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Thank you!

I'll read that over the weekend

And simply breath-taking



GROTESQUE!!!! I know you asked for one word only but...

Ghastly
Vile
Despicable
Degenerate
Ignoble
Contemptible
Base
Monstrous
Abominable
Atrocious
Detestable
Egregious
Execrable
Loathsome
Appalling
Deplorable
Ignominious

Video from 1987: Ship of Fools (most appropriate for these times)

Edvard Munch, most known for his masterpiece "The Scream," also produced beauty of great delicacy

This is "The Sun"

"We Must Apologize to the Democratic Party" (from redstate.com)

=snip=

Ever since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the Republican Party has campaigned on, championed, raised money over the cause of repealing it. “You need to give us the House of Representatives,” they told us, “and we will fix this mess.” And so, in 2010, we gave them the House.

And they said they’d do it, and they tried, and then they told us “You need to give us the Senate, too, then we can really fix it.” So, we did give them the Senate in 2014.

And they passed repeal after repeal, which was promptly vetoed with no possibility of override. “You need to give us the White House,” they said. “That’ll make it a reality.” And, in 2016, the United States gave Donald Trump the White House, and kept the Republicans in power in Congress.

The whole time leading up to this point, however, the Democrats mocked and derided the Republicans. “You have no plan to replace it, to reform the system, to fix the mess” they cried. And, we ignored them, because we had ideas, you see, and we had people pushing those ideas.

So, months after Donald Trump takes office, the Republican leadership in the House presents a bill to the American public, and the response was nothing short of disastrous. You see, the Democrats were right all along. We, very clearly, had no plan.

Read it all:

http://www.redstate.com/joesquire/2017/03/17/must-apologize-democratic-party/

LA Times, New York Magazine on why dummkopf's cuts won't be approved

I hope they're even partially right

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/03/4-reasons-why-the-trump-budget-cuts-wont-happen.html

http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la-na-essential-washington-updates-congress-tends-to-pan-presidential-1489681209-htmlstory.html

Dictionary.com is always on-target with their Word of the Day feature. Here's today's:

https://twitter.com/Dictionarycom/status/843115028249280512

Wise and sensible words by a Canadian

https://twitter.com/AlwaysGrowing00/status/842877051887669253

This is rather interesting...

https://twitter.com/CNN/status/842387562069164032
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