Regarding the “you can keep your health insurance” statement by BHO. Of course, the statement is true for anyone who has a “compliant” policy. Which happens to be virtually everyone who receives their insurance through their employer, some 95% of the people who have health insurance. Because, you know how it goes, insurance companies...Read more →
So I was playing piano in the bar. An impromptu free form set with few people around and fewer paying attention. Finished and went outside where the pilot group was talking.
This older couple (than me) decked out in ’40s style approaches from the corner of my eye. I’m typing on the phone and expect they’re looking for a handout. Instead they break my concentration with effusive praise for the piano player. A bit embarrassing. A bit empowering. It made their night apparently.
The pilots looked at me in silence as if they’d seen a ghost.
Let’s contemplate this Facebook conversation for a moment.
How about this…Let’s go big. Golden/Nelson 2016. An arrogant, yet charismatic Republican president and his wise, Democrat, WASP (read: lives in Winnetka, IL) VP. You could be my liberal Dick Cheney.
And I’m going to need you because I’m going to do A LOT of stupid shit.
But will there always be that clutch of beautiful young women around you to distract my attention away from useful productive thought?
Yes. That’s why I need you. Weren’t you listening?
That’s why I need a liberal VP.
I see. OK. Let’s start getting together the start-up capital.
I’m having a fundraiser for us next week. Spoiler Alert: There will be alcohol and hookers.
Ok. I can attend. Why do I suspect this will take more years off of my life?