Sunday, April 14, 2019

Some Tweets from Bernie Sanders

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    Beyond excited to have at our Union Hall today. Senator Sanders spoke about issues affecting West Michigan's working families. Getting him setup with some #174 swag.
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    "It is not acceptable to me that Black families own 1/10th of the wealth than White families... that redlining in housing continues to exists, that Black businesses can't get the funding they need... we are talking about ending institutional racism"
  • I challenge Donald Trump: keep your damn campaign promises. Go back to the drawing board on NAFTA. Don’t send this treaty to Congress until it includes strong and swift enforcement mechanisms to raise wages and prevent corporations from outsourcing American jobs to Mexico.
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    ., in Warren, Mich., on his four-day tour through this state along with Indiana, Ohio, and PA. “I guess you all know why we’re doing that,” he says. “Donald Trump won all of those states. We’re here to say that mistake is not going to be repeated in 2020.” – at Macomb Community College: South Campus
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    "In Detroit, when we come up, we bring our community with us. Our community is vast and inclusive. Let's live together, let's thrive together, and with , let's change our nation together" Monique Becker
  • Together we will fight for the extraordinary future our people deserve. Join us live in Michigan:
  • At a moment in history in which we have seen an explosion in technology and huge increases in worker productivity, we will no longer accept a situation in which our younger generation will likely have a lower standard of living than their parents.
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    Bernie Sanders opens up his remarks at a union meeting by telling Michigan workers that Donald Trump is a "liar" who made false promises, including that he will protect their health care as a candidate and is trying to take it away from them now.
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    Sanders at union hall in (county Trump won by 30 pts) Michigan — “I’m here for one reason,” he says, to defeat Trump in 2020.
  • is not just a piece of health care legislation. It is a struggle for the soul of who we are as a nation. We will be opposed by some of the most powerful forces in our country — together, we are going to defeat them and guarantee health care as a human right.
  • Before he was elected, Trump said that he would stand with the working class of our country, that he was on their side and that he would take on powerful special interests to protect working families. What a monstrous lie that was.
  • We’ve had enough disasters by now to learn that there’s no such thing as safe drilling. We cannot afford to keep putting profits for Trump's friends in the fossil fuel industry ahead of the environment and the health of the American people.
  • Ilhan Omar is a leader with strength and courage. She won't back down to Trump's racism and hate, and neither will we. The disgusting and dangerous attacks against her must end.
  • The bottom line: we need a government and a president to represent all of us. Join us in Madison!
  • Amazon made $10,835,000,000 last year. Its effective federal tax rate was -1%. Delta made $5,073,000,000. Its effective tax rate was -4%. Our rigged tax code has essentially legalized tax dodging for large corporations.