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The timing of the FBI's decision to drop the months-long investigation tells us quite a bit. Shortly before Biden was sworn in, but after the House voted to Impeach. Was there a quid pro quo between Trump and Burr dealing with his Impeachment vote in the upcoming Senate trial? The fact the Senate Ethics panel did not outright absolve Burr of any wrongdoing is also very telling, but it looks like Burr will not face any consequences for his second bank run.

Madison Cawthorn tries (and fails) to justify seditious rhetoric

Pretty sure he flunked out of homeschool:

You know, this is exactly what happened in the Revolutionary War. You know, we just felt like we didn't have any representation so people wanted to go and fight because of that.

It was *nothing* like what happened in the Revolutionary War, you twit. In the 1760's the British Parliament passed numerous restrictive acts on the Colonies, which included several forms of taxation (without representation). But it wasn't just the money being squeezed out of colonists, the Quartering Act required the colonists to house and feed the very Crown soldiers who were oppressing them. Those troops literally booted families out of their homes and moved in, with zero compensation. 80 million Americans voted Trump out of office, but you chose to ignore the will of the people. Just like George III did. Maddy is not much for critical thinking, either:

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Wishing you a quick recovery, Brian. And thanks for your service to the people of NC.

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I've got one word for you: Solidarity. If Republicans force another bill through the General Assembly to block such ordinances, the Governor needs to Veto that nonsense and Democrats from both houses need to uphold that Veto. And any others he chooses to deploy.

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This is a very big day in American politics. But just in case you've been living under a rock:

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He was also a consensus-builder, something Phil Berger has never even tried to be. I would say, "he will be missed," but we've been missing him for some time now already.

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And now we've got armed insurrectionists marching into government buildings and threatening to kidnap and execute Governors. Shame on us.

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The Board of Elections should never have allowed that elevator picture in the first place. She didn't have to campaign hard during election season, because her smiling face was etched into everybody's memory,

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