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Senator Who Owns 3 Houses Rails Against Americans Who 'Worship Wealth'
PJ Media ^ | 03/20/2017 | Rick Moran

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.



TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Government; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; US: Vermont
KEYWORDS: 115th; berniesanders; condescendingliberal; feelthebern; hypocrite; millionaires; shameonyou; socialism; wealth
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1 posted on 03/20/2017 6:44:53 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Bernie proves one thing.A bum is a bum even if he comes into some money later in life.


2 posted on 03/20/2017 6:48:01 PM PDT by Farmer Dean ("Do you want me to shoot,I'm rested.")
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To: SeekAndFind

FU commie prick.


3 posted on 03/20/2017 6:49:10 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (WKU 2016 Boca Raton Bowl Champions)
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To: SeekAndFind

The only socialist I can think of who had a scrap of integrity was George Orwell.


4 posted on 03/20/2017 6:51:03 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Ace McCain, the Songbird. Nearly sank an aircraft carrier all alone, now tender midwife to ISIS.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“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.


5 posted on 03/20/2017 6:51:04 PM PDT by max americana (For the 9th time FIRED LIBERALS from our company at this election, and every election since 2008)
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To: SeekAndFind

When Bernie divests himself of two excess houses, then he can talk.


6 posted on 03/20/2017 6:52:00 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here Of Citizen Parents - Know Islam, No Peace -No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: SeekAndFind

Not the sharpest knife in the drawer, obviously.


7 posted on 03/20/2017 6:52:20 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Liberals think in propaganda)
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To: Farmer Dean

Bernie has NO idea what people like me do for people that are having a tough time.

(further comments deleted)


8 posted on 03/20/2017 6:52:49 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (MAGA!!!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Bless you for your efforts.I see Sanders as a morally bankrupt person.


9 posted on 03/20/2017 6:54:53 PM PDT by Farmer Dean ("Do you want me to shoot,I'm rested.")
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To: SeekAndFind

just another champagne socialist


10 posted on 03/20/2017 6:56:15 PM PDT by manc ( If they want so called marriage equality then they should support polygamy too.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Pretzel (liberal) logic (apologies to Steely Dan)...


11 posted on 03/20/2017 6:56:36 PM PDT by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: SeekAndFind

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?”


12 posted on 03/20/2017 6:56:44 PM PDT by Kenny500c
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To: SeekAndFind

He also has other perks...

Gets subsidized health care and does not have to pay into Social Security.


13 posted on 03/20/2017 6:57:17 PM PDT by Freedom56v2 (Inside Every Liberal is a Totalitarian Screaming to Get Out - D. Horowitz)
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To: SeekAndFind

Ten Years After:

Tax the rich, feed the poor
Till there are no rich no more

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnP3IlW3kbY


14 posted on 03/20/2017 6:59:10 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (The way Liberals carry on about Deportation, you would think "Mexico" was Spanish for "Auschwitz".)
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To: SeekAndFind

How many homes do you need Bernie? Hypocrite.


15 posted on 03/20/2017 7:07:15 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I tried being reasonable, I didn't like it. - Clint Eastwood)
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To: SeekAndFind

Inner Party members are oligarchy. They are not forced to live the principles of socialism like the Outer Party proletariat masses.


16 posted on 03/20/2017 7:07:38 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Lurkinanloomin
When Bernie divests himself of two excess houses, then he can talk.

And donates the proceeds to something like the Salvation Army.

17 posted on 03/20/2017 7:12:22 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: SeekAndFind

He’s a real Mother Theresa, that one! *SMIRK*


18 posted on 03/20/2017 7:13:51 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Animal Farm stated it so well many years ago, some animals are more equal than others. It the basic reason why socialism is doomed to fail. We can thank Bernie ounces again for the splendid example he is.
19 posted on 03/20/2017 7:14:38 PM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’ll bet this was very popular with his libtard supporters who live in Mom’s basement.


20 posted on 03/20/2017 7:32:34 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (NeverTrump, a movement that was revealed to be a movement. Thank heaven we flushed!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Leftard, thy name is hypocrisy.


21 posted on 03/20/2017 7:42:43 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


22 posted on 03/20/2017 7:46:24 PM PDT by norwaypinesavage (The stone age didn't end because we ran out of stones.)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


23 posted on 03/20/2017 7:53:53 PM PDT by AndyTheBear
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To: SeekAndFind

Bernie and Algore.


