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MaryMagdaline

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Special thanks to our Closers, Obama and Biden

Time well spent in the last days of the election, in all the right places.
Posted by MaryMagdaline | Wed Nov 9, 2022, 12:14 PM (4 replies)

Russians fleeing Russia - reminds me of poster from 60s or 70s

“What if they declared a war and no one came?”

Every fleeing conscript is a body that does not kill and a body that doesn’t get killed.
Posted by MaryMagdaline | Sat Oct 8, 2022, 08:25 AM (1 replies)

Reasons for unsealing the search warrant

My guesses:
1. Judge was defense attorney … skews towards openness
2. Judge is liberal … skews towards openness
3. Judge believes openness serves democracy
4. Judge believes affidavit for warrant was well-founded and will vindicate him for issuing warrant

So … his principles and his own self-interest are aligned.
Posted by MaryMagdaline | Thu Aug 18, 2022, 05:05 PM (10 replies)

Has anyone sponsored refugees in their homes?

I’d like to know how the process works and I’d like to know what organizations are trustworthy
Posted by MaryMagdaline | Wed Mar 9, 2022, 06:52 PM (4 replies)

Time to thank our European allies for their sacrifices

Putin never expected the “soft” West to sacrifice the oil and gas pipelines and the easy money gained through laundering Russian money through European banks.

Europeans have committed to serious sacrifices in order to defeat Putin.

First I give them credit for recognizing that they will pay a price. Second, I give them credit for being willing to pay that price. If you think we’re worried about losing elections in the US because of high gas prices, think how it must be for a German politician, knowing the German people will suffer.

Finally, I thank them for taking in (now) a million refugees, with more to come.

Posted by MaryMagdaline | Thu Mar 3, 2022, 09:12 AM (3 replies)

Are the Russian people willing to go to war?

The West has softened since WWII and since the Cold War, but so have Russians. Do their soldiers and civilians have the stomach to kill their close cousins (ethnically and culturally?). This is far different from fighting invaders on your own turf.
Posted by MaryMagdaline | Mon Feb 21, 2022, 01:48 PM (18 replies)
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