McCarthy’s Integrity in Exchange for Votes

This is a continuation of my last post, written in the afternoon hours of 1/6. It was after midnight when the 14th attempt to elect a new Speaker of the House ended with the same result as the previous 13. Kevin McCarthy is a historic loser. A failure whose legacy will be hard to beat. … Continue reading McCarthy’s Integrity in Exchange for Votes

Lordy, There are Tapes

I’m going to make a prediction. Donald Trump’s lifelong crime spree has run its course. Karma’s perfect storm is building. From E. Jean Carroll’s defamation civil lawsuit, the criminal election interference charges looming in Georgia, the civil tax evasion and fraud case in New York that come with a recommendation for criminal charges, and Merrick … Continue reading Lordy, There are Tapes

A Week for the Good Guys

America’s war between decency and corruption seems to have taken a turn. The good guy has had a winning week. It’s been a long time coming, so enjoy. Last year: Parents goaded by GOP rhetoric sued Merrick Garland over a memorandum he issued to school boards. The memo referenced “an alarming spike in harassment, intimidation, … Continue reading A Week for the Good Guys

Student Loan Forgiveness, PPP Forgivable Loans, and Tax Cuts for Billionaires and Their Corporations

REPORTER: Is this unfair to people who paid their student loans or chose not to take out loans? BIDEN: Is it fair to people who, in fact, do not own multi-billion-dollar businesses if they see one of these guys getting all the tax breaks? Is that fair? What do you think? By now, you’ve heard … Continue reading Student Loan Forgiveness, PPP Forgivable Loans, and Tax Cuts for Billionaires and Their Corporations

What Happened to U.S.?

We all need to unplug occasionally. As of late, I can barely process my own family's drama, let alone that of the country in which I live, or the world beyond it. My recent back surgery, as well as another (still unresolved) health issue, forced me to ignore all news, including political events. I regretted … Continue reading What Happened to U.S.?

The News Won’t Stop

I haven't been much in the mood to discuss politics of late. The last couple of weeks, my constant and increasingly physical habit of rolling my eyes progressed to throwing my arms in the air as I do so, and then I added a jump stop, time step which resulted in a pulled hammie. Words. … Continue reading The News Won’t Stop