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struggle4progress

(118,202 posts)
Tue Oct 31, 2023, 12:54 PM Oct 2023

Republican stuff mysteriously disappears


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Governor's lectern
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Governor's travel records
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Governor's imvoices
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Speaker's adopted son
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Speaker's adopted son's adoption records
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Speaker's wife's website
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Election denier's money for legal bills
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Election denier's lawyers
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Party credibility
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Republican stuff mysteriously disappears (Original Post) struggle4progress Oct 2023 OP
"All of the above" is missing. I'd vote for that. n/t Marcus IM Oct 2023 #1
+1 peppertree Oct 2023 #2
How Mike Johnson's "Covenant Marriage" Helps Explain His Politics The new House speaker launched his political career... usaf-vet Oct 2023 #3

usaf-vet

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3. How Mike Johnson's "Covenant Marriage" Helps Explain His Politics The new House speaker launched his political career...
Tue Oct 31, 2023, 01:17 PM
Oct 2023

....with his wife—as the faces of a radical marital strategy.

In May of 1999, Johnson, who was then a couple of weeks away from graduating law school, married his wife, Kelly, a schoolteacher whom he met at a wedding. Almost two years later, a photo of the smiling couple ran with an Associated Press story, under the headline “Can states successfully legislate marital bliss?”

The story explained that Mike and Kelly had entered a “covenant marriage.” This meant that, prior to marrying, they had to undergo premarital counseling and sign a binding contract agreeing that they would divorce only in the case of abuse, abandonment, imprisonment of a spouse, or lengthy separation. A covenant couple, no matter how miserable, cannot simply decide to divorce.


https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2023/10/mike-johnson-republican-house-speaker-covenant-marriage.html


Personal Note:
This month, my wife and I will be married for 51 years.
All 51 years WITHOUT religious gibberish.
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