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Pepsidog

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To the traitors TFG did us a great service by leaving his thriving business to become president. He

Is arguably the biggest failure as a businessman in American history. Listen to what real NY real estate tycoons think of Trump. He pays full price for real estate, the Plaza, then sells it back at a discount price and loses potential millions by making the wrong moves. But he has all the idiots believing otherwise. Business failures and bankruptcies be damned. Everything he touches turns to shit. Casinos, airlines, less well is how he ruined the USFL, boat racing, boxing etc. The list of failures is endless. He was only successful at creating a cult of millions of ignorant, racists, American democracy hating traitors.

Rat F'ers Fox and rw media. Murderous bastards.

What a wonderful story. At 59yo with a wife I met in high school and 4 kids later It's scary to

look back and see how fast time passes. It’s also worrisome that the country we confidently had children in might not be the same country we experienced. I never thought I would worry for my kids futures concerning climate change, income inequality, healthcare, and democracy itself. We just assumed our kids would enjoy the same benefits we had. But I worry about my kids futures even though they are adults one being an orthopedic surgeon, a medical rep, a lawyer, and a nurse. None are married but I would caution all of them that when they do marry having 4 kids may not be a wise decision. Knowing what I know now, if I had to do it over I wouldn’t have 4 kids. The country changed significantly since I started having kids durig the 90’s and not for the better. I hope as a country we can somehow regain the country I grew up in and felt good enough about to confidently bring 4 kids into the world. The next 3 years maybe the most critical in my lifetime. Everything is at stake.

I'm watching The Handmaid's Tale and show about a totalitarian in what used to be the USA but now

rules by a fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state. I watched the first season in 2017 and was so disturbed I stopped watching. I mentioned to my wife that in one scene the main character’s wife in the run up to the takeover of society by the religious nuts had to have her husband consent in writing to get her monthly birth control. My wife scoffed at me when I said that I wouldn’t see a law like that enacted in many Republican run states. After running out of thing to watch during the pandemic I resumed watching The Handmaid’s Tale and in a scene one of the Commanders asked one of the Handmaid’s if she knew what the penalty for taking Burt control is and she replies “yes, death by ravaging dogs”. This show is a stark warning of what can easily happen here if the Republican Taliban is not confronted now while we still have a chance to stop them.

As remarkable as all this reporting is I fear that many Americans are numb and

disinterested. I fear outrage fatigue has set in long ago regarding Trump’s traitorous behavior that nothing shocks us anymore. Conversely, I hope that the Republican effort to suppress the votes in Republican state legislatures is fueling real outrage and motivates Democrats to go to extraordinary efforts to vote in both 2022 and 2024. I can trade lack of Trump outrage with outrage by Democrats and Independents at voter suppression efforts that motivates Republicans being voted out of existence.

The strength of our institutions, courts, and governance is what allows

the USA to be the world’s reserve currency and pile on debt. The damage these republicans are undermining over 200 years of work to make America the leader of the free world and the place other countries rely upon to keep world order. So the demise of our country is going to come at the hands of the minority who rule over the majority because of the electoral college and gerrymandering. I guess if we allow it to happen we het what we deserve. Looks like China is poised to overtake us as we allow the Christian fascists and ignorant destroy what once was a great country with great values. Seems fitting that the start of America’s decline primarily began with Reagan and his immoral majority. Is Canada allowing immigration from the USA?
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