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Can We All Agree – 9/12/15 Edition

September 12, 2015

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Can we all agree that whatever California  Governor Jerry Brown decides to do with the assisted suicide bill now on his desk, will have a major impact on what happens in the 45 states without such a law? I’m not sure what I would do.

Can we all agree that Rick Perry’s departure from the GOP presidential sweepstakes is just the first in a long line? I guess the new glasses didn’t help.

Can we all agree that, despite her loss on Friday, Serena Williams is still the best female tennis player in the world?

A Syrian refugee child in Spain - Washington Post photo

A Syrian refugee child in Spain – Washington Post photo

Can we all agree that President Obama’s willingness to accept 10,000 refugees from the Mideast, is embarrassing, given the size of our country?

Can we all agree that the only thing more embarrassing is the continuing treatment of the refugees on the Serbian – Hungarian border?

Can we all agree that the election of a Socialist to lead Britain’s main opposition party, will be another boost for Bernie Sanders campaign?

Can we all agree that the GOP far right is delusional if they think they will not get blamed for their planned government shutdown over funding for Planned Parenthood?

Can we all agree that most Californians are shocked that Governor Jerry Brown lost a legislative battle – even though his opponent was the oil and gas industry?

Can we all agree that apparently as far as blood pressure is concerned 120 is the new 140?

Can we all agree that automobile industry plans to install auto-stopping technology on new cars is just the first step on the road to driverless cars?

Can we all agree that every football fan will be happy when TV announcers can get through a full New England Patriots football game without mentioning deflated footballs?

Can we all agree that it will be a long time before Roger Goodell will be making another decision in an NFL disciplinary case?

Can we all agree that the AG Loretta Lynch’s decision to ‘crack down’ on white collar crime comes abut 7 years too late?

Can we all agree that nothing on Stephen Colbert’s opening night was as good as his interview with VP Joe Biden?

Can we all agree that about the only person who’s not happy that Queen Elizabeth is now the longest serving English monarch is Prince Charles?

Can we all agree that we probably should not have been surprised when  the United Airlines CEO was forced to step down over corruption charges involving an New Jersey political figure?

Can we all agree that Hillary is about 6 months late in apologizing for her private email server?

Can we all agree that we really don’t need to hear anything more from Kim Davis?

Can we all agree it might be tough for a Baltimore jury considering charges against police officers, not to be swayed by the $6.4 million settlement reached in the Freddie Gray civil case?

Can we all agree that we are thrilled to know that the human family tree has a new branch?

Pieces of a skeleton of Homo naledi -NYT photo

Pieces of a skeleton of Homo naledi -NYT photo

Can we all agree that Pope Francis probably does not have many fans in the conservative wing of the Catholic church, but everyone else is thrilled with the changes he continues to announce?

Can we all agree that the fight over the Iran nuclear deal is over but the House doesn’t seem to realize their symbolic votes are irrelevant?

 

 

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Can We All Agree – 5/2/15 Edition

May 2, 2015

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Can we all agree that entertainer Ben E. King, who died this week, will be missed for more than just “Stand By Me?”

Can we all agree that charging the police officers involved in arresting Freddie Gray in Baltimore was the best way to calm tensions in the city.

Can we all agree that one mother’s attempt to corral her wayward son in Baltimore may do more for race relations than any indictment?635658161629637683-Screen-Shot-2015-04-28-at-11.09.01-AM

Can we all agree that the guilty plea and new indictments in the ‘Bridgegate’ scandal just puts anther nail in Chris Christie’s presidential coffin?

Can we all agree that even Americans are following the Royal Family and are thrilled that she had a healthy baby girl?

Can we all agree that Prime Minister Abe’s speech to Congress was largely a non-event.

Can we all agree that, as the death toll in Nepal climbs toward 10,000, the government’s response has been a second disaster? Continued calls to donate to private organizations and not the government are very telling.

Can we all agree that some sort of justice was served when Malala Yousafzai’s attackers were sentenced to life in prison?

Can we all agree that Alex Rodriguez’s climb past Willie Mays in the baseball’s home run count will, forever been an embarrassment – especially here in San Francisco?

Can we all agree that the Pope’s call for increased awareness of man-made climate change is like a breath of fresh air? Now, if he would accept his invitation to address Congress, that would be an event.

Can we all agree that Governor Jerry Brown is at least making an effort to make Californian’s care about water conservation and the environment, by calling for $10,000 fines and more greenhouse gas cuts?

Can we all agree that Bernie Sanders presidential campaign announcement is this week’s campaign chuckle?

Can we all agree that all the speculation about what The Supreme Court may, or may not do, on gay marriage, is getting a bit tiring?

And finally,

Can we all agree that it is incredible that after multiple reviews and conferences and probably hundreds of meetings, Bud Light still came up with an embarrassing promotional slogan for their latest ad campaign?

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