Author Archives: rikyrah

Friday Open Thread | Why Not Medicaid For All?

Medicare for All? Why not Medicaid for All? I know that a number of Democrats have gone in on Medicare for All. But, why not Medicaid for All? There is a poster on Balloon Juice named Kay, and she has … Continue reading

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Time For You To Do Your Civic Duty

Give the Democrats a spine Stop tweeting.Start calling.#ImpeachTrump pic.twitter.com/G82elzariR — Ryan Knight #ImpeachTrump 🍑 (@ProudResister) April 19, 2019

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Thursday Open Thread | It Is NOT the Mueller Report. It Is Barr REDACTED Garbage😠😠

 This is not the Mueller Report. Let’s make this clear. This is the Barr Redacted Report. It would be amusing, if the stakes weren’t so high. This man doesn’t seem to grasp that his credibility level is absolutely zero. It … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | NOW, They Want to LITERALLY Dump Asylum Seekers Like They Are Bags of Garbage😠😠😠

I want you to think about this. Not that this surprised me, because nothing surprises me with these folks. If it’s rotten and evil, they’ve considered doing it. From the Washington Post: White House proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | The Fire At Notre Dame Cathedral 😢😢😢

#NotreDamedeParis #NotreDame pic.twitter.com/6m9Y0qQT4p — Paris (@Paris) April 15, 2019 I was 15 when my parents told me what my 16th Birthday Present was going to be: A trip to Paris. Paris… My father, who had fought in Europe during WWII, … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread |Students LITERALLY Selling Themselves??

Reading this…it got me in my feelings. There’s something fundamentally wrong to me with this. College Grads Sell Stakes in Themselves to Wall Street Instead of taking out loans, students can agree to hand over part of their future earnings … Continue reading

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Why Are They Ignoring Julian Castro?

If you are a Democratic Party voter, and you are interested in finding out about the candidates running for your party’s nomination and you say to yourself… “But, I thought that a Latino was running? Am I wrong?” No, you … Continue reading

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