Fly the W.

Posted May 6, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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SF Giants lost back to back games vs Rockies, 6-8 and 5-6 after Giants pitchers gave Rockies a six run inning in each game. Would like to thank Cubs for sweeping Dodgers to make those games hurt a LITTLE less. #BeatLA

Safeway advertising California sparkling wine on sale for Mother’s Day. In the fine print the ad notes “when you purchase six or more.” Since large groups are still basically discouraged is this implying Mom’s a lush, or you are?

Does grocery money talk? Safeway in California at least is now offering anyone who gets the COVID-19 vaccine at one of their in-store pharmacies a 10% grocery discount coupon.

Random nonpolitical thought. Got an ad flyer from Round Table, a Western pizza chain for “Street Taco Pizza.” -featuring charred corn, zesty chorizo, tomatoes, crema, crisp tortilla strips.. Uh, sounds okay…but if you want those flavors, why not go get tacos?

Jim Acosta on CNN with Anderson Cooper called the Former Guy “a snake in search of a sewer.” “And he just can’t find one.” There are moments I quite like Acosta.

Child porn allegations against Josh Duggar have gone from bad to seriously stomach-churning. Except over on FoxNews website, absolute crickets today. But they find time for this headline “Woman’s allegation against McDonald’s will make you lose your lunch.”

Despite past allegations past of molesting his sisters and others, & recent alleged discovery of over 200 nude pictures of children on his phone & more along with videos of child sexual abuse on his laptop, Josh Duggar has been granted bail. Siri, what is “White Male Privilege?”

So if Liz Cheney somehow wins this battle for the soul of the GOP, or rather the battle to bring back a soul to the GOP, how are all these Former Guy sycophants going to spin it to say they never really supported him?

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown was asked yesterday about senators who don’t wear face coverings: “One of them that’s an M.D., isn’t, but he’s kind of a lunatic.” If you didn’t already love Sherrod Brown. (Now can someone ask him about Cancun Cruz?)

Happy Cinco de Mayo. So how many White supremacists will celebrate by going out maskless and getting drunk in Mexican restaurants on margaritas?

A judge has called former attorney general Bill Barr “disingenuous” when he cleared the Former guy of obstruction of justice charges. “Disingenuous” is using an awful lot of letters to avoid saying “Barr lied.”

A lot of this BS from the Former Guy makes sense if you realize he doesn’t think of himself as a President, he thinks of himself as King.

Since winning House seat in 2014, she’s had 1 of Hill’s most bipartisan records. On key votes, including Trump’s signature tax cuts, she’s bucked president. Nov 2019, she crossed aisle to keep government funded.” In Dec 2019 this WAS Elise Stefanik. Another one bites the dust.

Mitch McConnell: “100% of my focus is on stopping this new administration.” So when Joe Biden and Senate Democratic leaders pass what will be a very popular infrastructure bill can we put Mitch’s quote on billboards all across the country before 2022 midterms?

Day late…

Posted May 5, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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Forgot to hit send again…. Can I blame the Former Guy?

Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw was pulled after 1 inning after giving up 4 earned runs today vs the Cubs. But he had a much better day than Rockies’ German Marquez, who gave up 8 earned runs in 2/3 in the top of the first inning vs the Giants. Baseball is a funny game.

New Jersey is starting a program whereby state residents can bring their vaccine card to a number of participating breweries for a few free. Hmm…. I think I see a way to get even the vaccine hesitant their shots at summer baseball games….

I really miss when Florida stories like this were the most outrageous stuff coming out of the state: Florida teen faces 16 years jail for hacking homecoming queen contest

So if GOP wants to raise the bar for participatory democracy what about using a vaccine passport for a voter id?

The Former Guy not only lost the Electoral College, he lost the popular vote by a larger margin than he lost to Hillary Clinton in 2016. So why isn’t anyone in the media suggesting he stay home and knit?

Now the Former Guy has launched a webpage for his supporters to get around the bans & share his statements onto Twitter & Facebook. He refers to the webpage as a ‘beacon of freedom’ Who taught him to spell “beacon?”

So as GOP all genuflects in fear before the Former Guy, can we have a moment to remember W. actually won his 2nd Pesidential election.

Hey GOP anti-vaxxers, has anyone explained that “dying to own the libs” was supposed to be rhetorical?

Example of why we can’t completely write off politicians we disagree with on almost everything: Amy Klobuchar has gotten Louisiana’s John Kennedy to cosponsor her bill to make it easier for newspapers to negotiate w/ big tech. If you love newspapers, as I do, this matters.

Very confusing . So are all the microchipped vaccinated people now Bill and Melinda’s community property?

To those who criticize any Democrat praising Liz Cheney: You don’t have to intend to vote for someone to agree with them on one issue. And if we NEVER praise a Republican doing right thing, how do we get any bipartisanism going forward, ever? I’m so tired of 100% polarization.

Just rain?

Posted May 4, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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You know it’s it’s been a weird year when you see two MLB games – (Giants-Rockies and Dodgers-Cubs) postponed in one day, and your immediate guess is not rain but COVID.

The NY Mets on Monday night fired their hitting coaches. Shocking many of their fans – we HAVE hitting coaches?

SF Giants & Rockies rained out tonight in Denver. So this means only 14 scheduled innings for Giants pitchers at Coors Fields for tomorrow’s doubleheader. Wonder if any of those pitcher participated in a rain dance.

Love everything about this picture. As Walter Mondale said. “We told the truth, we obeyed the law, we kept the peace.” Not a bad starting goal for the Biden administration.

Trevor Noah makes a good point that while GOP is to blame for a lot of vaccine hesitancy, it doesn’t help when media loves stories on scary side effects, while not doing “Breaking news – guy gets vaccine and feels fine” stories.

GOP: Biden needs to be a bipartisan President. Also GOP: We’re going to try to censure anyone who says he was legitimately elected President.

George W. Bush says if GOP stands for ‘White Anglo-Saxon Protestantism, then it’s not going to win anything’

Not a W fan. But he did win twice as many Presidential elections as the Former Guy.

Ron DeSantis signs executive order invalidating all local Florida COVID orders, because he says they undermine confidence in vaccine which is “safe & effective.” Also DeSantis – signs law banning “vaccine passports as a violation of personal liberty.” Dying to own the libs.

