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As an American citizen, I have some expectation that I have a voice in my government.

This is probably naive, but this belief is a huge part of the foundation on which I build my happiness.

This is not simply an entitlement.

It is a right paid in blood by the warriors who came before me and one I have a duty to pay forward.

Millions gave their lives for democracy.

America invades developing nations in the name of democracy.

Our country was founded on the idea of giving liberty to those who were oppressed by tyrannical governments.

Democracy is the cornerstone of what makes us America and if we are even to begin to make the argument that this is the greatest country in the world, then we must first be willing to fight for the rights of all citizens to have a say in this social contract we are all engaged in.

Rigging an election, rather it is done in a blatant manner, like actually using machines to flip votes or in a more subtle manner, like working with the corporate media to convince Americans that one candidate has already won, in an attempt to discourage citizens from exercising their voice, is more than just a slap in the face to the American voter, it is an assault on the sacrifices of the brave women and men who laid down their lives for our right to participate in a democracy.

It is the ultimate in cowardice.

It is a crime against our ancestors.

The blood of heroes means nothing to those who feed on power.

The cries of the poor and evaporating middle-class disappear into a bottomless, corporate void.

They see an America where you have to pay to be heard.

They see an America where money buys power and the poverty stricken fight for the crumbs of a faux democracy.

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I have always been a proud Democrat.

I spent my life going to rallies and protests, writing letters, raising awareness on liberal issues and trying to help those in need.

The Democrats aligned themselves closely with the issues that were near and dear to my heart.

For 25 years I fought for LBGT+ rights, fair immigration laws, a woman’s right to choose, gun control and fair working conditions for all Americans.

Although I am a cliche vegetarian, bleeding-heart artist, who boycotts Monsanto, WalMart, Chic Fil A and Hobby Lobby…

Although I am a steadfast ally for equality for all humans..

Although, I am in every way, a liberal..

I am no longer, in any way, a Democrat.

My former party has aligned itself with corporate greed and although you won’t find them pounding The Bible or fighting against Roe v Wade, they are every bit as reprehensible, in the fact that they are now loyal only to corporations and they no longer represent the will of the people.

 

When my party decides to build A WALL(!!!) around their convention, in fear that perhaps democracy might find a way in, then they are no longer my party.

When my party crowns an Empress, before the first vote is even cast, then they are no longer my party.

When my party colludes with corporate media heads to falsify “the news” and deceive the American people into not voting, then they are no longer my party.

In August, when I arrive home from the “Democratic” Convention and the (not so) super-delegates hammer the final nail into the coffin of our democracy by anointing Hillary Clinton, then I will leave the “Democratic” Party and spend the remainder of my years fighting against them.

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This is not about sour grapes.

I’m a leftist in a conservative state.

I’m used to losing.

This is about defending democracy against a party that repeatedly used closed primary voter suppression and blatant electioneering to nominate a corporately-owned Oligarch, who does not represent the people.

This is about stopping the internal usurping of my party by lobbyists for the ruling elite.

This is about shining a bright light into the dark corners of a party that takes millions from those who exploit our citizens and then pretends to fight against those very entities.

This is about finally realizing that the lesser of two evils is still evil.

This is about fighting for something good and decent, before it is too late.

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I cannot pretend to be innocent.

I have been complicit in their wily subterfuge.

I knew the system was rigged, but the “Democratic” Party are masters of marketing.

They knew that if they ran the right cult of personality, then well meaning fools like myself would fall in line smiling, feeling as if we had done some good by fighting against the Bush’s and Romney’s in the party of evil.

A good ol boy, who plays the sax and jogs to McDonald’s every morning?

“He’s got my vote!!”

A charismatic black man who promises hope and change and simultaneously placates my white guilt?

“It’s about time!!”

A female candidate to make me feel like I’m doing my part to overcome centuries of oppression aimed at women and an opportunity to elect someone my daughter can look up to?

This is the part in the movie where you hear the sound of the needle clumsily falling off the record.

I know about Hillary Clinton.

I know what she did and I know what she stands for.

I already said no to her in 2008 and what I have learned about her since, means that I could never, in good conscience, vote for her.

Sorry, I already bailed out the big banks.

I certainly won’t be supporting their candidate.

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The Democratic Party has marginalized the poor and middle-class; the very foundation that once made them great.

They do not stand for the people, any more than Republicans do.

