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      It was the first meeting Trump had with Pelosi since the impeachment began, and today House Republicans broke ranks to join Dems in a vote against his Syria withdrawal. He basically threw a tantrum and yelled at Pelosi, who has raised five kids and knows to ignore them. So the Dems walked out of the … Continue reading Chaos demon strikes again
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      I find it interesting that  many centrists are angered and surprised. They though these, arguably the most progressive members of the House caucus, would endorse Warren. Certainly by recent standards Warren is progressive and left leaning, but she’s weak sauce compared to Sanders. But centrists thought because she was a woman, AOC, Tlaib and Omar […]
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Hump Day: Extraordinary

Average everyday sane psycho… supergoddess

New perfume sample smells like Campari. I will want a Negroni all day.

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Extraordinary podcasts:

The Weeds explains the history and current practice of using the budget reconciliation process and why it results in “shitty” legislation. Voters should know exactly what they are voting for. Do they want even more non-cooperation and heartless healthcare bills? Ok, then vote for extremist Republican candidates. That’s how the senate rolls these days. Warning: Matt Yglesias forms words and vocalizes again. His attempts to curb his whiney, affected voice appears to be not suck-ceeeding.

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Thomas Stopka at Tufts University says that the Opioid Crisis is causing an uptick in infectious diseases like HIV, Hepatitis C and other deadly diseases. Yet another reason to not cut funding in any “healthcare” bill. (The GOP will never stop trying)

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Dana Milbank at WaPo says that Trump ignored Puerto Rico because of race and ethnicity. I think it’s more venal than that. Puerto Rico owes Wall Street money. In either case, it shows a shocking disregard for the human lives at stake.

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