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Watch Night - there's more to New Year's Eve than you 2021-12-31 25 0 0 0 0 0 1476760356273811461 1476760356273811461
The year in review - 41 interesting essays. The last 2021-12-27 48 1 0 1 0 0 1475335877400223744 1475335877400223744
Good News year in review 2021-12-26 29 0 0 0 0 0 1475124367809863687 1475124367809863687
Fact Checker year in review 2021-12-26 33 0 0 0 0 0 1475123458900037632 1475123458900037632
The moment we've all been waiting for! 2021-12-26 31 0 0 0 0 0 1475112617844764673 1475112617844764673
You're never too old to learn. 2021-12-25 40 0 0 0 0 0 1474884507979304965 1474884507979304965
Greed - it's biblical! 2021-12-25 34 1 0 0 1 0 1474774894260850692 1474774894260850692
When Christmas really meant something - 2021-12-25 40 1 1 0 0 0 1474751525217980417 1474751525217980417
Real American masculinity - acknowledging a msitake and 2021-12-24 28 0 0 0 0 0 1474492809365180416 1474492809365180416
Pope speaks to cardinals - the same speech would work 2021-12-24 34 0 0 0 0 0 1474187413182320653 1474187413182320653
Public transit - another victim of covid and (likely) 2021-12-21 81 0 0 0 0 0 1473376306398068736 1473376306398068736
In hoc signo vinces! 2021-12-19 31 0 0 0 0 0 1472668668014174208 1472668668014174208
Hitler, Stalin, Krushchev, and Ayatollah Kohmeini were 2021-12-15 43 0 0 0 0 0 1470974023915880451 1470974023915880451
Reading comprehension - readers need a foundation on which 2021-12-15 28 1 0 0 1 0 1470970276779155462 1470970276779155462
The art of losing 2021-12-14 46 1 0 0 0 0 1470783671170912270 1470783671170912270
Notable quotes 2021-12-14 36 0 0 0 0 0 1470770014210994189 1470770014210994189
"My country has in its wisdom contrived for me the most 2021-12-12 20 0 0 0 0 0 1470128303105183744 1470128303105183744
GenZ's need to watch Life of Brian again. 2021-12-11 35 0 0 0 0 0 1469647462637793281 1469647462637793281
Most school districts have a long list of critical issues 2021-12-03 19 0 0 0 0 0 1466631937905213443 1466631937905213443
Hertz customers still seem to be recovering from Hertz 2021-12-03 23 0 0 0 0 0 1466617968410783750 1466617968410783750
Wonder what he did? Wonder who's been paying for it, 2021-12-03 40 0 0 0 0 0 1466610104829022210 1466610104829022210
They are still here. 2021-11-29 25 1 0 1 0 0 1465163482295259139 1465163482295259139
Josephine Baker to the Pantheon. 2021-11-29 30 1 0 0 1 0 1465124020328697859 1465124020328697859
The conductivity of your bedrock has something to do with 2021-11-27 22 1 1 0 0 0 1464450404746285059 1464450404746285059
If natural beauty, low humidity, politics, and being in 2021-11-27 24 0 0 0 0 0 1464397359601750016 1464397359601750016
It's an old story - 2021-11-27 19 0 0 0 0 0 1464389792691470341 1464389792691470341
It's hard to think of another composer so inventive in 2021-11-26 26 0 0 0 0 0 1464376569552523267 1464376569552523267
"A large segment of Americans is not particularly 2021-11-26 33 1 1 0 0 0 1464127615610941443 1464127615610941443
When Norman Rockwell grew up. 2021-11-25 23 1 1 0 0 0 1463970071957565440 1463970071957565440
Who are the new Texans? 2021-11-21 34 0 0 0 0 0 1462556271668723714 1462556271668723714
Forget oil and Arabs. The future is cobalt and Congo 2021-11-21 22 0 0 0 0 0 1462527512622157826 1462527512622157826
Veterans and active-duty military are highly susceptible 2021-11-21 22 0 0 0 0 0 1462517988309880834 1462517988309880834
Nothing in history is guaranteed. Small changes can 2021-11-20 25 0 0 0 0 0 1461933717102813190 1461933717102813190
Elon Musk has the salesman morals and showmanship of Trump 2021-11-18 34 0 0 0 0 0 1461199036623437825 1461199036623437825
Time slips - our next mass psychosis? 2021-11-17 56 1 0 1 0 0 1460872359649308674 1460872359649308674
Stop making ammunition for Trumpists! 2021-11-16 23 0 0 0 0 0 1460461106191761422 1460461106191761422
Trump has forced us to re-evaluate Warren Harding who was 2021-11-15 18 0 0 0 0 0 1460063175353589766 1460063175353589766
True crime story of a murderer - Eddie Gallagher. 2021-11-14 119 2 0 1 1 0 1459997070870286337 1459997070870286337
Let's see which legislators REALLY support a strong 2021-11-14 14 0 0 0 0 0 1459955850739470338 1459955850739470338
Cancelled by Trump, restored by Biden. 2021-11-14 19 0 0 0 0 0 1459954591756210176 1459954591756210176
The definition of a cult 2021-11-13 75 0 0 0 0 0 1459384913010909185 1459384913010909185
GOP loves to complain, then do nothing, then attack 2021-11-12 81 0 0 0 0 0 1459032030012870662 1459032030012870662
Billionaires don't have to obey rules. 2021-11-12 77 0 0 0 0 0 1459029247352205313 1459029247352205313
Book burning coming back into fashion. All the Nazis 2021-11-11 73 0 0 0 0 0 1458845531657019408 1458845531657019408
1619 was a pivotal year - and America is still pivoting. 2021-11-10 23 0 0 0 0 0 1458253694772731905 1458253694772731905
Implications of wardrobe. 2021-11-06 45 0 0 0 0 0 1456841009908764672 1456841009908764672
University of Florida reverses due to bad publicity. 2021-11-06 48 0 0 0 0 0 1456820870450614272 1456820870450614272
A contrarian point of view on urbanization and social 2021-11-05 114 0 0 0 0 0 1456439817043001347 1456439817043001347
Guantanamo 2021-11-01 31 0 0 0 0 0 1455004169656410124 1455004169656410124
Humane wars forever? 2021-10-29 46 0 0 0 0 0 1453939482722385920 1453939482722385920
He must feel right at home in Texas. 2021-10-28 28 0 0 0 0 0 1453726793479847944 1453726793479847944
Confronting the past - this is what the GOP means by 2021-10-28 24 0 0 0 0 0 1453538053557927937 1453538053557927937
Announcement from Bank of America - 2021-10-26 62 2 0 0 1 1 1452849873137532935 1452849873137532935
"Silicon Valley is for followers. Ohio is for leaders." 2021-10-26 72 0 0 0 0 0 1452846648036454407 1452846648036454407
Honor great men and women for the extraordinary good they 2021-10-24 40 0 0 0 0 0 1452378515488206848 1452378515488206848
The tragedy of Colin Powell. 2021-10-24 33 0 0 0 0 0 1452288459553521683 1452288459553521683
A magnitude 7 on the Hayward Fault would make much of the 2021-10-23 68 0 0 0 0 0 1451763978196029443 1451763978196029443
He might have been the first black president. Then the 2021-10-18 96 1 0 1 0 0 1450216340388663301 1450216340388663301
Nobody who was qualified to be president would want it. 2021-10-18 108 0 0 0 0 0 1450214996273602561 1450214996273602561
There's always two sides - fact and fantasy. The 2021-10-15 97 2 0 1 1 0 1449052617422753803 1449052617422753803
Humiliation as a dynamic of American history - 2021-10-15 92 0 0 0 0 0 1448863523862286336 1448863523862286336
The preferred transition path is - retire, say what you 2021-10-13 47 1 0 1 0 0 1448291509720084482 1448291509720084482
Hillary's novel about Eric the Dumb. 2021-10-13 45 0 0 0 0 0 1448166623844528128 1448166623844528128
American officials should not accept foreign gifts ever. 2021-10-11 75 0 0 0 0 0 1447623485677654018 1447623485677654018
An excellent way to reduce taxes! 2021-10-11 79 0 0 0 0 0 1447608770373185541 1447608770373185541
There are plenty of Italian-Americans who came to America 2021-10-11 185 3 0 1 2 0 1447558967513665546 1447558967513665546
Who's the entitled class? 2021-10-09 34 0 0 0 0 0 1446818891716382725 1446818891716382725
The Secret Service is not a place you'd like to work. 2021-10-09 29 0 0 0 0 0 1446698817420611585 1446698817420611585
We build theories about the world to help us get through 2021-10-08 55 0 0 0 0 0 1446307093540007941 1446307093540007941
Which way is the future? 2021-10-06 177 0 0 0 0 0 1445885134423527432 1445885134423527432
In Wyoming, librarians can be prosecuted for placing books 2021-10-04 145 0 0 0 0 0 1445039975041409025 1445039975041409025
Modern America took shape under which president? 2021-10-04 142 0 0 0 0 0 1445033826602795014 1445033826602795014
Change MIGHT be coming to the LDS - very slowly. 2021-09-29 82 1 0 1 0 0 1443058187628728320 1443058187628728320
Easy targets for criticism from sidewalk superintendents 2021-09-28 83 0 0 0 0 0 1442867539957018634 1442867539957018634
Two sides of racism in America. 2021-09-27 391 0 0 0 0 0 1442636522960744457 1442636522960744457
Hungary - a beacon of hope for budding reactionary 2021-09-24 154 0 0 0 0 0 1441524099071631360 1441524099071631360
Where does your calamari come from? 2021-09-24 139 0 0 0 0 0 1441406886939541511 1441406886939541511
Pseudo-religiosity - a handy tool for dictators everywhere. 2021-09-21 54 0 0 0 0 0 1440108162464378885 1440108162464378885
Vindman on what Milley should have done. 2021-09-18 50 2 0 1 1 0 1439065319562117120 1439065319562117120
Stolen election? It's not a statement of fact. It's a 2021-09-17 85 0 0 0 0 0 1438944193519312898 1438944193519312898
Lee wasn't the worst. 2021-09-16 30 0 0 0 0 0 1438348281289924613 1438348281289924613
Trump has helped fade bad memories of W. But we 2021-09-16 33 0 0 0 0 0 1438335592928989184 1438335592928989184
Trump is remarkably ignorant about the reality of the 2021-09-11 42 0 0 0 0 0 1436544254965284865 1436544254965284865
the most important thing we lost was ourselves 2021-09-10 37 1 0 1 0 0 1436336819394646018 1436336819394646018
Breaking new ground in DC! 2021-09-05 26 0 0 0 0 0 1434404421601955845 1434404421601955845
When push comes to shove - you find out what people 2021-09-01 59 3 1 2 0 0 1432952553826762752 1432952553826762752
Real leaders make hard choices that are often unpopular. 2021-08-30 48 0 0 0 0 0 1432230009293340677 1432230009293340677
Jimmy Carter accomplished a lot that Republicans have gone 2021-08-19 77 0 0 0 0 0 1428350360855277574 1428350360855277574
What kind of Catholic writes for the National Review? 2021-08-12 45 0 0 0 0 0 1425948761272905736 1425948761272905736
The war didn't end in Hiroshima. It ended in Manchuria. 2021-08-12 50 0 0 0 0 0 1425707882574540805 1425707882574540805
We are wearing out the National Guard. 2021-08-01 35 0 0 0 0 0 1421842699406110720 1421842699406110720
Though they shouldn't get complacent, 2021-07-21 45 1 0 1 0 0 1417646816623939585 1417646816623939585
Fringe cults thrive by capturing the lonely and aimless 2021-07-20 30 0 0 0 0 0 1417361127944556544 1417361127944556544
Time to close Guantanamo. 2021-07-19 21 0 0 0 0 0 1417100935483072514 1417100935483072514