It is all one gigantic bi-partisan puppet show, where corporations pull the strings of party-aligned marionettes, in an off Broadway production designed to distract and amuse the American voter.

In the post Citizen’s United America, it is no longer about party representation.

It is about who signs your checks.

When a genocidal, sociopathic, racist, recently homophobic, Goldman Sach’s sponsored, TPP lobbying, wire-tapping,  arms-trading, child-rapist defending, Henry Kissinger protege is now the face of my party…

Then I guess I’m at the wrong party.

I voted for Bill Clinton, Al Gore, John Kerry and Barack Obama…

But I will not, under any circumstance, vote for Hillary Clinton.

And I am as much of a feminist as anyone you will ever meet.

If Bernie Sanders does not create a new party, then I will be voting for Jill Stein and that is based on policy, NOT genitalia.

My fear and loathing for Hillary Clinton is based on her past transgressions and the absolute danger that I know she will be to world peace should she be allowed to steal this “election”.

My fear and loathing for Hillary Clinton is based on the fact that I know where her money comes from and to hand over the keys to the kingdom to her is the same as handing them over to the multi-national corporations themselves.

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“If you don’t vote for Clinton then we will have President Trump!!”

Yeah, yeah, I thought about this.

Better to bear down and tough it out with Trump and get another shot at a Progressive in four years, then to allow Clinton to ruin 2020 also (some may not realize that the President runs unopposed by their own party if running for a second term, so a Clinton presidency would ruin any chance for a Progressive Democrat to run in 2020).

As bad as Trump is, he would just spin his wheels for four years.

Both Republicans and Democrats would vote down everything he tried to do.

The insiders hate him.

He has no government experience.

He can’t navigate it.

He would just be a four-year Jon Stewart punchline.

Trump is not the answer, but four years of his buffoonery is infinitely better than losing two elections to Clinton and her war machine.

Trump only talks about doing awful things.

Clinton has a proven track record of actually doing them.

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I will give my party one final chance to keep me.

I will load up my car and drive to Philadelphia.

I will support Senator Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination.

I will be a tiny dot in a sea of people who want to give their former party one final chance to save itself.

And if the party does not nominate Senator Sanders and right these awful wrongs perpetrated on the American people by this sham of an election, then we will form a new party from the ashes of the Democrats.

I will give the Democratic Party one last chance to keep me, because I want to believe that we can rebuild this from the inside.

I want to believe that all of this new blood that Senator Sanders brought into my old party will cleanse it of corruption and keep it going strong for another fifty years.

I want to believe that there are enough good people left in the party to wrestle it away from the corporate virus that has caused it to rot from the inside out.

I want to believe we can save the Democratic Party…

But if we can’t, we will walk away..

And build something new and inspiring.

 

 

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One day a scientist, with way too much time on her hands, invented a button.

The button had only one function.

When you pushed the button everyone around you died within a twelve foot radius.

Human testing had been a complete disaster.

Thousands had perished.

All the scientists in the lab said

“We must destroy this awful invention at once!!”

But before the scientists could destroy the button, the CEO of the corporation that owned the lab said

“Wait!! There is tremendous profit potential in this button!! Why, if your neighbor had one, you would want to have one too!! Only mutually assured destruction can keep us safe from The Murder Button.”

The scientist said “Or we could just not let ANYONE have one.”

“And pass up all that profit potential?! You stick to the science and we will stick to making the money that pays you to make the science, dear boy!!”

“I’m a girl” said the scientist.

“Well back in the lab, young..er..lady.” said the CEO and went about the business of selling Murder Buttons.

At first sales were slow, but gradually they increased.

Once people saw that their neighbor had one, they had to have one too.

“Gotta keep up with the Jones’s.” Mr Smith said.

“Can’t be outdone by the Smith’s.” Mr Jones countered.

Occasionally someone would push their Murder Button and everyone around them would die.

The CEO LOVED when this happened.

The day after someone pushed their Murder Button, hundreds of calls would come in and more Murder Buttons would be sold.

He was so successful at selling Murder Buttons that he even changed the name of his corporation to Murder Inc., but after a shareholder meeting and vote, they all agreed that the name Freedom Inc. had a much better ring to it.

The corporation made commercials with nonsensical slogans like

“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a Murder Button is a good guy with a Murder Button.”

