Archive for March 18th, 2021

March 18th, 2021 - 9:38 pm § in Politics, Racism

GOP is losing business support

The GOP, once the party of business, has morphed like a mutating virus into a petrie dish teeming with conspiracy nuts, racists and bigots, anti-maskers, and violent insurrectionists. In Georgia, where GOP legislators are ramrodding a huge voter suppression bill, the Chamber of Commerce is distancin[...]

March 18th, 2021 - 9:02 pm § in Politics

Republicans are trying to steal elections

From an NBC News story on Thursday, March 18, 2021 (here): “In Georgia on Wednesday,” while the U.S. reeled from the Atlanta spa shootings, “state Senate Republicans quietly introduced and fast-tracked a 93-page voter suppression bill” that replaced a 2-page bill on absentee [...]

March 18th, 2021 - 5:30 pm § in America, Foreign Affairs

Why America must remain a superpower

Create a vacuum, and China and Russia will fill it, and their authoritarian styles of government will fill much more of the world. Trump’s “America First” version of isolationism, and Rand Paul’s, are wrong. This is a free country, and voters are entitled to make mistakes. Bu[...]

March 18th, 2021 - 3:01 pm § in Politics

The GOP should win this election despite its hypocrisy

Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell complained Thursday that House Democrats are “trying to overturn a state-certified election,” The Hill reported on March 18, 2021 (read story here). It’s sorta true. But it’s a House matter, it’s constitutional, and has precedents (594 [...]