THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

When I was looking around at current events over the weekend, I saw that Congress is back from their break and are going to be dealing with Funding the Government, Raising the Debt Ceiling (remember, it was postponed, not fixed), Funding the Military, passing the BBB through the Senate so that we can function and start to climb out of the pandemic-fueled recession in the short term.  All while putting the Freedom to Vote Act on the back burner, which will be crucial to saving our Democracy and keeping us from becoming a “Soft Fascist” country in the long term.  Oh yes, and SCOTUS, with its three new Trumpy anti-abortion rights conservatives, will be heading towards a decision whether or not to overturn Roe v. Wade starting this week.

But what is dominating most of the news, and has been since Thanksgiving, is this new and super scary Coronavirus Omicron variant.  At first they were calling it the “South Africa” variant, and claiming it had originated there.  Not so.  It’s just that the South African scientists were on it and brought it to the world’s attention before anyone else realized it was here.  And yes, it’s HERE, in the United States.  It’s a quick spreader, so let’s just assume it’s everywhere, even if each country’s medical community has yet to identify it….

 

 

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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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