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Thoughts On the Recent Supreme Court Rulings

The Supreme Court is the highest court in the land. However, that does not mean that I as an individual citizen has to agree with every ruling.

Though it is not written in stone, it is a tradition that all Presidents release copies of their tax returns and/or financial statements. Since you know who won the election nearly four years ago, he has come up with every excuse in the book as to why the paperwork has not been made public. Today, SCOTUS ruled that the tax returns have to be released to prosecutors in regards to the cases building against him in New York.

On the surface, the decision by SCOTUS (including you know who’s choices to join the court) seem like a 100% victory. It’s not, the fine print says that much. But it is a giant step in the right direction. The big baby is not immune from prosecution and must conform to the laws like anyone else.

The other ruling concerns the constant determination by the right (and the current administration by extension) to deny a woman her right to contraception. Instead of directly denying a female employee access to birth control, they are leaving it up to the prerogative of her employer.

If you can, imagine the following scenario: a pregnant woman goes to her doctor for a routine checkup. She is told that there has been a change to the fetus. It is no longer medically viable. She could carry the pregnancy to term, but there are risks in doing so. She could also end the pregnancy, but her employer does not believe in abortion. If she chooses an abortion, she will have to pay a potentially outrageous sum out of pocket because of her employer’s beliefs.

Does that sound right to you? It doesn’t sound right to me. From my perspective, the only thing my bosses should be worrying about is my ability to do my job. My personal life (medical decisions included) are frankly, none of their dam business.

Happy Thursday.

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How the F*ck Did Kanye West Get a PPP Loan?

When the Paycheck Protection Program or PPP was enacted a few months ago, its purpose was to help America’s small business owners stay open and financially afloat during the Covid-19 pandemic.

It was not designed to give millions to large corporations whose bottom line would remain unaffected. But someone was not paying attention as to who received the money. According to a news report from this morning, Kanye West was one of the recipients of the PPP.

Now granted, the money was meant to keep his clothing line company going. While I understand that, it seems that the money was given out with little though to who actually need the loan vs. who didn’t need the loan. Who actually needed the funds was the local Mom and Pop stores, not the big companies whose profit margins have a healthy amount of zeroes attached to them.

As I see it, this is just another reason to vote you know who out in November. There was clearly little structure and little planning to ensure that the funds did not go to those who did not need it. Just like every decision this administration has made.

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New Randy Rainbow-POOR DEPLORABLE TROLL – A Randy Rainbow Song Parody

As we get closer to November 3rd, Americans will have to make a choice as to who we want leading us for the next four years. Though it may seem like a simple choice, it is a choice that will help to determine the future of the nation.

Randy Rainbow just released his new video this morning. Entitled “POOR DEPLORABLE TROLL – A Randy Rainbow Song Parody“, the song is based on “Poor Unfortunate Souls” from The Little Mermaid.

You know who is becoming desperate. Some of the who blindly follow him are starting to open their eyes to the truth. He is unfit for office in every way possible. In a certain sense, he is not as dumb as he appears to be. But then again, a smart leader knows when to listen to others (especially when they disagree with that leader) and when to listen to their own judgement. He refuses to listen to anyone else (with the exception of those who kiss up to him) and claims to know everything he needs to know about being President.

I don’t know about anyone else, but I am so ready to refer to Joe Biden as President Biden.

#Biden2020

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Covid-19 is not Harmless

Harmless is defined as something or someone that is inoffensive or not likely to cause harm.

In one of his most recent speeches, our not so brilliant commander-in-chief claimed that 99% of all Covid-19 cases are harmless.

Try telling that to the hundreds of thousands of Americans who are grieving the loss of loved ones due to the virus. Or, to the 50,000 people, who in the last day, discovered that they are now sick.

One might describe the common cold as harmless. It lasts about a week, you take the OTC medicine of your choice and it goes away.

Covid-19 is not harmless. According to projections by the CDC, nearly 150,000 lives are expected to be lost by the end of the month. Millions are unemployed or underemployed. The economy (one of the major factors in choosing who to vote for in a Presidential election) is in the toilet.

This is all due to a used car salesman man child and the sycophants around him who are more concerned with saving their own skins than doing what is right for the country.

If we know what is good for us, you know who will be a one term President. If we don’t, then I am truly afraid for the future of the United States.

P.S. Does anyone else find it deliciously ironic that Kimberly Guilfoyle is just one of several of his campaign staffers that contracted the virus?

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Thoughts On Sarah Cooper and the Lincoln Project

In times of crisis, we look to our political leaders for guidance, comfort, support, and most of all, leadership. Given the multiple crises that the United States is currently experiencing, it should be a no brainer for those in the halls of power. But, as anyone who is reading or watching the news lately can tell you, the lack of national leadership from the top is not as forthcoming as we need and expect it to be.

Which is why we need to remind those in the power that we, the citizens, are the bosses. Not the other way around.

Enter Sarah Cooper and the Lincoln Project.

Sarah Cooper is a comedian and author whose recent video’s of lip-syncing you know who’s comment has gained national attention.

The Lincoln Project is, I think a perfect representation of the times we live in. Run by a group of prominent Republicans (one of whom is George Conway, husband of Presidential mouthpiece Kellyanne Conway) their goal is to ensure that you know who does not win the election in November.

As Americans, we have a proud history (even with all of it’s flaws) of being a free people who stand by the ideals that are the cornerstone of this nation. If we do not speak up and vote in November, the country that we proclaim ourselves to be may no longer exist.

