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Hint for WORDLE fans.

Something Clarence Thomas doesn't have.

Meanwhile in Michigan Prosecutor threatens librarian.


All roads to Republican Presidential nomination will pass through Hillsdale College.

As I predicted earlier the Republican Gong Show Started when Mike Pence spoke at Christian Nationalist Hillsdale College earlier this year. It has been announced Ron d SANTIS. will speak there next month. I predict all serious Republican candidates will be forced to kiss Larry Arnns ring. I also expect they will have to make radical promises to him to get his blessing. Larry Arnn fashions himself a kingmaker, and holds a lot of sway with the most conservative donors and big corps.

I predict a new "Kingmaker" in Republican party.

The gong show will begin on march 1 when Mike Pence speaks at Christian Nationalist Hillsdale College. I believe every Republican candidate for President will have to kiss the ring of Larry Arnn President of Hillsdale College. You can already hear Arnns voice through dummies like DeSantis, Younkin, and Lee. Arnn is the ventriloquist speaking.

Hillsdale College has found the perfect scam to raise millions of dollars, portraying itself as all that is good and moral in America. Because of their outsize influence this small Michigan college has become a symbol of resistance against government, "as long as it's not their government" Arnn was instrumental in the production of the 1776 project that was offered up by TFG to counter the more factually correct 1619 project.

I predict a steady stream of Presidential wannabes will try to curry favor with Arnn by appearing at College to speak on topics that tickle Arnns fancy. Topics could be as with Pence Faith, destruction of public education, minority rule etcetera. Anyway I'm sure you get the drift. None of it is good for America as we know it.

Can I sue.

Just came out of 4 days with no electricity, heat, water and good humor. I had a 41 day streak going with Wordle. I couldn't play for four days. The bastards called my streak broken and started me over at 1 yesterday. This has caused me extreme stress, humiliation and anger. I feel deeply aggrieved and think they have made a tragic mistake causing me great harm.

Just finished a Webinar on CRT from USC Pullias center 5 takeaways.

But first I am an old white guy who hasn't been in a classroom in 50 years. so a lot for me to unpack.
#1 CRT has become a brand, because you can kill a brand but not an idea. The right has become successful in making CRT a brand.
#2 CRT has become a hot item as a counteroffensive after the George Floyd televised murder. The right saw civil rights in the forefront and with traction, a lot of people were paying attention.
#3 CRT began as a study into the inequities in our legal system, laws and people of color as lawyers, judges,
#4 CRT at its base is notion that systemic racism has negative outcomes in legal system and education.
#5 CRT is about a counter narrative when the facts or subject matter is different than ones experience would dictate.
#6 CRT is widely accepted in most fields of study.
#7 One must remember what was happening when we made our "biggest strides" in civil rights. And I admit I had to step back and remember. The cold war was raging Soviet Union was waging propaganda war and using our civil rights issues against us. Some that helped pass civil rights laws were fully committed. But some went along to take a talking point away from Soviets and never were fully in. Some of those factions remain and refuse to acknowledge all of history.

I still have a lot to unpack but so pleased I took time out of "my busy" day. I welcome discussion on my observances.

Pro tip for snow removal

live next door to head mechanic at county base garage. That is all EOM!!

If I were Democratic party I would start right now

making up phone lists for next election in house. I have lived with a phone in my hand since 1974. First in my profession then as often as needed for Dems. both in state and out. I know phone lists and I can recognize the difference between a good list and a bad one. In my opinion after calling this cycle in Michigan and Georgia I think buying services of companies that have calling lists just doesn't work.

I'm not talking about classified versus non classified lists. I am talking about lists that are 40% errors, wrong numbers or moved out of state. I can't believe number of wrong numbers, one weary guy told me he had his number for 8 years and no one by the name had ever lived there. I had one guy say he was going to report me for soliciting voter fraud because he lived in Pennsylvania and I was calling for Warnock.

Another thing is use the latest technology available. Calling for the actual Warnock official campaign required tying up both a phone line and a computer. I hadn't used that archaic technology since Kerry ran. I believe investing some money in people that want a system to work not just the numbers dialed whether good or bad makes good political sense. As I posted here earlier I felt in last two days calling in Georgia we were just getting on peoples last nerve. As Beau of the fifth column would say "it's just a thought".

I was scheduled to be calling for Warnock tonight

After yesterdays session it became apparent to me we were just pissing people off at this point. Even some very nice supporters said enough is enough. Others were not so polite. I've been doing phoning for over 30 years I don't take anything personal. I've been cussed out my morals called into question that doesn't faze me but I sensed yesterday people have been phone bombed and texted until they are sick of it. Some on our side chewed on me for a while then thanked me for what I was doing. I pulled the plug about 40 minutes early. I sensed I was doing more harm than good.

I am smitten

Marissa Tomei visited the Zoom phone bank I was in last night.
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