Browsing All posts tagged under »politics«

Guns, Internment Camps, and Falafel

November 20, 2015


Life in the Boomer Lane is having a bad week.  She is finding it increasingly difficult to keep track of what various politico-types are suggesting as ways to deal with the horrific events that occured in Paris. The following is a test for all loyal readers. After each person’s name, there are statements. One is […]

One Day University: 800 Students. 70-Minute Classes. 4 Topics. 1 Amazing Experience.

November 16, 2015


Imagine a university in which classes are taught by some of the most popular and accomplished instructors from some of the most prestigous universities around the country. Imagine that, in one day, one can take advantage of subject matter covering art, law, behavioral science, and politics. Now imagine that there are no exams, no homework, […]

Kevin McCarthy Steps Down

October 9, 2015


Kevin McCarthy, poised to succeed John Boehner as the next Speaker of the House, has just thrown the Republican Party into a tizzy by removing his name from consideration. The announcement followed McCarthy’s appearance on Fox News, in which he told Sean Hannity that, in effect, the creation of the (taxpayer funded) Benghazi committee was […]

A Short Phone Conversation Between Donald Trump and Sarah Palin

August 9, 2015


T: (answering phone)Trump here. You’re hired. You’re fired. You’re fucked, unless you’re me. P: Donald? T: Yeah, so what? Tell me something I didn’t know. P: This is Sarah, Sarah Palin? T: Hey Sarah, how’re they hangin’? P: I’m calling you because I read that you are sliding in the polls. T: Hey, the polls […]

Why Donald Trump is a True American

August 3, 2015


If you are a Trump Hater, you know who you are. And you are probably perplexed as to why anyone would want Trump to be the President of the United States of America.  The fact is that many gazillions of good citizens of the US of A are Trump supporters. And Life in the Boomer Lane knows exactly […]

An Invitation to DO SOMETHING about the Environment

May 29, 2015


In a world that sometimes feels like it’s going to hell in a handbasket (and the handles of the hand-basket are ratty and chafing), Life in the Boomer Lane invites you to step back and ask the following: “What kind of world to we want for our grandchildren?”  LBL’s own answer is “One that is better, in many […]

Joy to the World

April 22, 2015


In an effort to distract herself from the current Mediterranean migrant crisis, as well as the current assemblage of US warships off off the coast of Yemen, Life in the Boomer Lane took a quick peek at various periodicals, in order to find something that would lift her mood. National Geographic informed her that warming […]


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