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WTG Bernie and all the other politicians fighting this LostOne4Ever Sep 2017 #1
Yes! We need to be united now more than ever. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #2
Right on the money. pangaia Sep 2017 #3
Exactly! beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #4
Go Bernie! Lordquinton Sep 2017 #5
There's a reason cofounder of the Dream Action Coalition Cesar Vargas trusts Bernie. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #7
Thanks Bernie. fallout87 Sep 2017 #6
Yes and to all those radical noodle Sep 2017 #10
Hillary has also spoken up about murielm99 Sep 2017 #12
Yes, and Chelsea has as well radical noodle Sep 2017 #13
Sanders encouraged his supporters to vote for Hillary and the vast majority of us did. white_wolf Sep 2017 #28
Of course he did, we knew who the real enemy is. So yes, thanks Bernie! beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #40
Indeed we did, but I must disagree with you on one point. Jim Lane Sep 2017 #79
This Lordquinton Sep 2017 #87
This, so much this Boomer Sep 2017 #123
+1 lunamagica Sep 2017 #35
no proof that that happened at all karynnj Sep 2017 #102
very well said! renate Sep 2017 #115
+1000, Exactly. R B Garr Sep 2017 #107
Love Bernie! zentrum Sep 2017 #8
Indeed! Here he is on the Senate floor in 2013 speaking for Dreamers: beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #11
Here he is in 2007 repeating a false story about immigrants taking lifeguard jobs. SunSeeker Sep 2017 #14
You mean Bush's bill? The one the SPLC likened to slavery? beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #15
The Kennedy-McCain bill did not spread a false story that immigrants were taking lifeguard jobs. SunSeeker Sep 2017 #20
Still slavery, still immoral. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #23
You can keep ignorimg Bernie's own words, but I won't. nt SunSeeker Sep 2017 #25
You do that while I stand behind the co-sponsor of the DREAM act. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #29
How is QUOTING someome discrediting them? SunSeeker Sep 2017 #32
Agree. zentrum Sep 2017 #33
This is exactly what the GOP wants us to do, discredit our own before the fight. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #34
Yes--these zentrum Sep 2017 #56
That's exactly what they are. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #58
Yup. zentrum Sep 2017 #68
What are you talking about, BMUS! virtualobserver Sep 2017 #59
Lol! beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #60
They are playing political games with people's lives. virtualobserver Sep 2017 #66
Indeed they are. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #69
I'm a disciple of the philosopher Pollyanna..... virtualobserver Sep 2017 #78
And whenever things are especially bad for Trump, the shit-stirring here QC Sep 2017 #121
Ted Kennedy proposed an immoral bill? Was he for slavery? lunamagica Sep 2017 #45
I dunno, the SPLC and League of United Latin American Citizens thought it was like slavery. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #46
Oh. so you think he DID want to pass an immoral bill and was for slavery lunamagica Sep 2017 #48
He had good reasons to support it and others had good reasons to oppose it. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #50
If the immigration bill had passed, there'd be no need for the DREAM act lunamagica Sep 2017 #51
The SPLC, LULAC and Bernie all had good reasons to oppose it. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #53
Well, well well, How about this? LULAC Urges Congress to Support Bipartisan Immigration Plan lunamagica Sep 2017 #61
That was the 2005 bill, it appears they changed their mind in 2007. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #62
Here is the portion of the bill related to workers. Where is the slavery? lunamagica Sep 2017 #63
I refer you back to the statements from the SPLC and LULAC. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #64
Can't you read and think for yourself? lunamagica Sep 2017 #65
I'm not an immigration expert, I trust the SPLC and LULAC. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #67
His vote was not about protecting migrant workers lunamagica Sep 2017 #71
I'm sure snowman3 from Dkos is nice and all, but again, I'll have to defer to the SPLC and LULAC. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #72
Oh. I see you can't find any reference to Sanders voting out of concern for the migrant workers in lunamagica Sep 2017 #73
That's snowman3's opinion, that doesn't make it the truth. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #74
Then show me where he said it lunamagica Sep 2017 #75
It's up to you to prove your allegation, it's not my job to disprove it. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #76
My allegation? You are the one alleging that he voted out of concern for immigrants lunamagica Sep 2017 #77
Here's a quote from an interview by Lou Dobbs that someone else posted earlier: George II Sep 2017 #86
Very convincing Lordquinton Sep 2017 #89
No, no, and no... George II Sep 2017 #90
Are you serious? Lordquinton Sep 2017 #92
As serious as the post I responded to. George II Sep 2017 #93
