Rewriting History

“Police did not clear protesters from Lafayette Park for Trump photo op, inspector general finds.” ~ CNN A little over a year ago, on June 1, 2020, we watched it play out, live. U.S. Park Police, Metropolitan Police, and the Secret Service used unnecessary tactics to clear Lafayette Square without first issuing a warning. They … Continue reading Rewriting History

Hey Mo, Your Password is Showing

Yesterday, Sunday, June 6, 2021, Mo Brooks was hit with a lawsuit, filed by California’s Democratic Representative Eric Swalwell, related to his role in Capitol insurrection. This was not an easy feat to accomplish because when Brooks caught wind of the suit, he went into hiding, for months, to avoid being served. Brooks is one … Continue reading Hey Mo, Your Password is Showing

Cheney, Cheney, Cheney, Cheney, Huh

https://youtu.be/4OR0lM3VT-A Carmina Burana is an opera I can sing along with. One of the few happy memories I have of the four-year sentence I survived at a Chicago Public High School is my experience in the symphonic choir. In my senior year, we went on a Christmas field trip to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra where … Continue reading Cheney, Cheney, Cheney, Cheney, Huh

Republican Numbers Diminish, But Their Power Stays Intact

To Do Today:‬‪✅ Divide__ Conquer‬ US News Reports that since the 1/6/2021 attack on the Capitol only 25% of Americans identify themselves as members of the GOP. Despite the removal of the former guy, and regardless of the epic disaster of his attempted coup, a coup fueled by “the big lie,” GOP politicians still stick … Continue reading Republican Numbers Diminish, But Their Power Stays Intact

Republicans Continue to Legislate Disenfranchisement

A week after Georgia passed their election reform bill, SB 202, a bill that makes it harder to vote and gives Republican state legislatures the power to toss out election results at their pleasure, Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian wrote the following in a memo to employees: “I need to make it crystal clear that … Continue reading Republicans Continue to Legislate Disenfranchisement

Biden, Day Fifty-Nine

President Joe Biden’s goal when he took office was to have 100,000,000 vaccinations administered in his first 100 days in office. Today is day 59 and the vaccine count is at 122,000,000— so he lied. (That was a joke.) I don’t think I’m alone in applauding his efforts to date. https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/biden-approval-rating/ Among the 122 million … Continue reading Biden, Day Fifty-Nine