Archive for June 2022

Juneteenth National Independence Day

Juneteenth National Independence Day
It was on this day in 1865 that Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that all slaves were free. That was two months AFTER the end of the Civil War and TWO YEARS after the Emancipation Proclamation. To say that change comes slowly for African Americans is... Read more »

Don't kid yourself, all lives don't matter

Don't kid yourself, all lives don't matter
Originally posted June 15, 2016. Reposted today as a preamble to Juneteenth. Remember, as you read, that this was written before any of us heard the name, George Floyd. The American Civil Liberties Union is in business to defend the constitutional rights of all individuals.  There are other organizations to protect and defend the rights... Read more »

Arizona John: Please stay glued to Fox "News" tonight

Arizona John:  Please stay glued to Fox "News" tonight
As most Americans know, all of our major news networks will be carrying the Jan 6 Committee hearings live tonight beginning at 8:00 PM Eastern time. Some might argue that it’s not all our major news networks because Fox will be adhering to their regular programming schedule, which includes Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham and TucKKKer... Read more »
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How dare YOU, Mike Pence?

How dare YOU, Mike Pence?
People on one side of the aisle (Right) are in a state of perpetual outrage. More often than not, they’re accusing people on the other side of the very things of which they are the most guilty. Former vice president and man who narrowly dodged the hangman’s noose, Mike Pence, recently took the current Vice... Read more »

Arizona John thinks I have become unlikeable

Arizona John thinks I have become unlikeable
The following was first published last year, but, with the Jan 6 hearings coming up on prime time, a revisit seems in order: From John: You still blame everything bad on trump just like he blamed everything bad on Obama It’s idiotic to think we need another investigation of the capital (sic) . …. Just... Read more »