Blue sky today, brilliant color in the east, it always reminds me of my teen summers visiting Casper, Wyoming … with my hair down to my mid-back, Grateful Dead – Blues For Allah T-shirt …
One good thing about country living, is the fact, that you are never far from nature. Yesterday, early in the morning in my shop, I watched a moth flutter around the window in a feeble attempt to get outside. He kept hitting the window over and over in his relentless challenge to get outdoors.
On the other side of the window, the drama unfolds even more, it is a small bird who is in turn, pecking on the window and hovering at the same time, trying to make an easy breakfast of the moth. Nature and all her drama, and all you have to do to enjoy it, is move to the country.
I turn on my stereo while I am working, the melodic sound of country music fills my shop (Allan Jackson’s Country Boy readily comes to mind … Reba McIntire I Wish I Were A Boy), shortly thereafter a mockingbird lites on the fencepost outside the door and begins to serenade me at the same time. The birds’ gentle song fills my morning with joy and brings peace to my tired soul.
Life is good in the country. The gradual slow rhythms of the land get you to where you need to go on most days, the red dirt of Oklahoma feels good under your feet, the wind carries the fragrances of the land on the wind. If that isn’t working for you, then I suppose you could move to some place like Wyoming?
Lost Springs, Wyoming, is currently undergoing a population boom, according to the 2010 census. The town now has four people living in it, up from the one who was counted in 2000. That might work. Either way you win, peace and solitude, if that is what you yearn. Not like the hectic, frantic life of the city, where you start every day mulling around in your mind the prospect of just driving a stake through your forehead and being done with it.
We seem to be on the subject of nature so here is something else for all you who dropped by this morning. This past week a team of mountaineers and a Sherpa guide began removing 11,000 pounds of garbage, empty bottles, oxygen canisters, and abandoned tents and ropes from the slopes of the world’s tallest mountain Mount Everest. Almost six tons of trash … You would not think there would be that much junk at the top of the world, but there is.
I am reading of this huge mass of floating crap in the oceans now, as a direct result of the Tsunami that recently hit Japan. Most of it was flushed out to sea, and has made a sort of drifting island of flotsam that is soon to travel as far as Hawaii in the not so distant future.
Last week about a mile off the coast of Japan, coast guard officers in a helicopter spotted a dog on the roof of a house that had been washed out to sea by the tsunami three weeks ago. They rescued the dog and took it to as shelter. The owner of the dog, named Ban, saw a story about the rescue on TV and recognized her dog. She reclaimed her lost dog later that day.
There you go a happy ending for a change. Now go grab a tissue, this next one is most likely going to hack you off.
A bad week for an Arizona teenager who cut himself making a sandwich who has been billed $2,000 for bleeding on the sidewalk. His would did not require stitches, but the city of Peoria wants compensation for calling out the bio-hazard unit to clean up the droplets. “It is really like rubbing salt in the wound of the kid.” I mean hell, do you remember the good old days when your mother worried about the dog licking you in the face? When was common sense outlawed in this country? Did I miss the memo?
Anyone catch this? President Obama accepted an award for supporting government transparency at a private ceremony from which the media and the public were excluded. So much for transparency huh?
Friday the thirteenth, never have been superstitious about it really, it is just another day like any other. As a matter of fact, I have often considered the number 13 as a lucky number for me personally. That is until someone pointed out that it was the the letter M in our alphabet which stands for Marijuana and is also the symbol of the Mexican Mafia. That is one time “too much information” (TMI) kind of takes away from it, you know what I mean?
Might want to lay off the sushi for awhile. Japan’s nuclear utility dumped millions of gallons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean recently, in an area where radiation was already 7.5 million times the legal limit because of discharges of radioactive gas and water from the damaged nuclear plant. It had to dump the water so it could store even more highly radioactive water that has been seeping into the turbine buildings. Restaurants are losing customers, and the demand for fish is falling. fishermen across the country were of course furious.
Like I said … Life in the country? Well, it just isn’t all that bad, Y’all.
Have A Great Weekend.
13 on the floor! The other one out the door … Hammer down, Hammer down!
This time of the year is terribly hard on a guy, especially a guy who has the wanderlust gene like myself. I want to get out and roam, although I know that this is no longer a reality, it is not possible in this day and age. So I fritter the days away sitting on the porch and I find other ways to amuse myself, like wondering, “What is the longest English word you can type with only the left hand?”
