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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

SERIOUSLY, America! Is this the best you can do?


Comer: I believe that the President should be impeached. I mean, when you look at all of the bad policies, you can't impeach for bad policy.

This is the sort of "thinking" that permeates Trumplandia: Nonsensical and confused. It's like a Conservative declaring, "Trump is not a true Conservative, but he does represent our values."


Les Carpenter said...

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

No thought, no logic, no real imtelligence.

skudrunner said...

When I saw that title I thought finally she agrees with me but I was referring to the evil one and mumbles.

You can call trump all the names you want and joey b can put out these ads about trump will take away all your freedom of abortion as birth control but look at the reaction from We The People. Trump attracts massive crowds to his stump rallies and gets donations of millions at a fund raiser. Sleeper joe has to have two presidents and celebrities cough up $100 k a plate dinner to rise money and pay government employees to attend his sleepfests.

It is in the best interest of the country for the democrat and republican party to support someone sane and competent, yes there are some out there. With the evil one he will take away abortion rights and with mumbles we will throw money at countless wars and figure out how to bring more illegals in. Neither is good for you or the country.

Dave Miller said...

Skud, once again, a direct question because you keep interjecting the immigration issue into the majority of your comments, no matter the theme of the post...

If you were king for a day and could eneact any policy solution to the problem of illegal immigration and the undocumented already here, what would it be.

skudrunner said...

Rev, Enforce our immigration laws which should be the same for everyone or better yet adopt Mexico and Canada immigration laws. Make the provisions of DACA permanent not just a kick the can down the road that was enacted to pass the blame. Why should taxpayers be forced to pay to house the illegals. Maybe have a check off on your tax return to donate to fund illegals.

Now we have an election based on illegals and abortion. Sad state of affairs,

Mike said...

Skud, I think courtroom sleepy Donny is outdoing Biden by a mile.

Les Carpenter said...

What is sad is, as you noted, the republicans and democrats have continually kicked this can down the road for at least 24 years. Without seriously taking the neccessary steps to secure its integrity.

So, now, why id the party of NO standing in the way of enacting the bipartisan immigration bill that even reublicans say is the best they've ever seen so far? Answer, Donald J. Trump's ego and vindictiveness. This alone should send the clear message trump does not care about America. He cares only about his ego and enriching himself in every single way.

Shaw Kenawe said...

skudrunner "...your freedom of abortion as birth control..."

What are you talking about? Do you think Kate Cox's situation was about using abortion as birth control? Have you not educated yourself so that you'd know that pregnancies get into trouble and threaten a girl or woman's life? Like when her water breaks prematurely and the fetus dies, and the abortion laws in the Red States prevent her from getting the normal medical care that that situation calls for? How about an ectopic pregnancy? Do you believe a girl or woman should "bleed out" before she can get the medical care needed in that emergency?

Do you believe a girl or woman should be forced to carry a fetus that has catastrophic birth defects that would render it non-viable should it be carried to term? Do you believe girls and women should be forced to be tombs for dead fetuses? Or forced to carry a non-viable fetus that has no hope to survive after birth?

These are just some of the real complications that happen in pregnancies.

Tell us what you actually believe. Otherwise we'll think you cynically believe abortion is used only for birth control.

Dave Miller said...

Skud posited... "an election based on illegals and abortion. Sad state of affairs."

I agree, 100%.

Conservatives never should have pushed to en Roe and abortion would not be a real issue right now.

And the MAGA crowd should have accepted the deal on immigration bill negotiated by Senate Republicans that before Trump stepped into the fray, the GOP called the best improvement and the best immigration bill in a generation.

The fact that those issues are essentially on the ballot at all is because the GOP and Donald Trump refuse to abide by the will of the people, have chosen to oppose even those in their party working in a bipartisan way for the good of America and desire chaos instead of real solutions for "We the People."

Grey One talks sass said...

Shaw, you asked a legitimate question to skudrunner. You said "Tell us what you actually believe. Otherwise we'll think you cynically believe abortion is used only for birth control."

See, here's the thing - I've encountered humans like skud before back in my early activist days working for LGBTQA+ civil rights. They will tell you they are an ally, they will say all the correct things to your face and then in the privacy of the voting booth (or home if you have mail in voting) they will choose the politician that will strip rights from the exact community they claim to support.

