Why Mitch McConnell Should Worry About Georgia…

Date: November 23, 2020

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“Georgia runoff wins will end Mitch McConnell.

The rushed confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett has, for the first time in decades, made Democrats think seriously about progressive reforms to the Supreme Court. Today, conservatives hold a 6-3 majority on the court, illegitimately engineered by Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell. This stark reality has radicalized the base. It has even made some Democratic senators consider using their power to achieve deep structural change, as opposed to cosmetic bipartisan redecorating.

Unfortunately, those senators are likely to be in the minority until at least the beginning of 2023. And as long as McConnell remains the majority leader, he is unlikely to allow any reforms (or legislation or democracy) to go forward in the Senate. But Democrats must continue to plan for the day when they have enough seats in the chamber to implement a plan that will mitigate Republican lordship over the Supreme Court.

Citation:
https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/supreme-court-reform-ideas/

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#RisingQs: Why Didn’t The ‘Squad’ Push For New House Leadership?…

Date: November 22, 2020

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“Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti answer viewers’ questions on why the “squad” didn’t use their social media platforms and open invitations to CNN & MSNBC to demand new House leadership, will the U.S. stay out of the Middle East under the Biden Administration, and who would Krystal and Saagar choose to run in 2024?”

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FWF Spanks Giving – November 22, 2020…

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Date: November 22, 2020

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Match 1: Cyborg Boy, Pedo Bear & FakeSumo VS Sir Dance-A-Lot, Honeythorn Gump & Peter Pan – 65%

Match 2: Mom & Steg Hadley VS Mr. TeeTee & StarButt – 86%

Main Event:

Match 3: Jon Piddle VS Gary Flopper – 79%

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
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Win: Cyborg Boy, Pedo Bear & FakeSumo Loss: Sir Dance-A-Lot, Honeythorn Gump & Peter Pan
Win: Mr TeeTee & Starbutt Loss: Mom & Steg Hadley
Main Event Match: Jon Piddle Defeats Gary Flopper – New FWF Champion!
SHOW NOTES:

Show Referee: Dirty Old Randy

Location: Cosmo Canyon

SHOW RATING: 76.666

BEST RANKED MATCH: Mom & Steg Hadley VS Mr. TeeTee & StarButt – 86%

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James Randi…


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Date: November 22, 2020

01) James Randi, famed magician and skeptic, dies at 92

“James “The Amazing” Randi loved magic. He was a celebrated escape artist who broke records set by Houdini and performed everywhere from the White House to Niagara Falls (dangling upside down over the falls in a straightjacket, naturally). And with his long white beard, he certainly fit the part of a wizard.

But he had no time for quacks whose “magic” duped its believers and even defrauded them. When he wasn’t performing magic himself, he worked tirelessly to debunk the deceivers.

Randi, one of the original challenges to media misinformation, died this week at age 92, the James Randi Educational Foundation confirmed. He’s survived by his husband, Jose, and fans whose pocketbooks and belief systems were saved by his skepticism.”

He died in October…wonderful guy.

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Trump’s Historically Dumb Move Wreaks Havoc For Biden…

Date: November 22, 2020

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“Trump’s the first to do this and it means unspeakable chaos for the Biden administration.

At nearly 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, the morning after Election Day 2016, the Associated Press declared Donald Trump the winner of the presidential election. Around the same time, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton phoned Trump to concede, a call she made at the urging of then-President Barack Obama. That Thursday, less than 48 hours after the election results, Obama met with his successor to help him prepare for the transition to the presidency.

Four years later, nothing like that has happened. More than a week has passed since major news outlets declared Joe Biden the winner, but Trump has refused to concede. Instead, his legal team is pushing efforts to invalidate the results, and his administration won’t work with Biden officials on the transition of power. Top Republicans in Congress and around the country aren’t openly acknowledging Biden’s victory either.

Citation:
https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/what-trumps-refusal-to-concede-says-about-american-democracy/

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Michigan Republicans: No Democracy For You…

Date: November 21, 2020

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“The right-wing is constantly undermining American democracy.

Republican members of the Board of Canvassers in Wayne County, Mich., asked to rescind their votes to certify the election one day after casting them during a contentious meeting.

The board’s GOP chairwoman, Monica Palmer, and board member William Hartmann signed affidavits on Wednesday stating that they only voted for the certification because other members promised a full audit of the county’s votes.

Palmer’s affidavit stated that “the Wayne County election had serious process flaws which deserve investigation. I continue to ask for information to assure Wayne County voters that these elections were conducted fairly and accurately.

Citation:
https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/526652-republicans-in-key-michigan-county-try-to-rescind-votes-to-certify

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