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This is it, Michigan. Vote as if your life depends on it… Because it does.

In the 2016 presidential election, 63% of eligible voters in Michigan cast their ballots. The total number of voters that year was 4,874,619. And, as we know, Donald Trump won the state with the slimmest of margins. Just 10,704 votes — a mere 0.23% of the votes cast — decided which candidate we’d give our […]

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It’s time to vote, Michigan! Let me know if I can help.

I read something yesterday that struck me. The Atlantic’s David Frum, commenting about how difficult it is for some people in the United States to vote, said, “It’s not easy to design a voting system that creates 11 hour lines.” “Generating delays like this,” he went on, “(requires) careful planning and sustained commitment.” And he’s […]

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Robocalls in Detroit are telling people that, if they vote by mail in the presidential election, they’ll be giving their information to “the man,” who will use the that information to track them, arrest them, and put them on a list for “mandatory vaccines”

Remember Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, the two far right, pro-Trump “ratfuckers” who tried to convince the people of America that former FBI director Robert Mueller was a rapist and that Elizabeth Warren liked rough sex with male prostitutes? Well they seem to be at it again. This time, it looks as though they’re behind […]

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Stealing the Election in Broad Daylight: Everything You Need to Know about Trump’s Dismantling of the U.S. Postal Service to Thwart Mail-In Voting

I never would have imagined a scenario in which the U.S. Postal Service would be figuring prominently in the battle against domestic fascism, but here we are. This past Thursday, in an interview with Fox Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo, Donald Trump essentially confessing that recent cuts made to the U.S. Postal Service were done with […]

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How is it that we allow this to happen in America?

Georgia held both its Republican and Democratic primaries today, and things did not go smoothly in many of the state’s bluer districts. [This was, of course, by design.] As it’s late, I’d just like to leave you with the following five Twitter posts. If, after considering them, you should find yourself agreeing with me that […]

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