There are reactionaries everywhere who think the modern 2021-07-17 22 0 0 0 0 0 1416254565771485187 1416254565771485187
How much do you know about obscure presidents? 2021-07-13 29 0 0 0 0 0 1414836092000374807 1414836092000374807
The problem is not in the cities now - it's in the boonies. 2021-07-13 32 0 0 0 0 0 1414831886103318533 1414831886103318533
No more separation of church and state! 2021-07-12 26 0 0 0 0 0 1414438373092073473 1414438373092073473
How would Trump behave if he were more intelligent? 2021-07-11 46 0 0 0 0 0 1414369628508155904 1414369628508155904
The decline of Trumpist Christianity. 2021-07-09 39 0 0 0 0 0 1413509040139735047 1413509040139735047
Democratization of mass destruction goes forward. 2021-07-08 24 0 0 0 0 0 1412992481004646403 1412992481004646403
"The cicadas got louder before they died" 2021-07-06 19 0 0 0 0 0 1412406411624071177 1412406411624071177
a nation dedicated to a proposition 2021-07-06 18 0 0 0 0 0 1412216022870855681 1412216022870855681
Sovereign Citizenship - a myth that appeals to all sorts 2021-07-06 21 0 0 0 0 0 1412204174553452555 1412204174553452555
Frederick Douglass' greatest speech. Sweet and sour, 2021-07-05 16 0 0 0 0 0 1412189284946219027 1412189284946219027
Worst presidents? Still Pierce, Buchanan, and Andrew 2021-07-01 26 0 0 0 0 0 1410444837065617408 1410444837065617408
Facts - 2021-06-30 32 0 0 0 0 0 1410230959081889792 1410230959081889792
Around 1960 a TV show, John Gunther's High Road, made his 2021-06-28 20 0 0 0 0 0 1409356579229470722 1409356579229470722
After your 15 minutes of fame comes? 2021-06-27 20 0 0 0 0 0 1409171084318892034 1409171084318892034
Some people cultivate the skills to change minds and 2021-06-27 21 0 0 0 0 0 1409043541238501376 1409043541238501376
Who voted against Juneteenth? The usual suspects, plus 2021-06-18 47 1 1 0 0 0 1405706033838792714 1405706033838792714
Armed forces don't like to admit loose inventory 2021-06-15 34 0 0 0 0 0 1404929899370999808 1404929899370999808
The Baptists split over slavery before the Civil War. 2021-06-13 45 0 0 0 0 0 1403972919412150281 1403972919412150281
Trumpism in the air! 2021-06-11 63 0 0 0 0 0 1403476618656423938 1403476618656423938
Ever hear of male privilege? They never have to think 2021-06-11 71 0 0 0 0 0 1403202671582978049 1403202671582978049
Florida Board of Education say they intend to "serve 2021-06-11 75 0 0 0 0 0 1403200644173897730 1403200644173897730
Alabama legalizes yoga in schools! 2021-06-11 71 0 0 0 0 0 1403171966421331971 1403171966421331971
How much social science belongs in the Journal of 2021-06-10 49 0 0 0 0 0 1403049575246483458 1403049575246483458
Prostitution diminishes both parties, especially when they 2021-06-09 42 0 0 0 0 0 1402520268644384770 1402520268644384770
Birthrates decline and populations age wherever women 2021-06-07 40 0 0 0 0 0 1402047807347847169 1402047807347847169
Is the ACLU getting off track on free speech? 2021-06-07 44 0 0 0 0 0 1401779430087856131 1401779430087856131
The GOP pretends to be FOR families, but they are really 2021-06-06 46 0 0 0 0 0 1401567761076084737 1401567761076084737
The reincarnation of Father Coughlin! 2021-06-06 45 0 0 0 0 0 1401426276284391427 1401426276284391427
The oldest story in the Bible might be that of Job. 2021-06-05 42 0 0 0 0 0 1401034418609803266 1401034418609803266
None so deaf as those that don't want to hear! 2021-06-03 33 0 0 0 0 0 1400463208343695360 1400463208343695360
Anybody will see things that aren't there if they are 2021-06-02 40 0 0 0 0 0 1400217839462584321 1400217839462584321
Too many Americans are no longer willing to act for the 2021-05-31 34 0 0 0 0 0 1399446720841322497 1399446720841322497
Neutralizing language - 2021-05-10 53 0 0 0 0 0 1391747825608785923 1391747825608785923
Utah is growing through large Mormon families, and Idaho 2021-05-02 40 0 0 0 0 0 1388749388424519683 1388749388424519683
Did slaves sold to Indian tribes become members of those 2021-05-02 37 0 0 0 0 0 1388747659175895041 1388747659175895041
By their fruits shall ye know them! They knew he was a 2021-04-28 37 0 0 0 0 0 1387286489810104325 1387286489810104325
Sounds just like a Trump rally! 2021-04-26 84 0 0 0 0 0 1386541005558587395 1386541005558587395
Do you really want to be famous? 2021-04-26 82 0 0 0 0 0 1386478851564310528 1386478851564310528
Maybe the end of the world is NOT in our lifetime! 2021-04-04 54 0 0 0 0 0 1378773532566413314 1378773532566413314
Nobody knows you when you're down and out! 2021-04-04 59 1 0 0 1 0 1378765345461129218 1378765345461129218
Florida - Best. State. Ever! Reads like one of Duke's 2021-04-03 53 0 0 0 0 0 1378161291819249667 1378161291819249667
"obsessed with self-promotion" 2021-04-02 48 0 0 0 0 0 1378112779148648448 1378112779148648448
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the 2021-03-29 46 0 0 0 0 0 1376640399876362240 1376640399876362240
Historical figures did good things and bad things. 2021-03-29 38 0 0 0 0 0 1376572934161002497 1376572934161002497
Children don't vote or donate to politicians. 2021-03-25 35 0 0 0 0 0 1375216727630307334 1375216727630307334
Did Jesus really teach patriarchy? Not any more than he 2021-03-25 41 0 0 0 0 0 1374884831973101570 1374884831973101570
How much Federal leakage are you entitled to? 2021-03-24 36 0 0 0 0 0 1374717970061037572 1374717970061037572
Florida - Best. State. Ever. 2021-03-20 57 0 0 0 0 0 1373265427019624450 1373265427019624450
Christian social justice - fully understood, a good model. 2021-03-19 43 0 0 0 0 0 1372969374299033600 1372969374299033600
An inspiring glimmer of hope in a dark world. 2021-03-15 39 0 0 0 0 0 1371597748797988865 1371597748797988865
No wonder Elon Musk moved to Texas! 2021-03-15 41 0 0 0 0 0 1371591437318418433 1371591437318418433
"There's just something about the order of creation that 2021-03-10 47 0 0 0 0 0 1369719169692758017 1369719169692758017
The main reason for paying for children is to slow the 2021-03-10 52 0 0 0 0 0 1369469698006388737 1369469698006388737
Even the anti-Trump turned out to be a lot like Trump! 2021-03-09 28 0 0 0 0 0 1369179492082585600 1369179492082585600
Most of us didn't miss the live audience until it was gone. 2021-03-09 24 0 0 0 0 0 1369172562538754048 1369172562538754048
Old men and little kids agree - here's some infrastructure 2021-03-07 30 0 0 0 0 0 1368705586259398658 1368705586259398658
More on how the swamp works 2021-03-07 30 0 0 0 0 0 1368700662880509959 1368700662880509959
Nordic gods for you? Some Nazis had that idea. Now - 2021-03-07 23 0 0 0 0 0 1368461911445045256 1368461911445045256
Native Americans influence policy! 2021-03-05 41 0 0 0 0 0 1367634210559729668 1367634210559729668
Where blacks and Jews made supreme sacrifices for 2021-03-01 38 0 0 0 0 0 1366246546342252547 1366246546342252547
Dan's Bake Sale - a preview of how Trump would treat 2021-02-27 49 2 0 2 0 0 1365686647585562628 1365686647585562628
NASA will never get a man to Mars. 2021-02-25 63 0 0 0 0 0 1364999535617974273 1364999535617974273
What happens when you spend too much time on the internet. 2021-02-24 45 0 0 0 0 0 1364571280482070529 1364571280482070529
What Trump would be like if he were smarter - but had the 2021-02-24 44 0 0 0 0 0 1364371013702537219 1364371013702537219
The toughest job in government? 2021-02-23 41 0 0 0 0 0 1364354528204652545 1364354528204652545
"We should mourn when closet racists and neo-Confederates 2021-02-23 46 0 0 0 0 0 1364351663293702148 1364351663293702148
If the SBC has Trumpists, they don't need members like 2021-02-20 42 0 0 0 0 0 1363141561941254151 1363141561941254151
Indians want government to be more of a solution and less 2021-02-19 32 0 0 0 0 0 1362774444721143812 1362774444721143812
A violent legacy of racism hidden no more - 2021-02-18 28 0 0 0 0 0 1362389397761445894 1362389397761445894
What Lincoln did in his spare time. 2021-02-15 43 0 0 0 0 0 1361408557824962560 1361408557824962560
Planting seeds for heartland revival, and perhaps his 2021-02-09 44 0 0 0 0 0 1359171583709908992 1359171583709908992
What does it mean to be French? It's not the same as 2021-02-09 45 0 0 0 0 0 1359154903189454852 1359154903189454852
America's first coup attempt! 2021-02-08 30 0 0 0 0 0 1358833634304614403 1358833634304614403
Why your mail is late 2021-02-07 31 0 0 0 0 0 1358232049400774656 1358232049400774656
Being nominated for president by a minor political party 2021-02-06 32 0 0 0 0 0 1358129500198899713 1358129500198899713
Christian nationalism 2021-01-29 55 0 0 0 0 0 1354945143049121798 1354945143049121798
The Roman Catholic Church is subject to the same stresses 2021-01-28 50 0 0 0 0 0 1354630771881873411 1354630771881873411
The age of cringe. 2021-01-27 38 0 0 0 0 0 1354545335226437635 1354545335226437635
Why not take their money? QAnons probably believe in 2021-01-23 41 0 0 0 0 0 1352863601648779265 1352863601648779265
We could benefit from politicians inspired by poetry other 2021-01-23 38 0 0 0 0 0 1352768041222737921 1352768041222737921
"Atlanta Hammers" sounds good! 2021-01-22 44 1 0 1 0 0 1352762949081812992 1352762949081812992
There were giants in the earth in those days! 2021-01-22 44 0 0 0 0 0 1352689675933151232 1352689675933151232
How the first globalization spawned a new center of the 2021-01-17 48 0 0 0 0 0 1350947525109407746 1350947525109407746
Belichick earns a medal - just not the Trumpist medal of 2021-01-12 35 1 0 1 0 0 1348828300794187777 1348828300794187777
Poor Melania - like Trump, she is having to navigate 2021-01-12 40 0 0 0 0 0 1348801217959395330 1348801217959395330
Many jobs can be done remotely from anywhere. New people 2021-01-11 38 0 0 0 0 0 1348652426031558658 1348652426031558658
Who cares how smart Cruz and Hawley are? They are 2021-01-11 33 0 0 0 0 0 1348642057582112768 1348642057582112768
Alabama politics! 2021-01-09 31 0 0 0 0 0 1347696015130861570 1347696015130861570
Who can blame Melania for checking out? She has a 2021-01-08 72 0 0 0 0 0 1347693109937721344 1347693109937721344
Reverse migration. 2021-01-08 56 0 0 0 0 0 1347615302062723073 1347615302062723073
So how good are you at predicting the future? 2021-01-04 53 0 0 0 0 0 1345895643911393284 1345895643911393284
The case for optimism! 2021-01-04 55 0 0 0 0 0 1345890138165891073 1345890138165891073
Read any scripture lately? ALL the prophets made the 2021-01-03 42 0 0 0 0 0 1345759021110677505 1345759021110677505

