“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche Yeah, it wasn't Kelly Clarkson. “Without music, life would be a mistake.” ~also not Kelly Clarkson My energy this morning is divided between caffeinating my fatigued soul and attempting to unravel Friedrich Nietzsche’s relationship with Kelly Clarkson.
To Do Today:✅ Divide__ Conquer US News Reports that since the 1/6/2021 attack on the Capitol only 25% of Americans identify themselves as members of the GOP. Despite the removal of the former guy, and regardless of the epic disaster of his attempted coup, a coup fueled by “the big lie,” GOP politicians still stick … Continue reading Republican Numbers Diminish, But Their Power Stays Intact
Disclaimer: This is not a pleasant post. I’m not in my happy place. I’m not even in my- I can joke or rhyme my way out of this abyss, place. I don’t scorn all holidays. Okay, maybe I do. I detest some more than others depending on the year. My three most hated holidays are … Continue reading Mother’s Day– The H is Silent
The last week in April is among my favorite weeks of the year. Spring is in the air; tulips in full bloom, rhododendrons budding, hydrangeas showing signs of life, an 0600 FBI search of Rudy Giuliani’s condo on Madison Avenue, and his Park Avenue office executed. Ah, spring. Did I mention the birds? The yellow-rumped … Continue reading Ah, Spring- Daffodils, Yellow-Rumped Warblers, and Rudy Giuliani Going Through Some Things
Benjamin Franklin was appointed our first Postmaster General in 1775, a year before the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress. Those were the days when men wore breeches, cravats, shoe buckles, and powdered their hair. Post was delivered by horsedrawn carriage, or by carriers who rode on horseback. Mail delivery may have … Continue reading Senate Hearings Today for President Biden’s USPS Board of Governors’ Nominees
Let's start with some basic history, (yawn.) The filibuster dates back to Ancient Rome. Some guy in a metal skirt named Phil The toga-clad politician who created the filibuster was the young Senator Cato, and his foray into time-wasting began in 60 BCE. Cato's method of forestalling votes on proposals he disagreed with was to … Continue reading Caesar Salad, The Filibuster, and Senator Ron Johnson