Thursday, May 4, 2017

Racial Taunts, Andrew Jackson & Jimmy Kimmel

Fenway Park fans taunted Adam Jones, a black outfielder, with the Baltimore Orioles.

They threw peanuts at him.

Screamed horrible things.

It's 2017, are you kidding me???

Of course, some of these problems were supposed to be solved by the civil war. A war that appeared to your president to have not been necessary. He could've avoided the war that abolished slavery.

After all, Andrew Jackson, his hero (who was a great guy) was against the civil war ever even happening...

...despite the fact that he DIED 16 years before it happened.

I guess American History wasn't part of the Trump University offerings.

Could be an honest mistake, I guess.

I mean why should a president need to know such a tough-to-look-up-thing-that's-easily-solved-by-reading-something!


What a national embarrassment.

And there is another vote coming on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act although the new bill being pushed hasn't been figured out yet.

Jimmy Kimmel did a very heartfelt testimony about the need to keep healthcare intact, somewhat, for children who will be left out in the cold by a plan that kicks poor people to the curb.

It was quickly dismissed by some on the other side of the aisle who said:

"Why should I pay for someone else's care?"

I don't get it!

Are we that sickened by people who can't even afford to live?

Why is it okay for someone to be paid $17,000 an hour...

...but it's disgusting to pay a living wage for a denigrating job.

The class warfare is disgusting.

There aren't just a few people that need help...

...they don't want handouts.

They are working...

...but the math doesn't work!

Healthcare costs are out of reach. College costs are out of reach. The American dream is a nightmare.

Enough of the rant.

I'm going to read a history book.

There's a lot I need to learn about that soothsayer, Andrew Jackson.

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