Category Archives: Politics

Math not Myths: Democrats Win When their Voters are Inspired to Turn out!

Great piece in the Nation:  July 18, 2017.  If there are 7 million Obama-to-Trump voters, why didn’t Trump’s vote total increase by 7 million? Democrats Are Trying to Win the 2018 Midterms in All the Wrong Ways, By Steve Phillips … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: On Trump and the State of the Union – SCARY!

GREAT INTERVIEW! THE STONE JULY 5, 2017 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Email Save Over the past few months, as the disturbing prospect of a Trump administration became a disturbing reality, I decided to reach out to … Continue reading

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Voter “Integrity” and Republican Hypocrisy

You have to love the sheer effrontery of the Trump Administration’s new Presidential Advisory Commission on Voter Integrity, set up to validate Trump’s absurd claim that he only lost the popular vote because of the votes of millions of undocumented … Continue reading

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The Populist Surge – Analysis from Across the Pond

  On June 27th, Martin Wolf in the Financial Times writes: Why has the appeal of populist ideas grown in western countries? Is this a temporary phenomenon? In the wake of Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, the collapse … Continue reading

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Trump Wants to Charge Retailers to Accept SNAP Benefits (Food Stamps)

When is the GOP’s cruel assault on the most vulnerable going to end? From Modern Farmer By Andrew Amelinckx on June 9, 2017 You’ve probably heard about the White House’s proposed overhaul of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program, … Continue reading

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Descent Into Secrecy: Senate Health Talks Speak To Steady Retreat From Transparency

Kaiser Health News REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Julie RovnerJune 14, 2017 (Photo courtesy of the Office of the Architect of the Capitol) Congress struggling to finish a huge budget reconciliation bill. A GOP president pushing a major overhaul of … Continue reading

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The Pulse of the Resistance is Just Fine

Yesterday I attended an event featuring former Rep. Tim Bishop. During the Q&A session, I asked him what advice he might have for resistance groups on Long Island. He responded, “don’t let the intensity wane”. We all know that raw … Continue reading

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