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****Some Personal News**** I have written a book. It is about a little known political figure named Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the forces that shaped her rise. It is out next month and it would mean the world if you would read it: penguinrandomhouse.com/books…
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It would be one thing to say the refs are corrupt but what they are actually saying is that the scoreboard counted wrong
What would happen if every losing football team today refused to say they lost, claimed the refs were corrupt, and then hired consultants to issue reports on how the game had likely been rigged?
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“Among the baseless conspiracy theories is a suggestion that 4.2 percent of Mr. Trump’s votes were siphoned away by fans of the book ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ in which the number 42 figures prominently.” nytimes.com/2021/09/24/us/ar…
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And in all of them he is basically saying everyone has misread the results a d that he has in fact won
Donald Trump has issued three statements in the last 90 minutes raging about press coverage of the partisan “audit” in Arizona, which confirmed that he still lost Arizona.
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When you call the CIA fraud department
Watch Rep. Paul Gosar (R), AZ-04, continue to spread insane conspiracies about the 2020 election. “I’ve had people come to me from the…CIA fraud department.”
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So after not accepting the results of the election and calling for an audit Trump is now not accepting the results of the audit?
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The ferret pandemic is going to disappear by summer, like a miracle
Breaking: The USDA has announced that a ferret in Florida has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first ferret in the U.S. to test positive.
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.@aoc writes a letter to her constituents explaining her vote on Iron Dome: "I wept at the complete lack of regard I often feel our party has to its most vulnerable and endangered members and communities" ocasiocortezforms.house.gov/…
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At a press conference today, Eric Adams said that at his team at Boro Hall has been working remotely. Worth noting that the @SallyGold story on his residency questions had staffers coming into the building in the middle of the night while Adams was there: politico.com/states/new-york…
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The New York Post will not require its employees to be vaccinated nor will it ask them to disclose their vaccination status when its office reopens "We are using the honor system as we trust our employees will comply.” thedailybeast.com/ny-post-me…
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“Finally he announces his big plans for the night: roll down the window and let the wind blow back our hair, by which I gather A) he’s broke, and B) so’s the window. “ mcsweeneys.net/articles/mary…
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Eric Adams suggests he would listen to city workers who don't want the vaccine, citing medical concerns, religious exemptions and pregnancy as a reason people may be giving to not comply
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David Freedlander retweeted
Tonight David @freedlander Contributor to @politico & @NYMag, and the author of “The AOC Generation: How Millenials Are Seizing Power and Rewriting The Rules of American Politics,” joins @RafPiRoman to discuss his new book. 5:30pm @MyNJPBS 6pm @ThirteenWNET 5 & 7pm @WLIW21
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Also the former political director of the Obama White House
Wow. @patrickgaspard of Center for American Progress hammers Biden administration on Haitian refugees after visit to Del Rio, Texas.
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He undoubtedly would
In an interview w/ Real America's Voice News today, Trump was asked about a report from @mkraju @arogDC & me about McCarthy fundraising for 5 Rs who voted to impeach. His response: "I would almost rather have the Democrat win than those people." Full quote via @DaniellaMicaela:
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