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  • Michael Steele I'm a Republican voting for Joe Biden over Trump. Because I'm an American first.

    10/22/2020 8:34:44 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 91 replies
    NBC News ^ | Oct 22, 2020 | Michael Steele
    So here we are, faced with the re-election of President Donald Trump and the prospect of a nation still struggling against Covid-19, reeling from the ravages of a flattened economy and in pain from civil unrest and our genuine concern for how we treat one another. I, of course, disagree with Biden on many issues and policies, sometimes vigorously; and it is my fervent hope that he will pursue policies that will help our country heal. But this election is not about those issues or policies. Rather, it is about the course of a nation and the character of her...
  • NICHOLAS KRISTOF: She's evangelical, 'Pro-life' and voting for Biden (Barf alert - this is NY Times editorial writer)

    10/22/2020 9:52:36 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 120 replies and NY Times ^ | 10/22/20 | Nicholas Kristof
    A granddaughter of the Rev. Billy Graham, Jerushah Duford is a committed evangelical Christian who describes herself as “pro-life.” For most of her life, she voted Republican. Yet this year, she is voting for Joe Biden and is encouraging fellow Christians to distance themselves from a president who she says is trying “to hijack our faith for votes.”
  • Trump berates Ben Sasse as being the 'least effective of our 53 Republican Senators' who has gone back to his 'stupid and obnoxious ways' after politician said the president 'kisses dictator's butts' in leaked audio

    10/17/2020 8:58:07 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 46 replies
    President Donald Trump slammed Sen. Ben Sasse as being one of the 'least effective' Republican Senators after the Nebraska politician asserted that the president 'kisses dictators' butts' in a recently released audio recording. In scathing tweets posted on Saturday morning, Trump claimed that the Nebraska senator had gone back to his 'stupid and obnoxious ways,' even after he had done so much to help the state. 'The least effective of our 53 Republican Senators, and a person who truly doesn’t have what it takes to be great, is Little Ben Sasse of Nebraska, a State which I have gladly done...
  • What George W. Bush Plans to Do About Trump

    10/16/2020 7:56:33 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 159 replies
    theatlantic ^ | 10/16/2020 | Edward Isaac - Dovere
    George w. bush doesn’t like Donald Trump. He doesn’t like how Trump is behaving as president. He clearly doesn’t like the division in the country Trump has fostered. He knows American democracy is under threat. He has tried to be reassuring, telling people that America has survived rough times before—a way of using insistent optimism to diplomatically acknowledge the rough time the nation is going through now.
  • Rupert Murdoch Privately Predicts A Landslide Biden Win

    10/15/2020 9:17:47 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 67 replies
    TPM ^ | 10/15/2020 | Zoe Richards
    Media magnate Rupert Murdoch has predicted privately that Democratic nominee Joe Biden will defeat President Donald Trump in the presidential election in a landslide victory, the Daily Beast reported Thursday. -snip- Murdoch has appeared to enjoy unhindered access to the White House, but has not spoken with Trump lately — at least for several weeks, sources confided to the Daily Beast — after Murdoch grew tired of Trump’s unending grievances about negative coverage from Fox News. Murdoch has griped about Trump in the past, suggesting in a tweet ahead of the 2016 presidential election that then-candidate Donald Trump had been...
  • Romney rips Trump, Pelosi, Keith Olbermann, says politics now ‘a vile, vituperative, hate-filled morass'

    10/13/2020 11:19:15 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 117 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 13 2020 | Kelly Phares, Paul Steinhauser
    Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah is stressing that the country’s politics has “moved away from the spirited debate to a vile, vituperative, hate-filled morass that is unbecoming of any free nation.” And the 2012 GOP presidential nominee warns that the "rabid attacks kindle the conspiracy mongers and the haters" to launch "dangerous action” such as the recent kidnapping plot against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Romney, the most vocal Republican critic of President Trump in Congress, took to Twitter on Tuesday to take aim at the president.
  • Jeb Bush: put every area of America on high-speed internet

    10/10/2020 8:08:58 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 50 replies
    Jeb Bush Twitter ^ | October 2, 2020 | Jeb!
    Imagine if we could put every area of America on an even playing field when it comes to high-speed internet.— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) October 2, 2020 Today’s internet is as critical—if not more so—to our nation’s economy and security as roads and highways were in Eisenhower’s time.— Slate (@Slate) October 2, 2020
  • Sen. Pat Toomey not expected to run for reelection: report

