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Garrison Keillor has a different take on the source of poison.
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As the current occupant cuts his prime rib under the John Adams inscription on the dining room mantel (“May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof”), he seems impervious to reality. Like many real estate salesmen, the gentleman has a poetic imagination. Any man who comes away from a visit to Houston and says people there are happy is eating the wrong mushrooms. He has stood in a cold rain for seven months, pretending the sun is shining, winning the admiration of a shrinking bloc of barflies, bikers and Baptists, and now he is drinking bad water, and eventually reality will catch up with him. It always does. He is headed for Harrisondom.
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Cool

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I nominate Finn for POTUS
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Old 09-13-2017, 04:37 PM
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A statue of Bosco at the Sunol post office.

I often drive by this statue erected in honor of their one time mayor Bosco.

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Bosco Ramos was a dog elected honorary mayor of the unincorporated community of Sunol, California, United States.[1][2][3] He was a black Labrador retriever and Rottweiler mix,[2][4] usually known simply as "Bosco". Bosco defeated two humans to win the honorary mayoral election in 1981,[1][2] and served until his death in 1994.[1][4] Bosco achieved international attention in 1984 when the British tabloid the Daily Star covered his election, describing Sunol as "the wackiest town in the world."[1] He appeared with his owner, Tom Stillman, as a contestant on the game show 3rd Degree, where the panelists failed to guess Bosco's occupation.[5] In 1990, the Chinese newspaper the People's Daily reported on his tenure as an alleged example of the failings of the American electoral process, but in response, Sunol residents commented that the dog's office was "merely a joke".[3] A statue of Bosco was erected in front of the town Post Office in 2008.[2][4]
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Trump is Refusing to Pay an Irish Man $17,000 for Wasting His Time Over a Wall

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Trump attorney Patrick Whyms went to a court in County Clare, Ireland, Tuesday to fight a judgment won by an engineer named John Lennon over a proposed barrier near Trump's International Golf Links and Hotel in Doonbeg—a proposal that was later withdrawn.

Lennon says the tycoon president has ignored a 2016 court order to square the debt, which is 14,095 euros. But Whyms requested the judgment be set aside because "there are complex issues" involved, TheJournal.ie reported.
About what we have come to expect I guess. Also looks like Trump may have a wall fetish.

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Garrison Keillor has a different take on the source of poison.


https://www.washingtonpost.com/opini...67c56#comments
The link is subscription. Keillor has an uncanny way of turning a phrase. I'd love to see the entire editorial.
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I'd take any dog over the current crop of politicians.
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Great story and timely. Thanks.
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Trump's idiot base is finally realizing that he lies through his teeth, lol. Lots of YouTube videos of his idiots burning their MAGA hats. Poor pathetic bastards.
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I'd take any dog over the current crop of politicians.
Also my main point. Thanks
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