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JUNE 16-17, 2024

HOW LONG CAN THIS GO ON?  At what point does Biden's physical condition become such an embarrassment that party elders have to consider the unthinkable – dropping him from the ticket?  From the New York Post: https://nypost.com/2024/06/16/us-news/biden-appears-to-freeze-up-has-to-be-led-off-stage-by-obama-at-mega-bucks-la-fundraiser/

President Biden appeared to freeze up on stage and had to be led off by Barack Obama at the conclusion of a star-studded campaign fundraiser in Los Angeles Saturday night.

The awkward moment took place after Biden and his predecessor sat for a 45-minute interview with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel at the Peacock Theater.

As the men stood for applause, Biden’s gaze seemed to become fixed on the crowd for a full 10 seconds until former President Barack Obama took his wrist and led him offstage.

The incident follows a spate of caught-on-camera moments where Biden appeared dazed or confused about where he was, including when he appeared to wander off at the G7 summit in Apulia, Italy, during parachute exhibition.

In that instance, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni stepped in to gently take Biden’s hand and lead him back in time for a group photo with other world leaders.

The Biden campaign raised more than $30 million at the event, which was attended by Hollywood luminaries like George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Barbra Streisand.

The event was also swarmed by hundreds of anti-Israel protesters, who attempted to block entry to the ritzy gala — tickets for which ranged from $250 to $500,000.

COMMENT:  What will the Dems do with Biden?  Will they hide him in the basement, as they did in 2020?  Will he be limited to controlled speeches, with no press questions allowed?  Or will, finally, some senior committee visit him and perform the political execution?  And if they do that, who takes his place?  That's where the bug is in this machine. 

June 16,  2024



JUNE 14-15, 2024

SUCH CLASS:   The Democrats never hesitate to embarrass the United States.  From Breitbart: 

Democrats plan to disrupt Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to a special joint session of Congress on July 24 in an unprecedented show of hostility to the democratically-elected leader of a close American ally.

56 Democrats boycotted Netanyahu’s speech in 2015, when Republicans invited him to argue against then-President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran. This time, Axios reports, “Democrats plan to go bigger than a boycott”:

The proposals include a press conference, a vigil, or an event with families of those taken hostage by Hamas, many of whom feel Netanyahu hasn’t done enough to free their loved ones.

In a sign of how extensive and high-level some of these discussions are, former House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) told Politico he was participating in one counter-programming meeting.

Several progressive House members are planning to attend the speech but disrupt it, one lawmaker said.

The speech may be especially awkward, given that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called earlier this year for Netanyahu to be ousted in new elections. The Biden administration has been trying to undermine the Israeli leader since he was elected in November 2022, with the exception of a brief period when Israel and Saudi Arabia were near a peace deal before October 7 last year.

COMMENT:   The little kids who run the Democratic Party have no interest whatever in showing a united front with our allies.  Immature behavior like this sends a message throughout the world that America is an unreliable ally that can turn on its friends in a minute.  Great way to run foreign policy.

June 15,  2024


DREADFUL YOUTH.  THEY'RE THINKING FOR THEMSELVES. UNGRATEFUL FASCISTS:   Young voters seem to be moving rightward, indicating that their brains have been turned back on.  From Breitbart: 

Former President Donald Trump could win the young vote in 2024, polling trends show, upending the nearly 30 year reign of Democrat hegemony among the demographic.

A Republican presidential candidate has not won the young vote since 1988, the year a federal smoking ban was introduced during domestic airline flights of two hours or less and the James Bond film License to Kill began shooting, Michael Jackson led a rock concert in West Berlin, and the space shuttle Discovery took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Trump is within two points of Biden among young voters between the ages 18-29, a recent New York Times/Siena Poll found. The vote has not been that close since George W. Bush defeated global warming activist Al Gore in 2000.

Another poll, conducted by Quinnipiac, found Trump leading with registered voters between 18-34 by one point. In 2016, two-time failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won that demographic by 19 percentage points. President Joe Biden won the demographic in 2020 by 24 percentage points, according to CNN exit polling.

