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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Signs of Recovery

THE 7 STAGES OF TRUMP GRIEF: 
1. omg 
2. this is so bad 
3. yep still so bad 
4. we are going to die 
5. help 
6. somehow even worse today 
7. omg
 - Anonymous

I have stopped screaming at the television. I think maybe I can talk again.

This man speaks to our condition.
rod

Ronald Reagan told us we cannot trust the government, and then to make sure we get the point, the GOP puts the biggest liar and ultimate bullshitter on the ticket. Because they have been conditioned to the point that they don't know who to believe, tons of people decided that since everyone in government lies, we might as well have the best liar available. We now have a government that is sheer dishonesty, starting at the top. Ass holes who will say anything for a buck, line up to defend a man whose credibility is absolutely zero. Fake news, fake president, fake everything. Welcome to the new America, land of bullshit.
Who am I to believe?

CIA did Abu Ghraib and made us war criminals. FBI gave us James Comey. NSA gave us Snowden. Trumpus is a demented liar and a gift from Putin.

Intelligence EPIC FAIL. Again. Potentially worse than 9/11 terrorism going down. Fascism going down.

We have Russia playing 'see what we can hack' with American TV programs. Just a nasty joke, you say?

Russia can hack the massive electrical grids. Given how much distrust they have created with stochastic terrorism among Americans, two weeks of no power = ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

SOLACE

If you have come here for solace, boogie now. I got no Happy New Year. 

I have been grieving. I am past bargaining and into depression. Acceptance? Ask me after I have had some coffee.

I had champagne and triple cream brie on New Year's Eve. Pancakes with maple syrup and sausages New Year's Day. I am fucking old, so it takes awhile for my liver and brain and heart to get back to normal after all this fucking excitement. And there is no fucking Sun and I am wearing a blanket while I type.

Those who have been reading Real Philadelphia need to know that Ms. Norma and the kidniks are back to honeypots again. I am going to have to finish that fucking story. Walter brought me his extra cookies and a smile.

I am living large, I guess. For now. And watching the Water Protectors. Their fate - our fate. And the first glorious lines of an otherwise dreadful poem keep ringing in my mind:
The Destruction of Sennacherib
BY LORD BYRON (GEORGE GORDON)
The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold,
And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; 
Soon my Seasonal Affective Disorder will pass. I will be back to my usual trashmouth self. So it goes. Quoting Vonnegut there.

Do I have to be so political all the time even on holidays? Yes. Yes I do.





Tuesday, January 3, 2017

One Trashmouth Old Lady Protest March - UPDATE

:

UPDATE: Megyn is moving on to NBC. The Peep Show continues. Now that we have had holiday vagina, when are they going to bring in the stripper pole?

Oops! Megyn Calls The Huckster's Show A Naughty Word


::: chanting :::

What do we want? Facts in Media. 
When do we want them? Now!





Hey hey Megyn K.
How many lies did you tell today?

I don't know but I've been told: 
Megyn's thong is stuffed with gold.

Got that gold by telling lies. 
For FUX Snooze that I despise.

Megyn Kelly get on down. 
Get on down to Goebbels Town.

Hey hey Megyn K.
How many lies did you tell today?



Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Paul Kantner has taken the Starship Beyond

Paul Kantner has died. I want 2016 to stop soon. What a horrible year this has become.



Try watch on full screen 480pi - turn out the lights..., written by Kantner, Slick, Balin- Musicians :Paul Kantner: Vocals, guitar, Grace Slick : Vocals, piano,Jerry Garcia : Lead guitar, Harvey Brooks : Bass, David Crosby : Vocals, Graham Nash : Vocals, Bill Kreutzman : Percussion - Images editing : Celso Eduardo Franco maio 2012

