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Of False Senators and their wrasses

May 4, 2017: Now that the Republican health insurance plan has passed the House and heads for the US Senate, I’m taking a moment to appreciate that famously deliberative body of government which We The People must now depend upon to do the right thing in spite of the Ayn-Randian notion of survival of the fittest.

To me there seems to be something fishy about the entire GOP plan especially considering the anti-government infiltrators of Washington though naturally you may choose to disagree.

So are you, dear reader, one of those “good people” Republicans favor who are in perfect health and (preferably) have boo koodles of money? Of course, Washington politicians don’t have to worry a moment about their own medical coverage but we must wonder how pleasant their breaks to go home will turn out once the wider public realizes what Republicans have done to millions of Americans while giving the wealthy classes huge tax breaks!

How will they manage to cover their wrasses?

False senator wrasse of Western Australia; a pencil portrait by Jude Cowell.

Written by Jude Cowell

May 5, 2017 at 1:24 am

Blackbeard and his gold

As of tomorrow, Thursday, I’m officially off on a spree with family to one of the islands of North Carolina, where notorious pirate Blackbeard ostensibly hid fabulous treasure on islands that are now turtle protection zones.

(Actually, all the islands along with Carolina coast say that they have the X-spot of Blackbeard’s golden goodies, you just have to find it har har me matey.)

Though I’ve not spied an ocean in some time, I hear credible reports that it’s still there with beaches of lovely sand so perfect for a 3-year-old to sift through.

And speaking of oceans and fish, here’s a False Senator wrasse who wishes to greet you.

Back next week with a treasure of happy memories in tow and perhaps an interesting photo or two!

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