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New Randy Rainbow Video-COVER YOUR FREAKIN’ FACE! – A Randy Rainbow Song Parody

Logic and common sense are concepts that are usually timeless and universal.

For example, common sense says that when you get into a car, you buckle up. If G-d forbid there is an accident, the seat belt reduces the chances of severe injury and death. As Covid-19 continues it’s stranglehold on humanity, some idiots refuse to wear a mask. A mask, like a seat belt, save lives.

Enter Randy Rainbow’s newest video, COVER YOUR FREAKIN’ FACE! – A Randy Rainbow Song Parody.

Using the song Put On a Happy Face from the musical Bye Bye Birdie, Rainbow uses his trademark humor to remind Americans (especially you know who) to put on a dam mask.

Personally, I don’t think that the concept takes a rocket scientist to understand it. But then again, you know who did proclaim himself a “stable genius” at one point.

I don’t know about anyone else, but I a hoping that this nation comes to its senses and votes for Joe Biden in November.

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The President is a Traitor

The main role of the President of the United States is to protect the country and her citizens. His or her personal needs are second to the needs of the country. In our history, most American Presidents have at the very least, understood this concept. I can’t say the same about the man who currently holds the title.

According to a damning report in the New York Times, you know who was advised that Vladimir Putin and the Russian government has been paying bounties to to Afghan terrorists to kill American troops. Instead of supporting and protecting members of the American military as he has routinely stated, he is letting Putin walk all over him.

Putin is not dumb, by any stretch of the imagination. One does not hold onto power for twenty years without learning a thing or two. He knows how to play the game. The problem is that you know who does not know how to play, nor does he listen to those who have.

If this report is true (though knowing him, it probably is), then you know who is a traitor. He has sold this nation out for his own needs. What is worse, he has sold us out to someone who is using him to bring the United States to its needs.

If I were to list every reason that you know who should not be re-elected in the fall, this reason would be number one. He claims to be a grade-A salesman. Instead he is being sold a bill of goods that is putting us all in danger.

He MUST not win a second term.

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Wearing a Mask Should Not Be Political

Human history is full of people who ignore logic (especially scientific and medical logic) for their own comfort.

Back in the 17th century, the groundbreaking astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei was accused of heresy by the Church. His crime was that his theories were contrary to the belief that the sun moved around the Earth. Today, we know that his discoveries are respected scientific facts. But to the authorities of his time, his statement was a punishable crime.

Flash forward to 2020. Covid-19 has ravaged our nation and our world. For months, doctors and scientists have been telling us to stay home and wear protection when we have to go outside. Logic would dictate that listening to the experts is simply common sense. This is an airborne disease that has the ability to kill indiscriminately. But when politics get involved, both common sense and logic go out the window.

As the number of cases starts to decrease in the Northeast, other states in the South and the West have seen a sharp increase. One might think that given the overwhelming evidence, the residents and political leaders of these states would follow the guidance from the experts. But some still have their head in the sand.

I hate wearing masks and gloves when I go out as much as the next person. In this summer heat, the gloves cause my hands to sweat. It can be difficult to breathe under the masks. But I wear them not for my protection, but for someone else. The last thing I would want on my conscious is that someone is in the hospital, on a ventilator because I was too selfish to wear a mask.

The fact is that protecting ourselves from Covid-19 should not be a political act. But it has become one. If nothing else, that speaks volumes about where this nation stands, both politically and socially.

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Joe Biden’s VP Pick & the Political Mistake That Was Sarah Palin

When it comes a Presidential election, the choice of Vice President can make or break one’s campaign.

Back in 2008, the late Senator John McCain chose former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate for that year’s Presidential election. While we may never know if it was that decision that cost him the Presidency, we do know that this woman became a political joke.

Saturday Night Live had a field day that year. Tina Fey playing Palin was comedy gold.

As this year’s Presidential election comes closer with every day, Democratic nominee Joe Biden is under pressure to choose his running mate. After promising to choose a woman, there has been speculation about who his VP will be.

I would love to say that race does not play a role in his choice. The choice should be based on experience, who is the best person for the job, and professional chemistry. But race, unfortunately, does play a role.

For me, as a voter, I would not be surprised if he chose Kamala Harris or Stacey Abrams. If he wants to be President as badly as he says he does, he needs to prove that his administration and policies will be inclusive and respectful.

The last thing he or the Democratic party needs is a reboot of the political mistake that was Sarah Palin.

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The Failure That is the Tulsa Rally

In this world, there are two types of politicians. The first type talks a good game, but does not act on their promises. The second puts their money where their mouth is and follows up on their promises.

Yesterday was supposed to be you know who’s big campaign rally in Tulsa. Instead of having a packed arena full of adoring supporters, local officials estimate that there were only about 6,000 people in the audience. As usual, the campaign blamed the so called “radical” protesters and the media for the lower than expected turnout. Anyone with a brain (at least from my perspective) would be able to figure that the lower turnout is due to his complete inability to the job, in addition to a spike in Covid-19 cases.

The fact is that he is an absolute failure as President. Now granted, no one is perfect. We all have flaws. That being said, it takes an adult to recognize those flaws and work with others to reach a successful outcome. He is both unable and unwilling to work with his team and listen to those who have a different perspective. A real leader knows the difference between knowing when to talk and when to listen. This man would not know the difference if it smacked him in his face.

We need a real leader. We need a President who listen to experts, know when to talk, when to listen and most importantly, puts the nation above their personal needs. Come November, we must vote him for Joe Biden.

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