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Notes for Joe Biden

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Someone should tell Joe Biden: Every time you end a statement with Period; as in ‘such and such, such and such.  Period’; it sounds as if you just told a lie. Every time you predicate a statement with, ‘Look’, it sounds as if you are about to tell a lie. I’m not saying you are […]

Oregon

How the Hell?

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UPDATE:  Could the NRA Lose Nonprofit Status?  PBS/OPB Bye, bye Ollie! How the Hell does the NRA qualify as a Nonproft?  At best, they are industry lobbyist. “Under the Internal Revenue Code, all section 501(c)(3) organizations are absolutely prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or […]

Politics

Immigrants

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When I reflect on immigrants, my mind always goes to Lazo of Lazo’s Restaurant in Chicago.  http://lazosrestaurant.com/  (I think it was orginially Lazo’s Tacos)  When I first moved to Chicago, in 1981, I found Lazo’s to be a convenient place to pick up an affordable burrito on my way home from the El stop on Western.  […]

Oregon

It’s a Bust Out

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The important thing to realize, is that the cabinet members, Pruitt, DeVos, Carson, etc; are all doing exactly what Trump wants them to do. That is, to “bankrupt” their respective agencies, making them look weak, ineffectual and expensive. This, in order to eliminate these agencies in the future.

MSNBC

  • Trump could face criminal tax fraud indictment expert says
    on July 11, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    Donald Trump could possibly face criminal tax fraud charges ‘If the records don’t match up’ expert on the president David Cay Johnston tells Joy Reid adding that in his opinion allegedly, ‘They won’t.’

  • Legal expert: Stone’s picture of Nixon on his back sends message
    on July 11, 2020 at 7:27 pm

    ‘Roger Stone was convicted of trying to protect this president,’ legal expert Joyce Vance tells Joy Reid, while critiquing the fact that in her view, ‘There is absolutely no outcry from anyone other than Mitt Romney on the Republican side of the aisle.’

  • Coronavirus can linger in air, possibly impacting school openings
    on July 11, 2020 at 7:01 pm

    COVID-19 has hit over 70,000 U.S. cases in a single day, as the World Health Organization confirms that the coronavirus can linger in the air. Joy Reid and her panel discuss what this could mean for schools possibly reopening across America, and more.

  • Scaramucci: You have to think like Trump to beat him
    on July 11, 2020 at 6:37 pm

    Donald Trump commuting Roger Stone’s sentence is analyzed as the 2020 presidential election approaches by Joy Reid and her guests, including former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci who tells AM JOY, ‘If we don’t start thinking like

  • Velshi: This is our chance to improve American schools
    on July 11, 2020 at 6:21 pm

    MSNBC’s Ali Velshi says the pandemic has revealed the urgency of investing in our education system and addressing achievement gaps.