L.A.’s Newsletter

L.A. Fosner
Politics, economics, religion, democracy, gender equality
Created 11 Aug 2021
  • Joe Manchin is writing the Climate Change Bill:
    01 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash Joe Manchin makes a lot of money from the fossil fuel industry. In this current 2021-2022 election season, he’s been the top recipient of campaign contributions from...
  • In 2022, Democrats need to focus on values, not policies
    30 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    Photo by Bermix Studio on Unsplash I recently checked out the 2020 Democratic Platform. I admit, I only got through one page. The entire document is 92 pages. I managed to get through the section titl...
  • Joe Manchin
    28 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Photo of protest outside Manchin’s boat - Yahoo News Joe Manchin should be kicked out of the Democratic party for aligning with Republicans to obstruct the agenda of the Democratic president. (I don’t...
  • God or Mother Nature
    28 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Photo by DESIGNECOLOGIST on Unsplash I’m sick of God. The Christian God appears to me to be nothing more than a figurehead, designed by man to answer questions he can’t answer and to justify his inher...
  • The Trouble with Trump
    25 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
    Photo by Sean Ferigan on Unsplash The Republican party gave up decency, honesty, and integrity for Donald Trump. It wasn’t in the plan, it was a casualty—a casualty of their decision to tie their fort...
  • It's a Tie!
    23 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES It’s a close race to the bottom, as the competition heats up. Tucker took the lead, briefly, when he said the vaccine mandate is all about “taking over the military.” He ...
  • “When logic and proportion have fallen sloppy dead…” -- White Rabbit, Jefferson Airplane
    21 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Photo by Alex Motoc on Unsplash If you remember the Cold War, you’ll be familiar with the expression “Better dead than red.” Now we have something just as stupid to replace it with: Better dead than b...
  • Replacement Theory: Tucker Carlson has a point—he just doesn’t know what it is
    20 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Tucker Carlson is confused. He thinks Christian White men are supposed to be the ones in charge, get the best jobs, earn the most money. He doesn’t understand that in a true democracy, when the people...
  • 9/11
    12 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    Photo by Anthony Fomin on Unsplash I am not a morning person. When the phone rang shortly before 7 am Pacific time, I was confused. Before I could even ask who it was, the person on the other end said...
  • The new Texas abortion law isn’t about abortion, it’s about controlling women
    11 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Photo by Claudio Schwarz on Unsplash Extremist right-wing Christian men are in trouble, big trouble. They’re losing their grip on power and it shows. In a last-ditch effort to avoid the democracy they...
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