I am very happy and excited to announce that I received an email from my literary agent last Friday regarding the manuscript for my novel, Wild Blue. He says good things are on the way. Woo-Hoo!
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After reading my post, Raindrops, Louisiana Mark emailed his own bit of dialogue:
“When you have to get up really early do you wake up grumpy?”
“Naaaa. I let her sleep.”
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Referring to my shingles vaccination pain and problems, Connecticut Gary emailed:
“Sorry to read about your succession of mishaps. I can relate. This morning my alarm did not go off and I woke up way late. Then, after hurrying to get my shirt on, once again I discovered I’d put my head through a buttonhole.”
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On May fifth (Cinco de mayo) I received an email from a UERT subscriber whose nickname is Hemi. What a cool nickname. Yep, he’s a car guy. We’re brothers under the sheet metal skin.
Hemi wrote, “I want you to know there is another place on earth that is celebrating today. That is Denmark. 74 years ago I was there when we celebrated ‘Nazis go home’ day. That was 5 May 1945. Four years later, I managed to come to this most wonderful country in the world, the United States. I hate seeing what is going on here these days. You ask me why? Because it is beginning to feel like the 1930s all over again. This time it is not Germany, but the good old USA.”
Thank you, Hemi. I completely agree with you, as do normal people who actually think, rather than go with the flow of some party line. Let’s be thankful the looney left doesn’t have machine guns. Yet.
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“You gotta be real careful around here [Hollywood]. You get beat up if you don’t believe what everybody believes. This is like ‘30s Germany.”
— Tim Allen
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Below are comments on my post, Walls, emailed to me from Pat, a Beverly Hills liberal whose apparent hobby is sending nasty messages. The name, Pat, is androgynous, so I don’t know if Pat is a man or a woman. Or a hybrid.
Now, don’t get all asphyxiated on me. That was just a wee bit of a joke and you know I am not racist, homophobic, Nazi, or any other disease the radlibs assign to me. Nothing could be further from the truth. I have colleagues, friends, and family of alternate persuasions and … it’s none of my business.
And besides that, I live in California where, according to state law, our species now officially has at least seven different genders. And men can get pregnant.
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PAT ANGRILY WROTE: “What refugee have you helped?”
MY REPLY — Here is part of what I do with my money that I earn by working (AKA taxes):
- My country—the U.S.A.—is the most generous country in the history of our planet
- We give away billions of dollars in assistance all over the world every year
- We are usually the first (sometimes only) to arrive for disaster relief
- Only 10% of those caught sneaking into the U.S. are actual legitimate refugees
- We give them asylum!
PAT ANGRILY WROTE: “Are you offering refuge to the people of Honduras escaping starvation? Check out this website: http://www.bread.org/blog/migration-hunger-issue-honduras”
MY REPLY — I contribute to many charitable organizations, but never heard of this one until you sent the link. If it’s your charity of choice, that’s fine. It is your decision to make. But, why is it okay for you to try to bully me into supporting your charity?
The United States is the major trading partner for Honduras. Trade between our two countries totals about $12 Billion a year, resulting in a vast right-wing conspiracy of Honduran employment. The U.S. also partners with the “Northern Triangle” countries of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador in helping to boost their economic development. The U.S. has provided $2.6 Billion to those countries in the past three years.
My wife and I visited Honduras last year. We met and talked with ordinary every-day Hondurans, none of whom are leaving their homes and jobs. That does not deny there are needy people in Honduras. BUT . . . Honduras is more than 1,600 miles away from the United States. Why would starving people walk 1,600 miles? Is there no other country within a shorter walking distance that will offer asylum to a legitimate refugee? Maybe Belize? Nicaragua? Costa Rica? Panama?
Pat, those so-called “migrant caravans” are not spontaneous events. They are organized and financed by radical leftists, including drug cartels and human traffickers. Wasn’t that mentioned on the Communist News Network?
Hey, if the U.S. is the “bad guy” in this scenario . . . what does that make Mexico?
PAT ANGRILY WROTE: “Building a wall as a monument to White Supremacy is a toxic societal issue.”
MY REPLY — Why on earth do you and your fellow travelers keep playing the race card? Actually, I know the answer . . .
“We can and must write in a language which sows among the masses hate, revulsion, and scorn toward those who disagree with us.”
— Vladimir Lenin
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Pat … the U.S. is—quite possibly—the most non-racist country on earth. Our former President (for eight years) is black. I, and everyone I know, have friends and family members who are of different races, religions, and heritage. In a lot of countries we would be shot (or worse) for that.
I’m a white guy. There are many, many, many millions of American men and women who are not white, but who have much larger paychecks, nicer homes, and better cars than me. So what? I’m not jealous, I’m not envious, and I don’t call any of them names. Instead, I congratulate them on their success. I assume they are more talented and/or work harder and/or make better life choices than me. Good for them. They inspire the rest of us citizens, because that’s how this great country works!
Under our current President, African-Americans, Latin-Americans, Asian-Americans, Women, and Youth have the highest employment rate and highest wages in fifty-to-sixty years. The only people ignoring this fact or complaining about it are radical liberal leftists. What is wrong with you people?
Calling our country racist merely because normal people don’t agree with your purely political open border agenda is disgusting. Perhaps you haven’t been reading my blog long enough to have seen this comment of mine in one of my previous posts: “Just for the record: I am okay with deporting anyone who is illegally living in the United States. As far as I am concerned, you may start with blue-eyed blondes. It has never been about melanin.”
In closing, Pat, I enjoy truthful, factual discussion. Unfortunately, your emails provide neither. However, if you wish to keep sending them to me, I thank you. They provide good material for my blog. And it’s always nice to know how a future dictator thinks (if at all). Have a nice day.
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