Joe Biden Will Be President on January 20

Yesterday we went from feelings of euphoria after hearing confirmation of the unlikely double win in the Senate that gives Democrats control of Congress, to a feeling of satisfaction after hearing that Joe Biden nominated Merrick Garland to be the next Attorney General of the United States. That is quite a trade up from Bill … Continue reading Joe Biden Will Be President on January 20

Minority Mitch McConnell

I’m taking the math guy’s word for it and celebrating both Georgia Senate wins early. Outstanding votes are from heavily Democratic counties. The New York Times gives Democrats a 90% likelihood to win both Senate seats at this point. The Georgia runoff election has flipped the state blue, evening out the balance of the Senate … Continue reading Minority Mitch McConnell

*BREAKING NEWS* Donald Trump is Still A Loser

Despite approximately 60 attempts to change November’s election results, Donald Trump still lost. The fat lady sang (the blues and she finished with some happy news.) The final, certified electoral vote count is Biden 306, Trump 232 *Fun with math- 306>232 The final certified popular vote count: Biden 81,281,502 Trump 74,222,593 *More fun math- 81,281,502 … Continue reading *BREAKING NEWS* Donald Trump is Still A Loser

The Next Road Taken

~~ A bleak cold winter’s gray weighted sky, No crunch of leaves reduced underfoot, Imagining the whats, wheres, and whys, Brilliance muted, sodden, élan dies, Contemplating the variant route. ~~ I detest this season; is that wrong? In six months I’ll search then to compare: Cerulean sky, June days prolonged, Two yellow birds in a … Continue reading The Next Road Taken

A Long Cold Lonely Winter

Be careful what you wish for. It’s no secret that the holiday season intensifies anxiety and depression for people prone to either. Both are felt profoundly in a normal year but add the forced isolation of a pandemic, and resultant financial difficulties, the number of people suffering increases. Everyone I know is depressed, in varying … Continue reading A Long Cold Lonely Winter

Grumpy Grampa’s Revenge Hell- Day II

Yesterday, December 23, day two of pardonpalooza, saw 26 more full pardons and three individual sentences that were fully or partially commuted. That followed Tuesday's warm-up exercise when Trump issued 15 pardons and five commutations. Three notable pardons on day two were Paul Manafort, Charles Kushner, and Roger Stone. Seeing Paul Manafort pardoned was particularly … Continue reading Grumpy Grampa’s Revenge Hell- Day II