Election Update – September 21, 2020

Presidential Race Stable, But Will Supreme Court Bombshell Change Anything? Especially In The Senate The nightmares that Democrats and progressives have been having repeatedly over the past four years came true. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the liberal anchor of the court, died, just 46 days before a presidential election that could have decidedContinue reading “Election Update – September 21, 2020”

If You Love America, You’ll Want It To Fundamentally Change. Here’s How.

Our Nation Is Broken: Stop Defending An Untenable System Because You Think It’s The Patriotic Thing To Do There’s a scene in Downton Abbey that I’ve linked it below (relevant scene starts at 2:27), where Martha Levinson, played by Shirley MacLaine, arrives in England from America for the wedding of her granddaughter, Mary Crawley (MichelleContinue reading “If You Love America, You’ll Want It To Fundamentally Change. Here’s How.”

Election Update: September 15, 2020

Arizona, Wisconsin Lean To Biden, Democrats Looks Good In Florida We’re less than 50 days from the election and not much appears to have changed. Polls still show former Vice President Joe Biden with a lead in the high single digits. I waited until tonight to do the weekly report because I wanted to waitContinue reading “Election Update: September 15, 2020”

For Many, ‘Never Forget’ Is No Longer About The Lives We Lost

Most Of You Can’t Name Five People Who Died On 9/11 Without Looking It Up Five years ago, I got scolded at by a now former friend. September 11th had gone by and I had not posted anything about it on Facebook. This made her angry. I “always post stuff about everything else,” but sheContinue reading “For Many, ‘Never Forget’ Is No Longer About The Lives We Lost”

Election Update: September 8, 2020

Pennsylvania, Florida Are Tight; Biden Shows Some Life in Ohio The only change this week is I’m moving Pennsylvania to Tossup. It’s probably more lean Biden, but several polls have shown it close and shown Biden under 50 percent. While I think that’s a pretty OK place for Biden to be right now, Trump isContinue reading “Election Update: September 8, 2020”

To Donald Trump, My Grandfathers Narrowly Avoided Being ‘Suckers’

Francis “Frank” Rafter was blown off an ammunition ship – probably hit by a German torpedo and then covered up by the U.S. government – off the coast of New Jersey, in January 1944. He suffered burns to most of his body that left him with lifelong emotional and physical scars that contributed to hisContinue reading “To Donald Trump, My Grandfathers Narrowly Avoided Being ‘Suckers’”

A Coronavirus Pandemic: The World May Have Been Here Before.

Forgotten To History, A Late 19th Century Pandemic May Have Been A Coronavirus. Here’s What Happened Since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we’ve been learning a lot about past pandemics and how they affected humanity and everyday life. Most of the pandemics we’ve heard about were due to influenza viruses. Flu viruses are differentContinue reading “A Coronavirus Pandemic: The World May Have Been Here Before.”

My One Scary Experience With Rudy Giuliani’s NYPD Was Illuminating

It Was Terrifying and Maddening, And For Black Americans, It’s Everyday Life STORYTIME! As the topic of police brutality and racism stews once again, I have been thinking recently about my own experiences with police. As a white guy, most of my interactions have not gone the same way as we hear and see withContinue reading “My One Scary Experience With Rudy Giuliani’s NYPD Was Illuminating”

Election Update: August 31, 2020

Is The Race Tightening, Is It Not? Analysis The Pundit Paranoia Eight Weeks Out If you’ve been politically active in the past week, you’ve probably heard a lot of “Trump’s reelection chances rising!” takes. With the RNC ending and chaos and violence breaking out in some cities – most notable Kenosha, in a swing countyContinue reading “Election Update: August 31, 2020”

Why Democrats Might Get Blamed For Problems Trump Caused

Preconceived Notions Are Hard To Break, And The One Here Is Democrats = Crime The United States is on the brink of civil war. I don’t think we can look at what happened in Kenosha, Wisconsin in the wake of the Jacob Blake shooting, and in Portland, Oregon this weekend and conclude anything else. TwoContinue reading “Why Democrats Might Get Blamed For Problems Trump Caused”