And when people grew tired of the Murder Buttons and tried to pass laws against them, the corporation paid lots of money to popularize the slogan

“If Murder Buttons are outlawed, then only outlaws will have Murder Buttons.”

The slogans worked and soon everyone owned a Murder Button.

(after all, you could never be sure when an outlaw with a Murder Button was going to get close enough to you to press their button and kill you.)

And when the good people tried to put forth laws, that would make people pass tests to prove that they were responsible citizens, before they could purchase a Murder Button, the CEO of Freedom Inc. used his money to pay the lawmakers, to make it so where everyone could get a Murder Button, no questions asked.

“They are coming to take your Murder Buttons” the CEO said “Better go buy more Murder Buttons before it’s too late.”

And the simple people believed him and made him the richest man in all the land.

As you can imagine, everyone having Murder Buttons turned into a comedy of errors.

Two people argue in a movie theater…out comes The Murder Button.

Someone cuts you off in traffic…this looks like a job for The Murder Button.

And because so many people had them, inevitably some maniac would just walk into a public place and start pressing his Murder Button.

Soon people were clamoring for Murder Buttons that could radiate death into a further radius or radiate death at a faster rate.

“If some guy comes at me with one of those little pussy-ass gen one Murder Buttons, he’s gonna get jacked with my gen four. It has a 200 foot reach.” said Jim Bob.

“That ain’t nuttin” countered Joe Bob “my modified gen three can only do 150 foot radius, but I can hold it in and it will pulse death for three straight minutes before I have to recharge it.”

Men with tiny junk finally found a way to sublimate their feelings of deep inferiority.

And Freedom Inc. continued to smartly invest their money into ad campaigns that tricked the simple members of their “civilization” into buying more and more Murder Buttons.

The End

I literally mean The End.

Of everyone.

Everyone just eventually was murdered by The Murder Buttons.

Yeah I know.

Sucky story, right?

Believe me, I hate it as much as you do.

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Our family on voting day.

Dear Bernie,

I hope this letter finds you well.

I write you today on behalf of tens of millions of Americans and untold numbers worldwide.

I write first and foremost to say “Thank you.”.

Thank you for taking the time to serve your country and humankind.

I, like you, have often chosen service over material gains.

As a result, I am a 43 year old man, with under $1000 to my name.

I am not worried about it.

It is a choice I have made to have a rich, full life, rather than play a game that someone else has laid out for me.

I may not have much money, but every single day I am able to touch the lives of many people.

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I have traveled around the country with my family volunteering for you.

It has been one of the most incredible experiences of my life.

Several times I was close enough to you to reach out and touch you and every time I chose instead to help others to reach you and meet you.

Had I been able to shake your hand, all I would have said is “Thank you”.

And in the firm squeeze of your palm I would have hoped to convey the following;

Thank you for speaking the truth, when it was more profitable to lie.

Thank you for inspiring my children to care about the American political system.

Thank you for being decent and kind and never resorting to the mudslinging of your opposition.

And thank you for calling attention to the real issues facing America today in a profound and genuine way that will reverberate infinitely.

I want you to know that you have made a significant change in our country and your message is being felt and practiced on a daily basis by millions of Americans.

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At the campaign office in Columbus, Ohio.

I often think of how tired you must be.

I watch you move and speak day after day and often wonder where you find the energy.

I suspect you are like me, tired, but inspired to serve something greater than yourself.

I suspect you are like me, in the fact that you are often working and missing your loved ones.

I suspect you are like me and sometimes wonder if the mountain is too steep to climb, but know that there really isn’t any choice, for there are millions who cannot even take the first step without our help.

 

I know you are about to have a meeting with Hillary Clinton and I know that there is tremendous pressure on you to “unite the party”.

I know that there are people who you call friends who have not been there for you, when you needed them most.

I also know that you face being ostracized by the establishment that you have worked within for the last 40 years.

I know that if you say the words that they want you to say, then you can go back to Vermont, continue to serve your constitutes and make a real difference in their lives.

But, with outrageous audacity, I dare ask you an incredible favor.

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Collecting signatures to get Bernie on the ballot in a Republican stronghold in Indiana

I am writing today to ask you to fight on.

I have no right to ask this of you.

My meager donations of time and money are nothing in the face of your great service.

No one would blame you if you decided to return home to cuddle with your grand kids and watch cartoons.

No one would blame you if you decided that you had began a movement and that it was up to US to continue it.

