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From a compassionate and brilliant man to a hate filled idiot.

I’m still in shock over the election. I won’t make any comparisons between Clinton and Obama but Clinton is brilliant in her own right, one of the most fierce fighters out there, one of the most qualified persons to ever run for President, and has a very long history of fighting for others. She was a great person to follow Obama.

I’m still in a bit of shock over the election itself....


Why no Trump concert halls, hospital wings. University halls

Libraries, parks, schools, etc?

Most billionaires start spreading their wealth around by middle age.

Can any Trump point to one public institution they have built or contributed to in a significant way? ...


Here's your wall, Donald

And it's closing in on you from all sides. Mueller, the Southern District of NY, and other DOJ districts that Mueller has gotten involved.

Oh, you're going to pardon yourself (and perhaps your family)? Sorry, the NY State Attorney General and the Virginia Attorney General are also involved in investigating your sewer. If they indict you for anything, your pardoning power is worthless....

Stuart G

About Trump's Daily Tweets.. One short observation:

It seems as he does this day after day, that Mr. Trump still thinks that he is above the law. That nobody will ever get him. It seems his idea is that not only is he above the law, but his close-knit gang is also above the law. His family and a few more. While he may have quite a bit of "fear", he will not stop this tweeting, because he knows it all, he is the boss, and he thinks he is above the law. Also, he will not admit that he is wrong, even if it is obvious. We all can see this clearly. His arrogance and his belief that he is above the law, will take him and the gang down too. It is just a matter of time. (Yes, Mueller has taken down some, but it seems obvious to all, that Mueller will get the rest.)


I no longer care if the Senate votes for impeachment

although I do want the House to vote a bill of impeachment. Trump is so compromised and hated, ridiculed every night on late TV that he will never get a 2nd term. After the Mueller report and the House investigation bring out more facts and evidence of Trump and GOP collusion, not voting to impeach will be the death knell of every GOP senator's career. Some are so involved and implicated (ya hear that Mitch?) that they may well have to resign before there's even an impeachment vote....


How did someone as dumb and crooked as Trump never go to prison?

Trump has been involved in over 3,500 lawsuits. He won many of them. He settled many out of court. Some were sealed. He settled ,payed fines to get out of some of them. Something does not add up, something does not make sense. What else was Trump doing to get out of Trouble....


Nominating a woman or person of color vs. nominating "the best person."

"The global scholarship leaves no doubt: Women in political office make it a priority to advance rights, equality and opportunity for women and girls, in a way and to a degree that men in power overwhelmingly do not."

There are similar findings when it comes to electing persons of color.

And success encourages more women and persons of color to pursue public office in a society that discourages women and persons of color from pursuing public office. Electing women and persons of color represent cracks in the facade. Our electorate is increasingly diverse, and the incoming class of Democratic Congresspersons reflects that reality. Those who will take office, and even those who fell short (like Abrams and Gillum) are an inspiration to those who are historically the most oppressed....


Wisconsin is fucked. For now

Scott Walker signed the Republican lame duck session bill that takes power away from the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general who just won election.

So I guess the Republicans are again at the game of "If you can't win, fuck them over." ...


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