We did not agree on much, and more often than not, I was trying to derail whatever big-government scheme he had just concocted. And, in those years that Republicans held the majority in the Senate, when it came to getting some of our ideas passed into law, he was not just a stone in the road, he was a boulder.
The King turned his back flinging his cape behind him to scrape the dust from the throne room’s floor unto the face of the vizier as a sign of disgust and disdain as the guards escorted the vizier away.
We often blast politicians for not doing enough, e.g. for accomplishing less than what we think they can. But if we look at present-day governments, their tentacles are already reaching every aspect of public life.
Long ago Halloween was a very solemn pagan occasion steeped in mystical beliefs. Eventually the Catholic church co-opted the pagan day and made it a very solemn ordained occasion steeped in mystical beliefs.
Nobody chooses to be homeless, sleeping under awnings hoping the rain doesn’t soak everything you own, pressed against the side of a building trying to find a little warmth or relief from the sweltering heat and humidity.
Fake news? Truth be told, if anyone is looking for a 100% credible news, then you will not find it in the media. All the news that are there are fake news. Each is driven by a force and a motive. Listen to the leftist’s version of it. Listen to the rightist’s version of it. Both are not pure. Both have agenda and self-interest --- both are protecting their own goddamned asses --- and both are touting their ideals (errr, own interest) in the guise of nationalism