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July 16, 2024

ABC News is fawning all over the RNC. The only negative thing they said:

"Ron Johnson's old speech was loaded into the teleprompter and it was dark. "

They're enjoying all this "unity"...blah, blah, blah.....

They're really eating up the shooting...The shooting that gave Trump a bandaid....A damn bandaid....

July 12, 2024

Novogratz Boosts Biden Critics as Donors Boycott President

Source: MSN- Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- Galaxy Digital LP founder Mike Novogratz and filmmaker Andrew Jarecki are two donors behind a $2 million contribution to Democrats who have called for President Joe Biden to step down as the party's nominee, the latest sign donors are shifting money away from the presidential ticket.

The donation is from a group of several dozen donors, also including Sessa Capital's John Petry and hedge-fund manager Neil Chriss and his wife Natasha, to a super political action committee for House Democrats. The funds are earmarked to help vulnerable members who were among the first to say Biden should bow out of the race, according to a person familiar with the contribution.

Those lawmakers risked angering the Democratic National Committee, which is aligned with the Biden campaign, and provides significant financial support to candidates in battleground districts.

The money is slated to bolster Representatives Angie Craig of Minnesota, Marie Gluesenkamp Perez of Washington State, Jared Golden of Maine and Pat Ryan of New York.




Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/novogratz-boosts-biden-critics-as-donors-boycott-president/ar-BB1pQ1Ap



I've been posting info that I can find about who the donations are going to in GD.

Megadonors Boosts Biden Critics. Rewards being paid to congress to force Biden out.
https://www.democraticunderground.com/100219142525

They are rewarding members of congress with campaign cash if they ask Biden to withdraw!

Expose, expose, expose. Bring to the light. Let them know how you feel about this!
July 12, 2024

Cash rewards being paid to congress members who ask Biden to withdraw

Novogratz Boosts Biden Critics as Donors Boycott President

Bloomberg) -- Galaxy Digital LP founder Mike Novogratz and filmmaker Andrew Jarecki are two donors behind a $2 million contribution to Democrats who have called for President Joe Biden to step down as the party’s nominee, the latest sign donors are shifting money away from the presidential ticket.

The donation is from a group of several dozen donors, also including Sessa Capital’s John Petry and hedge-fund manager Neil Chriss and his wife Natasha, to a super political action committee for House Democrats. The funds are earmarked to help vulnerable members who were among the first to say Biden should bow out of the race, according to a person familiar with the contribution.

Those lawmakers risked angering the Democratic National Committee, which is aligned with the Biden campaign, and provides significant financial support to candidates in battleground districts.

The money is slated to bolster Representatives Angie Craig of Minnesota, Marie Gluesenkamp Perez of Washington State, Jared Golden of Maine and Pat Ryan of New York.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/novogratz-boosts-biden-critics-as-donors-boycott-president/ar-BB1pQ1Ap

Yesterday's post with more donor info:

https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=19136805

https://www.opensecrets.org/search?order=desc&q=John+Petry&sort=D&type=donors

Watch these house and senator members
Money to Candidates PETRY, JOHN
NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 04-08-2024 $2,300.00 John Avlon (D) F

[b]NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 04-08-2024 $6,600.00 Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 04-08-2024 $2,300.00 John Avlon (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 03-31-2024 $3,300.00 Tony Vargas (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 03-31-2024 $3,300.00 Tim Kaine (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 03-31-2024 $3,300.00 Tim Kaine (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 03-31-2024 $3,300.00 Andrei Cherny (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 MANAGING MEMBER 03-31-2024 $500.00 Steven Horsford (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 03-25-2024 $3,300.00 Timothy Kennedy (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 03-25-2024 $3,300.00 Timothy Kennedy (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 03-25-2024 $3,300.00 Timothy Kennedy (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 03-03-2024 $2,500.00 Hakeem Jeffries (D) F

Money to Candidates PETRY, JOHN
NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 02-20-2024 $3,300.00 Ritchie Torres (D) F
Money to Candidates PETRY, JOHN
NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 02-20-2024 $3,300.00 Ritchie Torres (D) F
Money to Candidates PETRY, JOHN
NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 02-09-2024 $3,300.00 Ted Lieu (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 02-09-2024 $3,300.00 Ted Lieu (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 01-22-2024 $3,300.00 Josh Gottheimer (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 01-22-2024 $3,300.00 Josh Gottheimer (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 01-18-2024 $3,300.00 Yevgeny Vindman (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 01-18-2024 $3,300.00 Yevgeny Vindman (D) F

