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I was thrilled to wake up this morning and see the Biden administration hitting back at the critics of the President’s college-loan debt relief program. As the GOP gropes and grinds for an issue to get women and the so-called “woke” to stop caring about women’s rights, this week’s target...

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  • August 26, 2022

In nineteen seventy-four, I reached three milestones in my life. In March of that year, I turned eighteen; ten days later, I registered with selective service—conscription ended in 1973, and naively I registered as an independent voter. I remember the sense of power I felt. I could join the military...

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  • October 27, 2021

Yesterday I was so depressed.  Could not figure out why.  Vet came and sat out on the patio and said, “You know, I am depressed really bad”.  I shook my head and said, “Not a good sign you know if we both are”.   I felt like a cloud was hanging...

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  • April 17, 2021

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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  • April 10, 2021

There’s a meeting of Trump and GOP lawmakers in Gettysburg PA where they will discuss a fraud to which Rudy has yet to admit under oath in court. x Trump is expected to join his attorney Rudy Giuliani in Gettysburg, PA, Wednesday where GOP state lawmakers are holding a “hearing” on...

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  • November 25, 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

Biden-Obama speech scheduled at 530pm ET. A Stanford study shows Trump rallies have killed 700 people so far. x YouTube Video Trump remains 10% behind Biden nationally but folks still need to go to the polls. GTFO and VOTE x Former President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are...

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  • October 31, 2020

I highly approve of Title IV-E Adoption Assistance that insured more adoptions for children.  Now under this act one has to qualify but wealth is not a disqualifier for free healthcare to these adopted children. The nominee for the Supreme Court has adopted children, both of which qualify for Adoption...

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  • October 12, 2020

Received this e-mail from former Green Bay Packers Coach, Mike Holmgren, on behalf of the Wisconsin Democratic Party: Coaching the Green Bay Packers to a Super Bowl victory was incredible, but right now I’m focused on achieving a victory for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Join me in supporting the...

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  • September 30, 2020

 I’m not sure that this story from Florida Politics will go mainstream. It is yet another example of GOP hypocrisy and should have a spotlight on it. Florida’s junior senator has stated that his grandkids will be safe ‘distance learning’ while other students, teachers, essential workers are forced by the state to risk their...

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  • July 22, 2020

It boggles the mind.   Anyone with half a brain would be terrified to come to Florida during a pandemic but especially with the Idiot in charge of Florida and hurricane season bearing down. Now the RNC is talking about moving it outdoors.  Really?  What are these people on?  Seriously?  Do...

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  • July 16, 2020

I love Paul Krugman. Reading his columns, even the gloomier ones, is one of the things I look forward to at the start of the day. Today’s column starts with a short blunt summary of how the Mangled Mago-face has responded to the virus: America Drank Away Its Children’s Future...

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  • July 14, 2020

President Donald Trump said a few days ago that in a mask, he believes he looks like the “Lone Ranger.” Setting aside, that even the simplest of comparisons escape him—the Lone Ranger wore his mask over his eyes, the irony of his Lone Ranger analogy is far beyond his comprehension....

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  • July 3, 2020
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I just received this e-mail from former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign. It’s the full transcript of his speech today in Philadelphia, PA: x YouTube Video “I can’t breathe.” “I can’t breathe.” George Floyd’s last words. But they didn’t die with him. They’re still being heard. They’re echoing across...

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  • June 2, 2020

Many here and other liberal sites always believed Georgia was going to go blue.  I don’t think so.  I hoped so but with that idiot governor Kemp in the statehouse, I don’t see it.  I am a Georgia native and not a proud one but I am one still the...

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  • April 21, 2020

Received this campaign newsletter from former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: Hi, I sincerely hope this message finds you well and you’re holding up in these difficult times. I’m home in Delaware, and like many of you, I’m focusing on finding the joy in little things like being home...

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  • April 21, 2020

Some big news today for Joe Biden’s campaign. First, this is a big endorsement: The Congressional Black Caucus PAC endorsed Joe Biden’s presidential bid on Monday, further cementing his support among the nation’s influential black political leadership. The political action committee’s unanimous endorsement came on the heels of several key...

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  • April 20, 2020

I wanted to do something special for Sierra.  She is our baby girl, the only  one left at home of the grandkids we adopted.   I have been Mama since she was 3 months old.   She is so smart, so animated, talented and the world today is dark but not for...

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  • March 30, 2020

GOP eugenics and a Logan’s Run economy must guide COVID-19 policy, because Dan Patrick (not the sports guy, but the RWNJ homophobe) wants to put the Grans under. x so yea, sorry texas grandparents but the invisible hand demands a sacrifice— Andrew Lawrence (@ndrew_lawrence) March 24, 2020 Texas Republican urges Fox...

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  • March 24, 2020

I was transported yesterday from the East Room of the White House back to 1997 when the President spoke yesterday before an assembled group of embarrassing open-mouthed American political seals. In that year, the Seinfeld episode entitled the Strike aired December 18, 1997 and introduced the pseudo-celebratory idea of Festivus....

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  • February 7, 2020

If the cops walk in, while I am in the middle of a bank robbery and I pull off my mask, drop my gun and shout, I was not robbing the bank!; the cops should let me go. If anyone questions my logic my excuse-makers would tell you, the bank...

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  • November 27, 2019

Photo: Alexandria Villaseñor, a 13 year old climate justice activist and aCo-Founder/Co-Director U.S. Youth Climate Strike (youthclimatestrikeus.org) With gratitude in my heart and the future in mind,  Russell Greene, PDA Board Member, for Alan, Deb, Mike F., Mike H., Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Kimberly, Bryan, and Shayna—Your PDA National Team...

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  • March 14, 2019
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