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November 22, 2017

What does this even mean?

Don retweeted this tweet that was in response to the nyt tweet below it and I am flummoxed. Is she seriously comparing Don's riding on the economic coat tails of Obama to Charlie Manson? Is she proudly stating Charlie was right in what he did? I need coffee ☕.

Far right”? You mean “right so far,” as in @realDonaldTrump has been right so far abt how to kick the economy into high gear.
NYT Opinion
Charles Manson wasn't the inevitable outgrowth of the Sixties. If anything, he was a harbinger of today's far right. (link: http://nyti.ms/2hN7PMs) nyti.ms/2hN7PMs

November 21, 2017

Is the continuing outing of sexual harassment to excuse Don or true change?

I'd like to think it's due to people finally having enough, pointing out how widespread of an issue it is. But. Is it instead intended to excuse Donnie, because (a) "everyone does it" or (b) outrage fatigue?

Or simply entertainment that sells news?

Call me a cynical optimist.

November 20, 2017

Have you ever groped, grabbed, kissed / etc without permission? Your action.

I'm not asking about rape, but "just" inappropriate, unwanted acts, aka assault or harassment that you may have done.

I groped a few times as a young, and ignorant, adult, under "joking around". Now I wonder how this affected the recipients and feel bad about doing so. As it happened more to me, I stopped and never did again.

I hope the acceptability of "just joking around" changes, that everyone will see how widespread this is and help make it unacceptable.

November 20, 2017

Have you ever been groped, grabbed, kissed / etc without permission?

I'm not asking about rape, but "just" inappropriate, unwanted acts, aka assault or harassment.

Yes to all, first time as a barely pubescent not quite teen.

I hope this changes, that deniers will see how widespread this is and help make it unacceptable. Having a known sexual assaulter as president is nauseating.

November 5, 2017

GollumTrump speaks


Thoughts & precious, only answers,
Kooky orc killer gets only glancers.
Taterism fits our story mostly,
No laws to makes! Thoughtses only!
October 31, 2017

Forget Mueller, Don asks we focus on Massive Tax Cuts for Businesses instead


I hope people will start to focus on our Massive Tax Cuts for Business (jobs) and the Middle Class (in addition to Democrat corruption)!
October 25, 2017

Tell me I'm not the only one who thought this


Jeff Flake, with an 18% approval rating in Arizona, said "a lot of my colleagues have spoken out." Really, they just gave me a standing O!

October 3, 2017

Killed in the Las Vegas massacre: The first of 59 dead and 527 injured are identified including...


Lots of nice pictures. Photos of the slaughter after the portraits, so stop there if you want to just see the nice pictures. Actually there are more after the site, shooter and his girlfriend, if you want too see more portraits.

October 2, 2017

Now THIS is a presidential condolence tweet


Michelle & I are praying for the victims in Las Vegas. Our thoughts are with their families & everyone enduring another senseless tragedy.
September 24, 2017

I've been told that if the ACA is not overturned by Sept 30

it will be permanent, or rather they can overturn it. Is this correct? Thank you duers.

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