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September 29, 2021

"We have met the enemy and they is us".....

Holding Nancy Pelosi and corporate Democrats accountable

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September 29, 2021

Three checks of my vax card in Italy...

Two restaurants and a cathedral.

No longer requiring a second COVID test on arrival at the airport.

September 28, 2021

Why doesn't the world work the way -I- want it to!!!???

why doesn’t the Government prosecute people as quickly as -I- want and hold Hearings on issues that -I- think are important and have TV channels that cover stories -I- care about and have TV news personalities that -I- like?

Perhaps instead of complaining, I’ll just enjoy my vacation…..

September 25, 2021

One down, two to go...

I got a negative COVID test yesterday.

I get another one tomorrow at the airport in Rome on arrival.

Then I need a third next Friday before I fly back.

September 25, 2021

On Thursday, conservatives believed Dominion's lawsuit against Giuliani was thrown out...

...based on a social media post without any actual documentation or news source.

On Friday, liberals believed Republicans plotted to send Haitians to the border...

...based on a social media post without any actual documentation or news source.

Discuss.



September 24, 2021

Virtual Obama Presidential Center groundbreaking celebrations are coming!

Today, President and Mrs. Obama announced that virtual groundbreaking celebrations for the Obama Presidential Center are slated to begin on Monday, September 27!

Watch President and Mrs. Obama’s exciting announcement, including their reflections on what Chicago means to them.

Our entire road to groundbreaking has been building towards this moment. While we won’t be able to gather in person this fall, we are excited to connect virtually so we can celebrate Chicago and everyone who has helped bring the Obama Presidential Center to the South Side.

Together, we’re one step closer to creating a new home for our global programs that you have supported since the very beginning, bringing millions of visitors from around the world to the South Side of Chicago to find their own purpose and take action.

We hope you’ll mark your calendars and stay tuned for ways you can participate online!

https://click.email.obama.org/?qs=24a64894a58167fc858d189cc0453597686f09beb8b26789f5c2a1994fdd8e59048b62bfca7c4f3dc5193564e9b36d23048fd6a24146469b

—The Obama Foundation

September 24, 2021

Chris Cuomo Sexually Harassed Me. I Hope He'll Use His Power to Make Change.

New York Times

“Now that I think of it … I am ashamed,” read the subject line of a 2005 email Mr. Cuomo wrote me, one hour after he sexually harassed me at a going-away party for an ABC colleague. At the time, I was the executive producer of an ABC entertainment special, but I was Mr. Cuomo’s executive producer at “Primetime Live” just before that. I was at the party with my husband, who sat behind me on an ottoman sipping his Diet Coke as I spoke with work friends. When Mr. Cuomo entered the Upper West Side bar, he walked toward me and greeted me with a strong bear hug while lowering one hand to firmly grab and squeeze the cheek of my buttock.

“I can do this now that you’re no longer my boss,” he said to me with a kind of cocky arrogance. “No you can’t,” I said, pushing him off me at the chest while stepping back, revealing my husband, who had seen the entire episode at close range. We quickly left.
September 24, 2021

Former Catalan President Arrested After Evading Police for Years

Bloomberg

The former president of Spain’s Catalan region Carles Puigdemont, who fled the country to avoid jail after leading a failed secession attempt in 2017, was arrested on the Italian island of Sardinia.

Puigdemont was taken into custody upon his arrival at the Alghero airport, Puigdemont’s lawyer, Gonzalo Boye, said on Twitter. He’s expected to appear in court in the nearby city of Sassari, the Spanish newspaper El Pais reported.

The former Catalan leader traveled to Italy to take part in a cultural festival in an area of Sardinia that is home to a Catalan-speaking minority, according to El Pais.


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