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May 16, 2024

Did you see this NY Times article about the lawlessness in the West Bank?

Here's a gift of paywall-less link. It's lengthy but uses official Israelis accounts for most of its sources. Very disturbing to read the 50 year history of the process.

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/16/magazine/israel-west-bank-settler-violence-impunity.html?unlocked_article_code=1.sU0.p6JK.HaV15OBiBFAt&smid=url-share

April 24, 2024

Pecker seems fearless of Trump and tells all. Trump has no gag busting raves about Pecker.

Pecker must know a lot he could tell about Trump if he wanted to.

April 18, 2024

Enjoy these times that Trump is required to be in court over the next couple of weeks.

It is torture for the guy who, up until now, hasn't had to get out of bed until noon and who has spent his time doing nothing more than gripe.

These 6 weeks will be for him like a confinement requirement to watch a bad Court TV show for 6 hours a day with no chance to even rave to his fellow viewers.

This is likely the only punishment Trump will receive for any of his criminal cases before the November Election. After than, win or lose, will the Government even continue the cases? Will he ever serve any jail time?

For those of us who need to see the man suffer even a bit of displeasure because of his actions and total disregard for the rule of law, we need to take in these days of confinement to his days in court, and enjoy them for all they are worth.

Here's a NYTimes opinion piece about Trumps chances of serving any time for any of this criminal deeds. I'm sharing it with this link so there should be no PayWall in keep you from getting informed.

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/18/opinion/donald-trump-trial-prison.html?unlocked_article_code=1.lU0.HT4e.qHpj4MN2BtQ8&smid=url-share

April 15, 2024

Anybody else having trouble believing anything at all about the Iran missile attack on Israel?

IDF says 350 missiles and drones were sent, Us says 115-130 ballistic missiles.... half intercepted the rest just crashed along the way.

One 7 year old injured.

WTF?

No way to verify any of it.

Why spend a minute thinking about it?

March 18, 2024

Time for son-in-law Jared Kushner to show up with some of that $2B Saudi Money.

"Come on...loyalty, I help you, you help me. Give me a break."

March 11, 2024

So I just read the transcript of Katie Britt's rebuttal speech.

I couldn't bring myself to listen again to lady's voice nor watch her theatrics.

As you can see she only once mentioned what she or the GOP intend to support: IVF babies.....this is the only program she could mention while the rest of the time spent explaining why no one in their right mind would continue living in America, much less bring children into the world only to suffer with the rest of us, taken care of by worrying mothers, up at 2:00 AM, who are fearful of the future. WTF?

Please keep Trump from the nuclear codes and his followers from positions of power.

[link:https://rollcall.com/2024/03/08/transcript-sen-katie-britt-delivers-republican-response-to-state-of-the-union-address/|

February 15, 2024

Fanni for president!

Roman's lawyer and the rest of them just got hit by a dumptruck. They're all going to jail.

February 10, 2024

Concerning democracy: If the Supremes don't make a judgement on whether Trump qualifiies for the presidency....

Leaving it to the Electors from the various states, the votes of possibly 50 million-plus citizens may be wasted.

If they need to leave it to after inauguration, and for the congress to impeach, needing simply 2/3s of the Senate to convict rather than 2/3's of both houses to allow Trump to serve, the entire "democratic" election will be a farce. Neither option possible, IMO....so then what, Mr. Roberts?

I suppose whatever the ruling, the expected result will essentially remove section 3 of the 14th amendment from the constitution, willy-nilly, as nothing it says will have any power....even if Robert's hypothetical of an admitted, previous oath taking insurrectionist asks to be on the the ballad of any and all of the states regardless of rules like gathering signatures etc. as the states apparently shouldn't have any say in who is on the ballot or who should vote.

Maybe this will move the country to a federal standard, nation wide, and away from the state empowering Electoral college and towards a popular vote as the determinate factor.

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