Blondes in trouble.

Fifty chilly degrees outside, but I’m not in any hurry to get the furnace going. Never mind the A/C was blasting not two weeks ago; as Dexter said in yesterday’s comments, sometimes it’s good just to be a little chilled. I had a roommate once who’d gone through a bout of anorexia, and was still quite thin, and she was cold in all but the hottest weather. Which, for some reason, made my mind go skip-skip-skip and land on Michaele Salahi.

You remember the Salahis — the vulgar social climbers of Washington D.C., who somehow managed to slip the security ring at the White House, enter a state dinner and get to handshake distance with the president. She was a Real Housewife, he was a “vineyard owner” or some such, and both were grifters, basically. The WashPost gossip columnists beat them like a drum for a while, pointing out their trail of unpaid bills and lawsuits, her sketchy resume and his likewise, but it never seemed to faze either of them, and they kept showing up at parties and getting in. Someone kept letting them check into ritzy hotels, ride in limousines and otherwise live the life. I should be so shameless.

This week — and I hope you’re sitting down for this shocking turn of events — they split up, and the way Michaele fitted her husband Tareq in cuckold’s horns was about as bad as it gets. She left him for Neal Schon. Who’s Neal Schon, you ask? Why, he’s the guitarist for Journey. Tareq was further humiliated by his actions when he noticed his wife missing. He called the cops and claimed she’d been abducted, because she left her things behind.

Tareq, hasn’t life with Michaele taught you anything? You leave it all behind when you have to, because there’s always someone with a fresh credit card waiting around the corner. In this case, a “rock icon” (TMZ’s description, not mine), whom Michaele joined on the road in Memphis, where Journey was playing a show with Foreigner.

Just let that soak in for a minute. A pair of high-profile publicity hounds, riven by the fleshly sword of a power-pop arena-band guitarist, now touring with another power-pop arena band. Imagine the crowd at those shows, rising from their $200 front-row seats to shake their Docker’d behinds to “Hot Blooded” and, of course, “Don’t Stop Believin’.” We are in hell, aren’t we?

You had to know things were rough for the Salahis. Why, just this year Michaele was accepted by, and then booted from, VH-1’s “Celebrity Rehab” show, on the grounds she’s not addicted to anything. But they knew that going in! Tareq protested. Michaele wanted to be treated — in a reality-show setting, of course — for her multiple sclerosis, which has been aggravated by the couple’s “ordeal” with the White House.

I have to pause for a minute and just say: I really enjoy wallowing in a good gossip sheet from time to time. Not necessarily the snark blogs — too meta — but the ones like TMZ and the Daily Mail. So retro! There are sources, and there are “close to” sources, but the ones they’re relying on to dish the Salahi dirt are described as “extremely close” to Michaele, which I’m taking to mean it’s Michaele herself. Any woman who wants MS treatment on cable TV would have no problem informing on herself to Harvey Levin. Who else could share the exact wording of this text message, from the icon to the blonde herself: “xxxoooxxxoo Kiss, lick, and a nice stiff one 4 ya lol Neal.”

(May I just say one thing? Any man who sent me anything that lame had better watch his ass. And people? I don’t do LOL. Nor “ya.”)

Anyway, the Kidnapping of Michaele Salahi, a Q-and-A.

And I’m sorry I’m so lame this morning. This is the first five-day week of school, and my new name is Erasmus B. Draggin. One-third of the household is sick, and I fear it might come for me next. So, regular hand-washing, no kisses for anyone and maybe a pot of soup this weekend. I’m thinking Minestrone, but if you have any ideas, you know where to leave ’em.

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61 responses to “Blondes in trouble.”

  1. coozledad said on September 16, 2011 at 11:03 am

    Well, at least Michaele and Neal will only be swapping microorganisms they’ve both been exposed to repeatedly. Those old rockers ought to be tattooed with a Hep C warning label by their respective governments, if only for the benefit of the non compos mentis.

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  2. LAMary said on September 16, 2011 at 11:05 am

    I use the name Erasmus B. Dragon here at work all the time. No one ever gets it. This morning I had to not only drive younger son to school, I had to help him dismantle his “fixie” so he could sell the frame for more than he paid for the whole used bike six months ago. He was bringing the bike frame to school to complete the transaction. Living on a very steep hill, the fixie was utterly useless to him. Duh. He has now figured out that two of our other bikes, an old Peugeot ten speed from the seventies and the bike I bought for him about five years ago, are perfect for riding in the hills. Again. Duh. I should be living the life of a Salahi rather than this schlepping to and fro.

