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calimary's Journal
November 29, 2021

I knew "curfew" and "buying the farm" but that's about it.

The others were new to me.

Thanks for posting this!

Learn something new every day.

November 28, 2021

I really really LOVE this President.

We are so blessed. More than we even know.

November 28, 2021

I copied this off to read at leisure. A keeper for sure!

Thank you so much for sharing this. SOOOOOOO relevant and helpful, especially at this time of year!

November 28, 2021

Yes. He's VERY wily and shrewd - in NEVER leaving any proverbial fingerprints anywhere.

But don't forget, that schmuck has been at it for years, wriggling his way off the hot seat, an expert in "plausible deniability" and never actually stating, flat out, what he wants.

He insinuates.

He suggests.

He gives subtle hints.

He weasel-words it.

He plants ideas without actually spelling them out.

He says JUST ENOUGH that YOU will fill in the blanks and get what he was pushing.

He really could hold how-to classes on this - how to get away with all kinds of shit while making sure nothing sticks to you, or directly traces back to you in whatever form will hold you legally accountable.

November 28, 2021

Welcome to DU, Mr. Steve!

Yep. And "liberal" is NOT a dirty word. It's certainly been shat upon, deliberately and repeatedly. But AS a liberal, for me it's very much alive, well, and proudly embraced.

November 28, 2021

Good try. Not that they'll heed any of this.

Sensationalism and stirring shit up means ratings. If they stoke the outrage (you could also use the word “stroke” instead of “stoke” in this context), they can get more eyeballs on their work, and lure more advertising dollars. That’s all they really care about.

Unfortunately.

November 28, 2021

Like this one A LOT too!

November 28, 2021

Like this A LOT!

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Home country: USA
Current location: Oregon
Member since: 2001
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About calimary

Female. Retired. Wife-Mom-Grandma. Approx. 30 years in broadcasting, at least 20 of those in news biz. Taurus. Loves chocolate - preferably without nuts or cocoanut. Animal lover. Rock-hound from pre-school age. Proud Democrat for life. Ardent environmentalist and pro-choicer. Hoping to use my skills set for the greater good. Still married to the same guy for 40+ years. Probably because he's a proud Democrat, too. Penmanship absolutely stinks, so I'm glad I'm a fast typist! I will always love Hillary and she will always be my President.
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