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Posted By: MissMolly, 10/3/2020 5:26:48 AM

Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised the possibility that she might become acting president if neither President Trump nor Democratic nominee Joe Biden wins enough electoral votes to declare victory in the election on or after Nov. 3. Pelosi, a California Democrat, told reporters Thursday that she is preparing House Democrats for a potential role in determining the winner with a vote by each state delegation. But if a majority still does not emerge for either Trump or Biden, Pelosi said, “then it goes into another range where the speaker becomes the [president]. It’s complicated after that.” It is rare for the House to play a role in determining the outcome

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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher 10/3/2020 5:31:34 AM (No. 560352)
'Alexandra' Haig, I presume.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DCGIRL 10/3/2020 6:10:55 AM (No. 560357)
This could happen on in Nancy's dreams.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: F15 Gork 10/3/2020 6:14:40 AM (No. 560359)
Sure, why not - Nanny already thinks she’s president anyway.....
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ToryWhite 10/3/2020 6:15:06 AM (No. 560361)
Power hungry fiend does not begin to describe this person.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: chance_232 10/3/2020 6:17:02 AM (No. 560363)
Nancy will never be president. Acting or otherwise. The chances of a tie are very very slim. We are more likely to get a handful of democrats to vote for Barrett for the Supremes. She makes two assumptions: 1. The dems will hold the house, 2: she will be speaker in 2021.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: OBX Pete 10/3/2020 6:19:52 AM (No. 560365)
Seriously........These dims have totally lost their minds. Can you imagine either Biden or Pelosi sitting in the Oval office talking to top officials of foreign countries? Neither can say a complete sentence without stumbling through it. We can only pray that this kind of situation will never happen .
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Reply 7 - Posted by: franq 10/3/2020 6:50:34 AM (No. 560373)
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 10/3/2020 7:02:45 AM (No. 560375)
She's crazy. And they call Trump a tyrant.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: udanja99 10/3/2020 7:09:17 AM (No. 560384)
There will be a hot civil war before that happens.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: chumley 10/3/2020 7:10:43 AM (No. 560387)
That odious old bag would do well to retire, or maybe take up free climbing or hang gliding. Or maybe she could take out her teeth and help the beavers build dams.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: rytwng 10/3/2020 7:16:17 AM (No. 560390)
What a horrible thought.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Venturer 10/3/2020 7:39:08 AM (No. 560401)
We all may think this is a joke, but it is all part of the plan. It has been part of the plan since Mail-in ballots started being pushed. Just remember this. The 2nd. Amendment was not put in the Constitution so that we could hunt for food. It was put in the Constitution to prevent people like Pelosi from taking control of our Government. The Democrats have not been infringing on that Amendment for years for no reason. Pelosi sitting in the Oval office is a frightening thought. Also remember that the Democrats have already made plans to force Donald Trump out of the White House should this abomination take place. An abomination that could bring on a Civil War.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rinktum 10/3/2020 7:39:22 AM (No. 560403)
I cannot believe how utterly cartoonish this woman is. You know she is salivating at the thought of sitting in the Oval Office. The American people cringe as they watch her attempt to expel whatever outrageous thoughts she tries to pass through a jaw that appears most of the time to be unhinged on one side. She is a vicious old witch that somehow controls every democrat member of the House. Corralling those misfits in a meeting must be similar to an evening at the bar scene in Star Wars. I cannot believe they are actually ever taken seriously, but they are deadly serious as we are witnessing. It shames the country when one of the two majors political parties is so lawless, evil, and corrupt. While Nancy may be a good fit to be their leader, it would be an abomination to see her sit at the Resolute Desk. I shudder at the thought.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: scottj 10/3/2020 7:47:38 AM (No. 560409)
It doesn't even occur to this fool that Kevin McCarthy will be the speaker.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Lawsy0 10/3/2020 7:49:02 AM (No. 560410)
Well sure, Tootsie, if we ever decide we need a woman president who was constructed from spare parts in Dr. Frankenstein's basement and the graveyard next door. You'd be 2nd or 3rd choice, but a consideration nonetheless.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: snapper451 10/3/2020 7:51:03 AM (No. 560412)
