Corruption Can Be Entertaining

Did you see this in the Washington Post?

Trump opens up Camp David as an ‘adult playground’ to woo GOP lawmakers during impeachment

download.jpg“President Trump, partial to gold and marble elegance, never took a shine to rustic Camp David. So acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney pitched to him an unusual idea at the start of the House impeachment inquiry: Use the secluded mountainous presidential retreat to woo House Republicans.

Since then, Mulvaney and top White House officials have hosted weekend getaways for Republicans at the historic lodge, seeking to butter up Republicans before the big impeachment vote. The casual itinerary includes making s’mores over the campfire, going hiking, shooting clay pigeons and schmoozing with Trump officials, some of whom stay overnight with lawmakers.

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Racism: Chopped and Channeled

3540-004-1F568E2EI grew up in post-war San Diego. My family lived in plywood rooms tossed up for the influx of the wartime factory workers. We could have conversations with our neighbors without leaving our mutual homes. When I went to school I was exposed to a lot of people who didn’t look like me—tow-headed blue-eyed white speaking kindergarten English. Spanish was common and I often wished I had been dark haired, dark skinned, and dark eyed. Years later I learned that my brunette mother had considered brown eyes preferable but she kept having blond haired, blue-eyed children.

My early school class was probably a third black; I remember thinking there was something wrong since at least half of those kids had no shoes so the light skinned soles of their feet showed a contrast with their dark skin. Other than that, I was mostly concerned if a classmate was bigger than me (I was a wimp).

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Why I Seem To Ignore the Drumpster Fire

images.jpgBelieve me, I don’t miss the tiniest act of ignorance and corruption this orange buffoon tries to perpetrate on the American people and against the respected freedoms its democratic government once held sacred. It is this administration that openly advances the destruction of the Constitution of the United States in exchange for saying Merry Christmas and restoring unnecessary coal jobs.

The collusion with Russia is pretty much a given and I expect the the Drumpster will emerge from his abortive presidency with his empire of corruption in shambles and a good many of his supporters, colleagues, and family disgraced or possibly even in prison.

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