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    Bernie Sanders Gets 7 Stitches After Run-In With Shower Door

    Sanders cuts head on shower door, receives 7 stitches

    Sen. Bernie Sanders cut his head on a glass shower door on Friday morning and received seven stitches, his campaign announced.

    But the 2020 candidate was given a "clean bill of health" and will attend all of his previously scheduled campaign events over the next couple days.

    Arianna Jones, a Sanders spokeswoman, said "out of precaution, he went to a walk-in clinic" to have the cut checked out.

    "The senator has proceeded with all of his scheduled events — joining a group of approximately 20 local clergy for breakfast this morning — and looks forward to joining a roundtable with South Carolinians this afternoon to discuss how we can provide high quality affordable health care for all," she added.

    Sanders cut his head on the edge of the shower door, his campaign said, but did not fall.

    The 77-year-old Sanders, who has traveled to several states since announcing his second presidential bid last month, held a rally in South Carolina yesterday. He is planning to headline another rally in Nevada tomorrow.

    https://www.politico.com/story/2019/...r-door-1223545

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    Bernie! Look out! You're too far to the left! Oops.
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    Ut Oh, remember when Harry Reid had a run in with his shower door?

    Reid’s office declined to comment on an online report in Politico that he was exercising in the bathroom of his new home in Henderson on New Year’s Day when a heavy resistance band attached to the door of the shower snapped back at him.
    https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/...-his-bathroom/

    Senators should stay out of the bathroom, it's a dangerous place to be.
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    I understand. He wears thick glasses. I've had to take baths for years because I was so blind and couldn't see anything in the shower. Next cataract surgery Tuesday; maybe then I'll be able to take showers again.
    So when's the Revolution? God or Money? Choose.

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    Bernie explains:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bardou View Post
    Ut Oh, remember when Harry Reid had a run in with his shower door?



    https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/...-his-bathroom/

    Senators should stay out of the bathroom, it's a dangerous place to be.
    Yeah, I was thinking the same thing when I saw the thread title.
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    ...imagine a "run in" with Vladimir Putin!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cacheman View Post
    Bernie explains:
    OMG, LOL. And you can see how thick his glasses are.

    So when's the Revolution? God or Money? Choose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ltd View Post
    ...imagine a "run in" with Vladimir Putin!
    I dreamed about him once. You wouldn't believe how much power he really has.
    So when's the Revolution? God or Money? Choose.

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    shower door? naw, i bet he and AOC had a rumble and she gave him a good old fashioned marxist smack down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jazzy View Post
    he and AOC had a rumble and she gave him a good old fashioned marxist smack down.
    I think she tried to kiss him and accidentally got him with a fang.
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    Sanders 77, Biden 76

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    Bernie Sanders, a courageous survivor, a cut above the rest of the locker room jocks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mzkitty View Post
    I dreamed about him once. You wouldn't believe how much power he really has.
    It is not Holy Spirit power, either. The dark side is amping up their assignments for the powers and principalities of the air.

    Some people are unsuspecting victims at the behest of satan and legion and warlocks/witches...or other people who have a lot demons (maybe it is not hundreds, but they allowed the underworld to get a foothold and their demons give them instructions.)

    satan works hard to keep Deliverance Ministries down and people from thinking it is credible. The fight against God, Jesus, and Holy Spirit continues.

    I hope Putin finds Jesus. Putin worships a false god and was filled with power from the dark side, much like drug-fueled perps who need seven people to restrain them.
    A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. - Proverbs 15:1

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    A person sure has to wonder about some of the accidents. Who was it that evidently got in a tangle with exercise equipment a while back?

    Some of the people might not be following orders from the NWO to a "t," and they are getting reminded that they better get in step REAL quick.

    The mafia is alive and well, and some people probably regret getting enmeshed in its tentacles.

    They are made examples of, too, for the message to hit home..in front of the cameras. His accident details fake news?
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    Bardou…….thought the same thing
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    I wonder if he'll have a left black eye? Hmmm...V

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    does anyone know where Hillary was today?
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    At least he fell left ...
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    If he had the insurance (cough) the rest of us do he would have just bled awhile or figured it out himself. Oh well, I’m just a hateful cynic I suppose.
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    Grumpy ole Bernie probably hit the feel good juice way too hard.
    Good to know that he at least showers.

