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“The Republican presidential nominee appears to have taken issue with some of the services provided by the veteran GOP strategist, who has advised candidates from 1996 GOP nominee Bob Dole to Florida Gov. Rick Scott. The Trump campaign’s latest Federal Election Commission report shows that it is disputing nearly $767,000 that Fabrizio’s firm says it is still owed for polling.”

Can you take a guess on who still supports this loser as their President Of The United States?

Yep, you guessed right….

Charlie Copeland
Colin Bonini
Hans Reigle
La Mar T. Gunn

State Senate Candidates

State House Candidates

Kevin Hensley:  District 9

Judith Travis:  District 10

Jeff Spiegleman:  District 11

Debbie Hudson:  District 12

James Louis DeMartino:  District 14

James R. Startzman, Jr:  District 19

Stephan Smyk:  District 20

Mike Ramone:  District 21

Joesph E. Miro:  District 22

Timothy Conrad:  District 24

Michael Nagorski:  District 25

Janice Gallagher:  District 29

William Outten:  District 30

Jean Dowding: District 31

Patricia Foltz:  District 32

Charles Postles:  District 33

Lyndon Yearick:  District 34

David Wilson:  District 35

Harvey Kenton, Jr:  District 36

Ruth Briggs King:  District 37

Ronald Gray:  District 38

Daniel Short:  District 39

Timothy Dale Dukes:  District 40

Richard Collins:  District 41

Lip service is one thing. Actions are something else.  All of the above at this late date are still supportive of Donald Trump and what he stands for….

These are all the Republicans running for state office, but two… I must isolate and mention both of them and encourage you to vote them in over their democrat opponents (no loss there in both seats) to show the world that Delaware is not a satellite of Donald Trump….

These two very special people, the only two republicans who have repudiated the Ducking Diva Donald Trump,  are:

Meredith Chapman    Senate District 8

James Spadola    Senate District 1

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Charlie Copeland
Colin Bonini
Hans Reigle
La Mar T. Gunn

State Senate Candidates

State House Candidates

Kevin Hensley:  District 9

Judith Travis:  District 10

Jeff Spiegleman:  District 11

Debbie Hudson:  District 12

James Louis DeMartino:  District 14

James R. Startzman, Jr:  District 19

Stephan Smyk:  District 20

Mike Ramone:  District 21

Joesph E. Miro:  District 22

Timothy Conrad:  District 24

Michael Nagorski:  District 25

Janice Gallagher:  District 29

William Outten:  District 30

Jean Dowding: District 31

Patricia Foltz:  District 32

Charles Postles:  District 33

Lyndon Yearick:  District 34

David Wilson:  District 35

Harvey Kenton, Jr:  District 36

Ruth Briggs King:  District 37

Ronald Gray:  District 38

Daniel Short:  District 39

Timothy Dale Dukes:  District 40

Richard Collins:  District 41

All of the above at this late date are still supportive of Donald Trump and what he stands for….

These are all the Republicans running for state office, but two… I must mention both of them and encourage you to vote them in over their democrat opponents (no loss there in both seats) to show the world that Delaware is not a satellite of Donald Trump….

They are:

Meredith Chapman    Senate District 8

James Spadola    Senate District 1

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I have seen the effects of both.  As we close this nasty campaign year in what may be a landslide of epic proportions, the question remains as to what to do afterwards… I have toyed with calls of action to fill out files of all we know on Trump supporters, and use that against them in their real lives as retribution for what the did.

The simple point slapping our faces, is that they are unfit for any job requiring judgment.. For when it came to protecting our democracy, they flocked over to the side intent on destroying it…

How can one do that and expect to be treated as normal afterwards?

Yet on the other hand, forgiveness is a big part of our heritage.  It has served our nation well.  Instead of mulling over long term differences of opinions, we have for the most part focused on moving forward with bygones being bygones.

We have recently relearned that racism, and misogyny are cyclical.  Who in 2008 thought racism would be the ugly stain it is today;  after all we were over racism, we just overwhelmingly elected a black president!  But it was that triumph that fanned the flames of dead coals from before the 1960’s.   Soon they had heat awaiting just the right blowhard to flame them up again.

Likewise, we thought that women were more or less accepted as equals in society today. One had holdouts of male dominance but one also had women in charge of other places as well.  But putting a woman into the world’s highest office, brought out all that misogyny we thought was inert.

Unless we act against it, we can expect it to hobble this next president like racism hobbled the last one.

This past year’s events have shown once and for all, the Republican Party was a safe umbrella for all racists and misogynists. Enough so in this year’s perfect storm, they were able to take over their party and ineptly implode it into one of the most one-sided elections in history.

