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Since around age sixteen, I have had friends and adults in my life who have said to me more than once,  ‘no, no, I don’t do politics.’ Well, to those who angrily rebuffed me—I say—you may not do politics, but politics is doing you. From local legislatures and school boards...

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  • June 27, 2022

What? Forty thousand Brazilian fashionistas are keen to move to Connecticut, and Republicans want to stop them? Why? That’s the best news I’ve heard in months! Where, exactly, are they crossing? I’d like to meet them. Maybe they can help me get into some of the A-list clubs I’d normally have no chance of...

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  • October 13, 2021

The US and the world continue with efforts to contain Covid. While the rate of vaccinations in the US has been slowing, the CDC reports that 60.2% of US adults have received at least one dose as of yesterday. About 47.9% of all Americans have taken at least one shot...

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  • May 20, 2021

That’s how you do it: x NEW: We’re launching our “Shot and a Beer” program to encourage eligible New Jerseyans ages 21+ to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery will receive...

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  • May 4, 2021

It may seem paradoxical that with only 41% of the US population having received even one dose of Covid-19 vaccines, some states have been freely giving vaccinations to foreign travelers. The US government does not officially condone vaccine tourism. That does not prevent tourists who “happen to be in the US” from...

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  • April 24, 2021

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal’s (D. CT) re-election campaign: Last week, horrid gun violence once again ripped through our communities and senselessly took more innocent lives. After each deadly shooting in this country, my Republican colleagues offer “thoughts and prayers” – then turn around and obstruct...

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  • April 22, 2021

President Joe Biden announced today that every state has removed age eligibility for Covid-19 vaccinations so anyone 16 or over can received a Pfizer/BioNtech shot and anyone18 or over can receive a dose of Moderna’s vaccine. Biden’s goal of 200 million vaccinations in his first 100 days should be reached this Wednesday, eight days...

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  • April 19, 2021

One of the more despicable senators in the US Senate now acknowledges that climate change is real after four years of kissing Trump’s ass as the know-nothing did all he could do to derail the fight against climate change and kill life on the planet. Better late than never, but words...

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  • April 19, 2021

http://www.cbsnews.com/… Dr. Anthony Fauci said he expects a decision from the FDA will come this week on whether to resume vaccinations with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, though it may come with some limitations in use. Vaccinations with the J&J shots were paused while reports of serious but vary rare blood clots...

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  • April 18, 2021
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Recovering memory and historical revisionism in sex work might be the sad product of many repressive regimes. What becomes worse is the complicity of academic institutions in white-washing crimes against humanity.  Harvard is no stranger to items like Alan (buddy of Jeff Epstein) Dershowitz’s attempt to move the statutory rape...

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  • February 20, 2021
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Contradictions and false consciousness inhabit many Trumpists and Trump voters, demanding a crypto-fascist election outcome, a sad commentary on the times. Trump himself is left with autocratic fantasies fed by his closest sycophants. x Sources who have gotten used to Trump’s eruptions over four years sound scared by what’s transpired in...

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  • December 20, 2020

God regrets that he took this Zoom call from Michele Bachmann, thinking it was Marsha Blackburn. x Former congresswoman Michele Bachmann has a personal request for God: “Lord, would you allow Donald Trump to have a second term as president of the United States.” pic.twitter.com/i7MafqysDU— Right Wing Watch (@RightWingWatch) December...

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  • December 4, 2020

More damn mischief. GOTV, dammit. Fortunately the FBI is on the case. x https://t.co/b9Ak1VMZnI— Forbes (@Forbes) November 3, 2020 Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, on Tuesday alerted voters in Dearborn about a suspicious text message making the rounds that claimed a “typographical error” on the on the ballots, which were inexplicably described...

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  • November 3, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Georgia courtesy of Emerson College’s latest poll: The final Emerson College poll before the November 3rd election in Georgia finds President Trump leading Biden by less than a point, 49% to 48%. Two percent (2%) of voters plan to vote for someone else...

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  • November 2, 2020
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Since today is a heavy Lindsey Graham (R. SC) news day on Daily Kos, I figured it was important to highlight this from The Huffington Post: Democrat Matt Lieberman hosted a fundraiser for Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in 2013, a tough look as he tries to win over Democratic voters...

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  • October 4, 2020

Big news today: x I’m proud to endorse these outstanding Democratic candidates who will work to get the virus under control, rebuild the economy and the middle class, and protect Americans’ health care and preexisting conditions protections. Support these candidates––and vote early if you can. pic.twitter.com/KETni3uwBt— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) September...

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  • September 26, 2020

End this long national nightmare. GOTV The Senate seats most likely to flip in November Republicans have a slim, three-seat majority in the Senate that they’re trying to hold on to in November. And they are in for a battle to do it: There are 13 chances on this list...

