Posts Tagged ‘2017

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump, 8/15/17

08/16/2017

neo Nazis, Charlottesville

08/15/2017

Philadelphia

06/21/2017

So six people, out of 18, quit the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, because they felt this current administration was refusing to listen to them and they felt they could provide more help from outside the administration, than within.  Much of this protest-via-resignation centered around the new Trumpcare AHCA bill; it’s  allowance of insurance companies […]

my America (part 2): O’Hare airport

04/10/2017

ok, so, it’s circulating around about a man being dragged off a plane, United Airlines, at O’Hare, today, 4/10/17. some time today, I heard a little bit of this on NPR.  The bit I heard didn’t seem empathetic to the man taken off the plane.  There was brief audio of screaming, and then a calm […]

New Organization

04/08/2017

What party/political spectrum are you quizzes: Pew Research Center’s two-party spectrum quiz GoToQuiz’s much more broad political compass quiz (I’m sure there are countless others, I took one around election time from isidewith, which was American and generally two-party with some others, very exhaustive, covering the issues – to what degree there were – from […]

Chicken

03/16/2017

Naperville’s GoFundMe page   Well, 2017 is the year of the Fire Rooster, after all… ok, from pussies back to birds: a classic: and this will either brighten your day or drive you up a wall, but when I think bird-related songs, how could I resist:   and this one is completely new to me, […]

Correspondents’ Dinner 2017

03/01/2017

LoBianco, T. (2/24/17). “Five takeaways from the Republican town halls,” CNN, (cnn.com) Peters, M. (2/25/17). “Trump Will Be First President in 36 Years To Skip White House Correspondents’ Dinner,” NPR, (npr.org)

song(s) of the night, 2017 edition

02/19/2017

and I’m a huge garage rock fan, this on one of my top lists, The Sparkles:

Actions Against Muslim Ban

01/30/2017

Actions we can take now: 1.  Contact Senators: Bill Nelson (FL), Joe Manchin (WV) and governors: John Hickenlooper (CO), John Bel Edwards (LA), Mark Dayton (MN), Steve Bullock (MT), Jim Justice (WV), to urge them to oppose the Muslim ban via this petition Source: Justice Democrats 2.  See what position your representatives take on this […]

Let them eat cake.

01/29/2017

  So America bombs the shit out of another country, then refuses to take in refugees from said war-torn country, while villainizing the victims of the war.  Could I be more ashamed of my country?  I’ve tried protesting, calling congressmen, writing congressmen, blogging, talking to those around me, trying to engage in discourse with people […]