Should you choose to rest, know that we will continue to fan the flames that you have ignited.

Wherever there is injustice, we will stand up in defense of the outcast and downtrodden.

Wherever there is someone in need, we will lift them up.

Wherever someone has had their voice stolen, we will be twice as loud to make sure that they are heard.

We will do what you have always done, Bernie.

We will stand up.

Despite all that you have done, We The People of the United States of America must ask a huge favor of you.

We must ask that you continue on and become the President of the United States.

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Chloe and I, canvassing our home state.

If you walk away, and we are left with the “choice” between two historically corrupt candidates, then our battle becomes so much more difficult.

Yes, we will still vote in midterm elections.

Yes, we will replace the House and Senate with true Progressives.

And yes, we will eventually write a constitutional amendment that will overturn Citizens United.

I know you want to fight against Trump, but you cannot do that by asking your followers to support a candidate who is directly opposed to their values.

You have taught us well, Bernie and just as I have raised my children to never blindly accept authority, we will never vote for Hillary Clinton, even if you asked us to.

So, you see, there is only one way out of this spectacular mess.

We must finish what we have started.

You must become the next President of the United States.

 

You have more support than your two opponents combined.

If you run through to November, we will put the finest minds our country has, to finding a way to make sure that every vote is counted and you will win by a margin of historic proportions.

If you have a way to win the convention then by all means, fight on to Philadelphia.

I am a delegate.

I will be inside fighting for you.

I do not care how you do it, please know that we have only just begun to fight.

If you run on The Green Party ticket with Jill Stein, I will head up the effort to get The Green Party on the ballot in the remaining 30 states.

If you run as an Independent, I will collect whatever signatures are needed and show up in any court room that is required to make sure that people can vote for you in November.

 

Bernie, you are not in this alone and it is not your job to unite a party that is corrupt beyond repair.

In this, your darkest hour, please know that tens of millions stand united beside you.

You are my President, Bernie Sanders.

Run through until November and you will be our nation’s President.

We’re still with you.

Sincerely,

Our Family

Bernie Sanders

It can’t end like this

With a whimper, instead of a bang

With voter suppression and intentional disenfranchisement

It can’t end like this

With the corrupt winning again and the innocent’s blood shed for their coffers

It can’t end like this

With the people of America being told to put their heads down and get back to work

It can’t end with a victory for the wealthy elite, who serve no ideology except the gathering of assets to increase their ownership of the Earth

It can’t end with a good man being ostracized by the government he has served for the last 40 years!!!

It can’t end with his coworkers patronizing him because he had the courage to take on the system

It can’t end with him endorsing something he knows is evil, while we stand by crushed.

It just can’t

This is our one chance at freedom

This is our one chance to reclaim democracy from the tyranny of self-serving corporations that will literally murder people if it helps them reach their bottom line

It can’t end like this

And it won’t

We’re with you.

We’re still with you.

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I stayed in bed as long as I could this morning.

Usually I spring up at 7:00, but today I was determined to stay horizontal until life forced me up.

I held Carrie and tried not to think about California.

I knew that today was going to be a long day.

I knew that the corporate media was going to announce that Hillary Clinton had won the Democratic nomination, in an attempt to convince the American people to stay home on this final primary election day.

I knew it two weeks ago when Chris Mathews sat with an arrogant smirk and taunted Sanders’ campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, by asking what would happen to voter turnout if the TV networks prematurely announced that Hillary Clinton had won the Democratic nomination?

So I stayed in bed holding my girlfriend.

I didn’t want to deal with it.

Today was supposed to be a day filled with joy, as the good people of California stood up in mass against the corporate fascism of Hillary Clinton.

Today was supposed to be the latest in a series of YUGE steps Americans took towards restoring our country to a Democracy.

Glancing at my phone to check the time, I turned back over and mumbled

“Somethings wrong. I have 4500 messages.”

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The messages were all pretty much the same…

“The media is saying Hillary Clinton won before voting has even begun!!! What do we do?!!”

First of all, let me state that I am just a normal guy.

I am not an insider by any stretch.

There is really nothing special to qualify me as a person who can answer this question.

My college professors always told me that it was important that I establish my expertise at the beginning of every paper, but I’d rather be open and honest with my readers.

I’m just a normal guy.

