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WE paid $250 GRAND for Don Jr. and Eric in one month for their business travel.. FUCK this family...


Citizens for Ethics
‏Verified account @CREWcrew
Aug 12

Taxpayers spent nearly $250,000 on hotels, airfare and other costs for Secret Service protection for Eric and Donald Trump Jr., in one month for two overseas trips in which they visited Trump family businesses, according to documents obtained by CREW.

That's WE, you and me.... FUCK this family....
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Mon Aug 13, 2018, 01:28 PM (6 replies)

WTF? MSNBC reporting every 10 mins today how Don JR is a rising political star??

have daytime MSNBC on in the background, and will turn it off NOW...I am not kidding, each hour show has announced this at least 4x in their hour. Try reporting on Flint, MI or the Constitutional Convention, or voter suppression, or something with gravitas, why don't you? Disgusting media...
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Mon Aug 13, 2018, 01:20 PM (11 replies)

16 year old Mexican kid too young to vote, tells us what teens can do for midterms...

BRAVO young citizen!!

Carlos
‏ @bIazingxmexican

If you're a teenager like me, here's what you can do since we can't vote:
-Volunteer to drive people
-Get people registered
-Phone banking
-Keep your friends and family motivated to vote
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Mon Aug 13, 2018, 01:02 PM (0 replies)

Here's hoping that Blue Wave hits Wisconsin tomorrow...



The Blue Wave in Wisconsin started when we elected Rebecca Dallet to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

National attention is being paid to Wisconsin’s primary on Tuesday due to the actions of Governor Scott Walker over the past eight years. All are aware of the harsh conservative policy choices he marshaled through the legislature, the divisive tone it set for the state, and the relentless political ambition that determines his every move. With a very energized and determined electorate ready to make changes in the state the questions come down to how large the voter turnout will be, and who will the Democratic nominee be to tackle Walker?

But as The New York Times writes the election will also be more than just the selection of partisan nominees. Perhaps more than any other state election in the past eight years this time the outcome has to do with the tone of our politics, and will define who we are.

In Wisconsin, almost eight years into a Walker administration, voters are split over more than just politics. Wisconsin has veered sharply to the right under Mr. Walker and in the Trump era after a long history of widely varying ideologies and leaders: Robert M. La Follette, the famed progressive leader; Gaylord A. Nelson, the founder of Earth Day; William Proxmire, the crusader against government waste and corruption; but also Joseph R. McCarthy, who led the anti-Communist hunt of the 1950s. Where else could Ron Johnson, the conservative Tea Party senator, hold office at the same time as Tammy Baldwin, the liberal senator and that chamber’s first openly gay member?

Much is at stake for Democrats in November. Losing Ms. Baldwin’s seat would mark an end of any real sense that Wisconsin remains purple, and that possibility has stirred more urgency for both parties. On the flip side, the prospect of regaining some measure of influence — if not the governor’s job, then control of the State Senate — would give Democrats a stake in state policy that they have been all but excluded from since Mr. Walker arrived.

The newspapers this Sunday morning reflect the mood of the state. Volunteers from various gubernatorial campaigns are knocking on doors all over the litmus where I live. The conversations of all passersby are talking about Tuesday. There is a general excitement with high expectations and also a very real and deep yearning for a better tomorrow for our state and those who live here.
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Mon Aug 13, 2018, 12:30 PM (16 replies)

BREAKING: Strzok was just fired...

Is this gonna be another Trump roadkill...like our Al Franken...I sure liked him at the hearings...Strzok, I mean.
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Mon Aug 13, 2018, 11:23 AM (8 replies)

OH JUST LET THEM DIE... Omarosa quoting Trump RE: Chicago shootings....

Omarosa just said this on Stephanie and Ali show..Trump said RE: Chicago shootings, (which she claimed to be "working on"...OH, JUST LET THEM DIE, as he was pissed at Rahm....
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Mon Aug 13, 2018, 11:13 AM (8 replies)

Cottage cheese w/ketchup was Nixon's favorite meal. Now I'm going to make your blood run cold..


This is my August LTE for our local paper to be published this Friday. I have been writing for them since 2009. After last week's Bill Maher segment there was no doubt what my topic would be......I usually employ humor and poetry...this time I had a lot of info to get out in 500 words...so I put the humor up front..Please to enjoy. Jody.

