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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 10:01:51 PM »
I am sure one of you was going to post this


https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/08/health/us-coronavirus-wednesday/index.html
LOL
That would mean Trump has a point.
This room is never about the truth.
It is TDS and RACISM!  24/7.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 07:46:20 PM »
Your party blocks rational modifications for the virus and I am starting trouble.


What was the legal basis for the court ruling?  By law - the ruling was 100% just.  They cannot make a ruling that gives any advantage off the initial election rules - all votes in by April 7 - and extending the deadline would have done just that.

I suppose members of the WIS Rep. party could have just let the Gov's order stand.  I don't begrudge you that.  But is that what their party elects them for?  To give away advantages/votes?
The Repuican led legislature that blocked all efforts to adapt the election because.of the pandemic. THE LEGISLATURE. Understand?
I don’t think you have a clue.
You should have stopped after the third word.
Thanks for confirming my entire sentence.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 06:42:56 PM »
Your party blocks rational modifications for the virus and I am starting trouble.


What was the legal basis for the court ruling?  By law - the ruling was 100% just.  They cannot make a ruling that gives any advantage off the initial election rules - all votes in by April 7 - and extending the deadline would have done just that.

I suppose members of the WIS Rep. party could have just let the Gov's order stand.  I don't begrudge you that.  But is that what their party elects them for?  To give away advantages/votes?
The Repuican led legislature that blocked all efforts to adapt the election because.of the pandemic. THE LEGISLATURE. Understand?
I don’t think you have a clue.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 06:38:28 PM »
Conservatives bleating about fairness in Wisconsin --- you don't want a fair vote process.   You don't want voting to be simple and accessible for all citizens,  because most citizens know your policies are garbage.
Try to stay in touch with the facts.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 06:36:47 PM »

The bottom line is voters had plenty of time to file for and return an absentee ballot (2/3 of the 1.2 million requested were.)

Voters who happened to know their precinct station would be closed yesterday and that the only open station for them was miles away.   What could possibly go wrong?   All those grannies in Democratic strongholds can temporarily cancel their plantar fasciitis and easily travel miles and stand in line for hours!   All those workers can take extra hours off work and stand in line!   All those immune-challenged people can go stand in a crowd for hours and wave their magical antiviral wand!   All those who can't drive can crowd into buses and breathe on each other!   Oh wait...
Questions answered by 800,000 plus voters who rightly concluded that voting in person
during pandemic restraints might be a problem.  Too bad those who didn’t were poorly served by their Governor.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 04:50:38 PM »
Reports from primary voting in Wisconsin.
The country may be in lockdown, but Cheryl and Terrence Moore — black natives of the Deep South — felt there was no more important place to be Tuesday than their polling site, in surgical masks and latex gloves, voting in Wisconsin’s fiercely disputed primary.
“After the polls taxes and the poll tests, the lynchings and attack dogs, our ancestors dying and people putting their lives at risk at every opportunity, not to do our part because of a virus?” said Terrence Moore, 50, a pastor and business development coordinator at a Milwaukee neighborhood chamber of commerce.

“I would betray that legacy by staying home,” said the former South Carolinian, who waited 2 1/2 hours with his wife to cast their ballots at the city’s Riverside University High School. “It would be a dishonor not to honor them in this capacity.”

The Moores said they weren’t the only ones who considered it their responsibility to turn out Tuesday, pandemic or no.
The diversity of those in line with them — black, white, Latino, Asian American, young, old, Democrat, independent, Republican — showed they were undeterred and united in purpose. “No one talked about what side they were on,” said Terrence Moore.

Los Angeles Times.

Stirring,  lovely,  and irrelevant to the obvious problem.   Take 180 polling stations in a largely Democratic city and divide by 36.  One station in 36 remains open.   Clearly,  some will not be able to vote in those circumstances.  Not rocket science.   