A little over a year ago, I told my girlfriend and my children that the next 18 months of my life would be dedicated to doing “everything I can to get Bernie Sanders elected.”

And that is exactly what I have done.

I’ve canvassed all over the Midwest, phonebanked from Iowa to California, donated every dime that I could and have created a ton of content for social media outlets, everything from stop-motion animation, all the way to original music production and a plethora of other mediums (this article for example).

My entire life has been dedicated to this movement.

This does not make me special.

I am one of millions.

I am a cog in a powerful and beautiful machine.

But I am flattered that for whatever reason, people look to me for answers.

I invest about 4-8 hours a day to reading, in hopes that I can actually give some small amount of wisdom to the conundrums that arise from being on a team that is literally in direct opposition to the establishment.

So I’m sitting here writing, not because I have the answers, but because I am searching for them.

“The media is saying Hillary Clinton won before voting has even begun!!! What do we do?!!”

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First off, if you are one of those who thinks that Hillary Clinton actually has more support than Bernie Sanders, then just stop reading now.

If you are insistent on burying your head deep in the sand then I cannot help you.

This article (like ALL my articles) is for those who are fed up with living in a Republic controlled by corporations.

It’s a funny thing that Bernie Sanders has been overflowing arenas several times daily for a solid year, while Clinton can’t fill a high-school gymnasium and yet there are people who actually believe that she has more votes than Sanders.

She does not.

There are several different types of electioneering and voter suppression happening on the “Democratic” side of the aisle concurrently and NONE of it is being reported by the corporate media.

 

As long as Comcast, NewsCorp and Time Warner are donating millions to the Clinton campaign, I wouldn’t be expecting anything resembling  journalism to be coming out of your television anytime soon.

These multinational corporations want to protect their assets.

They do not pay taxes and they aren’t about to start.

Sanders will tax them, whereas Hillary will continue to allow them to slip through loopholes and store their money in offshore accounts.

Clinton is a great investment if you are a billionaire.

She talks and talks about how she is going to overturn Citizens United, while taking millions from corporations.

Bernie Sanders represents the people.

Hillary Clinton represents the corporations.

 

 

 

So the first part of the answer to the question of…

“The media is saying Hillary Clinton won before voting has even begun!!! What do we do?!!”

Is to contact your local cable provider and disconnect your service.

I know Game of Thrones is on, but that’s what you have to do.

No one ever said revolution would be easy.

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In addition to the corporate media brainwashing of the masses, we have also had more blatant issues of voter suppression and electioneering.

Clinton has a hard time rigging the caucuses, due to their transparency, but not for lack of effort.

In Iowa she had paid staff dress up in red uniforms and pretend they were Sanders volunteers to give misinformation to caucus goers.

In one incident, where there were thousands of Sanders supporters in a precinct, the Clinton organizer told them that the building had exceeded fire safety capacity and that they needed to go outside.

Once outside, the doors were locked and the Hillary caucus-goers, who were privy to the trickery and told to stay inside, then voted, giving Clinton the precinct “victory”.

There are videos of Clinton campaign staff telling volunteers to break election laws and if caught “ask forgiveness, instead of permission”.

There was more election fraud caught in Illinois, but again this was not reported by corporate media, nor was it corrected.

More allegations in Massachusetts and Kentucky went unreported by corporate media.

In Arizona, there was massive voter suppression, again favoring Hillary Clinton.

The Clinton camp could not be reached for comment on any of these attacks on democracy.

Across the country, normally accurate, exit polling showed numbers not matching up, always in Clinton’s favor.

The “news” outlet’s smoking gun?

They decide to cancel exit polling for the remaining primaries.

In New York, Sanders’ voters were purged and denied their right to vote.

In California, 18 million new No Party Preference voters registered in the weeks leading up to June 7, but on voting day, 12 million of them were not counted, and Clinton somehow won the state even though exit polls showed a 17 point disparity versus how the actual votes were counted.

I am not even speaking of the audacity of closed primaries, which disenfranchised millions of Sanders voters legally.

4.4 million Sanders’ voters were turned away in Arizona and New York combined, not to mention tens of millions more legally disenfranchised nationally.

Obvious fraud in Nevada  was reported and recorded, yet corporate media was absent until they realized that the story wasn’t going away, so they spun it into a fairy tale about how Sanders’ supporters were violent.

It is clear to anyone paying attention that Sanders has millions more supporters than does Clinton.

