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Who Knows And What We Do Know

Timestamp: Saturday morning.

As of publishing date the United States House of Representatives has been without a speaker for 19 consecutive days. It appears that the earliest this situation could be resolved is on Tuesday of this week and that is a bit optimistic. The bottom line is that for decades the Republican Party is and has been incapable of governing. It is really that simple.

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Pro-baby. Oh Baby!

22 years ago today I was talking to my biggest customer in Tarpon Springs, Florida when I heard the news of the attack on the Twin Towers. Today I’m retired and living in North Carolina’s Triangle Region. In 2001 the January 6th domestic coup attempt replaced 9/11 as the worst attack on America. But today I want to spend a few minutes on what potentially could be a more threatening attack on American democracy – today’s Republican party.

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Dispelling A Political Myth

Right wing mythology is effective, pervasive and persuasive. It is also largely malarkey. Today I’d like to dispel the myth that Republicans are better for the economy. They have not been in my grandfather’s, father’s nor my time.

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Crazy Court – Part I

It is late Monday morning as I commence penning this and the Supreme Court has issued another 6-3 decision that violates the Constitution but conforms to the right wing majority’s philosophy. This was another (and I fear it will not be the last) religion over law decision. (It will be interesting to see how they weasel out of that philosophy if the court challenge to the overturning of Roe based on the teachings of the Jewish faith ever reaches them.

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The First Yes

Joe Biden takes office Wednesday afternoon. History is repeating itself with a Democratic President succeeding a Republican and a country in chaos (i.e. FDR and Barack Obama).  There are some obvious priorities but today I want to suggest Biden quickly move on an “optional” one.  Let’s explore.     Continue reading The First Yes