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Charlie Copeland on his pitiful loss

Filed in National by on February 25, 2017 5 Comments

“I want to commend John Marino and his entire team for all that they’ve done over the last few weeks. It’s been truly amazing to watch this grassroots effort come together to work for a common cause in an effort to make our state better. “This evening Delaware citizens have been able to see just […]

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The SD 10 Election Night Results and Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on February 25, 2017 33 Comments

With polls closing soon, we await the results and, of course, the discussion.  We’ll update the results as they come in.  If any of you are at polling places, feel free to share info with us. And, of course, let’s hear what everybody thinks.

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New DNC Chair – Perez

Filed in National by on February 25, 2017 9 Comments

Same old same old. What a bunch of bullshit. Democrats are in love with losing.

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Our Man in the Streets (SD 10 Edition)

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Our Man in the Streets (SD 10 Edition)

Jason330 doing some on the scene reporting on Election Day in SD 10. 3 videos counting. Last video at 9:26.

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The World Is Burning and We Are Enjoying It

Filed in National by on February 25, 2017 2 Comments
The World Is Burning and We Are Enjoying It

February is the nicest month, breeding daffodils out of a dead land.

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VOTE HANSEN!

Filed in Delaware by on February 25, 2017 0 Comments
VOTE HANSEN!

Today’s the day. Any final thoughts on the election? If you live in SD 10 and are registered to vote, get out and vote.

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February 25, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on February 25, 2017 0 Comments
February 25, 2017 Open Thread

Vaughn, And More Vaughn, Wilmington Schools, Chris Goodwin

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Ka-Boom Goes the Tip Line – Carney’s 10% Across the Board Budget Cut, Police held harmless?

Filed in National by on February 24, 2017 18 Comments
Ka-Boom  Goes the Tip Line – Carney’s 10% Across the Board Budget Cut, Police held harmless?

This is an unconfirmed tip, but if true, reveals the depth of Carney’s perfidy.

Carney’s budget director has–this past week–sent out a notice to ALL state departments to send in budget plans based on both a 5% and 10% cut for the next year, along with a statement of the impact on services. Law enforcement is using its clout to be held harmless. District Superintendents are pushing to have one if not two complete branches of DOE eliminated in order to avoid the 5 to 10% budget cuts to public education. Carney is being duplicitous at saying there is no money to improve education funding when his own staff is saying that there’s not even money to keep the current level of services intact.

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Question of the Day

Filed in Delaware by on February 24, 2017 10 Comments
Question of the Day

Since Delaware has a sitting Republican governor that is the lapdog of Charlie Copeland, does the SD10 election have any actual importance?

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Carney Says Fuck the Poor Kids

Filed in Delaware by on February 24, 2017 33 Comments
Carney Says Fuck the Poor Kids

Carney says “there’s no money this year to better fund high-poverty schools,” according to Delaware Public Radio. Hey, you fucking fuck, here’s an idea, raise taxes!

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February 24, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on February 24, 2017 6 Comments
February 24, 2017 Open Thread

Maryland trains, Vaughn, Doodle for Google, Delaware Flu deaths, Every Student Succeeds Act

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Carney’s Coffee Klatches

Filed in Delaware by on February 23, 2017 17 Comments
Carney’s Coffee Klatches

John Carney wanders Delaware looking for a magical pot of gold.

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February 23, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on February 23, 2017 1 Comment
February 23, 2017 Open Thread

Vaughn, DelDOT’s Storm Budget, Cow Bridge, Gumboro Volunteer Fire Company, DJ Jazzy Jeff

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SD10 Special Election Predictions

Filed in National by on February 22, 2017 56 Comments
SD10 Special Election Predictions

If the last election taught us anything, it is to be wary of predictions. But what kind of political blog would this be if Saturday rolled around and we didn’t post our best guesses on the outcome of Saturday’s MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION SINCE THE LAST ONE (c), special election in SD10?

I’ll get the ball rolling with…

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February 22, 2017 Open Thread

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February 22, 2017 Open Thread

Delaware Jobs, Vaughn warden out, Wilmington Shooting Deaths, Search for Kidnapper, Jeopardy

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SD 10 Race Takes On National Significance

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on February 21, 2017 2 Comments

It is being viewed as the first chance for voters to respond to Donald Trump at the ballot box since November.  From the Huffington Post: A Special Special Election From the article: “Hansen’s campaign is benefitting from the outpouring of anger and activism that has erupted since the election of Donald Trump as president. Millions […]

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John Marino Depantsed & The World is Watching the SD10 Special

Filed in National by on February 21, 2017 2 Comments
John Marino Depantsed & The World is Watching the SD10 Special

If we screw the pooch in this special, the Democratic Party truly is more fucked up than something that is completely and thoroughly fucked up. Worse still … the world is watching.

Also, this is first rate blogging by CassandraM at Bluedelaware that absolutely dismembers John Marino and the transparently corrupt DEGOP

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February 21, 2017 Open Thread

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February 21, 2017 Open Thread

Christina School District, Massage Parlors, New Castle County kidnappings, Wayback Burgers, Refugees in Delaware

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Not my President Day Open Thread

Filed in National by on February 20, 2017 9 Comments
Not my President Day Open Thread

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Ellison for DNC Chair News

Filed in National by on February 18, 2017 5 Comments

All Rhode Island DNC member endorsed Ellison today, and there is this: DNC Race Shakeup: Ray Buckley to Exit, Endorse Keith Ellison With just a week left before Democratic National Committee members gather in Atlanta to cast their ballots, the move could have far-reaching consequences both for the election and the future of the party

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February 18, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on February 18, 2017 4 Comments
February 18, 2017 Open Thread

SD 10 Money, DSEA Runoff Election, Boxing, Smynra school superintendent, Bird Flu

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Republican President Calls Free Press the “Enemy of the American People”

Filed in National by on February 18, 2017 39 Comments
Republican President Calls Free Press the “Enemy of the American People”

This morning I woke up to this, “The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!”

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Scott Pruitt is a much bigger threat than Al-Qaeda

Filed in National by on February 17, 2017 2 Comments
Scott Pruitt is a much bigger threat than Al-Qaeda

Betsy DeVois may be the dumbest, but Scott Pruitt is the most lethal. His goal at the EPA is to kill it off. This is the “El Chapo to head the Drug Enforcement Administration” pick.

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Open Source Questions for Carney’s Budget “Reset” Meetings

Filed in National by on February 17, 2017 20 Comments
Open Source Questions for Carney’s Budget “Reset” Meetings

I’m going to try and make one of Carney’s budget meetings next week and could use some pointed questions. Below are some inspired by a CassandraM post at Blue Delaware, but I could use some more if you have any.

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The Republican President

Filed in National by on February 17, 2017 11 Comments
The Republican President

We need to stop referring to the 45th president by name and just refer to him as the Republican President. No nicknames, no slurs, just the Republican President.

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