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Dec 3, 2023Liked by Rob Patterson

I had lunch with my small town girlfriend the other day and she said those exact words to me: "I wish Donald trump would just ....die." and I replied that I would be fine with a massive debilitating stroke. Like you, Rob, I keep thinking that something is gonna rescue us from this nightmare.

Oh and that reference to his slutty daughter? Just apologize, for fux sake. You have too many women reading your writeys to get away with that language. Lazy.

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Dec 3, 2023Liked by Rob Patterson

But I just re-read your explanation, and I guess that will suffice.

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Shoot me! I was a proud and happy boy slut.

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Dec 6, 2023Liked by Rob Patterson

I don’t even find tRump as scary as the people that want him as their president.Im afraid they’re just gonna find someone even worse when he’s gone.

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Yeah, I hear ya. I know of what you speak. Both our states are cursed with mobs of MAGA maniacs. Take some small heart in how almost no one could be so thoroughly horrid as DJT.

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Dec 3, 2023Liked by Rob Patterson

Ah, from your lips to god's ears...

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As a still-rather practicing albeit highly-lapsed in my churchgoing Whiskeypalian, plus as a professional editor, I believe that if we want He/She/Them/Whatever to listen, the name of the divine is best capitalized as God. Just sayin'.

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Dec 3, 2023·edited Dec 3, 2023Liked by Rob Patterson

Old joke: "Wherever there's four Episopalians, you'll always find a Fifth." (Told to me by a diehard Piskie.)

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Dec 3, 2023Liked by Rob Patterson

Hey, I'm an aetheist... what do I know about capitalization? I'm down with that total equality thing everywhere... all small letters for me! lol

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To each their own!

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Dec 3, 2023Liked by Rob Patterson

"Slutty daughter?" That's a rather harsh assessment of an unfortunate, mentally retarded young woman.

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Guilty as charged, I guess. But with mitigating circumstances.

In a piece suffused with sarcasm and sardonicism, I stumbled a bit going a bridge too far. Those attitudes can be a minefield….

Must point out – not in my defense – that one of Papa Joe’s big concerns with poor, mentally-challenged Rosemary – BTW, not PC/woke to say retarded anymore; we all slip at times – was her quite-budding sexuality once she hit puberty. It was a factor in his heinous decision to have her lobotomized. By saying slutty, I was trying to channel his mindset.

Frankly, “slutty” isn’t harsh, per se, in my mindset. I think we men should build temples for sluts to honor and worship them. Without sluts, we’d get laid a whole lot less than we do. Plus, I was a relentless boy-slut from my mid-twenties well into my forties. So….

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Dec 3, 2023·edited Dec 3, 2023

Me, too, Painfully. And Soon. Sadly, I fear his robust Scottish Norse/Gael genes from his Hebridean mother might be protecting him from his excesses. Those Outer Islanders can live exceedingly long lives, more's the pity in this case.

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