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I still remember when Donald Trump got up in front of a throng of masochistic fools and said, of his plutocrat-friendly 2017 tax cut bill, “This is going to cost me a fortune, this thing, believe me. This is not good for me. … I think my accountants are going crazy...

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  • March 8, 2021

A piece in The Bulwark gives us another political neologism, as if we had enough to deal with in designated “more conservative”, “more moderate”, “less liberal”, and even anti-progressive Democrats. At their margins they may be responsible for the Democratic losses in Congress even as Trump has been defeated. “Can’t we all just get...

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  • December 22, 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 Alaska courtesy of Gravis Marketing polling: x #AKsen:Sullivan (R-inc) 48% (+3)Gross (D) 45%@GravisMarketing, LV, 10/26-28https://t.co/FBwe7lEAWv— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 29, 2020 Here are the full results: x Scribd Content Alaska (October 28, 2020) by Doug Kaplan 7% still undecided and only 45% have...

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  • October 29, 2020

Some very encouraging news today out of Texas: x 🚨New Poll – TEXAS🚨Biden 49 / Trump 48Hegar 46 / Cornyn 48https://t.co/OCRMOhwGdJ— Data for Progress (@DataProgress) October 26, 2020 Click here for the full results. Yesterday’s UT Tyler poll showed a tightening race: In his bid for a fourth term in...

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  • October 26, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Montana courtesy of NBC Montana/Strategies 360 poll: In the heated U.S. Senate race, incumbent Republican Sen. Steve Daines leads challenger Gov. Steve Bullock by 1 point, 48% to 47%, with 5% undecided. The U.S. House race proves to be just as close, with...

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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 Texas courtesy of Morning Consult’s latest poll: In Texas, GOP Sen. John Cornyn still leads Democrat MJ Hegar, though the senior senator’s edge in the contest has been almost cut in half since earlier this month. In Texas, Hegar’s outreach to Black voters,...

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  • October 22, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Alaska courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: x NEW POLL: 86% of Alaska voters say health is one of the most important issues when deciding who to vote for in the #AKSEN race — this includes 78% of Republican voters and 90% of Independent...

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  • October 21, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Texas courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: In the U.S. Senate race in Texas, incumbent Republican John Cornyn leads Democrat M.J. Hegar among likely voters, 49 – 43 percent. Seven percent are undecided. On September 24th, Cornyn had 50 percent support and Hegar...

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  • October 21, 2020

Trump will continue to make the pandemic-enhanced recession worse, as Trump suggests he'd leave the country. Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution – Title 18 US Code 1073: x I don't think Putin wants him.— Greg Olear (@gregolear) October 17, 2020 x Jesus. Trump’s doing a comedy farewell tour.pic.twitter.com/v1zir2MUKm — ken olin...

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  • October 18, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Georgia courtesy of WSB-TV/Landmark Communications: Perdue leads with 47 percent of the vote compared to Ossoff’s 45.5 percent. Six percent remain undecided. The margin of error is also 4 percent. Libertarian Shane Hazel, who has just 1.5 percent, could play a huge role...

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  • October 10, 2020

More good news today out of Texas: x BREAKING: A new poll shows us just TWO POINTS DOWN! Our momentum keeps growing. Chip in now to defeat John Cornyn: https://t.co/nMcT1Aa91Y pic.twitter.com/hRvqNVAkT4 — MJ Hegar (@mjhegar) September 21, 2020 Here are the full results. From the poll: FYI: x TEXASTrump 48%...

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  • September 21, 2020

Some big news today out of Mississippi: A new poll released Monday shows a razor-thin race against Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and candidate Mike Espy. According to The Tyson Group, incumbent Hyde-Smith only holds a 1 percent lead over Espy with 41 percent to Espy’s 40 percent. This poll also found that...

