I'm often torn as to whether to post certain things to Facebook or here. Maybe a handful of people will see them here, but a hundred or more will see them on FB. But is that the goal - to have people see these? As I say over and over - it's all about validation, babee - the secret to life and motivation.
(Or is that one of the dozens of posts that I always plan to write about here? I even have a written list of many of them, that I plan to write about, and then don't because I've thought of it so often, I end up assuming I must have finally written about it?)
So...some random thoughts:
I'm starting to wonder if Bernie can actually beat Hillary. I doubt it for a lot of reasons. One of the biggest, but least reported on, is the hundreds of Super Delegates that have already committed to Hillary. She messed that up 8 years ago, but gets it...and got them...this time.
But if it turns out that Bernie somehow was able to win, this will be the moment that I look back to as the beginning of the end:
News Item: “Girls” star Lena Dunham, stumping
in Iowa City, said Clinton faces unfair attacks because she is a woman.
Please. Lena - you're insulting women with this.
News Item: The Supreme Court today will
hear arguments from a group of California
teachers who say it violates their First Amendment rights to be
forced to pay dues to the state’s teachers union.
Hear me now, believe me later. No chance the unions win this (or should, in my opinion). I'm anything but a huge fan of unions, but this will be terrible news for the country as a whole. Just another shot at lower income folks.
Finally some good news for American Indians!
News Item: The tagline of a new ad
from a Ted Cruz super
PAC, going up today in Iowa, is: “You can take your country back.”
And one more:
News Item: "The
Clinton campaign released an ad touting her electability, to air in both Iowa and New Hampshire. It
includes clips of Trump and Cruz talking. “Think about it: one of these
Republicans could actually be president,” a narrator says. “So ask yourself,
who is the one candidate who can stop them? Hillary Clinton.”
And from my perspective, the same answer can be given to a similar question:
So ask yourself, who is the one candidate who can stop Hillary Clinton?