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Midterms


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  1. October 19, 2022 at 5:59 pm

    –Thank you very much NW.

    Congresswoman Alma Adams to Jon Lovett:
    “My granddaughter should not have fewer rights than her Mother.”

  2. October 19, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    Bring the War Home
    The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America
    By Kathleen Belew

    “The white power movement in America wants a revolution. Its soldiers are not lone wolves but highly organized cadres motivated by a coherent and deeply troubling worldview made up of white supremacy, virulent anticommunism, and apocalyptic faith. In Bring the War Home, Kathleen Belew gives us the history of a movement that consolidated in the 1970s and 1980s around a potent sense of betrayal in the Vietnam War and made tragic headlines in Waco and Ruby Ridge and with the Oklahoma City bombing and is resurgent under President Trump.”

    (https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674286078

  3. October 19, 2022 at 6:01 pm

    Michael Moore:
    “Their Taliban, our Taliban, everybody’s got a Taliban. They’re at their best when they confiscate the halls of power.”

  4. October 19, 2022 at 6:01 pm

    Chris Hayes: What A Kevin McCarthy-Led Congress Would Mean For America

    (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jd5v2ZYhA60)

  5. October 19, 2022 at 6:06 pm

    No prescription needed: over-the-counter hearing aids on sale in US
    Hearing aids now available from stores including Walgreens and Walmart without prescription after new FDA rule takes effect

    “Americans no longer have to see a doctor, get a prescription, or be fitted for a hearing aid, which makes it less time intensive and costly to get them, Axios reported. The executive director of the Hearing Loss Association of America (Hlaa), Barbara Kelley, told NPR it previously could take five to seven years for someone to get a hearing aid after they find out they have hearing loss.

    The White House has said the move will save families nearly $3,000. Nearly 30 million Americans could benefit from hearing aids, according to the National Institutes of Health.

    (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/oct/18/hearing-aids-over-the-counter-walgreens-walmart)

  6. October 19, 2022 at 6:07 pm

    Speaker Pelosi to Andrea Mitchell: “The President, leader of Executive branch, was fighting to join the assault on the legislative branch.”

  7. October 19, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    LET’S GO…GA🍑

  8. October 19, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    Maryland’s Wes Moore could be the only Black governor in the country next year. A lot of hopes — and scrutiny — will come along with it.

    “Moore is poised to become just the third elected Black governor in U.S. history if he holds onto a wide polling lead in Maryland. He may well be the nation’s only Black chief executive in the country next year.”

    Brakkton Booker: (https://subscriber.politicopro.com/article/2022/10/wes-moore-maryland-governor-00062510)

  9. October 19, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    “This governor and his appointed election officials have moved the goal posts on voting every year since he has been elected.”

    Jasmine Burney-Clark speaking about the fear and confusion Ron DeSantis has created among voters with his election task force. (to Alex Wagner)

  10. 14 amk for obama
    October 19, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    The limey cons are hopping mad after ‘electing’ a known party hopper as their pm. Hilarious.

  11. 15 amk for obama
    October 19, 2022 at 9:00 pm

  12. 16 amk for obama
    October 19, 2022 at 9:08 pm

  13. 17 amk for obama
    October 19, 2022 at 9:11 pm

  14. 18 amk for obama
    October 19, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    add her to the list of worst indians, who pull up the ladder.

  15. 19 amk for obama
    October 19, 2022 at 9:22 pm

  16. 22 amk for obama
    October 19, 2022 at 10:13 pm

    Just like in murkkka, despite the shitshow from the cons for the past 12 years, bbc ‘interviews’ only these con corrupt clowns while blackballing the labor and libdems.

  17. 23 amk for obama
    October 19, 2022 at 10:19 pm

  18. 24 amk for obama
    October 19, 2022 at 10:19 pm

  19. 25 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 12:39 am

    80 million for a mayoral office? nutz. what is the payoff once he wins?

    • 26 ggail44
      October 20, 2022 at 7:18 pm

      He would shed his Dem cover and reveal the white male GOP Mayor of Los Angeles that he truly wants people to see. However…

  20. 27 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 1:57 am

    #gutlessgarland

  21. 28 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 9:12 am

    At least, the limey cons are accepting it’s a shitshow and are rebelling against their shitty PM unlike the born corrupt cowards of entire gopee.

  22. 29 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 9:12 am

    exactly

  23. 31 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 9:12 am

    lol.

  24. 33 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 9:18 am

  25. 34 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 9:33 am

    predatory capitalism.

