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tonyt53

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Gender: Male
Hometown: KY
Home country: USA
Current location: KY
Member since: Wed Apr 20, 2016, 11:34 AM
Number of posts: 5,737

About Me

62 y/o, in the first 18 y/o that got to vote. Lifelong Democrat that has never missed a general election and very few primary elections.

Journal Archives

I know some here don't care for fivethirtyeight, but this is an interesting read.

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-end-of-a-republican-party/

Trump got an "out" with Pence.

He chose Pence to help with the evangelicals and hard right to get the money those groups would bring in. When he loses in November (I did say "loses" he will be able to say it was because he was forced by the GOP establishment to go with Pence.

Tim Duncan retires - a real role model for anybody. The NBA needs more like him.

One of those superstars that never needed to tell somebody how good they were. Never showed his ass with his play or words. He played the way he lives - with dignity and grace. He will be missed.

So, Mitch McConnell says the American public wants to hear the FBI interview of Hillary

Since when does anything the American public want, mean jack shit to Mitch McConnell? The American public, Democrat and Republicans alike overwhelmingly want to have a vote one SCOTUS nominee Garland, but Mitch won't let that happen.

"What Saved Hostess And Twinkies: Automation And Firing 95% Of The Union Workforce"

This article in Forbes says a great deal about the attitude in this country. It ends with "Employing people is a cost. And when that cost rises, fewer people are going to be employed."

http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2016/07/06/what-saved-hostess-and-twinkies-automation-and-firing-95-of-the-union-workforce/#7bf019536ddb

From fivethirtyeight - Poor kids need summer jobs, rich kids get them

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/poor-kids-need-summer-jobs-rich-kids-get-them/

Odds for VP pick by Hillary. Odds by PaddyPower Sports

http://www.paddypower.com/bet/politics/other-politics/us-politics?ev_oc_grp_ids=653892

Think about this - this year we have an opportunity to really make history.

Hell, I'm old and the last time there were 12 consecutive years of a Democratic Party President in this country, I wasn't even born. We need to make this even more significant by giving the next Democratic Party President at the least a Democratic Party Senate majority to work with. The thought of Elizabeth Warren as Senate majority leader is fascinating too.

Life has to be a bitch for Trump. The guy he hammered over his birth certificate is coming for him.

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