Trump’s inroads with young voters appear to turn on a couple of factors:

  1. Biden’s economy crushed young voters with high housing costs and overall price spikes by about 20 percent — just as they graduated college, intended to buy their first home, or wanted to start a family.
  2. Trump is an advocate of cryptocurrency, an area to which the Biden administration has been hostile. Trump boosted NFTs, promised to end regulatory hostility, and endorsed U.S.-mined Bitcoin.
  3. Healthcare, Biden’s number one issue, is of less concern for young voters than the oldest voting bloc, which appears more sympathetic to his political pitches than younger voters. In eight sets of data encompassing the nexus of “cross-pressures,” Trump’s immigration policy sabotages and undermines the attraction of Biden’s most popular issue and thus essentially diminishes Biden’s political appeal, according to Ruy Teixera, a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Biden, meanwhile, is desperately trying to shore up the young vote. He offered them “free beer, free contraceptives, music concerts, free food, manicures, rent check sweepstakes, boot shines, comedy shows, and dance parties,” the Washington Examiner reported.

READ THE REST:  We always caution that polls are snapshots in time, and that we have months to go before the election.  But if this youth trend continues, Mr. Biden will be looking at retirement options in Delaware.

June 14,  2024



JUNE 12-13, 2024

WHY SHOULD WE BE SHOCKED?  Something odd happened today.  Part of the absurd text of the Hamas reply to President Biden's ceasefire proposal became public, and what it calls for is a permanent truce to be verified by, get this, Russia, China, and Turkey. 

That is no joke.  That is what it said.  We know, of course, that Hamas is a creature of Iran.  We know that Iran is deeply involved as an ally of Russia, even supplying missiles to Russian forces fighting Ukraine, an ally of the United States.  We know that China is seriously looking to become a major factor in the Mideast, where the oil is.  Turkey, although a member of NATO, should be thrown out because its policies have nothing in common with the NATO nations. 

We must finally face, and say it loudly, that the United States is now involved with a new Axis, consisting of large nations like China and Iran, and extensions of those nations like Hamas, and the vast network of Chinese commercial institutions in the West.  We are in direct confrontation with Russia in Ukraine. 

President Kennedy called this arrangement a "twilight conflict."  He was right, but a conflict it is. 

But we are not fully awake to the reality.  The press is not much help, to put it mildly.  I fear it will take another 9-11, probably perpetrated by illegals coming over the Southern border, and originating in the Mideast or Asia, to bring us to attention.

The day is not far off.

June 13, 2024 


THEY'RE BACK!  Wait a second, wait a second.  I thought the academic year was over.  Wasn't it?  Apparently, not at UCLA, where the campus creeps want one more chance to embarrass themselves and their school.  From HotAir: 

Pro-Palestinian protesters tried to set up several new encampments on the UCLA campus Monday. The result was chaos. Eventually 27 people were arrested but half-a-dozen UCPD officers were injured in the process.

A total of 27 people were arrested after setting up multiple pro-Palestinian encampments on UCLA’s campus Monday that police said were unlawful...

At least six University of California Police Department personnel and other safety officers were injured during confrontations with protesters, including one person with a head injury, said Rick Braziel, UCLA’s associate vice chancellor for campus safety, in a statement Tuesday.

UCLA's police department put out a statement justifying the arrests. The statement depicted the protest as a kind of moving riot that, in addition to injuries and disruption of finals, also resulted in vandalism to the campus.

On Monday, June 10, 2024, at about 3:15 p.m., a group of approximately 100 people affiliated with a UCLA registered student organization marched to the walkway at the top of the Janss Steps and set up an unauthorized and unlawful encampment with tents, canopies, wooden shields, and water-filled barriers. The group also restricted access to the general public in violation of University policy. University officials advised the group that they were violating University policy and California law; however, the group refused to leave. The group’s conduct, which included the use of amplified sound, also disrupted nearby final exams. After UCPD issued multiple dispersal orders, the group began to leave the area.

The group then marched to the Kerckhoff patio, where they set up an unauthorized and unlawful encampment with tents, canopies, and barricades with patio furniture. The group also restricted access to the general public in violation of University policy. The group’s conduct, which included entering Moore Hall, also disrupted nearby final exams. After UCPD issued dispersal orders, the group began to leave the area.

The group then marched to the courtyard between Dodd Hall and the School of Law, where they set up another unauthorized and unlawful encampment. The group restricted access to the general public in violation of University policy and also disrupted nearby final exams. At around 8:00 p.m. approximately 25 members of the group were arrested for California Penal Code section 626.4(d) – Willful Disruption of University Operations. 

