Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

GE vs. Bernie part 2: On Hyperbole and Reality

Yesterday we pointed out that GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt attacked Bernie Sanders in a corporate propaganda piece masquerading as an op-ed in the Washington Post. Don’t hold your breath waiting for WaPo to allow Bernie to have the same free … Continue reading

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GE vs. Bernie: Of Strawmen and Fukushima

Remember the days when Bernie was ignored and laughed at by the mainstream press? Apparently those days are over. How so, you might ask? Well, the Washington Post favored us with an unabashed corporate propaganda piece disguised as an “op-ed” … Continue reading

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Sanders disturbs the “profound languor of the comfortable”—with good reason

In her article “Feeling the Yern: Why One Millenial Woman Would Rather Go To Hell Than Vote For Hillary,” writer Holly Wood (cool parents, or nom de plume?) drops this gem: “If I am alarmed, it is by the profound … Continue reading

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Bernie Holds His Own Against the Billionaire Class

Today has been a day of the Matrix railing against Bernie Sanders.  You know the drill—he just wants to give away free stuff that we all really have to pay for, it’s unrealistic, pie-in-the-sky claptrap, neither he nor his supporters … Continue reading

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Why Did Bernie Sanders Vote to Fund the Iraq War?

Originally posted on People's War:
Michael Arria’s widely read but rarely analyzed Alternet article “Bernie Sanders’ Troubling History of Supporting US Military Violence Abroad” mentions in passing: “While it’s true he voted against the Iraq War, he also voted…

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Where is the money gonna come from to pay for all that “free stuff?” From thin air, of course—time to accept the truth.

NOTE: This is not an article about, or necessarily in support of Bernie Sanders.  Please don’t read it that way.  He is just emblematic of the larger point being made herein and therefore has to be referred to multiple times… … Continue reading

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