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Why Melania hasn't left yet

There was a piece in the CNN web site about infidelity in the WH, which led to another one on why Melania hasn't left yet. So here's a little story from back in 1999.

Back then, I spent five weeks in Dubai managing an architectural project. Long story short, we quickly discovered that the best, most comfortable and efficient way to get around was in government cabs. That's when I also discovered that the vast majority of the drivers were from India, Pakistan, and other countries in that general area. They not only spoke English very well, but were (to my American insular perception) amazingly up-to-date on what was going on in the world.

And I kid you not: this same conversation happened several times out of the blue. I'd get in a cab and start chatting with the driver. Then he would bring up the Monica Lewinski affair, which was front-page news at the time. Every single time, the driver would say how he didn't understand Americans: we were so appalled by the President having an affair (which was fairly common in other parts of the world), and yet so enamored with guns (which were illegal in other parts of the world).

I still think about that.

BTW, my architectural project was NOT, repeat, NOT, for the Trump Organization.

Jack Kingston's interview on CNN

Did anyone else watch this? What a piece of shit this guy is.

Point one: "sorrow hijacked by liberal interests, i.e. George Soros." I noticed he forgot (neglected?) to mention the NRA hijacking everything they can get their hands on, to the tune of millions and millions of dollars.

Point two: how can 17-year-olds, on their own, organize a nationwide protest? This guy must be living in the Dark Ages. I guess he hasn't heard of social media.

Point three: his fucking smug attitude. Made me want to punch out my computer screen.

Does anybody else DETEST those "captcha" online security thingies?

I see it more and more... just now I wanted to buy a movie ticket online. After everything else, I had to click "I'm not a robot" and then click on all these images that have cars or storefronts or some other BS. And then another screen of the same BS showed up.

I can accept online security and all, but sometimes I think the people who come up with this are kids just sitting there laughing at us... or even using the time to mine our computers for data. It took me longer to go through this BS that to stand in line at the theater and just buy the ticket.

Okay, rant over. Back to work.

Do those mattresses on sale for President's Day come with yellow showers?

I don't know about the rest of the country, but out here in CA there are all kinds of ads for mattress sales for President's Day.

[drum roll... rim shot]

I wonder if they come with a yellow shower...

For our politicians: a Valentine's day thought

Here you go:

Please copy, tweet, print out, whatever.

And thank you for my heart!
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