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Sadly, Dems allowed the GOP to triangulate them on the gas tax. Voter fraud is a proven Republican practice. Blame RW for the crime wave. Gas tax change, hell no! x YouTube Video Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 11:00 AM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live...

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  • February 18, 2022

This police bias video was no surprise. Molly Cook intends on beating goliath on principles. If Denmark could, why couldn’t we? Molly Cook is the future x YouTube Video Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 11:00 AM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0...

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  • February 17, 2022

Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy represents one of the poorest districts in California, yet he opposes relief for his constituents. We must rid the House of Kevin McCarthy See full episodes here. There was a striking article titled “Biden’s aid programs help buttress McCarthy’s district despite GOP leader’s complaints about ‘socialist’ spending” in...

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  • May 21, 2021

Yesterday was a very busy day for me so I’m playing catch up today. Received this e-mail yesterday from former Air Force Pilot and U.S. Senate candidate, Amy McGrath (D. KY) on behalf of her new organization, Democratic Majority Action PAC: RoJo The Traitor Since I told you about my...

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  • May 7, 2021

Adam Toledo did have a gun in his possession, but actually complied, dropped the gun and had his hands up when the officer shot him. Toledo’s friend had handed him the gun before fleeing. CHICAGO — A key detail raised in court about the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam...

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  • April 15, 2021

Oprah Winfrey’s query of the exiled Royals was a superfluous gesture to most black Americans. That was until she brought up the subject of the baby royal, Archie. By exposing what most black men and women around the world know, that racism exists from the commoners to literal Kings and...

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  • March 10, 2021

Trump never truly understood why Paul Manafort chose Mike Pence as his Vice President. Trump thought that Pence’s commitment to theocracy would serve Trump’s con of the evangelicals and guarantee loyalty rather than the opposite. Trump got “betrayed” by Pence because he knew Trump would never really be able to deliver a...

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  • February 24, 2021

I haven’t been paying real close attention to the Georgia runoff polling. For one thing, pollsters and aggregation sites like FiveThirtyEight put me on a roller coaster of cozy reassurance and sheer fright for weeks before the November 3 election — and the kids in front of me on that...

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  • December 30, 2020

I had never heard the extraordinary story of Ada Blackjack, her Alaskan way of life was transformed into a destitute single woman with a small child when abandoned by her dog-musher husband. She had no choice but to walk forty miles to Nome, Alaska, with a two-year-old ill with tuberculosis.  Upon arrival, she...

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  • December 28, 2020

If you do not understand the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dennis Kosuth, a Chicago RN, makes it abundantly clear. Dennis Kosuth is a hero. x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. I saw Dennis Kosuth on MSNBC as they interviewed him about the poor state of mitigating the...

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  • December 1, 2020

There’s something undeniably hilarious about those classic late night talk show segments in which kids are asked to relate the instructions (as they see them) for cooking a turkey. Usually they say things like “cook the turkey for 100 hours at 50 degrees” or “stuff the turkey with potatoes, yams, pumpkin...

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  • November 26, 2020

To all my friends, this year has been a doozy but no matter how you spend Thanksgiving….Be safe. Don’t gather in large crowds or even small ones.  Stick close to the homefront and if you prepare Turkey or Chicken, be sure to sanitize your work area.    I hope you...

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  • November 26, 2020

Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • November 21, 2020
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Apparently, with four days left, time has run out for the 2016-style October Surprise. Only a major terror attack(s) could make a shift in what looks to be a trending Biden victory. There’s plenty of spookery in how Giuliani and Bannon developed the pre-impeachment attempts to sway the 2020 election. Lots...

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  • October 30, 2020

Trump’s voter suppression is real, as Harvey Wasserman explains. Why did Trump abandon his supporters in the cold? Nancy scorches Trump. Harvey Wasserman has choice words and advice on voter suppression. x YouTube Video Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK —...

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  • October 28, 2020

Patrick Carolan, Catholic activist, writer, and speaker, discusses hope vs. hatred. The MSM has awakened to Trump polling reality & more. Patrick Carolan defines election 2020 x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Trump’s...

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  • October 27, 2020

Sedrick Keeler visits us with an urgent message for this election. Michael Moore is feeling positive. Suburban women are talking & more. Sedrick Keeler speaks x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Fareed Zakaria...

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  • October 26, 2020

The song written by Sonny Bono and was a hit for Sonny Cher had a song called The Beat Goes on.  The song was released in 1967 but applies to every year it seems. I sat on my porch today thinking, “ This is one crazy year”.   I never say...

