Sanders ally Cornel West backs Green candidate

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Good for Cornel West!

Go Jill!

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West thinks blacks are oppressed and then ends up with a GOP president, Congress and SCotUS. We will know who to thank...

West and Jill Stein just ended the Green Party.

He can't lower himself to vote Hilary so we end up with Trump or Bush?

Pence as VP. How in the hell is this possibly better off?

Talk about sell outs. Go pout and then we can hear 4 years of whining about the mean ole republicans. Just like Nader giving it to Bush. Just like Perot giving it to Clinton. Just like Wallace giving it to McGovern. Oh ya, that was the plan but he got shot and Nixon won.

In reality there are only two parties at the finish line. Bernie had a shot and Jill Stein and West both decided to go it alone. Now they want to pout and put shackles on Hilary so the GOP takes it. Jill will not get enough to enter the debates or qualify for federal funding. At least those republicans sick of the thought of Trump have a realistic opponent with Gary Johnson. Who is in double digits and can potentially make the next debates and get funding. That is how to grow a party.

In reality Jill Stein works for the GOP. Maybe she's too stupid to get paid for it, but just the same that is who she will support. Hey Cornel, you really think blacks will be better off with all 3 branches of Neocons with a GOPer Teabag Rush Limbite ditto base? I have a bridge for sale you might be interested in. Only driven over by two old ladies going to church on Sundays. Like new, good deal. Easy payments. Suckers!

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... or Hillary Clinton could be better on the issues and no one would vote Green. But hey, your thing works too.

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I'm not supporting Hilary Clinton, I'm supporting her base. Its a choice between rush ditto's and progressives. Hilary is irrelevant except for her base. 4 years starting the day after the election is when the base can stop or initiate programs away from the GOP. Not if a GOP wins. Not with a GOP base.

Jill has no chance of winning. She didn't take the opportunity to support Bernie when she could have. She only qualified in 22 states and is running on donations without federal funding or will she sit in on any debates. So a vote for Jill is a vote for Trump. Ask Nader or Perot what happens when ego's can't see the light of reality. Jill will end like Nader and La Duke and Ross Perot. Never to be heard from again.

When lies no different than GOP lies are used to trash the democrats choice, they are still lies and when uncovered take away all credibility. Hilary opposed TPP in Ohio, not a recent ploy to get Bernies votes. She accepted a pathway to utilize cannabis and take from the GOP money maker drug war. She is behind all of the normal progressive issues from women's rights to gays and blacks. She supports Wall St but not to the extent of the GOP who claim them as their base.

Hilary is a Neocon the same as her hubby. She won't change on her own, she's owned. GOP won't change, they actually favor the right wingnuts agenda. So the base is the only hope of holding Hilary to her promises and stop her from growing more neocon.

A GOP with a GOP base is like cheerleaders at a football game. That isn't really that hard to comprehend so I suspect GOP trolls stirring the pot to keep voters frustrated and end with a GOPervert dictating the bible to school kids. In time for the after school witch burnings and gay bashing. Keep my Hemp blue jeans a schedule#1 substance away from competition in a free market.

GOP racism is no secret. How will they teach tolerance when they are sure the great white race is fading away to the minorities and socialist perversions from the bible? The only thing I haven't heard yet is how Greens are supposed to stop the GOP when all 3 branches have the same agenda. Profits over people and no one to stop them.

Oh, maybe talking tough will change their minds. Riot in the streets, that will do it. Like I said before. Riots only profit prisons and give cops overtime when they get to beat up or shoot who they would like to beat up or shoot anyway. The rabbit whining about the dog to the wolf. Is there any rational in thinking Trump would be better for progressives? Or Boosh?

Read the GOP platform and check out the record of Pence bankrupting the state. Abortions considered murder regardless of the condition of the fetus. Putting the bible into legislation is not a separation of church and state. How is that better? For this time forward I will consider Hilary bashers as Trump supporter trolls and write them off.

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Poor Hillary. I guess kissing Reverand Al's butt doesn't automatically give her 100 % of the African American vote she thinks she deserves. How dare they think for themselves, rather than going for the ol' "OK - Doke !".

If one really wants to see her dishonest evasiveness at its very worst, just ask: " Ms. Clinton, do you you believe in significant monetary reparations for descendants of slavery in the United States ?" She will never give a yes or no answer to that question. She'll promise to "study it", as its such a "nuanced" issue.

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i am moving to New Zealand

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Sanders......what a sell out.....Trump What a sell out.....it's time for REVOLT 3#party

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Quote Liberty-Pac:

Sanders......what a sell out.....Trump What a sell out.....it's time for REVOLT 3#party

Piss of with your stupidity Sanders promised to back whomever won you piss ant!!!! Liberty pac seriously Rand Paul??? The mentally challenged twit a shadow of the man Ron Paul?? He might of not fallen fall from his father's tree but growing up in his shadow clearly made him a patheticly runt with the most sad topee!!

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“I am with her – the only progressive woman in the race – because we’ve got to get beyond this lock-jaw situation,” added West, a member of the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) platform drafting committee.

West said he could not in good conscience follow Sanders’s lead in supporting Clinton’s campaign earlier this week.

“I have a deep love for my brother Bernie Sanders, but I disagree with him on Hillary Clinton,” he said of the independent Vermont senator.

