BFD: Inflation Reduction Act

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  1. August 23, 2022 at 3:08 pm

    thanks for being by our side NW !

  2. August 23, 2022 at 3:11 pm

    Joy Reid:

    “Here’s the thing about presidential records, something Trump and his posse can’t seem to understand. Those records don’t belong to Trump or to any president. They belong to the American people.”

  3. August 23, 2022 at 3:14 pm

    The DOJ under Barr wrongly withheld parts of a Russia probe memo, a court rules


  4. August 23, 2022 at 3:22 pm

    Gang of 8 wants to see Trump Mar-a-Lago search docs
    The request is the latest sign of Congress trying to get some insight into the FBI’s search of the former president’s home.


    • August 23, 2022 at 3:33 pm

      Reported now that Trump went through the boxes himself and personally reviewed them, prior to withholding the documents (now at 700) More were found in closet close to trump.
      All kinds of documents from various Departments, broad range of topics. Intel Committee member Schiff: “The sheer volume is staggering.”

  5. August 23, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    Rachel Maddow Shows Why Trump May Be Doomed On Classified Docs

    “Trump went through the boxes himself late last year, in late 2021, according to multiple people briefed on his efforts, before he turned the boxes over.” He went through the boxes himself, i.e.,Trump did it personally, which means no passing the buck and saying it was somebody else who did it and you had no idea, and that’s the kind of crime you leave to the little people. I mean if it was him in there with his big old hands, his big hands — little hands — his hands in the boxes himself.”


    • August 23, 2022 at 8:21 pm

      “Donald Trump can’t blame someone else. The classified materials did not end up at his private club through a rushed packing mistake. The former president knew what he was doing when he took them.” (Easley)

  6. August 23, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    Biden To Cancel $10,000 In Student Loan Debt And Offer Forgiveness

    President Biden is expected to announce $10,000 in student loan cancelation for each borrower and offer loan forgiveness for people making under $125,000/year, and extend the student loan payment freeze.


    = Expected to announce.

  7. 18 amk for obama
    August 23, 2022 at 9:21 pm

    Let’s re-elect pedophiles. Fucking floriduh.

  8. 19 amk for obama
    August 23, 2022 at 10:45 pm

    Rethugs base is as vile and evil as the people they elect.

  9. 21 amk for obama
    August 23, 2022 at 11:49 pm


  10. 22 amk for obama
    August 24, 2022 at 12:03 am

    Lotsa rethug districts in blue states and negligible blue districts in rethug states.

  11. 23 amk for obama
    August 24, 2022 at 8:50 am

    And dem impeachment lawyer dan goldman wins dem primary. Double Yay.

    • 24 amk for obama
      August 24, 2022 at 8:53 am

      Eat that, shitler.

  12. 25 amk for obama
    August 24, 2022 at 9:01 am

    Yet another example of don’t trust the fucking “polls”, go fucking vote.

  13. 27 amk for obama
    August 24, 2022 at 10:46 am

    True. No vacancies.

  14. August 24, 2022 at 11:24 am

    Dem win in key special election stuns GOP, jolts political world
    Republicans thought they were poised for a big win in a closely watched congressional special election in a bellwether district. Voters had other ideas.

    by Steve Benen

  15. August 24, 2022 at 11:26 am

    Two Men Convicted in Plot to Kidnap Michigan’s Governor
    The trial came months after a different federal jury did not return any convictions in the case, one of the country’s highest-profile domestic terror prosecutions.

    Mitch Smith: (https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/23/us/verdict-trial-gretchen-whitmer-kidnap.html)

  16. 31 ggail44
    August 24, 2022 at 11:26 am

    Good West Coast morning Nerdy & TOD family. 🙋🏾‍♀️💖

  17. August 24, 2022 at 11:37 am

    New Reporting Paints Trump In Incriminating Role In Sensitive Documents Scandal

    Carol Leonnig, investigative reporter for the Washington Post, talks with Alex Wagner about new reporting that shows the extent, and sometimes even exclusivity of Donald Trump’s role in misappropriating sensitive documents from the White House after he was voted out of office.


  18. August 24, 2022 at 11:39 am

    FBI’s Mar-a-Lago search followed months of resistance, delay by Trump

    by Josh Dawsey, Carol D. Leonnig, Jacqueline Alemany, and Rosalind S. Helderman


  19. August 24, 2022 at 11:41 am

    Trump reportedly oversaw collection of classified Mar-a-Lago docs
    “But among the most frequently referenced talking points
    is that the former president may not have been personally responsible for bringing highly classified materials to his glorified country club.

