The 11th District election showdown is in full swing.
In her TV campaign ad Nicole CacaCola [Malliotakis] wears a purple sweater.
I see right through that clever marketing ploy.
Purple is a color that signifies spirituality.
CacaCola voted NO to giving American workers national paid sick leave.
She voted YES to funding the Pentagon with upwards of $1.4 trillion dollars.
Money that would be better used helping Americans buy food when we go hungry.
Giving every citizen 18 and older a $1,000 per month Universal Basic Income (UBI).
In a book I checked out of the library about ending poverty one of the solutions listed was giving Americans a monthly UBI payment.
Not that Max Rose the Democratic contender is a whole lot better.
Afro-Latina Brittany Ramos DeBarros who I voted for didn’t win the primary.
Though she garnered 20 percent of the vote which is phenomenal.
A woman I corresponded with said she votes–and she lobbies after the election is over.
Which is what I do even though no candidate can do everything you ask them to do.
I’m no fan of CacaCola’s funding of the perpetual war chest.
She wouldn’t debate Max Rose on TV. This leads me to believe that CacaCola knows she wouldn’t stand a chance if she had to speak for more than ten minutes on real issues.
The Green Party has gotten kicked off the ballot in New York State.
We are also voting for Governor. In a match between Kathy Hochul and Lee Zeldin.
Hochul appears brilliant in the TV campaign ad I saw her speaking in. Not trashing Zeldin. Stating her victories on gun control and other measures. The TV ad was impressive.
I have yet to come up with a catchy nickname for Max Rose.
Hopefully this last week before election day doesn’t turn into a barrage of TV ads with potty-mouthed Staten Islanders taking profane pot shots at Max Rose. Like two years ago.
Brittany Ramos DeBarros should’ve won the primary.
Who I vote for is a mystery I have no idea about. Though no way will I be voting for CacaCola.
Here’s the trick: ever since the first George Bush the father invaded Iraq with Operation Desert Storm in 1991 I refused to vote Republican after that.
Twenty-six years old then why did I think that war wasn’t justified?
This is all I’ll say about politics today. Coming up my latest great nonprofit that I’m donating money to.