As you have seen in recent weeks, I am struggling to set the correct tone for what is happening in this presidential transition. On the one hand, I absolutely knew the transition would be crazy when Joe Biden won, so I'm not really “surprised”. On the other hand, it's really hard to hit the right tone of disgust, worry, nausea, disbelief, astonishment, hatred and utter amazement when literally the dumbest people in the country are trying. a slow-motion coup with the full support of millions of idiots. Vanilla ISIS supporters.
So here we are once again: The legal efforts of the Trump campaign are led by Rudy Giuliani, a former federal prosecutor who has forgotten how to become a lawyer. Rudy's Lawyer Skills for 2020 is basically standing in front of any microphone in various parking lots and screaming about voter fraud and my cousin Vinny, all as something dark and brown escapes from her head. I suspect Rudy is so full of shit it just pops out of his pores. Either that or he used some spray hair dye and started sweating seconds after standing in front of those warm lights.
Imagine, just for a moment, that ANY Democratic agent behaved this way. My God. Does it matter what the ghoul was even trying to say or do? From Reuters:
President Donald Trump's strategy for retaining power despite the loss of the US election has increasingly been to persuade Republican lawmakers to intervene on his behalf in the battlefield states Democrat Joe Biden has won, three said. people close to the effort.
Having so far faced a string of losses in court cases challenging the Nov. 3 results, Trump's lawyers are seeking to enlist fellow Republicans who control the Michigan and Pennsylvania legislatures, which Trump has opted for in 2016 and for Biden in 2020, the sources said.
Michigan Republican House Speaker Lee Chatfield has said the person with the most votes will win his state's electoral votes, where Trump trails by more than 150,000 votes. But Chatfield and Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey will visit the White House on Friday at the president's request, a source from Michigan said, adding that they would listen and see what Trump had to say.
Trump's lawyers are seeking to strip voter nomination power from governors and secretaries of state and hand it over to lawmakers in states friendly to his party, claiming that the U.S. Constitution gives legislatures ultimate authority. A person familiar with the campaign's legal strategy said it had become a "more focused approach to engaging lawmakers."
A senior Trump campaign official told Reuters his plan was to cast enough doubt on the vote count in major Democratic cities that Republican lawmakers will have no choice but to intercede. The campaign is betting that many of these lawmakers, who come from districts Trump won over, will face a backlash from voters if they refuse to act. The campaign believes the longer they can drag this out, the more opportunity they will have to persuade lawmakers to step in, the official said.
To be clear, Republicans elected at the state level cannot unilaterally decide to reject the will of their state voters on Donald Trump's saying. The point - theoretically - of letting Trump go to court was to see if there was some sort of convincing legal strategy on the part of the Trump campaign, and to see if there really had been fraud or forgery. The constant argument of the Trump campaign is that "isn't it suspicious that black voters voted" and "please Republicans help me steal this election." It's crazy that this is where we are at.
Oh, and sure enough Rudy made a reference to My Cousin Vinny.
Giuliani recreates a scene from "My Cousin Vinny" and then accuses Biden of crimes. Imbalance. pic.twitter.com/3RKJeX8cWs
- Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) November 19, 2020
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Are you single and looking for love ? Are you finding it hard to meet the right person ? When you’re having trouble finding a love connection, it’s all too easy to become discouraged or buy into the destructive myths out there about dating and relationships.
Life as a single person offers many rewards, such as being free to pursue your own hobbies and interests, learning how to enjoy your own company, and appreciating the quiet instants of retraite. However, if you’re ready to share your life with someone and want to build a lasting, worthwhile relationship, life as a single person can also seem frustrating
For many of us, our emotional baggage can make finding the right romantic partner a difficult journey. Perhaps you grew up in a household where there was no role model of a solid, saine relationship and you doubt that such a thing even exists. Or maybe your dating history consists only of brief flings and you don’t know how to make a relationship last. You could be attracted to the wrong type of person or keep making the same bad choices over and over, due to an unresolved issue from your past. Or maybe you’re not putting yourself in the best environments to meet the right person, or that when you do, you don’t feel confident enough.
Never be ashamed of who you are. Never. Likability starts with liking yourself. Be your weird, imperfect self. Set your values and stay true to yourself. Be proud of your individuality. People often hide themselves because they are afraid of rejection. But they forget that they don’t need acceptance from everyone. All you need to find are the right people who embrace who you are. And when you aren’t afraid to show yourself, it’s easier to find such people.
Get over your nature, personality, shyness, ignorance, ego or whatever and initiate. When you initiate, you show you’re bulletproof of rejection, which shows your confidence. When you want to practice your social skills, act before you can think. Say something within 5 seconds. Even if the conversation becomes a big failure, practice your courage and your spirit of initiative. Become an initiator and approach people. You never know where your future friends are hiding.
Many people spend an entire day without smiling. While I’m not asking you to put a fake smile all the time, you must find reasons to smile every day. You will only find reasons when you look for them. And meeting a person is a good one. A smile gives a good figure, and it is likely to pass to the other person.
It’s common advice to show interest in people’s life, passions, goals, and everything else they have to say. But nobody tells you how to become genuinely interested in the other person. There are three secrets to it : Treat people like celebrities. Find what you can learn from them. Everyone has knowledge, experiences, and possibilités you don’t have. Find how you can help them.
When you meet people for the first time, you know nothing about them. So, it ends up being an awkward introduction or a small talk on a random topic. You can do better than that. Notice the words or actions of the other person and make assumptions about other people’s interests. Then, give clues when it’s your turn to talk. If the other person gives a response, you got it right. If however, the person shows no response, try the next technique on the list.
No, I’m not talking about questions like — “How are you doing ? ”, “How’s your day going ? ” or “The weather is too cold ( or hot ), isn’t it ? ”Instead, ask strange questions. They give other people an opportunity to open up. Strange questions can be funny, weird, creative, specific or different in any other way. Just make sure you ask open-ended questions ( don’t ask yes or no questions ).
Every time you open your mouth, it’s an opportunity for you to find common interests or values. Without common ground, it’s to build a strong relationship with the other person.
When you answer, give hints on what you value, what you like, what assumptions you have made, where you want the conversation to go, or open new possibilities by asking questions. If you don’t find common ground, go back to the 4th point and get interested in them.
Ask for people’s advice on something you’re struggling with or an opinion on a subject ( but avoid controversial topics ). And if you truly like someone’s advice, take it, use it and let them know how it went for you. Don’t forget to thank them. When they speak, figure out their beliefs, values and the way they think. They may even share their stories or give clues about their interests. This gives them a chance to open up which brings me to the next point.
If you open up too much in the beginning, you may push people away. And if you don’t open up at all, you won’t build a strong connection with the other person. Some people don’t mind opening up while others like to trust before they open up. If the other person is too shy to open up, take the lead and give some intimate details about you or share a story. Before opening up any further, let the other person talk. Give them space to share themselves. When you both become vulnerable, the foundation of a new relationship is laid.
People won’t open up in front of you unless they feel comfortable. to make them feel comfortable, get comfortable yourself and give them reasons to trust you. First, relax and get in an open body language. Then, provide trust by providing value and aligning your words with actions