Many brave Democrats lost their seats in 2010 for voting for the ACA but in doing so, they saved and helped millions of Americans, past, present and future. What they did was noble and profound, they changed history for the better. Clearly, Manchin and Sinema are not cut from the same cloth but perhaps they can be leveraged to do the right thing and become reluctant heroes in the end despite themselves.
The uniqueness of the GOP being the first American political party to transform into a cult may undercut acceptance but that hurdle needs to be jumped or the existential threat this nation faces from this cult may come to pass.
Now that President Biden is in the White House and competence, expertise and humanity are back in power, time seems to be getting back to running as it used to. So this weekend, songs about time, hours, days, weeks, months and years are on the calendar so save the date!
To spotlight this episode in the life of the human allegory for Republicans ignoring the needs of the many in the pursuit of their own indulgences, this weekend's music thread is dedicated to songs about locations around the world including Mexico, to which Republicans may flee when the going gets tough.
Our democracy has been collapsing under the weight of corruption that accompanies minority rule. The majority should rule and should have their will followed by their representatives. All of the issues listed above are supported by a solid majority of Americans who have been constantly thwarted by the perversion of our elections and government. It is a time for action. It's time to kill the filibuster and do the people's work.