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The Flip Side

I’m pretty adamant about my beliefs, as a rule.  I tend to read widely and to not come to a conclusion absent a fair amount of consensus.  I like to consider both sides of important questions. I’ve monitored politics all my life, but have watched especially closely since the stolen Presidential election of 2000, whenContinue reading “The Flip Side”

Dogged Determination

“Like a dog with a bone.” “You’re like a bulldog:  sink your teeth in and never let go.” “Tracking you like a bloodhound.” “Dogging your footsteps.” We usually think of our canine companions as being loyal and unconditionally loving.  “Persistent” and “stubborn” aren’t often the first descriptions that come to mind, but they are equallyContinue reading “Dogged Determination”

No Excuses

There’s no question that untold numbers of people in this country are poor and downtrodden, struggling to survive because the government has ignored them, particularly during the pandemic.  Not enough money has been distributed, not enough help has been offered.  Desperation is all too prevalent in many areas.  Those in charge — of all stripesContinue reading “No Excuses”

Truth AND Consequences

“Anyone who voted for this tragic shitty narcissist mess of a president bears responsibility for this debacle today. He has shown you exactly who he was all along. You still supported him. You are complicit in the attempted destruction of the country. You are not a patriot.” – John Legend, Tweet, 1/6/21 The quotation aboveContinue reading “Truth AND Consequences”

Inmates and the Asylum

As I write this, protestors have besieged and occupied the U.S. Capitol this afternoon.  Orange supporters have done the bidding of their leader.  D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser had requested National Guard assistance leading up to today’s certification of the Electoral College votes, but as reported by the D.C. chief of police, Robert J. Contee III,Continue reading “Inmates and the Asylum”

Maybe It’s Simple

I could be reaching here.  Maybe I’m trying to make sense of a phenomenon that defies reason.  Or, I’m over-simplifying.  I’ve been banging my head against the wall since Election Day, trying to figure out how in the bloody hell to account for 73 million votes for the abomination in the White House.  Impossible asContinue reading “Maybe It’s Simple”

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