Author Archives: Brian Baxter

About Brian Baxter

I attended the NY University at Stony Brook and graduated in 1968. I worked for many years in the NYS Office of Mental Health but left in the eighties. Since then, I did a variety of things including owning and operating a liquor store, work as a recruiter, a woodworker and as a salesman. Currently, I'm retired.

Down Ballot Campaigns

The theme that the Trump Campaign is harping on is the economy has not fully recovered and they blame the trade deals and Obama. This is playing well with the Republican base in particular and white working men in general. … Continue reading

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Bathroom Bill On March 23, 2016, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law The Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, the so-called “Bathroom Bill.” The bill describes itself thusly: AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR SINGLE-SEX MULTIPLE OCCUPANCY BATHROOM AND … Continue reading

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It’s been hot. Damn hot. It seems that every day the weather report tells me that the heat index is over a hundred degrees. I believe them. Bloomberg News ran a great article showing that the first four months of … Continue reading

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Abortion This week, I was prompted to write this blog because two cases were presented to the Supreme Court on abortion issues. This is the worst of all the Republican Big Lies: abortion is murder. It isn’t a difference of … Continue reading

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The Beginning of The War on Christmas

The so-called ‘war on Christmas’ is a really big deal amongst the right wing. Google “War on Christmas” and get 570 MILLION hits. That’s 570 million pages of discussion about the so-called ‘war on Christmas.’ Google just “the war on … Continue reading

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Canceled Insurance Policies: Fake Scandals Part One

This won’t be a long piece nor is it complicated. It’s about the latest right wing talking point and how the Democrats ought to be responding. In case you’ve been in a coal mine for the last month, the media … Continue reading

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The Affordable Care Act And Defaulting on the National Debt

The purpose of this posting is to look at how the right wing fought against funding the government and tried to put the country in default. It looks at the endless right wing lies told about The Affordable Health Care … Continue reading

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