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From Jerry Finkelstein: THE ARSONISTS

Kevin McCarthy’s desperate dealmaking to secure the Speakership is taking shape. In essence he has created Congress’s version of January 6th insurrectionists. He has empowered a right-wing crew of political ...
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From Jerry Finkelstein: Mr. Santos Goes to Washington

In Frank Capra’s classic movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Mr. Smith, an aw, shucks, salt of the earth kind of guy, played by the venerable Jimmy Stewart, gets appointed to ...
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From Jerry Finkelstein: Democracy, Meh?

With less than a week to go until the midterm elections, Americans face a stark choice. The choice is encapsulated in a NY Times/Siena College poll that revealed that 71 ...
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From Jerry Finkelstein: An Uncivil War

In the poll by YouGov and the Economist, 65% of all respondents said political violence had increased since the start of 2021. Among all US citizens, 43% said civil war ...
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From Jackie Hilly: When You’re Not Looking

Lee Zeldin fancies himself tough on crime and a supporter of families and law enforcement. But for years he promoted extremist views of the Second Amendment and opposed every measure ...
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From Andi Klausner: Truth Is Power

It is both sad and chilling that Fox News was the only network that refused to air the January 6 Committee hearings. They withheld these hearings so their viewers wouldn’t ...
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From Mike Anthony: Facts Are There

Everyone agrees with Governor Kathy Hochul that the attack on Lee Zeldin has no place in New York, and that all New Yorkers share in the relief that Republican gubernatorial ...
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The Resistance & Me: He’s Too Radical

GOP Congressman Lee Zeldin has been our representative in the 1st District since he won his first election in 2014. As one of Donald Trump’s most vocal supporters, he has ...
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From George Lynch: Good-Bye, Lee-Lee

Good-Bye, Lee-Lee Lyrics by the Lynch Music Company (To the tune of Good-Night, Ladies) Good-Bye, Lee-Lee, Good-bye, Lee-Lee, Good-bye, Lee-Lee, It’s time for you to go! When you vote kill ...
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From Andi Klausner: The Party of Progress vs. The Party of Potholes

Republicans blame Biden for the cost-of-living increase and rise in the price of gas, even though much of this has been caused by global factors beyond our control-supply chain shortages ...
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From Mike Anthony: Time To Admit It

In light of the June 28 gubernatorial primary outcome that now provides New York State voters with Republican Lee Zeldin and Democrat Kathy Hochul as our choices to lead our ...
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From Andi Klausner: Celebrating What?

To all those cheering the demise of Roe v. Wade, I need to ask: What exactly are you celebrating? The woman who may die because she can’t end a life-threatening ...
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Riverhead News Review: Reproductive Rights Rally in Riverhead

Standing on the steps of the Suffolk County Supreme Court building Riverhead, amid a crowd that had swelled to several hundred Wednesday, Candace Alexandra Hall of Greenport spoke about the ...
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Patch.com: Students Describe Fear At Anti-Gun Rally: ‘It’s Not If, It’s When’

SOUTHAMPTON, NY — Their voices breaking, three Southampton High School students spoke about what it has been like to grow up in a time when active shooter drills are the ...
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From Jackie Hilly: Deadly Ideas

On January 6, after hiding as the Capitol was attacked, and Officer Brian Sicknick was dying, Lee Zeldin emerged from his safe haven, joined his MAGA squad, and refused to ...
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From Mike Anthony: A Party of Lies

What do Fox host Tucker Carlson, New York Republican U.S. Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and Buffalo mass murderer Payton Gendron have in common? All three believe in the “Great Replacement Theory.” ...
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From Jerry Finkelstein: THE ARSONISTS

Kevin McCarthy’s desperate dealmaking to secure the Speakership is taking shape. In essence he has created Congress’s version of January 6th insurrectionists. He has empowered a right-wing crew of political ...
Read More

From Jerry Finkelstein: Mr. Santos Goes to Washington

In Frank Capra’s classic movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Mr. Smith, an aw, shucks, salt of the earth kind of guy, played by the venerable Jimmy Stewart, gets appointed to ...
Read More

From Jerry Finkelstein: Democracy, Meh?

With less than a week to go until the midterm elections, Americans face a stark choice. The choice is encapsulated in a NY Times/Siena College poll that revealed that 71 ...
Read More

From Jerry Finkelstein: An Uncivil War

In the poll by YouGov and the Economist, 65% of all respondents said political violence had increased since the start of 2021. Among all US citizens, 43% said civil war ...
Read More

From Jackie Hilly: When You’re Not Looking

Lee Zeldin fancies himself tough on crime and a supporter of families and law enforcement. But for years he promoted extremist views of the Second Amendment and opposed every measure ...
Read More

From Andi Klausner: Truth Is Power

It is both sad and chilling that Fox News was the only network that refused to air the January 6 Committee hearings. They withheld these hearings so their viewers wouldn’t ...
Read More

From Mike Anthony: Facts Are There

Everyone agrees with Governor Kathy Hochul that the attack on Lee Zeldin has no place in New York, and that all New Yorkers share in the relief that Republican gubernatorial ...
Read More

The Resistance & Me: He’s Too Radical

GOP Congressman Lee Zeldin has been our representative in the 1st District since he won his first election in 2014. As one of Donald Trump’s most vocal supporters, he has ...
Read More

From George Lynch: Good-Bye, Lee-Lee

Good-Bye, Lee-Lee Lyrics by the Lynch Music Company (To the tune of Good-Night, Ladies) Good-Bye, Lee-Lee, Good-bye, Lee-Lee, Good-bye, Lee-Lee, It’s time for you to go! When you vote kill ...
Read More

From Andi Klausner: The Party of Progress vs. The Party of Potholes

Republicans blame Biden for the cost-of-living increase and rise in the price of gas, even though much of this has been caused by global factors beyond our control-supply chain shortages ...
Read More

From Mike Anthony: Time To Admit It

In light of the June 28 gubernatorial primary outcome that now provides New York State voters with Republican Lee Zeldin and Democrat Kathy Hochul as our choices to lead our ...
Read More

From Andi Klausner: Celebrating What?

To all those cheering the demise of Roe v. Wade, I need to ask: What exactly are you celebrating? The woman who may die because she can’t end a life-threatening ...
Read More

Riverhead News Review: Reproductive Rights Rally in Riverhead

Standing on the steps of the Suffolk County Supreme Court building Riverhead, amid a crowd that had swelled to several hundred Wednesday, Candace Alexandra Hall of Greenport spoke about the ...
Read More

Patch.com: Students Describe Fear At Anti-Gun Rally: ‘It’s Not If, It’s When’

SOUTHAMPTON, NY — Their voices breaking, three Southampton High School students spoke about what it has been like to grow up in a time when active shooter drills are the ...
Read More

From Jackie Hilly: Deadly Ideas

On January 6, after hiding as the Capitol was attacked, and Officer Brian Sicknick was dying, Lee Zeldin emerged from his safe haven, joined his MAGA squad, and refused to ...
Read More

From Mike Anthony: A Party of Lies

What do Fox host Tucker Carlson, New York Republican U.S. Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and Buffalo mass murderer Payton Gendron have in common? All three believe in the “Great Replacement Theory.” ...
Read More