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  • October 26, 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

It’s becoming the story of the election that the suburban areas, especially those with many well-educated people are shifting strongly toward Joe Biden and Democratic candidates. According to Dave Wasserman of Cook Reports, most congressional districts are shifting by about 8 points, but some suburban districts are shifting more. It...

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  • October 22, 2020

Some very good news today out of South Carolina: Democratic Senate candidate Jaime Harrison has taken a two-point lead over Republican South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, according to a new poll. Conducted by Morning Consult, the latest survey found 47 percent of South Carolina respondents saying they'd vote for Harrison,...

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  • October 22, 2020

dougjones.com/… An Internal Poll has Democratic Senator Doug Jones at 48% in the Alabama Senate Race against 47% for Republican Tommy Tuberville.  The poll was taken October 11-14 of 801 likely Alabama voters. Website 538 rates the pollster, FM3 research as B/C. The margin of error is 3.5%. Jones is...

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  • October 17, 2020
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Some very encouraging news today courtesy of Morning Consult’s latest poll: x #NCsen:Cunningham (D) 47% (+6)Tillis (R-inc) 41%.#AZsen:Kelly (D) 49% (+8)McSally (R-inc) 41%.#MIsen:Peters (D-inc) 49% (+9)James (R) 40%.#COsen:Hickenlooper (D) 50% (+10)Gardner (R-inc) 40%@MorningConsult, LV, 10/2-11https://t.co/7AsGqSmIR8— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 13, 2020 And in the presidential election: x COLORADOBiden 54%Trump 40%...

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  • October 13, 2020

x “It's called a merge commit, Marty! It's a directed acyclic graph! We need to bisect and revert, and then use interactive rebasing possibly with a cherry-pick. What aren't you getting about this!?” pic.twitter.com/zahjHhiB33 — Gabriel Lebec (@g_lebec) October 2, 2020 Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those...

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  • October 10, 2020

So was that huge team of doctors at that press conference earlier today for monitoring Trump's condition or for flipping his body around so he doesn't get bedsores? Or were they just there for the lying? Apparently, things aren’t quite as rosy as they may seem, at least according to...

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  • October 3, 2020

The Trumpist idiots pushed all the 2016 conspiracy theories prior to the debate, as if one would assume Trump would play fair or act normal. Trump joked about French Fry grease and his hair. We are not yet distracted from the continuing dumpster fire. $70,000 for hair styling and they...

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  • October 1, 2020

cookpolitical.com/… Consistent polling weakness in two Midwestern states that Trump won easily four years ago has convinced Cook Political Report to move Iowa and Ohio from Lean Republican to Tossup. In June they moved both states from Likely Republican to Lean Republican. Trump is polling much worse among white voters in...

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  • September 30, 2020

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… While the polls are showing Joe Biden maintaining his lead (Siena +8%, and ABC News +10%), Senate polls are almost all favorable for Democratic candidates. Recent Senate Polls State Pollster & Rating Democrat Republican AZ Hart (B/C)* Data Prog. (B-) Kelly                   55%...

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  • September 27, 2020

http://www.monmouth.edu/… Monmouth University Poll gives Joe Biden a 2% edge in Arizona among likely voters but says the race is tied under a lower turnout scenario. Biden leads Trump 48% to 46% with higher turnout, and they are tied at 47% each with lower turnout. The poll says Trump has...

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  • September 17, 2020

http://www.monmouth.edu/… Monmouth University Poll gives Joe Biden a 2% edge in Arizona among likely voters but says the race is tied under a lower turnout scenario. Biden leads Trump 48% to 46% with higher turnout, and they are tied at 47% each with lower turnout. The poll says Trump has...

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  • September 17, 2020

Several state polls released this afternoon show the Biden campaign doing fairly well in a number of key states. http://www.monmouth.edu/… Monmouth University Poll gives Joe Biden a 50% to 45% lead in Florida among likely voters under a high turnout scenario. With a lower turnout, Biden’s lead shrinks to 49%...

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  • September 15, 2020

Trump tried to disinform again and again… x It’s just so embarrassing pic.twitter.com/6I1ROwr86G— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch) September 12, 2020 x Attorney General William Barr makes yet another false claim, this time wrongly claiming that mail voting means “there's no secret vote” and that “the government” can find out who you voted...

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  • September 12, 2020

There will be a variety of responses to the impending Trump attempt to steal the election. Be prepared. x The Transition Integrity Project has run an interesting set of war-games for the November presidential election. Scenarios for each electoral outcome (and the implications for political violence in the US) are...

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  • September 6, 2020

drive.google.com/… The US Senate Race in Alaska is tied at 43% each between incumbent Republican Dan Sullivan and Independent Dr. Al Gross, according to a newly released poll by Democratic pollster Public Policy Polling. Another 14% of Alaska voters are undecided. http://www.dailykos.com/… Gross is an Independent who has the support of...

