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Botany's Journal
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October 1, 2019

So what are you gonna do when you hear that Trump is going to have to leave his office?

3 bottom three are hoaxes but the dam has burst and that son of bitch is gonna be gone.

as per me .... I am warming up on 10/12

September 29, 2019

Daily Kos A party purge: 40% of Republican lawmakers have left Congress since Trump's inauguration

A true party purge: 40% of Republican lawmakers have left Congress since Trump's inauguration


Since Trump was inaugurated, reports the Post, "[N]early 40 percent of the 241 Republicans who were in office in January 2017 are gone or leaving because of election losses, retirements including former House speaker Paul D. Ryan (Wis.), and some, such as Mitchell, who are simply quitting in disgust."

It's not just that Trump has ushered in a new era of Republicanism: He's ushered in a whole new Republican Party. And what the Post doesn't say but we can is that almost all of the Republicans who have entered office since Trump took over are, by definition, party members who are more willing to defend and help cover up Trump's behavior than the Republicans who "retired" or "quit in disgust."

We really are seeing a national party decay before our eyes, a party in which anyone with a modicum of seriousness is pushed out, willingly or not, and replaced by people with an even stronger commitment to obsessive Dear Leaderism. The hangers-on, like Ben Sasse, can barely pretend at the supposed resistance they pretended at before.

But this was the intention, and nobody can say they didn't see it coming. Adherence to the party line, even if it resulted in nonsensical arguments and the dumping of even the most longstanding prior ideologies, is the Fox News model of Republicanism. House Republicans seized on conspiracy theorizing as a unifying motivator for the base; House hearing rooms were soon filled with claims and theories lifted from chain letters and dodgy websites. Rules were rewritten as needed, from judicial nominations to Supreme Court appointments and deficits were bad, then good, then bad, then good, then ignored. The same Republican voices that were once railing against presidential abuses of power appeared on the same programs to agree with the same hosts that Actually, presidents have such expansive powers as to render them exempt from oversight entirely.

September 29, 2019

I was overwhelmed w/sadness about 1/2 an hour ago (for a few minutes)

i just saw a clip of Hillary speaking on Joy's show and she was so articulate, smart,
and nuanced that I almost broke down over what should have been. America was

September 28, 2019

Trump is straight up Nutz ...... I am using Mexico to protect our border with 27,000 troops

Don't forget China, the Bidens, using the courts to stop impeachment, Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, and so on


September 28, 2019

Now what part of this do I have wrong?

So in 2017 Donald Trump told the Russian Ambassador to America and the Russian Foreign Minster in the Oval Office that he:

1) Knew about the Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

2) And that he didn't care about the Russian interference.


Impeach his ass and then let the GOPer's in the senate stand up and along side that traitor
if they want.
September 27, 2019

Joe Wilson appreciation thread ... good chance that Val Plame will see this


In 1991 Saddam Hussien threaten to kill some American Hostages and Joe Wilson
either told Saddam or let him know that if he wanted to kill Americans then he should
start w/me (Joe wilson). Saddam let all the Americans go w/in 48 hours.
September 26, 2019

Trump just went nuts on live TV. Adam Schiff, Nancy Pelosi, the radical left, Mexico is helping..

.. me, China, the Ukraine, Millions of $s, the Bidens, gun laws, and so on.

The pressure is getting to him. I predict sometime between Halloween and Christmas he will be gone.

September 26, 2019

I loves me some Jackie Speier

She just cut off the Director McGuire's nuts and then handed them back to him.

(Very rough quote of her question to McGuire), Why did you bring this whistleblower's
questions to the White House which is the very subject of the questions brought up by
the whistleblower.
September 26, 2019

And now links to the 2016 elections by Ukrainian operatives

This thing is huge "... had interfered in the 2016 Presidential election ..." top of page 5

This goes way beyond the 2019 Trump/Zelenskyy phone calls

Now how were these factions in the Ukraine connected to Putin, the FSB, Alfa Bank, Cambridge Analytica, Manafort, Brad Parscale, and the Trump Campaign?

https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=12505237 Whistleblower complaint

September 26, 2019

One simple thought:

Trump is going to be impeached. End of story.

And this was from the "cleaned up" version of the transcript.

Trump to the President Zelenskyy

"The President: Well, she' s going to go through some things I will have Mr. Giuliani give you a call. And I am also going to have Attorney General Barr call and we will get to the bottom of it. I'm sure you will figure it out. I heard the prosecutor was treated very badly and he was a very fair prosecutor so good luck with everything. Your economy is going to get better and better I predict. You have a lot of assets. It's a great country. I have many Ukrainian friends, their incredible people."

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