To me, skud feels like that sort of person. I say this, and I know I'm being judgey, because I've read so many smart commentators doing their best to guide skud into logical avenues of thought. You yourself has written so many inches evidence trying to show skud the error of their latest talking point. And yet, here we are again with their thoughtless comment that most women use abortion as birth control. Just another incorrect statement that doesn't even cover the first paragraph of the manual of women's reproductive health care.

But hey - if I was giving a grade on accuracy, I'd say yep, based on the hundreds of MAGA cultists I've read over the past month, skud is 100% on point, at least for the universe of alternative facts.

Grey One talks sass said...

Just watched clips of Comer getting into it with Rep Raskin. Comer has nothing, he knows he has nothing, but he's told the MAGA crowd he has the good. Betting there are other masters in Comers life he's told that lie as well.

Comer is coming apart at the seams. Couldn't happen to be more deserving human

Dave Miller said...

Skud also opined, as an answer to my question about what solutions he proposes for our immigration issues...

"Enforce our immigration laws which should be the same for everyone or better yet adopt Mexico and Canada immigration laws."

What immigration laws are you speaking about that you want Biden to enforce? be specific please.

As for adopting the laws of either Canada or Mexico, well...

In Mexico ppl entering the country only need a valid passport, no laser VISA, no entrance interview, nothing more. I'm good with that. Mexico has immigration into the country enshrined as a Civil Right. I'm good with a lot of this.

I'm going to Canada for a few days in June. No VISA or interview required. It's an open border, no real questions asked for Americans. Mexicans need an easily received VISA to go. I'm good with these too.

Is this something you've thought about or are you just saying stuff?

Dave Miller said...

Shaw, Skud won't be specific on most issues because it's easier to just evade and continue to snark. Probably because he favors "conservative" positions but can't, like a lot of ppl, figure out what they are.

I'm guessing Skud's position is something like this...

Don't have sex outside of marriage. If you do, it's on you if you get pregnant, deal with it. Abortion is legal only in the case of rape or incest and to save the life of a mother, period, full stop. No birth control available for women before marriage, because there should be no sex outside of marriage. If a person using birth control while married and gets pregnant, no abortion, the baby is God's will. If the baby has a serious birth defect, I can't even posit a guess.

Shaw Kenawe said...

Grey One talks sass said... "Just watched clips of Comer getting into it with Rep Raskin. Comer has nothing, he knows he has nothing, but he's told the MAGA crowd he has the good. Betting there are other masters in Comers life he's told that lie as well."

Yes! I saw that.

Raskin: What is the crime that you want to impeach Joe Biden for? Tell America right now

Comer: You’re about to find out very soon.

"You're abut to find out very soon." TRANSLATION: "I got nuthin'!"


Raskin is THE BEST! No one in the Trumpublican Party can best him. On anything!

Les Carpenter said...

Yup, all it takes is balls and asking the right questions at the most opportune moment. Raskin has both balls and good timing.

Not that trumpublicans even remotely recognize, let alone acknowledge, they've been bested by a far superior mind and an exceedingly more honest individual.

skudrunner said...

Rev, You are in an attack mode with your rant against me. You know my position on most things yet you accuse me of anti abortion and premarital sex. Where do you come up with your ideas or did you just want to attack me with no foundation.

If the illegals are following the laws of Mexico and Canada and I will admit I didn't realize all the people entering the country illegally have a valid passport. How many people illegally cross into Mexico, I would guess not many.

U.S. citizens must present a valid U.S. passport book or card, and an entry permit issued by Instituto Nacional de MigraciĆ³n. Enter Mexico with valid proof of automobile registration, even if remaining in the border zone.

Entry into Canada: Canadian law requires that all persons entering Canada carry proof of citizenship and identity. A valid U.S. passport, passport card, or NEXUS card satisfies these requirements for U.S. citizens. If you're allowed to enter Canada, the border services officer may allow you to stay for less or more than 6 months. If so, they'll put the date you need to leave by in your passport.

Dave Miller said...

Skud... like the sailors on the Mothership, you mistake facts for a nasty attack. Perhaps that's the way it with folks who struggle to work with objective facts that admittedly, they may not like.

To quote Ducky...


skudrunner said...

Rev, Facts prove I am correct yet you say I am wrong. Like joey b, his border czar and border chief when they say the border is secure and you agree with them. Facts prove all three of you are not correct.