Trump Justice Dept. secretly obtained New York Times reporters’ phone records – The Washington Post

This is third time in recent weeks the department has disclosed secretly sifting through journalists’ data during the Trump administration.
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Trump has billed the Secret Service more than $40,000 this year to use a single room at Mar-a-Lago-Get it While You Can, I Guess

Former President Donald Trump is still making money for his properties at the expense of American taxpayers.The Washington Post reports that Trump has charged the United States Secret Service more than $40,000 this year to use a single room as a workspace in his Mar-a-Lago resort.Records obtained by…
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NOT an Onion story…”Secret Service paid $3,000 a month for a bathroom near Jared and Ivanka’s D.C. home” – The Washington Post

Instructed not to use any of the half-dozen bathrooms inside the couple’s D.C. home, the Secret Service detail assigned to protect the lives of President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law spent months searching for a reliable restroom. The solution was costly.
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Awful, Awful Day

America is experiencing one of the worst days in history. A forever mark on our heritage and history. I’m sharing just a snapshot from my Twitter feed, a feed that hasn’t stopped moving all day. Consider all this in one afternoon.

Thanks to video, there are actions and inactions that cannot be denied or defended. I hope we CAN return to some sense of normalcy. I’m just not sure what that will be.

‘Dumbest member of Congress’ Louis Gohmert mocked for ‘insane’ lawsuit against Mike Pence

This beyond insane.

Trump-loving Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Monday filed a lawsuit against Vice President Mike Pence in the latest desperate bid to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Gohmert’s lawsuit against Pence asks a Trump-appointed judge to rule that the vice president is authorized to …
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Absentee Voting

We dropped off our absentee ballots at the drive-through location today. What an absolutely perfect experience! There was nobody ahead of us, we just handed our ballots to the friendly poll worker. She checked our ID’s, we signed the log sheet, she gave us our ”I voted” stickers, and we drove off. Total time, less than 5 minutes! Voting should ALWAYS be this easy! Everywhere!

Surreal World

It feels like such a surreal world when I see back to back tweets like these in my feed…

So, I glance at football on TV for a sense of reality and realize there are few fans in the stands. Back to the surreal life.