  26. October 20, 2022 at 10:09 am

    We Don’t Live In The Same World Anymore’: Trevor Noah On How Fragmented Media Polarizes

  27. October 20, 2022 at 10:23 am

    imho,

    McCarthy will say: ‘Pass our draconian agenda or we will jettison the economy by not funding the government.’

    Q: Is this what Americans will vote for if they know that?

    imo,
    Need graphic Ads spelling out what their world will look like if the Fascists get in.

  28. 41 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 12:43 pm

    Lol. Charlie sure has a headstart over lizzy.

  29. 42 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 12:59 pm

    Some limey con clowns want their original clown back. Hilarious.

  30. October 20, 2022 at 1:07 pm

  31. 44 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 1:15 pm

    Ironic that the brits’ longest serving monarch and shortest serving pm are both Liz’s.

  32. 45 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 1:18 pm

    Great news. Can’t stand to see fugly tundra twit again.

  33. October 20, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    Remarks by President Biden on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

    “But there’s some real bright spots: 10 million — 10 million new jobs have been created just since my presidency began; 3.5 percent unemployment, the lowest in 50 years; nearly 700,000 manufacturing jobs created since we took office, and you all are going to create a lot more, up there on the screen.”

    (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2022/10/19/remarks-by-president-biden-on-the-bipartisan-infrastructure-law-6/)

  34. October 20, 2022 at 1:28 pm

    FACT SHEET: President Biden to Announce New Actions to Strengthen U.S. Energy Security, Encourage Production, and Bring Down Costs

    President Biden is committed to doing everything in his power to respond to Putin’s Price Hike at the pump, and he is delivering. Gas prices fell at the fastest rate in over a decade this summer, with average prices down by about $1.15 per gallon since their peak in June – and just about 30 cents above levels on February 24, when the war in Ukraine began. In fact, gas prices have fallen 15 out of the last 18 weeks. According to an industry analyst, the most common price across the country today is $3.39.

    President Biden is directing his Administration to take additional action to strengthen energy security, address the supply crunch, and lower costs.

    (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/10/18/fact-sheet-president-biden-to-announce-new-actions-to-strengthen-u-s-energy-security-encourage-production-and-bring-down-costs/

  35. October 20, 2022 at 1:29 pm

    Stacey Abrams
    “I had such an amazing time showing off my pen on this week’s episode of #QuestLoveSupreme with @questlove”

    She is here: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpTCIlrU1Yc)

    Questlove Supreme Podcast | Stacey Abrams
    Premiered Oct 19

  36. October 20, 2022 at 1:32 pm

    “CDC officials describe intense pressure, job threats from Trump White House
    Trump appointees oversaw a concerted effort to restrict immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border during the pandemic, change scientific reports and muzzle top officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to emails, text messages and interviews gathered by a congressional panel probing the pandemic response.

    As Dan Diamond reports, former CDC director Robert Redfield, former top deputy Anne Schuchat and others described how the Trump White House and its allies repeatedly “bullied” staff, tried to rewrite their publications and threatened their jobs in an attempt to align the CDC with the more optimistic view of the pandemic espoused by Donald Trump, the House select subcommittee on the coronavirus crisis concluded in a report released Monday.” (wapo)

  37. October 20, 2022 at 1:48 pm

    Yamichi Alcindor speaking to Florida Sec. of State Cord Byrd:

    “People in their homes surrounded by guns – FOR VOTING.”

    Byrd defends DeSantis election police arrests.

  38. October 20, 2022 at 4:17 pm

  39. October 20, 2022 at 4:23 pm

  40. 57 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 6:30 pm

    Yup. You get only more hateful bigotry.

  41. 58 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 6:34 pm

    Limeys: brexit, brexit, brexit. These furriners are destroying british way of life.

    bojo and cons: lol, what a buncha fucking maroons.

  42. October 20, 2022 at 7:20 pm

    Many happy returns to our VP Harris!!

    Congrats on all that you’re doing to lift us up and have a fantabulous day/year!!!

  43. 60 amk for obama
    October 20, 2022 at 10:05 pm

    Guess the #boobsshow has run it’s course.

  44. 61 jacquelineoboomer
    October 20, 2022 at 11:05 pm

    Took me all day to find out it was her birthday! Love her!

  45. 62 amk for obama
    October 21, 2022 at 1:03 am

  46. 63 amk for obama
    October 21, 2022 at 1:04 am

    How do the young, white or black, not see how wile the rethugs are?

  47. 64 amk for obama
    October 21, 2022 at 7:05 am

    Easily.

