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So if Trump has an "alternative" inauguration/2024 announcement, who pays for it? Is the RNC on the

hook somehow, even though he may very well be a convicted felon by 2024? His current fundraising scam is about somehow still winning the election, is it not? Wondering how that all plays out.
One thing for sure, whoever hosts such a boondoggle better ask for money up front.

Was just in my doctor's office and they had Trump's puss conference/drug announcement on.

A 60ish couple, well dressed for my poor little red town, sat watching from across the waiting room:

Husband: "He looks so tired. He has aged a lot."

Wife: "They have put him through so much."

I managed not to laugh but just had a big smile as my name was called. We all have these experiences, yet it never, ever ceases to amaze.

From the "In Case You Didn't Know" dept: Rick Santorum is still a clueless asshole.

2020: The year that finally killed the "I'm not votin cuz they're all the same" excuse.

If the Trump family ends up at a crappy hotel outside of Chernobyl, ala Schitt's Creek, are we

still on the hook for Secret Service?

Is it unusual to have voted in every election since 1976 and NOT ever been "polled?"

Never by phone. Never in an exit poll. I have always been registered and had a telephone. I have been contacted by fundraisers so it isn't that I'm hard to find.

Hey, maybe I am the margin for error.

I am envisioning an empty auditorium, lights gone dark and Trump still screaming into a dead mike.

Got my signed Cohen book today. Signature looks like a drunk paper clip. Eh.

A simple phrase: Republican National Trump Rally. Don't let Jacksonville rake in the dough under

false pretenses. It will not be the RNC. It will be a rally. Tie Jacksonville and the Republican Party to an increasingly unpopular "President." Make it plain. Let Jax pols chew on that and own it.

Just musing, re : Buffalo. Crowd control techniques haven't changed much in 1,000 years

For a number of years, I worked in a facility adjacent to another facility that hired and trained police recruits. We shared an open space with the other facility and often observed the trainings when we had occasion to be outside, going home, etc. Usually they started with basic physical fitness. Lots of exercising, some vomiting now and then, the usual stuff. But even early on, they incorporated close order drills and techniques. Advancing in unison. Hoorah! Pushing back, shoulder to shoulder, shields up, although the shields were initially imaginary.
Watching vids from Buffalo, it struck me that things had not changed much since the middle ages. Shield against shield, shield against whomever. Saxons or Danes never stopped to aid the wounded. They only advanced or shattered. This is how our LEOs are trained. It is what is expected. So when a 75 year old man is felled and bleeding, nothing changes. This what is expected. This is what is indoctrinated. This is what WE pay for.
Crush "the enemy" and let the medics follow later. Seems like we would have learned better techniques by now, at least against our own citizens.
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