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  • September 21, 2020

Trump’s town hall was a trainwreck, Thursday’s Biden town hall in Pennsylvania was a lot more like riding a bullet train. x It’s projection. pic.twitter.com/eUsP7jCkKr— Melissa Jo Peltier (@MelissaJPeltier) September 17, 2020 x Hiii Trump campaign friends. I tweeted live about a couple of false claims Biden made; my colleagues...

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  • September 18, 2020

Killing one’s half-brother using a reality-TV pretext to deliver VX neurotoxin and killing one’s uncle with multiple anti-aircraft guns makes for graphic accounts worthy of stories for Trump. Magical Force indeed. “Kim describes the bond between the two leaders as out of a ‘fantasy film’, as the two leaders engage in...

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  • September 10, 2020

Some big news out of Texas today: x 🚨TEXAS POLL🚨 w/ @JoltInitiative, @MOVE_texas, @texrising Biden: 48% (+3)Trump: 45% Hegar: 40%Cornyn: 46% (+6) Majority of voters (66%) more likely to support a candidate that pledges clean energy transition by 2035.https://t.co/yeUrJELnQN— Data for Progress (@DataProgress) September 4, 2020 x BREAKING Tx Rising...

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  • September 4, 2020

Here’s some big news out of Alaska: Though Alaska's U.S. Senate race isn't generally seen as one of the nation's more competitive in 2020, Public Policy Polling found Al Gross (I) and incumbent Sen. Dan Sullivan (R) tied at 43% each. Click here for the full results. Let’s keep up the...

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  • September 2, 2020

“Work, work, work, work, work, work, work. (turns to the bosom of a female staffer) Hello boys! Have a good night's rest? I missed you! Gentlemen, affairs of state must take precedent over… affairs of state.” Trump is truly Le Petomane. Trump’s America must remedy the horrible ills of . . . Trump’s America. x “Trump is attempting to win...

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  • August 30, 2020

As we begin a week of pure GOP propaganda, it’s time to remind ourselves how we got here as well as remind ourselves that the GOP is still entangled with Russia as well as malign forces. With less than 100 days before the presidential election, U.S. intelligence officials are warning...

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  • August 24, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Texas: x Texas Senate GE:Cornyn (R-inc) 44% (+7)Hegar (D) 37%McKennon (L) 3%Collins (G) 2%@YouGovAmerica/@TexHPF/@BakerInstitute, RV, 8/4-13https://t.co/U3JatFB90k #TXsen— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) August 17, 2020 From the polling results: Among all voters, Republican John Cornyn’s vote intention is 44.4%while Democrat MJ Hegar’s vote intention is 37.4%....

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  • August 17, 2020

Here’s some encouraging news today out of Mississippi: x #Mississippi Senate Poll: Hyde-Smith (R-Inc) 47%(+5)Espy (D) 42% Garin-Hart-Yang / D Internal— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) August 13, 2020 An internal poll released by Democrat Mike Espy’s U.S. Senate campaign on Thursday reports he’s gaining ground and is within five points of...

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  • August 13, 2020

Some good news today out of South Carolina: x We’re finding the South Carolina Senate race tightening up! https://t.co/3qA6oaKS0d— PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) August 12, 2020 Click here for the full results. The polls was conducted on behalf of the Giffords PAC. Speaking of which, Harrison isn’t afraid to go after Graham...

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  • August 13, 2020

Here’s some good news today out of Kansas: x Election Twitter’s crowdfunded KANSAS poll results SurveyUSA/Election Twitter (8/5-8/9)MoE +/- 3.3% ________ KS-SEN Marshall  46 (+2)Bollier  44 Presidential race Trump  48 (+7)Biden  41 Trump approval Approve  50 (+2)Disapprove  48— Jack Vaughan (@theJackVaughan) August 12, 2020 Here are some interesting factors: *...

