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YouTube video uploaded

I think it turned out VERY well. I hope you agree.

Busy morning! Kids made it to school, three stores to hit today. Grocery getter extraordinaire! And its raining, so traffic sucks. Mondays are fun.

I’m going to attempt a daily post here and, hopefully soon, start a livestream each day on Twitch.tv/mrcharbonneau. I need to assess my livestreaming tools to see what I can or cannot do. I don’t have much cash available for cameras and mics, so I’ll see how this laptop camera looks. BUT, that will be another day.

Be sure to check out my GoFundMe and Patreon. I’ll keep going if there’s an appetite for an independent, funded by THE PEOPLE, to change the ELECTION SYSTEM. That’s the question, how to pay for this. I’m a stay-at-home-father of two with a wife who is a PICU nurse. (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit… actually CRRT nurse. She specializes in hearts and circulatory… but anyway) I am pretty much doing this on my own as a SECOND JOB.

A second job that I don’t want right now. Don’t have the funding for. Will, in essence, be DOING FOR FREE. Will have a 1:1,000,000 chance of success. And will be the most EMOTIONALLY AND PHYSICALLY trying thing I’ve ever done. In 2016 I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I’ve been learning how to diabetes for a couple years now, and for the last 365 days I’ve been successful at not dying! Last year in March I caught an atypical pneumonia, my blood sugar was over 500 and was in the hospital for three days.

It was the best thing that could have happened to me. Seriously. It got me to focus for three days on what I needed to do. Scary, yes. The family was scared, too. Pneumonia sounds horrible! No fun at all.

But, just another reason to change this country for the better. Having a terminal illness sharpens the mind, forces one to ensure priorities are in order. I’m only 39, but I know how I will likely die- “complications due to T1 diabetes”.

…that or “random bus”. Details. whatever.

Keep your head UP!!

Facebook issues, YT vid update

TGIF, yo! I am working to re-activate my Facebook page that was deactivated two days ago. Made lunches, dropped boy one @ school. Grabbed boy two, made it to doctor’s apt, shuttled to school BEFORE lunchtime (oh yeah, go me, go me…) and so half my day is gone. Luckily on Friday the boys have chess club, so I get and extra hour. It’s like a weekly daylight savings. Usually goes to cleaning a random something that suddenly needs it.

FB is really weird, though. Though I haven’t officially announced a specific campaign, an “exploratory committee”, if you will, I don’t see how that could have led to my page being shut down. Politicians use FB everyday, right? Hmmm…. I haven’t wanted a FB page. Ever. I was reluctant now, but that call is not up to me. I kinda HAVE to have one. In order to have a chance at even having a chance… the chips I put in my kids luches everyday have a Facebook page! If a politician doesn’t have one, then he is ‘not cool’ with the 35+ year old people who still claim they are 29 and relevant in popular culture. So…

YouTube video is written, images collected, I’ll start either later today or tomorrow shooting. If all goes well, drop it Sunday night. I’m nervious. “The Hastert Rule” seems to have been… um, bottlenecked… would be the polite way of stating it. It is understandable. Though not a wild crazy work of fantasy, the piece does deal with topics that are similar in nature to the ones being censored. I fear it may be caught up in the same net.

So all my hopes ride on my main plank video, the answer to the problems, the focus- End the Electoral College. So, its ‘put up or shut up’ cliché time. I’m hoping I can present an entertaining, motivating, memorable political science video.

…what could possibly go wrong?