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CDC Director Rachelle Walensky is prophesizing a “4th wave” of the coronavirus.

Earlier this week Dr. Rachelle Walensky prophesized “doom” and a the eruption of a 4th wave of the coronavirus. Fantastic, everybody! Great work! Earlier this week I mentioned that we really “aren’t smart enough to stay alive” as a species, … Continue reading

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The Republican Effort to Suppress Voting, part 4 (the Filibuster)

If we can all agree that the filibuster has become problematic (frankly for both sides, for both Democrats and Republicans), the question is, how do we reform the filibuster? There seem to be two options: Eliminate it entirely. Return to … Continue reading

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The Republican Effort to Suppress Voting, part 3 (the Filibuster)

For the last couple of days we’ve been talking about the Repubican efforts to suppress the vote in the aftermath of the 2020 election. The Democrats have the perfect response with the “For the People” Act, but they have to … Continue reading

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The Republican Effort to Suppress Voting, part 2

In response to the more than 253 bills that would restrict voting access that have been introduced in 43 states and efforts like the recently signed  “Election Integrity Act of 2021” in Georgia, the Democrats in Congress introduced the “For … Continue reading

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The Republican Effort to Suppress Voting, part 1

Last week Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia signed the “Election Integrity Act of 2021” as part of the opening salvo in the Republican efforts to suppress the votes of minorities, liberals, progressives, and anyone else who isn’t a conservative white … Continue reading

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I’m sorry to report that, as a species, we really aren’t smart enough to stay alive

We’re supposed to be the “smart” species on the planet, but I’m sorry to report that as a species, we really aren’t smart enough to stay alive. Or, in any case we don’t have the needed self-control. Forget, for a … Continue reading

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Well, that wasn’t suspenseful in the least

When I heard that there had been three separate shootings of women at Asian “massage” parlors in the Atlanta area I thought — probably the same as you — this is guaranteed to be some ugly rat-faced sexually dysfunctional skinny … Continue reading

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Our Hypocrisy is not like theirs, part 25

Last week Joe Biden signed the “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021,” which he had also championed as his first order of business as the new President. Then, on Thursday, Joe Biden gave a speech to the nation in which … Continue reading

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It’s a good start for Biden with the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Some of you may have noted that the House gave final approval to the $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021,” which Biden reportedly plans to sign on Friday. Key elements of the stimulus bill include: Establishing $1,400 direct … Continue reading

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The Harry and Meghan interview was not a good look for the royal family

I don’t normally spend any time thinking about the British royals, but I did want to see the Harry & Meghan interview conducted by Oprah Winfrey. For one thing, I knew it would be a cultural touchstone. For another, I … Continue reading

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