I started the show remarking about the Christmas thing and Boxing Day, then went into explaining how boneheaded I was about getting the gender wrong when thanking Maddy Love, a transwoman, for the kind words about my show. I made sure Maddy knew I’d goofed up and she was very understanding and gracious about it.
As one of my many jobs, I work part time for Nostalgia Zone, which is a store that sells old comic books and collectibles. I add inventory to our online catalog and then file that inventory in its proper place in the store. I enjoy the work because I can do most at home and when I go to the store I get to visit a friend of mine. And I get payed! And I get an employee discount! Win all around!
But, surely, it was all the Republicans that wanted the law passed and the Democrats who objected in those days of fierce partisanship during the Bush administration, right?
The vote in the House was as follows:
Seems pretty bipartisan to me, though.
Oh, and notable Democrat Senators who voted in favor of No Child Left Behind? Barbara Boxer, Diane Feinstein, Harry Reid, Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton!
First ad break bumpers: ‘Everyone A Puzzle Lover‘ by 10,000 Maniacs & ‘The Every Day Story of Smalltown‘ by XTC
Closing song: ‘Angler’s Treble Hook’ by $5 Fiddle
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