The Good Old Days

Submitted by ub on Fri, 02/28/2020 - 17:20
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A Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes. Published in two parts, in 1605 and 1615, Don Quixote is the most influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age.

Measured as an idealist, he has been a military man and seen terrible things. He learns that the world is generally harsh and unforgiving.

The message is of hope and chivalry. To Dream, the Impossible Dream is undoubtedly the best known and represents the ideals of the gentleman as well as the knight.

King Con

Submitted by ub on Fri, 02/28/2020 - 08:50
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The Coronavirus death toll rises and caused a crash that wiped out $5 trillion off global stocks as highly uncertain times to continue with increased deaths and the markets are really panicking.

Is anyone concerned with this level of unpreparedness and alarming incoherence? King Con is an enormous monster that has been reappearing in the media throughout the years.

An individual who has lied and amassed thousands of conflicts of interest in a few years.

Who tried to blame the stock market plummet on the Democrats, but the crash began before the debate.

Pelosi Pushback

Submitted by ub on Thu, 02/27/2020 - 20:22
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US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi keeps pushing back at POTUS after having him impeached. President Trump blamed the stock market fall on the Democrats.

Trump said the reason the market dropped was because of the debate the other night. But Speaker Pelosi quickly pointed out the market had dropped 1,800 points hours before the debate ever started.

More Pedestrian Deaths

Submitted by ub on Thu, 02/27/2020 - 12:42
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Don't cross the street in the middle of the block, or while distracted and texting. As many as 6283 recorded #USA deaths a year, according to public safety officials.

Distractions, drinking and walking in darkness contribute to a 30-year high in pedestrian deaths, according to the latest figures available.

Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) predicts there were 6,590 pedestrian deaths, which would be a 5% increase over the 6,227 pedestrian deaths in 2018.

Half Ounce Of Prevention

Submitted by ub on Wed, 02/26/2020 - 20:50
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With 60 Americans infected with Coronavirus, President Trump held a news conference to inform Americans and the world about what the USA is doing to contain the Epidemic, but instead attacked his opponents and spoke about the stock market.

Sanders Cuba Bern

Submitted by ub on Wed, 02/26/2020 - 17:27

Bernie Sanders has a Cuban problem and while other presidential candidates have not nailed him down, registered Democrat voters are feeling his burn.

US Senator Bernie Sanders needs a more detailed explanation for praising Cuba’s Communist regime and it has developed into a long-term political headache for the Vermont senator's presidential campaign.

The Good Old Days!

Submitted by ub on Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:39

To savor the days of old, consider the years of many generations past. Ask your parents, and they will show you. or any of your elders and they may share them with you.

This period of time was pleasant and better than the present time when everything seemed possible.

Few films or live theatre survive the stigma of having an exclamation mark, but Fred Zinnemann's major motion picture version of Rodgers and Hammerstein 50's Musical has a breezy charm of Americana.

Money Downer

Submitted by ub on Tue, 02/25/2020 - 12:31

A neighbor just approached me to ask if he should buy the unit he is renting in our condominium. I told him the building is great, but the board is not effective and the management company is even worse.

I added that there is mush work to be done and that in NYC everything is done by the book.

Also, my daughter Sabrina is an interior decorating expert and she has taught me a thing or two. Here my suggestions to hire a contractor, while keeping your budget sanity and costs under control. ‪Lets hope you do not get stuck in a money pit.

POTUS In India

Submitted by ub on Mon, 02/24/2020 - 17:05
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President Trump Is in India and began a two-day visit, and not ll were adoring Trumpites.

While attending a rally of more than 100K people at a cricket stadium in the western city of Ahmedabad he managed to make several mistakes speaking in an English speaking nation.

Trump managed mispronounced Ahmedabad, the city where he was speaking. He reportedly referred to the Indian philosopher Swami Vivekananda as Swami Vivekamanan, and called the Vedas ancient Hindu religious texts “Vestas.”

No Home In This World

Submitted by ub on Sun, 02/23/2020 - 21:31
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When Woody Guthrie wrote "This Land Is Your Land" on this day 80 years ago, he didn't intend for the song to be a ringing endorsement of American exceptionalism.