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I COULDN’T HAVE SAID IT BETTER MYSELF!

Penned by Aldous J. Farthington on Daily Kos. “Dear Fucking Lunatic, I read with interest your recent interview with The New York Times. I couldn’t get past the bit about your being the most popular visitor in the history of fucking China — a country that’s only 2,238 years old, give or take. Do you … Continue reading

ON THE CUSP OF A NEW YEAR (A MEDITATION ON GERSHWIN, DUDAMEL, THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AND HUMAN POSSIBILITY)

This is a re-post of a piece I wrote which I still want to hope is achievable – in spite of what we have experienced this year.   They made me cry tonight. This evening I watched a concert. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra led by the brilliant young conductor Gustavo Dudamel, with guest pianist … Continue reading

MORE EMAIL FROM THE CONSERVATIVE RIGHT

I am a stawnch Roy Moore Prezident Trump Republican and I have to say that I am apalled at the kinds of comershills that my children have to be ex-posed to on the tv.   Now its for some Hebe deli (probly in New York whare thare’s many) called Shitsky’s! Shitsky’s!) As soon as I … Continue reading

THE TRUE FACE OF UGLINESS

All we need to know about the despicable Republican Party was on ugly display yesterday. Having given the wealthiest among us a huge tax break, which also included repeal of Obamacare’s individual mandate, they simultaneously couldn’t resist the opportunity to refuse to renew CHIP, the Children’s Health program which provides low-cost health coverage to children … Continue reading

EMAIL FROM AN ARDENT TRUMP SUPPORTER

I am a proud conservative Freedom Caucus Republican from Indiana who believes in the flag and patriotism and someone who understands that some problems facing the world are extremely important compared to some others. Having said that, I am perplexed beyond perplexed that there is so much noise lately about something called “this Saran problem.” … Continue reading

WHY? ISN’T IT OBVIOUS BY NOW?

Why do these TV pundits ask why Trump does something…anything? Isn’t it obvious by now that whatever he does…he does because it is his nature to do it? When he tweets something that is patently false it is because it is who he is. When he says something ignorant it is because it is who … Continue reading