We have a lot to celebrate, not only because we can finally see an end to the Trump administration in 74 days. We can celebrate real change is coming.
Author Archive for: Rayne
Blogger since 2002, political activist since 2003, geek since birth. Opinions informed by mixed-race, multi-ethnic, cis-female condition, further shaped by kind friends of all persuasions. Sci-tech frenemy, wannabe artist, decent cook, determined author, successful troublemaker. Mother of invention and two excessively smart-assed young adult kids. Attended School of Hard Knocks; Rather Unfortunate Smallish Private Business School in Midwest; Affordable Mid-State Community College w/evening classes. Self-employed at Tiny Consulting Business; previously at Large-ish Chemical Company with HQ in Midwest in multiple marginalizing corporate drone roles, and at Rather Big IT Service Provider as a project manager, preceded by a motley assortment of gigs before the gig economy was a thing. Blogging experience includes a personal blog at the original blogs.salon.com, managing editor for a state-based news site, and a stint at Firedoglake before landing here at emptywheel as technology’s less-virginal-but-still-accursed Cassandra.
The wait is finally over. We have a new president-elect.
This has to end; it will end. The really sad part is that we don’t know what will happen when it does end.
We need to snap the fuck out of our funk, stop the self-flagellation. We have a lot to celebrate. Let’s get at it!
Finally, the last text messages, phone calls, emails, political ads will be dispatched today. Finally, the people get their say.
This union has always been aspirational, a work in progress. It most certainly isn’t done.
A couple hours or twenty minutes left is better than a day left, amirite?
MAGAtroids are ramping up their terror attacks ahead of Election Day. As if COVID isn’t enough of a nuisance.
*cough-cough* More on that later. It’s very late on Day 3, need to get through these pronto.
Don’t bother to read this post if you are sensitive to foul language.