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Rand Paul touted “nobility of charity” in 2011 as an alternative to Social Security, Meals on Wheels

This is from a few years ago, but it bears mentioning given Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s recently announced campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Mary Jane Koren, a geriatrician and vice-president of the Commonwealth Fund, noted that seniors often suffer health problems and are put in nursing homes after falling down. Poor nutrition […]

Sen. Bernie Sanders hires top democratic strategist in advance of possible 2016 presidential run

This is interesting… Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has been toying with the idea of running for president in 2016 as a Democrat for a few months now. He’s been to Iowa to discuss the idea, and spoke about running in September on Meet the Press.

On Monday, Sanders moved even closer towards officially throwing his […]

Bernie Sanders weighs Democratic challenge to Hillary Clinton in 2016

Yes please… Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) is gearing up for a presidential primary challenge against Hillary Clinton and hopes to capitalize on Democratic concerns over Clinton’s coziness with Wall Street banks.

Sanders, an independent who caucuses with Senate Democrats, plans to travel to two crucial presidential battleground states next month.

He will speak at an […]

Bernie Sanders breaks down the two Americas

Discuss.

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VIDEO: Bernie Sanders calls out Marco Rubio for embarrassing the nation on climate change

During a recent appearance on The Ed Show, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont responded to Republican Sen. Marco Rubio’s complete denial of climate change science by saying, “I gotta say this, Ed. I really gotta say this. Look, you and I have all kinds of differences with Republicans, but to totally reject what the […]

Bernie Sanders demolishes Republican arguments against raising minimum wage (VIDEO)

Watch as Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont absolutely demolishes Republican arguments against raising the federal minimum wage.

Sen. Sanders’ refutation of arguments that raising the federal minimum wage would result in job losses is worth repeating. I say they’re just factually wrong. In my state of Vermont, our minimum wage is $8.60 compared to […]

Sen. Bernie Sanders considering 2016 run for president

According to a report in the Burlington (VT) Free Press, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont may consider running for president in 2016 if there is no progressive candidate in the race. It is essential, he said, to have someone in the 2016 presidential campaign who is willing to take on Wall Street, address the […]

VIDEO: Sen. Bernie Sanders makes a compelling argument against U.S. military action in Syria

Watch as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) makes a compelling an argument against military action in Syria.

Sen. Bernie Sanders: “Lloyd Blankfein is the Face of Class Warfare”

Watch as Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont explains on the floor of the Senate how Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is the face of class warfare.

Our country needs more elected leaders like Bernie Sanders, who’s shown during his time in the United States Senate that he’s unafraid to speak truth to power.

I Think We Need More Carts!

Does anyone know how to build a barricade? No, seriously. Anyone? Anyone?

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