So what do you do about it?

Punishment won’t work and here is why.  Just for argument’s sake, let’s say you kill them, kill them all!  Suddenly no more racists.. That often gets tried in totalitarian governments on certain people or groups of people, and it backfires.  So does imprisoning them.  So does blacklisting them. So does firing them. Because someone either in your country or outside, is friends with those people.  Your retributive actions now turn them against you and suddenly you are embroiled in a war you can’t win… You may win battles of that war, but it drains you and never goes away until you yourself, go away..

Which brings us to forgiveness.  When one is forgiven for obvious bad works or decisions, one immediately feels relief at being spared.  One can either choose to reward that action by being good, or be bad and continue to stay true ones original cause and ignore that action, using the opportunity of extra time to inflict more damage…. Groups choosing to follow the latter path, are called terrorists.

It was common during ancient conquests to simply ask the conquered people to sign a proclamation of allegiance to the new king, and continue to live their lives as they had prior; just worship the new boss who to paraphrase the Who, was the same as the old boss…

Point being, when life is pretty much the same, what incentive could there be to rock the new boat?

Human beings are our life blood. They are the platelets bringing life to all of society, including those at the top. The more of these platelets we have, the healthy the top will be.

So it appears that with the political thumping about to come, the racist and misogyny problems will handle themselves.  After all, a lot of boxers trash-talk before the bout, but none do so afterwards… It will be like that…

It is really hard to credibly say you will continue your case for building a wall and make Mexico pay for it, when the election results cause everyone else to say, “oh man… that wall thing whooped him up pretty bad.. That’s the worst whooping I think I’ve ever seen..”

It’s time to forgive and move on folks…

Just be watchful… If you have good memories, you can remember the charges of racism against those stifling Obama in his first term and how all the Rick Jensens’ in this world derided and “pooh poohed” the claim, mocking those calling out the real motive.  Now, with the racist takeover of the Republican Party apparatus complete, it is pretty clear those racist charges were versed in fact…

The same stonewalling or misogynist grounding to a halt, will attempt to take place beginning this upcoming January 20th.  We need to universally not waste time arguing over its motive, but immediately assume we know what is driving it and snuff it out early and completely..

An overwhelming whooping of Republicans will go a long way to setting that in motion…

Beyond the political differences, there are issues of sincerity and character for voters to consider. First, though many did not support Donald Trump during his primaries, it has come to pass that none of these asking for your vote, have spoken out against him since he became the head of their ticket. Their steadfast endorsement of Mr. Trump, whom most called a con man during the previous campaigns, at this late date continues even as the Republican candidate stumbles from gaffe to insult to outrage.

Mr. Trump’s candidacy is a test of character, and all these candidates are failing that test. How can voters believe they are sincere when they say they do not share Mr. Trump’s awful views on Mexicans, immigrants, Muslims, women, etc., yet — at the same time — stands by their endorsement of the New York billionaire? Their support for blatant racism while pretending they don’t share such views,  is unconvincing. It reeks of political convenience rather than political conviction.

These below do not deserve your vote…. (unless of course, you are a bigoted, hateful, disillusioned, closet racist who for the first time in your life, actually has a candidate who thinks like you.)  With less than 18 days before the general election, these candidates firmly have their teeth clamped on a teat of puss and bile ….As of this late date, it appears they will be unwilling to ever let go…..   You deserve better…. and in this election, the Democrats running against all these candidates, are all better for one reason: they don’t endorse a bigot, misogynist, hate-monger. They are the better choice for anyone wanting to “make America great again…”

These people were given a choice to show what they could be.  They failed their tests of character....

Charlie Copeland
Colin Bonini
Hans Reigle
La Mar T. Gunn

State Senate Candidates

State House Candidates

Kevin Hensley:  District 9

Judith Travis:  District 10

Jeff Spiegleman:  District 11

Debbie Hudson:  District 12

James Louis DeMartino:  District 14

James R. Startzman, Jr:  District 19

Stephan Smyk:  District 20

Mike Ramone:  District 21

Joesph E. Miro:  District 22

Timothy Conrad:  District 24

Michael Nagorski:  District 25

Janice Gallagher:  District 29

William Outten:  District 30

Jean Dowding: District 31

Patricia Foltz:  District 32

Charles Postles:  District 33

Lyndon Yearick:  District 34

David Wilson:  District 35

Harvey Kenton, Jr:  District 36

Ruth Briggs King:  District 37

Ronald Gray:  District 38

Daniel Short:  District 39

Timothy Dale Dukes:  District 40

Richard Collins:  District 41

 

Here are the following Delawarean Republicans on the ballot this November who still think Donald Trump is the proper role model for our children…. The power to make great changes lies in you… not them…. you have always been the ones who control those who goes forward in this great Democracy.