Media making huge deal out Mitt Romney being booed at GOP Convention in Utah. But remember, conventions are activists & activists tend towards extremes of both parties. I’m a rare passionate moderate but remember 2017 state Democratic convention in California, when many left-wing Dems booed Nancy Pelosi.

GOP is clutching pearls over a San Francisco newspaper review of a Disney ride about fairy tale. Of course, if Snow White story were framed as the Prince’s kiss being essentially a oral vaccine delivery, GOP would be the ones screaming about consent.

Gwyneth Paltrow apparently got to cut the line at the Santa Monica DMV today while a long line of people waited their turns. I really miss when this sort of thing was what we got most upset about on a regular basis on social media.

Every once in a while I have to wrap my head around this: Many in the GOP continue to sell their souls to follow slavishly a man who to save himself, would not only throw them under the bus, but also tried to have his right-hand man killed.

None of the Jan 6 insurrectionists have gone on trial yet, but if one said “Yeah, we did want to hang Mike Pence and kill anyone who didn’t support the Former Guy,” how many MAGAers would still vote to acquit him?

Rachel Maddow points out that today McConnell Says ‘Zero’ Republicans Will Back Biden’s Infrastructure Package.” So also as Rachel points out, why negotiate to stay at zero? (And can some reporter ask Susan Collins that question?)

NL Least

Posted May 3, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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The Arizona Diamondbacks are 15-13, fourth in the NL West.

Meanwhile the NY Mets and Washington Nationals at 11-11 and 12-12 (.500) respectively, are atop the NL East.

So looks like MLB’s NL East is well on their way to an NFL NFC East comparison.

Mets scored 8 runs to win today. So you know won thing. Jacob DeGrom wasn’t pitching.

The 2021 NFL Draft has begun.

The 2022 NFL Pre-Draft hype starts next weekend.

California has one of the lowest COVID rates in US. Federal data indicates only about 11% of Californians are estimated to be vaccine hesitant, also one of lowest rates in US. Staying alive to own the Conservatives?

Tornadoes caused major damage in 3 Mississippi cities tonight. Biden’s infrastructure bill has money for repairs & strengthening roads, bridges etc in advance of future weather events. Does this mean the state’s Senators will take credit for the bill after they vote against it?

Wonder if Michael Flynn forgot the words to the Pledge of Allegiance because he was worried about confusing it with the Russian one?

If GOP thinks DC is too small to be a state, what about North and South California?

Let’s face it, if they could, Republicans would repeal statehood for Hawaii. Especially as that would make Obama retroactively ineligible to be President.

American Idol tonight starts their tape-delayed broadcast on the West Coast with the disclaimer “All voting has ended.” Let’s hope this doesn’t give the GOP ideas.

Among GOP plans after losing in November, are state bills to expand the authority of poll watchers, which could led to more voter intimidation. If these bills pass, what happens if armed POC show up in white suburban districts?

If you get a dog like a Jack Russell Terrier, smart dog people will warn you, the breed gets bored easily and if you can’t find something for it to do, the dog will find destructive things to do. The Former Guy turned the media into Jack Russell Terriers.

I like Cindy McCain. But this shouldn’t be a controversial statement about the latest fake audit attempt in AZ: “Listen, the whole thing is ludicrous quite frankly, it’s ludicrous… the election is over. Biden won.”

I remember making jokes about George W. Bush being stupid. But at least W. didn’t demand his voters risk their lives by proving they could behave stupidly!

While SD Gov. Kristi Noem sues Biden to allow fireworks at Mt. Rushmore, in April monument was closed several days w/wildfires & Noem declared state of emergency until June, citing ‘widespread drought conditions, low humidity, high wind & high temperatures.” So it’s all a stunt.

Noem knows it’s not safe to have fireworks this year. But she’s going to blame it on Biden….

Two minutes…

Posted May 2, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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Bob Baffert praising the heart of his Kentucky Derby winning Medina Spirit. “He doesn’t know how much he cost.” ($1,000 as a yearling, $35,000 as a 2 year old.)

Perfect timing for the Kentucky Derby – the two minutes the race lasted was less than half the time every single NFL team was repeatedly “on the draft clock.”

For anyone agonizing over their team’s draft pick based on ZERO NFL games played: 1998 Newsday poll of 20 NFL GMs found 14 of them would’ve taken Ryan Leaf over Peyton Manning -“stronger arm, better mobility & more promising long-term prospect as a franchise-caliber player.”

MLB said batters are hitting just .232 overall through April, down from .252 two years ago. Gosh, maybe pitchers have figured out this home run or strike out mentality makes it a lot easier to pitch smarter and get batters out?

That moment when you turn away from paying attention to baseball because the SF Giants bullpen fell apart and the Brewers fell behind 5-3 in the 11th to the Dodgers Then you check in an hour later and Milwaukee won 6-5!

Apparently many in Caitlyn Jenner’s family are “embarrassed” by her run for Governor in California. Give her credit, who thought it was possible to embarrass a Kardashian?

Liz Cheney is anti-choice, anti-gun control, anti-environmental legislation, anti-Obama care and pro-tax cuts for millionaires. For starters. And many GOP are now furious at her for fist-bumping President Biden? #Priorities

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will sign bill to stop social media companies like Facebook & Twitter from “deplatforming” politicians. So what’s gonna happen if some Dem candidate gets over a million followers in 2022 and attacks DeSantis & Rubio nonstop. Let’s find out, shall we?

Have to love Jim Acosta calling Fox News a “bullsh*t factory.” Although he may owe an apology… to actual fertilizer factories.

Watching many in today’s GOP attack Mitt Romney and Liz Cheney, have to wonder, would they turn on the late Antonin Scalia now because of his friendship with RBG?

Per CNN, in England Prince William & Kate “will not post anything on social media this weekend in solidarity w/ online boycott by England’s pro soccer clubs aimed at urging tech giants to tackle racist & sexist abuse on their platforms.”

GOP assault on British royalty in 3.2.1..

Sometimes I think the best way to get more Republicans vaccinated would be to spread the rumor on Parler etc that Hunter Biden, Hillary and Antifa are trying to scare Trump supporters away from getting shots so more of them will get sick and die.

Just a bit outside.

