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Hope? Change?

Every year, 100 million sharks are killed by people. And hope springs eternal.

Aunt Betty Says VOTE

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

Trump Proves Steinbeck

“A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.” ~John Steinbeck, awarded the Nobel Prize in literature this day in 1962 From The Economist: […] America has problems, but this picture is a caricature of a country that, on most measures, is more prosperous, more peaceful and less racist than ever before. The real threat … Continue reading

Trump v. Leaky

“People frequently ask me why I devote so much time to seeking out facts about man’s past…the past shows clearly that we all have a common origin and that our differences in race, colour and creed are only superficial.” ~Anthropologist Louis S. B. Leakey, born this day in 1903 Now, who agrees? ***

The Picture Says it All

“God made more horses asses than horses.” ~Aunt Betty’s Almanac From “Our Fact Checks of the First Debate” in today’s NYTimes Foreign Policy and National Security On Mr. Trump saying Mrs. Clinton had been “fighting ISIS your entire adult life.” In reality, the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, began as an Al … Continue reading

PROOF: All Trump Ever Needed to Know He Learned on 1950s TV

Everybody knows that Trump has a bit of a problem when it comes to separating media from reality. Is it possible that 1950s television commercials shaped his political platform? His attitude on life? Let’s explore: DONALD TRUMP ON WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE “It must be a pretty picture. You dropping to your knees.” ~Donald Trump … Continue reading

“This Isn’t a Joke Anymore”

“Years ago, it meant something to be crazy. Now everyone’s crazy.” ~Charles Manson ***    

Our Favorite Trump Supporter

                                  Thankfully, there is sanity, too: “I’m not going to pay for that fucking wall.” ~Former President of Mexico, Vicente Fox  

1932 Elections Were Just Like 2016: Video

“Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.” ~Happy Birthday, Robert Frost And here’s a newsreel from 1932 during the presidential election cycle. It’s just as sexist and racist as the one going on now … Continue reading

Pull Up A Chair, Kids

It seems we can’t get through a decade without at least once having former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg remind us that, as a billionaire, he’s as entitled as anyone to buy the presidency of the United States. And here he is again, declaring that he’s two thinks from declaring candidacy and riding to … Continue reading

Isolated, Starving and Losing Hope

The Iowa Caucus spectacle started with snarky humor and, by Monday night, will probably end in horror (if it hasn’t already).  And the whole thing could have been prevented. It started on a high comedy note. While the candidates were getting the lay of the cornfields, the UK Parliament was devoting three full hours to … Continue reading

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