Charlie Copeland
Colin Bonini
Hans Reigle
La Mar T. Gunn

State Senate Candidates

State House Candidates

Kevin Hensley:  District 9

Judith Travis:  District 10

Jeff Spiegleman:  District 11

Debbie Hudson:  District 12

James Louis DeMartino:  District 14

James R. Startzman, Jr:  District 19

Stephan Smyk:  District 20

Mike Ramone:  District 21

Joesph E. Miro:  District 22

Timothy Conrad:  District 24

Michael Nagorski:  District 25

Janice Gallagher:  District 29

William Outten:  District 30

Jean Dowding: District 31

Patricia Foltz:  District 32

Charles Postles:  District 33

Lyndon Yearick:  District 34

David Wilson:  District 35

Harvey Kenton, Jr:  District 36

Ruth Briggs King:  District 37

Ronald Gray:  District 38

Daniel Short:  District 39

Timothy Dale Dukes:  District 40

Richard Collins:  District 41

nope

 

Bill Clinton cheats on his wife. Impeach him. Trump proudly brags about sexual assault (and has cheated on his wives). Elect him.

Hillary oversaw the department of state while 4 people died in an embassy attack. Put her in jail. 2 Republicans were President while over 200 people died in embassy attacks. No problem.

Immigrants don’t pay taxes. Round them up and kick them out. Trump doesn’t pay taxes. He’s a business genius.

Hillary’s foundation only spent 87% of their donations helping people. She’s a crook. Trumps foundation paid off his debts, bought sculptures of him, and made political donations to avoid investigations while using less than 5% of funds for charity (and he got shut down by NY State). So savvy… Put him in the white house.

Trump made 4 billion dollars in 40 years, when an index fund started at the same time with the same “small loans” he received would be worth $12 billion today… without a trail of bankruptcies, thousands of lawsuits and burned small business owners. He’s a real business whiz.

Hillary took a loss of $700k. She’s a criminal. Trump is the first candidate in the modern era not to release his tax returns, and took a billion dollar loss in 1 year. Genius.

Hillary takes responsibility for private email servers and apologizes. Not credible. Trump denies saying things (on the record) he actually said (on the record), he’s just telling it like it is.

Maybe you need to be told because you can’t see it.

Your whole argument is thin. Your ignorance is shocking. Your double-standards are offensive. Your willingness to blindly support him and recycle his Soviet rhetoric is absurd. Your opinion is not fact. Your memes are not news. And your hypocrisy is not a platform…

Their words……….

In the months since Jerry Falwell Jr. endorsed him, Donald Trump has been inexorably associated with Liberty University. We are Liberty students who are disappointed with President Falwell’s endorsement and are tired of being associated with one of the worst presidential candidates in American history. Donald Trump does not represent our values and we want nothing to do with him.

A majority of Liberty students, faculty, and staff feel as we do. Donald Trump received a pitiful 90 votes from Liberty students in Virginia’s primary election, a colossal rejection of his campaign. Nevertheless, President Falwell eagerly uses his national platform to advocate for Donald Trump. While he occasionally clarifies that supporting Trump is not the official position of Liberty University, he knows it is his title of president of the largest Christian university in the world that gives him political credentials.

Associating any politician with Christianity is damaging to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. But Donald Trump is not just any politician. He has made his name by maligning others and bragging about his sins. Not only is Donald Trump a bad candidate for president, he is actively promoting the very things that we as Christians ought to oppose.

A recently uncovered tape revealed his comments bragging about sexually assaulting women. Any faculty or staff member at Liberty would be terminated for such comments, and yet when Donald Trump makes them, President Falwell rushes eagerly to his defense – taking the name “Liberty University” with him. “We’re all sinners,” Falwell told the media, as if sexual assault is a shoulder-shrugging issue rather than an atrocity which plagues college campuses across America, including our own.

It is not enough to criticize these kinds of comments. We must make clear to the world that while everyone is a sinner and everyone can be forgiven, a man who constantly and proudly speaks evil does not deserve our support for the nation’s highest office.

Jesus tells a story in the Bible about a man who tries to remove a speck of dust from his brother’s eye, while he has a log stuck in his own. “You hypocrite,” Jesus says, “first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.”

