The View from a Drawbridge

The random musings of a bridgetender with entirely too much time on her hands.

Somewhere in my beloved city of Seattle is a guy that I’d dearly love to meet. Not only is he gorgeous (albeit young enough to be my son), but he’s actually an amazingly thoughtful, talented, intelligent, unselfish and inherently reasonable human being. Don’t get me wrong. Many of us have these qualities, but it’s a …

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As I mentioned in yesterday’s blog entry, I got a chance to see Bernie Sanders speak here in Seattle on Saturday night. It went really well. At 15,000 attendants, it was his largest crowd to date, and about 3 times larger than Hillary Clinton’s largest gathering. But earlier in the day, he attempted to speak …

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Politicians make decisions every day that affect people’s lives. With great power comes great responsibility. When they negatively impact the world around them, I think they should personally feel that impact as well. Maybe then they would take their choices more seriously. Governors of states that have chosen to forego the Medicaid subsidies, thus depriving …

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Here’s an interesting little tidbit. There has never been a concrete definition as to what constitutes the Middle Class in America. I think the politicians like it that way. They want you to assume you’re a member of the Middle Class so that you can think they actually care about you without feeling too resentful …

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