After a solid year of seeing Sanders speaking to overflow stadiums and Clinton speaking to empty high-school gymnasiums (the average Clinton crowd is 348 people), the question needs to be answered…

Where are all the Hillary Clinton voters?

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“So the election is rigged.

We already knew that.

What can we do?”

What we can do is Bern the “Democratic” party to the ground.

Instructions from the top are coming.

What you must NOT do, at any cost, is vote for Hillary Clinton.

Trump will increase the severity of his rhetoric going forward and this will cause the weak-minded to say

“I don’t like Hillary, but I will vote for her in order to keep Hitler II out of office.”

Don’t allow yourself to be duped by this game.

A vote for Clinton, after she has rigged our election process, is a vote for fascism.

We will deal with Trump in November.

Had Sanders lost in a fair election he would have endorsed Clinton and she would have defeated Trump, but there is no chance of that happening at this point.

 

Clinton is trailing Trump in the polls and that will only get worse as the reluctant GOP will finally endorse Trump and millions of voters will support Trump, simply because he is not Hillary Clinton.

If you are registered as a Democrat STAY registered Democrat until Sanders has his say at the convention.

Should the Super-delegates commit career suicide and nominate Clinton, Sanders will accept Jill Stein’s invitation to run on The Green Party ticket and the race to get The Green Party on the ballot in all 50 states will begin (currently The Green Party is on the ballot in 20 states, but those states make up more than the 270 electoral votes required to win the general election).

 

Undoubtedly, Clinton will try to rig the election in November.

We have until then to implement safeguards against this.

We must oppose her at every front.

She is a dictator that will take away many of our freedoms if she is able to rise to power.

This is a woman who has a history of supporting spying on American citizens.

If she is able to gain control of the United States Military, millions more will die at her hands.

We must stop her.

The why’s are present.

The how will present itself.

Sharpen your pitchforks, Americans.

This could get ugly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Recently Robert Reich started saying some version of

“I know Hillary Clinton is awful, but you should vote for her, because she is better than Donald Trump.”

I am paraphrasing somewhat, but over and over again this is what people are told.

“Vote for Clinton or it’s YOUR FAULT when we get Trump.”

Not a ringing endorsement for Hillary Clinton.

It’s like saying

“You should die of a heart attack to avoid getting cancer.”

But hey, I get it.

In 2004, I voted for John Kerry based solely on the fact that he was NOT George Bush.

I was not excited about Kerry.

I was excited about stopping Bush.

I voted for John and he lost.

Perhaps those of us who weren’t excited about Kerry and wanted to stop Bush, should have just voted for The Green Party candidate, David Cobb, instead of someone who we knew would not make a good President.

Perhaps we should have taken 2004 as an opportunity to send The Democratic Party a message and tell it that we were tired of the uninspired and/or corrupt candidates they kept shoving down our throats.

Perhaps if we had taken a stand in 2004, The Democratic Party would not have dwindled into it’s current sorry state.

One party would have been forced to evolve and America would also have gained a legitimate third-party to represent the will of those Americans who aren’t multi-millionaires.

Now, all these years later, I am told that I should repeat my past mistakes, be a good citizen and vote for Hillary Clinton, because she is less evil than Donald Trump.

It’s worth considering.

Of course, I would vote for Hillary Clinton, if I truly thought that was best for our country.

After all, I have kids and other family that I am sworn to protect.

We all want what is best for the one’s we love.

We are all patriots in our own way.

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Donald Trump is not fit to be President by any stretch of the imagination.

He is an indictment on a party that did such an amazing job selling fear and racism to it’s members, that it produced a candidate that embodied the very ugliness the party had become synonymous with.

Donald Trump’s rise holds a giant mirror up to the Republican party and shows them what an incredible farce they have become.

Donald Trump has ZERO political experience.

Comparing Trump vs Clinton on experience is laughable.

Clinton was a Senator and Secretary of State, while Trump was on reality TV.

One knows politics and one does not.

Trump’s lack of experience eliminates him from contention in the mind of any intelligent person.

You simply cannot be trusted with the most powerful military in our planet’s history, if you have not proven yourself as trustworthy.

But that’s the problem.

I just don’t trust Hillary either.

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Fans of Trump will often pull off their hood and point to the fact that Trump is a successful businessman and therefore would run the country like a business.

