twilson117

I go by the handle twilson117. The 117 is to honor my late son who played both High School and Club Soccer a sport he loved. I'm one of the writers from Yabberz and I am happy that AdLib welcomed us here to The Planet. I'm looking forward to making a contribution here and I want to thank all who take time out of their day to read my posts.
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The Commission On The Insurrection Must Take Place

For the country to move forward, this commission is a must. If McConnell and Johnson get their way and hamstring it, they will be responsible for what will inevitably follow, a new form of Jim Crow, and that cannot be allowed.

Remember Jan 6, We Almost Lost Our Democracy!

Some are saying a failed coup attempt without repercussions is a dress rehearsal. For the moment, it does feel like Trump** may skate on his botched coup. But some things are stirring, which could result in server repercussions for him.

My Vote Counts!

Racism is indeed a defining feature of the American experience. As they say in the world of programming, “it’s not a bug; it’s a feature.” This defining feature propagates the very idea that the right to vote is the sole provenance of those who see themselves as having the right of ignoring the rights of those they see as racially different and thus inferior.

War Is Peace; Freedom Is Slavery; Ignorance Is Strength – 1984

When did the American people decide to stop thinking and become willing participants in the destruction of the Republic and supporters of a wannabe dictator?

The Question Mike Pence Couldn’t Answer: Is it harder for black Americans to make in this country?

So when the reporter asked Pence the question, “is it harder for black Americans to make in this country?” his rambling answer tells us what we already know. He is far too afraid to admit the truth, Yes, it is harder for African-Americans to make it in this country.

I CAN’T BREATHE!

No attempts by any of the other officers to have Chauvin remove his knee from the neck of Floyd,

270 Days, Democracy, or The Road To Perdition.

Of the debates I have watched, I was not impressed. The message must be around how they will defeat Trump* restore and shore up our democratic process by making sure our election process is strongly resistant to foreign interference.

Democracy Dies Under Trump

Trump has smashed through on all the established norms 44 other presidents followed. He’s told Congress, a co-equal branch, to go pound sand. With Attorney General William Barr — his Roy Cohn — whispering the sweet melody of “unitary executive” in his ears, Trump is doing his best imitation of The Hulk, as goes about smashing and shredding all things Constitutional.

2020 The Start Of A New Decade – Hopefully Not More Of The Same

"He might not hesitate to use the most corrupt methods to make the harvest as abundant as it was transitory."

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year; Glad Tidings To All!

When I used to celebrate Christmas, I indeed saw it as a magical time. It seemed that people were friendlier, caring, and joyous like the words in Joy to the World.