The only way Rethug candidates can win is by cheating.   Which is why they fought the election postponement tooth and nail in court.
You seem to overlook common sense and the facts.
No one “ cheated”. The Governor delayed trying to move the date and got caught by the Wisconsin laws. And the courts followed the law.
If election law is to be changed it has to be done by the Legislature not by Courts.
Oh and one other observation. The primary set a record for absentee ballots so a lot of voters saw what was unfolding and reacted by getting absentee ballots.
 Voting is a responsibility and takes a little work to do it correctly.
I’d say the Wisconsin voters did pretty well.
Ignoring as is your wont that the Repo majority legislature refused to act despite the obvious pandemic issue. Because they are fine with people in urban areas waiting 2 hours during a pandemic. And have your usual issue with the issues in the lives of others. At least, others that vote what is for you the wrong way.
LOL
If you want to point fingers you might want to start with the lack of of foresight of the Governor who dillydallied on what to do for weeks. Then he floated making the entire election mail order absentee which was absurd and then postponing which had no legal remedy without action by the Legislature. To add to the confusion Joe Biden favored going forward,  Bernie Sanders wanted to postpone.
The bottom line is voters had plenty of time to file for and return an absentee ballot (2/3 of the 1.2 million requested were.)


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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 03:57:03 PM »
Reports from primary voting in Wisconsin.
The country may be in lockdown, but Cheryl and Terrence Moore — black natives of the Deep South — felt there was no more important place to be Tuesday than their polling site, in surgical masks and latex gloves, voting in Wisconsin’s fiercely disputed primary.
“After the polls taxes and the poll tests, the lynchings and attack dogs, our ancestors dying and people putting their lives at risk at every opportunity, not to do our part because of a virus?” said Terrence Moore, 50, a pastor and business development coordinator at a Milwaukee neighborhood chamber of commerce.

“I would betray that legacy by staying home,” said the former South Carolinian, who waited 2 1/2 hours with his wife to cast their ballots at the city’s Riverside University High School. “It would be a dishonor not to honor them in this capacity.”

The Moores said they weren’t the only ones who considered it their responsibility to turn out Tuesday, pandemic or no.
The diversity of those in line with them — black, white, Latino, Asian American, young, old, Democrat, independent, Republican — showed they were undeterred and united in purpose. “No one talked about what side they were on,” said Terrence Moore.

Los Angeles Times.

Stirring,  lovely,  and irrelevant to the obvious problem.   Take 180 polling stations in a largely Democratic city and divide by 36.  One station in 36 remains open.   Clearly,  some will not be able to vote in those circumstances.  Not rocket science.   

The only way Rethug candidates can win is by cheating.   Which is why they fought the election postponement tooth and nail in court.
You seem to overlook common sense and the facts.
No one “ cheated”. The Governor delayed trying to move the date and got caught by the Wisconsin laws. And the courts followed the law.
If election law is to be changed it has to be done by the Legislature not by Courts.
Oh and one other observation. The primary set a record for absentee ballots so a lot of voters saw what was unfolding and reacted by getting absentee ballots.
 Voting is a responsibility and takes a little work to do it correctly.
I’d say the Wisconsin voters did pretty well.


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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 02:21:27 PM »
Reports from primary voting in Wisconsin.
The country may be in lockdown, but Cheryl and Terrence Moore — black natives of the Deep South — felt there was no more important place to be Tuesday than their polling site, in surgical masks and latex gloves, voting in Wisconsin’s fiercely disputed primary.
“After the polls taxes and the poll tests, the lynchings and attack dogs, our ancestors dying and people putting their lives at risk at every opportunity, not to do our part because of a virus?” said Terrence Moore, 50, a pastor and business development coordinator at a Milwaukee neighborhood chamber of commerce.

“I would betray that legacy by staying home,” said the former South Carolinian, who waited 2 1/2 hours with his wife to cast their ballots at the city’s Riverside University High School. “It would be a dishonor not to honor them in this capacity.”

The Moores said they weren’t the only ones who considered it their responsibility to turn out Tuesday, pandemic or no.
The diversity of those in line with them — black, white, Latino, Asian American, young, old, Democrat, independent, Republican — showed they were undeterred and united in purpose. “No one talked about what side they were on,” said Terrence Moore.

