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  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

    Even Trumps Right Wing media (in his mind) is abandoning him. Recommends the Bongino Report?

  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

    Moscow Mitch in a debate with Amy McGrath says that he brought in $17.5 billion to Kentucky that would not be there if he was not majority leader in the Senate. I have been to Kentucky and the obvious question is where did it go? The next question is why is that Kentucky's money? It is Blue states supporting the Welfare Red states.

  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago
  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

    I think the only change that I would make is "Let the Post Office be Profitable". Now if I could figure out why anybody would vote Republican other than the 1% that want it all. Fox News and the right wing media.

  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

    I think the Suprme Court should be balanced. Five Democrats and five Repiblicans, chosen by the same. When a Democrat steps down, that same party will chose a replacement, reguardless of who is president. Always, five and five. Or six and six. Whatever.

  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

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  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

    Day in the Life of Joe Middle-Class Republican

    Most polls (chase 'em down yourself) for a long time now, decades, demonstrate plainly that when you ask the average workaday citizen whether or not he or she supports specific generic policy issues -- out of the context of any political affiliation -- most people regardless of party, by large margins (in the 60, 70, sometimes 80 percent ranges, depending on the issue) favor positions traditionally, almost exclusively championed by Democrats, not Republicans. It's quite startling actually. Here's a partial list in no particular order:

    • Reform the voting process so that more, not fewer, citizens can vote.
    • End partisan gerrymandering.
    • End voter suppression tactics.
    • Enact sensible and meaningful gun legislation that works.
    • Reform our immigration system so that it represents our values.
    • LGBTQ rights.
    • Strengthen Social Security and Medicare so it's there when you need it.
    • Healthy pension programs, free of Wall Street manipulation and exposure.
    • Subsidize the states to help them strengthen Medicaid.
    • Strengthen the all-important unemployment insurance/benefits safety net.
    • Workable, subsidized healthcare for every United States citizen.
    • Get the bloated money-changers and billionaire profiteers out of our healthcare.
    • Police reform (bigots out!).
    • Crackdown on white-supremacist militia groups.
    • Increase affordable housing.
    • Increase funding for the mentally ill.
    • Designate alcoholism and drug addiction as diseases worthy of proper treatment.
    • Strengthen welfare safety nets to keep the poor fed, healthy, and off the streets.
    • Get nursing homes out of the uncaring hands of stingy millionaires and billionaires.
    • Subsidized, free-admission higher education, just like grades K-12.
    • Affordable corporate and government-subsidized daycare for workers' and students' children. (For God's sake, what is wrong with people!)
    • The right women have over their own bodies.
    • Equal work, equal pay.
    • Higher minimum wage.
    • Strengthen workplace safety.
    • Strong, family-oriented unions (which is what unions are all about).
    • Subsidize public schools over private charter schools and religious indoctrination.
    • Clean land, air, and water.
    • Healthy and poison-free foods and medications.
    • Regulations that make all consumer products safe.
    • Regulations that prevent companies from lying to consumers.
    • A fully-funded Veterans Administration.
    • A fully-funded Post Office.
    • A fully-funded Forest Service.
    • Well-regulated oversight for banks and other financial institutions.
    • A national, fully-funded highway and bridge infrastructure rebuild.
    • Subsidized mass transportation and modern bullet trains.
    • SCIENCE-BASED legislation to mitigate the coming disaster of human-caused climate destruction.
    • Heavy regulations on heavily-polluting industries.
    • End endless war for profit.
    • No more over-the-top subsidies and underhanded political favors for the oil, gas, and arms industries and their billionaire owners and Lords of the Universe.
    • Get all corporate monopoly money out of politics.
    • End socialism for the rich, which is astronomically more expensive than socialism for the poor.
    • Break the billionaire stranglehold on the military-industrial-congressional complex.
    • Bust up the big monopolies that steal the wealth from our intended system of actual free enterprise.
    • Lower taxes for workers; raise taxes on the rich -- substantially!
    • End rich-man loopholes and force the one percent who control most of the nation's wealth, especially the one-tenth of one percent, to pay their goddamn fair share!
    • Did we mention to get their fcking money out of our politics?

    In other words, it's about damn time we become a civilized nation!