Why we must win the House in November. This and Chuck U are what President Trump is dealing with. Vote out every single Democrat November 3 - despicable people.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: smokincol 10/3/2020 7:53:26 AM (No. 560418)
does being a democrat mean one must be delusional as well? seems to be a trend these days.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Strike3 10/3/2020 7:54:51 AM (No. 560419)
She's an acting Speaker now and darn lousy at it.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: anniebc 10/3/2020 7:58:07 AM (No. 560421)
She can freakin' forget that.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: coyote 10/3/2020 7:59:51 AM (No. 560423)
The coup, version 14.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: planetgeo 10/3/2020 8:00:43 AM (No. 560425)
Nancy imagines she's starring in "Game of Crones." She's calling on her Antifa Army of the Dead/White Walkers (now reinforced by the Black Walkers) to be ready to storm the North Wall on her command. We better be ready to help Jon Snow fight the Final Battle once he gets out of Walter Reed.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: bpl40 10/3/2020 8:06:37 AM (No. 560438)
When pigs fly!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Plex 10/3/2020 8:10:56 AM (No. 560442)
She might try reading the constitution. Only a majority of the appointed delegates is required.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 10/3/2020 8:32:46 AM (No. 560460)
Delusions of grandeur, and given the election timeline, highly unlikely to happen. The election is November 3. The Electoral College meets to vote on December 14. Even if no one were to win a majority in the EC, Trump would still remain POTUS until January 20, 2021. The new Congressional session begins January 3. If the GOP wins the House in November, Queen Nancy will lose her crown on Jan 3. And even if the Rats hold the House, there's still 37 days between the Electoral College meeting date and Inauguration Day, ample time for the House to perform its Constitutional duty to resolve the election. And were Pelosi to try to drag her feet so as to crown herself Acting POTUS, well, we don't even want to ponder the dire consequences of that.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: justjoe1237 10/3/2020 8:36:38 AM (No. 560464)
I will be the first here to say what #20 implies: the president's infection with COVID despite elaborate protocols designed for his safety, as well as the timing of his infection in the final month before the election, leads me to suspect that he might have been deliberately infected. If that sounds like a preposterous, nutty conspiracy theory, bear in mind that President Trump has already been subjected to a preposterous, nutty conspiracy involving a dossier of bizarre claims which was used to obtain wiretapping approval from a FISA court. The attempted coup involved many federal agencies, including most prominently CIA and FBI. My point: conspiracy theorists tend to be batty. Yet some conspiracies are real. Bear in mind, as well, that absolutely NOTHING happened to those who we know very well were part of the coup attempt. Why would they, or others, not try again? President Trump is a dynamo, and he will beat the virus, just as almost everyone does. But given the timing, with only weeks to go before the election, it is almost certain that he will be slowed down and unable to keep up the whirlwind of rallies, sometimes several in one day, that has become his style and his great political strength. 2020 has been the year in which the unbelievable, the bizarre, the chaotic, became the norm. What would have been unimaginable in earlier times-- the POTUS surreptitiously infected by his political opponents with a potentially lethal virus-- fits the dark patterns of the times. If what I have suggested is true, it will blowback in the perpetrators' faces. There is a tidal uprush of love and support for President Trump, and it will show itself at the polls next month. Call me a conspiracy nut. What I have said is what many sober, rational people are privately thinking.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: The Remnants 10/3/2020 8:47:40 AM (No. 560472)
Forgive me Nancy, but I do not think that God is going to allow that to happen.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Quigley 10/3/2020 8:56:52 AM (No. 560476)
Napoleon PeLousey. She can pose with her hand in her jacket. She exposes a deep flaw in our system. The congressional seniority system. And the lock some unscrupulous people are able to get on a congressional seat.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Red Ghost 10/3/2020 9:07:45 AM (No. 560482)
You mean, Sandy from Westchester, will be president. The lovely, accomplished AOC. She's the real speaker. Pelosi hasn't had control for nearly two years now.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 10/3/2020 9:10:23 AM (No. 560484)
