Kitchen Table Kibitzing Friday Did we hate being seventeen?

Seventeen is an American bimonthly teen magazine based in New York City. The magazine's reader-base is 13-to-19-year-old females and is published by New York City-based Hearst Corporation. Since its debut in New York City in August 1944.[2] It began as a publication geared toward inspiring teen girls to become model workers and citizens.[3] Soon after its debut, Seventeen took a more fashion- and romance-oriented approach in presenting its material…

Sorting machines being taken from post offices! Sabotage continues …

NPR's Noel King interviewed the Iowa Postal Workers Union President, Kimberly Karol. I urge you to read the entire transcript. (It’s not long.) She has been at the USPS for over 30 years, yet she has never seen anything like this. Louis DeJoy, a Trump flunky, was appointed as postmaster general. He has numerous conflicts of interests…

KS-Sen: Kris Kobach (R), “COVID-19 numbers are being cooked to hurt Trump”

From Oliver Willis at The American Independent: Republican Senate candidate Kris Kobach claimed in mid-July that tallies of the number of people who have been died after being infected by the coronavirus are being exaggerated to hurt Donald Trump. “I believe that the numbers are being cooked. The books are being cooked,” Kobach said on…

Being a Democrat

This past Friday on HBO’s television program Real Time with Bill Maher, I was reminded why I am a proud Democrat.  Maher makes me laugh, cringe, grind my teeth and belly laugh all in the span of one hour. I watched Maher last week, as is my wont on Friday nights, and was infuriated he…