Vote, safely.

Know your rights. With Trump’s divisive and sometimes violence-inducing rhetoric, everyone should be aware of their rights as voters. With Trump, his campaign and the GOP calling on supporters to go “monitor the polls” and to “stand back and stand by” exhortations given to the white supremacist and violent “Proud Boys”, this election has the … Continue reading Vote, safely.

A little perspective…

American Civil War. 5 yrs.655,000 deaths.449/day World War II. 5 yrs.405,000 deaths.297/day World War I. 2 yrs.117,000 deaths.200/day Korean War. 4 yrs.37,000 deaths.30/day Vietnam War. 11 yes.58,000 deaths15/day Covid-19. 195 days.195,000 deaths~1000/day Trump: a surrendered War Time president.

Important read from The NY Times

Texas Is Running Out of Near Misses We survived Hurricane Laura, but the Gulf Coast needs better surge protections for the next one. By Jim BlackburnAug. 28, 2020, 7:29 p.m. ET Galveston Bay and the surrounding industrial area is crucial to the American economy and vulnerable to hurricane damage.Robert Sullivan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images HOUSTON — Laura … Continue reading Important read from The NY Times

Happy Friday

Hi everyone, and happy Friday! I hope you're all having a great day and are ready for an even better weekend! Here is what I am thankful for going into the last weekend of August... Quick chargingAir conditioning (106...seriously?)FriendsRational thoughtLazy afternoons

How to talk to people who believe in QAnon

As QAnon has seen its influence grow amid the coronavirus pandemic, another, quieter, group has also seen its ranks increase: friends and family members left to watch helplessly as their loved ones get “sucked in” to the conspiracy theory.  The r/QAnonCasualties subreddit, is filled with desperate posts from people who have watched their friends, family … Continue reading How to talk to people who believe in QAnon