Important issues like that.
Spring time. Back in the day I would find myself lying on a blanket with some sweet thing and we would be whispering into each other ears, sonnets and secret phrases, but alas, they are gone too. Now I wonder if the old air conditioner will make it thru another season? How much water I am going to have to put on the lawn this year, to green it up and keep it that way. Why women find it impossible to sleep in a bed that has a fan blowing across it.
I secretly pine for Montana, it is never far away in my thoughts, often just around the corner. The pale blue sky opening up over Bozeman seems to stretch forever. The air is fresh and clean at the top of Bear Tooth Pass outside Red Lodge and the roads empty before, now most likely are bare altogether. A long BNSF freight racing across the land at breakneck speed to Chicago, clear water streams and long hot summer days.
In the summer, you can drive across southern Montana and the haystack dotted farmland seems to roll on and on forever. You drive by the small outfits, and they haul out to the front fence, what they have to sell. Worn out, beaten up pickups, a combine here and there, well used tractor an old motorhome, whatever.
I have driven on two lanes so striking, so majestic and mesmerizing, hauntingly familiar, that you swore they were objects of art. Rolling green sea’s of prairie grass, visions of Native Americans, stampeding horses, bison and of course, cowboys taming an unruly bronco fill my mind.
You would not expect anything less of someone who’s favorite western is “Dancin’ With Wolves.”
Eye candy for the soul is how I always seem to refer to it. A place in time, that lingers in your mind and often helps you thru your day. Distant roads are calling me. Through scenery so spectacular that much like a fine oil or a colorful print hanging on the wall it takes your breath away. The mood and the feel of the land permeate your soul in big sky country, the home of Louis and Clark, the chisled Grizzly.
I yearn to roam.
The old time towns and the architecture mixed with the new style trendy restaurants and galleries of the new west. Pickup’s with gun racks, Small detailed dream catchers hanging from the rear-view mirror, a blue healer dog in the back, one stop light at the end of the block.
And always, a canvas of baby blue (sky) right above you.
Man, I hate living in the city.
CHROME Catch you on the flip-flop
The trouble with life is there just isn’t any background music. Monday’s are always especially difficult, come in, sit down with a cup of Joe and then face an empty screen. I am so envious of all those talented people who sit down and make this look like child’s play, make it appear simple.
So what do we talk about?
The up’s and down’s of oil, no one cares right now. Politics’, I am sick of politics and my unguarded opinion is the political Gene-pool in this country, could stand a dose of Chlorine.
Last I heard they were holding a symposium on the Heartlands’ problems in some place like Chugwater, Wyoming. Cheney was spitting euphemisms out of the side of his mouth about, I like this guy and that guy, and you should too (If you know what is good for you).
Another group meeting at which there are several speeches, often a group discussion, a collection of opinions on a subject, a short discussion. Nothing is really resolved, and when the finger food disappears, they sneak outside for a quick smoke, fire up the bus and drive off.
I will bet you even money that the candidates are now glad to be looking at the end of all this. Think about it … In just a few short hours, it will be over with and they can go back to “telling us the truth.”
So for a refreshing change of pace, no doom and gloom, none of this the earth is rotting like a bad cantaloupe left outside in the mid-day sun, covered in flies. Today we will talk about something different. Let us take on the plight of those poor, often overlooked unfortunates in America these days that are experiencing hard times.
Let us talk about the rich.
You know who I am talking about here, the poor $435 lunch ticket, share the wealth bunch. They (the rich) are not doing all that well here lately. Did you know because of the current financial meltdown, the rich are being forced to cut back just like the rest of us? It has gotten so dire; that I hear they have temporarily gone back to regular mustard instead of that Gray Poupon stuff.
Yes, it is true.
Affluent brides to be, in Manhattan are swapping out the $1,000 centerpiece of peonies from New Zealand for $300 Netherlands hydrangeas. The Gordon Gekko’s types of Wall Street are now forced to purchase one $4,000 suit instead of five; things have suddenly gotten austere in the Big Apple. Women of a certain age, who used to have the option of a complete face lift have now had to resort to Botox Injections instead, which are much, much cheaper. Cosmetic surgery in this country is now estimated to be down as much as 50%.