What you gonna do when you feel your lady rollin'
How you gonna feel when you see your lady strollin'
On the deck of the starship
With her head hooked into Andromeda
C'mon Hijack
Gotta get back and ahead to the things that matter
Amerika hates her crazies
And you gotta let go you know
gotta let go you know
gotta let go you know
gotta let go you know or else you stay
SPILLIN' OUT OF THE STEEL GLASS
GRAVITY GONE FROM THE CAGE
A MILLION POUNDS GONE FROM YOUR HEAVY MASS
ALL THE YEARS GONE FROM YOUR AGE
Hydroponic gardens and forests
Glistening with lakes in the Jupiter starlite
Room for babies and Byzantine dancing astronauts of renown
The magician and the pantechnicon
Take along the farmer and the physician
We gotta get out and down
Back into the future
Beyond our own time again
Reachin' for tomorrow
It's so fine Starshine
THE MELTING ACID FEVER STREAKIN' THRU MY MIND
MAKES IT OH SO DIFFICULT TO SEE YOU
AND OH SO EASY TO TOUCH YOU
I MELT WITH YOU
FEEL WITH YOU
MAKE LOVE FOR YOU
AT YOU
AROUND YOU
I LOVE YOU

Dear Brumus, the ship'll be ours and you got to roll with it
Though your master's head's blown off you got to go with it
Roll with the natural flow
Like water off a spinning ball
Out - the one remaining way to go
Free - the only way to fall
The light in the night is the sun
And it can carry you around the planetary ground
And the planetary whip of the sun
Will carry you well past Gideon
And the people you see will leave you be
more than the ones you've known before
Hey - rollin' on
We come and go like a comet
We are wanderers
Are you anymore?
The land is green and you make it grow
And you gotta let go you know
You gotta let go you know
You gotta let go you know
Or else you stay
MANKIND GONE FROM THE CAGE
ALL THE YEARS GONE FROM YOUR AGE
At first
I was irridescent
Then
I became transparent
Finally
I was essense

Read more: http://www.letssingit.com/paul-kantner-lyrics-starship-xg9dq4z#ixzz4UBoiKPBP
LetsSingIt - Your favorite Music Community

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Well Dressed Marcher - The Pussy Hat Project.

Okay, we have time to make what the well dressed person will wear to the March on Washington or your local March - a PUSSY hat.

There are patterns for KNIT CROCHET SEW. Most are fast and easy because we do not have much time.

Information: THE PUSSY HAT PROJECT. 






Use #pussyhat to post your hat, or the one your GrandMa or boyfriend made for you. 

Pussyhat Project was co-founded by Krista Suh and Jayna Zweiman.



Saturday, December 24, 2016

I hear this song and JOY spills out my eyes and runs down my cheeks.

“God has no religion...Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” ― Mahatma Gandhi






Pushing Back on the White Guy? - UPDATE

Uncle Carl is at it again. And again.

"Batta le manine
Ora viene papà
Si prendere confitine
Carlo si mangerà!" - Nursery Rhyme

Carl Paladino Wishes President Obama Dead Of Mad Cow And Michelle To Live With An Ape

New York Trump Campaign Chair Tells #NeverTrump Delegate She Should Be Hanged For Treason

Carl baby, you ain't white. Your Grandfather had the KKK burning crosses at his house. STFU Carl Paladino. You are an embarrassment to Italian Americans. Uncle Carl is the second person interviewed in this clip - for balance no doubt. 
"There were a number of things that surprised me in my initial research. I knew something about our nation's early antipathy toward Catholics and Italians, but I had not fully appreciated the depth of that antagonism. For example, the largest mass lynching in U.S. history took place in New Orleans in 1891 — and it wasn't African-Americans who were lynched, as many of us might assume. It was Italian-Americans.
After nine Italians were tried and found not guilty of murdering New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy, a mob dragged them from the jail, along with two other Italians being held on unrelated charges, and lynched them all. The lynchings were followed by mass arrests of Italian immigrants throughout New Orleans, and waves of attacks against Italians nationwide."  Read more...
- Author Ed Falco wrote "The Family Corleone," a "prequel" to Mario Puzo's crime family classic, "The Godfather."

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Sign of the Month - December 2016 - Womb Nazis with Music

Womb Nazis prepared for the day's operations with signs, lunch, extra clothing, cheat sheets, etc. Yes, that is a pun (several puns) and I committed it.

Photograph came from Every Saturday Morning. You can see more signs at the link.


The folks who carry the signs a woman has to walk past just going in for a pap smear, a prescription for contraception, or an abortion.
George Carlin: Why is it that most of the people who are against abortion are people you wouldn't want to fuck in the first place?



