On the Death of My Beloved Dog Mandy

When I adopted Mandy from the Lynchburg Humane Society about 13 years ago, she meekly followed me to my car and promptly wet herself on the ride home. But her quiet and fearful persona didn’t last for long, after a couple of days she revealed her rambunctious personality. I had an older dog, Midnite, at the time, and I used to take both of them walking at the same time. Mandy was so full of vim and vigor that she would always run circles around Midnite, getting their leashes hopelessly entangled.

Mandy escaped from my backyard by squeezing through an impossible small opening in my chain link gate. Mandy wasn’t displeased with her home life, for I pampered her to death, she just felt compelled to explore the world outside my backyard. Fortunately, a neighbor returned her to me, and I made my yard escape proof. This was the puppy stage of Mandy’s life, and Midnite, myself and my cats survived this stage with our nerves on edge, but our love for the mischievous puppy undiminished.

The next stage in Mandy’s life young adulthood was illustrated by the way she would run ahead of me when I took her walking. My neighbors would always greet me by saying: I see that your dog is taking you out for a walk again. By this time Midnite had passed away, and he wasn’t there to slow down Mandy as she propelled me forward during our daily walks.

The last stage in Mandy’s life adulthood, she matched my slow gait, as I am no longer a spring chicken. We would take leisurely strolls around the neighborhood, and the little kids would never fail to greet Mandy my name, for they all knew her and loved her.

Mandy was diagnosed with terminal cancer a couple of months ago, and when I took her for her daily walk, I would periodically stop to give her a chance to catch her breath.

Today Mandy took her final breath, and I took my first walk in years without her. Man wasn’t meant to walk alone, and in a couple of months I will adopt another puppy, but I will forever treasure the memories of our daily walks.

Joe Biden’s Horrendous Makeover

When a septuagenarian wants to make himself look spiffy for an important function, like attending his great-granddaughter’s wedding, he might buy new suspenders or change to a more discreet-looking pair of adult diapers.

But the stark reality is that when your most important meeting in the near future may be with the Grim Reaper, there’s not really much you can do to enhance your appearance.

Pray tell, what kind of a make-over can you get when you’re freaking 76-years-old and running for president, not of the Bingo club at your nursing home, but of the United States?

Well, if you’re Joe Biden, you go the cosmetic surgery route, like it’s going out of style. Biden has Botox, hair plugs, veneers and cosmetic surgery up the wazoo. No wonder it took him forever and a day to announce his candidacy, it takes time to make a septuagenarian, soon to be an octogenarian, look halfway presentable.

Biden was almost completely bald in his 20’s and he had hair plugs surgery in the 80’s when it was a new surgery procedure, and he looked like he had hair from his butt implanted into his scalp. Recently he filled in his frontal hairline to camouflage the god-awful 80 hair transplant, and now he looks less like Frankenstein and more like just a silly old man who is to vain to age gracefully.

Biden underwent a severe face lift that makes him look at best like a Cheshire Cat when he grins and at worst like a clown who just escaped from the pit of hell. Can you imagine the terror of an underage girl when Biden, sporting his rictus grin, approaches to give her an inappropriate hug?

Hillary Clinton was endlessly scrutinized for her appearance during the 2016 presidential election, so Biden should man up and put his big boy adult diapers on, and weather the ridicule of his appearance.

Melania’s White House Birthday Pic is Disturbing

A photo tweeted by the White House on First Lady Melania Trump’s birthday has raised many an eyebrow on social media.

The tweet that has generated more than 8,000 comments, simply says “Happy Birthday, @FLOTUS!” and is accompanied by a photo of Mrs. Trump sitting alone on the far end of a couch and staring into the distance, surrounded by an army of photographers and reporters in the Oval Office. Mrs. Trump turned 49 on Friday.

NBC News

Melania Trump is a beautiful and photogenic woman, and the White House has access to hundreds of photos where the first lady is smiling, many of them with her husband. Why on Earth did the administration choose a picture of an unsmiling Mrs. Trump sitting alone to mark her birthday?

That mystery may never be solved, but the controversial photograph perfectly captures Melania’s essence.

