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Mad_Machine76

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July 22, 2024

Now that Biden is out, the RW attacks and conspiracy theories are blowing up

Listening to WIBC FM in Indianapolis (which leans to the right) are now questioning the entire credibility of Biden's Presidency to date and think that people have been covering up Biden's health issues/concerns for all or most of his Presidency. Not saying that I agree with them but I hope we have a good response team and that nobody actually has been holding anything back. Does anybody think that people might care about this or is this basically all the Republicans/Trump have to fall back on? Some idiots like Mike Johnson are even trying to push Biden out NOW since he made his announcement, which is a complete non-starter for a myriad of reasons. Thoughts? Anything we should be worried about?

July 10, 2024

Anybody else feel like we're having one big national nervous breakdown right now?

I sure do. My username may become my actual state of mind (if not already there).

July 10, 2024

Biden's Debate Performance

Maybe this is a bit but is it possible Biden and/or his debate preppers got "psyched out" by all of the Republican accusations of Joe being drugged with "performance enhancing" drugs before the debate that he/they felt that he had to tone down his performance? I'm not saying he tried to tank the debate but was that in the back his/their minds going into the debate? Although I'm sure that fatigue and a reported cold might have naturally played a factor but I just wonder if he/they felt like they had to try to battle those, admittedly ridiculous, assertions, which helped to paralyze/slow him down some? I've never heard anybody talk about this but just wondering all the same......

July 8, 2024

Thought Experiment (re: Biden)

If Biden is truly in decline and not fit for running for office (and evidently refusing to withdraw/resign), then why aren't we 25th Amendmenting him or something? I don't say this because I agree with doing that by any means but he's President RIGHT NOW and if we don't think he's fit for another 4 years because but if we truly think he is in such a severe state of mental/cognitive decline, why should we be fine with him running the country for another 6 months?

June 28, 2024

Joe is trying to answer the questions

Trump is going off on tangents, saying crazy things. But because Joe seems a bit tired and has a hoarse voice, everybody is freaking out.

June 28, 2024

What was Trump's solution for climate or children

I feel like I missed his responses to those questions.

May 30, 2024

So now that Trump's first criminal case is almost over

And the world hasn’t come to a fiery apocalyptic end, I wonder how many knots SCOTUS will tie itself into to deliver Presidential immunity to Trump? Doesn’t this prove that former Presidents can be brought to trial without the office being irreparably harmed? Doesn’t even the fact that Clinton had to respond to a Civil Suit *while in office* and it didn’t harm the office prove that too?

May 8, 2024

Does delaying all of these trials help/hurt Trump?

Trump and his minions are doing everything in their power to make sure that most, if not all, of his trials don't happen before Election Day and there is a concern that failing to get these trials done (or even started) before Election Day will help Trump evade accountability for them and prevent voters from making an informed choice. But I also have to wonder, does it really even matter at this point? Do most people seem to need a trial outcome to make a decision about Trump? The J6 committee already put a lot of damaging stuff out there, most of the information that would be presented at trial is already mostly known. Everybody knows Trump is trying to delay his trials. Shouldn't that tell most people something about how worried he is about the trials and how he is basically running to avoid ever having to be held accountable and to make all of these trials go away, possibly ever again? It seems all but certain people will go to the polls in November without a verdict in all or most of his cases. Will people feel more troubled about the fact that they don't know if the person they're thinking about voting for is an actual adjudicated criminal or not and vote FOR him or AGAINST him with that lack of information? Or are people just going to give him the benefit of the doubt and take their chances on voting for him despite not knowing? Or does it even make a difference one way or another?

May 1, 2024

What's up with the Georgia Trump RICO case?

It's been really quiet ever since the Willis disqualification hearing since the Judge ruled she could stay on the case and Wade left. I see some charges were dismissed in March but that seems to be the last story I can find at the moment. When's the next hearing? Is this on hold pending something?

https://apnews.com/article/georgia-election-interference-2020-trump-46e0b68c25719c404130f7e6eab69dcd

January 22, 2024

"Project 2025" is already in motion

Project 2025 is becoming more widely known as a potential consequence of Republicans winning in 2025, at least at the national level but, considering the kinds of bills that have been introduced and, in some cases, passed, it seems to me that in hardcore right-wing Republicans in states with supermajorities have already taken the ball and are running wild with proposed policies and laws that are contained within their document, including:

1. Restrictions and attacks on LGBTQ persons, especially Transgender persons
2. Anti-abortion restrictions
3. Voting restrictions
4. Limiting/curtailing democracy in various ways (i.e. states imposing limits on local governments)

Possibly more examples but these are the ones that I came up with in short order.

Is everybody seeing what I'm seeing?

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Name: Mara Alis Butler
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Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
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Current location: Indianapolis, Indiana
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About Mad_Machine76

Transgender Woman /Social Worker/Case Manager working for State of Indiana. Huge Sci-Fi/Anime Geek and music lover. Hopeless \"political junkie\" and aspiring writer.
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