Tag: The Great Civics Lesson

How Safe Harbor Came to be and Saved our Election

The Great Civics Lesson: The Reason Safe Harbor Day is called Safe Harbor Day — UPDATED, AGAIN!


Reading time: 4 minutes
The process we use to elect a president seems simple when everything goes “right” and goes unchallenged. However, when you take the deep dive into the process it because quite Byzantine and has plenty of places where it can be challenged, corrupted, and complex. But, Safe Harbor Day is the day we drive the stake through the heart of Trump’s attempt to steal the Election 2020 from #BidenHarris!

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

MEME: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness


Reading time: 1 minute
Can we all agree on two things:
(1) All real live Americans are guaranteed Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness; and
(2) Getting, but especially dying of, the covfefevirus would deprive us of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness; and
(3) No one has a greater right to Life Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness than anyone else. We are all equal in that way.
So, wearing a mask helps us preserve the Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights, n’est-ce pas?

The Great Civics Lesson: Yo! Yo! Yo! Voting Matters, Yo! — Updated


Reading time: 8 minutes
This is an update of a post written shortly after the election in 2016. It is still applicable now, and it is pretty darn good. In short, ain’t nothing matter if we don’t get out the vote, bitches! All your memes, snarky social media posts, protests, phone calls none of it will matter if you don’t vote in November.

So let’s “as a people rise up” and speak with one voice and vote the Repubes out!

2020: A Year of Perfect Vision and Reflections on the Trump Years


Reading time: 4 minutes
It’s new years time again. Here at Ye Olde Blogge we don’t have a tradition of looking back over the year that was, but we kinda did this time. Unfortunately, we screwed it up and looked all the way back to 2017 and didn’t stop until we hit 2020. We take a look at some of the posts that best characterize each of those years and trace out our recent national history ending with a bold prediction for 2020.

The Fascisting of America: DNI Blows Off Laws and Congress, Autocracy Blooms, Impeachment is Imperative


Reading time: 3.5 minutes
In the latest and greatest sign that we are sliding down that slippery slope into fascism, the DNI blows off laws and Congress to protect the Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s potentially treasonous promises to a foreign leader and not to protect our democracy from the encroaching fascism of the Ol’ Pussy Grabber. How do you like them apples?

Call Your Senator about the HEROES Act

Your Call List for Your MoC for the Climate Change and Notorious RBG Edition for the Week of Sunday 25 August 2019


Reading time: 13 minutes, but don’t worry, the issues sections are 1 to 2 minutes each and easily located by heading.

It’s been a big week with Notorious RBG’s health scaring all of us, the Ol’ Pussy Grabber freaking out all over the world’s stage, the world literally burning, and tariffs. We cover it all here in this week’s weekly call list. It gives you something positive you can do to help, which at least will help you cope with your stress and nerves.

The Great Civics Lesson The Civic Duty of Every Citizen Dunce

The Great Civics Lesson: The Duty of Every Citizen to Resist, Even DoJ Lawyers like Sarah Fabian


Our democracy is being gutted right before our very eyes. Every day there is a fresh new attack upon our sensibilities, democratic institutions, traditions, norms. Everyday there is a new government representative trying to present the unreasonable as reasonable, the irrational as rational, the untrue as truth, the immoral as moral. To keep a democracy, we have to be informed. That is the Great Civics Lesson

The Great Civics Lesson: Yo! Yo! Yo! Voting Matters, Yo! — Updated


Reading time: 8 minutes
This is an update of a post written shortly after the election in 2016. It is still applicable now, and it is pretty darn good. In short, ain’t nothing matter if we don’t get out the vote, bitches! All your memes, snarky social media posts, protests, phone calls none of it will matter if you don’t vote in November.

So let’s “as a people rise up” and speak with one voice and vote the Repubes out!

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