Sunday, December 18, 2016

A Trump Tale #1

You never tipped money.You had a bag of cocaine in your pocket.
You would lick your finger, stick it in the bag, lean and reach
And offer your short finger covered with coke to the dancers.

I am not the only floozy who went SNORK
On that stubby cokefinger
And went home alone and laughing at you.

You never ever got laid
Cuz the bouncers kept you
But not your cokefinger far away from the pu^^y.

So when you ran out of coke and got itchy
Off into the night you lurched to grab rich girl pu^^y instead.
They had their own coke.

If the rich girls only knew. Heh.
Interesting that you are the locus of the most prolonged FUCK YOU
In Demopublican Repubocrat history.
You can say YOU LIE. I can say YOU LIE.
Fake news. It is the new sriracha.

Copyright MdeAngelis.



говорить лохи

Google translate says my title is Russian for Speak up, Fuckers. A lot of you Russians are reading me and saying ничего. Seems a little rude. 
с новым годом.

Beefcake for Attitude Adjustment. Happy New Year with Warwick Rowers.

I am definitely buying a calendar. Lust never dies. Lust in the service of Social Justice. I like it. Warwick Rowers.



Sister Rosetta Tharpe. If ever I needed her, I need her now. Look sharp, Trumpolini. God do not like nasty.

 The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. - Sun Tzu

Spirit Warriors facing dogs, poison, severe cold, wounding and death with only an Eagle feather and their own fragile bodies. God bless them. I know S/he does.






Sister Rosetta Tharpe's 1944 hit "Down by the Riverside" was selected for the National Recording Registry of the U.S. Library of Congress in 2004, which noted that it "captures her spirited guitar playing and unique vocal style, demonstrating clearly her influence on early rhythm-and-blues performers" and cited her influence on "many gospel, jazz, and rock artists". ("Down by the Riverside" was recorded by Tharpe on December 2, 1948, in New York City, and issued as Decca single 48106. 

Saturday, December 17, 2016

I Have Been Roaring Around the Net

I have been hiding, sort of. I cannot think. I cannot be still enough to write or organize anything more complicated than my morning shyte. Cannot even write to my friends. So I twittered at high speeds for a couple of days.

I am suffering from the rage/racing thoughts part of bipolar disorder. So I went to twitter war with Donald Trump. I figured it was something I could do, KWIM? I posted my favorite pictures to #resistanceparty and #realDonaldTrump.

Twitter, like most human groups, is dismayed by The Me Rampant and my account has been blocked. Always happens. Always hurts my feelings. And they need to suck up to the Trumpolini.

So when I come back from my Sister's Holiday Brunch and Grandchildren Admiring Party, I am going to point out an Artist who speaks to censorship of the odd and upsetting. And the duty and role of the Artist in civilization's progress and in resistance to Darkness.

Taste of community Art in video below.

Miracle of miracles. My twitter account is now working. More roaring from me will go on in 140 characters. And then I am going to post something funny. Maybe. Nothing funny about Trump. Merry merry.





Saturday, December 10, 2016

A Single Person's Holiday Tipple



Imagine being all alone wrapping presents in front of the fire. You are enjoying the solitude. You are snug and warm. You have Egg Nog from Charleston Receipts. Life is good.

Simple Eggnog
Serves One

1 fresh country Egg
1 cup rich Milk
1 tablespoon good Whiskey or Brandy
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 pinch Salt
Sugar to taste

Separate the egg, beating both the yolk and the white. Add the Sugar and Salt to the yolk, then the Whiskey or Brandy, Milk and Vanilla. Lastly add the white of Egg. Mix and strain into a tall glass and serve cold. Grate a touch of Nutmeg on top. - courtesy of Mrs. Augustine T. S. Stoney (Louisa Jenkins).

