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MaryMagdaline

MaryMagdaline's Journal
MaryMagdaline's Journal
September 24, 2018

Are we really going to put someone on the Supreme Court who

Could, theoretically, be charged with a felony in the State of Maryland?

September 24, 2018

Consider that Mark Judge is an AA member

Absolutely nothing to show that Kavanaugh has reformed his ways or that he is trying to reform his ways. Is he still a blackout drinker? How does he behave when drunk?

Surely this is known by all of his clerks, by his family, and by everyone on the judicial committee.

September 17, 2018

Very dangerous for Kavanaugh to testify under oath

He must, if he has any brains at all, consider withdrawing, before he has to say, under oath, whether he did something or didn't do something. If he's hired a lawyer, the lawyer may have told the WH and Senate to hold off until he is prepared to make a decision

August 29, 2018

Just contributed to both Gillum and Nelson

Let's show Democratic solidarity today!

August 26, 2018

Things that made you a liberal

Public schools?

Today I was thinking of a book read to us in the third grade in Maryland. I cannot remember the name of the book or the main character’s name. I have thought about the little girl in the book, and her family, for 51 years. Her parents were sharecroppers. She had to work in the fields alongside them. She had to move a lot. She could not attend school regularly. She loved school and hated missing it. I vividly remember her getting a dress made of sacks. In little girl world, a dress of one’s own is magic-world, so I am not surprised that I remember that.

The girl’s story was “cool,” although it was a few years before that word came into use among children. We were not made to feel sorry for her, but to walk in shoes and experience a bit if her life.

Our teacher, Mrs. Gambrell, was from North Carolina and I got the distinct impression she wanted her mostly Yankee students to know about Southern children.

Was Mrs. Gambrell, beautiful and cultured and a woman if her time, a secret Marxist? Likely not. But the book she read to us imprinted something in us. I never pass a field without thinking of the lives of children and families who work there.

In 8th grade, we read Roots in American history. In Georgia. With an African American teacher.

The repugs are right to fear the public schools, I think.

August 11, 2018

Rashida Tlaib very impressive on Chris Hayes

Seems like a hardworking non-egocentric candidate.

July 14, 2018

Hillary's e-mails

So ... is it safe to conclude that the most powerful international spy ring in the world, motivated and desperate to defeat Hillary and her pro-sanctions platform, with the world’s most proficient hackers on their payroll, aimed their sights on Hillary and came up with absolutely zero?

July 5, 2018

Get a voter on board

My handyman of 35 years is anti-Trump. He figured out, even before the election, that Trump did not pay his contractors. He further dislikes him because the new tax code hurts his income. He has lost a lot of the write-offs. Has worked hard his entire life and lives in a trailer park. Hurts to think how much harder he has worked than I have, and is still working past 65.

Going to get forms to get his voting rights restored. God bless all y’all who voted to restore voting rights for convicted felons in Florida (he’s been clean 15 years and nary a traffic ticket since).

One voter at a time.

June 26, 2018

List the diversions you employ to live through the Trump years

Mine: scrolling through church records in Ancestry.com

Watching Netflix British mysteries ... human beings at their lowest ... strangely comforting

Searching for affordable real estate in Canada and Ireland

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