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The Secret Meeting Between Trump and Putin

July 19, 2017

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It has just been revealed that, after the known and highly publicized meeting between the two top leaders of the planet, there was a second secret meeting. Because it was secret, nobody will know about this until the New York Times publishes a transcript  of the meeting and CNN analyzes it for at least 48 […]

Making No Scents

July 11, 2017

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Life in the Boomer lane has learned of two astonishing and depressing studies this week. One is that Trump’s supporters have brains that are not impacted in any way by anything their hero says or does. They are, however, wired to applaud anything he says. We will bring back the fossil fuel industry, because that […]

The Political Punditry of Preschoolers

June 30, 2017

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  Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from a week-long visit in Seattle with Older Son and his family.  She had no time to monitor current events while doing so, but it turns out that the fourteen-month-old and the just-turning-four-year-old supplied her with updates throughout the week. latest GOP attempt at replacing Obamacare: […]

The Reinvention of the Cabinet Meeting

June 13, 2017

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Cabinet members arrive in the room, then take their appointed seats.  Trump: I’ve called you here together to get this country moving again.  Our citizens deserve no less. They need to know that they have elected the best president who ever lived. Knowing that will immediately solve all the problems we have. And it’s our […]

Comey Apart at the Seams

June 6, 2017

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The setting is the White House War Room. It is the wee hours of Thursday morning.  Ex-FBI Chief Comey is due to testify before the House Intel Committee in less than 12 hours. War Room appointees are seated around a large oval table. All eyes are on the Commander-in-Chief.  Trump: I’ve called you together to […]

Trump’s Secret Weapon Against Terrorism

May 23, 2017

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  Assorted Military Brass and Cabinet Members: Sir, you have called us all together so that you may reveal your secret weapon against terror. We are anxious to hear it. Trump: Losers. But we are highly decorated military, sir, as well as your Cabinet. We are not losers. Not you. Terrorists. Can you explain? Sure. […]

While I Was Gone

May 1, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from a whirlwind 12-day trip to the Pacific Northwest, first to Seattle and then to Portland.  On her return, she was quite surprised to learn that, while she had been mostly oblivious to the greater happenings of the world during her trip, the world had continued to […]