45, Subterfuge, and Russia

24 Mar

Love’s Twisted Secret

Forgive my absence, but I have been experiencing such fatigue from 45 that there are days I can barely hold my head up. We seem to awake to a new disaster from 45 every morning, with his late night or early morning tweets.

Where do we even start to unpack the number of lies perpetrated by 45 and his administration? When do we as a nation say ENOUGH! STOP! Clearly, the morally bankrupt GOP are not going to put 45 in check, as he is implementing the pathetic agenda of the Republican party: stripping people of healthcare, fear mongering, normalizing racism, homophobia, and, misogyny. Sadly, if we impeach 45 we are stuck with people that are just as nefarious and just as sociopathic as he is.

I hear and read about the number of distractions by 45 and have come to my own conclusion that these distractions matter just as much as Trump’s connections to the Russians during his campaign. Sadly, we have at least 25% of the population that can’t be bothered with facts or science. The fact that 45 lied about President Obama wiretapping Trump Tower, the fact that 45 lied about an attack on Sweden, the fact that Kellyanne lied about a fictional Bowling Green massacre and made up a bizarre story that our microwaves are spying on us — none of this seems to be enough for the nation to put these people in check. Where do we go when the leader of the United States outright lies on a daily basis–lies that are so huge that I would think they amount to treason. You know it is bad when even the very conservative Wall Street Journal has had enough of 45 and his lies when they say: “The President clings to his assertion like a drunk to an empty gin bottle,” referring to the complete fiction about being wire tapped.

I also want to come back to this attempt at repealing Obamacare which will strip at least 24 million people of health insurance, including my family. What most thinking people have always known, it has become increasingly clear that the resistance around the Affordable Care Act was rooted in racism–that it was a product of that black president.

On to hypocrisy. The always morally corrupt Mitch McConnell, issued a mandate during President Obama’s tenure that the GOP would block any SCOTUS appointment. Regrettably and most embarrassingly for us as a nation, Merrick Garland was not even allowed a hearing. If we follow the GOP’s logic (wow–talk about oxymoronic) then would it not also stand to reason we should not even bother to entertain allowing the horrifically racist, homophobic, misogynist Neil Gorsuch a hearing while 45 is under investigation by the FBI?

Moving on to the myriad connections to Russian and the tampering of the 2016 election. The number of ties of 45 and his family and administration to Russian is more than just problematic–it calls into question our very democracy. And now sadly, I have to divulge a secret that I hope will finally produce an investigation that will bring down the reprehensible and hypocritical GOP.  Even Vice-President Mike Pence has connections to the Russians–connections that some might find less than savory. Pence has paid for sex with none less than the infamous Katya. Yes, Katya who seemed so innocent on RuPaul’s Drag Race, whom I so wanted to win RuPaul’s All Stars slept with Pence for money. Sorry to have outed this secret of Katya’s.

Oh goodness!  I feel a bit dizzy. The fatigue, anxiety, and fear of the past 60 days of 45 being in office allowed my head to be full of confusing facts. For a minute there, I thought Mike Pence was having sex with Katya. Dear Reader, please practice some serious self-care. We need to stay alert, in solidarity, and we need to find some joy and laughter!

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14 Responses to “45, Subterfuge, and Russia”

  1. BeerBanker March 24, 2017 at 6:13 am #

    Katya will NOT be pleased that you outed her secret.

    Dasvidaniya.

    • Michael Hulshof-Schmidt March 24, 2017 at 6:19 am #

      Oh my! Jim, this comment almost made me pee myself! Thank you for helping start my day with laughter and joy!!! In love and solidarity, Michael.

  2. Brenda Davis Harsham March 24, 2017 at 6:57 am #

    The Orange Menace is draining the swamp — the vibrant wetlands where our dreams live and breed. Soon he will pave over our hearts and replace beauty with calculation.

  3. Central Oregon Coast NOW March 24, 2017 at 7:13 am #

    Reblogged this on Central Oregon Coast NOW.

  4. bevanyardleigh March 24, 2017 at 8:46 am #

    Thank you! Your gentle rant summarizes the enormous flow of disasters and distractions perfectly. You are insightful and incisive as always.
    I do wonder, however, if Ol’ Pencey is too icky even for Katya…

    • Michael Hulshof-Schmidt March 24, 2017 at 8:48 am #

      Bevan, thank you for reading and as always, thank you for your kind comments. YES! I am certain that our Katya would never go that near to Pence! LOL! I hope it made you laugh and brought some joy! Peace and solidarity, Michael.

  5. elvagreen123 March 24, 2017 at 3:38 pm #

    Keep your head up. I’ve been keeping track and I believe the President is going to rant and rave himself out of office soon.

  6. Jennifer Carey March 24, 2017 at 6:32 pm #

    This term of office has been exhausting. I realized that I needed to turn off my notifications for the New York Times when I was relieved that the morning’s message was “only” that Mary Tyler Moore Died.

    Thank God they lost in the house today. I’m relieved to know that Americans will keep comprehensive health coverage.

    • Michael Hulshof-Schmidt March 25, 2017 at 6:26 am #

      Jen, it really is exhausting. Yes, I’m exceedingly relieved that we get to keep our health insurance! Sending you lots of love and good energy.

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