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Carper, Carney, Hall-Long and Purzycki Absent from Women’s March

Filed in Delaware by on January 22, 2017 27 Comments
Carper, Carney, Hall-Long and Purzycki Absent from Women’s March

The following Delaware Democratic Party leaders were absent from the Women’s March on Saturday: Tom Carper, John Carney, Bethany Hall-Long, and Mike Purzycki. I’m sure their Delaware Way base are extremely happy.

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January 22, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, National, Open Thread by on January 22, 2017 8 Comments
January 22, 2017 Open Thread

Women’s March, Delaware’s Black Aviators, Murder in Wilmington, Dover Mall, and The Onion writes a funny story …. finally

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January 21, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on January 21, 2017 4 Comments
January 21, 2017 Open Thread

15th and 16th shootings in Wilmington, Death row inmate freed after acquittal, Delaware State News’ slideshow of welcoming Joe Biden, Unemployment in Delaware holds at 4.3%

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Clinton Democrats Need a Coming to Jesus Moment

Filed in National by on January 20, 2017 20 Comments
Clinton Democrats Need a Coming to Jesus Moment

Clinton Democrats want to let bygones be bygones. “Let’s forget about the bitter primaries when we told you to let the grown ups handle this,” they say.

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The following are posts written by Delaware Liberal contributors reflecting on the Presidency of Barack Obama. Please feel free to add your thoughts about the last eight years and Obama as well.

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Coalition Formed Among Delaware Civil Rights Groups

Filed in Delaware by on January 20, 2017 5 Comments
Coalition Formed Among Delaware Civil Rights Groups

The formation of a new group called the Delaware Civil Rights Coalition was announced yesterday in Dover. Delaware Public Media says “about a dozen civil rights and religious groups in Delaware banded together on the eve of President-elect Trump’s inauguration to fight discrimination.”

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Cigarette Purchases Are a Reason for Legalizing Marijuana

Filed in Delaware by on January 20, 2017 3 Comments
Cigarette Purchases Are a Reason for Legalizing Marijuana

Updated with Cannabis Bureau of Delaware’s action yesterday.

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January 20, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on January 20, 2017 0 Comments
January 20, 2017 Open Thread

Tuskeegee Airman dead, flags at half-mast in Delaware, Carl Bonini, Dover, Georgetown’s African-American History

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Carney Pushing Public-Private Partnerships, But What Are PPPs Really?

Filed in Delaware by on January 19, 2017 14 Comments
Carney Pushing Public-Private Partnerships, But What Are PPPs Really?

PPPs are not a way to provide jobs, it is really a way that conservatives have found to privatize different government functions

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Playing It Safe on the Road Well Traveled

Filed in Delaware by on January 19, 2017 2 Comments
Playing It Safe on the Road Well Traveled

We all knew how it was going to play out — this is Delaware after all. Our politicians are raised to find the center path all the time, thinking bi-partisanship is king. But the king is dead, the king has been dead a long time.

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January 19, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware by on January 19, 2017 24 Comments
January 19, 2017 Open Thread

Former Governor David Buckson, Alan Dershowitz, Siegel JCC bomb threat, More shootings in Wilmington, Miss Greenville and Miss Hockessin crowned, and Delawareans headed to Women’s March

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Another Bomb Threat at Siegel JCC

Filed in Delaware by on January 18, 2017 46 Comments
Another Bomb Threat at Siegel JCC

Two weeks, two bomb threats at the Siegel JCC. Welcome to Trump’s America.

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Question of Day

Filed in National by on January 18, 2017 3 Comments
Question of Day

Without googling, what do DJ Ravidrums and The Piano Guys have in common?

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Carney’s Inaugural Address

Filed in Delaware by on January 18, 2017 3 Comments
Carney’s Inaugural Address

Carney’s Inaugural Speech as written.

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And The Ignorant Shall Inherit the United States

Filed in National by on January 18, 2017 3 Comments
And The Ignorant Shall Inherit the United States

When Donald Trump bragged that he just grabs them by the pussy, we all thought he was done. Sadly, this wasn’t a deal breaker and his racism, misogyny, xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia and other phobias have become a template for the ignorant to emulate.

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Call Lisa Blunt Rochester

Filed in Delaware by on January 18, 2017 58 Comments
Call Lisa Blunt Rochester

Your job today is to call Lisa Blunt Rochester and tell her that you would like her to boycott Trump’s Inauguration. Call her office at (202) 225-4165.

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UD President Absent from Presidents’ Letter to Trump

Filed in Delaware, Education by on January 18, 2017 4 Comments
UD President Absent from Presidents’ Letter to Trump

A letter from college and university presidents to President-Elect Trump asks Trump “to condemn and work to prevent the harassment, hate, and acts of violence that are being perpetrated across our nation”.

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January 18, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on January 18, 2017 3 Comments
January 18, 2017 Open Thread

Richard Gregg to lead Christina School District, more homicides in Wilmington, Delaware has never seen a piece of land that shouldn’t be developed

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Delaware’s Roadways Are Deadlier Than Most

Filed in Delaware by on January 17, 2017 13 Comments
Delaware’s Roadways Are Deadlier Than Most

It’s official, Delaware drives (and walks) like shit.

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Matt Meyers to Focus on Transparency in New Castle County

Filed in Delaware by on January 17, 2017 0 Comments
Matt Meyers to Focus on Transparency in New Castle County

In a nice piece on new county executive Matt Meyers, the Delaware Business Times said that he will be focusing on transparency. Something that the residents of New Castle County have not seen in 4 long years. More than a specific to-do list, Meyer prefers to review and collaborate to develop solid policies that will […]

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Carper Will Actively Fight Against Trump’s EPA Pick

Filed in Delaware, National by on January 17, 2017 2 Comments
Carper Will Actively Fight Against Trump’s EPA Pick

Trump’s pick to head the EPA is not so surprisingly a fan of the environment. Carper will lead the charge against Scott Pruitt.

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Trump’s Inauguration: Who’s In, Who’s Out

Filed in Delaware by on January 17, 2017 23 Comments
Trump’s Inauguration: Who’s In, Who’s Out

Coons is all in, Carper gives himself a escape clause, and no word still from Lisa Blunt Rochester

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Purzycki Announces Actions Against Shootings

Filed in Delaware by on January 17, 2017 1 Comment
Purzycki Announces Actions Against Shootings

Mayor Mike Purzycki and Police Chief Bobby Cumming announced on Monday a step-up in police actions in Wilmington to combat the uptick in shootings in Wilmington.

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January 17, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on January 17, 2017 20 Comments
January 17, 2017 Open Thread

Lisa Blunt Rochester talks about Martin Luther King Jr, Chis Coons says that Flynn’s call with Russia ‘very suspicious’ , Kent County could by looking at tax increases, 34th annual MLK Prayer Breakfast

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Chris Coons Continued Support of Israel

Filed in Delaware, International by on January 16, 2017 3 Comments
Chris Coons Continued Support of Israel

If Chris Coons supported the people of Delaware as much as he unabashedly supports the people of Israel, maybe we wouldn’t give him so much crap.

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