Joe Biden says he is a moderate and everyone assumes this is a good thing. I recently read an article about this which quoted Antonin Scalia. It was asked what is a moderate? But it must be asked, relative to what? Is smoking in MODERATION a good thing? Scalia commented on looking at the Constitution in a moderate way. Quoting him “What,” he inquired, “is a moderate interpretation of the text? Halfway between what it really means and what you’d like it to mean?” The same question can be asked about individual rights. What, one wonders, is a “moderate” view of the right to free speech or the right to a jury trial or the right to keep and bear arms. Would a “moderate” version of the Second Amendment read: “Shall not be infringed, but ...”?

Joe very much likes to call himself a moderate. The Democratic platform he supports is anything but moderate. The people running the Democratic party are obviously radically progressive, one only needs to look at their stances on abortion, support of law enforcement just to mention a couple examples. He is very far from what the average American would call moderate.

Moderates work across the aisle, correct? Major legislation is one area it is imperative for the parties to work together. When Social Security legislation was passed it was very by-partisan, both party supporting it. This legislation has been popularly supported to this day. When Obama care was passed not one Republican in the House or Senate voted for it. We have had controversy to this very day.

Biden’s principles are very much dependent on where his party leads him and not on the MODERATE principles he says are his very own. He in fact is not the Democratic party as he claims.

Harley Heskett,

Emporia

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Aim_High

"The Babylon Bee — which bills itself online as “the world’s best satire site” — stated that Twitter had “shut down its entire social network” Thursday to stop the spread of negative news about Biden."

BAHAHAHA Watchman, this is your "socialist icing on the Democrat Pity Party cake", turns out "social media outlets that refuse to allow users to post this material" is FAKE NEWS.

"Whatever the icing is, it is sure to be sweet. We've been waiting a loooooong time for this. Nom nom, liberals." HaHa!! I told you that sweet icing you keep talking about is doo-doo!

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/10/16/trump-apparently-fooled-by-satirical-websites-twitter-story-429776

Aim_High

Just a reminder to real patriots... the right wing is attempting to frame this story the same way they always do. And that is all about the big bad media being mean to poor defenseless donnie. It's the same with the Russian dis-info drop of Biden material. There's no focus on the actual merits of what was revealed, it's once again a story about being "censored" by the big bad media who wouldn't cover the garbage story. Lying is all they've got now. They have nothing to run on but pushing the idea that they're the victims. That's what they're hoping will motivate their base. It's 100% based on fear and hate.

Gary Lukert

You are so right, AIM HIGH! When you are wrong, when you get caught "with your hand in the cookie jar", you blame somebody, anybody. Republicans greatly support that cop who jammed his leg on that man...who was on the ground and handcuffed...blamed the man for trying to hurt that cops knee with his throat!

WatchmanAnon

You respond to all the dog whistles.

WatchmanAnon

I can't wait to read what was on Hunter Biden's laptop. I'm sure there are all kinds of juicy tidbits to unpack. Could it be connected to Joe's apparent mental decline? If so, the Academy Award goes to...

Could there be info about secret payments, pay-to-play schemes, human trafficking, or illegal drug use? We're going to find out soon. And to think Hunter handed all of that over to some guy at a computer repair shop. He gets the Potato Head Award.

Oh yes, and the social media outlets that refuse to allow users to post this material is the socialist icing on the Democrat Pity Party cake.

Or maybe the rally circles Uncle Joe has in his front yard is the icing. Or the rallies with no supporters showing up is the icing. Or maybe the icing will be the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the SCOTUS.

Or maybe the icing is the liberal socialists going scorched earth at every MAGA hat supporter of POTUS.

Whatever the icing is, it is sure to be sweet. We've been waiting a loooooong time for this. Nom nom, liberals.