NEW YORK, 10024 FINANCE 01-03-2024 $3,300.00 Bob Casey (D) F

NEW YORK, 10024 FINANCE 01-03-2024 $3,300.00 Bob Casey (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 12-16-2023 $3,000.00 ALVAREZ, GEORGE A (D) NY

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 12-15-2023 $5,000.00 New Democrat Coalition F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 12-08-2023 $3,300.00 George Latimer (D) F

NEW YORK, 10024 INVESTOR 12-06-2023 $3,300.00 Adriano Espaillat (D) F

NEW YORK, 10024 INVESTOR 12-06-2023 $3,300.00 Adriano Espaillat (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 12-02-2023 $3,000.00 BURGOS, KENNETH (D) NY

NEW YORK, 10024 COO 11-30-2023 $3,300.00 Jacky Rosen (D) F

NEW YORK, 10024 COO 11-30-2023 $3,300.00 Jacky Rosen (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 11-14-2023 $3,300.00 Nick Melvoin (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 11-12-2023 $3,300.00 Tammy Baldwin (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 11-12-2023 $3,300.00 Tammy Baldwin (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCIAL ANALYST 10-29-2023 $1,000.00 BROWN, NICK (D) WA

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 10-24-2023 $3,300.00 Martin Heinrich (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 09-29-2023 $1,050.00 VELAZQUEZ, MARJORIE (D) NY

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 07-20-2023 $5,000.00 Congressional Black Caucus PAC F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 07-17-2023 $3,300.00 Kevin Thomas (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 07-17-2023 $6,600.00 Kevin Thomas (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 07-14-2023 $3,300.00 Kevin Thomas (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 06-29-2023 $3,300.00 Andrei Cherny (D) F


NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 06-07-2023 $3,300.00 Jon Tester (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 06-07-2023 $3,300.00 Jon Tester (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 06-06-2023 $3,300.00 Martin Heinrich (D) F

NEW YORK, 10023 FINANCE 06-04-2023 $3,300.00 Ro Khanna (D)

Neil Chriss
https://www.opensecrets.org/search?order=desc&q=Neil+Chriss&sort=D&type=donors
Natasha Chriss
https://www.opensecrets.org/search?order=desc&q=Natasha+Chriss&sort=D&type=donors
July 9, 2024

Spectrum Internet out all over Texas

It's been out for 2 hrs. I'm on my phone. It's all over the state. Everything is dead, even their customer service

https://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/spectrum-outage-san-antonio-19563385.php

Service was restored for me around 7:30 pm. A cable was severed between Austin and Dallas. Backup hub was in Houston, but that wasn't an option due to Beryl. Everyone had to wait until the cable was repaired.

Bexar County was on partial shutdown because all the phone and internet services are on Spectrum.

July 3, 2024

These elected officials who want Biden to exit: Have they read the DNC rules?

That's the thing. They seem to think Biden can just "be replaced". They need to keep their thoughts to themselves and discuss it in a more private setting. I read an article a few days ago and it would not be easy to replace the top of the ticket.

Jasmine Crockett summed it up pretty well.

Also, it's a bit knee-jerk too. I don't think replacing Biden will change the outcome of the presidential election.

May 28, 2024

Don't Eat the Bear!

Black bear kebabs make family sick with parasitic worms


It was supposed to be a celebration, but one family’s unique meal of black bear meat sent several members to the hospital instead.

The celebration happened in summer 2022, according to the account in the latest edition of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. An extended family – unnamed in the report – came from across the country for a reunion in South Dakota.

One family member, a hunter, brought some black bear meat that he had harvested in northern Saskatchewan in May 2022. The hunter said that the hunting outfitter had recommended freezing the meat to kill any potential parasites.

The meat had been frozen for 45 days before it was thawed, and the family grilled it with some vegetables and served it as kebabs.

https://www.cnn.com/2024/05/27/health/black-bear-kabobs-trichinellosis/index.html
May 25, 2024

Watch: Sudden gust causes stage collapses at a political rally in Mexico (Monterrey suburb)

We saw wind blow over a huge sign in India. Now a huge stage blew over in Mexico.

