Category Archives: Elections

Open Thread | Moscow Mitch Has Said the Quiet Part Out Loud

For those in the MSM who continue to push that ‘why doesn’t the President do more for bi-partisanship, Moscow Mitch has given you the answer: Psaki responds to McConnell saying "100% of my focus" is on "standing up" to Biden … Continue reading

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Open Thread | How to View Things

I have been struggling with coming up with topics. I saw a tweet this week that said that cable news viewership is down. I believe it. People Want normal back. They want sanity back. It’s weird. Trying to go back. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So…They Had a Hearing About the New Jim Crow..

And the GQP decided to try and question Stacey Abrams about it. As well as others. It did not go well.   Republican Senator John Cornyn: So you believe that the GA legislature made deliberate attempts to suppress the minority … Continue reading

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Open Thread | We Are Going Through Some Stuff In Chicago

We just are. And, the Mayor has been under fire because of the latest police shooting of that 13 year old child. And, while I have not been all around pleased with the Mayor’s response, I am not calling for … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More of the New Jim Crow

Texas has decided that Georgia shouldn’t be alone.   The Texas Senate just voted to limit Texans' voting options. Senate Bill 7, a GOP priority, would limit early voting hours, prohibit drive-thru voting and bar local election officials from proactively … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Some Thoughts About Infrastructure

So, our President sent out this tweet:   A Cabinet that looks like America. pic.twitter.com/XZNOSTE2GJ — President Biden (@POTUS) April 2, 2021   I love this picture. They are all masked up. Six feet socially distant. Just being good examples. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Voter Suppression, 2021 Georgia Version

They are determined to block the Black vote in Georgia.😡😡😡 Well, Everywhere😠😠     Under its current leadership, GA has become the state with the longest wait lines in the country esp in urban areas. In 2020, black voters still … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The BFD Passed By the Senate…Now, Let’s Get it on 46’s Desk to Sign

The Senate, after some clowning, finally passed the huge COVID relief bill. It is going to help MILLIONS OF AMERICANS. And never forget. NONE OF THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT WINNING THOSE TWO SENATE SEATS IN GEORGIA.👏👏👏 What’s in … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The House Passes H. R. 1. This MUST Be Signed Into Law

The House just passed H.R. 1. This MUST BE PASSED BY THE SENATE AND SENT TO 46 TO SIGN INTO LAW!   H.R. 1, the "For the People Act': Overhauls government ethics and campaign finance laws Creates automatic voter registration … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Why We Need A New Voting Rights Act To Cover The ENTIRE COUNTRY

The GOP cannot win in fair elections. So, of course, they are doing what they can for Voter Suppression.   For Republicans, a functional democracy is one in which their opponents are not allowed to win https://t.co/P3soOVtBUO pic.twitter.com/ab9mt2Jrnp — Adam … Continue reading

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