REFRAMING THE NARRATIVE

I don’t have to tell you that the 2022 midterm elections are right around the corner.  There are a lot of reasons to be anxious about it right now, and it has less to do with historical stats and more to do with the gerrymandering and gerryrigging that the GOP state leaderships are doing with our Democratic election processes across so many critical states.  And then there is what’s going on with the Virginia gubernatorial race right now….

THE GOP CIVIL WAR

As I continue to watch, incredulous, the blatant abuses and misuses of power and the willful attempts to dismantle our Democracy by the GOP in Washington and across the Nation, I don’t know who terrifies and enrages me more: the “True Believers,” like craaaazy pants Marjorie Taylor-Greene and nut job Josh Hawley, or the Self-Serving Swindlers like Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell.  I know that the latter are absolutely the more reprehensible, because they know better. …

IN HONOR OF NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY

National Coming Out Day was this week, October 11th to be exact.  And in scrolling through posts and articles, I happened upon this gem about William Dorsey Swann.  Who was William Dorsey Swann?  Read on, and celebrate his legacy….

 

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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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