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September 24, 2023

DFW, how was the Cape.

We were there for the week in August with all the Rain. But still, a bad week at the cape beats a good week at work.

September 19, 2023

Oh my god yes!

The dress code is easer for men, as many things are coat, tie, shirt with collar to hold tie, pants, shoes, socks. Women, suits, dresses, shirts, they should be held to similar standards, I totally agree. And I love the as usual stipulation, Senators can show up looking like shitbumbs, but the staff must still be appropriately attired.

September 8, 2023

It did not make it to Northern VA

Fairfax is still bone dry

September 7, 2023

Why is Ari giving this assclown any airtime.

Cornel west is a fucking joke and a cancer both.

August 26, 2023

Not a lawyer, or even one of the DU smart people but a thought.

Trump has held 2 fundraisers for the 1/6 insurrectionists and is on and pushing their sing song tape. Under Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution’s 14th Amendment, how is this not “giving aid and comfort”. He is clearly raising money for them thus aiding their cause.

(Clip from article, link below) Donald Trump attended a fundraising dinner for January 6th defendants at his Bedminster, N.J., golf club on Tuesday night, ahead of the first Republican presidential debate and his own arrest in Atlanta.

People shouted 'our hero' and 'we love Trump' at him as he walked into the ballroom, according to videos posted on social media.

Article 14 Section 3 of the Constitution?
Another section dealing directly with the aftermath of the Civil War, section 3 of the 14th Amendment prohibits those who had “engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same [United States], or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof” from serving in the government.

August 21, 2023

Officer Jeffery Smith, A hero of 1/6 who took his own life after injuries sustained on 1/6

Officer Smith responded to the Capitol on 1/6 to defend democracy. In the process, he was injured at least twice in the battle at the Capitol. Forced to return to work too soon after the injuries, exhausted and most likely concussed, he took his own life. His widow was finally found eligible for federal benefits for spouses of officers who died in the line of duty.

The widow of a police officer who died by suicide after he was assaulted during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has been found eligible for a federal benefits program for the families of fallen officers. Erin Smith, the widow of Jeffrey Smith, was instrumental in the passage of a renewed version of the Public Safety Officer Support Act that President Joe Biden signed into law last August. The legislation made the families of officers who died by suicide eligible for the federal benefits that go to first responders, so long as their death is found to have been linked to their official duties and exposure to a traumatic event.


July 27, 2023

18 year old who went to the Capitol on 1/6 sentenced to 1 year

The kid is a dope, but his parents brought him to an assault on the Capitol. The parents should do the time for the idiot child. His father gave him the weapons he used on 1/6, pepper spray and a baton and he was one of the first into the Senate Chamber. He is no Angel but his parents suck! He, like all that tried to eliminate American Democracy deserve longer sentences, but this kids shit bird parents really fucked his life up.


High school student who sat in Pence’s chair during Capitol riot is sentenced to 1 year in prison
July 26, 2023; AP News
A high school student who stormed the U.S. Capitol, assaulted a police officer and sat in a Senate floor chair reserved for the vice president was sentenced on Wednesday to one year in prison. Georgia resident Bruno Joseph Cua was 18 when he attacked the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, making him one of the youngest people charged in the riot. Before learning his sentence, Cua apologized for his actions and told U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss that he is ashamed of his role in a mob’s “attack on democracy.”

July 22, 2023

I hope it is.

I am an old white guy with sisters, daughters, nieces it is a high issue on my voting list. The right to control their body has been taken from them. I just don’t know if in Tenn it moves the needle far enough. What can’t happen is the loss of the senate though because then, really bad legislation can move from the house to the senate and be cared on in both places. Then the only hope is to hold the Whitehouse. ….. I am a believer in LOcKING DOWN the low hanging fruit before we expand the field. Things are too close to do otherwise. I threw money to Jamie Harrison, Marcus Flowers, others, not a lot but that few hundred dollars should have gone where it may have mattered more. I took a simple pleasure in my money being used to goad people I did not like by candidates who could not win.

July 17, 2023

This still does not seem right to me. 7 Felonies 6 years.


I know I have been screaming like a nut that the 1/6 insurrectionists deserve longer sentences but how does one convicted of 7 felonies walk away with 6 years. Three counts of assaulting resisting or impeding, that gets you shot in many places and she is walking in 6. Seems like bullshit to me.
June 21, 2023

Another 1/6 arrest. 30 months later, none of the insurrectionists should sleep well waiting for the

Knock at the door. It may be taking a while, but well over 1000 arrests have been made on those who assaulted the US Capitol in an attempt to overthrow Democracy. Hopefully we will start to see arrests of rhe planners of the event soon.

A New Hampshire man has been arrested on multiple felony charges for allegedly throwing a water bottle at police and stealing a helmet as a “war trophy” during the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia said in a Tuesday release that 22-year-old Richard Zachary Ackerman, of Salem, was part of the mob of rioters that illegally formed on the Capitol grounds during the attack, including at the Capitol’s lower west terrace, near an archway and a tunnel that leads into the building ……

During the attack, Ackerman allegedly threw a water bottle at a line of officers who were positioned at the entrance of the tunnel to the Capitol building.

From The Hill newspaper.

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