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Saturday Open Thread

I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. ICYMI, The New Black Panther Trailer Dropped this week. The 15 blackest things about the new #BlackPanther trailer — The Root (@TheRoot) October 16, 2017 #BlackPanther … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | 44 Returns to Campaign Mode

Yesterday was exhausting. So, I will take joy wherever it springs forth…and, yesterday, 44 came to campaign in Virginia and New Jersey. Tell it 44!! "I appreciate your memes, but I need you to get out and vote." — Barack … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread – Fight Against GOP Tax Reform Is Really a Fight for the 20th Century

We have to fight for the 20th Century. If we can gather the troops and stop this.. Dolt45 will realize just how much the GOP has been covering for him. I said stopping TRUMPCARE was important, not just to save … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | I Don’t Feel Fear….I Feel Anger

This was the subject of a post over at Balloon Juice. Just Saying – Open Thread by Cheryl Rofer October 13, 2017 A number of commenters have said that Trump’s behavior makes them afraid. His behavior is, in many ways, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Sabotage of Obamacare

Trump deliberately tries to break Obamacare. Consider the actions his administration has taken — Mark Murray (@mmurraypolitics) October 13, 2017 Yes…instead of trying to fix the parts of Obamacare that they consider ‘broken’, they are trying to destroy … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Puerto Rico is still in the 19th Century. This Administration’s Response Is Horrifying

I honestly never thought that I would live through another Katrina. But, this is so much worse. The problem in Katrina was getting the government’s response there. Once there, we sighed relief. Not in this case. The incompetence of this … Continue reading

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The Attack on Obamacare…Here’s An Update on their Evil….Phrase for the day : SYNTHETIC REPEAL

From Andy Slavitt, who has been one of my ‘go-to’s’ on Healthcare. He always tells what’s up and breaks it down in simple, explainable language. Andy Slavitt‏Verified account @ASlavitt 1/ I am leaving 4 intense days in DC & now … Continue reading

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