Michelle Vallejo trails her Republican opponent by just 1/10 of a point, yet gets little support from Democratic party leadership Does the Democratic Party really want a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives or do they only want a certain type of people representing them? Shunning progressives would seem like an extraordinarily dumb tactic … Continue reading why is the democratic party shunning progressives even when control of U.S. house is at stake?
Foxygen has had a talent for mining the absurd depths of late 60s and early 70s California cheese-pop and creating something alternately hilarious and catchy. Their band name, and the album title "We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic" says a lot about how the degree to which they do and don't … Continue reading how can you really not love Foxygen?
https://youtu.be/zw-KASkQyAk Cruelty to immigrants is now a campaign tactic. The blatant level of mistreatment of immigrants has escalated with the behavior of Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida and Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas. Some of the immigrants flown by DeSantis to Martha’s Vineyard had immigration hearings in Florida scheduled as early as Monday. A few … Continue reading cruelty to immigrants is now a campaign tactic
If you believe that the biggest threat to the U.S. is critical race theory in schools, Goldman Sachs and AIG have a bridge to sell you. Financial institutions that profited handsomely from the Great Recession are some of the biggest funders of the culture wars. That's so they can keep a large section of the … Continue reading the biggest funders of the culture wars
https://youtu.be/STgwl9RkMWk Siouxsie and the Banshees and Dreampop. If you think the band and the style might not fit well together, you'd be wrong. The Banshees weren't just influential as a punk band but also in the development in what eventually became the Goth and Dreampop musical styles. This 1987 single is probably the best of … Continue reading Siouxsie and the Banshees and Dreampop
The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v Wade. They have openly stated their willingness to overturn rights to gay marriage and homosexual relationships.. They even have expressed willingness to overturn the rights to to contraception access. It is time to sound the alarm. https://youtu.be/c0VwFq3-UI0
The House Democrats' decision to sing "God Bless America" on the Supreme Court steps was cringe-worthy on many levels. There's a historical aspect of Irving Berlin's "God Bless America" that a lot of people don't know about. Legendary singer Woody Guthrie kept on hearing Kate Smith sing that song on the radio, and he didn't … Continue reading a better choice than “God Bless America”
You know that fascism is creeping across the country when Georgia poll workers are harassed and threatened for just doing their jobs. https://youtu.be/--_-gJMSQF8
The corporate roots of the January 6 insurrection must not be forgotten. Many corporations made pledges immediately after 1/6 to withhold funding from the politicians who have supported the insurrectionists. But many have never stopped funding or have quietly restarted funding for these politicians. Big Business has funded coups in other countries, why wouldn't they … Continue reading corporate roots of the January 6 insurrection
What the mass media tells us about COVID and what the reality is are two different things. Many health agencies no longer track cases, and U.S. COVID cases maybe "Long Covid can occur in an estimated 10 to 30% of cases, and each infection – and reinfection – seems to be 'a roll of the … Continue reading U.S. COVID cases may be 30 times higher than reported