In her long career trajectory from glorified escort to supermodel to gold-digger spouse of the President of the United States Melania lost her transparency, empathy and dare I say, her soul?

Melania isn’t facing the camera, she’s looking into the distance lost in her own thoughts. She has no interest in the photographers surrounding her, she’s probably debating which high-end boutique she will visit next.

Even though she isn’t in the center of the frame, our focus is on her, and not just because she’s dressed in green and everyone else in black and white. The ex-model is always the center of attention, we always wonder what statement is the Be Best spokesperson making with her latest wardrobe ensemble?

This image of Melania sitting alone at the far end of the couch, also focuses attention on who isn’t sitting next to her, her husband Donald Trump. Melania is always surrounded by Secret Service agents and personal assistants, but’s she’s a very lonely woman married to a physically repulsive and morally decrepit buffoon.

But I don’t have an ounce of sympathy for Melania, she made her own bed and she can sleep in it next to the old and ugly toad with a mushroom-shaped pecker.

Happy Birthday Melania, may your bulging bank accounts provide you with the peace and comfort that you will never receive from your narcissistic spouse.  

Read More: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/white-house-celebrates-melania-trump-s-birthday-bizarre-photo-n999141

Franklin Graham Tells Mayor Pete to Repent, Not Flaunt Being Gay

“One of the country’s most well-known evangelical Christians, Franklin Graham, said Pete Buttigieg, an openly gay 2020 presidential candidate, should repent. Graham called homosexuality a ‘sin’ and ‘something to be repentant of, not something to be flaunted, praised or politicized,’ in a tweet Wednesday. ‘Mayor Buttigieg says he’s a gay Christian. As a Christian I believe the Bible which defines homosexuality as sin, something to be repentant of, not something to be flaunted, praised or politicized. The Bible says marriage is between a man & a woman—not two men, not two women,’ Graham, the president of the Billy Graham Evangelical Association, tweeted.”

The Charlotte Observer

Jesus Christ had volumes to say about the sins of pride, self-righteousness, greed and envy, but he didn’t have a single word to say about homosexuality.

The Old Testament prohibits many behaviors including wearing clothing made from mixed fabrics, letting your hair become unkempt, sleeping with another man’s slave ( I guess it’s kosher to sleep with your own slaves), getting tattoos, trimming your beard (lots of heathen millennials walking around), and men having sex with men and women having sex with women.

“Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”

I don’t lose any sleep over my neighbors having unkempt hair, tattoos, or neatly trimmed beards, and I don’t give a rat’s as if they sleep with same sex partners. My duty as a Christian is to mind my own business, worry about the beam that’s in my eye, and show them the love of Christ.

The hypocrisy of Franklin Graham knows no bounds, he praises Donald Trump, who openly and brazenly flaunts the seven deadly sins, but goes ballistic over Pete Buttigieg because he’s a proud gay man.

Mayor Pete is a practicing Episcopalian who’s imbued with the Spirit of Christ, and his policies of universal health care, respect for immigrants, and support for welfare programs embody the teachings of Christ. Trump, on the other hand is the antitheses of everything Jesus taught.

Memo to Franklin Graham: A prophet should speak truth to power, you should be condemning Trump for demonizing immigrants, sexually assaulting women, marginalizing minorities and lying his fool head off.

If Graham makes it to heaven, by the skin of his teeth, he may discover that there’ a rainbow flag next to the throne of God.   Read More: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article229629454.html

Donald Trump’s Twitter Feed Gives Us a Glimpse Into His Sick Mind


“It’s hard to even imagine President Donald Trump’s Twitter addiction getting worse, but we may be living through just that right now. Consider that over the past 24 hours, Trump has tweeted (and retweeted) 52 things. In a 30-minute span on Monday night, he retweeted 24 items — about nine different topics and from 15 people.”

CNN

I tweet almost as much as Donald Trump, but I’m not the Leader of the Free World with a pile of existential threats to society in my in box.

The stable genius has to answer to the American public for wasting his time posting mean-spirited and deceitful tweets, while I have to answer only to my employer since I do most of my tweeting during my work hours.

