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Sunday, August 1, 2023

I may have never written “I told you so”, but this time I think I am entitled to crow at least a little. For weeks, may be more, I have been writing that the only way to avoid a shutdown was for McCarthy to name a deal with the Democrats. In the House, more Democrats voted to avoid a shutdown, than Republicans.


All but nine Republican Senators voted in favor. Even Scott, and Rubio from Florida and Hawley voted in favor.how McCarthy keeps his gavel is a good question.

One very unhappy camper is Trump who badly wanted a shutdown. Whether the rift between McCarthy and Trump, which is inevitable, is another interesting question.

Aid for Ukraine was deleted, but will be taken up separately. There is a great deal of bipartisan support for Ukraine, so at least for now, I am not worried.


Word has it that MGT has her panties all tied in a knot. Who knows what Goetz will do. Now may be the time for Jeffries to sell McCarthy his gavel for dropping the impeachment proceedings.

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The first Georgia Defendant has plead quilty. No jail time, but a fine, 200 hours of community service, and the big one—-he must tell the truth if called as a witness in other cases. I suspect several other Defendants who plead not guilty are reassessing their plea.

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In the meantime, Senator Tuberville is continuing to cause havoc. The devastation on the military and their families is incalculable.

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Michigan looked really good thrashing Nebraska on the road. I got to watch the entire game.

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The Marlins are in the playoffs. Yeah! I seriously wanted to go to either Milwaukee or Philadelphia for the three games that begin Tuesday, but I have commitments here in Florida and I really cannot do it.

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Going to daughter’s house today to watch Dolphin game.

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Thank you Grandson’s Holden and Blake for all you did yesterday. They were both enormous help to by their Grandma and Grandpa. They each made a huge positive difference, and it is much appreciated.

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One of the Republican poison pills, now eliminated, was to reduce the salary of the Secretary of Defense to $1.00. The Republican who suggested this was Marjorie Taylor Greene. This woman should not be in public office.

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And something must be said about Trump’s mocking Nancy Pelosi’s Husband Paul, and his statement to General Miller deserves to be executed. Donald J Trump is a fucking lunatic and the people who support him must have had frontal lobotomies. Give me a break.

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See you tomorrow. At least that is my plan

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Go Ukraine

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