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The Republican strategy is to grind all of government to a halt so they can crow about Democrat incompetence. At the same time grinding government to a halt punishes all of the people.  Everyone suffers from the Republican scorched earth approach.

At some point the American people must stop electing/reelecting people who embrace such a destructive approach...that is, Americans have got to stop electing/reelecting Republicans or in other cases just allowing it to happen.

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@PixxburghGirl @TonyStark And they want to con people into donating money. That’s not a platform but it’s one of their goals.

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@TonyStark I no longer think of national Republicans as a political party with a legitimate agenda. They may one day return to being a political party. But now they are similar to mobsters who rule through intimidation, lies and violence. In my opinion, Jan. 6th was the date the illusion fully collapsed and today's Republicans showed who they really are.

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The most important thing to the Republican Party right now is to be loyal beyond comprehension to a failed one-term president and Trumpism. That's it. They have no policy or platform beyond that.

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Here's another one from Illinois.

Let's make sure all of these attempts to overthrow our democracy and install a white supremacist theocracy do not get swept under the rug. These people aren't just ignorant, they're dangerous. There must be consequences for their actions.

washingtonpost.com/nation/2021

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I have, thanks. I've seen graphics that make that mistake made by our own people. Thanks for posting an article that goes into a good explanation.

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Don't let anyone else decide what your party is called! I remember this as far back as the Bush II years. Republican is an adjective, Democratic is an adjective. Democrat is not.

I know @TonyStark has talked about this before to the instance.

What's in an adjective? 'Democrat Party' label on the rise:
apnews.com/article/donald-trum

Cawthorn is a feature, not a bug, of the Trump party. The stream of lies coming from his mouth is exactly what today's conservatives hail as 'Free Speech', the right to be as destructive as they damn please yet remain free from all consequences.

A liar, a sexual predator, and a gaslighter - the face of the modern Republican party.
Very sad that he's in the U.S. government but hardly surprising that he's a right winger. People like this are extremely dangerous and just add to the reasons why the GOP must be purged from holding office.

The making of Madison Cawthorn: How falsehoods helped propel the career of a new pro-Trump star of the far right:
washingtonpost.com/politics/20

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re: Gun violence, death, very hard to read. 

@QueenRamonda This is gut-wrenching for so many reasons. In addition to the accidental death and the need for gun safety reform, it's upsetting that so many people passed by when they saw a kid trying to flag them down. It does get complicated when people don't feel safe stopping, and when they don't trust police. I don't know how it is everywhere, but 911 dispatchers here ask if you need fire, EMS, or police. Asking for EMS might be a better idea if police are untrustworthy. Then again, people wouldn't know which to ask for if they don't feel safe stopping to talk to someone who's trying to flag them down. I don't know, I'm probably rambling at this point, but it just upsets me that people ignored someone in distress.

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@DarkAvenger @TonyStark The costumes aren’t nearly as good. Also, everyone I know who likes comics and sci-fi wears a mask unlike these fools.

My TV was last on C-SPAN (I'm sure this is a great surprise to everyone who knows me) when I turned it on yesterday and I had to see it for a minute before I grabbed my Roku remote to watch something else. I don't even know what backbencher I saw yelling yesterday evening, but it wasn't good. The sooner this party is driven far away from any power, the better. Being out of the White House, in a bare 50/50 without the VP in the Senate minority, and down 10 votes in the House is way too slim.

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@TonyStark I just can't get over the fact that Evangelicals are so brainwashed and hateful that they ignore their own book. It's not supposed to be "don't worship false idols... unless they give you the tax breaks and judges you like." Somewhere along the way they became what they claimed to be against when they started. It happened before trump, but now it's too obvious to ignore.

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@TonyStark It's like "comic con" for racist white supremacists. 🤦‍♂️ Disgusted that is happening in America.

It's the lie that wouldn't die. Republicans know they can't win playing by the rules, so they make up new rules.

Nothing is off the table, even allowing state legislatures to replace election results they don't like. What is being done to voting rights in this country is an obscenity.

HR1 and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act need passed while we have the majority in the Senate, House, and White House and every one of us must get involved on the local level to protect the vote.

Republicans roll out “tidal wave of voter suppression” with 253 restrictive bills in 43 states-
salon.com/2021/02/27/republica

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@TonyStark Don't most of them claim to be Christians? I'm not but I seem to remember a bible story about a golden calf. Anyone else? 🐮​

Seriously, though.

If I were at a function for a political group of any kind and someone rolled in a giant gold statue of an ex-president and probable future candidate for the party, I'd be long gone.

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@TonyStark Their party is the Trump party. The ones who don’t think he’s still the party better wake up fast.

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Republican Senator Bill Cassidy says he doesn’t think the former guy will be the GOP nominee for president in 2024. "Over the last four years, we lost the House... the Senate and the presidency" which has not happened since Herbert Hoover. "If we idolize one person, we will lose."

Meanwhile, at CPAC, someone wheeled in a literal idol.

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I guess one by one, anyone who wants a political future in reality is going to have to admit reality.

Rick Scott acknowledges Biden 'absolutely' won fair election:

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.), who joined a challenge to Pennsylvania's Electoral College results when Congress was certifying presidential election votes, conceded Sunday that President Biden “absolutely” won the 2020 election fairly.
thehill.com/homenews/sunday-ta

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