ENGAGE FOR 2022
…the only thing that will defeat Democrats in 2022 is Democrats: Democrats not voting, not getting involved, being complacent or deciding we’re defeated and therefore not even trying. So, instead of putting that negative, defeatist energy out into the universe, if we ALL put forth just a small effort by volunteering and/or donating, and Get Out The Vote, I think we still have an excellent shot at bucking the odds and preventing a turnover in Congress this year….
KBJ vs. RRR
Even as the first African-American Woman, Ketanji Brown Jackson, a supremely over-qualified Supreme Court nominee, bravely makes her way through the murky swamp that are the Ridiculously Radical Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee (I really miss seeing Al Franken and Kamala Harris wipe the floor with the GOP), RRR state legislatures continue to pass laws designed to specifically infringe – no, that’s too mild to describe what’s happening – to deny and/or eliminate the civil rights of women, people of color, and the LGBTQ+ citizens of this country. …
REDISTRICTING – HOW IT’S SHAKING OUT
Whoo-ie is it getting crazy here in California after the “final” (pending official approval) 2021 redistricting maps were released in December. First, it is not easy trying to figure out where we fall in all of this. When Googling “district maps for California…” there are multiple articles about it, maps readily available from 2011 and even 2001 lines, but it’s like looking through a needle in a haystack to narrow things down and try to find out (a) where WE here in the KRV fall, and (b) who is running to represent us in the 2022 election cycle….