    After all, the argument goes, Trump was busy with his coup in early January 2021.”

    “What’s more, this wasn’t the only revelation of note in the Post’s latest reporting.”

  20. August 24, 2022 at 11:41 am

    IRS launches safety review after right-wing threats
    Republicans in Congress are repeating baseless claims long made by extremists, experts say, potentially putting federal workers in danger

    Jacob Bogage: (https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2022/08/23/irs-safety-republicans/)

  21. 37 amk for obama
    August 24, 2022 at 11:46 am

    Fuck the both sides msm.

  22. August 24, 2022 at 12:04 pm

    What Went Down In New York, Florida And Oklahoma’s Elections

    “Believe it or not, the 2022 primary season is drawing to a close. After today, we have just two more primary Tuesdays before the main affair in November…

    …Longtime Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler had already pulled away from longtime Rep. Carolyn Maloney in the final polls of New York’s 12th District, and he ended up winning handily tonight. Meanwhile, in Florida, Rep. Charlie Crist easily bested state Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried in the Democratic primary for governor.”

    Much more plus updates: (https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/new-york-florida-election/)

  23. August 24, 2022 at 12:05 pm

    Reverend Warnock
    “Our servicemembers sacrifice so much to defend our freedoms. The last thing they need to be worried about is having a safe, affordable place to call home. That’s why I introduced a military housing package to show our servicemembers we have their backs.”

  24. August 24, 2022 at 12:06 pm

    Speaker Pelosi Remarks at Roundtable on Hunger and Food Insecurity

    AUGUST 22, 2022

  25. August 24, 2022 at 12:32 pm

    President Biden Announces Student Loan Relief for Borrowers Who Need It Most

    AUGUST 24, 2022

    “A three-part plan delivers on President Biden’s promise to cancel $10,000 of student debt for low- to middle-income borrowers

    President Biden believes that a post-high school education should be a ticket to a middle-class life, but for too many, the cost of borrowing for college is a lifelong burden that deprives them of that opportunity. During the campaign, he promised to provide student debt relief. Today, the Biden Administration is following through on that promise and providing families breathing room as they prepare to start re-paying loans after the economic crisis brought on by the pandemic.”


  26. August 24, 2022 at 12:40 pm

    President Biden Delivers Remarks

  27. 44 jer44
    August 24, 2022 at 1:47 pm

    ABC News
    BREAKING: First lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday in a “rebound” case, her office said. https://abcnews.go.com/US/lady-jill-biden-tests-positive-covid-19-rebound/story?id=88800339&cid=social_twitter_abcn

  28. August 24, 2022 at 3:36 pm

    Files copied from voting systems were shared with Trump supporters, election deniers

    Jon Swaine, Aaron C. Davis, Amy Gardner and Emma Brown

  29. August 24, 2022 at 3:36 pm

    John Fetterman Releases Letter From 109 Doctors Accusing Oz Of Bad Medical Practices

  30. August 24, 2022 at 3:37 pm

    Trump Flouted Rules About Presidential Records. That’s Not How It Usually Works.
    Presidents from both parties have followed tightly restricted procedures that conform to the Presidential Records Act of 1978, which was enacted after Watergate.

    By Michael D. Shear

    “WASHINGTON — For the three years that former President Barack Obama wrote his 768-page memoir after leaving the White House, the millions of pages of his official presidential records were locked away in warehouses in Washington and Chicago.

    Each time Mr. Obama wanted to review something, his aides submitted precise requests to the National Archives and Records Administration. Sometimes, documents would be encrypted and loaded onto a laptop that would be brought to Mr. Obama at his office in Washington. Other times, a paper document would be placed in a locked bag for his perusal, and later returned the same way.”


  31. August 24, 2022 at 3:38 pm

    “Breaking News: President Biden will cancel $10,000 in student debt for Americans earning $125,000 or less per year and households earning $250,000 a year or less. He will also extend the pause on payments for all borrowers until Dec. 31. https://nyti.ms/3PN7KlG

  32. August 24, 2022 at 3:39 pm

    Maxwell Alejandro Frost:
    “My name is Maxwell Alejandro Frost and I will be the first Generation-Z member of Congress.
    Don’t count out young people.”

    • August 24, 2022 at 3:40 pm

      Gen Z gun activist won open U.S. House seat in Florida. Reportedly was National Organizing Director for March for Our Lives, and a National Organizer for the ACLU.
      = Congrats, congrats!!