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  • August 12, 2020

Some good news today out Kansas courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: x Our new Kansas poll finds Roger Marshall leading Barbara Bollier only 43-42, down from 47-37 in March. Marshall was badly damaged by the primary. Bollier’s net favorability is +13, Marshall’s is -4:https://t.co/87NAyWTOLj— PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) August 7, 2020 x...

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  • August 7, 2020

Some good news today out of South Carolina today courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: The U.S. Senate race in South Carolina is a tie, with 44 percent of voters backing Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and 44 percent backing Democrat Jaime Harrison. Nine percent say they are undecided. Democrats back...

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  • August 6, 2020

Some encouraging news today out of Kentucky courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell holds a slight lead over Democratic challenger Amy McGrath, 49 – 44 percent, with 5 percent undecided. Republicans go for McConnell 92 – 6 percent, while Democrats go to McGrath 86...

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  • August 6, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Missouri: Our SLU/YouGov Poll shows that the gubernatorial race between Governor Parson and Democratic challenger, Nicole Galloway, is tightening with Parson now leading Galloway by only 2%, 41% to 39% among likely voters, which is within the poll’s error margin. In a poll...

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  • July 13, 2020

Some very encouraging news today out of Alaska courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: x Election Twitter’s crowdfunded Alaska poll results@ppppolls / Election Twitter (7/7-7/8)MoE +/- 3.0% ________ AK-SEN Sullivan  39% (+5)Gross  34% AK-AL Galvin  43% (+2)Young 41% Presidential Trump  48% (+3)Biden  45%— Jack Vaughan (@theJackVaughan) July 9, 2020 PPP’s new...

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  • July 9, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of North Carolina: x NORTH CAROLINABiden 45% (+1)Trump 44% East Carolina University 6/22-25https://t.co/MjZpeGrCru— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) June 30, 2020 President Trump and Joe Biden are running neck and neck in North Carolina, with the former vice president holding a marginal 1-point lead in one of the election’s...

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  • July 1, 2020

The 74-year-old current President of the United States, Donald Trump, has been telling us for days and affirmed by his Vice President, and COVID-19 task force leader Mike Pence, that testing is “generating” more coronavirus cases. I used a thesaurus to find words that can be substituted for generating. The...

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  • June 26, 2020

These two attempts of arresting a white man and a black say much. It shows vividly that different people get different levels of policing and the outcome is too often deadly. Two versions of policing, one white, the other black See the entire episode here. The black guy in the video...

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  • June 14, 2020
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Here’s the latest news out of Texas courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are locked in a very tight race in Texas,with Trump receiving 44 percent of the vote and Biden receiving 43 percent in a general election matchup,according to a...

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  • June 3, 2020

Some encouraging news in Utah: A @UtahPolicy/@KUTV2News poll (May 9-15; 1,099 LV’s; +/- 3%) found @realDonaldTrump leading @JoeBiden by just three points, 44%-41%. Recall that while Trump carried the state in 2016, @EvanMcMullin got 21% of the vote. Full results here: https://t.co/dRWvpCLYaN — Matt Holt (@mattholt33) May 26, 2020 The...

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  • May 26, 2020

Here’s some more news out of North Carolina courtesy of ECU Center for Research’s latest poll: With roughly six months to go until the November general election, the latest ECU poll shows President Donald Trump with a slight lead of three percentage points over former Vice President Joe Biden among...

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  • May 15, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Georgia: 🚨GEORGIA POLL🚨 A new poll from a GOP firm finds Georgia a true toss-up, both for President and for BOTH Senate races: Joe Biden – 47%Donald Trump – 46%#GASen David Perdue – 43%Jon Ossoff (not yet the nominee) – 41%https://t.co/uuJLnYoU3H pic.twitter.com/qFgpvzxNVf — TrumpsTaxes...

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  • May 13, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Ohio: Republican President Donald Trump leads Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden for the 2020 election in Ohio, according to a new poll released Monday. Trump topped Biden by 3 percentage points in the survey from Emerson College, consistent with other Ohio polling, that shows...

