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It Takes A Certain Kind of Brain to Envision A Flat Earth

December 1, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane, in spite of seriously hating high school and college science classes, has still unflaggingly maintained a deep respect for science, itself.  She may not understand gravity, but, as long as she stays attached to the earth, she fervently believes in it.  She may not understand aerodynamics but, as long as […]

A Moment of Reflection and Self-Promotion

November 20, 2017

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Taking a page from Trump’s personal Presidential Manual, Life in the Boomer Lane can think of no better way to start the week than with a bit of shameless self-promotion. So here goes:  LBL does not like to occasionally trash Trump. She prefers to do it on a daily basis.  To that end, she has […]

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: […]

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 […]

This New Orange Era: Rule by Tweet

December 26, 2016

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    It’s no secret that the PEOTUS prefers to convey vital information to the American public via Twitter.  Twitter has some distinct advantages. It allows short bursts of thought, without reference or analysis.  It is unfiltered.  It allows feedback only in the form of other Tweets, not in any real engagement.  It gives the Tweeter […]

News of the Weak

December 16, 2016

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    There’s no better way to start the weekend than with several news events that have invaded Life in the Boomer Lane’s ever-shrinking brain.  LBL believes that if one cannot rid oneself of a demon, the next best thing is to share the demon with others. LBL now passes these little demons on to […]

This New Orange Era: The Test of Journalism

December 8, 2016

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On Wednesday, Donald Trump was interviewed via phone by Matt Lauer. Lauer, a genuinely nice guy, is not a heavyweight in the world of journalism. Coming off the flack he received by his wimpy moderation of the pre-debate debate between Trump and Clinton, Laurer was prepared to do some hard talk, this time around.  What […]