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August 10, 2020

DeathSantis will be interviewed this morning at 8 AM by Clay Travis about college football.

Apparently, the Big 10 may cancel this season. Clay Travis is rallying southern governors to resist the urge, although southern states are in the middle of a spike in cases.

The right wing is working overtime to politicize Covid.

It would be a shame if CFB is cancelled for the year, but getting governors to push universities and the NCAA into doing something unsafe would be completely irresponsible.

Just a heads up! This will be the next battle played out over the coming days and it’ll likely be ugly.

August 9, 2020

FL Sen - Dist. 9 - Seminole and Volusia Counties Patricia Sigman is a serious contender.

It looks like Patricia Sigman (D) is a serious candidate to win the nomination this month. She can take the seat and flip it blue. If you’re inclined to donate please do. Her Republican opposition in the race is well-financed.

https://www.heritagefl.com/story/2020/08/07/news/patricia-sigman-runs-for-state-senate/13598.html

Longwood resident Patricia R. Sigman is a Democratic candidate on the primary ballot for state Senate, District 9. There is one opponent running against her for the seat and she is hopeful voters will turn out for the Aug. 18 primary elections to get her name on the ballot for the elections on Nov. 3.

Sigman is a long-standing member of this community. She and her husband, Phil, have been affiliated with Temple Israel and also Congregation of Reform Judaism.
"Seminole County is our home and our roots here run deep," she told Heritage. "The Sigman family has been here since the early 1960s."

Sigman, a board-certified Labor & Employment lawyer and a civil mediator for 26 years, has seen all aspects of law from the business, community and personal perspective. She is a small business owner (Sigman & Sigman, P.A. in Altamonte Springs), a voter protection leader, community volunteer, and with her husband, Phil, has raised three children - all of whom attended Seminole County Public Schools, as well as the JCC pre-school and JCC summer camps.

More at link.

July 27, 2020

Good news. 4 out of 7 days we are below 10K cases.

Today below 9K.

Not great at all. Still a long way to go but I’ll take any good news. I’m not cheering for a disaster. I am not hoping for bad news. This is deadly. I’d be thrilled if it burned out today.

That said, Ron DeathSantis still needs to resign. Any progress we might be making has nothing to do with him.

We are witnessing the greatest dereliction of press and gubernatorial duty in the history of America.

July 25, 2020

Call Ron DeSantis 850-717-9337. Tell him to keep schools closed!

Community spread is too high across most of Florida to safely open schools!

Orange County asked for a waiver and he hasn’t said one way or the other whether it will be granted. Keep the pressure on!

Emails are great but phone calls make more of an impact!

July 23, 2020

Over 10,000 more cases in Florida today and 173 deaths reported.

But “OPEN THE SCHOOLS”!

Y’all better start emailing and tweeting Ron DeSantis!

Hell we are doing him a favor by shutting the schools! His pic will be next to the first beloved teacher or cute little student who dies!! The media will eat him alive.

July 20, 2020

If you've recovered from COVID please consider donating plasma.

In Central Florida hospitals are calling for COVID survivors to aid in the fight by donating. I’m sure it’s the same everywhere.

https://www.wesh.com/article/demand-high-for-life-saving-plasma-to-fight-covid-19-in-central-florida/33316804

July 19, 2020

Joni Ernst is salivating at the opportunity to put a justice on SCOTUS even if Trump loses.

Ernst admits there should be hearings and a vote for a SCOTUS justice if (God forbid) RBG were to die...even during the lame duck session.

This right here proves that the winning the Senate and controlling the SCOTUS nominee hearings are just as important, if not more, than the winning POTUS.

Ernst must lose!!! This would rip the country to pieces. The political death match would be unprecedented and she’s all for it.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.desmoinesregister.com/amp/5461084002

July 18, 2020

I hope the national media runs with this! FL chapter of the AAP pens letter to DeSantis re schools.

Rachel Maddow, Meet the Press, Morning Joe all should run with this and absolutely roast DeSantis! They say schools shouldn’t open unless our positivity rate declines!

https://www.google.com/amp/s/weartv.com/amp/news/local/florida-chapter-of-american-academy-of-pediatrics-sends-letter-to-desantis

July 17, 2020

Meanwhile the AAU Volleyball Nationals have started in Orlando.

Unbelievable!

17000 kids from around the country at the Orange County Convention Center. Just wonderful!

July 17, 2020

Jerry Demings is hurting Val Demings' VP chances in their home county!

Jerry Demings is the Orange Co mayor where Rep Val Demings is from.

The whole world knows that COVID is spiking in FL.

But Jerry Demings is doing nothing. Teachers are calling for him to come to their side and tell the OCPS School Board it’s unsafe to open schools. The OCPS School Board wants local authorities to help build a case to keep schools closed.

The Orange County Classroom Teachers Association FB page is blowing up with complaints about him and the Dem mayor of Orlando, Buddy Dyer.

They are silent instead of ordering a return to Phase 1, curfews, and recommending school closures.

This will spill over into presidential politics if they don’t watch out. Teachers in FL are angry and scared.

And the OCPS Board meets tomorrow morning to finalize school start plans. If Mayor Demings is silent, this will hurt Rep Demings.

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