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Response to Ned_Devine (Original post)

Thu Mar 3, 2016, 02:57 AM

11. We are the Democrats

Make the corporatists find their own way, by joining Republicans, by starting a 3rd Way party, or by demostrating to us why their views, policies, and beliefs have any place in the Democratic Party.

We need to completely divest ourselves of corporate campaign money, and not support any politicians who accept it.

Start a caucus within the party (I've suggested this be done with the Progressive Caucus, which Bernie helped found) that requires members to gain election without corporatate money, or doesn't acccept them in the caucus.

Develop an infrastructure, using Bernie's campaign as the model, of people-funded campaigns, so truly progressive politicians can give up corporate money without unilaterally disarming in the ccampaign finance race.

Develop a pipeline of new candidates who are already on our side of the issues, and primary corporate Democrats with them.

I agree with you that the split in the party is real and irrevocable. I disagree that we should be the ones who leave.

Take it back, and never give up!

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