Category Archives: social justice

Gillum, Abrams, Beto

Wednesday, November 7th 2018 My son’s first question this morning, “Did the Democrats gain a majority?” Well… in half of Congress we did (the House).  So there is hope yet. And though I am seriously bummed about Beto O’Rourke losing … Continue reading

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Voting Day 2018

Election Day – Tuesday, November 6th 2018 Voting Day itself was so enjoyable this year.  For a split second We-the-Constituents get to put our hands on the steering wheel.  It reminded me of July 2016 when I was filled with … Continue reading

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Riding the Blue Wave to VICTORY!!!

Monday, November 5th 2018 OK so tomorrow’s the BIG DAY! Ready team?? We GOT THIS!!! Or as Saturday Night Live puts it; Midterm Ad – SNL [1:50]:   #ThanksSNL! ♠♣

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Get Out The Vote with Bernie Sanders!

Sunday, November 4th 2018 Not for nothing, but today we shook his hand. (!!!) 2018-11-04 G.O.T.V. with Bernie Sanders! [1:12]: https://youtu.be/b1JO8D6PaCA Of course, it’s “not about Bernie, it’s about all of us.” And voting for everyone’s lives. But goodness how … Continue reading

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Guns Explained with Cats

Sunday, November 4th 2018 Thanks to my 10 y/o Gavin for showing this to me! Guns Explained with Cats [3:47]:   NO regular civilian needs a cheetah. At ALL. ♠

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What’s Old is New Again

Wednesday, October 24th 2018   Our “president” has e x p l i c i t l y self-identified as a Nationalist. U.S. firms (and presumably our federal government) are currently making billions of dollars in military grade arms deals … Continue reading

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At Rise: No Offense Mom

Monday, October 22nd 2018   At Rise:  Mom is answering Gavin’s question about reincarnation as espoused by the Hindu Religion Uncle Rob followed for decades. Mom:  So they believe that each lifetime is for the purpose of working through issues.  … Continue reading

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