Retiring Random Musings

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The time has come to simplify my online presence. I have too many separate blogs, emails and addresses. I’m rolling them all together into my website with a simple address.

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Some blogs like this one haven’t been updated for some time, so I am “retiring it”. Thank you for your patronage.
However the musings (and rants) continue on Google, please check out my  Collections on Google
These are the links:

The Trump Reign (on Google)

The Next Seven Decades (on Google)

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BREAKING: Americans Emerge From Their Secure Locations As Trump Boards Flight to Saudi Arabia

“Is he gone yet”

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BREAKING: Americans Emerge From Their Secure Locations As Trump Boards Flight to Saudi Arabia

Washington D.C., May 19, 2017

After 120 days of near-continuous disasters, the nation will finally have some relief. Many Americans plan to use Trump’s flight time as a chance to emerge from their safe places and assess the damage, during the relative safety of the hours while Trump is over the Atlantic.

trump trip Americans Safe From Catastrophe for a Full 10 Hours – Longest Stretch Since Inauguration

“This is a chance to reconnect with family and friends,” many Americans agreed.  “If only the flight could last forever.”

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BREAKING NEWS: Donald Trump Named, “Ferret Of the Year” by Animal Planet

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BREAKING NEWS: Donald Trump Named, “Ferret Of the Year” by Animal Planet

Washington, D.C., May 13, 2017

Trump is first ever named Being of the Year in two separate categories

ferret of the yearNote:  Donald Trump was not actually named Ferret of the Year.  That’s fake news from us lying media people.   What’s more it is childish and not funny at all.  He was actually Weasel of the Month.

Star of “The Apprentice” Tells Real-Life FBI Director, “You’re Fired.”

What a week!  It all began with Dear Leader’s infamous letter to FBI director James Comey that read, in part, “While I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation, I nevertheless…”

It was with these memorable words that President Trump gave Director Comey his official, Presidential Wedgie.

Of course, the usual doubting Schumers and doubting Pelosis claimed the firing was an attempt to quash…

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THE CRAP SANDWICH HEALTHCARE ACT – Original Recipe or Extra-Crispy?

Health Bill explained

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Donald Delivers Healthcare  Load

Yes, fellow Trumplandians, it’s happened!  Our President’s “healthcare” act has passed.  After all the pushing and straining of a constipated old man’s bowel movement, Donald Dump’s bio-hazardous legislation has passed!  It exploded out of the Lower Chamber of the House on May 4th.  Paul Ryan, racing out of the Capitol bearing the official Presidential Chamberpot, shared the glorious news with the world.

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It was just six weeks ago that the original Crap Sandwich Healthcare Act (CSHA), denying healthcare to millions of Americans while giving billionaires a huge tax break, failed to garner enough support among rightwing extremists.  Fortunately, through the magical give-and-take of the legislative process,  and after offering assurances that this time it will definitely hurt poor people, it passed.  O Great Day in Trumplandia!  King Donald has discharged his duty!

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The president celebrated the miraculous passage by doing what he does…

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The Trumplandia Review – 100 Days of Trump

100 days of Trump, feels like 1000

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One of our lead reporters recently asked, “Isn’t it a little soon for a retrospective?”

“But everyone’s doing it,” we replied.  “It’s the first 100 days!”

“But aren’t we supposed to be different?” this one annoying reporter, who is also married to us, asked.

“But we’ve got nothing else.”

“But it’s so arbitrary,” this one hectoring reporter persisted.

“That’s a really great point!” we told her.  “Thank you for sharing that.”

“Fine, write what you want,” this horrible wife/reporter person replied.  “But can you clean up the bathroom? It’s soaking wet.  You do know how to use a shower curtain, right?”

This confirmed it.  It was urgent that we write our 100 Day Retrospective immediately.

 100 Days of Trump

(Just think:  When de Sade wrote his, “120 Days of Sodom,” he had not even met Donald Trump!  And he thought he understood depravity!)

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Despicable

One part of the Julie Pace interview for AP with Donald Trump seemed especially troubling. Did he actually compare his ratings with coverage of 9/11?

AP: And that’s one of the difficulties I think presidents have had is that you can have these personal relationships with people from the other party, but then it’s hard to actually change how people vote or change how people —

TRUMP: No I have, it’s interesting, I have, seem to get very high ratings. I definitely. You know Chris Wallace had 9.2 million people, it’s the highest in the history of the show. I have all the ratings for all those morning shows. When I go, they go double, triple. Chris Wallace, look back during the Army-Navy football game, I did his show that morning.

AP: I remember, right.

TRUMP: It had 9.2 million people. It’s the highest they’ve ever had. On any, on air, (CBS “Face the Nation” host John) Dickerson had 5.2 million people. It’s the highest for “Face the Nation” or as I call it, “Deface the Nation.” It’s the highest for “Deface the Nation” since the World Trade Center. Since the World Trade Center came down. It’s a tremendous advantage.  – AP Interview with Julie Pace

March for Science

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Happy Earth Day science fans.  I don’t plan to march for science today but I support those that will. Sad that the administration seems to have so much enmity to science and embraces the world of “alternative facts”. It was not always that way.

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In the 1960s President Kennedy pushed for education in science and technology. I  benefited from that education.  Trump is no Kennedy.

My sister created some signs for the March on Science. She is NOT a “paid protester”.

 

Tax March (Peterborough, NH)

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I stopped by the town hall in Peterborough to see the Tax Day Protest. It was a motivated group. Here are some photos of the event.

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Peterborough Town Hall

The Unity Sash Project

Donald Trump continues to disappoint me, but I was heartened to see this kind of response to his presidency.

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Patience, Empathy, Persistence

Yesterday I spotted a couple at Costco festooned with ribbons and homemade buttons. When I asked about the buttons, Ruth Potwin explained it was part of her Unity Sash Project.

Unity Sash Project The Potwins

Unity Sash Project

Unity Sash Project About the project

Unity Sash Project I chose this button

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