Category Archives: Politics

Week In Review – 29 Jan 2023

Sunday’s lunar New Year, a celebratory occasion, turned ugly abruptly in California by a series of mass shootings.  These incidents have unfortunately become the norm. Our penitentiaries are filled with violent offenders. But is the issue with the people, our … Continue reading

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California – Tip Of The Iceberg

  First, there was the wildfires, then came the droughts, and the floods. If you say California, yes, you got it right, As if these disasters weren’t enough, the Golden State was confronted with another tragedy: a string of mass … Continue reading

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No One Is Above The Law

  Countries that follow the rule of law, which includes the US, would uphold the principle that no one is above the law. So it’s understandable that the US Department of Justice has appointed Special Counsels to investigate former President … Continue reading

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The Republicans Are Back

  The House of Representatives passed today a rules package concocted by Speaker Kevin McCarthy in his bids for the job. What interesting about this rules package is its inclusion of the giveaways McCarthy conceded last week to a small … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 8 Jan 2023

With the arrival of the New Year and the holidays behind us, everything seems pretty much the same as before the ball dropped. If anything the pandemic stands to become worse as the Chinese New Year looming. Will the 2023 … Continue reading

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Leadership Challenge?

  Kevin McCarthy, the Republican from California, is facing a leadership challenge.  You see, he wants to be the Speaker of the US House of Representatives. McCarthy needs 218 (out of 435) votes to win the Speakership. The closest he … Continue reading

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George Santos

  If you haven’t heard about George Santos, the Congressman-elect from the New York’s 3rd Congressional district, here is a heads up: he is the poster child for what not to be. Why? Because he is a fraud and lied … Continue reading

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Is Democracy Mob Rule?

  Yes, you read the title correctly, Is democracy mob rule? Why the comparison, you ask? Here, I will share a story from my former boss.  Whenever someone mentioned the US is a democracy, she would insist that we are … Continue reading

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Rail Worker Strike?

  The US Rail workers will go on strike if an agreement is not reached by 9 December 2022. That is in 10 days time. More specifically, four of the 12 rail unions are pushing for more negotiations on, among … Continue reading

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The Election-Denier Candidates?

  The US midterm elections was over a week ago.  While the Democrats have the control of the Senate, and the Republicans inch toward a majority in the House, what happened to the election-denier candidates? Tally from Yahoo!News shows more … Continue reading

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