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You Sure, Georgia?

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“Poor Mexico [Georgia Republicans.]  So far from God and so close to the United States [MAGA.]”  ― Porfirio Diaz (paraphrased) The Georgia law will make it a misdemeanor crime to give food or drinks to voters waiting in long lines. – Reuters Gonna get hot, hot, hot for y’all.    “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.  For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink,  I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was sick and in prison and you did not look after me.’ “They also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in

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“Poor Mexico [Georgia Republicans.]  So far from God and so close to the United States [MAGA.]”  ― Porfirio Diaz (paraphrased)

You Sure, Georgia?

The Georgia law will make it a misdemeanor crime to give food or drinks to voters waiting in long lines. – Reuters

Gonna get hot, hot, hot for y’all.   

“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.  For I was hungry and you gave me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink,  I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, I needed clothes and you did not clothe me, I was sick and in prison and you did not look after me.’

“They also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?’

“He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’

“Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life.” – Gospel of Matthew

No judgement, just logic.  

Good Trouble

Time for vigilance and to stir up some “Good Trouble,” not only to honor Saint Lewis but to stop a repeat of a timeline similar to the one below.  Because that, folks, is where America is slouching.    

You Sure, Georgia?

Unjust laws exist: shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have succeeded, or shall we transgress them at once? Men, generally, under such a government as this, think that they ought to wait until they have persuaded the majority to alter them. They think that, if they should resist, the remedy would be worse than the evil. But it is the fault of the government itself that the remedy is worse than the evil. It makes it worse. Why is it not more apt to anticipate and provide for reform? Why does it not cherish its wise minority? Why does it cry and resist before it is hurt? Why does it not encourage its citizens to put out its faults, and do better than it would have them? Why does it always crucify Christ and excommunicate Copernicus and Luther, and pronounce Washington and Franklin rebels?  – Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience

h/t  CK

Eternal Vigilance

Mr. Jefferson, the great apostle of human rights, has told us, that ‘the price of Liberty is eternal vigilance.’  – Communicated,” Richmond Enquirer, December 30, 1834

You Sure, Georgia?
Gregor Samsa
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