every other industrialized nation can give their citizens. We want our children educated so they can shoot for the stars like the American Dream promises us all. We want an equal America for all Americans. We want change and we deserve it.

We won't get it all and we know that. But, saying "no we can't" won't even get us a free pizza.

We're going to try. It's the best we can do and better than what we have now.

Perfect Cross-Post.

Just listen to Hillary vs. Barack in 2008...

http://www.democraticunderground.com/12511061359

This post, and the article, is so important to get to the top of the greatest.

This article makes me so mad.

I knew Barack wanted Peace and Hillary was why we do not have it.

So many dead.

It's a sin being done in our name.

THIS IS WHY HILLARY CAN NOT BE PRESIDENT! ENOUGH DAMNED WARS!!!!!

Why is Regime Change more important than healthcare for all?

This makes me sick!

Hillary supporters - please have a heart and vote for someone who does not love war!!!

This..."The troika of Clinton-Gates-Petraeus challenged Obama over his desire to wind down the Afghan War, bureaucratically mouse-trapping him into an ill-advised “surge” that accomplished little other than getting another 1,750 U.S. soldiers killed along with many more Afghans. Nearly three-quarters of the 2,380 U.S. soldiers who died in Afghanistan were killed on Obama’s watch."

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"Hillary Clinton seems to be betting that rank-and-file Democrats remain enthralled to Israel and afraid to challenge the powerful neocon propaganda machine that controls the U.S. establishment’s foreign policy by dominating major op-ed pages, TV political chat shows and leading think tanks."

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"...some prominent neocons have made clear that they would be happy with Hillary Clinton as president."

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"For instance, neocon superstar Robert Kagan told The New York Times in 2014 that he hoped that his neocon views – which he now prefers to call “liberal interventionist” – would prevail in a possible Hillary Clinton administration. After all, Secretary of State Clinton named Kagan to one of her State Department advisory boards and promoted his wife, neocon Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs Victoria Nuland, who oversaw the provocative “regime change” in Ukraine in 2014."

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"According to the Times’ article, Clinton “remains the vessel into which many interventionists are pouring their hopes.”

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So much more in the article!

A daughter of the most right wing family we know came over and...

This women comes from a family that "has a loaded rifle in every room" and whose house is full of Tea Party / Confederate memorabilia.

She came over with her young daughter and said... "Please don't tell our parents but my brothers and I plan to vote for Bernie".

She wishes he was an Independent so she doesn't have to vote for a Democrat. But, she is.

You know why?

Her daughter.

Shes's afraid and wants her daughter to grow up in a better world than we have.

She said... there is only one person looking out for us in this election.

This is why Bernie will win.

Because we all want a better America.

Now that's desperation!

'Trying to say we live in a bubble when the race is neck and neck.

Sanders surged and denying that is being in the bubble.

Try the reality based world. Silly season is over.

Hillary vs. Bernie on Frankenfood

Why would voters choose Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton?

Food is a good reason for Democrats and Republicans to abscond from their "politics as usual" party loyalties and vote for Bernie Sanders, the 38-year Independent running against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic primary. This article deals with both candidates' positions on two issues that relate to the food we eat - GMOs and the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Hillary Snip:
How is Hillary personally involved in supporting big agriculture? The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), which gathers leaders to solve the world's problems, promotes Monsanto, the maker of RoundUp® and RoundUp Ready® seeds. Hugh Grant, Monsanto's Chairman and CEO spoke at the Clinton Global Initiative conference in September, 2014. Ms. Clinton's top campaign advisor, Jerry Crawford, was a lobbyist for Monsanto for years and is now the political pro for her Super PAC, "Ready for Hillary." Clinton spoke in favor of the government's Feed the Future (FtF) program, a USAID funded, corporate-partnered program that brings RoundUp Ready® technology to the most vulnerable populations of the world. Monsanto and Dow Chemical support Hillary and Bill's 'Clinton Foundation' with generous donations.

Bernie Snip:
Senator Bernie Sanders represents Vermont, the first state in the nation to pass a "right to know" GMO labeling law. He authored an amendment to the 2013 farm bill that would have given states the ability to require labeling so that they don't have to fight for it, state by state, through propositions on the ballot. Sanders' amendment was defeated 71 to 27 in the Senate, even though 93 percent of Americans want GMOs labeled.

"An overwhelming majority of Americans favor GMO labeling but virtually all of the major biotech and food corporations in the country oppose it." says Sanders. Vermont's labeling law is scheduled to go into effect on July 1, 2016. "The people of Vermont and the people of America have a right to know what's in the food that they eat," Sanders said.