Posted May 1, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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SF Giants Wilmer Flores just took three called strikes in the top of the 9th, and not a single one was in the strike zone. But tell me again how we can put a runner on 2nd with nobody out in the top of the 10th, but robot umpires would threaten the “sanctity of baseball?”

So did the San Antonio Spurs, up 32 at one point, and 28 points in the 3rd quarter, try to honor the NFL draft by doing an Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl imitation?

From Amy Klobuchar’s “Antitrust.” Did not know this —Louisiana Senators Hale Boggs & Russell Long demanded a football team as a condition of letting AFL and NFL merge.

So this is how we got the New Orleans Saints. #WhoDat

NFL draft grades seem an awful lot like evaluating future marriages after the first swipe right.

I don’t care about Josh Duggar other than to feel sorry for his children. But if he were a famous liberal can you imagine Fox News today?

Rachel Maddow tonight exposing many of the GOP members of Congress taking credit for Democratic COVID relief they voted against. Maybe they think it’s a fair trade for blaming Democrats for what Republicans actually do?

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem is suing President Biden for his refusal to allow fireworks on the Fourth of July at Mt. Rushmore. So would Noem consider promising if fireworks start a major wildfire, the state will NOT ask for any federal funds afterwards?

Not ok: Criticizing Tim Scott with a racist nickname.

Ok: Criticizing Tim Scott for being just another GOP liar.

Ted Cruz has announced he is ‘fed up’ with ‘woke’ corporations, and pledges no longer to accept their PAC donations. Translations, corporations are deciding Cancun Cruz is Toxic Ted.

As someone with friends in the restaurant & bar industry, I can tell you that not checking id doesn’t get you out of an arrest for furnishing alcohol to a minor. It doesn’t get you out of sleeping with a 17 year old either. #MattGaetzIsInTrouble

Reports now that Louis DeJoy ordered postal inspectors to monitor Americans social media postsWell, heaven forbid they spend their time doing something like working on getting the mail delivered on time….(To be honest, if I knew I might have been monitored I might have been even snarkier.)

Well this didn’t take long. Actual Fox News headline about the #FirstFeline – “Bidens bringing another animal into the White House despite troubles with dog Major.” Wait until the cat coughs up a hairball on Peter Doocy.

Love all this: 1. The future #FirstFeline is according to Jill Biden “waiting in the wings.” 2. It’s a female cat. 3. President Biden was asked if the cat was his idea. He simply replied, “No.”

Again and not for close to the last time – have a problem with Joe Manchin? Work like h*ll to elect Democratic Senators in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, for starters, in 2022! The bluer the Senate, the less his vote matters.


Posted April 30, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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So in how many newspapers other than in Jacksonville will the headlines in the sports section be “Why ‘fill-in-the-blank” really blew it by not picking “fill-in-the-blank” in the first round?

(And in how many papers will the same headlines be in about 6 months – “why ‘fill-in-the-blank’ was the steal of the draft?”)

Thinking instead of all this NFL draft hype, it’s a better use of a few hours if you haven’t seen it (and maybe even if you have) to watch Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner and yes, Chadwick Boseman in “Draft Day.”


1. SF Giants’ have 2nd best pitching ERA in baseball, and apparently MLB’s lowest ERA for starting pitchers.

2. Can anyone outside SF Bay Area name more than one person in the Giants rotation? (Hint, the one you can name is on the IL.)

That’s baseball.

Mike Tauchman had 3 hits in 1st game w/ #SFGiants after being traded yesterday from NY Yankees. auchman probably didn’t expect at beginning of season to be starting May in SF. But NO one expected by going to Giants from Yankees, Mike’s joined team w/ much better record.

There will never be bus service near Mar-A-Lago. No bus could run with all the people the Former Guy would throw under it.

Tim Scott is giving Nikki Haley a run for her money as the South Carolina politician who has most abandoned their principles in hopes of GOP glory.

Marsha Blackburn started out her attack today on Joe Biden’s plans by talking about common sense… Marsha Blackburn and common sense are not two things I expected ever to write in the same sentence.

Margin of 0.4%, less than 32,500 votes….

Yes, that’s how much Governor Ron DeSantis won Florida Gubernatorial election by in 2018. Less than the number of fans usually attending most FL college football games.

If your vote didn’t matter, GOP wouldn’t try so hard to stop it.

Personally thinking it was a very good first Presidential Address by President Biden. Made even better by the fact that Joe didn’t brag about his speech afterwards on Twitter.

Without a single proven case of voter fraud, Florida Gov DeSantis plans to sign restrictive new GOP voting law, including tougher ID requirements to request absentee ballot. But Ron doesn’t want you to need to prove you’ve been vaccinated to get on a cruise ship. #NotTheOnion

Just counted, I have voted in 11 Presidential elections. Yes, I’m not young anymore, but I remember when idea was when you lost you tried to figure out how to get a better candidate or message next time – not how to overturn the election.

Shut out.

Posted April 29, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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When you see a 1-0 Mets loss, you really don’t need to look at the box score to know Jacob DeGrom was pitching.

Maybe a solution for DeGrom is not just putting him on the All-Star Team, but also Madison Bumgarner. Maybe Madbum can teach him how to hit?

Mike Tauchman had three hits in his first game with San Francisco Giants after being traded yesterday from the NY Yankees.

While Tauchman probably didn’t expect at the beginning of the season to be starting May in SF,, one thing no one expected, that by going to the Giants from the Yankees, Mike’s joined a team with a much better record.

So we’re FINALLY about to be done with months of post-season NFL Draft hype. And now we’re about to be in for months of pre-season NFL Draft analysis.

RIP Michael Collins, 90, and another piece of my childhood. Always thought it was unfair he drew the short straw and had to do an equal share of Apollo 11 work without actually getting to the moon. I hoped they brought him a souvenir rock.

“It’s never been a good bet to bet against the United States of America. And it still isn’t.” Joe Biden Hmm… did someone say “bet?” If we can make this into some sort of lottery game maybe we can get Americans from both parties on board.

So did the Former Guy give Rudy Giuliani a pre-emptive pardon? Asking for a country facing a potential popcorn shortage.

Not in Biden’s speech- but today thinking of a line quoted in Kristin Hannah’s “The Four Winds.” “I see one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished… The test of our progress whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much, it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” –

The speaker quoted? FDR.

