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drray23's Journal
drray23's Journal
July 31, 2020

President Obama gave a stirring speech for John Lewis eulogy

He was as fiery as I ever seen him. Amongst other things he made it clear we are in an existential crisis with democracy at stake.

He was blunt and said that in order to create a just society and achieve what rep Lewis fought all his life for, we should get rid of the senate filibuster. This is a big boost because some fellow democrats were hesitant about doing it fearing future backslash.
Obama's call to take bolt steps will make it happen and energize our base even further.

July 17, 2020

canceling flights to europe via Delta was painless.

So, my wife and I had a planned travel to Paris that we booked back in march scheduled for July 26. With the COVID situation and the fact Europe wants to keep us out, I phoned Delta to cancel. I was expecting hours of waiting on the line and having to argue tooth and nails. Nope, within 5 minutes I was routed to an agent who offered me the option of a credit (voucher for rebooking before sept 2022) or a full refund. Pleasantly surprised given the horror stories that people have regarding trying to rebook or cancel.

edit: the phone number to call to directly do that (rather than having to go through reservations or customer service) is 800 847 0578

July 17, 2020

Nothing really interesting in Rachel's interview with Mary Trump.

I mean she kept harping on the point Trump is racist. So what ? We know that and have known for decades, no scoop there. The story about cutting the medical support for a family member is also widely known.

July 16, 2020

Holy Mackerel! Florida Kids are already carrier of the Virus.

and they want to reopen the schools ???

Florida health officials have identified a troubling trend; approximately 31 percent, or one-third, of children in Florida tested for COVID-19 yield positive results, according to the Sun Sentinel.

July 16, 2020

Tuberville seems pretty sketchy

hayes is interviewing a democratic operative with Doug Jones campaign who is saying there are issues about where Tuberville lives, about various frauds he is involved with.
There may yet be a chance for Jones.

July 11, 2020

Texas is going to turn into Italy..

Hospitals run out of room so now deaths are starting to spike as well.. sad.
July 11, 2020

The power of presidential pardon is another relic

that should not be there anymore. It can be abused at will by crooks like Trump. Imagine if one of his goons goes and murder a few democrats in Washington DC. Trump could just pardon that person of that federal crime.
Et voila! The opposition is gotten rid of.

July 11, 2020

There is enough stuff out there to charge stone again

on other crimes. I also doubt Stone will be able to keep quiet and avoid committing more crimes.

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