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Raven123's Journal
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June 9, 2022

I partially agree with Kevin McCarthy

Today he complained that there will be prime time hearings on the Insurrection, but none on inflation, gas prices or anything the GOP sees as harmful to Biden.

We should have hearings on the Insurrection, and after that, let’s have prime time hearings on gas prices, inflation etc. Let’s bring Big Oil CEOs in to face Katie Porter. Let’s bring the baby formula manufacturers in to ask about their contingency plans to manage shutdowns due to emergencies or, as recently occurred, FDA violations. Let’s bring in big Pharma to face questions on insulin prices.

I could go on, but I say let’s take McCarthy up on his suggestion. Have prime time hearings on these issues.

May 4, 2022

About that data tracking using cellphones...

This was a topic of interest last night. Found an article that might answer some questions:


May 4, 2022

So what would happen if a new religion appeared?

One whose God prioritizes privacy and individual bodily autonomy ?

It would seem that religious freedom to choose would have to be respected based on prior SCOTUS decisions

February 19, 2022

VP Harris at Munich Conference seen on BBC

Juat gave an excellent speech and now onstage for Q&A

January 26, 2021

My observations/opinions on White House press conferences so far

1) Jen Psaki is hitting her stride. Appears more comfortable. Kudos to Jen for not taking the bait. Why should Biden weigh in on Arkansas Governor race. This isn’t the office of the twice impeached president..
2) Some in the media still doesn’t understand the issues of importance to the country. Asking daily about Biden’s opinion on the impeachment trial doesn’t help a single life.
3j The media knows there will be a CDC briefing tomorrow. The questions asked today about the vaccine, given this information, makes no sense.
4) Questioners really should consider whether they are asking a question that does more than split hairs. Whether we have herd immunity early or late summer to me is splitting hairs.
5) judging by some of these questions, the media seems to assume Biden’s policies are fully implemented. There is a lot to address given the mess Biden has to clean up.
6) it seems some of the media knows little about the legislative process. I believe i hear someone ask every day, how long Biden will negotiate with the GOP. If I didn’t know better, I would think the world was going to end if a relief package isn’t passed by Friday.

January 14, 2021

Communication strategy for Democrats

I’m already hearing media debates over perceived competing interests of impeachment versus advancement of Joe’s agenda. Nonsense. This will continue, so don’t take the bait. Leave the. impeachment issue in the background until the trial. Take a tip from Stacey Abrams, who is THE best communicator we have, currently. During the recent GA Senate election, interviewers would ask her about Trump. She declined to speak about him, and immediately pivoted to the election. Perfection.

Emotions are running hot. It was obvious in speeches yesterday and it’s understandable, given the horror of the January insurrection. Dems need to synchronize communication to be clear, concise and focused on the agenda that got Joe elected.

November 19, 2020

I thought this was Joe's presser

The media is asking too many questions about Trump, the loser. The media needs to look forward, or their networks need to send new journalists. Enough.

October 3, 2020

Think about multiple people testing positive shortly after testing negative

We are all familiar with super spreader events. However none of them had readily available pre-event testing that I am aware of. Yes, we know there are false negative tests. Nevertheless a few questions have crossed my mind.

1) Was everyone tested before the SCOTUS party last week? The Notre Dame president claimed he was, so I assumed all others were as well. Imagine a false negative from someone who sheds enough virus to infect that many people. It’s mind-numbing.

2) What test was used? I hear it was the Abbott test. Who administered it, who ran it and did they use the proper procedure and equipment?

3) If Chris Wallace was correct and the Tump team wasn’t tested before the debate, why did they do that? Were they concerned about a possible positive. It just doesn’t make sense to avoid testing when you claim to test a lot.

The other possibility is that the SCOTUS party wasn’t a super spreader event, and these folks were just a bunch of irresponsible people all got caught the same time. Of course, both could be true.

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