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phylny's Journal
phylny's Journal
November 5, 2020

In my utopian world, I'd love for the U.S. to have an official "results day" about five

days after election day where the country would get the results from all the states. Not a word before then. We'd all find out when the states reported, alphabetically, sort of like the way the Democrats handled the nomination from the convention.

Granted, it's not HIGH on my list of wishes, but this process as it is is so stress inducing!

November 5, 2020

Quick question: if the Senate goes 50/50,

Does a Democrat become the Senate Majority Leader because of Kamala Harris being Vice President?

November 5, 2020

A special shout out to Sen. Harris who was and is

the perfect running mate and brought a great deal of strength to the Democratic ticket.

November 4, 2020

I hope, I hope, Biden holds on and even if we don't have the Senate,

we will have the Justice Department and the ability to investigate the rats in the Senate and House, and I'm looking at YOU, McConnell, Graham, Gym Jordan, Nunes...and the list can go on and on.

November 3, 2020

Can anyone explain a Robocall from Stacey Abrahms saying their records show

I haven't voted yet? It wasn't dissuading me from voting, quite the opposite - it gave info on a website and phone number to call for assistance. I did call the number and got the Democratic Voter Hotline, and the gentleman I spoke with knew nothing about it.

I assume their records are outdated, as we did vote via mail-in ballot and the ballots have been received. This is the second such call we have received over the past six weeks.

Anyone in the know know anything?


Keep the faith!

October 26, 2020

Desperation or delusion? New road sign in Central Virginia.

In the next county over from ours (Red Franklin County, VA) I saw a new sign on the side of the road: “Country Over Party: Democrats for Trump.” Other Republican candidates’ names also added to the sign.


As if.

October 16, 2020

Please tag your thread titles with party and state! Like: "Mark Warner (D-VA), ahead in polls"

We aren't all knowledgeable about each candidate in each race, and it gives the rest of us an idea what you're posting about.

I just counted 10 threads without identifying information.

Please? Thanks

October 13, 2020

FBI: Whitmer plotters also discussed kidnapping Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Accused conspirators charged in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also discussed "taking" Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, an FBI agent testified at a court hearing Tuesday.

During the hearing here in Grand Rapids to discuss the charges filed last week against members of a self-proclaimed militia accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan’s Democratic governor, FBI Special Agent Richard Trask revealed that months ago, some of the suspects met in Dublin, Ohio, where Northam, also a Democrat, was discussed as a potential target.

“At this meeting, they discussed possible targets, taking a sitting governor, specifically issues with the governors of Michigan and Virginia, based upon the lockdown orders,” Trask told the court, referring to state-mandated restrictions implemented to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

No one has been charged with plotting to kidnap Northam, but, like Whitmer, Virginia’s governor was the target of intense criticism from some conservatives over the summer. President Trump has sharply criticized both governors, tweeting all-caps demands that their states be “liberated.”

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