Charleston Receipts is the oldest Junior League cookbook still continuously in print. No changes have been made to the original 1950 version of the cookbook, except for some minor editing and reformatting over the years. You can see a page from the book below with a recipe for Peppermint Stick Ice Cream. It can be purchased new at the Junior League's website. I have a copy from the 13th printing in 1973. A description from their website:

Called the Bible of all Junior League cookbooks, Charleston Receipts features recipes that have served Charleston hostesses well for decades and is considered a "must" in any cookbook collection. Described by Food & Wine as"reflecting the nostalgia for the Old-South that prevailed among low-country aristocrats during the postwar (Civil War) era," ... For its outstanding preservation of local and regional culinary customs and its benefits to the local community, Charleston Receipts was inducted into the Walter S. McIlhenny Community Cookbooks Hall of Fame in 1990.

Friday, December 9, 2016

I am Older than Dirt with Music

Today is my 73rd birthday. 
Happy Birthday to Me. 
And many happy returns of the day.

I ate succulent Peking duck from Sang Kee in Reading Terminal Market. And two desserts. My children sang Happy Birthday. I had some Loud. My friends were kind to me. I ask for no more. Life is good.


Support Penzey's Our Home Town Heroes with Music

Penzey's makes good clean genuine spices and spice mixtures. Before the election mess, I was a customer. I love cooking. And Penzey's is that good.

Now we discover that Mr. Penzey et al are good and they are good. This is the kind of man Bill Penzey is and why he made the news in Nashville.

Last week, Bill Penzey Jr., CEO of Penzeys Spices sent an email to customers, as he does each week, with a message that left many customers quite offended. The email focused on Thanksgiving and the United States as a nation of immigrants, with, of course, a marketing message (he is a businessman after all). The email ended with the following:
"My advice: Get at least one of the $10 Kind Heart Boxes, but a half-dozen might be even better. What happens going forward will be all about hearts and minds. The open embrace of racism by the Republican Party in this election is now unleashing a wave of ugliness unseen in this country for decades. The American people are taking notice. Let's commit to giving the people a better choice. Our kindness really is our strength."
I will go out of my way to the Bourse to buy ALL my spices now. Unthinkable to buy McCormick paprika in a pinch. Yeah that is a pun and I committed it. Make a point of shopping Penzey's where they have more than one kind of paprika. Try the yummy smoked paprika on deviled eggs!


Tuesday, December 6, 2016

TWIdiot D(st)eals the White House with Music - UPDATE

"Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!" Trump said on Twitter. It was not immediately clear what prompted the timing of his complaint. Read more...

Update: Trumpolini did it because he was annoyed. Read more...

Kurt Eichenwald ‏@kurteichenwald 20 hours ago
I have searched everywhere. I cannot find anything saying there was a $4B cost overrun in 3wk old Air Force One contract. Trump made it up.

OUR WHITE HOUSE.

And he was teaching them and saying to them, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations’? But you have made it a den of robbers.” Mark 11:17

Bob

1. Trump tells Boeing he's gonna pull a "yuge" contract. Stock drops.

2. Trump surrogates buy Boeing stock.

3. Trump backpedals; blames media. Stock rises.

4. Trump surrogates sell Boeing stock at a "yuge" profit.

Get used to it. SMH

This is what happened to Boeing's stock after @realDonaldTrump's Air Force One tweet http://on.mktw.net/2gMESx9


Captcha Comics

I have found another great cartoonist. Correction: bluebeard cattown found a cartoonist and turned me on to him/her.

I can only post one or two comics because all work is copyrighted and posting more is not fair use.

Go to the website for more and see for yourself. These are the ones that I find hilarious.

I think Vollaton looks a bit like our fascist Leader.


Sunday, December 4, 2016

Trump Pig Art Gallery - Plunk My Magic Google Finger

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. - Sun Tzu
I want to know what Artists think about the election of Trump. So I googled TRUMP PIG ART.

I expected to get one or two works. I was so wrong. There was lots of work to choose from.

Some work is by juried Artists whose work is in galleries and museums. Some Folk Art work is by unknown Artists.  All of it amazing. The first work below is by Unknown. There is a pig. You can find it.

I will give attribution where and when I can find it as the day progresses. Enjoy. The last work does not feature Trump as Pig. It does illustrate Trump being a Pig.



Rei Ramirez and Ivan Roque giant mural titled When Pigs Fly.





TITAN PRESIDENTE TRUMP: KISS MY ASS GRINGO by CSuk-1T

Friday, December 2, 2016

This just tickles me. I need a tickle or two.

