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Trump, Wear The Damn Mask

Trump, Wear The Damn Mask

Photo credit: Dylan Harukami, USAF / cc COVID-19 has killed 100,000 Americans so far and, due to his numerous lies and mistakes, Donald Trump is substantially to blame. Let us focus on one particular catastrophic mistake, discouraging Americans from using masks in...

We Are Far From Ready To Vote By Mail

We Are Far From Ready To Vote By Mail

Photo credit: DOD / cc More than 30 statewide elections are being held between now and August 18, previewing how unfamiliar or difficult absentee voting may be across America this fall. The next big test is June 2, when eight states and the District of Columbia hold...

Vote By Mail Is The Answer

Vote By Mail Is The Answer

For many Americans, vote-by-mail will be a matter of life and death come November. There will be no widely available vaccine by then, and even if an anti-viral medicine is proven broadly effective this summer, it would be difficult to manufacture a sufficient quantity...

GOP Resists Voting By Mail In Red States

GOP Resists Voting By Mail In Red States

Across America, election officials responsible for the details of running elections have a clear idea of what is needed to shift to mostly mail-in voting in upcoming spring, summer and fall elections to protect voters from the coronavirus. But pockets of conservatives...

The Essential Message: Trump Is Harmful To Your Health

The Essential Message: Trump Is Harmful To Your Health

Coronavirus press briefing, March 18, 2020. Photo credit: Shealah Craighead, White House, CC Trump and the GOP have trapped themselves in a course of action and a debate that have the potential to destroy them come November, if only Democrats understand and engage....

Trump's Reelection Strategy: Pit Workers Against Democrats

Trump's Reelection Strategy: Pit Workers Against Democrats

Photo credit: James Barragan / Facebook / cc The politics of the pandemic is about to get nasty and divisive. And Trump thrives on the politics of nastiness and division. Chants of “lock her up” will likely be replaced by chants of “open it up.” And unless Democrats...

Sanders Suspends, Fight Goes On

Sanders Suspends, Fight Goes On

Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign for president, but the fight is just getting started.  Senator Sanders and the movements surrounding his campaign have brought to fore an agenda that has inspired tens of millions, on its way to creating a new common sense about...

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