Browsing All posts tagged under »politicians«

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 […]

This New Orange Era: The Growing Divide

February 20, 2017

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For those of you who feel like you are caught in a Trump avalanche, know that you are. You want desperately to get out, but it seems that every time you start to wriggle your limbs, you precipitate another large chunk of snow dislodging and burying you even deeper. You may want to stop struggling, […]

This New Orange Era: Sex, Sexism, and the Politics of Sex

November 16, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane would like to take credit for the term “this new orange era,” but it goes, instead, to one of her loyal readers, MaryN. Throughout the next four years, LBL will occasionally  be subjecting her readers to posts relating to our new orange reality. She has already accumulated a mental backlog […]

Bad Hombres

October 20, 2016

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  Watching the debate last night, Life in the Boomer Lane was stunned to hear Donald Trump say what sounded suspiciously like “bad hombres,” in reference to his assertion that The Wall will be all that stands between us and annihilation by the unwashed masses that are clamoring to overrun our southern border, in order to trade […]

Trump Plays the Ultimate Game

August 29, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane has spent quite some time now, being pummeled by the behavior of Donald Trump. She has listened to one Trumper after another explain why he’s their guy.  She has heard two themes over and over: The fist is that Trump is a successful businessman/He is rich. He will do for us […]

The Heeby Jobbies and the Heebie Jeebies

July 5, 2016

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  A woman at a recent Trump rally asked “Why aren’t we putting our military retirees on that border or in TSA? Get rid of all these heeby jobbies they wear at TSA?” Trump didn’t correct her, either by clarifying that the word was “hijabis,” nor that the question mark at the end of the […]

Truthish

June 21, 2016

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The recent upswing in popularity of truthish has become especially pronounced in celeb tabloids and political circles. Donald Trump, when he isn’t using his vast fourth grade vocabulary to compliment himself, can often be found uttering nuggets that he has gleaned from random social media sources and National Enquirer. But let’s give Trump a break, […]