Browsing All posts tagged under »politicians«

Sex and Good Grammar

May 15, 2014

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  An alert reader sent Life in the Boomer Lane a joke titled “Sex and Good Grammar,” about a 74-year-old man who gets his fondest wish for his birthday.  LBL won’t go into the details of the joke.  She invites readers to Google it on their own.  Instead, LBL got to thinking about the grammar […]

A Short Conversation Between the Weiners

July 24, 2013

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Darling, I have a text here from a “Carlos Danger.” Do we know anyone named Carlos Danger? Ah, Sweets, that is actually me. I meant to send that text to my new assistant, the twenty-year-old who is completing her doctorate in “The Value of Long Hours of Public Service.” But Love, why are you sending […]

Alienation

November 28, 2012

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    World events have been happening so quickly in the past week that, midway through my consumption of a sweet potato and marshmallow casserole, I seriously considered blowing off  the Post-Thanksgiving-Held-on-Actual-Thanksgiving Midnight Madness at the local Walmart in order to track events as they were unfolding. We shall begin with a discovery beneath the […]

Caution: Downgrade Ahead

August 16, 2011

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The Washington Post is calling attention to a number of significant items in our society that aren’t as popular as they used to be.  They refer to these as “downgrades.”  Victims of the downgrade include the Honda Civic and Gordon Ramsey’s New York restaurant “Maze.”  Institutions of higher learning have slipped, as well: Bowdoin College […]

Secret Handbook for Politicians Discovered

November 3, 2010

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A secret “Politician’s Handbook” has been discovered in a cave not far from where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.  If you don’t believe me, look it up.  Here is an excerpt from p.359: 1. If something good happens and your party is in power, take full credit and appear on Rachel Ray.  Take home […]

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