My meanderings about politics, space exploration, cars, cats, tech things and whatever else strikes my fancy. To the current occupant of the White House, we will not be taken into war on anyone's leash.
This ruling is not the end of the world for Gay and Lesbian rights in our country. I don’t believe it’s a good ruling but it is now the law of the land.
Here is what is important, telling your boss in Most states in this country that you are going to get married to someone of the same sex opens you to being fired for no calls. There are no protections for the lgbtq community regarding employment.
When I tell people this they say oh no that can’t be right there is always been protections for everyone and when I explain to them that there are no National protections for the lgbtq community they do not believe me. But in fact it’s the truth and until we have laws protecting us from this form of discrimination we are still not in any way shape or form equal to everyone else.
I think it’s time for this campaign to start pushing Hillary and no longer attacking Trump. Trump has made his enemies himself. And Hillary needs to talk about her plans and how she would make this country better. We’ve had eight years under President Obama that have been first difficult but through his efforts we have now reached a point where our incomes are growing at a rate that is unprecedented. Hillary needs to talk about this and how she’s going to continue this trend. We’ve heard enough negative news from the Trump campaign now it’s time to be positive.
On a day that’s Donald Trump filled the news media with Spam, this should have been the headline. Donald Trump could go flying to the Moon and back but he will not win if voting is not restricted by Republican laws aimed at minority communities. Even a supreme court with only eight members saw how long these voter ID laws are. This election is going to be won at The Ballot Box and not in Trump’s media extravaganzas.
Today was a day that will be more pivotal than Trump’s speech and trip because people will be able to vote against him.
He may called the most honest Hillary Clinton crooked Hillary but Donald Trump is a crook. Not only did he have young girls, as young as 14, work illegally but what he did to them is unconscionable. He charged them $1,600 a month for a bunk shared in a room with 4 other girls. At the time the average furnished studio apartment in that part of Manhattan when for $1345 a month! One young lady who worked for him for two years and did some major fashion spreads and it up only earning the total of $8,000 after he took all his fees. Modeling agencies are in the business to make money but not to steal money from young and inexperienced girls. This is just one more Brick in the Wall that tells me that Donald Trump is a crook. Don the con.
Along with the news that I’m sure you’ve already heard saying that Hillary Clinton did not meet the requirements for email storage after she left office there is something that Rachel Maddow points out. Here is how it works. For every email that the Secretary of State since she was to print it and put it in a box. For every email that the Secretary of State received she was supposed to print it and put it in a box. As you can imagine this creates a lot of paper. In this photo Rachel shows the paper produced in 3 days of emails that were received and sent by her. And she is not the Secretary of State.
If you were asked to do this at your job you would say no. And you did not have to travel to 157 countries over the course of 4 years, unless John Kerry is reading this. The state department admits that it’s system is Antiquated and has actually produced 3000 boxes of unfiled emails to and from the various Secretary of States since 1997. Now I understand that these emails are not in any way sorted. There is no index and there’s no way to search through them. The state department says that by the end of this year they will have an off-the-shelf product that will back up the emails. But until that happens this weird system which only Rachel Maddow had the journalistic Integrity to report is what has caused all these issues for Hillary Clinton. They are fabricated issues and I hope more journalists take Rachel’s lead and tells the story The Way It Is. A lot of people on television and in opinion pieces have said that Hillary Clinton has taken a blase attitude about this email situation. If I were in her shoes I would be so tired of this stupid rule of her having to print out every email she received and sent out I would to be rolling my eyes the way she does. AVB
Samantha be like John Oliver is getting a reputation for being truthful about subjects. She is impartial and sometimes I don’t agree with her but I’ve never found her to be unfair. So she looked at the Nevada convention and she made the only logical conclusions that are to be made. Sanders supporters don’t follow the rules and get mad because they’re not very good at following rules. Oh I know I’ll hear people telling me well the rules are made to be changed. Sure but not in the middle of the game. That’s called cheating. AVB
If you’re a loser on the Republican side you’re mad about winner-take-all primaries. If you’re a loser on the Democratic side you’re mad about super delegates. It’s that simple they are losers. Bernie Sanders has been an independent and not part of the democratic establishment. His supporters are young and don’t understand the rules that politics are run by. They may not like them but they are the rules. We have a two party system and it’s going to stay like that unless there is some giant sea change. So they have a choice of sitting in the corner and crying and letting Donald Trump win the White House or they can stand up and vote for the person that would do the best to ensure that those principles that Bernie Sanders stance for are brought to the Forefront and that’s Hillary Clinton. AVB http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/16/politics/democratic-superdelegate-math-sanders-clinton/