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One step forward, two steps back

No sooner did we finally hold a police officer accountable for killing George Floyd, police in Columbus decided the only way to break up a fight was to shoot someone four times. A public safety system that constantly turns to … Continue reading

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Defund them all…

I don’t even know what the hell I was thinking yesterday when I thought we could fix policing via legislation. Another police shooting in Minneapolis. And of course, they’re treating a grieving community like shit yet again. Like so many, … Continue reading

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Windsor, Virginia

OK, I didn’t realize until just the other day that awful incident with Army Lt Nazario and the Windsor police was here in Virginia. (I guess I was hoping it was Windsor, Ontario.) Folks are very understandably pissed off and … Continue reading

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You made it to another Friday!

Congrats on getting through all the fuckery, and remember, no matter how many mistakes you made, you didn’t jam a boat sideways in the Suez Canal. In local vaccine news, our numbers are starting to improve a bit. The waitlist … Continue reading

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It hasn’t even been a week

And we’re trying to process yet another mass shooting. Last week we lost 8 people, 6 of them Asian American women who just got up and went to work. Yesterday – 10 people who just went to the grocery store. … Continue reading

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Atlanta

8 people are dead, 6 of them Asian American women. Folks who were just trying to get through the day like the rest of us. I’m angry and sad and heartbroken. Same feelings I had after the Emmanuel church shooting, … Continue reading

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A bleary eyed good morning to you

on this post-DST Tuesday. But – I did wake up on time! Adding a bit of insult to injury, we won’t be seeing ANY sun until Saturday and today’s highs won’t even hit 50 degrees. The disco grow lights over … Continue reading

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So much for pre-work productivity

The plan was to run to the market before work. It’s 24 degrees out there. I will be waiting until lunch when it will be a balmy 34 degrees. The good news is – WE HAVE SUNSHINE!! Granted, just for … Continue reading

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Wherever Martin Luther King Jr is

I suspect he’s shaking his head and going, “Fuckin’ white people…I fucking told y’all…” And he’s 110% not wrong. And today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we have this: DEVELOPING: Message sent to staff in the U.S. Capitol: "All buildings … Continue reading

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So, how are you sleeping these days?

I’m getting my usual quantity – but the quality is kinda shit. Weird, weird dreams – I can’t remember the specifics of them now, but they were definitely related to the current news cycle. Things I have recently learned: Congress … Continue reading

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