Let’s begin with the etcetera since it’s more fun on a Monday morning.
In case you’re wondering, I have a lovely collapsible ladder, 40′ I think, and something called an Unger (like Felix, which is what my husband calls me at my most compulsive) pole. I am running his laundry through the machines as I type.
Mike Michaud, currently a Maine congressman, has come out to announce he is gay. He is also running for governor. I hope Maine gets a gay governor, he might set those annoying christian conservatives straight.
I found this blog because the blogger found me, I love his realistic observations. You might like them too, check out coveredinbeer.
Moyers & Company had an enlightening segment on the Trans Pacific Partnership, which may cause egregious damage to the economies of the participating countries, the environment, and human health all while lining the pockets of industry. The TPP transparency fact sheet reassuringly states “…Congress has created a special Congressional Oversight Group to provide advice to USTR regarding U.S. objectives, positions, and strategies in trade negotiations.” That’s right folks, the fox is still guarding the henhouse.
It seems the US government has a permanent solution to dissent in Pakistan, drone strikes. You can view Robert Greenwald’s documentary here. As US citizens we are accountable for our government.
According to a Gallup poll an appalling number of uninsured Americans are uninformed regarding the Affordable Care Act.
That’s it. Frankly, that’s enough.