Contributors' Posts for 'Bernie Sanders'

  • Texts About Hillary

    Friends, let me take you back to a dark time in our nation’s history. The time is late July 2016. After four days of insanity at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, the country is settling down to watch the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Despite the cries of “lock her up,” many people are genuinely excited about officially declaring Hillary Clinton our first female nominee for president.

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  • I Supported Bernie, and Now I Support Hillary

    Like many other people my age, I was a big Bernie Sanders supporter. I agreed with his policies, was inspired by his candidacy, and was disillusioned with a system that I felt was corrupt. Since then, I have put deep reflection and thought into the consequences and the stakes of this election. What is the best way of achieving the bold, progressive change that America needs?

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  • Dear Bernie Supporters: Hillary vs. Trump is NOT a Lose-Lose

    As an avid Hillary supporter, I have had several discussions with friends about the upcoming presidential election. When I talk about the election with Bernie supporters, there is one statement that often comes up: Clinton versus Trump is a lose-lose situation for our country. Obviously, I find this a completely false statement which I would like to debunk. 

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  • Split Victories, but Hill Still in Commanding Lead

    Last night, the states of Kentucky and Oregon held their primaries. Hillary won Kentucky and Bernie took Oregon, but the math remains. Going into the night, Bernie needed 63%-37% wins in every state to overtake Hillary, but got that margin in neither contest. Now, he needs approximately 68%-32% wins in every remaining state, including places where Hillary is favored like California and Oregon. With that said, let’s take a closer look at the primaries last night:
     

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  • Different, Not Wrong

    Hey guys! Today I want to discuss the right way to respectfully disagree with one another, something I feel is super relevant in this election. The great thing about our country and the election process is the principle that all of our ideas matter. Many people might not share our own perspectives on issues such as marriage equality, healthcare systems, etc. Different perspectives, and different ways of handling these political disagreements, are prevalent in this election and even in our own conversations with friends.

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