Ernest Canning: As a combat veteran, I much prefer a Commander in Chief who has the courage and moral fortitude to say no to an unnecessary and immoral war. Veterans for Bernie
Joseph Palermo: In case you haven’t noticed, the centerpiece of Senator Sanders’ campaign is the exact same critique that Occupy Wall Street offered us four and half years ago. Bernie Sanders Occupy
Tina Dupuy: So while Republicans are swooning over Bernie, I’m obsessed with the Republican field for the same reason I spent a year getting into Real Housewives of Whatever Awful Place: I loathe all the cast members.
Randy Shaw: Barack Obama’s 2008 election failed to provide the transformative presidency that young voters sought. Now Hillary is not even promising a game-changing presidency. New Hampshire Primary
Kathleen Wallace: The young women are looking at their situation (huge student debt, erosion of good jobs, lack of universal health care) and they are utilizing their equal and talented brains to come to the conclusion that a neoliberal lackey is not the best fit for them, regardless of sex…vagina voting
Peter Cavanaugh: For thousands of careers destroyed, trillions of dollars lost and countless lives ruined in 2008’s Wall Street debacle, hardly a single soul has spent a second in the slammer or faced serious criminal charges. Progressive Hillary
Robert Reich: Progressives, there’s no way to reform the system without rocking the boat. There’s no way to get to where America should be without aiming high. Robert Reich: There’s no way to reform the system without rocking the boat. There’s no way to get to where America should be without aiming high.
John Peeler: My head finally and grudgingly admitted that my heart really wanted Hillary to be the first woman president. Following on the first African American president, you have to admit that it would be sweet.
Tina Dupuy: Saying rights are just given to us because an omnipotent force wills it, robs all the notables who’ve laid down their lives to ensure the rest of us can enjoy personal freedoms.
Ernest Canning: Though the allegations have yet to be independently verified, both the appearance of impropriety and the mere possibility that a presidential candidate could be indicted should be a matter of grave concern for the electorate.
Brent Budowsky: Young people and many independents and others support Sanders because he believes in the power and nobility of the dream, while cynics claim those dreams are “naive” and “unrealistic” and should be abandoned before the battle to make them come true has even begun.
Robert Borosage: Sanders is providing the first clear, forceful, populist message and agenda that these younger voters have heard, focused on how our corrupted politics and rigged economy keep us from building a decent, vibrant country of opportunity.
Randy Shaw: The best news for Sanders and the Democratic Party is that his Iowa finish ensures a long, competitive race. How Bernie Won