Open Thread | More of the Vice-President’s Trip to Africa

More from this terrific Overseas Trip:

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Open Thread | What Is Going On In Israel?

I saw videos of protests in Israel and wondered what was going on?

Been wondering what’s happening in Isreal.

Israel faces airport closure, strikes as rage mounts over courts overhaul
By Steve Hendrix and Shira Rubin
Updated March 27, 2023 at 8:13 a.m. EDT|Published March 27, 2023 at 4:13 a.m. EDT

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced mounting pressure Monday to halt his government’s drive to remake Israel’s judicial system as the backlash against the plan engulfed the country and strikes threatened national paralysis.

Israeli universities, workers’ unions, hospitals, malls and Israel’s national carrier, El Al, announced a general strike, and the international airport indefinitely terminated outgoing flights. Tens of thousands of protesters from around the country flooded into Jerusalem to express their opposition to the plan.

As calls for Netanyahu to stand down came from across the government, business community and opposition, including from Israeli President Isaac Herzog and Netanyahu’s own longtime lawyer, local media reported he would make a public statement Monday morning.

An official in Netanyahu’s Likud party who spoke on the condition of anonymity due to ongoing negotiations said that earlier Monday morning, the prime minister was ready to bow to pressure and halt the overhaul. Other Likud officials suggested that the move might be frozen at least until the Passover holiday and parliamentary recess next month, Israeli media reported. But the announcement was postponed amid reports that the prime minister had entered emergency consultations with his coalition partners.

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Open Thread | The Vice-President in Africa

What a trip👏🏾👏🏾


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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends.

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Open Thread | The President Understands How To Check The GOP

The President put the GOP on blast. He cornered them about Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid.

And, they have been mad ever since.
They are so used to Democrats giving them “the benefit of the doubt”, so that they can pretend that they say they want to do isn’t REALLY as bad as it appears.😒😒😒🙄🙄

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Open Thread | Is Today “I” Day?

Is today the day that Dolt45 will experience that other “I” word?


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Open Thread | The Contest for Mayor of Chicago

Chicago folks…

Early Voting in all 50 Wards begins today.

Find the EV site in your ward:
EV Site in All 50 Wards

I make no bones about it- can’t stand Paul Vallas.
Gone around the country destroying school system after school system.😒😒🙄🙄

Anti -Vallas TikTok from Philadelphia and New Orleans

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Weekend Open Thread

RIP to a wonderful singer.

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Open Thread | More Nonsense Attacks on the Vice-President

Like we don’t see them from a mile away😒😒😒

And, we will fight for her. All your anonymous sources😠😠😠

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Open Thread | More COVID Updates


Long COVID and its affect on those who catch it need to be studied.

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