ONE YEAR LATER

What a difference a year makes.  On May 25th, 2020, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd by kneeling on his neck and cutting off his oxygen supply for 9 minutes and 29 seconds.  Floyd’s crime? He was suspected of passing a fake $20 bill at a nearby convenience store.  

There is a long shameful history in this country of people of color being brutalized and killed at the hands of police and other racist vigilante types. But it’s different when you hear about it, or read about it, or even see a still photograph….

SIX MONTHS LATER

It has been almost six months since the January 6th domestic terrorist attack on our nation’s capitol, when our congress and vice president were in serious danger and fleeing for their lives, when capitol police were injured and killed, when nooses were raised, when hallowed halls were defiled, and a bloated orange Nero fiddled as DC fell. …

 

 

 

 

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HELPING FIELD TEAM 6 SAVE THE WORLD

Looking back at our “To Do” list and goals for the next year (and heading into the 2022 election cycle), I believe I have found an organization that checks all the boxes.  Field Team 6 is a So-Cal based organization that was the brain child of Jason Berlin, from the Code Blue and resulting Cal Blue action group that I joined up with a few years ago. …

KEV FOR PREZ

I’ve been watching Kevin a lot lately.  Watching him navigate the murky post-Trump waters in DC, and I must say…
he’s doing a damn good job.
Unfortunately for us. …

GROUNDHOG DAY

To paraphrase the perennial Bill Murray favorite, “Well, it’s Gun Control.  Again.”  It was barely a week ago when a gunman drove all over Atlanta, Georgia, killing 8 people – mostly women, mostly Asians, in massage parlors.  And then yesterday, a man whose own family stated they believe he is mentally unstable, killed ten people who were shopping in their neighborhood grocery store in Boulder, Colorado. …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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