It’s down to the nub tragic, evil and bad.

Following that fateful day when the Supreme Court in 2010 voted to let corporations and special interest groups spend unlimited funds on elections,  power has not remained with the people but with the wealthy politicians who profit from the financial backing. The National Rifle Association is such a powerful source of influence. Yes, that decision was regrettable, and what happened in Tennessee on Monday is fallout from that 6-3 decision.

In Tennessee one can buy a gun and openly carry it if you’re 21.

I’d like to refer you to an open letter to Tennessee Governor Bill Lee in the New York Times by  Margaret Renkl, one of a family of teachers.  So we don’t get our hopes up, there’s an Associated Press story saying that Tennessee’s gun laws are likely to remain lax.

The Tennesseean reported that the a bill…

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Florida NAACP Travel Advisory Urges Black People Not to Move

The Florida chapters of the NAACP has warned Black people to not move to or visit the state of Florida amidst their aggressive legislation against African American studies, per NBC Miami. Their concern is that these education bills may roll over into socioeconomic legislation affecting Black people.

Can we be honest? The only reason to visit Florida is for the theme parks and maybe the beach for spring break, but even that is becoming tired. Gov. Ron DeSantis has been signing bills left and right for the past two years that could convince any Black person not to move there unless they were fine with their kids being barred access to books like it’s Fahrenheit 451Given the restrictions of anti-racist learning, the NAACP Miami-Dade branch voted this month to ask the national NAACP to advise Black folks to avoid the Sunshine state completely.


Source: Florida NAACP Travel Advisory Urges Black People Not to Move

Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr-Worthy Snippets — Filosofa’s Word

Here are just a few things that raised my hackles and made me growl this morning … A comment seen on Facebook: “Big Oil fueled the Industrial Revolution and gave all mankind an unmatched standard of living. Your green energy voodoo will send us back to the dark ages. Literally.” WHERE has this person been […]

Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr-Worthy Snippets — Filosofa’s Word

Marii Freire comigo!

Claro que as mulheres fazem diferença no mundo: elas são exemplos de pacificação, compreensão, amor. Na verdade, elas expandem o seu potencial de todas as maneiras. Não são exemplos só de sensibilidade e empatia. Hoje, a mulher também é exemplo de poder. Claro, um poder limitado ainda, mas muitas ocupas cargos de lideranças no mundo todo.

Marii Freire. Via Facebook comigo!

Santarém, Pá 30 de março de 2023

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