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Random political ramblings …

Easter Poop and Trump Fantasies

First the poop… Kudos to BJ for spotting this and snapping the photo. We decided it must be coyote poop. Click the image for a closer look. Maybe you can help us figure out what rodents contributed to the festive, … Continue reading

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Signs and Portents 2.0

So, I was hoping that the Mueller Report would be released on Friday, sometime between Noon and 3PM — the traditionally recognized hours of the crucifixion. But releasing it on the day of the Last Supper works as well. After … Continue reading

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A Quick Retraction

Referring back to yesterday’s post, 10-minutes a day isn’t realistic (especially since I have a hankering, going forward, to ‘Retweet Pete’ as much as possible). So, let’s just say I’m going to watch my Facebook and Twitter time, aim to … Continue reading

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So, I was Going to Get to Bed Early…

I watched an excellent Q&A with Pete Buttigieg at Northeastern (video below) and was feeling a glimmer of hopefulness about life in these United States. Then I made the mistake of checking my Twitter feed and saw the despicable post … Continue reading

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Invaded and Invisible

So I wrote this title a few days ago and now I can’t remember why. But what it’s leading me to think about today is power, people’s relative visibility, and the whole Joe Biden thing. About Joe, I hate it … Continue reading

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Why is the GOP So Corrupt and Mean-Spirited?

I’m not even talking about Donald Trump, who is certifiable. It’s important to keep an eye on him – the way you keep an eye on a toddler to make sure he doesn’t burn the house down. But it’s not … Continue reading

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Crossing the Barr

As I read the letter from Attorney General Barr yesterday morning, summarizing the Mueller Report, I thought of two seemingly unrelated things: First was a tweet by James Comey that I noticed several days ago. It has helped me put … Continue reading

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OMG, This is What I have Been Looking For!

Yes, I’m thoroughly tired of the constant noise and flashing lights of our 24/7 cable culture. Exhausted by the bright shiny objects we obediently turn our eyes toward. Discouraged by the way we follow along with the pundits as they … Continue reading

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Was Beto Really Born forThis?

It’s not a good look for a relatively wealthy and relatively privileged white guy to say, “I want to be in it. Man, I’m just born to be in it.” Not a good look, Beto, because it’s far too true. … Continue reading

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PTSD-President Trump Stress Disorder

I don’t think I’m going to be coming up with any answers here. More just remarking on the problem, which is PTSD. In a nutshell, staying informed about what is happening in our world means living in a state of … Continue reading

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