This election season started off with a promise to stay above the dirty politics of the Republican Party. The Democratic field had promise. You had many options to choose from but it came down to Secretary Hillary Clinton or Senator Bernie Sanders. On one side you have a life-long Democrat who has been in the public eye since graduating from Wellesley College. On the other side, you had a self-described Democratic Socialist who has been an Independent for his entire political career. Now we are reaching the finale of this primary season and Bernie Sanders needs your help more than ever. Do you know of his record? Do you know what he wants from you? Well let me give you a little information on the man who wants a revolution to achieve a utopian world that he has been fighting for since his days in college.
Here are some interesting numbers to think about when talking about the Democratic race for the Presidency. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has won the last seven primaries or caucuses. That’s an undisputed fact, but we need to look deeper when talking about those wins. Let me give you the numbers.
I admit it, I am an emotional person. I have always felt moments of extreme sadness to extreme happiness. I think we all have to embrace our emotions if we want to stay sane. It shouldn’t matter if we are a man or a woman, we must let ourselves cry over the memories. Why am I telling you this? Well, I was watching a music competition show that opened their latest episode with a remembrance of the last 15 years in our lives. It mixed show memories with real events that happened in the United States over the last fifteen years. I wanted to give you some memories of events that have happened to us and why this is the most consequential Presidential election of our lifetime.
Lately, we have heard many Bernie supporters claim we need a revolution to save us from the corrupt Democratic establishment. Instead of speaking on the qualifications of their candidate, Bernie Sanders, they immediately label the establishment as bad and against the people. Well let’s talk about that Democratic establishment that Bernie so desperately has tried to paint as horrible. Let me remind you of just what the establishment has accomplishmed over the last seven years. Now, you can choose to believe this or you can immediately go back to defending Bernie as the anti-establishment candidate that we need.
I have found it difficult to write during this primary season simply based on the actions of her opponent and his supporters. Bernie Sanders and his rabid supporters are attempting to paint Hillary Clinton as some right wing nut job in the pockets of big business and Wall Street. They have seized upon donation records and the fact that Secretary Clinton has made a great deal of money with paid speeches to many big corporations. So I want to remind the American people of exactly who Hillary Clinton is. Let us remember who is running for President of the United States. It is a woman named Hillary, not her husband, not her big donors and definitely not Wall Street interests. So here is a little bit of history on exactly who Hillary Clinton is as well as a few of her accomplishments.
Bernie Sanders wants to be the next President of the United States. He has a few problems that he will never be able to get over. First, his anger and tone are great if you want to rile up the angry electorate. The problem with this tactic is two-fold. First, it forces people to pick sides. You are either an angry supporter of his hand-out ideology or you are a shill for Hillary Clinton, who has been fighting for the same ideas with a different way to accomplish the goals. I haven’t sat down to write recently because of the anger that ‘Feel The Bern’ supporters lob at anyone who doesn’t follow his angry rants and desires to have free stuff handed to them. Now I know you are sitting there saying that I am lying and Bernie doesn’t want free stuff, but let’s look at it logically. In every single stump speech, he screams that the rich are depriving us of our fair share of the pie. While I completely agree with that logic, I will sit back and say demands do not make policy a reality.
I have to just speak out on what is happening in America right now. We are seeing so much hate towards our own fellow man. Muslim-Americans are just as much American as I am or you are. They are not the problem, we are! We are doing this to our fellow Americans because a group of people want you to believe that Muslims caused ISIS. Sorry but that is not even close to being accurate. We caused ISIS to become a radical terror organization. Americans glorify exactly what they are doing to innocent humans. Look at the shows you watch, the stories you read, the politicians you listen to. The President did not make Muslims mad. These types of terrorists come from normal every day families just like Dylann Roof, Dear or James Holmes. Did we condemn Christians when these men killed innocent Americans? No, so why are we blaming a religion for their own extremists?