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  1. Gary Robbins Reagan
    Gary Robbins
    @GaryRobbins

    Charlie Sykes lives in Wisconsin.  I would be interested in hearing his opinion.

    [Edit.  Two member feed posts have had their comments closed in the last hour.  I am going to take a break from commenting, as I was part of both of those posts.]

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  2. Kozak Member
    Kozak
    @Kozak

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Charlie Sykes lives in Wisconsin. I would be interested in hearing his opinion.

    LOL. I wouldn’t I lived in Wisconsin for 10 years.  I used to listen to Sykes and called in to his show on WTMJ, got on air multiple times.

    That was before he lost his mind.

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  3. EDISONPARKS Member
    EDISONPARKS
    @user_54742

    Even living in Chicago I picked up Milwaukees’s WTMJ on the radio and listened to Charlie Sykes.

    Particularly during the Walker Recall and the John Doe campaign finance investigation cluster schtoopery.   Sykes was instrumental in getting out vital information to the public to the great benefit of the (R) Conservative movement.

    Now, like many other Mean Girl (R)’s, Sykes has allowed his anti Trump animus to take him to strange and unhelpful places, where he can enthrall his audience of tens of thousands with his fervent brand of anti Trumpery.

     

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  4. Kozak Member
    Kozak
    @Kozak

    EDISONPARKS (View Comment):

    Even living in Chicago I picked up Milwaukees’s WTMJ on the radio and listened to Charlie Sykes.

    Particularly during the Walker Recall and the John Doe campaign finance investigation cluster schtoopery. Sykes was instrumental in getting out vital information to the public to the great benefit of the (R) Conservative movement.

    Now, like many other Mean Girl (R)’s, Sykes has allowed his anti Trump animus to take him to strange and unhelpful places, where he can enthrall his audience of tens of thousands with his fervent brand of anti Trumpery.

     

    If even the NYT has to acknowledge this, it’s great news.

    With the exception of the news about Rush  it’s been one great news story after another.   

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  5. Goldwaterwoman Thatcher
    Goldwaterwoman
    @goldwaterwoman

    Here’s one of the key comments in the NY Times article:  ‘Robert Dohnal, a longtime conservative activist in Wisconsin, compared impeachment to sports: “It’s like if your team in football is getting bad calls from the referees and you are just getting madder and madder. It puts more fight in the belly.”’ I firmly believe the unjust craziness of the left in trying to rid this country of a duly elected president because they don’t like him has “put more fight in the belly.”  

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  6. MBF Member
    MBF
    @MBF

    Ted Cruz won the Wisconsin primary in 2016. I voted for Cruz, and really despised Trump at the time because I “knew” he was a fraud and would sell out all conservatives and take us all down in a landslide defeat. I reluctantly voted for Trump that November, but have gained appreciation for him every day since. If I lived in Waukesha I’d have a MAGA sign in front of my house. But I live on the north shore where I’d be at risk of psycho liberals vandalizing my property. 

    I think a lot of people around here see the reactions to Trump (obnoxious protests/tantrums, partisans using govt agencies to “investigate” fake crimes) as exact replica of the way the left treated Governor Walker. It really galvanized Walkers support, and I see the same happing for Trump. 

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  7. Franco Member
    Franco
    @Franco

    Very encouraging news. And pretty much what most of us expected. The reasons to be skeptical of Trump in 2016 are all gone. What’s left is his personality, which people are getting used to, and I don’t know if anyone’s noticed, but other than a few errant tweets, he hasn’t disgraced the Presidency in the Oval Office, and it’s now been 14 years since he last paid off a hooker.

    For me,  it’s been about 35 years, but I don’t want to brag about my morals here…

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  8. namlliT noD Member
    namlliT noD
    @DonTillman

    (I went to school in Madison, so there’s a place in my heart…)

    The suggestion here is that there is a significant population that didn’t think that Donald Trump was up to the task in 2016, and either voted hesitantly for Trump, or voted for someone else, or voted for Hillary, or didn’t vote at all. 

    And now they see that Trump is more than capable *and*  the dems are acting batpoop crazy.

    If so, this could be a perfect storm.

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  9. Front Seat Cat Member
    Front Seat Cat
    @FrontSeatCat

    Very interesting….

