Rest In Peace, Dearest Gentle Friend

Though I am not new to receiving news of dearly departed, though I have lost grandparents from both sides with whom I made fond memories, nothing felt more like a rip in my heart than the news I received this morning. A friend, a gentlest soul, who evokes memory of ¬†manly-mirthful giggles,¬†beautiful smile that comes…

Good Bye Jack !

Thanks for inspiring so many of us: young & old, immigrants & natives, residents & citizens! You were an all inclusive politician and the out-pouring at your state funeral proved that….. ————————————————————————————— Olivia Chow, Jack’s wife leading the funeral procession, followed by his children Sara and Mike and their partners. Good Bye Jack!! Rest In…

Bummer Bunning Baulks

TPM reports: Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY) has accepted a deal to drop his one-man filibuster of a bill that would extend expiring unemployment benefits for hundreds of thousands of people. Bunning, in exchange for dropping his objection, will get one vote on an amendment to pay for the bill, which will cost an estimated $10…