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  1. What Lessons Can We Take from FDR’s New Deal and the Mobilization for WWII to Apply to the Green New Deal?

    April 23, 2019 by stephenshubert

    The Chair of the local Democratic Party, David Turnoy, spoke at the Orcas Island Earth Day commemoration.  He is what …
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  2. #RedactULousAG Is At It Again, But Can “The Spin” Defeat Congressional Oversight And Prosecution?

    April 21, 2019 by epoetus

      The Redacted Mueller Report is here and this is what we know: • While there is no legal crime …
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  3. A letter from Gavin Newsom for Governor, a 2020 candidate for California State Governor, on El Salvador

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    April 14, 2019 by epoetus

      “We must not love our lives so much that we avoid taking the risks in life that history calls …
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  4. Overall migration apprehensions have decreased significantly at the Southwestern Border since the 2000’s. Is there a need for declaring a “State of Emergency?” Are there clear indications that apprehensions are on the rise? Or is this a fear-based fictional narrative that our President is promoting and that the complicit Republicans support?

    April 11, 2019 by epoetus

    The facts are being muddled The graph above shows the trend of apprehensions at the Southwest border by year since …
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  5. The Barr Opinion Pieces: Where are we at? What do they mean? What is the strategy behind all of this? How should we talk about it?

    March 31, 2019 by epoetus

      So that the Republicans could put an end to the Iran-Contra scandal during his first stint as Attorney General …
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  6. March 24, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound

    March 23, 2019 by stephenshubert

    NEARLY 11 million gallons of spilled oil decimated marine birds and mammals (including the AT-1 orca pod designated by NOAA as “depleted”). Oil …
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  7. Why do Republicans assert that minimum wage increases are damaging to the economy?

    March 23, 2019 by stephenshubert

    Quite the contrary, minimum wage increases have repeatedly shown economic improvement with beneficial effects  for the lives of low income people. …
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  8. Single. Point. Of. Failure. An Update On The Crash Of The Ethiopian Boeing 737 MAX 8

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    March 20, 2019 by epoetus

      Since the last post about this on Islander’s Voice, all of the 737 MAX 8 and 9 planes have …
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  9. What is going on with the Trump-Russia investigation? And what does it say about our political system, our government and our democracy?

    March 14, 2019 by stephenshubert

    The courts will certainly decide the true guilt or innocence of anyone involved in this investigation, if justice is allowed …
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  10. A second Boeing 737 MAX 8 disaster – this time in Ethiopia – all 157 passengers died instantly

    March 12, 2019 by epoetus

      • Second crash of the 737 MAX 8 in six months • It is not clear if the cause …
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