Author: Cassandra Troy
The author is a writer, web designer, and producing artist, located in Ground Zero.

I’ll be honest…

I’ll be honest…

I’ll be honest with you.

I hear that everything looks right.
Speeches are flawless. Tech is working.
People are coming out and apologizing for voting Trump.
I see all of that.
I haven’t seen a single night of the Democratic Convention.
Haven’t listened to a single speech.
Not one.

Why?

Because I won’t believe this nightmare will truly be over until I see that man and all his cronies leave office, until I see Joe Biden sworn in. Continue reading “I’ll be honest…”

Three months, three days…

Three months, three days…

I just finished updating the Presidential Primary list. There is one pending Primary (CT) and two are still waiting on final numbers (NY/NJ), but there’s no question about the difference in popular vote numbers. Even with all the canceled Republican primaries, we’re talking about approximately 16 million more Democratic votes than Republican.

Unfortunately, that’s not how the Presidential election actually works, with the exception of Nebraska and Maine. With winner take all races, there are some surprising numbers, not all of them good. Continue reading “Three months, three days…”

On this day…

On this day…

Photo of black protesters taking a knee in the street and holding signs that read Black Lives Matter Always,
George Floyd protests in Uptown Charlotte, 5/30/2020 (IG: @clay.banks) Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash (https://unsplash.com/photos/ak0F3mwgr0c)

In the eddy of time, some events rise to the surface and stay there. Continue reading “On this day…”

Another black man dead…Only this time?

Another black man dead…Only this time?

people carrying signs of protest during a peace rally
Photo by Natalie Chaney on Unsplash (https://unsplash.com/photos/KaLSXcB-crY)

The “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” was written seven months before I was born, and just under five years before Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered.

The 16th Street Baptist Church was bombed just under two months before my birth, and JFK was assassinated within my first 20 days on the planet.

This shit is toxic, it’s REAL, and it’s deadly. Continue reading “Another black man dead…Only this time?”

Ummm…Thanks, Twitter…I think…

Ummm…Thanks, Twitter…I think…

So this morning I went to check Twitter to verify something I read on FB, and I found this:

An update to your data-sharing settings The control you have over what information Twitter shares with its business partners has changed. Specifically, your ability to control mobile app advertising measurements has been removed, but you can control whether to share some non-public data to improve Twitter’s marketing activities on other sites and apps. These changes, which help Twitter to continue operating as a free service, are reflected now in your settings. Learn more.
Screencap from Twitter, Friday, April 23, 2020.
Continue reading “Ummm…Thanks, Twitter…I think…”

Endarkenment (Part 5)

Endarkenment (Part 5)

A photo of empty store shelves with a note to customers apologizing for the missing inventory due to COVID-19.
Wesley Tingey

Fortune.com: USPS warns it might have to shutter by June as $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package provides no funding

What better way to dismantle the rest of the federal government? Continue reading “Endarkenment (Part 5)”

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