Agitate, Educate, and Organize ~OO~
From Andrew Pontbriand’s pubished work.
edited by T. M. Flanagan at Wordsmith
After Bernie Sanders was first elected to the house in 1990, that was his response to an ad that linked him to Fidel Castro’s Cuba. Most people would agree that a profit-hating, self-described Democratic Socialist, does not seem like an authoritarian when compared to someone like Adolf Hitler.
Nonetheless, it is possible that Bernie Sanders may be a very dangerous man. In this article, I will explain why he is a bit scary, and also why he is most-likely the establishment’s choice for president.
Over the past several years Bernie Sanders has garnished a ton of support from the younger crowd. Whether it’s teenager’s, college students or other young adults. And his strong support for government programs like Social Security, means he has support from retirees and some who are “already over the hill.”
By Andrew Pontbriand | Resistance Journals
There is hardly anybody in the House of Representatives or the United States Congress who is more vehemently opposed to large corporate profits than Bernie Sanders. He is constantly giving corporations hell, along with other senators who try to justify corporate tax breaks or handouts and “bailouts.” While corporate accountability is not necessarily a bad thing, Bernie doesn’t seem to have any “problem” helping out large corporations, government contractors, or Defense Department contractors, when this “help” benefits Sanders or his constituents. But we have seen these antics before and can tell when the puppets strings are being pulled.
While the younger generation continues to support Sanders as “the lesser evil,” these advocates always point to his criticism of Wall Street, large corporations and their profits. But criticism is where it seems to end. When it comes to economic equity, Bernie has been unable secure any notable victories: all rhetoric, no action.
Unfortunately Sanders is a darling of AIPAC. (The American Israel Public Affairs Committee) And when he isn’t telling constituents to shut up when they ask about Israel, he is openly supporting military genocide and ethnic cleansing in Palestine. Independent? …I think not.
Bernie Sanders is now and has been a veteran of the political circuit in Washington. With our current state of warlike affairs, the time may be right for “the establishment” to make a push for Bernie Sander’s presidency. Although it looks like a contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on the Democratic card, the current atmosphere (dozens of wars of choice) suggests Sanders is more popular among members of the Millennial generation and elders who still vote. So, assuming voting still matters, I would not be surprised if Bernie Sanders pulled in more votes than Hillary Clinton.
His war-hawkish ways and his support for Israel, mixed together, suggest he is corrupt (and may be bought and paid for). He appears to be controlled by the Democratic Party establishment, even though he has always claimed to be an independent. His fondness for drone warfare is a warning flag. Seasoned activists need to remember he is a POLITICIAN first: a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
original article: http://resistancejournals.com/2015/05/24/bernie-sanders-a-wolf-in-sheeps-clothing/
This article originally appeared on Resistance Journals.
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