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Progressive Sweeping LXXIII

A lot is pending and I have a lot to say, so let’s go.

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What Matters To You?

Thursday night was another of those political nerd “holidays” – the State of the Union address. I’ve missed very few, if any, in my adult lifetime regardless of the president. I realize that they are largely the president giving his wish list with roughly half the crowd spending most of their time clapping, often on their feet, while the others sit waiting for their chance to exit and hit a watering hole. I’m a political nerd. What can I say?

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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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A Hat

Today is Super Tuesday. I’ll probably write about the primary results later this week but for today I will simply inform you that living in North Carolina I availed myself of the opportunity to in-person early vote. (Yes, I put my votes where my endorsements are voting for Joe Biden, Josh Stein and Jeff Jackson.) But today I want to talk about something else and the catalyst was the hat a man was wearing as I exited and he entered the local Y last Friday morning.

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Outraged? Remember In November

Notice: In order to cover today’s topic as I deem fit some of the language used and the subject matter of some portions may be a bit “too adult” to stay within what some would consider PG.

The news first got significant national attention last week Tuesday although the precipitating event actually occurred the preceding Friday. The event I speak of is the Alabama Supreme Court ruling that a frozen embryo is a child. That’s not a misprint, you read it correctly. I’m not saying it makes sense; in fact, my opinion is 180 degrees the opposite.

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