Political Note #268   Roy Cooper Governor North Carolina

Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. What Iowa can do to keep its caucus first, A Democratic candidate for US Senate at work Political Note #268   Roy Cooper Governor North Carolina 2020                             General Election North Carolina can be the next Virginia. In 2017, Virginia elected Democrats as Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General and almost achieved a majority in the House of Delegates. In 2019, Virginia elected enough Democrats to the House of Delegates so they had a majority; enough Democrats to the State Senate so that body had a majority, too. North Carolina currently has a…

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Political Note #263 Brandy Chambers TX HD 112

Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Flip those state legislatures, This is what change looks like. Political Note #263   Brandy Chambers TX HD 112 2020                            General Election Help Texans change Texas. Help Texans flip the Texas House of Representatives. Pundits have predicted change in Texas for a while. In 2018, Beto O’Rourke came close. He almost flipped a US Senate seat. While he was at it, Texas Democrats flipped a dozen seats in the Texas House of Representatives. Nine more and Texas would have a Democratic House of Representatives. Texas Democrats would have the capacity to exercise…

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Political Note #261   Rebecca Holcombe Vermont Governor

Rebecca Holcombe has chosen to campaign against one of the most popular governors in the country. Are there reasons to support her candidacy? The most important reason, though, is the entire country is served every time someone with integrity is elected as governor, every time an intelligent, imaginative leader is elected as governor.

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Political Note #255   Nicole Galloway Missouri Governor

Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Super delegates. President Whack a Mole. 2020               General Election “Politics ain’t beanbag.” Not in Missouri. Nicole Galloway https://nicolegalloway.com/ is Missouri’s State Auditor. She is running for Governor. Missouri’s politics of the last few years provides a context for her current job and her candidacy. She became State Auditor after the previous elected State Auditor, Tom Schweich, committed suicide during his campaign for Governor. A Republican, the reports were that he was distressed by a “whispering campaign” claiming that he was Jewish. An Episcopalian, he did, apparently, have a Jewish paternal grandfather.…

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Political Note #234 Turning Virginia Blue: House of Delegates and State Senate

These candidates are recommended by Daily Kos. They are crucial, Republican held seats Democrats can flip. Give them some money if you can. If you are close enough to volunteer, consider helping. Remember. This election is in November, 2019.

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Political Note #231   Heather French Henry KY Secretary of State

Heather French Henry has had a twenty year commitment to veterans. So she has. Her father was a marine. He was disabled in Vietnam. Concern for veterans was her theme as Miss America. She took it seriously. The late Senator Paul Wellstone and the late Congressman Lane efforts honored her efforts to support homeless veterans by naming their proposal the Heather French Henry Homeless Veterans Assistance Act. If Paul Wellstone could take Heather French Henry, you can too

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Continued Criticism, Part 3

Shmuley Tobeach claimed that Alexadria Ocasio-Cortez trivialized the Holocaust, the deaths of Jewish children. She compared American border camps for children with concentration camps. From  conversation.  With a person I respect.  A person with deep ties to Israel; who is alert to the possibility of anti-Semitism.   The horrors of the Nazi death camps cannot be diminished by describing someplace else as a concentration camp. The horror of the death camps stands by itself.

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