America the land of opportunity, I have a degree in Liberal Arts, do you want fries with that? We have discovered to our dismay that our “Great Spenders are also very Bad Lenders.” Seemingly over night our philosophy has changed. Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note which may or may not get paidl.
Pity the poor, poor rich.
The rich have to make choices now, should I continue the lease on the Christmas Villa in the south, or just find a suitable hotel? Will I be able to afford the subscription to Elite Traveler Magazine for the table on the Lear Jet or the Yacht this year. Can we still afford a crew of eighteen to have at our beck and call?
They have to make untold sacrifices just like the rest of us, why they cannot even afford the full band anymore, they are resorting to DJ’s (Sorry Radio Girl) at the weddings and bar mistfah’s (sp). Miniature cupcakes on Lucite tiers instead of the massive wedding cake.
A greatly pared down guest list, dollar pinching is everywhere! As hard as this is to believe, “some of us might not get invited to attend at all” it has gotten that bad.
Arab and European clients are still buying $25 million yachts, but the share of sales to Americans has dropped from 80% to 50%. Relegated to searching the boat yards for a good used 60’/80′ skiff is simply not American. The power shoppers are in the Arab Emirates, the Abdul Dubai Malls in the golden sand of the Persian Gulf. Neiman Marcus is a bargain store in this new age of less money. No more whole wardrobes, it is a $500 dress and make it last for the corporate executive’s wife in Houston.
Things have gotten so bad, they are more than likely switching over to the cheap Chardonnay, and I imagine we will at some time see these folks somewhere down the line, but for right now things on the other side of the coin will remain the same for us. All of us good, honorable soldiers in the legions of the less entitled.
We will still be drinking the yucky-green-stuff, sneezy, why-in-the-heck-is-the-room-spinning NyQuil for a cheap buzz purchased at the Dollar General Store on sale. Doing our level best to get a handle on life, with one broken handle, driving a beat up run-down fourteen year old Hoopie with a half-tank of fuel.
Now altogether …. Let’s hear it one time for the Rich In America …. Ready?
(One big collective sigh)
Now I know I feel better, I can face but one more Monday. Which is considerably less painful than licking my fingers and searching out an electrical outlet. I can now focus my energies on the important questions of life. Such as: “Is our planet the insane asylum for the Universe?” That would be a good start for a Monday right there.
Alaska, somewhere north of the fortieth parallel …. Guilty as charged.
Alaskan Senator, Ted Stevens recently convicted on all seven counts by a jury in Alaska, vowed to “fight this with every ounce of energy I have.” Which is kind of ironic, as it was his close personal relationship with an ENERGY CEO that got him in all this hot water to begin with. Why is it that politicians seem to think that they are bound over by a different set of rules and guidelines than the rest of us. What is it that makes them believe they are above the law?
Kind of like all these people who sit at stoplights at busy intersections, and pick their nose while waiting for the light, do they really believe they are invisible and the rest of us cannot see them?
The best bargain at the Salvation Army thrift store was a Richard Simmons videotape. But Mikela Mercier, 11, passed on buying it for a few coins after she found $1,000 in $100 bills inside. Mikela immediately told her mother they needed to turn the tape in. Store manager Jimmy Thennes praised Mikela for her honesty. No word from Richard Simmons at this time.
The Vise-Grips plant there will close permanently after Friday, ending about 70 years of operations and costing 330 jobs. Irwin Industrial Tools, which operates the plant, is moving operations to China to lower costs. William Petersen, a Danish immigrant, invented the tool nearly 90 years ago in DeWitt. They ought to take a pair of ’em, and slap them on the crotch of the guy who thought up the idea of shipping American jobs overseas ….. and then sqeeeeeeeeeeze.
In other related Nebraska news, the state is now saying it is going to re-work its safe haven law. People have been driving across state lines to drop off unwanted children, two dozen of them recently, one as old as 17 years of age. The law, which took effect in July, prohibits guardians from being prosecuted for leaving a child at a hospital.
When Snow White dropped by last Tuesday and left five of the dwarfs, the governor declared that he had enough. This law must be re-written to protect the original intent he declared.
Final Spin Cycle
Whirlpool is laying off 5,000 workers and DreamWorks isn’t making any movies …. We seem to be still hemorrhaging around the edges, has anyone noticed. When will Washington figure out we cannot all deliver pizza’s to each other, some of us need jobs.