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Watch Night - there's more to New Year's Eve than you
might think.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/30/opinion/watch-night-new-years-eve.html

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time 2021-12-31 03:41 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1476760356273811461

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The year in review - 41 interesting essays.      The last
one is best.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/12/21/opinion/2021-essays-opinion.html

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Good News year in review

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/12/22/good-news-2021-vaccines-environment-juneteenth/

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impress 29
time 2021-12-26 15:20 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1475124367809863687

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Fact Checker year in review

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/12/20/most-popular-fact-checks-2021/

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impress 33
time 2021-12-26 15:16 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1475123458900037632

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The moment we've all been waiting for!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/magazine/2021/12/26/dave-barrys-year-review-2021/

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impress 31
time 2021-12-26 14:33 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1475112617844764673

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You're never too old to learn.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/12/23/northam-trump-youngkin-virginia-blackface/

But it's your free will choice to learn either fact
or fantasy.      And be responsible for your choice.

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time 2021-12-25 23:27 +0000
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Greed - it's biblical!

https://washingtonpost.com/religion/2019/06/04/wealthy-televangelist-explains-his-fleet-private-jets-its-biblical-thing/

Other people's money!     How Trumpist can you get?

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https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1474774894260850692

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When Christmas really meant something -

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/12/24/christmas-slavery-escape/

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https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1474751525217980417

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Real American masculinity - acknowledging a msitake and
fixing it.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/12/23/navy-seals-christmas-story/

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time 2021-12-24 21:30 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1474492809365180416

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Pope speaks to cardinals - the same speech would work
for senators.

https://apnews.com/article/pope-francis-lifestyle-religion-christmas-a04d3c12674a14127f8efbdaafd3ae97

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time 2021-12-24 01:17 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1474187413182320653

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Public transit - another victim of covid and (likely)
GOP+Manchin.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/12/20/bay-area-transit-faces-fiscal-cliff-as-ridership-collapse-endures/

Federal funds bailed out transit agencies.  But the Senate
says no more inflationary bailouts for Biden.  Traffic on
streets and freeways is getting worse than before covid.

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time 2021-12-21 19:34 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1473376306398068736

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In hoc signo vinces!

Constantine dreamed of  Christianity as leading to military
and political victory and so established the church for
those ends.     Now look how far it went!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2021/12/14/guns-christmas-thomas-massie-lauren-boebert/

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1563186640692516

#PS1other

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time 2021-12-19 20:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1472668668014174208

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Hitler, Stalin, Krushchev, and Ayatollah Kohmeini were
Time Men of the Year.

https://apnews.com/article/elon-musk-time-person-of-the-year-cdc9f0865ff860942f16213a34de42e7

A narcissist like Trump, but smarter and bolder, and hence
more dangerous.

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time 2021-12-15 04:28 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1470974023915880451

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Reading comprehension - readers need a foundation on which
to build comprehension.

https://theamericanscholar.org/why-so-many-kids-struggle-to-learn/

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time 2021-12-15 04:13 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1470970276779155462

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The art of losing

https://theamericanscholar.org/the-art-of-losing/

Losing is something they don't talk about at West Point,
but maybe they should.       Korea, Vietnam, Balkans,
Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan - some were not outright defeats,
but none were outright victories.

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Notable quotes

https://apnews.com/article/britney-spears-joe-biden-mitch-mcconnell-congress-yale-university-b46513a7bfb24db19e4e15f1909e2297

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time 2021-12-14 14:57 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1470770014210994189

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"My country has in its wisdom contrived for me the most
insignificant office that ever the invention of man
contrived"

Time to change the way VP's are chosen.

https://www.political-scrapbook.net/democracy.html#insignificant

As it is, they get no respect.

https://m.lasvegassun.com/news/2021/dec/10/harris-has-it-easy-compared-with-quayle/

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time 2021-12-12 20:27 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1470128303105183744

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GenZ's need to watch Life of Brian again.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/09/technology/birds-arent-real-gen-z-misinformation.html

They should be careful about satire.      As a British
army veteran recalled once, "Officers were instructed
never to joke with enlisted men.     They invariably take
you seriously."

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time 2021-12-11 12:37 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1469647462637793281

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Most school districts have a long list of critical issues
not being addressed.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/01/us/central-bucks-school-board-politics-pennsylvania.html

Trumpists try to insure that they don't have time or energy
or money to address any of them.

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time 2021-12-03 04:54 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1466631937905213443

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Hertz customers still  seem to be recovering from Hertz
bankruptcy.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/12/01/hertz-customer-kate-klonick-rental-car/

There are other rental car companies that didn't go
bankrupt.

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time 2021-12-03 03:59 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1466617968410783750

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Wonder what he did?    Wonder who's been paying for it,
aside from Kochs?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/12/01/tim-phillips-americans-for-prosperity/

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time 2021-12-03 03:27 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1466610104829022210

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They are still here.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/interactive/2021/native-american-heritage-month-were-still-here/

Proud to have survived against all the odds, and hoping
for better futures.

