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GoodRaisin's Journal
GoodRaisin's Journal
June 29, 2024

Donald Trump made some fatal mistakes during the debate. One really big one was

he revealed that he literally does not care about young families struggling with child care costs. This can readily be observed starting at 1:05:29 in the attached link to the debate. Not once, but twice he pivoted from the the question to talk about utter nonsense having nothing to do with child care costs.

Joe answered.

Scroll to the 1:05:29 mark to listen to the entire exchange, then ask yourself, if you need childcare assistance, which of the two candidates will help you, and which will not. I believe that Trump makes it very plain. I also believe he has given Democrats a very big opportunity to run with this, because lots and lots of young voters need child care. Joe’s campaign needs to pull this segment up and run it over and over again between now and the election.


June 22, 2024

New member of the club here.

Just had my 6 month check up and bloodwork and my PCP called to inform me I have diabetes. Said my A1C is 7 and starting me on Metformin tomorrow. So, hi folks, I’m joining by default, and just wanted to introduce myself to the group.

April 19, 2024

In tribute to Dickie Betts, my favorite song of the many he gave us, High Falls.

I’ve listened to this song a thousand times and never get tired of hearing it. One more time.

RIP Dickie


February 22, 2024

Once Upon a Time in the West

Dire Straits

February 14, 2024

Thank you all for the hearts

You are very kind, luv ya all.

June 29, 2022

If you can't agree you believe in the peaceful transfer of power

without taking the 5th, you might be a fascist.

How lame is Flynn? Good god…

April 4, 2022

The Doors - Ghost Song

September 16, 2021

The back story on "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" ?

This is a bit of history/fable/rumor with the music. The link below to her grave and headstone with a little folklore of how Dickey Betts’ famous instrumental originated.


Apparently there’s another backstory how this particular grave was chosen for the name of the song, or I should say, is rumored, was that Betts “entertained” Boz Scaggs wife here the night he composed it. I have no idea of the validity of that claim - I picked that part up from comments on YouTube - but there has to be some reason that particular headstone was picked, and I guess that is as good as any.

This great piece of music also happens to be my number 1 song of all time. I’ve replayed this more than any other song, from the moment this album first came out, throughout my life and have never tired of it.

August 1, 2021

Gary Clark Jr. Live

at The Surf Lodge

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