Tag Archives: Russia

Progressive Sweeping LXVI

Today’s sweeping will be mostly Trump bashing. It’s just too tempting, I can’t help myself. I’ll try and sprinkle in a few other items.

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It Couldn’t Happen Here. Could It?

Notice: In the interest of accuracy, on more than one occasion I use a word that may violate my PG rating.

Like most Americans I awoke Friday to the news that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was dead. He supposedly died while taking a walk at the Russian prison where he was an inmate. I grew up in a cold climate, admittedly not Siberia, but a pleasant stroll outside in February was not my idea of fun.

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Acknowledge The Obvious

Notice: In order to accurately quote two individuals two different words that may violate my PG rating are used below.

Please read this with the late Maya Angelou’s words in mind. “When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.”

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Progressive Sweeping LXIII

Predictions, comments and thoughts. I’ve got some of all of them to share with you today so let’s go.

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The (Bad) Boys’ Club

“Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.” That is a quote from a March 1776 letter Abigail Adams wrote to her husband John. I’m not sure that is completely true, but it seems to me that all the world’s current tyrants and wannabe tyrants are male. If you, like the majority of my readers, is an American you can do something about not allowing the membership of the club to grow.

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