Humdinger Indeed!

You simply MUST visit this link (if you haven’t already).

Background: tRumpsky held a “humdinger” of a press conference at the G7 meeting (before he hurried off to his BIGLY meeting with Kim Jong-un). A reporter went through the official White House transcript and pulled out some of the more memorable lines.

We are soooo fortunate to have such a well-spoken leader representing the U.S.

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Don’t Mess With Me! I’m the King!

This article confirms what I’ve been saying all along. Trump is running things as a CEO (Chief Executive Officer), not as a President. And certainly not as the PRESIDENT of the (entire) UNITED STATES!

Trump Goes It Alone


FYI –The CEO is the highest ranking executive (in a company) whose responsibilities include high-level strategy, major corporate decisions, and overall operations. (In some organizations, the CEO is called the “president.”)

The CEO is largely responsible for the success or failure of an organization, and because of the inherent pressure involved with the position, it takes a very strong person to do the job well (which Trump is … just ask him).

The bulk of a CEO’s daily interaction often occurs with only a handful of people — who are expected to give honest and open feedback. However, as many individuals are reluctant to counter a CEO’s actions/decisions, this is often not the case. (Sound familiar?)

Abortion, Restaurant Shooting, No. Korea, LBGT

Sometimes there are so many things going on in the world, it’s difficult to focus on just one. So I’ve decided to temporarily abandon my usual singular subject post and cover a multitude of topics.

Repeal of Abortion Ban in Ireland

The women are celebrating … the Christians are complaining.

I’ve written before on this very touchy subject so I won’t go into a long, drawn-out commentary except to say I’m thrilled the vote went the way it did. It’s way past time to overturn antiquated laws that deny women’s rights. Go women of Ireland!

Shooting in Oklahoma Restaurant 

The NRA folks are just giddy that “good guys” with guns stepped in at an Oklahoma restaurant shooting. Yippee! Hooray! Justification for not only owning a gun, but running to get it out of the car and shooting the bad guy. Yet they have little to say when someone walks into a school with an assault rifle in their immediate possession and kills innocent children and young people!

There’s something else that’s disturbing about this story. One news source reported the incident as follows: “A man who believed he had been under demonic attacks drove to an Oklahoma restaurant and indiscriminately fired at a crowd.” Did you notice the most important words in this sentence? What do those words tell you about the attacker?

Meeting with No. Korea

There’s not much to say about this except that I truly hope it doesn’t take place. As many of you recognize, our president is NOT the Great Negotiator he thinks he is. Further, his primary goal is not to reach any kind of peace agreement with Kim Jong-un, but to enhance his own ego for (finally) accomplishing something notable as POTUS. (Side note: Several in his administration disagree with his decision to go forward, but of course tRumpsky knows best!)

Supreme Court Decision on Discrimination

It seems a decision is forthcoming on the “wedding cake” fiasco. The matter of general discrimination against LGBT people is still being discussed.  The latter is the all-important one as it determines whether businesses can avoid complying with anti-discrimination measures in serving customers, hiring and firing employees, providing health care, and placing children with foster or adoptive parents simply based on religious objections.

To those of us who have strong feelings related to the imposition of religion into the general population, it’s simply unfathomable that human beings (of which we all are) can be denied certain things simply because they don’t fit the parameters of the Christian faith.


OK — I’ve said my piece. The floor is open.