TRUMP IS THE SIDESHOW FREAK, KOCHS ARE THE RINGMASTERS


Cottage cheese with ketchup was Richard Nixon's favorite meal. There, you've had your levity, now I'm going to make your blood run cold. In 1917 Fatima, Blessed Mother embarked on a comeback tour appearing to three Portuguese kids giving them three Prophecies. The Lady hit a chilling bullseye. Two World Wars and "Russia spreading its errors" were forewarned.

What if there had been a fourth Prophecy? I'll take over for Fatima now. America will cease to exist, returning to the Gilded Age and a rebooted confederacy, destroying the equality of all its citizens. Trump's America is small potatoes in comparison to a Koch America. As we've seen with Trump's election, 25% can do enormous damage to society's norms and the operation of government. While we are distracted by Trump's tweets, the Kochs have been playing the long game, quietly. Corporate media use the latest technology to dumb us down as steadily as if they were standing on a stool pounding our brains with a frozen ham.

The brothers are this close to getting Kavanaugh on the Court. Their goal: The first ever Section 5 Constitutional Convention, radically changing our Constitution. Unlikely scenario? So were Brexit and President Trump. In the works for 50 years, the groundwork has been laid.

They aim to repeal the Bill of Rights. Our Constitution is already the most restricted of majoritarian democracies in the world. We have four veto points. Most have two or three. These guys are so greedy they want to add more. The Kochs want to effect a Constitution not of checks and balances, but one of locks and bolts. They've been lining up authorizations and have 29 of the 34 states needed. Three linked measures were just fast tracked in Wisconsin. They have 10 Liberty Amendments teed up and ready to go. Their "Balanced Budget" Amendment would end Social Security, Medicare, the New Deal and the Great Society/Civil Rights.

Universal Voter ID, installing Christianity as the law of the land, revoking the 17th Amendment(Senators used to be appointed) are all in there. State Governments are easiest for corporations to capture and preempt. The Kochs own 30 states, putting a chokehold on progressive policy.

Republicans are aware they are the permanent minority and Americans will never accept their version of America. How do they get around that? Hijacking the Constitution. Fatima warns be vigilant and actually read the other side's stuff. Trump is their misdirection tool while the rich change the game permanently. Kochs are working overtime(they're aging) to set up a government to do their bidding, now.

There are times we can feel destiny closing around us like a fist around a doorknob. It won't budge. Terrified? You should be. Kick in the jamb. Vote while you still can.

Jody Hurrish
Stevens Point, WI

Posted by jodymarie aimee | Sun Aug 12, 2018, 04:07 PM (10 replies)

Want to read the GUARDIAN'S review of Omarosa's book?


the GUARDIAN'S "Unhinged" review: Omarosa dishes the dirt on Trump's circle – and few are spared.

It has all the ingredients of a great novel; power, sex, race, and money. Light on policy, and heavy on the personal, Omarosa Manigault Newman’s Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House is a prime candidate for this summer’s best in beach reading.

Yes, this is the very same former contestant on The Apprentice who once bragged to PBS Frontline in 2016 that “every critic, every detractor will have to bow down to President Trump”.
Omarosa says Trump is a racist who uses N-word – and claims there is tape to prove it

Now, as the woman who became the most prominent African American in the Trump White House before she was abruptly dismissed last December, she dishes the dirt, and few are spared.

Manigault Newman recalls her days on The Apprentice when Donald Trump, Don Jr, and the model Carol Alt were seated around the table. According to Manigault Newman, Trump turned to his son, and said: “You’ve got to get ass like that. You got to get some ass like that.” At the time, Vanessa, Don Jr’s soon-to-be ex-wife, was pregnant.

And yes, according to Manigault Newman, there is now a tanning bed in the White House.

Unhinged also posits that Trump may have received personal counseling from the Rev Paula White, the pastor of the New Destiny Church, a non-denominational megachurch in Apoka, Florida. According to Manigault Newman, White had blocked her from her job of choice at the White House, head of the Office of Public Liaison.

She was then warned by a Trump family member to “back off” on account of Trump and White enjoying a “special relationship.” Not content to let the story end there, Manigault Newman asks whether White’s position as Trump’s spiritual advisor “had ever been missionary”?

Disturbingly, but not surprisingly, we are also advised that Trump had initially asked to be sworn in over a copy of Art of the Deal, instead of the Bible.

