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Farmgirl1961's Journal
Farmgirl1961's Journal
October 28, 2016

Man Arrested For Wearing 'Basket Of Deplorables' Shirt At Texas Polling Place

A Texas man was arrested Monday for electioneering after refusing to hide his “Basket of Deplorables” T-shirt.

“He wanted to take a stand,” Bulverde Police Chief Gary Haecker told the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung of Brett Mauthe, who showed up to his polling place with a Trump hat and “Basket of Deplorables” T-shirt. “Unfortunately, he was arrested.”

Mauthe told local TV station KSAT that he removed his Trump hat but refused to turn his T-shirt inside-out, saying he was unaware it constituted a violation of the election code.


October 27, 2016

With so many folks opting for early voting; how how this figure into daily poll projections?

I know that we've had early voting in past elections, but this year seems to be unprecedented. With so many people opting to vote early, how does this information translate into the poll projections?


October 26, 2016

Wondering if there's any more "bombshells" against Trump coming out?

More groping allegations? More hot mic stuff? law suits? anything?

October 26, 2016

Not worried...just a bit annoyed at the 538 2016 presidential forecast

Showing just very slight downticking for Hillary and consequential very slight upticking for Trump --

but what is changing to have these slight variations? What polls would be causing these minor shifts and what's the trend expectation?

October 14, 2016

Latest Huffington Post Headline



Another accuser comes forward and of course Trump denies it...


September 30, 2016

Editorial published in the East Oregonian -- a very republican part of Oregon

Letter: Some reasons to vote for Donald Trump (please don't be swayed by the title, just read the editorial).

September 29, 2016

Braggadocious: Randy Rainbow Moderates Debate #1

Oh boy -- once you watch this you won't be able to get the song out of your head!

September 27, 2016

Signs of Cocaine Use -- I'm not being facetious but I think Trump exhibits several of these signs

Signs of Cocaine Use

Dilated pupils
Runny nose (snorting)
Nosebleeds (snorting)
Track marks (injecting)
Burned lips or fingers (smoking)

Fast heart rate
Constricted blood vessels
Enlarged Heart
Heart attacks
Cardiac arrest
Mental state:

Unusual excitement
Poor judgment
After long use or a binge:

Intense cravings
Need for higher doses
Long periods of sleep


September 26, 2016

A recent facebook post from Michael Moore....did anyone else get this?

Michael Moore
53 mins ·
I've been planning an "October Surprise" for the election, for all of you, and I have succeeded in keeping it a secret until now.

I've written a one-man show about this crazy Presidential race and was planning to perform it live -- and film it -- on Oct 7th in Newark, Ohio, the seat of Licking County, right in the heart of Trump Country. My producers flew there on September 15th and negotiated the rental and use of the historic Midland Theater in downtown Newark. Their staff greeted us with open arms and happily agreed to let me book my show. My team then returned to NYC and we set about preparing the shoot and putting the final touches on the production.

Well, this past week, my big plans got dealt a death blow by the Republicans of Licking County, Ohio. We got a call from the theater management telling us, "We're sorry but the community board that oversees the theater has voted to not allow Michael Moore to perform his show here. We are declining the rental." When asked why, it was explained to us that, "Michael Moore's appearance here could reflect negatively upon the Midland Theatre. He is too controversial and the risk is too great. The board is afraid that renting the theater to him
may cause the theater to lose long-standing patrons. Our board here is fairly conservative and it was felt that Mr. Moore would try to sway people's minds to vote his way."

Well, they got that right. They aren't stupid. This show, and my plan to release a video of it it nationwide so it can be seen by millions in the weeks before the election, should definitely "sway" some people into voting!So, good for them at the Midland Theatre in Licking County, Ohio, that they get the subversive intent behind this one-man show. I'll take it as a compliment.

That said, this decision left my production without a place to stage our show in the swing state of Ohio. Well, folks, I'm not leaving and going somewhere else. Sorry, Florida -- you were our second choice, and yes, we know how welcomed we'd be in your insane excuse for a state, but we're staying right here because, well, it's clear now that Ohio really, truly needs us.

And lo and behold, as I was writing this, my producer has informed me that it looks like we may have found a place about an hour or so down the road from Licking County, even deeper into southern Ohio, with even more Trump supporters. A county that has 25,000 registered voters -- and only 500 of them are Democrats! Yeah, baby! TrumpLand on steroids! But I'm told they believe in free speech. Imagine that. The show is on!

So, good people of Licking County, you can rest easy now. Or you can convince your nonprofit board (which is controlled by a bunch of local for-profit businessmen) to change their minds and let me in the door. I'll come do a second show for you. It's still a free country, right? What are you afraid of? That people with a conscience who hear some truth might begin laughing AT your candidate instead of voting for him?

The bottom line: I'm going to perform this show in Ohio. It's 2016, for crying out loud. And personally - sorry for the whining - I'm tired of all the shit I always have to go through. But that's nothing compared to what all of us and the rest of the world are going to have to endure come November 8th if things go very, very wrong.

So... onward to Ohio the first week of October! (I'll let you know the details later.) Maybe after I film my show in a town that will have me, I'll stop by Licking County anyway, pretend I'm still in America, and perform the show in the street outside that theater.

"Make Licking County Great Again!"

P.S. Btw, Licking County is known as the "basket capital" of the world. No, I'm not making a "basket of deplorables" joke. They literally are basket people here. This photo below is of the "World's Largest Basket" and it's the actual corporate headquarters in Licking County of the Longaberger Basket Company. (You can write your own caption here.)

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