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https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1465163482295259139

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Josephine Baker to the Pantheon.

https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-france-paris-race-and-ethnicity-europe-b1933ec947e872553166ce9ef418bad6

Did you know she spied against the Nazis?

#PS1other

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time 2021-11-29 01:02 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1465124020328697859

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The conductivity of your bedrock has something to do with
EMP survivability.

https://spectrum.ieee.org/one-atmospheric-nuclear-explosion-could-take-out-the-power-grid

Your ability to survive without any electronic devices is
also important.

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time 2021-11-27 04:25 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1464450404746285059

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If natural beauty, low humidity, politics, and being in
the center of technology weren't important to you, maybe
you'd prefer Texas.   It has its points.    But the more
outsiders move there, the more outside it will get.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/23/opinion/move-to-texas.html

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time 2021-11-27 00:55 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1464397359601750016

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It's an old story -

https://www.political-scrapbook.net/controversial.html#defined%20benefit

Underfunded defined-benefit pensions -

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/11/26/borenstein-calpers-gambles-with-taxpayers-money-once-again/

Bad timing for that decision!    The market was down 2-3%
today.

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time 2021-11-27 00:25 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1464389792691470341

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It's hard to think of another composer so inventive in
musical theatre.     The work particularly relevant to
Political Scrapbook, of course, is -

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassins_(musical)

It's the end of an era!

https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-music-arts-and-entertainment-theater-frank-sinatra-a4ef685dd49259648991ebfbcef8bbbd

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1547942158883631

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time 2021-11-26 23:32 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1464376569552523267

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"A large segment of Americans is not particularly
interested in the future"

Trump sets the example - why worry about precedents set in
the past or precedents set for the future?   Après moi,
le déluge!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/11/25/fertility-rates-keep-falling-there-are-no-easy-solutions-fix-it/

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1547447262266454

#PS1other

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time 2021-11-26 07:03 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1464127615610941443

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When Norman Rockwell grew up.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/11/24/why-norman-rockwell-left-thanksgiving-americana-behind/

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time 2021-11-25 20:37 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1463970071957565440

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Who are the new Texans?

https://www.texasmonthly.com/news-politics/newest-texans-who-are-they/

And Arkansas is already recruiting Austin folks tired
of rising real estate prices, and Illinois is recruiting
those alarmed by the politics of Greg Abbott and his pals.

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1544625345881979

#PS1other

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time 2021-11-21 22:59 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1462556271668723714

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Forget oil and Arabs.      The future is cobalt and Congo
and China.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/20/world/china-congo-cobalt.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/21/world/us-china-energy.html

Everybody's getting into the act

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/20/world/hunter-biden-china-cobalt.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/20/world/china-congo-cobalt-explained.html

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time 2021-11-21 21:05 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1462527512622157826

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Veterans and active-duty military are highly susceptible
to scams.

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/voices/veterans/info-2021/scams-report.html

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time 2021-11-21 20:27 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1462517988309880834

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Nothing in history is guaranteed.      Small changes can
have enormous unforeseen consequences.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/19/books/review/hitlers-american-gamble-brendan-simms-charlie-laderman.html

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time 2021-11-20 05:45 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1461933717102813190

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Elon Musk has the salesman morals and showmanship of Trump
but he's smarter.      That makes him more dangerous.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/11/16/elon-musk-stock-tesla-taxes-twitter/

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time 2021-11-18 05:06 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1461199036623437825

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Time slips - our next mass psychosis?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/16/magazine/time-slips-time-travel.html

You can't travel back in time.     You can imagine doing
so, as long as you don't take yourself too seriously,
and nobody else does either.

But what if this idea spreads in the QAnon world?

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time 2021-11-17 07:28 +0000
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https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1460872359649308674

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Stop making ammunition for Trumpists!

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/15/opinion/diversity-equity-inclusion.html

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time 2021-11-16 04:13 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1460461106191761422

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Trump has forced us to re-evaluate Warren Harding who was
not the worst president after all, who

initiated the first global disarmament treaty

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Naval_Treaty

stunned white supremacists in Birmingham

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/this-presidential-speech-on-race-shocked-the-nation-in-1921

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1539917956352718

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time 2021-11-15 01:52 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1460063175353589766

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True crime story of a murderer - Eddie Gallagher.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/13/books/eddie-gallagher-alpha-excerpt.html

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time 2021-11-14 21:30 +0000
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https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1459997070870286337

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Let's see which legislators REALLY support a strong
military - and a willing to pay for it.

https://apnews.com/article/hunger-in-america-military-food-insecurity-142728bcb5479fd2de73750e11dbd458

It's MUCH cheaper to retain a trained experienced soldier
than to recruit a train a new one.

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time 2021-11-14 18:46 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1459955850739470338

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Cancelled by Trump, restored by Biden.

https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-joe-biden-jill-biden-united-states-native-americans-75917706baecf776b7f2412845819d85

Natives must not donate much to Trump or GOP.

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time 2021-11-14 18:41 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1459954591756210176

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The definition of a cult

https://apnews.com/article/business-paraguay-europe-argentina-uruguay-43b48ed43c2f7ddebf05ec6203b12d8d

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time 2021-11-13 04:57 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1459384913010909185

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GOP loves to complain, then do nothing, then attack
Democrats for trying to do something.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/11/11/josh-hawley-broken-american-manhood/

It's all part of the culture wars to keep men - and women -
from focusing on the real  roots of their problems.

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time 2021-11-12 05:35 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1459032030012870662

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Billionaires don't have to obey rules.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/05/08/musk-grimes-baby-name/

They can afford more lawyers.

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time 2021-11-12 05:24 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1459029247352205313

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Book burning coming back into fashion.     All the Nazis
are pleased.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/11/10/i-think-we-should-throw-those-books-fire-movement-builds-right-target-books/

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time 2021-11-11 17:14 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1458845531657019408

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1619 was a pivotal year - and America is still pivoting.

"a republic founded on an irresolvable contradiction —
freedom and slavery — was always going to wind up in an
irresolvable argument over how to tell its story"

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/09/magazine/1619-project-us-history.html

Now in a book.

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time 2021-11-10 02:02 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1458253694772731905

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Implications of wardrobe.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/05/opinion/the-politics-of-a-sleeveless-silhouette.html

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time 2021-11-06 04:28 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1456841009908764672

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University of Florida reverses due to bad publicity.
But would they do it again?

https://apnews.com/article/elections-education-florida-voting-voting-rights-cc0aa16e9a5b3fb78e979b81db4c9a6b

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time 2021-11-06 03:08 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1456820870450614272

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A contrarian point of view on urbanization and social
inequality.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/04/opinion/graeber-wengrow-dawn-of-everything-history.html

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time 2021-11-05 01:54 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1456439817043001347

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Guantanamo

https://www.political-scrapbook.net/controversial.html#guantanamo

"a stain on the moral fiber of America"

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/31/us/politics/guantanamo-torture-letter.html

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time 2021-11-01 02:50 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1455004169656410124

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Humane wars forever?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/14/books/review/humane-samuel-moyn.html

Not likely - sooner or later a small war will escalate
into a major one that might end civilization.

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time 2021-10-29 04:19 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1453939482722385920

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He must feel right at home in Texas.

https://lite.cnn.com/en/article/h_feba83422667e5ea897f85e92cff5fcf

Especially if he's rich enough he wouldn't need a working
wife and could afford a nanny.      His advice seems
irrelevant to most people in Silicon Valley.

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time 2021-10-28 14:14 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1453726793479847944

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Confronting the past - this is what the GOP means by
"critical race theory".       The GOP wants to keep
it buried.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/27/us/hastings-college-law-native-massacre.html

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time 2021-10-28 01:44 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1453538053557927937

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Announcement from Bank of America -

"Postal Service began changing first-class mail delivery
time frames in October.  This change may result in mailed
statements and payments you mail taking longer to arrive."

Thank DeJoy!

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1526121104399070

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time 2021-10-26 04:09 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1452849873137532935

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"Silicon Valley is for followers.  Ohio is for leaders."

It's propaganda from

https://www.jobsohio.com/ohio-for-leaders/

It's hard to think of a single technology area in which
Ohio is a leader or attracts leaders.

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1526113957733118

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time 2021-10-26 03:56 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1452846648036454407

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Honor great men and women for the extraordinary good they
did, while acknowledging the evil, even if it was not
considered noteworthy at the time.

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/556364348041422

Jefferson, for instance.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/24/opinion/thomas-jefferson-statue-new-york.html

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time 2021-10-24 20:56 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1452378515488206848

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The tragedy of Colin Powell.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/23/opinion/colin-powell-legacy.html

And the futility of being the only adult in the room -
a lesson reinforced by the Trump experience.

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time 2021-10-24 14:58 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1452288459553521683

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A magnitude 7 on the Hayward Fault would make much of the
East Bay unlivable for months to years.

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-10-21/california-earthquake-could-cut-off-communications-for-weeks

Don't let your gas tank get less than half full, and have
a go bag packed.

