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I just saw a story on a national news network regarding something they called "Sunday Scaries". About people having issues facing another work week. I would say to anyone suffering from this so-called syndrome, Subscribe to Jessica's Chop Wood, Carry Water, Jay Kuo's The Status Kuo, and George Takai's The Big Picture, and after reading all their Sunday good news, you'll enter Monday with not a care in the world!! Thank you, Jessica!!

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May 22ยทedited May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

Okay, Iโ€™ve read the whole list of good news. Thank you so much. And with that, although I really canโ€™t afford to pay for another substack subscription Iโ€™m going to anyway. You are worth me dying another day earlier due to lack of money! ๐Ÿ˜„. Thank you!

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May 22ยทedited May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

In the 2020 Bostock decision, Justice Gorsuch was remarkably respectful of Aimee Stephens' gender identity as one of the plaintiffs, and introduced her as follows:

Aimee Stephens worked at R. G. & G. R. Harris Funeral Homes in Garden City, Michigan. When she got the job, Ms. Stephens presented as a male. But two years into her service with the company, she began treatment for despair and loneliness. Ultimately, clinicians diagnosed her with gender dysphoria and recommended that she begin living as a woman. In her sixth year with the company, Ms. Stephens wrote a letter to her employer explaining that she planned to โ€œlive and work full-time as a womanโ€ after she returned from an upcoming vacation. The funeral home fired her before she left, telling her โ€œthis is not going to work out.โ€

If the Supreme Court can do it, so can lower court judges, but some of them are just aholes. Yes, I'm talking about you, Stuart Kyle Duncan.

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May 21Liked by Jessica Craven

Thank you Jessica! This is just what I needed todayโค๏ธ

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May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

Ditto what Karen said....I so needed this injection of positive news.

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May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

Speaking of Randy...here's a Dolly Parton video I was recently sent. Powerful.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QJXsmDBS8k

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Thanks for the link to my piece, Jessica!

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May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

OMGosh love Randy & his political videos. This one sums up # DeathSantis - & the GOP - perfectly.

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May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

Wow. Just wow!

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I deleted my earlier comment bc I'm having trouble articulating my thought, but I'll try again. You ask us to share this newsletter widely, but everyone who would benefit from progressive policies is not a snarky young political junkie who finds the satirical use of religious imagery hilarious. My Dominican sil who cleans motel rooms all week and goes to mass every Sunday isn't going to see that image and go, "Hahaha, I can't wait to read this!" A lot of working-class people are people of faith. Recently a speaker at my Indivisible group felt the need to "warn" us mostly middle-class white liberals that many members of her more diverse local group were in fact drawn to activism *because* of their faith, and they're sometimes going to say things like "Amen" and "Hallelujah" and "Praise God." There's a disconnect there, but if we all work together and respect each other's differences there's no limit to what we can accomplish.

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May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

๐Ÿคธโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿค—

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May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

So uplifting yesterday!! Just read it! Thanks, Jessica. Our grassroots efforts are definitely working.

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May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

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May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

Thank you for this list of #GreatNews.

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ–– โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜˜

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May 22Liked by Jessica Craven

Lol! I knew this picture had to be from Rublicans. ๐Ÿ˜‚. Love them. Now to read the rest of your newsletterโ€ฆ.

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Never mind.

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