Archive for January 2021

Reflections on a storm called Orlena

  This morning I woke at the crack of dawn Expecting ten inches of snow in Oak Lawn. I found an arena Of snow from Orlena That gladiators shovel and hope she is gone.  

Time for a QAnon Congresswoman to pack her bags

  “Greene linked Hillary Clinton to pedophilia and human sacrifice[12] and, in 2017, speculated the Pizzagate conspiracy theory was real.[4] Greene claimed Clinton murdered her political enemies in a revival of the ‘Clinton Kill List’ conspiracy theory.[6] In a 2018 Facebook post, Greene backed the false claim Hillary Clinton videotaped herself satanically murdering a child... Read more »

Unlucky things you shouldn't keep in your house, according to the Reader's Digest

  Hanging in your den, that stag or buck Might bring you nothing but bad luck. And sad as the fact is, So might a cactus, An outdated calendar, an unmade bed, A broken clock, a plant that’s dead, An open umbrella, left by the stair, And papa’s favorite rocking chair And last of all ... Read more »

Say this secret word and you'll get no applause from the Right

    “…there’s nothing wrong with being ‘woke'”   Boris Johnson   A word that’s anathema to Conservative folk Who get high when their damning it like they’re on coke. As if wayward kin, It gets under their skin, Like forbidden fruit and 4-letter words: WOKE.

Trump said to need R. & R. after 4 years of hard work. Let's all peel an onion.

    “Michael Barnett, the chairman of the Palm Beach County Republican Party, said he had fielded calls in recent days from reporters from as far away as Germany and Japan asking about Trump’s post-presidency plans and the local GOP’s political future.’I’m sure he’s going to want to take some time to relax and rest,’... Read more »

Gone South: Reflections on Trump's post-presidency

  Under Florida’s sun Trump lies. Big or little, any size. Friends and family say it’s just him. We know better. Never trust him. Let him bite a burger, fry. Let him sleep and let him lie.    

His end in sight, a barefaced Trump doubles down

    After leading a clear insurrection, He still says he won the election. The mob that he formed The Capitol stormed. And his answer: denial, deflection.

"I do not like thee, Mr. Pence": A Hymn of Dispraise

Pence is said to oppose invoking 25th Amendment to strip Trump of his duties. New York Times   “No! I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be; Am an attendant lord, one that will do To swell a progress, start a scene or two, Advise the prince; no doubt, an easy tool, Deferential,... Read more »

Streaming a course from the campus of Northwestern, naturally.

Beavers make their home on the Northwestern University campus ChicagoNow Staff Blog   I saw your post. Fascinating to see The beavers in the water at  the University. I’d say an admirer of beavers I am. How they all work together in the building of a dam.