Social Justice and “Independence” Day

Most of us here in the US look at July 4th as Independence Day.  Other see different days, such as "The Boston Globe's" Renée Graham.  For her it's Juneteenth.  For me it's April 19, 1775.  That's when the fight began in earnest.  So what, if anything, does this have to do with "Social Justice"? I've … Continue reading Social Justice and “Independence” Day

60 Votes? Or is it 67 and 290?

There is a path from the wilderness... We keep hearing it's the Democrat's fault, that the filibuster prevents the Senate from getting to 60 votes.  Oh, my.  The analysis is wrong, just wrong.  Here is the simple path to end the shutdown: a veto override.  It's not that hard.  In fact it becomes a distinct … Continue reading 60 Votes? Or is it 67 and 290?

Waiting

I am still waiting for @realDonaldTrump to man up and show up.  Fucking coward.  You tweet without substance and, well, you are not even worthy of the words I am writing now.  Yell, chant, lie.  Waiting.  Waiting.  Call me #fakenews.  But?  #Cowardinchief Resist

Liar-in-Chief

Let's see, someone believed to be acting as a foreign agent is working for the Trump campaign.  Said person is investigated.  Sounds like collusion to me.  And instead of protecting our country @realDonaldTrump tweets this: "Looking more & more like the Trump Campaign for President was illegally being spied upon (surveillance) for the political gain … Continue reading Liar-in-Chief

I Stand with the FBI, the NSA, the DIA, and the CIA

And I do so proudly.  Yet while saying this I have trouble even trying to comprehend a world where I'd write these words.  On June 12, 1985 I was arrested while protesting aid to the Contras and the Oliver North / CIA dirty war against Nicaragua.  Well before the Snowden revelations I knew what the … Continue reading I Stand with the FBI, the NSA, the DIA, and the CIA