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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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What Matters To You?

Thursday night was another of those political nerd “holidays” – the State of the Union address. I’ve missed very few, if any, in my adult lifetime regardless of the president. I realize that they are largely the president giving his wish list with roughly half the crowd spending most of their time clapping, often on their feet, while the others sit waiting for their chance to exit and hit a watering hole. I’m a political nerd. What can I say?

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The Endorsement Of Josh Stein

The election this November will be a humdinger! Most of the attention will be on the top of the ballot. With the last article of my holiday hiatus and the first “non-dictated” of the year I thought I’d start out with a down ballot endorsement in my home state. The endorsement of Josh Stein for Governor of North Carolina. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Josh Stein

The GOP Economic Plan

This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.

For perhaps the first time in his life Florida Republican Senator Rick “The Fifth” Scott spoke the truth when he let the cat out of the bag about the Republicans’ plans for the economy should they take control of Congress in January. Immediately almost every Washington Republicans denied it. As they head to the polls this fall most Americans have the economy if not as their top concern certainly high on their list. That’s my setup. If you want to learn what the real GOP economic (and beyond) plan is read on.

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The Endorsement Of Maggie Hassan

The endorsement of Maggie Hassan would be perfectly justified simply based on the fact that her Republican opponent is a danger to American democracy. That alone would be enough, but there is so much more.

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