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Something To Think About - 9/29/20

Gov Gavin Newsome's executive order to require all passenger cars sold in the state to be zero emission vehicles by 2035 is the apex of hubris and shortsightedness given that, A, not everyone to drive an electric vehicle to begin with and B, where are all these EVs going to be plugged in at urban apartment houses and C, how are they going to recharge when PG&E shuts off the power on red flag days because of previous state green mandates that have crippled the utility's ability to maintain their infrastructure.

Something To Think About - 9/22/20

It’s a sure thing that if the Democrats take back the Senate, the current filibuster rules requiring 60 votes to pass legislation, or what’s left of it after Harry Reid eliminated it for judicial nominees, will be gone. And that is a bad thing for either party and for voters how may still be interested in a balance of power no matter who is in control in Washington

Something To Think About - 9/19/20

Albert Einstein said, “Many times a day I realize how much my own life is built upon the labors of my fellowmen, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as possible."

Something To Think About - 9/18/20

Mickey Mantle once observed that “A team is where a boy can prove his courage, on what he can do himself or on what he can contribute to the team’s good. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.”

Something To Think About - 9/15/20

While the NRA sometimes oversteps itself in the defense of all guns for all people, as does the AARP in its policy of fighting any effort to modify Social Security or Medicare, even to save both programs; New York’s Attorney General calling the NRA a “terrorist organization” and her effort to have it dissolved are so far out of line with reality and both the First and Second Amendment as to be laughable.

Something To Think About - 9/8/20

Attorney General, Kamala Harris once proudly proclaimed herself as California’s “Top Cop.” Now she characterizes the anarchists that are rioting nightly in Portland and physically attacking law enforcement simply as “mothers and veterans.” That’s as absurd as Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s claim that looters, seen breaking into jewelry and electronics stores, are just “stealing a loaf of bread to feed their families.”

Something To Think About - 9/7/20

Former astronaut Michael Massimino makes an interesting observation in that “We are away from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives right now; that’s the way it is in space as well.”, says Massimino. “You can do some really thoughtful, quiet thinking about what life is about while you’re in those situations.”

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