COMMENT:  Please read the whole thing.  Apparently, we're in for more of this.  Isn't it inspiring to see these "protesters" giving up their summer vacation to try to advance society?  Why, we're looking at tomorrow's leaders.  (Yuch!) 

This only a warm-up.  The Republican National Convention takes place next month in Milwaukee.  The Dems meet in glorious, peaceful Chicago a month later.  I'm sure there will be many more practice sessions before these events, some on college campuses.  A return to the 1960s. 

June 13,  2024


JUNE 10-11, 2024

ASSESSING THE DAMAGE:  The pollsters are already asking about the damage from the latest politically connected conviction, the president's son.  From Daily Mail: 

Hunter Biden's dramatic conviction in his gun and drugs trial will cause more political fallout for his father than Donald Trump saw from his guilty verdict, according to a snap poll for DailyMail.com.

When likely voters were asked whether it affected their view of Joe Biden, the results suggest a seven-point negative impact for the Democratic candidate in the election. In contrast, Trump saw a six-point bump in an equivalent question.

The results come with caveats. They are not an indication of voting intention but instead offer an insight into how the verdicts may factor into voters' views of the two runners.

In Biden's case seven percent said they would have a 'more positive' view of the president but 14 per cent said it would be 'more negative'.

That meant a net negative impact for Biden of seven percent.

Among all-important independent voters there was a similar negative shift for the president of seven percent.

Three percent of independents said a guilty verdict meant they would have a 'more positive' view of Joe Biden and 10 percent said 'more negative'.

The negative impact was slightly higher among men than women.

J.L. Partners surveyed 500 likely voters on June 10 and 11 for the poll.

On June 11 Hunter was convicted of three felonies relating to lying on a government form.

He said he was not a drug user when he bought a gun in Wilmington, Delaware on October 12, 2018.

But prosecutors proved he had in fact been in the midst of a crack addiction. 

COMMENT:  These snap polls offer more amusement than wisdom.  We have five months to go before the ultimate poll, a national election. 

Today's conviction, however, could do President Biden some real harm if it leads to further, extensive inquiries about Hunter's business dealings and how they might have involved Joe Biden.   I doubt if the Bidens got rich on Joe's government salary.

June 11,  2024



GOOD NEWS FROM HARVARD?  Yeah, really.  Maybe there's some common sense remaining up there after all.  From College Fix: 

Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences will stop requiring a diversity, equity and inclusion statement as part of the hiring process and instead ask for information about how candidates contribute and serve “academic communities,” the Harvard Crimsonnewspaper reported Monday.

The news comes roughly one week after Harvard also announced a new institutional neutrality policy.

Deans Nina Zipser and Hopi Hoekstra made the change in response to faculty feedback voicing concern the DEI requirement was “too narrow,” according to the student newspaper.

“Instead, the FAS — the University’s largest faculty — will require a service statement about an applicant’s ‘efforts to strengthen academic communities’ and a teaching and advising statement about how an applicant will foster a ‘learning environment in which students are encouraged to ask questions and share their ideas,'” the Crimson reported.

The development at Harvard comes roughly one month after leaders of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology told faculty to discontinue the practice of requiring mandatory diversity, equity and inclusion statements in faculty hiring.

As The College Fix reported this week, scholars continue to debate the legality of diversity, equity, and inclusion requirements in hiring as some legislatures in Republican-controlled states ban the practice, such as in Florida, Texas and elsewhere, calling them ideological litmus tests that favor progressives.

In other states, such as Arizona and North Carolina, the trustees who oversee public universities have told their campuses to end the practice.

COMMENT:  DEI is an ugly, essentially racist practice that clearly stands in opposition to real equality and freedom.  It also guarantees mediocrity since it disposes of merit as the major factor influencing an admissions decision, and replaces it with group identity. 

June 10,  2024


JUNE 8-9, 2024

EUROPE VOTES:   Every major vote in Europe affects the United States in some way.  That includes today's elections.  From AP:

Far-right parties made big gains in the European Parliament in election results that rattled the traditional powers and made French President Emanuel Macron call snap legislative elections. 

