Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Rudy Acuna: Pass the Buck

Pass the Buck, By Rodolfo F. Acuña [This was sent to me as a rough draft by Rudy; I took the liberty of adding a few words that were obviously missing and corrected one name’s spelling–Jan B. Tucker] President Harry … Continue reading

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The Many Menus of Socialism

The many menus for socialism “Voting for Socialism is not Socialism any more than a menu is a meal. Socialism must be organized, drilled, equipped, and the place to begin is in the industries where the workers are employed…Without such … Continue reading

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Strategic Voting Options for those who felt the Bern

Strategic Voting Options for those who felt the Bern I felt the Bern a lot longer than others who’d never heard of Bernie Sanders before 2016. In 1972 and 1975 Bernie and I were delegates to the conventions of the … Continue reading

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I Like Bill but I Back Bernie: Feeling the Bern since 1972

One of my signature photos is with Bill Clinton and having met him and heard him speak you’ve got to admire his brilliance, his oratorical ability and his ability to persuade.  That doesn’t mean I agree with his politics nor … Continue reading

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Replacing a Fighter: U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s seat up for grabs

It’s going to be hard to replace Senator Barbara Boxer.  She’s been one of the best representatives California has ever had in Congress. Wikipedia points out that: She previously held the record for the most popular votes in any U.S. … Continue reading

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Beware of 1972 in 2016 Congressional Elections

In 1972, Democrat George McGovern carried only Massachusetts and the District of Columbia against Republican Richard Nixon but at the same time, Democrats only lost 13 House seats and gained two Senate seats.  What happened and why? With a nominee … Continue reading

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2014 Election Recommendations

How I’m Voting (or would vote if I lived in your district) Statewide Offices: Governor – No recommendation. Edmund G. “Jerry” Brown’s father—Edmund G. “Pat” Brown, sr.–said it all during Jerry’s first stint as Governor when he said that he … Continue reading

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Demand CA Senators support Filibuster Reform

48 Democratic Party caucus (which includes Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont) Senators have committed to voting to force Senators who want to filibuster a bill or a motion to actually have to keep speaking on the Senate floor. Their … Continue reading

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