googling an idiot

The GOP, in case it isn’t apparent, is offended. That bitter mob of aged white dudes in DC has taken great umbrage to the fact their beloved President, Sideshow Don, is widely considered an idiot. However, this same Republican party regularly goes to great lengths to vilify and demonize, disenfranchise and marginalize us, the 99%, casting … Continue reading googling an idiot

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the truth about retirement planning

Financial experts advise you to prepare for 18 years of retirement, at a minimum. They suggest you plan accordingly, financially- speaking. So I sat myself down, did some quick calculating, crunched the numbers and, voilá, I’m reasonably confident I’ll make it to lunch. The shocker is, I’m okay with that. A lavish lifestyle as a geezer … Continue reading the truth about retirement planning

uh-oh, run for your lives

The jig's up, fellas. Women aren’t intimidated by the He-Man Woman Haters Club, anymore. They’re out of control. We must declare them a dangerous menace and rally our base. Chanting and death threats, that’ll shut ‘em up. Then we’ll declare ourselves victims, lament the serious damage to our oh-so-tender egos, and toast ourselves in celebration. … Continue reading uh-oh, run for your lives

with apologies to elizabeth barrett browning

Plagiarism is bad. I do not advocate the theft of other writers’ work under any circumstances. It’s a weak, underhanded practice. But, you know what? Ripping off a dead woman isn't so terrible in these sneering, contemptuous times. Scruples are a long-disused anachronism now, as are ethics, dignity, any type of decency whatsoever. They were … Continue reading with apologies to elizabeth barrett browning

stop calling him president

He wasn’t elected; he was installed. Trump is unfit and irrational, a danger to American interests. He’s also dishonest, self-serving, and a 400-pound embarrassment. So call him a stand-in or a mole, a gatecrasher or a costly mistake, anything but president. President makes him sound sensible and legitimate. Just like 'poor' makes me sound like … Continue reading stop calling him president