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What are the odds that Trump gave Rudy a pocket pardon?

I donít think he did.
I do think he has them ready, if needed, for himself and his family members.

https://www.davemanuel.com/investor-dictionary/pocket-pardon/

Democratic Presidents are such people people

I was just thinking about how Joe Biden just loves people and feeds off of interaction with others.
It then made me think about how past Dem Presidents have been the same with Obama, Clinton, and Carter all being that way.
With GOP Presidents, you never get that same feeling of really liking to be around people except for fund raising.

Is Scott running for America's Chaplain?

Omg....the ending was a sermon. A bad one.

Watching the Wacky Right so that you don't have to.

I think we are now at the point where what is said on Fox News, OANN, Newsmax, Breitbart, and right wing radio needs to be answered EVERY DAY.
The craziness needs to be called out in one specific place each day.

Iím suggesting that CNN or MSNBC has a show devoted to this.
All of the lies, manipulation of the truth, and distortions and agendas need more scrutiny.

I know that both networks sometimes touch on the worst things they do each day.
But Iíd like for there to be one place where itís all called out to let the sane people know what the insane and corrupt are preaching to about 40% of the country.
We need daily information and monitoring of their evil actions and intents and what things can be done to blunt their efforts.

Worst Case Scenarios on Voting Rights.

Letís say that pressure from corporate America doesnít work.
Letís say that states with GOP led legislatures and Governors go ahead and pass voter suppression legislation similar to Georgia.

What then?

Will Democrats and their allies have the time, money, and expertise to try to comply with these new laws while educating the public on what is now needed for them to be eligible to vote in 2022?
Can we sufficiently motivate our voters to not give up and do whatever it takes to still vote?

And, if we do still vote in big numbers and win in some of these red or purple states, will the GOP actually try to overturn elections in states that allow their legislatures to oversee their elections instead of a Secretary of State?

FYI....I hold out little hope of passing any Federal legislation for Voting Rights with our current Senate makeup. Losing, or at least altering, the filibuster would be needed for that and we donít currently have 51 Dems willing to do so. Sigh.

Can anyone cheer me up and give me some hope on this subject.
I worry that 2022 might be a bloodbath for Dems.


Someone please help me find a political answer to a voting question.

I canít seem to find an answer to this question.
When is the last time in a non presidential voting year that the party in power (like the Dems are now) gained seats in the House and Senate ?
Obviously, Iím hoping that happens in 2022, even though all of the political pundits are saying that will not happen in 2022 and that Republicans will regain the majority in both. Argh!
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