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What are Randy Bryce's chances in 2018?

He seems to be creating a lot of energy in a push to unseat Paul Ryan, and he seems like the perfect person to do it. Blue collar in a blue collar state, about the furthest thing from the establishment as possible.

I also know Ryan won his district by 27 points in 2014 and it's heavily gerrymandered. Does Randy Bryce have a shot here? I feel like he's going to do a lot better than whatever other Democrat would oppose Ryan.
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Tue Dec 19, 2017, 04:05 PM (8 replies)


Posted by bearsfootball516 | Tue Dec 12, 2017, 11:27 PM (2 replies)

The final question that needs to be answered: Did Kushner act on his own?

Or was he directed by Trump.
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Fri Dec 1, 2017, 07:55 PM (11 replies)

New York Times suspends Glenn Thrush

Yikes, this sounds bad.

A star political reporter at the New York Times has been suspended over allegations of sexual misconduct involving younger, female journalists.

In a statement, a spokesperson for the Times called the allegations against Glenn Thrush, one of the newspaper's top reporters covering the Trump administration, "very concerning and not in keeping with the standards and values of The New York Times."

"We intend to fully investigate and while we do, Glenn will be suspended," the spokesperson said. "We support his decision to enter a substance abuse program. In the meantime, we will not be commenting further."

Posted by bearsfootball516 | Mon Nov 20, 2017, 04:51 PM (4 replies)

Has anyone else seen 'The Brainwashing of my Dad"?

I watched it yesterday night. It's an hour and a half documentary about how ending the Fairness Doctrine led to the explosion of talk radio, Fox News and the conservative party that it is today. I don't want to spoil too much for those who haven't seen it, but it's seriously a must watch.

It follows one man in particular, and how as he started listening to Rush Limbaugh, he turned into a far right headcase and how the same exact thing has happened to millions of people.
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Thu Nov 9, 2017, 09:11 PM (5 replies)

A deeper meaning to this Virginia wave

They can eliminate all gerrymandering in the state and make sure it's an even playing field, as long as everything holds.
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Tue Nov 7, 2017, 10:10 PM (4 replies)

Are we going to see congressmen up for re-election start moving from Trump?

Not necessarily in deep red states, but in toss up stars and districts. CNN is really beating in the point that 33 percent of voters tonight said that they were doing it in defiance of Trump.

And this is with Northam not doing a whole lot to tie Gillespie to Trump. Imagine how lopsided it could have been if he had done that.
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Tue Nov 7, 2017, 09:39 PM (5 replies)

Trump has gone radio silent since the Papadopoulos news broke

And hes normally not afraid to speak his mind on Twitter.

Maybe he just realized how much shit hes in?
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Tue Oct 31, 2017, 07:38 AM (10 replies)

A Democratic surge is about to emerge

Democrats are going to be emboldened by this. Republicans are going to start going in all out retreat to save face. The best thing that could happen now is for Northam to blow out Gillespie in Virginia and then Phil Murphy blows out the Republican in New Jersey, which would give the Democratic Party tremendous momentum heading into midterms.
Posted by bearsfootball516 | Mon Oct 30, 2017, 12:48 PM (2 replies)

Different front pages of prominent news websites




Posted by bearsfootball516 | Sat Oct 28, 2017, 01:28 PM (12 replies)
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