Macron’s party suffered a heavy defeat from the far-right National Rally party, while in Germany support for Olaf Scholz’s center-left Social Democrats sank to a projected 14%, behind the extreme-right Alternative for Germany, which surged into second place.

Millions of Europeans voted for candidates to serve five-year terms in a new European Parliament, the legislative branch of the 27-member trade bloc. Provisional results from the voting that ended Sunday showed the Christian Democrats would have 189 seats, up 13, the Social Democrats 135, down 4 and the pro-business Renew group 83, down 19. The Greens slumped to 53, down 18.


— France’s Macron calls a snap election after heavy defeat

— Italy’s Meloni gets domestic and European boosts from win 

— Far-right Alternative for Germany make gains

— Orbán’s party takes most votes, but challenger scores big win

— Complex coalition talks loom after Belgium’s federal election

— Bulgarians vote for new national parliament and for EU lawmakers

COMMENT:  We want to see Europe move rightward, but please read the fine print on what individual parties and candidates stand for.  Victories on either the fringe left or fringe right will not advance the U.S.-Europe relationship.  That relationship is going to be sorely tested in the next year over Ukraine.

More coming on the European elections.

June 9, 2014


HOW NOSTALGIC!  Back to 1962 and the Cuban Missile Crisis.  From the Miami Herald:

Three Russian Navy ships and a nuclear-powered submarine will arrive at the Port of Havana for an official visit next week, the Cuban armed forces said in a statement Thursday, confirming the military exercises first disclosed by U.S. officials on Wednesday.

The Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces said the Russian missile frigate Admiral Gorshkov, the nuclear sub Kazan, the oil tanker Pashin and the salvage tug Nikolai Chiker will arrive on June 12 and stay for a week.

The Cuban military said the visit by the Russian Navy ships is part of the “friendly” relations between the two countries, complies with international law and does not pose a security threat to the region because “none of the ships carry nuclear weapons.”

A U.S. official told McClatchy and the Miami Herald on Wednesday that the exercises are expected to include “heightened naval and air activity near the United States,” involving both Russian aircraft and combat naval vessels – the first coordinated air and sea exercise by Russia in the Western Hemisphere in five years.

“While we are disappointed that Cuba has likely agreed to host visiting Russian ships, we are not surprised,” the official said Thursday. While one of the ships is a nuclear-powered submarine, the official said that the U.S. intelligence community “assesses it is not carrying nuclear weapons, and poses no direct threat to the national security of the United States.”

COMMENT:   The Russkies are showing the flag, and demonstrating what they can do, even when under pressure from American-supplied weapons in Ukraine.

It may be significant that one of the ships Moscow has sent is the Admiral Gorshkov.  Admiral Sergey Georgyevich Gorshkov was head of the Soviet Union's Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis.  He later built the modern Soviet surface Navy of today.  Are we being given hints?

June 8,  2024 


A GOOD ONE FOR OUR SIDE:  Israel rescued four of its hostages in a spectacular operation in Gaza this morning, showing that it can be done and should be done.  The Israeli military excellence even won praise from President Biden during his visit to Paris. 

But there is dissent.  Hamas is deeply upset that some of its fighters were neutralized when they tried to prevent the Israeli raiders from getting back home.  And some leftist TV reporters were more than distressed that Israel tried to get its citizens back at all.  I mean, how dare they!  Don't the Zionists know that they must not do anything without approval from the entire human race?  Pushy.  So pushy.  Just like Trump supporters!

We will await further reaction.  I'm sure there'll be an "emergency" meeting of the UN Insecurity Council, which has brought peace to all of us.

June 8,  2024 



JUNE 6-7, 2024

D-DAY:   I was too young to remember D-Day, the invasion of Western Europe in 1944 by the United States and its main Western allies.  I say "Western" because the Soviet Union, the giant in the East, played a major role in the Allied victory in Europe, and we must always remember that.  The Russians became an enemy after the war, and a fearsome one.  We knew from our own experience with them that they were, and remain today, vicious fighters who are willing to take casualties.

The war in Europe ended only 11 months after D-Day, and that I do remember, if only vaguely.  We lived in Brooklyn, unofficial capital of the world, and my father yelled up from the street four stories below that the Nazis had been defeated.  He must have heard it from a neighbor or a car radio.