Don't waste your time, Nanie. You forget that those same ballots (ineligible ones and eligible ones) were used for voting for all congressional offices as well as for President. Therefore, in your House district, the ballots used for voting for President are the same ones used for voting for your seat. If the election is contested, these ballots would be subject to verification same as all others outside of your district. If the outcome is not determine until January, this means your re-election results cannot be certified until the President's is. Under the Constitution, your term expires on January 3rd. The President's term expires on January 20th. So, you can't be President, Nanie, not even for a day because your term will have expired. Have a nice day, Nanie. Your uneven eye lids are twitching now.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: hammondb3 10/3/2020 9:15:56 AM (No. 560490)
#1, You misspelled 'hag'.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: pensom2 10/3/2020 9:32:39 AM (No. 560508)
Nancy's delusions arise because Halloween is on the way and we had a full moon.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: red1066 10/3/2020 9:33:45 AM (No. 560509)
She and the other communists are counting on it. It's why they're pushing and advocating mail in ballots.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: bighambone 10/3/2020 9:42:43 AM (No. 560516)
It’s probably part of an extreme leftist Democrat plan, that if the election result appears close, to jamb up the election result, by filing court cases all over the country and obtaining all sorts of delays and injunctions from activist liberal Democrat Judges lasting past January 20, 2021, so that with no clear election result both President Trump’s and Vice-President Pence’s terms in office would end on that date, with Speaker Pelosi then moving into the White House as the unelected acting President. In the past Pelosi has made statements to the effect that Trump will be out of the White House on January 20, 2021 one way or the other. The problem for that Democrat plan would be the Supreme Court, especially with the new Justice Barrett on the Court.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: gone2pot 10/3/2020 9:45:01 AM (No. 560524)
I highly recommend watching Beck's three part series on what the Marxists are doing right now to take over the government, especially the TIP stuff. Yeah, it'll require a BlazeTV subscription for a hundred bucks per year and yeah, I know, the Blaze format leaves much to be desired but the info is well worth the cost. Beck uses THEIR words and not his and the research is flawless. The timing of this is very suspicious. Beck never said that but I certainly believe it is based on the takeover and how all the BLM, antifa, critical race theory, mail-in ballots, post election refusal to accept the results, declaring Trump is now doing exactly what they are doing (when there is zero evidence that he is doing it but absolute proof they have been doing it by design, etc). Trump's recent Chicom virus and Pelosi and the other Marxists' capitalizing on it is just a new, unplanned added benefit for the Marxists' planned takeover. This is all one organized and planned effort by very evil people. Funny how now so many Republicans just now caught the Chicom virus this close to the election. I don't believe this is by accident and I don't believe lots of elected Marxists weren't in on getting the president infected either.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Chabis 10/3/2020 9:48:12 AM (No. 560530)
Botox for president!
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Reply 36 - Posted by: edgar 10/3/2020 9:48:52 AM (No. 560532)
That will require invoking the 25th amendment.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 10/3/2020 9:48:53 AM (No. 560533)
NOOOOOO that is not the way it works you demented twit. It goes to the House and each state gets one vote on the top three candidates that were on the ticket. The President would remain in office until January 20 regardless. This woman is so stupid and uninformed she makes rocks look smart.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: earlybird 10/3/2020 9:49:09 AM (No. 560534)
Drool on that ancient chin is not a good look...
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Clinger 10/3/2020 10:01:16 AM (No. 560550)
Why would she take a step down?
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Reply 40 - Posted by: laurenc 10/3/2020 10:11:21 AM (No. 560568)
I predict a massive move to Canada. Reserve your U-haul today!
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Reply 41 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 10/3/2020 10:11:34 AM (No. 560569)
The United States exists on a basis of law and order. The opposite of law and order is lawlessness and chaos. What is more lawless and chaotic than an invalid election where the winner cannot be determined, and a 'President' Pelosi that never received a single vote from the public. America's enemies, our enemies, would love this.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 10/3/2020 10:27:38 AM (No. 560590)
The woman is seriously ill, isn't there someone in her life that can do an intervention?
