Donald frantically seeks loopholes | Tom Camfield

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It’s doubtful that this time around it will be close enough for resolution by a single member of the supreme Court—such as gave us George Bush rather than possibly Al Gore. However, all …

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Donald frantically seeks loopholes | Tom Camfield

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It’s doubtful that this time around it will be close enough for resolution by a single member of the supreme Court — such as gave us George Bush rather than possibly Al Gore. However, all the more reason to vote — and quickly.

As Donald has found his steady diet of lies more and more acceptable to an apparently ever-hungry public, we all reached the current day — whereat Donald Donald appears to have taken several steps too far in a ridiculous quest for immortality, with insufficient and improper credentials.

High living and ready money have co-existed to the best of his ability for Donald’s ultra crowd as he turns a blind eye to the “other people” whom he has ordained to bear the brunt of any lower-class existence . . . taxation, starvation, unemployment, death and disease.

As I write this, we’ve just moved into Tuesday, American COVID-19 deaths are nearing 215,000, Donald Trump is possibly over-dosed on steroids at age 74, obese, reportedly no longer infectious — and is holding “open” public political campaigns. On the television people have been talking about “homicidal negligence” — or continuing to go without masks in some sort of weird defiance.

And on the Internet is a quote from Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, who is frantically calling for help while running for re-election: "I care about everybody," Graham said, speaking Friday at a forum for South Carolina Senate candidates.

”If you're a young African American, an immigrant, you can go anywhere in this state. You just need to be conservative, not liberal,” Graham said. He is polling in a 48% tie with a Black candidate as the election deadline nears.

Disenfranchisement (see Wikipedia) is the “revocation of suffrage (the right to vote) of a person or group of people, or through practices, prevention of a person exercising the right to vote . . . Disfranchisement may be accomplished explicitly by law or implicitly through requirements applied in a discriminatory fashion, through intimidation, or by placing unreasonable requirements on voters for registration or voting.”

Over the years, who has had more practice at disenfranchisement prior to election time? The Black community, the Latino community or those who feel that non-whites are not a real part of American society? The Democratic nominee in South Carolina is Jaime Harrison, a Black man, a leader at the Democratic National Committee and a former chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party. That contest has triggered an unprecedented level of fundraising in the state. Democrats have the opportunity of gaining a U.S. Senate seat that has been under Republican control since the 1960s.

Six Senate positions presently are rated as toss-ups, while the GOP currently holds a 53-47 edge over all in current senators. Trump, of course, is more frantically absorbed with the presidential election. He seems to be eying the Supreme Court as the eventual savior, somehow, of HIS government. And with McConnell in control of the Senate, it is likely some questions never will be asked of Trump’s hurried lifetime appointment of an ultra-conservative Supreme Court justice prior to the Nov. 3 election.

THE NEW YORK TIMES (David Sanger, Oct. 11) — “Trump has long demanded — quite publicly, often on Twitter — that his most senior cabinet members use the power of their office to pursue political enemies. But his appeals this week, as he trailed badly in the polls and was desperate to turn the national conversation away from the coronavirus, were so blatant that one had to look to authoritarian nations to make comparisons. He took a step even Richard Nixon avoided in his most desperate days: openly ordering direct immediate government action against specific opponents, timed to serve his reelection campaign . . . Now he is talking about it, almost daily. He is making it clear that prosecutions, like vaccines for the coronavirus, are useless to him if they come after Nov. 3. He has declared, without evidence, that there is already plenty of proof that Obama, Biden and Hillary Clinton, among others, were fueling the charges that his campaign had links to Russia — what he calls ‘the Russia hoax.’ And he has pressured his secretary of state to agree to release more of Clinton’s emails before the election, reprising a years-long fixation, despite having defeated her four years ago.“

(And Donald also, of course, remains fixed upon discrediting Hillary’s winning the U.S. 2016 popular vote — 65,853,514 to 62,984,858).

THE REPUBLICAN PLAYBOOK — For a lengthy article headlined “Inside the Trump Campaign’s Strategy to Make Voting a Tooth-and-Nail Fight” in The New York Times, read and judge for yourself: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/inside-the-trump-campaigns-strategy-to-make-voting-a-tooth-and-nail-fight/ar-BB19SoOn

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Justin Hale

Blah, Blah, Blah.....

“homicidal negligence” — or continuing to go without masks in some sort of weird defiance"..... Tom, would you wear a mask if you had had the virus, then tested and found to have some level of immunity from the virus, and found to be not shedding virus?..... I wouldn't, and I'm betting most sensible people wouldn't either. But don't let that stop you from villainizing the President.

Blah, Blah, Blah.....

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Gary Novak

I'm thinking about reconciliation between the losers and the winners in the coming contentious election. When this is over we have to live together. Is reconciliation achieved best through discussion and debate or by silence and separation?

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Do it in support of others

Yes I would wear a mask, we are all in this together. Most people wouldn't know you are immune. And what's the big deal.