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time 2021-10-23 04:14 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1451763978196029443

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He might have been the first black president.   Then the
Tea Party and Trumpism would have started 12 years earlier,
laying to rest any mistaken notions that racism was in
the past.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/10/18/colin-powell-first-black-responsibility-eugene-robinson/

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time 2021-10-18 21:44 +0000
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https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1450216340388663301

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Nobody who was qualified to be president would want it.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/10/18/president-run-colin-powell-1996/

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time 2021-10-18 21:39 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1450214996273602561

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There's always two sides - fact and fantasy.     The
fantasy belongs in the fiction section - it's not
historically equivalent to fact.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/10/15/holocaust-texas-school-books-opposing/

But confusing fact and fantasy is a pillar of minority
rule - just ask Greg Abbott.

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time 2021-10-15 16:40 +0000
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https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1449052617422753803

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Humiliation as a dynamic of American history -

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/14/opinion/america-immigration-history.html

"the recurring tale of people conquering humiliation
through creative action"

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time 2021-10-15 04:09 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1448863523862286336

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The preferred transition path is - retire, say what you
really think, get into politics.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/marine-scheller-to-plead-guilty/2021/10/12/ccf1be18-2b74-11ec-92bd-d2ffe8570c7d_story.html

Do things in the wrong order and you can expect big
trouble.       But maybe some people will help you if
you're politically convenient for them.

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time 2021-10-13 14:16 +0000
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Hillary's novel about Eric the Dumb.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/hillary-clinton-louise-penny-state-of-terror/2021/10/08/9d585a9e-2841-11ec-8d53-67cfb452aa60_story.html

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time 2021-10-13 06:00 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1448166623844528128

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American officials should not accept foreign gifts ever.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/11/us/politics/trump-gifts.html

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time 2021-10-11 18:01 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1447623485677654018

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An excellent way to reduce taxes!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/10/11/florida-teachers-covid-quitting-desantis/

Get all the teachers to quit!    DeSantis is on it!
Major GOP donors send their kids to private schools,
so they don't care.

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time 2021-10-11 17:03 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1447608770373185541

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There are plenty of Italian-Americans who came to America
and contributed to America.     Honor one of them instead
of Columbus.  And why not have a rotating holiday that
honors a different immigrant-American every year?

https://apnews.com/article/columbus-indigenous-peoples-day-b00777738e9d0ae411e9b6acad223371

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time 2021-10-11 13:45 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1447558967513665546

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Who's the entitled class?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/08/opinion/joe-manchin-biden.html

The Pandora Papers show it's the ultrarich, not the
masses.     What do Manchin and Sinema want to do about
those entitlements?

And the other entitled class is legislators supported by
unlimited dark campaign money.

#PS1other

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impress 34
time 2021-10-09 12:44 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1446818891716382725

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The Secret Service is not a place you'd like to work.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/10/08/secret-service-overwork-morale-underfunded-report/

#PS1other

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impress 29
time 2021-10-09 04:47 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1446698817420611585

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We build theories about the world to help us get through
the day.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/07/opinion/essentialism-stereotypes-bias.html

Unfortunately it's easy to mistake our theories for
the objective reality, which is much too complicated to
comprehend, which is why we had to theorize it.

#PS1other

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impress 55
time 2021-10-08 02:50 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1446307093540007941

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Which way is the future?

The Texas GOP and the new arrivals have diametrically
opposed ideas.      Who's going to win?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/05/opinion/texas-census-united-states.html

#PS1other

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impress 177
time 2021-10-06 22:54 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1445885134423527432

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In Wyoming, librarians can be prosecuted for placing books
in the wrong section.

https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-lifestyle-business-wyoming-nonfiction-22b0a682cb5ba95de8eb3975d101228c

The prosecution can call the Taliban as expert witnesses.
They don't need libraries either.

#PS1other

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impress 145
time 2021-10-04 14:55 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1445039975041409025

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Modern America took shape under which president?

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/10/02/opinion-1619-or-1776-nope-we-need-an-1848-project/

James K Polk!

#PS1other

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impress 142
time 2021-10-04 14:31 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1445033826602795014

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Change MIGHT be coming to the LDS - very slowly.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/magazine/2021/09/27/rise-liberal-latter-day-saints/

#PS1other

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engage-rate 1%
impress 82
time 2021-09-29 03:40 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1443058187628728320

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Easy targets for criticism from sidewalk superintendents
that would never qualify for such difficult jobs and never
have to say exactly what they would have done instead.
https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-business-china-arts-and-entertainment-army-74ad214fdfbf0f8422a762e8f6657862

https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-bombings-kabul-taliban-terrorism-d1c939fc224a988dc6117ae4a70840e6

But that's who gets elected to Congress.

#PS1other

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impress 83
time 2021-09-28 15:03 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1442867539957018634

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Two sides of racism in America.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/22/opinion/how-racist-is-america.html

#PS1other

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impress 391
time 2021-09-27 23:45 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1442636522960744457

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Hungary - a beacon of hope for budding reactionary
dictators everywhere.

https://apnews.com/article/immigration-united-nations-general-assembly-coronavirus-pandemic-business-health-d19fb1eb2772478da1206fb5d982b6c7

#PS1other

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impress 154
time 2021-09-24 22:05 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1441524099071631360

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Where does your calamari come from?

https://apnews.com/article/china-oceans-overfishing-squid-294ff1e489589b2510cc806ec898c78f

#PS1other

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impress 139
time 2021-09-24 14:19 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1441406886939541511

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Pseudo-religiosity - a handy tool for dictators everywhere.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/09/opinion/autocracy-religion-liberalism.html

There are plenty of religiosity leaders who want to get
political power and will collaborate.

#PS1other

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impress 54
time 2021-09-21 00:18 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1440108162464378885

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Vindman on what Milley should have done.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/alexander-vindman-general-milley-resign/2021/09/17/79fe52d8-17b1-11ec-a5e5-ceecb895922f_story.html

#PS1other

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engage 2
engage-rate 4%
impress 50
likes 1
time 2021-09-18 03:14 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1439065319562117120

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Stolen election?  It's not a statement of fact.     It's a
statement of belief.  After all, Trump always tells
the truth about what he feels and what he believes.
What else matters?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/17/opinion/trump-voter-fraud-claims.html

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1499812140363300

#PS1other

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impress 85
time 2021-09-17 19:13 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1438944193519312898

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Lee wasn't the worst.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/09/10/robert-e-lee-slavery/

But he hardly merits any statues.

#PS1other

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impress 30
time 2021-09-16 03:45 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1438348281289924613

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Trump has helped fade bad memories of W.     But we
shouldn't forget what he did - his was the high-CARB diet:
Cheney, Ashcroft, Rumsfeld, Bush.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/14/opinion/george-w-bush-911-speech.html

#PS1other

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impress 33
time 2021-09-16 02:55 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1438335592928989184

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Trump is remarkably ignorant about the reality of the
Civil War - knowledgeable only about the myth.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/09/10/robert-e-lee-statue-richmond-trump-history/

The South had no chance in a war of attrition as an
agrarian economy dependent on foreign trade.

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1495330284144819

#PS1other

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impress 42
time 2021-09-11 04:16 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1436544254965284865

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the most important thing we lost was ourselves

https://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/leonard-pitts-jr/article254058668.html

#PS1other

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engage 1
engage-rate 3%
impress 37
time 2021-09-10 14:32 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1436336819394646018

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Breaking new ground in DC!

https://apnews.com/article/biden-cabinet-election-2020-f98d8490d71e02f53200ca8ce6adc0fd

#PS1other

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impress 26
time 2021-09-05 06:33 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1434404421601955845

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When push comes to shove - you find out what people
REALLY believe.

https://apnews.com/article/lifestyle-health-religion-coronavirus-pandemic-f42772097cf7557086f12b549e03b18a

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1488458171498697

#PS1other

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engage 3
engage-rate 5%
expands 1
impress 59
time 2021-09-01 06:24 +0000
urlclicks 2
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1432952553826762752

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Real leaders make hard choices that are often unpopular.
That's why democratic leaders so often defer hard choices
in case something miraculously changes.    But their job
is to tell voters what they need to hear, not what they
want to hear.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/08/29/whos-blame-deaths-13-service-members-kabul-we-all-are/

#PS1other

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impress 48
time 2021-08-30 06:33 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1432230009293340677

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Jimmy Carter accomplished a lot that Republicans have gone
to great lengths to undo.

https://apnews.com/article/lifestyle-middle-east-jimmy-carter-18eab7024282910f6aab29026a1e04e2

But he was undone by the Iranians who wanted to punish
him for letting the Shah die in peace, and so waited for
Reagan to release the hostages.

#PS1other

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impress 77
time 2021-08-19 13:37 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1428350360855277574

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What kind of Catholic writes for the National Review?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/12/opinion/pope-francis-latin-mass.html

Reactionary!

#PS1other

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impress 45
time 2021-08-12 22:34 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1425948761272905736

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The war didn't end in Hiroshima.     It ended in Manchuria.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_invasion_of_Manchuria

Stalin promised to invade 90 days after Germany surrendered
- a promise he kept.

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-bomb-didn-t-beat-japan-stalin-did

Everybody had their reasons for crediting nuclear weapons
for the victory.

#PS1other

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impress 50
time 2021-08-12 06:37 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1425707882574540805

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We are wearing out the National Guard.

https://apnews.com/article/middle-east-health-coronavirus-pandemic-d830cbc807797e4b3450965c586b253c

Foreign deployments used to be uncommon.    Not anymore -
accompanied by traditional domestic duties as well.

#PS1other

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impress 35
time 2021-08-01 14:38 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1421842699406110720

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Though they shouldn't get complacent,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1811%E2%80%931812_New_Madrid_earthquakes

tsunamis are far down on the list of existential threats in
South Dakota.            The West Coast is not so lucky -

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/07/20/if-massive-tsunami-comes-to-bay-area-walk-to-safety-experts-say/

Silicon Valley is safer than the Oregon coast.

