TEXAS POLITICS ON THE RUN

Just as they did in May, the stealthy and carefully coordinated mass exodus of the Texas Dems on Monday during a 30-day special session called by Governor Greg Abbott (at an expense to Texas taxpayers in the millions of dollars while the state’s power grid is still in desperate need of repair) to deny their Republican counterparts a quorum was a last, desperate attempt to, as some GOP state legislators put it, “delay the inevitable.” 

21st CENTURY JIM CROW ASSAULT

On Tuesday, President Biden gave a fiery and passionate speech that decried the GOP’s efforts to limit ballot access across the country as a “21st Century Jim Crow assault, and warned Americans that this “selfish” and “shameful” behavior is “the most significant test of our democracy since the Civil War.”  The choice of location – a bully pulpit in Philadelpha, the birthplace of the Constitution – was perfect….

 

 

 

 

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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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