    10/04/2020 10:51:20 AM PDT · by napscoordinator · 43 replies
    Pennsylvania Real Time News ^ | 4 October 2020 | Steve Morroni
    The political future of Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey is unknown, according to a report today, indicating that he may not run for reelection or for governor of Pennsylvania in 2022. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported the news Sunday, citing two people familiar with his plans. While the 58-year-old Republican senator is expected to serve out his current term, he is not expected to seek another term or to run for governor, for which he was seen as a likely GOP candidate, according to the Inquirer. Toomey is expected to make an announcement Monday morning, spokesman Steve Kelly said. He has served...
  • Why Do Some Republicans Drift Leftward?

    10/01/2020 4:47:06 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 51 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1 Oct, 2020 | Steve Feinstein
    President Trump's new Supreme Court nomination has some Republicans fearfully remembering past (and current) justices who have changed their spots. The liberals' worst nightmare has come to pass: Ruth Bader Ginsburg died during the Trump administration. Many supporters had urged her to retire during Obama's tenure so he could appoint her leftist successor. But with arrogant defiance, Ginsburg stayed on the bench, certain, no doubt, that President Hillary Clinton would name her successor. Reality's one tough customer. Now President Trump has nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. We'll let all the others recount her unimpeachable credentials. Suffice to...
  • Retired four-star general Stanley McChrystal endorses Biden

    10/01/2020 8:41:46 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 110 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/01/20 | TAL AXELROD
    Retired four-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal has endorsed Joe Biden for the White House, citing his time working with the former vice president under the Obama administration and saying the Democratic nominee is "someone that you can trust." McChrystal, speaking on MSNBC Thursday morning, said Biden “is humble enough to listen to experts, is humble enough to respect people who serve and have served.” “I think that he would surround himself with an effective team of good people, I think he would set a tone in which he would bring out the best of people. Again, not everyone will agree with...
  • Ex-RNC chairman says he's voting for Biden [Marc Racicot]

    09/30/2020 10:31:56 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 156 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/30/20 11:27 AM EDT | Morgan Gstalter
    Former Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Marc Racicot said this week that he would that he will not vote for President Trump in November. “I regret that I will cause consternation perhaps in some corners, but even as a Republican, I will not be supporting Donald Trump for president, and I will not be voting for him,” Racicot, who is also a former Republican governor of Montana, said during a Tuesday interview on Yellowstone Public Radio. “That means I will be voting for Joe Biden for president.” Racicot did not provide details about why he was choosing to endorse the...
  • I was a Republican governor of Pa. I’m voting for Joe Biden. (Tom Ridge)

    09/27/2020 5:35:02 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 192 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 09/27/2020 | Tom Ridge - Op Ed
    ---SNIP--- I actually consider it a point of personal pride that I’m recognized for being among the first Republicans to reject Donald Trump. It was way back in December 2015. I told NBC’s Chuck Todd that day that I could never support Trump. I said then that he was an embarrassment to the Republican Party and our country. I said he belittles, demeans, and ridicules people who disagree with him, and that I’ve never thought that loud, obnoxious, and simpleminded solutions to complex problems are the kind of qualities we want in a president. I believe that earned me my...
  • Former GOP lawmakers on endorsing Biden: Trump is no Republican, 'lacks basic self-control'

    09/26/2020 2:17:47 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 117 replies
    The Hill ^ | Sept 26, 2020 | Morgan Gstalter
    Two former Republican lawmakers wrote an op-ed on Friday explaining why they are supporting Democrat Joe Biden instead of President Trump in November, arguing Trump is "an ill-formed man who lacks basic self-control and shows no semblance of inner character." Former Reps. Charles Djou (R-Hawaii) and Mickey Edwards (R-Okla.) in an opinion for Roll Call condemned Trump's "childish name-calling, crude behavior and immature narcissism.".... Djou and Edwards said the Democratic presidential candidate is "not a perfect man, but he is a man of humble decency."
  • 9 Ohio counties now on coronavirus red alert; Cuyahoga County stays orange for 6th straight week

    09/24/2020 7:35:46 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 22 replies ^ | September 25, 2020 | Rich Exner
    Nine Ohio counties are now under red alert in the state’s coronavirus advisory system, with Cuyahoga County continuing a step lower at orange for the the sixth consecutive week, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday. The red counties because of growing or lingering COVID-19 spread include the addition of five this week - Ashland, Delaware, Pike, Scioto and Stark. Four others remain there from the previous week - Butler, Mercer, Montgomery and Putnam. A week ago there were five red counties, the lowest number since DeWine introduced the four-level advisory system July 2.... Each county is graded on seven criteria. Meeting...
  • Are We Ready to Rehabilitate George W. Bush’s Reputation?

