Thought Of The Day. January 11, 2016

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Today’s Thought:

Sanders is not my ideal candidate. He isn’t vegan. He supports hunting. But the policies he advocates would save millions of animals. He opposes Big Ag, ag-gag laws, corporate welfare, agricultural subsidies. He wants to rein in Wall Street, which has a stranglehold on the US government. Sanders opposes having agriculture lobbyists appointed to positions in the Departments of Agriculture, Interior, and Commerce. He opposes the entire system of lobbying by special interests and their bagmen.

He has a 100% pro-animal voting record according to the Humane Society of the US.

For animal activists, the status quo is the enemy. Politicians who accept bribes from Big Ag are unworthy of our votes.



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5 thoughts on “Thought Of The Day. January 11, 2016

    • I think it highly unlikely that powerbrokers at the Democratic Convention would use Machiavellian means to deny the nomination to Sanders if he had a majority of delegates. If that were to occur, the Democractic Party would be irreparably divided, likely causing a rift at least as big as the Democrats experienced in 1860. Personally, I would welcome such a move by the Democratic establishment. The recruitment of radicals would go off the charts, and an actual leftist party could emerge.


    • Sanders supports single payer, universal healthcare. He believes healthcare is a right. His proposal is to make Medicare available to everyone. The US is the only developed nation in the world which does not guarantee healthcare to its citizens. And yet, per capital, we spend more on healthcare than any other country. Why? Because the insurance, hospital, and pharmaceutical industries are profiteering on the ill.


  1. He may not be vegan and he supports hunting, but compared to the alternatives, he looks good to me. I like his fight against Wall Street and income inequality. I don’t get the sense concern for animals is on anyone else’s radar. Doesn’t look as if Rubio votes for much of anything.


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