My “Where Were You When” Story

“The graveyard shift requires a gentle soul to soothe the sleepless to sleep or keep them company until tagging with the Morning Report team.” ~? My intention in writing this post is not to relive the horror. I have done that far too often, reading every report and watching every video. I am in hiding … Continue reading My “Where Were You When” Story

Covid Relief, the Sequel

Congratulations! Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell wishes you happy and please direct any thanks to him because he is giving you $600 of your own money while giving corporations more tax breaks, protection from responsibility should you contract Covid-19 at work due to their unsafe work environment, and more “forgivable loans.” What is a “forgivable … Continue reading Covid Relief, the Sequel

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

The Good the Bad and the Ugly Coronavirus Aid Package

Moscow Mitch McConnell tearfully proclaimed- "This isn't a stimulus package, it's a relief package.” After eleven years as a goalie for the GOP, McConnell is going to allow one bill to slide into the net. You know that country just north of Trumperica, the with universal healthcare and a smart and heartthrob for a leader? … Continue reading The Good the Bad and the Ugly Coronavirus Aid Package

Is 2007 When America Was Great?

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?

What More Could Captain Chaos Possibly Do?

That has to be it, right? What more could he possibly do? Well, perhaps the Mango Mussolini could lift asbestos regulations and give Russia an exclusive contract to sell that known cancer-causing agent to the US— Oh, he did that. That $20k you or your parents shelled out to have asbestos removed from your family … Continue reading What More Could Captain Chaos Possibly Do?