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I Couldn’t Let These Pass

It’s been about a month since I did one of my catch up articles. Needless to say, I will do an incomplete job but here we go.

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Expanding On Monday’s Article

I don’t know what will or will not happen to the second part of the infrastructure package but at this point what we already have is a big deal (a “BFD”, if you prefer) and I want to spend another day talking about it.

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Exploiting A Death

Colin Powell died earlier this week of COVID complications. He was the most popular American military officer since Dwight Eisenhower. Like Ike, it is widely rumored that both the Democratic and Republican parties considered running him as their presidential candidate. Today the right wing, which has taken over the Republican Party, is exploiting his death in an effort to further their anti-vaccine lies.

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They May Want To Reconsider Their Position

Few things are more frustrating than talking politics with a Trump supporter. They live in a fact free zone secure in the comforts of their prejudices and misinformed opinions. Lately they are in the third recycling of the word “socialism” as a catchall bogeyman. While they feel secure in their ignorance it is your moral obligation to attempt to educate them. You will have plenty of opportunities between now and the 2020 election but beware; their attention span is short so you will have to use your words economically. Come along and I’ll give you a few “jabs” to utilize. Continue reading They May Want To Reconsider Their Position

Only Two Sides

Saturday will live in American history as Charlottesville ’17. Historians will write books about it. I’m not sure if in its final analysis it will be a dark moment that turned a tide for some good like Selma or for evil like Kristallnacht. This much I do know: our President missed an opportunity! Let’s explore. Continue reading Only Two Sides