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Polybius's Journal
Polybius's Journal
August 18, 2019

Will our VP pick be someone that's running for President now?

History says no. Let's see some recent races:

2016: Clinton picked Tim Kaine and Trump picked Mike Pence. Both not running that year.

2012: Romney picked Paul Ryan. Not running.

2008: Obama picked Joe Biden and McCain picked Sarah Palin. Biden was running that year.

2004: Kerry picked John Edwards. He was running that year.

2000: Bush picked Dick Cheney and Gore picked Joe Liberman. Both not running.

1996: Dole picked Jack Kemp. Not running (although he did in in 1988, but I'm counting same election only).

1992: Clinton picks Al Gore. Not running (he did in 1988).

1988: Dukakis picks Lloyd Bentsen. Not running (although he did in 1976)

1984: Mondale picks Geraldine Ferraro. Not running.

So in the past 35 years, between both Parties it's happened only twice and back to back by us, in 2004 and 2008. Will it happen again in 2020?

August 15, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein hung painting of Bill Clinton in drag in his home

(JTA) — Jeffrey Epstein had an oil painting of former President Bill Clinton dressed in drag prominently displayed in his Manhattan townhouse.

The Daily Mail reported Wednesday that the painting featured the former American leader lounging in a blue dress in the Oval Office. A blue dress played a prominent role in Clinton’s own sex scandal — his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The painting was identified as “Parsing Bill” by artist Petrina Ryan-Kleid.

Epstein, a Jewish financier, hanged himself in a New York jail over the weekend while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

Clinton and Epstein had numerous contacts over the years, with the former president even riding on Epstein’s private plane on more than one occasion.


Don't look too deep into this. Perhaps he hung it up to mock Clinton because he refused his offers?

August 11, 2019

Why wasn't there a camera pointed in Epstein's cell?

This would prove one way or another if he killed himself or not.

August 11, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez demands 'answers' after Epstein found dead in jail cell

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) led public calls Saturday demanding answers after disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell due to an apparent suicide.

“We need answers. Lots of them,” Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, tweeted.

Multiple media outlets reported Saturday that Epstein's body was discovered in his jail cell about 7:30 a.m. at the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC).

Many immediately began questioning the details surrounding his death after Epstein was reportedly put on suicide watch in late July following a possible suicide attempt.


I trust AOC much more on this than any man. Why? Because Epstein was so powerful that any rich man could be potentially connected to him.

August 3, 2019

New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. City of New York, New York

This is a major case coming up next term at the SCOTUS. How do you think it'll be decided?

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