The New Normal

I recently noticed the subtle changes around my home because of the New Normal.

When I come home this is where I put my keys and Masks I use during the week.  I have other masks for around the house.

I went outside to try and see the Blue Angels safely.  Alas, I wasn’t in the flight path so sadness.  Gloves and masks rule the day.  Someone please explain this to VP Mike Pence who hates Americans and only cares that he can get a Covid19 test when ever he wants.  American citizen do not have such luxuries.  Insert eye roll here!

 

 

Trump’s Fourth of July Parade

So the President who dodged the draft over and over wants a military parade to show the world our military prowess.  Why do all of these pathetic men need to show force as though it’s patriotic.  What makes this pPresident particularly stupid is he dodged the draft during the Vietnam war.  He came out publicly and sad he never agreed with the Vietnam war.   Now he wants to show his manciples (my new made up word for his man+disciples).  And now he wants it with more tanks.

This fiasco is going to cost American’s about or more than his golf outings since becoming President.   If you don’t like being compared to Hitler all of the time then STOP acting like Hitler all of the time.  People in cages without due process, hanging out with and praising other despots and attacking the press and anyone one who doesn’t worship you particularly.    These are all ideals held by Hitler for Hitler.  His people blindly worshiped him and looked the other way when he ruined the country and the world.

When will Americans wake up.  Let’s face it he’s a big disappointment.  Seriously though, was the G20 Summit the best day for “Take your daughter to work day”?  She made America look like they thought they were at the Mensa Conference for INBREEDS!

Because of his fragile ego, Trump’s staff had the USS John McCain moved because just the name upset his fragile ego.  How much did that cost American Taxpayers?!?

This parade isn’t about American Patriotism but what Donald Trump wants the world to see.  He wants them to quake in there boots once the behold the spectacle of military glory on Pennsylvania Avenue.  We are living in the age of the Twitter President.  The look at me, look at me, view the world has of the USA.  In the 2020 election,  we need to think less Reality TV show President and more who will do OUR business.  This is OUR Country.  This is BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE America.  It’s time to stand up and say BS to the billionaires who tell you that the rich will share and trickle down their profits to you.  They will NEVER share their wealth, not ever.  They try to screw each other out of their wealth why would you think they would share with you.  Stop believing the lies of the rich.

We don’t need to have a parade of tanks going down Pennsylvania Avenue (that will destroy the road by the way) to make us feel Pride in America.  We need a real leader to look up too.  A leader who we are not ashamed of or embarrassed to represent WE THE PEOPLE.  We need a first family who doesn’t see a profit model in every Executive decision.  It would be nice not to have to pay for grown children to conduct private business on THE PEOPLE’S dime.

Imagine a better America than the one being run by a family of white trash rich people.

 

 

Trumplicans Are Liars and Hate Women

So this week we had many States declare an all out war on Women’s Reproductive Rights by abolishing or limiting Abortion.  Alabama was particularly idiotic.

“Speaking on the Senate floor, Chambliss repeatedly referred to a “window” of time between conception and when a woman knows for certain that she’s pregnant. The state senator said he believed that time was between about seven and 10 days.  “She has to take a pregnancy test, she has to do something to know whether she’s pregnant or not,” he said.
“You can’t know that immediately, it takes some time for all those chromosomes and all that.”
It really does help if you understand how and where babies come from before you create legislation regarding their existence.  So in Alabama you can go to a doctor in the first 7-10 days to have an abortion for an embryo that may or may not exist.  How Schrödinger’s Cat of Mr. Chambliss.  Do you have a headache yet.  Well it gets better…
In Alabama’s new law embryos created in a fertility clinic are not included.  As explained by Mr. Chambliss…they aren’t in a woman’s body.  But it’s not a war on women’s right or control of their bodies via “The Handmaid’s Tale”.  Also not included is dispensation for cases of RAPE or INCEST.   I would be shocked by all of the above but Alabama is always in the bottom of the barrel for Education, Health Status, and oh just everything.  It’s a place where they constantly tell people “Donald Trump is President Get Over it!” but can’t seem to get over the fact that The Civil War is over…they lost and blacks and women have rights even if THEY don’t think so.