Trump’s Twitter feed is a window into the fuc*ing moron’s warped mind, and reading his tweets on a daily basis gives us an indication if it’s finally time to put him in a straightjacket or at least bind his tiny fingers.

What did Trump tweet about over the past 24 hours? Who gives a rat’s ass, it’s just the typical rantings of a diseased mind!

Although it’s noteworthy that that many of Trump’s posts are retweets, he’s too lazy to come up with original content. You’d be well advised to unfollow Trump on Twitter, why not follow me instead @robertpaulreyes Read More:
https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/23/politics/donald-trump-twitter/index.html

Memo to Mike Pence: Respect Separation Between Church and State

Vice President Mike Pence shared that he and his wife, Karen, are joining “Christians everywhere in remembering the sacrifice made for us on the Cross.”

Pence tweeted from the Book of Isaiah in the Bible, verse 53:5: “He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on Him, and by His wounds we are healed.”

“. . .I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should “make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,” thus building a wall of separation between Church & State.”

Thomas Jefferson

Christianity may be the predominant religion in America, but the United States is a secular democracy and elected officials should refrain from mentioning God, let alone sermonize in their public utterances.

Declaring that Jesus Christ died for our sins is not an inherently offensive message, and I rejoice when ministers proclaim the Good News to their parishioners.

But when Mike Pence preaches the Gospel in an official capacity it is patently offensive to Muslims, Jews, atheists and everyone, including Christians, who believe that there should be a wall of separation between church and state.  

It is especially jarring to hear Pence proselytize for the evangelical faith when he is the chief enabler and supporter of the most godless person to ever sit in the Oval Office.

Whenever I hear Pence act all sanctimonious I say to myself: STFU! You embrace and gaze adoringly at a man who embodies the spirt of the Antichrist.

There is a special place reserved in hell for the likes of Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

Nauseating Photo of Donald Trump and Rush Limbaugh

“The White House released photographs of President Trump’s Friday golf outing with conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh. The snapped showed a smiling Trump posing with Limbaugh on the golf course at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., near his Mar-a-Lago club. Another photo captured Trump and Limbaugh posing with professional golfer Lexi Thompson on the green.”

Fox News

A picture is worth a thousand words, and these photographs speak volumes about Trump’s values.

It’s noteworthy that Trump, the evangelical hero, isn’t celebrating Good Friday at a church service but at his exclusive golf club resort. Trump may pander to white evangelicals and quote from Two Corinthians to curry favor with them, but he prefers the company of businessmen and celebrities.

Limbaugh has a big mouth but can’t hear his own voice because he’s physically deaf, and his golfing partner Trump is spiritually deaf, he can’t hear the advice of his better angels and listens only to the smooth voice of the fallen angel perched on his mushroom-shaped penis.

Trump and Limbaugh are as fat as Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, the gluttonous pigs are puffed up with pride and calorie-laden food.

In one of the photographs gorgeous professional golfer Lexi Thompson is standing between the two fat and old jerks. Life isn’t fair, if you’re wealthy or famous you will never lack the company of beautiful young women.

These two men who spend their time golfing and mouthing off do not represent the interests of the common man, and certainly not the interests of women and minorities.

I don’t know how any woman or minority can look at these photographs and vote for Trump in 2020.

Pic of fat pigs: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-golf-rush-limbaugh

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is a Fat Liar

Trump’s Chief Liar

Here’s the White House press secretary in an interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday on why Donald Trump won’t be releasing his tax returns:

“This is all about political partisanship. This is a dangerous, dangerous road and frankly, Chris, I don’t think Congress, particularly not this group of congressmen and women, are smart enough to look through the thousands of pages that I would assume that President Trump’s taxes will be. My guess is most of them don’t do their own taxes, and I certainly don’t trust them to look through the decades of success that the President has and determine anything.”

Sanders assertion that Trump hasn’t released his tax returns because Congress is too stupid to understand his complicated tax returns is patently ridiculous. Congress—and in particular, the House of Representatives—is invested with the “power of the purse,” the ability to tax and spend trillions in public money for the national government.”

There are more lawyers, ex-accountants and ex-law professors in Congress than you can shake a stick at, Congress is supremely qualified to examine Trump’s tax returns.

