Category: health and safety

Relieving myself of Trump

  In an email I got from the RNCC, I am offered a cup for my coffee or tea. Do I want a ‘Trump mug’ To drink from or chug? I think it would be much more fitting for pee.    

Senate is poised to confirm EPA scourge

  “In 2014, for instance, Pruitt sued to block the EPA’s Regional Haze Rule. The rule is built on a 15-year-old program meant to ensure that air around national parks is especially clear. Pruitt lost his case.”  [theatlantic.com]   For the EPA Trump’s nominee is Scott Pruitt Who as Sooner A.G. did oppose it and... Read more »

Trump's heart pumps bad blood for the disabled

  “Kellyanne Conway has a prescription for what ails the media’s relationship with President-elect Donald Trump. In defending Trump’s months-old mocking of a disabled reporter, Trump’s senior adviser said we need to look into Trump’s heart.”   Though Kellyanne Conway’s completely denied Trump would ever a handicapped person deride. Though you’ve seen him on tape The... Read more »
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Thoughts on a muggy day

    “‘It’s kind of like walking through a swamp really. It’s one of those kind of weather when you’re breathing the air and you feel like you kind of have to push away to get through,’ said Joe Mandel, who spoke with ABC7 in Chicago’s Loop.”  [abc7chicago.com]   My bad disposition And disgruntled viewpoint... Read more »

On freedom of speech at a Trump rally

  [The following was prompted by reading that a Progressive ChicagoNow blogger was going to attend a Trump rally] In life there is many a peril Floods, fires and animals feral. But add this to the rest: If you ever protest At Trump rallies, you’re fish in a barrel.

Tone deaf Jeb applauds Rick Snyder for taking the lead on the lead in Flint water

  “GOP presidential hopeful and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush defended Gov. Rick Snyder (R-MI) against criticism over his handling of the Flint water crisis on Sunday, arguing instead that the blame should go to the fact that regulations are too complex.” [thinkprogress.org]   Whom to blame for Flint’s water? Rick Snyder. That’s the view... Read more »
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On gun violence, NRA stands for No Reasonable Action

  I listened and liked what Obama did say About gun  background checks  the other day. Since they’re  common sense  steps, Why do  NRA reps Keep  pretending he’ll take all  their weapons away?

Breaking news: A very perilous present

  “It turns out that maneuvering a hoverboard is not as easy as it looks, and people are wiping out on them. To make matters worse, fiendish friends and family members are uploading videos of these wipeouts to social media.” [today.com]   This Christmas she was gifted with A trendy toy: a hoverboard. She got... Read more »

The fallacy of the gun lobby

  Although I admit that  I’ve never owned one, They want to convince me to go buy a gun. Says the NRA, armed, I won’t likely be harmed. But  common sense tells me I better own none.  
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My Favorite Quote

    I  could fill many spiral notebooks with my favorite quotes. And I did so  over the many years I taught in parochial and public schools. Here is one I especially like because of how the author.,Ashley Montagu,  answers the perennial question, Nature or Nurture? “The evidence strongly suggests that it can no longer... Read more »