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Joinfortmill's Journal
Joinfortmill's Journal
December 8, 2023

Ok, so, I'm just going to throw this out there...

I'm not a follower of conspiracy theories, but I'm not naive, either. I don't believe for one minute that the Deep State, whatever and whomever that actually involves, most likely the CIA among others, is going to allow some old, insane, lifelong crook to become the first dictator of the United States. And, even if some of these operatives would be inclined toward autocratic tendencies, I still don't think they would allow it.

Why? Because I don't believe that would actually work to their benefit. So, I guess the next move might be the Deep State's. Any thoughts, people?

December 8, 2023

"Jonathan Karl: Donald Trump and the End of the GOP" with Jonathan Swan

My words: Pour your favorite beverage, sit back and listen. It's riveting.
December 8, 2023

So, I'm 75 and I was having a bit of a problem pulling the right word from my aging brain


It was occurring quite often and it frightened me - a lot. I write mystery novels and self publish them. I'm no Agatha, but I do enjoy my little hobby and this just wasn't going to work for me. I'm also and introvert and a bit of a house plant. I sometimes need to be pulled out of my cozy indoor space. But I digress...

I did a bit of research and decided to take a daily vitamin D tablet. In my case, I take 1,000 IU (25 mcg). The recommended amount for folks over 70 is 800 IU. After approximately 90 days, the results were significant. I now rarely have difficulty pulling a word from my memory and, if I do, it usually comes to me fairly quickly.

Taking vitamin D is a personal choice, but I thought my experience might be of value to some folks.

Take care and take a walk in the sunlight once in awhile.
December 7, 2023

'Dear GOP: You'll Never Wash the Stink of Trump Off You or Your Party. Never.' Thom Hartmann


My words: Please click on link above and read in its entirety.
"Dear Republicans,

After the corruption of the Coolidge and Hoover administrations crashed the world economy, kicking off the Republican Great Depression in 1929, it took your party decades to rid itself of the stink. After Nixon extended the Vietnam War to get himself re-elected, unnecessarily killing over 20,000 American soldiers and a million Vietnamese civilians, and then got busted for Watergate and the bribes he solicited in the White House, it took the you almost a generation to rid yourselves of the stink.

But you’ll never rid yourself of the stink of Donald Trump. At least never in the lifetime of anybody around today. Trump’s stench is a tragic part of American history that will last generations. The entire world knows the foetor of his whipping up a crowd of thousands to try to assassinate the Vice President of the United States and the Speaker of the House....

How about the reek of his dictator-like pronouncements that he will destroy the American Civil Service and fill our government with corrupt toadies, then imprison his political enemies and send the military into the streets like Maduro has done in Venezuela and tinpot dictators do all across the world?...

Do you really believe that we would forget the stink of his sucking up to murderous dictators like Putin, MBS, and Kim? Now that effluvium is being smeared all over Republican politicians, one after another, as they follow Trump’s orders — which he no doubt received from Putin — to abandon Ukraine. You are cowards, all. Covered in your wretched, cowardly, unpatriotic stink...

Speaking of women, do you really believe that stink of your support of a man credibly accused of rape and sexual assault by over 20 women, including one as young as 13, would just go away? Even after he was found by a court of law to have raped the first woman whose case finally made it through the courts?...

Or the stink from the naked campaign lies he blithely told to get votes, promising a new national healthcare system, a revitalization of America’s infrastructure, or his claims that he supported organized labor at the same time his appointees to the Department of Labor were working to block unionization efforts across the nation?...

Then he tried to overthrow an election he knew he lost by 7 million votes, and is today threatening to try it again. The whole world is aghast at the stink of that tinpot dictator effort, and terrified that he may succeed the next time...

Seriously, Republicans, do you not think America can smell what’s going on? Trump bragging that he ended women’s rights to bodily autonomy? His promotion of guns and assault weapons because the racist nutcases who follow him think they’re going to be soldiers in a coming civil war? His refusal to do anything about the climate change that is now killing Americans every day?...

America has had a few truly awful presidents. Andrew Jackson “The Indian Killer.” Andrew Johnson who tried to undo Lincoln’s legacy. Calvin Coolidge and Teapot Dome. Richard Nixon’s criminality, Ronald Reagan’s commitment to destroy America’s middle class, George W. Bush lying us into two wars as part of his 2004 re-election strategy...

America is not going to forget, and many Americans will never forgive. You will never wash the stink of Donald Trump off yourselves or your party. Never."

December 6, 2023

'Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the ousted speaker, announces he's leaving Congress'


'WASHINGTON — Rep. Kevin McCarthy, who this fall became the first speaker to be ousted from power in the middle of a congressional term, said Wednesday he will resign from office at the end of this month.

His exit is a blow to his successor, Speaker Mike Johnson, and House Republicans, further cutting the already narrow GOP majority and making passing legislation in 2024 even more challenging.'

My words: Very interesting, indeed.

December 6, 2023

'Porter Drops The HAMMER On CEOs For 30 Minutes Straight'

OMG, people! Some of Katie Porter's finest moments. Enjoy!
December 6, 2023

'Liz Cheney says she's considering a third-party presidential bid'


'Former GOP Rep. Liz Cheney is mulling a third-party run for president and will decide in the next few months, she said in interviews published Tuesday while promoting her new book.

“I think that the situation that we’re in is so grave, and the politics of the moment require independents and Republicans and Democrats coming together in a way that can help form a new coalition, so that may well be a third-party option,” Cheney told USA TODAY.'

My words: Well, this came one cycle sooner than I thought it would. Any thoughts on this, people?
December 6, 2023

Speaker of the House: Accessory After The Fact....

My words: It's not bad enough that they're trying to take our Republic down; but they're also so goddamn stupid.
December 6, 2023

Nicolle Talks to Liz


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