24 posted on 03/20/2017 8:04:46 PM PDT by bgill (From the CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola")
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To: dsc

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.


25 posted on 03/20/2017 8:08:20 PM PDT by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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To: SeekAndFind

In the words of Jesse Jackasson:

‘If yo neighbor has two poke chops and you got none...’


26 posted on 03/20/2017 8:21:48 PM PDT by VRWCarea51 (The Original 1998 Version)
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To: SeekAndFind

And he’s been in government his whole life. Corrupt!!!!


27 posted on 03/20/2017 8:56:07 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up.)
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To: max americana

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.


28 posted on 03/20/2017 8:57:02 PM PDT by matt04
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To: SeekAndFind

3 houses!

Send that man some refugees!


29 posted on 03/20/2017 9:08:04 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (I told you so)
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To: max americana
so he had two houses and was bought off by a third - I would think the presidency would be worth more than an extra house.

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

30 posted on 03/20/2017 9:37:58 PM PDT by datricker (Democratic Party - aborting their voter base since 1973)
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To: SeekAndFind

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
capitalism.


31 posted on 03/20/2017 10:01:06 PM PDT by Sivad (The Federalist #46)
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To: SeekAndFind

. . . and an 80,000 dollar Audi.


32 posted on 03/20/2017 10:01:24 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie
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To: Sivad

Socialism is for the people, not the Socialists.


33 posted on 03/20/2017 10:02:48 PM PDT by crosdaddy
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To: SeekAndFind
I don't think that is the nation we should be living in.

Then take a very long hike, Bernie.

34 posted on 03/20/2017 10:10:16 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: SeekAndFind

But he buys his toilet paper from Venezuela for $2.50 a roll. /s


35 posted on 03/20/2017 10:13:13 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Farmer Dean

That’s what communists do..

Communism for thee but not for me.


36 posted on 03/20/2017 10:35:43 PM PDT by dp0622 (The only thing an upper crust conservative hates more than a liberal is a middle class conservative)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


37 posted on 03/20/2017 10:35:48 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Sivad
Reminds me of my favorite Polish joke:

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's the other way around.

(off the streets of Warsaw, ca. 1960)

38 posted on 03/20/2017 10:37:21 PM PDT by chb
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To: SeekAndFind

What a disgusting pig.


39 posted on 03/20/2017 10:59:24 PM PDT by LUV W (Be still and know that I Am GOD.....Psalm 46:10)
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To: SeekAndFind
.....or 2) he really is oblivious to how incredibly hypocritical his words are

Oh, he's oblivious.

40 posted on 03/21/2017 12:09:32 AM PDT by Rummyfan
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey Bernie Putin!!

You’re living the perfect Communist life!


41 posted on 03/21/2017 3:22:21 AM PDT by onyx (Donate Monthly ~ Join 300 Club!)
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To: SeekAndFind
I don't think that is the nation we should be living in.— Bernie Sanders

Nothing is holding you here, pal. Except your need to push people around.

42 posted on 03/21/2017 3:26:05 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


43 posted on 03/21/2017 3:27:20 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (“If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.)
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To: SeekAndFind

A real shame those Cops down South didn’t beat this POS a little harder back in the 60’s.


44 posted on 03/21/2017 4:10:31 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Secret Agent Man

To each according to his or her need.


45 posted on 03/21/2017 4:19:06 AM PDT by Bookshelf
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To: SeekAndFind

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.


46 posted on 03/21/2017 4:42:02 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam (“Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds." A. Einstein)
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To: choctaw man

He said, “You must be joking son! Where did you get those shoes?”


47 posted on 03/21/2017 5:22:34 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic, Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The Soviet leaders all had nice homes and special stores they shopped in.
Commies here; believe the same thing.


48 posted on 03/21/2017 5:29:12 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I don't want better government; I want much less of it.)
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To: SeekAndFind

the most recently acquired house was a bribe to be nice at the Democrat convention


49 posted on 03/21/2017 5:31:44 AM PDT by bert (K.E.; N.P.; GOPc;WASP .... Hillary is Ameritrash, pass it on)
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To: Kickass Conservative

Love that song...Can you imagine an entertainer today recording that?


50 posted on 03/21/2017 5:58:29 AM PDT by dubyagee ("I can't complain, but sometimes I still do.")
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