You know Joe Biden’s speech went well when one of Fox News’ headlines tonight is about Nancy Pelosi’s blow dry – in September 2020!? WTF #NotTheOnion

As South Carolina Senator Tim Scott, in GOP rebuttal to Joe Biden’s Presidential Address, complains about Biden trying to get government involved in people lives, your reminder, if not for government intervention, public schools in the South might STILL be segregated.

I do give Tim Scott credit: Saying “Republicans want to make it easier to vote and harder to cheat” with a straight face was harder than Alec Baldwin keeping a straight face during SNL’s “Schweddy Balls” skit.

GOP claiming some sort of victory since Texas picked up two congressional seats while California lost one. Except if people ARE heading from CA to TX for less expensive housing, especially in Austin, doesn’t this mean Lone Star state is getting bluer? #unintendedconsequences

Chris Christie now accusing Joe Biden of lying to hide a “socialist agenda?” Chris Christie really needs to spend about an hour with Bernie supporters.

This GOP cult mentality has gotten so bad sometimes it feels as if they could get Mitch McConnell to speak out against polio vaccines.

So if in Florida with “Stand your ground” laws, if someone threatens you publicly for having your child wear a mask are you justified in shooting them?

The shortest drought?

Posted April 28, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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During one nine and a half minute stretch in Golden State Warriors’s loss on Tuesday night they were outscored 28-0.

And unfortunately for the Warriors, they were playing the Dallas Mavericks, not the Atlanta Falcons.

(Final score, 133 to 103.)

CDC guidelines now say you can be outside without a mask if you’re not in a crowd. So Marlins fans should be fine.

The Milwaukee Bucks are offering free COVID-19 vaccine first Pfizer shot to eligible fans on Saturday night, (with a second shot appointment to be scheduled)

Wonder if the Houston Rockets had the same idea, but figured none of their fans would trust they could them to make any shot?

SF Giants fans in extra innings – these “runner on second no one out games can escalate really quickly (and did tonight) from “This is a great game,” to “At least the Dodgers lost.”

Non-political non-sports travel agent rant of the day on hotel false advertising: A “one-room suite” is NOT a suite. It is a large room maybe with a seating area. Suites are TWO rooms at least, plus bathroom. Thank you.

So apparently Liz Cheney won’t rule out running against Joe Biden in 2024. Wonder if she feels she’s qualified due to her father’s experience being President?

CDC now says fully vaccinated people don’t need to wear masks outdoors unless they are in a big crowd. Which is great, but wonder how many anti-maskers are also anti-vaxxers?

So if some Democrat suggests vaccine passports can serve as voter id will Fox News heads explode?

Fox News and some in GOP trying to convince Americans that no one was in any danger at the Capitol on January 6, but Americans ARE in danger now if they wear masks. My head hurts.

Presidents ARE role models. Some conservatives attacking Joe Biden for wearing a mask too often. The Former Guy almost never wore one. Wonder what Herman Cain thinks?

So Tucker Carlson thinks you should call Child Protective Services if you see a child with a mask. But not if you see a child in the company of Matt Gaetz?

If the media only had felt as compelled to ask gotcha questions of the Former Guy as they do of President Biden.

Senate “Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021” on the floor and pass almost unanimously. Except Ted Cruz was one of 3 “no” votes. To be fair, perhaps Ted is afraid water will melt him.

Who says politicians can’t be succinct? When Stephen Colbert asks Amy Klobuchar “Last time we spoke (which was the night of January 6) you were pretty mad at Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz. Still mad? “Yeah.”

Forget children with masks. Did any Republicans even think of whether they should call child protective services when they got shown nude pictures by Matt Gaetz?

Fit to be tied.

Posted April 27, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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Yeah, this probably isn’t gonna last.

But it’s fun for now.

NL West Standings:SF Giants 15 8 .652

LA Dodgers 15 8 .652

Wait, thought I was turning on an Giants-Rockies game and looks like SF Giants batting practice session has broken out.

(12-0 Giants.)

Still wrapping my head around MLB not giving Madison Bumgarner credit for his 7-inning no-hitter. Dodgers got World Series credit after 60 game season, & crucial extra-inning games can be won if team is lucky enough to have fastest runner placed at 2nd in 10th. Do better, MLB

San Antonio Spurs beat Washington Wizards 146-143 tonight in OT Coach Gregg Popovich after the game: “You wouldn’t exactly say it was a defensive clinic by either team.” I love Pop.

Steve Scalise, who is part of GOP leadership and thus entitled to attend, says he won’t attend Biden’s Joint Address to Congress.

This feels kind of like when that obnoxious relative you HAVE to invite to your wedding says he can’t make it.

Bottle with popping cork

Kevin McCarthy claims “This is the tightest tightrope anyone has to walk,” as he defends the Former Guy. Tightrope? More like a sobriety test – a simple white line anyone can walk who’s not drunk on Donald’s lies.

Marco Rubio ranting in an op-ed about corporations and “woke toxic nonsense?” Thinking he should stick to meaningless bible verses.

If someone had said that a state would try to set up different rules for voting ONLY for cities with a population over one million, most of us would have thought that was a bad joke. Texas has become a bad joke.

But hey, headlines all about GOP states gaining Congressional seats: Texas will gain 2 & Colorado, Florida, Montana, North Carolina & Oregon will gain 1.

While NY, Illinois, Mich. Ohio, Pennsylvania, CA. & WV each lost 1.

Except Oregon and Colorado are blue. OH & WV are red. And Texas & FL ARE getting bluer.

CNN reporting some advisors to Former Guy are urging him to make a vaccine PSA. Wonder if he’s afraid that watching a PSA would be a gateway drug to science.

All of this ridiculousness over the lie that Biden will mandate lower beef consumption and take away your hamburgers, reminds me of a Johnny Carson joke when McDonald’s sold their one-billionth burger. “Can you imagine? that’s almost 10 pounds of meat.”

How long until GOP starts complaining that Joe Biden wants us to drink plant-based wine too?

Ron Johnson complaining about vaccinations, and people being forced to carry a card to participate in society. Yes, the same Ron Johnson who spouts GOP party line that US needs to tighten requirements for voter ID cards to participate in society.