Aim_High

We're still waiting for proof of Trumps claim that Hunter got $3.5 million from Moscow, but it's still unproven... and most likely false. Also even if this stolen hard drive actually did have any actual evidence of wrongdoing, it was obtained illegally and has went through an extremely questionable chain of command. There is no evidence of anything on that laptop though. If there was, it would already be public. People are already voting, and theres nothing to gain by keeping evidence a secret... there is something to gain by claiming you have a "bombshell" right before an election, but not saying what it is... The icing is dog doo-doo.

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Aim_High

Wow, so triggered and full of crap. I told you that icing was doo-doo, but you ate it anyways.

WatchmanAnon

RICO charges coming.

Biden crime family.

Checkmate.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9LuSpHJNPe0

Aim_High

A blind MAGA nut claiming he was given Hunter Biden's unencrypted laptop decided to snoop around personal files and emails a bit, finds some PDF files that contain "emails"... then decides to copy his customers hard drive, and gives it to "Rudy's lawyer". Do you know how ridiculous this sounds? Checkmate..... sheesh, lol.

WatchmanAnon

You missed the coup de grace: the computer repair shop owner gave it to the FBI first.

In fact he called the FBI multiple times and made follow up calls about the hard drive.

The computer repair shop owner said he was fearful because the FBI ultimately told him not to talk about what was on the hard drive. That's when he called Rudy G's office.

The little guy was just running his business. In walks Hunter Biden wanting service. He signs the service contract. The repair shop services the computer. Hunter doesn't pay for his computer. The computer sits in the repair shop. The owner repeatedly tries to contact Hunter. Hunter is a no show, a deadbeat customer. As per the contract the computer has become abandoned. It changes ownership to the computer repair shop. It's his to do with what he wants. He does and finds material that shows collusion between Hunter, Joe, and the CCP.

You really need to look into Rudy G's prosecutorial days, especially in his handling of crime families and the successful RICO charges he made against some prominent people regardless of political affiliation.

Additionally, there is way more here than was in the Christopher Steele pee document that was used in FISA court four times to obtain surveillance warrants on POTUS.

Oh yes, Rudy G knows FISA too. So maybe a FISA judge already authorized a surveillance warrant on Hunter and his daddy.

Gary Lukert

Speaking of Mental Decline...you are MEANING TRUMP, right? Trump...my god, look at that will man (if you can actually call Trump MAN?) He is crazy, like a man would be on a fry pan! He'd have to improve just to get up to INSANE. AND, SPEAKING OF AMY CONEY BARRETT...Lindsay Graham is a FLAT OUT LIAR, AS IS CHUCK GRASSLEY--Those Liars 4 years ago were resolute in saying the replacement Justice should not be confirmed in an election year. Well,this is an election year...and Justice Ginsburg died less than 3 months before the election, but, lying Graham and Grassley now believe it is OK! They are flip-flopping Liars! Republicans will say anything, anytime,any place. PLUS THERE WERE A LOT MORE REPUBLICAN SENATORS 4 years ago..that said filling the appointment should wait! Only 2 say that now--Senators Murkowski and Collins. Your Republicans have broken the Commandment on bearing false witness...LYING!

WatchmanAnon

You're bearing false witness against others.

It's kind of like the pot calling the kettle black, don't you think?

KB Thomas

Review: Cody Snodgrass Stunning Interview [Okay Cee Incident].

KB Thomas

Aim High, go to Cody Snodgrass You Tube.......During Clinton Presidency.

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Gary Lukert

Hey, it is easy to see this writer worships Trump! Why is it wrong for Democrats to hate Trump---but, it is OK for Republicans to hate Nancy Pelosi and Joe Biden, and, well, Democrats in Particular!

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Aim_High

YeAh, wE'rE GunNa inStAll A mOnARchY! We'Re gUnnA PwN ThE liBs! MurICA!

KB Thomas

Review: Cody Snodgrass CIA Black ops and Oakahoma City Booming......The Dems in the Whitehouse.

Aim_High

"Oakahoma City Booming" didn't return any search results... are you sure it's called that?

Gary Lukert

KB gets his info from the same place as Trump.

KB Thomas

Review: Kevin Shipp former CIA Whistleblower Dicusses The Deep State YouTube........1 month ago

KB Thomas

Obama and Biden gave 3.7 million dollars to Wuhan Lab.

