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Bernie Sanders Proposes New Economic Bill of Rights

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posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 01:12 AM
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Man you guys are so easily brainwashed and distaracted its laughable




posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 01:19 AM
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originally posted by: Stupidsecrets
a reply to: Nothin

It could go both ways but like I said, when I was dirt poor I was working, trying my best to improve my own circumstances in life. I was not complaining, blaming others, protesting. I was working on building my worth as a person. EARNING an education, EARNING income, saving income, EARNING a degree with VALUE. It worked out for me but it was hard work.

Are those complaining about things they do not have doing this? I seriously doubt it. Most of the youth are obese from what I have seen. Last couple of days I jogged 9 miles and I'm almost 50. My point is if they are able bodied they can suck it. They don't have the intestinal fortitude to do what they need to do in this life. Rather eat garbage sit around and cry about it.


Is this all about: ..."... those complaining about things they do not have..."..., and ..."...Rather eat garbage sit around and cry about it" ?

Would you be so indulgent as to point them out for us, please?
Who are they?



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 04:16 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

Whether I agree with bernies bill or not it is nice to see people making plans to address these issues.



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 06:56 AM
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originally posted by: toysforadults
Macrod responses in 3,2 1...

Im expecting the usual lack of insight and defending of our corporate oligarchs and their bought and paid for co gress


IF your supporting Sanders stupidity.

You are defending corporate oligarchs.

Guaranteed income just like all social programs.



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 07:00 AM
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originally posted by: Breakthestreak
Bernie will never be president so, who cares what he says?

Neither will pedo-Jo Biden


The usual suspects do.

No matter how asinine Sanders and his party platform is.

They support it without a second thought.

But we really shouldn't expect alot from npc's.



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 07:08 AM
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"Sanders, like FDR, proposed an Economic Bill of Rights, including the rights to health care, affordable housing, education, a living wage and retirement."


Now figure in that other thread where Sanders says most people will be 'happy' to be taxed the hell out of to pay for all the 'free' snip.

You can't pay for the programs you already have.



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 07:09 AM
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Bernie reminds me a lot like FDR as well...

FDR set out to remove all private ownership of gold and then limited firearm ownership so that the first time in American history the government had access to more superior firearms than the people could purchase.

Eminent Domained entire towns and flooded them out as part of the TVA project leaving people homeless, jobless and in worse shape than they already were during the Great Depression.

Held back US and other allied troops in WW2 so Russia could take Berlin for the bragging rights which caused much death and suffering not just in the Jewish camps but among the German civilian population, not counting that little thing called the Berlin Wall that separated families for generations. And wouldn’t have peace talks with Japan until we could nuke them twice.

Yep, reminds me a whole, whole lot like FDR.



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 07:56 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

The problem with bernie is either he is really dumb or he is full of sh1t.

He is going about it all wrong from the start . You cant give a corrupted system more money or power and expect it to fix YOUR problems. Its like giving the mob more money and power and expecting them to fix crime.

If he was sincere and had a brain he would focus FIRST on getting conflict of interest out of the people that are making the decisions as much as possible. Instead he is pandering to the people much like Creepy joe with finding the cure for cancer if elected.

Anyone who is serious about socialist type orograms need to STFU about it for the time being and fix the conflict of interest in congress FIRST. They should be only talking about and focing on things such as:

Term limits
Closing revolving doors in dc between private and govt
Lobbying reform
Insider trading
True transparency
Campaign funding
Etc


Implement those changes then you earn the right to talk about socialist programs, until then stfu about it unless you are mentally challenged.


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posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 08:49 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

Sorry, you have no right. You should not decide to be a do nothing leach and live a good life. You have the right to opportunity.



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 08:52 AM
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You left out the part where to make his plan work FDR had African Americans segregated into ghettos and cut them off from the rest of his society which impacted their economic opportunities for decades to come. Bernie and his bros are attempting to do the same thing but to rural, conservative America. Why do you think they are espousing populist agendas like abolishing the electoral college when that in actuality goes against their ideology? Because if they achieved that then all the resources and power would be voted to the most populated centers where they hold all the control and power.

The real issue here is not that there are billionaires, but rather opportunity for upward mobility is being hindered by both sides. Previous outcomes are irrelevant unless, of course, they are using that wealth as a resource to hinder opportunity -- which in some cases is true and should be corrected. One way they counterintuitively achieve this is through regulation that prevents smaller competitors from competing with them. Why do you think the tech industry and people like Mark Zuckerberg are begging to be regulated right now? You think it is because The Zuck is just a good guy that wants the world to be fair for everyone? Give me a break. He sees the growing resentment against him and wants to stifle any alternatives to his empire that might knock him from the top of the hill.
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posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 05:57 PM
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originally posted by: Nothin

originally posted by: Stupidsecrets
Wealth inequality is people who do not want to work, save, make uncommon sacrifices to better themselves for the long haul by and large.

Amazing how I was dirt poor but somehow managed to join the military, EARN an education, graduate in a field that pays, get a job, work myself up and EARN upper middle class status.

Almost anyone can do this easily. They do not want to work for it. They want it handed to them and their ass wiped for them.
It is morally bankrupt when able bodied people CHOOSE to be fat and lazy and not want to EARN something. It is a disease.


