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  1. Do people really need another Stimulus Check?

    Okay, hear me out. Of course, people want stimulus checks. It is essentially free money. But do people really need them?

    About 39.7 million Americans (12.3%) of Americans are below the poverty level. The majority of these people were struggling before COVID-19, struggling now, and will likely struggle after COVID-19.

    The "benefit" for being below the poverty level is that you are likely eligible for a lot of government programs - Food Stamps, Rental assistance, ...

    Updated Yesterday at 12:54 AM by Bucky

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  2. Happy with my new girlfriend

    I have been with my girlfriend for almost a year! We are close to our 1-year anniversary.

    It has been going great. We have been really connecting and there seems to be real chemistry. The pivotal point of the relationship is when she told me one of her darkest secrets, that she had sex with her brother as a teen. That really rattled me, but it was in her past. It was really brave of her to even tell me that. I was shocked and thankful at the same time.

    Relationships ...
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  3. The Political fallout from the Coronavirus.

    Just before the coronavirus hit the US, and even with the impeachment trial in full gear, President Trump was in pretty good shape headed toward the election in November. I'm not saying he was a sure winner, but the impeachment trial was a dud and the economic numbers were definitely in his favor. The arrival of coronavirus changed everything. At first, I think everyone would agree that from a political perspective it could only serve as a negative for Trump's chances at being reelected. It was ...

    Updated 05-17-20 at 01:18 PM by Grim17

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  4. Some Fiction of various types I've been dabbling in. Various genres, Star Trek, military,personal

    Carson Tower: A Brief History
    By Dayton Kitchens
    Tower surveyed the two boards with a growing sense of dread. Colonel Noran had outwitted him thoroughly so far. Especially in the space-based portion of the conflict which was very frustrating. Tower glared at the upper board as Noran leaned back in his chair with a confidence swiftly turning to outright cockiness. The onlookers who had bet on Tower were muttering among themselves as well. He had been ...
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  5. Recently found out I am Jewish

    Maiden/family name is Faulkner (found via Ancestry DNA test):

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