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  • September 16, 2020

Trump Russia continues, as IMPOTUS* covers for Russia, and DHS & DoJ defections continue in the assessment of 2016 and 2020 Russian actions. Will John Durham create an “interim” deliverable for Bill Barr’s ‘October Surprise’. x This is false. No independent arbiter “determined” this about Mueller. The DOJ IG said the Russia probe was...

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  • September 13, 2020

No question, the November election is shaping up to be a unique one. Between the pandemic, the sabotage of the Postal Service (and have you thanked a postal employee today? I have), the fear of longer lines at the fewer polling places, lots and lots of voters are planning to...

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  • August 31, 2020

Very glad to see this: x YouTube Video The debut ad, his first TV spot of his campaign, highlights his upbringing in a Savannah housing project and his journey to the pulpit of Atlanta’s famed Ebenezer Baptist Church, the spiritual home of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. As the...

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  • August 20, 2020

Two of the most iconic voices on tv were a part of two of the most famous programs in television history, The Price is Right and Saturday Night Live. Don Pardo, an alumnus of both, introduced a generation of young, wide-eyed, college-age kids to the Not so Ready for Prime...

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  • August 3, 2020

From The Houston Chronicle: Not even the worst pandemic to hit Texas in a century was enough to stem the surge in voter registrations that has remade the state’s electorate over the past four years. Just since March, Texas has added nearly 149,000 voters even as the political parties and...

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  • July 11, 2020

Most of us have been experiencing warm to hot temperatures. It doesn’t appear that the misery will go away any time soon. There is a lot of news lately on our warming planet. I shared a few articles on the subject, but they barely scratch the surface of what is...

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  • July 10, 2020

From the Leavenworth Times editorial board today: Guns should be kept safely and securely. The news that U.S. Senate candidate Kris Kobach had four guns stolen from his truck in Wichita earlier this month underscores the importance of treating firearms with respect and care. “Secretary Kobach always has at least...

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  • June 25, 2020
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Show of Farce. Peaceful protest in the day, now earlier curfews. x JUST CONFIRMED: Denver Police seized these guns and tactical gear from two men who showed up to the protest on Friday. One of them, Chevy McGee, tells me he didn't break any laws. McGee is part of the...

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  • June 2, 2020
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We are at an interesting point, the necessity for socially distanced behavior and the imposition of De Facto martial law. Even as there is peaceful protest during the day time, there will be problematic police behavior in the evening. Remember that Trump needs martial law or at least its quasi-military manifestation to...

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  • June 2, 2020

New York Governor Cuomo did a great job in today’s news conference as he scolded Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Rick Scott (R-FL) making it clear they were not bailing out New York. In fact, their states were the ones taking more out of the pot as taker states, unlike New York who...

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  • May 28, 2020

Summer is the time for distractions from the pandemic. Shuttle launches are also a spectacle that Trump attending makes a distraction from the pandemic. Driving is another distraction, especially road-trips like the Cannonball Run, still being run, if unofficially. And gas is cheaper, darn it. 26:38 2020 Captain Chaos 2019 Audi A8...

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  • May 27, 2020

The Daily Beast has been on a roll with terrific pieces about the upcoming U.S. Senate races and Eleanor Clifft’s latest piece highlights three Senate GOPers hypocrisy on their claims to their constituents that they are protecting and defending the Affordable Care Act: With the election looking iffy for the...

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  • May 10, 2020

FUBAR’s definition is – thoroughly confused, disordered, damaged or ruined x America First is the Trump campaign slogan pic.twitter.com/KwGTOnWoDm — Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) March 29, 2020 x All these right-wingers kept saying that socialism would kill us and now their cult leader is literally telling people to go out during a...

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  • March 29, 2020

x I'm not sure what's going on here outside my classroom in Rhode Island, but those New Yorkers look *way* off course pic.twitter.com/SM61VG4E6C— Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) March 28, 2020 So Trump will attempt to blockade which counties in NJ and CT and will there be attempts to put in checkpoints....

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  • March 28, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY): Friends, I'm proud to share Off the Sidelines' next round of endorsements: A group of game-changing women who are leaders in their communities, in their states, and in the halls of Congress. I hope you’ll take the time to get...

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  • March 27, 2020

Don’t worry, folks! The coronavirus outbreak may be looking worse and worse — and the markets are sagging like Donald Trump’s jowls at that weird-as-F presser yesterday — but it’s going to be just fine. I’m 100 percent confident Trump is diligently working on a way to blame this whole...

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  • February 27, 2020

Rep. Jim Himes from Connecticut has been driving the wingnuts to distraction appearing on Fox News lately and today will prove no different… Real Clear Politics Jim Himes: Trump Abuses Of Power Make Watergate Look Like “Child's Play,” GOP Has Become A “Personality Cult” “Rep. Jim Himes, the second-ranking Democrat...

