Category Archives: democrats

Make Trump and Zeldin Pay a Political Price

Appeared as Letter to the Editor, The East Hampton Star, July 23 Price to Pay Springs July 20, 2020 To The Editor: We all want nothing more than to get on with our lives without worrying about contracting the coronavirus. … Continue reading

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Unity Party 2020

This is a 1.5 hour video. Just in case you missed the event. Featuring (in order of appearance) Alice Tepper Marlin, Sylvia Overby, Alec Baldwin, Diane Saatchi, Perry Gershon, David Posnett, Bridget Fleming, Rich Schaffer, David Calone, Nancy Goroff, Shoshana … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s Blind Allegiance to Trump

Appeared as Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star Shocking Indifference East Hampton June 29, 2020 Dear David, Five months after Covid-19 was first diagnosed in the U.S. and 125,000 deaths later, the Trump administration still has no … 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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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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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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Getting a good look at Mike Bloomberg

THE BOSTON GLOBE February 18, 2020 LETTERS We’re getting a good look at Mike Bloomberg Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg, former mayor of New York, at a campaign rally on Feb. 12 in Nashville. BRETT CARLSEN/GETTY IMAGES Democrats don’t have … 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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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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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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Best Bang for your Buck

Subject: the best bang for your political donation bucks just now Some of you have heard me give this spiel, but for some of you, it will be new. As part of a group that hears reports from national Democratic … Continue reading

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Green Tsunami in Switzerland!

Across the globe there has been a sweep by nationalistic, right-wing and even far-right movements large enough to win elections, and form governments: Jair Bolsonaro in Brasil, Viktor Orbán in Hungary, Matteo Salvini in Italy, Andrzej Duda in Poland, Erdogan … Continue reading

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The Truth About Lee Zeldin’s Record

October 1, 2018                                                                by Jacquelyn Gavron and Amy Turner … Continue reading

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Texas is Voting. Wish us Luck!

This report is From Meg Gottemoeller. She moved from East Hampton to Houston last year and continued her volunteer and activist work in support of a blue wave. Today: “Lines were around the block for early voting yesterday! “ Yesterday: … Continue reading

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Gershon vs. Zeldin on Gun Legislation

Printed as a Letter to the Editor in The Independent, Oct. 3, 2018 More Guns? Thank you for printing “Zeldin and Gershon Square Off,” so that voters know where each candidate stands on various topics. One important issue that was … Continue reading

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Zeldin Supports GOP Shenanigans

Published as Letter to Editor, The East Hampton Star Fiscal Chicanery July 10, 2018 Dear David, If you are under any illusions about congressional Republicans’ intentions to undermine the financial security of American families, just take a look at their … Continue reading

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Promises Broken

  Trump campaign promises (which some liberals supported) remain largely ignored. He ran as an economic populist and bucked the GOP’s economic brand, contributing to his appeal. But he has violated every one of his promises. Donald Trump promised to … Continue reading

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New Registrations Favor Dems in CD-1

Released by the Suffolk County Board of Elections: new registrants for the last month by party and by political subdivision. This is a measure of how well we are doing with efforts to register voters. (Table I) Total Dem (%) … Continue reading

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New Registrations favor Dems in CD-1

Released by the Suffolk County Board of Elections: new registrants for the last month by party and by political subdivision. This is a measure of how well we are doing with efforts to register voters. Total Dem (%) Rep (%) … 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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