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Reply 43 - Posted by: DVC 10/3/2020 10:53:01 AM (No. 560644)
That would be the ultimate nightmare.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Stencil 10/3/2020 10:57:22 AM (No. 560655)
Not where I can look it up just now but my recollection is that each state delegation in the House would vote as one entity. There are many more red states than there are blue; ergo, the red states would predominate in such a scenario.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: navybrat 10/3/2020 11:13:51 AM (No. 560681)
This skeleton demon can get over it. She gets elected by the San Francisco morons, but is hated by most of the country. President Trump is taking precautionary treatment and will be back on the job soon no matter how much she wants him to die.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: Rumblehog 10/3/2020 11:24:47 AM (No. 560702)
That has to be the greatest GOP "get out the vote" campaign slogan ever.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: cor-vet 10/3/2020 11:55:45 AM (No. 560731)
I'm going to repeat something I heard incessantly, about 13 or 14 years ago. "Not my President!"
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Reply 48 - Posted by: FLCracker 10/3/2020 12:11:58 PM (No. 560752)
Well, silver lining to this would be that she would be the first female President and Hillary would spontaneously combust.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: DennisM 10/3/2020 12:14:01 PM (No. 560758)
Pandering to the stupidity of her supporters. 1. Congress is sworn in on January 3rd, if she isn't reelected or the Republicans regain control of the House she's out of power. 2. States have to have the votes counted by December 20th when the Electoral College meets. Well before January 20th inauguration date.
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Reply 50 - Posted by: swarfer 10/3/2020 12:18:11 PM (No. 560764)
There is no scenario short of both TRUMP and Pence dying from COVID-19, if elected, or both Biden and Harris dying from COVID-19, if elected, that Pelosi has anything to do with the selecting the president. The election takes place and there is no Constitutional alternative than to count the votes. If TRUMP were elected but dies before being sworn in, per Amendment XX (1937), Section 3, the elected vice-president becomes president. If no one has a majority of electoral votes, in this case a tie per Amendment XII (1804), the HOUSE OF RPRESENTATIVES shall immediately by ballot choose the president and the Senate chooses the vice-president. This may be mathematically possible and would end up a split presidency/vice-presidency just like Congress. The other possibility is where no one knows who has been elected by the beginning of the next term per Amendment XX (1937), Section 3, Congress acts according to existing legislation to select the president/vice-president. This is probably what Pelosi is talking about, the election tied up due to contested ballots. Democrats tried to fraudulently impeach TRUMP, no doubt they will do whatever they have to hold up the vote count
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Reply 51 - Posted by: Kafka2 10/3/2020 12:25:39 PM (No. 560772)
Well, we all know what Nancy is praying for. The thought of Nancy in the oval office is added incentive to pray for President Trump's well being and health.
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Reply 52 - Posted by: your other brother 10/3/2020 12:54:54 PM (No. 560794)
The presidential succession act of 1947 which puts Nancy 3rd in line for the presidency and first in line if there is no agreed upon president elect on Inauguration Day has never been tested in court and is likely unconstitutional. Only an "officer" can succeed to the presidency and the Supreme Court has already determined that this means a member of the executive branch. That would put the Secretary of State in the White House with no term limit. He would be there until a president is elected. From Article II: "In Case of the Removal of the President from Office, or of his Death, Resignation, or Inability to discharge the Powers and Duties of the said Office, the Same shall devolve on the Vice President, and the Congress may by law provide for the Case of Removal, Death, Resignation or Inability, both of the President and Vice President, declaring what Officer shall then act as President, and such Officer shall act accordingly, until the Disability be removed, or a President shall be elected."
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Reply 53 - Posted by: Zigrid 10/3/2020 1:23:32 PM (No. 560825)
In your dreams ... honey.... there will be a winner.... and it will be President Trump....there is no way Americans will allow that woman to run this country into the ground just as she and her house have ruined California....she needs to stop listening to china....the march on DC would be overwhelming and the DC police would never support her...
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Reply 54 - Posted by: Periwinkel 10/3/2020 1:35:39 PM (No. 560836)
Nancy should cool her vapors and demons. It seems to me that President Trump and Vice President Pence remain President and Vice President until noon on inauguration day. I promise that Mitch McConnell will come up with some senatorial shape-shifting to make certain Nancy's dreams don't come true.
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Reply 55 - Posted by: GoodDeal 10/3/2020 1:39:01 PM (No. 560840)
Delusions of grandeur. Vanity, thy name is Nasty Nancy. You have a better chance of becoming The Emporress of the Universe than you do President of the United States. Dream on honey because your dream would be the nightmare of the country. Not gonna happen.
