Desperate Times For The GOP


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Did he or didn’t he?

We may never know.  Today, after all the polls are conducted, the Republicans are in a lose lose proposition.  Support Kavanugh and deepen the divide with women voters or pull Kavanaugh and lose their evangelical support.  Devout christians have tolerated Trump, so that they would have a strong conservative in the Supreme Court.  At 53,   Judge Kavanaugh could be on the bench thirty to forty years.

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh has baggage. 100,000 pages of baggage, withheld by the Trump Administration.    People who knows him ,says he is aggressive when he drinks.  He has Roy Moore baggage, where three women,(so far) who do not know each other has accused him of getting aggressive with women.

Epic Fail?

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Rachel Mitchell was the designated mouthpiece for the old white men club.  Her role was to discredit Professor Ford in manner they could not.  However, Professor Ford, was impossible to annihilate.   Not only did Ford answer every question, she readily admitted to her own errors.

When it was time for Judge Kavanagh to speak, they were clearly done with her.  Unlike Professor Ford, Judge Kavanagh, was defiant, combative with the Senators and refused to answer twenty persent of the questions.

The Judge said: This is destroyed my family and my good name. A good name built up through decades of very hard work and public service at the highest levels of the American government. This whole two-week effort has been a calculated and orchestrated political hit,” 

“Fueled with apparent pent-up anger about President Trump and the 2016 election, fear that has been unfairly stoked about my judicial record, revenge on behalf of the Clintons and millions of dollars in money from outside left-wing opposition groups.

The Judge cried and yelled.  He says he has never raped anyone!  He repeatedly spoke of his diligence as a student and of his positions in sports.  I think Trumps base was proud. Tomorrow is another day.

There were other judicial choices, but he chose Kavanaugh, a choice with 100,000 page mystery.  Yes, these are super ugly partisan times.   Yes, like the Republicans, I believe the leak of Professor Fords info to the press was intentional and it has cost her.

I also believe, by the end of weekend she will be seen as hero.  Meanwhile, the clock is quickly winding down on the GOP and the news isn’t good.   Every day the wait the risk another woman coming forward. If the vote goes down party lines, they can’t afford to lose more than two votes.  As the Repulican Senators made very clear today, they do not have any interest of an FBI inquiry.

Theyr are down to two options.   Quickly install the tainted Judge Kavanaugh in the next few weeks and lose more Independents and women,or start the process over with a new candidate and losing the Evangelical base.

News at 11

CityFella

 

 

 

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Big city fella, Born and Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Lived in New York (a part time New Yorker) for three years . I have lived in the Sacramento area since 1993. When I first moved here, I hated it. Initially found the city too conservative for my tastes. A great place to raise children however too few options for adults . The city has grown up, there is much to do here. The city suffers from low self esteem in my opinion, locals have few positive words to say about their hometown. visitors and transplants are amazed at what they find here. From, the grand old homes in Alkali Flats, and the huge trees in midtown, there are many surprises in Sacramento. Theater is alive is this area . And finally ,there is a nightlife... In.downtown midtown, for the young and not so young. My Criticism is with local government. There is a shortage of visionaries in city hall. Sacramento has long relied on the state, feds and real estate for revenue. Like many cities in America,Downtown Sacramento was the hub of activity in the area. as the population moved to the suburbs and retail followed. The city has spent millions to revive downtown. Today less than ten thousand people live downtown. No one at city hall could connect the dots. Population-Retail. Business says Sacramento is challenging and many corporations have chosen to set up operations outside the cities limits. There is vision in the burbs. Sacramento has bones, there are many good pieces here, leaders seem unable or unwilling to put those pieces together into. Rant aside, I love it here. From the trees to the rivers. But its the people here that move me. Sacramento is one of the most integrated cities in America. I find I'm welcome everywhere. The spices work in this city of nearly 500,000 and for the most part these spices blend well together. From Ukrainians to Hispanics and a sizable gay community, all the spices seem to work well here. I frequently travel and occasionally I will venture into a city with huge racial borders, where its unsafe to visit after certain hours. I haven't found it here. I cant imagine living in a community where there is one hue or one spice. I love the big trees, Temple Coffee House, the Alhambra Safeway, Zelda's Pizza, Bicyclist in Midtown, The Mother Lode Saloon, Crest Theater, and the Rivers. I could go on and I might. Sacramento is home.

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