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Trueblue Texan

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Following the line of thought about this administration offered by Senator Duckworth,

...Trump has fired everyone who opposes his illegal actions. At the end of the day then, all we have left in those important positions, in the Pentagon, for example, are those who will carry out illegal actions. If the administration does not acknowlege they are subject to any laws or court rulings and employ only those who are willing to carry out Trump's illegal orders, then is the coup not complete? If we have one side of the nation that will comply with the laws and the Constitution and the other side, supporting the White House, who doesn't even acknowlege the law and Constitution applies to them, don't we have the basis of the civil war we have suspected Trump was trying to establish? And if those of us who abide the law and Constitution continue to adhere to those principles while the other side refuses, haven't we already lost the battle?

Please offer some thoughts here. Feeling rather desperate.
Posted by Trueblue Texan | Thu Jun 4, 2020, 08:55 AM (2 replies)

It matters that Trump was negligent...

in waiting so long to shut down the country. But even worse is his current negligence and encouraging his supporters to ignore social distancing rules, spreading the disease and disinformation even more broadly. How many thousands, or even millions will die because of this campaign of ignorance?
Posted by Trueblue Texan | Sun Apr 19, 2020, 05:58 PM (2 replies)

Okay, the census pisses me off!

This question:
Select one or more boxes AND enter origins. For this census, Hispanic origins are not races.

The origins box is not optional. I'm offended and disgusted. What difference does it make my origin? Is that going to qualify my community for more or less federal dollars if I am black, brown, white? WTAF?

I put human.
Posted by Trueblue Texan | Sat Apr 18, 2020, 11:23 AM (42 replies)

They know...

I am no longer able to believe that the Republicans, officials and citizens, that support Trump are unaware of the evil. They know. They know and maybe those with any moral fiber left are just waiting for someone else to call it out. The others don't care. They know he is evil. They know he is destroying our nation and our way of life for generations to come. They know, but they don't care because they think they are profiting or they think they will benefit in some way. We need to just call their evil out, call out the fact that they know they are supporting pure evil and corruption. Look them in the eye and tell them, "You know this administration is evil, murderous, corrupt. You know and even though you deny it, you will one day be called to account."

They don't pass up an opportunity to attack even the most minor offenses of any Democrat in office, but there is nothing a Republican can do that doesn't warrant their praise, no matter how cruel, blatantly corrupt or vile the act. They pretend they don't see this disparity, but they do. They see it and they know they are propping up pure evil. Trump is the vehicle and they are the engine of his evil. They know he is evil but he makes their own evil feel justified. They know. Look them in the eye and tell them you know they know.
Posted by Trueblue Texan | Thu Apr 9, 2020, 07:47 AM (5 replies)

Time to drink the Kool-aid!

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/04/death-is-a-welcomed-friend-pastor-calls-on-christians-to-defy-coronavirus-lockdown-even-if-it-kills-them/
Posted by Trueblue Texan | Wed Apr 8, 2020, 11:22 AM (5 replies)

One of many reasons I reject Christianity...

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/watch-baptist-preacher-dismantles-meagachurch-leaders-boast-were-winning-during-coronavirus-crisis/

The preacher that got pissed off is upset because he believes the foundation of Christianity and God's purpose is for people to hold onto their faith even through their suffering. To me, this is sick. This is like staying in a marriage where you are abused, neglected, tormented, just because you're supposed to, just to prove you're worthy of existence. Screw that and screw any God who can't do better than that. Where is the comfort in such a religion? Such concepts provide a model for sick relationships. I reject this crap. GET THEE BEHIND ME!
Posted by Trueblue Texan | Mon Mar 30, 2020, 08:55 AM (17 replies)

Ok, did Rachel and Lawrence have a spat?

I’ve never seen them engage in such a terse and rapid hand off. “Thanks you, Rachel.” “Certainly.” And that was it! Wonder what that was about?
Posted by Trueblue Texan | Tue Mar 24, 2020, 10:41 PM (48 replies)

My book on Aging in Place is available on Amazon!

I don't know if I can post the title here. But it's by Lanore Dixon, COTA. I hope you will find it helpful for caregiving and taking care of yourself! Stay safe!
Posted by Trueblue Texan | Tue Mar 17, 2020, 08:54 AM (8 replies)

My book on Aging in Place is available on Amazon!

I don't know if I can post the title here. But it's by Lanore Dixon, COTA. I hope you will find it helpful for caregiving and taking care of yourself! Stay safe!
Posted by Trueblue Texan | Tue Mar 17, 2020, 08:53 AM (0 replies)

Trump is the most powerless president ever...

If you listen to the right wing media, that is. I found this infuriating article in my local paper.

https://www.theeagle.com/opinion/columnists/who-to-blame-for-coronavirus-opposition-media-the-fault-is/article_4da80238-65a1-11ea-875a-db7efb258301.html

Apparently Obama is the MOST powerful president ever because even though he left office more than 3 years ago, he is responsible for everything that goes wrong in the nation while Trump holds office. Trump, on the other hand, is the least powerful president because even though he's been in office more than 3 years now, Obama is still in control of everything.

As a matter of fact, Republican presidents of the last 30 years have been mighty impotent, according to the right.
Posted by Trueblue Texan | Sun Mar 15, 2020, 08:07 AM (3 replies)
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