“Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, shame on both of us.” – Stephen King

By this time, the majority of Americans understand that the “big lie” was just that. Even the Republicans in the Michigan Senate who attempted to find fraud couldn’t, because there wasn’t any. Their report stated clearly, “Citizens should be confident the results represent the true results of the ballots cast by the people of Michigan.”

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Lanivan

Great post that highlights the basic difference between the current parties.

Democrats are the governing party, the party of solutions, the party science, facts, of the future. They represent all citizens with equality and justice.

Republicans want to be the party in power, the party of NO, obstruction, and authoritarianism, the party of the past. They represent the wealthiest and corporate interests.

Pretty much explains why when Republicans have control of all three branches of government, the only important legislation that takes place are tax cuts for their corporate/wealthy benefactors, lots of deregulation, cramming as many right wing judges onto as many federal courts as possible, starting wars, and running up the federal debt by Trillions.

Democrats spend their time when controlling all three branches of government addressing infrastructure and climate change, helping to create unprecedented hundreds of thousands of new jobs, strengthening public education from pre-school to college, raising the minimum wage as one way to counter the exploding CEO wage ratio to workers (in 2020, the ratio of CEO-to-typical-worker compensation was 351-to-1 under the realized measure of CEO pay; that is up from 307-to-1 in 2019 and a big increase from 21-to-1 in 1965 and 61-to-1 in 1989.)

They also end 20-year wars that cost the US thousands in dead, wounded, and scarred and trillions of borrowed money. Democrats believe women should have control and choice over their own lives and bodies, and that students should be protected, not guns.

Republican mantra: Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, I'll take away your right to vote, your right of choice, your right to be safe from gun violence and healthy to be productive and active.

Rottweiler

Smith and Lanivan...2 examples of the old saying. Better to keep your mouth shut and let people think your a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. What bitter divisive people.

Dr. Vladtheimp

If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor.

If you like your health care plan you can keep your health care plan.

The latest variant from the Tribune's gaggle of Communist Columnists is only emitted to attempt to divert and distract from the multiple policy disasters of the Democrat's version of National Socialism - the continuing abandonment of American citizens and allies in Afghanistan; the FUBAR immigration mess; the lies about Fauci's China Virus; the reckless spending; the harm inflation is inflicting on the middle class; the green energy debacle, the policy of pitting Americans against each other based on race, among so many others.

Too late Little Richard, Americans won't be fooled by you fools again.

Prosperity!

Rottweiler

Your just a Fool Mark....you are part of the disgusting divisive problem in America today. You should be ashamed of yourself. PEACE

COAgma

You nailed it Rottweiler. Mark is the fool who can't move on and blames everything on Trump. He needs to addresse the mess that is in the White House now. Of course we know he won't do that.

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