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Excellent and succinct piece.

The outlined response is normal posturing by the R’s. If Biden is kicked off the ballot, a court will put him back on. The posturing is for an audience of one.

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Media are complicit in R insurrection at this point, IMO. Key linchpin in an authoritarian takeover. We must vote blue, and drive everyone we know to the polls!

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American does have immigration issues that need resolution, but Republicans have been “bad faith” negotiators, in effect, not interested in negotiation as much as massaging the fears of “hoards of immigrants coming into the U.S. who are Black or Brown or rapists,” for political power, exacerbating racism and other prejudices of their White, America First xenophobic base!

We have a racist xenophobic problem in the U.S., which is every bit the equal of our immigration issues, and those manipulating that problem are trying to leverage the worst elements of our culture against the best, including recognizing our need for immigration given our economic growth issues, and support for political asylum refugees!

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If media would inform our citizenry that [quoting PI} "All of these officials (Ashcroft, DeSantis, and Patrick) have their facts wrong. Customs and Border Protectionl has reported 8 million encounters with migrants since Biden took office (millions were immediately expelled). ... Most undocumented migrants who are currently inside the United States are here legally." So, calling on all media from all political orientations to present these facts presented here by Judd. Otherwise, we continue going into Crazyland with the Q weirdos.

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This is what happens when dishonorable, fact shuffling, power-mad, lying, intellectual midgets obtain or try to obtain power. These vile excuses for humans, these Republicans, have truly lost their minds and are doubling down on the destruction of our democracy. They only adhere to one section of the Constitution, guns.

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I am absolutely EXHAUSTED by the childishness of the current Republican party. No, wait, that's an insult to ill-behaved children...they at least are too young for their brains to have fully formed. This vengeful, whining, belligerent, ignorant wasting of time needs its own adjective. Perhaps "MAGAness"?

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Doesn't matter to the GOP that Trump says from the campaign trail he will be a dictator, punish his enemies, round up and place Latinos in tent camps, and/or suspend the Constitution. It appears to be ok with MSM as well. Over the weekend Trump decided to teach Civil War history and slam dunk Abe Lincoln. Jan. 6 has never ended. How he is not in jail?

Good report. Since Trump came on the scene in 2015, facts haven't mattered much to the GOP and sadly, the MSM.

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I supported DHS for two months at one of the 'Trump Tent Camps' for those captured at the Border. You are correct. Those men, women, and children were processed (names collected, fingerprinted, etc.). They then spent the night and were taken back on buses to Mexico the following day. None of them were allowed to stay. No free ticket to the USA.

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I want to go on record for thanking Popular Info's writers for not saying X, formerly known as Twitter. Also, great article that needs to go viral to squash the narrative that seems to be working for the right wing.

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Regarding the ability to democratically elect our leaders, I would also argue that the Electoral College stands in the way of that process. The candidate who receives the most votes is not always the candidate that wins.

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Lots of great comments here so all I will add is that these Republicans are out of their GDamn minds!!!!!

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What to do? What to do?

Vote BLUE for you know who!

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Judd,

For those who want Trump to be on the ballot, there is one other way:

What the Supreme Court Should Not Do in Trump’s Disqualification Case https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/05/opinion/trump-supreme-court-colorado-ballot.html?unlocked_article_code=1.Lk0.s1Ia.mVQdUgffpMCA&smid=nytcore-android-share

Justin SG -Washington State

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Another excellent piece

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If Biden's name gets removed from the ballot in any state, I feel like people are going to riot. On the heels of the Jan. 6 storming anniversary, I hope these meddling Republicans are prepared for that.

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Because of course they are.

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