“I don’t think she would be an ‘outstanding president,’” West added of the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. “Her militarism makes the world a less safe place.”

West added the presidency of Bill Clinton
, Hillary Clinton’s husband, is responsible for many of the nation’s problems today.

“Clinton policies of the 1990s generated inequality, mass incarceration, privatization

“There is also a sense that the Clinton policies helped produce the right-wing populism that we’re seeing now in the country. And we think she’s going to come to the rescue? That’s not going to happen.”

Stein on Thursday celebrated West’s endorsement by thanking the liberal academic for his blessing on Twitter.

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/287829-sanders-ally-cornel-west-backs-green-candidate

I fully understand this view I honestly hope most of sander supporters do not in anyway just fall in line behind Clinton! If u support the green party it's clearly a progress argue for it! It's cool, I honestly think Clinton must be forced into being progressive! This is why I am waiting for her VP pick! If she doesn't pick a true progressive we should revolt as a party! Progressive should break away, I honestly question voting for her if she doesn't get Elizabeth Warren as VP AFTER walls tree threatened her! If she is truely on the progressive side if she is the people president she can burn her ties to walls Street and prove it! Because the banks will fail again threatening not just the us economy but the world's! We must have someone truely willing to take them on in office or its pointless!

I honestly disgusted at listening to Sirius while driving cross country this week! So many Democrats are argued for her to pick someone to court Republicans towards! This woman must pick Warren to bring true progressive into the fold she either is smart enough to see this election is different or she picks someone for the never Trump's in doing so proves she not anything but her husband in a pant suit! Honestly Democrats need to wake up an see the young people who are there future party! They are more informed and more socially active!!! The VP is huge and they know wall street threaten her!! No amount of talking strong will mean a thing if she acts patheticly and picks someone wall street favors!!! Her VP may be what win the election or loses it for her!

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Seriously? She's too republican, so we need a real republican? Too closse to Wall St so we need a Wall St GOP corporate clown? There is no difference between GOP swift-boaters and Pouting Bernies. All or nothing? Seriously? More coercion? Why take a sitting Senator for a symbolic position with no say? Those who follow Bernie as a savior miss the message of Bernie completely. Bernies ideals do not end at the election. Implementing them might or long postponements. SoS stalling or not reaching the floor for a vote.

Not one jobs bill with a GOPer Congress and Obama. Will it be better with all 3 branches controlled by GOPer Neocons? That's reality. No Liberty for dead people dude. Nor those in profit cages either. Can't pick what you want during the election. You have to build it and put your ideas into action electing representatives into Congress. Judges and environmental protection or workers rights and employment are at the local levels where the young can make a difference if they don't refuse to vote or throw it away with Green Talk Shows.

The system has been crooked since Washington. Seems some Bernouts are just discovering it and feel they shouldn't waste their purity on reality. So lets punish progressives by giving a majority to GOPervert Neocons? Is that right? Bernie rejects and goper teabag dittos are in competition to throw the baby out with the bathwater. GOPers proudly obedient and PC leftist poutesting a rigged system. In place and voted on but none the less rigged for the rich. So we can eat them and feed the poor?

The rich are necessary and out of control legally, due to lax oversight or GOP behind closed door policy. Tax shelters and outsourcing, profit prisons and wars domestic and foreign. Run on NRA gun sales, fossil fools and pharmaceuticals. The young need to fight to keep Liberty alive and that ain't done pouting. Bernie stood up for the people during the campaign and he is standing up for the people backing the Democrat choice over the Corporate Party. The two party system contestents. For this brats want to pout and trash Bernie. Losing credibility as freedom fighters and now being seen, and will be remembered as the true sell outs and selfish cowards. tsk tsk tsk

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Bernie is the electable one! Bernie is the electable one! Hillary would add a few years to her card by giving all her support to Bernie.

Hasn't anyone explained this to her? A drop of team spirit and love for the future is necessary - to relativize all that ambition!

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Bernie is the electable one?

Keep up, Bernie isn't running.

Only ones harping on it are GOP trolls.

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“I am with her – the only progressive woman in the race – because we’ve got to get beyond this lock-jaw situation,” added West, a member of the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) platform drafting committee.

West said he could not in good conscience follow Sanders’s lead in supporting Clinton’s campaign earlier this week.

“I have a deep love for my brother Bernie Sanders, but I disagree with him on Hillary Clinton,” he said of the independent Vermont senator.

“I don’t think she would be an ‘outstanding president,’” West added of the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. “Her militarism makes the world a less safe place.”

West added the presidency of Bill Clinton
, Hillary Clinton’s husband, is responsible for many of the nation’s problems today.

“Clinton policies of the 1990s generated inequality, mass incarceration, privatization

“There is also a sense that the Clinton policies helped produce the right-wing populism that we’re seeing now in the country. And we think she’s going to come to the rescue? That’s not going to happen.”

Stein on Thursday celebrated West’s endorsement by thanking the liberal academic for his blessing on Twitter.

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/287829-sanders-ally-cornel-west-backs-green-candidate

Cornel West: Why I Endorse Green Party's Jill Stein Over "Neoliberal Disaster" Hillary Clinton:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6pN6x6pGwA

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