Spring Purples

Look how purple these Virginia bluebells (Mertensia virginica) start out!And flowers, ready to open.

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Still, spring is having a hard time soothing us. A year+ into Trumpism: a sizable percentage of the American population is militantly ignorant, authoritarian-minded, anti-rational, resentful, racist to the bone, and eagerly yearning for the alleged renewal that fascism promises. And the party weaponizing this 25-30% for the benefit of the one percent, the Republicans, have models for what they want to reduce America to. There’s the illiberal state of Hungary and the quasi-mystical organized crime syndicate called Russia, for two.

2 Responses to “Spring Purples”


  1. 1 alaspooryorick March 30, 2018 at 12:35 pm

    speaking of illiberal–just back from Czech Republic, which has told the EU that it is not taking ANY refugees, despite agreement.

  2. 2 nature969 March 30, 2018 at 1:34 pm

    Glad some nation’s have booted out some Russian diplomats. Unity in that is sending a message!


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