Irony vs. Sarcasm

Good morning class. 😏 Today we will discuss the difference between irony and sarcasm. No, they are not interchangeable. *There will be a test at the end of the lesson. Irony- Doocy is a paid journalist. Sarcasm- I love that guy. (Really, I detest him.) Irony- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who calls the shots … Continue reading Irony vs. Sarcasm

McConnell Sabotages Economy

While the media focuses on President Biden’s performance, criticizing perceived offenses that are more reactionary than by preference, cleaning up a mess that was left for him, Congress faces a potential government shutdown, a crisis Mitch McConnell is creating. https://apple.news/Axk--cy4mQQi_rfQ5c_Cm5g The GOP is trying to destroy the economy. Why? To make President Biden look bad. … Continue reading McConnell Sabotages Economy

Democracy Survived Another Day

The only thing I know for certain is that I know nothing, (just like Jon Snow.) I was born blue. Maybe the doctor should have slapped me and not my mother. [joke] The democratic party has had me in its clutches since I took my first breath because I was raised in Chicago where everyone … Continue reading Democracy Survived Another Day

Senate Blocks Commission as a Favor to Mitch

Six GOP Senators Put Country First Voting YES:CassidyCollinsMurkowskiPortmanRomneySasseEleven Senators Did Not Bother to Vote:Blackburn (R-TN)Blunt (R-MO)Braun (R-IN)Burr (R-NC)Inhofe (R-OK)Murray (D-WA)Risch (R-ID)Rounds (R-SD)Shelby (R-AL)Sinema (D-AZ)Toomey (R-PA) Remember the eleven Senators who were not willing to attach their names to a vote. Remember too the 35 Republicans who voted to block the commission- they won. How many … Continue reading Senate Blocks Commission as a Favor to Mitch

Caesar Salad, The Filibuster, and Senator Ron Johnson

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

Senate Indictment Doesn’t Stick to Teflon Don— Again

Before I start my rant about the Saturday vote to acquit Donald Trump, I believe the defense team’s creative method of distraction on Friday merits mention. The following people were randomly brought into the defense team's argument: Madonna, Johnny Depp, Robert De Niro, ANTIFA, and of course Hunter Biden and Hillary Clinton. Très bizarre. Democrats … Continue reading Senate Indictment Doesn’t Stick to Teflon Don— Again