Here is the new official – unofficial policy …. We got the money ….. Now screw you.
There seems to be this “new attitude” by lenders and lending associations around the country. Even though your credit is perfect, it certainly could be better, and now they are demanding just that. Home loans are no longer a sure thing. This is the new, dynamic landscape of mortgage lending today a new world in which even those with good credit are having trouble getting mortgages or the loan terms that they want.
All this at a time when politicians and economists are wanting to reduce bloated inventories in most cities, that are prone to fail. Compliments of our good friends, the bankers, the only people in the world who can understand the concept of eleven windows …. And three tellers.
Chicken to go
Paris Kentucky — When a Chicken Ranch restaurant employee found her boss lying in an apparent pool of blood, she ran out screaming and called police. But the scenario was a Halloween prank by Joe Watkins, police said. The worker may have the last laugh; police charged Watkins with making a false report to lure her to the scene.
Chillin In Cheyenne
Cheyenne Wyoming — Natural gas prices were so high this summer that regulators warned heating prices in January 2009 could be as much as 79% higher than in January 2008. But Darrell Zlomke, assistant state Public Service Commission administrator, says now that falling natural-gas wholesale prices suggest the increase is more likely to be about 33%. That is the bad news, now here is the good. The used furniture for firewood program seems to be holding on low prices in the area.
Now will everyone who got a 33% raise in wages this year, please raise your hand …. Thought so.
The warming effects of Global Warming are affecting flowers, animals in Yellowstone and they are starting to disappear. Studies are now showing that the warming of the Earth’s atmosphere over the past few decades has caused a loss of many the flower that Henry David Thoreau reordered in his book Walden and also has contributed to a decline in several species’ of native animals once common in Yellowstone.
Two headed fish in the Frazier River in Canada, frogs disappearing in the United States and around the world, species that have been actively protected for most of our lives, are going into severe decline.
Now tell me about “Clean Coal” again … I am confused.
I heard one today I had never heard before, “enhance the male experience” now that has to be a first. I have heard it called a lot of things during the course of my years, but I have to admit.
I have never heard it called that.
“Honey, come on in here, so we can enhance the male experience! Aw C’mon sugar, you have to be here for some of it. Please?”
Best I move on.
Can we build one for you?
The automakers are really starting to cry the blues. Many of them won’t survive what is left of this year. Almost 600 of the 2,000 dealers nationwide are out of business now, and they are losing about two dealers per day to lagging sales. General Motors credit arm GMAC now requires a credit score of 700 or better to finance a new car. This is what happens to you when you consistently build vannila wafer, cookie cutter, fuel gulping cars … you slowly die.
Packin’ Heat In Oklahoma.
Gun advocates in Oklahoma want laws to allow carrying guns in plain sight. In Oklahoma residents can get permits to carry concealed weapons but cannot display guns openly. A signature drive is trying to change that. I suppose this means we will not be allowed to bring them to church?
A man ran for the office of sheriff in a small Oklahoma town. The day after the election he was spotted walking down the street, with a firearm strapped to his right hip. His neighbor said to him, “Carl, how come you are a packing that pistol, you lost that election for sheriff yesterday.” And he just smiled and replied, “A man with as many friends as I have in this town, ought to be wearing a gun.”
Listen up! Do we have a deal for you!
Campaign seeks next “Joe The Plumber.” Are you the Joe the plumber type? A regular American who doesn’t want Barack Obama to be president? If so, Republican nominee John McCain’s campaign wants to hear your story, in the form of a 30 second video that might be used as one of their television ads.
Now I can hear you giggling and snickering in the background and you are not buying a word of it. But it is true (Have you ever known me to lie to you? Don’t answer that question.) McCains team announced an “I’m Joe The Plumber” contest. Go to johnmccain.com for details.
You could be the next average Joe to be chewed up and spit out by the Political Machine! Is this truly the land of opportunity or what?
We are all about labeling in this country, they are looking for “Average American’s” by their own admission but refer to them as Plumber Joe’s. Why is it we do this crap. Why is it that no one ever questions the use of thoroughly unnecessary terms such as “African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, to name a few.”
We are all Americans and we are not all plumbers.
