Aunt Betty’s Almanac

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Aunt Betty Says VOTE

“To err is human, but to really screw things up takes a Republican.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac Advertisements

Reasons to Be Optimistic Part I

“About 85% of people struck by lightning are male, and about 80% of people in Congress are male. And hope springs eternal.” ~Aunt Betty’s Almanac   “Of the fatalities recorded, 52 percent of the female deaths occurred during daily-routine activities, while male deaths occurred during leisure activities. “Based on the statistics for gender, the vast … Continue reading

R.I.P. Aunt Betty

In the same way that there was a “5th Beatle”, Aunt Betty was the “3rd Lester & Charlie.” Not trying to say that Lester & Charlie are the Beatles, just that there’s driving forces behind teams who don’t get a lot of attention even though they deserve it. Aunt Betty is among them. Regrettably, Aunt … Continue reading

Aunt Betty on Organized Religion

“Bourbon is the official spirit of the United States, by act of Congress.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

Aunt Betty on Paul Ryan

“You’re only young once. Then you need another excuse.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

Aunt Betty on Religion

“Sitting in a church isn’t going to make me any more religious than sitting in a garage would make me a Ford.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

Aunt Betty on Compassion

“My in-laws were typical Republicans — they could forgive anything but intelligence.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

Aunt Betty on Mitt Romney

“Never vote for a man who missed every opportunity God gave him to shut up.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

Aunt Betty on Public Safety

“Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the back or a priest.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac More wisdom from Aunt Betty

Aunt Betty on Fame

“In the future, everyone’s ‘It Gets Better’ video will be famous for 15 minutes.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

Aunt Betty on Citizens United

“Years ago, I stopped eating anything that could see or think during its time on Earth. But after Citizens United, politicians got too damn expensive.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

Aunt Betty on Being Liberal

“I used to hope and dream. Now I just keep a couple fingers crossed.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac