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Stranger Things 4

Am up to episode 4. It's gruesome, scarry, often over the top, spiced with humor and thoroughly engrossing. And as it takes place in 1986, we're dealing with some nasty Russians.

On Nertflix.
Posted by SleeplessinSoCal | Mon May 30, 2022, 07:53 PM (8 replies)

Yikes! ActBlue alert

Just checked my Amex bill and was charged $500 by ActBlue rather than - I assume - a $5 submission.

This is the first time in its existence I had this happen. Anybody else?
Posted by SleeplessinSoCal | Sat May 28, 2022, 11:34 AM (24 replies)

Pointless to guilt Repubs on gun laws. Talk to Police...

Biden is signing exec order on police reforms. Police want gun laws. Especially BANNING ASSAULT WEAPONS. Partner up on this one issue - reinstate the ban!! Bring Back Sanity!!

https://www.nbcnews.com/now/video/biden-to-sign-executive-order-on-police-reform-two-years-after-george-floyd-s-death-140787269975

It's election time. It will be the perfect way to prove we care and gain votes. The police care. Republicans care. Only the politicians don't care.

Make this a crusade to get assault weapons out of the hands of domestic terrorists.
Posted by SleeplessinSoCal | Wed May 25, 2022, 12:52 PM (7 replies)

George Carlin documentary on HBO.

Watched last night. It's an excellent, yet painful telling of his life's story.

https://slate.com/culture/2022/05/george-carlin-american-dream-hbo-free-speech-judd-apatow.html

His brother Patrick was featured in the doc. He died last month.

https://variety.com/2022/film/news/patrick-carlin-dead-90-george-carlin-brother-1235234338/


I saw Carlin in person just one time in 1999. He was an equal opportunity insulter. And he laid into the left for actually trying to do what he complained wasnt being done. Especially over the Environment. Too bad he didn't live to see Obama elected. In my mind had he died 1/21/09, he'd have been more at peace.
Posted by SleeplessinSoCal | Sat May 21, 2022, 06:44 PM (1 replies)

Democrats must tap into price gouging by the "GOP Oil Industry".

We know price gouging at the pump drives prices up everywhere. Not everyone else does though. That dirty energy resource has more money than God and uses much of it to lobby and support Republicans.

Dems need to focus on the fact that they can fix or hurt our economy at their whim and project that to voters. We need laws to hold gougers in check. And maybe this in tandem with personal choice could be a call to elect Dems to get progressives on the SCOTUS as well as lower courts.

IMHO Chuck Schumer should drive these issues into the mainstream. And Biden should bring serious attention to to these harmful entities - oil industry and SCOTUS.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/03/oil-and-gas-industry-has-pumped-millions-into-republican-campaigns
Posted by SleeplessinSoCal | Thu May 19, 2022, 05:29 PM (10 replies)

Elon Musk full on truth denier...

ELON ALL IN FOR GOP — CLAIMS DEMS ‘THE PARTY OF DIVISION & HATE’
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/elon-musk-republican-2022-primary-elections_n_62854144e4b050d9519a2bcb
Posted by SleeplessinSoCal | Wed May 18, 2022, 06:07 PM (6 replies)

Do it Dems!!

"The United States Supreme Court appears poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling and end abortion rights in many states, but one columnist argued the Senate isn't powerless to stop what amounts to a tyrannical move.

The 5-4 decision drafted by Justice Samuel Alito would allow many states to criminalize abortion and severely undermine privacy rights under the 14th Amendment, which would expand government power into Americans' personal lives and endanger a number of basic liberties -- and Congress should take immediate action, argued Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin."

"Let’s throw out the term ‘culture wars.’ This is religious tyranny."

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/05/04/culture-wars-diminishes-danger/


https://www.rawstory.com/senate-abortion-bill/
Posted by SleeplessinSoCal | Thu May 5, 2022, 02:23 AM (1 replies)
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