Have you ever considered that being motivated by money and material things, and putting that above human brotherhood, might be a disease?


Being motivated by money, or not being "brotherly". Well, which is it? Doing good things requires money sometimes. I'm motivated to make enough money by December so that I can take a few name tags off the Salvation Army Angel Tree, while also having some material things for myself along the way. Do I have a disease?



posted on Jun, 14 2019 @ 06:33 PM
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a reply to: Wardaddy454

Whichever. Doesn't matter.
My post was a reply to another poster's statement, and it remains in that context.
If you want to discuss my post: please start with that context. Thanks.

Hope you don't have any severe disease, and that you are happy and healthy.
Wonderful that you share with the less fortunate.



posted on Jun, 15 2019 @ 04:11 AM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

He is the same old communist bastard he started out to be, but of course claiming he found a way to make it work by...changing the name... People have to be dumb to think "democratic socialism" is anything different or that it will solve any problems when it is the same old communist BS that destroyed dozens of nations and their people...



posted on Jun, 15 2019 @ 04:31 AM
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originally posted by: Woodcarver
a reply to: dfnj2015

Cap their product prices, cap their bonuses, stop allowing them to buy favors from politicians, remove their status that allows them to be treated like a citizen.


That's it, right there. End corporate personhood. A corporation is not a individual, it is a collective, it was not created by God but by men,and before you think this is a religious thing, it's not. "We hold these truths to be self-evident." Self-evident. Not evident by legislation, but natural truths. A corporation cannot be a person because it is not one person. The spending by a corporation does not qualify as free speech, because free speech is a self-evident right possessed by individual people, not corporations. The right of the people to peaceably assemble into corporations is hunky dory. Once incorporated, however, that entity is no longer entitled to personhood, because that corporation can be dissolved. Think about it:

If corporations are entitled to personhood, that means that a hostile takeover could be considered slavery and ultimately murder. Why wouldn't it be?



posted on Jun, 15 2019 @ 04:31 AM
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dbl
edit on 15-6-2019 by Zelun because: I've got the bottom of the hour blues.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 05:08 PM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015
With wealth inequality at all time highs. I like what Bernie is advocating:

"Sanders, like FDR, proposed an Economic Bill of Rights, including the rights to health care, affordable housing, education, a living wage and retirement."

“Economic rights are human rights,” Sanders declared. “That is what I mean by democratic socialism.”

Bernie Sanders Proposes New Economic Bill of Rights

Bernie reminds me of FDR who said in the 1936 National Democrat Convention speech:


"An old English judge once said: 'Necessitous men are not free men.' Liberty requires opportunity to make a living - a living decent according to the standard of the time, a living which gives man not only enough to live by, but something to live for.

For too many of us the political equality we once had won was meaningless in the face of economic inequality. A small group had concentrated into their own hands an almost complete control over other people's property, other people's money, other people's labor - other people's lives. For too many of us life was no longer free; liberty no longer real; men could no longer follow the pursuit of happiness.

Against economic tyranny such as this, the American citizen could appeal only to the organized power of government."

In this country, we have too much power and influence is concentrated in too few hands. At some point it will be time to respond to the economic tyranny of the billionaires. Maybe it's time to return to FDR level tax rates.




Is it me or does anyone else notice that these things are only proposed when there is no way to pass them. When Democrats have the House, Senate and Presidency you will never hear about things like "Green New Deal", "Economic Bill of Rights", Medicare for All, $15 minimum wage. Democrats only talk like this when they don't have the power to impose these ideas. Why is that? Is it because they themselves don't want these things because it will upset their elite puppet masters but at the same time understand the power of the Mob and must play lip service to them. Kinda like Republicans who ran on repealing Obamacare but when time came for a vote just enough Republicans caved to keep it going. Its not that Democrats love Obamacare, they see how its destroying working class families with crazy premiums deductibles making to where you have health insurance but it doesn't cover anything and you can't afford to use it. And its not like Republicans really want to repeal it because it was their puppet masters that master minded the law. When Democrats are in power Republicans introduce bill after bill that many conservatives champion but never get passed because they don't have power. When Republicans are in power Democrats propose bill after bill that liberals would champion but they don't have the power to get it passed. And if power is gained in all branches of government its rarely held longer then a 2 year term. Because the same people that voted in a Republican President turn around and vote in a Democrat congressman and vice versa making the balance of power off. Yet! at the same time you get all these other bills that are passed the news never covers that effect commerce, banking, trade, finance that effect all Americans and most are unaware that it exist, democrats are republicans never disagree when it benefits the ultra elite, big banks, Wall Street, and large corporations they always find time and compromise to make it work. Its all Political Theater to keep you distracted to make you think you have a voice or a chance to make a difference when in reality its all for show and nothing you champion will ever get passed because its that very issue that you champion that allows them to run for political office and divide us into voting for whoever the elites want in power.
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posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 05:11 PM
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a reply to: dfnj2015

No thanks
Bernie was bought out
He has no principles



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 05:17 PM
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South Africa's constitution guarantees a lot of these things as rights, and look how it's all working out for them.



posted on Jun, 16 2019 @ 05:36 PM
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Crazy Bernie is at it again, the frigging commie!

For the LAST TIME:

NOTHING CAN BE A RIGHT IF IT MUST BE PROVIDED BY SOMEONE ELSE



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