No Tylenol, Tums or Pepto Bismol
If all of you God-fearing, pro-life, anti-abortion, anti-vaxxers who mostly likely are Republican and trumpers are getting a headache from your heartfelt anguish and distress over the use of aborted fetal cells in development of the COVID-19 vaccines, forget about taking a Tylenol. And if your little tummy is upset over the terrible situation, you can’t use Tums to feel better or Pepto Bismol or Motrin.
That is, if you pro-life, anti-abortion, anti-vaxxers want to be consistent and accurate, two qualities that are often found lacking in this population. Fetal cell lines collected from…
Is Coming to a Government Near You
If you didn’t know what cockles are I will tell you that they are the core of one’s being, as in “warm the cockles of the heart.”
So this will warm your cockles, bring a smile to your face, make you feel warm and fuzzy and generally make you feel there is still hope for the salvation of humanity.
Well, that may be true if you are a white supremacist, xenophobic, racist supporter of trump but it’s definitely not a happy moment for those who abhor the trumpian agenda.
Your worst nightmare keeps…
Travails of an Ex-Super Model
While the Rich Get Richer
The family fortune of Mars, the company that brings you those cute, happy face M&Ms and many more sugary, delightfully non-nutritious treats, has skyrocketed to the sweet tune of 3,517 percent since 1983 while wealth of the 27 richest American sporogenous families have exploded by a combined 1,007 percent since 1983. Since last March, the median growth in the net worth of the top 10 families was 25 percent, according to the Institute for Policy Studies.
Compare that to the typical family whose wealth has gone up a paltry 93…
About Flying Squirrels, Chinese Bamboo
And the Lies That Trump Says
Talk about a bumbling clown, Donald “Gen. Bone Spurs” Trump can’t even trust the Cyber Ninjas anymore and the ex-president, who just can’t keep from lying with every breath he takes, is like a rabid dog that has attached his teeth to your leg and will not let go and should be humanely put down, metaphorically of course. But he won’t be put down in any event because he never has been one to let reality get in his way.
Trump’s brilliant plan to reverse the 2020 election and…
It’s Just Black and White
Missing white women, like Gabrielle Petito, are big news; missing women of color are no news at all. Even in death, the color of your skin matters. Mass shootings in white suburbia are big news; the same events in poor, predominantly black areas, are not.
Petito’s body was discovered in Wyoming this week and she is believed to have been murdered by her boyfriend. The saturation coverage is what the late journalist Gwen Ifill called “missing white woman syndrome.” …
Dumb Like a Fox
Please, do not write off trump for 2024 unless you still can’t believe that he was the president for four years, which he was, unfortunately and to the great duress, pain and embarrassment of the many who thought he was an unelectable clown of reality television, except for the millions who voted for him.
That leads me to the intellectual levels of the average or below average American and it is a very low level, maybe third grade or thereabouts and that may be overstating the fact, but in any event, it is too…
Everyone is Disabled
Everyone Needs Love and Respect
Changing careers is always difficult, leaving a career of more than 50 years at the age of 71 is beyond crazy but I did it and I am thoroughly certain I’ve made the right decision after working a grand total of three weeks in my new position.
For the last three weeks I have been in training for a position with a day program at an agency that provides services to people with emotional and intellectual issues and I say issues, and not disabilities, because I would have to apply that adjective…
Other Than Hemorrhoidds,
All of the Answers (Or Most of Them)
I have found the answer to every one of the world’s problems, well, not every one but a lot of them, excluding hemorrhoids, which remains one of the great and painful mysteries of nature.
This is it. I believe that we never understand the person we are hiring, becoming our friend, dating, marrying or joining in a business involving retail pool supplies. And the reason we don’t understand them is that nobody is going to be honest about who they are because they fear if they are honest, that…
History’s Greatest Hobby
Wars that Never End
As far as history’s longest lasting wars, the U.S. war in Afghanistan was over in a heartbeat compared with the Iberian Religious War, fought for 781 years, from 711 to 1492.
The Iberian Religious War was the longest continual war in history, fought between the Catholic Spanish Empire and the Moors living in what is today Morocco and Algeria. The conflict, known as the “Reconquista,” was triggered as the Moors crossed the Meditterranean Sea and claimed territory in Europe, causing discomfort in Spain with encroachment by non-Christians. …
We’ve Come A Long Way
From Playboy and Dad’s Drawers
I was an impressionable adolescent when I would sneak out and go with a few other lascivious partners in crime to my friend Tony’s house where we’d rummage through his father’s drawers until we found it, 8 mm porn and then we’d proceed to view this wondrous discovery frame by frame by frame and then, fearing his mother or father would arrive and catch us drooling over the forbidden fruit, we’d stash the films back in the drawer as if nothing had gone askew and we’d go home more satisfied…