Timing as they say, is everything.

And these last three weeks were excellent ones to be unplugged from the world, so to speak. The S.O. and I spent time touring the Netherlands and then to really have some fun, we climbed on board this fine beauty for two weeks: We took a cruise up to the North of Europe, Norway specifically […]

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Worth repeating

I am currently in the middle of a trip to the Whining States of America. Part for personal reasons and partly for business. It’s a busy itinerary, so posting is probably going to be light. I have noted with interest the sacking of Reince Priebus and his replacement by General Kelly. More to follow on […]

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Almost like they planned it that way….

To have John McCain, cast the decisive vote to defeat yet another incredibly shitty bill, that most of the GOP Senators hoped would never become law. I know I was surprised by McCain’s sudden finding of a spine-given that he lacked one for about 9 years, ever since he was bamboozled by the right wing […]

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What a world we live in………

This week is very busy for me, and watching the shitshow last night in the U.S. Senate was just disgusting and depressing. Especially the part where John McCain just decided to piss all over his legacy right there on the Senate floor. There will be more on that tonight. But for now, it’s time to […]

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Did somebody get the number of that bus?

The bus that just ran over Donald J. Trump Jr. that is. Steered onto the street by none other than his own Brother in Law: Presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning, and what is striking about his extensive opening statement is the degree to which it seeks to insulate Kushner himself […]

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Nothing is better for thee…..

Then G& T!   And of course, it’s always better to be drinking one of these with some fair specimens of woman hood, so in honor of the many women who have graced the pages of this blog over the years-and given the fact that I am still involved in a very tedious process of […]

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Sad news indeed

This blog has not had much nice to say about John McCain during the years. There is a reason for that. As someone who shared the same vocation as McCain for a while, and was a member of the same party as McCain for over 26 years, it was extremely frustrating to watch his descent […]

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Nothing says “Made in America” like………

The worst President of the United States endorsing one of America’s lousier beers. Hi neighbor, have a ‘Gansett, says President Trump. https://t.co/0wiMGL9E4O pic.twitter.com/xNS9qd21Kw — The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) July 18, 2017 Both are equally cringeworthy. This president knows no bounds on trying to ruin things I love, including local shitty, cheap beer. — Kevin Koczwara […]

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The questions they can’t and won’t answer….

About the GOP drive to destroy people’s lives by taking away their health insurance. Jim Wright, author of the blog Stonekettle Station in a Twitter thread throws out the hard truth that current GOP leadership, in its quest to appease the “base” and repeal the ACA, refuses to acknowledge. By the way, if you are not […]

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The eternal city….

Is not Rome, contrary to popular belief. It is Jerusalem. One of the really great things about my current status in life ( which I have earned, like my retirement pay-unlike the assertations of some assholes) is that I get to travel to Israel a good deal. It is a fascinating country. My favorite city […]

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More than halfway…..

Through the year and the assault on Democracy continues. It’s enough to make one take up hard drinking (or keep doing so): While looking for some of this:

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The Method in their Madness

The US Senate unveiled it’s latest version of the abomination that is known as the Health Care bill. Initial review says it still sucks with a capital “S”.  It does not ensure that insurers will cover everyone with essential health benefits-in fact it adopts the Cruz amendment, which is a sham designed specifically to allow […]

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