‘Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come.’--Carl Sandburg

That poem quote is from 1936, but it was well used in many forms during the sixties. I thought it very naive then, but it may be applicable to this situation. A very large portion of the American public has the attention span of a gnat. From Google: " The latest data shows that in 2020, trending topics have a shelf-life of 11 minutes.-May 24, 2021"

Let's hope that works in our favor, for a change.

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Thanks Thom, great piece as always. This is what concerned me when Biden won after the Democrats effectively kneecapped Bernie (for the 2nd time). It seems they know how to fight when it's against one of their own but somehow are unable to do that when it's the opposite party. Personally, I think we need more progressives at the helm, the Schumer's, Pelosi's, Feinstein's and yes even Pres. Biden don't have it in them and we worked so hard to have the majority that we have now. It's sad, and I can completely understand how so many are disillusioned.

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The media has started the tear down of Biden and building of Trump. Why? The media makes tons of money when the race is close. If it was blowout they would not get the advertising money or viewers. Our country is controlled by billionaires that own and operate the mainstream media. Trump gave a rally in Iowa. Does the media report that it was 100% lies? What did CBS CEO say "Trump may not be good for the country but he is good for CBS".



Politifact does a better job, but that is not on CBS, CNN etc. (the mainstream media)


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