We Liberty students are often told to support Donald Trump because the other leading candidate is a bad option. Perhaps this is true. But the only candidate who is directly associated with Liberty University is Donald Trump.

Because our president has led the world to believe that Liberty University supports Donald Trump, we students must take it upon ourselves to make clear that Donald Trump is absolutely opposed to what we believe, and does not have our support.

We are not proclaiming our opposition to Donald Trump out of bitterness, but out of a desire to regain the integrity of our school. While our president Jerry Falwell Jr. tours the country championing the log in his eye, we want the world to know how many students oppose him. We don’t want to champion Donald Trump; we want only to be champions for Christ.

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So how many Delawarean candidates still support Donald Trump as President of the United States of America, and risk losing their support as did Jerry Falwell at his very own school?
Charlie Copeland
Colin Bonini
Hans Reigle
La Mar T. Gunn

State Senate Candidates

State House Candidates

Kevin Hensley:  District 9

Judith Travis:  District 10

Jeff Spiegleman:  District 11

Debbie Hudson:  District 12

James Louis DeMartino:  District 14

James R. Startzman, Jr:  District 19

Stephan Smyk:  District 20

Mike Ramone:  District 21

Joesph E. Miro:  District 22

Timothy Conrad:  District 24

Michael Nagorski:  District 25

Janice Gallagher:  District 29

William Outten:  District 30

Jean Dowding: District 31

Patricia Foltz:  District 32

Charles Postles:  District 33

Lyndon Yearick:  District 34

David Wilson:  District 35

Harvey Kenton, Jr:  District 36

Ruth Briggs King:  District 37

Ronald Gray:  District 38

Daniel Short:  District 39

Timothy Dale Dukes:  District 40

Richard Collins:  District 41

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I was thinking after writing a post earlier just how it could be effective to combat bullying in schools that were suffering the “Trump Effect”…

It’s complicated…

For how can you assuage a child whose been bullied by saying it is wrong, that you won’t stand for it, and that you will do something to make sure it never happens again, and they see an ad on TV that counteracts everything you just told them?

You saying — “Bullying is Wrong” and having someone who is actually doing it  WHILE RUNNING FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THIS COUNTRY……  is one…..huge…. disconnect….

He has more credibility than you….

So what tools would work?  What is one practical way to make sure the child understands that bullying is wrong and that you are in power to do something about it, whether you are an administrator, a teacher, or even a parent?

The answer is as obvious as going “Back To The Future..”  Bullying does not stop, until you beat up the bully… You have to BEAT UP THE BULLY… that is the only way…

Now when little children start to bully, talking to them works, training works, getting them to empathize with their victims works… but with grown up bullies, you getting them in trouble by telling on them just makes it rougher on you when no one is looking… With grown up bullies, YOU HAVE TO BEAT UP THE BULLY… the “beating thing” is the only thing they understand.

How to do that with Trump in a school situation?

The solution is simple.  You have to discredit the source (Trump) by publicly ridiculing him in EVERY classroom and executing a full court press to your students that his and similar Republican’s values are ridiculous and never to be tolerated…

Republican talking heads will call in and complain perhaps. After all, by definition you are being political in an apolitical environment…  To some extent they are right.

What we need is to discuss whether politics as usual apply here as they would if Kasich had been the Republican nominee, and these were just policy allignments, or if something unethical or malicious is at hand that needs to be culled out….

I’m leaning to the latter.  Because we are not dealing with free thinking adults.  We are dealing with little children who are scared. And my retort to those Republicans complaining that such an action is rooted in politicality, would be that …. you brought that on when you elected a bigot to represent your party…

As Americans we have the moral duty to defend this nation from its enemies foreign and domestic.  Right now with the increase of bullying, Trump’s reputation is a domestic enemy.  We are obligated to denounce, trash, destroy, demean, any ounce of credibility he or his party has….

Those who are Republican but fear Trump, can leave that party, or they can kick out those Trump supporters who hijacked their party… it remains to be seen who is the stronger… But until they do, there can be no other course but in every school to be political in front of ones students when emphatically denouncing Trump and showing your kids that the world, and those who are trusted to keep it safe, are not crazy…. Donald Trump is!…

Kids will “get” it and the effects will not linger after November’s election date…

Trump has so smeared white people as racists to those of brown skin, that whites almost now have to denounce Trump publicly, in order to be viewed as not supporting him…

Being silent is acquiescence…  it is like if someone comes into your house, shoots your spouse, and you say nothing, you wished for it somehow….

