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December 1, 2018

Between A Rock And A Blue Place

Taken last week when in Bermuda
December 1, 2018

Over 60 Million People Voted For Democrats In The Midterms. That's Catastrophic For The GOP

But now that the final national midterm election has been called and Democrats have picked up their 40th House seat, we can take a look at the vote totals and do a bit of math. Just how good was the turnout for the Democratic Party and how bad will that be for the GOP going forward?

60 million plus votes. In a midterm. For Democrats. And if you're not already aware of it, Democrats don't vote in midterms which is why Republicans tend to win them.

Still, let's put that 60 million and change in context.

In 2016 Trump "won" with 62,979,636 votes
In 2014 83.2 million voted in total
In 2012 Romney lost with 60,933,504 votes
In 2010 90.9 million voted in total
In 2008 McCain lost with 59,948,323 votes
In other words, we just saw the left vote at almost presidential election level numbers. The right had a boost in numbers, too, reaching over 50 million votes but that's not even close to the increase in turnout on the left. Trump has been claiming that he wasn't on the ballot so Republicans didn't do as well but he spent months telling his base that he was, in fact, on the ballot. And in reality, he very much was. That is a huge problem for the GOP.


Could it be anymore encouraging?
December 1, 2018

How come I can't murder my reporters like you guy?


It must really irritate him that he has to work within democratic restraints when his best buddies get to get away with literal murder!
December 1, 2018

Ann Coulter: "After this, the country is never going to elect a Republican president again."

Of course she doesn’t care about the idea that Trump supporters could have colluded with Russians to steal the presidency. She cares about “the Wall.” But buried in the bile is a money quote about what keeps people like her and other Trump supporters up at night:

Florida and Texas are about five years away from turning solid blue. Trump was our last chance. After this, the country is never going to elect a Republican president again.

So the next time you watch one of those election night videos, remember: If Trump doesn't keep his immigration promises, Hillary might as well have won.

Trump will leave no legacy whatsoever. Without a wall, he will only be remembered as a small cartoon figure who briefly inflamed and amused the rabble.


Rats and ships come to mind...
December 1, 2018

Republican Candidate May Have Literally Stolen Ballots From Elderly Black Voters

The Post has more detail on those allegations today, and they’re absolutely shocking. From the Post:

The board is collecting sworn statements from voters in rural Bladen County, near the South Carolina border, who described people coming to their doors and urging them to hand over their absentee ballots, sometimes without filling them out. Others described receiving absentee ballots by mail that they had not requested. It is illegal to take someone else’s ballot and turn it in.

Among the allegations is that an individual who worked for the Harris campaign coordinated the effort to fill in, or discard, the ballots of Democratic voters who might have otherwise voted for McCready. Several of the affidavits come from elderly African-American voters.

What... the fuck. If these allegations are true, this is about as blatant as election tampering can get. Political operatives coming to the doors of elderly black voters and telling them to hand over their ballots, then discarding them if they were voting Democrat or filling them out for the Republican? Absolutely wild, and despicable.


People need to go to jail for pulling this shit....
December 1, 2018

OK Legislator Files Bill to Put Women in Jail for Life if They Have an Abortion

Oklahoma Republican State Sen. Joseph Silk has pre-filed a bill he plans to introduced in February when the legislature is in session. SB 13, the “Abolition of Abortion in Oklahoma Act,” would give a fertilized egg all the same “rights, powers, privileges, justice and protections” as adult humans.

Which means if women have abortions — essentially, commit murder under this new bill — they could spend the rest of their lives in prison.


How do women vote for such complete wankers!!
December 1, 2018

Obama Mourns "Humble Servant" George H.W. Bush

Via press release from former President Barack Obama:

America has lost a patriot and humble servant in George Herbert Walker Bush. While our hearts are heavy today, they are also filled with gratitude. Not merely for the years he spent as our forty-first President, but for the more than 70 years he spent in devoted service to the country he loved – from a decorated Naval aviator who nearly gave his life in World War II, to Commander-in-Chief of our Armed Forces, with plenty of posts along the way. Ambassador to the United Nations. Director of Central Intelligence. U.S. Envoy to China. Vice President of the United States.

George H.W. Bush’s life is a testament to the notion that public service is a noble, joyous calling. And he did tremendous good along the journey. Expanding America’s promise to new immigrants and people with disabilities. Reducing the scourge of nuclear weapons and building a broad international coalition to expel a dictator from Kuwait. And when democratic revolutions bloomed across Eastern Europe, it was his steady, diplomatic hand that made possible an achievement once thought anything but – ending the Cold War without firing a shot.

November 30, 2018

Freudian Slip Anyone?

Wall Street Journal Issues Correction Of The Year


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I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....

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