1st to the 5th
Extract from 'Vivek Ramaswamy’s Jan. 6 charade': '(...)Vivek Ramaswamy thinks Mike Pence failed. The former vice president is a MAGA villain for doing his constitutional duty on Jan. 6, so Ramaswamy has to find a way to wiggle out of endorsing his conduct on that day, no matter how convoluted or inane. (...)'.
Further into this article: 'Ramaswamy’s counterfactual history is preposterous at every level. But it gives him something to say to keep his distance from Pence, in another piece of insincere salesmanship at which he has so excelled in the 2024 campaign. (...)'. More by Rich Lowry here.
Here is an extract from the article 'Do you realize that Vivek Ramaswamy could be the MAGA candidate for Trump lovers?' where Vivek Ramaswamy '(...) made conspiratorial suggestions about 9/11 in an interview with The Atlantic, then told CNN he didn’t say those things: “I am telling you the quote is wrong.” The Atlantic reporter released audio of the interview, and the quote was not wrong. (...)'. More by Rex Huppke here.
The end will come for the cult of MAGA (08/31/23).
MTG sharing a deranged view: '(...) Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene likened the 17-year prison sentence for Proud Boys member Joseph Biggs to legal consequences for child molesters. (...)'. More from Newsweek. | Related: MAGA's 'angry, irrational toddlers' who end up 'crying in front of judges' roasted by conservative.
6th to the 9th
9th to the 14th
We should recall that the Fourteenth Amendment granted citizenship to all persons "born or naturalized in the United States," ... Well ... Ramaswamy says he’d deport children of undocumented immigrants, calls 14th Amendment ‘contested’. See more at thehill.com.
Vivek Ramaswamy 's anti-immigrant stand is confusing as his parents moved from Kerala (India) to America for a better life. He is lifting talking points from neo-Nazis.
Related: Vivek Ramaswamy's anti-immigrant stand.
15th to the 19th
Meanwhile, Congress has just two weeks to pass a budget before a shutdown begins: The shutdown timer is ticking!
We read at valleycentral.com: (...)“Sadly, chaos has reigned in the House,” Schumer said on the Senate floor in response to the bitter Republican infighting in the lower chamber over the annual spending bills.
An outstanding book to discover: 'Resistance: How Women Saved Democracy from Donald Trump'. (Not a sponsored link).