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DemocratSinceBirth's Journal
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January 13, 2017

Loans from China. Do I have this straight?

Loans have due dates so they can't be called before the maturity date. This means they can't dump their loans to us to hurt us. However they can sell the loans they currently own thus making it harder for us to sell new loans to finance our government.

January 13, 2017

Is is true that the FBI went to the FISA Court to get taps on 4 Trump associates with Russian ties ?

This is unpresidented (sic).

What the hell is going on here?

January 13, 2017

So my insulin dependent friend who relies on Medicaid can lose her coverage but I have to have...

So my insulin dependent friend who relies on Medicaid can lose her coverage but I have to have empathy for Deplorables. I don't give a flying shit if one dug your car out of the snow on a country road. If they knew you were a Democrat they would have probably left you there.

There was no excuse to leave the vulnerable to be prey to monsters.

How can you take medical care away from poor people? How can someone vote for a man who will take medical care away from poor people? Ignorance is no defense.

Their blood and deaths are on their hands

January 13, 2017

Should James Comey be prosecuted in a future administration for violating 18 U.S. Code 595 ?

Whoever, being a person employed in any administrative position by the United States, or by any department or agency thereof, or by the District of Columbia or any agency or instrumentality thereof, or by any State, Territory, or Possession of the United States, or any political subdivision, municipality, or agency thereof, or agency of such political subdivision or municipality (including any corporation owned or controlled by any State, Territory, or Possession of the United States or by any such political subdivision, municipality, or agency), in connection with any activity which is financed in whole or in part by loans or grants made by the United States, or any department or agency thereof, uses his official authority for the purpose of interfering with, or affecting, the nomination or the election of any candidate for the office of President, Vice President, Presidential elector, Member of the Senate, Member of the House of Representatives, Delegate from the District of Columbia, or Resident Commissioner, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

This section shall not prohibit or make unlawful any act by any officer or employee of any educational or research institution, establishment, agency, or system which is supported in whole or in part by any state or political subdivision thereof, or by the District of Columbia or by any Territory or Possession of the United States; or by any recognized religious, philanthropic or cultural organization.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 720; Pub. L. 91–405, title II, § 204(d)(6), Sept. 22, 1970, 84 Stat. 853; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, § 330016(1)(H), (L), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)
January 13, 2017

We are coming apart

We are literally or damn near literally coming apart.

Please scroll down to the "Views of Unity and Disunity Among Americans" graph:


We have went from 74% of Americans of believing the country was united in 2001 to 77% of Americans believing the country is disunited in 2016.

That is astounding.

January 12, 2017

Why Donald Trump Wants You to Ignore Russia and Worry About China

His emerging foreign policy would divide the planet along racial lines.

At Wednesday’s press conference at Trump Tower in New York, his first since winning the election, Donald Trump was grilled by reporters about allegations that Russia meddled in the election to help him defeat Hillary Clinton. The president-elect’s response?

Time and again, when the press asked him about Russia, Trump responded by deflecting attention to China:

As far as hacking, I think it was Russia. But I think we also get hacked by other countries and other people. And I—I can say that you know when—when we lost 22 million names and everything else that was hacked recently, they didn’t make a big deal out of that. That was something that was extraordinary. That was probably China...

Within 90 days, we will be coming up with a major report on hacking defense, how do we stop this new phenomena—fairly new phenomena because the United States is hacked by everybody. That includes Russia and China and everybody—everybody. OK...

January 12, 2017

Greta Van Susteren is awful. Did anybody just see her?

Said the Comey meddling didn't affect the results.

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