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Laelth

(32,017 posts)
Wed Mar 10, 2021, 09:58 PM Mar 2021

The ARP passed. Merrick Garland will be AG. It's time to celebrate!

The United States has finally returned to LIBERAL GOVERNMENT.



It has been 52 years since the United States enjoyed truly, liberal government. The last time was during the LBJ Administration (1963-69). At this point, the Biden administration is knocking my socks off. It’s truly liberal in a way that we have not seen in my entire lifespan. I am thrilled—cautiously optimistic—no ... thrilled!



Celebration is in order. In honor of the passage of the ARP and the confirmation of Merrick Garland, I offer the following from McFadden & Whitehead:

Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now



At last, we have liberal government again. It’s a massive relief. Tears are appropriate. Dancing works too.



-Laelth
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The ARP passed. Merrick Garland will be AG. It's time to celebrate! (Original Post) Laelth Mar 2021 OP
Amen. Let's DANCE!!!! Tommymac Mar 2021 #1
. Laelth Mar 2021 #5
I am too...this is what a liberal is and this is what a liberal does...Thanks Joe. Demsrule86 Mar 2021 #2
Joe is the right person at the right time. Laelth Mar 2021 #6
I always like Biden when he was a Senator and when he was a VP...met him a number of times... Demsrule86 Mar 2021 #16
Happy, despite abject poverty and a very uncertain future. Laelth Mar 2021 #18
Indeed! Celebrate! msfiddlestix Mar 2021 #3
+1 n/t Laelth Mar 2021 #7
Also add the the dancing Corgigal Mar 2021 #4
Always good. n/t Laelth Mar 2021 #8
Thank God. bamagal62 Mar 2021 #9
+1 Laelth Mar 2021 #13
Let's also celbrate with this classic song from the LBJ era DBoon Mar 2021 #10
WOO HOO! Blue Owl Mar 2021 #11
+1 Laelth Mar 2021 #14
Let's celebrate with Pitbull & the Penguins of Madagascar! ARPad95 Mar 2021 #12
I felt joyous, and yes a little tearful, watching Garland walk into the DOJ building, elbow bumping MoonRiver Mar 2021 #15
I still can't recommend posts, but I will do so as soon as I can! mvd Mar 2021 #17
Thanks. Me too. n/t Laelth Mar 2021 #19

Demsrule86

(69,102 posts)
16. I always like Biden when he was a Senator and when he was a VP...met him a number of times...
Thu Mar 11, 2021, 12:45 PM
Mar 2021

and talked to him on the phone a couple of times. He is the man for the job as you just said. I knew this even before he decided to run and was thrilled when he ran for the nomination. I was on board from
day one. I would have voted for any of our nominees but I believed and still do that Biden is the only one who could have won and sent the orange menace packing. Laelth, It sure looks like Trump had no intention of rolling out the vaccine...he was going for 'herd' immunity which would never have been achieved and would have cost millions of American lives in the end. We dodged a bullet. As an aside, how you feeling?

Laelth

(32,017 posts)
18. Happy, despite abject poverty and a very uncertain future.
Thu Mar 11, 2021, 01:38 PM
Mar 2021

Passage of the ARP means a hell of a lot to me and the Daughter. We may be able to accumulate enough resources to actually escape from the hell-hole in which we are living. Thank you for asking.

Joe wasn’t my first choice in the primaries. I voted for Bernie, but South Carolina changed everything. African-American women said, “No. We need Joe,” and here we are. Joe is turning out to be the most liberal American president since LBJ, and I am tickled pink. I am genuinely HOPEFUL.

It’s a nice feeling.

-Laelth

bamagal62

(3,312 posts)
9. Thank God.
Wed Mar 10, 2021, 10:30 PM
Mar 2021

I’ve been waiting all day to see that Merrick Garland was confirmed. I feel so much more hopeful than I’ve felt in 4 years. We need to get to the bottom of all this shit ASAP.

Laelth

(32,017 posts)
13. +1
Thu Mar 11, 2021, 10:31 AM
Mar 2021

I am very much looking forward to Garland’s tenure as AG. He’s got a VALID, personal grudge against the GOP. If he prosecutes them, the Biden administration will be particularly immune to accusations of partisanship.

-Laelth

MoonRiver

(36,926 posts)
15. I felt joyous, and yes a little tearful, watching Garland walk into the DOJ building, elbow bumping
Thu Mar 11, 2021, 10:40 AM
Mar 2021

his friends there! Happy Days Are Here Again!

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mvd

(65,202 posts)
17. I still can't recommend posts, but I will do so as soon as I can!
Thu Mar 11, 2021, 12:54 PM
Mar 2021

It is such a relief. As a Bernie supporter, Biden is indeed surpassing my expectations! To bet back to what we were before the 80s as a party is what I have been wanting for a while.

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