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Bernie Sanders

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dorkzilla

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Wed Dec 9, 2015, 07:55 PM Dec 2015

Hey Gang! Just came in here to share with you about our Bernie phone bank tonight... [View all]

Hi Kids!!!

Tonight we had our second Bernie phone bank (I’ve donated the use of my restaurant for phone banking and other activities for Bernie) and although its anecdotal, I think HRC’s campaign is going to have a big shock on their hands in terms of women. Out of the small group assembled this evening (more were coming but I was too fatigued to stay longer) only ONE of them was male. The rest were women and the minority of the women were white. Half of them were I’d say 45+ and the other half were under 30. There was ONE white guy. One.

The same thing happened last week but there were two men, one white, one Asian-American.

So...again, purely anecdotal but I wouldn’t be a bit surprised to find that this is happening with volunteer groups all over the US. So if her chief weapon of surprise (no it’s not a comfy chair) is this army of women who are allegedly backing her I think she’s going to be unpleasantly surprised. Most of us are not going to vote for a woman just because she’s one of us, they’re going to vote for the candidate who is going to do the best by their children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and generations to come. That’s what we’re interested in. This isn’t team sports. AND SPEAKING OF TEAM SPORTS, remember I am IN Hillary’s home turf so she doesn’t even have home-field advantage.

Anyway, that’s it. Just wanted to share what I think is significant.

I miss our daily give and take but I’ll be back after Bernie kicks ass in the primaries. Much love to you all!!!

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If you happened to find out... Scootaloo Dec 2015 #1
I will ask, Scootie! dorkzilla Dec 2015 #3
Much love to you from us as well! :) nt retrowire Dec 2015 #2
That's been my experience too. zentrum Dec 2015 #4
Thatís what Iím talking about!!! dorkzilla Dec 2015 #5
I feel it too Plucketeer Dec 2015 #7
Thanks for the good news. libdem4life Dec 2015 #6
Happy to share it! nt dorkzilla Dec 2015 #8
I'm a middle-aged mom... CoffeeCat Dec 2015 #9
Thank you for weighing in! dorkzilla Dec 2015 #13
So nice to see you, dorkzilla! senz Dec 2015 #10
There may be a connection with RA and MS dorkzilla Dec 2015 #12
I've heard that, too. senz Dec 2015 #14
they are both auto-immune diseases...i have RA Punkingal Dec 2015 #16
So sorry to hear that dorkzilla Dec 2015 #17
she was diagnosed at 62...things had gone on for a while Punkingal Dec 2015 #18
The older you are at diagnosis the worse it is generally dorkzilla Dec 2015 #19
I'm so sorry, dorkzilla. senz Dec 2015 #21
Thank you, dear senz dorkzilla Dec 2015 #22
I appreciate that senz Dec 2015 #24
so sorry... Punkingal Dec 2015 #26
Thanks, and I you. nt dorkzilla Dec 2015 #28
When active in a (liberal) church, I visited some members w/MS senz Dec 2015 #20
good care and i have learned what does and doesn't work Punkingal Dec 2015 #27
So far the only DMARD I've used senz Dec 2015 #31
Thanks for this... Thespian2 Dec 2015 #11
Thank you very much for all you do. Enthusiast Dec 2015 #15
HUGE K & R !!! - THANK YOU !!! WillyT Dec 2015 #23
This is what a friend of mine refers to as an Ultimate Truth: BadGimp Dec 2015 #25
I'm a female progressive who has worked all of her professional career + swilton Dec 2015 #29
Amen sister! dorkzilla Dec 2015 #30
Don't take this the wrong way, but, Admiral Loinpresser Dec 2015 #32
Then you'd deprive us of a wonderful ally! dorkzilla Dec 2015 #33
Roflmao. Admiral Loinpresser Dec 2015 #34
My volunteer group is also mostly women. JDPriestly Dec 2015 #35
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