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  10. Goldwaterwoman Thatcher
    Goldwaterwoman
    @goldwaterwoman

    MBF (View Comment):
    I think a lot of people around here see the reactions to Trump (obnoxious protests/tantrums, partisans using govt agencies to “investigate” fake crimes) as exact replica of the way the left treated Governor Walker. It really galvanized Walkers support, and I see the same happing for Trump. 

    I believe we all feel inspired by the shameful actions of the left. 

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  11. Kozak Member
    Kozak
    @Kozak

    MBF (View Comment):

    Ted Cruz won the Wisconsin primary in 2016. I voted for Cruz, and really despised Trump at the time because I “knew” he was a fraud and would sell out all conservatives and take us all down in a landslide defeat. I reluctantly voted for Trump that November, but have gained appreciation for him every day since. If I lived in Waukesha I’d have a MAGA sign in front of my house. But I live on the north shore where I’d be at risk of psycho liberals vandalizing my property.

    I think a lot of people around here see the reactions to Trump (obnoxious protests/tantrums, partisans using govt agencies to “investigate” fake crimes) as exact replica of the way the left treated Governor Walker. It really galvanized Walkers support, and I see the same happing for Trump.

    I was a Walker, then Cruz supporter in 2016.    I thought Trump was a joke.  But.  I really liked his position on immigration.  Walker was all over the place on it and Cruz was pretty squish too.  My 30 yo son was on the Trump train from the start, and by the time of the convention I was on board.  I loved the way he fought and manipulated the press, something no other Republican has done since Reagan.  I’ve been very happy with his actions as President.  I just wish the GOPe hadn’t wasted the 2 years we had a unified government.  Such a lost opportunity.

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  12. Kozak Member
    Kozak
    @Kozak

    MBF (View Comment):

    If I lived in Waukesha I’d have a MAGA sign in front of my house. But I live on the north shore where I’d be at risk of psycho liberals vandalizing my property. 

     

     

     

     

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  13. Richard Easton Coolidge
    Richard Easton
    @RichardEaston

    We had Romney signs stolen in Winnetka, IL in 2012. Didn’t dare put out Trump signs in  2016.

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  14. Kozak Member
    Kozak
    @Kozak

    Richard Easton (View Comment):

    We had Romney signs stolen in Winnetka, IL in 2012. Didn’t dare put out Trump signs in 2026.

    I had some conservative and Republican stickers on my car during the W years and shockingly, my car got keyed in Chicago.

    Those open minded, peaceful inclusive Liberals….

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  15. Joshua Bissey Coolidge
    Joshua Bissey
    @TheSockMonkey

    Franco (View Comment):
    The reasons to be skeptical of Trump in 2016 are all gone.

    My thoughts exactly.

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  16. 9thDistrictNeighbor Member
    9thDistrictNeighbor
    @9thDistrictNeighbor

    Richard Easton (View Comment):

    We had Romney signs stolen in Winnetka, IL in 2012. Didn’t dare put out Trump signs in 2026.

    In Evanston, I used Tree Tanglefoot on Bush signs in 2000.  It’s super sticky and cannot be washed off.  Plus its organic, because Evanston. Jan Schakowsky pays people a bounty to steal signs.  It’s a jobs program.

    Now, no signs, no bumper stickers. I wear my MAGA t-shirt inside the house.  Winnetka is the heart of the “suburban women” voter.   Trophy marriages, large families toted around in Escalades…and frankly the “suburban women” thing is 90% about abortion and 10% “orange man reminds me of my first husband.” 

    I am going to be interested in WI-1, Paul Ryan’s old district.  Racine and Kenosha have a growing hipster population and their lefty views can overwhelm the rest of the district, especially Walworth County.  I think it is safe for the congressional race but the Presidential vote, not sure.

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  17. Richard Easton Coolidge
    Richard Easton
    @RichardEaston

    9thDistrictNeighbor (View Comment):

    Richard Easton (View Comment):

    We had Romney signs stolen in Winnetka, IL in 2012. Didn’t dare put out Trump signs in 2026.

    In Evanston, I used Tree Tanglefoot on Bush signs in 2000. It’s super sticky and cannot be washed off. Plus its organic, because Evanston. Jan Schakowsky pays people a bounty to steal signs. It’s a jobs program.

    Now, no signs, no bumper stickers. I wear my MAGA t-shirt inside the house. Winnetka is the heart of the “suburban women” voter. Trophy marriages, large families toted around in Escalades…and frankly the “suburban women” thing is 90% about abortion and 10% “orange man reminds me of my first husband.”

