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If the Netflix series House of Cards were for real…

Then now would be the time to buy Netflix

… and also Apple.  (you’d have to be blind to miss the connections)

You’d never want to step foot in the Capitol again because the muck is a foot deep and the scent would linger in the nostrils for an eternity.

You’d really come to hate people like Steny Hoyer.

You’d be on an IV drip of anxiolytics right after you were sworn in.  The game playing is a lot like many corporations where Wall Street values have permeated the working environment and  the obsession with screwing other people to save yourself trumps getting anything else done.

You’d see that lobbyists with money sugar are everywhere, like crack dealers.  They lurk at every party, every hotel, every rib joint.  Everytime you think you’ve kicked the habit, you find yourself in a situation where you need just one more hit to make it through the day.

You’d find that very powerful men can have wives who are smooth and cool and a little bit cruel but who are melting with compassion inside.  Or would be willing to use whatever’s inside to get what she wants, whichever comes first.

You’d soon realize that it’s not wise to be human and that, in the end, the politicians on the hill are no more concerned with what happens to working families and union people than the corporate overlords.   I mean, they really don’t give a s&*^.

But we know that this is just fiction because a.) no one defies their party to vote their conscience on a bill and b.)…

…no female journalists or female bloggers get that much access to what’s going on no matter who they’re sleeping with.  Only male bloggers become journalists on major papers and get access.  Female journalist/bloggers are almost invisible.

If it weren’t for that part, I’d almost believe it.

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  1. Hillary Clinton’s new web sit is hillaryclintonoffice.com No content so far but a picture and a spot to “contact” her.

    • A Hillary friend checked the URL, and it is created by GoDaddy. Wonder why the real Hillary wouldn’t use her existing vetted web site!

      • I’m not sure what that website is all about. Somehow I doubt that HRC would get a godaddy account. I think we should just expect that she’s going to take a well deserved vacation and recuperate from what appears to be the lingering effects of her concussion before she comes back and tells us what’s she’s up to.

  2. Off topic: Have you ever wanted to hear Melkor’s side of the story, or Sauron’s or the Witch-King’s?

    It’s called the Morlindale. (PDF format)

    You just might find yourself questioning who the real villains are. :twisted:

    https://xeper.org/maquino/nm/Morlindale.pdf

    • I’ll have to dive into this later. So much on my plate today.
      But I have wondered if Melkor and Nienna had a “thing” at some point in time.

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