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  • Bernie Sanders Defends Liz Cheney as Republicans Try to Oust Her, Calls GOP 'Anti-Democratic Cult'

    05/06/2021 4:08:30 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 73 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 5/6/2021 | Jason Lemon
    Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Liz Cheney may hold views that are typically at polar opposites of the political spectrum. But on Thursday the progressive lawmaker from Vermont jumped to the defense of the Wyoming conservative, as she's expected to be ousted from her leadership position by House Republican leaders. -snip- "Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) will likely be voted off the House Republican Leadership. Her crime: acknowledging the reality that Trump lost the election," Sanders, an independent who identifies as a democratic socialist, tweeted Thursday afternoon. The Vermont senator then took aim at the GOP more broadly. "The Republican Party...
  • ‘SNL’ cast won’t be forced to appear with controversial host Elon Musk

    05/01/2021 6:27:07 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 65 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 30, 2021 | 1:33pm | Sara Nathan
    “Saturday Night Live” cast members won’t be forced to appear alongside controversial billionaire Elon Musk when he hosts the show, Page Six is told. “Speaking historically, if a cast member has been that unhappy, they don’t have to do it,” a source told us. “[‘SNL’ boss Lorne Michaels] won’t ever make them do anything they don’t want to do.” The Tesla founder, 49, is set to helm the NBC institution on May 8 — but some cast members have made it clear that they’re less than enthused by the prospect of having him on stage at Studio 8H. After Musk...
  • Bernie Sanders privately worrying about Joe Biden's campaign: report

    09/13/2020 6:10:22 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/13/2020 | Brie Stimson
    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders has privately voiced worries about the way Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has been campaigning as the race heads into its final weeks, according to a report. Sanders, who dropped out of the race in April and immediately endorsed Biden following a hard-fought Democratic primary battle last spring, has said he wishes Biden would focus more on kitchen table issues like higher wages, job growth and health care access in campaign stops rather than criticizing President Trump, the Washington Post reported, citing three sources familiar with his conversations. […] The independent senator from Vermont also believes...
  • 'Just Stop’ – Ilhan Omar Scolds Progressives Who ‘Plan to Sit Election Out or Vote for Trump’

    04/09/2020 10:58:00 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/9/20 | Hannah Bleau
    Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Wednesday scolded progressives who may “plan to sit this election out or vote for Trump.” She issued her warning after Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) announced the suspension of his presidential bid, begging them to remain active and “fight like hell” to oust President Trump and “end the rise of fascism in this country.” Sanders formally ended his year-long campaign on Wednesday, conceding that the path to the nomination simply is not feasible. He tried to encourage supporters, reminding them of their greater movement and contending that they are “winning the ideological battle.” Omar, one of...
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Refused To Campaign More For Bernie Sanders

    03/13/2020 9:27:26 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 36 replies
    huff Pooh ^ | 3/13/20
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) turned down repeated requests from Bernie SandersÂ’ presidential campaign to appear at events promoting the Vermont senatorÂ’s candidacy in recent weeks, according to three people familiar with the discussions. After the Iowa caucuses, Sanders campaign manager Faiz Shakir asked Ocasio-Cortez to stump for Sanders in New Hampshire, according to the sources. The campaign prepared a model schedule to highlight the kind of popular support she would expect if she attended, one of the people familiar with the talks said. Ocasio-Cortez resisted the entreaties until a few days before the primary on Feb. 12. She ultimately spoke...
  • AP VoteCast: Biden edges out Sanders on electability

    03/10/2020 2:48:25 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 10, 2020 | Josh Boak and Hannah Fingerhut
    Joe Biden came into Tuesday’s primaries riding a wave of voter confidence about his chances of victory in November. Democratic primary voters in Missouri and Mississippi are more likely to think the former vice president could defeat President Donald Trump in the general election, compared with Biden’s top rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, according to AP VoteCast surveys in the two states. That perception of electability is part of what is drawing Democrats to rally around the more moderate Biden, who has emerged as the Democratic primary front-runner thanks to moderate and conservative voters moving quickly in his direction. The...
  • Viewpoint: What Bernie Sanders has that Joe Biden hasn’t

    03/09/2020 10:23:08 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    BBC News ^ | March 9, 2018 | by Jonathan Turley
    Standing in front of the library of the University of Michigan on Sunday, Bernie Sanders could be excused if he paused a moment to reflect on the estimated ten thousands of cheering supporters. It was 60 years ago at the University of Chicago that Sanders began what he later described as "the major period of intellectual ferment in my life". Sanders joined the Young People's Socialist League and other organisations and organised his first protest. He could only marshal a force of 32 students to occupy the administration building, but he ultimately prevailed. Sanders spent much of his life fighting...
  • Tucker Super Tuesday Prediction: CHAOS! Break out the Popcorn!

