Starting below with some more on PAYGO. … Continue reading →
Join me below for an article about an interesting Dem presidential candidate that few people are talking about. … Continue reading →
The weekend before Xmas. Hope you all are settled in for a great long holiday period! I spent the afternoon with with my very feisty, 93 year old cousin who is spending Xmas recuperating from a fractured hip in her convent’s infirmary. Sister Jean Thomas (Dot to her family) has always been one of my favorite family members I’ll start with some tweets from one of our favorites … Continue reading →
Crazy days ahead. Government shutting down, stock market tanking defense secretary resigning. Great start to the holiday weekend! … Continue reading →
Let’s start today with another “Why Bernie is the Best” article. … Continue reading →
Join me below for Monday’s news, starting with another discussion on how increasing economic inequality results in faux populist leaders like Trump. … Continue reading →
Join me below for a discussion of Sunday’s news. First up is an article about where Dems should head with their 2020 candidate. … Continue reading →
A new week and a new OT. See you below. … Continue reading →
Posting this on my Metro North train ride back to Poughkeepsie from an overnight at friends in Manhattan. It’s a beautiful train ride along the Hudson, especially the 20 mile segment through the Hudson Highlands where the hills and the mountains come right down to the river. There’s a great view of West Point on the other side of the river during this part of the ride. Join me below for discussion of today’s news. … Continue reading →
Hope everybody had a nice holiday. Join me below to see how AOC struck back at Fox criticism.
So what are you all doing for Thanksgiving? I’m driving up tomorrow morning to visit family in SE Massachusetts—pretty close to the original Thanksgiving. Our area was the ancestral home of the Pokanoket band of the Wampanoags, the Native Americans who shared their land with the Pilgrims until they were decimated in King Philip’s (Metacom) War (1675-76) along with most of the rest of the Native Americans in southern New England. Philip’s father was Massasoit, the leader of the Pokanokets when the Pilgrims arrived. Massasoit prevented the failure of the Plymouth colony and almost certain starvation that the Pilgrims faced … Continue reading →
Join me below for news on Bernie’s upcoming town hall on climate change.
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Today’s Open Thread starts with a NY Times op ed that argues that Trump’s anti-immigration hysteria will backfire
Is America ready for a wave of Bernie-inspired Socialists? Join me below to find out!