SHORT RIBS AND RANDOM THOUGHTS, Feb 8, 2020 – IMPEACHMENT EDITION

WHY DOES TRUMP HATE THE MILITARY? He likes to be photographed with “warriors”  but likes to degrade them with stupid nickname even more. Is it jealousy?  Feelings of inadequacy?  Whatever it is,  it governs his response to criticism.  When a decorated military hero testifies that he felt secure in criticizing  the President, and then at the earliest opportunity is threatened and reassigned by President Bone Spurs, well of course it makes us all feel good, doesn’t it?  Read about  it  HERE.    And for good measure, HERE.

And while we’re at it,   here’s how PBS will be ripping you off for the next eleven months.  You’re welcome.  Read it HERE. 

THE YANG GANG-   On the campaign trail,  Andrew Yang was asked about FB, and responded with a blunt message for Mark Zuckerberg: “Your company is contributing to the disintegration of our democracy. If you are an American and a patriot… you need to have Facebook step up, and say there will not be untrue political ads on your platform.” (Twitter)  BTW,  I ran into a fellow with a Yang sticker on his truck at the Murphy’s yesterday and he said  the local Yangers are meeting regularly and have a website.

LIFE IN ARCATA can be hard, as reported by my favorite paper, the Mad River Union. Check out this recent dispatch:

  Jan 29, 2020-  A woman who had no identification couldn’t rent a motel room, so she gave some guy she didn’t know $75 to secure the room for her. The friendly stranger rented the room,  moved in  and then wouldn’t answer the door. ” It is noted that there was apparently NO sexual chemistry between the parties.

The Feb 3 issue of TIME contains an essay by the Prime Minister of Malaysia who is fully functioning and is NINETY-FOUR YEARS OLD. 94!!!! Compared to him, Bernie, Bloomie and Steyer are just kids! 94!

A FAKE ACQUITTAL FOR A FAKE PRESIDENT: and the American people appear to be onto the “hoax” to use one of OFP’s favorite terms. The Democratic-led House put on a creditable showing with WITNESSES but Moscow Mitch shut down the show, reducing the Senate’s presentation to a joke. 270-some days till the election. Meanwhile, Trump is repeating everything he says four or five times, as if he’s trying to convince himself. He and his buddy Rudy Giuliani are examples of septuagenarians who are NOT aging gracefully. Trump, it is said, rambles and repeats himself like the old drunk down at the end of the bar. Rudy, on the other hand, IS the old drunk down at the end of the bar.

FACT-CHECKING THE SOTU- from the WAPO. Read it HERE.

Nancy Pelosi: He shredded the truth, so I shredded his speech,’ Pelosi told House Democrats, according to multiple sources in the room. ‘What we heard last night was a disgrace.'” POLITICO

That’s right! You go, girl! This is going to be a long nine months.

2 thoughts on “SHORT RIBS AND RANDOM THOUGHTS, Feb 8, 2020 – IMPEACHMENT EDITION

  1. Donald Trump, Mike Pence and Mitch McConnell felt they needed a break from politics and decide to take a sightseeing cruise on the Potomac River. The boat starts to take on water and begins to sink. Who gets saved?

    The country.

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