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Fourteen Years

I just realized that yesterday was the 14th anniversary of this experiment of pushing my opinions on the world. It started after what I thought was the greatest possible failure of the US electorate – the reelection of George W. Bush. I obviously underestimated the stupidity of voters.

The possibility of two more years is not comforting. Cholesterol and blood pressure may yet save us.


1 hipparchia { 11.22.18 at 7:59 pm }

fourteen years and a day, wow! thank you for sticking around.

as for the stupidity of the voters, always remember that more of them voted for Hillary than for the Donald.

2 Bryan { 11.22.18 at 8:09 pm }

They keep voting against their own best interests. It drives me nuts that people on disability, getting SNAP/food stamps, and using “Obama phones” keep voting for people who want to take all those things away to give Warren Buffett another tax cut.

3 Kryten42 { 11.23.18 at 9:49 pm }

Congratulations Bryan. And thanks. 😀 Many blogs don’t last half that long.

They way things are going, you’ll be needed for many years yet, sadly. Assuming human’s survive their own greed & stupidity, which currently isn’t looking likely.

As always… time will tell. 🙂

4 Bryan { 11.24.18 at 6:10 pm }

Most people need to make a living. Working from home makes doing this possible.

Still and all, it is better than letting the anger build up to the point you’re yelling at the cats.

Now if I can just get that shower rebuilt and tiled…

5 Kryten42 { 11.25.18 at 12:34 am }

Ahhh yes… Renovation fun! Especially when it’s forced. I’m waiting for my own renovation (new oven/cooktop that was promised 6 Months ago by the agent, owners and the plumber/gas-fitter that checked the oven and couldn’t get it working. It’s at least 50 years old.) But it’s out of my hands as I am only a poor renter with few rights. *shrug*

Here… have a laugh! It’s an old-ish Twitter thread started by Bill Maher that attracted the worst pro-trump/GOP Troll/Bot I’ve ever seen! Pro-Islam no less (according to his Bio & other tweets! So, I posted a few tweets that attracted some attention.


Enjoy (when you have time to spare of course)! 🤪😏

6 Bryan { 11.25.18 at 7:58 pm }

The biggest problem around here is finding reliable people to make repairs so I don’t have to. By reliable I mean sober enough to drive, an estimate within 10% of the final cost, and who can show up within a week of booking the job.

I can understand why the troll likes red, it’s part of the name of his favorite newspaper – Red Star. It’s classic GRU agitprop.