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January 8, 2024

"You're a good man!"

My husband (bless him) is a liberal's liberal. He is pure of heart and just a wonderful human being. But he has checked out of politics, so he was not watching when President Biden was interrupted by hecklers at the
church, or when the congregation responded with "Four more years", nor when, after responding gracefully, Biden had continued his speech. That's when a listener yelled out "You're a good man!" to President Biden.

I rewound the video and asked my hubby to watch, and he did. We watched the entire thing together, and both ended up in tears, culminating when the audience member yelled, "You're a good man!"

To me, that's it. How anyone can choose the dangerous fool I like to call Cheato over a good man is beyond me.

You're a good man, Joe Biden. And I will do everything I can to make sure you win again.




January 7, 2024

CNN just covered the Boebert story

She denies it. What a trainwreck. She says that no one was arrested and she did not punch her ex in the face. Also says she's switching districts to get away from him.

January 5, 2024

Why I think Haley could be a threat

First of all, I disagree with all her policy positions, think she is in the tank for monied interests, has no core principals except "winning", is a moral coward and a narcissist, and her personality is off-putting to say the least.

HOWEVER, the reason that some give for repuke men not voting for her is that they would never vote for a woman of color. Now, she is a person of color, but would the average MAGA even know that? They are ignorant and to them, she looks white, or close enough.

Also, unlike Hillary, she is not threatening to their fragile egos. She has perfected the aw-shucks, cutsie southern belle way of speaking. A lot of men lap that right up. And, she's decent looking with a good figure. Very important to MAGA males.

These same qualities could lead to independent votes as well, especially among the low information voters.

For these reasons, I think we should be careful what we wish for. IMO, Cheato would still be easier to beat. What do you think?

January 5, 2024

A new study PROVES that gun control works

This morning I heard a study being discussed on CNN (I'm not a morning person and was barely awake) about which states have the lowest rates of gun control deaths. Any guesses?

Turns out, it's not that difficult to guess. NEW YORK AND CALIFORNIA, baby!

Another easy question: what do these 2 states have in common? More stringent gun control by US standards is the obvious answer.

And yes, the states with the highest gun related deaths are red states. Duh.

If Dems don't use this to counter the "crime" issue they are not as smart as I like to think they are.

Unfortunately, I didn't catch the name of the study, but it was billed as non partisan. I don't expect it to receive a lot of coverage, so it's up to Dems to really push this.

January 4, 2024

A sixth grader was killed today

in a mass shooting in Iowa, the same state where the party of "freedumb" is having a "townhall" tonight. It's on CNN.

Do you think anyone will ask these freaks about gun control? What they would have done to save this innocent sixth grader's life?

Or is that way too much to expect?

January 4, 2024

Joe Biden has become so irrelevant that

he's not even mentioned in the recently unsealed Jeffrey Epstein documents.


The New York Times Pitchbot strikes again. The funny/ not funny thing about this is that I can easily see the NYT going with it.

For those of you not familiar, New York Times Pitchbot is a satirical account that "pitches" anti- Biden stories to the NYT.

December 31, 2023

What's your wish for the Democratic Party for 2024?

What is the most important (and achievable) goal the party can set for itself as election season ramps up?

I have some thoughts, but I'll spare you. Really interested in what others think

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!!

December 29, 2023

Very good point on twitter about Haley

Nikki Haley answered the question about the Civil War the way a public school teacher in FLA would have to answer it to remain employed.

Think about that. I know how people feel about linking to twitter, and I don't have an account, but the poster is Jeff @BeastQuake. I think he has a good point, don't you? Something that even rightwingers are freaking out about is being forced on school children by another candidate in the race. And he criticizes her?

Not that I have any use for her, obviously.

December 27, 2023

Let's stop for a moment and consider the sheer discordance

of the corporate media's narrative as we head into the 2024 election. Rs can ship migrants to blue states, refuse to negotiate in good faith on immigration, and use racial slurs to smear immigrants, then blame the mess on Biden.

Rs can refuse to admit that the economy is strong no matter what the statistics show and fill the airwaves with doom and gloom. Biden then gets the blame for a "bad" economy no matter what the facts say.

Cheato can be facing 91 felony charges, and guilty verdicts in civil cases, and that is somehow "helping" him. This narrative is a particular favorite of the corporate media. Repeating it multiple times every time his legal cases are mentioned, sometimes to the exclusion of the actual evidence, is a form of propaganda.

Biden can sometimes stutter or speak softly and walk with a stiff gate and it means he is too old. Cheato can demonstrate real signs of dementia and he is forceful amd strong.

I'm sure I've left some out, but the corporate media is making sure that we have a very rough road ahead. The first step to countering that is recognizing and neutralizing that narrative.

December 22, 2023

Supreme Court caves! Will not hear immunity claim!

@@%%$$!!!!! Looks like some of you were right! Just now on CNN and MSNBC.

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