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Apr 3·edited Apr 4

1,460 days. That's all?! It seemed like so much longer. Maybe because I've been counting since the day he walked down that escalator. Actually we have been dealing with TFG for a total of 9 years. No wonder we are so stressed out and anxious.

But you're right John. He and the actions of his supporters have done incalculable damage to the very fabric of our society and its institutions that may take generations to repair, if ever. My own family has been torn apart as well.

All of this is why we MUST fight like hell and win in November. The thought of losing is unfathomable. Thanks, John, for reminding us again of what's at stake. #VoteBlue ❤️🇺🇸💙

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This post was difficult to read. The truth is hard swallow - a reminder of 1460 and possibly more days of cruelty and pain. The man-child is still spreading his waste over all forms of the media. This is indeed nauseating. This is indeed the time to change his diaper - and send him to his room FOREVER and throw away the key. Yes Lisa and everyone who is sick and tired of the man- child and his playmates #VoteBlue in November 2024.

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Perfectly stated!! Such. A. Waste.

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Even if he goes to jail or just retires to some far away golf course, it is going to take many decades to eradicate him from our daily lives. I cannot imagine what future generations will be saying about 2016 to Nov. 2024. Hopefully he will just be a footnote in history and a sad reminder that this can happen again if we don’t keep nurturing democracy, equality and morality.

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Apr 3·edited Apr 3

Oh that I wish it were just 1,460 days. His legacy of hate, divisiveness, vengeance, and more still lives on through his loyal followers in our courts, state and federal legislatures, and neighborhoods. When will this cycle of waste that he set in motion ever end? And what will it take to end it? The November elections certainly won't. And I don't think putting Trump in prison will, either.

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Maybe but it would sure as heck would be a start in the right direction. #NeverSurrender.

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I agree. One thing that I keeping thinking will have a chance to help us is the rise of a centrist third party candidate running on a platform of reuniting our country. But our two-party system is so entrenched, that it will be very difficult to accomplish. But I like the idea and the principle behind the "No-Labels" movement. i see that they just officially withdrew their campaign.

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Timothy Snyder speaks my soul when he says it's not enough for us to vote for Democrats. We must be vocal with family, friends, co-workers about the seriousness of what republicans are supporting. Speak to young people what their lot in life will be if republicans gain power, not only in Washington DC but in State Legislatures. Freedoms lost, people dehumanized...we must speak up. The entire republican party is guilty of letting fear dictate their actions...and either quitting or maintaining silence instead of calling a spade a spade concerning the MAGA part of their community in DC.

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Agreed. 👍 I think humanity has *devolved* since Trump announced his run for presidency in 2015. There is so much to undo and repair. It will take generations! 😞

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I blame the voters who believe that God intended that Trump have two terms.

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It still astounds me how many are truly lost. It also astounds me how many knowingly defend the indefensible known as trump.

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When do we give up? Never. NEVER! Carry on, John; we’re with you every step of the way.

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Hard to reckon with 1460 days of Trump yet he has continued to dominate through his only gift, he believes, he can bestow onto himself, no matter the destruction past, present, and perhaps future.

The gift of his own liberation from the shackles, he still wears, put on by his father.

I have no sympathy. He has no soul. My father drank and beat my mother. I was bullied. I was evicted, from my childhood home, by my own father on Christmas Eve, where a sheriff knocked at my grandparent's door, in IL, with a summons from FL. I've been raped. I've been my own set of resentments, coupled with guilt and shame. I've been angry and wanted revenge. I have had and still have sleepless nights full of nightmares and have struggled with mental illness and addiction. My father treated me as if I were garbage, until I was ten, when he threw me out, along with my mother who is both a Trump supporter and an embattled broken soul herself. I gave up on her for now. I wish, today, I could talk to my father as he figured a few things out before his passing.

All of this has a point, I hope. Nope, it isn't redemption, religion, spiritual grace, or even morality. I may have gone through a lot to some and nothing to others. The one thing I never lost was a sense of the goodness and kindness of those who struggle alone, homeless, afraid, without financial stability and worse because it is always a choice. Trump chooses to be his own victim and it is simply not acceptable to put his past resentments, ego annihilation, and humiliations, reaching more than 7 decades, onto the rest of humanity.

Selling a bible, cheap sneakers, a bottle of vodka with a steak and some chips, to gamble in his now bankrupted casinos, is all he knows how to do to soothe what he can't face head on. Himself.

To be Donald Trump is to be a shell of a human while preying on those who suffer, who give him money, buy his cheap sneakers, and actually believe what he says. I'm wiser for my hardships and I'm able to discern but I'm afraid many just want what he does. To ignore the sins of the past, theirs and others, and stay angry and use violence until they themselves finally connect that he's been telling them who they are by telling them who he is. A connection that isn't anywhere, remotely close, to what they now believe they will gain by continuing to follow in his non-existent footsteps as to have footsteps, that matter, you must have your feet planted firmly on solid ground while moving forward.

That solid ground is the understanding of your own truth, within his nearly eighty years, so as to be a real leader for others. He's learned nothing. He's no leader. He's but a fishnet for the sharks, using him as bait, to kill our democracy.

My vote goes to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for they represent true leadership and understand the path isn't ever easy but choice should always be an option.

Thanks for reading! Peace!

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Yet again you’ve found the words to eloquently describe the thoughts and feelings so many of us struggle to articulate… and yet again, we thank you.

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