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
Still Too Close To Call
“Oh America, how often you have taken necessities from the masses to give luxuries the the classes.” ~Dr MLK Let me open this post by saying that voting for a third-party candidate, in a system of government such as ours, where there is no workable avenue for them to succeed, is wasting your vote. [expletive … Continue reading Still Too Close To Call
Sheldon Whitehouse on Dark Money in Politics
https://youtu.be/cjcXVKg43qY If you haven't had the time or the stomach to watch this week's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, I recommend taking the time to listen to Senator Sheldon Whitehouse who used his time to succinctly explained how "dark money,” likely originating from the coffers of Charles Koch, was behind the selection of Amy Conen Barrett … Continue reading Sheldon Whitehouse on Dark Money in Politics
Impeachment Day One, What Did I Miss?
How rude. After anticipating Don the Con’s impeachment for months, 36 months to be exact, Congress began televised hearings on a day when I could not watch. My lunch break yesterday was an eye-opener. I made my way to a lounge where the tv that usually plays a horrible soap opera played impeachment hearings. I … Continue reading Impeachment Day One, What Did I Miss?
Republicans in Kentucky, like those in Wisconsin, Georgia, and North Carolina, Decry the Will of Voters
Google ”Wisconsin sore loser,” and the face of Scott Walker pops up. 👇🏼 The former Wisconsin Governor who lost, his seat and then his head to a Democratic political opponent in 2018, metaphorically burned the office down on his way out. He changed laws during his lame-duck period, to disempower his state's next Governor, Tony … Continue reading Republicans in Kentucky, like those in Wisconsin, Georgia, and North Carolina, Decry the Will of Voters
Apathy Gives GOP the Win in North Carolina District 9
North Carolina District 09 has been a republican stronghold since 1963. DT won the district in 2016 by a margin of 12 points. Nothing to see here, right? The most-watched special election for a seat in Congress that I can remember was held yesterday, in the heavily *gerrymandered state of North Carolina, district nine. *☝️🏼This … Continue reading Apathy Gives GOP the Win in North Carolina District 9