When a university professor, a filthy bigot, insanely rants hate speech insulting women and minorities, actually babbling idiotic nonsense, how does that affect a seventeen-year-old girl, a freshman in college, who is a child by law?
No attempts by any of the other officers to have Chauvin remove his knee from the neck of Floyd,
I had the pleasure to catch Grace Potter, Jackson Browne, Marcus King and Lucius sing Grace's song, "Each Other" on The Colbert Show last night and it struck a chord. So this weekend, it leads our music thread with the theme of humanity, people and solidarity.
Interconnectedness isn't just philosophy, it is the way of the Universe. Balance, harmony, co-existence; they aren't social experimentation. They are survival gear. Balance! If all those billions of species aren't in balance, then the system goes haywire, and previously HARMLESS viruses unite and turn deadly.
Our current systems give us absolutely no accountability. The HUGEST problem is that votes can simply be thrown away or shredded. And they are, by the hundreds of thousands. Also, we individually have no actual proof that our vote was counted. Or, for whom it was counted.
We are now facing, for the first time in our history, three deadly and persistent enemies at once; with one being the implosion of the Economy. Combined with the pandemic, and the social crisis; we are dangerously close to collapse. And all because for thirty years we allowed extremist cultists to reduce government to factionalism. Government became so dysfunctional that it could not defend us.
This week, Trump mused about using insulin without a professional medical diagnosis, as a general preventive. Once again it has to be said, "the man will kill and kill, out of stupidity, until he is stopped!"
This has been a shocking, tragic and emotional week. So this weekend's music thread is about justice, activism, peace, compassion and unity.
Chloroquine is a rampant public health problem in India - it is yet another drug epidemic in itself. And it is poised to hit the United States; especially after the American president's endorsement by planetary dispatch.
To celebrate Memorial Day Weekend, this weekend includes songs about war and protest but also songs about life, being remembered, noble and loved.