Fund Tom Cotton’s Opponent. Cotton should not get a free ride.

Fund Tom Cotton’s Opponent.  Cotton should not get a free ride. The New York Times recently published an Op-ed by Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas.  The Times did us a favor. They reminded us that Tom Cotton, who advocated using the military to control protests, is one of the most dangerous Senators we’ve got.   You want another instance.  He was the first US Senator to claim that the coronavirus was probably created in the lab in Wuhan. Cotton is up for election in November.  Unlike Susan Collins.  Unlike Cory Gardner.  Unlike Lindsay Graham.  Unlike Joni Ernst.  Unlike a slew of…

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Political Note #295 John Hickenlooper US Senate Colorado

Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com  Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website.  Arresting CNN in Minneapolis,Can Minnesota politicians get it done?  Can any politcian? Political Note #295   John Hickenlooper US Senate Colorado 2020                              General Election The brutal death in Minneapolis, the legitimate protests that followed, and the violence we have witnessed have affected all Americans deeply, particularly members of the black and other communities of color.   As we rebuild lives, jobs, businesses, and, families, we shall remember those who have persevered through terrible struggles.  In particular,…

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Political Note #287   James Mackler US Senate Tennessee

Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com  Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website.   Political Note #287   James Mackler US Senate Tennessee 2020                             General Election When should a politician acquiesce?  Did James Mackler https://www.jamesmackler.com/  make a mistake in 2018?   He withdrew from the Senate race then.  Here are a couple of politicians who refused to acquiesce. Barack Obama. In 1996 he was a lawyer with a past as a community organizer.  Alice Palmer, the State Senator from his district, announced she was not running for reelection. …

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Political Note #283   John Ossoff US Senate Georgia

Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com  Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website.  The Passover Story Political Note #283   John Ossoff US Senate Georgia 2020                             General Election Georgia on my mind.  Georgia has three very big elections coming up in November. Let’s see who votes. Let’s see who is allowed to vote.  In 2018, Democrat Stacey Abrams lost the race for Governor to the then Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp. She lost by 55,000 votes or 1.4%.  700,000 voters were removed from the voting rolls,…

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Political Note #279 Steve Bullock US Senate Montana

Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com  Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website.  Let them die, says Dan Patrick; Dump Trump from TV, he doesn’t matter anymore Political Note #279   Steve Bullock US Senate Montana 2020                            General Election Choose the candidate.  Which presidential candidate denounced a corrupt system dependent on the corrupt distribution of campaign money?  How about Steve Bullock https://stevebullock.com? As Montana’s Attorney General, Steve Bullock attempted to prevent the use of Citizen’s United against Montana’s 1912 law prohibiting corporate contributions to candidates and political parties. …

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A Democratic US Senate candidate at work

Alaskans would agree that, at a time like this, politics cannot come in the way of facts. They would agree that Dan Sullivan did a disservice to Alaskans by blocking witness testimony. They would agree that whether a President is a Democrat, Republican, or Independent, a trial is a trial and the facts are the facts. We deserve a complete and fair process.

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