Oh, so you were serious... Lordquinton Sep 2017 #94
The quote is accurate as it stands, no context necessary and no spin put on it at all. As for... George II Sep 2017 #95
No, no and still no Lordquinton Sep 2017 #98
I provided the definition before you used that word. Who knows, it's possible (not likely)..... George II Sep 2017 #99
No, it's not Lordquinton Sep 2017 #113
Actually, anyone keeping up on this thread would have seen that I sourced the quote.... George II Sep 2017 #116
And back where we started from Lordquinton Sep 2017 #118
I assume that you're no longer doubting that Sanders said that to Lou Dobbs? George II Sep 2017 #119
lol, maybe next you'll be asked to prove there is something called CNN. R B Garr Sep 2017 #120
Or prove that there really IS a God? George II Sep 2017 #122
Yes, you used it correctly. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #106
What does any of that have to do with the discussion at hand? George II Sep 2017 #112
Excellent examples Lordquinton Sep 2017 #117
Yes, I saw that in the Lou Dobbs interview that is resurfacing now because of R B Garr Sep 2017 #109
That's an exact quote, and it starts at about the 3:30 mark in the 5:15 video. nt R B Garr Sep 2017 #114
Why are you posting the 2005 version Lordquinton Sep 2017 #88
Was that question directed to me? There have been so many responses that the lines leading... George II Sep 2017 #97
Well, that certainly shut Vox down. SMC22307 Sep 2017 #21
Thanks. Barbara Boxer also agreed with Bernie: beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #26
How does that "shut Vox down"? Did Vox misquote Bernie? SunSeeker Sep 2017 #30
Some people can't reach climax unless they can attack Bernie. DRoseDARs Sep 2017 #22
Right? We should support the co-sponsor of the DREAM act now. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #24
What amazed me most about the attacks on him was the misogyny... DRoseDARs Sep 2017 #38
it is more than a misguided need to defend hc questionseverything Sep 2017 #101
! A-Schwarzenegger Sep 2017 #70
Slavery might be a bit strong. How about indentured servitude? QC Sep 2017 #82
I guess we all have our priorities. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #104
Correct. If that bill had passed, the DREAMers would be permanent residents or even citizens lunamagica Sep 2017 #36
He voted the DREAM act of 2007. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #39
No. I'm talking about the Kennedy-McCain bill, and you know that lunamagica Sep 2017 #41
If only Bush's bill hadn't created slaves out of immigrant workers. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #43
Here's what SEIU Eliseo Medina said said about the importance of passing the legislation at the time lunamagica Sep 2017 #47
You're linking to Hillary's primary website? No thanks. I still side with the SPLC and LULAC. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #49
What does it matter where the link came from? It is true, or do you think they made it up? lunamagica Sep 2017 #52
See post #49. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #54
It had a path for citizenship! Don't you get that? lunamagica Sep 2017 #57
See post #105. George II Sep 2017 #125
Each one of those yellow underlines is a link directly to the original source. Posting the... George II Sep 2017 #105
Wrong. That was a cloture motion. The bill never got a vote, thanks to anti-amnesty hysteria. SunSeeker Sep 2017 #44
They're coming to take the lifeguard jobs Progressive dog Sep 2017 #81
Those 52 Senators didn't vote for the DREAM Act. From your link, this is what they voted for: George II Sep 2017 #100
The resorts here in Florida are full of foreign "guest workers" QC Sep 2017 #83
J1 visas are for "cultural exchange," not cheap labor. SunSeeker Sep 2017 #85
Well, that's our preznit in a nutshell. SergeStorms Sep 2017 #9
And BIGOTED. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #17
Get it done! world wide wally Sep 2017 #16
The fight will be on the floor and it will be fierce. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #19
Thank you, Bernie! mvd Sep 2017 #18
Of course he is! Now is the time to stand with Bernie. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #31
What I admired about Bernie -he's so damn smart! George Eliot Sep 2017 #27
Agreed! And he's on the front lines against Trump! beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #42
DURec leftstreet Sep 2017 #37
This message was self-deleted by its author RandySF Sep 2017 #55
Donald Trump is a cruel ugly man. His one goal in life is to hurt those he despises. Autumn Sep 2017 #80
K&R demmiblue Sep 2017 #84
You're right of course. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #91
Well said, Bernie Warren DeMontague Sep 2017 #96
Indeed he does! beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #108
Well, it didn't take Bernie to figure that out. Lil Missy Sep 2017 #103
And it's all out of spite for the previous president. Initech Sep 2017 #110
EXACTLY. beam me up scottie Sep 2017 #111
It's freaking sad that people can't get on the same page to fight for these kids LostOne4Ever Sep 2017 #124
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