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June 25, 2017

Posts by: Lou

Just A Very Short Quiche…

Ooops…auto correct…I MEANT “QUICKIE”. When it comes to my stance on things – I used to view Social Media as a “Field of Honor”. If you were following me till early last Summer, you know that to be true. I no longer see it that way. Well, I DO, but a little less so because

How’s Your Plumber?

Let me see if, for a very short essay, I can spell out a way you can justify a vote for Trump. You have a dripping faucet. You open up the Yellow Pages. You look at the ads. You see a plumber who identifies as a Democrat. Maybe he has a Jack…err…”donkey” logo in his

My Libertarian Friends!

Libertarian friends, follow me for a minute…PICK a candidate. No, not for this November, for November of 2020. This time, it’s too late. ALL you will do is skew the results, and I fear it won’t be in favor of the “lesser of two evils” but for the greater. We just can’t have that. Else

Risky biz

AT the decidedly possible risk of sounding “Libertarian”, I’m going to SAY this rather than search out or create another meme. I don’t care WHERE you pee. I don’t care WHO you marry / union with. I don’t care WHAT you do to YOUR body. I only care about what you do to me and

I Generazioni. The Generations…

Many people are “into” genealogy these days, hoping to find a king or queen, a prince, a famous general or a pope….I found out my family has been peasants since at least the 13th century! Hey, now, I’m okay with it. Really, I am. There’s NO dishonor in being a peasant. Unless you become one

As A Corollary to My Colleague…

As a corollary… Much of my immediate family came here “onna da boat” from the “olda country”. My father and one of his sisters were born here. The other sister and his nine brothers were born in Italy. ALL of them, (except Nonno, Grandpop), became citizens of the United States. Even Nonna, (Grandmom), studied and

Bring it.

So the POTUS went to see the Saudis. Whoop. He got snubbed by the king the same as he got snubbed by Comrade Fidel when he was in Cuba the other day on his “World Apology Tour 2016”.  Really.  Sitting in a meeting with other Arab states arranging for more reasons for them all to

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