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16 hours ago, Roman said:

all it took was the threat of being questioned by Mrs. Porter to make her back down. Porter has superpowers and is a member of the MCU. 

 

Miss Porter scares me.  She truly is phenomenal!  

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Trump held a minute-long press conference today where he took no questions and rambled about the stock market, then left:

 

 

 

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I'm sure he blabbered on about the Stock Market.  Honey, here's a clue for you.  It went up because you lost and people are now optimistic.  Go learn about Business.  

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2 minutes ago, Fevuh said:

I'm sure he blabbered on about the Stock Market.  Honey, here's a clue for you.  It went up because you lost and people are now optimistic.  Go learn about Business.  

The stock market jump is likely because they are relieved Yellen in going to be Treasury Secretary. That may be short lived.  She's briliiant but is pro regulation but may also be able to help get a stimulus package passed.

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The full Biden foreign policy press conference got me emotional and is worth watching. Kerry especially is an American hero who was treated shamefully in '04, and he's always been stronger when in office and not micromanaged by scared party operatives.

 

 

 

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I know AOC's not everyone's favorite person and she's not always mine, either. But she has a gift for certain framing. The Dems need to let her go on TV and keep saying this 24 hours a day, and they need to follow her lead with the rest of their people, bc leaving this media war up to Wolf Blitzer or snarky little Republican weasels like Jake Sherman who viscerally despise Pelosi is not going to cut it:

 

 

 

 

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13 minutes ago, Vee said:

 

I know AOC's not everyone's favorite person and she's not always mine, either. But she has a gift for certain framing. The Dems need to let her go on TV and keep saying this 24 hours a day, and they need to follow her lead with the rest of their people, bc leaving this media war up to Wolf Blitzer or snarky little Republican weasels like Jake Sherman who viscerally despise Pelosi is not going to cut it:

 

 

 

Nope. She's a weapon that gets used against us. We need to stay focused on Georgia and having her in front of the camera will only be a liability to Warnock and Ossoff. There are plenty of other Dems who can deliver that message. Also, calling out McConnell should probably come from senators who are better at message discipline.

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I notice that media darlings like Marco Rubio, Matt Gaetz and Josh Hawley are posturing about being anti-war (they aren't) and trying to work up outrage about Biden having Harvard, Yale, etc. graduates in his Cabinet. It's all mostly an attempt to get social media accolades and protective posturing as brave and bold for when Senate Republicans block a lot of Biden's Cabinet nominees.

 

I don't know if the "acting" designation can still be used (or if the courts will even allow it now that a Democrat is in the White House), but hopefully Biden's legal people are ready to gear up.

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3 minutes ago, DRW50 said:

I notice that media darlings like Marco Rubio, Matt Gaetz and Josh Hawley are posturing about being anti-war (they aren't) and trying to work up outrage about Biden having Harvard, Yale, etc. graduates in his Cabinet. It's all mostly an attempt to get social media accolades and protective posturing as brave and bold for when Senate Republicans block a lot of Biden's Cabinet nominees.

 

I don't know if the "acting" designation can still be used (or if the courts will even allow it now that a Democrat is in the White House), but hopefully Biden's legal people are ready to gear up.

A little silly given how many men in Trump's cabinet were from Harvard and Yale. It just goes to show how little respect people like Rubio have for their target audience. They just assume people will swallow this kind of nonsense.  Of course, too many of them do.

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35 minutes ago, Juliajms said:

A little silly given how many men in Trump's cabinet were from Harvard and Yale. It just goes to show how little respect people like Rubio have for their target audience. They just assume people will swallow this kind of nonsense.  Of course, too many of them do.

They all paid their way in and through by their parents.  Not a one probably attended class.

 

Meanwhile - go Me - I actually got accepted into a Harvard Business Certificate Program this week.  Online learning but then reality hit.  17 modules and 3 cold calls (POP QUIZ!) will be required.  I was like...wait a minute.  I thought this would be a TedTalk.  Nope.  The shi* got real.  I'm 50 years old almost 51 but thought, if people can make their kids learn online and I'm helping nieces and nephews with Algebra and Geometry then lemme just give this a whirl.  Now I'm in for a whirl.  LOL.  

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