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Okay, I knew the current Arizona election audit was a wacky cavalcade of feckless tomfoolery, but I never expected this. Dude is checking for bamboo in Arizona’s 2020 election ballots because he thinks they may have been smuggled in from Asia. No, seriously.  Say, maybe this guy should toss all the uncounted ballots...

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  • May 5, 2021

Okay, I knew the current Arizona election audit was a wacky cavalcade of feckless tomfoolery, but I never expected this. They’re checking for bamboo in Arizona’s 2020 election ballots because they may have been smuggled in from Asia. No, seriously.  Say, maybe they should toss all the uncounted ballots in the panda paddock at...

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  • May 5, 2021

From the Human Rights Campaign,  “Biden’s Executive Order is the most substantive, wide-ranging executive order concerning sexual orientation and gender identity ever issued by a United States president. Today, millions of Americans can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that their President and their government believe discrimination based on sexual...

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  • January 21, 2021

There’s actually a White House press briefing at 7pm ET. Just in case you’re watching it live. MSM is comparing the use of press briefings already, considering the lies of the 45 Administration. x Tune in for the first press briefing of the Biden-Harris Administration with Press Secretary Jen Psaki....

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  • January 21, 2021

This post-election period has been like no other, for reasons I don’t need to restate. While every outgoing president and presidential challenger in my lifetime—even Nixon, FFS!—left the White House and/or relinquished claims to power more or less gracefully, putting country far above self and party, Donald Trump is a...

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  • January 18, 2021

I know this New York Times article is a month old but I wanted to reference it for the purposes of this  diary: More than 180 years ago, as part of the Trail of Tears, the United States military drove thousands of Cherokee and Muscogee people off the land they...

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  • January 4, 2021

Meanwhile, Trump’s on the golf course today. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, said on Tuesday that America has to assume that the coronavirus pandemic is going to get worse. The U.S. is already dealing with the worst month of the pandemic thus far. The nation surpassed 19...

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  • December 29, 2020

All votes have been certified and Biden has still won. “…is this the moment when the G.O.P. abandons its belief in democracy” x My timeline: Dec 11, 12, or 13 — SCOTUS tosses Texas suit Dec 14 — EC votes for Biden 306-232 Jan 6 — Congress counts EC votes; objections...

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  • December 11, 2020

The Biden-Harris pandemic team is introduced today, covered live by MSNBC and CNN, and no one is covering the Trump “vaccine summit” event at the White House. “100 million shots in the first 100 days.” x Biden: “I’m absolutely convinced that in 100 days we can change the course of the...

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  • December 8, 2020

The Pentagon, and specifically Acting Defense Secretary and Permanent Obstructionist Christopher Miller, are now saying the Biden team was never denied access to NSA and Defense intelligence agencies — they just hadn’t asked correctly. Pentagon denies blocking Biden transition team (Politico) The Pentagon on Saturday pushed back strongly against reports...

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  • December 6, 2020

All his life, Donald Trump has managed to avoid responsibility for the damage he’s done to others: his racial discrimination in his housing (not to mention his neglect of that same housing), his stiffing of contractors, driving many of them into bankruptcy, his exploitation of undocumented immigrants, his misogynistic treatment...

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  • November 27, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Rep. Joe Kennedy III  (D. MA-04) in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) &  Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) Before we break for Thanksgiving, I wanted to circle back about the Georgia Senate...

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  • November 24, 2020

The only stunt that saves Emily Murphy from historical ignominy is to sign something after this request and during the hearings that recognizes the Biden-Harris victory. The real question is whether Murphy responds to the request, or whether she will resist, and compel someone from some House committee to subpoena...

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  • November 22, 2020

Received this e-mail from former presidential candidate and HUD Secretary, Julián Castro (D. TX), in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) and Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Jon Ossoff (D. GA) & Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) We learned on Election Day that we MUST prioritize Latinos...

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  • November 19, 2020

Joe Biden should thank Greg Palast and other voter roll activists the victory. Trump has a new con and it’s working over his cult. Greg Palast not only talks the voter roll game x YouTube Video Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom:...

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  • November 11, 2020

If 70 million voted for Trump, the GOP expects that number or more will rise up to nullify the 2020 election and overthrow the government. Just remember that Kimberly Guilfoyle Humiliated the Trump Campaign by Offering a Lap Dance to the Highest Donor. Expect more stunts that won’t finance what they...

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  • November 9, 2020

The crises facing the country are severe — from a pandemic to an economic recession, climate change to racial injustice — and the transition team will continue preparing at full speed so that the Biden-Harris Administration can hit the ground running on Day One. Biden Transition Team As I write...

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  • November 8, 2020

I have not gotten much work done this week. I have at least for now suspended work on my dissertation, and it was only yesterday that I again began correcting student papers (although I have stayed current on email correspondence with students and parents). I have two more classes (out...

