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Anti-Prophecy

image link   The week after second Tuesday in November 2020. The votes have been counted and reviewed, with all “inconsistent” votes flagged for deeper investigation. It doesn't matter. Cheeto won by a landslide. As Emperor Nero fiddled while Rome burned, Cheeto tweeted, “Need official way to sanctify my relection [sic]. New Christen [sic] flag… Continue reading Anti-Prophecy

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the cursed of the white house

The town hall clock struck midnight; ghouls clamored around the white house. The twelfth gong's peal faded away; creaking echoed into silent darkness as the front door opened. Fluorescent green accented a stout figure who clomped onto the raised porch, its shellacked pompadour rising in the night like an unholy erection, belying the lack of… Continue reading the cursed of the white house

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America, Love It or Leave It — This, That, and The Other

Fandango has written an exceptional essay on the old-new slogan.  Please take a few moments to read it, and make sure you read the comments section also.  There is an unforgettable youtube newscast you won't want to miss. “America, love it or leave it” was a popular bumper sticker back in the late 60s and… Continue reading America, Love It or Leave It — This, That, and The Other

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Enough

image from site with info on first prison in VA Government soldiers were told to kill every man in enemy territory and capture all of the women and children. The government was the U.S. and the enemies the Native American First People. Charles had been killing and capturing for a good twenty years now. The… Continue reading Enough

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A Man for the People or A Man of the People?

image link Voters in District 9 were polarized during the campaign for mayoral primary. A volley of public accusations was hurled by each side. Although both candidates were Democratic, each had a distinct style of governing in other positions they held. Candidate Smith was an intellectual, had studied finance and had a passionate commitment to… Continue reading A Man for the People or A Man of the People?

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#FF — Limbo

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll I'm here. Thinking of them, there. It only took ten years and tens of thousands of dollars. USA, land of the fee. We could have built the best house in our village for what it has cost. My children are growing up without their father. I am safe from… Continue reading #FF — Limbo

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CSN&Y – Ohio ——— Songs that reference Richard Nixon — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

If you read no other long essay today, PLEASE read this.  It talk about when, in 1970, the Governor of Ohio at the time, methodically murdered 4 college students through orders to the state's National Guard troops.  No one was held accountable.  I knew 4 students were shot by national guardsmen at the time but… Continue reading CSN&Y – Ohio ——— Songs that reference Richard Nixon — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

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HISTORY IN MUSIC’- “WAIST DEEP IN THE BIG MUDDY’- — slicethelife

My blogging buddy, Hans, from slicethelife, posted this today and it resonated deeply with me.  The song can apply to many situations, and Pete Seger does it up right with the message about being "Waist Deep in the Big Muddy."   https://www.youtube.com/embed/uXnJVkEX8O4?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent History In Music- “Waist Deep In The Big Muddy: -Pete Seeger. The song… Continue reading HISTORY IN MUSIC’- “WAIST DEEP IN THE BIG MUDDY’- — slicethelife

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MLMM Music Challenge — This, That, and The Other

Fandango writes a satirical political parody set to the tune of Bob Dylan's timeless classic, "The Mighty Quinn."  See if you can figure out who it's about. My blogging buddy, Jim Adams, is now part of the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie team and he is hosting one of the MLMM music challenges. The latest of Jim’s MLMM… Continue reading MLMM Music Challenge — This, That, and The Other

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May Day 17 — like mercury colliding…

Kat Myrman echoes my sentiments here. old white men wielding patriarchy are a dying breed…but not soon enough ☹️~kat It is feeling more and more like “Gilead” these days. 😳 Poetry form for the month of May: Tetractys/5 lines/syllable count 1-2-3-4-10. via May Day 17 — like mercury colliding...