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April 22, 2024

Behind SpeakerJohnson's Conversion on Ukraine Aid

Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) did something rarely, if ever, seen in the MAGA era when he won passage Saturday of a $95 billion foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan.

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The other three top congressional leaders Mitch McConnell, Hakeem Jeffries and Chuck Schumer— pushed Johnson on how Russia would expand its war beyond Ukraine absent new weapons. Jeffries called it a "Churchill or Chamberlain moment."
President Biden's national security team, most importantly CIA Director Bill Burns, methodically walked Johnson through the damning intelligence.

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The intelligence was so eye-opening to Johnson that he soon begged colleagues to go to the secure government chamber to see it themselves, the N.Y. Times.

https://www.axios.com/2024/04/21/behind-the-curtain-speaker-johnsons-historic-road-to-kyiv-conversion

I must say, the intelligence gathered must be quite concerning. I shudder to think what Putin’s plans are.

June 18, 2023

WORDLE hint but not answer for today 6/18

The only vowel in todays wordle is y also it may appear once or twice.

April 18, 2023

W Texas A & M president cancels drag show, faces no confidence vote. (Kacysmarik case)

West Texas A&M University faculty leaders have called for a vote of no confidence this week to condemn President Walter Wendler less than a month after he came under fire from students and free speech groups for canceling a campus drag show.

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Student leaders in a campus LGBTQ group sued Wendler, the university and the Texas A&M System, alleging he violated their First Amendment rights by canceling the show.

Federal Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk denied the students’ request to immediately reinstate the student event. The case is still pending

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https://www.rawstory.com/west-texas-am-university-president-walter-wendler-faces-no-confidence-vote-from-faculty-after-canceling-drag-show/

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Story worth a read.
Case headed to SCOTUS?




April 9, 2022

Absolutely Spot On Tweet of the Evening:


Angela Belcamino
@AngelaBelcamino
· 7h
Will Smith has been banned from the Oscars for 10 years... can we punish those who plotted to overthrow the government next?


April 6, 2022

Trump Admin Officials Dan Scavino and Peter Navarro Found in Contempt of Congress

H.R. 1037 (I may be off a vote or two)

Yea Nay
Democrats 218 0

Republicans 2 203

Total 220 203

Republican Yea votes were Cheney and Kinzinger I believe. Not confirmed yet.

March 4, 2022

Breaking News: Chris Hayes just said that there is a "fire fight" at nuke plant, not just a fire.

Also that Biden was talking to Zelensky right now. It was also considered breaking news.

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