Georgia on my mind…and in my actions

From the Georgia Coordinated Campaign! We are still in the time of COVID-19 and appreciate your virtual support. Phone Banking: We will train you to use our calling platforms and provide real-time support so you can have meaningful conversations with voters throughout the state. Join us here https://www.mobilize.us/georgiademocrats/event/364626/ Relational Organizing: we’ll empower you with our most effective tools…

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Punta Gorda eyes airport takeover

By Daniel Sutphin, Charlotte Sun Staff Writer, Dec 7, 2020  PUNTA GORDA — Despite being shot down by a Charlotte County Airport Authority majority vote in November, the idea of privatizing Punta Gorda Airport doesn’t look to be going away anytime soon. Punta Gorda officials have asked state legislators to consider actions that could dissolve the…

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A miserable end to a miserable presidency

Opinion by  Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post Columnist, Dec 6, 2020 President-elect Joe Biden, merely by speaking about two national crises of historic magnitude (the economy and the pandemic), reminded us that even in his final weeks in office, President Trump prefers to focus on insane conspiracies meant to overturn a democratic election rather than on…

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Why economists support more stimulus

By The New York Times, Dec 3, 2020 Independent economists overwhelmingly favor the passage of more stimulus money before the end of the year — and the prospects for such a bill seem to be improving. Democratic leaders in Congress yesterday signaled their openness to a bipartisan $908 billion stimulus package. Democrats would prefer a…

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Model homes imminent in West Port

By Betsy Calvert, Charlotte Sun Staff Writer, Nov 29, 2020  This aerial view of the planned community called West Port under development shows State Road 776/El Jobean Road at the bottom and U.S. 41 at the top. The Charlotte County Centennial Park is the green in the middle. The first model homes may go in…

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Marco Rubio is already suiting up for the politics of destruction

Opinion by Fred Hiatt, Washington Post Editorial page editor, Nov 29, 2020 Let’s say you’re a Republican senator who claims to support democracy and U.S. leadership in the world. Let’s imagine, too, that you’ve spent four years excusing and supporting a president who fawned over North Korea’s odious dictator, encouraged China’s ruling tyrant to build his concentration camps,…

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Trump’s legacy, by the numbers

Opinion by  Catherine Rampell, Washington Post Columnist, Nov 25, 2020 As COVID-19 hospitalizations hit another new high on Tuesday, President Trump called a news conference to boast about a different record: the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, he crowed, had just pierced 30,000. “That’s a sacred number, 30,000,” he said. It was a bizarre statement even for…

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