All 50 US states seamlessly join Russia sanctions, no-one bats eye.

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US States joining in sanctions on Russia over Ukraine invasion

Lost in the extensive media coverage about the remarkable unity shown among western allies in standing together to impose collective sanctions on Russia is the development that … all fifty U.S. states themselves collectively joined the sanctions … without having to be strong-armed.

(BTW yes, I know we’ve in-advance agreed to collaborate under a unified foreign policy. That is the point.)

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Thoughts from across the aisle...

“I mean, friends sit around their own kitchen table, and husbands and wives don’t agree with each other on every issue, but they don’t call each other names and throw things at each other. I think we need to do more of that, because the more you get to know somebody, at least while you can respect their differences, you’re not going to demonize them.”

— Cong. Steve Scalise (R-LA) shot with 3 others in 2017 by politically angry activist

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