The Face of Apathy

So upon further reading I came across this little ditty from Governor of Alabama, Kay Ivey, she acknowledge that the law is severe but feels that’s okay because it isn’t enforceable.  Hey Kay, did you get that little gem from Mr. Grassley of Iowa?  He said don’t worry about Obamacare/pre-existing conditions because it’s not going away.  All the while Mr. Grassley has been working ferociously behind the scenes to strip ACA clean to the bone with NO replacement to help terrified Americans.   And while Ms. Ivey really believes that no one will enforce her backward destruction of Women’s Rights it has been the mission of every White Male Politician stumping for Jesus to subjugate the women of our Country…one law at a time.  She is simply obtuse!
In Alabama, a rapist will get 5 to 15 years for destroying a woman and possible impregnating her.  The woman who chooses an abortion will get 99 years if  it is an in-State abortion and 10 years if she has it in another state and comes back.  Which means you now live in NAZI territory where neighbors inform on other neighbors.  Don’t think it could happen?  The Trump Administration is holding foreign nationals in sub-par for profit detention centers/prisons with NO due process.  That’s what my Father fought against in Europe in WWII.
The Trumplicans believe the biggest threat to America is educated women.  It’s time for a Woman President.  Joe Biden is just another creepy white guy with a great smile.  Trump is man-child who can’t read and sets America’s policy on Twitter while taking his morning dump.
And for all those people like Mike Pence who want us all to live by the Christian Values of the Evangelical Bible, that’s the same as Sharia law.  You are too stupid and controlled to know the difference.  Also, I’m not that kind of Christian and you aren’t either you lobster loving, polyester wearing, adulterous loving (Trump) morons!
End of diatribe.
Now go and do something good for the world.  Be the person who understands the difference between right and wrong and be kind to others like no one is watching.

Republican Version of the Carter Administration

DIATRIBE

So Mr. Trump is mad again.  This time at China and in his “SELF PROCLAIMED” title of Tariff Man has decide to change the dialogue from The Mueller Report to destroying the financial status of the United States.  You know because he’s a super awesome, stable genius business guru.  Spoiler Alert:  He is not Stable, A Genius or A Good Businessman.

Jimmy Carter was a man elected in a time of resistance to government too.  He had limited expertise being the Governor of Georgia.  People liked him because he was a farmer/governor who worked outside the Beltway.  It’s was what America wanted.  Someone different, a peoples candidate to lead the masses.  It was economically a disaster.  The Beltway Elite in Washington froze him out.  The Recession crippled our country as well as the oil embargo because of the regime change in Iran.  Things didn’t go well for President Carter.  Mr. Reagan sold everyone a bill of goods too.  He saved us from the recession.  He did it by robbing from Social Security.  The grand idea of a little pain in the future to save us today.  That wasn’t what happened.

Mr. Trump thinks the Government just prints money and can pay for all of his missteps.  It can’t do it for very much longer.  We are $22 trillion dollars in debt right now.  Some from ACA (which saved millions of lives), The Recession of 2008 (Banks really are not too big to Fail), a 2 front war in the Middle East (3 if you count Syria) and my favorite a $1.5 trillion dollar tax windfall for all the wealthy in our country.  To sum up…very little money coming….tremendous amounts of debt has money going out!

Mr. Trump’s favorite thing to do is create financial discourse to change the dialogue.  Right now the Stock Market is showing a loss of 584 pts. because of Mr. Trump’s awesomeness in business.  He clearly doesn’t understand how the stock market works, or farming’s relationship to the stock market or that rage tweeting as World Leader is the dumbest of things a World Leader can do.  But here we are.  How anyone with a thinking brain can seriously support this tart who doesn’t know anything about anything is beyond me.

