The year was 2007; Goldman Sacs executive, Lloyd Blankfein pocketed $41 million as a financial crisis, caused by greed and enabled by deregulation, permitted banks to engage in predatory lending and hedge fund trading with derivatives. That led to the collapse of the housing market. Airlines began to “restructure,” using corporate bankruptcy laws as a … Continue reading Is 2007 When America Was Great?
Yesterday was primary day in three states: Arizona, Florida, and Illinois. Ohio postponed their election, rescheduling it for June 2. Four more states have rescheduled: Georgia moved their March 20 primary to May 19 Maryland has moved their’s from April 28 to June 2 Louisiana was to vote in April 4, now June 20 Kentucky … Continue reading Voting is a Privilege
I'm not Catholic, but I have a confession. I've wished illness on someone. In fact, If I had the disposable income to purchase an orange-faced voodoo doll I would. I might even have two, one for each hand. I'd use them to push my shopping cart at Walmart, where I hear a policeman is stationed … Continue reading Trump is Cleared of Coronavirus – 🙄
Don’t let anyone tell you the coronavirus is like the flu; the mortality rate is ten times higher. Today’s global coronavirus numbers: 113,851 cases 4,015 deaths Italy is closed; no one is leaving or entering. The entire country is closed. They report the second-largest outbreak, only outdone by China. China and South Korea have seen … Continue reading Coronavirus in the U.S.
Six states hold their Democratic primary elections today: Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and Washington. Polls give former Vice President Joe Biden double-digit leads in five of them, against his only real opponent left standing, Bernie Sanders. Sanders is ahead in recent Washington State polls. This primary has become as predictable as New England … Continue reading Six Primaries Underway
I rarely mention my eating habits. Unless we’re planning to eat together you might never know. I'm a vegan. I am as vegan as the next vegan, but last night made me ashamed to be a vegan. I finally determined why people dislike us. We are not represented well. Vocal vegans ruin it for everybody. … Continue reading Confused by Vocal Vegans