This is good work for a short time period by the new administration, but there should be consequences for the last administration that did absolutely nothing to track the whereabouts of children and parents who they separated. It's heinous.

The parents of 506 separated migrant children still haven't been found, however. Lawyers say the parents of 322 of them were likely to have been deported.

@Dagny @TonyStark Some Republican gets an idea how to thwart the will of the voters, the rest of them want it too.

@YinzPittsburghers If some PA Republicans complained about my politics, I'd wear that as a badge of honor.

@Jen She's probably the best Republican, or Romney. Being the best Republican is not hard. All you have to do is be more than "concerned" which is all that Susan Collins can manage.

How to know when your party is in trouble:  when they put out a statement that they are not the party of white supremacists.

In the DC media market, a right wing group is running ads that are anti-Vanita Gupta, Biden’s pick to be associate attorney general, complete with scary music and phony accusations ala the infamous Republican Willie Horton ad. 

Call your Senators today, generally your Republican Senators, and tell them to confirm these completely qualified Biden nominees. The GOP is still trying to sabotage our government from functioning by delaying these confirmations for no reason. Just say that. 202-224-3121 ☎️📱

Many of Biden’s nominees of color run into turbulence in the Senate:

Democratic legislators try and therefore once in a while achieve something of enduring and eventually popular benefit. 

What have Republicans done for us lately? We'll get to bipartisanship when they get on board with helping people. Until then, suffer it out, Mr. Portman, while Democrats fix your mess.

@TonyStark Occasionally, I am disappointed that the Washington Post runs these pieces, but on the other hand, I do not mind the world being shown how ridiculous Rob Portman and his ilk are.

There is massive bipartisan support for the Biden COVID relief bill as attested to by up to 80% public support for it, depending on how the questions are phrased, and this figure includes a substantial majority of Republican voters.

Rob Portman has become a pathetic excuse of a human being. I trust that Biden and Congressional Democrats will ignore his whining and gaslighting. What the fuck, indeed.


Get your own act in gear, Portman, and do something, anything that's bipartisan.  Anything. We're waiting.

This is a very, very important article to read to understand from a medical perspective, the one that counts by the way, what to expect moving forward.

NYTimes: No ‘Covid Zero,’ but Normalcy

@TonyStark And anyone who runs as an R in Ohio would be just like him.

I hope Ohio and the rest of the country is ready to help replace Portman with a Democrat in 2022.

@NatashaRomanoff I was going to say that this was the best microfiction I'd seen on Mastodon, but it's not quite fiction, is it? Creative micro-nonfiction? Perfection, at any rate! @TonyStark

I wondered for almost a year as to why the previous administration did not take this simple step. I am pleased to see we have an administration that is doing it now.

Biden administration sending masks to poor communities -

@SeaMountain So now they're the Goldilocks caucus. Neera Tanden has said too many bad things. Deb Haaland hasn't said enough. Find us someone who's just right! @HopeVanDyne

This isn't at all political, but it speaks to things I see lurking under the surface.

I know the toxicity of division is disheartening. I know that living through a pandemic and taking care of the people we care about is hard.

I know we all wish that the unity President Biden spoke of could become a reality. I suspect we all know it won't very soon.

But we can unify. We can have heart. We can work for the better America and world we know is possible. And I also know that we are not alone.

Foo Fighters - Stranger Things Have Happened-


In a new 30-second ad by Tax March, a group calling for taxes on the rich in a fight for a fairer economy, stated ...

"For Ohioans who have lost a job, Portman gets stingy.
With Portman, those with billions hit the jackpot, but those who need relief get jack squat.”

Don't wait to retire ... RESIGN

TV ads pressure Sen. Portman to support President Biden's American Rescue Plan.

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