#PS1other

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engage 1
engage-rate 2%
impress 45
time 2021-07-21 00:45 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1417646816623939585

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Fringe cults thrive by capturing the lonely and aimless
and giving them a place and a purpose.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/19/opinion/trump-covid-extremism-loneliness.html

#PS1other

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impress 30
time 2021-07-20 05:50 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1417361127944556544

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Time to close Guantanamo.

https://www.political-scrapbook.net/controversial.html#guantanamo

Never tried - never convicted - he got 20 years anyway.

https://apnews.com/article/guantanamo-detainee-transfer-biden-826566e2787963ad499ccdd016efb2da

#PS1other

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impress 21
time 2021-07-19 12:36 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1417100935483072514

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There are reactionaries everywhere who think the modern
world of the Enlightenment will just go away if they fight
it hard enough.    Maybe they'd like to bring back the
Syllabus of Errors, too.

https://apnews.com/article/latin-mass-pope-francis-restrictions-benedict-6f50b9bc219d423f99267fddcdf23cf6

#PS1other

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impress 22
time 2021-07-17 04:32 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1416254565771485187

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How much do you know about obscure presidents?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/12/opinion/presidents-presidency-history.html

#PS1other

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impress 29
time 2021-07-13 06:36 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1414836092000374807

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The problem is not in the cities now - it's in the boonies.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/12/upshot/covid-cities-predictions-wrong.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/12/opinion/covid-big-cities.html

#PS1other

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impress 32
time 2021-07-13 06:19 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1414831886103318533

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No more separation of church and state!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/07/11/mercy-culture-church/

America's founders knew what happens next - they'd
seen established religions in Europe for centuries.
Once churches get political power, they attract the wrong
kinds of people - attracted to power.

#PS1other

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impress 26
time 2021-07-12 04:16 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1414438373092073473

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How would Trump behave if he were more intelligent?

https://apnews.com/article/business-3cf631c55b15ec9f83b2306c7fb2e89d

#PS1other

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impress 46
time 2021-07-11 23:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1414369628508155904

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The decline of Trumpist Christianity.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/09/opinion/religious-right-america.html

Does the SBC think that the biggest threat to America
today is the truth about why the SBC was formed in 1845?

#PS1other

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impress 39
time 2021-07-09 14:43 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1413509040139735047

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Democratization of mass destruction goes forward.

https://www.liberty-and-justice.net/

Just wait until criminals get their hands on this
technology!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/07/07/ai-weapons-us-military/

Your money or your life!

#PS1other

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impress 24
time 2021-07-08 04:30 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1412992481004646403

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"The cicadas got louder before they died"

We can only hope.     Maybe the cicadas were just trying
to get on Fox.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/loudoun-critical-race-theory-transgender-rights/2021/07/05/3dab01b8-d4eb-11eb-ae54-515e2f63d37d_story.html

#PS1other

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impress 19
time 2021-07-06 13:41 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1412406411624071177

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a nation dedicated to a proposition

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/07/01/american-history-debates/

#PS1other

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impress 18
time 2021-07-06 01:05 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1412216022870855681

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Sovereign Citizenship - a myth that appeals to all sorts
of people.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/07/04/moorish-sovereignty-rise-of-the-moors/

If these Sovereign Citizens renounce their American
citizenship, then they have no right to live in America.
But that's the essence of Trumpism - you don't have to
obey laws.

#PS1other

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impress 21
time 2021-07-06 00:18 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1412204174553452555

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Frederick Douglass' greatest speech.     Sweet and sour,
respectful of the past, outraged at the present unworthy
of that past, yet hopeful for a better future.

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-best-fourth-of-july-speech-in-american-history

He'd only have to change a few details to deliver it today.

#PS1other

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impress 16
time 2021-07-05 23:18 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1412189284946219027

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Worst presidents?   Still Pierce, Buchanan, and Andrew
Johnson.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/06/30/presidential-rankings-2021-cspan-historians/

#PS1other

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impress 26
time 2021-07-01 03:47 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1410444837065617408

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Facts -

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Executive_Order_9981

"Royall, Secretary of the Army, was forced into retirement
for refusing to desegregate the army after President
Truman's Order"

Trumpist fantasy -

"a colorblind culture in the U.S. military for 200 years"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/29/what-us-military-can-teach-us-about-critical-race-facts/

#PS1other

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impress 32
time 2021-06-30 13:37 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1410230959081889792

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Around 1960 a TV show, John Gunther's High Road, made his
name familiar to some boomers.     But he had a remarkable
career before, and many of his insights still stand.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/26/books/review/inside-usa-john-gunther.html

#PS1other

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impress 20
time 2021-06-28 03:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1409356579229470722

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After your 15 minutes of fame comes?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/mike-gravel-dead/2021/06/27/a496d870-13b4-11e9-90a8-136fa44b80ba_story.html

"I realized that a lot of people I’d regarded as friends
were only people who’d wanted to be around me when I
had power"

Z is for Zero, that's how it all ends, No office, no power,
no money, no friends.

#PS1other

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impress 20
time 2021-06-27 15:25 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1409171084318892034

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Some people cultivate the skills to change minds and
change lives.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/26/opinion/racism-politics-daryl-davis.html

#PS1other

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impress 21
time 2021-06-27 06:58 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1409043541238501376

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Who voted against Juneteenth?  The usual suspects, plus
a few you haven't heard of.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/17/us/republicans-against-juneteenth.html

But apparently Greene and Gaetz decided to hold their fire
for once.

#PS1other

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engage 1
engage-rate 2%
expands 1
impress 47
time 2021-06-18 01:56 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1405706033838792714

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Armed forces don't like to admit loose inventory
procedures.

https://apnews.com/article/government-and-politics-business-gun-politics-crime-6caba27108d05a8b7c1860959d1ae130

#PS1other

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impress 34
time 2021-06-15 22:32 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1404929899370999808

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The Baptists split over slavery before the Civil War.
Now the descendants of the pro-slavery Baptists might split
into Trumpist and non-Trumpist branches.  They don't call
it that, but that's what they mean.

Splitting's what Protestants do.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/12/us/southern-baptists-conservatives.html

#PS1other

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impress 45
time 2021-06-13 07:10 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1403972919412150281

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Trumpism in the air!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2021/06/11/flights-mask-incidents-faa-fines/

What You Feel is the only truth that matters!     Only
suckers follow somebody else's rules!

#PS1other

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impress 63
time 2021-06-11 22:17 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1403476618656423938

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Ever hear of male privilege?     They never have to think
about this.    At least if they are white.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/10/im-woman-who-runs-rural-roads-fear-is-always-there/

#PS1other

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impress 71
time 2021-06-11 04:09 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1403202671582978049

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Florida Board of Education say they intend to "serve
students with facts rather than trying to indoctrinate them
with ideology" and so in the traditional minority-rule way,
they actually intend to serve students with ideology rather
than facts.

https://apnews.com/article/florida-race-and-ethnicity-government-and-politics-education-74d0af6c52c0009ec3fa3ee9955b0a8d

#PS1other

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impress 75
time 2021-06-11 04:01 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1403200644173897730

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Alabama legalizes yoga in schools!

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/nationworld/os-ne-yoga-no-longer-banned-in-alabama-public-schools-20210521-jnp5pievajdt7f2u2h3u3oucfm-story.html

#PS1other

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impress 71
time 2021-06-11 02:07 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1403171966421331971

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How much social science belongs in the Journal of
Irreproducible Results?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journal_of_Irreproducible_Results

Complex problems are rarely completely solved by simple
solutions, though sometimes they help.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/10/opinion/psychology-ted-talk.html

#PS1other

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impress 49
time 2021-06-10 18:01 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1403049575246483458

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Prostitution diminishes both parties, especially when they
are Church and State.   Political power attracts the wrong
kind of people to religious leadership.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/08/decline-fall-southern-baptist-convention/

#PS1other

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impress 42
time 2021-06-09 06:57 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1402520268644384770

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Birthrates decline and populations age wherever women
get the knowledge and means to control family size.
That's infuriated ambitious dictators for decades.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/07/please-hold-panic-about-world-population-decline-its-non-problem/

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1430453193965862

#PS1other

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impress 40
time 2021-06-07 23:40 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1402047807347847169

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Is the ACLU getting off track on free speech?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/06/us/aclu-free-speech.html

#PS1other

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impress 44
time 2021-06-07 05:53 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1401779430087856131

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The GOP pretends to be FOR families, but they are really
FOR lower taxes on the rich and FOR more workers desperate
enough to take any job at any wage.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/05/opinion/sunday/child-care-pre-K-republicans.html

But SAYING you are for something and DOING the opposite
is a pillar of minority rule.

#PS1other

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impress 46
time 2021-06-06 15:52 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1401567761076084737

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The reincarnation of Father Coughlin!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Coughlin

https://apnews.com/article/wi-state-wire-wisconsin-health-coronavirus-pandemic-religion-dfe5a2f33612e1f527143d8c5008bb06

#PS1other

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impress 45
time 2021-06-06 06:30 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1401426276284391427

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The oldest story in the Bible might be that of Job.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Job

And the oldest religion is that of Job's friends - from
which the rich and powerful conclude that there's no point
in their helping the poor and powerless.