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  3. EllenT said on September 16, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Best soup recipe I have had recently is the posole recipe in Esquire magazine. Tons of veg and a rotisserie chicken:

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  4. adrianne said on September 16, 2011 at 11:15 am

    Stay well, Nance! The train wreck that is the Salahis life is too mesmerizing to take my eyes off. MUST…STOP…READING…

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  5. Julie Robinson said on September 16, 2011 at 11:25 am

    A nice chicken tortilla soup always gets the sinuses cleared out. And, I can’t believe I’m suggesting this, but the Neti pot system helped me through last winter’s colds. Except that in frugality I make my own saline solution and use a water bottle with a sports top.

    I really couldn’t care less about the Salahis but now I understand all the jokes about taking a journey.

    Schlepping around today to buy groceries but also hoping to score some shoes on sale.

    Our sparkling Sarah comes home next week to fill a trailer and complete her move to Washington. She has a real job now as a pastor and they are even paying to haul the trailer out west. We are thrilled for her and even more thrilled that we don’t have to move her yet again.

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  6. april glaspie said on September 16, 2011 at 11:41 am

    Neal Schon? Good lord, that’s embarrassing. Of course, things can always get worse. Steve Garvey (slept here), the Father of SoCal, had his wife Cyndy leave him for Marvin freaking Hamlisch.

    In Schon’s defense, he also played in Santana, but he’s also been involved much more recently with Sammy Hagar (Mr. More Obnoxious than David Lee Roth)and played on the obscenely sacrilegious M. Bolton desecration of Dock of the Bay. I realize that’s redudancy, but I’d suggest drawing and quartering is too good for anyone involved in that abomination. Anyway, ain’t that a man.

    This month’s Atlantic came yesterday with an interesting article called Sex and the Married Politician, which is more about how the subject is covered by media than about the supject per se. I found it somewhat enlightening after NN’s comments yesterday about $Palin and Joe McGinniss. I hope the link works for anybody that would like to read it. I may have access because I’ve got a regular subscription.

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  7. Chris in Iowa said on September 16, 2011 at 11:46 am

    Lame? This was the best thing I’ve read the morning, which is often the case.

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  8. Catherine said on September 16, 2011 at 11:48 am

    My name might as well be Pikov Andropov. And I’d go to the working mother’s support group, if someone else would run it and didn’t conflict with soccer, piano and/or scouts.

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  9. april glaspie said on September 16, 2011 at 11:49 am

    Really pretty low rent D-List Mrs. Salahi. Maggie Trudeau she ain’t.

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  10. Jeff (the mild-mannered one) said on September 16, 2011 at 12:08 pm

    Switched from neti pot to sinucleanse bottle, but it really does help. I know, I know, no one wants to know about this, but it mitigates and maybe even helps prevent colds, and my allergies are significantly less problematic. Some ideas from India are good, even if sleeping on a bed of mails or walking coals may not be. I draw the line and snorting a bit of ghee up into my nostrils after you rinse, which is the full Ayurvedic sinus care.

    Ommmmmmmm. (sniff)

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  11. MarkH said on September 16, 2011 at 12:08 pm

    Didn’t know that about Mrs. Garvey and Mr. Way-We-Were, April. Mrs. Hamlish since 1989 is former Columbus weather girl Terre Blair. Those of us who were around Central Ohio in the ’80s (Nancy, Jeff B., Kirk) can attest that as per her rep and the buzz around media circles, this was something she probably worked very hard to attain.

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  12. nancy said on September 16, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    Terre Blair was also the victim of probably the nastiest ex-boyfriend revenge plot I’ve heard, short of something involving firearms. As irritating as she was, you had to feel for the girl on that score.

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  13. MarkH said on September 16, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    I do remember that, Nancy. I don’t know who the guy was, but she sure got suckered with promises of the stardom and riches she was after.

