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  1. Apr 2016
    1. Sanders Is Right About Busting Up the Big Banks By:  Robert Reich

      "Oh, and yes, the episode also showed that making the breakup of big banks the be-all and end-all of reform misses the point."

    1. Sanders: What I foresee is a stronger national economy. And, in fact, a stronger economy in New York State, as well. What I foresee is a financial system which actually makes affordable loans to small and medium-size businesses. Does not live as an island onto themselves concerned about their own profits. And, in fact, creating incredibly complicated financial tools, which have led us into the worst economic recession in the modern history of the United States.

      How does the economy get stronger if more people lose their jobs after this breakup? Has he studied the Bell/Baby Bells divestiture?

  2. Feb 2016
    1. According to the entrance poll in Nevada, Clinton won black voters 76 percent to 22 percent. To put that in context, Clinton’s margin is only slightly smaller than Barack Obama’s 83 percent to 14 percent win with black voters in the 2008 Nevada caucuses.
  3. Oct 2015
    1. "I want to invest a trillion dollars in rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure. I do want to do that because I think that will create up to 13 million jobs," Sanders said.

      Not just cuts, but spending too.

  4. Jul 2015
    1. doubt that Sanders sees racism as a serious issue or recognizes the existence of white privilege.

      Then why is he dismissive of #blacklivesmatter?

    2. I’m a progressive who mostly focuses on the working and middle class.”

      this is like when women say "I'm not a feminist! I believe in full equality of the sexes!"