Anyone who says this displays their complete lack of knowledge about this tiny-handed fool and his disastrous business record.

Donald Trump is NOT a successful businessman.

He is the heir to a successful businessman.

Trump’s father left him a huge inheritance, which he has gradually squandered.

In fact, if Trump had left his father’s money alone and simply put it into a low-risk mutual fund, Donald Trump would be worth $8,000,000,000 today, but The Donald is not worth even half that.

He is worth $3,200,000,000.

Nearly everyone reading this article could have built a larger fortune than Donald Trump if they had inherited the money he did.

Trump’s companies have filed bankruptcy (paid for by the American tax-payer) FOUR TIMES!!!

There is NOTHING successful about this half-man.

He is a walking indictment of America’s third-rate education system.

If you allow corporate-media to “educate” the masses, then you get Donald Trump, the embodiment of white-male entitlement.

A carnival barker with a checkbook.

Everything that is wrong with America all rolled into one orange turd of a man.

If he were to run the country the way he runs his businesses, then America would be bankrupt four times over.

Clinton on the other hand has amassed a vast fortune of $300,000,000 from mostly humble beginnings.

If we are talking about success in business, Clinton is a far better business person than Donald Trump.

 

So why am I still Not With Her?

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Given the “choice” between Clinton and Trump, I concede the point that Clinton followers spew ad nauseum, that yes, as a politician, Clinton is better than Trump.

High praise indeed.

It’s like saying that it is better to drown than to die in a fire.

I, for one, am suspicious of any candidate whose main selling point is that they are superior to Donald Trump.

My dog would be a better President than Donald Trump (also much cuter and has better hair).

I have stepped in things that would be a better President than Donald Trump.

Yet when pressed for WHY the Hillary Clinton supporter is casting their sacred vote her way, they do not speak of policy.

They toss out vague comments such as “She’s experienced,” and remind us for the ten millionth time that “If we don’t vote for her, then we will be to blame for President Trump.”

So I am supposed to be okay with the “choice” between a racist ass-hat and a genocidal sociopath?

Sorry. Not Sorry.

I’m just not AT ALL okay with that.

I thought we made it abundantly clear in 2008 that we did not want Hillary Clinton.

Was there some confusion?

Did the American people stutter?

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In the eight years since the Democratic voters spoke out against Hillary Clinton, the populous has become increasingly Progressive and informed.

The American people have been very clear.

They have come out by the millions to support Bernie Sanders, despite a corporate media blackout that tried to trick the American people into believing that Sanders’ was not a serious contender.

The Clinton voter, a willing participant in a feel-good charade, is victim to falsified numbers that Hillary herself uses to mislead her constituents.

Clinton claims that 3,000,000 more people voted for her than did Senator Sanders.

But any informed person knows that when you count those who caucused for Sanders that the two have roughly the same number of voters.

When you add in those who were not allowed to vote due to MASSIVE voter suppression and disenfranchisement on the part of the “Democratic” National Committee, you see clearly that Sanders has several million more supporters than does Clinton.

If we are serious about keeping Idiot Trump out of The White House, it is time we stop accepting the corporate media propaganda regarding Clinton and go with the candidate who can actually defeat Lil Man Drumpf.

Because Independent and No Party Preference voters will be allowed to vote in November, Sanders is the logical candidate to take down Trump.

The idea that Clinton has more support in the general election is mass delusion.

Clinton polls even with Trump while Sanders wins by an epic landslide of 15 points!!

Clinton loses to Trump in Georgia and Michigan, whereas Sanders beats him in both states.

Clinton is losing to Trump in three swing states already and that is not going to get better for her, as reluctant Republicans WILL support Trump when their “option” is Clinton.

 

Are establishment Democrats so devoted to the delusion that Clinton can overcome her ever slipping popularity, that they would be willing to hand our nation over to Trump, instead of supporting the stronger candidate in Senator Sanders?

Will they choose the anti-Democratic Super-delegates to APPOINT a candidate that we do NOT support and then tell us that if we do not vote for her then we are the ones to blame for Donald Trump?

That is ludicrous reasoning.

That is the same as Walmart coming into a small town, destroying all the mom and pop businesses and then expecting us to willfully buy their products.

Sorry.

I don’t shop at Walmart.

And eliminating my options will not change that.

All it will do is necessitate the creation of new options.

