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Bernie Sanders Buys $600K Lakefront Summer House in Vermont

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Bernie Sanders Buys $600K Lakefront Summer House in Vermont

[FONT=&quot]Bernie Sanders, the socialist who challenged Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary, is dropping fat cash on a hot new lakefront pad.
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[FONT=&quot]The income inequality expert reportedly [/FONT]bought[FONT=&quot] a $600,000 “camp” on the Champlain Islands in Vermont last week, which he plans to use as a seasonal getaway locale.[/FONT]

For a socialist like Bernie, all pigs are equal, some are just more equal...

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He wasn't able to change the banking laws so he might as well get a mortgage.


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Just like an evil 1 percenter would do.
 

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Just curious, where did Bernie ever say "People shouldn't be allowed to live a nice life!"

When he said he was a socialist... if you're rich, you stole that from others, you oppressed someone, it's not FAIR you have big house when someone out there does not. Imagine if we spread wealth equally!
 

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When he said he was a socialist... if you're rich, you stole that from others, you oppressed someone, it's not FAIR you have big house when someone out there does not. Imagine if we spread wealth equally!

Straw man.
 

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Just curious, where did Bernie ever say "People shouldn't be allowed to live a nice life!"

Like former pastor Mike Huckabee, Bernie Sanders hates sin, specifically the deadly one called greed. Sanders, an avowed socialist, wants to take money from billionaires and give it to non-billionaires, in an apparent effort to make everyone middle-class and no one greedy. He will, by some feat of moral-political alchemy, create prosperity and eliminate avarice.

Speaking to a crowd of supporters this month, Sanders said, "The greed of the billionaire class and corporate America is destroying this great country." In his view, rich people have no place in the world's richest country.

This is a common refrain of his. In March, he railed "against the power of a billionaire class whose greed has no end." He is, he said, "for dignity [and] against the greed and power of a few on top who apparently want it all." He is, in other words, against material success.

In 2010, he accused rich people of harboring "a religious ferocity in terms of greed. They need more, more. It is similar to an addiction." For his part, Sanders displays an equally religious ferocity when attacking sinners (the rich) and denouncing their sin (greed). Not only does he hate the rich for being rich; he hates the rich for wanting to be rich. Rather than letting people exercise their greed, Sanders wants to exorcise it-an impossible task, as most socialist enterprises are.
Bernie Sanders Exhibits the Traits of the Billionaires He Loathes | RealClearMarkets
 

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Just curious, where did Bernie ever say "People shouldn't be allowed to live a nice life!"

I'd say giving them all that free **** would give them a 'nice' life while the rest of us pay for it.
 

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He wasn't able to change the banking laws so he might as well get a mortgage.


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It appears that the property was bought outright.

The Sanders family recently sold a lake house in Maine that had been passed down from O'Meara's side of the family. The sale enabled them to buy the new home, much closer to their Green Mountain State residence. North Hero, which is one of the islands, has a population of 1,000 people.

Bernie Sanders just bought a third home. Tell that to the 99 percent. | Washington Examiner
 

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When he said he was a socialist... if you're rich, you stole that from others, you oppressed someone, it's not FAIR you have big house when someone out there does not. Imagine if we spread wealth equally!

I'm happy for Comrade BS. But I don't think the rank and file kooker leftists will see the hypocrisy in any of this. I think they are too busy hunting for Pokemon.
 

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When he said he was a socialist... if you're rich, you stole that from others, you oppressed someone, it's not FAIR you have big house when someone out there does not. Imagine if we spread wealth equally!

Democratic Socialist. I've never seen where he's ever said "if you're rich, you stole that from others". Source?
 

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Why do people hate the Pledge of Allegiance?
 

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Nothing new here, all the rulers in a "Socialist / Communist" country live entirely different lives then the recipients of their benevolence.
 

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Saw that on the local news. I know exactly where this house is. Beautiful area.

I don't begrudge him a summer home. That said, I think the optics aren't very good here, and it may have been wiser to either buy it in his kids' names so it may not have been noticed, or just wait a while. A $600,000 primary residence is out of reach of most Americans, forget a third home worth that. It's not really what Bernie stands for.
 

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Saw that on the local news. I know exactly where this house is. Beautiful area.

I don't begrudge him a summer home. That said, I think the optics aren't very good here, and it may have been wiser to either buy it in his kids' names so it may not have been noticed, or just wait a while. A $600,000 primary residence is out of reach of most Americans, forget a third home worth that. It's not really what Bernie stands for.

To be honest a $600,000 home is not all that much these days, especially if its in a prime location.
 
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