Skip to comments.Senator Who Owns 3 Houses Rails Against Americans Who 'Worship Wealth'
Posted on 03/20/2017 6:44:53 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
The Socialist senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, set off a Twitterstorm yesterday with a tweet that was hard to believe.
Needless to say, this towering hypocrisy did not go unnoticed in the Twitterverse:
A man who owns three houses -- including the recent purchase of a vacation home for $600K -- and pays a smaller percentage of his income in taxes than most middle class Americans, should not be taking a dump on America in a glass house.
There are two possibilities for Sanders' obvious cluelessness; 1) he knew full well the kind of reaction he would get and was looking for attention; or 2) he really is oblivious to how incredibly hypocritical his words are.
I would think the latter explanation is closer to the truth. Liberals like Sanders -- like most rich liberals in Hollywood and elsewhere -- believe they deserve their wealth by dint of some special talent or brilliance they possess. They feel themselves above the mundane, petty concerns that most Americans have about great wealth. That their hearts are so noble, their intent so pure, and their lives so devoted to the less fortunate -- all this makes these liberals better than the rest of us.
If not the rest of us, certainly better than the run-of-the-mill rich people who don't share their compassion, their love for their brothers and sisters, their tolerance, and their out-and-out goodness.
It's amazing this guy got as close to the nomination of a major party as he did.
Bernie proves one thing.A bum is a bum even if he comes into some money later in life.
FU commie prick.
The only socialist I can think of who had a scrap of integrity was George Orwell.
“Says the man who owns 3 homes one which cost over $600,000”.
That’s the “reward” house that he “suddenly” bought right after he bowed down, I mean, ummm “lost” the primaries to Hitlery.
When Bernie divests himself of two excess houses, then he can talk.
Not the sharpest knife in the drawer, obviously.
Bernie has NO idea what people like me do for people that are having a tough time.
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Bless you for your efforts.I see Sanders as a morally bankrupt person.
just another champagne socialist
Pretzel (liberal) logic (apologies to Steely Dan)...
Sanders has learned that Democrat voters are stupid, for example they believe he is “independent” even though he caucuses with and votes 100% of the time, with the Democrats.
So why not push the envelope and rail against people of limited wealth that aspire to a better life and label them “greedy?”
He also has other perks...
Gets subsidized health care and does not have to pay into Social Security.
Ten Years After:
Tax the rich, feed the poor
Till there are no rich no more
How many homes do you need Bernie? Hypocrite.
Inner Party members are oligarchy. They are not forced to live the principles of socialism like the Outer Party proletariat masses.
And donates the proceeds to something like the Salvation Army.
He’s a real Mother Theresa, that one! *SMIRK*
I’ll bet this was very popular with his libtard supporters who live in Mom’s basement.
Leftard, thy name is hypocrisy.
That’s the beauty of socialism. You give away OTHER people’s money, not your own. It works great, too.......until you run out of other people’s money.
In the twisted ethics of the left its ok be wealthy in proportion to how much you have promoted their causes. If you have earned wealth by means outside of leftwing causes, then by their standards you ought surrender it as ill gotten.
Bernie and Algore.
This disgusting hypocrite pig never held a real job in his life. Our Founders never intended for those who serve in government to get rich off of it nor become a class of elites. I am ashamed of this government.
In the words of Jesse Jackasson:
‘If yo neighbor has two poke chops and you got none...’
And he’s been in government his whole life. Corrupt!!!!
And the idiot libs still look up to him like he is some god. They are too dumb to realize their “leader” is a spineless sell out.
Send that man some refugees!
Makes me think there was more to that deal then drop out and you get a brand new house. - probably the the flip side was the others wouldn't burn down with him in one.
Maybe he can get back to doing what he does best - being a do nothing no know nothing blowhard
Anybody ever hear of a proponent of socialism who sees
themselves as a common factory or farm worker in their
workers paradise world? No, they see themselves as
philosophers, teachers, organizers, in charge of
scant resource distribution, or in charge of others.
There will always be the wealthy and the not so wealthy.
It is just as true for socialism as it is for
. . . and an 80,000 dollar Audi.
Socialism is for the people, not the Socialists.
Then take a very long hike, Bernie.
But he buys his toilet paper from Venezuela for $2.50 a roll. /s
That’s what communists do..
Communism for thee but not for me.
Looks like a Russian/Soviet communist button on his coat lapel. The sane U.S. Senator, even an occasional Democrat, would wear and American Flag pin.
See, it pays to be a communist, esp. when you are a commie US Senator.
Treason pays. If it didn’t, we’d have about 90 less congressmen/women as representatives and senators.
This man is insane and so are his Marxist followers, a sort of Rev. Jim Jones and Peoples’ Temple death-cult followers.
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's the other way around.
(off the streets of Warsaw, ca. 1960)
What a disgusting pig.
Oh, he's oblivious.
Hey Bernie Putin!!
You’re living the perfect Communist life!
Nothing is holding you here, pal. Except your need to push people around.
You mean people should worship either wealth or caring for the poor, rather than G-d? Bernie, go play with your Silver Sow and Buckeye News Hawk awards, and leave moral pronunciations to those who know their arses from their elbows.
A real shame those Cops down South didn’t beat this POS a little harder back in the 60’s.
To each according to his or her need.
Sounds like a lady I know - call her Joan. We attend a crafts retreat every year and there is a drawing for goodies on the last day. One year another attendee - Laura - won the “grand prize” (not TOO “grand” — a huge collection of special thread).
Well, Joan was completely pissed off and went into a huff. “Laura doesn’t need that. She can afford to buy her own.” I said, “Joan, you have a house on the lake, a house in Florida, a boat, and four cars. You can afford to buy your own, too.” She looked at me as if I were talking in dolphin-speak or something. “Huh?”
Surprise: Joan and her husband were Bernie supporters. It must be a flaw in the DNA or something.
He said, “You must be joking son! Where did you get those shoes?”
The Soviet leaders all had nice homes and special stores they shopped in.
Commies here; believe the same thing.
the most recently acquired house was a bribe to be nice at the Democrat convention
Love that song...Can you imagine an entertainer today recording that?
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