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DEbluedude's Journal
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November 8, 2022

Just finished voting.

The machines had an option to review your selections and then print them on the ballot that you are given to insert into the machine. Once they are printed, the ballot is available to view through a window. If you are satisfied with your selections, you then choose the "vote" option. The printed ballot is then retained by the machine. This is the first time in my 47 years of voting that I've seen this type of an electronic machine that includes a printed version of the ballot that you can actually see before you cast your vote. I didn't get the name brand of the voting booth machine, but this seems like a fail-safe feature that would help in the event of any MAGA challenges that arise.

Maybe it's just me, but I was impressed.

January 9, 2021

As Commander-in-Chief, can the traitor be court-martialed?

After all, what he did definitely fomented insurrection.

January 8, 2021

What would we be talking about now...

if 20,000 knuckledraggers showed up in DC yesterday instead of the few thousand that did? I shudder at the thought.

November 17, 2020

We won the fight for the "Soul of the Nation".

OK. Now what? Joe says he doesn't want his presidency "consumed" by investigations of the trump administration. I understand the concern and I feel the DOJ will do it's job without interference from the WH. However, in order to cleanse and restore this nations "soul", the message must be played over and over again and again that WE will not sit idly by while this Nation is raped by the likes of the current administration; scumbags who purport to be real "muricans". They sicken me to no end. These slimy motherfuckers must be held accountable and pay for the damage they've done to this country. No quarter. If it take four years, so be it. A Biden presidency that will leave a legacy of true "Law and Order" may not be palatable right now, but historically it may well be remembered as the one that actually does save our democracy.

April 7, 2020

Who says irony is dead?

13 years sober today - National Beer Day.

March 27, 2020

Railroads granted unprecedented FRA safety regulation waivers.

It's astonishing. These MFer's will stop at nothing. Years of regulatory provisions that keep workers and the public safe just got thrown in the bathtub to be drowned with the rest of "big government". Under the guise of Covid-19 prevention, the FRA (which BTW is being run by a former railroad CEO) gives the railroads carte-blanche to do whatever the fuck they want regarding required track and locomotive inspections, required brake tests, operational testing, and on and on and on.

The RR's are saying that they needed this due to predictable manpower shortages. That's bullshit - they have been furloughing people for the last 10 months as a result of PSR (Precision Scheduled Railroading), which was just another scheme to inflate the price of their stock.

There is literally too much to list here. Disgusting and Dangerous. Here is the link.


March 27, 2020

How do I copy & post a pic, video or pdf link into a message on DU?

I'm relatively new to message boards and I've tried a simple copy/paste. Didn't work. Hope some of the guru's here can help me out. Thanking y'all in advance.

March 18, 2020

China virus, huh?

Heeere we go. "I view it -- in a sense as a wartime president," Trump said after announcing he was invoking the Defense Production Act. Just what we need, the fucksticks rallying around this asshole as he demonizes another (race, country, opponent, fill-in-the-blank). Yep, that's the ticket. We all know the type - stupid fucks who would support another unjustified war. Another version of WMD's - Weapons of Mass Delusion.

March 13, 2020

A glimmer of hope...

So I'm at the kennel to pick up the hound after a week of traveling. Owner and I greet each other and,as usual, commence in some small talk when the discussion turns to the Covid-19 clusterfuck. She says " I want to be as diplomatic as possible here..." and I think, here we go!, But then she says, "I've never been a fan of Trump" and I literally put my hands together as praying and said, "Thank god I'm not the only one around here" and we talked quite a bit about the sad state of affairs in this country and the incompetence of this administration. Two ladies came in shortly after and the joined the discussion, which turned to the cruise ship fiascos. Everyone agreed that the lack of true leadership is the cause of the current state of affairs. All spoke well of Biden and his statement the other day. Presidential.

The reason I post this is that I live smack dab in the middle of the Delmarva Peninsula. a place redder than red. Trumpers all over. You hear the Fux noise regurgitated talking points ad infinitum. It's sickening. Forget about having an informed discussion about any policy.

Today was different. I left feeling invigorated.

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