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Nov. 9, 2016
“I'm not absolutely certain of the facts, but I rather fancy it's Shakespeare who says that it's always just when a fellow is feeling particularly braced with things in general that Fate sneaks up behind him with the bit of lead piping.”
― P.G. Wodehouse, Jeeves and the Unbidden Guest
The burning question is whether this is what Trump really wants.
I just woke up after about four hours of sleep. I couldn’t bring myself to turn on the bedroom TV to see Trump and his happy minions. So I’ve been looking at the computer.
Election Day, 2016
Maybe I was overconfident —
I’ve never tried an edible but someone gave me this and I am tempted to try it:
Monday, Nov. 7, 2016
It is the existential fear of displacement from a world that has slowly – too slowly, for too long – been chipping away at white male supremacy.
The "grab 'em by the pussy" moment was disastrous for Trump's campaign; it reinforced the defining narrative of his sexism. But it drew his strongest supporters even closer to him, because it reminded them of the world they're losing. They want to live in an America where they can grab women by the pussy and brag about it to their friends.
They want to casually use the n-word – just for the bad ones; they're not racist! – without being set upon by the PC police. They want what's coming to them, what's owed them.
And they are willing to burn down the world to get it.
Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016
If you missed it, the Bollywood ending of this is inspiring.
The FBI is charged with investigation of certain election crimes, not instigating them:
|They should change the name to honor the agent best known for being incorruptible.|
|This day divider I took in Seattle gave me the idea for my FBI story.|
Friday, Nov. 4, 2016
Newsweek bombshell here
|Trump and his supporters probably think Santayana is a rock band.|
|Cape Cod Canal|