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Response to LWolf (Reply #121)

Tue Dec 29, 2015, 03:01 PM

123. Well put LWolf. I am not as concerned with the voters as I am those in power. They are the ones to

blame. They are the ones who tell people they must be afraid and then use them to gain and maintain power. Underneath the fear most voters want the same thing; to go to work in the morning and put food on the table for their children in the evening. It is that desire to go to work in the morning and put food on the table for their children that Sanders is speaking to when he talks to Trump supporters. So if someone like Sanders who we know will use power for the good of the people can turn people away from Trump who we will know will use those voters just to gain power and money, then I say good for him. We have to remember that those people who have been taught to hate things such as Social Security still need, depend, and use Social Security. And those who have been taught to hate people will often soften when they get to know someone one on one, face to face. This is how scars heal after wars. I love hearing stories of children on opposite sides of war playing soccer together. These are real things that really happen. Of course the news doesn't tell these stories because they are busy telling everyone they should be afraid and hate each other. When children play together they get to know each other and the walls of hatred are broken down. Children are often our only hope because they are the ones not yet so jaded that they refuse to talk to one another.

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