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Autumn's Journal
Autumn's Journal
January 16, 2021

AOC, Omar and Twitter Sued for $88 Million for 'Overbearing Pain and Suffering' Due to Trump Ban


A California man is suing Twitter and two progressive congresswomen in connection with President Donald Trump's suspension from the social media platform, citing "overbearing pain and suffering."

In the complaint filed in a U.S. District Court in California on Tuesday, Erik Estavillo argued that he and every "follower that was, without a doubt, emotionally and mentally damaged as a result of the Presidents' ban" is entitled to $88.7 million each.

Estavillo, who is representing himself, is also seeking the reinstatement of Trump's account and a retaliatory Twitter ban on Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar, who, he argues, promote "Eastern communist philosophies."

The plaintiff claims that because of various health problems, including depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and Crohn's syndrome, Estavillo has "no friends" and can rarely leave the house. As a result, the complaint says, he heavily relies on Twitter to participate in political discourse.

I can think of a few lawyers who would be happy to help this Snowflake.
January 15, 2021

I have the only GIF that has no context? I don't think so. Thanks for the video, I knew

I had seen it somewhere. Thanks for the whole video but I'm doubtful an over 3 minute video would work or be allowed in a signature line. Of course I'm no expert.

January 7, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

That sounds and feels so good to the soul.

December 21, 2020

The combined net worth of all senators and reps combined in 2018 was at least $2.43 billion.

THAT alone is why they are so fucking out of touch and clueless that they think $600 will help people who are drowning in poverty because of this pandemic.

$2.43 billion. I imagine it has doubled by now.

December 20, 2020

The rich get government handouts just like the poor. Here are 10 of them.

In case you are still skeptical that many of the non-poor — and, in fact, a lot of the rich — receive benefits from government, too (for which we don't make them pee in a cup or promise not to buy luxuries), we've rounded up some more examples below.


1. The mortgage interest deduction for big houses and second homes.
Thanks to this tax break, the 5 million households in America making more than $200,000 a year get a lot more housing aid than the 20 million households living on less than $20,000. Deductions for mortgage interest incentivize people already capable of buying big homes to buy even bigger ones. This tax break applies as well to second homes (you only get one second home though!). Note: In the eyes of the Congressional Budget Office — the official word on this in Washington — the mortgage interest deduction is equivalent to the government offering you money, not you keeping your own money.

2. The yacht tax deduction.
If you’ve got a boat and you’re paying interest on it, that interest is tax-deductible – provided your boat is really, really big. If it has sleeping quarters, a kitchen and a toilet – e.g., it is a yacht – then it can be considered a second home and any interest you pay on it is deductible. But if you just have a garden-variety fishing boat or canoe, sorry – no deduction for you.
Beyond that, if you have a yacht you can loan it out to a charter business for part of the year, and keep it for personal use the rest of the time. This allows you to deduct the purchase price, insurance, maintenance and slip fees too.

3. Rental property.
If you're a landlord, which you probably aren't if you're very low-income, you can deduct many of the expenses you incur renting a home, including repairs, advertising, HOA fees and — again — mortgage interest. If you happen to rent out either your first or second home for 14 days or less — because, for example, Augusta National Golf Club is hosting the Masters nearby — you get to just pocket all that income without paying taxes on it at all.

4. Fancy business meals.
Talking business over an expensive dinner? That's tax deductible, too, a fact that puts taxpayer spending on food stamps into relief. This is a good deal for, say, a CEO presiding over actual filet mignon at a five-star restaurant. Scott Klinger, now the director of revenue and spending policies at the Center for Effective Government, explains how this works here:
Imagine that the tab for dinner and drinks for 10 executives comes to $1,600. Current tax law allows companies to deduct half of the cost of business meals — in this case, $800. With a corporate tax rate of 35 percent, each dollar of deductions yields 35 cents of tax savings — so that $800 deduction saves $280 in taxes. This means one dinner for 10 people provides more public food assistance than the $279 an average household receives in food stamps for the whole month.

[Missouri Republicans are trying to ban food stamp recipients from buying steak and seafood]No steak, no seafood, no strip clubs: There’s a logical gap in the recent laws that bash the poor who receive government welfare and food stamps. (The Washington Post)


December 13, 2020

They won't once Trump is gone. Their objective was to get rid of him. They are fine with his

policies, it's him they don't like. You will see those ads turned on Biden. Mark my words.

December 12, 2020

AOC cooking in a Tax The Rich sweatshirt, breaking down the COVID economic relief bill

This really is the best. And something I have never seen or heard a politician do in my life.


December 10, 2020

AOC For President? Women Lead 2024 Election Odds As Bettors Favor Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Over Harris, Biden & Trump

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for President in 2024?

That’s what gamblers are saying, as election betting fever is in full effect at sportsbooks and online betting sites across the country.

“Naturally, odds for the next election cycle almost always favor the opponent, in this case Joe Biden, or the current Vice President,” shared Dave Mason of BetOnline.ag.

“But while the 2024 Presidential Election odds list Kamala Harris as the most probable option, AOC is getting the most love from early bettors.”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the U.S. Representative from New York's 14th congressional district might not see her name on any ballot this November, but sports bettors have appointed her as the early Presidential front runner in 2024.


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