I’m not anti-traditional nor anti-Christian. I make tired old jokes, sure. But there’s been a segment of (mostly) American Catholics, not part of the church itself but outside of it, that HAVE been working on stuff for some time now. I used to think it was evangelicals or fundies but no, they’re not organized in sneaky enough of a way. But the Catholics know how to quietly organize in focus groups, think tanks, raise money quietly, work “with the system” in what seem to be legitimate ways and most importantly, play the very long game. and they have and do, riding along with the evangelicals in politics but never fully joining hands.

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In short: Can you see the shell game there? Merchan WOULD HAVE ALLOWED HIM to Testify what Smith wanted IF AND ONLY IF the PROSECUTION could have their OWN expert witness. But the DEFENSE wanted ONLY THEIR expert witness and not a corresponding one for the prosecution. See the game being played? And now they complain “OH HOW UNFAIR” when they could perfectly well have had him testify those things

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h that. Some people have it here. Very weather buggy just like Dish network for TV was so it’s spotty. Xfinity is the only real game for full broadband here at the moment. But there’s some fiber coming. But for some people Starlink is the only option because xfinity won’t go to their house and for them it’s a good option, certainly much better than past satelite internet companies. I’d say Starlink is getting there – they just have to work on reliability.h that. Some people have it here. Very weather buggy just like Dish network for TV was so it’s spotty. Xfinity is the only real game for full broadband here at the moment. But there’s some fiber coming. But for some people Starlink is the only option because xfinity won’t go to their house and for them it’s a good option, certainly much better than past satelite internet companies. I’d say Starlink is getting there – they just have to work on reliability.

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Trump and Giuliani had long been tied to the Russian mob in NYC. Money laundering in NYC – political parties don’t matter at those levels – tied to business and residential real estate holdings were commonplace. Inflating holdings, playing paper-records games – whatever was needed to happen to happen happened. And it’s notoriously difficult for prosecutors to prosecute ANYBODY for any real estate fraud because of the big money and power involved. But now was a chance to get somebody. Trump’s game isn’t anything new or special. OF COURSE he inflated size repeatedly. OF COURSE he got more loan money than he should have. He banked on not getting caught because nobody prosecutes those things: it brings money into the city. But this time was different. A rare opportunity for somebody in NYC real estate to go down for very a common scam.

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lol not yet they wouldn’t. It has to be dismantled from underneath. The states are testing that now, thankfully to failure. The IVF fiasco is hopefully going to be the stopping point. But if IVF became successfully illegal in enough states – if it was politically favorable – then contraception limitations would be next. It’s all a dismantling of privacy rights but it’s a long game. They’ve played it since the early 1970s and it took a long time to reverse the first step which was r v wade

 lol not yet they
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