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Reply 56 - Posted by: pmcclure 10/3/2020 1:46:06 PM (No. 560853)
Nope. Alexandra Hag.
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Reply 57 - Posted by: fairplay 10/3/2020 1:53:07 PM (No. 560863)
I have been warning about that!
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Reply 58 - Posted by: NYbob 10/3/2020 1:54:02 PM (No. 560865)
The rats are pushing a lot of chips in on the bet that one way or another they can steal our entire government right in front of us. Somehow the rat party thinks they have enough brainwashed followers to back them up. That if the right rises up and marches on DC to stop the coup, that their antifa goons will protect them and ultimately if they have to they think they can force the armed forces to back their coup. I almost wish it would go to that and settle this decades long cancer that is destroying the country. IF it has to be a war, please make it obvious to every moron rat voter that they want it ALL. They want the devastation and death that comes with every dictatorship. Let's pick sides and fight to the death once and for all. I don't think they will be that brave. IF they lose they will just go back to the undermining of everything in their way and try again later. That's what they have been doing since the commie sympathizer had FDR's ear in his inner circle.
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Reply 59 - Posted by: fairplay 10/3/2020 1:56:09 PM (No. 560867)
Pence should go into isolation so he doesn't come down with Covid 19! That would not only keep the doctor away but also Nancy!
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Reply 60 - Posted by: fairplay 10/3/2020 2:04:27 PM (No. 560873)
We need a FULL Supreme Court so the dems will be dissuaded from gumming up the Election!
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Reply 61 - Posted by: Chuzzles 10/3/2020 3:41:45 PM (No. 560952)
She is salivating so much at this possibility it is disgusting. She got a taste of the Oval Office I think when Obama treated her like the co-president for all those years. Hence her inflated opinion of herself, and her fury that Trump would not play that game. Gotta get reelected first though, and I hope SF finally has a clue.
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Reply 62 - Posted by: little guy 10/3/2020 4:52:08 PM (No. 561018)
Nothing will start the next Civil War faster that this harpy trying to still power from the people. The Electoral College, as stated in our great Constitution will elect the POTUS in December just like it has since 1790 and a joint session of Congress will certify the results on January 6, 2021 ... while Trump is still President! Unfortunately, there may be some horse-trading that has to go on but there will be a decision ... and it won't be to make her POTUS! PS: If Trump wins in a blowout all this will be horse feathers.
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Reply 63 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 10/3/2020 9:19:24 PM (No. 561184)
She couldn't be acting dog catcher.
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Reply 64 - Posted by: Scribelus 10/3/2020 10:37:20 PM (No. 561235)
It would seem that old women have wet dreams.
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Reply 65 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 10/3/2020 11:39:45 PM (No. 561276)
#25 I agree. Seems odd that all of these Republicans tested positive. Looks like only Republicans and athletes are positive while Dems and rioters are never sick. It is worrisome if the SCJ nominee had the virus over the summer and was able to infect so many. My class met for the first time since March and one of the members, talking full blast with her mask off, had the virus. Nancy is full of herself. As someone on here said "She has been embalmed and doesn't realize it"
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So, Donald Trump has the Wuhan pangolin virus, and of course he does because it’s 2020 and how could he not have it? With this year, you take the most random scenario, you multiply it by 10, gobble a handful of the brown acid, and just go with it, and even then the whole thing spins even more out of control than you ever imagined. Now the question is what this all means for the campaign. I bet it helps Trump. Joe Biden’s got to be worried. Well, Grandpa Badfinger‘s handlers have to be worried. That crusty crustacean is probably still napping, trying to sleep off the hangover
When the Bogeyman
Comes Down With Covid
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Posted by MissMolly 10/3/2020 4:40:00 AM Post Reply
“Hush! Hush! Hush! Here comes the Bogeyman! Don’t let him come too close to you, He’ll catch you if he can!” — Henry Hall (1932) On Thursday night, President Trump announced that he and Melania had contracted Covid-19 and were both in quarantine. His physician reported that the president was showing mild symptoms, and on Friday evening he was taken to Walter Reed Hospital. As expected, many on the left openly celebrated Trump’s illness, wishing upon him all manner of suffering and death. In general, though, the response of mainstream Democratic players was muted, even polite. Why? Perhaps because they know a sick person (even this president) engenders sympathy among decent people, many of whom are undecided voters.
