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Tue Jan 12, 2016, 11:29 PM

I dared to hope for change in 2008 [View all]

I dared to hope for change in 2008 and we made it.

If we compare the last 7 years to the previous 30, we made some good and some significant change. Obama can't take credit for all the great changes and he can be burdened with some of the negative changes.

We did get change though.

One of the areas we did not make any serious movement was balancing income inequality.

I get it, we all have a personal list of issues and absolute needs. BLM, gender equality, LGBT rights, healthcare..... the list to pick from is endless.

For me, economic equality hits the top of the list. Money can't make you happy, but I would love to see you live without it.

All of our needs and desires simply get EASIER when we have financial stability. When we get a fair wage for our hard work. When we can step away from that precipice by at least a couple of months of down time. All of our other needs get easier to achieve when we're not living under the threat of poverty.

So, I'm supporting Bernie Sanders for President. We've made some change, now it's time to redouble the efforts. To focus on the disgusting income inequality we suffer.

Let's balance the economic scales. While we do so, we'll gain the stamina, the resources, the safety to do everything else we want and need.

What's on your list? What do you want that having a strong economy and income equality can't help us build?

Bernie 2016. It's just too important to settle for the status quo. We need to continue change.

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