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The Daily Vigil

May 26, 2017: The Daily Vigil

By on May 26, 2017

Big Sigh Country: Welp, in what shouldn’t be overly surprising to anyone, Quist lost in Montana. This is unfortunate, since the GOP has now explicitly endorsed assaultive candidates twice in the last year, but we have to remember that all of the special elections are taking place in blood red…


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The Daily Vigil

Thursday, May 25 Hot Takes

By on May 25, 2017

GOP SPIN ON CBO HEALTHCARE SCORE: The CBO released its score on the AHCA. The takeaway is that 14,000,000 people will still immediately lose their coverage, and 23,000,000 will lose it by 2026. The estimates for the previous version were that 21-24 million people would lose their coverage in…

Greg Gianforte


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Breaking News Elections

BREAKING: Rob Quist opponent Greg Gianforte unleashed rage on reporter

By on May 25, 2017

Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte assaults Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs during an interview on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Audio obtained of Greg Gianforte attacking a reporter on the eve of a special election to fill a congressional seat vacated by a member of the Trump administration.

The Republican candidate for…


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Candidates Elections

New York and New Hampshire, Get out to Vote!

By on May 23, 2017

Four local seats are up for grabs in New York and New Hampshire. Progressive voters have a chance to turn these seats blue.

 It’s Special Election Season 2017. All over the nation, progressives have been turning out in droves to show President Trump just how unhappy they are with his administration….


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Environment and Energy Labor

Guys, We Have a Bit of a Problem

By on May 16, 2017

If I may have a word with my fellow heathens on the Left for a moment-

Hi. Guys, we have a bit of a problem. And granted, it’s a bit of a double-edged sword kinda problem, so it has its upsides, but it does present a bit of a risk…

David Fredrick and his mother


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Medicare For All Voices

I Hate Mother’s Day (but not for the reasons you think)

By on May 14, 2017

Not only for the usual anti-consumerist/grouchy reasons, those too. I hate Mother’s Day because my mother died of complications from cancer two years ago later this month and I haven’t recovered from it. I’ve lived in denial of the Hallmark Holiday both last year, and this one, much to…

Christine Triebsch


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Candidates

Christine Triebsch wants to turn 32 Blue!

By on April 15, 2017

On April 18th, both Georgia’s 6th Congressional District and State Senate District 32 go to the polls. Progressives have a chance to show their strength.

This Tuesday, April 18th, Democrats all over the country will be watching Georgia’s Special Election for the 6th Congressional District, hoping that candidate Jon Ossoff…

Exton Howard


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Candidates

Progressive Candidate Exton Howard has big plans for Georgia

By on April 14, 2017

Remember to get out and vote Tuesday, April 18th!
Georgia’s State Senate District 32nd will be electing a new state Senator, and the 6th Congressional District will be electing a new U.S. congressional representative this Tuesday, April 18 2017. We at Voicesbelieve that local elections are a big deal. Our civil…

President Trump orders a cruise missile strike against the American attention span


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Foreign Policy & Defense

Where There’s Smoke, There’s “Fire Ze Missiles”

By on April 7, 2017

Window of Opportunity

By now, everyone and their dog is aware that last night, Donald Trump ordered a missile strike against Syria. We apparently targeted an airfield that had some connection to the recent chemical attacks against civilians that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out. This action has seemingly satisfied…


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Environment and Energy Transportation & Infrastructure

Lessons from Flint and noDAPL – How do we take control of our water?

By on April 4, 2017

Water is a vital resource which is too easily dismissed as a given. Occasionally we become aware, as water problems surface in the media, that maybe we are taking it for granted. We celebrated World Water in March.  The Flint Water Crisis came to a settlement, and we remembered that people in…

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