    I am going to be interested in WI-1, Paul Ryan’s old district. Racine and Kenosha have a growing hipster population and their lefty views can overwhelm the rest of the district, especially Walworth County. I think it is safe for the congressional race but the Presidential vote, not sure.

    Ah, Red Jan. I gave her a frown when she showed up at the Winnetka train station in 2012. Redistricting by the Dims moved us from the competitive 10th district to the solidly Dim 9th. Should hav eschewed her out about ObamaCare. Her husband’s a felon and she by all rights should also have that distinction.

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  18. Kozak Member
    Kozak
    @Kozak

    9thDistrictNeighbor (View Comment):
    In Evanston, I used Tree Tanglefoot on Bush signs in 2000. It’s super sticky and cannot be washed off. Plus its organic, because Evanston. Jan Schakowsky pays people a bounty to steal signs. It’s a jobs program.

    LOL. I used Skunk Shot Gel on the signs in 2000 and 2004 in Wisconsin.

    Very persistent.  Get it on your hands and pretty soon it’s all over your car or clothes and smells just like skunk.

    I still have a tube.

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  19. Painter Jean Member
    Painter Jean
    @PainterJean

    Thank you, Nancy Pelosi! I have been concerned about Trump’s re-election chances, but she’s done a great job of shoring up Trump support. You go, girl! 

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  20. Ansonia Member
    Ansonia
    @Ansonia

    Re: # 10

    There are definitely more people now, than there were in 2016, more frightened by the insane and malevolent lies, and the censorship and  violence, they see on the Left than they are put off by Trump’s manner.

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  21. Spin Coolidge
    Spin
    @Spin

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):
    [Edit. Two member feed posts have had their comments closed in the last hour. I am going to take a break from commenting, as I was part of both of those posts.]

    Why can’t we just get along.

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  22. EDISONPARKS Member
    EDISONPARKS
    @user_54742

    Richard Easton (View Comment):

    9thDistrictNeighbor (View Comment):

    Richard Easton (View Comment):

    We had Romney signs stolen in Winnetka, IL in 2012. Didn’t dare put out Trump signs in 2026.

    In Evanston, I used Tree Tanglefoot on Bush signs in 2000. It’s super sticky and cannot be washed off. Plus its organic, because Evanston. Jan Schakowsky pays people a bounty to steal signs. It’s a jobs program.

    Now, no signs, no bumper stickers. I wear my MAGA t-shirt inside the house. Winnetka is the heart of the “suburban women” voter. Trophy marriages, large families toted around in Escalades…and frankly the “suburban women” thing is 90% about abortion and 10% “orange man reminds me of my first husband.”

    I am going to be interested in WI-1, Paul Ryan’s old district. Racine and Kenosha have a growing hipster population and their lefty views can overwhelm the rest of the district, especially Walworth County. I think it is safe for the congressional race but the Presidential vote, not sure.

    Ah, Red Jan. I gave her a frown when she showed up at the Winnetka train station in 2012. Redistricting by the Dims moved us from the competitive 10th district to the solidly Dim 9th. Should hav eschewed her out about ObamaCare. Her husband’s a felon and she by all rights should also have that distinction.

    It was classic Illinois (D) insider sleaze that Congressperson Jan Schakowsky IL-9 (my district too, EdisonPark neighborhood),  one of 435 people voted into Congress and given the responsibility for writing the Tax Code was able to convince the court that since her husband Bob Creamer handled the finances Jan had no idea Bob was filing fraudulent joint tax returns.

    So Communist Jan Schakowsky was inexplicably able to play the ditzy wife scam where she can be voted into Congress to write the Tax Code but not take responsibility for reporting and filing her own joint tax returns.

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  23. MichaelKennedy Inactive
    MichaelKennedy
    @MichaelKennedy

    Then only Trump bumper sticker I saw in Los Angeles in 2016 was on a Tesla.  Sort of vampires and garlic.

     

    I did get a good laugh at the CNN video.

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  24. OkieSailor Member
    OkieSailor
    @OkieSailor

    Spin (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):
    [Edit. Two member feed posts have had their comments closed in the last hour. I am going to take a break from commenting, as I was part of both of those posts.]

    Why can’t we just get along.

    I don’t know, ask Rob why we can’t get a Long.

     

    That’s so bad even I’m embarrassed by it.

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