Big Democratic Lead in Early Voting

Early voting has started, and Democrats are doing well: Politico: Democrats build big edge in early voting The Democratic dominance spreads across an array of battleground states, according to absentee ballot request data compiled by state election authorities and analyzed by Democratic and Republican data experts. In North Carolina and Pennsylvania, Democrats have a roughly…

You Don’t Have to Love Us, Just Don’t Shoot Us

I have lived a lot of years, and I have seen a lot of injustices.  The “talk” that has been so widely spoken about in the media and by black mothers and fathers is a real thing. There was a time, when it was a mitigating factor but never eliminated the violence inflicted upon black…

QAnuts

Remember when the Tea (Taxed Enough Already) Party was the darling of conservatives. They elevated the profiles of people like Michele Bachmann, Sharron Angle, and Scott Brown.  The group of so-called grassroots activists was in reality bankrolled by a group called FreedomWorks and given free media access by Fox News. Freedom Works was headed up…

Praise Yeezus

The Republican Party is falsely worshiping at the Yeezy clad feet of new ecclesiastic fundamentalism, all hail Kanye West. Mr. West is the subject of daily jokes and has become a virtual walking meme on every social media platform in the world. The GOP has launched an insulting and racist campaign to get Kanye’s name…

How Do We Get Out of this Racial Timeshare?

On November 4, 2008, Barack H. Obama, was elected the 44th  President of the United States, needless to say, he was the first black man or woman to hold that distinction. On November 5, 2008, The View’s co-host Whoopi Goldberg told America, “ I could put my suitcase down, finally.” In some quarters she was…

The Pathway Home Goes Through the Democratic Party

I was running down my usual checklist of reminders as to why I cannot vote for a Republican and the list grows daily. Bill Barr destroying the Department of Justice by subverting the rule of law, Mike Pompeo turning State Department employees into gophers and insisting on the firing of those tasked with oversight, and…

The Men Who Knew ‘Too Little’

From the book The Man Who Knew Too Much, there is a quote that reads “I am the man who knows too much to know anything, or, at any rate, to do anything,” –G.K. Chesterton The Party that detests the government seems obsessed with getting in office and breaking it from within. They have been…

Senate Polls: Kelly Up 9% in AZ; KS and NC Are Close

A trio of polls in three critical races has good news for Democrats who need to win three or four Republican held seats this November to win control of the US Senate. ohpredictive.com/… A poll by OH Predictive Insights for Arizona shows Democratic candidate Mark Kelly is leading appointed Senator Martha McSally by 51% to…

The Election Will Not Be Postponed

There have been diaries and comments posted here in the past few weeks about IMPOTUS using emergency powers to postpone or even cancel the November election. He does not have that power. Here is an article from this morning’s NYT: Could the 2020 Election Be Postponed? Only With Great Difficulty. Here’s Why. Actually, that headline…

Nothing to Fiddle with…

I stumbled to my bed in the early morning hours of December 24th last year, short of breath, heart pounding, and fearing I was having a heart attack. As incredulous as it might sound one of the first things that crossed my mind was the 75 dollar fee for calling an ambulance, so I called…

Left, or Center, just get 'em over

For you baseball fans out there, the managerial strategy is, get ‘em on, get ‘em over, and get ‘em home.  Last evening, despite a billionaire throwing spitballs, Joe Biden hit a triple. With a short supply of money, zero campaigning in Minnesota and counted out in California and Texas, Joe Biden raised the hopes of…

Is Arizona Ready to Turn Blue? The Numbers Look Promising

Last year, the state of Virginia culminated its transformation from one of the most Republican states to electing a Democratic controlled legislature for the first time in a generation. What will be the next state to transform from a dependable Republican to swing state or better, maybe the Grand Canyon State? Reviewing the numbers, Mitt Romney in 2012…

Medicaid Expansion Qualifies for Oklahoma Ballot

http://www.msn.com/… Oklahoma Attorney General Michael Rogers has notified Governor Kevin Stitt that an initiative to expand Medicaid has qualified to be placed on the ballot this year. More than enough valid signatures were collected in the fall to require a vote which will be known as State Question 802. Stitt, a Republican who opposes expansion,…

Cook Political Report Shifts Kansas Senate Race to Lean Republican

cookpolitical.com/… With Secretary of State and former Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo declining to run for the Kansas Senate seat being vacated by Pat Roberts, Democrats may have their best chance to win in the Sunflower state since 1932. Cook’s Political Report has accordingly moved the race from likely Republican to lean Republican. With Pompeo not running,…