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It is discouraging to watch what happened in Charlottesville and then watch the discourse that follows.
This isn't hard to explain. It was an attack on the civil order. It was hate. It was a criminal act.
And yet, I read some of the most ridiculous arguments about this as if there are "shades of grey". Some Trump supporters blame the victims. Some argue that to criticize the President over his reaction is unpatriotic and shouldn't be questioned. I even read one comment that said the city pulled back their police intentionally in . . .
I am a bit concerned about the naivete of Erdmann's government view. He has not been active in politics - says he had to be neutral while he was coaching football. Although other teachers have been some of the most vocal activists I know, each person has to decide that.
But when explaining why he became a Democrat, Erdmann mentions the following...
Other aspects of why I would be a democrat, age 22, 23, I learned a very valuable lesson. It . . .
We have the best plan. It is a plan like no one has ever seen. When we put this plan together, you will be so happy and impressed. It is such a bigly big league venture, everyone will be saying it is the best plan they have ever seen. It will solve the problem, that I can tell you.
Trump on North Korea
We have the best plan. It is a plan like no one has ever seen. When we . . .
For those of you who think that Democrats are the issue when it comes to big money in politics, please read this....
The Congressional House appropriations bill includes riders that would further pare back campaign finance rules via the following:
The riders attached to the appropriations bill take aim at how the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) enforce campaign finance law.
In the case of the two aimed at the IRS and the SEC, Republicans are seeking to keep the agency . . .