Monthly Archives: April 2017

Enough Already

My mail–both snail and e-versions–are liberally laden with pleas for me donating money (as part of mass mass mailings that attach a specific name to each as if the recipient is gullible enough to believe it’s personal). It’s tedious. It’s … Continue reading

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April Fools Day: April 29th and May Day edition

April 29th, 2017. Just a few daze away! President Strangelove’s (a.k.a) small hands; racist; neo-fascist; xenophobe; Islamaphobe; misogynist; con artist; flim-flam man; fake prez; Fox News junkie; and, apparently, Destroyer-in-Chief,  will mark his first 100 days as the illegitimate occupant of the White House. … Continue reading

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Political Dog Days

There was an important vote taken in Georgia yesterday. The contest  was between an upstart Democrat against an array of Republican candidates seeking to replace the vacated House of seat of Tom Price, now the Health & Human Services Secretary. The … Continue reading

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Peter’s Principle ( a lament)

The Peter Principle, published in 1969, was a non-fiction best seller back then. In a nutshell, it made the case for how some people, in the various layers of business from the mail room to the boardroom, get bumped up … Continue reading

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Showdown on Cliffhanger Ridge

Little did I know that yesterday’s blog post was channeling soon-to-follow actual political/military reality when later in the day President Strangelove did indeed launch missiles at Syria. Thankfully, not nukes. Now what? Assad waves a white flag? No. His Big … Continue reading

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Our Kleptocracy

So, while many of us wonder not if, but when, President Strangelove will order a nuke strike of Syria or Iran or North Korea or Chicago (ya know, to solve all the gun violence therein) the GOP run senate invoked … Continue reading

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The Enabling Panhandlers, an Update

I work at two community colleges. Both schools provide me with a faculty email address, and every day I check each, dutifully. There are always a handful of administrative notifications, and the occasional student wanting to notify me of an absence or clarification on course content, assignments, whatnot. Some need responding to, others just require a […]

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