Sick and Tired of Losing Lives

Submitted by ub on Wed, 07/29/2020 - 10:02
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As the USA death tolls pass 150K, with millions of COVID infections, Americans may be wondering who's in charge?

The national outlook has only darkened in recent weeks and continues to climb spiral. Public health experts' estimates and the number of hotspots have increased in both California and Florida, which have topped in this country.

Republicans say Trump is a great president. Democrats say America is doomed as long as Trump remains in power.

Is Anyone Tired Of Winning Yet? Donald Trump: You gonna win so much you may even get tired of winning.

Vote By Mail

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/28/2020 - 15:47
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This is National Vote By Mail Day, but every day should be the same. Our democracy is fundamentally tied to our right to access and freely cast a ballot. This year, that right is in jeopardy. As we enter uncharted waters in which elections that traditionally rely on face-to-face contact must shift to elections that allow us to avoid in-person contact – we are forced to place a greater priority on accessible remote voting. This year, we are proud to join a national push to celebrate Vote By Mail Day on Tuesday, July 28.

Congressional Inaction?

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/28/2020 - 10:52
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The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States of America and consists of two chambers: the House of Representatives and the Senate.

As lawmakers grapple with POTUS claim that he already has congressional authorization, legal specialists are saying that even legislative inaction could create a precedent leaving the executive branch with greater powers. However, these techies have the greatest powers.

Safeguard American Liberty

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/28/2020 - 00:23
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In 1852 Wendell Phillips said, “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few.”

Kabuki Congress

Submitted by ub on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 13:39
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During my travels throughout continent Asia, Thanks to Nami Yamamoto and Kazue Abiko, I had the distinct pleasure of attending a Kabuki performance in Tokyo, Japan.

I did not understand the dialogue but followed as attentively as I could. Lately, The US House and The Senate remind me of this experience. While watching Congress on C-SPAN it is beginning to feel very familiar.  https://www.c-span.org/

99 DAYS

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/26/2020 - 11:54
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Trump claims to have built many terrific structures and said he would build a great wall. So far he has managed walls of Republican enablers, peaceful protesters, American moms, veterans, and kneeling athletes. Lastly, thanks to Mother Nature: The great builder who built a wonderful wall just lost it as it came crashing down during a storm.

The Bronx Bummers

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/26/2020 - 06:20
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The New York Yankees are the All American baseball team based in The Bronx. They compete in Major League Baseball American League East division and are known as The Bronx Bombers.

The Bronx Bombers is a nickname used for the New York Yankees. It refers to the team’s ability to produce powerful hits, mainly home runs. Although not official, it is said that the nickname originated in July of 1936 by the New York World-Telegram.

RIP Regis Philbin

Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/26/2020 - 00:18
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Born in The Bronx, he grew as a popular entertainer. Regis Philbin died today after decades developing into a legend to so many generations.He enjoyed playing golf, but was also brave enough to serve in the military.

Regis Francis Xavier Philbin was an American media personality, an actor, and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows. Having been called "the hardest working man in show business", Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for the most hours on USA.

Fasten Your Seat Belts

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/25/2020 - 10:39
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There could be a real bumpy political ride ahead over the next hundred days and nights, as the extra $600 some Americans were receiving in unemployment benefits expire for millions, which have been helping them to make ends meet.