  48. 67 amk for obama
    October 21, 2022 at 11:56 am

    Ugh. What a fucked up system. At least, our criminal thugs get sent to jail right away. They will have to do their shitty appeals sitting in a shitty prison.

  49. October 21, 2022 at 12:09 pm

    Julie Gunningle, Democratic Nominee For Maricopa County Attorney In Arizona Exemplifies Why Down-Ballot Votes Matter

    AZ Secretary of State’s office is now asking DOJ to investigate potential voter intimidation, after a group of people “approached and followed” a voter in Maricopa County who was just dropping off a ballot at a Drop Box. Doesn’t seem like an isolated incident. If elected, Julie Gunningle will be responsible for overseeing the Maricopa County Election Board tasked with certifying future elections. Also discussed with Joy Reid, the state’s contested 1864 abortion ban.

  50. October 21, 2022 at 12:19 pm

    Arizona Sends Report of Voter Intimidation to Justice Dept. for Investigation
    The state has been a center of efforts by right-wing activists and some Republican officials that disrupt voting in the name of election integrity.

    By Maggie Astor

  51. October 21, 2022 at 12:23 pm

    imho,

    after going after Abortion,

    Birth Control

    and In Vitro Fertilization,

    will the white male Taliban

    come after

    the Woman Vote ?

  52. October 21, 2022 at 12:29 pm

    Democracy Docket
    Remember when Alabama’s congressional map was struck down in January and Republicans said it was too close to the elections to change districts? Now Republicans are trying to change ballot counting rules in Pennsylvania 3 weeks before an election — but that’s not “too close.”🙄

  53. October 21, 2022 at 12:41 pm

    imo,

    FOX has made untold cash by slandering people and destroying their lives.
    Continuous lied about vaccines, the Covid pandemic, and the 2020 election.
    Their viewers believed them and attacked the Capitol of the United States. Time to take this Lie Factory down, same way others are going down via bazooka cash fines.
    –Look at RT television Russia and their Big Lie about Putin’s war.
    Is it OK if it happens here via Fox et al?

    Q: What happened with the slander case and Dominion Voting Machines?

  54. October 21, 2022 at 1:09 pm

  55. October 21, 2022 at 2:25 pm

    The Persuaders
    At The Front Line of Hearts, Minds, and Democracy

    Author: Anand Giridharadas

    “The Persuaders is a stunning insider account of activists, politicians, educators, and everyday citizens who are on the ground working to change minds, bridge divisions, and fight for democracy.”

  56. October 21, 2022 at 2:26 pm

    What Happened to Liz Truss Can’t Happen Here
    The prime minister’s downfall shows that British democracy is still working. American dysfunction is far worse.

    Brian Klaas: (https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/10/uk-prime-minister-liz-truss-resigns-democracy-wins/671803/)

  57. October 21, 2022 at 2:28 pm

    Mark Elias

    As of this morning, @DemocracyDocket is tracking 152 voting lawsuits filed so far this year. At this point in 2020, there were only 61 lawsuits filed.

    Join @paigemoskowitz & me today at 2:00 pm ET to get the latest litigation updates. Set your reminder.👇

  58. October 21, 2022 at 2:32 pm

    About Doom and the 2020 election:

    “He’s thinking what can I break here?” –Joy Reid

  59. October 21, 2022 at 2:34 pm

    Cameras, Plexiglass, Fireproofing: Election Officials Beef Up Security
    With violent rhetoric from the right intensifying, some election officials are bolstering their defenses. Others are quitting.

    (https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/06/us/politics/midterms-elections-threats-security.html)

  60. October 21, 2022 at 3:23 pm

    Obama for John Fetterman

    “When the fate of our democracy and a woman’s right to choose are on the line, I know John will fight for Pennsylvanians.”

  61. October 21, 2022 at 3:25 pm

    Why Voting for Your State Attorney General Makes A Difference | Breaking Down the Ballot

    (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aouhimDipxk)

  62. October 21, 2022 at 3:35 pm

    (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tO26t2a6nLY)

    Pete Souza speaks with Lawrence O’Donnell about 16 years in the WH and his new book:
    “The West Wing and Beyond: What I Saw Inside the Presidency”.

    “I Had The Best Job In The White House.”

  63. October 21, 2022 at 3:38 pm

    President Biden will join Jonathan Capehart for an interview today at Delaware State University on:

    The ReidOut at 7 ET.

  64. 90 Dudette
    October 21, 2022 at 3:43 pm

    Wooooot! I have proudly voted for our excellent slate of Democratic candidates on my Georgia ballot! 💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾


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