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vlyons's Journal
vlyons's Journal
October 2, 2020

So Mr President. How's that not wearing a mask and not practicing social distancing

working out for you?



October 2, 2020

Trump's Covid just proves, once again,

that irony is not dead. Assuming that he's not faking it, it also demonstrates that karma, like gravity, never stops working. If you don't keep your feet under you, you will fall. Some people like Trump have to learn everything the hard way.

Shame on him and his whole campaign for not informing the Biden campaign that Hope Hicks had tested positive. Not that he gives a fat rat's ass about anyone.

September 28, 2020

Just so's ya know

Biden's 2016-2018 tax returns are publicly disclosed and available for viewing on his web site. I hope he mentions this fact in the 1st debate. Make this fact go viral please.


September 28, 2020

My social media are full to overflowing with comments about Trump's taxes.

None of it admiring him for being a tax cheat. Lots of snarly pissed sarcastic stuff. It is the Oct surprise come early. Lots of "lock his fat ass up."

September 24, 2020

For all those afraid that Trump won't go peacefully if not re-elected,

rest assured he may mouth-off his BS, but he is a coward at heart. On Jan 20, Biden will be sworn in as POTUS. There are more than enough Fed judges, who would be honored to administer the oath of office. But John Roberts will no doubt do the honors. One week earlier, the WH staff will be busy packing the Trump belongings and moving them out. Cleaning the WH residence and moving in the Bidens' stuff in. (Let's hope they count all the silver too!) The Secret Service and the US Marshalls will deftly escort the Trumps to a waiting helicopter. All the bru-ha-ha about Trump not going peacefully is merely Trump getting the MSMedia to talk about himself. If you haven't learned by now that Trump shoots his mouth daily to stir the pot and keep the chaos boiling -- well where have you been for the last 4 years?

September 23, 2020

I can't watch the news much any more

At least not lately. It's so depressing. I fear that McConnell will push thru some Christian Taliban justice for the USSC. And there's nothing we can do about it, unless Biden gets sworn in, and we expand the SC to 15 justices. I feel like Republicans are poking a stick in my eye, while pissing on my feet, all the while laughing at me.

September 22, 2020

Citizens United has got to go!

Not much will change until we pass a constitutional amendment to eliminate the dark money from elections. Did you know that Canada doesn't allow corporations to make campaign contributions, because corporations are not people!

Right now it is Wall St and Fossil Fuels that own and operate the Republican party. It's not the MAGAt Trumpsters who scare me. They are all just useful idiots, who respond emotionally to the culture war, and who the 1%ers manage to enrage over guns and Jesus.

September 20, 2020

Never ceases to amuse me that "Christian" Republicans are ignorant about Jesus' teaching on money

Oh they know the "Render unto Caesar" bit. But how many ever contemplated:

Acts2:44-45 "All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 Selling their possessions and goods, they shared with anyone who was in need."

Matthew 19:21 "Jesus told him, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me."

Not that early Christians were communists. But they did live communally.

BTW: It was Judas, who carried the money bag during Jesus ministry. John 12:6 "He did not say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief; as keeper of the money bag, he used to help himself to what was put into it."

September 20, 2020

Why Republicans want to abolish social security

During your working life, you pay 6.2% of your income up to a limit $137,000. Your employer also pays a matching 6.2%. It is that matching 6.2% or $8537 possible max that Republicans deeply resent shelling out for your retirement security.

The old canard about SSI being creeping socialism is -- Yeah? Well so what?

September 10, 2020

We must reform our campaign contributions laws

Canada doesn't allow corporations to make campaign contributions. Neither should we. Or at least limit the amount of dark money that gets contributed.

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