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Samrob's Journal
Samrob's Journal
July 15, 2022

Morning Joe just now.

Rev Al said that Dems have to begin to deal with what impacts voters on the ground and deal with their every day needs.

My question to all the panelists: How are Dems not trying to deal with bread and butter issues? And, how are Republicans dealing with bread and butter issues?

Do people really know history at all? Which party delivered major legislation that dealt with all the bread and butter issues over history... Social Security, Medicare, the TVA? What have the Republicans done for working men and women except to lower taxes for the wealthy and excuse and cover for all kinds of law-breaking and corruption? WTF is wrong with people?

July 14, 2022

I hate this trip to Saudi Arabia.

To me, we are on the wrong side of everything. I sincerely hope I am wrong and it all works out.

Never have understood talking only to our friends and not to our "enemies." Have been able to wrap my head around the our position about the Jamal Khashoggi killing vs the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh.

We refused to talk with Saddam when he was willing to talk and kept saying he did not have WMDs.
Now we are against talking to the Iranians unless they meet all our conditions. Never mind that they have a right to protect themselves and have said in the beginning that their quest for nuclear energy was for domestic purposes ... that is until we broke our agreement with them. WTF Do we ever learn from history?

July 14, 2022

Chris is on fire tonight and he is so, so right!!

No credit for those who practiced willful blindness to Trump's corruption since 2014.

July 13, 2022

The media just can't stop pumping bad news after the hearings. Prices are up. We know that.

That is not news. Tell us something we don't know but need to know. Damn them all! MSNBC seems to be playing against the Biden admin. CNN always has. What a way to send off our President to one of the most difficult foreign trip to date. Fuck the media!

July 13, 2022

Correct me if I am wrong.

Wasn't Trump still President on January 6 2021? Weren't his minions in charge of security? Wasn't Pence giving orders to the national Guard? I recall that there were messages about the conflict of giving orders to National Guard. Since it was the Capitol, aren't DC police under the direction of Federal officials? Don't DC police have to wait for orders or requests from the Feds before marching on the Capitol? Certainly the military are under the direction of the administration in power. Also so are Capitol Police under the authority of the leadership of the administration still in office?

July 12, 2022

What Mr. Weissman just said on Ari's show confirms some suspicions about the DOJ.

There are many embeds still there. Garland is the AG but he is one person. It take a devoted village to do the proper investigations the the Trump insurrection calls for. I do not think that AG Garland is being served well by the FBI and the rest of the DOJ because of some layover Trumpers. I've said this early on that Garland's first act as AG was to weed out all the Trump appointees and supporters. It is a remarkable thing that one deranged individual holds so much sway over so many government employees throughout all the Executive agencies.

July 12, 2022

AhHa...I heard two commentators use my favorite word within minutes of each other: LINK(S)

For those who asked: just see my previous posts on "Links"

July 12, 2022

A lo of hardline Trumpers reside in rural and small town areas that only get FOX

Surely there must be some honest, patriotic journalists out in those areas that will give the local newspapers the real scoop from the J6 hearings. Just one conversation at the local bar with truth and facts would stoke the interest.

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About Samrob

Staunch advocate for voting rights. I couldn't take it any longer and have joined 3 public boards within the last week to add my voice to the quest for a voting rights. Lifetime Democrat. Retired Federal medical researcher.

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