Too many here don't understand the distinction between reality and Reality. So, maybe when this is all over I will come back to see who is still around, and if anyone cares to talk:
Has COVID-19 finally redirected Neoliberals, like our Guv'ner Newsom? Perhaps. Parenthetically, Fineswine, Pelosi and the Camel are beyond redemption. But here we go:
"Bourgeois society stands at the crossroads, either transition to Socialism or regression into Barbarism."
- Rosa Luxemburg
I just sent this letter to the editor(s) of the Mail Tribune of Medford, and the Portland Oregonian. I wonder what sort of reaction I will get · · · if any.
I signed the MoveOn petition: Ending live daily coverage of Trump’s COVID-19 briefings
It would mean a lot to me if you could also add your name to this important issue. Every name that is added builds momentum around the campaign and makes it more likely for us to get the change we want to see.
Will you join me by taking action on this campaign?
Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
I'm enjoying two of the most valuable commodities at the moment - comedy and music, and they're free.
According to economists Pam Martens and Russ Martens at wallstreetonparade.com, via counterpunch.com, March 27, 2020: ‘Stimulus Bill Allows Federal Reserve to Conduct Meetings in Secret; Gives Fed $454 Billion Slush Fund for Wall Street Bailouts’
“The text of the final bill was breathtaking in the breadth of new powers it bestowed on the Federal Reserve, including the Fed’s ability to conduct secret meetings with no minutes provided to the American people.”
The idea of laughing to keep from crying has been around a long, long time has it not? Surely we've all expressed the sentiment more than once. Who knows where or when the myth originated. Maybe it got started about the time anxious individuals began to whistle in the dark. Could it just be one more example of how our culture specializes in denial?
Yet I know one thing for certain. I can damn sure use a good laugh wherever I can find it. With that in mind, I'll make it my mission to seek out and share meaningful editorial cartoon within this space.
My quest for humor among the issue weeds surrounding us may be a case of jousting with windmills. I'm willing to be your daily Don Quixote on this one. Will you be my Sancho Panzas ... valiantly contributing your own discoveries to our shared treasure of political humor. Post 'em when yo got 'em.