So during Blitz in England, Blackout regulations “required that all windows & doors should be covered at night w/ suitable material -heavy curtains, cardboard or paint, to prevent escape of any glimmer of light that might aid enemy aircraft.” And folks are bitching about masks?

Remember when everyone agreed in 2000 that most people in Palm Beach County INTENDED to vote for Al Gore and not Pat Buchanan but got confused by the butterfly ballot? Somehow I missed GOP concern about election integrity and checking ballots a dozen times then.

Missed hitting enter by that much…

Posted April 27, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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Madison Bumgarner threw a 7 inning no-hitter today in the second game of a doubleheader. But MLB says the no-hitter doesn’t count because it’s only 7 innings. Uh, wait, the no-hitter doesn’t count, but the game counts?

And if shortening baseball makes it not count for records, how come the Dodgers still got a World Series trophy?

The Dodgers are the first team in baseball this year to blow a six run lead after seven innings. Not a joke. Just fun to right.

Former Baylor coach Kim Mulkey was just named LSU women’s basketball coach.

Now, she’s a Hall of Fame coach, but Mulkey is also the only who said last month “Wouldn’t it be shame if kids test positive & they don’t get to play in Final Four? You just need to forget COVID tests, get 4 teams playing in each Final Four & go battle it out.”

Getting your first COVID-19 shot and skipping the second is like wearing your seat belt to drive somewhere and leaving it unbuckled for the return trip.

Jon Voight, who hasn’t been a big name in Hollywood since the 1970s, is now using his right-wing views to go on national TV to complain about being “silenced.

46% of Republicans think the Chauvin guilty verdict was wrong. The scary question… included in that 46% are how many cops? We NEED the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

There oughta be a rule on Sunday morning talk shows – if you can’t accept reality, admit the 2020 election was fair and Joe Biden won, you can’t be on them.

Illustration of Sunday Talk Show problem: Amy Klobuchar on Meet the Press talked about getting the George Floyd Justice in Police act passed, perhaps with bipartisan support, saying “Senator Booker leading negotiations; I have so much faith in him to get to something meaningful.”

Rick Scott on ABC This Week said the Former Guy “worked hard.”

Lindsey Graham on Fox News -“There’s no systemic racism.”

Guess which comments get the headlines?

It’s not going to be an overnight process, but we’ll know if we’ve made real strides in justice and police reform in the US when a guilty verdict as in the Chauvin trial isn’t a surprise.

Joe Biden is going to take away everyone’s hamburgers like Barack Obama took away everyone’s guns.

In homage to this crazy semi-lost year with the COVID-19 pandemic, must admit I found myself wishing SOMEONE would show up at the Oscars in a beautiful designer top, and sweatpants.

Amazed tonight at the Oscar, as usual when someone apologizes that their English is not very good, and that English is always better than most of us, even those who studied one for years, ever spoke a foreign language.

Glenn Close, knowing and then doing “Da Butt” was a definite lagniappe for tonight’s Oscars

Closing line from Tyler Perry, talking about refusing hate: “I want to take this Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and dedicate it to whoever wants to stand in the middle. That’s where conversation happens, that’s where change happens.” #Oscars

No support

Posted April 25, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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Another great outing for Kevin Gusman, the 2021 SF Giants equivalent of Jacob DeGrom – 1 run, 1 hit, nothing to show for it. (Giants lost after bullpen fell apart in 1-1 tie in the 8th.)

Shame Madison Bumgarner isn’t still around to teach him Gusman how to hit.

Btw, for all those who see a young pitcher who throws in three figures & wonder why they haven’t been in the majors before… watch 9th inning of Saturday night’s SF Giants-Marlins game. 100 mph means nothing if you can’t control location. And 100 mph in straight over the place goes out even faster. Rant over.

After LeBron James posted but then deleted an angry “You’re next” tweet after the police shooting of a 14 year old girl in Columbus, a Cincinnati bar owner said he wouldn’t show NBA games until the league expelled James.:

The bar owner said “if a high-ranking government official of the likes of former President Donald Trump or President Joe Biden had made similar statements there would be calls for ‘impeachment.'”

Who wants to tell him?

Mar-A-Lago will close for the Summer soon, and the Former Guy will apparently move to his club in Bedminster. How often does New Jersey say “there goes the neighborhood?

I know he’s “summering” at Bedminster. But really, isn’t the Former Guy more of a Jersey Shore kind of guy?

Elon Musk is hosting SNL next month. Guess they’re bringing back an old skit.

So who’s gonna play Lady Douchebag?

Every time right-wing media accuses Democratic leaders of dishonesty and hiding information I want to ask one question – Why did we never see a picture of the Former Guy and Former Flotus getting their COVID-19 vaccine?

I wonder if you asked random MAGAs how many of them even know the Former Guy GOT a COVID-19 vaccine?

So I understand journalism is supposed to be impartial. But when did it become impartial to let someone come on your show and never say “Excuse me, that’s factually incorrect?”

Texas GOP is trying to pass new voting laws that are “outlining restrictions only for counties w/ population over 1 million – targeting increasingly diverse areas like Houston, Austin, San Antonio & Dallas.”

When they say the White part out loud.

Four lucky rabbits feet?

Posted April 24, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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If anyone had said SF Giants would be one game behind Los Angeles Dodgers 20 games into the 2021 season, pretty sure most of us would have assumed it was because Dodgers were starting the season playing like they had a really bad World Series hangover.

These are difficult times, but turning on KNBR while grocery shopping and listening to Tom Tolbert and Rod Brooks discuss a giant rabbit at SF Giants game…. well for a few minutes all’s right with the world.


LSU is cutting lies w/ star RB Derrius Guice & removing his stats from Tigers record book. Guice charged in 3 separate 2020 domestic violence incidents, 2 sexual assaults in 2016, plus other incidents. You know it’s bad when you trigger the SEC’s “7 strikes & you’re out” policy.

We absolutely need police reform and to deal with systemic racism. And no traffic stop should be punished with the death penalty.

But fortunately no one got hurt when Steelers CB Justin Layne was arrested in Ohio last night for felony transportation of a gun. He was also allegedly going 89 mph in a 60 zone, at 300am, with a suspended license Sorry, that’s just plain stupid.


