Thus Spake the NRA … and their Minion, Trump

November 8, 2017

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“Fools and Mortals” by Bernard Cornwell

November 8, 2017

via Book Corner: Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell

I’m a huge fan of Cornwell (currently reading his “Last Kingdom” series), and my WIP (work in progress) is called “The Shakespeares and the Crown”, so I am very excited to read his version of Will’s story. Cornwell’s a great storyteller, and I hope to glean a couple of lessons from his work.

Garry Kasparov: “Trump is a wake-up call for the free world.”

September 20, 2017

Garry Kasparov as a child

Many people have criticized Donald Trump as a person and a president, and many have called him dangerous, both domestically and internationally. Today I read some very interesting comments by a man who was born and raised in Russia, the brilliant chess player Garry Kasparov. As someone who knows the Soviet system intimately, Kasparov’s logic was, needless to say, impeccable, and his warning was chilling. You might wish to read the entire interview printed in the “Boston Globe”, to find out what he said.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/columns/2017/09/19/kasparov-trump-wake-call-for-free-world/o5o5epijYGDzHCm4V1niXJ/story.html#comments

Sunday Funnies!

July 11, 2017

Loved this! This is just what it’s like. Everyone’s a . . . oops, hang on. They’re SUPPOSED to be critics.

Cafe Book Bean

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This one Slayed me 😀

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What Makes America Great

June 5, 2017

A wonderful story about the true spirit of what made America great: diverse cultures.

And perhaps it still does?

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/6/3/1668645/-I-Worked-An-International-Festival-Under-A-Trump-Presidency-Here-s-What-Happened?detail=emailDKRE

 

 

Sunday Funnies!

May 30, 2017

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Why I Love Coffee

May 13, 2017

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Yom HaShoah Tribute

April 24, 2017

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Stupid Democrats . . . and Republicans

March 23, 2017

“A woman in a hot air balloon realized she was lost. She lowered her altitude and spotted a man in a boat on a lake below. She shouted to him, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don’t know where I am.”

The man consulted his portable GPS and replied, “You’re in a hot air balloon, approximately 30 feet above a ground elevation of 2,346 feet above sea level. You are at 31 degrees, 14.97 minutes north latitude and 100 degrees, 49.09 minutes west longitude.”

She rolled her eyes and said, “You must be an Obama Democrat.”

“I am,” replied the man. “How did you know?”

“Well,” answered the balloonist, “everything you told me is technically correct. But I have no idea what to do with your information, and I’m still lost. Frankly, you’ve not been much help to me.”

The man smiled and responded, “You must be a Republican.”

“I am,” replied the balloonist. “How did you know?”

“Well,” said the man, “you don’t know where you are or where you are going. You’ve risen to where you are due to a large quantity of hot air. You made a promise you have no idea how to keep, and you expect me to solve your problem. You’re in exactly the same position you were in before we met, but somehow, now it’s my fault.”

Republicans claim Democrats are ‘all about welfare’. Well:

WP Saturday Spotlight- Abbie Lu!

March 20, 2017

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