    Was the door to the far left?

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    This commie old bag of bones is the male Hillary of democrats...

    ...every time he talks it sounds like he is cough up a lung full of phlegm from stage 4 cancer......

    What a hack.........go away Bernie......

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    I am alive today because of gun control, and just barely escaped with my scalp to tell you we need new laws on shower control.
    It is time we take down the old system of long hot showers burning fossil fuels and wasting water while causing severe bathroom
    hazards to the children. How many children must suffer shower and bath injuries? How many old men must suffer the indignity
    of falling naked into a shower door? We need cameras in all showers to provide central safety offices to send emergency response
    teams to those who have fallen and cannot get up. No person should be forced to have to shower or bathe alone. I will propose
    new legislation that requires group showers and baths at central locations for the safety of all. We will save millions of dollars every
    day by eliminating the needs for these dangerous places in our homes. And water can more easily be rationed in our new group
    bathing concept.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TammyinWI View Post
    It is not Holy Spirit power, either. The dark side is amping up their assignments for the powers and principalities of the air.

    Some people are unsuspecting victims at the behest of satan and legion and warlocks/witches...or other people who have a lot demons (maybe it is not hundreds, but they allowed the underworld to get a foothold and their demons give them instructions.)

    satan works hard to keep Deliverance Ministries down and people from thinking it is credible. The fight against God, Jesus, and Holy Spirit continues.

    I hope Putin finds Jesus. Putin worships a false god and was filled with power from the dark side, much like drug-fueled perps who need seven people to restrain them.

    Tammy, where do you come up with this stuff? It's my understanding that Mr. Putin is a Russian Orthodox Christian. Last I checked, the Orthodox church(s) worshipped the same Trinity as other mainline Christian denominations. According to conventional Christian theology, Putin should be closer to God than the subject of this thread, Bernie Sanders, who is a non-religious Jew: In other words, basically an atheist.

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    "As you know by now, I have suffered a laceration on my scalp that required stitches. The cause of
    the incident is not important. I am a survivor and shall continue to carry the torch of hope, just not
    near any showers. What I must relate is what happened after I reached down to pick up the bar of
    soap and my squeaky frog. I slipped and fell, then banged my head against the glass shower door.
    Then everything went black for a moment until I saw a light off in the distance. It grew closer and
    closer and began to change from white to an astounding kaleidoscope of swirling colors, and in the
    midst of this gorgeous display I saw an ethereal figure of feminine beauty. As she approached, I
    saw that her countenance resembled Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez! How could this be so, I wondered.
    Then she spoke elegantly, pontificating on the future of socialism after I have completed my two
    terms as President of the United Socialist States. At this moment I cannot reveal the profound
    insights and astounding events to occur in the future of our nation and the world, but suffice
    it to say in a phrase of the common workers, 'You ain't seen nothing yet!'. As the figure drew
    nearer and was about to kiss me, I suddenly awoke in the shower room stall with blood running
    down my face and onto my squeaky frog. My comrades, I am a changed man, and I promise that
    as your next president I shall fulfill my new vision to lead us to prosperity in our socialist utopia!"



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    I heard the shower door was installed by: https://www.clintonglassct.com/glass-shower-doors/
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    Sanders cut his head on the edge of the shower door, his campaign said, but did not fall.
    Of course not. He stopped the fall with the shower door.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc1 View Post
    Tammy, where do you come up with this stuff? It's my understanding that Mr. Putin is a Russian Orthodox Christian. Last I checked, the Orthodox church(s) worshipped the same Trinity as other mainline Christian denominations. According to conventional Christian theology, Putin should be closer to God than the subject of this thread, Bernie Sanders, who is a non-religious Jew: In other words, basically an atheist.

    Best regards
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    Doc, you can't reason with Tammy. She thinks and believes that everyone is evil, everything is evil and she is the only one who will be chosen to go to heaven. I do feel sorry for her. If she makes it to heaven and she questions Jesus why so-and-so is there, he'll say to her "SHUT UP, YOU BARELY MADE IT YOURSELF!" Sigh....
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    Perhaps he was hit with a cold shower of economic reality and the door of political opportunity closing on his 2020 chances.
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    What a drama queen. He sure didn't have to wear a bandage like that over a couple of stitches.

