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Forgive my fit of pique. Another salvo in the Dr. Seuss Wars comes just as I’d finished training my Seuss-sniffing German shepherds to find, identify, and eliminate all 12 extant copies of McElligot’s Pool. Meanwhile, my stormtroopers are conducting a thorough sweep of Little Free Libraries across the nation. Horton is about...

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  • March 26, 2021

I wanted to make sure you all saw this: Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet on Wednesday called on the Senate to act in the wake of a mass shooting at a supermarket in his state, asserting in an impassioned speech from the chamber floor that his colleagues have a moral obligation to a generation...

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  • March 25, 2021

Taggan Goddard of Political Wire has an interesting theory about why Trump decided to veto the National Defense Appropriation Act (NDAA): Buried in its 4500+ pages is something called the Corporate Transparency Act (link is to the original stand-alone House version). According to Goddard (behind a paywall) this puts Trump...

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  • December 28, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Dr. Al Gross (I. AK) campaign: x Discredit the messenger to obscure your historic failures: NOT good public health policy.https://t.co/tA0Vc0MWUf— Dr. Al Gross (@DrAlGrossAK) July 12, 2020 As a doctor, I've seen this before. I often have to tell patients news they don't want to...

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  • July 15, 2020

Could Donald J. Trump hate our troops any more than he already does? No. No, he couldn’t. Apparently it wasn’t enough for Trump to ignore bounties placed on the heads of our soldiers in Afghanistan (yeah, remember that one?) simply because he has a dictator-man-crush on Vladimir Putin. Now Trump has caved (again) to...

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  • July 13, 2020

No, not statues of Adolf Eichmann, you cheeky monkeys. However, Donald Trump appears very concerned about ensuring that no “anarchists” or American heritage-haters tear down this statue: x Trump campaign ads over the weekend vowed to protect a new statue: “Christ the Redeemer” in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil https://t.co/8BdKz6kdfe pic.twitter.com/iFob0uSRl3— Lachlan Markay...

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  • July 6, 2020

Public health officials have been warning us for months now about the dangers of the novel coronavirus, about how devastating it can be, how easy it is to spread, and, most importantly, how we can protect ourselves and everyone around us from it. In response, a grateful nation is ....

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  • June 23, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the People for the American Way: The coronavirus pandemic is impacting virtually every aspect of our lives – including our ability to participate in our democracy. We’ve already seen the impact that coronavirus has had on the primaries. We must ensure that moving forward, voters can...

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  • June 17, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Mike Espy’s (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: Across the country, and especially in my state of Mississippi, agricultural workers are the backbone of our economy. But unfortunately, they’re not always treated that way, especially now during this pandemic. Last week, President Trump passed an executive...

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  • May 5, 2020

Received this e-mail from Theresa Greenfield’s (D. IA) U.S. Senate campaign: How do you vote safely from home? In Iowa, anyone can vote absentee – no excuses necessary! Active registered voters will get a request form in the mail. Fill that out, send it back, and you’ll get your ballot....

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  • May 3, 2020

FUCK YEAH!!! x YouTube Video The Democratic Association of Secretaries of State has set its sights on five secretaries of state offices it wants to flip in 2020 in an effort that explicitly cites GOP attacks on voting rights. The organization unveiled the campaign on Thursday with a promotional video. “Republican...

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  • August 22, 2019

In looking for recent polls on impeachment I found this discussion from fivethirtyeight on whether the American people Trump to be impeached from March 13 (between the Barr report which the media ate up and the Mueller report). It is an interesting discussion but here is the key exchange for Trump...

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  • April 22, 2019

Originally posted at Eclectablog.com. Republicans have successfully branded themselves as the party that worships “local governmental control”. They want federal regulations repealed and the power given to the states on all sorts of things from the environment to the Affordable Care Act. But, when it comes to actual local control,...

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  • May 13, 2015

Originally posted at Eclectablog. Michigan's Bigot-in-Chief, Attorney General Bill Schuette, has put forth some pretty remarkable excuses for his crusade to ensure that same-sex couples cannot marry or adopt children together. For example, he suggested that marriage in our state is for regulating sexual relationships to make babies, news that...

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  • March 30, 2015
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