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Quackers's Journal
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January 14, 2021

$600 Stimulus Checks with mail date of January 6th

I wanted to post this for those people who are waiting for a paper check and the IRS site showed a mail date of January 6th.

USPS informed Delivery is showing mine as being delivered today, January 14th. I live in rural southern Ohio. If you’ve been waiting and wondering what’s going on, I hope this post helps.

November 4, 2020

CNN is down for me

Anyone else?

August 24, 2020

Ohio lawmaker drafts articles of impeachment against Gov. DeWine over COVID-19 response

Source: WLWT-NBC Affiliate

An Ohio representative from Clermont County announced Monday he has drafted articles of impeachment against Gov. Mike DeWine for his response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rep. John Becker (R-Union Township, Clermont County) said he has drafted ten articles of impeachment against DeWine, citing the governor's actions, like implementing a statewide mask mandate, as "abuses of power."

The announcement comes after Becker said DeWine vetoed Senate Bill 55 and threatened to veto Senate Bill 618 and Senate 1 which would limit the governor and other state officials' authority during the pandemic.

Read more: https://www.wlwt.com/article/ohio-lawmaker-drafts-articles-of-impeachment-against-gov-dewine-over-covid-19-response/33752469

March 5, 2020

Who broke CNN?

The website is displaying stuff from months ago as latest breaking. Anyone else seeing that?

March 2, 2020

I just selected Biden and it went from 18% to 19%. You're welcome. lol

I’m going to miss you, Pete.

February 13, 2020

What's wrong with me? (Not a dramatic thread)

I’ve always known this about myself, but recently, my kids have pressed for an answer and I really don’t know.

What is my favorite color? I don’t have one.

Favorite movie? I like many movies but no favorite.

Favorite food? I can’t settle on just one.

Favorite song? There’s many good songs.

Favorite band? Meh.

So, you get the idea. It’s not like I’m indecisive when it comes to decision making. I can make a choice. I guess I just weigh the choices differently or by a different metric? Anyways, I thought I would just put this out there and see what people thought.

February 11, 2020

Bloomberg was worth $54.1B in November. Now it's $61.5B

Is he making money off of running for President or is $7B a normal return on investment after a few months? Honestly, I’m asking. I don’t know. That amount of money is out of my level of expertise.

Source: https://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/money-and-power/a25781489/michael-bloomberg-net-worth/


A few other questions.

He supported stop and frisk, even defending it after he left office. He finally backtracked in November and apologized. What changed?

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/17/us/politics/michael-bloomberg-speech.html

Michael Bloomberg said; “Ive never supported raising the minimum wage”. In December, he backtracked and now supports a $15 minimum wage. What changed?

He is buying up all the ad time he can and churning out commercial after commercial that paints him in the perfect light. He hasn’t debated with any of the other candidates. Has he even held a town hall or rally or anything where people can submit questions to him?

He literally is buying this election. He is even paying Instagram influencers to say nice things about him. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/07/mike-bloomberg-2020-campaign-instagram-influencers

He also said this during an interview in September 2018.
“It’s impossible to conceive that I could run as a Republican — things like choice, so many of the issues, I’m just way away from where the Republican Party is today,” Mr. Bloomberg said. “That’s not to say I’m with the Democratic Party on everything, but I don’t see how you could possibly run as a Republican. So if you ran, yeah, you’d have to run as a Democrat.”

So is the party just a thing of convenience for him to met his end goals?

Am I the only one that has alarm bells going off in my head over this guy? Our candidates, our Democratic candidates are being squeezed out because of him. They can’t outspend him. No way in hell can they drop the amount of money he is going to. All our candidates have is the donations we send and the support we give. Our candidates answer to us or risk losing it all. Who is Bloomberg accountable to?

February 5, 2020

To those who think Pete's Campaign was involved with Shadow Inc.

To those who think Pete’s Campaign was involved with Shadow Inc, the company that created the vote reporting app; they were.

They paid $42,500 to them in July for Text Messaging software. But here’s the rub. They weren’t the only ones.

“Buttigieg’s campaign paid $42,500 to Shadow Inc. for text messaging software in July. Other Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and the Texas Democratic Party, have contracted with Shadow for similar services, federal campaign finance data show.

The Buttigieg campaign did not help develop the app used in Iowa, a campaign spokesman confirmed Tuesday to the AP.”

Source: https://www.snopes.com/ap/2020/02/04/online-conspiracy-theories-flourish-after-iowa-caucus-fiasco/

February 4, 2020

Just a shout out to my boy, Pete!

No matter what, we got you’re back till you win or decide to support another candidate. But for tonight, things are looking good for you.

January 24, 2020

Coronavirus claims 15 more lives in China; first two cases reported in Europe

BEIJING — France confirmed two cases of coronavirus Friday, marking the first confirmed diagnoses in Europe, as China expanded its efforts to control its outbreak and announced 15 new deaths. A second case of coronavirus was also confirmed Friday in the United States.

There are more than 1,000 confirmed cases of infection, and at least 41 people have died. A total of 8,420 people are reported to be under observation.

A young, previously healthy man died in Wuhan, raising concerns about the deadliness of the virus. Until now, the vast majority of victims have been older than 60 with preexisting conditions.

More at link- https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/coronavirus-china-live-updates/2020/01/24/4e678f9c-3e03-11ea-afe2-090eb37b60b1_story.html

Edit to add: France has just revised confirmed cases to 3 from 2.

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