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  • August 31, 2020

Can’t say that I’m surprised: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday questioned the actions Jacob Blake took before the 29-year-old Black man was shot several times by a police officer in Kenosha, Wis., asking why Blake “didn’t yield.” Graham spoke at a press conference announcing the endorsement of the South Carolina Fraternal Order of...

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  • August 27, 2020

From Fox News: Sen. Lindsey Graham is a big deal in Washington. He is chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee, a media-savvy Republican leader and golf partner of President Trump. Graham commands attention and wields influence on Capitol Hill on everything from national defense to confirmation of judges. But back...

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  • August 25, 2020

Ok: Republican Mitch McConnell laid down a challenge Wednesday to his Democratic opponent in Kentucky — a socially distanced debate with no notes on statewide television. McConnell, the Senate majority leader who is seeking a seventh term in the November election, issued the debate challenge in a letter to Democrat...

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  • August 19, 2020

Some big news today out of South Carolina: The Cook Political Report on Monday moved its forecast of South Carolina's Senate race, which features Lindsey Graham (R) seeking re-election, from “likely Republican” to “lean Republican.” The state of play: The race has tightened as Jaime Harrison, Graham's Democratic challenger, has proven himself to be...

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  • August 18, 2020

The Marist Poll shows Joe Biden has a 53% to 42% national lead over Trump, the largest lead ever for this poll. Marist is rated as an A+ poll by 538. In the Marist late June poll Biden’s lead was 52% to 44%. In February it was 50% to 44%....

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  • August 14, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY) in support of these New York Democrats running for Congress: I first ran for Congress in 2006 in a long-shot bid to flip a 2-1 Republican district. I was very much the underdog—just about the only person who believed I...

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  • August 9, 2020

twitter.com/… Cook Political Report has changed its ratings on five US House races, four in the direction of the Democratic candidate. Kansas CD-2 became more likely to remain Republican after incumbent Steve Watkins-R lost his primary. Watkins was charged with voter fraud after he listed a UPS store as his official...

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  • August 7, 2020

The Huffington Post has a good piece about how Governor Steve Bullock’s (D. MT) handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the role it will play in his bid to unseat U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R. MT): Republicans, who hold a slim three-seat majority in the Senate, considered Montana a safe...

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  • August 6, 2020

Some more encouraging news out of Texas today courtesy of Morning Consult’s latest poll: x Texas Senate GE:Cornyn (R-inc) 44% (+6)Hegar (D) 38%@MorningConsult 7/24-8/2https://t.co/hxLcpCRxJc— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) August 4, 2020 No Senate candidate is running statistically ahead of his or her party’s presumptive presidential nominee in the four states, mirroring...

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  • August 4, 2020

cookpolitical.com/… Cook Political Report has shifted six US Houses, five in the direction of the Democratic candidates. A week ago Cook changed ratings on five Senate seats all in the direction of the Democratic candidate, and said the Democrats are now favored to take control of the upper house this fall....

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  • July 31, 2020

Disgusting: Sen. David Perdue of Georgia deleted a Facebook ad targeting his Jewish election opponent, Jon Ossoff, that appeared to have been altered to make Ossoff’s nose bigger. The ad called for donations to Perdue, a Republican, by claiming that “Democrats are trying to buy Georgia.” It uses black-and-white photos...

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  • July 28, 2020

Some very good news today out of Arizona courtesy of NBC News/Marist’s recent poll: The NBC News/Marist poll released Sunday found Biden with 50 percent support among registered voters in Arizona, compared to the president's 45 percent. The results were barely outside of the poll's margin of error of 4.1 percentage points. That’s...

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  • July 26, 2020

So U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R. AZ) was busted doing this: x YouTube Video Sen. Martha McSally has a new campaign ad featuring a cancer survivor who talks about how her “path collided” with McSally, whom she describes as a champion for protecting those with pre-existing medical conditions. The emotional...

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  • July 25, 2020

So this happened last week: Erin Martinez, who survived an explosion in Firestone that killed her husband and brother, has called on a Republican group to take down an ad about the explosion. “I woke up this morning to hear about a horrifying political ad using images from the explosion...

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  • July 25, 2020

U.S. Senate candidate, Jon Ossoff (D. GA), did an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Jansing to discuss the tight race between him and U.S. Senator David Perdue (R. GA). In the interview, Ossoff points out that Perdue has nothing to run on but a pandemic and high unemployment because Perdue was...

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  • July 24, 2020
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