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  14. nancy said on September 16, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    Right. Borden can probably tell us more, but the short version: Her ex set up a sting, using paid actors, to offer her a dream job at the network, in New York. She fell for the whole thing, turned in her resignation and alerted the media about her glamorous career upgrade. Once they started working it, of course it turned out that no one at the network knew who she was, the whole scheme was revealed and she was publicly humiliated.

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  15. april glaspie said on September 16, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    How Hamlisch met Blair. Severe Sacharine warning.

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  16. Hattie said on September 16, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    That’s a good point about gossip sources like Gawker being “too meta.” It’s more fun to figure out the absurdities of these people on one’s own.

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  17. april glaspie said on September 16, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    Barn cats.

    Insider scoop on the Salahis, supposedly, by some woman who has actually written a book about them. Sounds like a must-read to me.

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  18. Julie Robinson said on September 16, 2011 at 2:06 pm

    The sinucleanse thingy looks a lot like my low-rent version. Sea salt works best for me.

    LAMary, you are not alone; when it comes to the males in my life, there are a LOT of duh moments. Chalk it up to ADD, absent-mindedness, early Alzheimer’s, the Y chromosome, testosterone poisoning, whatever, being the Mommy gets old. Not that I don’t love them desperately, but there are days I need to pin a note to their clothes before letting them out the door.

    And here’s the female equivalent of *squirrel* *new shoes*

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  19. Suzanne said on September 16, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    I’ve wanted to get a neti pot, but I am too dang cheap. I just put warm salt water in a shot glass and suck it up my nose. It works, unless I get too much salt in the water and then I get a nice cauterizing sting!

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  20. MarkH said on September 16, 2011 at 3:07 pm

    That’s the summary I remember, Nance. As calculating a person as she was, I felt bad for her as well. That guy was REALLY pissed off.

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  21. Sue said on September 16, 2011 at 3:22 pm

    Re Terre Blair:
    I would be interested in knowing what became of the boyfriend. Happily married and an ideal husband, I assume? I’ll bet he had his pick of the ladies after coming up with that harmless little joke.

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  22. MarkH said on September 16, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    Sue — Maybe Borden can shed light on this as well, but at the time (at least in the local radio circles I was in), the guy was apprehended. Depending on who you believe, he was either incarcerated or committed to a room in Grant Hospital.

    re: April’s link: I wasn’t aware she did anything nationally except the odd ABC feature. But the Today Show? I also read that she has become quite the society doyenne in NYC.

    Here’s a recent photo of both:

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  23. Dorothy said on September 16, 2011 at 3:34 pm

    The woman who sits next to me at work swears by her neti pot but I just can’t bring myself to try one. I rarely get sick so maybe if I was really desperate I’d cave in and experiment. But it just makes me shiver thinking of pouring liquid INTO my sinus cavities when the first instinct is to get liquid OUT of there. Maybe if I had a belt or two to steel me for the experience…

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  24. april glaspie said on September 16, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    Little dickhead Eric Cantor isn’t satisfied with shooting himself in the foot or sticking his foot in his piehole, he blew off the appendage with a shotgun and barbecued it before chowing down. I mean why help hurricane victims when you can pile on unemployment by shitcanning a program you approved of three years ago and that’s been successful ever since to the tune of 40,000 jobs?

    In the meantime, GOPer members of Congress are attacking federal regulatory actions by claiming regulation of breeding and sale of Buurmese pythons “kills jobs”. I say put ’em out at night in the ‘Glades for a few days spotting Bachmann’s oil rigs and then ask about the 1/2 million or so invasive pythons destroying the ecosystem there.

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  25. april glaspie said on September 16, 2011 at 4:06 pm

    Wow. Marvin Hamlisch looks more like Peter Pettigrew in rodent form than eve these days.

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  26. basset said on September 16, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    Wasn’t Memphis, it was Nashville… then the tour went on the next night to Memphis, which I would describe the same way PJ O’Rourke did New Orleans… “high-crime drainage ditch.”

    I wouldn’t live in Memphis if they made me mayor. And for therapeutic soup, I recommend venison chili with lots of hot peppers.

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  27. Sue said on September 16, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    basset, how about if they made you King?

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  28. LAMary said on September 16, 2011 at 4:22 pm

    I consider Chinese hot and sour soup followed by a coconut popsicle a cure for nearly anything.

