On President Joe Manchin (So Much for Federalism, Part 4)

By Ava Lowery from USA — Picture 18, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=57407973

I did not vote to elect Joe Manchin de facto President of the United States of America, not because I disagree with his policy positions or location on the political spectrum (which I do), but because I live in New York State. As someone once said in another context, “It is what it is.” Manchin, along with Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, is holding the rest of the Democratic Party hostage, and…

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Laura Nelson

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Writer, philosopher, information technologist,guitarist, neurotic, polite radical, avid and indiscriminate reader, Episcopalian, trans woman.

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