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Words of My Fantasy Democratic Candidate for President 2020

November 6, 2017

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(Note to Readers: Life in the Boomer Lane has recently been appalled by the predictable silence that has followed the Vegas massacre, the proposed new tax code,  the administration announcement that fossil fuels will prevent both sexual abuse and reduce climate change, and a just-viewed recruitment video posted by the NRA in June. And now, […]

15,000

October 16, 2017

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Last week, Life in the Boomer Lane’s blog, cleverly titled Life in the Boomer Lane,  hit 15,000 followers. In order to put this number into perspective, she hereby provides you with a handy reference guide as to how significant this number actually is: 15000: The number of military deferments given to Donald Trump during the […]

How 140 Characters Will End the World

September 27, 2017

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For those readers who are unable to follow the often confusing timeline of US/N Korean shenanigans,  the following is a timeline (induced almost entirely by whatever is in Life in the Boomer Lane’s head this morning) of presidential Tweets, N Korean bleats, and administration tap dancing feet, regarding N Korea:           […]

Mighty Mouse and You

August 11, 2017

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Those readers who are convinced that North Korean missiles are now, even as we speak, headed this way, have no need to continue reading this blog post. If you truly believe you have mere moments left, you certainly don’t want to spend them wallowing in Life in the Boomer Lane’s depleted mental universe. Please come up […]

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: […]

Why We Lie

May 25, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane is absolutely sure that National Geographic was not influenced in any way whatsoever by national events when they showcased their cover article in this month’s edition.  “Why We Lie,” according to NatGeo, explores the “science behind our complicated relationship with the truth.” Lying, it turns out, is like eating whatever […]