    03/03/2020 11:20:27 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 40 replies
    Encore Eddie 2 ^ | Tucker Carlson
    Tucker Super Tuesday Prediction: CHAOS! Break out the Popcorn!
  • True, Polls Have Bernie Beating Trump. But Republicans Haven’t Even Started On Him Yet

    03/03/2020 9:37:15 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    NewsWeak ^ | 3/2/20 12:52 PM EST | Neil Baron
    Bernie Sanders arrives at Super Tuesday with momentum built through New Hampshire, Iowa and Nevada. Five polls have him beating Donald Trump. But here’s what will actually happen if Sanders is the nominee. Trump will drown out any substantive discussion or defense of Sander’s (sic) policies by stoking voter paranoia about socialism and communism. He’ll warn America that a Sanders presidency would destroy the economy. He will invoke his mantra that Medicare for all would “force patients to face massive wait times for treatments and destroy access to quality care.” That’s false, of course, but facts don’t matter to a...
  • Florida's Cuban, Venezuelan voters alarmed by socialist Bernie Sanders' rise

    02/28/2020 10:19:49 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | 02/28/2020 | Elina Shirazi
    Versailles, the iconic restaurant in the heart of Little Havana, has for decades been Miami’s political hub and a must-stop for politicians trying to court Cuban-Americans votes. As people sip cafecito and eat croquetas at the landmark restaurant, the buzz here these days is what Cubans say is the alarming rise of Democratic presidential frontrunner Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose unabashed defense of late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro has riled Cuban-Americans who view his comments as a personal attack. In this critical swing state, Cubans in the Miami area — once largely Republican, but with a younger generation that leans more...
  • Bloomberg Needs to Take Down Sanders- Immediately

    02/23/2020 11:32:11 AM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 173 replies ^ | February 22, 2020 | Joe Lockhart
    If Bloomberg has any chance of winning the nomination, he has to redirect his resources during the primary and run ads against Sanders -- not Trump. Bloomberg needs to use the next $400 million in ad spending to attack Sanders on his potential weaknesses in a general election and highlight how far left his campaign is.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Take a peek at 'best known millionaire socialist' Bernie Sanders' three homes - one in D.C. and two in Vermont - after Mike Bloomberg mocked rival for his $2M property portfolio

    02/22/2020 11:18:57 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 62 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 09:05 EST, 21 February 2020 | Martin Gould in North Hero, Vermont
    Despite being a self-described socialist and a scourge of the elite classes, Bernie Sanders is in fact a millionaire with a property portfolio that includes three homes, which are pictured in exclusive photos. The 78-year-old Vermont senator’s property portfolio was mocked by presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg during Wednesday night’s debate, as he remarked: “The best known socialist in the country happens to be a millionaire with three houses. What did I miss?” “You missed that I work in Washington; house one,” responded Sanders. “I live in Burlington; house two. And like thousands of other Vermonters, I do have a...
  • I Lived In Soviet Russia When Bernie Sanders Visited, And He’s A Communist Dupe

    02/21/2020 9:51:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 02/21/2020 | Katya Sedgwick
    Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders likes to market himself as a wise old man who just happens to have clown hair but is right about everything, such as the War in Iraq. Yet his opposition to the Iraq War was dictated not by cool-headed geopolitical calculations, but the lifelong habit of romancing American enemies — as is typical for communism-lovers.The recently surfaced press conference Sanders gave following his return from his honeymoon in Yaroslavl, USSR, is a great example of leftist naïveté about totalitarian regimes. For Bernie to fawn over Soviet culture the way he did indicates a staggering...
  • Harry Reid says Sanders needs more than plurality to win Democratic nomination

    02/21/2020 9:47:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 20, 2020 | Paul Kane
    Former Senate majority leader Harry M. Reid said Thursday that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) or any presidential candidate should not get the Democratic nomination if they end the primary process in first place but are shy of the requisite majority of delegates. Reid (D-Nev.) dismissed suggestions from Sanders and his supporters that he should become the nominee if he finishes with a plurality lead ahead of the rest of the candidates but short of the 1,991 delegates needed to secure the nomination outright. Reid even suggested that a group of moderate candidates, trailing Sanders overall, could assemble a coalition ahead...
  • I may vote for Bernie. Wait, What??

