Nancy Pelosi informed us that she will not be impeaching President Trump. There are a great many of people who have bought into the myth that the Mueller report was going to instantly indict and execute President Trump, but Pelosi’s popping of that bubble has them wondering why they believed the myth in the first place.
That’s the problem with myths. we believe them more than we believe the truth. Like daylight savings Time, which many, many people on my Social Media hate, there is the myth that we don’t need to do this and the truth that the reasons for doing it made sense and still do. Unless you just hate it and buy into the myth that “only the government would think that cutting a foot off the top of a blanket (whatever that is) and sewing it to the bottom and having a longer blanket” myth.
If you don’t, then you already know that there are certain advantages of Daylight Savings Time, which have changed over the century that we’ve been doing it.
I knew that I wasn’t feeling well last night. I should have stayed home and tried to fight off the effects of this crud, but that would have meant watching the teleprompter voices, so I headed out to a comedy show and had a great time. When I made it home, I took some knock-off Nyquil and headed to bed. And now? Now I am a hurting unit.
So no, I did not watch the teleprompter readers live. I anticipated that I would get plenty of tweets, texts, and posts that would keep me up to date. But I found myself wondering what happened when it basically went silent.
I figured it out this morning while watching the replays and realizing that politicians are not immune from the robot-ification that comes with trying to read a speech off of a teleprompter. Any passion, any feeling, any reason for anybody to pay attention to these blowhards went out the window…
What I came away with is the confirmation that what I said the other day is true: this shutdown has nothing to do with money or morals. It is 100% a power struggle. That’s all it is. One side or the other will eventually blink, and when they do, the other side will shove the knife in between their ribs.
Okay, let’s move on to some other things today.
By now, pretty much everybody has heard about the Chili’s manager who decided that veteran to whom he had just served a free Veterans Day meal wasn’t really a veteran and instead of just blowing it off, he very publicly and on video took the meal away from the veteran. Depending on whose version you believe, the Manager was egged on to make this decision by a “Trump Shirt Wearing WWII Vet who said that there weren’t any black soldiers during WWII,” or there are legitimate questions about the mans credentials as a veteran.
I have no real idea if the man is a veteran or not, nor do I really care. There are some things in the video that make me question his story, but at the end of the day it really isn’t up to me. The Manager has been relieved by Chili’s, at least for the moment, but as you watch this video see if you get a similar feeling to what I am getting. In the end he probably would have been better off just letting it go, but is he really in the wrong here? Read the rest of this entry