Bernie Sanders Quotes
Republicans in Congress must now summon the courage to stand up to the racist ramblings of our "stable genius" president. Democratic and Republican senators must continue efforts to produce a bi-partisan Dream Act to be voted on by the Senate as part of the overall budget deal.
I've been criticized for this point, so allow me to repeat it: health care is a human right of all people, not a privilege.
When people leave college they should be able to start their life with excitement, not be saddled with outrageous levels of student debt.
We are not going to allow Donald Trump and other demagogues to divide us up. We will stand together.
Universal health care is a reality in dozens of countries around the world. It really is not a radical idea for the U.S. to do the same.
If we are serious about transforming our country, if we are serious about rebuilding the middle class, if we are serious about reinvigorating American democracy, we need to develop a political movement which once again is prepared to take on and defeat a ruling class who's greed is destroying our nation.
Let us be clear that when you have unarmed African Americans shot by police officers, something which has been going on for years, that is institutional racism and it cries out for reform.
I decided, finally, that we would run within the Democratic process and that's what I am going to do. I will not, as I have said many, many times, if I do not win I will not run as a third party candidate, period.
A great nation like the United States of America, with the most powerful military on earth, in my view, should take every possible opportunity to resolve international conflict without going to war. War should be the last resort.
What we have got to do, is when we see instances of racism, when we hear political leaders appealing to the worst elements of us by making racist attacks against people from another country or people whose color may be different from most of us, we have got to stand up and say in America you're not gonna do that, racism is unacceptable.
It is unacceptable to judge people, to discriminate against people based on the color of their skin.
We can, brothers and sisters, live in a country where every American, no matter their race, their religion, their disability or their sexual orientation realises the full promise of equality that is our birth right as Americans.
What we are gonna do is tell the richest people in this country, who have become phenomenally richer, they are gonna start paying their fair share of taxes.
Over the years I think the Republican Party has evolved into an extreme right-wing party, controlled by the Koch Brothers and other billionaire interests who are really very reactionary. The Democratic Party, unfortunately, over the years has also become I think, too much influenced by big money.
At the end of the day, American workers should not be forced to compete against people in Vietnam who make 56 cents an hour minimum wage.
For Vermont, for Iowa and for virtually the entire country, trade agreements like NAFTA, CAFTA and permanent normal trade relations with China have by and large been a disaster. I voted against all of them and I'm hoping to lead the effort right now against the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The greed of the billionaire class in corporate America is destroying this country. Enough is enough. It's going to end.