CLASS NOT CRASS

What a difference four years makes. The Inauguration yesterday was a class act. It was wonderful to be back where we belonged. America rose from the dust.

Ashamed I am not to tell you I cried a bit. I spoke with several friends afterwards and this morning. Males and females. They all cried.

It was a new day and we knew it!

Amanda Gorman was a hit. Wow! Only 22 years old. A National Youth Poet Laureate.  Her appearance, words, delivery…..Everything perfect.

She and Biden have something in common. Speech disorders. Stuttering.  You would never have known it yesterday.

Where they found Amanda interesting. She was recommended by Jill Biden.

Amanda’s career is made. She will be an adult Poet Laureate in due course. She will pen America’s history for years to come.

Melania can’t win.

She left Washington yesterday morning in a black outfit. When she departed Air Force One in Palm Beach she was wearing a colorfully patterned Gucci dress.

Her new life had begun.

Some social media enthusiasts were critical of the cost of the Gucci dress. Retails for $3,700. Her business alone. If you have it, spend it.

Two points of interest regarding Proud Boys. Considered the top terrorist group in the U.S.

Its leader was arrested yesterday on several federal charges arising out of January 6.

He or some other person in leadership “pulled a Trump.” They turned on Trump. They were disappointed in his conduct and comments late in the game. Labeled it as “fleckless.”

Poor Donald. Everyone is leaving him. Deservedly so. He turned on many. It’s the old story. What goes around comes around.

Just because the terrorists did not attack yesterday does not mean they will not in the future. It does not take much in the way of brains to understand you don’t initiate a battle when the other side expects you to. Twenty five thousand National Guardsmen sufficient reason to be dissuaded.

This is the lull in the storm. The National Guard, etc. will leave in due course. Biden and his team will not. They will be ready for the next onslaught, however.

As of tuesday evening, Trump had given pardons and commutations totaling 143.

Steve Bannon should not have received a pardon. A bad guy through and through. His goal in life is to wreak havoc on established governments and bring them down.

He should have pardoned Giuliani. The man prostituted himself for Trump at every turn.

I believe also he should have pardoned his children. Ok to leave Jared swinging. However children are deserving of a father’s protection wherever possible.

Trump could not have pardoned himself. In my opinion it would not have been legally correct. Even if legal, it would have done him no good. The Manhattan DA and the Southern District of New York will get him. This year!

Biden showed an immediate toughness yesterday.

Peter Robb was appointed some 3 years ago as counsel for the National Labor Relations Board. A 4 year term. He had roughly 10 months to finish.

Biden wanted him out. The position a very important one. The Counsel alone decides which labor disputes are heard by the entire Board. Robb has been aggressive in providing the board with a pro business agenda. He cared little for labor.

To place his conduct in perspective, Robb was Reagan’s counsel when he fired the air traffic controllers.

Here is how Biden’s toughness exhibited itself. He wanted Robb out. Labor wanted Robb out.

Soon after being sworn in, President Biden had a letter delivered to Robb. Resign or you will be fired at 5 o’clock.

Robb refused to resign. Replied with a letter that might be described as a challenging one. Like take your best shot.

Robb is finished. He was out of his job at 5 pm.

There are many reasons why locals did not want cruise line ships coming to Key West. Besides ruining the waters.

The cruise line ships were at the bottom of the ladder economically. Generally, the cheapest to buy a ticket for.

Locals describe the passengers as “polyesters.” They spend very little money on shore. They buy T shirts and drink beer in local bars.

Evidence of their cheapness is most return to their ship for lunch. It’s already paid for. Then they return to Duval.

They are of no economic value overall to the community.

It was recently announced that 2 carriers were soon to fly into Key West. You might say great! Increased business!

Not all locals do.

A local’s opinion was shared in today’s Citizens’ Voice: “Low-budget airlines are now coming to Key West! Now the trash is going to fly in versus float in.”

I do not necessarily agree with the “trash” verbiage. However, I can understand the feeling.

Former President Ulysses S. Grant was in Key West this day in 1880. His parade down Duval was received with thunderous enthusiasm.

Following the parade, he was guest of honor at a dinner at the Jefferson Hotel.

The Jefferson Hotel was unknown to me. I did a little research.

Its location on the 100 block of Duval. The bank building still sits on the corner of Duval and Front Streets. Then there is the driveway entrance into Hogsbreath. On the other side of the driveway is where the Jefferson Hotel sat.

Three stories high. The Grant visit at a time when Duval Street itself was dirt. The sidewalks brick.

There was a fire at the Jefferson Hotel in 1957. The 2 photos I found did not reflect serious damage. However, I could not ascertain whether the building sitting where the Jefferson Hotel did is the same structure.

My thinking is yesterday. I always thought a whack on the ass was appropriate punishment when wrongdoing by one of my children was serious. Otherwise, their mother took care of the discipline. She was guilty occasionally of a whack also.

Today, I would be arrested for what I did yesterday.

I subscribed to the Biblical “spare the rod and spoil the child.”

I used the palm of my hand in exercising punishment. One good hard swat. Sometimes it hurt my hand more than one of their bottoms.

In May Johnson’s time, people did worse in punishing their children.

