This post appears in slightly different form on a private social media page. It says a lot when a Republican defeat saves lives. That happened today, when the GOP-majority Congress declined to gut the current system for health coverage, a.k.a. Obamacare. Apparently, some constituents in Republican districts don’t want the proverbial rug pulled out from under them when they need to see a doctor, and they made that clear to their elected officials. Then, by some weird twist of fate, a handful of Members of Congress listened to constituents instead of obeying the spoiled rich kid in the White House. … Continue reading GOP Gives up on Healthcare Demolition For Now
I’m referring all questions to Ms. Scapegrace. Continue reading Keeping Talent in Perspective
THIS MORNING I ANSWERED THE TELEPHONE BY SAYING, “HELLO. YOU’RE ON THE AIR.” IT WAS A ROBOCALL. I CAN EXPECT THE REST OF THE YEAR TO BE THIS WAY. Continue reading Is This What We Call Karma? Or Fate? Or is it Destiny? I’m Confused.
I KNOW THIS SOUNDS WEIRD, BUT MY DOCTOR THINKS ABOUT URINE OUTPUT WAY MORE OFTEN THAN I DO. — A CUSTOMER, REACHING FOR SALAD DRESSING. I NOTICED SHE HAD ONLY CROUTONS IN HER GROCERY CART. HER DOCTOR MAY HAVE A POINT. Continue reading Heard in the Produce Aisle
ONE MUSTN’T LOOK AT THE ABYSS, BECAUSE THERE IS AT THE BOTTOM AN INEXPRESSIBLE CHARM WHICH ATTRACTS US. — GUSTAVE FLAUBERT Continue reading Empty Calories?
YOU MEASURE A DEMOCRACY BY THE FREEDOM IT GIVES ITS DISSIDENTS, NOT THE FREEDOM IT GIVES ITS ASSIMILATED CONFORMISTS. — ABBIE HOFFMAN Continue reading Shocking Bit of Realism Here
WELL DONE IS BETTER THAN WELL SAID. — BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Continue reading A Lesson in Strong Character
EVERY DAMNED THING I SAY OR DO IS A CRY FOR HELP. THERE. I’VE SAID IT. NOW, WHERE DO WE GO FOR DINNER? Continue reading Just So You Know…
AS DANGEROUS AND AS INCREDIBLE AS IT MAY SEEM, I CONDUCT MY LIFE WITHOUT THE HELP OF A STUNT DOUBLE. Continue reading Thrills! Chills! Social Embarrassment!
THE CHIEF INTERNAL ENEMIES OF ANY STATE ARE THOSE PUBLIC OFFICIALS WHO BETRAY THE TRUST IMPOSED UPON THEM BY THE PEOPLE. — DALTON TRUMBO Continue reading Dalton Trumbo Quote