2020 can’t come fast enough.  Perhaps we will see a new enlightenment in America.  One were anger, rage, stupidity and violence isn’t the mainstay of everyday.  When all is said and done and Mr. Trump doesn’t get to stay beyond his 4 or 8 years the truth will be laid bare for the world to see.  He won’t have the power to stop it.  Until then, I pray that Mr. Trump’s destruction of America doesn’t get that chance to bloom.

Be kind out there.

Blooming

We have this bush in our backyard and it’s blooming for the first time since we moved in.  It’s rather beautiful.

I’m so excited!!!

Remember to be Kind today.


THE DIATRIBE

So the President and the Trumplicans in the House and Senate are all into hiding what the Mueller Report shows.  The reality of this situation is…if the President is exonerated as he’s tweeted over and over again and that there was “No Collusion” then he would just release the redacted report to the press and the citizenry.  The reality is more to the point it probably doesn’t.  It probably shows that the President and his staff and family acted in a less than moral/legal way during and after the election of 2016.  He’s ashamed of what the MR reveals about him as a person and a leader.  Like we didn’t know he was the SHADIEST MAN IN AMERICA.  Wealth does not bring intelligence.  It gives you avenues to the best education but not intelligence per se.

The same goes with his tax returns.  He doesn’t want them released because there will be connections with Russian Businesses and such.  The other side and probably the real reason he doesn’t want them to be release is his pride.  He isn’t and was never a good businessman.  If you don’t read, say, contracts well you are going to get hosed.  Also, it would reveal that he defaulted on loans, lots of them.  He’s a man of no Character or self rebuke.  He thinks he’s a genius in all there is in the Universe.  He’s not really.  Mr. Trump has and will always be a very, very small man with a very, very high opinion of himself.  The fact he refers to himself in the third person often is just a showcase of all that is Donald J. Trump.

The scary part is that his base follow him like a Cult Leader with Koolaid.  They rally like Nazi’s with no irony to be found.   They hug the flag one minute then walk around in pants that are the flag.   They are a weird angry bunch.

Let us keep in perspective what’s happened over the last few weeks.  North Korea and Russia are thumbing their noses at Trump/America.  Trump has ratcheted up his trade war with our largest trade partner China, aggressive weather fueled by Climate Change is decimating Middle America and there were several shootings by mentally ill, angry Domestic Terrorists against places of Worship and Schools.  Yet we do nothing to stop it.  Thoughts and Prayers for it all.

To Mr. Trump…grow up you sad pathetic easily manipulated fool.  Everyone manipulates you because you have no opinions of your own.  You can’t read and you lack any character that would tell you what is right and what is wrong.  Be the man you’ve told everyone you believe you are and stop lying about everything!

It’s Like Watergate All Over…But With Bigger Scarier Liars

Yesterday the Attorney General of the United States answers questions in front of the Republican controlled Senate.  The Russia/Obstruction of Justice Probe aka The Mueller Report is worse than Watergate.   Why do American’s who support Trump not see that he is a man who puts himself above all others, including the LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA?

Mr. Barr lied the first time around to Congress.  His testimony is a matter of record.  Yet he struggled for the right verbiage to make his lies seem not so bad.  This man is the highest level of Law Enforcement in the U.S.  Are you scared yet?  If you aren’t…you are in for a rude awakening once the days of Trumptonian Politics are over.

“Mr. Barr, the American people know you are no different from Rudy Giuliani or Kellyanne Conway, or any of the other people who sacrifice their once decent reputation for the grifter and liar who sits in the oval office.  […] A lot of respected nonpartisan legal experts and elected officials were surprised by your efforts to protect the president. But I wasn’t surprised. You did exactly what I thought you’d do, that’s why I voted against your confirmation. I expected you would try to protect the president. And indeed, you did.” ~~Sen. Mazie Hirono, May 1, 2019