Expecting us to vote for Hillary Clinton when we were repeatedly clear that we do not support her is the same as Monsanto destroying the family farm and then blaming us for rejecting their GMOs.

We don’t want your fake food and we won’t support your corrupt, genocidal, fascist, corporate candidate.

Eliminating our choices will not change that.

We will create new choices, before we eat plastic, before we accept plastic, before we VOTE plastic.

We tried to use our collective voice, but your party had such a stranglehold on the voting process that you would not let us.

Sanders beats Trump in November.

Clinton does not.

We understand the plan is to nominate Clinton and then use Trump’s rhetoric to scare us into voting for her.

But we have learned where “the lesser of two evils” will get us.

Supporting evil leads to more evil.

Supporting evil is STILL supporting evil.

If you are going to put the gun of Donald Trump to our heads, then you are just going to have to shoot us.

You cannot shoot enough of us to anoint your chosen one.

We will not play this game.

We WILL reclaim our Democracy.

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So Robert Reich and other people whom we respect will continue to remind us that it is better to hold our noses and vote for Clinton, than to allow Trump into The White House.

They will say that it is better to hand over our collective wallets, then to be shot.

 

But what if that wallet has the money for my medication in it?

So by giving up, all I do is prolong the inevitable.

Wouldn’t it be better to take a stand and fight for what is right, than to be insulted by a “choice” between a narcissistic baboon and a power-hungry warmonger?

Should I choose a blowhard who will probably get us into war or a slick and shifty politician who says that she will “obliterate Iran” and create a no-fly zone over Syria (an action which Vladimir Putin has said that he considers a declaration of war).

Should I choose a man who makes racist comments or a woman who continually supports racist policies?

Should I choose an offensive neanderthal who makes fun of the handicapped or a genocidal maniac who said that “it’s time for the United States to start thinking of Iraq as a business opportunity.“?

The argument for Clinton being a superior option to Trump only works on low-information voters and thanks to Bernie Sanders lighting a fire, America is suddenly filled with informed citizens who understand that Trump will simply provide fuel for late night comedians for the next four years, whereas Clinton would actually get us into real trouble.

For every disgusting Donald Trump quote you can throw out, we can match it with a Hillary Clinton atrocity or scandal.

So when you put the Trump-gun to my head and tell me to vote for genocide, I say “Hell no!!”

Trump is not acceptable.

Hillary is not acceptable.

Voting for evil is not acceptable.

 

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As I’ve been voting for the lesser of two evils my entire life, I am partly responsible for every sadistic act committed by every candidate I have supported.

So now, after a good and virtuous man has been cast aside by The “Democratic” Party and their corporate media arms, I am supposed to swallow hard and fill in that little bubble to support the very ones who rigged the game?

I cannot and will not.

If Hillary Clinton and her supporters want to hold the gun of Donald Trump to my head, then I think perhaps this is the year that I fight for my life.

Give me liberty or give me political death.

Don’t talk to me about Supreme Court judges.

Clinton would nominate corporate judges.

She talks about overturning Citizen’s United, while simultaneously taking money from every lobbyist with a checkbook.

Sorry. Not fooled.

To put it simply, I signed up for revolution and revolution is what I am going to get.

I do not know how it will happen.

But it WILL happen.

Perhaps Clinton will be indicted.

Perhaps the corrupt Super-delegates will see a million people outside of the convention in Philadelphia and realize that these people are serious and the Super-delegates will support Senator Sanders to preserve their careers.

Perhaps Clinton will win the nomination and Sanders will run with Jill Stein on The Green Party ticket.

Maybe Sanders will follow in the footsteps of his hero, Eugene Debs and run as a write in candidate.

Maybe Sanders will lose the convention and drop out and millions of Sanders supporters will migrate to The Green Party in hopes of having a viable third party option in 2020 and we will spend the next four years overturning every seat in government so that there will be no obstruction for our Progressive Party President.

This is the year the American people take a united front against oligarchy and corporate controlled government.

 

We will vote our conscience and we will possibly lose the battle for The White House in 2016, but we will make progress towards a greater goal.

And ten to twenty years from now Americans will look back and say

“Wow. That was a mess, but America is better for it.”

You can keep Clinton.

You can keep Trump.

I will not be holding my nose in the voting booth this time.

I’ll vote my conscience.

I will make a moral choice.

Not just a political one.

And don’t you dare blame me for Trump.

Millions of good people tried to warn you.