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Ari Melber did a good job on Susan Collins' efforts to gut Roe v Wade

This idiot is NOT pro choice
https://twitter.com/politicususa/status/1095850466259423232?
https://twitter.com/TheBeatWithAri/status/1095831548061011969

Luckovich-He just left a trump rally

https://twitter.com/mluckovichajc/status/1095805819436875776

R.I.P. Lyndon LaRouche

LaRouche got one of his followers on the ballot in 2010 and 2012 for Texas CD 22 as the Democratic nominee on a platform of going to Mars and impeaching President Obama. His people are nut cases

https://twitter.com/AlexParkerDC/status/1095445722617597952

Luckovich-Who needs a dog when you have Lindsey Graham

https://twitter.com/mluckovichajc/status/1095466527049089024

It's all about the Apocalypse:Another disturbing reason behind the right wing's pro-Israel obsession

I am Jewish. It is no secret among Jews as to why so many right wing religious types support Israel. These religious zealots believe that the existence of Israel will help speed the end days. https://www.rawstory.com/2019/02/apocalypse-another-disturbing-reason-behind-right-wings-pro-israel-obsession/

Politics professor Elizabeth Oldmixon explained in an interview with Vox the strange thread of Christianity that fosters an apocalyptic vision the inspires much of the right-wing support for Israel.

“These are the folks who believe that there will be a millennium in the future, a golden age, where Christ reigns on Earth, [and] they believe that before Christ will return, there will be a tribulation where Christ defeats evil,” she said. “There will be natural disasters and wars, and perhaps an Antichrist, as the book of Revelations notes. Then at the end of that period, the people of the Mosaic covenant, including the Jews, will convert. Then after their conversion, the great millennium starts.”

She continued: “You have this group of people looking around for signs of the end time, and in the 20th century when Israel was founded, this was seen as a major sign. This was electrifying for that community because the gathering of all the Jews in exile to the Holy Land is a prerequisite for all of these events unfolding. So for the subset of evangelicals in the 20th century, support for Israel became a really, really important political position.”

And as evangelical Christianity grew into a central part of the GOP’s coalition, pro-Israel policies became cemented in the party’s ideology.

The alliance between the evangelicals and pro-Israeli Jews, though, is a peculiar partnership. The Christians enter into the bargain with the assumption that, when they reach their goal of the apocalypse, any Jews will either become Christians or go to hell. But their pro-Israel allies don’t seem to mind this much, perhaps because they don’t believe this version of the apocalypse will ever actually come to be — and as long as it is just a fantasy, their interests and those of evangelicals remain aligned.

Israel and Jewish politicians are well aware why people like Hagee and evidently Mike Pence support Israel.

Most of the MAGATs attending trump's event were not from El Paso

https://twitter.com/politicususa/status/1095140880871317504?s=20

Sims sues Trump for allegedly approving campaign's NDA claim against him

https://twitter.com/TPM/status/1095112513509867520

https://twitter.com/RawStory/status/1095103114519216129

Luckovich-Democratic POTUS Debates-Where will the audience sit

https://twitter.com/mluckovichajc/status/1095094203607121921

Trump Humiliated As El Paso Passes Resolution Calling Out His Lies

https://twitter.com/politicususa/status/1095063140503601153
https://twitter.com/EPCountyJudge/status/1095067610541158400

The trump baby blimp will be in El Paso for the trump's event

https://twitter.com/joncoopertweets/status/1094413831101730816?s=20
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