    09/17/2020 9:18:33 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 161 replies
    texasmonthly ^ | 09/16/2020 | ANDREW R. GRAYBILL
    he George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum opened seven years ago and anchors the southeastern corner of campus at Southern Methodist University, where I teach history. In late November 2016, I took a tour of the facility with five college friends who were visiting from the East Coast. The recent presidential election was much on our minds as we wandered through the building, contemplating various artifacts from Bush’s two terms in office. Although we were hardly fans of his presidency, one of my pals—fearful, like everyone in our group, of a Trump administration—got misty-eyed when reflecting upon Bush’s obvious...
  • Ohio's pro-life governor makes another bizarre pro-abortion appointment

    09/12/2020 10:31:50 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 12, 2020 | Peter Skurkiss
    Gov. Mike DeWine, Republican of Ohio, has stepped in it again. Dr. Amy Acton resigned as director of the Ohio Health Department in June and then again in August as the governor's health adviser. DeWine subsequently nominated Dr. Joan Duwve to head the state's health department. In nominating Duwve, who most recently served as director of public health in South Carolina, DeWine is quoted as saying: "Dr. Duwve shares my passion for and commitment to children's issues and many other pressing public health issues[.] " This turned into another embarrassment for the governor. Going back to Acton, during her tenure...
  • Why former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is supporting Joe Biden for president (barf)

    09/03/2020 10:24:05 AM PDT · by Impy · 48 replies ^ | 9-3-2020 | Emily Lawler
    Former Gov. Rick Snyder in an op-ed published by USA Today on Thursday endorsed Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden, making waves as a Republican who isn’t backing incumbent President Donald Trump. He’s one of a number of Republicans who are speaking out against Trump’s reelection, according to Jeff Timmer, a senior advisor with The Lincoln Project, a group of disillusioned Republicans working to defeat Trump and his supporters in Congress. “There’s never been a time like this when so many members of an incumbent president’s party have said ’vote for the other guy,’” Timmer said on a taping of WKAR’s...
  • Republican Voters Against Trump Are:

    08/27/2020 9:56:23 PM PDT · by moonhawk · 27 replies
    self | 8/27/20 | Self
    Republicans Voters Against Trump Are Really: Republican Voters Against Tax Cuts Republican Voters Against Prosperity Republican Voters Against Jobs Republican Voters Against Deregulation Republican Voters Against the Unborn Republican Voters Against Border Control Republican Voters Against School Choice Republican Voters Against Small Businesses Republican Voters Against Rule of Law Republican Voters Against Brinnging Troops Home Republican Voters Against Better Trade Deals Republican Voters Against Record Stock Market Republican Voters Against Lowest Black and Hispanic Unemployment Ever Republican Voters Against Stopping ISIS Republican Voters Against Criminal Justice Reform Republican Voters Against We the People Republican Voters Against Making America Great Again...
  • Indiana Gov. Holcomb orders 30 more days of mandatory masks; state to stay in ‘stage 4.5’

    08/26/2020 11:51:08 AM PDT · by John W · 22 replies
    ABC 21 ^ | August 26, 2020 | ABC 21
    Hoosiers have been ordered to continue wearing masks for another 30 days. With the first mask mandate set to expire, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb decided to extend the mandatory face-covering order through Sept. 25. "On one hand we're pleased that we've been holding steady, steady Eddy Indiana here in terms of positivity rate," Gov. Holcomb said. "We don't want that to trend up. We want that to trend down even more." Indiana will also remain in 'stage 4.5' of the state's reopening plan. Effectively, nothing changes in terms of capacity to restaurants, bars and entertainment venues.
  • Disgusting (Republicans Voters Against Trump)

    08/26/2020 5:46:38 AM PDT · by Boomer · 26 replies
    TV Ads | 8/26/2020 | Self
    These RINO ads are playing on Fox News now and I assume all other TV channels. These RINO's who claim to be republicans are worse than a dem voter. In my opinion they are human trash such as Jeff Flake. Do you think they will have any effect on the election?