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Senator Jeff Merkley Oregon stands up endorses Bernie!

Senator Jeff Merkley Oregon (one of the few NON-COWARDS and NOT CORRUPT members of Congress) Endorses Bernie. All non-corrupt members of Congress STAND UP NOW and save our country!

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/13/opinion/why-im-supporting-bernie-sande...

From the Boston Globe

Saturday's Boston Globe supplement imagines the damage a President Trump could do. But let's not forget the damage being done by the Republican right at this very moment:

Senator Jeff Merkley (D) Supports Bernie

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/13/opinion/why-im-supporting-bernie-sanders.html

After considering the biggest challenges facing our nation and the future I want for my children and our country, I have decided to become the first member of the Senate to support my colleague Bernie Sanders for president.

Hopefully Bernie can break 80% in Oregon. Call your state's super delagates!

What exactly were Hillary’s accomplishments as a U.S. Senator?

As reported by Washington Examiner, of the 713 pieces of legislation she sponsored or co-sponsored during her 8-year senate career, only three pieces of legislation that she sponsored became law.

Congressman Alan Grayson Favors Bernie Sanders For President

Last summer, my 16-year-old daughter asked me whether I felt the Bern. “Did you leave the stove on again?” I asked her.

John Marshall Has Made His Decision, Now Let Him Enforce It.

I found it interesting when I dug a little more deeply. into Andrew Jackson's "quote."

I had somehow "learned" that this remark was based on the USSC ruling in favor of the Navite Americans and prohibiting Jackson from forcing them on the Trail of Tears. ( I doubt that I'm alone in that "learning.")

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worcester_v._Georgia

N.C. HB2 "Bathroom bill" is an anti-worker Trojan Horse

The "bathroom" portion of this bill is a sideshow, redirecting everyone's attention from Article 2 of the bill, which establishes that no county or city government can raise its minimum wage above the state's level. it also establishes that no county or local government may use their own wage/worker compensation (or other) requirements, or regulations that are above and beyond State-level requirement when negotiating or bidding out for companies to contract work with.

If Bernie Said It...

If Bernie Said it, the media would be all over it and he'd be shamed out of the race. Context wouldn't matter.

https://www.colorlines.com/articles/watch-bill-de-blasio-and-hillary-cli...
Video emerged this past weekend of New York City mayor Bill de Blasio and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton making a joke about "C.P. Time."

"C.P. Time" or "C.P.T." is a reference to "Colored People's Time," a stereotype that African Americans are always late due to laziness and ineptitude.

By All Means, Bill Clinton, Let's Discuss Your Wife's Work in Africa

In his recent tirade against BlacK Lives Matter, former President Bill Clinton challenged us all to take note of his wife's work in Africa. Well, okay then, let's do that:

North Carolina Travel Ban Stays

Reed to Charlotte: The travel ban stays
Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts wants Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and other elected officials, to rescind travel bans imposed on their employees doing business in North Carolina.

Reed, Friday afternoon, said no dice.

Chance of a Lifetime (Bernie) vs. Too Much at Stake/ Won't get Fooled again (Hillary Trump)

Fallacies and the Real Issues :

When arguements are fallacies about people not ideas - it distracts . . and we are taken away from issues. Style vs. substance, vs. style is the substance - I think perhaps truth is substance that is a good style.

I. Fallacies against supporting Bernie Sanders (who, let's say represents most of us)

Bernie Isn't a Democrat

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/hillary-clinton-questions-bernie-sanders-democrat-im/story?id=38194190
“He’s a relatively new Democrat,” Clinton said. “I’m not even sure he is one. He's running as one. So I don't know quite how to characterize him. I'll leave that to him.”

Hillary is the STATIC QUO

Hillary Clinton Accused Of Using Static Noise To Conceal Fundraising Speech
http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/hillary-clinton-static-noise-speech_us_57...

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