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July 18, 2024

Ad lib, kinda sorta

Needed a break from the convention lunacy, so I switched over to HGTV for a while. During a commercial I switched to MSNBC to find that they, too, were in a commercial break, but in order to maintain visual continuity they were running a split screen: on the right, there was Don Jr holding forth from the podium, on the left was an ad for treating toenail fungus complete with groty pic. I confess that I giggled. Sometimes we just have to take perfection where we find it, yes?


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July 16, 2024

Throwback

Back in '08, after McCain chose Palin as his running mate, I made a few dozen buttons and took them to our local Obama campaign office. They were gone in a few minutes, and I was pleased that they asked for more. A couple of the youngest workers asked what the picture was about, and our answer was "Have a seat, let's talk."

July 16, 2024

Well, you just never know...part 2

part 1 here: https://www.democraticunderground.com/100219163700

Surprised to find this in my mailbox just now (and, yes, it's Sticker Mule):

Hi there,

Thanks for your email. We've unsubscribed you from our mailing list.

If there's anything else I can do to help, please feel free to let me know.



As if.


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July 16, 2024

Well, you just never know until you know, y'know?

Got an email from a company I've done business with for a few years; they do bumper stickers, pins, T shirts, etc. Given the season I was expecting a promotional for campaign gear. Instead, it was a letter asking everyone to please tamp down the rhetoric. So far, so good. Then he asked that we at least stop the hate toward Trump and his supporters; he went on to explain that even though he supports Trump many of his employees support Biden, so it's possible to get along. Then he asked me to consider buying a Trump shirt to demonstrate a commitment to amity.

It took a few minutes for me to calm down enough to respond. Here's what he's finding in his inbox:




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July 13, 2024

Biden is making it perfectly clear

that he's never had to pay people to attend his speeches.




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July 13, 2024

Yes, I do find it a bit reassuring

to see live coverage of Biden's Detroit speech instead of an endless shot of an empty podium. Thanks MSNBC.


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July 12, 2024

For those Democratic lawmakers who want Biden to step aside --

He should meet with them and say something like this:

I have spent my life in this party, on the Hill and in the White House, in service to this country. I have worked with good people who, like me, love this country; the list of accomplishments is long, and you and your constituents have benefited greatly. You’re fucking welcome.

Then he should walk out and shut the door.


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July 12, 2024

Game on.

We have work to do. We did it before, we can do it again.

July 11, 2024

On a side note,

be it known that I am not prone to violence. I don’t even like to watch anything that sells itself based on its violent content. That said, I admit that I wouldn't mind being in the room when someone finally slaps that putrid smirk off Mike Johnson’s face. Mea culpa.

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July 8, 2024

Whatever is in the water

on Capitol Hill, the Democrats need to stop drinking it.


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