My slogan is a bit more to the point.
TRUMP 1946 – 2020
And Mighty Manfred The Wonder Dog. And his foe, Crabby Appleton!
I am also listening/reading and admiring.
Of course it helps greatly that one of my very VERY VERY favorite people in this world is a woman who used to be my supervisor at work. Dianne Lee Meyers. To me, that name will ALWAYS carry wonderful connotations. I never thought I would ever run across another person with the name who would be as delightful a person as she was/is. I’m delighted to be wrong!
YES!! In SecondLife, the virtual world I am part of, people seem to think it’s really “cutesy” to use Cyrillic and other characters to “replace” the English alphabet! I hate that! Mainly because I also read Cyrillic and it throws me off. In here, though, I understand the point being made and am OK with it. But yeah… maybe we should start calling him Tyatstr! :D And since I don’t have a cyrillic keyboard, I’ll just have to go phonetic.
Spasiba, ochen khorosho!
Yes, I am VERY much enjoying them! You make your childhood, and the world around that childhood spring back to life. The California/Mexico sun shines as warm and bright as it did then. Sometimes too hot and too bright, for those who only want the pastels, but it shines true.
Keep telling it like it was! We love you.
I wish I could say I feel your anger and pain… but a person has to LIVE it, to feel it. I got a glimpse, back in the 1960’s. I was a student at the Foundation For the Junior Blind. Every year at Christmas time, volunteers would take us out shopping. We could choose the group we went with, so I opted to go with my group of friends, two Black girls, and a Hispanic girl. We had a volunteer who also taught at the Foundation, a Black woman (Jayne Thierry) who was a professional dancer with the Alvin Ailey Dance Corp. I was the only white girl in the mix. God, she was beautiful! And graceful as a gazelle. I often wished I could BE Jayne!
Now, the Foundation was totally integrated, and we kids had NO idea that racial tension even existed. Certainly it didn’t exist in our social milieu. The previous year, I had gone shopping with a white group. But the year I went with Jayne, Maria, Elois and Princi, I commented to Jayne “Wow! This store really likes serving its customers! They’re following us everywhere!”Yeah, I was THAT stupid! Looking back, I shake my head. Yes, I was the recipient of the Black Eye-Roll and I deserved it. Things have not changed! While I cannot say I have experienced the levels of distrust and racism that minority-Americans live with, I CAN say that I check my privilege as often as I can, and do my very best NOT to rest on it!
Well that ENSURES that the two verses were sung simultaneously! Because CALVINBALL! (BTW Calvinball is now the official game of the United states government!)
Look… Second Amendment crow bleating to the contrary notwithstanding, there ARE no unlimited rights! EVERY right carries with it a responsibility. EVERY right. Sure, you have the right to assemble. You do NOT have the right to endanger a crowd. During this crisis, any, and ALL assemblies are dangerous. You have the right to walk or drive anywhere you like… you do not have the right to walk or drive into area 51. You also do not have the right to walk past the barriers at a zoo or in Yellowstone Park. You do NOT have the right to drive UP an off-ramp or drive south in a northbound lane!So yes, if you go out into areas that are unsafe, authorities have the right to send you packing! And I’d bet a short bit that EVERYONE who has been arrested when they weren’t where they were permitted to be, gave LIP to the people telling them to leave!
Now WHY IS IT that when white people are accosted by the police, it’s an infringement of their rights… but when Black folks are, they’d better obey to the letter and instantly, or be shot!? … According to white folks, that is…
To quote an old foe of mine “If I had to do it all over again, I’d do it all over you!”, Trump!
/me leaps from my seat applauding wildly “BRAVO! BRAVISSIMO! Both ears AND the tail!”