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  • May 12, 2020

Some big news today out of Iowa courtesy of PPP: x Our new Iowa poll finds a tightening Senate race. Joni Ernst leads Theresa Greenfield just 43-42. Our previous poll had Ernst leading 47-41: https://t.co/VSu18KQqPG— PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) May 4, 2020 In the Senate race Joni Ernst leads Theresa Greenfield just...

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  • May 4, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Texas: Donald Trump would beat Joe Biden by five points in Texas if the presidential race were held now, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. In a Trump-Biden contest, Democratic and Republican voters overwhelmingly back their own party’s candidate. But independent...

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  • April 25, 2020

I have some more suggested reading for you all. The Jewish Insider released a piece late last week profiling the upcoming U.S. Senate race in South Carolina between incumbent U.S. Senator, Leningrad Lindsey Graham (R. SC), and former South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman, Jaime Harrison (D. SC). The race is...

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  • April 14, 2020

Some big news out of Utah today: President Donald Trump leads presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden by just 5 percentage points according to a new Utah Political Trends survey. The poll from UtahPolicy.com and KUTV 2News conducted by Y2 Analytics finds President Trump with 46 percent support among likely Utah...

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  • April 13, 2020

Get it? Hare? As in the Easter Bunny? Come on! First, let’s cue up the Paas-hued horror who keeps Cadburying the Oval Office carpet with his vile and voluminous brain droppings: x HAPPY EASTER! pic.twitter.com/UX5Bhm82H2— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 12, 2020 TRUMP: “For Christians all over America this is Holy Week....

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  • April 12, 2020

Here’s some big news out of South Carolina: x I know there's a lot going on, folks, but I just got some really great news! In a new poll, we're leading Lindsey Graham by 4 POINTS.   This week is our big end-of-quarter deadline and we are *so close* to...

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  • March 25, 2020

Some very good news out of Montana today courtesy of Public Policy Polling on behalf of End Citizens United: x [BREAKING] Our new poll in Montana shows close races for both the #Senate and the #House: both @stevebullockmt and @WilliamsForMT are TIED with their #GOP opponents. Read the results here:...

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  • March 19, 2020

The vogue phrase to use about the coronavirus or mass shootings, especially by conservatives, is—let’s not politicize this. If you check a thesaurus a few of the words that substitute for politicizing are—debate, discuss and raise awareness of.  Maybe I am so isolated from reality that I have missed something...

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  • March 16, 2020

Trump’s incompetence is making the COVID19 response worse with some lack of confidence in financial demand. Recession looms. Invest in Chicken Nuggets. x The world’s output could fall during the first quarter, putting the economy at risk of recession, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Monday https://t.co/zYBtZhoxAO pic.twitter.com/5OrbgEh7qa— Real...

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  • March 9, 2020

Here’s some good news today out of Kentucky courtesy of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: x Two January polls for Dem Amy McGrath show her in close race with Mitch McConnell in #KYSEN. It's still going to be very tough to beat the incumbent with Trump leading the...

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  • February 24, 2020

The polling firm, DFM Research, which is a predominantly Democratic polling firm in the midwest, released their latest polling results from Kansas today. They mainly polled Kansas residents about expanding Heartland Flyer Amtrak service into the state (59%) do. They also tested Governor Laura Kelly’s (D. KS) approval rating (49/29) and...

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  • February 10, 2020

The impeachments of Bill Clinton and Donald Trump share a crucial element in that the necessary, predicate facts of wrongdoing were not seriously in dispute in either case.  In each case, the true inquiry is not about the facts, but whether the plain misconduct rises to the level of a “removable” offense. Except...

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  • January 20, 2020

American Jews and Blacks have a long complicated history. Jews have always been at the forefront of the civil rights movement, risking and sometimes losing their lives to help Blacks get the right to vote and other rights. On the other hand, there is a history of tension between Jewish...

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  • January 3, 2020
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