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  • November 3, 2019

The count rose steadily since 5pm yesterday and here’s where support for the impeachment inquiry is at this moment. There are 235 Democrats in the House, and as of Tuesday night, 202 of them are backing the inquiry, including 22 members of the Judiciary Committee, The New York Times reports. They are joined...

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  • October 12, 2019

< p class=”is-empty-p”> x YouTube Video In less than 400 days the US could be relieved of perhaps the stupidest self-proclaimed “environmentalist” in US history. We will need to refocus the post-Trump environmental economy to sustainable goals that reposition the discourse about economic growth, particularly energy production, distribution, and consumption. The Green...

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  • October 12, 2019

WaPo is just out with a new story about how fast WH officials raised alarms: At least four national security officials raised alarms about Ukraine policy before and after Trump call with Ukrainian president At least four national security officials were so alarmed by the Trump administration’s attempts to pressure...

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  • October 10, 2019

Openly colluding with a foreign government to dig up dirt on his political opponent, while offering up the assistance of the Department of Justice. Freezing U.S. foreign aid to make sure the overseas dirt gets dug. Hiding transcripts of presidential calls on secret servers in hopes of covering up the collusion. Publicly...

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  • October 1, 2019

Openly colluding with a foreign government to dig up dirt on his political opponent, while offering up the assistance of the Department of Justice. Freezing U.S. foreign aid to make sure the overseas dirt gets dug. Hiding transcripts of presidential calls on secret servers in hopes of covering up the collusion. Publicly...

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  • October 1, 2019

x All hail the mighty Connecticut Post! Somebody finally had to go first https://t.co/9zm93HtALs — Will Bunch 🆘 (@Will_Bunch) September 28, 2019 “Even given the incredibly fast pace of news in the Trump era, the speed with which the Ukraine scandal has moved from vague complaint to impeachable offense has...

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  • September 28, 2019

“We’ve created a situation that is so contrary to what we had hoped for. We’re doing more harm to the environment. It was a mistake.” Former Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA). Heartbreaking and horrific recent images of the severity of wildfire that have burned out of control in the Amazon rainforest....

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  • September 24, 2019

That's one way to try halt public debate in this country: by threatening mass violence and a bloody people's revolt in the streets. That's what conservative media voices, including those on Fox News, have done in recent days. Specifically, the reckless rhetoric has revolved around proposed new gun laws in the...

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  • September 8, 2019

That's one way to try halt public debate in this country: by threatening mass violence and a bloody people's revolt in the streets. That's what conservative media voices, including those on Fox News, have done in recent days. Specifically, the reckless rhetoric has revolved around proposed new gun laws in the...

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  • September 8, 2019

(Disclaimer: IANAL) The GOP and the Trump administration have been trying all kinds of ways to skew the 2020 census toward traditionally Republican states. It’s now getting attention that they had more sneaks in mind than mucking up the census questionnaire. Another of their tactics is being noticed: Getting the...

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  • August 12, 2019

Kudos to Texan Caitlin Cruz at Splinter for calling out her U.S. Senator on this: x I genuinely appreciate this note. We need more off this: John, it’s Chris Murphy. I am so so sorry about El Paso and I am pulling for everyone (including you) right now. — Senator John Cornyn...

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  • August 5, 2019

Members say they want a candidate who ‘inspires the public with deep progressive values’ and ‘makes the connections between racial, social, and economic injustice.’ WASHINGTON, DC — Sen. Elizabeth Warren leads a new MoveOn straw poll with the support of 38% of members nationwide, followed by Bernie Sanders with 17%....

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  • June 25, 2019

Aaaannnndddd … mic drop  x Fixed the President's Rose Garden sign for him. pic.twitter.com/faQZ4xAPhy — Jim Himes (@jahimes) May 22, 2019 Himes is a Democratic representative for Connecticut’s 4th congressional district. His Twitter says he’s also an apiarist, so he ostensibly knows what stings. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to know whether Trump’s...

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  • May 23, 2019

Progressive Democrats of America An Open Letter to the Congress and People of the United States As economists, we understand that a single-payer “Medicare for All” health insurance system for the U.S. can finance good-quality care for all U.S. residents as a basic right while still significantly reducing overall health...

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  • May 21, 2019

http://www.npr.org/… Voting registration has been increasing sharply in the 11 states that have adopted Automatic Voting Registration (AVR), according to an NPR story. Oregon in 2016 was the first state to have automatic registration of voters whenever they interact with a state agency, such as renewing an auto registration. The...

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  • April 12, 2019

This is why elections matter. Instead of two more years of useless Benghazi or email hearings, we get this. From Bloomberg: Democrats in Congress may seek to subpoena Special Counsel Robert Mueller or the results of his Russia probe if the results — expected to be submitted to the Justice...

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  • February 21, 2019