Are we distracted enough yet?

You should read this piece by nonsmokingladybug.wordpress.com, and listen to the link featuring Noam Chomsky.

The happy Quitter!

I have always been a selective listener, not to be confused with having selective hearing -what so many of us practice when we grow up. I am now at an age where I have figured out a thing or two, and I am still determined to solve the rest of lives puzzle as well.

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WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE?

What kind of people? Great piece by alotfromlydia.wordpress.com

A lot from Lydia

WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE:

Allow their government to reverse the environmental regulations that protect food, air, and water?

WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE:

Take healthcare from the sick, food from the hungry, and shelter from the elderly?

WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE:

Take money from the poor to give more to those who already hoard half the worlds wealth?

WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE:

Accept racism, and dictators?

WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE:

Think it’s fine to spend: For $70 million in tax dollars so an illegitimate president golf, another $70 million for said potus to vacation, another $30 million for a military parade, $12 billion in tax dollars to be spent as an emergency bail out for farmers who suffer under his ignorant tariffs, $70 billion to build a Wall, $233 million to separate immigrant parents from their children?

WHAT KIND OF PEOPLE:

Take babies from their parents without feeling any kind of…

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Do My Eyes Deceive Me, or is it Trump?

The latest from alotfromlydia.wordpress.com. I love how she cuts through the b.s.

A lot from Lydia

“Just remember, what you’re seeing and what you’re reading is not what’s happening” ~ Donald Trump, 7/24/18

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“The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command. ” ~ 1984 George Orwell

1. What you are seeing: A President named Donald Trump.

What’s really happening: Hillary Clinton was elected by a vast majority of Americans to be POTUS 45, but Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, and his team, hacked into our voting system, manipulated the outcome in key states thereby giving Trump the win by way of the electoral college. Exit polls did not correlate with the tally. They stole the presidency.

2. What’s happening: Rudy Giuliani tells us Donald Trump’s comments on tape are “exculpatory”, prove his innocence, because in them Trump tells his attorney Michael Cohen to write a check in order to preserve proper documentation of a…

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Jane, Roe v Wade and Racial Suicide

An important piece. I want to read the book now. Read more at nonsmokingladybug.wordpress.com.

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Image result for the story of jane by laura kaplan

While we are awaiting the announcement of a new conservative supreme court judge, and with the fate of Roe v. Wade hanging in the balance, I once again started my own research. I am a woman. I have seen and heard a lot throughout the years and women’s rights are dear to me -always have been, always will be. I am a woman of all ages and I speak up for women of all ages.

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What’s At Stake

This. Please read; don’t judge.

Red's Wrap

sub-ju-ga-tion
noun
the action of bringing someone or something under domination or control

The guys in Washington can puff themselves up and talk all they want about their belief that life begins at conception, that the ‘unborn’ have rights that take priority over a living, breathing, born woman, that overturning Roe v. Wade would right a 45-year old wrong and set this country on a path of morality and righteousness. They lie.

All of this fervor to pack the Supreme Court with a solid anti-choice majority is about one single thing: subjugation.

The linchpin of gender equality is control over one’s own person. My husband controls his body. I control mine. Taken more broadly, men control their bodies. Women control theirs. That’s what we have now, more or less, although creeping restrictions on birth control benefits and access to abortion services erode this notion.

However, if one gender controls…

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Where Did GOP Lawmakers Celebrate American Freedom?

Why would this congressman try to deceive his constituents?

A lot from Lydia

What a lovely photo of US Senator Steve Daines celebrating July 4, 2018, with his wife in DC… but wait… he was, and is, in Moscow. The event is being covered by U.S. and International Press, but he tweeted this photo today. Why is the Senator is implying he was in Washington DC celebrating America’s Independence on July 4?

Innocent people, with nothing to hide, do not attempt this kind of deception.

Fourth from the left is an actual picture of Senator Daines on July 4th in Moscow with some of his congressional comrades.

A partial list of participants below:

Countless GOP lawmakers, traitors, spent Independence Day in Moscow, with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and other Russians who interfered with our 2016 elections.

Ahead of Trump-Putin summit, Republicans meet with Russian officials in Moscow

As for the latest news on the upcoming scheduled meeting of Traitor Donald Trump with his…

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Does Your Child Have a Lawyer?

Thoughts for our day celebrating freedom. Read more from alotfromlydia.wordpress.com.

A lot from Lydia

https://twitter.com/real_farmacist/status/1014191403440713728?s=12

To celebrate the 4th of July

Congress took sabbatical all this week

Meanwhile 2000 migrant children cry,

Kidnapped, they do not understand, or speak

The language their captors question them in

Ordered to court and put before a judge

Witness this, America’s latest sin,

Our President— a racist with a grudge

This GOP party, power hungry, obscene

Claim they oppose severing families, still

Innocents kidnapped and caged haven’t seen

Their parents, don’t know when or if they will

Stolen babies cry. This is injustice.

Reps with their families, without concessions

Shame on Trump, shame on members of Congress,

Shame on ICE, shame that disgrace Jeff Sessions

Immigrant toddlers ordered to appear in court alone

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Parade

Praying for Eyebrowz

She sat on the tailgate
of an old green Ford,
her narrow denim clad hips
wedged between an Igloo cooler
and a box of faded red rags.
Scuffed boots swinging.

The whoop whoop of a siren
heralded the coming display
of a starched color guard,
eliciting a respectful salute,
grandparents demonstrating
flag etiquette for the young.

Then came beauty queens smiling,
perching precariously on the
pinnacle of a tissue paper
decorated semi-trailer in gowns
of taffeta, satin, and lace.
Tiaras glittering in the sun.

She waved at those high school
princesses, pulling funny
faces to make them laugh.
That was her talent, after all.
Hardly anyone took her
seriously as the parade passed.

Marching bands from rival
schools vied for favor
as the sun heated the summer
Texas day; twirlers in spangled
shorts tossing batons inspired
ooohs and ahhs from the crowd.

Reaching inside the battered
Igloo, she dug deep…

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