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Not Since 1916... Part II

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Added by Ron Powell on October 21, 2018 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Not Since 1916...

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Added by Ron Powell on October 18, 2018 at 9:30am — 9 Comments

Another Theory on Why Nikki Haley Resigned

More on the question of why Nikki Haley has resigned her UN post: In light of the fact that Trump wouldn't demand the resignation of a cabinet member for mere financial indiscretions and wrong doing, I like my theory better.…

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Added by Ron Powell on October 14, 2018 at 9:00am — 10 Comments

An Intriguing Question for a Friday

Is there a connection between the apparent murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and the sudden, unannounced but timely, resignation of Nikki Haley as American Ambassador to the UN?…

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Added by Ron Powell on October 12, 2018 at 7:00am — 10 Comments

Single Sentence Question for a Tuesday

If you don't 'get it', why don't you just say so?

Added by Ron Powell on October 9, 2018 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

A Question About The Ivy League and The Seven Sisters

The full list of Ivy League schools includes Yale UniversityHarvard UniversityUniversity of…

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Added by Ron Powell on October 8, 2018 at 3:00am — 25 Comments

Susan Collins in a Nutshell

One in five women will be raped at some point in their lives.

In the U.S., one in three women experienced some form of contact sexual violence in their lifetime 

40.8% of female victims of rape reported being raped by an acquaintance, 51% by an intimate partner...…

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Added by Ron Powell on October 7, 2018 at 5:30am — 9 Comments

Would one of the ladies here please 'womansplain'....

....how or why Senator Susan Collins could possibly vote in favor of the Kavanaugh nomination?

I mean, really, can anyone here tell me what is this woman thinking, If she's thinking at all?

What does she think she's doing?

How can she believe that she's doing the right thing?

Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans seem prepared to trade two or three congressional election cycles for one more seat on the Supreme Court....…

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Added by Ron Powell on October 5, 2018 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

The calculus...and a question

By the time apartheid came to an end in South Africa, white people were about 13% of the total population. The percentage of whites in South Africa through the period of apartheid regimes never exceeded 20%...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/12321499/

All indications are that white people will become the minority population in America during the current half century...

Mitch McConnell and Senate…

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Added by Ron Powell on October 3, 2018 at 4:30am — 8 Comments

A question of timing...

In the 80s attempted rape in Maryland was considered a misdemeanor and had a one year statute of limitations within which time a criminal complaint must have been filed.

The statute of limitations was removed in 1996. Criminal complaints of sexual assault or misconduct against minor children no longer have an expiration date.…

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Added by Ron Powell on October 2, 2018 at 2:00am — 9 Comments

Roll Call!

Added by Ron Powell on October 1, 2018 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Constitutional or Confrontational Democracy?

Amendment I.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

Added by Ron Powell on September 29, 2018 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

A single sentence re Kavanaugh's upcoming testimony in response to his accusers

If his wife, Ashley, knew the truth, he'd be able to tell it.

Added by Ron Powell on September 25, 2018 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

The Mid -term Elections Have Become a Referendum....

....But not just on Trump and his administration...

The current shenanigans and clown show being put on by Chuck Grassley and his Republican controlled Senate Judiciary Committee, re Kavanaugh and his accuser, have caused the mid-term elections to morph into a full blown referendum on…

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Added by Ron Powell on September 20, 2018 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Rachel Maddow walks us through the Manafort plea and cooperation deal....

On Friday, September 14, 2018, Paul Manfort appeared in Federal Court in Washington, DC to plead guilty to a variety of charges and acknowledge the cooperation agreement that he had entered into with federal prosecutors.

Rachel Maddow provides us with a step by step, blow by blow, description and analysis of what that courtroom proceeding looked and sounded like...

This is fascinating, to say the least:…

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Added by Ron Powell on September 17, 2018 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

In case you're keeping score....and a question

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Added by Ron Powell on September 15, 2018 at 3:00pm — 12 Comments

NEW BLOG POSTS

1993. The Bellhop Is Dead.

Posted by Robert B. James on October 21, 2018 at 11:01pm 0 Comments

THE QUIETUDE Of EXASPERATION

Posted by The Songbird on October 21, 2018 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

Republic of Fraud

Posted by moki ikom on October 21, 2018 at 9:53am 0 Comments

Why I Hate Daily Kos

Posted by Safe Bet's Amy on October 21, 2018 at 8:00am 3 Comments

Not Since 1916... Part II

Posted by Ron Powell on October 21, 2018 at 7:00am 2 Comments

Impressions Before Dawn

Posted by Doc Vega on October 21, 2018 at 3:32am 2 Comments

1 Sentence GRIFTERS & MURDER

Posted by Jonathan Wolfman on October 19, 2018 at 1:39pm 9 Comments

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