Category Archives: Politics

Sorry GOP, Trickle Down Economics has NEVER really worked. 

After watching the news this morning I Googled: Does Trickle Down Economics Work? I was a teenager in the1980’s and I remember Reagan’s Tax plan along with Government Spending getting us out of the recession. It helped end the cold … Continue reading

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FEMA Is Spending Billions, and Some Questionable Companies Are Getting Work

Source: FEMA Is Spending Billions, and Some Questionable Companies Are Getting Work – Bloomberg FEMA Is Spending Billions, and Some Questionable Companies Are Getting Work A surge in disaster contracts from hurricanes has put the agency under pressure to bypass … Continue reading

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NRA- Nonsensical Rifle Addiction

I Just returned from FIG World Championships (Gymnastics) in Canada. There were thousands of people from all over the world attending each proudly wearing their team colors.The day after the shooting in Las Vegas I overheard many speaking about the … Continue reading

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IT IS TIME TO HAVE A TALK ABOUT GUNS!

As often happens, I am out of the country at a gymnastics competition. I am surrounded by thousands of people from all over the world. When they see my USA Olympic Team Sweatshirt they ask me if I knew anyone … Continue reading

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Just When You Thought Graham And Cassidy Couldn’t Get More Cynical 

I believe that healthcare needs fixing. The best argument I have heard for single payer is that you do not hear anyone from a country with socialized medicine looking to get rid of it. The GOP wants you to believe … Continue reading

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Sessions’ LIES.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that, in six months, the Trump administration will terminate DACA, the Obama-era program that allows young undocumented people brought to the United States as children to live and work here legally. He slandered DACA’s nearly … Continue reading

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They might keep their jobs, but they won’t keep their reputations – Salon.com

It’s official: Republicans have become an all-or-nothing party committed to going down with Trump’s ship Growing up my father was a Union guy in a Central New York factory. My mother was a gymnastics coach and swim teacher. We didn’t … Continue reading

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