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Bernie Sanders: Need To Do ‘Better Job’ Explaining How Socialism Leads to a ‘Vibrant Democracy´

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 3/20/2019 7:46:29 AM

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is running again to be president of the United States, and although he lost the Democratic nomination in 2016, he hopes to earn the mantle this cycle and bring his brand of socialism to power. One thing he hopes to do better on the road to the White House is to do a “better job” explaining socialism. “I think what we have to do, and I will be doing it, is to do a better job maybe in explaining what we mean by socialism — democratic socialism,” Sanders told National Public Radio’s (NPR) Morning Edition

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Bernie´s campaign slogan: "Make America Soviet Allover!"

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Reply 1 - Posted by: rinohunter 3/20/2019 7:52:32 AM (No. 6877)
What a dummy! No explanation necessary. Empirical evidence is enough. Exhibit A: Venezuela; Exhibit B: Cuba; Exhibits C, D & E - pick your favorite sh$&hole and voila...it´s socialism. NB: That sh$&hole can also be here in the U.S.: California, New York City, Chicago, Detroit...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Troutgreen 3/20/2019 7:54:08 AM (No. 6878)
Make America Venezuela. Or Cuba. Maybe they´ll understand Socialism if you give them some concrete examples. Putz.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40 3/20/2019 8:03:09 AM (No. 6868)
Hint to Bernie. Whatever happens don´t even think about telling the truth. It´ll be the kiss of death.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: javaboy 3/20/2019 8:15:15 AM (No. 6879)
{ sarcasm }
Socialism only killed 100,000,000 or so people in the 20th century. The world had more people than that.

Sure, it left everyone else living under it suffering from destitute poverty while the leaders lived like royalty, but at least they were alive.

What´s not vibrant about that?
{ / sarcasm }
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Newtsche 3/20/2019 8:21:49 AM (No. 6859)
By needing to do a "better job", Sanders refers to the information, education and entertainment industries so rest well, Bernie, they´re on the job.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: beca 3/20/2019 8:24:37 AM (No. 6866)
This old fool needs to ride into the sunset ! Too old too old too old!!!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Clinger 3/20/2019 8:26:17 AM (No. 6872)
FTA: “Second of all, what it means … is that the wealthiest country in the history of the world we can provide a decent standard of living for all … people,” Sanders said. “That’s just the reality.”

And comrade Bernie just what in the bloody hell do you think made us the wealthiest country in history? And if you had the capacity to answer that my follow up is to ask how it would be possible to become socialist, democrat socialist without destroying that?

You see Bernie, no matter how much you want to take our wealth, the product of our labor, our time, our very lives from us; it is impossible. You absolutely can destroy us but you can´t have us.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: voxpopuli 3/20/2019 8:36:15 AM (No. 6889)
Need To Do ‘Better Job’ Explaining How Executing Capitalists Leads to a ‘Vibrant Democracy

There.. THAT´S what Joe Stalin would´ve said!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Nimby 3/20/2019 8:39:34 AM (No. 6867)
So he wants to occupy his 4th house, does he?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jerseyden 3/20/2019 8:42:52 AM (No. 6861)
I wonder if there are any ‘snake oil’ manuals left over from last century that he could use.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Kate318 3/20/2019 8:48:43 AM (No. 6870)
And then, after that, perhaps he can tell us how socialism will lead to a vibrant republic.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: tsquare 3/20/2019 8:48:48 AM (No. 6871)
He who totes his own water learns the value of each drip. That is why all brands of socialism fail...
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Reply 13 - Posted by: sw penn 3/20/2019 8:54:11 AM (No. 6883)
´Vibrant Diversity´ in once civilized nations.
´Vibrant Democracy´ in once functional nations.

Has the world yet had enough Covetist ´Vibrancy´?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: udanja99 3/20/2019 8:58:27 AM (No. 6887)
To add to #7 - Venezuela used to be the wealthiest country in South and Central America with more oil than Saudi Arabia and the second country, behind Australia, with the most gold in the ground.

These days, the average Venezuelan is starving while Chavez’ daughter is worth about $10 billion. Bernie just wants his own $10 billion.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: mobyclik 3/20/2019 9:11:56 AM (No. 6873)
Hey Bernie, could you name the Greatest Socialist of All Time? You know, the one that was loved by all his people.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bad-hair 3/20/2019 9:26:16 AM (No. 6869)
FTA … Second of all, what it means … is that the wealthiest country in the history of the world we can provide a decent standard of living for all … people,” Sanders said. “That’s just the reality.”