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1428694354141746

#PS1other

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impress 42
time 2021-06-05 04:33 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1401034418609803266

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None so deaf as those that don't want to hear!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/06/03/ohio-barnard-kempter-mic-memorial-day/

#PS1other

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impress 33
time 2021-06-03 14:43 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1400463208343695360

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Anybody will see things that aren't there if they are
tired enough.      That probably explains most "UFO's".
But not all - there are likely lots of rare earthly
phenomena that we don't understand.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/ufos-bipartisan/2021/05/31/096df812-be69-11eb-9c90-731aff7d9a0d_story.html

No need to invent extra-terrestrials.

#PS1other

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impress 40
time 2021-06-02 22:28 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1400217839462584321

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Too many Americans are no longer willing to act for the
larger good.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/30/opinion/memorial-day-covid-national-service.html

And why should they?       Their leader says they'd be
losers and suckers.     He certainly never wasted any time
on behalf of anybody else.

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/09/trump-americans-who-died-at-war-are-losers-and-suckers/615997/

#PS1other

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impress 34
time 2021-05-31 19:24 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1399446720841322497

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Neutralizing language -

is this a step toward real progress or a diversion in lieu
of real progress?

https://apnews.com/article/europe-language-government-and-politics-education-f2c74258ab6c474334d84f0d7b0fc207

#PS1other

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impress 53
time 2021-05-10 13:31 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1391747825608785923

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Utah is growing through large Mormon families, and Idaho
by migration from more liberal climes, but both face rising
house prices and cost of living.

https://apnews.com/article/idaho-utah-business-health-coronavirus-c4a69fef0fa80e83eaf302bae9298e3b

Create a desirable place to live, and people will move
there - bringing new ideas.

#PS1other

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impress 40
time 2021-05-02 06:57 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1388749388424519683

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Did slaves sold to Indian tribes become members of those
tribes?

https://apnews.com/article/race-and-ethnicity-health-coronavirus-82d8c7b62bb548055263487c9cab5cb1

Is this a case of racism or native self-determination?

#PS1other

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impress 37
time 2021-05-02 06:50 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1388747659175895041

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By their fruits shall ye know them!  They knew he was a
Trumpist when they picked him up, so why  be surprised if
the commandments he lived by turned out to include

lie deny it all hit back twice as hard

https://apnews.com/article/jerry-falwell-lawsuits-virginia-lynchburg-3b9c8e0c3bf525c79fbd54dc95889c86

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1402731263404722

#PS1other

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impress 37
time 2021-04-28 06:04 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1387286489810104325

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Sounds just like a Trump rally!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2018/12/09/night-thousands-nazis-packed-madison-square-garden-rally-violence-erupted/

#PS1other

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impress 84
time 2021-04-26 04:41 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1386541005558587395

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Do you really want to be famous?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/magazine/2021/04/19/girl-kent-state-photo-lifelong-burden-being-national-symbol/

#PS1other

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impress 82
time 2021-04-26 00:34 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1386478851564310528

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Maybe the end of the world is NOT in our lifetime!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2021/04/01/civilization-collapse-rome-angkor-harappa/

But evolution of societies is often apocalyptic for the
ruling class.

And there is the Fermi paradox.

https://www.liberty-and-justice.net/

#PS1other

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impress 54
time 2021-04-04 18:16 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1378773532566413314

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Nobody knows you when you're down and out!

https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-politics-trump-investigations-florida-coronavirus-pandemic-1219266dd4547d7cd094d11c9114cfb0

Especially down and dirty and out.    But Greene is still
OK with Gaetz.

#PS1other

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engage 1
engage-rate 2%
impress 59
likes 1
time 2021-04-04 17:44 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1378765345461129218

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Florida - Best. State. Ever!  Reads like one of Duke's
story lines in Doonesbury.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/matt-gaetz-investigation-robert-levinson/2021/03/31/ebe2a9ba-923e-11eb-9668-89be11273c09_story.html

Like Duke, Gaetz always has a plan B - in this case,
a gig at Newsmax.

#PS1other

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impress 53
time 2021-04-03 01:43 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1378161291819249667

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"obsessed with self-promotion"

https://apnews.com/article/prosecutors-possible-payments-for-sex-gaetz-investigation-b43b8340f9e81f6c6eebf95e956be962

A Trumpist through and through.

#PS1other

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impress 48
time 2021-04-02 22:31 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1378112779148648448

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Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the
children of God

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/27/opinion/sunday/evangelical-rick-joyner-family.html

#PS1other

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impress 46
time 2021-03-29 21:00 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1376640399876362240

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Historical figures did good things and bad things.
The bad does not cancel the good any more than the good
cancels the bad.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/philip-johnson-moma-flexner-vollmer-racist/2021/03/26/a179e242-8cdc-11eb-a730-1b4ed9656258_story.html

Are we better off now for their lives, overall?

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/556364348041422

#PS1other

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impress 38
time 2021-03-29 16:32 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1376572934161002497

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Children don't vote or donate to politicians.
Politicians' children are usually pretty well cared for.
Why would they care about anybody else's?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/24/opinion/biden-child-poverty.html

#PS1other

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impress 35
time 2021-03-25 22:43 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1375216727630307334

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Did Jesus really teach patriarchy?  Not any more than he
taught slavery.

https://apnews.com/article/beth-moore-baptist-southern-baptist-convention-sexual-abuse-by-clergy-sexual-abuse-3e665b36cb35f471598f3491ab10701a

#PS1other

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impress 41
time 2021-03-25 00:44 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1374884831973101570

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How much Federal leakage are you entitled to?

https://apnews.com/article/truckee-lawsuits-nevada-deserts-reno-69704fa63bf1fcae913091fc1a598f95

Water politics is the once and future king of arid-West
politics.

#PS1other

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impress 36
time 2021-03-24 13:41 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1374717970061037572

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Florida - Best. State. Ever.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/a-reptilian-nightmare-florida-bans-nonnative-species-despite-industry-outcry/2021/03/19/bdc0db4a-8769-11eb-bfdf-4d36dab83a6d_story.html

DeSantis isn't all bad!

#PS1other

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impress 57
time 2021-03-20 13:29 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1373265427019624450

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Christian social justice - fully understood, a good model.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/18/opinion/social-justice-christianity.html

Misunderstanding is fostered by persons "updating" the
gospel to serve personal wealth and power.

#PS1other

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impress 43
time 2021-03-19 17:53 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1372969374299033600

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An inspiring glimmer of hope in a dark world.

https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/pope-francis-ayatollah-sistani-christians-archbishop-warda-najaf-iraq-trump-20210311.html

#PS1other

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impress 39
time 2021-03-15 23:02 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1371597748797988865

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No wonder Elon Musk moved to Texas!

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/366488

His leadership in action.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/03/13/hundreds-of-covid-cases-reported-at-teslas-fremont-factory-since-last-may/

#PS1other

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impress 41
time 2021-03-15 22:37 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1371591437318418433

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"There's just something about the order of creation that
means that God intends for the preaching voice to be a
male voice"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2021/03/09/beth-moore-lifeway-southern-baptist-split/

What else from a denomination founded to support slavery,
then segregation, now minority rule by cult of personality?

#PS1other

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impress 47
time 2021-03-10 18:37 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1369719169692758017

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The main reason for paying for children is to slow the
aging of the population.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/goodbye-clinton-welfare-reform-hello-child-tax-credit/2021/03/09/22628de2-80ed-11eb-81db-b02f0398f49a_story.html

Children are too expensive and immigration politically
unpopular.

https://www.liberty-and-justice.net/

#PS1other

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impress 52
time 2021-03-10 02:06 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1369469698006388737

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Even the anti-Trump turned out to be a lot like Trump!
Cover up the problems as long as possible, then take the
money and run.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/08/us/politics/lincoln-project-weaver.html

#PS1other

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impress 28
time 2021-03-09 06:53 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1369179492082585600

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Most of us didn't miss the live audience until it was gone.
Even if it's someone in a tree.

https://genius.com/Stephen-sondheim-someone-in-a-tree-lyrics

The live audience is part of the show too.

https://washingtonpost.com/opinions/i-knew-id-miss-theater-when-broadway-shuttered-i-didnt-know-id-miss-the-audiences/2021/03/08/2b57e980-803c-11eb-ac37-4383f7709abe_story.html

#PS1other

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impress 24
time 2021-03-09 06:25 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1369172562538754048

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Old men and little kids agree - here's some infrastructure
we need!

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/06/opinion/sunday/public-toilets-united-states.html

#PS1other

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impress 30
time 2021-03-07 23:30 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1368705586259398658

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More on how the swamp works

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/03/06/us/emergent-biosolutions-revolving-door.html

#PS1other

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impress 30
time 2021-03-07 23:10 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1368700662880509959

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Nordic gods for you?   Some Nazis had that idea.  Now -

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/a-small-town-congregation-sold-its-church-a-whites-only-group-moved-in/2021/03/06/ac5b65de-7e02-11eb-85cd-9b7fa90c8873_story.html

#PS1other

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impress 23
time 2021-03-07 07:21 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1368461911445045256

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Native Americans influence policy!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2021/03/04/haaland-interior-secretary-committee/

They supported Murkowski at the last election, and she
supported them now.

#PS1other

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impress 41
time 2021-03-05 00:32 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1367634210559729668

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Where blacks and Jews made supreme sacrifices for
ungrateful countries.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/28/world/europe/france-world-war-1.html

#PS1other

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impress 38
time 2021-03-01 04:38 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1366246546342252547

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Dan's Bake Sale - a preview of how Trump would treat
his fans.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/02/27/rush-limbaugh-dans-bake-sale-colorado/

#PS1other

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engage 2
engage-rate 4%
impress 49
time 2021-02-27 15:34 +0000
urlclicks 2
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1365686647585562628

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NASA will never get a man to Mars.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-us-put-a-man-on-the-moon-but-it-might-be-harder-to-do-the-same-on-mars/2021/02/25/5d85caba-76e3-11eb-9537-496158cc5fd9_story.html

If anybody makes the round trip, will it be on a private
Western vehicle or a Chinese government one?