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    Riiiiiight....

    And a pretzel caused this:

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    Quote Originally Posted by WalknTrot View Post
    What a drama queen. He sure didn't have to wear a bandage like that over a couple of stitches.
    Yeah, definitely an Attention Whore move on his part.

    It's just a cut! V

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc1 View Post
    Tammy, where do you come up with this stuff? It's my understanding that Mr. Putin is a Russian Orthodox Christian. Last I checked, the Orthodox church(s) worshipped the same Trinity as other mainline Christian denominations. According to conventional Christian theology, Putin should be closer to God than the subject of this thread, Bernie Sanders, who is a non-religious Jew: In other words, basically an atheist.

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    Sigh. Here, this sums it up some:

    April 15, 2014

    Christians Must Reject Putin’s Christianity

    Editor’s note: This is the first article in a two-part series.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was a KGB officer when the service was promoting an anti-Western, Marxist version of Christianity. He is now, with some success, pitching himself as the man who can save Christianity from the moral vices of the West and Islamic oppression. Putin’s public display of his faith even prompted Christian-Conservative writer Pat Buchanan to pen a column asking, “Whose Side is God on Now?”

    Pointing to Putin’s tough stances on homosexuality, abortion and mockery of the faith, Buchanan wrote, “In the culture war for the future of mankind, Putin is planting Russia’s flag firmly on the side of traditional Christianity.” He pointed out that the World Council of Families in Illinois praised Putin’s “pro-family” advocacy.

    But Putin’s Christianity is not “traditional.” A traditional Christian would not lament the collapse of the Soviet Union as the “greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century.”

    Putin’s Christianity marries anti-Western sentiment, hyper-nationalism and his own authoritarian streak. During the Cold War, Soviet intelligence promoted this Christian Marxism even though the communists are supposed to be atheists. It was known as Liberation Theology.

    Robert D. Chaplan writes in the International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence:


    “Without doubt, the Theology of Liberation doctrine is one of the most enduring and powerful to emerge from the KGB’s headquarters. The doctrine asks the poor and downtrodden to revolt and form a Communist government, not in the name of Marx or Lenin, but in continuing the work of Jesus Christ, a revolutionary who opposed economic and social discrimination.”

    Putin is positioning himself as a modern-day Crusader coming to the rescue of Christianity. About 70% of Russians are Orthodox Christians, but his target audience isn’t just domestic. The entire purpose of Christian Marxism was to influence “traditional” Western Christianity and it is also a vehicle for Putin to cultivate a global fan-base.

    As Buchanan’s column demonstrates, Putin’s language will strike a chord with Western Christians. More evidence comes can be seen in the comments section of a YouTube video with over 70,000 views titled, “Vladimir Putin’s Christian Faith—In His Own Words.”

    He credits Russia’s greatness with God’s blessing, talks like a culture warrior for morality and decries moral relativism. Last year, he called for an international alliance to save Christians from persecution, “especially in the Middle East and North Africa.”

    Here are some highlights from Putin’s speeches:

    ◾“Many Euro-Atlantic countries have moved away from their roots, including Christian values. Policies are being pursued that place on the same level a multi-child family and a same-sex partnership, a faith in God and a belief in Satan. This is the path to degradation.”


    ◾“The adoption of Christianity became a turning point in the fate of our fatherland, made it an inseparable part of the Christian civilization and helped it turn into one of the largest powers.”


    ◾“We must secure a firm spiritual and moral foundation for our society.”


    ◾“Society is now required not only to recognize everyone’s right to the freedom of consciousness [conscience], political views and privacy, but also to accept without question the equality of good and evil, as strange as it seems, concepts that are opposite in meaning.”


    Putin’s language will strike a chord with Western Christians. The English-language version of Pravda, for example, published an article titled, “US Threatened by Russia’s Christianity.” The author claims that conservative Christians are writing him singing praises. Regardless of whether that is true or not, the point is that Putin’s media outlets are trying to reach American Christians, especially the right-wing.