“The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.” 
Mark Twain

My mean is rampant and starting to take over. I need some fun. Allen Sherman is funny. Also go to Trumpgrets if you like a laugh with your schadenfreude. Enjoy. Just a stage of grieving. No need to feel guilty. 

Suck it, MSNBCNNFOXetc. Free at Last with Music and Hitler.

Put a Trump rally on your channels and as soon as I see the devil shit I will change the channel. I stopped watching all of you MSM. I get my news elsewhere now.

In fact, MSNBC was the station I watched the most. I thought you had ethics. I thought you did journalism. Leaving you will be a pleasure.

I watched Bashir and Ed and Olbermann. All are gone now.

I do not have to watch Tweety interrupting and spitting on his guests.

I do not have to watch you trivialize Chris Hayes and dumb him down.

I do not have to watch Rachel Maddow smarmy smile at Brian Evans, the hack with a voice, as though he were her equal. Stop making her sneak in the important stuff. Let the woman do her job = journalism.

I will watch Lawrence and Joy Reid online only. They fought Trump hard. If either of them shows a Trumpanzee rally, all of you are over. So over.


Show me journalism not an ersatz Adolph Hitler. You cannot sell toilet paper and drugs if no one is watching. I am not alone. Neener neener neener.
The US dictionary Merriam-Webster has implored word-lovers to help prevent “fascism” becoming its word of the year. The Twitter feed for the dictionary, which picks its word of the year according to popularity in online search, announced: “There’s still time to look something else up.”
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/...
The nickname "Back Door Man" was attached to Dick Cheney when he served as White House Chief of Staff for Gerald Ford. The moniker allegedly refers to Cheney's handling of Congressional negotiations and his aptitude for achieving his aims through often opaque means. Paul Manafort, Russian operative is at the back door.


Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Pig Calling with Music. Suey pig pig pig.

You can put wings on a pig, but you don't make it an eagle. - William J. Clinton


I am the people, I'm not the pig. You got to make a distinction. And the people are going to have to attack the pigs. The people are going to have to stand up against the pigs. That's what the Panthers is doing, that's what the Panthers are doing all over the world. - Fred Hampton

Yes, we praise women over 40 for a multitude of reasons. Unfortunately, it's not reciprocal. For every stunning, smart, well-coiffed, hot woman over 40, there is a bald, paunchy relic in yellow pants making a fool of himself with some 22-year old waitress. Ladies, I apologize. For all those men who say, "Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?", here's an update for you. Nowadays 80% of women are against marriage. Why? Because women realize it's not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage!” - Andy Rooney


To eat the boiled head of a pig sliced like salami is very strange. It may seem cutting edge, but it's actually a lot older than any of the other traditional salami. - Mario Batali


Off the Pigs - Banksy



Monday, November 28, 2016

Poo to Yoo Hoo.

I just got thrown off the RELIGION channel on disqus. I forgot I was banned. Hurt my feelings. I am mad as in Hatter, so I get thrown out of lots of human groups. Still hurts. 

Group question was: Is Jesus God?

I get thrown out for saying things like this below. Maybe it is a poem. Oh and I get thrown out for saying I am a christianhindutaoisttranscendentaljew. And I mean it. I would say I am a Hicksite Quaker but they kind of threw me out too.:

jesus is god
you are god
i am god
It is all God
God is divine nothingness that gives life to the universe.


Potluck Panic? Make Xmas Eve Salad.

This is the time of year when Folks throw ( office, church, garage, AA, bowling team, study group, etc.) POTLUCK parties. That can be a problem if you cannot cook, or if you are too lazy to cook much, and some other fortunate Soul snags the Chips & Dip or Beer & Soda contributions.

This Salad can be your saving grace. You do not have to cook but only prepare the fruit with care and combine carefully. Everyone will think you are a whizbang gourmand. And if you are Vegan, you will have something you can eat. There is more than one way to skin a Potluck. Happy Holidays!

