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Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) was born in the heart of the old Democratic south. He is a devout southerner, born in Mississippi, and attended college at both the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt in Tennessee. At age sixty-nine, I believe it is safe to say that the one-time southern Democrat,...

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  • April 23, 2021

I have to admit, I was one of those nervous Nellies fretting the past two days over the possibility of a Trump win in November. This Kos diary, a strong Biden speech, and some robust, consistently applied cannabis therapy helped me out of my funk, but man. The PTSD (and that’s...

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  • September 1, 2020

Newly upgraded from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane, Laura is headed across the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit land near the border of Texas and Louisiana. A storm surge of up to 11 feet and 15 inches of rain are expected. The National Hurricane Center...

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  • August 25, 2020

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy answered the leading question by Republican Congressman Paul Gosar in a manner that flattened his accusation against Democrats. Postmaster General embarrassed Congressman x x YouTube Video Watch the full episode here. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is at Congress testifying before the House Oversight and Reform Committee,...

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  • August 24, 2020

This is how a mensch behaves: CNBC has just reported that Joe Biden expected to attend George Floyd funeral, family lawyer says Former vice president Joe Biden is expected to attend the funeral next week of George Floyd, the black man who died at the hands of a white Minneapolis...

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  • June 2, 2020

More diversions from the actual crisis as Trump issues an ultimatum to the WHO. President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to make the freeze on U.S. funding for the World Health Organization permanent. He also laid out allegations of “missteps” in the way the agency responded to the coronavirus in a letter he...

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  • May 19, 2020

“I find it hard to exaggerate the peril, this is the new extinction and we are half way through it. We are in terrible, terrible trouble and the longer we wait to do something about it the worse it is going to get.” Sir David Attenborough Antarctic and Arctic ice...

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  • March 16, 2020

This diary is in praise of the men and women I had the privilege of working with for 5 years. I was a junior foreign service officer at the State Department until I had to retire because of age (a federal law which only applies to the foreign service, not...

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  • October 30, 2019
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