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Explaining the music at Trump events

Cluelessness? Their sense of irony surgically removed? Accidents? Trolling by event staff? All of the above?

I saw the following as I was reviewing Trump’s recent rallies -- it’s from the beginning of yesterday’s Trump rally in Michigan:

"It ain't me, it ain't me. I ain't no millionaire's son. . . .

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September 11, 2020

Their silence speaks loudly

What have our local congressman and local Ogden papers had to say about the Trump/veterans story?

I assume (unless Ogden papers are the only source of news) that most of my local readers are aware of the national news stories that has probably garnered the most attention since it broke on Thursday – The Atlantic’s investigation of President Trump’s attitudes towards veterans:

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September 05, 2020

Could it be Air Antifa?

Trump buys a three-month old conspiracy that even the Wheeling Intelligencer eventually realized was a hoax

In early June, many small/medium-sized cities, depending upon social media postings, worried that antifa was about to arrive in their city spreading violence and destruction. Antifa’s supposed arrival often coincided with scheduled protest events. In Wheeling, for instance, the possible confrontation with a protest rally brought about the . . .

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September 01, 2020

Looking for news

Local coffee drinkers, building the Mexican wall, an Alabama candidate, and the coronavirus

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Perhaps not as big as "seniors meeting for coffee," here are a couple of news stories that I found interesting in my travels around the Web.

Mexico is paying for the wall (that's Trump's story, and he's sticking with it.)

From yesterday’s Trump rally:

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August 29, 2020

Odds and ends from the final night of the Republican convention (with updates)

”I profoundly accept this nomination” *

Since 1984, I believe the clear leader has been the Ronald Reagan re-election committee’s use of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA” as background for a group of on-stage dancing Republicans at that year's Republican convention. Last . . .

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August 28, 2020

I agree with you, Senator Capito

“No one, no one, who has lost the trust of the American people should ever serve as our president.”

Here was West Virginia's Shelley Moore Capito speaking at the 2016 Republican National Convention:

(Note -- you will need to manually stop the clip.)

I could not find a recent poll on the public's overall trust of the president but earlier today Axios released a poll on how much we trust the president on . . .

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August 25, 2020

The mid-summer crickets are back

President Trump, Senator Capito, Congressman McKinley, and Ogden Newspapers have had a lot to say about executive orders; unfortunately, you have to go back to the Obama administration to find any of it

Trump (previously) on Obama’s use of executive orders
Senator Capito in 2014

On DACA:

West Virginia Second District Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito called Obama’s decision “unconstitutional and wrong.”

“ . . .

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August 11, 2020

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