One Positive Side Effect of Decades of Republican Fuckery

One of the best things about the young new crop of Democrats coming of age and hopefully sweeping into power is that they are of the age that NONE of them were alive in the mythical age of a functional congress. These kids, at their oldest, were teens during the Clinton years, so when Chris Matthews gets has a couple drinks before his show and starts bloviating about how Tip O’Neill and Reagan were best buds they look at him like he is talking about iceboxes, carbon copies, clickers, or other shit from when gram and gramps were kids.

All they have ever seen is Republican fuckery, from Clinton being impeached for a blowjob to the Brooks Brothers riot in 2000 throughout the entire Obama Presidency and now the reign of Prince Clusterfuck. They are under no fucking illusion that you can reach across the aisle and deal with these shitheads.

Hopefully they will come to town and just burn shit down. The Republicans only understand brute force. Let’s give them some.

Happy Friday

It’s 90000 degrees with 200% humidity, my pc blew up, and I think I am getting an ear infection. Going to go watch Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime and I just hope he kills a lot of people because that is how I feel.

Open Thread

It’s just a fucking avalanche of shit, isn’t it? I’ve started like five posts today on different wretched things that are happening and I just want to write EVERYTHING IS FUCKING AWFUL and say to hell with it.

Another Good Report from the Vet

Lily and I just got home from the vet, and the doctor is very pleased with her results, all the numbers are where they should be, she is back up finally to 18.5 lbs, her platelet count is still a touch high but dropping and we are now down to a 1/4 pill every other day of prednisone and will be done with it totally in two weeks, and they said she was playful and perkier than normal. Our customary post chemo front yard picture:

The ride was nice- still hot as hell but the skies were blue and the roads clear, and I listened to Section 80 on the way up and To Pimp a Butterfly on the way back, and stopped by Costco while Lily was being treated. I had to have words with a man at the vet hospital, though, so the trip wasn’t completely pleasant. Some large man (prolly two inchers taller than me with the same girth) who was easily in his late 50’s- had short white hair in a buzz cut, was getting a coffee at the coffee stand, and he turned around abruptly and bumped into a woman walking to the bathroom and spilled hot coffee on himself. She immediately apologized even though he was as much to blame or more, and then started bitching about “stupid fucking people” and cussing up a storm. I just blurted out “I’ll take stupid over loud and obnoxious,” and he sized me up and then simmered down. One of these days I’m going to get shot, but everyone else was just sitting there letting it happen. Home team needed a time out.

Just no reason for that kind of behavior. He knows he’s a large man and he was intentionally having a fit to intimidate that little woman. Made me think of Pink Floyd- “and it’s too late to lose the weight you used to need to throw around, so have a good drown, as you go down, all alone” which is ironically from the song Dogs.

At any rate, uneventful otherwise. Picked up a new hose to replace the one that broke the other day, and I’m going to take a nap until it cools down a little and go out and putz around the back yard.

Speaking of large, loud men, Ed Schultz has died at the age of 64.

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