Left, right or center, there are, always have been and always will be people who use inflammatory rhetoric and words to agitate and inflame. It is human nature, nothing mor,e nothing less.
William Bolcom, a composer/pianist (who has written some beautiful stuff, by the way), wrote a humorous piece called "Lime Jello, Marshmallow, Cottage Cheese Surprise," about dishes brought to church suppers.
Does everyone here understand that posts never go away? They are out there forever. When all this heat is over (20 years, maybe?) an awful lot of people are going to look awfully small-minded and stupid, on both sides of the political divide.
Oh, the bubble lights! To me they were one of the best parts of Christmas, along with real, metal tinsel.
Honey, you don't know me from Adam! I rarely post on KP. I could be a Communist, nudist or Episcopalian. I'm none of those things.
I've been thinking that if all sides in this contretemps avoided the use of the second person - plural and singular - the rhetoric and antagonism would tone down considerably. Think about it, folks.
What tax cut??? I am retired, living on SS and a TIAA retirement annuity (not a big one, either). My 2018 taxes have increased over 100% from 2017. Sieg hiel, Trump!
My Mom made the cream puffs a couple of times. They were delicious, but very labor intensive to make.
Oh, for crying out loud women, GROW UP!! This isn't the place for playground taunting.
Everybody, slow down and read the rhetoric coming from both sides of the political spectrum. If KP members get this ugly, the general public can only be worse!
Re: the "summit" with Kim Jong Un
So, what was the actual substance of this show of "bromance?" The idea of North Korea denuclearizing is utterly absurd. Kim Jong Un was, is and will be completely committed to a nuclear state, backslapping and handshaking notwithstanding. In the meantime the US is withdrawing from joint exercises with South Korea, one of our allies.. I think the N.Korean dictator has made fools of us, courtesy of DJP.
Please remember that this is the "general chit-chat," "non-knitting section. The post's title clearly indicates a political topic. If one doesn't want to read political talk, skip the post.
Teaching music, for 37 years, to kids from grade 2 to grade 9.
There are people who need to get a life any way they can - mindlessness is a big factor here.