Category Archives: Politics

Biden Signs COVID Bill! Checks In The Bank ‘Early As This Weekend’

March 11, 2021

An unexpected pleasure: Via the Guardian‘s live blog: With the flick of his pen, Biden signed into law a $1.9tn coronavirus relief package, cementing the first major legislative victory of his presidency. “This historic legislation…

The American Rescue Plan Is Passed, So Now To Save Democracy, For The People Act Needs To Also Happen — And Way-Soon

March 10, 2021

Now that the American Rescue Plan has passed both Houses of Congress and heading for Joe Biden;s signature to combat the wide effects of the COVID pandemic, it’s way-time for passage of For the People…

House Passes COVID Relief Package! Biden Will Sign It Into Law On Friday

March 10, 2021

Less than two months after taking office, Joe Biden has popped a grand slam: Despite what Republicans are blubbering, this package will help take care of Americans — details via Vox about an hour ago:…

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.…

‘Herd Immunity’ To COVID Could Take Awhile — T-Rump And The Russians Obstructing MAGA Brain-set On Vaccines

March 8, 2021

(Illustration found here). Although the CDC released easier guidelines today in lifestyle choices for fully-vaccinated folks, the playbook continues it’s still dangerous for COVID-19, and even now, a year later, we still don’t know a…

Global Heat: High ‘Wet Bulb Temperatures’ Intolerable For Humans

March 8, 2021

(Illustration: ‘Global Warming,’  abstract-acrylic, by  Dennis Nadeau, and found here). Beyond the normal calamities of everyday life nowadays, like COVID-19 and whatever Republicans are up to, some old-fashion back-burner news on our swiftly-deteriorating envirnoment getting…

Americans Battling Both COVID And Republicans To Stay Alive

March 7, 2021

Another Sunday afternoon here in California’s Central Valley, sunshine hazy right now with some way-needed rain forecast for mid-week. In the midst of a pandemic, once again an upcoming drought year. The numbers/stats for COVID,…

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…