Category Archives: 2020 elections

Out of His Depth

From: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/winston-churchill-cigar   Letter published in the East Hampton Star July 9th 2020 To the Editor, France declared war on Germany shortly after the German invasion of Poland in September of 1939. By June of the following year, Hitler’s armored … Continue reading

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Complete Lee Zeldin Environmental Voting Record

Lee Zeldin’s League of Conservation Voters (LCV) score for 2019 was 28%. This seems like an improvement from his scores from prior years, which hovered around 10%, but to put things in perspective: The average Member of Congress score in … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste This Moment

Printed as a Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star, June 11 edition Transformation East Hampton June 8, 2020 To The Star: Three and a half years of the Trump administration have left America reeling, its values and … Continue reading

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Virtual Forum: 8 hours and 46 minutes

Dear Friends, Over the past week, there have been thousands of people gathering together across the country to protest and rally against injustices against the black and brown community. There have been renewed calls for accountability, transparency and reform of a system that that … Continue reading

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Ignorance is Not Bliss

Appeared as Letter to the Editor, The East Hampton Star, May 7 Can Only Hope East Hampton May 4, 2020 To The Star: By downplaying Covid-19 when it was spreading across China and Europe, Donald Trump wasted valuable time that … Continue reading

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#Votebymail

The 2020 election season moves onward and, across America, people have been asked to either put their health at risk thanks to this pandemic—or not vote. That’s completely inexcusable. In this time of crisis, we have to protect our health … Continue reading

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Zoom Time

I am not sure why, but for the first time, each day this past week found me on multiple Zoom conference calls. Each of these was for a different group that I belong to, from my local Southampton Democratic Club … Continue reading

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Trump’s Incompetence

Published as Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star, March 12 edition Shocked East Hampton March 9, 2020 Dear David: During an impromptu press conference at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday, President Trump: maintained … Continue reading

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Zeldin Still Thinks President Did Nothing Wrong

Letter to the Editor, The East Hampton Star Let’s Show Them East Hampton February 10, 2020 To the Editor: The impeachment trial showed beyond a doubt that the president tried to extort a foreign leader to interfere in an upcoming … Continue reading

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Bolton and Zeldin: it is comical!

Back in March of 2018 Lee Zeldin sang the praise of John Bolton: “ridiculously knowledgeable”, “chemistry and work will be ramped up”, “very underrated, amazing American”, “extraordinarily talented”, etc. And now he is a bad guy and should not testify?  … Continue reading

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#NotAboveTheLaw – Rallies across America

On the eve preceding the historic vote of congress to impeach President Trump, there were rallies across America: more than 500 rallies in 50 states involving perhaps 0.5 Mio protestors. I attended the rally in Patchogue NY, in front of … Continue reading

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Zeldin Ignores Constituents While Endlessly Defending Corrupt President

Letter to the Editor, The East Hampton Star, December 5, 2019 Clue Mr. Zeldin In To the Editor: Lee Zeldin has been tweeting up a storm and appearing on cable news with alarming regularity, barely able to conceal his fury … Continue reading

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“Deep Canvassing” and the Lessons Political Campaigns Can Learn From It

Submitted to this blog by Arthur Schiff. By Gabby Weiss, November 22, 2019 Deep Canvassing has grown in popularity as an organizing tool in the past few years, but while most people have heard of it, many are still unsure … Continue reading

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Nadler quotes Alexander Hamilton (who accurately describes a man like Trump)

Read House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler’s opening statement Excerpt from POLITICO STAFF, 12/04/2019 10:19 AM EST Nadler: “In short, the Founders warned us that we should expect our foreign adversaries to target our elections and that we will find ourselves … Continue reading

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Trump thinks we are gullible!

No Charitable Thought for Donald Trump  (NY TIMES, NOV 8 2019) Fined $2 million after admitting his foundation was his piggy bank, the president shows he always comes first. By The Editorial Board Credit…Illustration by Nicholas Konrad; photograph by Doug … Continue reading

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A Lesson from Kentucky

Francesca Rheannon <rheannon05@gmail.com> writes: Declaring #kygov election over with a 5,000-plus margin, Gov.-elect Andy Beshear appoints transition team chair and looks forward, as Bevin questions results. Kentucky Democrats did not win the Governors race by launching esoteric attacks on Bevin … Continue reading

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Home Sales Plunge as a Result of Capping SALT

From the East Hampton Star comes a short notice burried on page B9: “Home Sales Have Plunged”. By Jamie Bufalino October 31, 2019 East End home sales in the third quarter were at an eight-year low, and the inventory of … Continue reading

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Big 5 Battleground Fund

FLORIDA – WISCONSIN – MICHIGAN – PENNSYLVANIA – ARIZONA While the Democrats obsess over the primary, the GOP is focused on the Big Five states most likely to decide the 2020 general election: Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Florida, & Arizona. We … Continue reading

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