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Trueblue1968's Journal
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February 18, 2022

got a bad email from a member

I sent an alert last night. A man sent me UNWANTED EMAIL.
I feel what he sent me was a RUDE attack against me.

Does this TOS pertain?
~~> No personal attacks or flaming
Do not personally attack, insult, flame, threaten, bully, harass, stalk, negatively call-out, ascribe ugly ulterior motives to, or make baseless claims about any member of this community. Do not post in a manner that is hostile, abusive, or aggressive toward any member of this community.

February 16, 2022

Pres Eisenhower generated enough taxes to launch and complete the labyrinth of interstate highways,

Raise taxes on the rich

Eisenhower proved higher tax rates could work

President Dwight David Eisenhower, perhaps the last real Republican, had a 90 percent tax rate for the super rich during his administration.

Eisenhower explained it this way: The super rich could avoid the high taxes by investing their money in things that make America stronger. If they wanted to avoid high taxes, he said they could invest in business expansions and higher employee wages. They could give a million or two to tax-exempt non-profits that feed, house and clothe poor people of America, among other things.

They did some of that, but the Eisenhower years generated enough taxes to launch and complete the labyrinth of interstate highways, the largest road project America had ever seen and is needed again. https://apnews.com/article/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-archive-2184e9f18f6f4acca1ed007bdcdca818?fbclid=IwAR1twlEMKER47ka0VN_mnq_gTQ4SaTF2OvFZQ0jIoGPDXk5bIqzgCqtAE7s

February 12, 2022

MY BIRTHDAY FEB 11TH & was born at 11;39 am. i had a crap birthday. just getting over covid

my family are all trumpers. none of my niece or nephews sang happy birthday to me this year.
3 family members blocked on fb cuz i can't stand donald rump.

just got over cold that lasted most of january, then came down with covid in feb.
sigh. i know life could be worse but i'm depressed

February 4, 2022

same all over usa ??? Poll finds Portlanders frustrated by homelessness, crime, city leadership

'Voters are in a really sour mood': Poll finds Portlanders frustrated by homelessness, crime, city leadership
88% of respondents said quality of life is getting worse in Portland, with nearly 70% of people citing homelessness and crime as the city’s biggest problems.

Andrew Hoan, CEO of Portland Business Alliance, said the results surprised him. "This is a historic response in terms of alignment of voters," Hoan said, adding that voters are focused like never before on what’s wrong and feel current political leaders are not effective at bringing change.

"It shouldn’t be lost that homelessness now is so ascendant and that crime has risen to the top of the issues," Hoan said. "That should not be taken for granted by anyone in public office, by anyone running for public office, or those managing our public resources."

Two Portland commissioners are up for re-election this spring. Only 18% of respondents said they'd vote for Jo Ann Hardesty, with 54% saying they’d vote for someone else
28% saying they were unsure.
Even fewer respondents, 10%, said they’d vote for Dan Ryan again, with 34% saying they’d vote for someone else
56% saying they’re not sure.


February 3, 2022

David Crosby, Graham Nash and Stephen Stills ask to pull their content from Spotify

David Crosby, Graham Nash and Stephen Stills ask to pull their content from Spotify

Three more prominent musicians are following Neil Young's lead in asking to have their work removed from the streaming giant Spotify: Young's former bandmates David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. They are doing so in protest of popular Spotify podcast host Joe Rogan, who they say has been spreading coronavirus misinformation.

In a written statement sent to NPR on Wednesday afternoon, the musicians said: "David Crosby, Graham Nash, and Stephen Stills have requested that their labels remove their collective recordings from Spotify. In solidarity with their bandmate, Neil Young, and in support of stopping harmful misinformation about COVID, they have decided to remove their records from the streaming platform including the recordings of CSNY, CSN, and CN, as well as Crosby's and Stills' solo projects. Nash has already begun the process to take down his solo recordings."

The statement continued: "We support Neil and we agree with him that there is dangerous disinformation being aired on Spotify's Joe Rogan podcast. While we always value alternate points of view, knowingly spreading disinformation during this global pandemic has deadly consequences. Until real action is taken to show that a concern for humanity must be balanced with commerce, we don't want our music — or the music we made together — to be on the same platform."


February 1, 2022

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