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Peacetrain

I think the Biden doing an early VP pick is a lot of hot air

Seriously... the press has been beside themselves.. feeding off each other.. Absolutely Stacey Abrams an awesome pick..but not out of the gate... they met for over an hour... and I am sure VP Biden is looking for that person he can work with as he worked with Pres. Obama and it makes good sense he is meeting with people now... Especially Stacey Abrams who understands how the south or portions of it is moving towards Democrats..she is a great advisor at this point in time....

shockey80

I believe SNDY will indict the Trump organization, possibly before the Mueller report.

In my opinion, Mueller releasing his report before the handing down of indictments would be like putting the cart before the horse.

Indicting the Trump organization is a perfect way of getting around the legal question about wether or not you can indict a sitting president. Indict The Trump organization and you nail Trump without directly indicting him.

Mueller and SNDY are working and coordinating together. During Muellers investigation he found other crimes that he passed on to SNDY. I believe they will throw a one , two punch at Trump and knock his ass out of office....

democrank

Disconnect in Vermont

Yesterday morning my concern about potholes changed to an early-spring checklist as I made my way between two little villages here in Vermont. I searched the woods for sap lines, hoping to see smoke rising above the sugar shacks. Who would win the Joe’s Pond Ice-Out guess this year? How old is that red barn? Any red-wing black birds back yet? Wind damage to that snow fence over there. Snow still halfway up those truck tires. I saw a few old bird nests, some crows snacking along the roadside. I saw the first signs of mud which meant I’d soon be able to switch to my bright yellow $5.00 thrift shop boots and maybe put the shovel away. Someone a couple hours from here reported seeing a crocus and the chickadees are a lot more chirpy. I enjoyed every one of those thoughts....

NanceGreggs

We Worry About Your People, Republicans

When a Democratic president is sworn-in in January 2021, will your party members be able to adjust to the change? We know that most of them are slow to accept new things, and we’re concerned about their ability to accept the changes having a Democratic president will mean.

Will they ever accept a president who can read, write and speak at an above-third-grade level, and actually understands how the government works? ...

mahina

I just want to say how much I fucking loathe this fucking douchebag

I don’t even swear. Ordinarily.

This is not a message that I can share readily in my own life with family and friends so I turn to you, DU.

That is all.

MarianJack

Just a question regarding Donald Trump's attacks on John McCain.

In 2008 I was very critical of John McCain, but that was politics.

When Donald Trump attacks John McCain, I'm not surprised because just like everyone who isn't a Trump worshiper, I know that Donald Trump is an irredeemable piece of walking shit that we truly have NO reason to ever expect anything to reflect in any positive way upon him. The man is in charge of the most incompetent and downright evil administration ever, and they took office embracing and reveling in their corruption. I expect nothing of Donald Trump or his henchmen because they are capable of nothing any of us would ever want to have....

captain queeg

Anyone old enough to have a Nixon story?

I was a kid, I think 9th grade. It was the run up to the 1972 election and Nixon was coming through NE Ohio with a motorcade. He was coming thru my small town. I went down with a friend of mine. I had a McGovern sign and he had a sign that said “Dick Nixon before he dicks you”. Some cop on a horseback came over and said “you know how much that sign scares me, boy?” And tried to run us over. I shoved my sign into the horse’s face and we ran. Big man, using a horse to intimidate a kid. Anyway I think things are every bit as devisive now as back then.

We circled around and got to stand by the road when the motorcade went by (after being hassled by the HS football team). Was close enough I could have spit on him. He was at the height of his popularity at that time. Let’s hope history kind of repeats itself and the current sad excuse gets run out of office, but even Nixon was morally superior to the orange abomination.

Wounded Bear

Instead of a futile attempt to re-write the Constitution re: Electoral College...

what we should do is repeal the Permanent Reapportionment Act of 1929.

That's what capped the House at 435, and now we're being gerrymandered because the blue states are basically shuffling a fixed number of Reps around, while the Red states are sitting on far too many seats. The Senate is packed against us, and now the House is too small to offset that advantage. Based on population increases the House should be a bout 2-3 times as large as it is, and it would be concentrated in the blue states.

That wouldn't require an amendment, just an act of Congress.

11 Bravo

Can someone PLEASE explain to the fucking idiot that he did NOT win an historic EC majority?

Trump won 56.5% of the Electoral College votes cast in 2016. That places his EV percentage exactly 46th out of the 58 Presidential elections held since 1789.

Shit, the gelatinous mass of sub-human fecal matter barely escaped the bottom quintile!

I swear, I lived through Nixon, Reagan, and Bush the Lesser without ever feeling the deep and visceral disgust, bordering on outright hatred, that I bear for the lying pus-gut known as Donald J. Fucking Trump.

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