  33. August 24, 2022 at 3:43 pm

    1) daughter is a young teacher who has already paid off all her student loans, her brother will appreciate the $10K.

    2) have a special song already teed up for when the Doom is indicted.

    3) personal tragedy brewing at home…must break for now…thank you and be well.

  34. 54 amk for obama
    August 24, 2022 at 10:38 pm

    The presenter said there had been a wider assault on journalism on both sides of the Atlantic in recent years – in which media organisations “are primed to back down, even apologise, to prove how journalistically fair we are being”.

    In her speech, Maitlis said many journalists now self-censor in order to appear balanced and avoid backlash, adding that “the way populist rhetoric is used to discredit journalists turns into a sophisticated form of ‘soft censorship'”.

    She suggested any fear by the BBC and other media outlets to fully tackle the impact of Brexit “feels like a conspiracy against the British people”.

    Recalling Newsnight’s coverage, Maitlis said: “It might take our producers five minutes to find 60 economists who feared Brexit and five hours to find a sole voice who espoused it.

    “But by the time we went on air we simply had one of each; we presented this unequal effort to our audience as balance. It wasn’t.”

    She described this “myopic style of journalism” as “both side-ism” – something “we tie ourselves in knots over” and which arrives at “a superficial balance whilst obscuring a deeper truth”.

    With reference to former US President Donald Trump, she continued: “Just as we now understand that when we hear the phrase ‘fake news’ we should see it through Trump’s own definition – a conscious attempt to discredit and demean – let’s not turn ourselves inside-out wondering if it’s true.

    “The more we recognise these tropes as old, slightly sad and malign friends, the better equipped we are to call them out.”

    She added that modern journalists like herself had helped to “normalise the absurd”, and that in the future “whilst we do not have to be campaigners, nor should we be complaisant, complicit, onlookers”.


  35. 55 amk for obama
    August 24, 2022 at 11:47 pm

    only him? what about the rest of the cowards? why aren’t they all in jail?

    too little. too late.

  36. 56 jacquelineoboomer
    August 25, 2022 at 1:39 am

    When I first saw those tweets, they made me laugh all day! Thanks for sharing, Nerdy darlin’!

    And goodnight, TODville – and all the ships at sea!

  37. 57 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 2:12 am

    But the tax cuts are for the rich white peeps….

  38. 58 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 2:13 am

  39. 59 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 2:14 am

  40. 60 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 2:16 am

  41. 61 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 2:17 am

  42. 62 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 2:17 am

  43. 63 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 2:58 am

    Zero consequences for the traitorous thug and his treasonous minions.

  44. 64 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 7:22 am


    With the fight over abortion rights looming large over the midterm elections, voters in Florida ousted two prominent anti-abortion elected officials in separate races on Tuesday.

    Florida Rep. James Bush lost his reelection bid, a notable defeat for the sole Democrat in the state legislature who voted on a 15-week abortion ban and the anti-LGBTQ “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

    His opponent, 37-year-old lawyer Ashley Gantt, ran on a platform focused on affordable housing, public education, and criminal justice reform. Gantt, an attorney and former public school teacher, has criticized Bush for siding with Republicans on the abortion ban and the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, which bars “classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity.”

    “As a Black woman, I was offended when he voted to restrict my rights, our right to make decisions over our bodies,” she said last week. “As a former teacher, I was insulted that he voted to inject Tallahassee extremism into our classrooms and deny local control over our school systems.”

    Gantt and Bush were the only two candidates vying for District 109. As the winner of the Democratic primary, Gantt is now the representative-elect.

  45. 65 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 7:25 am

    Florida voters also ousted Jared Smith, an incumbent circuit judge for Hillsborough County who gained notoriety for rejecting a teenager’s request for an abortion because her grades were low.

    The race between Smith and his opponent, Nancy Jacobs, was relatively contentious for a typically low-key nonpartisan judgeship election, the Tampa Bay Times reported.

    Smith had denied a 17-year-old seeking an abortion without parental consent in January this year on the basis that her grades were low and that she lacked “intelligence or credibility,” and was therefore not mature enough to get an abortion. An appeals court later overturned his ruling.

    Florida is set up for a riveting general election in November, with abortion rights expected to be a central issue in races all the way up to the gubernatorial election.


  46. 66 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 8:12 am


  47. 67 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 9:45 am

    I never bought into mueller hype.

  48. August 25, 2022 at 10:34 am

    Important Thread here!

