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Vaccinated and Living Responsibly in a Covid Hotspot

Vaccinated and Living Responsibly in a Covid Hotspot

My wife and I have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 for many months now. Since two weeks after that out last shot we have felt quite safe, even though as a moderately elderly asthmatic I am the apparent target market for the Covid-19 virus.

When Will Democrats Realize that They Won the Senate?

When Will Democrats Realize that They Won the Senate?

After eight years of living under the dictatorial rule of Mitch McConnell, Senate Democrats as a group still appear to be laboring under some sort of political version of PTSD. This is pretty evident by the fact that McConnell, now the minority leader, is still running the same obstructive game plan he has always run.

The Politics of Solutions Versus the Politics of Obstruction

The Politics of Solutions Versus the Politics of Obstruction

Republican stalwarts like Mitch McConnell, to whom obstruction of any forward progress is like breathing, are not just trying to make life difficult for folks like Bernie Sanders or Chuck Schumer. He wants them to not even bother trying.

White Supremacy, Republicans and Donald Trump

White Supremacy, Republicans and Donald Trump

Examining the connections between Trump and the Republican Party is on-going source of neck-dislocating head shakes for many people. There is a persistence to it that defies logic when one examines it from the standpoint of normal political calculus.

On the Mindset of the Insurrectionist

On the Mindset of the Insurrectionist

The insurrectionist doesn’t look like he wants to go to jail. He looks like someone who thinks he’s going to get away with it. Maybe.

Joe Manchin, Big Money and Voting Rights

Joe Manchin, Big Money and Voting Rights

The majority of Joe Manchin’s constituents including a majority from the opposition party want to see S 1, the Senate version of HR 1, the “For the People Act” and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act passed.

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