Read the Article:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/judy-frankel/hillary-vs-bernie-on-fran_b_7638846.html

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Personal message:
It took until 1800 for our population to reach 1 billion. By 1960, we were at 3 billion. Today we are at 6 billion and in the next 50 years, we will reach close to 10 billion people on our planet. Our children are growing up in a different world.

Sustainable agriculture is important to our survival. Big Ag is not the answer. Allowing GMO's that many times require more pesticide and have been modified to fight nature in ways we do not fully understand is not a good idea. Introducing GMO food without testing for safety is also a bad idea. Good or bad, who can argue for testing by independent labs versus testing on the population as they do today?

Local and chemical free is the answer.

Here are a few articles to support my position.

The GMO Issue: False Claims, Pseudo Analysis And A Politically Motivated Agenda



http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/12/25/the-gmo-issue-false-claims-psuedo-analysis-and-a-politically-motivated-agenda/

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A Secret History of the Monarch: How the Biotech Industry Conspired to Knock Off One of the World’s Rarest Butterflies



http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/12/31/a-secret-history-of-the-monarch-how-the-biotech-industry-conspired-to-knock-off-one-of-the-worlds-rarest-butterflies/

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Do you agree with the USDA that pesticide residues in food are safe?



http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/01/27/glyphosate-gmo-pesticide-residue.aspx?x_cid=20151212_tweet_glyphosate-gmo-pesticide-residue_twitterdoc

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National Geographic: Roundup is an Endocrine Disruptor & Costs BILLIONS



http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/03/150305-chemicals-endocrine-disruptors-diabetes-toxic-environment-ngfood/

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Hungry for land: Small farmers feed world with less than quarter of all farmland



https://www.grain.org/article/entries/4929-hungry-for-land-small-farmers-feed-the-world-with-less-than-a-quarter-of-all-farmland

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Vandana Shiva: Industrial agriculture causes hunger



http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/08/28/vandana-shiva-industrial-agriculture-causes-hunger/

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Dirty Money, Dirty Science




http://foodtank.com/news/2015/09/corruption-of-academic-crop-science-by-the-biotech-industry-reaches-far

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Unworthy victims: Western wars have killed four million Muslims since 1990

Landmark research proves that the US-led ‘war on terror’ has killed as many as 2 million people, but this is a fraction of Western responsibility for deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan over the last two decades.



Last month, the Washington DC-based Physicians for Social Responsibility (PRS) released a landmark study concluding that the death toll from 10 years of the “War on Terror” since the 9/11 attacks is at least 1.3 million, and could be as high as 2 million.

The 97-page report by the Nobel Peace Prize-winning doctors’ group is the first to tally up the total number of civilian casualties from US-led counter-terrorism interventions in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The PSR report is authored by an interdisciplinary team of leading public health experts, including Dr. Robert Gould, director of health professional outreach and education at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, and Professor Tim Takaro of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University.

Yet it has been almost completely blacked out by the English-language media, despite being the first effort by a world-leading public health organisation to produce a scientifically robust calculation of the number of people killed by the US-UK-led “war on terror”.

See more at:
http://www.middleeasteye.net/columns/unworthy-victims-western-wars-have-killed-four-million-muslims-1990-39149394#sthash.FGpO3uRJ.dpuf

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How can we continue our failed foreign policies?

Democrats... if this doesn't turn your stomach, I have no respect for you.

We are war mongers and this should be on everyone's list to stop.

You make my point.

You point out... "People demanding, whining, and kicking because they want everything right now -- their way and only their way-- and refuse to admit that's not possible. Even though the constant roiling resentment on this forum reveals most are not entirely deluded."

Call it what you will but this is how change is brought about.

Your Global Warming argument supports the need for a hard left turn as well.

We can't fight Global Warming while looking out for big energy profits. Hillary is not going to upset the apple cart. Bernie will.

Don't be afraid of hope and please, do what you know you should. Vote for Bernie.

I see a glimmer and I see a fire.

You said: "Now, can't one find at least a glimmer of hope in that? Change is always the cumulative product of many and occurs over time. It's already started and is continuing."

Totally agree. It is starting but, and as a Democrat I can't believe I have to say this... what about Peace? Why is Hillary supporting regime change?

I voted for Barack for many reason but I expected an end to our continuous wars. That didn't happen.

Bernie is my choice for many reasons as well. However, he is the left. He is the candidate that will take our country where it needs to go for the sake of our children.

War, Global Warming and Social Justice. Bernie is the one.

A slow turn is happening but the world is not waiting for us. America needs a hard left turn now.
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