One more to add to the bin:

"At some point that evening, Lennox allegedly called Bailey’s office in Springfield on his cellphone and left the following message:"

"'I am going to skin Darren Bailey alive, making sure he is still alive. And I’m going to feed his f*cking family to him, as he is alive and screaming in f*cking pain.'"

"'He is a piece of white *ss racist sh*t and, honestly, if he doesn’t kill himself, I will. You know what. I know where he lives. I know where he sleeps. I know where his kids sleep. And I know the f*cking school he works at,' Lennox allegedly continued."

"Lennox added that he would never shoot up a school, but Bailey is teaching 'all this motherf*cking misinformation [and] is going to die. So, honestly, he should just kill himself before anything else happens.'"

Bailey may be my least liked politician in Illinois at the moment (Big Lie proponent running for the Governor's chair), but this is getting nuts. In this case, it looks unlikely that the caller was going to actually carry out his s#!tposting threats, but as we saw with Paul Pelosi (another figure I'm no fan of), there's going to be someone else out there that picks up the hammer or skinning knife.


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No, they are even MORE wrong than we think they are, and I speak of both parties. Voters keep voting for either the Democrats or Republicans based on the incompetence of the party in power in the moment. Until, and unless, we start voting for adherence to our founding documents and biblical standards of truth, this great experiment in self-governance will continue to circle the drain.

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Your closing statement is true. Both parties suck. Not sure why you had to include a supposition about what might have happened to the economy under Trump without the slightest mention of the undeniable economic disaster under Biden.

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I assume you're talking about inflation, which is an issue world wide - and which is much higher in countries with authoritarian despots compared to democracies. Inflation in those countries will of course affect the US, as we live in a global economy. See Forbes @ https://www.forbes.com/advisor/personal-finance/inflation-by-country/, for example.

If you're going to blame Biden, then show the actual policy/policies that were specifically implemented during the Biden administration that you think are responsible.

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"Demand-pull inflation occurs when prices increase due to increased demand, she explains. Demand-pull inflation can be driven by increased government spending (for instance, providing stimulus checks)." From your link.

Irresponsibly high levels of federal spending are extremely inflationary. The comically named Inflation Reduction Act is just one of several examples. There is no quick fix, but "green" policies that discourage building more refinery capacity are becoming more restrictive under the Biden administration.

The global supply chain is not a Biden thing, but, unlike Trump, Biden is not attempting to reduce our reliance on easily disrupted sources for vital components.

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Let's see, complaining about stimulus checks...when did those go out, hmm?


And: those were all passed by Congress, not just done willy-nilly by POTUS.

Biden has called for an increase in refining capacity/production. Private companies are responsible for actually doing that, and they either can't or won't - because it's not worth their investment.


And: what reality are you living in re: "not attempting to reduce our reliance on easily disrupted sources for vital components"? See the following re: semiconductors,


And for general supply chain updates: https://www.wilmerhale.com/insights/client-alerts/20220302-the-biden-administration-announces-its-plan-to-revitalize-american-manufacturing-and-secure-critical-supply-chains-in-2022

A lot of what needs to happen needs to come from Congress, not POTUS: he has some things he can do re: tariffs, but there's a lot that is out of his hands.

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Industries do not invest in refineries because of anti-fossil fuels policies and Biden is a supporter of those policies. He does not support policies that would allow for a fair rate of return considering the cost of capital caused by Biden induced inflation.

The executive order on supply chains commissioned a study and a report. Instead of acting on the study, Congress and Biden are spending trillions of dollars on student loan forgiveness and the green new deal renamed Inflation Reduction Act. The President could have refrained from executive orders on student loans and vetoed the ridiculous act. He could also enforce the border and stop the millions of illegals that are costing billions of dollars each year.

In March of 2021, Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue plan.

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Oil companies got burned prior to COVID from overproduction, so they are not investing lots of capital and instead just traping massive profits on current capabilities.

And: they see the writing on the wall regarding electrification. It'll take decades, but it will still happen nonetheless.

Yes, Biden is doing what he can: providing info to Congress so they can draft bills to provide the needed incentives and regulatory changes needed to bring those industries on board with investing in the USA. How else do you expect him to act in this case as POTUS? How would anything you said at the end change anything revolving around this matter?

Apprehensions appear to be at all time highs: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/stats/southwest-land-border-encounters

That means the border is being enforced. In pure numbers you could argue better than Trump!

History didn't start in 2021, and neither did the start of the current inflationary period.

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Congress critters in charge are all supported by Biden.

Crossings and get aways and releases also appear to be at an all-time high.

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