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  29. moe99 said on September 16, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    Thai coconut chicken soup here cures most ills.

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  30. basset said on September 16, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    If I were King I could delegate someone to deal with Memphis. Meanwhile, this:

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  31. april glaspie said on September 16, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    Whoa, Basset, I was thinking 1/3 of that show might not suck, but then I realized I was mistaking Night Ranger for Tom Cochrane and Red Ryder. I woulda thought Tampa would actually have an auditorium named for a bail bondsman. I know Myrtle Beach does. Journey and Foreigner on the same show, sponsored by Head-On.

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  32. Dexter said on September 16, 2011 at 6:22 pm

    “…and a nice stiff one 4 ya lol Neal.” Well, there ya go, she’s adDICKted to booze, firing down stiff shots. Sheesh, pretty obvious, doncha think? 🙂

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  33. Dexter said on September 16, 2011 at 6:27 pm

    Info you never asked for: My facebook friend Corey was at the taping of the Craig Ferguson show yesterday. The show goes on at 12:37 A.M., but they tape at 3:00 P.M. in a tiny studio.
    I always thought those shows taped in the early evening…I think that goes way back , though.

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  34. Bitter Scribe said on September 16, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    Dexter–How did he (she?) like it? I almost never get to see Ferguson now that I have a job that I have to get up for, but on the rare occasions I do, he’s always a scream.

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  35. Dexter said on September 17, 2011 at 3:04 am

    Scribe: He loved it…he is a huge fan of Ferguson. I watch it nightly, too, but always fall asleep after the first guest.
    I just wish Fallon was on at a different time…I just can’t record a late night talk show…well, I could, but it seems like I have to decide, and I choose the Scot.

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  36. alex said on September 17, 2011 at 11:49 am

    Totally off topic but a friend forwarded a link to this video which I found incredibly touching. It’s about the reunion of two circus elephants in a wildlife sanctuary after a separation of 25 years. The older elephant, Shirley, had lived alone in captivity in a zoo after her circus career was over.

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  37. april glaspie said on September 17, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    Alex, that made my day. Elephant intelligence, memory and empathy have always fascinated me. The emotional bonds that humans form for elephants in their care are also amazing. Beautiful video.

    People’s behavior? Not as much.

    All of this “poor Sarah, that McGinniss is an unprincipled bully” sentiment from the left end of the commentariat really warms the cockles of my little heart. I mean, fair is fair, right? How well I remember George Will and Krautheimer calling out Jerome Corsi and John O’Neill for the purely mendacious, libelous Swiftboat bullshit. Corsi had his sworn affidavits. Of course not one of the testees had actually ever served with Kerry, aside from being in the same geographical area, i.e. SE Asia, albeit, not contemporaneously. Designated Little Nixon O’Neill is notoriously envious of Kerry and clearly loathes him for a more successful military career.

    Craig Ferguson is funnier on Late Night than anybody else has ever been He’s also a more engaged, informed and interesting interviewer. His long interview with Desmond Tutu was unparalleled in late night fora. Like Leno is gonna discuss just war theology with a theologian.

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  38. brian stouder said on September 17, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Alex, that was a superb video link.

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  39. moe99 said on September 17, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    Alex, there’s a part one to that video and a followup on Shirley 8 years later on YouTube. Thank you for that.

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  40. april glaspie said on September 17, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    If elephants are able to form relationships that withstand years of separation, than anybody that disturbs that is a criminal, particularly if it’s by kidnapping or murder. This is what Jane Goodall understood about Great Apes. She paid with her life, not to apes but to vile and vicious humans. Obviously Will shakes had some idea. Not to be dreamed in your philosophy.

    Well, and what I meant to say, who would expect Craig to understand theology. He reads. He prepares. The rest of these aholes don’t. I’ll come down with latent intelligence and curiosity everytime, why W might take about half a smoke, but he’s a dildo.

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  41. april glaspie said on September 17, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    Alex, Do you know anything about the damage to the elephant’s ears or to their backs. This reminded me of the spectacular end of the Penny Marshall movie, A League of Their Own. They were just excellent ballplayers. Way I see it.

