COVID Update

I’ve been slow to write. I was planning to write about my decision to keep masking despite CDC guidance that fully vaccinated people don’t need to mask, given the advent of the delta variant and the number of people who refuse to vaccinate (and the fact that there is no vaccine for anyone under 12). … More COVID Update

“Both Sides” Re-re-boot

I’m sharing this again because it seems that there is far too much false equivalence going around. Keeping an open mind doesn’t mean I have to pretend up is down for the sake of conversation. ************************************************************************************************ Some folks disingenuously use the “both sides” argument, and others employ it because they are genuinely exhausted and wish … More “Both Sides” Re-re-boot

Insurrection

Originally posted on The View from the Armchair:
Definition of insurrection : an act or instance of revolting against civil authority or an established government It’s probably fair to refer to today’s storming of the capitol as domestic terrorism, as well. And/or a coup attempt, driven by Trump and his cronies. It’s interesting that the…

Unlawful Orders

I am prompted to re-post a previous discussions about unlawful/illegal orders based on a Twitter discussion I wandered through. It may not be the most relevant thing to talk about given all that’s going on, but I’m doing it anyway. The Uniform Code of Military Justice is the standardized law book across all military services. … More Unlawful Orders

SCOTUS and Voting Rights

I haven’t been following up with SCOTUS opinions as I suggested I might a few posts back. But, I never made any promises, so you get what you get and you don’t throw a fit. There were two decisions today, with one gathering the most attention. That decision is Brnovich, Attorney General of Arizona, Et … More SCOTUS and Voting Rights

Rumsfeld is Dead

Sorry for being tardy – I meant to get a quick post out yesterday. I an additional to helping get us into Iraq in 2003 on the basis of a mountain of lies, rummy also helped push our illegal policies of detainee abuse, which of course led to nothing positive in terms of intelligence collection. … More Rumsfeld is Dead

The State of America and Despondence — Liberal Takes

I have begun many articles for this blog over the past month. All of them were, in my opinion, worth writing. I felt it imperative that people keep spreading the facts about these topics, and that I also had a responsibility to utilize my voice and speak out. However, after starting each article, I would […] … More The State of America and Despondence — Liberal Takes