    ​I think most people do want Democrats to expand the Court "in their favor,"
    because then it would be more representative of the American public, not less. How could that be worse than the Court rapidly expanding right now in Republicans' hugely hypocritical favor -- a power grab by a ruthless minority happening right before our very eyes in real-time, not hypothetically?

    In fact, it would be infinitely better for Democrats to fight like hell for the common people rather than for the big-money people and their extreme wealth and power disparity, for which Republicans will fight to the death, literally. The Cons' donor class is whom the Court has consistently favored for a long, long time and will continue to do so for a long, long time to come.

    Unless we learn how to resist effectively, fight back, and beat McConnell & Co. and his well-greased Republican crew of Wall Street sellouts at their own game of hardball, in that real universe where we physically reside, with both feet planted firmly on the ground ...you know, the red pill -- then We the People are destined to lose.

    To believe otherwise is a huge tell.

  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

    I think most people are not wanting the Democrats to expand the Court "in their favor,"
    but, rather, make the court more representative of the American public - even if that
    means extending the number of justices.

  • The GOP is pursuing a public slaughter strategy - known to some as "herd immunity"   1 week 5 days ago

    "martial"

  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

    Friday's show telephone problems are a very frustrating part of the show. If callins cannot be done clearly, stop callins. This has been a problem through the years that I thought that you had fixed. It is not worth listening to garbled calls and your not being able to figure out why. Then repeating it for 30 calls.

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  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

    If Mother Nature (God forbid, ah, after hesitating for just a wee moment) won't strike down enough hypocritical Republican Senators with the plague to assist the Democrats in denying Moscow Mitch a quorum for a vote -- since that seems about the only way his Wall Street-owned Senate won't make this happen -- then why shouldn't Democrats expand the Supreme Court in their favor when they get the chance?

    Why not tilt America's high and mighty star chamber back to the left to counteract the Republicans' radical lurch to the extreme right, where medieval religion and fairy tales have more sway than science and truth?

    This is a moral imperative for Democrats but is only possible by capturing the other two branches of government. They would have Biden's pen, the votes in Congress, as well as a mandate from the People. It's common sense, simple fairness, legal and constitutional -- what's not to like? Having more judges deciding such important matters is a good thing.

  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

    Yes, I caught that statement and wish Biden had answered it like you did here. That is interesting about the size of the Court. It isn't specified in the Constitution but then for the first years of the republic this was not a major part of the government with state courts being more important. Americans have gotten used to 9 justices, and the FDR attempt to increase it left a bad taste in everyone's mouth. But it certainly is possible. Increasing the size of the House is another item that is getting some overdue consideration too. And finally getting rid of the filibuster in the Senate would be a very positive step to reduce control by the few. While Biden is probably too much of a centralist to push for any of these changes, at least they are now on the table and will be discussed by the next (hopefully) Democratic-controlled Congress.

  • It's Time To Unpack The Court   1 week 5 days ago

    The founding fathers were not as smart or crystal ball readers that a lot credit them to be. We now have a case where a super minority is nominating a religious fanatic to the Supreme Court. Elected by a Senate that is so lopsided by small states that it is ridiculous. It takes 22 of the smaller population states to equal the population of California. These 22 state gets 44 Senators. CA gets 2. This lopsided vote applies to other states such as New York. Then, the Senate is using 51% vote to pass a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court. What the American Citizen wants is completely left out of the equation. Also you have the fact that Merrick Garland was passed up because Mitch McConnell refused to bring his nomination to the floor. Moscow Mitch and numerous other Senators said it was because it was too close to the Election at 293 days. They did not have to say this. But they did, setting precedent and rule. Now that we are 3 weeks from an election they want to ram it through, thus negating their previous statements. So a very small part of the population that is represented by 51% of the Senators ,will pass this Religious Radical into a lifetime term on the Supreme Court. What could go wrong? Vote!

  • The GOP is pursuing a public slaughter strategy - known to some as "herd immunity"   1 week 6 days ago

    I wish someone would ask the SCOTUS nominee if we should interpret the Bible as written.

  • The GOP is pursuing a public slaughter strategy - known to some as "herd immunity"   1 week 6 days ago

    101 days of freefall between, let's just say it, good and evil. Hang on.

