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A coronavirus to-do list for the pandemic and beyond: First, open our eyes and hearts. 0

Diseases don’t discriminate. Societies do. We need to keep that in mind when fighting the coronavirus. And while each infectious disease is different, there’s one constant: It’s the poor who suffer the most.  This pandemic is showing us what we must do — not just now, but going forward — by magnifying the inequities of our […]

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Posted on: 05-10-2020
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Elections during coronavirus – Americans shouldn’t have to risk their lives to vote 0

Candidly, I’m shocked that I even have to write this. And I’m horrified that the current administration and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., are putting American lives at risk by forcing them to vote in-person during a pandemic involving a highly communicable virus. But just this week, we learned from the Wisconsin Department of Health that 52 people who reported that they […]

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Posted on: 05-1-2020
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It’s wrong to protest coronavirus restrictions keeping us at home – Saving lives is priority 0

We all know the old saying that tough times bring out both the best in people and the worst in people. And right now, the coronavirus pandemic has brought tough times to literally billions of us all around the world. For a vivid illustration of both the best and worst response to the pandemic, you have to […]

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Posted on: 04-24-2020
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Democrats coming together in 2020 presidential race. And that’s good news. 0

The more things fall apart, the more they come together. Even now, as so much about our society seems to be unraveling, hope for deliverance is taking shape. Everything is coming together on the Democratic side of the 2020 presidential race. That’s good news, not just for Democrats, but for independents, and even for disaffected Republicans who […]

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Posted on: 04-15-2020
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Coronavirus response – In a time of national crisis, here’s what each of us can do. 0

Pandemics are filled with paradoxes. Paradoxes such as we need to come together – while remaining six feet apart. I have nothing but confidence in the American people. But we have to be constantly informed about what we must do together to properly mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. We crave answers and reassurances, not excuses and accusations. This sort of event should bring out the best in us. And it most certainly […]

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Posted on: 04-8-2020
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Why I’m upset by false Republican claims about Democratic presidential nominating process. 0

I don’t wish hell on anybody. Right now, I’m doing my darnedest to avoid it for all of us. But I recently garnered media attention for saying during an appearance on Fox News Channel that Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel could “go to hell.” No, that’s not how my mother raised me, but I was deeply […]

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Posted on: 03-6-2020
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Democratic primary voters – it’s your turn to take control over who will face Trump in November. 0

Election Day for millions of American voters has already started with early voting from Nevada to California to Texas and North Carolina. The excitement is brewing and the race for the Democratic nomination remains fluid. The ninth debate is crucial and I believe every American will be in for a treat. When this race started, Democrats were looking at […]

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Posted on: 02-19-2020
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Democrats: Rough week? Snap out of it. You have 1 job: Save America from Trump. 0

As a former party official, field organizer and campaign manager, I’ve got one message for my fellow Democrats: Snap out of it! Democrats right now need a lot more than a pep talk or a wake-up call. We need a cold slap and a loud voice in our face, reminding us to pull it together. […]

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Posted on: 02-10-2020
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A nonpartisan plea. 0

It is as American as apple pie to honor the person who stands up for principle when most around him oppose his stand. I’m thinking, for instance, of Sen. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine who spoke out against fellow Republican Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s methods when it was a career-ender to do so. This week, we witnessed two […]

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Posted on: 02-7-2020
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Trump’s politically-driven acquittal sets horrible precedent, weakens rule of law. 0

The impeachment trial of President Trump will soon be history, and the outcome will go down as a sad day for our democracy. Although the evidence of President Trump’s unlawful and impeachable acts is overwhelming and growing, the Republican-controlled Senate is certain to fall short Wednesday of the two-thirds vote needed to convict him on two articles of impeachment […]

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Posted on: 02-5-2020
Posted in: News, Recipes, Spin Cycle
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