Los Angeles Times.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 01:12:27 PM »
Bernie has made a lot of money pushing socialism.
I guess he can be expected to sit back and spend his profits fixing up his many, many houses.

By you, because it is what you would do.

That you mischaracterize where most of his wealth is from is typical.

He has a second home, like most Vermonters (huh?).  Leave him alone.
Keep counting.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 12:54:43 PM »
I think Bernie has ten more years in him as a senator.  The dude works hard.   Clap, clap, clap ....

Will we see a Bernie for President 2024?
LOL
Not a chance.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 12:18:54 PM »
Bernie has made a lot of money pushing socialism.
I guess he can be expected to sit back and spend his profits fixing up his many, many houses.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 08, 2020, 11:33:53 AM »
Good bye Bernie Sanders
Good Bye Medicare for All

Good riddance to both.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 07, 2020, 02:41:05 PM »
Reading this last page here,  I had a premonition that someone would post a sealion pic.   Wow.   Three members supply the obvious reasons why Dems are more disenfranchised by the Wisconsin decision and it keeps barking for sardines.

Don't let the sealions wear you down.   Or...


God forbid you would ever read the law.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 06, 2020, 10:30:06 PM »
The drug is being distributed to physicians more widely now out in Suffolk County (home base) and here in New Jersey.
News Item
Detroit News


Lansing — State Rep. Karen Whitsett, the second Michigan lawmaker from Detroit to test positive for COVID-19, is urging people to take the virus more seriously and is crediting hydroxychloroquine for helping save her life.

On Tuesday, her doctor prescribed her hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug that's being studied as a potential treatment for COVID-19, Whitsett said.
"It was a choice between going to the hospital and never coming out and getting my hands on that medication," she said, adding that "It literally saved my life."
She credited President Donald Trump for the availability and popularity of the drug, noting the administration had touted the drug at the federal level as a potential treatment for coronavirus. 

House Democrats revealed in a Monday statement that Whitsett, a first-term Democratic lawmaker, had tested positive for the virus. The caucus said she didn't attend House session the last time lawmakers convened on March 17 and "is doing well and appears to be on the other side" of the illness.
Whitsett said she had been experiencing a headache that she couldn't get rid of and pain in the front of her neck. She said she had a cough but not some of the other symptoms traditionally associated with the coronavirus. The headache became more severe and her breathing became a problem so Whitsett said she went last Tuesday to get tested for the virus.

"I see far too many people in my community not taking this serious," Whitsett said in a Monday interview. "I see far too many people in my community not staying at home."
"People really need to take this serious and heed the warnings," she added. "If you want to live to be on the other side of this, you need to take the warning. Because it’s real."
The announcement of Whitsett's positive test came after Rep. Tyrone Carter, D-Detroit, previously tested positive and after Rep. Isaac Robinson, D-Detroit, died with family members suspecting he had the virus.
Whitsett’s positive result is "another reminder that everyone must follow the recommended guidelines" and "practice social distancing to stop the spread of this virus," said House Minority Leader Christine Greig, D-Farmington Hills.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 06, 2020, 05:00:04 PM »

Oil companies and high end restaurants seem like about the last businesses I'd concern myself about.  Hope yacht makers aren't facing tough times ...
The last time Yacht makers face "tough times" was in the early 90's when democrats like Ted Kennedy convinced Bush 41 to renege on his " no new taxes pledge".  Kennedy and the dems insisted the rich were not paying their " fair share" and a "luxury tax" on yachts, furs, expensive cars and more was written into the tax hike. But in less than a year the luxury tax took in about 100 $billion less than projected  because the rich bought fewer yachts, furs,and cars. The ensuing recession cost 25,000 yacht builders alone  their jobs and tens of thousands of more in other industries. Most of the luxury tax was overturned the next year with democrats leading the way. It ended altogether in 1996 

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