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What do you expect on Wednesday?

Reports of protests are overblown. A few incidents around the country, but nothing major.
- 5 (45.5%)
A few major incidents in capitals, but nothing much in DC.
- 5 (45.5%)
A major incident in DC, but nothing much around the country.
- 0 (0%)
More than 10 capitals have major upheavals, but nothing much in DC.
- 0 (0%)
A major incident in DC plus more than 10 capitals with significant upheavals.
- 1 (9.1%)
More than half the capitals around the country have problems with protesters, but DC is quiet.
- 0 (0%)
DC has major problems, while more than half the capitals around the country also have considerable trouble with protesters.
- 0 (0%)
Huge disruption to the day.
- 0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 9

Voting closed: January 19, 2021, 10:49:21 PM


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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #53670 on: October 17, 2020, 11:56:34 AM »

Designated Survivor is now on Netflix.   Watched the first coupla episodes,  not bad,  with a scary/interesting premise:  what if a bomb wiped out POTUS,  the entire Congress,  SCOTUS,  cabinet,  and anyone else attending the SOTU speech?   Only two people, the HUD secretary, and a congresswoman survive.   The HUD guy,  played by Kiefer Sutherland, becomes the POTUS, and turns out to be a man of great integrity.   As escapism,  I think this series might be satisfying.
Sadly, I thought the show got progressively worse. Though maybe I'll use some of the plot points to buttress my arguments here

Haha.   

Still haven't seen WW, but it's so often mentioned here that I'll probably have a look.   

I see,  looking at the wiki list of actual designated survivors, that David Bernhardt was the most recent.   Yikes.   
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barton

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« Reply #53671 on: October 17, 2020, 12:06:55 PM »

Some pretty funny lines on DS,  btw.   Especially as regards the HUD guy lacking experience to be POTUS.   One critic says something like "what's he know about running the country?   HUD helps people find housing - he's just a glorified real estate agent! "

That script was written before fall 2016, when the show premiered.  Yup.
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« Reply #53672 on: October 17, 2020, 12:21:38 PM »

Another Great Year for Trump!!

Well, yeah - other than the virus - but we all suffer together through that.
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« Reply #53674 on: October 17, 2020, 12:52:01 PM »

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« Reply #53675 on: October 17, 2020, 12:54:55 PM »

Sean Spicer's book is #1 this week:
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« Reply #53676 on: October 17, 2020, 01:10:03 PM »

http://www.politico.com/news/2020/10/17/trump-losing-polls-429986

Trump knows he’s a lost cause. Word should filter out to Kiid and Red a few months after he’s finished telling it to his donors.
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« Reply #53678 on: October 17, 2020, 01:19:04 PM »

Another Great Year for Trump!!

Well, yeah - other than the virus - but we all suffer together through that.

Look into the economic performance pre-Covid19.
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« Reply #53679 on: October 17, 2020, 01:30:36 PM »

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The ABC vs. NBC alone result was one “virtually no one in the TV business expected,” CNN reports. And there’s one very important message to take from this.

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.
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« Reply #53681 on: October 17, 2020, 01:51:19 PM »

"The boilermakers overwhelmingly endorse me, okay?" Biden responded. "So the Boilermakers Union has endorsed me because I sat down with them, went into great detail with leadership, exactly what I would do, number one."

The International Boilermakers Union, however, made it clear on its website that it has not endorsed anyone. The Local 154 endorsed President Trump in a September message from business leader John Hughes



heh  lol


https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-falsely-claims-union-endorsement-during-abc-town-hall
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« Reply #53682 on: October 17, 2020, 02:24:56 PM »

https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/17/health/us-coronavirus-saturday/index.html

10 states reported their highest number of new COVID-19 cases thus far.

The US had its highest number of new cases nationally since July for a single day, with more than 70,000. The 7 day average for new daily cases is its highest in two months.

We've gone up roughly 60% in the average daily cases since we hit a low about 5 weeks ago, to the level we were at an equivalent time before that.
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« Reply #53683 on: October 17, 2020, 02:38:33 PM »

http://youtu.be/G9BZ3wD4m7k

Larry Wilmore on where we sit 18 days out.
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« Reply #53684 on: October 17, 2020, 03:10:20 PM »

How trumpists steal your money

http://m.dailykos.com/stories/2020/10/16/1987150/-Peter-Navarro-And-The-White-House-Owe-Taxpayers-an-Explanation-for-Wasting-Their-Money

No wonder donald is gearing up to flee the country.

Evidence of incompetence ? Yes
Evidence of corruption ? No
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