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JMCKUSICK

JMCKUSICK's Journal
JMCKUSICK's Journal
July 15, 2024

This is a break glass moment!

One of the advantages people like tfg have is that we keep believing that he will respect ANY rules or traditions.
I'm writing this because all the levers of power outside the Presidency will cease to have any value or strength to protect us from a trump presidency.
That's it, it's not open for negotiation, enforcement or any other feeble attempt to reign him in.
The Supreme Court said he's immune except in cases that 2-3 years after the fact, the Supremes decide that he's not.
I guess he'll honor their rulings because he respects them so much. NOT!
This is the only message that should be pounded into the skulls of the uninformed along with specific examples of which there are dozens to choose from where he has told us verbatim that he'll be dictator only on day one.
Of course one day is all he'll need.

July 14, 2024

"They tried to take me out"

I'm terrified that we are about to see his rhetoric escalate and as sure as I'm typing this with two fingers, there will be events that follow this and are inspired by the words in the title.
On a side note, listening to these supporters "shocked" by the violence, they just can't understand...... makes me want to vomit, and question if they are campaign staffers etc....sounds too much like a talking point.

July 12, 2024

No Drama Obama

Sound familiar?
Remember all the House and Senate candidates running as far and as fast as they could from Obama? Nate Silver wrote an article for the NY Times on Nov 3rd 2011 titled Is Obama Toast? Handicapping the 2012 election. Due to poor handling of the debt ceiling debacle and the following credit downgrade makes the economy vulnerable (paraphrasing).
There were periods of rough seas where his reelection prospects seemed in doubt.
All the chaos around Bidens debate performance, yet it feels like Biden is the calm center of the storm, just like Obama was.
I'm not drawing a direct comparison, just noting that maybe that same calm in the middle of the storm will serve Biden well.
For the record, I'm in the he should go boat but I'll absolutely vote for him when that opportunity comes. Kamala Harris is perfect for this moment with the issues in the spotlight.

June 26, 2024

My opening line at the debate tomorrow night

Thanks to blah blah blah etc.. and Donald, I sure hope you include me in your thanks giving, as my giving you an audience today is more generous to you than you meeting with What's His Name in North Korea was to him.
Mic drop

June 10, 2024

The Soul of a Tear (For My Snuggles)

The Soul of a Tear 6-10-24

I shed some tears again, just the other day,
I'm trying to share what they had to say.

The source was the loss, of my beautiful Snuggles,
in their full volume, they've created puddles.

Like a pond, ocean, or my favorite lake,
each drop carries memories, of joy or a bad mistake.

From the day we met, each brick in our bond,
all her uniqueness, made me grow more fond.

Each second of joy, every special event,
gave soul to each tear, no need to repent.

One day a year later, she went to a farm,
I missed her each day, praying you'd came to no harm.

Each time I'd come visit, she met me with joy,
so visibly happy, she was never coy.

Each day she was gone, somewhere deep in my heart,
I knew that some day, we'd no longer be apart.

Each day when I'd walk, I'd call her name to the air,
believing for sure, her soul would hear.

Like a prayer answered, I came one day in the car,
knowing that evermore, neither of us would again be far.

The next six months, daily, such joy I never knew,
Each day was a treasure, my adventure with you..

Each new moment treasured, until the fifth of May,
when I found you lifeless, in our driveway.

An ocean of tears, flowing unabated,
the bill came due, the price was fated.

So as I write this, for a cat held so dear,
our whole life together, held in the soul of each tear.

I love you Snuggles,
Your dad.

P.S.
Written at the blind encouragement of Kim, a member of the priesthood at the LDS church I've started to reconnect with after almost 40 years. Thank you.

June 10, 2024

The Soul of a Tear (For My Snuggles)


The Soul of a Tear 6-10-24

I shed some tears again, just the other day,
I'm trying to share what it had to say.

The source was the loss, of my beautiful Snuggles,
in their full volume, they've created puddles.

Like a pond, ocean, or my favorite lake,
each drop carries memories, of joy or a bad mistake.

From the day we met, each brick in our bond,
all your uniqueness, made me grow more fond.

