Dispelling Disinformation

I will not repeat yesterday’s complaint that the Social Security goalpost has been moved for those of us born on or after 1960. “Full retirement age” changes from 65 to 67, for us youngsters. We lose 24 months of social security payments… I won’t say that today. I said it a lot yesterday. Not today … Continue reading Dispelling Disinformation

Speaker of the House, Take Fourteen

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the 1/6 insurrection. Members of the House gathered outside the Capitol Building to pay tribute to those who fought to defend them and to preserve our democracy. Only one Republican, Brian Fitzpatrick, bothered to attend. Kevin was busy bartering. Also today, members of the House held their 13th vote … Continue reading Speaker of the House, Take Fourteen

McCarthy, Metal Detectors, and Maga… a love story

*Updated It’s a tale as old as time, boy meets MAGA, boy angers MAGA, Trump decides McCarthy has had enough humiliation. The results shown above, from the third vote for Speaker of the House, are much like the first and second. All votes were held yesterday. The House adjourned to reconvene this afternoon. Someone needs … Continue reading McCarthy, Metal Detectors, and Maga… a love story

The House Built on Gerrymandered Districts, Election 2022

I just spent 30 minutes trapped in a tire shop where not only was I assaulted by rubber tire smell, but Fox News blared in the waiting area. Maybe “blared” is dramatic, but Kelly Ann Conway was on, and my mind was transported to the Hell of 2016. It was a long 20 minutes and … Continue reading The House Built on Gerrymandered Districts, Election 2022

Who Won the House and Senate?

Sorry if you clicked on my post because the title implied that I know, but if you’ll notice the punctuation, you’ll see it’s a question. I don’t know. This is a non-ad blog, aka clicks are not monetarily rewarded. I am a volunteer; only my ego is fed by numbers. Regardless, I do have some … Continue reading Who Won the House and Senate?

It’s Time to Vote

“Young people are capable, when aroused, of bringing down the towers of oppression and raising the banners of freedom.” ~Nelson Mendala If you’ve already voted, scroll to the end. The tweets attached are your reward. I deleted most of this post on edit because with everything that’s happened in the past year, if you’re not … Continue reading It’s Time to Vote