    Here’s one interesting paragraph from the article:


    “In the East there is someone that causes the western liberal’s maniacal laughter to stop. Vladimir Putin. He has real world power, which causes the liberal media to fearfully ignore or warp his image. Like a good Christian King he leads a nation to Christ. Deep down in their evil souls they shriek like devils because they know Christ is true God and true power that they cannot defeat. They thought the Bolshevik revolution destroyed Holy Mother Russia. Christ cannot be defeated and his servant Putin has welcomed Christ and His church.”

    The Russian Orthodox Church serves as Putin’s platform. As one of the KGB’s prime targets for Christian Marxism, it should be no surprise that it acts as a tool of Putin’s state, so much so that its leader said that Putin’s tenure was a “miracle of God” in 2012.

    The head of the Russian Orthodox Church draws a contrast between his country’s treatment of the faith and that of the West. He says the West’s governments are guilty of “spiritual disarmament” and “the general political direction of the elite bears, without doubt, an anti-Christian and anti-religious character.”

    The chief ecumenical officer of the Russian Orthodox Church displayed Christian Marxism in July 2013 when he said the West’s shift in favor of gay marriage “is a dangerous and apocalyptic symptom.” He implied that the West is inherently aggressive by warning that the West’s move away from Christian values would unleash “its totalitarian impulses.”

    He blames the West’s practice of secular democracy for its moral decline. He predicts that totalitarianism will eventually result from this “secularization in disguise of democratization.”

    At the same time as Putin is displaying his Christian faith, he is cracking down on human rights. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International say he has “unleashed a greatest crackdown on civil society unprecedented in the country’s post-Soviet history” and instituted restrictions that are “deliberately reminiscent of the Cold War.”

    Putin wants to present Christians with a choice: Loyalty to the West, despite the grievances they have with its treatment of Christianity or loyalty to Russia, despite their grievances with its treatment of Western democratic values.

    He wants Christians to feel they have to choose between Western freedoms and their traditional faith. Putin is hoping that Christians will see their faith as more compatible with Russia’s Christian Marxism than with the West’s democratic secularism.

    One example of this is Russia’s passing of a blasphemy law that threatens up to three years in jail for “offending religious feelings.” The stifling of anti-Christian speech may appeal to some Christians worried about the future of their faith, but it’s fundamentally anti-democratic. The same goes for Russia’s ban on exposing minors to “gay propaganda.”

    This does not mean that Christians are exempt from being victimization. No one seriously doubts that Putin would lock up a Christian critic of his. When Putin instituted a ban on foreign funding of non-governmental organizations, hundreds of religious groups including Christian ones were investigated.

    International Christian Concern says that non-Orthodox Christians in Russia suffer in a “difficult climate,” as opposed to the Putin-aligned Russian Orthodox Church. In other words, Putin sees a struggle within Christianity and he wants his side to win. Christians in Crisis explains:

    “Non-Orthodox Christian groups in Russia are seen as rooted in the United States in particular and the West in general, and competing with the Orthodox Church for membership. And both the government—for which a key priority is to protect ‘Holy Russia’ from ‘foreign devils’—and the Orthodox Church, which is already closely associated with the government, are anti-West.”

    In September 2012, the Russian government demolished Holy Trinity Pentecostal Church in Moscow because it did not have the necessary permits. Over 200 members of the congregation participated in a service in the rubble afterwards. The pastor was then fined because worship services require governmental approval.

    In November, the Russian government outlawed a famous sermon by Andrey Sheptytsky, who was the Ukrainian Catholic Church, for being “extremist.” He was being considered for sainthood. At the same time, 15 other sermons by Ukrainian nationalists were branded as “extremist.” Here again, Russia viewed non-Orthodox forms of Christianity as pro-Western adversaries.

    After Putin annexed Crimea, a Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church priest said “all Ukrainian Greek Catholic life in Crimea is paralyzed” due to “total persecution.” Kidnappings, harsh interrogations and threats are all being reported. The Church has no legal status in Russia.

    “If Russia refuses to grant Catholic or certain Ukrainian Orthodox Churches registration in the newly Russian Crimea, it is a sure sign that far worse persecution is just around the corner,” said Ryan Morgan of International Christian Concern.

