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July 20, 2024

Endorsements of Biden-Harris

Here's a blogger endorsement of the Biden-Harris candidacy.
https://signalpress.blogspot.com/2024/07/the-signal-press-endorses-president-joe.html

President Biden's first term represents some of the greatest legislative achievements of my lifetime. Aside from its handling of economic policy and practice that has helped the economy not only remain strong, but actually grow, fight against inflation, prevent recession and secure the lowest unemployment rates in more than six decades.

The President is 81 years old, which means that he grew up in a generation that understood, and respected American values. He is genuinely a politician who is a "man of the people," whose life experiences give him an understanding of how things are for the rest of us. He sees his role as being a servant of the people. When we needed a strong candidate with a solid background who could defeat Donald Trump and rid us of his anti-democratic politics, along with his brand of immoral worldliness proudly on display for the world to see, we asked Biden, who had unofficially retired after eight years of service as Vice President of the United States, to come back, run, and give us the kind of inter-generational leadership that we needed.

His return has required sacrifice, which he has been willing to do on our behalf. It has subjected his family members to undeserved criticism and political attacks. Through all of this, unlike his predecessor, he has been unwilling to use the powers of his office in a selfish manner, for family purposes. This has been a demonstration of his commitment to the rule of law, something his opponent is willing to trash for selfish ambition.


You are welcome to post in the comments other similar endorsements from across the internet and in local media. For our enjoyment.
July 20, 2024

An endorsement for party nomination and for President and Vice President

https://signalpress.blogspot.com/2024/07/the-signal-press-endorses-president-joe.html

The President is 81 years old, which means that he grew up in a generation that understood, and respected American values. He is genuinely a politician who is a "man of the people," whose life experiences give him an understanding of how things are for the rest of us. He sees his role as being a servant of the people. When we needed a strong candidate with a solid background who could defeat Donald Trump and rid us of his anti-democratic politics, along with his brand of immoral worldliness proudly on display for the world to see, we asked Biden, who had unofficially retired after eight years of service as Vice President of the United States, to come back, run, and give us the kind of inter-generational leadership that we needed.

His return has required sacrifice, which he has been willing to do on our behalf. It has subjected his family members to undeserved criticism and political attacks. Through all of this, unlike his predecessor, he has been unwilling to use the powers of his office in a selfish manner, for family purposes. This has been a demonstration of his commitment to the rule of law, something his opponent is willing to trash for selfish ambition.

Vice President Harris has exhibited presidential leadership qualities that will enable her to do the one thing required of a Vice-President, step in when necessary. And that completely removes the issue of the age of the President

Vice President Harris is one of the strongest, most progressive Vice-Presidents we have ever had, and she has made her capability and qualifications to be President very clear. It would be a smooth transition, if it were ever necessary. The Vice-President has been actively engaged in the administration and is knowledgeable, with a wealth of common sense. I particularly like her more progressive political position and hope that leads her to serve in her own right, elected to office at some point.
July 20, 2024

I have a suggestion. Let's be as aggeressive in putting public pressure on the Supreme Court for their incredibly

corrupt unconstitutional immunity decision as we are in trying to force our elected nominee off the ballot.

This kind of frenzy would have Thomas and Alito rushing to resign, with Gorsuch, Kavanaugh and Coney Barrett fighting to get in line right behind them.

July 19, 2024

I want to know who is behind this, orchestrating it?

Because it is clearly being controlled. It cleared out when the assassination attempt took place, and if Democratic leaders had done the PR job they should be doing, that should have ended it. But we h ave these pop ups, every so often, as if to make sure it doesn't die down and it keeps filtering into the news cycle, blocking out other election news, like the disastrous speeches given by J.D. Vance and Trump at the GOP convention.

Someone is doing this on purpose. Ask who benefits the most. Have we been infiltrated by MAGA? Not likely, but possible. Someone is giving these low level Democrats instructions on when to make their announcement and how to space it out to keep the pressure on. There's some power being used to maniulate here somewhere. We need to get to the bottom of it and the party leadership needs to put a stop to it. I suggest cutting off campaign funds for any member of the house or senate that doesn't openly suppport Biden.

July 19, 2024

The grassroots Democrats are going to be the main factor in Biden's 2024 victory.

If there's one good thing all of this media mess of the past three weeks has done, it has pulled together Democratic party grassroots support in a way that I haven't seen since at least 2008. I've never been one to accept that conventional wisdom is the way to run a political campaign. We were pretty unconvention in 2008 and won big. We followed the traditional political convention book in 2000 and lost, as we did in 2016. This doesn't need to be directly addressed any more. Joe Biden is the nominee.

Whether you want him to be or not, that's irrelevant, he won it by the process we have in place to win it, he gets it and that's it. Now you've got a choice. If you are so upset that Biden is running, and you legitimately participated in the process by voting in a primary for someone else, you have a legit complaint, but the time has long since past for hearing it. Nothing is chaning now. You're still on board with Biden and the Democrats, right? I mean, just because your guy didn't get it doesn't mean you vote for the other side. That would be, well, that would simply be stupid.

