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2020 Presidential Primaries: Super Tuesday – March 3

Fourteen states and one US territory vote today to make their choice for whom they want as candidate for President. Both parties are holding primaries and a caucus. Donald Trump still has a challenger, former Governor Bill Weld (R-MA), who has said he will not drop out after today. The number of candidates for the …

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2020 Democratic Primaries: Choices

Six New York Times columnists weighed in on the 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate, each making the best case for one of the top six in the running. Michelle Goldberg: The Case for Elizabeth Warren She wants to purify capitalism so it works as it should. On Tuesday night, after the latest Democratic debate, Ann …

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Impeachment Is Forever

The Democratic Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, has said it several times, before and after, Donald trump’s Senate trial, “impeachment is forever.” One of the consequences of this, even though he wasn’t removed from office, is that Trtump can’t parson anyone who connected to his impeachment, even Roger Stone. Corey Brettschneider, a professor of …

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Democratic Debate 2020 South Carolina

The tenth Democratic debate will air tonight on CBS at 8 PM ET ahead of South Carolina’s primary on Saturday, February 29. There wil be one more candidate on stage tonight, the other billionaire, Tom Steyer. Super Tuesday in March 3 in 14 state and will include California, for the first time, and Texas, the …

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Democratic Debate 2020 Nevada

The focus of the Democratic contest for a presidential candidate moves to Nevada for the caucus on Saturday February 22 where early voting turnout has been high More than 36,000 Nevadans opted to vote early in the first three days of Nevada’s Democratic caucus — the first time that the unique early voting option has …

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Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news media and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Impeachment Trial: Closing Arguments

Closing arguments in the Senate trial of the impeachment of Donald Trump from the House managers and Trump lawyers begin at 11 AM ET. Although Trunp’s acquittal is all but certain, some Republican senators have started to acknowledge that Trump’s pressuring of Ukraine for political investigations that would benefit him politically was inappropriate, or even …

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Impeachment: Senate Trial 1.31.2020

I think you ought to know I’m feeling very depressed. Funny how just when you think life can’t possibly get any worse it suddenly does. The first ten million years were the worst. And the second ten million: they were the worst, too. The third ten million I didn’t enjoy at all. After that, I …

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Impeachment: Senate Trial 1.30.2020

I talked to the computer at great length and explained my view of the universe to it. What happened? It committed suicide. It’s not an exaggeration to say that it’s the end of the United States as a Republic and the beginning of a Fascist Dictatorship. A referendum on merging the posts of Chancellor and …

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Impeachment: Senate Trial 1.29.2020

Why Lev Parnas Won’t Be Attending The Impeachment Hearings He’s released on bail with a Ankle Monitor as a flight risk (to be fair he was nailed at the Airport fleeing the country) awaiting trial for his FELONY! which he committed in conspiracy with Rudy Guiliani and Unindicted Co-conspirator Bottomless Pinocchio. Schumer gave him a …

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Impeachment: Senate Trial 1.28.2020

Today is the last of the 3 days allowed under the rules for Opening Statements from Unindicted Co-conspirator Bottomless Pinocchio’s defense team. Like Herod, I am unimpressed. Not that I’m casting UCcBP (Haven’t you been reading? The Media has gone all acronyms and Mr.) in any martyr role, just saying he’s not so good at …

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Impeachment: Senate Trial 1.27.2020

One thing that people are not paying attention to is that by only consuming 2 – 3 hours on Saturday, the Republican Managers have forfeited up to 6 hours of their 24 total given the 3 day restriction unless they want to run waaay late. I suppose I can catch the boys on YouTube. Of …

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