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  • November 8, 2020

Typically, nations around the world watch but don’t celebrate the selection of our leaders. This year is a big difference. People all around the world joyously broke out in celebration as if America just overthrew a dictator. We kind of did… x West London, November 7th, 2020: Fireworks celebrating the...

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  • November 8, 2020

8pm ET join us as we celebrate with the victory speeches of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. x YouTube Video “Our democracy is only as strong as our willingness to fight for it, to guard it, and never take it for granted,” Harris opens with, quoting Rep. John Lewis. As...

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  • November 8, 2020

x Biden: “We both know tensions are high. They can be high after a tough election…But remember, we have to remain calm, patient. Let the process work out as we count all the votes…your vote will be counted. I do not care how hard people try to stop it. I...

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  • November 7, 2020

It hasn’t been called yet, but the signs are there and Biden-Harris will speak to the nation tonight. At this writing the swing state margin of victory is less than 2016, but that should change much like the overall plurality is historically high. Trump could try to corrupt the elector...

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  • November 6, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Colorado: Three polls released Sunday and Monday hint at big wins for Democrats at the top of Colorado ballots: Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper. On Monday, the data firm Morning Consult released the results of its final 2020 election survey, which was conducted Oct. 22-31. Biden leads President Donald...

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  • November 3, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Mississippi courtesy of Data For Progress’ latest poll: x MISSISSIPPITrump 55% (+14)Biden 41%Jorgensen 2%Hawkins 1%.#MSsen:Hyde-Smith (R-inc) 50% (+3)Espy (D) 47%Edwards (L) 3%@DataProgress, LV, 10/27-11/1https://t.co/BoXt8f9bYL— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) November 3, 2020 While Hyde-Smith gets 50% in this poll, it’s within the MOE. Click here...

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  • November 3, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Arizona courtesy of NBC/Marist poll: Finally, in Arizona’s competitive Senate race, the NBC News/Marist poll of the state finds Democrat Mark Kelly ahead of appointed Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., by 6 points among likely voters, 52 percent to 46 percent. Among all registered...

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  • November 2, 2020

There’s a whole bunch of polling out of Michigan today and over the weekend. First, from Research Co.: Trump ended a streak of six consecutive presidential elections where the Great Lakes State was won by Democrats, defeating Hillary Clinton by 10,704 votes in 2016 (47.5% to 47.3%) Biden heads to...

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  • November 2, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Colorado: A new poll conducted just days before the 2020 election shows Democrats Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper are poised for double-digit victories in Colorado. Biden, a Democrat, leads President Donald Trump 53% to 41% in the presidential race with only a fraction...

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  • November 2, 2020

It was bad enough when Trump tweeted a video of this scene of his supporters ambushing a Biden-Harris bus and said “I LOVE TEXAS!” But then he found out the FBI was actually doing its job and investigating these domestic terrorists, and he totally lashed out — at the FBI....

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  • November 2, 2020

Some very good news today out of Maine courtesy of Emerson College’s latest poll: The final Emerson College poll before the November 3rd election in Maine finds the former Vice President Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump 54% to 43%. Three percent (3%) of voters plan to vote for someone...

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  • November 2, 2020

I’m sure you heard this news today out of Arizona courtesy of the New York Times/Siena College’s latest poll: x Joe Biden leads Donald Trump in the four states likeliest to decide the presidency, according to the final Times/Siena surveys of the campaignAriz.: Biden 49, Trump 43Florida: Biden 47, Trump...

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  • November 1, 2020

Let us not mince words. What happened yesterday on I-35 was an act of domestic terrorism — supporters of Trump used their cars and trucks to surround a Biden-Harris bus and tried to force it off the road. The FBI is investigating the assault. Meanwhile, Trump, who boasts of “my...

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  • November 1, 2020

A former member of U.S. Senator Susan Collins’ (R. ME) staff released a very compelling op-ed piece in the Press Herald where she talks about how she was date raped by her boyfriend and another man. She explains how getting her job working Collins helped her cope and move on...

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  • October 30, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Maine courtesy of the The Bangor Daily News/SurveyUSA poll on ranked choice voting: #MEsen: 1st round:Gideon (D) 46% (+1)Collins (R-inc) 45%Savage (I) 4%Linn (I) 1%.Post-RCV:Gideon (D) 51% (+2)Collins (R-inc) 49%@surveyusa/@fairvote, LV, 10/23-27https://t.co/vCxdpOMKk2 — Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 29, 2020 The survey of 1,007...

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  • October 29, 2020

I’m going to close out the day with some more good polling out of Arizona courtesy of The Justice Collaborative Institute: x ARIZONABiden 49% (+6)Trump 43%.#AZsen:Kelly (D) 50% (+10)McSally (R-inc) 40%@Justice_Collab, RV, 10/22-25https://t.co/VRNx15UZgT— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 28, 2020 Arizona helped deliver the election to Donald Trump in 2016. However,...

