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onetexan's Journal
onetexan's Journal
June 6, 2024

Found on Reddit: Donald Trump Jr. Suggests He May Buy a Home in El Salvador to Have a 'Place to Run' to Avoid Prison Tim


Donald Trump Jr. suggested he might consider buying property in El Salvador to escape a prison sentence on a recent episode of his "Triggered" podcast.
"They call it a third-world country. Guess what? It looked nicer than a lot of our cities," he claimed. "That's what was perhaps the biggest takeaway. Like, 'Hey man, we're going to El Salvador ... pretty crazy crime rate in the past ... you look around and it looked incredible."
Donald Jr. said he had meals in restaurants there that would have been as good as any in Miami or New York.
"It was sort of shocking, actually, to me," he continued. "I may have to buy a place down there, so when they throw me out of America or toward the gulag, we got a place to run."

ya think somebody's nervous his felonious daddy will lose the election come November?
Dumb fart doesn't know El Salvador has an extradition treaty w the US, and it's way too close to US mainland. My money would be Jr's crooked dad has plans for their whole clan to bail to Belarus, Saudi Arabia or UAE come Nov 6 when he finds out the American public has given him the boot for good.

March 31, 2024

Lifelong Republicans Explain Why They're Voting Against Trump NowThis

I ran across this on youtube while searching for something else. Worth watching. These are people who woke up from the cult of the Conman.
January 22, 2024

Huffpost: Germans float ban on far right party


Germany is wrestling with a potentially explosive debate over whether to ban the far-right party Alternative for Germany, or AfD.

Germans have been shocked by revelations that senior figures attended a meeting where mass deportations were allegedly discussed.
A growing backlash has sparked large protests and public condemnation.
The AfD, which continues to poll second nationally, says it's being scandalously smeared by opponents.
I wish we can do this with the GOP.

January 20, 2024

Tx Tribune: Tx appeals court denies Paxton & Abbott J6 emails case to be thrown out


"On Jan. 6, 2021, Ken Paxton spoke at a rally that preceded a mob of Donald Trump supporters storming the U.S. Capitol."

And there it is, the Tx GOP connection 🤨

October 16, 2023

Trump's eligibility moves toward trial as judge rejects his motion


We’re closer to learning whether the courts will find Donald Trump eligible for the 2024 presidential ballot despite his involvement with the Jan. 6 insurrection, as multiple challenges move forward.

A judge in Colorado this week rejected Trump’s effort to dismiss a lawsuit ahead of trial, which is scheduled for Oct. 30...

Meanwhile, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold told the court Wednesday that she has received Trump’s statement of intent to appear on the ballot in the state’s presidential primary. Griswold faces a Jan. 5 deadline for certifying candidates, so she intends to hold off on Trump’s application, pending further direction from the court.

In a separate voter lawsuit challenging Trump’s eligibility, the Minnesota Supreme Court has set oral arguments for Nov. 2. The group that brought the Minnesota case, Free Speech for People, has also filed a suit in Michigan on behalf of voters there; that case is being briefed and doesn’t have a trial date yet.

This should be interesting to watch
October 6, 2023

September Jobs report STUNS





September jobs report 'reinforcing' Fed's hawkish outlook: EconomistScroll back up to restore default view.
Josh Schafer
Josh Schafer·Reporter
Fri, October 6, 2023 at 3:05 PM GMT+2
In this article:




The US economy added 336,000 jobs in September, highlighting concern that the labor market isn't cooling as fast as the Federal Reserve would like in its battle against inflation.

The nonfarm payroll additions were nearly double the 170,000 economists surveyed by Bloomberg had expected. Revisions to the August and July jobs reports released Friday showed there were 119,000 more jobs created during those months than previously reported, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In September, the unemployment rate remained flat at 3.8%, unchanged from August, and at a level not seen since February 2022.

"Today's report was unequivocally strong," Morgan Stanley chief US economist Ellen Zentner wrote in a research note on Friday. "Too strong for policymakers to relax their tightening bias. Inflation has been decelerating faster than Fed forecasts, but continued strength in job gains will fuel doubts that the pace of deceleration in inflation will be sustained."

On today's Morning Joe they were showing a poll (don't recall which one) that showed Biden with low approval numbers. Who are they polling - Republicans?? This is why i don't trust polls. Biden Walks the Walk & continues to deliver for the middle class, not billionaires.
October 4, 2023

Is there any chance Hakeem Jeffries can end up as House Speaker?

Would it be possible for Dems to get 9 republicans to flip in favor of sensibility to slot Hakeem into the Speakership?
It only took 8 repugs to oust Mccarthy. Just sayin'

A great article: Hakeem Jeffries Is the Big Winner in the McCarthy Trials

September 6, 2023

ABC News: CREW is suing in Colorado to block the Con from '24 ballot!!!

Group sues to block Trump from 2024 ballot, citing 14th Amendment

Short article so posting here:
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics, a Washington-based watchdog group, on Wednesday filed a lawsuit on behalf of a handful of voters seeking to bar former President Donald Trump from the 2024 ballot in Colorado under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment based on his alleged involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Trump has denied all wrongdoing and called the push to disqualify him under the 14th Amendment "election interference."

September 5, 2023

On my way for some labwork NPR is reporting Paxton used burner fones & encrypted text

Messaging to communicate with his crooked crony Nate Paul. The local NPR station is actually airing the TX AG Senate conviction hearings live. Breathtaking the crimes he's been accused of by his own staff.

Updated w a link to a local ABC station:

August 15, 2023

Salon: Fani Willis unleashes the Kraken


Former President Donald Trump and a long list of alleged co-conspirators were indicted late on Monday night on felony racketeering charges by a grand jury in Atlanta over Trump's efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state.

In a 98-page document naming 19 different defendants (as well as roughly 30 unindicted co-conspirators, along with "others not named&quot , Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis outlined a large-scale alleged conspiracy to keep Trump in power through corrupt tactics following the 2020 presidential election. In addition to Trump, the indictment names well-known Trump confidants and advisers — including Rudy Giuliani, John Eastman, Mark Meadows, Jeffrey Clark, Kenneth Chesebro, Jenna Ellis and Sidney Powell — as well as several Georgia Republican officials allegedly involved in either the "fake elector" scheme or in breaching the voting systems in rural Coffee County...

According to The Guardian, Willis' investigation also included a phone call from Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., in which Graham asked Raffensperger if he had the power to throw out absentee ballots in the state. Willis also investigated Trump allies' efforts to remove BJ Pak, a former U.S. attorney in Atlanta, after he rebuffed Trump's efforts to overturn the election.

Update: I've fixed the link & copied some text, in particular the Lindsey Graham mention. I'm speculating he is one of the unindicted coconspirators.

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