Tippy the Turtle is a Hypocritical Asshat

Re/ With New Congress Poised to Convene, Obama’s Policies Are in Peril (NYT) I don’t do hate well. I don’t hate many people, and it doesn’t sit well with me when I do. But I hate this man. He is one of the men most responsible for the hyperpartisanship that has run rampant the last …

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On the plus side, I may not need to worry about a lot of things for much longer

Re/ Trump threatens to upend U.S. nuclear weapons policy (Politico) I avoided this yesterday because I’ve been trying to ignore the inflammatory tweets that often seem to be diversionary tactics. But then he follows it up today with scary ass language like “Let it be an arms race … we will outmatch them at every …

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A moving and inspirational message to the perpetrator of the Berlin attack

(translation provided by a personal friend): “To the coward piece-of-shit that drove the truck; No matter where you come from, no matter where you are, you picked the wrong city: Berlin survived two world wars; you can find survivors in every retirement home that can tell you how the bodies were stacked up on the …

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All right already, I’ll do the “25 Random Things About Me”

Rules: Once you’ve been tagged, you are supposed to write a note with 25 random things, facts, habits, or goals about you. At the end, choose 25 people to be tagged. You have to tag the person who tagged you. If I tagged you, it’s because I want to know more about you. (To do …

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A Photo Tour of Middle Tennessee

Steve and I needed something to entertain ourselves as we toodled around TN over our Christmas visit. We decided to capture anything that caught our attention, looking for visions that were, perhaps, representative of a different way of life than the one we’re used to. Nothing like a little caustic sarcasm to say “Merry Christmas!” …

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