On this day in 1897, May was at Mrs. Sewell’s for tea. A Sewell child was named Dot. May wrote in her diary: “Dot, behaved like the Dickens, so her Papa whipped her with the razor strap.”

Corporal punishment! Child abuse today. Good for some jail time.

Enjoy your day!

 

24 comments on “CLASS NOT CRASS

  1. I have to admit, Joe Biden does give a pretty good speech. I always thought he was not up to the job, but he does look a lot healthier than Trump did in his last four years of his presidency. I think I can learn to like this guy.

    • Stop the bull sh*t Sandy, everybody knows you are nothing but an insincere and deceptive troll, only interested creating chaos and starting fights with lies and mis information. Besides, I doubt you even own a TV or would know how to use it if you do.

    • Sandy is Lou’s resident critic and annoying blog troll. He uses the name Sandy and Sandy Feet and often co-ops other peoples blog names to.

      He can not be trusted to be honest, or helpful, nor even civil. He is, like above, usually not even coherent.

      He can be vulgar and crazz and is no fan of truth or accuracy.

      Above all he likes to provoke controversy and chaos.

  2. Poor Biden. The Republicans have proved how easy it is to make Americans worse. Now Biden will find how impossible it will be to make them better.

    • Well, maybe just very, very difficult. It all depends on how obstructionist REPUBLICANS turn out to be. They say they really want to unite and rebuild America, but how can they be trusted anymore to do anything but harm America, like they did when they were in power.

  3. I watched yesterdays first news conference of Biden’s new regime. What a refreshing change from four years of condescending, venomous and contentious crap we had to put up with for the last four years. This was a real person who didn’t seem to believe that outright lies were either OK and confrontational. Let’s hope this will continue, maybe Americans will be willing to accept White House briefing and News conferences again.

  4. “Steve Bannon should not have received a pardon. A bad guy through and through. His goal in life is to wreak havoc on established governments and bring them down”

    I agree

    “He should have pardoned Giuliani. The man prostituted himself for Trump at every turn”

    I disagree, on the pardon, the prostituting is spot on.

    “I believe also he should have pardoned his children. Ok to leave Jared swinging. However children are deserving of a father’s protection wherever possible”

    I disagree, but pressuring them to change their last name would be beneficial.

  5. Emanuel Jackson, 19, said after being pepper and hitting a policeman with a stick”“Fighting for America,” the man is heard saying after he was asked what he is doing in Washington. “We’ve been taken over by globalists, by the Chinese. Fighting for America. I’m not here for Trump. I’m here for America,” he continued.” Just an anti China man.

    • Sandy is Lou’s resident critic and annoying blog troll. He uses the name Sandy and Sandy Feet and often co-ops other peoples blog names to.

      He can not be trusted to be honest, or helpful, nor even civil. He is, like above, usually not even coherent.

      He can be vulgar and crazz and is no fan of truth or accuracy.

      Above all he likes to provoke controversy and chaos.

      • Ron, at least the capitol garage is heated. The troupes will be ok. And A/C in summer, we do not the senators feeling over heated in the swamp. Please do not tell AOC, you know how she is about global warming! But it is OK for us pea-on’s to be cold or to hot in the summer-right boss Joe.

        Sandy is Lou’s resident critic and annoying blog troll. He uses the name Sandy and Sandy Feet and often co-ops other peoples blog names to.

        He can not be trusted to be honest, or helpful, nor even civil. He is, like above, usually not even coherent.

        He can be vulgar and crazz and is no fan of truth or accuracy.

        Above all he likes to provoke controversy and chaos.

        saved you the time!!!

        • Sandy Feet is a Traitor to his country. For the past several years he has supported Trump in every single instance related to Russia, without any criticism for Trump’s actions or Putin, or Russia, what so ever. He has supported every single action by Trump or the GOP that could even remotely undermine America or the American people. He was a strong supporter for the attack on the Capitol and EVERYTHING supporting the nullification of the free and fair presidential election of 2020.

          Sandy Feet should not be trusted with anything he trues to push on Lou’s blog.

  6. Recently there have been several reliable sources reporting that that the single largest excuse used by those arrested for violence at the Capitol was that they were there because they “…answered the call of My Presidennt” or “Trump said to do so,” or other similiar statements.

  7. Emanuel Jackson, 19 is the third Maryland man to be federally charged in the U.S. Capitol riots.
    To young to vote even for Biden.

    Sandy is Lou’s resident critic and annoying blog troll. He uses the name Sandy and Sandy Feet and often co-ops other peoples blog names to.

    He can not be trusted to be honest, or helpful, nor even civil. He is, like above, usually not even coherent.

    He can be vulgar and crazz and is no fan of truth or accuracy.

    Above all he likes to provoke controversy and chaos.

    saved you the time!!! Again.
    Stay warm with AOC!!!

    • Please post your names. I will check the “no fly list” at work. You know the low life who fly to KW
      Should we defund the construction at the airport?

  8. I need to try and get back into the VFW in Key West. I fuked up with them and they banned me for life. Now I have to figure out a way to get back in. Boy I hate apologizing to those azzholes. I mean they already think I’m a leaker and apologizing will only make that worse.

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