  • The GOP is pursuing a public slaughter strategy - known to some as "herd immunity"   1 week 6 days ago
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  • The GOP is pursuing a public slaughter strategy - known to some as "herd immunity"   1 week 6 days ago

    I have never been too concerned about Trump not leaving office if a winner is declared. But I am very concerned about him declaring the vote over before the count is complete, Marshall Law, Calling out troops, or of course the one that we cannot even imagine. On January 20th the Supreme Court Justice swears in a new POTUS. There is no un-signing ceremony. That is of course is if we get to that stage. A lot of damage can be done in the period between November 3rd and January 20th. A lot of damage can be done between now and November 3rd. He could have Joe Biden arrested. I would not put it past him. His base would love it. He started a rant against Iran on the Rush Limbaugh show, so do not rule out a war. He usually shows his cards. Desperate people do desperate things.

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  • The GOP is pursuing a public slaughter strategy - known to some as "herd immunity"   1 week 6 days ago

    Watch out, Donald... Something's fucky.

    -- 101 agonizing days to go until the peaceful transfer of power, plus whatever hours, minutes, and seconds left today.

    The violent white supremacists in Trump's irregular, right-wing militia groups just don't have the numbers. The nonviolent anti-fascists (the rest of America) will prevail and, if they have to, Biden's secret service will drag this totally ridiculous, yellow-haired, orange-faced clown's authoritarian white ass off that podium at 12:01 pm on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.

    Then he can be fed to the wolves properly. Trump will face real "law and order," which he only embraces as a mere slogan. Even when (not if) he weasels out of all the federal crimes he has committed (is committing) while serving (himself) in office -- sorry -- presidential pardons and cries of executive privilege just don't count for sht against state charges, least of all in the jungles of New York.

    According to a well-reasoned article, The People v. Donald J. Trump, the alpha of the pack is the district attorney for Manhattan, Cyrus Vance  Jr., who is investigating Trump's extensive life of crime before the election in 2016: “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization” -- meaning insurance, bank, and tax fraud -- a wonderful trifecta of guilt for any prosecutor worth his salt, let alone someone of Vance's caliber. Although this seasoned prosecutor seems to have a worrisome history of sometimes being a little too soft on the big guys, hopefully this time is different.

    With a treasure trove of overwhelming evidence and a bevy of key witnesses of serious felonies going way back into Trump's wretched life as a failed businessman -- fixing his books "bigly" and flat-out stealing other people's taxes while only paying a laughable fraction of his own -- all that, and much more, adequately covers any legal requirements for supporting a well-worn pattern of gross criminal conduct by a serial law-breaker.

    For the sake of expediency and regardless of the sheer number of crimes, since any further penalties would still result in roughly the same length of jail time being served concurrently, Vance is expected to focus primarily on the two biggest ball busters: falsifying business records and tax fraud.

    Anyway, everything else would probably just get lost in the larger legal fog, opening opportunities for Trump to deny, delay, and appeal until the day he mercifully dies. And even if he's convicted on only two crimes for being a worthless, lying, cheating bastard all his life, it would still be immensely satisfying to witness at long last justice served on someone who so hugely deserves it.

    Trump's indictment could happen as soon as next April, which would also include family members and employees who don't cooperate. Even after factoring in the anticipated dump truck of delay tactics by the defense, the trial would commence by 2023 and would only last a few short months -- entertainment that calls for lots of popcorn, but not for too long.

    Bam! Then it's off to New York City's Rikers Island! New York State doesn't screw around after sentencing, so sitting in a city jail before being assigned to state prison is fine, as long as he remains behind bars meanwhile, even during any appellate process.

    I suppose that a little over two years from now ain't all that bad, considering three-plus decades of obvious crimes (What took so damn long?!), for New York city and state authorities to catch up eventually with a life-long, low-life scumbag who happened to have cheated his way into the presidency by hook or by crook, and to finally, finally ...LOCK HIM UP! YOU'RE A LOSER! YOU'RE FIRED!

    "Once there, as Trump awaited transfer to a state prison, the man who’d treated the presidency like a piggy bank would receive yet another handout at the public expense: a toothbrush and toothpaste, bedding, a towel, and a green plastic cup." - Jeff Wise

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