New York’s Long Voting Lines Are Not Due To Suppression

The Empire State Has It’s Election Issues, But These Are Not The Same Issues As In The South A lot of being made of the massive lines that arose in the first days of early voting in New York. The lines, sometimes four hours long, appeared not only in New York State, but all overContinue reading “New York’s Long Voting Lines Are Not Due To Suppression”

Election Update – October 20, 2020

Alright, I’m Buying Tossup Texas Now. Ok I’m sold. Astonishing early voting turnout and continued close polling has convinced me Texas may actually be a tossup. As of Tuesday night, nearly 5 million people have voted, more than half of the 2016 turnout. Only Vermont has reached 50 percent of 2016 turnout. Now some ofContinue reading “Election Update – October 20, 2020”

Messaging From Experts Is Hurting Commitment To COVID Mitigation

With No End Game In Sight, And Contradictory Predictions, People Are Naturally Very Hesitant To Surrender Freedoms Back in junior high school, our daily lunch consisted of 30 minutes of eating lunch, followed by 30 minutes for recess – where we would play outside in the schoolyard, or in the school gym if the weatherContinue reading “Messaging From Experts Is Hurting Commitment To COVID Mitigation”

Election Update- October 13, 2020

Biden’s Lead Is Unrelenting Three Weeks Out We’re only 20 days until the final votes are cast in the 2020 Presidential Election, and…nothing has really changed. If anything, the race has only slipped more from Trump. Swing state polling has been showing Biden cement a lead in the key states of Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.Continue reading “Election Update- October 13, 2020”

Election Update- October 6, 2020

Is It Over Yet? I Want To Get Off This Ride Boy, what a decade the last week was. Between a horrendous debate performance by Donald Trump to his catching COVID-19, going to the hospital and then making a spectacle of the entire thing, it certainly does feel like the Trump train is derailing atContinue reading “Election Update- October 6, 2020”

The Trauma Of Watching A Bully On National Television

The Presidential Debate Was Triggering For Me, But That’s What Trump Supporters Want I turned off the presidential debate after 20 minutes, then I felt anxiety pour over me in a way I hadn’t felt since COVID-19 began unraveling society back in March. I sat on the floor, trying to prevent myself from hyperventilating asContinue reading “The Trauma Of Watching A Bully On National Television”

Election Update – September 29, 2020

Is It A Stable Race, Or Is The Bottom Falling Out For Trump? With only a little more than a month to go before the election, Biden still appears to be in the driver’s seat. Though there were some grumblings about a tightening race mid-month, latest national polls still have Biden around seven points aheadContinue reading “Election Update – September 29, 2020”

Top 10 Songs That Bring Back Happy Autumn Memories

It’s autumn. You can either accept it, or continue to live in denial until it gets so cold, you catch pneumonia. Believe me, I speak from experience. I always get a little depressed when Summer turns into autumn. I don’t watch when the pool cleaners come to close the swimming pool – I hide inside.Continue reading “Top 10 Songs That Bring Back Happy Autumn Memories”

When Will Black Lives Matter As Much As Mine Does?

In Interactions With Cops, Black Americans Are Held To A Standard Unlike Anyone Else In Free Societies When the indictment against one of the three cops who were involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky last March were announced on Wednesday, it at first seemed like it was a relief. One cop,Continue reading “When Will Black Lives Matter As Much As Mine Does?”

Republicans – AND ONLY REPUBLICANS – Are To Blame For This

It Was One Party Who Broke The Norms To Protect Their Power, Not ‘Both Sides.’ Hold Them Responsible. As the United States careens toward a Constitutional cliff, our executive branch ping pongs from one scandal to another, and candidates who support ideas once considered fringe win primaries in both parties – instead of just theContinue reading “Republicans – AND ONLY REPUBLICANS – Are To Blame For This”