Just like a cat arches its back to make itself look larger as it hisses a warning at an enemy, the steadily decreasing number of Trump's remaining supporters seem to be doing the same in their anti-social interactions.
The grand total of Big Pharma cash going to these four lawmakers: over $2 million. When you consider the billions that Big Pharma will rake in for keeping drug prices high, this is a small potatoes for them. You might even call it a great investment.
The Texas anti-abortion law is just another step in the fight to install fascism in this country. Trump primed the pump and the Texas anti-abortion law emerged from the slime.
Joe Manchin is now infamously quoted as saying he "Does not want to see us becoming an 'Entitlement Society.'" Too late Joe, we're already there and have been for many decades.
To quote Dennis Miller, "I don't want to go off on a rant here." No, really, I don't. I could go on for a long time on the negative factors of Facebook and the damage this company has done. Truly, they have a lot to answer for. But there is more to this.
The "news cycle" runs on and on. It is a machine that society uses in order to "stay informed." We have, many in the society, gone into agreement that this is the way to find things out.
The fear of a "fifth column" within the United States after Pearl Harbor led to the internment of Japanese Americans, another dark racist stain on our modern history. This same fear was again used by the House Un-American Activities Committee in the McCarthy era, when fear of Communism was the order of the day.
We've heard endless streams of data about the $3.5 trillion "human infrastructure" bill and what is in it. To cut to the chase, it is all about investment in things that have to do with us, people.
We abdicate responsibility to the degree and react to the actions or inactions of how well the people we elect perform, or how we think they perform, OUR expectations. This is a very simple way of looking at it, maybe too simple...
Drug money is big business in both legal and illegal forms. Oddly enough there are very few differences between the legal and illegal brands when you dig down below the surface.
Yesterday's massive loss by California recall supporters should bring a huge sigh of relief from those who feared the worst. The prospects of Larry Elder being elected governor by a tiny minority of the California electorate were nothing short of grim.
In 2017, Heineken put considerable time and expense into creating a video which while it is a commercial, pointed out the solution that the purveyors of hate seriously dislike: open and direct communication.