Power of Story Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -

Share on Google Plus 1 Share on Twitter 1 Share on Facebook 2 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 2 (6 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   1 comment
OpEdNews Op Eds

Seattle Times Endorses Bernie Sanders and John Kasich (By Seattle Times Editorial Board)

By       Message Stephen Fox       (Page 1 of 1 pages)     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags  Add to My Group(s)

Must Read 2   Well Said 1   Supported 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H4 3/7/16

Author 4578
Become a Fan
  (24 fans)
- Advertisement -
Bernie Sanders, the refreshing choice.
Authenticity and consistency are so rare in politics these days -- no wonder a strong number of voters are supporting U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' bid to become the Democratic candidate for president.
- Advertisement -
Sanders' signature candor is a refreshing change from status-quo politics.
Many Americans share his frustration over the fact that more and more power is being concentrated today in the hands of a few.
- Advertisement -
He is the only candidate in this race, on either side of the aisle, who has spoken forcefully -- and over years -- against Wall Street's willingness to take enormous risks while expecting public bailouts.
Sanders advocates for breaking up big banks now and bringing back a new version of the repealed Glass-Steagall Act that would prevent financial institutions from spending customers' money so recklessly in the future.
- Advertisement -
Sanders bravely calls out the role of big money in politics and supports a repeal of the U.S. Supreme Court's disastrous Citizens United decision. He has long warned about the dangers of media consolidation, which limits the range of information citizens need to maintain a strong democracy.
Overall, Sanders is not as politically experienced as Hillary Clinton, who knows the ropes in both the executive and legislative branches. She is right to call out Sanders' impracticality (with the current Congress) in wanting to move the U.S. toward a single-payer health-care system.
But she comes with increasing challenges, not the least of which are ongoing questions about her home email server when she was secretary of state.
At this time, Sanders' strength lies in his ability to generate important discussions on topics other entrenched politicians are too timid to touch.
click here

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 2   Well Said 1   Supported 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Early in the 2016 Primary campaign, I started a Facebook group: Bernie Sanders: Advice and Strategies to Help Him Win! As the primary season advanced, we shifted the focus to advancing Bernie's legislation in the Senate, particularly the most (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

NYC Council "STANDS UNITED" WITH N.DAKOTA PROTESTERS, 2 new videos of police using pepper spray and rubber bullets

Mirena Interuterine Devices can cause Depression, Mood swings, Acne, Back Pain, Uterine Cysts, and Uterine Perforations

CA Exit Polls reveal 23% Discrepancy; 11 States With Vote "Flipping" Evidence; Our New Directions in American History?

In the California Primary, More Ballots Remain Uncounted than the Total Number of votes for Hillary Clinton!

What does Coca Cola's Dasani bottled water have in common with Death by Lethal Injection?