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WestCoastYellowDog

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Posted by Name removed | Tue Jul 7, 2020, 05:01 PM (4 replies)

I don't care what the unemployment rate is

The unemployment print is not why Iím not voting for Trump. Itís a meaningless number along with GDP growth % that distracts the government and voters from doing the right thing and focusing on public health.

The Republicans are going to stop the $600 UI benefit on the premise that a lower unemployment print by November will improve their chances. That thesis is wrong, but millions will suffer from July to January because of that.

The Lincoln Project is a Republican Trojan Horse that is trying to get us to focus on the unemployment print and thatís not an attack line that is coming too strongly from our side - and rightfully so because we understand the collateral damage on focusing on that. If Trump and Pence resigned, and Pelosi extended UI and we had 20% unemployment while we rode out the pandemic, Iíd vote for her or VP Joe Biden enthusiastically.
Posted by WestCoastYellowDog | Mon Jul 6, 2020, 12:52 PM (2 replies)

Something that bothers me (re Republicans opposed to Trump)

I guess I should be happy that many Republicans are opposing Donald Trump, but something doesnít sit right. Donald Trump is a racist, horrible human being, but so are most Republicans - and they have been for generations. Mitt Romney and George W Bushís race, religion and LGBT intolerance gave rise to Donald Trump. Before Donald Trump tweeted about abusing police power, Bush the father fabricated a crack case on national TV and race baited with Willie Horton. General Mattis, General Kelly, and John Bolton supported the axing of the NSCís pandemic office when they were in power regardless of what they say now after the impeachment trial is over.

Donald Trump is a horrible person, but most importantly the Republican platform is a horrible ideology which Donald Trump saw an opening to manipulate a large portion of our population. He promised the world to many desperate people for the first three years of his Presidency, and his last year in office is unraveling like a very sad Ponzi scheme. However, both Bush presidencies unraveled the same way. I canít imagine any Republican President would not have botched the coronavirus response and response to civil unrest. I believe most Democratic Presidents would have handled these two crises ably.

Iím glad NeverTrumper Republicans will vote for Biden. However, Iím not voting a straight Democratic ticket merely because the Republicans support Donald Trump. Iím not surprised they support Donald Trump because the Republican ideology itself is FUBAR - economically, socially and humanely. Iím voting a straight Democratic ticket because the Republican ideology has never been right since after Woodrow Wilson was President. Donald Trump being more of a fuck up does not remediate those famous Republicans who now say they oppose him.
Posted by WestCoastYellowDog | Thu Jul 2, 2020, 12:15 AM (8 replies)

I'm a West Indian Uber driver and I can barely eat!

How the hell am I supposed to live on just $1200? I still havenít even gotten my check!
Posted by WestCoastYellowDog | Tue Apr 14, 2020, 04:55 PM (4 replies)
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