Category Archives: Economy

Joe Biden’s COVID-Relief Bill Is Hugely Popular, But GOP Congresscritters Hate It — They’re Gambling On Bullshit

March 9, 2021

Rain expected any time now this late-afternoon Tuesday here in California’s Central Valley, although showers were forecast to have arrived already, and the way this winter is going, rain-wise, it may not come at all.…

Senate Passes COVID Relief Bill 50-49 — No GOPers On Board

March 6, 2021

Finally, this monrning after way-too-much bullshit: Details via The Washington Post just a bit ago: The Senate approved a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan on Saturday, as Democrats muscled through a marathon debate — and…

Time Tight Toward COVID/Spending Bill — T-Rump May/May Not Sign (UPDATE: T-Rump Signed!)

December 27, 2020

UPDATE: ‘Per CNN: President Donald Trump has signed the massive $2.3 trillion dollar coronavirus relief and government funding bill into law Sunday night, according to multiple sources, averting a government shutdown that was set to…

GOP COVID Relief Bill: ‘Nickel-and-Diming Benefits For Jobless Workers’

December 22, 2020

In the laborious era of the coronavirus there’s been a couple of bright slices of light recently, one of course, the vaccines, and the other a hard-accomplished COVID-19 relief bill passed this week by our…

House Marijuana Bill Heads To Senate — No Smoke Allowed

December 4, 2020

A victory, long-in-coming: Yeah, the Senate. Even more reason the Georgia run-off is so damn important — well, way-way- important to this country’s survival in any ‘normal’ fashion. And Republicans are such hypocritical assholes: Republicans…

T-Rump Says Number of US COVID-19 Cases ‘A Badge of Honor”

May 19, 2020

A sunny and breezy early-evening Tuesday here in California’s Central Valley. Big, white clouds, too, and a cool-ish temperature (70-degrees right now) and an unfamiliar feel to the air — we had some fairly-heavy hail…

‘Messages Keep Gettin’ Clearer’

May 13, 2020

Overcast and breezy this late-afternoon Wednesday in California’s Central Valley. Never got real hot today, not bad weather-wise and pleasant. Did go shopping this morning, which is always a treat. Most people wore masks, and…

Dangerous Time: ‘Losing My Civilians’

May 10, 2020

Ghastly but accurate (via Raw Story): Ending caught me by surprise — Joe? The video is from the UK — it works, though. And I spied the clip yesterday, but this morning I came across…