Happy 50th Birthday, Mr. President!

Me and the Prez! (taken before he was the President, but it still counts)

As you pause to reflect on your life’s journey at this most auspicious of milestones,  please remember those of us who helped you get where you are today.  I understand that sometimes we have to take detours and make fuel stops in order to reach our destination, but I, for one, would like you to be sure to return to your original flight plan for our nation.  Don’t give up on us.

Happy birthday!

Guest Post: Boehner, Republicans, “The American People,” and Opprobrium (via Snoring Dog Studio)

More often than not, this writer is somehow able to delve into the deepest recesses of my soul and elegantly share that which I cannot. And in this instance, also give me the gift of a new word. Enjoy!

Boehner, Republicans, “The American People,” and Opprobrium Once in a while, a word will come to mind, a word for which I’ve never truly known the definition—just guessed at it—and, then I’ll finally look it up in the dictionary. And, so, after hearing once again Boehner has refused to compromise on closing loopholes that only the very wealthy can enjoy, the word “opprobrium” comes to mind. The Republicans have been, since Obama was elected, behaving alternately like obstinate, whiny children and, at othe … Read More

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