Aim_High

Typed this into google, first result is politifact... your claims are false................ shocking.

Gary Lukert

KB THOMAS AND KELLYANNE CONWAY BOTH TRAVEL WITH "ALTERNATIVE FACTS!" I am sure Alternative Facts are MADE up as you go! Whatever you need.

KB Thomas

Donald J Trump will go down in history as the President that drained the corrupt Washington Bureaucrats and it is happening just before election. It's the reason for the Treason. The Dems are running for the hills. The Dems Just Us system is being exposed. If the Dems win, this means God is bringing his judgement on America.

Aim_High

What do Steve Bannon, Roger Stone, Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen, Michael Flynn, Rick Gates, George Nader, and George Papadopolous have in common?

Gary Lukert

Jail?

Aim_High

Yep, Trump associates that have went to jail since he promised to "drain the swamp." These are just the more popular ones, too.

Hollowed Ground

Corrupt. Authoritarian. Wannabe fascists. Power starved. Amoral. What did I leave out?

Hollowed Ground

Unfortunately he did the opposite. He drained the hard working, moral, honest bureaucrats and replaced them with amoral dishonest swamp creatures that belong in jail, not leadership of a democracy.

KB Thomas

Don

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Gary Lukert

A one word correction in my comment above: In the 3rd line from the bottom--where it reads..."....pass the Civil War Act...it should be the "CIVIL RIGHTS ACT."

KB Thomas

Aim high, please aim higher or you will shoot your foot off. Review: Tom D'Ambra What's Going On History Repeats Itself YouTube.

Gary Lukert

KB, You need help, fast and lots of it! Red Skelton said on his TV shows many times about crazy talk--"...A flock of'em Flew Over that time!"

Gary Lukert

Lincoln was elected 150 years ago, in 1860....to get rid of Slavery. And now, Republicans, led by Crazy, Lying, Crooked Trump are wanting to bring it back!

Yes, they are! Trump loves Black men being murdered!

Gary Lukert

Hey, it is you Conservatives who shoot and kill people. Every Mass Shooter has been a Conservative Christian Republicans.

Gary Lukert

Hey, we don't have to worry about shooting our foot off...as, if they get shot off....it will be by a Crazy Republican Gun Shooter!

Aim_High

I've never been a fan of Biden either, but Republicans weren't able to come up with a viable candidate, so the choices are between a lefty moderate or an right wing extremist... I haven't seen any Biden supporters sending pipe bombs to Republicans, or forming militias to kidnap and murder a governor and take over the statehouse... Biden is far, far from perfect, yet still so much more normal and presidential acting than the current guy who calls people things like "Pocahontas", "Crooked Hillary", "Sleepy Joe", "Phony Kamala", "Shifty Shiff", the list goes on and on and on... Trump's behavior at the debate was a national embarrassment, his refusal to debate further is not even surprising, his refusal to reach an agreement on covid relief is intentional, and the rush to elect any conservative he can to a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court as quickly as possible proves Trump has ulterior motives that don't involve America's best interests... say what you want about Biden, say what you want about his son's 3.5 million dollar dealings, none of it compares to what Trump has done. He is still hiding his tax returns, he says the snippets we do know ($750) were obtained illegally, but also says they're fake... let that sink in.... he's a liar.

prairieprincess

Don’t forget what he called Kamala Harris, after the debate: “terrible, unlikable, a communist and a monster.” A monster is less than human.

Hollowed Ground

Seriously, would you expect any better? And how many Republicans criticized him for it again?

Gary Lukert

Kill is the Republicans favorite word!.

Hollowed Ground

In a nutshell you have described why Biden should be up 90%-10%. There should be no debate, no discussion. It's a no-brainer. There's always 10% rotten maggot-infested apples in any barrel. Any poll or result less than that ratio merely illustrates how non-great America is. American simply cannot be great, not even close, under Trump or Republicans. There is no goodness with either one. It's as simple as that.

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