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Sat Nov 12, 2022, 10:22 PM

Being midterm, it wasn't a Blue Tsunami, but it definitely was a Blue Wave

However, elections are now 24/7/365. Can't lose focus and can't let the Democratic coalition in Congress fracture. Blue Dogs and Yellow Dogs must keep the eye on the prize.

And we must force the end of the filibuster in the Senate.

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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Original post)

Sat Nov 12, 2022, 10:23 PM

1. 1934

Best election for a part in power in a mid term since the Great Depression.

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Response to Johnny2X2X (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 12, 2022, 10:28 PM

2. I predicted 3-5 pickup in the Senate and break even in the House

I over-estimated the intelligence of voters in OH, NC, and WI.

Apparently they love their crooks as much as the people here in China love their brutal, tyrannical dictators.

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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Original post)

Sat Nov 12, 2022, 10:28 PM

3. Sorry, but this is a big deal

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Response to JohnSJ (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 12, 2022, 10:45 PM

4. I agree..this could have gone south so quickly.

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Response to Lochloosa (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 12, 2022, 10:48 PM

5. You are so right. This was against all historical odds

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Response to JohnSJ (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 12, 2022, 11:14 PM

7. Agree ..it is a very BFG deal! In fact historic

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Response to JohnSJ (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 12, 2022, 11:33 PM

8. Did I say or even imply it wasn't a big deal?

It was a wave. If we got two more pickups in the Senate and did the same, it would be a Blue Tsunami.

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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Reply #8)

Sun Nov 13, 2022, 08:56 AM

12. Yes, you did

And are still doing it.

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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Original post)

Sat Nov 12, 2022, 11:03 PM

6. A Win Is A Win Is A Win

and that is always a big deal

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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Original post)

Sun Nov 13, 2022, 08:12 AM

9. This was an amazing election cycle for President Biden and the Democrats

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Response to LetMyPeopleVote (Reply #9)

Sun Nov 13, 2022, 09:00 AM

13. Lasr night Michael Beschloss said it was the best mid-term results

in ninety years.
That is a big fucking deal.

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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Original post)

Sun Nov 13, 2022, 08:19 AM

10. I like to think of it as a Blue Wall rather than a wave.. "Red Wave hit a Blue Wall" I think was how

a headline was worded the day after. Can't remember which newspaper. but I love that descriptor.







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Response to msfiddlestix (Reply #10)

Sun Nov 13, 2022, 03:18 PM

15. I like that image - that's a good way to describe what happened

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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #15)

Sun Nov 13, 2022, 03:53 PM

16. Me too, actually I think that it went like this: Red Wave CRASHED into a Blue Wall.

there, I think I fixed it.

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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Original post)

Sun Nov 13, 2022, 08:55 AM

11. It was a blue tsumani because it was Midterms

Good grief. Cone on.

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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Original post)

Sun Nov 13, 2022, 03:15 PM

14. This was a major victory for President Biden and the Democratic Party

There are two major advantages to the Democrats getting 51 seats.

1. The Democrats will have majorities in all committees and can issue subpoenas. Currently each Senate committee have an equal number of republicans and democrats on the committee. One cannot issue a subpoena with the vote of the majority of a committee which is why the senate cannot do any major investigations.

2. Speed up nomination confirmation process for judges. Since there are an equal number of republicans and Democrats on the judiciary committee, the vote on a good number of judicial nominees have been ties and had to go to the full senate to break the tie. That is one reason why VP Harris has casted so many tie breaker votes.




Having 51 senators is a big deal.


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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Original post)

Sun Nov 13, 2022, 03:57 PM

17. A Blue Finger

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