The Apprentice veteran also chronicles the hobbies of her former colleagues. Among other things, Manigault Newman teases, “Another highly visible assistant to the president might … be carrying on her affair right now.” As for the identity of the presidential aide, Omarosa leaves the question of who that might be to the reader’s imagination, and media’s follow-up.

Unhinged also sprinkles a few crumbs for the Mueller investigation, and offers several substantive personnel critiques. Manigault Newman writes that the president asked her whether she approved of his firing of former FBI director James Comey, a question she sidestepped. Omarosa recalls Trump saying: “Hey Omarosa, what do you think about Comey? I had to let him go, right? He could not be trusted; he was not loyal.”
‘Manigault Newman offers self-absolution from the get-go.’ Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Mike Pence, the vice president, Gen John Kelly, Trump’s chief of staff, and Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education secretary, come in for a barrage of criticism. Omarosa labels Pence the “Stepford Veep”, who beatifically gazes up at the president, even as he actively yearns to replace him. For added measure, Pence is tagged for being an open door for anonymous donors, aka the Kochs, who have since fallen from the president’s good graces.

As for DeVos, Omarosa lets the reader know that Trump refers to her as “Ditzy DeVos”, and that the ultra-wealthy DeVos was a mixture of arrogance, ignorance, and condescension. Faced with protests at Howard University – a historically black college and Omarosa’s alma matter – over the administration’s positions on education and race, DeVos is quoted by Manigault Newman as saying, “They don’t get it. They don’t have the capacity to understand what we’re trying to accomplish.”

But it is Kelly who is the prime target for Manigault Newman’s wrath, and it was Kelly who fired her. Unhinged depicts him as a chief of staff who went out of his way to dispatch her from the White House, and then went the added mile of pummeling her in the media. In rebuttal, Manigault Newman denies being escorted by Secret Service from the building and misusing government property.

In an effort to even the score, Omarosa also offers a purported quote of Kelly trashing Cowanda Jones-Johnson, the mother of Sgt La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger. Apparently, Kelly had a problem with Jones-Johnson allowing Florida congresswoman Fredericka Wilson listen to Trump’s call to Jones-Johnson.

Omarosa recounts Kelly saying, “How dare she put the call on speaker? How dare she not just be grateful to receive a call at all?” Apparently, knowing one’s place is not just about protocol for Kelly.

As to be expected, Unhinged is self-reverential, with Omarosa, an ordained Baptist minister, offering self-absolution from the get-go. The almost mononymous author volunteers that Trump was not her first choice for president, and that she only signed up after an expected gig with the Clinton campaign fell through.

Apparently, back in 2013, Omarosa was working for a Clinton Pac, Ready for Hillary, and telling the world: “All of us have to stick together and get behind this sister.” As for joining the Trump campaign, Omarosa was courted by Michael Cohen, Corey Lewandowski, and Donald Trump, she says. Who could say no to an offer like that?

Looking back at her brief White House tenure, Omarosa writes: “If I get hurt, if somebody cuts me, I bleed.” But a marked lack of introspection permeates Unhinged.

Reliving the Access Hollywood tape episode, Omarosa explains that she “could not abandon” Trump on account of loyalty and her remit – to handle the campaign’s “ever-growing woman problem”.

For the record, Trump’s purported use of the N-Word, which made headlines last week, was never much of a secret. It had been reported in the press for years. Against this backdrop, Omarosa would be hard-pressed to claim ignorance. Or an epiphany.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/aug/12/unhinged-omarosa-manigault-newman-book-trump?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+USA+-+Collections+2017&utm_term=283282&subid=17536001&CMP=GT_US_collection
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Sun Aug 12, 2018, 02:18 PM (23 replies)

My Letter to the Editor....TRUMP IS THE SIDESHOW FREAK, KOCHS ARE THE RINGMASTERS


This is my August LTE for our local paper to be published this Friday. I have been writing for them since 2009. After last week's Bill Maher segment there was no doubt what my topic would be.......Please to enjoy. Jody.

TRUMP IS THE SIDESHOW FREAK, KOCHS ARE THE RINGMASTERS


Cottage cheese with ketchup was Richard Nixon's favorite meal. There, you've had your levity, now I'm going to make your blood run cold. In 1917 Fatima, Blessed Mother embarked on a comeback tour appearing to three Portuguese kids giving them three Prophecies. The Lady hit a chilling bullseye. Two World Wars and "Russia spreading its errors" were forewarned.

