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Roger Stone is terrified.

He talks tough but he knows whats coming. He watched what happened to his life long friend Manafort. He watched Manafort fight and lose. He watched him turn into a canary. He watched him pushed into court in a wheel chair, a broken down old man.

Stone knows what his fate is. The indictments of Stone and all other American traitors is next on Muellers list of things to do. Those indicted will turn like those before them....


Who Else Saw The Sasse Interview On CNN This Morning? - From Other Post Earlier Today

What Sasse said on CNN was pretty much correct this morning. I watched him on Jake Tapper when I was waking up. Our nation is of 2 tribes, Sasse is right.

The problem he forgot to mention is the fact that billionaires, and religious cults completely control one of the two tribes, and that tribe is pure evil. PURE EVIL. Nikki Haley said her "opponents" weren't evil, and she is right. Democrats aren't perfect, but we aren't evil. Nikki Haley and all her "Republican" friends are pure evil. If you call yourself a Republican these days you accept all the evil things Republicans do, from babies in cages to voter suppression and billionaire welfare, and of course climate change denial. This makes you evil. Period. I won't do the rest of the list, because I need to go to work in a couple hours....


Republicans are shocked that "mobs" are forming to resist their violent policies.

Of course, "mobs" is what they call Democrats that protest. They are silent to the mind-numbing language and actions of their President and many in their own Party. You simply cannot talk about "body-slamming" and blame your every failure on the Democrats and not expect a response. It is Republicans that talk about "punching people in the face". Who's the "mob"? Who is actually dividing this country? It depends on who one might ask?...


Every journalist in the world

needs to realize that what happened to Jamal Khashoggi is a threat to them.

The orange thing in the white house and those who are on the same team as he is (fascist dictator types) have essentially declared war on the press....


Weehands McNodick is now absolutely right about ONE THING...

Hear me out! (or, well... read me out, I guess...)

Let's talk about that one thing. He started banging on about it way back on the campaign trail.

He used it to gin up his numbnuts base, to stoke their outrage against the leaders responsible.

Then he promised to fix it. To make it right again....

AZ Jim

I am sickened and ashamed

To be American now. I am in my 80's, served in our military, never missed an election, never arrested, always paid my debts, have a 800 + credit score, held a top secret clearance with DOD and I am sick at what we have become with trump. He is a liar and coward and why people support the bastard is beyond me. I am glad I am closer to the crypt than the crib now. I pity my Great and great great grand-kids.


Silver "The fundraising data, on the other hand, points toward a massive Democratic landslide."

Many people misremember Nate Silver as having completely missed the 2016 Presidential election.

While it true that his model on the electoral college gave Clinton a 71% chance of winning his prediction on the popular vote was basically spot on:

Clinton 48.5 (538) versus 48.2 (actual)
Trump 44.9 (538) versus 46.1 (actual)

The spread 3.6% versus 2.1%

Polling needs repeated historical patterns in order to establish points of references for turnout by party, age, ethnic, education and so on....


Friday Talking Points -- Democrats' Closing Midterm Argument

As usual, there was all sorts of idiocy in the political news last week. But, for a change, we're only going to skim lightly over most of it in an abbreviated weekly roundup, because we've got a special talking points section at the end, where we try our hand at writing a "closing argument" speech for all Democratic congressional candidates to consider using. So there's that to look forward to. Before that, though, let's take a very quick look at the week that was.

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