Monthly Archives: November 2016

Revisionist History

I voted for the first time in 1972. Nixon won his 2nd term that year. He won by a landslide. I cast my ballot for George McGovern. A couple of days after that election, I dove into the  dumpster located … Continue reading

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God Knows I’ve Tried

My friends have turned off their televisions, signed off Facebook and, one guy keeps saying, “We have to give him a chance.” And I keep saying, “If I wanted to give him a chance, I would’ve voted for him.” Guess … Continue reading

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Haters Gonna Tell Ya Not To Hate

Today, people who have spent the last eight years doing nothing but bitch about Obama, accusing him, to my face and on social media, of illegal and monsterous things, are now telling me it’s time to stop “hating and come … Continue reading

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Up And At ‘Em

It’s a quiet Sunday morning here. The temperature has dropped and the nights are cool requiring a heavier blanket. The clocks fell back at 2am so the rising sun woke me at 5:37. I was sleeping on a metal swing … Continue reading

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