Tuesday, and it's another day off for me. I have a full plate on my agenda for today, including a visit to my neighborhood Giant, and a mowing of the lawn. I'm going to plant my zinnias today, as well as some bok choy seeds (a first for me). As for the sweet potato I was growing? What grew was a vine (about 8 feet long) with single leaves every 6 to 8 inches, rather than a plant, and the vine start breaking off in 2 foot sections after it hit that 8 feet. It was not at all what I was expecting, so I think I'm going to use it as fertilizer and grow something else in that old coffee pot.
One of the things I did yesterday was cut an old sheet up into rags. For those of you too young to know better, before there was such a thing as paper towels we had rags. There were even rag peddlers. They sold other things as well. In fact, you can still buy rags. We sell rags, though we don't look like this:
And even though Covid 19 is still raging through the country, the Idiot Jerk in the White House has pivoted to 'the economy.' This makes sense. He's far more interested in money than in human lives. His history clearly demonstrates his lack of concern, his disregard, for the human soul. In his mind, back when he was hosting his shitty reality show, every time he got say "you're fired," he was actually saying "off with your head." I suspect that in his mind he has always been "The Chosen One." Cracker Jack Evangelicals telling him that merely cemented his insanity into reality.
Until, of course, he suggested injecting disinfectant into your veins as a way of killing you off quicker than the virus could. You do know that's what was going through his head. What the world saw was merely a little Freudian Slip. We all got to see his variation on Ebeneezer Scrooge's view
“If they would rather die,” said Scrooge, “they had better do it, and decrease the surplus population.”—
Because the economy is far more important than human life. His brief mourning period is what they're calling it. The scientists who warn us are no longer by his side on the briefing stage. Human life has no value to him. He and his party care not about the lives lost, for them the Holy Economy is all important. Lives will continue to be lost. They will try and sweep Covid 19 under the carpet. If they don't talk about the virus, it will go away. Isn't it a good thing they are a minority group who can be voted out? Vote Blue this November. Vote he and his party into oblivion.
and STILL not one word from the dump about the 56K lives lost.ReplyDelete
A corporate rule carved in stone: no executive shall ever, under any circumstances, admit a failure or reveal a number pertaining to said loss or failure.Delete
The Pro-Life Party isn't.ReplyDelete
It never was, but the concept played well among the masses.Delete
He actually doesn't care about the economy either, he only cares about trump and how Trump is doing. If the economy was in the toilet but he was making millions off it, he would be totally fine with that.ReplyDelete
Very true. He so desperately wants to be the center of the universe.Delete
It’s been clear from the beginning that he only thinks about himself and about money. His money. Cheeto is the most sociopathic person ever to be in the spotlight in the history of this country. It was clear when he was nothing more than a clownish reality tv show host. It is clear now.ReplyDelete
A 40% approval rate tells us that voting is essential to get him and his cronies out.
Voting Blue in November is so very, very essential. We need to send a message that symbolically cuts him off at his knees.Delete
All so sad. I have given up now on the briefings and now only watch my local news. I can't anymore.ReplyDelete
"A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward."
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt
I saw about 7 minutes of 1 and turned it off. All he did was brag and compliment himself.Delete
I love the picture of the old rag man. And showing my age here, we used to have the "rag and bone" man going round the streets when I was a kid. He used to yell out "any ol' rags" and if we took him stuff we would very often come back with a goldfish in a plastic bag (which I suspect immediately got flushed down the toilet by my parents). Fond memories actually, although somewhat Dickensian!ReplyDelete
Rag Man popped into my head while I was writing this morning, I vaguely remember hearing about one, but then that might just be a memory from a book I've read.Delete
Did your neighbourhood Giant appear in the story of "Jack and the Beanstalk"? As for President Trump, aren't you being rather harsh? Surely, he has got some saving graces. I have no idea what they might be.ReplyDelete
Actually, our Giant was an understudy for the Broadway production of "Into the Woods."Delete
I suspect all the Saving Graces avoid him like the plague.
As to a paper towel substitute, I cut some of my husband’s old undershirts into 12” squares and use for wiping spills. They wash well. The only thing I use paper towels for is draining fried foods. I also bought several packages of men’s handkerchiefs to use instead of Kleenex. The only time we use Kleenex is when we have a cold, or if a visitor needs one. Plus we haven’t used paper napkins for at least 25 years. I inherited a lot of cloth napkins, so didn’t even have to buy any.ReplyDelete
Appreciate your political comments.
Sarah in California
Thanks for commenting. One of the first things I thought of was my old, white cotton handkerchiefs; I had a number of them. Women carried tissues in their purse, but a man always had a hankie in his pocket.Delete
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