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Reread my post.

I and Bernie support gun control. The reason he voted against holding the gun maker's liable is because the laws didn't support it then. And until the gun laws change, they STILL don't. Understand this one thing, neither Bernie nor I are against gun control. Can I make that any clearer?!

Exact Chris Matthews quote just now,

"Sanders is not a gun safety guy."

What an out and out lie. I know Tweety is all in for Hillary but God, have a shred of integrity. I only watch him to see what he opposition is up to. Keeping the enemy closer....

After 13+ Years of Love, Friendship and Loyalty

I had to have my Boston Terrier, Casey, put to sleep this morning. Over the years he developed a collapsed trachea, then he lost his eye sight in 2012. Despite that, people always said he acted like he didn't know he was blind. Then more recently he was diagnosed with pancreatitis and that combined with everything else finally got the best of him.

After crying most of the time since returning home, I know I will do better each day but I am lost at this moment.

I am lucky my dad was a member

Of a labor union. I grew up in the 1950s and unions were healthy and strong then. I still support all unions except those of police unions. Their spokesmen are as ruthless as he NRA. They'll get what they deserve.

There is a wide spectrum of ideology that

exists to the left of the far right radicals. I'm afraid Mr. Obama (whom I voted and contributed to twice) is at the leading edge of the right side of that remaining space. That is why it is a general consensus that this country is a right of center country. Unfortunately, the neocons have put together a powerful and effective machine in TV, radio, big business, evangelical Christians and the Supreme Court that influences the less intelligent/ knowledgeable to believe what they hear.

Even though the Dems have won the latest presidential elections, the local races have been lost, in part due to what they see and hear from the conservative machine. As in "all politics are local." We'll never know for sure how we would feel had a more leftist President been in office for the last 6 years. But I doubt it would have been much worst and possibly much better overall.

I will never forgive President Obama for three main things:
1. Not encouraging justice for the prior administration for the torturing of innocent people. That alone opens the door for future presidents to step beyond what was done previously, and,

2. Pursuing Edward Snowden for criminal acts, while allowing a former Army general to walk for sharing classified information to his previous sexual partner. Petreus's actions were just as damning as Snowden's. However, Edward Snowden's information brought about some improvements to the NSA. Petreus did absolutely no good to anyone.

3. Developing another mistake of a trade policy in the TTP.

These failures to act responsibly cause me to doubt Mr. Obama's decision making.

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