Take me for instance, how come no one is looking for “Average-Angry-White-Taxpaying-Guy” because that is what I am … don’t know a thing about plumbing and that is a fact. A nation of people who cannot agree to speak the same language, make up modifiers to describe their brothers and sisters.
It’s easy take a shot at it: Arachnoleptic fit (n.): The frantic dance performed just after you’ve accidentally walked through a spider web. Beelzebug (n.): Satan in the form of a mosquito, that gets into your bedroom at three in the morning and cannot be cast out. Caterpallor (n.): The color you turn after finding half a worm in the fruit you’re eating. Foreploy: Any misrepresentation about yourself for the purpose of getting laid. See, nothin to it.
How Do They Keep Their Shirts On With That Big Heart
Akron Ohio … “Who says big biz and the government don’t have a heart? Mortgage giant Fannie Mac this week said it would forgive the debt of a 90-year old woman who shot herself in the chest to avoid being evicted. She shot herself after deputies came to evict her from the home in which she had lived for some 40 years.
Book ’em Dano … Murder One.
Los Angeles California City police officers are more likely to stop and search black and Hispanic residents than they are whites, even though whites are more often found carrying guns and contraband, according to a report released by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.
Only in California.
This is the same state that in 1989 had two school districts ban the book Little Red Riding Hood by the Brothers Grim. Was it because the Big Bad Wolf’s consumption of people seemed too violent? Nope. School officials thought the story might encourage children to drink because it depicts a bottle of wine in the basket Red takes to her grandmother.
You buy your tickets … Take Your Chances
Richmond Virginia. A technical problem with a new Virginia Lottery game may have led hundreds of players to believe they won bigger prizes than they did. Lottery officials caught the mistake in its Fast Play Super 7’s game after more than 2,300 tickets were sold. Officials blamed a software problem for the misprinted tickets and asked the Attorney General’s Office whether they must pay the expected prizes.
And finally, Green River Wyoming.
Sweetwater County is considering an ordinance that would spell out where sex shops could operate. The proposal also would prohibit sexually oriented businesses from advertising on signs placed on vehicles. Outrage over a sex shop sign posted on an abandoned school bus prompted the proposed changes. A sex shop is where you go to buy products that artificially enhance the male experience or fulfill your rubber fetish, whichever comes first.
Now if Y’all will excuse me, I need to go clean my gun (the one that does not require any kind of enhancement that is).
Parting shot: “It is useless to hold a person to anything he says while he’s in love, drunk, or running for public office.”
Friday, always liked Friday, don’t really know why, just do. Maybe it is because there isn’t any Dancin’ With The Stars on Friday, No America’s Got Talent, Survivors, or any of that other Hollywood garbage.
You watch the Emmy’s this year? Don’t feel alone, a great many people did not tune in, we however watched it. Mama likes to see what they are wearing.
Most of it is on loan or borrowed to begin with, but that doesn’t seem to matter.
Celebrities making appearances at awards shows and movie premieres expose an average of 59% of their skin, which is really good if you are a seventeen-year old kid, and your parents are not home.
That percentage is up from 39% in the late nineties. After scanning thousands of celebrity photographs and videos, I am sure they have also determined that the least skin-flaunting decade was probably the seventies, this is because most of the stars were doing good Coke in those days, and hardly even bothered to show up for the awards at all. Let us say 7% of the time that sound reasonable to you?
I figure if the trend continues at this rate, most of the movie stars will completely naked by 2030.
Yesterday I rode my bike over to McDonald’s’ for my morning “Rubber McMuffin” and I happened to note that they have a new menu out. Also have gone up considerably on their prices. Starbucks who was recently cutting back on all their stores nationwide has met the challenge of the recession, by introducing the $2.45 cup of hot chocolate! If you want the “tall cup” it is about $2.85. By the way, this is the same ultra-rich drink that they dropped two years ago, but have decided to bring back, just as pricey but not as rich in taste.
Isn’t just swell, knowing that during times of tough sledding you can count on your favorite haunts to “raise their prices” and help you through the tough times?
If this doesn’t boil your blood, nothing will. A Wisconsin prison inmate serving time for homicide has been awarded $295,000 by a federal jury because he was forced to sleep on a moldy mattress. Following a 2004 prison riot he was forced to sleep on the mattress for sixty days. I smell the ACLU in the woodpile here somewhere.
