#weekendcoffeeshare: Escape,

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Mum and I have just returned from a trip to the capital of Georgia, Atlanta. It was a lovely trip. We visited the Capitol building, which I truly enjoyed. We also used the public transportation system, which was, if not always timely, pretty damn convenient. If we were having coffee, we’d be talking about our latest travels and any future travel plans.

And if we’d be having coffee, I have to admit we’d be talking a lot about the so-called Freedom of Religion acts that have been going  around, especially around the South. My state’s governor recently vetoed the Freedom of Religion act, but that was after many businesses (including entertainment — The Walking Dead is filmed here in Georgia) threatened to take their wares elsewhere. It is a sad state of affairs that states care more about businesses than the actual lives of people.

Today is the Wisconsin caucus. Even though I am an enthusiastic campaign watcher, I am anxious about the outcome. It is so contentious already, and I am worried about where the chips may fall. If we were having coffee, we’d be talking about the future of American politics and how we got here in the first place. A heavy Saturday, to be sure. But there is tea and coffee and some delicious treats, so it  wouldn’t be too bad all told.

Until next week, then! – SDM

NB: Check out the other weekend coffee share posts here!

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4 Comments

  1. We made a slight process here in Idaho where the Governor veto the bill that would allow the Bible to be taught in school. He has learned that spending state funds to defend bills, have hurt the state. The Governor of Washington, state state employees, banned travel to Georgia for their recent actions. I don’t usually mention politics.

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  2. Oh my, you definitely are interested in Politics. I must confess I was never that much a political nerd, well not electoral politics at least. Just don’T talk to me about monetary policy, or European Integration… I studied politics for 5 years and wrote 3 different papers about European topics, two of them about the Euro… But I always loved political thought.
    Do you read Gene’O’s blog? He writes many good articles on American electoral politics https://justgeneo.wordpress.com
    have a great weekend!

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