Category Archives: Social Democracy

Political Action: Peace Rally Against War with Iran

Thursday, January 9th 2019     On this night, Dear Hubsand and I got our family over to Harvard Square to join the national protest of tRump’s escalation with Iran.  For a Thursday evening in early January –outside in 23·F … Continue reading

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Cascade of Health Care Bills – A Tiny Tale of Bureaucratic Nonsense, Grit, Gratitude and Plain Luck

Friday, November 22nd 2019   This afternoon I get another surprise: 19 identical envelopes in my mailbox.   Medical bills.  Each for $25. This is bullshit.  Miraculously I have some time so I start ripping them open.  They are for doctor … Continue reading

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Democratic Debate with My Son

Wednesday, November 20th 2019   Listening to the Democratic Presidential Candidates debate the idea of potentially taxing the 0.001% of the elite class all of $0.02 to fund innumerable programs, and how to fund healthcare, my son gets up from … Continue reading

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Election Day – Crazed and Confused

Tuesday, November 5th 2019 Driving my daughter to school today we pass the public park at Cambridge Common and what do I see but my new Homeless Buddies, Victor and Michael.  And because I had just picked up some new … Continue reading

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Our House Party: Mixing Politics with Pleasure

Saturday, October 26th 2019   On this day I did something that scared the crap out of me.  Or “expanded the comfort zone” per se.  We held a Meet-the-Neighbors AND Meet-a-Candidate party.  And it was all thrown together last minute.  … Continue reading

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t-Rump: Keep the Bully on His Heels

Sunday, October 29th 2019 On the matter of the so-called “president” deciding to NOT enrich himself for ONE of his events for a change: 🔥✊🔥✊🏽🔥✊🏿🔥✊🏻🔥✊🏾🔥✊🏼🔥

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Bernie Sanders: Now Is The Time

October 2019 Check out Harry Belafonte:    “When you have an opportunity to tell two black girls to shut up and get off stage and you don’t.  And you shake their hand and you smile and you step to the … Continue reading

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