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Samrob

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Gender: Female
Hometown: Philly
Home country: USA
Current location: Maryland
Member since: Wed Jan 19, 2022, 09:08 PM
Number of posts: 2,527

About Me

Staunch advocate for voting rights. I couldn't take it any longer and have joined 3 public boards within the last week to add my voice to the quest for a voting rights. Lifetime Democrat. Retired Federal medical researcher.

Journal Archives

Nicole Wallace can't believe what Gini Thomas is getting away with.

Neither can I. They have her emails that indicate she was part of the insurrection plans, her testimony that she believes the election was stolen. WTF else do they need to get Roberts to demand that Clarence recuse himself from further decisions on Trump? We must be able to expand this court or at least impeach Thomas. The Court has been on a downward spiral since Kennedy retired to keep his son out of trouble with his banking involvement to favor Trump.

Gini thought the election was stolen from Donald Trump, so she wanted to help steal it back.

That's what her statements amount to. WTF?!

I guess saying you believe a proven lie means that the liar is to blame for your actions? Gini, you were at the Capitol rally J6. Join the rest of the gang now in prison.

DeSantis just said FL had the biggest surplus ever and they were well situated because no taxes or

low taxes.

Well, then it may be that they will not need so much Federal aid from the us? Did I mishear?

Older family members who do not work are mobilizing a helpscavan to travel to FL Starting on Sunday.

Just had a call from family in NJ and PA.
They will stop by NC, SC, GA family members who signup or call up for aid. So far we have 8 members with 5 autos/vans. Those who can't make the trip will donate money for gas and supplies. Some have arranged for motel rooms where available. We will pick up others along the way but our FL families are in dire need. Most are old, sick and immobile. No contact with anyone since Tuesday.
Locating folks will be difficult but our family ROCKS!! Really worried about family in and around Myrtle Beach also now.

I can't make the trip as I am caregiver for two elders (95 and 92), giving money and a prepaid credit card. happy to hear we are together on this.

Fort Gaines, Jacksonville, Palm Coast, Sarasota, Winterhaven. They will be on the way Sunday.

Positive vibes please.

Truth!!

https://twitter.com/harrisonjaime/status/1575456655952814080

Although I have deep deep empathy for all Floridians today, there are a few questions I need to get

off my mind and heart and a few comments to make.

One thing that Florida, LA, TX and the southern coastal states have made abundantly clear over the past 20 years is that we, humans have come too late to the climate and other environmental issues. Climate change deniers and environmental scoffers now find themselves in the throws of their shallow self-interests right along with the poor and marginalized citizens who have suffered the most over the years and who have had little or no help to recover. I digress.

Q's about COVID: How does the tragic disaster facing FL now impact the COVID issues still raging among us, especially those victim suffering the disease in the areas being and soon to be touched by IAN even outside of Florida? Are there plans being made at any local, state, or Federal level government entity to stage special facilities to supply COVID-positive people with safety and medical supplies and services?

Qs about Schools and education at all levels: I can't even begin. Our children have been through so much since COVID, what now? There is already a shortage of teachers and other educational staff in K-12, and beyond that level other problems exist.

Qs about November election: Will Floridians even be able to vote? Should there be state and Federal voting officials on cite to oversee the integrity of the elections? Has voting equipment been compromised by the impact of IAN? Same questions for those states yet to be impacted by IAN. I have always wondered about the actual impact on elections at all levels by disasters across the country including the fires on the west coast and the flooding all across the country in the past. What governmental entity or entities ever address these issues?

Qs about our Federal taxes: Shouldn't the privileged people who have used their wealth to build lavish homes and businesses along coastal areas, by law, be required to pay a tax commensurate with the share of disaster relief that they use from the Federal coffers to recoup losses and that give them resources to keep rebuilding in known disaster areas? Not talking about their private insurance. If insurers want to cover these people that's their capitalistic right to do so. But should the Federal government continue to use money above and beyond the average disaster relief from the rest of taxpayers?

Qs Should there be an overall Federal examination of where and to whom Federal subsidies currently go outside of the general social safety net? In other words, should large corporate owned farms be subsidized to not grow certain foods or to not grow tobacco?

"The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind."

I am worried about Ali and crew. Be safe!

Did I miss it?

Did DeSantis thank Biden and FEMA?

"Bad City" By Paul Pringle

AI can say is read it first. Then let's talk about it. It blew my mind that the privileged are so PRIVILEGED! We fault the media for a lot of things, deservedly so. But really good journalists catch hell.

Yes, crime is on the upswing. But it's "white collar crime" by the GOP that is raising the numbers.

Don't forget to let the voters know.
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