My Whole Expanse I Cannot See…

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Archive for May, 2016

On the ballot, and lost…

May 07th, 2016 | Category: Life

So, today I was on the ballot to be a delegate for Hillary Clinton at the upcoming Democratic National Convention.

Unfortunately, I lost.


And yeeeeet

May 06th, 2016 | Category: Life

And yet again, nothing.

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May 05th, 2016 | Category: Life

Nor today.

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Nada it is

May 04th, 2016 | Category: Life

I have not a thing today.

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The Bern takes it downtown!

May 03rd, 2016 | Category: Life,Opinions,Thoughts on Politics

So, Bernie Sanders took Indiana, and blew $1.8 million to do it. Now he just has to win every single other primary after Hillary Clinton drops stone-dead, then The Bern is set#yeahthatll happen #not

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Selfish politics creates division

May 02nd, 2016 | Category: Life,Opinions,Thoughts on Politics

So, I get political when I feel like it, but I don’t think overly so. I’ve made it crystal clear that I don’t support Bernie Sanders, but I don’t feel like I post anything really divisive. Yet…

I noticed this tweet today:

“@wholeexpanse bye Michael it was nice knowing you. peace out #feelthebern”

I got unfollowed by someone who had followed me for awhile, who seemed to care about me when I’m up or down, all because I posted against The Bern. Whatever happened to agree to disagree? When did politics become, “We’re all liberal Democrats, but if you don’t like my candidate, fuck off?” Our Founding Fathers would be ashamed, I feel. They fought each other hard, they were trying to create something completely new, a Great Nation ruled by its people, their debates were often heated. Still, at the end of the day, they didn’t despise each other. They remained civil, men working toward a common goal.

Today, apparently all bets are off. Rather than admit his obvious defeat, rather than deciding to work toward uniting the Democratic party, Sanders seems bent on derision and division. He could still see his ideas come to fruition, if he would just admit that the people have spoken, just not for him, and collaborate with Secretary Clinton… with the Party. Instead, he continues the farce he calls a campaign, pitting his supporters against the rest of the Party, wasting MILLIONS of dollars that would be better spent helping us to take back Congress. Bernie Sanders is no Jefferson Smith fighting for a noble lost cause, he’s fighting a pointless lost cause in order to satisfy his own delusions of grandeur. He’s creating a rift between people who ought to be speaking out as one voice against the very real threat that is Donald Trump.

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Coming’ up next…

May 01st, 2016 | Category: Life

Coming up this week on the blog, a week of solid writing. I’m going to make a concerted, genuine go of it…


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