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Progressive Sweeping LXVII

There is a huge story that I should be writing about today (at this point I’m saving it for Sunday). Who knows what will pop between now and when I write Sunday’s article. In any event, there is plenty to “sweep up” today.

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I’m Offended

I’m not one who minds his own business very well. I’m a cisgender male yet the attacks on women bother me deeply. I’m heterosexual but ditto for attacks on the LGBTQ+ community. I’m white but have a huge problem with racial discrimination and exploitation. I was born in Buffalo, New York and by virtue of the 14th Amendment am an American citizen yet I abhor the attacks on those who are here without benefits of birth or naturalized citizenship. (To be frank, much of the current GOP base doesn’t consider naturalized citizens to be citizens – unless they are related to Donald Trump by marriage that is.) I could go on but you get the idea and it sets the stage for today’s posting.

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Yes, We Need Black History Month

Tomorrow is February 1st and with it comes Black History Month. Despite the best efforts of Republican Governor and 2024 presidential wannabe Ron “Kinky Boots” DeSantis that is still a fact. You can probably already see where I’m going.

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The Case For

Whether or not Joe Biden will run for reelection in 2024 is one of the parlor games that will be played at many holiday gatherings this season. To date he hasn’t declared his candidacy but has hinted that he will run. I expect a final decision after Christmas at the earliest. Today I want to make a case for why, at least in his mind, he should run and that he likely will.

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