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Pelosi raises possibility of becoming acting
president in chaotic election outcome
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Posted by MissMolly 10/3/2020 5:26:48 AM Post Reply
Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised the possibility that she might become acting president if neither President Trump nor Democratic nominee Joe Biden wins enough electoral votes to declare victory in the election on or after Nov. 3. Pelosi, a California Democrat, told reporters Thursday that she is preparing House Democrats for a potential role in determining the winner with a vote by each state delegation. But if a majority still does not emerge for either Trump or Biden, Pelosi said, “then it goes into another range where the speaker becomes the [president]. It’s complicated after that.” It is rare for the House to play a role in determining the outcome
Left Wing Governor Of Washington State
Freaks Out As Boeing Moves Production
To South Carolina
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Posted by Imright 10/3/2020 10:12:16 AM Post Reply
Jay Inslee, the left wing governor of Washington State, is freaking out because Boeing has decided to move production of its 787 airplane to the more conservative and business friendly South Carolina.Who can blame Boeing for making such a move, especially if it benefits them financially? Besides, in Seattle, leaders have shown that they will allow mobs of left wingers to destroy businesses.KING 5 News reports: Boeing moving all 787 Dreamliner production from Everett to South Carolina. Boeing will relocate all 787 Dreamliner production from Everett to South Carolina, the company confirmed Thursday.
Pope says coronavirus pandemic has
proven that ‘magic theories’ of market
capitalism have failed and world
needs a new type of politics
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Posted by Ribicon 10/4/2020 12:06:20 PM Post Reply
Pope Francis says the coronavirus pandemic has proven that the 'magic theories' of market capitalism have failed and that the world needs a new type of politics that promotes dialogue and solidarity. Francis on Sunday laid out his vision for a post-COVID world by uniting the core elements of his social teachings into a new encyclical, 'Fratelli Tutti' (Brothers All), which was released on the feast day of his namesake, the peace-loving St. Francis of Assisi.(Snip) He rejected the concept of an absolute right to property for individuals, stressing instead the 'social purpose' and common good that must come from sharing
Former FBI Official Proposes ‘Bipartisan
Commission’ to Vet Presidential Candidates
Like Trump
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Posted by earlybird 10/3/2020 10:11:25 AM Post Reply
A former top FBI official on Thursday proposed that a “bipartisan commission” be created to vet presidential candidates so people like President Trump can never be elected again. “We got this wrong, and this can’t happen again,” said Frank Figliuzzi, who was briefly the assistant director of the FBI under President Obama. During a discussion on MSNBC about Trump’s taxes Thursday morning, Figliuzzi opined that the president’s supposedly dire financial situation made him “vulnerable” to certain entities like {{{Russia}}}. (Snip) He suggested that the media in 2016 didn’t dig “deeply enough” to find dirt on Trump, and added “it’s time to have a discussion about a bipartisan committee that demands tax
Survey Finds Disturbing Results On How
Democrats Feel About Trump’s Coronavirus
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Posted by Imright 10/3/2020 10:40:15 PM Post Reply
A new poll released late this week revealed that a large percentage of Democrat voters are “happy” or “excited” over the news that President Donald Trump has been infected with the coronavirus, which originated in China. “General shock and concern over the commander in chief’s positive diagnosis were the most dominant voter emotions, according to the new poll: 2 in 5 said the word ‘surprised’ described them ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ well, while a similar share said the same of the word ‘worried,'” Morning Consult reported. “The emotion with the largest partisan gap was sadness. While 55 percent of Republican voters said the emotion described how they’re feeling today,
‘Never Happened’: Cuomo Claims
Coronavirus Patients Were Not
Sent Back to Nursing Homes
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Posted by MissMolly 10/3/2020 5:22:51 AM Post Reply
New York governor Andrew Cuomo (D.) said Wednesday that the widely reported readmission of coronavirus patients to nursing homes at the height of the pandemic in the state "never happened." Cuomo said that despite a March 25 advisory issued by his administration barring nursing homes from denying admission to patients "solely based on a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19," readmissions never took place. He claimed that, because the state "never needed" those nursing home beds, readmitting COVID-positive patients "just never happened."
