But Democrats appear to be on track to pick up in the neighborhood of 35 to 38 House seats — more than the 23 they needed for a majority — and well in line with our pre-election outlook of a gain between 30 and 40 seats. (The Cook Political Report, 11/9/18). We still need to be praying.
OK —-it’s time to turn our attention back to gun violence. I’m so tired of waking up or receiving a notification electronically while in a meeting of a mass shooting! They have been three mass shootings in the last two weeks. These places were so-called “soft targets”. This guy didn’t have a semi automatic rifle- he had a hand gun. 15 dead, 15 injured, gunman dead…
Let’s turn the conversation back to gun violence and discussions of meaningful policy to come up with some type of solution(s). Send a clear message to this president that we don’t care about who he fires or his Twitter account -we want he and Congress to sit down and begin discussions NOW. Act like an Executive Branch!
PAD500- I’m making this a discussion question for extra credit next week; Facebook help my students by weighing in here:
This is what Makes America great again!!
|As Republicans amp up their closing argument of fear and nonsense ahead of the 2018 midterms—“violence,” “socialism,” “undefended open borders”— the real threat is what happens if Republicans continue to have unified, unchecked control of the federal government. WHAT THEY’LL DO WITH TWO MORE YEARS.|
|In a new op-ed, Jesse Lee, vice president for Communications at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, lays out the top 5 things we can expect if the next Congress is under total Republican control. Progress Report 10/18/18|
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