    02/21/2020 9:10:56 AM PST · by central_va · 70 replies
    Virginia Elections ^ | 2/21/202 | Central VA
    Trump is clearly going to win on Tuesday so would it be smart for me to vote in the Democrat Primary? How about I vote for Bernie? Feel the Bern? Who would be Trump's most beatable opponent?
  • Chris Matthews to Dems: Tell Socialist Bernie He's ‘Full of It,’ Could Lose 49 States!

    02/18/2020 4:56:01 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 77 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Back on February 7, our Curtis Houck caught Chris Matthews in an epic rant against socialism and the dangers that a Bernie Sanders candidacy would pose to Democrats. Matthews continued his anti-Sanders tirade Tuesday afternoon on Nicolle Wallace's MSNBC show. He urged Sanders's opponent to "punch" at him, and say he was "full of it." Matthews warned that a Sanders's candidacy could cause the party to lose 49 states. Ping to Liberal Media Criticism list.
  • Pete Buttigieg declares VICTORY in Iowa amid Democratic vote fiasco saying 'you shocked the nation' despite there being NO official results - and Bernie Sanders publishes his results claiming HE is the winner

    02/03/2020 10:40:33 PM PST · by Morgana · 151 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | Feb. 4, 2020 | Geoff Earle, Deputy U.s. Political Editor In Des Moines For and Nikki Schwab, Senior U
    South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg declared himself the winner in Iowa after technical glitches and snafus prevented the state party from announcing any caucus results Monday night. Buttigieg, who was hoping to get a boost out of the nation's first caucus state to drive past more seasoned rivals, went beyond any of the other Democratic presidential contenders his his caucus-night speech. 'We don't know all of the results. But we do know that by the time it's all said and done, Iowa: you have shocked the nation. Because by all indications we are going on to New Hampshire victorious,' Buttigieg...
  • Is Bernie's Hour of Power at Hand?

    01/31/2020 4:41:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | January 31, 2020 | Pat Buchanan
    Can a septuagenarian socialist who just survived a heart attack and would be 80 years old in his first year in office be elected president of the United States? It's hard to believe but not impossible. As of today, Bernie Sanders looks like one of the better, if not best, bets for the nomination. Polls have him running first or second in the first three contests: Iowa on Monday, and then New Hampshire and Nevada. If Bernie can best main rival Joe Biden in Iowa, he will likely thump Joe in New Hampshire. Biden's campaign, built around "electability," could suffer...
  • Bernie Sanders isn't a ‘democratic socialist’ — he's an all-out Marxist

    01/28/2020 9:40:48 AM PST · by Signalman · 50 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/28/2020 | Giancarlo Sopo
    If recent polls are any indication, Sen. Bernie Sanders is surging in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination. According to a CNN poll out this week, the Vermont independent has reached a statistical tie with Joe Biden for first place nationally. In New Hampshire, meanwhile, a WBUR survey shows the self-described democratic socialist with a 12-point lead. Polls vary, but Sanders is clearly winning over many Democratic primary voters. At every stage in his adult life, Sanders has been an unabashed apologist for communism, an evil ideology with a body count of 100 million people dead in its wake....
  • Clinton won’t commit to backing Sanders if he’s nominee

    01/21/2020 2:44:43 PM PST · by McGruff · 40 replies
    AP ^ | 01/21/2020 | WILL WEISSERT
    Hillary Clinton refused to say whether she would endorse Bernie Sanders, her 2016 rival, if he wins the Democratic nomination and offered a broad condemnation of the progressive candidate’s style of politics. “I’m not going to go there yet,” she said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published on Tuesday in response to whether she’d back Sanders. “We’re still in a very vigorous primary season. I will say, however, that it’s not only him, it’s the culture around him. It’s his leadership team. It’s his prominent supporters. It’s his online Bernie Bros and their relentless attacks on lots of...