    • August 25, 2022 at 10:35 am

  49. 70 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 10:56 am

    novax jokecovid banned from us open. Good riddance.

  50. 71 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 11:14 am

    Rich and white.

  51. 72 whenpamelawandered
    August 25, 2022 at 11:28 am

    NW/UTAL 💐

    It’s really fun to go back sometimes to the related post you link to at the top.. the old names, the intelligent conversations, some of them have gone on ahead, but not forgotten. Some just lurk (😽💕😽)

    Thank you for being You



  52. 74 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 11:34 am

    Now we are talking

  53. 75 pkayden
    August 25, 2022 at 10:03 pm

  54. 76 Dudette
    August 25, 2022 at 10:55 pm

    History is happening right here, right now! God Bless Ms. Claudette Colvin.

  55. 79 amk for obama
    August 25, 2022 at 11:49 pm

    Lol. Especially, excel.

  56. 80 pkayden
    August 26, 2022 at 12:08 am

  57. 81 amk for obama
    August 26, 2022 at 12:10 am

    Let’s see how they pay back. Yes, pun.

    They could have easily wiped out the traitorous thug and the treasonous party in 2016 in TX and FL.

  58. 82 jacquelineoboomer
    August 26, 2022 at 12:56 am

    Goodnight, TODville! Off I go to dreamland! 🙂

  59. 83 amk for obama
    August 26, 2022 at 8:27 am

    Latvia brings down soviet era World War Two memorial

    Latvia’s parliament has voted to remove all remaining Soviet statues and plaques.

    The country has joined Estonia in bringing down World War Two memorials in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

    Demolition machinery was used to remove the 79-metre (259-foot) monument.


  60. August 26, 2022 at 10:25 am

    Once again Sherrilyn Ifill..Speaking Truth to Power

  61. 85 amk for obama
    August 26, 2022 at 10:46 am

    Go full bore, joe, tell it like it is. It’s full fascism.

  62. 86 amk for obama
    August 26, 2022 at 10:49 am

    I have more faith in her than doj, fbi et al.

  63. 87 amk for obama
    August 26, 2022 at 11:03 am

    Go joe.

    • 88 amk for obama
      August 26, 2022 at 11:07 am

      It’s that simple.

  64. August 26, 2022 at 11:43 am


    White House Points To Growth In Manufacturing Jobs In Tandem With Student Debt Relief Plan

    “Ron Klain, White House chief of staff, talks with Alex Wagner about Democrats with constituencies that have a greater proportion of non-college educated voters who are critical of President Biden’s student loan debt relief plan, pointing to other aspects of the economy Biden has worked to develop.”

    • August 26, 2022 at 11:44 am


      White House’s Klain Expands On Biden’s MAGA ‘Semi-Fascism’ Remarks

      “Ron Klain, White House chief of staff, talks with Alex Wagner about the contrast between the Democratic and Republican Parties as well as the contrast within the Republican Party between traditional Republicans and “MAGA Republicans,” who President Biden characterized as having a philosophy of “like semi-fascism.””

  65. August 26, 2022 at 11:58 am

    Statement from Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on New Abortion Bans
    AUGUST 26, 2022

    Today marks the latest attack against the fundamental rights of Americans as new abortion bans go into effect in Idaho, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. These extreme bans will criminalize abortion, in some cases without exceptions for rape or incest. These near-total abortion bans are part of a growing effort by Republican legislators to roll back the freedoms Americans have relied on for nearly half a century. Today’s radical steps take away women’s reproductive rights and put personal health care decisions in the hands of politicians instead of women and their doctors, threatening women’s health and lives. Americans need to know that these and other fundamental rights, including the right to contraception and marriage equality, are at risk. Congress should act immediately to pass a law restoring the protections of Roe–and people across the country to should make their voices heard.

  66. August 26, 2022 at 11:59 am

    Texans who perform abortions now face up to life in prison, $100,000 fine
    Texas, the largest state to restrict abortions, now has three significant bans on the books, setting up a potential legal minefield.
    Eleanor Klibanoff:

  67. 94 Dudette
    August 26, 2022 at 12:12 pm

    The More You Know ✨

  68. 95 Dudette
    August 26, 2022 at 12:14 pm

    … and this! 🌊

  69. 96 Dudette
    August 26, 2022 at 12:17 pm

    Some ex-fooltball player is running scared of my awesome Reverend Senator.

  70. 97 amk for obama
    August 26, 2022 at 12:56 pm

    Weak ass corrupt justice system = normalization of crimes and criminals.

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