That is the plight at which all white people now find themselves… Trying to be polite, trying to bite your tongue so as not to “offend” your white neighbors, is being pro-racist…. not because of anything you think or harbor in your heart. but because of the immensity of the awfulness we are all faced with…. the actual rounding up of Afro Americans and Hispanics to be exterminated in concentration camps.

Bottom line… If you don’t say you hate Trump, you condone him. You ARE racist…. There can be no other excuse…..

The more with which time passes, the more one sees how some things always stay the same.

This is something unrealized by youth… I certainly couldn’t see it, though many elderly tried to project their insight into me.. I simply lacked enough background to understand.

But seeing the return of things you fought to vanquish and were once successful, as well as expanding ones knowledge-base across many cultures, times, and distances, one tends to see a larger pattern in effect that probably is conducive to our survival…

Here is how it relates to conservatives and liberals, democracy and our ultimate survival…. .

No matter who you are, when you are, or where you are, if you are comfortable in your position, you tend to lean towards conservatism… Why wouldn’t you?  It’s what enabled you to get and keep what you have… On the other hand, when you have nothing but dreams listed as your assets, you’ll insist on change, or newness, or something better than what you have.. Why shouldn’t you?  Who would want to stay in the same decrepit conditions one finds themselves when they don’t have to?

And so democracy is simply a mechanism that allows for the ebb and flow of fortunes to change policy so parity is maintained for the most part…

When a majority of people are doing better than those who are not, then keeping what is working now is best for that society as a whole.  On the other hand if it it not working, then changing ones course is better for that society.  That makes so much sense, does it not?

So being a liberal in a time of economic well being is, how should we say politely, being “very forward thinking”?… Likewise being a conservative in a time of turmoil, could be rather dangerous, being so outnumbered so… you better hope you are “well liked”….

It is rare that events outside the human experience impact us on a large scale. Most of what affects us drastically (wars, Depressions, power grabs) usually comes from mankind’s own doing:… acts where we consciously chose to go a certain route, and more or less, damned all the torpedoes that got in the way.

Today we are in a bru-ha-ha of our own making…. Most of it directly came from our choosing to go towards giving the top 1% all of our money and keeping less for ourselves… It was a conscious decision on our parts.  We elected enough Republicans to allow them to do what they told us they would do.  It was no secret. We made a bad decision.

The experiment failed.  They kept all the money and none trickled down, at least here within our borders… Our wealth actually built up China, which is great for them, but that hasn’t helped us much.

When one finds out one is losing something important, one hangs onto it harder… Which means someone has to try harder to take it away, right?… This gives insight into the harshness and lack of decorum in politics today… The ugliness we see today in Conservatives, and the hard clenching tenacity we see in Liberals, we’ve seen before in this country.  We had it in the 1820’s between the old guard wealth of the Eastern Seaboard, and the wide individualistic wealth newly available across our national heartland.  We saw it in the 1850’s as slavery hit the hot button and both sides became bitterly entrenched as support for slavery evaporated into a cauldron of gunpowder.  It only took one spark.  We saw it in the 1890’s as the capitalists grabbed up more and more companies, crushed workers rights, and the workers in cities became less and less empowered. Finally Republican Progressivism broke out of the chokehold. Then WWI flipped the scales back to big business and an investment boom followed by a Great Depression again created the necessary environment for another total sweep of old for new.  That “new” lasted 60 years until it succumbed to having been so successful so that so many numbers who had previously benefited from liberal policies switched allegiances to keep their assets to themselves… And that leads to today, where our individualistic efforts to improve ourselves simply were not enough to balance ourselves comfortably against wealth and power and we are again looking at more government interaction…

So rawness and candor have always been part of politics.  Always will be. Some things never change. (Some of us love it, btw.)

So what is happening today is that the post Republican Depression economy has made mockery out of those “traditional” Republican values and the only thing they have to hold on to power right now, is their appeal to the prejudiced.  Against this direct solicitation, Progressives continue to offer a new vision of hope to millennials, or the return to the old vision of what actually worked well for 60 years to those still alive who actually lived it.

The conservatives count the votes and know their time is numbered.  Population trends have pointed this out for many years. Which readily explains why they focus on ways and methods to limit large numbers of those voting, and have vacated all plans to appeal to new members… No surprise here.

In this election conservative policy has been reduced to stem complete annihilation of their party… For whereas they have failed over the past 16 years, Progressives have succeed across that same time. By going hog-wild on bigotry, they are using the only tactic with which they know how to keep some members in their party from flipping…

Bigotry is a “thing” unfortunately… And right now…. it is the only “thing” Republicans have to garner one single vote this November…  Unless of course, it is ….. “wild hair”…

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