There is an old axiom in politics: You never want to be caught in bed with a live boy or a dead girl. With slight poetic license, I wonder if that applied this past weekend.
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No Change And Here Is Some Of Why
This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
This is my last “live” article before the Georgia Senate runoff election. (Even this was written a several days before publishing.) In case anyone thinks I’ve wavered in my support of Raphael Warnock or consider this race unimportant because the Democrats have already locked up control of the next Senate, I wanted to set the record straight and reconfirm my endorsement of Rev. Dr. Senator Warnock. Today I want to discuss some of the reasons.
An Ostrich In A Closet
It will come as no surprise to my regular readers that I am not a fan of banning books. There are many right wing disaffirmation books that I would like to see banned but censorship is not the way a free and functioning democracy works. We have to depend on citizens to be able to separate lies from truth – lately many are not doing a good job of that. That being said, freedom of information and a reliance on voters’ intelligence are two of the flaws in democracy, but its still the best form of government humans have been able to come up with to date.
It appears to finally be happening. Saturday California Governor Gavin Newsome started the wheels in motion to enact a gun law modeled on Texas’ insane and clearly unconstitutional anti-choice law.
Be Selfish If That’s What It Takes
I think about inequity a lot; more so as I get older and am not as distracted by the day-to-day demands of a job. I’d like to think I do so out of empathy and morality. Let’s say I lacked those two qualities – like most modern-day Republicans. Equity would still be something I should care about because the real power players have played a divide and conquer game for centuries.