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First Remote House Vote!

Also Democrats screwing up on privacy, again. FISA renewal in jeopardy amid resistance from Republicans and progressives By SARAH FERRIS, HEATHER CAYGLE, KYLE CHENEY and JOHN BRESNAHAN, Politico 05/27/2020 Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Democrats are trying to salvage a contentious bill to renew expired surveillance tools Wednesday amid mounting opposition from Republicans and liberals …

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Good Indians

Comrade, I will make sure you receive the full extent of Revolutionary Justice. Do you smoke? Anti-Lockdown Protesters Now Calling for Dems to Die by Will Sommer, Daily Beast May. 27, 2020 As the head of Cowboys for Trump, Couy Griffin has led pro-Trump horse rides through Washington, D.C., and posed for a photo in …

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Jerks

Yeah, it’s all about Broadway but the situations apply to a lot of “real life” choices people are going to be forced to make soon. Oh, scare quotes around “real life”. Even though I live in Stars Hollow and as I say New York is right over there and Boston about the same in the …

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Where’s the Beef?

I don’t often shop for Beef since I prefer Pork or Seafood and I don’t think a chunk of meat is a necessary part of a meal. But I do notice things when I go to the Market and up until now the chief symptons of Coronavirus in the Meat Department is that prices have …

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How we do it downtown.

I have visited Staten Island (great free Ferry ride) and most of my interactions have been very pleasant, the place has a fascinating History, and some really excellent Restaurants. But there’s not a Hotel or a Motel on the Island that hasn’t seen a murder and Fresh Kills has it’s own special Chernobyl section where …

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Examples Of Constructive Behavior

Not. I tell you, Christians are a cult that worships death (more than Kali who is also a Fertility Goddess who battled at the side of Brahma and Vishnu though she is commonly associated with Shiva, Destroyer of Worlds). Pay attention. It’s all there will be Pie in the Sky, bye and bye, bye and …

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Not a Rant

They’re running the Turn Left Bumper Car Flaming Chunks of Twisted Metal 600 today and good luck with that. No Infield, no spectators, social distancing in the Pit (they already wear masks and gloves for safety). Up until last week or so they’d been running Video Game Races and they suspended one guy for real …

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An Update from Sores and Boils Alley

How are things in the Land of Steady Habits (that’s right, we’ve been swindling you since Colonial times)? Thank you for asking. Seriously. My Oximeter came in and my base line is between 94 and 98% which is good enough for the most part given my underlying Anemia. I feel much more confident about my …

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Going Viral

Thank goodness I seek neither fame nor reward and write for myself. If this is how things “go viral” I want no part of it. How the ‘Plandemic’ Movie and Its Falsehoods Spread Widely Online By Sheera Frenkel, Ben Decker and Davey Alba, The New York Times 5/20/20 Here’s how “Plandemic” went from a niche …

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Problem Plays

It’s a term commonly used to describe a class of Shakespearian Plays that don’t fall into Aristotelian definitions of Comedy or Tragedy. The term itself is the coinage of F. S. Boas and his direct anology was to the Plays of Henrick Ibsen. In these problem plays, the situation faced by the protagonist is put …

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How bad is it?

Thanks for asking, seriously. Nearly every U.S. state had historic levels of unemployment last month, new data shows By Tony Romm, Washington Post May 22, 2020 Roughly one-quarter of the labor force in Nevada, Michigan and Hawaii is unemployed, and nearly every other state registered a record-high jobless rate last month, illustrating the historic, widespread …

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Corporate Corona Immunity

Well, first of all Corporations are not people and the Supremes never ruled that they were. The concept comes from the pen of a Clerk after the ruling who, in the most charitable interpretations of motive, was a dumb ass who made a huge mistake. What they are is immortal greed machines granted the privilege …

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