Trump isn’t worried about Congress looking through his decades of alleged success, but his decades of corruption and shady business transactions with foreign entities and local mafia crime families.

Bottom line: Trump taxes are perpetually under audit, and even if they were he could authorize the IRS to immediately release his tax returns. Trump isn’t releasing his taxes because he’s under audit or because Congress is too stupid to look through the, he’s afraid that releasing them will expose his financial corruption.

I just hope that a federal judge will force him to release his tax returns before the 2020 presidential election.

Donald Trump Spends Good Friday Tweeting about Circle Jerks

How did the evangelical hero, Donald Trump, spend Good Friday? Did he meditate on the resurrection of Jesus Christ as an inspiration for his own spiritual rebirth in the wake of the publication of the redacted version of the Mueller Report that painted a damning picture of the mendacity, corruption and pettiness that’s endemic in his administration? Obviously that’s a rhetorical question,

Trump is as introspective as a steaming hot pile of dog feces. Trump spent Good Friday indulging in his favorite hobbies, golfing and tweeting. Let’s examine Trump’s holiday tweets:

.agreed to testify, it was not necessary for me to respond to statements made in the “Report” about me, some of which are total bullshit & only given to make the other person look good (or me to look bad). This was an Illegally Started Hoax that never should have happened.

Leaving aside the use of an expletive at a time of the year when a Christian’s speech should be more circumspect than usual, Trump’s tweet is well, bullshit. The Mueller probe wasn’t illegally started, it wasn’t a hoax, and it wasn’t total bullshit.

This is why nobody but the @DNC circle jerk takes this seriously anymore.  That front page is a disgrace but in its disgrace, many wake up. Thank God for @realDonaldTrump for waking millions of Americans up to the truth about the @washingtonpost

This is a tweet the stable genius retweeted by some unknown Trump sycophant named Scott Atkins. I don’t have to explain to white evangelicals the meaning of a circle jerk, their church services resemble a circle jerk where everyone climaxes over the magnificence of Donald J. Trump. Although a more fitting tribute to Trump would be a golden showers orgy.

But to those who aren’t as morally corrupt as evangelicals, I may have to explain that “circle jerk” means mutual masturbation among three or more individuals.

I wish white evangelicals a blessed Happy Easter, may they attain the highest level of spirituality in their circle jerks and golden showers orgies!

Donald Trump is Like a Divorced Dad Who Lets the Kids Watch Pornhub Videos and Smoke Weed

“In an interview in London for her new memoir Becoming, former First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a stinging assessment of the state of American politics and, specifically, of President Donald Trump. Said Obama:

`We come from a broken family, we are a little unsettled. Sometimes you spend the weekend with divorced dad. That feels like fun but then you get sick. That is what America is going through. We are living with divorced dad.`”

CNN

There is more than a kernel of truth to Obama`s assessment of Trump, he`s like a divorced dad who gets the kids on weekends. He employs a laissez-faire approach to child-rearing to contrast with his ex-wife`s more authoritarian style. He`s the fun parent who lets the kids stay up past midnight, play video games instead of doing their homework and eat junk food.

The short-fingered vulagarian`s penchant for sprinkling his speeches with obscenities has given a green light to children, politicians and journalists to use four-letter words instead of socially-acceptable euphemisms.

Most Americans are disgusted with Trump`s impulsive, freewheeling personality, but his base is enthralled by his antics and shenanigans.

There is no subtly or nuance in Trump`s rhetoric, he doesn`t employ dog whistles to communicate his racism, bigotry and xenophobia. He openly and emphatically declares his hatred of Muslims, Mexican immigrants and gays and lesbians, and he has emboldened his supporters to display unfathomable acts of racism.

Trump profligately flings red meat to his follower at campaign rallies, and full of this poisonous meal they vomit their racism and hatred at minorities and immigrants.

Trump is the divorced dad from the pit of hell, but his evangelical base treats him like a Messiah. Screw Trump and his bastard children, I can`t wait until 2020 when we come to our senses, kick Trump to the curb and elect a responsible and sane president.

Read More:

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/16/politics/michelle-obama-donald-trump/index.html

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