The lack of a magnetosphere makes Mars a good place to
leave quickly.

https://phys.org/news/2016-11-bad-mars.html

#PS1other

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impress 63
time 2021-02-25 18:03 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1364999535617974273

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What happens when you spend too much time on the internet.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/24/us/anthony-warner-nashville-bombing.html

#PS1other

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impress 45
time 2021-02-24 13:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1364571280482070529

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What Trump would be like if he were smarter - but had the
same personality defects.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/02/23/musk-tesla-texas/

Lack of focus and self-restraint on a grander scale!

#PS1other

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impress 44
time 2021-02-24 00:26 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1364371013702537219

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The toughest job in government?

https://apnews.com/article/bills-impeachments-bernie-sanders-electoral-college-minimum-wage-8893a3f95038cac51ba66066554bcd20

#PS1other

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impress 41
time 2021-02-23 23:20 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1364354528204652545

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"We should mourn when closet racists and neo-Confederates
feel more at home in our churches than do many of our
people of color.

Which is the important part of our name - Southern or
Baptist?"

https://apnews.com/article/race-and-ethnicity-baptist-southern-baptist-convention-kentucky-louisville-3d117834c18621f0af125f192d4a194c

The stresses in the GOP show up in church, too.

#PS1other

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impress 46
time 2021-02-23 23:09 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1364351663293702148

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If the SBC has Trumpists, they don't need members like
Carter or Clinton any more!

https://apnews.com/article/capitol-siege-donald-trump-baptist-southern-baptist-convention-sexual-abuse-by-clergy-1b4bce88b58067f341e6e8eef259307f

Can't allow "jeopardizing contributions to the SBC"!
"Come to church, bring money, we'll take care of it" -
how churches supported slavery, per Louis Lomax.

#PS1other

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impress 42
time 2021-02-20 15:00 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1363141561941254151

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Indians want government to be more of a solution and less
of a mirage or a threat.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/18/us/politics/native-americans-biden.html

#PS1other

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impress 32
time 2021-02-19 14:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1362774444721143812

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A violent legacy of racism hidden no more -

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/16/opinion/23andme-ancestry-race.html

#PS1other

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impress 28
time 2021-02-18 13:11 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1362389397761445894

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What Lincoln did in his spare time.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2021/02/15/presidents-day-lincoln-science/

He didn't waste much time on golf.

#PS1other

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impress 43
time 2021-02-15 20:14 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1361408557824962560

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Planting seeds for heartland revival, and perhaps his
political future.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/02/08/can-california-democat-connect-coasts-with-heartland/

#PS1other

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impress 44
time 2021-02-09 16:05 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1359171583709908992

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What does it mean to be French?      It's not the same as
what does it mean to be American, but some of the issues
are similar.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/09/world/europe/france-threat-american-universities.html

#PS1other

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impress 45
time 2021-02-09 14:59 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1359154903189454852

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America's first coup attempt!

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/02/07/americas-first-attempted-coup-also-tracks-to-jan-6/

Hamilton was a conspirator!    The coup never got off the
ground but he got what he wanted at the Constitutional
Convention four years later.

#PS1other

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impress 30
time 2021-02-08 17:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1358833634304614403

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Why your mail is late

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2021/business/usps-performance-whats-next-biden/

#PS1other

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impress 31
time 2021-02-07 01:52 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1358232049400774656

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Being nominated for president by a minor political party
is no big deal.    Neither is being nominated for a Nobel
prize by a minor politician.

https://www.nytimes.com/article/nobel-peace-prize-nominations.html

#PS1other

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impress 32
time 2021-02-06 19:04 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1358129500198899713

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Christian nationalism

https://apnews.com/article/christianity-capitol-riot-6f13ef0030ad7b5a6f37a1e3b7b4c898

leads to tribal paganism

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_Nazi_Germany

and idolatry of the leader.

No man can serve two masters.

#PS1other

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impress 55
time 2021-01-29 00:11 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1354945143049121798

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The Roman Catholic Church is subject to the same stresses
as secular society.

https://catholicoutlook.org/pope-francis-the-dreamer/

Francis' book, Let us Dream, is a very timely treatise on
the spiritual ills underlying modern partisanship.

Biden can't be neutral.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/joe-biden-and-the-struggle-for-american-catholicism/2021/01/27/2ea5c278-60df-11eb-9430-e7c77b5b0297_story.html

#PS1other

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impress 50
time 2021-01-28 03:21 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1354630771881873411

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The age of cringe.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/01/27/we-live-golden-age-cringe/

#PS1other

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impress 38
time 2021-01-27 21:42 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1354545335226437635

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Why not take their money?  QAnons probably believe in
Bigfoot too.

https://apnews.com/article/wildlife-oklahoma-5433bc22df3a87efa08c2b52838a2dd7

#PS1other

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impress 41
time 2021-01-23 06:19 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1352863601648779265

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We could benefit from politicians inspired by poetry other
than their donors' demands.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/22/opinion/biden-poetry-amanda-gorman-seamus-heaney-inauguration.html

#PS1other

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impress 38
time 2021-01-23 00:00 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1352768041222737921

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"Atlanta Hammers" sounds good!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/01/22/braves-name-change-hammers/

#PS1other

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engage-rate 2%
impress 44
time 2021-01-22 23:39 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1352762949081812992

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There were giants in the earth in those days!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/hank-aaron-dead/2021/01/22/2d11719a-5cc6-11eb-b8bd-ee36b1cd18bf_story.html

https://apnews.com/article/mlb-baseball-atlanta-braves-hank-aaron-coronavirus-pandemic-0fa32aff826d18bbeb9efedd42cd81a2

#PS1other

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impress 44
time 2021-01-22 18:48 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1352689675933151232

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How the first globalization spawned a new center of the
universe.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/16/opinion/walk-across-world-america.html

And how it lost it all in bitter tribal sectarian
partisanship.

#PS1other

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impress 48
time 2021-01-17 23:26 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1350947525109407746

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Belichick earns a medal - just not the Trumpist medal of
conspiracy and pardon.

https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-nfl-super-bowl-new-england-patriots-football-499f31a9f5497a9ce6a5f5bfb095ca27

#PS1other

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engage 1
engage-rate 3%
impress 35
time 2021-01-12 03:05 +0000
urlclicks 1
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1348828300794187777

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Poor Melania - like Trump, she is having to navigate
treacherous waters alone.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/melania-trump-capitol-riot-response/2021/01/11/fd465044-5436-11eb-a931-5b162d0d033d_story.html

But what doesn't kill you makes you stronger.

#PS1other

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impress 40
time 2021-01-12 01:17 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1348801217959395330

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Many jobs can be done remotely from anywhere.  New people
bring new money and new ideas.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/11/opinion/georgia-senate-democrats-south.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/08/opinion/georgia-black-political-power.html

Natives might be restless - wanting more money as long as
nothing changes.

More at

https://www.facebook.com/politicalscrapbooknet/posts/1333405510337298

#PS1other

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impress 38
time 2021-01-11 15:26 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1348652426031558658

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Who cares how smart Cruz and Hawley are?     They are
just evil.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2021/01/11/ted-cruz-know-better/

#PS1other

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impress 33
time 2021-01-11 14:44 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1348642057582112768

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Alabama politics!

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/08/politics/mike-lee-tommy-tuberville-trump-misdialed-capitol-riot/index.html

Note that Giuliani first addressed Tuberville as "Senator"
but quickly changed to "Coach".     In Alabama any idiot
can run for Senate - look at Roy Moore - but being football
coach at a major university, that's SOMETHING!

#PS1other

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impress 31
time 2021-01-09 00:05 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1347696015130861570

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Who can blame Melania for checking out?     She has a
whole new life to plan.

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/01/08/melania-trump-was-reportedly-overseeing-a-photo-shoot-during-capitol-attack/

#PS1other

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impress 72
time 2021-01-08 23:54 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1347693109937721344

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Reverse migration.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/08/opinion/georgia-black-political-power.html

Poor black share croppers went north for better lives.
Now black professionals can go south for the same reason
- just as Californians move to Idaho or Texas - bigger
houses, lower taxes, more political power.

#PS1other

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impress 56
time 2021-01-08 18:45 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1347615302062723073

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So how good are you at predicting the future?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/a-year-end-office-pool-quiz-place-your-bets-for-2021/2020/12/31/f91b1510-4bab-11eb-a9f4-0e668b9772ba_story.html

#PS1other

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impress 53
time 2021-01-04 00:51 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1345895643911393284

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The case for optimism!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/12/31/after-catastrophic-2020-big-story-2021-could-be-hopeful-one/

Remembering the tumultuous 1960's, the worst never came
to pass, and things eventually got better - just not in
the way anybody expected.

#PS1other

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impress 55
time 2021-01-04 00:29 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1345890138165891073

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Read any scripture lately?    ALL the prophets made the
rich and powerful uncomfortable - and suffered for it.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/12/30/warnock-georgia-senate-runoff-black-church/

#PS1other

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impress 42
time 2021-01-03 15:48 +0000
https://twitter.com/politicalscrap1/status/1345759021110677505