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Should We Talk About The Government

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Re: Should We Talk About The Government
« Reply #30 on: March 17, 2021, 01:08:18 AM »
That's true Billy. I don't read the news much now. I only did during the election and the aftermath. Afterward there's just not much that interests me in the outside world since my world is mostly my room.
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Re: Should We Talk About The Government
« Reply #31 on: March 17, 2021, 06:56:44 AM »
I think the best thing to do is what my wife's therapist does. She was getting totally depressed from news on (social) media. Her solution, she stopped completely with Facebook and watching news on TV and reading newspapers. Her husband acts like a news filter instead. Every evening she asks him whether there is some worthwhile news, that she'd need to know about. If that is the case, she'll inform herself.
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Re: Should We Talk About The Government
« Reply #32 on: March 17, 2021, 08:44:59 AM »
I think the best thing to do is what my wife's therapist does. She was getting totally depressed from news on (social) media. Her solution, she stopped completely with Facebook and watching news on TV and reading newspapers. Her husband acts like a news filter instead. Every evening she asks him whether there is some worthwhile news, that she'd need to know about. If that is the case, she'll inform herself.

Could be interesting.
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Re: Should We Talk About The Government
« Reply #33 on: March 17, 2021, 04:39:28 PM »
Biden does have an immigration problem. He will need to devote a lot of attention to this in the coming months.  Just telling migrants from Central America to "stay home" is not going to work.  I did not want a wall, I did not want kids separated from parents and kept in cages, and I do want a rational policy to deal with petitions to enter.  But Biden has to show he can secure the border and allow an orderly process of immigration to take place. I don't want a lock-down but I don't want a flood, either.  I hope he can get a handle on it.

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Re: Should We Talk About The Government
« Reply #34 on: March 17, 2021, 10:22:15 PM »
aha

here's the answer to news, straight off th einternet.



i would put CNN and america's national public radio a notch to the left, personally.  and i would downgrade fox news as more sensatioal, because of it's tabloid tone.


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Re: Should We Talk About The Government
« Reply #35 on: March 18, 2021, 01:21:09 AM »
Biden does have an immigration problem. He will need to devote a lot of attention to this in the coming months.  Just telling migrants from Central America to "stay home" is not going to work.  I did not want a wall, I did not want kids separated from parents and kept in cages, and I do want a rational policy to deal with petitions to enter.  But Biden has to show he can secure the border and allow an orderly process of immigration to take place. I don't want a lock-down but I don't want a flood, either.  I hope he can get a handle on it.
I'm curious as to how he's going to handle all that. It seems like a superhuman feat.
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