I'm sorry, I don't lose it often but sometimes I just wish for more normal and don't take time to think. Darn I'm mad at myself.
i'm going to get a talking to for sure. Fortunately there are a lot of details that have been omitted and even changed, I suppose because he knows how stupid I am.
Every fighter that stays too long has an experience in their career where they just get old in the ring one night. They don't know when it's going to happen but happen it does and they usually get hurt badly. I wasn't hurt but I was lucky, luck doesn't last.
Nope, I'm going to help where I can, the fight isn't over, just the type of fighting for me. I'll concentrate some more on my towing business, my wife wants to do some philanthropy work helping others that could benefit from her skills. She deserves some time to do what she would like.
I feel good about putting to rest a career where I know I tried my best. I did whatever I did with integrity . and I can answer for all of it, I'm ok. I wish I could have taken out every poacher, every despot, every terrorist, but c'est la-vie
I don't remember if I've ever read Ayn Rand's books but I am fuzzy on contents. Had to track him down and try to figure out who a John Galt of politics would be.
A short quote from "Cultural Significance":
I find it tragic and fascinating how all the good the government does is mischaracterized and twisted. The EPA under trump dumped the disastrous head it had to instate a quieter but just as disastrous head to rip out science and put the foxes in control. What the republicans give you is the freedom to die as a result of lax regulations and the protections they provide us all.In August 1988, the Louisiana business lobbyist and columnist Edward J. Steimel referred to the United States Congress and the liberal majority elected in 1986 in the last two years of the administration of US President Ronald W. Reagan as "the John Galt Congress". Steimel objected to an increase in the minimum wage, a measure which he said would "wreak havoc with the very individuals it is designed to help most – new entrants into the work force and new minority workers in particular". Steimel described the public as uninformed people who merely shrug their shoulders and ask "Who is John Galt?" whenever they are questioned about the grip of expanded government on their lives and liberty.
Greed is far and away the most vile sin today.
Curious and curiouser. There are 78 members of Congress on this Caucus, 78! The above description is the third sentence of the opening paragraph describing the caucus on their website. No mention of what was most likely the most horrific genocide to ever take place on this planet in those countries by the Nazis or more specifically the Einsatzgruppen.
Throughout history, as everyone knows without me telling. The Baltic Region has been as significant as any place in the world. If we adhere to the old adage about failing to learn from history condemning us to repeat it, it makes sense we keep a close eye on this area of the world. However, I'm trying to find out exactly what the caucus does, it's not looking good. It appears to be a place to park your hat, put you feet up and say hey, I'm on a caucus.
Maybe I'm wrong, Ill report back. In the mean time does anyone know about what these representatives actually do in this caucus besides throw around the name of a historically significant region of the world and say we are looking out for these people even though it appears we do nothing?
H.CON.RES.267 Expressing support for the designation of August 23 as Black Ribbon Day to recognize the victims of Soviet Communist and Nazi regimes. [112th Congress]
H.CON.RES.267 Congratulating the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the 20th anniversary of the reestablishment of their full independence. [111th Congress]
H.RES.285 Congratulating the people of the Republic of Lithuania on the 1000th anniversary of Lithuania and celebrating the rich history of Lithuania. [111th Congress]
H.RES.496 Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. [111th Congress]
Huma was Hillary's closet aide, confidante, do everything right hand person. Anthony, her former husband is also a convicted felon and Level 1 Registered Sexual Predator. If all that isn't bad enough, old Anthony, while presently living in a halfway house is now shopping a book deal about it all! How could anyone have the B___s?
This is what I mean when I say I find both sides of the political aisle despicable, disgusting and a waste of human life. Anthony is/was a liberal Democrat with a future some said might lead him to the White House. He knew the right people and had the right connections. His long suffering wife Huma, finally divorced him but only after taking him back after embarrassing himself and her with his sexual peccadilloes numerous times.
Not trying to get any Republicans off the hook, I can rattle off plenty just as bad. My point is I don't understand why people can't see how big an overhaul our political system is in need of - Dems and Repubs
You are right about the double standard. I see that double standard from people on both sides. I think there are just double standard people. For instance Al Franken, I have heard "oh what Franken did wasn't as bad as so and so" Yes, it is it's all bad and we don't know the depth of most of it. I don't differentiate any of it.
I'll throw in a story about the commander in stupidity - Trump. I have no allegiance to him or anyone. My psychologist friend was having dinner, maybe 35 years ago at Peter Luger, the famous steak house in Brooklyn with a very attractive date. Trump and 2 friends (if he has friends) walked in, sat down. My friend had to use the bathroom and while gone, Trump began hitting on his date, sent over champagne etc. My friend, even though he's schooled in how to handle situations has a temper. He doesn't mind mixing it up once and a while. He told Trump off loudly and wanted to take him outside. Trump wouldn't go, tried to BS his way out of it being nice, wanting to pay for his dinner but my friend wouldn't take anything and told him to F off.
The failings that matter a great deal to me (regarding legislators) are corruption, greed, and hypocrisy (misleading, lying). I am sure there are more but this is all I can think of at the moment.