December 17, 2015

What a week. Fully immersed in auto crises, auto assessing, auto buying, auto despairing, auto repairing, then more auto despairing. Considering that over three days we’ve spent approximately $25K in autos makes me woozy, and it ain’t over yet. More details another time. In the meantime…

If you’re a presidential candidate this is how you show up for a campaign event. Wish I could have been there but I was – where else – at the auto repair shop.

Lots of folks ask me how in the world a level-headed guy such as I could be so committed to voting for Donald Trump. Ace of Spades tells it exactly the way I feel:

Thus the double-standard so many complain about: The [GOP] Establishment tells the grassroots not to make demands, and to remain loyal to the party no matter how little of its agenda is pressed for, while the Establishment and the pampered corporate wing feel pretty damn comfortable serving up ultimatums and splitting from the party if their agenda isn’t eagerly serviced.

How many times has this happened? The Establishment behaves as if it has a kingly Right to Rule. How many times has a Tea Partier lost to an Establishment figure, only to dutifully endorse and campaign for the Establishment winner; and how many times has a defeated Establishment fuck turned around and betrayed the party by throwing the race to a Democrat?

The hell with you. May the devil take you all.

So fine: As we’ve been saying, Burn It Down. You’re Democrats anyway; you’re just more realistic than the normal Democrat about how much of your income you’re willing to hand over to the government to redistribute to strangers.

I’m sure you can make some compromise with them; you’re good at compromising with Democrats. A 70% top marginal tax rate? Split the difference, it’s all good.

So go.

Go, and go to hell.

And you need to look no further at how conservatives get treated by their own party than to look at that ass Paul Ryan’s budget that gives Barack Obama and the Democrats everything they ever wanted. To think I once thought he was jake, boy was I a fool! But that’s why I want to see the GOP establishment burned to the ground. Even were Trump to lose to Hillary Clinton (which he won’t – he’ll destroy her), at least with Hillary I don’t have to worry about being betrayed. As far as I’m concerned there’s no difference between Washington Democrats and Republicans. They’re all corrupt and all in the tank for each other. Burn. It. Down.

Here’s another cut from the best concert I ever attended. I absolutely love love love David Gilmour’s solo to close out the end of the song, I think it’s one of his best. Very Clapton-esque.

Oh hell, you might as well as let it play through to this. Some of the best lyrics Roger Waters ever wrote. With all the auto issues this week. I guess I’m feeling (un)comfortably numb.

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