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Things You Can Do Beyond Voting

October 14th, 2020 · 11 Comments · Blissfully Ravaged in Democracy, Politics

Yes — you can Vote — and maybe you’re already one of the record-shattering 11 million who’ve cast their ballot — but here’s some other fun cool proactive things you can do —> Talk to your friends and neighbors and make sure they’ve got a plan to vote. https://howto.vote/ Check to make sure you’re registered […]

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“Blissfully Ravaged in Democracy” News & Reviews

May 31st, 2020 · 8 Comments · Blissfully Ravaged in Democracy, Politics

. Here’s the first live show for the book — a Facebook live stream for an online Prankster reunion — featuring The Franken Fracas, Obama’s election night, Abbie Hoffman, the climactic Bernie rally in New Hampshire & lots of other gems . . . https://www.facebook.com/Brian.Hassett.Canada/videos/10163863488060261/ . David Amram — Jack Kerouac’s principal musical collaborator “Thanks […]

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Democratic Party Unity in 2016

April 17th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Politics

. Restoring my Faith in Democracy at The Democrats Abroad Toronto Debate-Watch Party, April 2016   . Attending the Democrats Abroad debate-watch party in Toronto this week reminded me how we are so much better than the memes and mean comments I see on social media or news opinions every day. “Democracy isn’t something we […]

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Some Favorite Moments of the 2012 Campaign

November 3rd, 2012 · 11 Comments · Politics

Some Favorite Moments, Classic Quotes and Lasting Images of the 2012 Campaign, roughly in the order they happened …   — The ever-increasing availability we all have to unlimited polling data, particularly at RCP and 538. — The sharing of funny images and insightful articles on Facebook — like having your own customized clipping service […]

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