Like so many who side with Trump they are the ones who put their careers and reputations on the line for a man who demands loyalty from others but extends no loyalty back.  He is a man of NO CHARACTER.  Trump was bred that way by generations of cowardice men pretending they better than everyone else, which of course, they certainly are NOT!  The most ridiculous of all of the Trump Supporters in the Senate would be Lindsay Graham.  He has become a hysterical shrieking obsequious little man.  He is telling us, matter of factually, that the Mueller Investigation/Report are over.  You know, because he said so.  Everyone should be laughing at that.   I think when someone glossed over the discussion of the Mueller Report to dive right into HRC’s emails again didn’t realize they just validated the need for them to delve deeper into the Report and get to the heart of the redactions.

Oh, and for the record,  Mr. Trump and his associates (some who at one time had NO security clearances, hi Jared) have been using unsecured emails, computers and cell phones since day one of his Presidency.  This was all verified by President Trump himself.  So before you go back to Mrs. Clinton and her fictitious crimes against humanity.  Let’s focus on the crimes of the CURRENT administration.  The list gets longer and longer by the day.

Mr. Barr should receive a subpoena to testify in front of the House and if he refuses to show up then arrest him.  Being AG doesn’t put him above the Law.  Being President doesn’t put Mr. Trump above the Law either.  It’s time to bring justice back to the Justice Department before we do turn into a Fascist State.

In The News This Morning…

I laughed at today’s Headline…”Oil Surges On Trump Administration’s New Iran Policy”.  Is this really shocking or has America been numbed down by the nitwits in office?  If you don’t want to appear stupid don’t be stupid, just saying.

Today’s headline also reflects that the President tweeted his being upset with Europe again.  This time its their fault that Harley Davidson’s profits were down 26.7%.  It’s their tariffs that are destroying Harely Davidson profits.  While semi true, the tariffs take money away from profits this is not the only factor that decreased profits for Harley Davidson.  The President has an attention span of a fruit fly so let us go back to what he had to say about Harley Davidson.  In August 2018, Trump went on a bender talking about the Boycotting of Harley Davidson because they would move some plants outside of the US because of tariffs on steel.  This was making manufacturing very expensive for it’s US Plants.

He said “Great!”

What makes this insanely stupid is he was actively involved at this point in reduced profits for HD.   They were in as bad a position as an American Company could be with what is now known as Tariff Wars by the self-proclaimed “Tariff Man”.  Couple this with the fact that HD negotiated with their employees for higher salary and viola…profits sink.

Many businesses are affected by the fact that “Tariff Man” doesn’t really understand how businesses actually work.  Don’t be fooled with his ‘I’m a man with decades of experience’.  His greatest experiences in business revolve around these factors.  1) His father bailed him out for years, 2) He is being sued by thousands of people daily for reneging on payments owed for work provided, 3) He has declared bankruptcy 7 times and has acquired multiple suspicious loans from Banks and Russian Oligarchs.  This isn’t how real business is carried out on a daily basis.  This seems more like The Sopranos than a major corporation in America.

Mr. Business might be in for a rocky re-election bid with time waning against him.  He’s made some really stupid moves that affect the economy of the U.S. based on his ADHD like style.  I’m waiting for the Farm Reports in the future.  There were catastrophic storms, bad yields, excessive tariffs and massive loses in global contracts for yields like Soybeans and Corn.  Let us not forget that before the storms Farmers were tapping into the $12 Billion Fund to save them after the tariffs hit them hard.

You don’t have to have a master’s degree in Economics to understand the Economy.  My Granny dropped out of school in the third grade.  She survived many recessions and two depressions.  She lived through 4 wars and rationing.  The woman had 10 children and knew how to “squeeze the buffalo” as it was called back then (stretch the dollar in modern colloquialism).  No degree needed to understand that when things cost more American spend less.  When those things are food, transportation and basic living expenses, well the money is going there and the “luxury items” will wait.  One thing to remember in the 2020 political field “It’s the Economy Stupid!”.

We learned exactly Zero from “The Great Recession of 2008”.