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Just_Vote_Dem's Journal
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November 26, 2021

Fully vaccinated, with a booster, and

I caught a cold

Off to the pharmacy for a Covid test, hopefully it's not a breakthrough-I doubt it, actually, no fever, shortness of breath, or loss of taste-just a sore throat with the soreness heading straight for the chest. Almost two years without even a sniffle using masks. All streaks are made to be broken, I guess!

EDIT-Negative for Covid. And thanks for all the interesting posts!

November 17, 2021

GOP and their buds in the media working overtime on "Doom and Gloom"...

...in the next election.

It's a whole year away.

Be aware, folks

November 12, 2021

In 20 years on the bench, Merrick Garland has NEVER been reversed

That's pretty damned impressive.

November 12, 2021

A Big Thank-You to those who urged patience re Bannon

As a sometime poker player I know the power of waiting till the right time comes-thank you!

November 11, 2021

The Rittenhouse judge is off his rocker

Bitching about the prosecution wanting 2 hours for a closing statement.
Somebody get the butterfly net for this loon.

November 10, 2021

Today, it's all about the "stay"

Trump is appealing the ruling, but that's not the important thing right now-his lawyers are asking for a stay, which would prevent documents from being turned over to the 1/6 committee.

So, fingers crossed for no stay today!!!!

November 6, 2021

Does everyone remember "Read my Lips-No New Taxes"?

Thankfully, it didn't turn out too well for him-he lost.

What do you think the media will do if Biden can't pass both bills?

Let's get this done, Democrats

November 5, 2021

Rep. Liz Cheney says Jan. 6 committee has conducted more than 150 interviews

This is great news


WASHINGTON – The House select committee investigating the events leading up to, and surrounding, the insurrection attempt on the U.S. Capitol is making significant behind-the-scenes progress, according to its members.

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., co-chair of the committee, told reporters the committee has conducted more than 150 interviews so far, according to an aide.

"That just gives you a sense. It is a range of engagements — some formal interviews, some depositions," said Cheney to Politico, which first reported the story. "There really is a huge amount of work underway that is leading to real progress for us.”

The chair of the committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., has signed 20 additional subpoenas that could be issued imminently, according to a select committee aide.

More at link

November 2, 2021

So. it's been a month

since my sister lost her battle with Covid.

She came to my apartment for a visit in August. I tried very hard to get her to get vaccinated. And I almost convinced her, but she was scared, and she was getting the wrong info from her adult kids-and "that" website.

As I sit in front of the computer now, I remember how she was sitting next to me, and I tried to wean her off the Facebook nonsense she had been reading. I told her to keep playing games on there if she wanted, but ignore that damn news feed. I showed her some websites where she could read some legit news. But I could see in her face she was troubled. And she showed the strain of a life where she was the sole parent and grandparent, as her husband had died many years before.

She and her adult daughter came down with Covid in early September. While her daughter went for monoclonal antibodies, and recovered fairly quickly, for some reason my sister did not go as well. She fought hard, but ultimately she declined a respirator and passed after several agonizing weeks.

When I spoke to my niece when my sister was first hospitalized, I asked her if she and her mom had gotten vaccinated after all. She told me that she and her mom didn't, that she was an adult and she could make her own choice. I told her that you can't make an informed choice if you don't have all the necessary information. She did not answer.

I miss her greatly.

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