Celebrations, as I recall them, were far more subdued than what we're seeing in the retrospective television coverage of D-Day today.  Japan was still to be defeated, and Americans instinctively knew there was more deadly fighting ahead.  We hadn't heard of something called the atomic bomb.  This was May, 1945.  The bomb would be used in early August.

The voice that had guided us through the war, Franklin D. Roosevelt, had been dead only three and a half weeks when the Nazis surrendered. Many Americans had loved him; others had hated him.   But he was the central pivot of 12 years of momentous American history, and for many citizens, he was the only president they'd ever known.  The new man, Harry S. Truman, seemed at the time a shadow of the president he had just replaced. 

It was the NBC commentator Tom Brokaw who coined the term "the greatest generation" to describe the men and women who fought on D-Day and in all the other battles, and fought through the awful poverty of the Great Depression in the decade and a half earlier.  We commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day today in their honor, knowing that the 90th will probably have present not a single survivor of what the author Cornelius Ryan called "the longest day."

June 6,  2024



JUNE 4-5, 2024

BE CAREFUL, MR. BIDEN.  CONGRESS SHOULD BE INVOLVED IN EVERY FOREIGN MOVE:  I believe we should support Ukraine, but let's not make the kind of mistake that would suck us in with ground troops.  From UPI.com: 

June 4 (UPI) -- A strike by Ukrainian forces on a Russian air-defense missile battery inside Russian territory was likely carried out using a U.S.-made weapons system, a leading American think-tank said Tuesday.

The attack on the Russian S-300/400 battery north of Belogorod city about 25 miles from the Ukraine border over the weekend was probably conducted with a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, the Institute for the Study of War said in a post on X.

The Washington-based non-profit research group said the strike picked up on geolocation images of two destroyed launchers and a damaged air defense command post in a field near Kiselyovo village "was likely with HIMARS."

If confirmed, the strike would be the first time Ukraine has used U.S.-supplied weapons to strike at targets inside Russia since U.S. President Joe Biden cleared their use last week for limited strikes against military targets on Russian territory that pose an imminent threat amid Russia's offensive in Ukraine's northeast.

"Russian sources have increasingly claimed that Ukrainian forces are using HIMARS to strike Belgorod oblast since the United States partially lifted its restrictions on Ukraine's ability to use U.S.-provided weapons to strike military targets in Russian border areas with Kharkiv oblast," The Institute for the Study of War said.

"Russian sources will likely continue to characterize any successful strike in Belgorod Oblast as a HIMARS strike regardless of the system used."

The HIMARS launch system fires either Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System rockets or a single long-range Army Tactical Missile System missile making its use a potential breach of Biden administration's waiver which made it clear that its "policy with respect to prohibiting the use ATACMS or long-range strikes inside of Russia has not changed."

A Ukrainian government official alluded to the new permissions but did not explicitly state U.S. weapons were used.

"It burns beautifully. It's a Russian S-300. On Russian territory. The first days after permission to use Western weapons on enemy territory," read the caption to a photo posted on social media by government minister Iryna Vereshchuk.

ISW warned authorization to use Western-supplied weapons against Russia was "crucial for Ukraine to to repel Russian glide bomb and missile strikes against Kharkiv city," backing plans by Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba to push Ukraine's Western partners harder to ease restrictions on how arms can be used and give the green light to hit targets inside Russia.

COMMENT:  Our cause is just, but the world is not completely rational.  I would hope that the president would seek authorization from Congress for every important move we make in Ukraine.  It is well within reason to wonder whether the use of American supplied weapons in certain circumstances would trigger Moscow to retaliate by hitting a soft American target somewhere in the world.  Or, Russia might pull something like the Cuban Missile Crisis as a matter of pride.  Pride is very important to the Russians. 

It is far better if we present a united front.  We're in very dangerous and uncharted territory.

June 5,  2024


SHORT TAKE ON THE DRIFTING WRECKAGE:  From PJ Media:  "David Hilliard, 82, a founding member of the Black Panthers, is openly supporting Donald Trump in the 2024 election. Hilliard wasn't shy about his enthusiasm for Trump, which he revealed during an interview with writer Carol Mitchell. "I knew Trump when Trump was a college student in New York and he supported the Black Panther Party," Hilliard recalled.   He was just getting started on his praise for Trump. "Trump is a person who's a decent man, and he supported the Black Panther Party," Hilliard quipped. "He was someone who gave us money."  "Trump's a friend of African Americans, and I knew Trump from the 1960s in New York, where he comes from, and he's a friend to African Americans," Hilliard continued. "I mean, he's not a racist. He's not a racist, fascist, white man. He supported Black people."  If you hear Trump whisper, "Hilliard for vice president," remember you read it here first.

