Browsing All posts tagged under »Trump«

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 […]

Take A Placebo and Call Me in the Morning

June 9, 2017

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It’s no secret that we have all had our notion of reality tested beyond reason, since June 16, 2015, when Donald Trump left the world of professional wrestling and reality show hosting in order to run for President of the United States. Since then, we have been told that what we saw we didn’t, what […]

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 […]

My iPhone is Bigger Than Your iPhone

May 30, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has a long history of technology failure.  Most of these experiences can best be summed up by Now Husband as: What you are telling me isn’t possible. You must have pressed the wrong button. It works perfectly when I do it. Response #1 has also been vocalized by numerous online […]

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 […]

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 […]