    I just finished The Girl, you know, dragon tattoo. Doubting the context is moronic. Salander wouldn’t buy you bullsh9hit

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  42. april glaspie said on September 17, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    The idea that you’re somehow lacking intelligence if you’re hair is blond is incredibly moronic. I was born that way and I’m smarter than all of you. Doesn’t matter, been unconsidered. People should consider results. I’d be left on my own to do things intelligently.

    Everything anybody ever felt about anything I ever thought. I think Peyton is the best ever sived. Closest to Johnny U that ever lived. He will win when he’s there. That’s what I think. He’s the second best QB tjat ever lived. This is relatively obvious.

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  43. april glaspie said on September 17, 2011 at 6:33 pm

    I know that doesn’t make me smarter but it’s just national. If you think people ar stupid because they have light colored hair, you are probably an idiot. I could most likely have scored higher SATs could I have taken them for you. Probably higher on any standardized test. and glad to help. I think those tests are grotesquely unfair. And I’d take them for anybody for a stipend. So what use are those tests? I could take them for anybody, particularly if Trapper said so. I’ve never done this. But I could and I could guarantee scores. And this is what the whole world is based upon?

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  44. Deborah said on September 17, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    Alex, that link made me cry, I needed that. Thanks.

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  45. april glaspie said on September 17, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    I just finished The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” I wouldn’t ruin anything for anybody, but there is a part that is so exciting ou read at breakneck speed. I can’t thing of anything in all my vast reading that comes clos. Not even close. You are all people that might think I’m some dumbass imposing, but if you don’t read that book and get that frisson, you are foolish. It’s a terrific book. Let me ask you? How good a book is Mr. Norrell? well it is great, actually, truly great, and shall we agree on, whatever thinks, Whaterver you think, I don’t know. Whatever you say. So everthing is all no problem?

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  46. moe99 said on September 17, 2011 at 7:26 pm

    Update on Shirley and Jenny.

    What wonderful animals elphants are. Thank you again, Alex, for the video.

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  47. Dexter said on September 17, 2011 at 10:31 pm,0,7905835.story

    I wonder if Jeff Borden and the other Chicago & Illinois nn.c-ers remember much about Senator Percy, my favorite Republican of all time, because he called out against injustice in many areas, especially the foolishness of sending so many of us to Vietnam . Senator Charles Percy died, age 91, today. He was just a helluva man, an inspiration to me when I was a high school kid.,0,5737225.story?obref=obinsite

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  48. april glaspie said on September 17, 2011 at 10:59 pm

    Didn’t that guy talking about chains make as much of an impact as the elephant friendship? Magnificent creatures capable of memory and heartfelt emotion. That man loved that elephant. Elephants in captivity are a powerful indictment of humanity, but that man loves that elephant, and that says a lot for humanityy. Free at last? Take your own meaning. About what he thinks about elephants and all God’s creatures. Speaking in human tongues is not necessary for sentience. There is higher intelligence in other species than hominids. I’ve believed this for a very long time. We think that turning opposable thumbs to wielding tools is the sign. Apes do, so do seagulls when they drop Quahoag shells on human paved areas. They don’t have thumbs yet, but they use our brainstorms to get at clams. And those are fucking birds. But we have large portions of our populous that get votes by denying natural selection. Alex, I agree, the elephant reunion is incredibly moving, but I also think the emotions of the keeper, the caretaker, are worth considering. That man loves that elephant. I’ve felt that way about several dogs and cats in my lifetime. This is all an example of a higher nature in human beings that isn’t readily apparent everyday. When that man says “free at last” I find that incredibly moving. He wants that elephant to be happy.

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  49. april glaspie said on September 17, 2011 at 11:06 pm

    Dexter, reanimate Chuck Percy. But make him bulletproof. And John Lindsey, too. How would either of those charismatic, photogenic, intelligent, compassionate and absolutely intelligent guys position themselves in modern politics? These were guys I idolized to a point, but I could never understand why they were putative Republicans. They would be anathema now to the right. For one thing, neither was physically repulsive. Both would have embraced everything from Obama’s White House. What ever happened to loyal opposition that actually cared about the Constitution, rather than tar and feathering the black guy?

    edit: Bring back Chuck Percy and John Lindsey and I’ll sign on with GOP. What ever happened to intelligence and style?

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  50. april glaspie said on September 17, 2011 at 11:22 pm

    Protecting children from child labor is a leftist plot.

