Archive for December, 2016

2016 Person Of The Year

Posted in Society on December 30th, 2016

 
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2016’s Person Of The Year
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Yeah, with all the celebrities and other people who we, the masses care about or, at least, notice who’ve died over the course of 2016, this is definitely the #YearOfTheReaper.

Related Reading:

Death
Dying Well: Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life
Society: The Basics (13th Edition)
The Society
How We Die: Reflections of Life's Final Chapter, New Edition

An Ass In The Desert

Posted in 2016 Election, Humor, Politics, Society on December 27th, 2016

An Ass In The Desert
An Ass In The Desert

Yep! Right now, that is the state of the “movers and shakers” on the left. They’re wandering in a desert wasteland of the broken hopes and dreams, wondering why they couldn’t convince the heartland of America to vote for Hillary or, at least, not vote for Donald Trump.

Related Reading:

The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution
Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party
Marque and Reprisal (Vatta's War)
Politics (Dover Thrift Editions)
Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor

Obama’s Coal Black Yule

Posted in Humor, Politics on December 26th, 2016

Obama's Coal Black Yule
Obama’s Coal Black Yule

Yeah, I’m guessing – just guessing, mind you 😉 – Obama didn’t have a very merry Christmas this year. Then he not made the American people’s naughty list, he redefined what it meant by extending its nadir to depths never plumbed before – not even by Slick Willy, who plumbed a peck of “depths” while in the White House. 😉

This is especially true in that the incoming POTUS, Donald Trump, doesn’t hate the coal industry nearly so much Obama seems to. Hence, most of Obama’s attempts to destroy the industry that provides both fuel and jobs for so many Americans will likely be overturned and thwarted.

Of course, if Obama is a bit bitter about the gifts he’s received this year, that says more about his pettiness, delusions of worth, and ingratitude than anything else. As he hasn’t been beaten by birch branches or placed in the wicker man, he should be thankful, not petulant.

Related Reading:

America Vol. 1
Yuge!: 30 Years of Doonesbury on Trump
The Gift
What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don't: A Nonpartisan Guide to the Issues That Matter
Crime and Punishment