So can someone explain to me how same folks who are angry at perceived “privileged elitists” having advantages ordinary people don’t get, reconcile that with refusing COVID-19 vaccine those same privileged elitists jumped the line to get?

Stanford University will require all students to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 this fall. While students can request medical/religious exceptions, presumably anyone smart enough to get into Stanford is smart enough to want to get vaccinated.

(and yes, Josh Hawley. But Hawley HAS been vaccinated, although he’s hardly a poster boy telling others to do so.)

As Rachel Maddow reminds us tonight Arizona GOP is now trying to use “Election Ninjas” company to overthrow 2020 Presidential election results, reminder Krysten Sinema, even if she is maddening at times, is a trivial problem for Democrats by comparison.

State elections matter!

If MAGAs are going to boycott Disney World for being too “woke” then while that won’t do anything about their high prices, it makes Disney World a far more attractive destination for the rest of us!

George W. Bush says now he voted for Condoleezza Rice through a write-in in 2020. So W. remains as good as he was as President in making tough decisions when he didn’t love either option.

If someone came up with a movie script involving a lawmaker who looked and acted like Matt Gaetz they’d probably have been told to edit the script to make it more realistic.

Would the media stay more interested in Matt Gaetz sex trafficking scandal, possibly including underage girls, if we could somehow convince them there was a pizza parlor involved?

Caitlyn Jenner is going to run for Governor of California. As if the state having the lowest COVID-19 rate in the country weren’t good enough news already this week for Gavin Newsom

Caitlyn Jenner running for Gov. of Calif. is a joke. You know what’s not a joke? $100 million recall election will cost Calif – it only takes 12% of voters in last election to trigger recall. Newsom was already up for re-election in 2022. Please think before you sign petitions.

Remember when right-wing media attacks President Biden for not having regular Press Conferences, April 23, was the one year anniversary of the Former Guy suggesting we ingest bleach.

Sunday morning Devil’s Bargain with Meet the Press: To watch Amy Klobuchar I have to watch Chuck Todd.

Some bunny loves you.

Posted April 23, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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Three World Series titles in five years and national media never paid as much attention to #SFGiants as when Alex showed up tonight.

San Antonio Spurs won their 29th game of 2020-21 season tonight 106 to 91 against Detroit Pistons. Why does that number matter? The Vegas over-under on wins for Spurs for the SEASON was 28.5 Gregg Popovich is a damn good coach.

Most NFL players seem happy about rule change allowing more flexibility on numbers worn on players’ jerseys but Tom Brady is complaining “Good luck trying to block the right people now. Going to make for a lot of bad football!” Hey Tom, not all NFL players need reading glasses.

A British study of over 8,000 people over 25 years found those who reported regularly sleeping six hours or less were 30% more likely diagnosed with dementia nearly three decades later. Great, one more thing to lose sleep over.

As GOP wants Americans to become apoplectic over Joe Biden wanting to raise capital gains from 20% to 39.6%, they for some reason leave out a little detail, the tax hike would ONLY be for those earning more than $1 million a year. I’m sure that’s just a coincidence.

Cannot believe some conservatives are acting like Daunte Wright deserved to die because of an attempted armed robbery when he was 17. While the same people have no problem with a man who attempted rape at 17 sitting on the Supreme Court.

Rachel Maddow also notes that the Supreme Court decision justifying locking up someone for life without parole for crimes committed as a teenager was written by Justice “I like Beer.” Irony now passed out drunk in a corner. #BrettKavanaugh

Guess maybe we shouldn’t be surprised by Former Guy’s SCOTUS appointees saying that high school age teenagers are adults – Former Guy acolyte Matt Gaetz feels the same way.

Cannot believe some conservatives are acting like Daunte Wright deserved to die because of an attempted armed robbery when he was 17. While the same people have no problem with a man who attempted rape at 17 sitting on the Supreme Court.

Cory Booker calls Tim Scott an “honest broker” in George Floyd Justice in Policing negotiations. I’m a Democrat in large part because I’m optimistic about people. And if Tim Scott ends up doing this one good thing I will applaud him. (Not ever vote for him but applaud him.)


Posted April 22, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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As many good teams as Steph Curry has almost singlehandedly led the Warriors to victory over in last few weeks, who had him losing his 11 game streak of 30 points or more in a game to the Washington Wizards?

Don’t have a strong opinion on Lebron James & his tweets today except that “I took the tweet down because its being used to create more hate” sounds a lot more like “I may have made a mistake” than you hear from most politicians & leaders.

How many levels of stupid can be contained in one sentence? “Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. will miss time because of violation of NBA’s health safety protocols stemming from visiting Miami strip club w/ teammate Sterling Brown where Brown was assaulted, sources told ESPN.”

Florida’s new “Anti-Riot” law classifies 3 or more people protesting as a riot, and also gives civil immunity to people who drive their car into a crowd of protestors. Has it occurred to any of these Republicans this could basically legalize murder after a controversial Florida-Florida State football game?

Rachel Maddow points out how Florida’s “Anti-Riot” bill, which criminalizes a long loose list of things deemed “protests” is House Bill 1 in Florida. My daily (at least) reminder, #ForThePeopleAct is Senate Bill 1, for a reason. The ONLY way we save democracy is to vote.

Marjorie Taylor Greene tweeted “I’m glad I ran into you @AOC to plan our debate about Gree New Deal. After I finish reading all 14 pages like we agreed, I’ll schedule time for our debate.” Trying to wrap my head around what application to be intern in Greene’s office is like.

Millions have seen Stacey Abrams school John Kennedy on racist provisions of GA voting bill. (worth googling if you haven’t seen it.)

Reminder for 2022, Kennedy won LA seat over Sen Mary Landrieu, often attacked by liberal Dems as too conservative. Red State Dems may be annoying, but they’re better than the alternative.

Colin Kahl, who was only confirmed as Biden’s nominee for Undersecretary of Defense Policy because VP Kamala Harris needed to cast tie-breaking vote, , apparently in Tweets called Devin Nunes “biased and dishonest” & said Former Guy was “a moron.”

Well, clearly Kahl needs to work on his diplomacy, but seems nothing wrong with his intelligence.

After Chauvin guilty verdict, think it’s a good idea to have DOJ civil investigation into Minneapolis Police Department. But hope this doesn’t make folks in other cities think they don’t have anything that might need fixing with THEIR police.

