“They have the money but we have the people. … This is your movement.” – U.S. Senator & Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders
Posted March 14th, 2016 on Niagara At Large
A Brief Foreword by NAL publisher Doug Draper
On the editorial page of this March 14th’s Globe and Mail – that’s Canada’s equivalent to The New York Times for our American readers and neighbours who may not know – is a cartoon showing Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama walking in the sunlight on the White House lawn.
In the background, the cartoon depicts dark storm clouds rolling in with the faces of Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and other presidential candidates etched into the clouds, along with a caption that reads; “but tomorrow is another day.”
Also etched into those clouds is the face of Bernie Sanders – one candidate I don’t believe belongs there – but Trump and Cruz (the two now most likely to win the Republican nomination) certainly do.
If Trump or Cruz or anyone else who shares their extremist, right-wing views becomes the next occupant of the White House, Americans, Canadians and others around the world who share a vision for peace, tolerance and a carbon-free, more fair and prosperous future for everyda people may have to kiss that vision goodbye.
Forget about fighting climate change and start building the Keystone pipe, and uncork more champagne for the wealthiest one per cent!
That is why Niagara At Large has made an editorial decision to support the campaign of Senator Bernie Sanders to become the Democratic nominee to run for President of the United States.
For Americans and Canadians who believe that addressing climate change has to be a top priority and who believe that it is about time everyday people got a fairer shake after decades of seeing more and more of the wealth go to a few at the top, the best person we could have in the Oval Office working with the new Trudeau government north of the border is Bernie Sanders.
So here is some information from the people running the Buffalo for Bernie Sanders campaign office on how, when and where people in Western New York and, yes, across the border in Niagara, Ontario can get engaged and volunteer their time to help in his race for the White House.
From the Buffalo for Bernie Sanders campaign office in Buffalo, New York
We arehaving volunteer training sessions at the Polish Cadets Hall on Grant Street and Amherst on both 3/17 and 3/24 at 6-8pm each evening. Topics covered will be Know his policies Bernie Talking Points
- Voter Registration
- Phone Banking
- Road Trips
- Events and Marches
If you need more information of how to participate in these sessions call 716-777-3663
We also will be hosting a Learn and Bern featuring Bernie’s 1979 documentary on Eugene Debs and a potluck dinner on April 2nd at the Trinity Center 371Delaware Ave 14202 A $15 donation.
- March 19 -Berning Buffalo March Bidwell Pkwy @ Noon
- March 25 – Concert at Sugar City 1239 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 6PM
- April 16 – Concert in the Falls
- April 17– Get out the VOTE March
(Use contact information at Bernie Sanders Buffalo office below for any more details you may need on when and where for the above events.)
Please attend as many of these events as you can. America needs Bernie Sanders so please show your support, feel the Bern and above all, VOTE for Bernie in the New York primary on April 19th
Click on the following link for some additional upcoming events: https://www.facebook.com/BuffaloforBernieSanders/events
To view some Bernie Sanders campaign ads click on the following links –
And finally, for one of the very best ads, and certainly one of the most positive ones, run on either side of the Canada/U.S. border in recent years, click on – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nwRiuh1Cug
About Buffalo for Bernie Sanders –
Buffalo for Bernie Sanders is an all-volunteer group of diverse, socially conscious activists working to elect Senator Bernie Sanders as President of the United States in 2016, and to simultaneously educate the community and affect progressive change.
Formed in July 2015, Buffalo for Bernie Sanders has grown to a core group of 30 volunteers and counting, and has engaged hundreds of people throughout Western New York in activities such as marches, ballot access petitioning, canvassing, and phone banking. We welcome new volunteers and encourage active participation from all interested community members, as the group works diligently toward victory in November 2016.
- Address – 404 Amherst St, Buffalo, New York, 14207
- Phone – 716-221-4BRN
- Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Visit the Buffalo for Bernie Sanders campaign website at – http://www.buffaloforbernie.com
Visit Bernie Sanders’ official website at – https://berniesanders.com/?nosplash=true
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