Delaware

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 24 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

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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

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February 23, 2017 Open Thread

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

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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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February 18, 2017 Open Thread

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February 18, 2017 Open Thread

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

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February 17, 2017 Open Thread

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February 17, 2017 Open Thread

Vaughn Correctional, Wilmington shooting, Jeopardy, Concord Mall’s Macy’s, Literacy Delaware, Elena Delle Donne

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Rethugs Attack Blevins in Hail Mary to Rescue Marino

Filed in Delaware by on February 16, 2017 6 Comments

Predictable: R Senators Demand Investigation into Blevins Hiring. Now, let me just say that Patti Blevins has indeed used and abused her power to feather her own nest.  There’s no doubt about it.  Head of Delaware Helpline?  And now Director of Animal Control?  If you go back even further you’ll find Girls Incorporated.  So, yes, […]

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February 16, 2017 Open Thread

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February 16, 2017 Open Thread

Vaughn, Delaware State Fair, Dogfish Head

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Carney’s entrepreneurial advisory group has no entrepreneurs

Filed in Delaware, National by on February 16, 2017 24 Comments
Carney’s entrepreneurial advisory group has no entrepreneurs

Governor John Carney’s entrepreneurial advisory group should have been called, John Carney’s advisory group for funneling money to the usual economic development suspects.

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February 15, 2017 Open Thread

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February 15, 2017 Open Thread

Russian Spy Ship, Prison Review, Christina School District, Wilmington PD, Drugs, BoA

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February 14, 2017 Open Thread

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February 14, 2017 Open Thread

Vaughn prison, Beach smoking ban, TransPerfect sale, New Castle County, Tattoos, Reebok, Violent Cop in Lewes, Carney Accountability Project

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BREAKING: ‘Team’ Marino In Turmoil!

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on February 13, 2017 57 Comments

Less than two weeks before the SD 10 Special Election, John Marino’s campaign has lost both its campaign manager and volunteer coordinator.  Both quit the campaign, at least one of the two due to the extreme right-wing nature of Marino’s positions. Multiple sources have confirmed the departure of the two aides. Captain Obvious Says: “When […]

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February 13, 2017 Open Thread

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February 13, 2017 Open Thread

Lt. Steven Floyd, Albert Boscov, Wilmington police, Syrian refugee family, Delaware Route 1, Punkin Chunkin

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Tom Carper, Wall Street’s Tom Hagen

Filed in Delaware by on February 10, 2017 1 Comment
Tom Carper, Wall Street’s Tom Hagen

This morning on my Facebook feed had a link for Tell Sen. Tom Carper To Stand with Elizabeth Warren and Consumers, not Donald Trump and Wall Street. This is about changing the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau into a bipartisan commission instead of an independent director lead bureau. It looks like this tactic has been dropped. When bankers met with Democrats, Tom Carper was there with his hand out and his banking mouthpiece running at full steam.

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JFC Looking at Medicaid Options

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JFC Looking at Medicaid Options

The Republican congress is scattershot. The Republican president is temperamental. This is what the Joint Finance Committee has to deal with when looking a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and its repercussions in the state.

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Is Tom Carper a Lizard Person?

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Is Tom Carper a Lizard Person?

After Tom Carper voted no on confirming the Republican racist Attorney General, Carper rushed up the aisle to hug him. This is not normal. This is what Lizard People do. The only explanation then is that Tom Carper is a lizard person.

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February 10, 2019 Open Thread

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February 10, 2019 Open Thread

School Bus Accident, Colonial School District Referendum, Newark, Justice Randy Holland, Delaware Shakespeare Festival,

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Put some heat on John Carney by helping fund this crowdpac.com campaign

Filed in Delaware by on February 9, 2017 30 Comments
Put some heat on John Carney by helping fund this crowdpac.com campaign

Crowdpac.com is awesome. Read all about our efforts to put John Carney’s feet to the primary fire, and make a small pledge to get us started.

Here is what we say at Crowdpac:

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Resist. Persist.

Filed in Delaware, National by on February 9, 2017 6 Comments
Resist. Persist.

“Nevertheless, she persisted.” You’re goddamn right she did, just like countless brave women and men who came before Senator Elizabeth Warren and laid the foundation for the ground she stood on when she took the Senate floor. I’m not sure Senator Mitch McConnell realized that his attempt to silence Senator Warren would speak volumes to […]

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Calling a Fascist, Loofa-Faced, Shit-Gibbon a Fascist, Loofa-Faced, Shit-Gibbon

Filed in Delaware, National by on February 9, 2017 5 Comments
Calling a Fascist, Loofa-Faced, Shit-Gibbon a Fascist, Loofa-Faced, Shit-Gibbon

We here at Delaware Liberal have been accused of demanding too much from our Democratic representatives in Dover and DC, of wanting these Dems to have a spine when it matters. The bar is seriously low and half the time, these weak-kneed Democrats cannot even reach that.

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February 9, 2017 Open Thread

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February 9, 2017 Open Thread

Snow, Vaughn Correctional Center, Syrian family, BF Rich, DE Turf, DelDOT, Raw Sewage Spill

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Your All-Purpose SD 10 Special Election Preview

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on February 9, 2017 13 Comments
Your All-Purpose SD 10 Special Election Preview

The Date: Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, polls open from 7 am to 8 pm. The Stakes: Control of the Delaware State Senate. The Party Standard Bearers:  John Marino (R); Stephanie Hansen (D); Joseph Lanzendorfer (L). The District: The 10th SD’s northern boundary takes in southern portions of Newark.  The district runs south from there along […]

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Cutbacks Start in New Castle County

Filed in Delaware by on February 8, 2017 2 Comments
Cutbacks Start in New Castle County

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer is taking steps to cut back on spending. Unlike his counterparts in state government, Meyer currently is not looking at program cutbacks.

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