AND SUDDENLY, IT’S ALL GREEN – Marilyn Armstrong

RDP Wednesday – BREATHTAKING It's gray, rainy, cold and the world is made of mud. No hope of flowers because it still feels like the end of winter. Then, suddenly, the sun appears and you get a couple of warm day and the world explodes in color. Breathtaking barely describes it. It's like a new world, … Continue reading AND SUDDENLY, IT’S ALL GREEN – Marilyn Armstrong

Nuremberg And Its Consequences Are Only A Heartbeat Away – SHINBONE STAR – Reblog

But I do not think we are going that way. I know it’s a possibility, but I think we aren’t going there. We are too individualistic.

THE SHINBONE STAR

The disabused old saw that the only book Donald Trump ever kept at his bedside was Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf — the German dictator’s post-World War I vision for a Utopian Aryan universe — is perhaps true.

The observation is at least a fair assumption. On Monday, Trump held a taxpayer-paid trip to a campaign rally in Montoursville, Pa., where his “Make America Great Again” campaign found nirvana among the unemployed coal miners and formerly well-paid steel workers who rejoiced listening to him rant about the unfairness of it all.

The roots of Trump’s most scurrilous rant to date are found in a tweet he penned early last Friday morning, towards the end of a week-long Twitter blitz precipitated by day after day of bad political news. In it he claimed the FBI’s investigation of his presidential campaign was an attempt at a political coup.

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THE MANUAL YOU DON’T HAVE – Marilyn Armstrong

Last night, someone I know and who should know better, complained that Olympus, from whom he bought his camera, should fire the tech writer. Because there was no manual. There was a booklet that listed the options but didn't explain what they were or what to do with them. Well, duh. I felt obliged to … Continue reading THE MANUAL YOU DON’T HAVE – Marilyn Armstrong

WHAT DO YOU READ? – Marilyn Armstrong

So let's say you’re at the airport. Your flight is delayed for six more hours, and none of your electronic devices are working. Out of juice and all the plugs are taken ... and there's no free wi-fi. Oh no! How can you pass the time? Those chairs are too uncomfortable for sleep and you're … Continue reading WHAT DO YOU READ? – Marilyn Armstrong