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Trump’s socialist moment(s)

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Trump’s socialist moment(s)
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‘Law and Order’ for thee but not for me

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “When we take the court and represent Milwaukee and Wisconsin, we are expected to play at a high level, give maximum effort and hold each other accountable. We hold ourselves to […]
‘Law and Order’ for thee but not for me
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Trump isn’t as special as his supporters say he is

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “Advancing their anti-Christian, anti-conservative, anti-Donald Trump narrative was all that mattered.” –Kentucky high school student Nicholas Sandmann, in an RNC speech attacking the media for its coverage of his 2019 encounter […]
Trump isn’t as special as his supporters say he is
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Guess who’s NOT speaking at the RNC

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “They want to enslave you to the weak, dependent, liberal victim ideology to the point that you will not recognise this country or yourself.” –Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump campaign fundraiser and Donald […]
Guess who’s NOT speaking at the RNC
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The GOP’s platform is… Donald Trump

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “For now, and for my beloved children, it will be less drama, more mama.” – Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway, announcing that she’s leaving the White House at the end of August. […]
The GOP’s platform is… Donald Trump
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Those ‘Biden is senile’ attacks now seem like a huge mistake

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “It’s my No. 1 priority between now and Election Day.” – Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifying on Friday before the Senate, saying delivering mail-in ballots is the Postal Service’s most important […]
Those ‘Biden is senile’ attacks now seem like a huge mistake
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Have you noticed that a lot of Trump advisers get arrested?

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “This is a group of nuts and kooks and he ought to disavow them,” – former Bush administration senior advisor Karl Rove on Trump’s embrace of the QAnon conspiracy theory. WHAT’S […]
Have you noticed that a lot of Trump advisers get arrested?
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So you can just lie to Congress now?

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “Our state appetizer, calamari, is available in all 50 states.” – Rhode Island Democratic Party Chair Joseph M. McNamara, interrupting his state’s roll-call endorsement of Joe Biden to tout the local […]
So you can just lie to Congress now?
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Bill Clinton shouldn’t speak at the DNC

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “Let me be as honest and clear as I can: Donald Trump is the wrong president for our country. He has had more than enough time to prove that he can […]
Bill Clinton shouldn’t speak at the DNC
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Trump’s brilliant plan to steal the election

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “The involvement of the Secretary of HUD and MyPillow.com in pushing a dubious product at the highest levels should give Americans no comfort at night about their health and safety during […]
Trump’s brilliant plan to steal the election
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Where are the so-called ‘constitutional conservatives’?

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “In the end, it looks like climate change actually claimed him as a victim.” – climate scientist Ryan R. Neely III, mourning the death of acclaimed scientist Konrad Steffen, who helped […]
Where are the so-called ‘constitutional conservatives’?
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Kamala Harris’ biggest weakness is now her strength

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “She’s certainly not hostile to capitalism. She’s solidly in the left-centre of the party, which is what I think this country needs right now.” –Ralph Schlosstein, co-Chief Executive Officer of Evercore […]
Kamala Harris’ biggest weakness is now her strength
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The Russian vaccine is terrifying

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “I know that it works quite effectively, forms strong immunity, and, I repeat, it has passed all the needed checks.” –Russian President Vladimir Putin, announcing that Russia has approved the Gamaleya […]
The Russian vaccine is terrifying
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It doesn’t matter (during the campaign) who Biden chooses as his running mate

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “The president is determined to spend what we need to spend,” –Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, encouraging Democrats to return to negotiations over the coronavirus relief bill. WHAT’S HAPPENING The college football […]
It doesn’t matter (during the campaign) who Biden chooses as his running mate
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A pathetic excuse for waiting too long on the relief bill

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “Pushing the pause button meant seeing how what we have already done is working… It allowed us to learn the coronavirus didn’t mysteriously disappear. It’s still here.”–Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell […]
A pathetic excuse for waiting too long on the relief bill
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How bad will the wave of evictions be?

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “No, I haven’t taken a test. Why the hell would I take a test?” – Joe Biden, responding to a question about whether he had taken the “person woman man camera […]
How bad will the wave of evictions be?
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Let’s talk about his face for a minute

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “This is an open robbery. The world is watching and God is watching that how President Trump is turning the once great America into a rogue country,” –Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief of […]
Let’s talk about his face for a minute
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Election Day will be a fiasco unless we act now. Like, right now.

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “All of our scenarios ended in both street-level violence and political impasse.” – Rosa Brooks, the co-organiser of the Transition Integrity Project, a group of 80 former officials who modelled what […]
Election Day will be a fiasco unless we act now. Like, right now.
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Trump is maiming US democracy

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “[The testing plan] just went poof into thin air,” – a member of Jared Kushner’s virus testing team, on how the administration abandoned a national testing plan after seeing that coronavirus […]
Trump is maiming US democracy
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It’s time to take Trump seriously, figuratively, and literally

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY “Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part to help build what we called the Beloved Community, a nation and world society at […]
It’s time to take Trump seriously, figuratively, and literally