GOP Senators Sullivan (Alaska), Rubio and Scott (Florida) have a bill to push CDC to open up cruising from US ports this July. Might help if Rubio and Scott talk to their COVIDiot governor who is trying to ban cruises from demanding proof of vaccination to board. Just saying.

Chris Christie now says he’s now “seriously considering” running for President. Of course he can still close down that bridge when he comes to it.

If you live in Virginia, you still have wear a mask in public, but starting July 1 you’ll be able to possess and privately use and grow a small amount of marijuana. Whereas Florida still has laws both against masks and marijuana. State elections matter.

Kaiser Family Foundation study found US may be less than a month until COVID-19 vaccine supply outstrips demand. Since many Americans are increasingly so bad at both science and odds, not completely joking to suggest US offer anyone who gets a vaccine free Powerball tickets.

Cory Booker for Vanita Gupta, notes Dick Durbin speaks softly “not raising his voice like I do.” Actually Cory’s very good when he’s mad. He’s justifiably mad now -“She’s not a partisan, she’s a patriot. She’s not a Democrat or Republican, she’s an honest broker.”

Again, not a big fan of Manchin or Sinema. But they both voted yes on Vanita Gupta. That “D” after a Senator’s name matters.

Kayleigh McEnany on Fox attacking Joe Biden Tuesday for his comments on Chauvin trial: “I think it’s the role of the president of the United States to stay back, to not inflame the tensions.” I could stay up all night and never write a line as funny as that. Good night all.

Guilty, guilty, guilty

Posted April 21, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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Fond memories of Doonesbury today, Yes, I had this book.

Want to know when we’ve have achieved some serious police reform? When we’re no longer shocked and relieved when a police officer is held accountable for a crime.

Just learned tonight that Minnesota Governor Tim Malz was a former 4th grade teacher. Makes sense. Bet he was a good one.

“I don’t see how it could have been otherwise, but I truly know it could have been otherwise.” 91 year old African-American woman quoted on Rachel Maddow as she heard the Chauvin guilty verdict. Speaking for so many of us tonight.

Need reminder on how much state & local elections matters?

Minnesota A Keith Ellison elected with less than 4% margin of vote in 2018.

His GOP opponent Doug Wardlow stated if elected, he’d “fire 42 Democratic attorneys right off the bat” from the AG’s office.

Doug Wardlow, no joke, is currently general counsel for Mike Lindell and My Pillow.

Imagine if HE were MN AG.

I like to think in heaven today that Walter Mondale is hugging George Floyd.

Seeing Derek Chauvin handcuffed and walked out of that Minneapolis courtroom is the most satisfying thing I have seen in a long time.

Lisa Monaco being confirmed as Deputy Attorney General as close to unanimously as you can get in today’s Senate. So we don’t need to know about Lisa to know two things – she hasn’t sent mean tweets, and she’s white.

So it’s now Wednesday, April 21. How many serious stoners will be celebrating 420 day today?

Exceeding expectations.

Posted April 20, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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Yeah, about three weeks into the 2021 MLB season we all had the Los Angeles Dodgers with the best record in the National League.

But the second and third best teams by record being the NY Mets and SF Giants?

Don’t put away those batsh*t bingo cards yet.

Watching SF Giants on TV and seeing pictures of Philly cheesesteaks grilling at Tony Luke’s centerfield ballpark stand in Philadelphia makes me really miss travel… especially baseball “road trips.” Sigh.

At the risk of jinxing them, there are just under 4 weeks left in NBA regular season, and San Antonio Spurs won their 28th game.

The reason this matters. In Las Vegas the over-under on Spurs wins for the SEASON was 28.5.

It is just possible Gregg Popovich is a very good coach.

A govt watchdog group said Ted Cruz’s campaign illegally spent $154,000 of campaign funds on copies of his new book last fall, & $18,000 to promote it via Facebook ads. And even so, most Americans are going “what book?”


Politico reports Amy Coney Barrett, got a $2 million advance for book “about how judges are not supposed to bring their personal feelings into how they rule. Like when RBG called the Former Guy “a faker” in 2016, and he tweeted “Her mind is shot – resign”?

Mitch McConnell is clutching his pearls over Maxine Waters comments about looking for a guilty verdict in Chauvin trial… “It’s hard to imagine anything more inappropriate..” Oh, I don’t know, hypothetically a President looking to overthrow an election?

Fox News & GOP – Maxine Waters saying “get more confrontational” is “cause for a mistrial,” “trying to start a race war, etc. Also Fox News & GOP – The Former Guy saying “if you don’t fight like hell, you’re not going to have a country anymore” was just an invitation to a picnic.

Not that I watched but noticed Fox News referred to The Former Guy as “Former President.” That’s got to have ticked him off big time. Bummer.

26 year anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing, with 168 victims including 19 children.

If it happened today, even if McVeigh did a real time bragging confession on Twitter or Facebook Live, Fox News would still be trying to blame the mass murder to Democrats & “Antifa.”

We’ll know Clubhouse is really a thing if/when Mark Zuckerberg starts putting major resources into squashing it.

Defense closing arguments in Chauvin trial, trying to blame George Floyd’s death on anything but Derek Chauvin kneeling on his neck: Part of argument is Floyd was so strong he needed to be restrained that way. But also so weak he would have died anyway? Would almost be funny if it weren’t murder.

Finally, RIP Walter Mondale. Part of the first ticket I ever voted for in 1980. He was a good man. From the Carter Center….

Small fierce mercies?

Posted April 19, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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NY Yankees are 5-10, the worst record in AL, and actually were booed loudly today at home as they got swept by the Rays.

Boos could have been much worse, at least with COVID protocols the Yankee Stadium crowd size was only 10,606.

NBA fined San Antonio $25,000 Sunday for violating league’s player resting policy Saturday night in Phoenix, after Popovich sat Demar DeRozan, Patty Mills and Jacob Poeltl.

The Spurs beat the Suns 111-85.

So will Pop send NBA $100,000 to keep Saturday’s lineup for the next week?

Since some Americans seem to think they have a better chance of winning the lottery than catching COVID, how many free lottery tickets would it take to get some of these folks to get vaccinated?