This was likely a freak gust storm that came out of nowhere. It's been very hot and dry down in Monterrey.
Accident happened on Wed night: May 22.





&ab_channel=KENS5%3AYourSanAntonioNewsSource


Stage collapse at a campaign rally in northern Mexico kills at least 9 people and injures 121
https://apnews.com/article/mexico-election-maynez-wind-stage-knocked-over-1c4745f31a5b3caf2bce2db47d7cec12
May 23, 2024

Divine promise of Palestine's liberation 'from the river to the sea', elimination of Zionist regime will be fulfilled



During the meeting, Iran’s Leader thanked the Palestinian nation, especially the people of Gaza, for offering their condolences. He also extended congratulations and condolences for the martyrdom of Haniyeh's children and commended the Palestinian official for his patience.

Referring to the remarkable resistance displayed by the people of Gaza, which has surprised the world, Ayatollah Khamenei remarked, “Who would have believed that one day, slogans in support of Palestine would be raised in U.S. universities and that the flag of Palestine would be raised there? Who would have believed that one day in Japan and demonstrations in support of Palestine, the slogan "Death to Israel" would be chanted in Persian?

He highlighted that there may be future events related to Palestine that may seem unimaginable at present.


The Leader referenced Quranic verses regarding the realization of God's two promises to the mother of Prophet Moses (pbuh). “Now God's first promise about the Palestinian people has been fulfilled, and that is the victory of the people of Gaza, who are a small group, against the big, powerful group [consisting of] the U.S., NATO, England, and a number of other countries. Accordingly, the second promise, which is the elimination of the Zionist regime, can also be realized. With God's grace, the day will come when Palestine will be established ‘from the river to the sea.’”



https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/498913/Divine-promise-of-Palestine-s-liberation-from-the-river-to-the

________________________

These are not my words. This is what they say.

What happened to Iran's five day mourning?? And why aren't they delivering Haniyeh to the ICC???
May 20, 2024

Ashley Madison, Sex, Lies and Scandal on Netflix.

I thought it was well done and informative. I didn't follow the story too closely at the time of the leak.
. There was a whole lot that I didn't know. It drew me in.

May 12, 2024

Changes in UN Gaza fatalities numbers due to reporting method - info - no flames please

Changes in the UN Gaza fatalities report makes it appear that the number children fatalities has decreased by 50%, it is because the new numbers are derived from positive identification of bodies.

The Gaza Health Ministry never distinguishes between civilians and combatants. That becomes clearer after the dust settles, when the U.N. and rights groups investigate and militant groups offer a tally of members killed. The Israeli military also conducts post-war investigations.

The Health Ministry doesn’t report how Palestinians were killed, whether from Israeli airstrikes and artillery barrages or other means, like errant Palestinian rocket fire. It describes all casualties as victims of “Israeli aggression.”https://apnews.com/article/israel-hamas-war-gaza-health-ministry-health-death-toll-59470820308b31f1faf73c703400b033


Prior to May 8, the number of men were left out of the report

It appears at this time, the actual number of children's fatalities decreased by 10%, not 50%.

The Positive ID number is based on Apr 30th stats and will probably not be updated until sometime in June

Israel estimates that 16,000 Hamas combatants have been killed.

Data is available at United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs https://www.ochaopt.org/


May 6:
Number of Fatalities 34,735
Positive ID (Not Available)
Children Est: > 14,500 42%
Women Est > 9,500 27%

May 8
Number of Fatalities 34,735
Positive ID 24,686
Men Identified 10,006 40%
Children Identified 7,797 32%
Women Identified 4,959 20%
Elderly Identified 1,924 8%


Israel states that it has killed approx 16,000 Hamas fighters


https://www.ochaopt.org/content/hostilities-gaza-strip-and-israel-reported-impact-day-215


https://www.ochaopt.org/content/hostilities-gaza-strip-and-israel-reported-impact-day-213

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Always a Democrat. I can't understand conservatives. I try to understand them, but I can't. They don't make sense. Our country has gone so far right since 1981. I was just an average American who took many Democratic values for granted when Reagan was elected. It was like the rug was pulled out from under our society. Reagan ruined our country.
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