Category Archives: Elections

Count On It

“I’ve got to stop saying “How stupid can you be?” Too many people are taking it as a challenge.” — George Carlin ” A little ignorance can go a long way.” – Curmudgeon “Think of how stupid the average person … Continue reading

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Why Wait?

“A king can stand people fighting, but he can’t last long if people start thinking.” –Will Rogers I’ve been getting emails for a week or so, posturing about impeaching … the new White House squatter. as if our spineless “representatives” … Continue reading

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Headed for Trouble

“We hang the petty thieves, and appoint the great ones to public office.” –Aesop “If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.” –Emma Goldman “The problem with political jokes? Too many of them get elected.” –Unknown Eons back, I took … Continue reading

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Waltzing Through Wednesday

Wednesday’s child is full of woe? Maybe so. You do sense some melancholy running through today’s selections. This is the emotional ebb tide of the week in a way, before the hopeful surge toward the weekend. With no good rhymes … Continue reading

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Ready or Not

Ever play Monopoly? As kids, it was a Friday-night ritual with my cousins for a while, though I was never much good … it takes too damn long, and I get bored. Mostly, I was there for the pizza and … Continue reading

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The “Heart” of America? Don’t Count on It

“A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilisation.” –Samuel Johnson   What kind of subhuman shits would starve people just to stay in power, just to gain a few more votes? The war on the poor … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy? Not Here … Not Much

“Other people’s sins always shock me; my own seem perfectly natural.” –Nancy Mitford I’m feeling a little guilty here. Not because I’ve been outed or embarrassed by the recent Ashley Madison site hack. Hell, I’m so old and out of … Continue reading

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