Monthly Archives: December 2015

tRumpian policy and the triumphalism of the LIV / LoFo legions

 By ann summers Donald Trump makes great strides forward on the winged feet of many tireless RWNJs in $1500 Princetown shoes by Gucci   Naive, rather than critical realism is the norm in US politics at least at the Congressional level, … Continue reading

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“like Slavery, only with extra steps…”

a full array of Chocolate Weapons that will let you satisfy your sweet tooth, with a tastefully tactical appearance except when you want to get past airport security       By ann summers Ice cream can taste like so much Death … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: WABI-SABI

by Nona Blyth Cloud Wabi–sabi (侘寂) represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.” Rust, asymmetric shapes, age … Continue reading

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Pay Toilets are the charter schools of “disgusting” restrooms

By ann summers One of today’s memes is Saturday’s ABC Democratic debate in NH, where the bathroom break’s brevity was apparently male-biased. One reason is that there is a lack of stalls often common in general to the sexist layout of women’s restrooms (you know, the … Continue reading

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What the Global War on Terrorism(sic) National Monument should embody

 By ann summers I wrote a very early story a couple of years ago on trying to think about a virtual or actual monument to this war and thought that even though we have ceased(sic) combat operations, that a national monument … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SOLITARY

by Nona Blyth Cloud . Stanza If they snatch my ink and pen,  I should not complain,  For I have dipped my fingers In the blood of my heart. I should not complain Even if they seal my tongue,  For … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind is Dead…

By ann summers   So the good news is that with the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act , 2002’s No Child Left Behind finally joins eraser chalk in the dustbin of History, but like whiteboards, the aroma of dry-erase markers … Continue reading

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