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longwatch

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Recent events have obviously got my attention as with everyone else in our community. Thought I would step in and see who is still around from the old days.
 

longwatch

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Color of law: No other way to say it I dropped out.
Tess: You are not wrong about how these things go. Though I wonder how the word will get out about Lobby Day. Let's hope we can rally the masses this year.
 

2a4all

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Welcome back, sir. We have kept the flame burning.

Basically what happened last Tuesday was that the Democrats were more successful at getting out the vote, and capitalized on the retirements of long time legislators. They did have a LOT of out-of-state help. What we have to do now is keep the flame from succumbing to the ill winds that are sure to blow from Richmond.
 

longwatch

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Facebook plays a very big role in spreading the word these days, it seems.

Welcome back.
It's another whole conversation but I'm of the opinion that we shouldn't be dependent on Social media platforms that aren't run by people on our side.
 

longwatch

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Welcome back, sir. We have kept the flame burning.

Basically what happened last Tuesday was that the Democrats were more successful at getting out the vote, and capitalized on the retirements of long time legislators. They did have a LOT of out-of-state help. What we have to do now is keep the flame from succumbing to the ill winds that are sure to blow from Richmond.
Turnout in my area was higher than expected and all republicans won. They ran out of ballots at my precinct with republicans winning with higher majorities than 2017. I have to wonder if those uncontested races while not winnable could have sucked that tide back a bit.
 
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