Rob’s Weekly News Wrap-up 1/04-1/11

The shutdown of the U.S. Federal Government continues as Trump’s racist reality show became a parody with life and death consequences for the American people.

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Precious Illusion

as I watched

your photograph fade

and

disintegrate

I wept because

I knew

it was

the last time I’d

see you

(c) Rob Goldstein January 2019

A scan of a weathered photograph of a young woman in her teens
Sandy at 17

 

This month marks the second anniversary of my Sister’s death. I need to take a few days off from my blog to let myself grieve.

I’ll be back soon…

Rob

Rob’s Weekly News Wrap Up: 12/28-01/04

This week saw the culmination of two years of #Resistance as Democrats took control of the House of Representatives after a Historic #BlueWave in November.

On January 3, Nancy Pelosi became the Speaker of the House for the Second Time.

This time Nancy Pelosi leads of majority of younger, more aggressive democrats.

This wrap up doesn’t cover everything.

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And finally, Rep. Rashida Tlaib said the words that became top hashtag on Twitter on January 4: #ImpeachTheMF

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Let’s stay united and keep the #BlueWave rolling!

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Blue Wave

 

An Uncle Sam Poster made from a template in the public domain
Uncle Sam Wants You to Join the Elves