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Mad_Machine76

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January 22, 2024

"Project 2025" is already in motion

Project 2025 is becoming more widely known as a potential consequence of Republicans winning in 2025, at least at the national level but, considering the kinds of bills that have been introduced and, in some cases, passed, it seems to me that in hardcore right-wing Republicans in states with supermajorities have already taken the ball and are running wild with proposed policies and laws that are contained within their document, including:

1. Restrictions and attacks on LGBTQ persons, especially Transgender persons
2. Anti-abortion restrictions
3. Voting restrictions
4. Limiting/curtailing democracy in various ways (i.e. states imposing limits on local governments)

Possibly more examples but these are the ones that I came up with in short order.

Is everybody seeing what I'm seeing?

January 3, 2024

If the immigration problem is so bad and Biden/Harris so negligent about it, perhaps Republicans can explain this?

Biden administration to reopen four ports of entry at southern border

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/biden-administration-reopen-four-ports-entry-southern-border-rcna131998

"On Monday, CBP encountered fewer than 500 migrants in the Del Rio sector of Texas, which includes Eagle Pass. A senior administration official called the number a “significant improvement over where we have been in recent weeks.”

"While it is important to note, as well, that this is the time of year when we normally expect to see encounters decrease over the holiday period, it's also important to note that the closing of ports of entry is something we do as a last resort," the senior administration official said. "It's something that we do not take lightly."

The drop was attributed in part to increased enforcement by Mexico, though no specifics were provided."

Where are the "open borders" that Republicans keep talking about?

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Name: Mara Alis Butler
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About Mad_Machine76

Transgender Woman /Social Worker/Case Manager working for State of Indiana. Huge Sci-Fi/Anime Geek and music lover. Hopeless \"political junkie\" and aspiring writer.
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