Added by mary gravitt on February 24, 2018 at 12:30am — No Comments
FBI Looks Into Russian Funding of Trump Campaign Through NRA: Its being reported that the FBI is investigating whether Russian banker Alexander Torshin, who has very close ties to Vladimir Putin, funneled money through the National Rifle Association (NRA) into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Wow, it looks like the NRA may have been Putin a bunch of Russian money right in their pockets. Its comforting to know the Russians are generous enough to…Continue
In A Cat’s Eye
You’re a phantom in the room
You’re a harbinger of doom
When no one wants you…Continue
Added by Doc Vega on February 23, 2018 at 3:10pm — No Comments
The Forbidden Kiss
Doing what a man’s supposed to do
Never seemed enough for you
Why did I keep holding on?…Continue
Added by Doc Vega on February 23, 2018 at 3:08pm — No Comments
This Voice in the Night
How am I doing you don’t want to know
Wish I could fly out of this body…Continue
Added by Doc Vega on February 23, 2018 at 3:05pm — No Comments
Currently there are 100 thousand school campuses in the United States. Recently following the Parkland Florida shooting a gun control advocacy group claimed there have been 19 mass shootings already this year. What fits their definition of a mass shooting? Answer-The discharge of a gun on…Continue
Added by Doc Vega on February 23, 2018 at 2:40pm — No Comments
The 2nd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States reads as follows:
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
There is no mention of the manufacture or sales of firearms.
Hence, there is no constitutionally protected right to manufacture or sell guns.
Congress has a great deal of latitude and discretion regarding the exercise of…
I would not be concerned
what to wear toward
one big show
my re-buttoned 49 YO
Sargent Pepper epaulette*
*An ornamental shoulder piece on an item of clothing, especially on the coat or jacket of a military uniform
over my cool John Lennon Portrait T
my County Zoo green-billed cap
and how the black-haired
beauty and me
had to flee
Trump Plan Gives Teachers Bonuses for Carrying Guns in Class: President Donald Trump is reportedly proposing a plan that would award teachers with bonuses if they carry guns with them in class, which the President feels would be much cheaper than hiring armed security guards. Hell, if its about saving money, why not just ship all our kids over to Afghanistan for school? Teachers there are already armed - problem solved!…Continue
"How did it go with the altar boy?"
"Perfect! You could see the shame pouring over him."
"You preached the value of self-recrimination, I hope? That God never wants us to feel good about…
Of the legion of both farcical and horrid consequences, predictable and as yet not, clear as a bell, will ensue after he creates his classroom SWAT teams...think on this as a baseline: at his suggested 20% of our teaching corps, he will arm well…Continue
this week has been hard. I'm sick - getting better but today I am exhausted, there are some family things - nothing major but when someone in my little family hurts, I hurt.
and then there are The Children - I am touched by how hard they're fighting, how earnest and trusting in the system...it's inspiring, but depressing, you know? why…Continue
It's been snowing here in Washington. That's not unusual for points East of the Cascades, maybe, but here by the Puget Sound we are in a little bit of shock. Usually we are well into spring by now.
This was the view from my kitchen window early this morning...pretty, huh?
Added by Dicky Neely on February 22, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments
It is easy to romanticize the past, both that past we knew and that we have only dreamt about.
I’m reminded of Edward Arlington Robinson’s poem; Minever Cheevy"
“...Miniver mourned the ripe renown
That made so many a name so fragrant;
He mourned Romance, now on the town,
And Art, a vagrant...”
Not only do we romanticize the distant past, we misremember our own.
Thinking about public school and school shootings, I remember my…Continue