But honest … I really needed this stuff yo’ honor. A New York lawyer has failed in his effort to deduct from his taxes the $322,000 he spent on prostitutes, pornography and sex toys. He claimed they were for a medical condition, ED, and I am not talking “Electoral Dysfunction.” Nice try … No cigar.
Major shocker! Former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken revealed to the world that he is fact, gay. Now that is a real yawner there isn’t it? I mean, other than Ryan Seacrest, who cares?
Here Kitty-Kitty-Kitty! A dispatcher in Casper Wyoming told an officer his services were needed to shoo away a house cat. Instead, the officer found an 80-90 lb. male “mountain lion” at the location. A game warden later tranquilized and relocated the cougar. Talk about an erroneous dispatch.
Sarah Palin’s machine gun toting belly button showing picture hit the tabloids yesterday, once again we are ahead of the curve and I found that somewhat amusing. Another thing I find funny about the Vee-Pee-Wanna-be is how she refers to McSame as her “running mate.” Here is another one that is a real hoot … “A Palin and McSame administration.” It appears, that we might have a possible replacement for the all too popular “Bushisms” doesn’t it?
Now isn’t that cute? A lot of folks find themselves enamored with the Vee-Pee Elect because they find her to be “just like me.” I don’t understand why people would think the best person for the job would be just like themselves. This is the problem with America, we are too quick to settle for mediocrity in this country. We have no hero’s left and we should be looking for bright, intelligent, outstanding citizens not ordinary people.
We tried this approach in the past two elections ……. And look where it got us.
- What’s Obammer’s plan for health care reform … We don’t know.
- Do you know what McSames’ plan is for the economy … We have no idea.
- What are Big Joe Biden’s view on the environment … I could not tell you.
- Big Joe messed up in Ohio this week when he made a speech about “closing all the coal-burning plants” in a coal rich state. Yeah, like that dog is gonna hunt Joe.
- How will Sarah deal with someone like Iran … Heck if I know.
- Do you know about her pregnant teenage daughter … Why, of course, I am informed voter you know.
Hippies have been fighting for years to legalize it in Canada. It’s high-quality, enjoyable, and pretty harmless. Today, Vancouver, BC legalized it. Vancouver city council voted Tuesday afternoon to give a green light to low-speed electric vehicles. One apparent drawback. When the Wonder Bread truck comes at you and T-bones you for running the light, you will do some serious sheet time at the local hospital.
A woman bought a house on E-Bay this week for one dollar and seventy-five cents, sounds good doesn’t it. Bet you it is only worth a dollar twenty-five by Monday. Far too many powers have been invoked by the Bush administration under a banner of urgency and fear. And then of course, they have abused them (the powers granted) now we are once again being asked to bail out the financial sector with no judicial review or Congressional look.
While we are on the subject of dead wood.
Former President Bill Clinton revved up a crowd on behalf of Obammer in Florida Wednesday, his first since the Democratic convention. And though he repeated his mantra that Democrats don’t have to “say one bad word” about their Republican opponents to win the election, Clinton actually snuck in a dig against Sarah Palin. Might be down there for a box of cigars or something … think about it, it’ll come to you.
Online braggin … After a group of college students hyped their party business on MsSpace by saying they’d hosted more than 100 events. When the state of Oklahoma then hit them with a $320,000 tax bill, the students insisted they’d hosted only 20. Not-too-smart.com
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office in Indianapolis, Indiana, said Wednesday that no charges will be filed in the strangling of a man who broke into a home with the intention of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl. David Meyers, 52, died after a struggle with the girl’s father, Robert McNally, 64, early Sunday morning. Prosecutor Carl Brizzi said McNally acted in defense of his daughter and that charges were not warranted because of the nature of the incident.
Who says there isn’t any justice in America anymore?
At least that is my take on it this Fridayhere in the Heart Land. So all you Bush Lovers, if any of this upset you … you will get over it. If you don’t find yourself with a sense of humor, you more than likely don’t have any sense at all. You can tell anyone and everyone that John Q. Public, at Creative Endeavors, a member of the public or the community, a person, citizen or the public or community personified said that.
Please send all rebuttals and/or comments to the local office of the Republican party, our box is full.
My name is not important, but I did pay for this message.