Chelsea Clinton demonstrates what kind
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Posted by Magnante 10/4/2020 8:13:56 AM Post Reply
Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump are reported in the media to be rivals of sorts. Well, here's a rivaly no one would want to hope for: Which of the two has the lousiest former friends. (snip) Chelsea Clinton has stepped forward into the spotlight, to tell everyone why she refuses to speak to her longtime childhood friend, Ivanka Trump, and it's a doozy. (snip) Chelsea Clinton, 40, said she and Ivanka Trump haven't spoken since 2016. During the discussion with host Andy Cohen, Clinton criticized the first daughter for "actively taking part in this administration's everyday collision of cruelty and incompetence."
Biased ‘newsman’ Chris Wallace paraded
on network way too much after debate
debacle, viewers note
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Posted by Imright 10/3/2020 3:41:19 PM Post Reply
On Friday, two days after Fox News host Chris Wallace’s widely panned moderation of the first presidential debate, the embattled newsman-turned-liberal advocate reportedly made approximately eight appearances on the network, leading some to wonder if he was being “paraded” out in an attempt to restore his damaged reputation.Yet his appearances seemed to always involve him either trashing President Donald Trump and his top officials, or lecturing the president’s supporters about one thing or another. (Video)
NBA Finals Game 2 Ratings Crash by 68%,
Least Watched Finals Game in History
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Posted by OhioNick 10/4/2020 4:52:39 PM Post Reply
Both Game 1 and Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the L.A. Lakers and the Miami Heat have suffered the worst ratings crash in the league’s entire TV broadcast history. Despite the matchup including two of the league’s biggest stars (LeBron James and Anthony Davis), Game 1 of the Finals on Wednesday was a huge ratings disappointment for the NBA. Game 1 averaged only a 4.1 rating and 7.41 million viewers on ABC, “comfortably the lowest rated and least-watched NBA Finals game on record (dates back to 1988),” Sports Media Watch reported.
Democrats threaten to block Amy Coney Barrett's
confirmation by refusing to take part in
the remote hearing as Chuck Schumer says
process is 'irresponsible and dangerous'
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Posted by Imright 10/3/2020 3:32:00 PM Post Reply
Leading Democrats have described pressing ahead with Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination 'irresponsible and dangerous' and said a virtual confirmation is not acceptable, after seven people at her nomination ceremony tested positive for COVID-19.Six of the 12 Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee were present at Saturday's event - Mike Lee, Marsha Blackburn, Ben Sasse, Josh Hawley, Thom Tillis, and Mike Crapo. Two - Lee and Tillis - tested positive on Friday. Coney Barrett, 48, tested negative on Friday, her office said.
Joe Biden Campaign Launches 7-Figure
Ad Buy to Woo Catholics, Evangelicals
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Posted by Imright 10/3/2020 10:05:28 AM Post Reply
The Joe Biden campaign is releasing three ads this month targeting Catholic and evangelical Christian voters in an effort to portray the Democrat presidential nominee and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as “the clear moral choice” in the election.The Biden campaign is investing financial resources in an attempt to win over Americans of faith at the same time the Democrat Party has embraced the radical position of access to abortion at any time during pregnancy; an insistence it has no room for pro-life individuals or candidates; a stated intention to provide full taxpayer funding for abortion industry giant Planned Parenthood; and an announced plan to force taxpayers to fund abortions.
Jill Biden Draws ‘Small but Energized
Crowd’ in Twin Cities
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Posted by earlybird 10/4/2020 12:05:08 PM Post Reply
Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, campaigned in the Twin Cities on Saturday, making stops in St. Paul and speaking to supporters in Minneapolis. Drawing what one outlet described as “a small, but energized crowd of women deemed ‘Women for Biden,'” at her last stop, Biden appeared happy to appear in her husband’s stead while pushing his political agenda. The dozen or so supporters were kept at a distance by standing inside hula hoops placed at six-foot intervals to hear her speak.
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