Polenta, Mandates, Anniversaries

Wasn’t OSHA supposed to put out COVID-19 guidance for employers back in April or something? Looks like President Biden finally forced the agency’s hand. Good. More leadership, please.

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Conventional Wisdom, or What Passes for It

The conventional wisdom, once the dust from the 2020 elections settled, was that a 50-50 Senate, with just the vice president’s vote to break ties in the Democrat’s favor, wouldn’t be able to dump the filibuster, nor pass progressive legislation.

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This Isn’t Television

I can see why well-meaning people think bipartisanship is better than partisanship. I can also see why so many cling to a belief in trickle-down economics. In the television world of The West Wing, making concessions and getting along always works, and when the rich get richer they give workers raises and create new jobs for the unemployed.

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Bitter Fruit

We’re all assholes in real life. Thank goodness some of us are capable of producing great art in spite of it.

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