NAVIGATION TIPS: When all else fails, read
the instructions (A
favorite John Hanks aphorism
I've been using for decades)
republic and its press will rise or fall together."
Rev. Jim Jones said "drink the Kool-Aid"
Time for Trump's True Believers to Respond
Memo to my New York union readers: I'm a bleeding heart liberal and
thus always open to new ideas. I will give the president's innovative
new medical therapy careful consideration if he will be the first
to try drinking bleach and applying his makeup with Lysol. Swill at
will. Bon appetit. Alleluia! AB
Be well. Raise hell. Stay safe, sane and sanitary in the permanent
all the Trump flags in the thinly attended Carson City MAGAcidal maniax
demonstration was a home-made sign stating 'All cults should be voluntary.'
They are obviously experts on that kinda stuff." (Barbwire
Yorkers take Trump's medical advice and o.d. on Clorox and Lysol
will to live is finally gone since the bastard is their city's spawn
in New Yorkers ingesting household cleaners following Trumps
New York Daily News 4-25-2020
URGES UNITY VS. RACISM (New
front page headline 8-6-2019)
BARBWIRE TRANSLATION: "You
provide the unity, I'll provide the racism"
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is the plural of mediocre."
Jimmy Breslin (1928-2017)
Alternative National Anthem
Cohen (1934-2016) & Sharon Robinson
© 1988 CBS Records, Inc.
knows the dice are loaded.
Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed.
Everybody knows the war is over.
Everybody knows the good guys lost.
Everybody knows the fight was fixed.
The poor stay poor, the rich get rich.
That's how it goes. Everybody
knows that the boat is leaking.
Everybody knows that the captain lied.
got this broken feeling
Like their father or their dog just died.
talking to their pockets.
Everybody wants a box of chocolates
a long stem rose.
knows that you love me, baby.
Everybody knows you really do.
knows that you've been faithful,
Give or take a time or two.
knows you've been discreet
But there were so many people you just had to meet
knows that it's now or never.
Everybody knows that it's me or you.
everybody knows that you live forever
When you've done a line or two.
knows the deal is rotten
Old Black Joe's still pickin' cotton
your ribbons and bows
And everybody knows.
knows that the plague is coming.
Everybody knows that it's moving fast.
knows that the naked man & woman
Just a shining artifact of the past.
knows the scene is dead
But there's gonna be a meter on your bed
What everybody knows.
everybody knows that you're in trouble.
Everybody knows what you've been through
the bloody cross on top of Calvary
To the beach at Malibu.
knows it's coming apart.
Take one last look at this Sacred Heart
And everybody knows.
That's how it goes. Everybody knows.
most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly
the one you'll never have."
you ready to die for your country?
by Andrew Barbáno
from the Wednesday 4-8-2020 Sparks Tribune / Updated
4-9 & 4-10, 4-18 & 4-26-2020 GMT / Expansions in blue