Category Archives: Democracy

Open Thread | Debt Ceiling Resolution

They have worked out a deal on the debt ceiling. Biden: One of the things that I heard some of you saying is why doesn't Biden say what a good deal it is? You think that's going to help get … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Score One for the Good Guys!

Bravo for the Justice Department! Breaking news: Former Proud Boys chairman Henry “Enrique” Tarrio and three other members of the extremist group were found guilty Thursday of seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. https://t.co/6Y59pIb0g9Continue reading

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Open Thread | Backing Candidates in “Hopeless” Races

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) gets a 2024 challenger: Rep. Colin Allred (D-TX) is a former NFL player-turned-civil rights attorney. In 2018, Cruz defeated Beto O'Rourke by about 215,000 votes, or 2.6%. https://t.co/fuEYYFLRrD — The Recount (@therecount) May 3, 2023 So, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More News From Tennessee

So, this happened. BREAKING: Justin Pearson has been reappointed to the Tennessee House of Representatives. He joins Justin Jones, who has already been reappointed. The Tennessee Three will be reunited. pic.twitter.com/Ef6MeK4hoS — Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) April 12, 2023 “They tried … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Tennessee’s Racist Legislature Expels Two Black Legislators

It is obvious- their pure, unadulterated racism. These two young Black Male Legislators were amazing. We are seeing them grow in front of our eyes. Wow: Tennessee state Rep. Justin Jones, one of the Dems that the GOP is trying … Continue reading

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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? Something getting lost in the talk about Israel's protests is that all of this is happening because Netanyahu doesn't want to face a conviction for public corruption. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Trans People Are Humans. Period.

Thinking otherwise is foolish. Here from a speaker at CPAC. "The final aim must be the uncompromising removal of the Jews altogether." – Adolf Hitler, 1919 "Transgenderism must be eradicated from public life entirely." – Michael Knowles of @DailyWire, openly … Continue reading

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Open Thread | We Remember ” Bloody Sunday”

The President was in Alabama, remembering the 58th Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday”. No matter how hard some people try, we can’t just choose to learn what we want to know, and not what we should know. We should learn everything. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | President Biden Gives The State of The Union Address

Well, time for The State of the Union address. In President Biden’s first two years in office, he’s created more jobs than any President in a four-year term. pic.twitter.com/m2TaedgNPY — The White House (@WhiteHouse) February 6, 2023 President Biden: "I … Continue reading

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