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Old 05-18-2016, 04:32 PM
 
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It'll be just like old home week for the democrats. Fire, riots, mayhem.....ah those good ol' days from the 60's.
Well it serves them right since they were hoping and praying this would happen at the Republican convention.
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Old 05-18-2016, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Vladivostok Russia
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Another bought & paid for politician, "Domestic Spying is OK Unless it's on Me" Diane Feinstein, is predicting the DNC convention in Philly could have riots, tear gas, police beatings, and general mayhem like that seen at the 1968 convention. The chickens have come home to roost.

The Issue? Huge numbers of Democrats can't stand Hillary Clinton and they resent the Establishment's methods to insure her nomination.

Sen. Feinstein: Democrat Convention "Could be 1968 All Over Again" (VIDEO)


(Maybe it's me, but these Democrats are looking pretty rough these days)
Watching that sound bite of her reminds of the Star Wars episode where Senator Palpatine exposes himself as a Sith.
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Old 05-18-2016, 06:15 PM
 
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Take a look at what's going on in Venezuela currently. Protests, revolts, mayhem. TYPICAL far-left lunacy.
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Old 05-18-2016, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Florida
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This actually reminds me of the WTO/Occupier type of protesters. You're never really sure exactly what it is they are pissed off about (most are from upper middle class homes and did not have difficult lives), but you know they are really pissed about something meaningful, and it is probably related to 'the establishment,' of which they would like to be a part, but cannot get good enough jobs to join (because smart ambitious guys from Asia and India are stealing all the good jobs for lower salaries).

So it is sort of like the 60s, in that the 'angry rebels' are spoiled middle class kids, but they at least had the conservative repressive 50s and Vietnamese War as a target for their teen rebel anger. Now the target is it's Hillary, who was actually a 60s anti-establishment person (while Trump was Mr. Conventional at Wharton, dating blond babes and working in dad's business, towing the line after business school. Ironic.

I do know some older, intelligent and mature people who support Bernie because of his principles, but I think the ones that are sensationalized in the news and that we read or hear about, are the 'angry vote.'
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Old 05-18-2016, 08:52 PM
 
Location: on the edge of Sanity
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I always wonder where all these people come from..I mean, do they have jobs? If not, that might explain why they are strongly in support of Socialism.
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Old 05-18-2016, 08:55 PM
 
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Take a look at what's going on in Venezuela currently. Protests, revolts, mayhem. TYPICAL far-left lunacy.
Typical corrupt, oligarchic rule in the third world. If you think there are no protests and misery in right wing capitalist hellholes like Haiti, Honduras and Guatemala, you are sorely mistaken. Venezuela will go back to right wing oligarchy and the misery will continue.
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Old 05-18-2016, 08:59 PM
 
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I always wonder where all these people come from..I mean, do they have jobs? If not, that might explain why they are strongly in support of Socialism.
Really? His platform is to the right of the political system in Canada. Is Canada some authoritarian socialist hellhole? Socialism means worker control of the means of production. Not whatever you think it means. What part of Bernie's platform do you feel is totally against your political principles and why?
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Old 05-18-2016, 09:27 PM
 
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Socialism means worker control of the means of production. Not whatever you think it means.
No it doesn't.

[url=http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/socialism]Socialism | Definition of Socialism by Merriam-Webster[/url]
Full Definition of socialism

1) any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods
2) a: a system of society or group living in which there is no private property
b: a system or condition of society in which the means of production are owned and controlled by the state
3) a stage of society in Marxist theory transitional between capitalism and communism and distinguished by unequal distribution of goods and pay according to work done
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Old 05-18-2016, 09:34 PM
 
Location: Amongst the AZ Cactus
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No it wont...most sanders supporters will NOT be able to borrow dad's station wagon for the night to drive over to Philadelphia to overthrow the proleteriat
Ha!

But don't forget the "paid protestor" thing....salary for each protest which includes transportation to the "event", a pre protest sandwich and soda, and perhaps an after riot party catered event.
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Old 05-18-2016, 10:13 PM
 
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No it doesn't.

Socialism | Definition of Socialism by Merriam-Webster
Full Definition of socialism

1) any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods
2) a: a system of society or group living in which there is no private property
b: a system or condition of society in which the means of production are owned and controlled by the state
3) a stage of society in Marxist theory transitional between capitalism and communism and distinguished by unequal distribution of goods and pay according to work done
Yes, it does. That is communism.

But this is a more interesting and enlightening piece from actual socialists (not social democrats like Bernie):

https://socialistworker.org/2015/11/...like-in-sweden

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