Ensalada de Noche Buena

4 small Apples, cored and sliced
4 medium Oranges, peeled and separated in sections
3 cups of canned Pineapple, drained
4 small Bananas, sliced
3 tablespoons Sugar
2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
Romaine Lettuce leaves
2 cups canned Beets, drained
1/4 cup Peanuts

Combine the first six ingredients in a large bowl, cover and refrigerate until they are cold. At the moment of serving cover a salad bowl with the Lettuce leaves, mix carefully the Fruits and the Beets, and place the mixture over the Lettuce. Sprinkle Peanuts on top and serve immediately. Serves 12.

NOTE: Always wash your hands before you prepare food. Be sure to drain the canned ingredients thoroughly.
Some folks, my friends remind me, may be allergic to peanuts. So I would offer them on the side, roasted and salted, as a garnish. 

Friday, November 25, 2016

Republicans are not a Protected Class. Neener neener neener. UPDATE

Okay, finally I can laugh at the bloody mess we are in. Thank you God. I was getting tired of alternating despair/anger/shock. 

Tucker Carlson takes on Mathew Blachfield, the anti-Trump CEO of "1st in SEO" who is refusing to do business with anyone who supported Donald Trump. (November 23rd, 2016)

All Tucker's argument is a mix of shaming, blaming and misquotation. Weak. So weak. Republicans are not a protected class. You think they are feeling a bit threatened? What if everybody does not go along to get along? Bwah ha ha ha ha. Breathe. Ha ha ha ha ha. 


Update: Another small business shuts down the fascist hate machine.
The American Family Association is calling for a boycott of Target after the retail giant said it would allow men to use the women's restrooms and dressing rooms in their stores.
On its web site, Target announced, "[W]e welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity. ...Everyone deserves to feel like they belong."
2nd Vote wanted to remind shoppers where not to spend their Black Friday dollars. Turns out, their web hosting company didn’t take too kindly to the campaign and made the unilateral decision to shut 2nd Vote’s website down!
Leadpages, the company in charge of keeping the site up and running, pulled the plug after the #AnywhereButTARGET movement started gaining steam. In a letter from the company’s director of operations, Leadpages accuses 2nd Vote of being “hateful” and “discriminatory” for wanting to protect consumers from sexual predators. - Tony Perkins press release courtesy of JoeMyGod. Read the entire press release at link.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

If you want or need Attitude Adjustment on Turkey Day...

...this is what you take PRN. 

Illegitimi non carborundum. 

Joy to the World!


Cranberry Walnut Thanksgiving Pie - Happy Holidays!





Every year this recipe saves this cook's life. So I republish it every year at Holiday time so someone new can find it. Enjoy.

When I first encountered this recipe, I scoffed. Nothing this easy could be all that good, I thought. The easy in this pie is no pastry to make. I was so wrong. Make this once and it will become a holiday favorite.
This recipe meets my standards (simple to make, no exotic ingredients, dynamite result). The sweet tart taste is divine. The pie has a texture like a soft shortbread cookie with fruit.
For cooks who have to turn out good food for their family on short notice in a regular kind of way, this recipe is a godsend. I found this recipe in a regional cookbook. It came from Mary Yeaple of York Friends Meeting. Mary Yeaple says of this recipe "I always make two pies at a time because they don't last long."

Cranberry Walnut Pie 

1 1/4 cups Cranberries
1/4 cup Brown Sugar
1/4 cup chopped Walnuts
1 Egg
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup all purpose Flour
1/3 cup Butter, melted *

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter a 9 inch pie plate and layer cranberries on the bottom. Sprinkle with brown sugar and nuts. In a bowl, beat egg until thick; gradually add sugar, beating until thoroughly blended. Stir in flour and melted butter; blend well. Pour or spoon over the cranberries. Do not stir. Do not worry if the batter does not cover each berry and nut. The high butter content and lack of leavening make the batter relax and become more liquid when heated. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into wedges and serve with ice cream or whipped topping. English custard sauce would be good too.

* Note: 5 1/3 tablespoons to be exact - I eyeball it with the help of the little tablespoon marks on the butter label. Be sure to use a 9 inch pie pan. Do not take the pie out too soon or it will be too soft. Let it cool completely before slicing. A pie server is useful.