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  • October 29, 2020

Some very good news out of Kansas courtesy of Dr. Barbara Bollier’s (D. KS) internal polling: x #KSsen:Bollier (D) 46% (+1)Marshall (R) 45%Buckley (L) 4%@GBAOStrategies/@BarbaraBollier (D) Internal Poll, LV, 10/25-27https://t.co/ESgRxzXfvt— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 28, 2020 To: Interested Parties From: GBAO Date: October 28, 2020 RE: Recent Polling in Kansas...

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  • October 28, 2020

From The Huffington Post: x YouTube Video Two Republican super PACs used the same supposed voter in newly released ads for at least three different Senate races, including those in Maine, Iowa and Kansas. In an ad produced by American Crossroads that aired in Kansas, a brown-haired woman criticizes Democratic...

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  • October 28, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Michigan: Michigan Democratic U.S. Senator Gary Peters has increased his lead over Republican challenger John James heading into the final stretch of the 2020 election, a new WDIV/Detroit News poll shows. The race for the U.S. Senate seat in Michigan has been a...

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  • October 28, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Maine: x #MEsen:Gideon (D) 47% (+4)Collins (R-inc) 43%Savage (I) 5%Linn (I) 2%.#ME01:Pingree (D-inc) 58% (+27)Allen (R) 31%.#ME02:Golden (D-inc) 56% (+25)Crafts (R) 31% Colby College, LV, 10/21-25https://t.co/4rsSIFxFnh— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 28, 2020 Sara Gideon continued to hold a narrow lead over U.S. Sen....

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  • October 28, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Arizona courtesy of OH Predictive Insights: In the state’s other race with national consequences, former astronaut Mark Kelly maintains his advantage over incumbent Sen. Martha McSally. Half (50%) of Arizona voters prefer Kelly while 45% prefer McSally. One of the unique aspects of...

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  • October 27, 2020

Received this e-mail from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: The election experts at The Cook Political Report just UPGRADED ratings for Democrats chances to win control over 8 state legislative chambers in states such as Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Michigan. This was their second major upgrade since this summer. Can you donate...

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  • October 26, 2020

From The Washington Post: x Trump privately told donors it would be ‘very tough’ for GOP to hold Senate, saying: ‘I don't want to help some of them’ https://t.co/3aR8MAZx6D— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 24, 2020 President Trump privately told donors this past week that it will be “very tough”...

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  • October 24, 2020

From The St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Gov. Mike Parson proceeded with an event at a state office building last month after staff warned his office of a cluster of COVID-19 cases among state workers in the building, according to emails obtained by the Post-Dispatch. Parson, a Republican running for a four-year...

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  • October 23, 2020

From The Huffington Post: Though Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) has lost several key endorsements to Democratic challenger Sara Gideon this election cycle, she received the full support last week of at least one group in her state: the anti-LGBTQ, anti-abortion Christian Civic League of Maine. During an Oct. 13 interview...

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  • October 23, 2020

Combative Trump tried to bully Lesley Stahl, good luck with that Donald. The Trump release of the interview proves he just wanted a propaganda piece that repeated his stump speech’s talking points. The same fallacious logic and falsehoods appeared in the CBS interview, as did more Trump interruptions. It was no different...

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  • October 22, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Kansas courtesy of the New York Times/Siena College latest poll: President Trump, who won Kansas by more than 20 percentage points four years ago, maintains only a single-digit lead in the state, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll released Thursday, an...

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  • October 22, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Kansas courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: x NEW POLL: 45% of Kanas voters say they’re less likely to vote for @RogerMarshallMD due to his vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act with no replacement. #ProtectOurCare #KSSEN— Protect Our Care (@ProtectOurCare) October 21, 2020...

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  • October 21, 2020

What a fucking clown: Asked if he thinks President Donald Trump ― who disdains notions of virtue on a near daily basis ― is an ethical and moral man, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) replied in the affirmative. “Yes,” Gardner said Tuesday during a debate in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race. He...

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  • October 15, 2020

The Huffington Post has a good piece out about how U.S. Senate candidate, John James (R. MI), is repeating the same thing he did last time he ran for the Senate; campaign on empty rhetoric on health care: “My son has a preexisting condition … I will always fight to...

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  • October 15, 2020

Some very encouraging news today out of Ohio courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: OHIO: PRESIDENTIAL RACE The race for the White House in Ohio remains essentially tied, as likely voters support Biden 48 percent and Trump 47 percent. Four percent are undecided. This is identical to the last Ohio...

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  • October 14, 2020

Andy Borowtiz at The New Yorker strikes again: Calling the Supreme Court nominee’s testimony “worrisome,” Senator Susan Collins said that she is concerned that Amy Coney Barrett is too indecisive to sit on the nation’s highest court. “When she was asked a question, she often appeared hesitant, evasive, and wishy-washy,”...

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  • October 14, 2020
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