Each second of joy, every special event,
gave soul to each tear, no need to repent.

The day a year later, you went to a farm,
I missed you each day, praying you'd came to no harm.

Each time I'd come visit, you met me with joy,
so visibly happy, you were never coy.

Each day you were gone, somewhere deep in my heart,
I knew that some day , we'd no longer be apart.

Each day when I'd walk, I'd call your name to the air,
believing for sure, your soul would hear.

Like a prayer answered, I came one day in the car,
knowing that evermore, neither of us would again be far.

The next six months, daily, such joy I never knew,
Each day was a treasure, my adventure with you.

Each new moment treasured, until the fifth of May,
when I found you lifeless, in our driveway.

An ocean of tears, flowing unabated,
the bill came due, the price was fated.

So as I write this, for a cat held so dear,
our whole life together, held in the soul of each tear.

I love you Snuggles,
Your dad.

P.S.
Written at the blind encouragement of Kim, a member of the priesthood at the LDS church I've started to reconnect with after almost 40 years. Thank you.









June 6, 2024

This is who Trump is.

Why is it that people keep assuming that tfg responds the way we would under similar circumstances?
Trump Is a narcissist and psychopath period, full stop.
He was escalating his rhetoric long before his conviction and if anything, he's kicked himself again and again for not going full boar autocrat when he had his chance. If he regrets anything, it's that he was dumb enough to listen to all the people who told him he couldn't do this or that whole president.
He doesn't feel remorse or regret and certainly not fear. I'm almost certain that he believes he's getting out of all of this with help from the Supremes and reelection.
The single biggest mistake that we continue to make over and over and over is that we compare him to a normal functioning human being when he is not.
The press should have a disclaimer with any and all articles they write stating that this is what he said, but he lies like we drink water.
If anything, we should be running ads that repeat his top ten most ridiculous lies again and again.
By treating him as normal, we dismiss how dangerous he is, has been and will continue to be to each person in this world.
Stop Stop Stop Stop Stop giving this mans words oxygen.
He has stolen, lied, manipulated, cheated, abused, everyone, and every situation he has ever come across. No remorse, no regrets, and no change.
Why isn't anyone running ads of people he's cheated in his dealings and the effects it had on their personal and professional lives?

June 6, 2024

This is who Trump is

Why is it that people keep assuming that tfg responds the way we would under similar circumstances?
Trump Is a narcissist and psychopath period, full stop.
He was escalating his rhetoric long before his conviction and if anything, he's kicked himself again and again for not going full boar autocrat when he had his chance. If he regrets anything, it's that he was dumb enough to listen to all the people who told him he couldn't do this or that whole president.
He doesn't feel remorse or regret and certainly not fear. I'm almost certain that he believes he's getting out of all of this with help from the Supremes and reelection.
The single biggest mistake that we continue to make over and over and over is that we compare him to a normal functioning human being when he is not.
The press should have a disclaimer with any and all articles they write stating that this is what he said, but he lies like we drink water.
If anything, we should be running ads that repeat his top ten most ridiculous lies again and again.
By treating him as normal, we dismiss how dangerous he is, has been and will continue to be to each person in this world.
Stop Stop Stop Stop Stop giving this mans words oxygen.
He has stolen, lied, manipulated, cheated, abused, everyone, and every situation he has ever come across. No remorse, no regrets, and no change.
Why isn't anyone running ads of people he's cheated in his dealings and the effects it had on their personal and professional lives?

May 31, 2024

I think it's a crime

That it's taken more than a month to decide that tfg doesn't have immunity.

May 30, 2024

I came to America on July 4th, 1976.

I've always held an idealistic awe of the Presidency including believing that Clinton should have been convicted in his impeachment.
I'm really sad that we elected the man in the first place, knowing with absolute certainty that he was a criminal long before he ran.
I'm thrilled that all his efforts to wreck our system of justice with a full frontal assault failed.
Rachel Maddow just said our job as Americans starts today. We need to support our grand juries, our jurors, our entire criminal justice system like our freedoms depend on it.
Chalk one up for our ideals.

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