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Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:22 PM

Not ideal, but I'll take it

We regained control of the White House, gained at least one Senate seat, and picked up a few more in the House.

Here's what didn't happen last night:
* Trump didn't receive a second term as President, possibly ending the country as a Democracy.
* The House didn't revert back to the Republicans, which would have just hastened the process
* We didn't have riots or looting or armed thugs attacking voters
* The Republicans didn't gain more seats, making it even harder for them to turn the country into one-party rule, and forcing McConnell to compromise more.

With Biden,
* we throw out the Barrs and DeJoys and the Salazars and replace them with people who are neither corrupt nor incompetent,
* we stop the hemorrhaging of civil service people,
* we restore the CDC and sort out real responses to the Pandemic
* we rejoin the Paris Accords
* we clean up the damage done to the EPA, get rid of all of those Trump EOs and start sane Climate Change responses
* we no longer conduct important governmental business on Twitter
* we no longer have to deal with abusive MFers gaslighting us

So, yeah, I'll take it.

(Had someone recommend I repost this as a thread).

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Reply Not ideal, but I'll take it (Original post)
kurtcagle Nov 2020 OP
ColoradoBlue Nov 2020 #1
CaliforniaPeggy Nov 2020 #2
Stallion Nov 2020 #3
misanthrope Nov 2020 #11
uriel1972 Nov 2020 #4
Stallion Nov 2020 #5
dustyscamp Nov 2020 #6
llmart Nov 2020 #7
LizBeth Nov 2020 #8
russiamommy Nov 2020 #9
jeffreyi Nov 2020 #10
Yeehah Nov 2020 #12
Tribetime Nov 2020 #13
bigtree Nov 2020 #14

Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:23 PM

1. And...

We sleep better at night.

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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:25 PM

2. A big fat K&R!

I'll take it too, and I WILL LIKE IT!



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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:26 PM

3. Promising Democratic Excursion into the Confederacy Was Stopped Cold including the Senate

that is one area where Trump's Law and Order campaign may have gained some traction

Thank God for Virginia. Boy did that election turn on a dime

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Response to Stallion (Reply #3)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:55 PM

11. The biggest mistake in the history of this nation

is that Reconstruction wasn't longer and more pervasive. Even for all its good points (arts, cuisine) Deep South culture has been an albatross around our necks for centuries.

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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:27 PM

4. You forgot that the nuclear football will be in sane hands

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Response to uriel1972 (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:28 PM

5. Trump Will Claim Presidency over the SEC

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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:28 PM

6. All the positive polls gave me a false sense of hope for taking the senate too

I actually thought we would get it and add more Justices to the courts and set things right. Hopefully we can do some good with the house and the Presidency

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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:29 PM

7. Great way to look at it.

Also, there are still more of us than there are of them. Never forget that.

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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:48 PM

8. Did soemthing change while I was away the last couple hours? we lost seats in the House.

We still have majority, but not as strongly.

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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:51 PM

9. I'll take it too

Been oddly depressed today, but at the end of the day we got rid of the Orange Ass. That was the biggest prize. It would have been nice to get the Senate and increase margins in the house, but we won the big one.

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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:52 PM

10. And maybe there's hope

For our beleaguered public lands, (Tongass NF, Bear Ears, among others), environmental laws, endangered species, etc. It's been a loooong four years.

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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:56 PM

12. As a veteran, I will be happy to see adult leadership at the VA

The clown trump put in charge is a lying piece of confederate-loving garbage.

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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:57 PM

13. Yes. I'm starting to come out of my funk

Accepting that we dont control the Senate and can't adjust the courts etc. Healthcare I pray can still be saved.

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Response to kurtcagle (Original post)

Wed Nov 4, 2020, 06:57 PM

14. k&r

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