Bernie Sanders Speech Analysis

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Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders mentions various reasons for why he is running for president, a couple of the reasons for why he is running is because he is tired of seeing the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. Bernie clearly states his candidential race being about the needs of the american people and the ideas and proposals that will meet those needs as efficiently as possible. He states his past years in politics as never running a negative political ad therefore he assures the public that he is serious and hope all other candidates are as well. He hopes as well that the media helps in making the race as such. Not political gossip news of personal attacks. He believes the campaigns should be taken with all seriousness. He gives an example…show more content…
He states in his announcement speech that he is amazed that we live in one of the wealthiest countries in this nation yet we do not see that money for the reason being that it is controlled by a tiny handful of people known as the top 1%. Bernie believes it is immoral that millions of americans are working longer hours for lower wages. Sanders stated the facts of wealth and income inequality being more than any major developed country on earth and the gap between the rich and everyone else is at its largest since the 1920’s. The top one percent is something Bernie focuses and talks about a lot in his announcement speech. He’s very determined to change how much money the top 1% have power over. Sanders plans on changing this by making sure the world sees a large corporation pay their fair share in taxes. His plan is create a progressive estate tax on the top .3% of Americans that inherit more than 3.5 million dollars. He will make sure corporations stop shifting off profits and jobs overseas to avoid from paying income taxes. Bernie will as well increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour by 2020. Bernie States that nobody working fourty hours a week should live in poverty. Bernie will create jobs by investing one trillion dollars over five years to invest in rebuilding crumbled roads, bridges, airports, public…show more content…
Bernie believes War should be the last resort. Conflicts should be resolved in a peaceful manner. Bernie wants to move away from a policy of unilateral military action and regime change. Sanders believes we should move toward a policy of emphasizing diplomacy instead. Bernie believes LGBT has made remarkable progress in the US however he believes there 's still much work to be done. Sanders voted against the defense of Marriage Act 20 years ago. he believes we must end discrimination and all forms. it is legal to fire someone for being gay or deny someone housing for being transgender. This is something that needs to be dealt with in Bernie’s view. “Healthcare is a right not a privilege” Bernie states we spend more than any other country on Health Care. It is time for a Medicare for all Universal Health Care system that provides every American with affordable and quality Care.We must join the rest of the industrialized world and guarantee Healthcare to all
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