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CWAA: Can We All Agree – 5/21/16 edition

May 21, 2016

Can we all agree Sheryl Sandberg’s commencement speech at the University of California should be a must read for all new graduates?

Sheryl Sandberg speaks to Cal graduates. (SF Chronicle Photo)

Sheryl Sandberg speaks to Cal graduates. (SF Chronicle Photo)

Can we all agree that only Donald Trump could make a plane crash a political event?

Can we all agree Donald Trump didn’t really have to say anything to win over the NRA, but that didn’t stop him?

Can we all agree that 5 months before the election and two months before the party conventions, is way too early to predict who has been damaged more by the primary campaigns?

Can we all agree that Bernie Sanders is sounding a lot like Donald Trump, after his supporters disrupted the Nevada delegate selection process?

Can we all agree that Trump’s proposed nominees to the Supreme Court are nothing more than a show to placate conservative republicans?

Can we all agree those same conservatives must be really important if they have Mark Zuckerberg looking for their approval?

Can we all agree that Megyn Kelly’s interview with Donald Trump did more damage to her reputation than to his?

Can we all agree that Google’s flypaper patent to prevent injuries to pedestrians from their self-driving car, may be be the strangest idea of the week?

Can we all agree the Oklahoma governor deserves tremendous credit for vetoing a bill that would make any abortion procedure a felony?

Can we all agree that extending overtime pay to workers making $47,600 will give a number of folks an immediate pay boost?

Can we all agree there may not be anything more terrifying than killer bees in your back yard?

Can we all agree the latest Olympic doping scandal is just one more reason to avoid this summer’s Olympic Games?

Can we all agree that 7 consecutive months of the warmest weather on record equals global warming?

Can we all agree the failure of Burlington College in Vermont reflects very poorly of the leadership of its former president Jane Sanders, wife of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders?

Can we all agree the Supreme Court has now become a mediation service, because it can’t decide cases with only 8 justices?

Can we all agree that spending $7 million to investigate what happened in Benghazi is a tremendous waste of taxpayer money?

Can we all agree that, except for a few feature films, there is probably no reason for anyone over the age of 14 to go to the movies this summer?

Can we all agree the latest report on genetically modified foods is irrelevant to the debate over whether they should be labelled?  Even the report writers admit it.

Can we all agree the Senate bill allowing people to sue the Saudi government over the 9/11 attacks is another example of pandering to conspiracy theorists?

Can we all agree the FDA’s new label requirements will only work if people read them?

Can we all agree it’s not surprising Congress has once again tied itself into knots over a measure to protect LGBT rights?

Can we all agree that it’s tough to figure out how the United States Attorney General has any standing to sue the Russians over their illegal doping of Olympic athletes?

Is California water crises over?

Is the California water crises over?

Can we all agree that while California has suspended state-wide water restrictions, most Californians will continue to conserve water?

Can we all agree Congress probably has no idea what will happen when they pass a new act to reform the nation’s toxic chemical regulations?

Can we all agree the last thing this country needs is a cheese glut?

and finally:

Can we all agree Mr. Ed’s sidekick will be remembered fondly by all his baby boomer fans? “Willllburrrrr?”

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Can We All Agree – 6/6/2015 edition

June 6, 2015

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Can we all agree that the Duggar family’s attempt to rescue the reputation of Josh Duggar is one of the more disgusting PR efforts ever seen?

Can we all agree that increases or decreases in postal rates have become almost invisible, except to commercial firms, thanks to Forever stamps?

Can we all agree that Serena Williams is a remarkable tennis player?

Serena Williams  Credit Ian Langsdon/European Pressphoto Agency

Serena Williams
Credit Ian Langsdon/European Pressphoto Agency

Can we all agree that adding 280,000 new jobs is pretty good for an economy that many would have us believe is still in the doldrums?

Can we all agree that the secret release of 8 out of the 10 men accused of complicity in the attack of Malala Yousafzai is a serious indictment of the Pakistani judicial system?

Can we all agree that when the Federal Government cannot protect the identity of 3 million employees we have a serious problem?

Can we all agree that despite EPA assurances, it’s tough not to see a link between contaminated groundwater and fracking?

Can we all agree that it will be a relief when all the candidates, both Democratic and Republican, have officially declared their intention and we can be rid of all these phony non-news events?

Can we all agree that we’re a bit confused about the need for ‘female Viagra?

Can we all agree that Sheryl Sandberg’s essay on grief was a moving piece of writing?

Can we all agree that Hillary’s proposal to reverse years of GOP attempts to restrict voting is breath of fresh  air?

Can we all agree that the only solution for FIFA corruption might be to junk the whole system and start over?

Can we all agree that despite the new restrictions on government gathering of information, not much will change?

Can we all agree that Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell deserve special condemnation for the Senate’s performance over the last week?

Can we all agree that Californian’s need to kick it up a notch to reach the 25% water reduction target the Governor has ordered –13.5% is just a start?

Can we all Caitlyn Jenner’s photo on the cover of Vanity Fair was pretty remarkable?

 

 

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