Rob’s Weekly News Wrap-Up 3/15-3/22.

“I don’t need the Mueller report to know Trump is a traitor. I have a Television. ” , 3/22/2019

The week opened with a White Supremacist terrorist attack in New Zealand followed by a Trump’ twitter war with the ghost of John McCain and George Conway, husband of Kellyanne Conway.

Those of us unfortunate enough to be intimate with pathological narcissism recognize a classic triangulation.  This week Trump forced Kellyanne Conway to make a choice.

Kellyanne Conway chose Trump.

The Week ended with the release of Robert Mueller’s Report to Attorney General Barr.

I decided to add a few short informational videos: ‘Why do men have nipples
is especially intriguing.

On a personal note, I have relatives coming into town this week so I’m taking a few days off.  I’ve closed comments on this post.

Have a good weekend!

Let’s start with this informational short from Vox:

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Rob Goldstein 2019

#MondayMotivation: American

A large part of history is replete with the struggle for human rights, an eternal struggle in which final victory can never be won. But to tire in that struggle would mean the ruin of society. Albert Einstein, 1955

 

Love me baby, love me for who I am
Fallen angels singing, “clap your hands”
Don’t try to take my country, I will defend my land
I’m not crazy, baby, naw
I’m American

Happy Monday!

 

Rob’s Weekly Wrap Up 3/8-3/15

This week opened with violence in Venezuela and more stories of wealth and corruption as we learned how wealthy people paid ‘consultants’ to scam their kids into ivy league schools. President Trump produced a budget that cuts Medicare and social security to pay for the wall Mexico will pay for and the courts sentenced Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort, to seven years in prison in two separate trials.

Prosecutors in New York indicted Manafort on state crimes immediately after the second hearing: Trump can’t pardon state crimes. The House and Senate vetoed Trump’s emergency declaration and in New Zealand a white supremacist murdered 43 Muslims as they prayed in their Mosque: his manifesto touted America’s 45th president as inspiration. America’s white supremacists immediately denounced the horrific tragedy as a false flag operation.

As comic relief, old tapes exposed a racist homophobe on Fox as a racist homophobe. I’m still not sure why this is news:

Nancy Pelosi says it’s not worth impeaching trump if she can’t get a bipartisan consensus. I think she is right. Democrats can’t do this alone: the GOP  House and Senate will either do its job or go down for not doing it. What do you think?

The UK is in chaos after the vote on Brexit:

As a FYI, if you’ve heard about the Green New Deal but don’t think you understand what it does, this video offers a possible explanation.

On a personal note, spring arrived; it was a glorious week in San Francisco.

Yesterday a headache became a migraine. I’m still not at 100%, and I made the mistake of trying the new WordPress editor mid-post and it screwed everything up. I apologize for any mistakes in this post.  I’m going to close comments use the rest of the weekend to learn the new editor and fix the post.

I’ll catch up with folks on Monday. Or sooner

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Rob’s Weekly News Wrap Up 3/02-3/08

It was a frustrating week of endless disclosures of Trump Family Crimes closing with Trump’s abuse of  power to retaliate against Michael Cohen after signing Bibles for tornado victims who thank God for a president who denies climate change.

How is this horrible man still President?

Animated Gif of President Trump shoving his way through a group of men
This is NOT Normal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile Trump crony and co-conspirator, Paul Manafort, got four years in for
crimes that would have most of us in prison for most of our lives.

On a personal note, I felt unsafe walking around the City with a Canon DSLR and told a friend I was shopping for a phone with a powerful camera. She surprised me with a Galaxy S10 I. I’m grateful to have friends who support my work. I’ll use the weekend to learn my new tool and use the photos for #WordlessWednesday 🙂

 

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