A COUPLE OF DAYS BREAK – Marilyn Armstrong

Owen will be here with the dogs while the beasties will be doing their usual fine job of protecting the place from any dogs who might show up. We'll be down at the Curley's place for a few days and back home Friday. I worked very hard to schedule posts for the next few days … Continue reading A COUPLE OF DAYS BREAK – Marilyn Armstrong

PARODY TRA LA, DUM DE DUM DE DUM DUM … – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Parody What is nearly tragic is even though these were written more than 50 years ago, they are maybe even more relevant now. We don't learn easily, do we? And who better than Tom Lehrer? And finally, there's Monty Python: ""What have you got to lose, y'know? You come from nothing, you … Continue reading PARODY TRA LA, DUM DE DUM DE DUM DUM … – Marilyn Armstrong

Nothing Has Changed Since Winston Churchill Said It – REBLOG – The Shinbone Star

That is what I have been saying. I know it isn’t a total victory, but we didn’t get to this place in a single election either. There’s a lot of work remaining to be done, but this time, at least, American came out of their holes and VOTED. That’s the beginning of the next chapter. Voting always is!


 

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The Midterm Election’s warm glow of victory and its cold agony of defeat last Tuesday night lasted until Wednesday morning. That’s when formerly besieged, belittled and begrudged Democrats, who took back the House of Representatives from the raging Red Staters, swore to move the country forward despite Trumpian politics.

Incensed Trumpleforeskin threatened to retaliate against the Dems if they dared investigate him. For emphasis Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions and temporarily replaced him with Matthew Whitaker, the former legal counsel of a shutdown company the Justice Department said swindled ordinary people out of almost $26 million.

The Reds think he is a fine addition to the Trumpian swamp lizards’ inner circle. How the swindler’s mouthpiece managed to obtain work in the upper echelons of the Justice Department desperately needs to be plumbed. How he got to be the Acting Attorney General of the United States can only be the…

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NOVEMBER AND DAY LILIES – Marilyn Armstrong

FOTD – November 12, 2018 – Day Lily Nice to take a look back to the flowers of summer. Hard, right now, with the cold and the rain and the wind, to believe we'll ever have summer. I'm glad I take pictures because I find them very comforting in the chilly nights of November. The most … Continue reading NOVEMBER AND DAY LILIES – Marilyn Armstrong