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Steve Schale: Notes on Election Day in Florida

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To: Anyone who has been reading my memos, Putin included. From: Steve Schale Re: We survived, and genuine thanks from me. First, thank you all for following along for the last two weeks. This memo isn’t going to be a big data dump. For those, you can go back and read the other 12 versions of this thing. But I want to start with a couple of numbers. First: 67. That is the percentage of the electorate that was white…

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Steve Schale: Final notes on early voting in Florida

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To: The tired, poor, huddled masses yearning to be free of 2016 From: Steve Schale, Florida Sherpa Re: It is almost drinkin’ time I usually do a timeline here, but since I can’t even imagine life in a post-2016 election cycle world, I am simply going to say, Thank God America, we have damn near made it. Like the weed that I can’t get to stop growing up the side of my backyard fence, admit it, you thought this would…

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Bill Clinton takes ‘stronger together’ GOTV bus tour through Northeast Florida

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On Saturday, the Big Dog becomes a road dog: former President Bill Clinton will bus from Jacksonville to Gainesville to drive early voting. From the Hillary Clinton campaign: “On Saturday, November 5, days before Election Day, President Bill Clinton will return to Florida to resume his “Stronger Together” bus tour, campaigning and encouraging voters to take advantage of last-minute early voting in Duval and Alachua counties while they still can. At stops in Jacksonville and Gainesville, with additional stops along the way, President Clinton will lay out Hillary Clinton‘s vision for an America that is stronger…

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Steve Schale: Notes on the 11th day of early voting in Florida

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To: A tired, weary nation, and the Trump tech guys in Macedonia From: Steve Schale, Florida Man Re: Why in the world did I start doing these? *1 day since the leader of the free world did the #swoop at UNF. *4 days until the election. *6 days until I am home for a nice long time. *8 days until FSU basketball tips off. *106 days until pitchers and catchers. *131 days to get your NCAA basketball bracket complete —…

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Steve Schale: Notes on the tenth day of early voting in Florida

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To: Curious Americans and President Vladimir Putin From: Steve Schale, Proud FloridaMan Re: 5 Days out — and eight years later, POTUS returns to Duval *5 days until the election. *7 days until the first Thursday after the election. *9 days until FSU basketball tips off. *23 days until the Tallahassee Turkey Trot 15K. *113 days until Daytona 500. Welcome to the last Thursday, and before I begin, a note to Democrats: REALLY? What are you waiting for? Return those ballots! So, beginning today with a point of…

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Steve Schale: Notes on the ninth day of early voting in Florida

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To: Curious Americans and President Vladimir Putin From: Steve Schale Re: No More Wednesdays!! *6 days until the election. *10 days until FSU basketball tips off. *24 days until I start Clark Griswalding my house. *114 days until the Daytona 500. Before I begin, a note to Democrats: RETURN YOUR FREAKING VBM BALLOTS, PLEASE. So here is the best news you will read all day: We woke up on a Wednesday for the very last time in the 2016 presidential…

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Steve Schale: Notes on the eighth day of early voting in Florida

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To: People like me who need a life From: Steve Schale Re: Freedom is Near *7 days until the election. *11 days until FSU basketball tips off. *115 days until the Daytona 500. *1,455 days until my 7 days out memo in 2020. Before I begin, a note to Democrats (Republicans, skip a graph or two). Have you voted? If yes, skip the bold section. If no, seriously, WTF are you waiting for? Too cool to early vote? Well, be that…

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