Open note to GOP politicians: If you say during a book tour that you knew something was wrong at the time but you didn’t speak out, this doesn’t make you a patriot. It makes you cowardly as well as complicit.

Now FL Gov Ron DeSantis, in latest anti-mask rant, “if you’ve had vaccine you’re immune, so act immune.” But Ron’s been saying COVID is harmless & banned mask mandates for everyone. So even if you believe him now & see someone maskless, how do you know if they’re “immune?”

Several otters at Georgia Aquarium test positive for COVID but are expected to recover. “It is suspected the otters may have acquired the infection from an asymptomatic staff member.” Wonder how many humans that staff member infected?

So many Americans didn’t even going to find out about Saturday night’s Kenosha mass shooting before it gots eclipsed by the mass shooting Sunday in Austin? Just another day with our well-regulated militia.

So police say today’s Austin mass shooting was an isolated “domestic situation” & there is “no risk to the general public.” Unless you’re a member of general public who might know someone who’s normally “a good guy with a gun,” until he isn’t.

Mar 2020 – FedEx killer’s mom told police he’d might commit “suicide by cop.” They took his gun, put him on mental health temporary hold. Apr – FBI interviewed him. Jul & Sept- he legally bought 2 assault rifles. Tell me again how we just need to enforce existing gun laws?

Trying to find the common thread in these mass shootings that have happened on seemingly a daily basis? Hint: None of these guys used sticks, stones, or knives.

Yes, Former Guy did once say, after El Paso and Dayton mass shootings that said he wanted tighter background checks on gun buyers & said he’d release a proposal for new laws that fall. I guess we missed those new laws as a part of his beautiful healthcare plan?

Wrap your head around this one: Thanks to the Former Guy and GOP, millions of Americans are now under the impression that masks are dangerous and guns keep them safer.

Any given Saturday night…

Posted April 17, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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San Antonio Spurs, who’ve been in free-fall, were shorthanded tonight against Phoenix Suns, perhaps the best team in the Western Conference lately.

So didn’t everyone expect it to be a blowout? It was, Spurs 111-85.

I love sports.

Snatching defeat out of the jaws of victory twice in two innings reminds us that however much life has changed, the #SFGiants bullpen and torture remains consistent.

I guess we shouldn’t be surprised in a country where many are convinced there is some magical diet where they can lose weight w/out exercise & their retirement plan will be winning the lottery, that some of those same people don’t want to bother with a COVID vaccine either.

I’m a proud liberal who believes in finding common ground. But since GOP is so bound and determined to label liberals as “Antifa,” your reminder that the term literally means “Anti-Fascist.” So what’s the opposite of Antifa?

Friend just told me great story about someone saying of COVID-19 vaccine “I won’t put anything in my body where I don’t know what’s in it.” And they got the response “You eat hot dogs don’t you?”

Even now, if the Former Guy called a press conference & told his followers to get the vaccine and mask up to avoid another COVID-19 surge, he could save countless lives. But he won’t. Because that would mean admitting he was wrong.

Apparently April 16 was “Wear your pajamas to work day.” And millions of Americans are going “Isn’t EVERY day ‘Wear your pajamas to work day’?”

After Thursday’s mass shooting FedEx apparently “re-evaluating” policy of not allowing employees to have phones w/ them during work hours. So we can’t change laws to stop people from getting shot, but we can change rules to allow them to call loved ones before they die. America.

Can you imagine GOP outrage if Democrats tried to make it harder to vote in gated communities like Florida’s “The Villages?”

President Biden played his first round of golf today since being inaugurated & some Republicans attacked Joe for golfing instead of visiting the southern border. Funeral services for irony are pending.

Not winning!?

Posted April 17, 2021 by left coast sports babe
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All you need to know about how the 12th inning went tonight for San Diego Padres against LA Dodgers is that Jake Cronenworth was their best pitcher.Cronenworth for non-baseball fans, is a 2nd baseman.

The Yankees are not just in last place. As of Friday night they have the worst record in the American League. Thoughts and prayers.

So yeah, not great for Joe Biden to say “You’ve got a Japanese boy coming over here and, guess what, he won the Masters.” Hideki Matsuyama is 29. But some of GOP clutching their pearls also had no problem with Former Guy in 2017 refer to Donny Jr, 39, as a “nice boy.”

So does anyone want to hazard a guess how the Former Guy might have referred to Hideki Matsuyama?

You all do realize if the Former Guy had been President in the 1950s, Americans would have refused the polio vaccine too?

As vaccine hesitancy remains a problem, apparently 5,800 fully vaccinated people out of 66 million in the US have contracted COVID-19. A rate of 0.008 % Your chances of dying in a car crash in the US, 1 in 103. .97 %

We don’t know a motive yet in Indianapolis massacre. But the killer was a 19 year old white man, and at least four victims were Sikh. Think conservative media would have any problem guessing at a motive if it were the other way around?

Before his rampage, alleged FedEx killer’s mom had called authorities – because she was scared about his potential for violence. Before he was shot, Daunte Wright actually called his mom – because he was scared about the authorities. Sad, and infuriating.

California Governor Gavin Newsom’s campaign has raised $3.1 million to fight fall recall election. I’ll vote against recall & Gavin will probably survive, but $3.1 million could go to so many better things. Final cost will be over $100 million. Please think before you sign petitions in California.

Lots of headlines on Oath Keeper who became 1st Jan. 6 insurrectionist to plead guilty & will be cooperating w/ govt. Fox News “Heavy metal guitarist busted at Capitol riot becomes first to take plea deal.” “Heavy metal guitarist?!” Closest Fox could come to pretending he’s Antifa?

Can we start referring to Marjorie Taylor Greene and other members of the “America First Caucus” as “lawmaKKKers”?

Well of course Marjorie Taylor Greene & Lauren Boebert voted against reauthorizing National Marrow Donor Program which matches donors with leukemia patients. Believing in science is a slippery slope.

Saw “Promising Young Woman” tonight in advance of the Oscars. Two recommendations:

1. Watch it.

2. Just don’t watch it if you need to go to sleep immediately afterwards.

Wrap your head around this sentence about the Indianapolis massacre – “It was the country’s deadliest shooting since 10 people were killed March 22 at a grocery in Colorado.” Less than one month ago.