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Eating a lunchable while black

I live in a fairly upscale neighborhood. It's pretty diverse (Bay Area). There's a black family a few doors down whom I know well. Awesome people. Once a day, I go jogging around. There's a little enclave of expensive townhomes not far from me. They're built in a circle around a children's park. There's one entrance into the circle. It's a very closed off little island. I like going in and jogging around the circle. It's quiet, no traffic, and I know the distance, so I know how far I'm jogging. I have never, not once, been bothered in the past year when doing this. I'm white. Cue yesterday.

gibraltar72

Change is in the air. My personal observation.

For the last 4 weeks I've been phone banking for Mi. Democratic party and Gretchen Driskell for Mi. 7th district. A little background I have done phone banking starting with John Kerry and moving forward. Yesterday I had a shift that was much different than 4 weeks ago. It is part of the gig to get the phone slammed in your ear after you introduce yourself. Some will say I'm a Republican some will think it a good time to argue. That is all part of it and I'm used to it. You live for the next call that lifts your spirit. I had voters basically in Hillsdale and Branch County Mi. I got some enthusiastic Dems. Some that are kinda mad at the party but are still on board. The surprise was how many said I'm a Republican, but I've had enough.

Peacetrain

Why I am feeling pretty damn good about the two 7-2 decisions in SCOTUS today

I know many will be disappointed because he is not being frog marched out of the White House at this very moment... I get it. I would have loved that also. But that was not going to happen. What did happen is awesome... getting 7-2 decisions in both cases on Donald Trump and his papers and taxes.

kpete

Pelosi Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Congressional Oversight: "Not Good News for POTUS"

Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the consolidated cases of Trump v. Mazars and Trump v. Deutsche Bank, in which the Court asked the lower courts to further develop the record to assess the House’s need for the President’s financial records: "The Court has reaffirmed the Congress's authority to conduct oversight on behalf of the American people, as it asks for further information from the Congress. Congress's constitutional responsibility to uncover the truth continues, specifically related to the President's Russia connection that he is hiding."

NightWatcher

Deutsche Bank will comply and release trump tax info to New York DA Cyrus Vance

BREAKING: Following Thursday's Supreme Court decision, Deutsche Bank says they will comply with the Manhattan DA's request for President Donald Trump's financial records.

babylonsister

Democrats Are Extraordinarily United Behind Biden

Nate Cohn: "Over all, voters in the battleground states who said Bernie Sanders was their top choice for president said they backed Mr. Biden over President Trump, 87% to 4%. If there was a Bernie-or-Bust movement, it has either faded with the conclusion of the Democratic race, or it never existed in serious numbers in the battleground states. Mr. Biden commands even more significant support from voters who supported Elizabeth Warren in the primary. The Democrats who said she was their top choice to be the Democratic nominee backed Mr. Biden over Mr. Trump by a staggering margin of 96% to 0% — even wider than Mr. Biden's 96-1 lead among those who said he was their top choice in the Democratic primary."

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