Is that taking into account 22 trillion in debt? Much of it Obama´s doing.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Strike3 3/20/2019 9:26:45 AM (No. 6875)
Maybe on his planet. It has yet to happen on Earth.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: winnie1 3/20/2019 9:46:55 AM (No. 6865)
Bernie you can´t explain this away it´s like "Making a silk purse out of a sow´s ear".
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Pepper Tree 3/20/2019 9:54:49 AM (No. 6874)
The thing about Bernie is, he’s a liar. He knows as well as anyone that socialism has never worked in anything larger than a family unit.
Bernie has three houses, many people have none. Is that perfect democracy? Bernie has never done a day of work in his life and is wealthy. Many people work themselves into physical wrecks but are still poor. Is that social?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Chuzzles 3/20/2019 10:21:54 AM (No. 6860)
We have the 70 decades plus of the USSR as our example Bernie. We don´t need you and your Utopian BS to try and lie your way out of it. It is what it is, and you cannot propaganda your way around it. China still exists as a continuing example, ditto Venezuela.

That is your biggest obstacle Bernie, we KNOW all about what socialism is, we don´t need you and your fabrications. Besides we are a Representative Republic, not a democracy.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: jacksin5 3/20/2019 10:22:36 AM (No. 6882)
Capitalism and a Representative Republic created Freedom and the opportunity for acquiring Wealth for all it´s Citizens.

Including Bernie Sanders, a Communism spouting layabout who was thrown out of a commune for being a mouthy slacker. Red Politics has paid his bills ever since. He belongs on a street corner soapbox,not as a serious contender for the highest office in the land.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: curious1 3/20/2019 10:31:28 AM (No. 6886)
Just remember, that guy that shot Scalise and those other republicants at the ball field was a Bernie Bro´. Just sayin´.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: DVC 3/20/2019 10:37:22 AM (No. 6862)
Yeah, like in Venezuela and Russia, and China.

Yeah, like that.

Bernie is a Communist, lying idiot.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Tennman 3/20/2019 10:54:56 AM (No. 6880)
Old Bern fails to mention the only way this happens is when the people have suffered enough under socialism to overthrow it and install a democracy. Seems to have worked quite well in Eastern Europe.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: trackman999 3/20/2019 10:56:35 AM (No. 6891)
Socialism leads to communism which kills capitalism .
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Reply 26 - Posted by: franq 3/20/2019 11:13:29 AM (No. 6876)
His initials are certainly apropos.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: coldborezero 3/20/2019 11:19:40 AM (No. 6885)
Perhaps The Bern is right! Maybe socialism leads to a "Vibrant Democracy". But, as our Founding Fathers knew, "Democracy" is not something to be desired. It is The Rule of The Mob, nothing more. That is the reason they gave us a REPUBLIC!

Nowhere in our founding document (Declaration of Independence) or in our governing document (The Constitution of the United States) are found the words democracy, democrat, democratic or any word with "demo" as its root.

How can we, as conservatives, seek to keep our republic; if we continue to let the enemy define the language?

DEMOCRACY SUCKS! ALWAYS HAS, ALWAYS WILL! SAY IT LOUDLY AND OFTEN!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: IAmButASimpleCaveman 3/20/2019 11:39:15 AM (No. 6890)
how anout net explaing but showing where this has happened. i’m waiting.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: farmwife 3/20/2019 12:10:17 PM (No. 6864)
Whenever these guys start saying, ´The reality is----´ I know they are about to offload a bunch of B.S. opinion that has nothing to do with reality.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Smart11344 3/20/2019 12:10:59 PM (No. 6863)
Burned out Bernie cannot give one example of where socialism has ever worked.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: anniebc 3/20/2019 12:25:21 PM (No. 6884)
He means he has to lie better.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: BarryNo 3/20/2019 2:25:14 PM (No. 6881)
Bernie, the vibrant Democracy comes after the people revolt and kill all the socialists that enslaved them
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Reply 33 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry 3/20/2019 4:18:54 PM (No. 6888)
That will happen right after he explains how 2+2=6. In base 10 numbers, btw.
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