What if there had been a fourth Prophecy? I'll take over for Fatima now. America will cease to exist, returning to the Gilded Age and a rebooted confederacy, destroying the equality of all its citizens. Trump's America is small potatoes in comparison to a Koch America. As we've seen with Trump's election, 25% can do enormous damage to society's norms and the operation of government. While we are distracted by Trump's tweets, the Kochs have been playing the long game, quietly. Corporate media use the latest technology to dumb us down as steadily as if they were standing on a stool pounding our brains with a frozen ham.

The brothers are this close to getting Kavanaugh on the Court. Their goal: The first ever Section 5 Constitutional Convention, radically changing our Constitution. Unlikely scenario? So were Brexit and President Trump. In the works for 50 years, the groundwork has been laid.

They aim to repeal the Bill of Rights. Our Constitution is already the most restricted of majoritarian democracies in the world. We have four veto points. Most have two or three. These guys are so greedy they want to add more. The Kochs want to effect a Constitution not of checks and balances, but one of locks and bolts. They've been lining up authorizations and have 29 of the 34 states needed. Three linked measures were just fast tracked in Wisconsin. They have 10 Liberty Amendments teed up and ready to go. Their "Balanced Budget" Amendment would end Social Security, Medicare, the New Deal and the Great Society/Civil Rights.

Universal Voter ID, installing Christianity as the law of the land, revoking the 17th Amendment(Senators used to be appointed) are all in there. State Governments are easiest for corporations to capture and preempt. The Kochs own 30 states, putting a chokehold on progressive policy.

Republicans are aware they are the permanent minority and Americans will never accept their version of America. How do they get around that? Hijacking the Constitution. Fatima warns be vigilant and actually read the other side's stuff. Trump is their misdirection tool while the rich change the game permanently. Kochs are working overtime(they're aging) to set up a government to do their bidding, now.

There are times we can feel destiny closing around us like a fist around a doorknob. It won't budge. Terrified? You should be. Kick in the jamb. Vote while you still can.

Jody Hurrish
Stevens Point, WI
Posted by jodymarie aimee | Sun Aug 12, 2018, 02:12 PM (0 replies)

WI DEM Primary..Folks have been asking me who to vote for...this is my list..

WI DEM Primary..Folks have been asking me who to vote for...this is my list..

Folks have been asking me who to vote for...this is my list..I sent it to our DEMS in Stevens Point, WI.

GOV: My pal Margaret just returned from Africa. She told me she met some movie stars there..Danny Glover and another one..I asked Meryl Streep? No, better, Russ Feingold. I said I hope you asked him who to vote for. She did. He would not commit. He said the "PARTY is supporting Tony Evers." I do NOT. Polls have him leading because he has a big job and name recognition. Nobody I know has been called by a poll, and you know how they were so accurate on Hillary/Trump. So I discount polls. He has zero personality and Walker will eat him in a debate.

I want the most progressive person, as we can't take babysteps to undo all the bad Walker has done. We need a radical..McCabe is grand on $$ out of politics and very earnest, but I don't think he can win. Soglin can't win. Matt Flynn was my initial guy, but the church scandal Walker will use to deflect/smear him...Kathleen is bad on guns...and Kelda I am not sure of...will WI elect a woman? So I am going for Mahlon Mitchell. A Huffington Post article said he may be the guy to take Walker out...he won't hesitate in a debate, he is kind of sassy. Of course, he is a firefighter, and no real governing chops. But, what was Walker....Patty Drier did his job, here.

LT GOV: Mandela Barnes

AG: Josh Kaul

TREASURER: Dawn Sass..she had the job before and will hit ground running.

SEN: Tammy Baldwin

REP: I leave blank. After SandyHook I challenged Ron Kind at 4 townhalls RE: guns...he also voted with the Rs under Trump to allow crazy people to buy guns. He had to be dragged kicking and screaming RE: climate issues.....He does NOT represent me.

STATE REP: Katrina Shankland

SHERIFF: I am also abstaining on this vote. Sheriff Lukas supports Brad Schimel...the hideous Scott Walker dangerous crooked AG guy.

CLERK COURTS: Lisa Roth

Posted by jodymarie aimee | Fri Aug 10, 2018, 06:20 PM (6 replies)
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