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Elections Have Consequences

Elections Have Consequences

Even though the chaos seems to be increasing as we enter the third year of Trump’s presidency, the last Congressional elections are likely to provide some relief. The newly elected House of Representatives, now under Democratic control, will serve as a brake on the...
Talbot Democrats Gain, Start Looking to 2020

Talbot Democrats Gain, Start Looking to 2020

As the dust settles on the 2018 elections locally, statewide and nationally, Democrats look forward with far more optimism toward further success in the 2020 presidential election cycle. Winning the House of Representatives back by flipping at least 40 seats,...
Now It’s Time to Vote

Now It’s Time to Vote

Our right to vote is a civic treasure and a solemn responsibility. In the silence of the voting booth we exercise our first line of defense and our last resort for our democracy. When our elected officials fail us through avarice or complicity or misguided policies,...
Want Change? Vote for Democrats

Want Change? Vote for Democrats

Several prominent Republican columnists, fed up with President Trump’s mendacity and his congressional enablers, are making an unusual recommendation:  vote for Democrats.  Calling Speaker of the House Paul Ryan “one of the president’s poodles”, George Will’s column,...
Jesse Colvin, A New Kind of Democrat

Jesse Colvin, A New Kind of Democrat

Congressman Andy Harris has some serious competition this November.  As more people in Maryland’s Congressional District One are meeting Democratic candidate Jesse Colvin, they are getting excited. Folks on the Eastern Shore – on both sides of the aisle – have been...
Elected Leaders Should Truly “Put America First”

Elected Leaders Should Truly “Put America First”

As we all remember, one of the main themes of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign for the presidency was “Put America First.”  But as we are now sadly witnessing, President Trump’s conduct of U.S. foreign policy is leading the United States to a different place in the...