Category Archives: Bernie Sanders

Has Occupy Turned To Real Politics?

This may be a far afield reach on my part, but am I the only one that sees the current Democratic primary season as an extension of the Occupy movement from a little over 4 years ago? Bernie Sanders has … Continue reading

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Hillary After Jefferson Jackson

Beginning with the first debate on Oct. 13, it has been a fast and wild ride for Democrats. Hillary Clinton held her lead in the polls, and Bernie Sanders appears to have reached a ceiling of support. Vice president Joe … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders Interview With Des Moines Register Editorial Board (Video)

In case you missed this, check out the Des Moines Register editorial board interview with Bernie Sanders on September 3rd, 2015.  

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It Takes More Than A President

It’s hard to disagree with Bernie Sanders (I-VT): a political revolution is needed to make sustained, progressive change in the U.S. political system. It takes more than a president. “No president, not the best intentioned in the world can implement … Continue reading

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Why we must listen to Pope Francis‏

The following is an email sent from the Bernie Sanders campaign: “If politics must truly be at the service of the human person, it follows that it cannot be a slave to the economy and finance. Politics is, instead, an … Continue reading

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A Political Revolution

In “Not Ready for Hillary” I wrote that Hillary Clinton has a progressive heart with a conservative mind, and that I hoped to see on the campaign trail the progressive-feminist Hillary, who I still believe, is the real, authentic Hillary. … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame Dinner

For the first time, all five Democratic presidential hopefuls will speak from the same stage at the Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame Dinner on Friday, July 17, in Cedar Rapids. The event is sold out. C-SPAN will be televising … Continue reading

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A Case Of Bernie

Editor’s Note: Trish Nelson is taking time off and will return to regular posting on Blog for Iowa after Labor Day. Here is my first offering in an effort to fill her shoes as we enter high summer in the … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann Warns Progressives

http://www.thomhartmann.com/ Watch this Thom Hartmann video.  Host of America’s #1 progressive radio show, Thom is a lefty progressive who agrees with Bernie Sanders more than he agrees with Hillary Clinton, but has something to say that progressives should probably heed.  … Continue reading

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Howard Dean: Hillary Should Take Bernie Sanders “Very Seriously”

digital.vpr.net Former Gov. Howard Dean says Sen. Bernie Sanders is a strong presidential candidate. Dean, who has already endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, says he told the Clinton campaign not to underestimate Sanders’ strength in the Democratic presidential … Continue reading

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