Category Archives: Congress

Don’t vote Republican: it is a Matter of Life or Death

Photo credit: Letter to the Editor in the Southampton Press, Feb 22nd 2018, by James Ewing: The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, was the 239th school shooting since Sandy Hook in 2012 and overall there have … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of SOTU

Yoda, we need you! So perhaps you think that President Trump’s State of the Union was ‘presidential’ and his speach reached across the isle?  If so, you would be joining a majority of viewers according to some polls. But here … Continue reading

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The All-important Numbers for NY CD-1

Let’s look at the important numbers in NY CD-1. Demographics: Table I  (Source: Ballotpedia, based on 2010 census) Population 720,071 Gender 49.6% Male, 50.4% Female Race 87.7% White, 4.6% Black, 3.5% Asian Ethnicity 12.8% Hispanic Unemployment 6.60% Median household income … Continue reading

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Abortion vote in the Senate: Why?

First, let me reprint Perry Gershon’s post from his FB page (with permission): Tomorrow the Senate will debate the so-called 20-week ban on abortion. Let’s be clear — this is nothing more than the first step towards making a woman’s … Continue reading

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Voters exhausted by chaos & hostility of Trump regime

“There’s honor in compromise and civility.”  Ezra Klein interviewing Joe Trippi, the chief media strategist on the Doug Jones campaign. The lessons from Doug Jones’ win in Alabama are discussed in this interesting piece on VOX:  “A top Doug Jones … Continue reading

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Is Peter King (NY-02) Going to Retire?

Republicans are leaving the U.S. House at the highest rate in a decade.   Nathaniel Rakich, a reporter with 538, has analyzed the Republican exodus and finds there are 2 groups: those that are moderate Republicans and belong to the so … Continue reading

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Shame on Zeldin–Again!

Representative Lee Zeldin should be ashamed of himself. That’s what his constituents declared back in May at their “Shame on Zeldin” protest on his AHCA vote. And now, in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shootings, others have joined that … Continue reading

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