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originally posted by: FamCore
a reply to: deadlyhope
__________ is a very unique candidate - everything he says he seems to truly believe, and right now he seems to be representing a pretty accurate perspective on things in terms of ________________ unfairly controlling our government. He recognizes how their greed and negligence led to the _______ financial crisis and that things have only gotten worse since then.
I was born and raised in _________, but that's not the reason I believe in his cause/candidacy. Like i said at the beginning of my post, he is very passionate and has a fire about him that instills a belief in myself (and many others) that he truly intends to do what he says he will do. He has a great track record as a _______ and other elected positions.
I agree, more than just voting people should try to get even more involved. Thanks for sharing OP
originally posted by: HighDesertPatriot
I am a conservative/constitutional/libertarian/whatever, and I agree with him on some points. The Wall Street kleptocracy has got to end. It is ruining this country and enriching the top .1% - he is right about that. Fiscal conservatives should know this and want it remedied.
He is wrong about guns, though. He is wrong about a lot of other things as well, but the thing that is dangerous about this guy - and you should all be aware - are the METHODS by which he hopes to accomplish his agenda. He is a socialist by his own admittance. Socialism never works, ever. Oh, just because this is America doesn't mean it will work here - it won't. Look how bad things already are under socialism lite with 0bama.
Don't vote for a socialist, no matter what they say. If you're an adult you should know this.
Socialism vs Democratic Socialism
Democratic socialism gives more importance to a democratic character. While having almost the same principles as that of socialism, democratic socialism believes in a socialism through the ballot box. It states that any change in government and society should be through fair elections.
originally posted by: ketsuko
Bernie Sanders is the guy who promotes $18T in new government spending when the same government is a bit more than $18T in the hole. If he can figure out how to rob us of another $18T within the 10 years he says he can come up with this cash, why isn't he proposing to pay off the money we owe and use THAT savings (i.e. the money to we are currently spending to service the $18T in debt) to pay for new spending?
In short, I have serious issues with his economic acumen. If I ran my household like he proposes to run our government, I'd be applying for bankruptcy inside a year. The banks will own us more than they already do.