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Getting My Mail

I love getting my mail each day. Usually, there is an assortment of junk items that go directly into the garbage. But, sometimes I need to get something delivered right away and I can count on my USPS to do the job correctly. Now, some are seeking to privatize the USPS.

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What Do The Terms Clicktivist, Cross-Platforming, and GOTV Mean?

A “clicktivist” is someone who uses social media to facilitate political activism, and who educates voters. (Clicktivist.org)
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Peace is Piecework

The last fourteen years of American politics are said to be the most divisive since the pre-Civil War era. Having paid attention to the news over these difficult years, this seems fairly accurate to me.

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THE POLITICUS: STATE OF AFFAIRS

Today, May 7th 2014 at 7pm EST we will host a discussion on the following topics via Google Hangout: * ACA: Will it be a net negative or positive for Democrats in 2014 midterms?

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Party Leadership Message War Via Twitter

This morning I took a look at the different tweets from the party leadership (Democrats and Republicans). You will notice something very interesting about Mitch Mcconnell's tweet. He doesn't mention Healthcare. Why is that?

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Healthcare Reform (ACA) Is Here to Stay

Listen up Moderate Democrats and Far Right Republicans. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will never ever, ever be repealed. Why? Let me break it down! Right now 5 million people have signed up for healthcare insurance with the ACA.

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Mid-term voting

I am sorry, but, I don't get it. Why would Democrats sit out the special election in FL#13 and not elect Alex Sink? There was only a 39% voter turnout and nearly 9000 voted for the Libertarian candidate. Jolly only won by 2 points.

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The Main Trouble in Politics

I have given a lot of thought of late about what is ailing our dysfunctional political system, and have come to the conclusion that it boils down to one significant thing: Ideology.

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They Raised the Ceiling, Now Raise the Floor

Boehner's buddies bucked the Tea Party to lower the insanity and raise the debt ceiling. Could they show the same courage to lift up our nation by raising the minimum wage for millions of workers?

 

Political Leaders On Twitter

Politics today is all about messaging. So I took a quick look at the Twitter account for Democratic and Republican leaders in the House and Senate. What I found will not surprise you.