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Matthew28's Journal
Matthew28's Journal
July 18, 2024

If Harris is our nominee who do you feel would be the best vice president to win this?

If Harris is our nominee who do you feel would be the best vice president to win this? I feel that Harris should choose Gretchen Whitmer as she'd lock up Michigan and possibly pa and wis that we need to win the election. This would be a powerful ticket and would be one of the few that can beat Trump.

October 31, 2023

We must focus on preventing a government shutdown and passing a budget

We have less then 3 weeks to pull it off and the odds are against us getting what we want. This new speaker is of the radical far right that will shut it all down and will hurt this country. Maybe during the next 3 weeks we can convince enough moderates republicans to force a vote or we're facing massive cuts of the safetynet, lgbt rights and investment in our own country or months of shut down government. This cluster fuck is only starting and I hope we're ready to campaign on it! We must tell the people that the republican party aims to gut their retirement, healthcare and destroy America's ability to compete in this world. We must tell them that we're utterly fucked as a first world society if they don't vote democratic next year. This is no joke.

We can't afford to focus on Israel or Ukraine as we're even more fucked then those countries and it is time to focus on ourselves. Focus on ourselves before we end up worse off then Iran, Russia or what the people have to deal with under the taliban. I am dead serious. We're in trouble. The enemy is kicking down the door.

May 28, 2023

How would you feel about an agreement of supply for Speaker McCarthy?

Since McCarthy is willing to work with us and take grave risk of his job with pissing his right wing off with working with Biden and trying to come to a middle ground. I don't think we can afford to have someone worse replace him for doing what is best for our country with this agreement. What would you think about an agreement of supply in any speaker vote the right of his party force on him? Democrats would vote for him to remain in power. This would probably moderate him and force him out of the hands of the freedom caucus, which would result in a more moderate house that is far more stable. Why should we allow 20 extremist control the house?? When reasonable people on both sides have 10 times the number? Our goal as of this time is to defeat the freedumb caucus and letting them defeat McCarthy would make this country utterly ungovernable the next 1.5 years and we have budgets coming. We can't afford it.

This Supply agreement would be like the NDP of Canada backing the liberals and the greens supply of labor in Australia.

May 21, 2023

Let me be clear


Honestly, I hope he uses the 14th amendment and runs his campaign for reelection based on how evil the GOP is. The bastards need to be taken to the fucking woodshed.
March 6, 2021

Could Biden sign an executive order to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour?

Could Biden sign an executive order to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour? Why hasn't he done so within your opinion???

December 18, 2020

Name somethings that you want Biden to do?

Name somethings that you want Biden to do?
1. Raise SSI/SSD by about 500 bucks per month. The old and disabled are suffering and need more.
2. Raise the minimum wage to $15 bucks per hour
3. Rebuild the unions and fight to rebuild the middle class. The rich are taking it all and robbing the workers of any chance at upward mobility. Use anti-trust and all the tools in the book if needed.
4. Full college debt forgiveness and free 4 year public university education.
5. A public housing program for all homeless people. Sick of seeing my brothers and sisters suffer in the cold.
6. A full blown jobs program like fdr done to get people back to work and to rebuild our country.

You know things that matter. What is your list?

April 10, 2020

has anyone received their 1,200 dollar check/deposit yet?

has anyone received their 1,200 dollar check/deposit yet? The first 50 million suppose to be today so has anyone here gotten it?

August 10, 2018

I want to cut defense overall

but I see no problem with spending some of that on defending space infrastructure(satellites, etc) and focusing more on advanced technologies(larger space ships, engines to move them and shielding) that could help humanity finally move outwards. Think about it for one second:

1. We could finally have a respectable space station to replace the international space station that will likely be going out of commission within the next 5-10 years. There's no way the republicans are going to fund an replacement so that means we're stuck totally on earth.
2. We could have the ability to send people to mars and the moon in numbers that will make it more then a one off and maybe even create colonies. I know earth firsters are against this, but making it happen means hundreds of billions of dollars in increase economic development and higher paying jobs.
3. Kids and young adults being able to look up and that will motive them to go to college to become scientist. This will once against increase the size of the economy.

Nasa is starved to the bone and will never be able to do it.

If we move outwards we will have something of a space force one day anyways. Hell, at this very moment three branches of the military already do have some focus on it,,,so really this is just bringing them together.

I don't support violence in space but realize that there's a larger picture.

July 18, 2018

The Trade War Is Already Having A Huge Impact On The US Economy

The Trade War Is Already Having A Huge Impact On The US Economy

The trade war has barely just begun, and yet significant ripple effects are already being felt all across the U.S. economy. Once thriving businesses are on the verge of failure, workers are being laid off, and some sectors of the economy are witnessing enormous price hikes. Right now the mainstream media is absolutely fixated on the drama surrounding the recently concluded Trump-Putin summit meeting, but the consequences of this trade war will ultimately be far more important for the lives of most ordinary Americans. As more tariffs continue to be implemented, this will perhaps be the biggest disruption to the global economic system that we have seen in decades. Perhaps you have not been affected personally yet, but for many Americans this trade war has changed everything. For example, just consider the plight of soybean farmer Tim Bardole…


We'll be lucky if Trumps idiocy doesn't cause another depression.

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