    Putin’s confrontation with the West is not just about his infinite ego, geopolitics or his government’s authoritarianism. For him, it’s a struggle for his faith between the morally-decadent Western camp aligned with NATO and the Christian Marxist camp aligned with Russia.


    https://juicyecumenism.com/2014/04/1...-christianity/
    A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. - Proverbs 15:1

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bardou View Post
    Doc, you can't reason with Tammy. She thinks and believes that everyone is evil, everything is evil and she is the only one who will be chosen to go to heaven. I do feel sorry for her. If she makes it to heaven and she questions Jesus why so-and-so is there, he'll say to her "SHUT UP, YOU BARELY MADE IT YOURSELF!" Sigh....
    ROFLMBO. Actually, that is pathetically gravely just WEIRD. What an insult. Please don't feel sorry for me. I do not need your sympathy.

    I am not perfect. No one is. I didn't make up my mind about the one sentence you wrote though, which is True. Scripture supports you on that, and I do agree:

    1 John 1:8 If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

    Romans 3:10 As it is written: “None is righteous, no, not one;

    Ecclesiastes 7:20 Surely there is not a righteous man on earth who does good and never sins.

    DON'T FORGET:

    1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

    When Trump (whom you are fervently trying to defend) was asked if he has ever asked for forgiveness for his sins, he said that he doesn't think he has to. He said that he can go to church and have his little wafer, and that is good enough. And he was sitting there with his hands in a triangle form.
    A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. - Proverbs 15:1

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    Quote Originally Posted by vessie View Post
    Yeah, definitely an Attention Whore move on his part.

    It's just a cut! V
    How come it is even front page news? This shouldn't even be in the news at all, but he is being made an example to all the comrades, czars and all. (yes, Trump has czars):

    Trump Kicks Off the Return of the Czars

    Republicans had a huge problem with Obama’s “czars.” Will they say anything now? (Spoiler: no.)

    Cast your mind back to 2009, when conservatives suddenly became quite concerned about executive power. They channeled their rage into Obama’s czars. These were special advisers to the president, who helped set policy from inside the White House, rather than at the cabinet level. The White House health-care czar, Nancy-Ann DeParle, appeared to have greater input on Obamacare than Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The energy-and-climate czar, Carol Browner, advised the president more regularly than then–EPA chief Lisa Jackson.

    The Republican complaint seemed to mostly involve using the word “czar” a lot in a bid to make Obama sound vaguely Soviet, which looks rather quaint in retrospect. But other objections made sense. Unlike cabinet officials, czars did not have to seek Senate confirmation. They weren’t required to testify before or issue reports to congressional committees. Their communications could be protected through assertion of executive privilege, unlike more accessible cabinet-agency deliberations. In general, it was a method of centralizing power inside the White House bubble. “The rapid and easy accumulation of power by White House staff can threaten the Constitutional system of checks and balances,” wrote Democratic Senate lion Robert Byrd in February 2009. “At the worst, White House staff have taken direction and control of programmatic areas that are the statutory responsibility of Senate-confirmed officials.”

    Flash forward to 2016, and Donald Trump is busy announcing czars. He added two yesterday: activist investor Carl Icahn as an adviser on deregulation, and economist Peter Navarro as a trade-policy czar. Neither will go through Senate confirmation. Icahn will reportedly not be a federal employee, which will keep all of his communications privileged. Financial vetting has been extremely slow for the cabinet choices; Icahn won’t need to jump those hoops. Every concern expressed about Obama’s czars hold for these appointees as well.

    Continued here:

    https://www.thenation.com/article/tr...-of-the-czars/
    By David Dayen

    December 22, 2016
    A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. - Proverbs 15:1

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    https://juicyecumenism.com/2014/04/1...-christianity/

    OK, Tammy. I checked out the article and the magazine it was published in. There were 14 responses and only one agreed with the article, while the rest took exception to it in various degrees, ranging from mild disagreement to overt anger at what the correspondents felt was misrepresentation. I try to keep an open mind, but it's not so open that my brains fall out ;-)

    Best regards
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