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Another Bomb Threat at Siegel JCC

Filed in Delaware by on January 18, 2017 21 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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Carney’s Inaugural Address

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Carney’s Inaugural Address

Carney’s Inaugural Speech as written.

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General Assembly Post-Game Wrap-Up/Pre-Game Show: Weds., Jan. 18, 2017

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on January 18, 2017 9 Comments

OK, kids, this gets a little tricky.  Yesterday morning dawned with Jack Markell as Governor.  Today, John Carney is Governor.  There are only two weeks until the General Assembly breaks for budget hearings.  Gov. Carney wants to have his cabinet in place by then.  What to do?  Well, last week President Pro-Tem David McBride announced […]

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Call Lisa Blunt Rochester

Filed in Delaware by on January 18, 2017 52 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

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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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Delaware General Assembly Pre-Game Show: Tues., Jan. 17, 2017

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on January 17, 2017 0 Comments

Yes, today I offer you a brief respite from all of those ‘Markell legacy’ pieces emanating from…the Markell Administration.  Which ends today.  No, not the self-serving legacy pieces. The Markell Administration. Maybe this means that state workers can take off their body armor.  I certainly hope so.  When you take a closer look at the […]

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Matt Meyers to Focus on Transparency in New Castle County

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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

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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

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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

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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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Things John Carney Thought About in 2016

Filed in Delaware by on January 16, 2017 4 Comments
Things John Carney Thought About in 2016

As El Somnambulo has mentioned, and I’m paraphrasing here, “John Carney has known for a year he would become governor, why is he just now thinking about how to fix Delaware’s budget shortfall?” So what are some of the things John Carney was thinking about in 2016 instead of Delaware’s budget?

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Lisa Blunt Rochester and Trump’s Inauguration

Filed in Delaware by on January 16, 2017 17 Comments
Lisa Blunt Rochester and Trump’s Inauguration

As several House Democrats have chosen to boycott Trump’s inauguration, this leads us to a question . . . well, really two questions. 1. Should Congresswoman Blunt Rochester boycott Trump’s inauguration? 2. Will Blunt Rochester boycott Trump’s inauguration It should be noted that we aren’t even asking Senator Carper or Senator Coons if they are planning on […]

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Markell’s Final Report Card

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Markell’s Final Report Card

From a progressive viewpoint, I can only be disappointed by the mediocrity of Markell’s tenure, but I’m sure the Corporate-Clinton Democrats are quite content.

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January 16, 2017 Open Thread

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January 16, 2017 Open Thread

More shootings in Wilmington, Housing Not Handcuffs Community Justice Walk, and Carney appointments,.

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Sen. Marshall Proposes Minimum Wage Increase

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on January 15, 2017 6 Comments
Sen. Marshall Proposes Minimum Wage Increase

If memory serves, this is a far more modest proposal than in recent years. SB 10 provides for a 50 cent increase each year for the next four years, and then, post-2020, ties minimum wage increases to Social Security Cost-of-Living increases.

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January 15, 2017 Open Thread

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January 15, 2017 Open Thread

Trump’s Inauguration, Cory Booker, Trump and Plagerism, Wilmington’s Worker’s Compensation Problem, and Trump kicks off MLK weekend Trump-style.

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Coons’ BFD and I Don’t Care

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Coons’ BFD and I Don’t Care

So Senator Chris Coons accidentally acts like a Democrat and will vote against the Sessions’ confirmation and we are supposed to sing high praises of his bravery and fortitude? Fuck that shit. That’s what real Democrats are supposed to do.

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Bernie Sanders Rip Carper and Coons Some New Assholes

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Bernie Sanders Rip Carper and Coons Some New Assholes

It’s going to be a tough four years for the Corporate-Clinton Democrats who fucked everything up in 2016. The Left is not going to stand for your bullshit like voting against cheaper prescription drugs. There will be a price to pay for your pragmatism, for selling out to the highest bidder. You Clinton supporters own this shit.

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January 14, 2017 Open Thread

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January 14, 2017 Open Thread

Congressional Republicans talk about Ethics, Trump is fast but too fast and really unpopular, Sixers win three in a row, and the Union release their 2017 schedule.

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Is Lisa Blunt Rochester Our Only Hope?

Filed in Delaware by on January 13, 2017 6 Comments
Is Lisa Blunt Rochester Our Only Hope?

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester is now a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. This great news.

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The News Journal on Doing Nothing

Filed in Delaware by on January 13, 2017 5 Comments
The News Journal on Doing Nothing

So, like, the News Journal had this really cute editorial about, umm, Mayor Dennis Williams not writing any emails. I mean really who writes emails anymore?

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