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The Endorsement Of Andy Kim

If you, like most Americans, think that we need a youth movement among our federal office holders then you will be pleased with today’s endorsement. If you look at who the Democrats are running for the Senate in 2024 – and our endorsements this far – this candidate is not unique in that respect. Are the Democrats offering a youth movement in 2024 if only the voters will enable them to make it a reality?

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The Endorsement Of Colin Allred

Nobody can accuse me of picking the low hanging fruit with my 2024 endorsements. Texas is the Democrats’ best pickup opportunity this cycle but is a stretch. Colin Allred is challenging sitting Republican Senator Ted Cruz in the Lone Star State. Texas is trending blue but I’m not sure it is anything but the reddest shade of purple at the moment. (And the Republican controlled Texas legislature along with its Republican Governor and Attorney General certainly aren’t trying to hasten the trend!)

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The Extrajudicial AG

Texas has one of the most, if not the most, restrictive and vindictive abortion laws in America. A woman was able to get a judge to issue an extremely narrow stay of the law so that she could obtain a medically necessary abortion. Almost immediately thereafter Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an edict that any physician who performed the abortion or any hospital that allowed the physician to would be subject to criminal prosecution. I did not go to law school but the way I understand it the state AG is under the law, not the arbiter of it.

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Stay Angry

I took some time mentally debating as to the title of today’s post. Beware one of the options violated my PG rating and it is in the last paragraph of this article. In any event the message is much more important than the event covered today that I will use to illustrate it.

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April 4

Recently a personal matter (more about that below) was tentatively scheduled for April 4th. Immediately that date struck a chord in the back of my mind as having historical significance thanks to U2’s 1984 hit song, Pride (In the Name of Love).

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