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haresfur

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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 8:03pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
And Kamala is the answer for talent?
Sad. Sad. Sad.



You obviously have a closer understanding of her politics than I do, but I don't understand your hate.

She seems basically like the rest of the conservative wing of the Democratic party, like what Republicans used to be. Much like Biden and Hillary. With probably more management skills.

Isabeau

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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 4:07pm

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And remember that they’re trying to get electoral college votes, not popular ones.
And not even the best person, really.

That's always a given. But appealing to Electoral Votes is not the way to win. Democrats won on popular last time.

States are constitutionally meant to logistically manage and execute elections. It is NOT meant for them to decide who can vote and how hard or easy it can be.
We're talking old, yes, dare I say it, suppressive 'jimcrow' stuff here.


Steely_D

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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 4:00pm

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Aw hell no. Too 'libral' CA for most tastes. I'm thinking Gretchen Whitmer or Governor Roy Cooper of NC (also a long term, highly successful Prosecutor)
The two of them could chop the other team into toppings at Subway.


And remember that they’re trying to get electoral college votes, not popular ones.
And not even the best person, really.
Steely_D

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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 4:00pm

 Isabeau wrote:

closeted misogyny.


Bold accusation, that it’s there but no one but the discerning can call it out.
Isabeau

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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 3:58pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:


Gavin Newsome for veep?


Aw hell no. Too 'libral' CA for most tastes. I'm thinking Gretchen Whitmer or Governor Roy Cooper of NC (also a long term, highly successful Prosecutor)
The two of them could chop the other team into toppings at Subway.
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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 3:56pm

 Isabeau wrote:

Third, Harris is far more articulate and succinct than Biden, as she demonstrated in dissecting the Trump agenda during an appearance in North Carolina on Thursday. In the same vein, the vice president has been a passionate and compelling advocate for reproductive freedom (a topic Biden seems uncomfortable discussing), evidenced in dozens of her speeches and public appearances. She wields her experience as a prosecutor who handled sex crimes to excoriate forced-birth advocates for telling rape and incest victims they “have no right or authority to decide what happens" to their bodies. (She says flatly: “That’s immoral.”)

Fourth, Harris is uniquely capable, given her prosecutorial background and her role on the Senate Judiciary Committee, to run against a radical Supreme Court that is at the lowest level of approval in history. She has the verbal acuity, for example, to denounce the wide grant of criminal immunity to presidents, the evisceration of voting rights and the substitution of a judge’s discretion for experts’ judgments in the administrative state.

Fifth, to the extent that Biden saw erosion in his support among younger voters (including non-White voters), Harris offers the energy to engage and excite them, as seen on her college tours, where she has spoken to standing-room-only crowds on issues that affect their generation in particular (e.g., gun violence, climate change, abortion rights).

Jennifer Rubin, WP July 2024




Gavin Newsome for veep?
Isabeau

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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 3:54pm

Third, Harris is far more articulate and succinct than Biden, as she demonstrated in dissecting the Trump agenda during an appearance in North Carolina on Thursday. In the same vein, the vice president has been a passionate and compelling advocate for reproductive freedom (a topic Biden seems uncomfortable discussing), evidenced in dozens of her speeches and public appearances. She wields her experience as a prosecutor who handled sex crimes to excoriate forced-birth advocates for telling rape and incest victims they “have no right or authority to decide what happens" to their bodies. (She says flatly: “That’s immoral.”)

Fourth, Harris is uniquely capable, given her prosecutorial background and her role on the Senate Judiciary Committee, to run against a radical Supreme Court that is at the lowest level of approval in history. She has the verbal acuity, for example, to denounce the wide grant of criminal immunity to presidents, the evisceration of voting rights and the substitution of a judge’s discretion for experts’ judgments in the administrative state.

Fifth, to the extent that Biden saw erosion in his support among younger voters (including non-White voters), Harris offers the energy to engage and excite them, as seen on her college tours, where she has spoken to standing-room-only crowds on issues that affect their generation in particular (e.g., gun violence, climate change, abortion rights).

Jennifer Rubin, WP July 2024


Isabeau

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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 3:49pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
And Kamala is the answer for talent?
Sad. Sad. Sad.

Perfection should not be allowed to become the deflection here, nor should closeted misogyny.
There is little time to find the perfect gem. Desperate times call for desperate measures.
The Convicted RAPIST and FELON will have a difficult time hiding his disdain for women. Their heads will explode by October.


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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 3:42pm

 buddy wrote:






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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 3:26pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
And Kamala is the answer for talent?
Sad. Sad. Sad.




Steely_D

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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 3:23pm

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
And Kamala is the answer for talent?
Sad. Sad. Sad.




See how angry people would be if it was OK for her to be in line to replace the President and then, now, she's not qualified to be President, really?
True or not, it would start the anti-women, anti-person of color complaints, too. 
From what we usually see, political parties choose who's next in line. If not her (or hillary) then who? I have my faves, of course.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 3:20pm

 Steely_D wrote:

Okay, now here’s a strategy (which, like my “announce during the RNC and steal Trump’s thunder” will be completely ignored):
Kamala + Pete. Run that for 8 years. Then,
Pete + someone. For another 8 years. 
Result would be 16 years of normalcy while the GOP collapses in on itself trying to find more amoral, draft-dodging, hypocritical, talentless, “Christians” to run against them.

And Kamala is the answer for talent?
Sad. Sad. Sad.


Steely_D

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Posted: Jul 21, 2024 - 12:59pm

Okay, now here’s a strategy (which, like my “announce during the RNC and steal Trump’s thunder” will be completely ignored):
Kamala + Pete. Run that for 8 years. Then,
Pete + someone. For another 8 years. 
Result would be 16 years of normalcy while the GOP collapses in on itself trying to find more amoral, draft-dodging, hypocritical, talentless, “Christians” to run against them.
Steely_D

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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 6:40pm


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Posted: Jul 15, 2024 - 8:43pm

Someone didn't get the Peace, Unity & Love memo yet.

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Posted: Jul 15, 2024 - 4:06pm



Steely_D

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Posted: Jul 13, 2024 - 10:45am

FTA: “The Republican Party and its conservative allies are engaged in an unprecedented legal campaign targeting the American voting system. Their wide-ranging and methodical effort is laying the groundwork to contest an election that they argue, falsely, is already being rigged against former President Donald J. Trump.”

Republicans Pursue Plans to Contest a Trump Defeat

FFS, people. You’re a bunch of crybaby losers. Quite the opposite of Gore and Hillary - both of whom won the popular vote and would‘Ve been better leaders.

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Posted: Jul 12, 2024 - 6:19pm


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Posted: Jul 12, 2024 - 3:24pm

I am in Last Chance, Colorado, looking at a faded billboard of a hand-painted American flag. Under the flag is a ragged rectangle whitewashing what once was written. You fill in the blanks yourself in a town like Last Chance. (...)

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Posted: Jul 11, 2024 - 9:46pm


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