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.
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.
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.
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