I sighed heavily this morning while grumbling at CNN. My hubby asked why and I told him the main headline was "Anderson Cooper is Learning to Grieve". He replied, "Is the subhead 'And that's a problem for Democrats?''"
This was when it first started here in Colorado. My DIL took this, and I think the reflections are from her glasses or something, but you can see the eclipse in them.
Hamas says Weve won! No matter what anyone says or whatever happens from now on
You won the way Eichmann won. By oppressing those you claim to be defending, killing families whose faces you never see, stealing from people whose belongings you covet, and then ordering them massacred so you will never have to see their incredulous eyes.
You won the way bin Laden won. Sending others to kill babies in the name of your god.
You won the way Netanyahu has won. Seeing humans as animals, pawns to push around in the name of power and control, never understanding the crushing pain you leave in your wake, even the pain you cause to the people you claim to love.
We have lots of winners in my country.
Klebold and Harris won. I mean, how hard is it to win when all you have to do is walk up to a bunch of unarmed, innocent teenagers and kill them with automatic weapons just like you did.
George Zimmerman won. He got scared because of the color of someones skin, and so he blasted a familys dreams all to hell. Now hes ostracized, his name synonymous with coward just like you.
Leonard Leo won, and now women and children suffer horrific pain and death while he toasts his accomplices aboard his luxury yacht. He claimed he did it in the name of his god just like you.
I could go on, but you get the point. This kind of "victory" is for cowards.
I was listening to Allison Gill on some Serius show, and she said she posted a poll (which I've searched for, but can't find) that basically said (I'm paraphrasing):
Do you have "Indictment Fatigue"?
This young man might be my new favorite Congressperson.
We used to have season tickets to our local University's women's basketball games. This was back in the 1990s, and my husband and I would usually go to the games with a friend of ours.
One night after the game the three of us went out to dinner, and were excited to see a handful of the players sitting at a nearby table. In our enthusiasm, we asked our server to let the women know that we would gladly treat them to dinner. Once the message was delivered, one of them--a starter and one of my favorite players--came over to our table. She thanked us for our offer, but declined, as it was against NCAA rules for them to accept such gifts from fans. We were appropriately embarrassed, but these young women were very kind, and chatted with us for a few minutes before we all resumed our evening.
Now, perhaps Sam and Clarence do not have the requisite training in ethics afforded to college basketball players, but I know of a few women who could teach it to them with class and dignity, and who could then kick their asses in some two-on-two.
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