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Mike 03

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Some really smart people agree with us. Like Leon Panetta, General McCaffrey, Steve Schmidt and others.

Esper yesterday: "God help us." Esper ran the Pentagon!

Have you watched the documentary #UNFIT yet? Another dozen people in that movie agree, including two experts on fascism (including Ruth Ben-Ghiat).

Last night, Thomas Friedman also said this is as close to peril as we've been since the Civil War.

I don't make many posts about it, but I am not in the "Shut Up, everything's going to work out just great, you're a fool for not sleeping well" camp.

Ronna McDaniel didn't do enough? She tried to break the law (and still might be):

The RNC is recruiting Republican activists across the nation to make false claims of election fraud

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/11/6/1993438/-The-RNC-is-recruiting-Republican-activists-across-the-nation-to-make-false-claims-of-election-fraud

I hope this story isn't forgotten.

Happy Birthday, Rickie Lee



You are right about them selling their souls.

But the Christian Nationalism problem will persist because they have amassed significant power and are well funded, even as the number of followers drops. They put immense pressure on their congregants to vote, even to the degree that they embarrass the ones who don't vote. Two books I absolutely recommend for anyone interested in this:

Katherine Stewart, The Power Worshippers
Sarah Posner, Unholy

I still can't believe that happened.

It was so Jacob Wohlish.

Somebody should do a welfare check on Donny Deutsch. As the #1 purveyor of Giuliani's downfall, I'm worried he might have laughed himself to death watching that.

Yes, exactly.

And that's the most frustrating thing for normal people to understand about Trump: He's incapable of understanding that.

He will go to his grave not understanding what he did wrong, not just about the virus but about everything, from the Syria pull-out to the "perfect phone call" to the virus.

Nobody thinks they are going to die off, but

the decisions they make, individually and collectively, over the next few months or years will determine where they end up. Generally, they are surprisingly self-destructive unless they have leadership to direct their energy. They are going to go back to belonging to fragmented movements or back to being disgruntled and insecure loners.

I found this poll very difficult

Essential workers and Dr. Fauci absolutely deserve mammoth recognition.

I chose Biden because he is a symbol of America's fight to reclaim its original dream. He made this campaign about restoring the Soul of America, and demonstrating that Trump was an aberration. We can argue about whether or not Trump is an aberration, but I do believe Biden's victory is symbolically an enormous demonstration to ourselves and the world that Americans retain these essential values and aspirations.

(I wonder if Biden AND Kamala Harris together could both be considered?)

But if Essential Workers (especially including medical professionals) or Dr. Fauci are named Person of the Year, I'll absolutely rejoice. They deserve it, beyond any question.

The plot sounds fairly elaborate.

Who printed the fake ballots in the first place?

How many ballots?

Were they convincing enough that in different circumstances they could have passed through the pre-count screening and even possibly the scanners?

I won't rest until we know more about the sophistication of this endeavor.

Could something similar have happened elsewhere and gone undetected?

It's these lone wolves I worry about, more than I worry about the Oath Keepers

or the Proud Boys or Whatshisface Bundy trying to start a Civil War.
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