So I’ll sleep on the floor. As long as someone else doesn’t.

The news came over my Facebook feed, arriving with the sound of a clarion call.  Who will help?  Who can help? One of my neighbors owns a business, and one of her co-workers, a young adult who was barely past the age of 18, was thrown out of her living residence and told not to…

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The Flight Pins

Every year, around the first week of September, I look for the flight pins.  They’re somewhere.  But I can’t immediately find them.  Eventually, by September 8th, I find them.  Both safe.  Both ready to wear. One pin is an old United Airlines souvenir “junior pilot” pin.  The other is a gold-colored American Airlines “junior stewardess”…

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A little trip to the Yamaguchie to Support the USPS

Back in 1963, the U.S. Postal Service debuted a brand new mascot – a stylized drawing of a letter carrier, a mascot named “Mr. Zip.” Although you don’t see Mr. Zip that often today, he’s still associated with the U.S. Postal Service. But, unfortunately, the Postal Service has been under attack by Donald Trump throughout…

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Yes, I wear a mask when I drive. You got a problem with that?

Let’s get things straight right now.  The condescending attitude of people like Breanna Morello just pisses me off. Morello, who claims to be “fluent in sarcasm” on her Twitter account, posted this little tweet on Friday. Serious question. How do we stop people that wear a masks alone in their car from reproducing? — Breanna…

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Kristallnacht in Portland

I’m just going to leave these here. Driving through crowds and macing out of vehicles at SW 4th and Washington. pic.twitter.com/dCNJxYlkYn — Cory Elia (@TheRealCoryElia) August 30, 2020 Clashes. Trump people unload paintballs and pepper spray. They shot me too. pic.twitter.com/PwU5pZMLnV — Mike Baker (@ByMikeBaker) August 30, 2020 A counter protestors named Tony bartell films…

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NBC did AOC dirty last night.

Last night, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) appeared at the Democratic National Convention.  She spoke eloquently and efficiently.  Her words were carefully selected and showed intelligence and compassion. Here’s her nomination speech. "In fidelity and gratitude to a mass peoples' movement working to establish 21st century social, economic, and human rights – including guaranteed health care,…

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The Influence of Teachers…

First off, this blog and its author are supporters of the work of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).  And for a junior House representative to have a chance to speak at the Democratic National Convention … even for a scant minute … that’s big stuff. And by “scant minute,” I mean it.  She’s limited to sixty…

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And the Kamala Harris attacks began in four … three … two …

I think that the conservative media had their anti-Kamala Harris attacks ready at the instant.  The moment that Joe Biden selected her to be his running mate – making Kamala Harris the first black woman on a major party ticket; the first woman of South Asian descent on a major party ticket; the first graduate…

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