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Jack Rabbit

(45,984 posts)
Sun Feb 21, 2016, 12:27 AM Feb 2016

It's a long ways from over: for us, this is a revolution, not an election

For those of limited vision, whether in Camp Weathervane or even here, it looks grim for our cause tonight. However, nothing could be further from the truth.

Even if Bernie is not the next President of the United States, our fight will go on and it must go on. Mrs. Clinton has already committed herself to a policies based on economic theories that for the last three and a half decades have proven unsustainable and an abject failure. It has brought us lost jobs, lost opportunities, pointless wars and a widening income gap. More of the same policies and programs will bring only more of the same results. Although nothing would be more pleasant than to be proven wrong about this, should Mrs. Clinton win, there is no reason to expect her to accomplish anything significant as president.

For us, this is not an election, but a revolution. Our task is not complete until we have put an end to neoliberalism, the oligarchs are in prison and their political stooges of whatever party are defeated at the polls. We must continue until American democracy is restored. That is a task that may take more than one an election cycle. Indeed, as I am an old man, I may not see the end of it. That is no reason for me, or anyone else here, to give up.

Let us resolve to move forward with our long term goals into the future, regardless of what the next few weeks may bring or of how dark the years ahead may look.

Power to the people. Forever feel the Bern.

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It's a long ways from over: for us, this is a revolution, not an election (Original Post) Jack Rabbit Feb 2016 OP
Nevada voting shows how Wellstone ruled Feb 2016 #1
Ain't nobody quitting, my friend! warrprayer Feb 2016 #2

Wellstone ruled

(34,661 posts)
1. Nevada voting shows how
Sun Feb 21, 2016, 12:34 AM
Feb 2016

the state split. Bernie won the Northern half,and Culinary gave the Southern half to Hillary.

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