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Well said officer Fanone!

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“It appears that Trump is trying to turn the Republican Party into an instrument he can use as he wishes”.

I would say that it is a fait accompli at this point.

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McConnell played a pivotal role in stitching this monster together.

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It’s only appropriate that a child molester rallies the extremists to pass a resolution that a rapist did not cause an insurectiin. Bravo GOP, Bravo! You have set the lowest standard ever in American politics!

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Every morning, I wake up hoping he’s dead.

And then I wonder what would all these idiot Republican politicians do?

I also know I’m not supposed to think and hope it might happen. Yet I do.

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Thank you Mike Fanone. As bad as TFG is, these extremist in the midst, the challenges of the chaos, knowing we have people like Officer Fanone restores a lot hope. We are going to beat them.

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I am in Germany this week, visiting my parents in my home town. It is very worrying, disheartening, nauseating, frustrating, maddening (you name it…) to watch the developments over here (rise of the right populist AFD party) and in the US, my home for the past 27 years. Until recently I have thought of Germany as our safety net and it is hard to put into words, how unsettling it is to see this safety net deteriorate.

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Such a disgrace, these Republicans scurrying to do the bidding of the waddling orange fat guy.

Even the U.S. Supreme Court knows it, is embarrassed by it.

So watch for the truth of my words now:

The U.S. Supreme Court will rule, unanimously, and soon, that Trump does not qualify for any ballot, and that due to the Constitution' section 3, article 14, his name will be stricken from all state ballots.

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We are in a perilous period, where a madman has unleashed his followers upon rational, civil people. Not unlike when Hitler dissolved the Reichstag.

The radical right has succeeded in effectively neutering government, to the point where unless Trump controls the narrative, nothing will happen.

I never thought I’d say this, but “Moderate Mitch” is now the target of this radical lynch mob.

Puppet master Don is now president by proxy. He’s pulling the strings, and they’re not even trying to conceal their true intentions anymore.

The havoc they wreak will resonate across the globe for years. We may survive this, but our standing in the world will never be the same.

They are traitors to our democracy!

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In the summer of 2016, a Russian politician is quoted as saying, “Trump can drive western democracy right off the rails!” Putin doesn’t support Trump to make deals with, he supports him, because he knows Trump can destroy American Democracy faster and cheaper than by any other means.

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Isn't it time for a nine Republican senators and a handful of Republican representatives to put country above party and declare that they are changing their party affiliation to independent in order to caucus with the Democrats and pass some key legislation. (Of course, they would need beefed up security to protect them from the Trump's goons.) One can only hope that the Trumpies are overplaying their hand as Dr. Richardson has taught us the Democrats did in the 19th century. (I am not a very good student -- was that what led to the election of Garfield?)

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Stomach turning events Professor ⭐

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Guardrails? What guardrails? Help, has anyone seen my guardrails? With the collapse of the Senate, there ain’t much left.

Now I’m just trying to hold on to a workable definition of “normal.” Because besides being disgusting and pathetic what we’re seeing is just not normal. It’s not. Really.

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I’m so so grateful that every day you write, you are abundantly loud and clear about the danger that Trump and MAGA extremists pose to our country and our Democracy. We must work tirelessly and rally others to the urgency of this cause, our Democracy, and hope that November isn’t too late. Many thanks for your strong voice and leadership.

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I hope America is not stupid enough to elect "the Donald" again. Also I hope the Dems run strong enough candidates to knock out his sheep. I live in the VA 1st and will do my best to knock out do-nothing Rob Whittman

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When Trump loyalists show us who they are in public acts of cowardice, they give us leverage to vote them out. MAGA chaos and cowardice have been losing propositions in close elections across the nation.

Let's call out these cowards through effective messaging and ads, show videos of their statements before and after caving to tRump's demands, promote the values they have betrayed, many of which appeal to conservatives. You love freedom but abandon those fighting for freedom? You believe in securing our border but won't fund enforcing the law?

These MAGA cowards are doubling down because they're more vulnerable than ever. Let's get to work!

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