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Don't want to see Trump impeached.

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Thu Dec 8, 2016, 07:50 PM (9 replies)

He just doesn't like us. At all.

Donald Trump is proving it, moment by moment. Just look at those he has already appointed. Not one of them is going to work for our benefit ("our" meaning all of the citizens of this country). Instead of putting together a team that will promote the common good, he seems to be assembling a squad designed to exert revenge. Yeah, we keep hearing to give him time, yada yada, he might yet appoint someone who isn't out to gut us. But I'm not holding my breath. Donald Trump really does not like us.

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Thu Dec 8, 2016, 04:19 PM (12 replies)


Posted by madamesilverspurs | Thu Dec 8, 2016, 12:32 AM (4 replies)

Completely un-retouched original stolen from fakenews

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Dec 7, 2016, 09:56 PM (1 replies)

Donald Trump and the Bill of Wrongs

Itís not just that heís a vulgar, swaggering jerk. Itís not just that he has a hideous record of mistreatment of women. Itís not just that he stiffs those who work for him. Itís not just that his social interactions are based on the behaviors of a 13-year-old boy. Itís not just his ease with lying. Itís not just his reckless belligerence. Itís not just his inciting of violence toward anyone who dares to question him or disagree with him. Itís not just his slimy belittling of people with disabilities. Itís not just his elevation of those who share his distaste for people of color. Itís not just his preference for revenge against anyone who exposes his errors. Itís not just his greed that informs his every decision and allows him to maintain undisclosed business relationships with those who are stated enemies of this country. Itís not just his sneering contempt for those who pay taxes while he apparently doesnít. Itís not just his failure to appreciate any of the many blessings in his life. Itís not just his inability to comprehend the depth and breadth and weight of the office. Itís not just his refusal to appoint people who are actually appropriate to the task.

Itís all that, and so much more, combined with his glaring and smug ignorance of the Constitution, that causes us to cringe at the prospect of his impending administration. The presidential oath of office contains a promise ďto preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.Ē But by his routinely demonstrated blithe indifference to that document he himself has taught us that, no matter how high the stack of Bibles on which he takes the oath, Donald Trump is already proving to be the most dire domestic threat to this nation in our lifetime.

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Dec 7, 2016, 06:05 PM (0 replies)

I was wrong.

When news came that those of us who rely on Social Security would be getting an increase, I grabbed my calculator and pushed a few buttons, using the percentage quoted in those reports. Running the numbers twice, my monthly check would increase by a spectacular $2.18, which I rounded down to $2. Today I learned that I was wrong. Not in my calculation, but in my rounding. My monthly check will increase by $3. Yippeekiyay.

To be sure, any inclination to celebrate this breezefall is tempered by the understanding that, come January, Paul Ryan will insist that this new level of luxury is unwarranted. He's already decided that old ladies like me are a threat to his way of life, and he will apply his considerable energy toward removing us from this lap of luxury. He's already determined that we have too much to eat. At the moment I'm trying to figure out where to hide my walker; he might just decide that it doesn't need all four wheels, that I can make do with three.

Maybe I shouldn't be so harsh toward Ryan. After all, he did take an oath to defend the Constitution, and we do comprise a considerable threat, doncha know, seeing as how there are millions of us. But I can't help wishing that, instead of keeping America safe from old people, he could see the very real threat that's about to seat itself in the Oval Office. If he'd do that, I'd gladly give that $3 back.

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Wed Dec 7, 2016, 02:02 AM (7 replies)

Stroker Ass

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Tue Dec 6, 2016, 11:42 PM (1 replies)

Not exactly a swan dive

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Mon Dec 5, 2016, 08:22 PM (0 replies)

When the Loser Wins

And now, Ben Carson is appointed to HUD.

Each passing hour brings word of yet another reason to question our national sanity. Itís becoming ever more clear that nothing good is forthcoming from the new administration. With each announced appointee Trump continues to erase even the smallest glimmer of hope that something beneficial might be coming our way. In a darkly comedic way, every office is to be held by those who oppose the foundational purposes of those offices. Republicans are revealing that their greater investment is in holding power, with little regard for the consequences of how they choose to wield that power. For the first time in our history millions of American citizens are genuinely terrified that the new president and a complicit Congress will follow through on their ďpromisesĒ. And Republicans see in this a reason to gleefully celebrate their partyís approaching stranglehold on the devices of governance. Truly, when the loser wins, the nation loses.

Posted by madamesilverspurs | Mon Dec 5, 2016, 01:42 PM (3 replies)


Just received a note that the twitterverse has given Trump a new nickname: Twitler

I honestly don't know whether to laugh or cry.


Posted by madamesilverspurs | Sun Dec 4, 2016, 11:48 PM (7 replies)
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