Category Archives: 2020 elections

Amy Klobuchar: the Cruz Hypocrisy regarding SCOTUS

People are already voting and they don’t buy in to phony Republican arguments for replacing Justice Ginsburg as soon as possible to insure enough Trump support on SCOTUS to overturn the election results if needed. Trump is not hiding his … Continue reading

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Flip the Senate

From: Nigel Noble and his DC based lawyer friend Dear Friends and Family, This email is a follow up to my correspondence several weeks ago on our efforts to defeat Trump and flip the Senate.  You may recall that I am … Continue reading

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200,000 Deaths….and Counting

Letter to the Editor, The East Hampton Press, September 23 Grounded In Science More than 200,000 Americans are dead from the coronavirus — a staggering number, with no end in sight — and, yet, for Donald Trump, this is little … Continue reading

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Rigged Elections?

Submitted by John Tepper Marlin, originally from Heidi Fiske: heidifiske@hfiske.com, 212-721-0140 Trump and his enablers complain about “rigged elections.”They should know. They’re doing their best to rig them.Since it looks as if we have the votes to keep the House … Continue reading

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Something you can do for RBG

From Randall Parsons/Judith Hope: If you feel the need to do something… or something more than you’ve been doing, here’s a way to honor RBG and help stop McConnell from pushing through another ultra conservative Supreme Court nominee. Leave voicemails … Continue reading

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Social Security Under Attack

The Social Security Act was signed into law by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, a Democrat, on August 14, 1935, to function as a “federal safety net for elderly, unemployed and disadvantaged Americans,” while legislating that it cannot spend more than … Continue reading

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Trump’s Science Denialism

“To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead”. —THOMAS PAINE In just over three years the Trump administration has decisively diminished the influence of science in its priorities and … Continue reading

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SPLC under attack

This past weekend, the Republican National Committee caved to white supremacist and other hate groups by adopting a resolution titled Refuting the Legitimacy of the Southern Poverty Law Center to Identify Hate Groups.  The focus of the resolution is that “the SPLC is … Continue reading

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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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