Category Archives: Elections

Open Thread | COVID UPDATES

Including COVID cranks. Like others, I observed the precautions that the wealthy and influential in DAVOS had to follow. And, then folks had the nerve to ask why the government didn’t require the same. AS IF, they didn’t observe an … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Congratulations to the New Governor of Maryland, Wes Moore

Maryland was always an interesting case study to me. It seemed as if statewide office was always going to be out of reach for Black candidates. A number of them fell short. It seemed to be insurmountable…until it wasn’t. Congratulations … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is Who Republicans Are😒

Periodt. There is no “good Republican”. Holy shit. Top Republican Rick Allen (R-GA) was just recorded saying his party is going after Social Security because people “want to work longer.” (h/t @SSWorks) pic.twitter.com/gQln56a4A2 — No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The President Visits Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta

It is the National Holiday for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We celebrate you, your love, and your legacy today. The world is better because of your commitment to justice, equity and true … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Is Who the GOP Is

Never forget There is no such thing as a decent Republican.😒 They have no interest in governing. "Sununu spoke with most members of the Senate Republican Conference and found that virtually all of them intended to do nothing but obstruct … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Our New Minority Leader, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Congressman Jeffries is the right man for this time. I’m sure you’ve already heard Hakeem Jeffries destroy Republicans from A to Z but now hear it with Nas’ Ether instrumental H/t @Someone20241575 pic.twitter.com/C04riPrMxf — Wu-Tang is for the Children (@WUTangKids) … Continue reading

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Open Thread | An Entire Day of Voting and Kevin McCarthy Still Couldn’t Get to 218!

BWA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA What a sad statement of affairs. To go from Speaker Nancy Pelosi, to this current clown show. It was my privilege today to gavel out the end of the 117th … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Thank You, Democrats and Madam Speaker

The Democrats did their jobs and helped the American people. For The People — Democrats have averted shutdown, invested in our heroic Veterans and 1st Responders, invested in the health, housing, education and well-being of America's working families and defended … Continue reading

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Open Thread | They Honored Nancy Pelosi With A Portrait in Congress

No one is more deserving. Thank you, Madam Speaker. You will go down as a legend.👏🏾👏🏾 The House has unveiled its portrait of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by Ron Sherr. pic.twitter.com/b5cgL5wIrL — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) December 15, 2022 Pelosi portrait unveiled … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Inauguration of Karen Bass as Mayor of Los Angeles!

Congratulations, Madam Mayor! A new day has come to our city. Thank you Los Angeles! Let’s get to work. pic.twitter.com/16FQEgaTbh — Karen Bass (@KarenBassLA) December 11, 2022 I had the privilege of swearing in Karen Bass as mayor of Los … Continue reading

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