PLAYING PARTISAN POLITICS
Partisan (noun): an adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause, especially a person who shows a biased, emotional allegiance.
Partisan (adjective): of, relating to, or characteristic of partisans; partial to a specific party, person, etc.:partisan politics.
In the case of the January 6 insurrection, I would guess that it would be difficult, if not impossible, to act in a partisan manner. The GOP President and many of his inner circle in the Executive Branch, aided by several GOP members of Congress, incited a riot that wreaked havoc on our capitol city, damaged once hallowed halls of our government, seriously threatened the lives of their Democratic colleagues, and outright ended the lives of many others. It was an act of terror, instigated and, in the aftermath, now clearly condoned via coverup by the Republican party.
So when Kevin McCarthy, the House Minority Leader, accuses SOH Nancy Pelosi of “playing partisan politics” regarding the ongoing investigation into the attack, especially in light of the GOP’s part in torpedo’ing the “bipartisan” committee that had heretofore been agreed to by both sides of the aisle, it feels a lot like the Republican Pot calling the Democrat Kettle, black, yes?….
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. …
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. …