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Pittsburgh, PA
I know what Quatloos are.
Interests: Baseball, historic reenacting, wild mushroom hunting.
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LOCK HER UP! LOCK HER UP! Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails last year to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants using a personal account, many of them in violation of federal records rules, according to people familiar with a White House examination of her correspondence. I seem... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
So let me tell you about my little town. We have a population of just under 2,500 people. In the 2016 election, 1,748 were registered to vote, and 1,291 did so, an excellent turnout of over 70%! Today I voted just before 4:00pm, well before the after work crowd shows... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Just so you know, I'm OK. I'll have more to type later once I get a hold of my emotions. Going to the vigil yesterday helped. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2018 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Horrible day in Pittsburgh. I know people who go to services at Tree of Life. Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2018 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
On one of the most momentous days of our Republic, the Washington Post decided to publish an article from Megan McArdle about her refrigerator. Now, if McArglebargle was a mere commentator on the mundane, this wouldn't be unusual. But she considers herself an intellect who routinely weighs in on matters... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
From a purely political standpoint, this is the most earth-shattering day of my life. Two of Trump's close confidants are off to prison, and Cohen admitted he coordinated payments to porn stars to influence the election. In a normal world, this would be the end of Trump. But the spineless... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Elliott Ness: We have evidence that you're running a bootlegging operation, killing rivals, and to boot, you're not paying income taxes. Al Capone: I assure you, I am doing none of those things. Elliot Ness: Well OK then, your word is good enough for me! Sorry to bother you. Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2018 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
This is huge! The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied an attempt by top Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers to delay drawing a new congressional map after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court had found the current one unconstitutional. What that means is that the Republican legislature will have to draw a partisan-neutral map... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Just insanely busy. Lots going on at work, kids have after school activities, etcx. very little time to do any significant writing.
Toggle Commented Feb 3, 2018 on Merry Christmas! at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
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Its cold, so I made a big pot of vegetarian chili for Meatless Monday. Wish the intertubes had Smell-o-Vision! Here's the recipe! Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Sure, its a Saturday, and the kiddos are down in Virginia visiting their grandmother, but this is our first significant snowfall of the season (we got a light snow on Christmas) so I'm excited! I don't think I could live someplace that didn't have four distinct seasons. Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2017 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Once Frothette opened up the package from Santa with the horse, all other activities for her stopped. Never seen a child so delighted with a gift. Merry Christmas to all! Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2017 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
I don't believe in gods or supernatural beings. I don't think there is a heaven or a hell. I do think this is the one life we have, and that whatever we can do to make that a better life for someone is worth doing simply for the act, and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2017 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Congressional Republicans. Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2017 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Wow! Also, he has no idea how to ride a horse Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2017 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Its necessary to comfort the comfortable by cutting their tax obligations, and as a result, add over a trillion dollars to the deficit, hence, we can no longer afford to comfort the poor, the sick, and the vulnerable. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said Wednesday that congressional Republicans will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2017 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
You know that, and I know that, and I suspect the politicians know that too, but they're more worried about maintaining that flow of dollars from their benefactors. We are a plutocracy.
Toggle Commented Dec 5, 2017 on Your Asshole Of he Day at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
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Once again, The Shame of Butler County makes an ass of himself. From the P-G: Mr. Metcalfe's comments, captured on video, came after the committee's ranking Democrat, state Rep. Matt Bradford of Montgomery County, was trying to make a point about a bill having to do with land use and,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Orrin Hatch. “[L]et me tell you something: we’re going to do CHIP. There’s no question about it in my mind. It’s got to be done the right way. But we, the reason CHIP’s having trouble is because we don’t have money anymore,” Hatch continued. “I believe in helping those who... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
Not that my personal situation should dictate national policy, but my quick back of the napkin calculations show me that initially the Senate plan costs me about 400 more a year in taxes, while the House plan shows about an 800 savings, $67.00 a month! WooHoo! Once I figure out... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2017 at Froth Slosh B'Gosh