Archive for May 2021

Memorial Day 2021: What does it mean to Honor and Remember?

Memorial Day 2021:  What does it mean to Honor and Remember?
Updated and reposted from a previous Memorial Day This Memorial Day I find my optimism for America lower than I thought possible. Incomprehensibly, Republicans voted to block a commission to investigate the worst attack on our Capitol since the Civil War. The repressive voting law (Senate Bill 7) that Texas Governor Abbott wants to sign... Read more »

A morally bankrupt GOP formally ended the rule of law today, burying the Constitution and American democracy

A morally bankrupt GOP formally ended the rule of law today, burying the Constitution and American democracy
Republicans in the United States House of Representatives ousted Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY) from her role as House Republican Conference chair today. Cheney’s position makes her the third most powerful Republican behind House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise. She is expected to be replaced by Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY), previously... Read more »

How about a Cinco de Mayo this year with no damn guacamole?

How about a Cinco de Mayo this year with no damn guacamole?
Among those of us who celebrate Cinco de Mayo, few know the reason why. We can add that to our bulging file of things people think they know but don’t. Here’s some fun FACTS: Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexico’s Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16, the date on which they declared independence... Read more »
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