My meanderings about politics, space exploration, cars, cats, tech things and whatever else strikes my fancy. To the current occupant of the White House, we will not be taken into war on anyone's leash.
if the Democrats are going to win the White House in 2020 they must be pragmatic. I think that Beto O’Rourke would fit the mold for a lot of those people who would be uncomfortable, maybe because of their racism, with a person of color at the top of the ticket. I would love to see Carmela Harris as president but I fear that she would polarize the right into Ville coming out in voting and Rose. I believe the right learned our lesson with President Obama and have now mobilized as a feverish voting Bloc. They don’t seem to have Trump fatigue, which baffles me. So yes, a young man, a Kennedy like like figure would be a great choice.
Very unscientific polls of Democrats on Twitter have him in the lead, they don’t work checks a lot of boxes for voters. He’s fully bilingual, he is an amazing speaker and most importantly he makes you feel good when you hear him. And he also tells the truth which would be such a refreshing difference from what we have right now in the White House.
During 2004 Democratic Convention I had some friends over watching the keynote speech by then Senator Obama. After we finished I said he’s going to be our president and everyone in the room started chuckling and told me I was delusional. For some reason, I get the same feeling from Beto O’Rourke.
I cannot express in words how much I miss the Obamas in the White House.
As a gay American when we got the right to get married it was one of the happiest days I’ve ever had. It’s bittersweet for me, I’ll be 65 in April and my chances of getting married are very low. People ask me why I never had children, in the years that I would have wanted to adopt a child it was illegal for me to do so. It’s amazing how a government can change your life. I don’t regret anything but I’ve got to be honest to say that it would have been nice to have more of a family around me. I live alone in Los Angeles and my closest relative his in France.
bravo to Michelle Obama for being so open in her book. I ordered you to buy it.
The angry mob of white older people coming to Trump rallies are not sustainable. Regardless of how the election went last week white older people as your base a party is not sustainable. The Democrats have the youth behind them and that’s a headwind for the Republicans. you know they have been saying that the youth both would not be that great and yet they voted. they understand the issues and are well informed and want to make sure that this country is a good place for all and not just for the rich.
I’m not sure if it’s funny or disturbing that info wars, the right wing fake news organization, would have a Washington bureau chief. In any case it seems that the man is going to be indicted by special counsel Mueller and that’s good. I’m sure the far right is going to say that they’re being Target it and I’ve noticed that those who have appeared in front of either the grand jury or the FBI in questions regarding the Russia probe have said that they may be indicted. But it also is strange that the only ones that ever say that are people like Rodger Stone. I think they want to be invited, I think they are looking for the publicity.
Why would one go out into the public Arena and say they think they’re going to be indicted? Are they got guilty?
we’re going to see a lot of this kind of thing we’re courts rule against this illegitimate president. The elections have made it clear that he is not wanted in that office. Sure the Senate had more Republican games but that doesn’t mean that that’s the will of the people.
Those tiny little states with tiny little populations are controlling Our Lives. We need to stop that.
What I find so infuriating about this Administration is it’s lack of continuity. For example, I am not a great believer in how Pope Francis things the world should be. But his views are consistent. He is pro-life, but pro-life doesn’t end at conception and should follow the child through his or her education and then into adulthood. Pro-life memes being against capital punishment. So, why am I saying this now? I don’t believe and many of the things the Pope says but at least he’s consistent.
This is a White House that does not believe in science. It is looking upon our country becoming a giant sewer thanks to their deregulations. Look at Florida, my former home, with several shades of different Tides hitting both seawater and inner canals. This white house doesn’t believe in climate change. And yet when it’s convenient the White House pulls up fake science. There are no genetic markers for transgender or homosexuality or sexual orientation based tests. And now they want to put into law that if you want to be considered a different sex you must take a genetic test to prove that. What hogwash. I am so tired of listening to this white house and how they are devolving our country. I won’t say that cretin’s name anymore.
This is what happens when you have a white house and it’s an Administration that does not know what they’re doing. The head of the FCC who would be the point man for solving this issue is useless. He’s the same idiot that things that net neutrality is not a good thing. He’s the same idiot that is suing the state of California for their new net neutrality law.
The screenshot that I have attached to the to this post is just a slice of my day with the robo calls. They never stop. I am on the Do Not Call Registry. I have put my phone on permanent do not disturb so that only my friends can get through but that’s not a good answer because I missed calls from individuals that I don’t know but I need to talk to like repair people and doctors who blocked their numbers. This needs to be fixed but I don’t think it will be fixed until there’s an uproar and we get some action from the White House.
what is it with Republican presidents and their choices for FEMA chief ? You remember Katrina and George Bush saying that Brownie did a great job. A great job that cost almost 2,000 people to lose their lives. Now we have Puerto Rico and Maria with eerily the same amount of people that died in 911, 2975. And by the way don’t believe the White House, they lie all the time, this was done by an independent organization that has no political affiliations.
why are they diverting funds from FEMA when we’re having terrible hurricane season to go to ice so that they can arrest more immigrants trying to save their families? This is Despicable and I am so tired of this continuous barage from this White House of Lies, they don’t know how to tell the truth anymore.
It’s like someone walked into Central Casting and said I need a villain, the most villainous of villains. Well Stephen Miller certainly looks the part. Hand Stephen Miller certainly behaves the part. Stephen Miller should be ashamed of himself and I am so proud of his Rabbi for calling him to task on the holiest day of the Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah.
Not to jump to another holiday but during the Passover Seder the story tells of how Pharaoh is tested by Moses and the plagues and each one makes the pharaoh’s heart harder and harder. me thinks that Stephen Miller is just like the Pharaoh and relishes in the fact that people are finally paying attention to him even if it’s not in a good way. I don’t know the man but I have seen many of his kind and they become harder and harder as time goes on. Let’s not forget that this is the architect of tearing families apart for political gain. There are still some 600 children who may never ever see their parents again because of the United States of America and its government. If we were not the most powerful Nation on Earth the words War crime would be being shouted from the roofs. Stephen Miller is a war criminal even if we’re not at War.
I’m in constant pain so I have issues with sleeping. I slept a little bit later this morning than normal. I turned on the TV expecting the normal chaos created by the Trump Administration and instead I thought I was having a dream. There was President Barack Obama making one of his amazing speeches. What a way to wake up! He mentioned the t-word by name and called out all of the terrible policies of this Administration. He told us that our vote means something, he gave us the Hope for Change.