Poor Man's Turkey

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” - Abraham Lincoln
This recipe comes from Karen Rock and Recipes of the Liberty Bell Chapter #266 - Vietnam Veterans of America. Seems apropos given the cuts in food assistance nationwide the Republicans are working on and the turkey shortage.

Yes, I am even political on Thanksgiving. Probably why I am single. I am not running a Chili Parlor. I am a political organization.

This might taste awfully good on those days when you are sick of leftover Turkey and you have some stuffing left. I never have any stuffing left. And I hate Turkey. Might have to improvise. Happy Thanksgiving.

Poor Man's Turkey

1 pound Ground Beef
1/2 cup Bread Crumbs
1 Egg
1 small Onion, chopped (optional)
2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
1 cup cooked Stuffing
1 slice raw Bacon (optional)

Combine first five ingredients and form into one loaf. Cut in half lengthwise and insert Stuffing into the middle of the loaf. Put back into shape and bake one hour at 375 degrees. Place strip of Bacon on top of meatloaf to keep it from drying out. Serves 4.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Shit Storm with Music

Democrat, Independent and Republican folks sent a big FUCK YOU to DC. Long overdue. Face it, Bubbletonians. Wake up. That is the message in this election. 

Like all FUCK YOUs everywhere, it will only be satisfying in the moment. And then the proverbial shit will hit the proverbial fan.

This is the beginning of the shitstorm.
Lord, what we gonna do
Tell me what we gonna do
If everything I say is true?
This ain't no way it ought to be
If only all the mass could see But they keep talkin' 'bout don't worry
They say don't worry
They say don't worry
They say don't worry. - Curtis Mayfield


A small group of superrich Americans — the president-elect among them — has laid the groundwork for an unprecedented legal assault on the media. 

Dakota Pipeline: Protesters Soaked With Water in Freezing Temperatures



Monday, November 21, 2016

Stop the Black Snake. Water is Life.

"Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.”
― Pablo Picasso

My Magic Google Finger seeks to discern the Group Conscience by following the Artists in our midst. Somehow Art opens a Way. On the Fascism Bingo Board, I call Disdain for Human Rights and Unchecked Corporate Power. 

“If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.”
― Émile Zola





Anybody remember this? Do not let Native People fight alone. This happened in white middle class America. Here is what YOU CAN DO. 



Sunday, November 20, 2016

Fascism Bingo


The graphic illustration above comes from Buddy McCue, Renaissance Man. The posters are otherwise from Library of Congress.

I envision a bulletin board in the comments where folks post the latest bit of fascism Trumpolini et al may inflict or has inflicted upon us. Things MSM is ignoring or will not say. Something specific that bothers you particularly, Cher Reader.


The political blogs are full of actions we must take. Article at link proves there is a transcendental connection among us. I just subscribed to the New York Times. I cannot and will not function in a post truth world and the NYT has redeemed itself.

I start with my own pet pony(s), Controlled Media and Disdain for Intellectuals and the Arts.

I think laughing at the cheetoh faced shitgibbon is the way to go. Keep in mind always that Authoritarians have no sense of humor or proportion. Or any kind of self control.

Trump is still whining and drooling over Pence being booed at Hamilton. He is demanding an apology from the artists. Trumpolini cannot stand ridicule. He and Pence must be mercilessly ridiculed wherever they go.

All this Trump whining distracts from the news that our POTUS elect is a fraudster. And when the authoritarians are not whining they are publishing fake news. Not to worry. Zuckerburger will save us. 

Artists apologize or get executed under Fascism. They get jobs in a Democracy. Why? They literally shed light as a condition of their existence.
 A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light. - Leonardo da Vinci

The Committee to Protect Journalists letter in full of which this quote is a a part:
Through his words and actions, Trump has consistently demonstrated a contempt for the role of the press beyond offering publicity to him and advancing his interests.
For this reason CPJ is taking the unprecedented step of speaking out now. This is not about picking sides in an election. This is recognizing that a Trump presidency represents a threat to press freedom unknown in modern history.
We call on Trump to ensure that journalists are able to cover his campaign and his rallies without interference or impediment; to condemn threats against journalists made by his supporters; and to ensure that his statements and actions in the balance of this campaign are consistent with America's First Amendment tradition.