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Fighting Back: “Republicans’ total inability to govern is harming our country.”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Senator Chris Van Hollen of Maryland. (“This weekend marks the anniversary of President Trump’s first year in office — a year that has severely tested our democracy,” said Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD).) “This weekend marks the anniversary of President Trump’s first year in office — a year that has severely tested our democracy. Past presidents — regardless of their political party or ideology — have understood that our American democracy is strongest when we unite around a sense of common purpose. President Trump has taken the opposite approach. Where others have worked to unite us, he has sought to divide us — deepening divisions in our society rather than working together to achieve our goals…Despite all this, as we enter the second year of the Trump presidency, I have faith…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: “We shall always march ahead, we cannot turn back”

The day set aside to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday is a good day to reflect on the power of resistance, the power of peaceful demonstration, the power of We The People insisting that our government reflects our values and addresses our needs. Last year, the Holiday Proclamation was written and signed by President…

Fighting Back: “You deserve A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, and a Better Future”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Congresswoman Terri Sewell of Alabama. (For Congresswoman Terri Sewell, the Republican Tax Scam is a stark reminder of just how far we have to go to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision for equality &…

VNV Tuesday: “What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” 1/9/18

I didn’t watch the Golden Globes on Sunday, but I have watched Oprah’s speech. For me, the line that resonated the most is the sentence used as the title of this post: “What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” I was also gratified that…

Fighting Back: Senator Hassan “We need to act on the Opioid Crisis because people are dying”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire. (Senator Maggie Hassan Delivers Weekly Address) “As negotiations continue on a long-term spending bill, Democrats have a long to-do list, with many priorities we need to address. We still are…

Motley Megaphone

Call the Whaaambulance!

Call the Whaaambulance! Harvard Republicans refuse to endorse Trump.

Here, I will save you having to click on that link:

“What happened to our beautiful party … the one built on the Southern Strategy, whistled to in Philadelphia MS, powered by the hateful racist rhetoric of Lee Atwater, and dedicated to crushing the poor, women, people of color, and the elderly??? We must reclaim it from the racist misogynist so that we can get back to the noble task of granny-killing, poor-starving, and sick-kicking Ryanism!”

Our World in Images

Fall Colors and Mountain Goats in the Mt. Baker Wilderness Area

North Cascades Mountain Goat (Oreamnos america) grazing on huckleberries and grasses on a warm October afternoon. What a beautiful specimen, well muscled with thick lustrous white fur and appearing very well fed. Mount Baker Wilderness Area, North Cascades Range, NW Washington State October 5, 2017   ×CloseYou need to login in order to like this post:…

August Wildflowers on the Mountain

    Yellow and Pink Monkey Flower, Mount Baker – Snoqualmie National forest   Wild Flowers are usually aflame in mid August around the Mt. Baker – Snoqualmie National Forest, and so they were to the extent to which we could reach them. After a snowy winter and a near record snow pack, the snow…

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Welcome, Returning Light!

The winter solstice “occurs exactly when the Earth’s axial tilt is farthest away from the sun at its maximum of 23° 26′. Though the winter solstice lasts only a moment in time, the term is also a turning point to midwinter and the first day of winter.” That moment will occur this morning, December 21st,…

Yule Tide

  Goddess women invoke a male deity–and get a Yule surprise! In ones and twos the Circle sisters arrived at the house on the evening of Winter Solstice. They swept through the door, bringing gusts of cold air with them, and amid laughter and greetings divested themselves of coats and cloaks. ×CloseYou need to login…

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Yule Tide

  Goddess women invoke a male deity–and get a Yule surprise! In ones and twos the Circle sisters arrived at the house on the evening of Winter Solstice. They swept through the door, bringing gusts of cold air with them, and amid laughter and greetings divested themselves of coats and cloaks. ×CloseYou need to login…

Saving the World Through Sex

The mission of the International Tarts Society is to prevent world leaders from declaring war by distracting them with the delights of sex. Although they work as office assistants during the day, at night the Tarts’ assistance becomes quite personal. Carmela Sandoval, twenty-two, accepts the most important mission of all: that of distracting the president…

Breathing Deeply at Beltane

Celibate since Yule, red-haired Passionata breaks out on May Eve!     Oh, do not tell the priests of our art For they would call it sin But we shall be in the woods all night A-conjuring summer in. Gerald Gardner’s version of a Rudyard Kipling poem. Emerging from the shower with the towel wrapped…

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Fighting Back: “Republicans’ total inability to govern is harming our country.”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Senator Chris Van Hollen of Maryland. (“This weekend marks the anniversary of President Trump’s first year in office — a year that has severely tested our democracy,” said Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD).) “This weekend marks…

TGIF!

Morning meese! The Goppers, all of them are assholes…full stop! I’m putting Bozo and the rose brigade in with the goppers since that’s what they are. We used to have a great country,still do, before Russia installed their choice as president and the goppers wholeheartedly are ok with it. They’re all in it up to…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: “We shall always march ahead, we cannot turn back”

The day set aside to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday is a good day to reflect on the power of resistance, the power of peaceful demonstration, the power of We The People insisting that our government reflects our values and addresses our needs. Last year, the Holiday Proclamation was written and signed by President…

Fighting Back: “You deserve A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, and a Better Future”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Congresswoman Terri Sewell of Alabama. (For Congresswoman Terri Sewell, the Republican Tax Scam is a stark reminder of just how far we have to go to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision for equality &…

TGIF!

Good morning meese… I’m one pissed of moose… Seems the moron trumpers are shouting to the moon like wild dogs about companies like the deplorable Walmart upping their minimum wage to $11/hr and giving bonuses to certain employees. I’m sure they are referring to the full time employees of which there aren’t as many as…

VNV Tuesday: “What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” 1/9/18

I didn’t watch the Golden Globes on Sunday, but I have watched Oprah’s speech. For me, the line that resonated the most is the sentence used as the title of this post: “What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have.” I was also gratified that…

Fighting Back: Senator Hassan “We need to act on the Opioid Crisis because people are dying”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire. (Senator Maggie Hassan Delivers Weekly Address) “As negotiations continue on a long-term spending bill, Democrats have a long to-do list, with many priorities we need to address. We still are…

TGIF!

Jan…WYgalinCali can come read but she can’t post. It won’t allow her to log out, so she can’t change her password. If you can would you give her a hand…Thanks   Morning meese…I’m assuming “Fire and Fury” is going to be burning up the internet and definitely be the number one topic in DC. I’m…