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Laura PourMeADrink

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Who uses the word "chicanery"? No matter.. brilliant Biden move


Biden pulls together hundreds of lawyers as a bulwark against election trickery
Trevor Hunnicutt
July 1, 2020, 8:17 PM CDT

(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Wednesday that his party has assembled a group of 600 lawyers and thousands of other people to prepare for possible "chicanery" ahead of November's election.

"We put together 600 lawyers and a group of people throughout the country who are going into every single state to try to figure out whether chicanery is likely to take place," Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, said on a video conference with donors to his campaign.

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Fri Jul 3, 2020, 12:17 AM (46 replies)

Republican running for US House District 17 in TX tests positive

So did her husband. She will quarantine 10 days (not 14)

She's completely wacko. In fact, got a hide here for "peddling right wing talking points" when all I was doing was showing you guys her obnoxious flyer. Tempted to post again.
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Thu Jul 2, 2020, 05:54 PM (3 replies)

A persuasive case for Tammy Duckworth for VP


Whatever his wobbles, Joe Biden has, from the start of his presidential campaign, got one thing exactly right: The 2020 election is a battle for the soul of America. That’s not just a pretty slogan. It’s the stomach-knotting truth — and it’s the frame he should use for choosing his running mate. It’s why he should pick Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois.

She’s a paragon of the values that Donald Trump, for all his practice as a performer, can’t even pantomime. She’s best described by words that are musty relics in his venal and vainglorious circle: “sacrifice,” “honor,” “humility.” More than any of the many extraordinary women on Biden’s list of potential vice-presidential nominees, she’s the anti-Trump, the antidote to the ugliness he revels in and the cynicism he stokes.

Americans can feel good — no, wonderful — about voting for a ticket with Duckworth on it. And we’re beyond hungry for that. We’re starving.

That ache transcends all of the other variables that attend Biden’s deliberations as he appraises Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Val Demings and others: race, age, experience, exact position on the spectrum from progressive to moderate.

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Sun Jun 28, 2020, 11:02 PM (4 replies)

Brilliant: Asshole Wall


Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 12:41 PM (0 replies)


But the Trump administration is slated to discontinue funding for 13 federal testing sites across five states, starting at the end of June, Talking Points Memo revealed on Tuesday.

This move comes following President Donald Trump's comments last week at a roundtable for seniors in which he argued that "if we stop testing right now, we'd have very few cases, actually."
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Thu Jun 25, 2020, 02:05 AM (0 replies)

You ok Malaise???


KINGSTON/HAVANA (Reuters) - A massive plume of Saharan dust has shrouded swathes of the Caribbean, turning blue skies into a milky-brown haze and sparking health warnings across the region as air quality fell to unhealthy levels.

Jamaica’s Blue Mountains, usually a prominent sight towering over Kingston, were hidden behind an oppressive white cloud.

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Thu Jun 25, 2020, 01:29 AM (4 replies)

At this particular moment in history... If we want a total landslide

A landslide that would be extremely difficult for President Dipshit to contest...Biden would pick Cuomo as VP. I know, he's a male.

We will win anyway, but think people are subconsciously yearning for a COVID expert/manager type with a liberal heart who cares about everyone and social equality and justice. At this moment in history!

Flame away
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Wed Jun 24, 2020, 11:12 PM (30 replies)

Did anyone just see Harris on AC ?

What did you think?
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Jun 23, 2020, 08:51 PM (2 replies)

The tiktok post that started the prank to order trump rally tix

A 51 year old teacher..


Zoomers Boast They Sabotaged Trump Rally Turnout With Fake Reservations
TikTok users and K-Pop fans flooded the campaign with ticket requests to falsely inflate interest.
More at link...

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Mon Jun 22, 2020, 08:15 AM (10 replies)

Protest in Tulsa plays RIGHT into the mad-maniplular's

(tiny) hands. Their big news... "horrible. horrible" people outside."

I have never seen a more masterful but sinister display of spin, ever. Just like the Netflix documentary chronicled in NYC, he is the master at personal PR.

IMHO, if you want to be honest, we are in for a huge uphill climb here. How do you fight against utter unabashed lies and spin and mistruths?

Say everything is great, but if you pull away, and think big picture, unless someone hires some brilliant ad men and psychiatrists and media savvy and great strategists, we are in for 4 more horrible years.

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Sat Jun 20, 2020, 10:40 PM (137 replies)
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