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CaliforniaPeggy's Journal
CaliforniaPeggy's Journal
October 29, 2021

Embroidery Detail

October 27, 2021

Maybe someone can enlighten me re: Manchin and his demands.

At what point do we say "enough!"

We bargain and give in, and let him run roughshod over us, while he whittles away the money we want to spend to help the American people.

I keep thinking that eventually we'll have nothing left.

I don't see him giving way to our wish list.

I am really angry at him and possibly at us for letting him do this to us.

Can anyone justify what he's doing?

October 27, 2021

The latest from the Hartmann Report:



Imagine you’re living in a Red state making their $7.25 an hour minimum wage and your employer says you have to work in an environment where rightwing maskholes routinely confront you as sport.

On top of that, by refusing to get vaccinated or wear a mask, they’re spreading a deadly disease that causes dementia in as many as a third of the people who get it and survive.

And if you’ve been paying attention you know that the largest variable leading to breakthrough infections appears to be the intensity of your exposure to the virus. Somebody yelling at you through a mask isn’t all that likely to break through, but somebody without a mask? All bets are off.

Is it worth it?

These Red states are also all “Right To Work For Less” states, meaning the people quitting have no union protections and nobody watching their backs in the workplace. And there isn’t always a guy willing to punch out a maskhole handy.

The entire article at the link.

October 27, 2021

A Sprig of Rosemary

October 23, 2021

Got my booster today at Rite Aid!

And I was a walk-in! My husband had an appointment so I went with him.

It went very smoothly!

October 22, 2021

Planned Parenthood emailed me today.

XXXXXX, I wanted to fill you in right away on the latest news from the Supreme Court.

Once again, the Supreme Court has allowed S.B. 8, Texas's dangerous and unconstitutional abortion ban, to remain in effect for now. This is devastating to patients in Texas who need access to essential health care right now.

There is still a ray of hope — the court has scheduled oral arguments on November 1 to consider appeals in challenges to the law brought by the Department of Justice and from a coalition of providers, including Planned Parenthood. We are preparing now for our day in court, but in the meantime, patients in Texas will continue to be denied abortions.

This is an ongoing crisis, and we need your help to protect and restore access to essential health care in Texas and beyond. We will continue to fight S.B. 8 in the courts, and do whatever it takes to support patients and providers. Please, make an emergency donation to power this critical work.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a powerful dissent that exposes the cruelty of allowing Texas to enforce S.B. 8 while the case continues:

"There are women in Texas who became pregnant on or around the day that S.B. 8 took effect. As I write these words, some of those women do not know they are pregnant. When they find out, should they wish to exercise their constitutional right to seek abortion care, they will be unable to do so anywhere in their home State. Those with sufficient resources may spend thousands of dollars and multiple days anxiously seeking care from out-of-state providers so overwhelmed with Texas patients that they cannot adequately serve their own communities. Those without the ability to make this journey, whether due to lack of money or childcare or employment flexibility or the myriad other constraints that shape people's day-to-day lives, may be forced to carry to term against their wishes or resort to dangerous methods of self-help...

"These circumstances are exceptional. Women seeking abortion care in Texas are entitled to relief from this Court now. Because of the Court's failure to act today, that relief, if it comes, will be too late for many."

We have a broken health care system that has long discriminated against Black, Latino, and Indigenous communities as well as LGBTQ+ people. Basic care is already out of reach for people with low incomes and those who live in rural areas. The Supreme Court's failure to step in adds to those burdens and undermines the fundamental rights we all deserve.

We need to be ready to step in and do whatever it takes to serve patients. Make your emergency gift to protect abortion access in Texas and beyond.

October 21, 2021

Tiny Fern

October 20, 2021

Marco Rubio sent me a letter today! He's worried about losing Florida. Have a look:


This is difficult for me to write.

I just can’t believe that there is more support for a Trump Impeachment Manager than for a strong Conservative leader.

Even after extending my Mid-Month deadline, we are still not on track to reach our goal. To be honest, we are about 3,000 donations behind our target.

My entire team is calling, texting, emailing and writing as many patriots as possible in an effort to activate 3,000 donors in the next 48 hours, but I’m afraid it won’t be enough.

PEGGY, these goals aren’t arbitrary. These are REAL goals and REAL numbers that we REALLY need to hit in order to have a shot at competing with the Democratic movement in Florida.

I’m pleading with you, even if it is $8…will you donate today? Maybe people think they need to write huge checks in order to make a difference but that’s just not true. I need people who can donate $8, $10, $12.55 or even $17 TODAY in order to reach my goal.

I know you hear from my team and me a lot, but this is critical. We are on the brink of losing Trump’s home state to someone who votes with the Socialist Squad 94% of the time. I hope you understand how deeply concerning that is.

Here is a special link my team put together for you. I hope to see your name on the donor list:

https://secure.winred.com/link-for XXXXX

With urgency,

October 20, 2021

Tonight's Full Moon

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Name: Peggy
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Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
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