Trump didn't wear a mast and gave Covid to his wife and son. Nice husband and father. Gave it to others also.

Trump's favorite thing - So much Whining.

Don't forget to watch Joe Biden's Town Hall on October 15th (tomorrow) on ABC.

Vote Biden/Harris on November 3rd.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Justin Hale

Gary N.

Realizing we all have to live together, and desireing that is a good start.

I believe that the agenda driven Media is at the root of a lot of this division. We need to understand that much of the daily consumed "news" is often nothing more than opinion and speculation, half-truths and biased agenda driven false narrative. Freedom of the press is vital to a free people, as Jefferson said, but sadly the right to print/speak doesn't mean that you have to tell the truth.

The Jefferson/Adams story is a good read when considering friendship and politics. They did not agree politically but were close friends for many years. There was a break in their friendship when Adams was going out of office and Jefferson was coming into office, some sort of political wrangling. But through the intervention of a mutual friend they reconciled their differences and stayed close friends till the day they died, the same day oddly enough. As Jefferson said ""I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend." - Thomas Jefferson to William Hamilton, April 22, 1800".

Obviously I favor disscussion and debate.

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Tom Camfield

Sensible people don't take chances with other people's lives.

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Justin Hale

M. NoName

"Trump didn't wear a mast and gave Covid to his wife and son. Nice husband and father. ".....You don't know if that's factual or not, but obviously that didn't stop you. Like your candidate, Biden said, " we believe truth over facts". You dislike the President so much that you will believe anything negative about him.

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Tom Camfield

And Donald will keep digging up the same lies until someone gives him the answer he wants to manufacture. Migawd! Even Barr has to join the myriad of

others who have been thrown under the bus. See: https://news.yahoo.com/trump-not-happy-barr-wont-020700890.html

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Tom Camfield

Here’s another breaking news story from Oct 15 . . . a bit long, but you won’t find a more reputable newspaper anywhere. https://news.yahoo.com/trumps-language-grows-more-heated-121741070.html (It's reprinted here from The NY Times)

Thursday, October 15, 2020
no brainer

If you watched Joe Biden's Town Hall you would realize what a president is suppose to be.

Just In Hale is not a real person, it is a troll, and will never tell the truth. Sick, Sick. What kind of people applaud someone purposely telling people to not wear a mask, don't distance? Very unhealthy, uncaring.

We can't survive another four years of a man who has no scruples, endorses racism, says not to worry about Covid-19. Goodbye and look forward to seeing trump in prison garb.

Friday, October 16, 2020
Justin Hale

no brain err,

I call you out on your accusation that Trump gave the virus to his family, and you say I'm the one not telling the truth. A perfect example of a Biden voter, "we choose truth over facts".

Friday, October 16, 2020
Tom Camfield

I don't see exactly where "no brainer" said that Donald gave the virus to his family. We'll have to check with the Thought Police on this one.

Friday, October 16, 2020
Marge samuelson

I received my ballot in the mail today. I will vote immediately and drop it off at the Jefferson County courthouse drop box. It's not that I don't trust the mail it's just what I have done since we started voting by mail.

Please think about the next four years before you cast your ballot. But however you vote, please vote.

Friday, October 16, 2020
No Brainer

I know this is a difficult concept for you Just In Hale but Trump has not sanctioned wearing a mask , he had Covid-19, still didn't wear a mask, so where do you think his wife and son, who live with him at the White House got it? Or did they not wear a mask, because he doesn't and they gave it to him. That's how it works, you put people in danger by not wearing a mask and distancing. What will it take for people who support Trumps no mask policy to realize people are getting sick and dieing. Go to North Dakota and see the results of not wearing a mask.

Speaking of which, there were a few Trump Supporters in town today up by the Democratic headquarters, rallying in support of Trump, not wearing masks, not distancing. If they won't protect themselves or others they should not receive medical help when they get the virus.

Thinning of the herd, the sooner the better.

Saturday, October 17, 2020
Justin Hale

"I know this is a difficult concept for you Just In Hale but Trump has not sanctioned wearing a mask".....

"US President Donald Trump posted a photo of himself wearing a mask on Monday, saying that it is "patriotic" to do so.",(https://www.euronews.com/2020/07/20/coronavirus-trump-says-wearing-face-mask-is-patriotic). That was in July. Once again your "truth" is not factual.

Where do I think Melania and Barron got the virus from?..... Well, since I am not privy to the Trump's daily schedule I would say I don't know, and I'm betting they don't either. You Trump-haters on the other hand seem to be endowed with some magical clairvoyance.

I asked one of your fellow Trump-haters if they would still wear the mask if they had had the virus, then tested negative and found to have some level of immunity from the virus, and found to be not shedding virus? And they said "Yes I would wear a mask, we are all in this together. Most people wouldn't know you are immune." So basically to that person it is a symbolic gesture. OK, fine, but will that symbolic gesture be practiced for the rest of that person's life? after all, thousands of citizens die every year from the common flu.

