Wine Caves and Chandeliers

It is rare that our friend Jeff over at On the Fence Voters steps up on the ol’ soapbox and lets forth a rant, but when he does, he does it with far more grace than I do! Tonight’s rant is about how politicians finance their campaigns and what the ramifications are for We the People. Take a look …

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My good friend over at Filosofa’s Word, Jill Dennison, likes to warn when there’s a rant ahead. So, Jill, I hope you don’t mind, but I feel the need to notify of an impending rant.

Perhaps it’s the non-stop rain here in the Pacific Northwest, or maybe it’s the grey skies. Whatever the case, something got under my skin from the Democratic debate on Thursday night, and today it’s boiling over.

The whole thing started when Senator Elizabeth Warren went after Mayor Pete Buttigieg, bringing up a recent fundraiser he had in Napa Valley wine country at the lavish home of real estate developer Craig Hall and his wife, Kathryn. The property features a wine cave, with bottles selling for hundreds of dollars each. Photos of the event showed a long table decorated lavishly, with a large crystal chandelier hanging overhead.

But my rant isn’t about Warren going after Mayor…

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2 thoughts on “Wine Caves and Chandeliers

  1. Great post.
    I commented over there…

    I saw a meme that said the three branches of government are banking, big oil and pharmaceuticals.
I will add the lobbyists who do their bidding and let’s not forget the NRA and powerful right wing Christian groups who want to control.
    The system is rigged….

    I feel this trump obscenity has to run its course, which means another term, before any real change occurs and by then, it may be too late.

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    • You are right, and I would also add the military industrial complex … the companies that make the tanks, planes, weapons, and now spaceships paid for by that over-bloated military budget we have. And as you say, of course the NRA. Sigh. This nation cannot withstand another 4 years of Trump. The thing is, though, that the elements that put him in the Oval Office will still be out there … sigh.

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