And if it would cause you to change your mind, or stay home, then that would be stupid. That shows you did not understand at all what is at stake in this election, and that tells me you're politically ignorant.

Did you watch Trump's nomination speech? Or J. D. Vance, for that matter? We're going to win and if you need help having that explained to you, send me a PM and I'll help you get it.

There is some integrity involved here. I have stopped, as of today, my monthly contribution to the re-election fund for Congressional Democrats. It's not much, so I am splitting it in half, giving half (a whopping $15 a month!) to Ruben Gallego in my home state of Arizona, and the other half back to the Biden-Harris campaign. Along with that, I included a request to the DNC to establish and enforce a policy denying any DNC congressional re-election money to candidates who have openly asked the President to step down. That's a measure of party disloyalty I can't tolerate and I don't think it is right for them to suck up after corporate money and get our donations too. Let them try and see if the corporate billionaries who are pushing this chaos will come to the aid of those who suck up to them.

July 18, 2024

Want Democrats to win the election in 2024? Then do this.

https://signalpress.blogspot.com/2024/07/putting-this-election-in-perspective.html

In a nutshell, move on.

This chaos, bellyaching, pearl clutching, brick shitting circus is over. Any Democrat who comes out at this point and complains about Biden's inability to win is complicit with helping get Trump elected. If the debate isn't over, just concede and get your papers ready for a GOP takeover of Washington that will make anyone who participated in this travesty regret opening their mouth.
July 18, 2024

It's time to drop the chaos and get on with an election campaign that Democrats can win

https://signalpress.blogspot.com/2024/07/putting-this-election-in-perspective.html

Who is the person who benefits the most from the chaos and confusion created in the Democratic party following President Biden's debate performance?

For those who have never read Mary Trump's Too Much and Never Enough I suggest you pick up a copy and take in the insights she provides into the character of her uncle, Donald J. Trump. Given the level of family disfunction she describes, it's quite understandable that her perspective would be one of the results. Essentially, Mary says that Trump is unable to accept any responsibility for wrongdoing or admit mistakes, and he is especially enraged when he is beaten. He cannot put it down, cannot accept the loss and must find a way to get even with the person or persons who defeated him.

She was proven correct in her analysis by Trump's behavior following his election defeat to Joe Biden in 2020. He has, according to her prediction, failed to accept the fact that he lost along with subsequently blaming it on "massive voter fraud," and was incapable of acknowledging the lack of any such evidence, through over 60 different court challenges, some of which turned up evidence that Trump allies had tried to corrupt the vote totals to his advantage.

The biggest enemy in his life is still Joe Biden. President Biden is the one person who legitimately, and rather convincingly, defeated Trump in the 2020 election. And if there was any doubt left in anyone's mind, the current chaos and confusion in the Democratic party, regarding President Biden's fitness to serve a second term, is being instigated and pushed along by Trump interests. He is the one who stands to benefit the most from what could be a very disastrous result for Democrats. And regardless of all possible speculation, there's no question, based on evidence provided by Mary Trump, and from a news media that seems bent on running on rumor, inuendo and unconfirmed "sources."
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Billionaires are not proponents of democracy, because it invests power in the people, not in their money interests. So Trump is their guy and they give him the resources he needs to push his candidacy. They also have influence and power, because of the amount of money they control, within the Democratic party. And that's been the key they needed to unlock the door to Biden's vulnerability, which is his age, and try to capitalize on that weakness in order to help Trump back to the Presidency.
July 18, 2024

Here's the question that we should be asking.

"Who benefits the most from Biden dropping out of the presidential election campaign?"

Then, when that question is answered, you have the reason and the source of all of this ridiculous confusion and chaos.

Then the decision must be made about what to do about it. Together. As a party. Billionaires includes but you only get one vote.



July 18, 2024

There has been no accurate record made of any comment by any Democratic Party leader about Biden stepping down.

Every word of that is media speculation with circular reasoning. Like, "Well if he wanted Biden to stay in , then why not come out and say that?" Why isn't he/she telling us exactly what is going on?"

Hey, I don't like secrecy either, and I wish that if there really were more information other than disappointment over the debate, they'd be honest, come out with it and share it with those of us who are working hard to win this thing.

But I have not heard any discouraging words from any higher up Democratic leaders, on the level of Pelosi or Obama or Schumer or Jeffries, that suggests they are hoping Biden drops out.

It's the media, driven by the billionaires who influence it, and the Russians who are infiltrating it for Trump.

July 18, 2024

If Trump, Vance and the GOP are all that concerned about an influx of immigrants from Latin America

Meybe they should consider deporting Aileen Canon, back to her native Colombia.

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