Give some money to tech entrepreneur and former Greenville Mayor Allen Thomas in NC 03. Give some money to former Marine and solar and internet entrepreneur Dan McCready in NC 09. Good choices for North Carolina. Good choices for us all.
I do not with Marty. Even if he is a great thinker and a great man.
I remember Marty Peretz, the myth. Brandeis. Class of ‘59. I was class of ’63. I only knew the myth. Great thinker. Great man. When I was seventeen, I thought a recent college grad could be both.
Mainstream Democrats should not be afraid.
Apparently it is all Saikat Chakrabarti’s fault. Maureen Dowd says so. Others, too. He is leading Alexandria down the garden path. We are back to blaming women’s behavior on men. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY 14) is the Member of Congress. Chakrabarti is her chief of staff. Ocasio-Cortez is responsible for her staff.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been squeezed. Criticized by Republicans for being radical. Criticized by Democrats for describing immigrant detention centers as concentration camps, for being insensitive about the Holocaust. Limited in her ability to help insurgents target Democrats.
Are the international strong men, men contemptuous of democratic and legal niceties on the verge of slipping?
2020 General Election Gary Peters https://petersformichigan.com/ is running for a second term. I had thought I might start by explaining he was unusual among the men in the US Senate. His family had no pretensions to leadership. He did not demonstrate the aspirations that lead a high schooler to attend Harvard or Yale or Stanford or Chicago. He’s not as unusual as I thought. Of the Democratic men in the US Senate, half did not go to schools like Harvard or Yale or Stanford or Chicago. Or have other marks of being or striving to be members of the elite.…
Allen Thomas. BA Eastern Carolina, MBS UNC. Technology entrepreneur, former Mayor of Greenville, former head of Quad East economic development agency. Do what you can to help him. A victory would have an enormous payoff.
The ten freshmen of the “Gang of Nine” (Conor Lamb elected in a special from PA 17 is the tenth) who flipped Republican seats could use an eleventh. Help Dan McCready.