If you are among those who have already received your first COVID19 vaccine, the J&J one-shot, or awaiting only your second vaccine dose, then thank you for doing your part, and we’ll see you here again, same time, same place next week.
As this column is being written, the U.S. House is again expected to pass, along party lines, a $1.9 trillion Corona Virus Stimulus and Aid package, which will hopefully mean some economic relief and assistance in the near term for individuals and small businesses, as well as local and state governments and boards of education, struggling with challenged revenue streams and increased costs directly related to the pandemic.
Now another weather-created maelstrom has literally frozen much of the commonwealth of Texas for over a week. And though this frosting literally has hundreds of thousands of Texans turning a bit chilly and blue in their energy-free homes, the Red state is getting heaps of derision.
Now on the back of both of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trials and acquittals what I think I find most fascinating and what also probably bothers me the most about this President, is his almost complete inability to accept responsibility, blame, or ownership of any of his own bad choices.
There is of course a tendency, for an individual or political party is in a position of power, to want to try and hang on to that power. What may be more important to remember, as we live in a democratic republic, is that the real power is in the hands of voters and our citizenry...if they actually make USE of that power.