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July 19, 2024

As they did in 2016, the maga mugs are trying to ruin Democratic unity.

In 2016, we had the hacking of the DNC and the leaking of all the emails by Wikileaks and their Russian associates. Now, we had the debate and the continual cheerleading for Democratic disunity by the magas and their buddies on Fox and right-wing so-called media, not to mention the Dems who are caught up in it. It needs to stop or we WILL lose. The magas are loving what we're doing. We're playing right into their hands. (I do think they had a hand in starting this to begin with, but that's another an argument for another day.)

July 18, 2024

Jon Stewart demolishes Bill-o Reilly in brand new interview on "The Daily Show"

Bill-o is still 0 fer when it comes to debating Jon Stewart.

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July 18, 2024

JD Vance's Team Says He Won't Debate Kamala Harris Ahead Of The DNC

Source: Huffington Post

By Marita Vlachou

Sen. JD Vance, former President Donald Trump’s running mate, won’t debate Vice President Kamala Harris ahead of the Democratic National Convention next month, the Trump campaign said Wednesday, citing uncertainty about who the Democratic candidate will be.

While Trump officially announced Vance as his VP pick earlier this week, calling him the “best suited” person for the role, growing pressure on President Joe Biden to step down from the race following his poor performance at the CNN debate in late June has led to questions about whether Harris could replace him at the top of the Democratic ticket.

Democrats will officially nominate their candidates by the end of their party convention scheduled for Aug. 19-22.

“We don’t know who the Democrat nominee for Vice President is going to be, so we can’t lock in a date before their convention,” Brian Hughes, a senior adviser for the Trump campaign, said in a statement on the VP debate. “To do so would be unfair to Gavin Newsom, JB Pritzker, Gretchen Whitmer, or whoever Kamala Harris picks as her running mate,” Hughes added, referring to popular Democratic governors who have been floated as potential candidates on the party’s ticket should Biden drop out.

Read more: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/jd-vance-kamala-harris-debate_n_6698e26ae4b0e9707971a508

July 16, 2024

I hope my neighbors didn't hear me yelling at the screen when Kari Lake came on

I quickly changed the channel. What a disgraceful human being.. If I was emceeing, I'd have cut her off.

July 16, 2024

RFK Jr. Campaign Leaks Video of Trump Call After Assassination Attempt

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Original video link in the story: https://cdn.jwplayer.com/previews/zDW05b7o

Trump ranted about vaccinations and also talked about the rally when the bullet grazed his ear. He also asked RFK Jr. to drop out of the race and offered him a job in his administration should he win.

By Ron Filipkowski

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. apologized this morning on Twitter for a video that was leaked by his campaign of his phone call with Donald Trump shortly after his assassination attempt. It was apparently posted by his videographer and/or his son, and appears to be a push by Trump to get Kennedy to drop out of the race and endorse him.

The video shows Kennedy being filmed while Trump is on speaker phone. It begins with Trump attempting to show that he agrees with RFK's various vaccine conspiracies:

"When you feed a baby a vaccination that is like 38 different vaccines and it looks like its meant for a horse, not a 10 pound or 20 pound baby ... Then you see the baby starting to change radically, I've seen it too many times. Then you hear that it doesn't have an impact, right? You and I talked about that a long time ago."

Then Trump shifts gears on his attempt to get RFK to endorse him: "Anyway, I would love for you to serve. I think it would be so good for you and so big for you. And we're gonna win, we're way ahead of the guy."


Read more: https://meidasnews.com/news/rfk-jr-apologizes-for-leaked-video-of-trump-call
July 16, 2024

Hillbilly Eulogy: 14 Worst Things JD Vance Said About Trump (meidasnews.com)

When Peter Thiel disciple JD Vance was struggling to gain traction during the Ohio Republican primary for US Senate in 2022, he was desperate for Donald Trump's endorsement to bail him out. Lacking charisma, a history in Ohio elective politics, and fresh off comments that he didn't care what happened to people in Ukraine right after Russia's invasion (Ohio has a large Ukrainian and Polish-American population), Vance was mired in 3rd or 4th place in the polls, checking in at typically between 13-17%.

So Vance decided to go all in on Trump sycophancy. Perhaps even more important, he formed a close bond and friendship with Donald Trump, Jr., who lobbied his father hard to endorse Vance and rally right-wing influencers who have Trump's ear to the cause.

It worked like a charm. Trump finally endorsed Vance, and he immediately rocketed to the top of the polls in the primary and went on to win his Senate race rather easily against Tim Ryan. Now those very same people, led by Junior, have succeeded in convincing Trump to elevate someone who has held elective office for less than two years to be his candidate for Vice President.

However, before Vance needed Trump's endorsement to advance his political career, he told the truth about Donald Trump like few other Republicans have. In interviews, social media posts, liked tweets, texts, and private messages to friends - Vance has a long, documented history of despising Trump as much as any Democrat.


Read more: https://meidasnews.com/news/hillbilly-eulogy-14-worst-things-jd-vance-said-about-trump
July 16, 2024

Sean Hannity disrupts governor's RNC speech with Fox News promotion stunt

MILWAUKEE — The Fox News hosts are stealing the show up in the nosebleed sections of Fiserv Forum.

As Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin addressed the RNC Monday night that was focused on the economic challenges of working families and veterans, delegates turned from the Jumbotron and started shouting in excitement.

It was Sean Hannity tossing T-shirts into the crowd from one of two Fox News boxes.

Later, after the house band played a cover of Loverboy’s “Working for the Weekend” and just before South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem took the stage, delegates craned their necks to catch a glimpse of Judge Jeanine Pirro in the box.


https://www.alternet.org/sean-hannity-rnc/?utm_source=Iterable&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Jul.16.2024_12.52pm

July 15, 2024

Anyone having trouble with the Kindle app on your iPhone?

Mine has been running slow. I've deleted and downloaded it a couple of times. (Just did it again at the suggestion of a Kindle support person.) Not having a problem on my iPad, however.

Anyone else having this issue? Were you able to fix it?

July 14, 2024

Republicans are already working to blame today's shooting on Biden.

This guy Gordon from Georgia is a male MTG.

https://x.com/yashar/status/1812282160491159760

Problem is Biden did say that a few days ago, as reported by Politico. But of course, he never meant literally. He was talking about getting the campaign focus, which had been distracted by the debate, back on beating Trump.

And then there's Steve Scalise

https://x.com/SteveScalise/status/1812269296564707752

You would think Scalise, who himself was hurt by gun violence, would ease up a little. But nooooooooooooo.

Republicans are all performance artists, not leaders.

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