June 5, 2024


THE HINTS ARE OUT THERE:  You can't avoid the buzz in political circles.  Even some Democrats are suggesting that Joe Biden drop out of the presidential race. With a presidential debate coming up, they fear disaster.  From the New York Post:  

President Biden’s cognitive decline is readily apparent and a concern for dozens who have interacted with the 81-year-old commander-in-chief in recent months, according to a shocking report Tuesday.

Some of the more the 45 Republican and Democratic lawmakers and staffers interviewed by the Wall Street Journal described a president who spoke so softly during meetings that participants struggled to understand him. 

Others noted that Biden’s demeanor and grasp of policy details varied by the day and he frequently relied on notes and deferred to aides during conferences.

“You couldn’t be there and not feel uncomfortable,” one person, who met with the president during critical negotiations over congressional funding for Ukraine aid in January, told the outlet.

“I’ll just say that.”

Others in attendance recalled that it took Biden about 10 minutes from when he entered the room to get the meeting started, and when he did, he used note cards to make obvious points that everyone was already in agreement with and participants could barely hear him. 

“Much of the conversation didn’t include him,” the report states, noting that the president asked his staffers to answer some questions posed directly to him. 

In a February follow-up with House Speaker Mike Johnson, the Louisiana Republican expressed his concern to the president over the administration’s liquid natural gas export policy — fearing it was benefiting Russia. 

Biden didn’t seem to know the policy was actually in effect and falsely claimed it was “only a study,” according to the report. 

The exchange “dismayed” Johnson, according to individuals who witnessed it. 

Biden would “ramble,” mumble and his ability to command the room varied from day to day during tense negotiations over raising the debt ceiling last May, former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) recalled.

COMMENT:  The timing of the above article is no accident. The Democratic National Convention in peaceful Chicago is about two months away.  The party faithful who believe Biden must go have got to act now, and decisively.  Frankly, I don't think they have much of a chance unless there is one dramatic event that jolts the nation.

And then there is the problem of a replacement.  President Harris anyone? Get me my pills.  Order more.

June 4,  2024


JUNE 2-3, 2024

A TREND OR A MOMENT:  We don't know, but I'd rather have things go this way than the opposite.  From Fox:

 A group of what's been described as "Never Trump" voters are suddenly backing the former president following last week's historic conviction

The Free Press spoke with several voters from across the country whose opinions were significantly impacted by the guilty verdict in the New York trial against former President Trump.

Shaun Maguire, a Los Angeles-based venture capitalist and a former Hillary Clinton campaign donor, declared on social media that he donated $300,000 to the Trump campaign within an hour of the verdict, and wrote in an essay that "the double standards and lawfare that Trump has faced" "boiled my blood."

He told The Free Press, "We were told that Donald Trump would be the end of democracy, but it turns out that lawfare tactics have been escalated by the Democrats and not by the Republicans. And so it’s from that backdrop that I believe the Republican Party is less of a danger to democracy than the Democratic Party right now." 

University of Chicago Law School lecturer Adam Mortara similarly donated $3,300 to the Trump campaign after not voting in 2020 and opposing him during the 2016 GOP primary, hoping a Trump victory would have a "deterrent effect" on weaponizing the legal system against political foes. 

"What’s gotten me off the sidelines is that if he does not win, and by a rather sizable margin, that will validate this type of weaponization of the judicial system in the future," Mortara told The Free Press. "Before, I would’ve said it’s not a danger to America if Joe Biden wins the election. Now, I kind of think it is." 

COMMENT:  Read the rest.  Well worth it.  The Trump campaign has been excellent in getting its message out since the verdict last week.  In fact, it's very disciplined and well organized.  Keep this up, and Joe and Kamala will be doing a Vaudeville act at this time next year.

June 3,  2024

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     - Jacques Barzun

"Against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain."
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