Yes, I saw the Pro-Trump/Culp demonstrators, citizens out exercising their first amendment rights today, fellow citizens that as you put it would be better thinned out of the herd.

Saturday, October 17, 2020
more thinning

Look if people don't wear a mask because they think they are immune to catching the virus, they just haven't been paying attention.

Obviously they have no empathy for other people who may get the virus from them, just like their puppet master Trump.

Keep it up Just In Hale everything you post just makes you look ignorant.

And Trump said it's Patriotic? Then why hasn't he been wearing a mask, staying away from crowds, acting like a "President" because he hasn't a clue and could care less. So I say, if you don't want to use common sense, you don't deserve to "practice your constitutional rights."

YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO PUT OTHERS IN DANGER! Period!

Saturday, October 17, 2020
Gary Novak

On the theme of reconciliation: Here in the USA have we really yet reconciled with Native Americans, Slaves, the Civil War, Regan or Carter presidencies? Not so much. But we have made progress with past enemies Germany, Japan and even Vietnam. Maybe distance leads to "forgive and forget." Maybe Capitalism.

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Justin Hale

"So I say, if you don't want to use common sense, you don't deserve to "practice your constitutional rights."

YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO PUT OTHERS IN DANGER! Period! "

And I suppose you think you should be the arbiter of what constitutes "common sense", well thank God you are not the one in charge.

I'm still waiting for one of you "mask Nazis" to pledge to wear a mask for the rest of your life. After all, if you truly believe that a mask stops the virus and prevents catching influenza, and it's true that thousands die every year from the common flu, doesn't common sense dictate that the mask should always be worn if you really care about your fellow man? Of course, you won't take that pledge, hypocrite much?

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Nazi Mask Police?

You really want to use that term? A few million Jewish people might find it repugnant as I do. Is that what you are calling the Center for Disease Control, Governors of states that mandate masks be worn? You Just In Hale are going to have a lot of people wondering where your "common sense" went. Oh right, up Trumps . . .

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Justin Hale

What a snowflake! You must have been traumatized when Seinfeld had the "soup Nazi" episode. Like I said thank God you aren't the one in charge.

And I notice that you refused to take the mask pledge, hypocrite.

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Hypocrite

What a stupid question, No, I will not forever wear a mask. Reason: there is a vaccine for the flu. There are Masks to wear because there is no vaccine for Covid-19. Did you have a science class in school, or whoever Just In Hale writer is?

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Justin Hale

Well, Hypocrite, there are not vaccines for every strain of influenza, and are you aware that thousands die every year from influenza?, I was betting that you wouldn't take the pledge. Are you aware that CV can enter your body through your eyes and hands? Do you wear goggles, gloves? if not then you are not fully protected.

Monday, October 19, 2020
Trump accomplice

“People are tired of hearing Fauci and all these idiots,” Trump said in a call with his campaign staff Monday that was intended to instill confidence in his reelection bid two weeks before Election Day. He baselessly suggested that Fauci’s advice on how best to respond to the outbreak was so bad it would have led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands more people." Donald Trump October 19, 2020

“I do not and nor will I ever publicly endorse any political candidate,” Fauci said in his Sunday interview on “60 Minutes.” “They’re sticking me right in the middle of a campaign ad, which I thought was outrageous.” Dr. Fauci was appointed director of NIAID in 1984. He oversees an extensive portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat established infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, respiratory infections, diarrheal diseases, tuberculosis and malaria as well as emerging diseases such as Ebola and Zika.

He has been advisor to six former presidents.

Trump mocks Biden for promising to listen to Dr. Fauci and the science on COVID.

Trump twittering about Joe Biden:

"He'll listen to the scientists. If I listened to the scientists, we'd have a country in a massive depression instead of - we're like a rocket ship."

Nothing the man says makes sense. After he loses he should seek help for his mental health problems. I hear that can happen in prison.

Monday, October 19, 2020
Now your just scaring me

Please give your credentials as a scientist, doctor, any background in viruses.

I know you don't listen to people who do have credentials, so maybe a little mental health care would do you some good.

Get a Flu Shot.

Monday, October 19, 2020
Gary Novak

Maybe the first step to reconciliation would be to stop attacking the other side. That had to happen in Viet Nam. Maybe it could happen here?

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Justin Hale

Hypocrite,

You Trump-haters crack me up. I call you out on your B.S and you just skip to another hate-filled rant about how horrible Trump is.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Tom Camfield

See my dealing with the fall-back, catch-all 4-letter "hate" word in my next blog, which is still in the works. It will be up soon.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Trump Haters

Trump has hired many trolls. Just In Hale is one of them. How much is he paying you, or did you just do it in reverence to your Dictator?

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Anonymous in gun country

When I looked at the computer this morning (Saturday) known cases of death connected with Coronavirus (in the U.S.) were 223,995. Why going without a mask in public is not an illegal form of assault is beyond me. But then, I imagine it’s a lot like being at the mercy of legal handguns.

Saturday, October 24, 2020