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  51. Deborah said on September 17, 2011 at 11:50 pm

    Yes Dexter, I remember Sen Percy fondly too. I remember when his daughter was killed. I didn’t live in Chicago then but it was chilling, she was beaten and stabbed by an intruder while she was at home in bed.

    We just got back from seeing Higher Ground. I think Vera Fermiga will probably be up for an Academy Award for her acting in this movie which she also directed. But not sure she’ll win.

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  52. april glaspie said on September 18, 2011 at 12:18 am

    That forty =hour work week? Isn’t that sorta commonniss? And child labor? shouldn’t free enterprise allow the rugrats to earn? What’s the sense of school? We gonna be Thoid Woild lets go all in. What a bunch of assholes. That’s the GOPEr plan.

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  53. Kirk said on September 18, 2011 at 12:32 am

    Percy, Lindsay, Ed Brooke …

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  54. april glaspie said on September 18, 2011 at 12:47 am

    What is wrong with Americans? Unions are evil? Unions invented American middle class life. And then we had the GI Bill and reigned all those benefits down on the guys that went to Viet Nam. What a country, eh? All those benefits and almost free mortgages. Man what a time. Scussballs like Cheney that kept the whole thing running ran it into Halliburton and some boil on his ass that kept him from service, and W flew reconnaissaince for the O club and they stole the presicency. and they absconded with all those pallets of cash. Biggest fucking crooks ever. Except the USA.

    It’s Hoyt Axton’s song, but I like the Johnnyy Rivers version. Boy can sing. The impact of the song remains the same. They took his land, they won’t give it back. they gave Geronimo a Cadillac. I’m so proud to be American. We’re fucking exceptional. We barge in when anybody else might have begged pardon.

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  55. coozledad said on September 18, 2011 at 11:36 am

    Remember the good old days, when we were fighting that “axis of evil”? I guess we were the “You bet your Sweet” axis.
    Shit like this makes me hope the Viagra supply will one day be adulterated in formulations by a rogue chemist, and the resulting compound will make the user’s dick drop off, fall down his pants leg, and be swept up with hundreds of other necrosing dicks by the sanitation departments of the world.

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  56. april glaspie said on September 18, 2011 at 12:24 pm

    Did Wolf the little ninny know about this when he asked the question? This had to have pained Dr. Paul, if he’s not an alien, which I think he is. Going all Galt means japing on your friends in need. And sorry about the slur, I don’t mean it, but it’s particularly evocative. And Wolf Blitzer? What a sniveling little turd. Reporting in the SCUD’s early light? Nope, that was Arthur Kent, while Wolf was pissing himself under a desk. Wolf grew the beard in a pitiful attempt to man up and compensate.

    Meanwhile, it’s either nice, or exceptionally creepy, to know Ron Paul walks the walk when it comes to friends he might have helped. Makes my skin crawl.

    Cooz, I’d rather hang ’em up than resort to the Blue Pill. It’s possible to be a considerate lover anyway, I’d say. Anyway, not in the near or foreseen future. I expect to go from functional to compostable in 0-60, riding without a helmet, on human-powered and big motorized bikes using gasoline. I’ve got a living will that says DNR in my wallet.

    And I stopped paying for insurance. S. is on Medicaid and on SS disability, and I have a will that leaves her our home and a monthly dividend of more than she’ll ever spend. She’s schizophrenic and she can handle it on meds. So can I, mostly. At times it’s difficult. Nobody has any control over who they fall in love with. I’ve hidden the Haenckels many times. And I figure the danger is about like riding with no helmet. My hair’s long and blond and I look good so fuck it.

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  57. april glaspie said on September 18, 2011 at 12:40 pm

    My friends, listen to this. It’s exquisite. Bon Iver and all those CSN imitators? Bag that shit. This is truly awe-inspiring. And there are any number of women that are better singers than Janis. Grace Potter.

    I had to get a copy of my birth certificate from the State of Ohio Office of Vital Statistics. Holy shit, it’s a Short Form. Now I’m wavering between existing and not. I figure this is a blatant excuse for GOPers to keep me from voting. I need to get a carry permit if I want to vote. And that’s not fucking bizarre, at all.

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  58. april glaspie said on September 18, 2011 at 1:35 pm

    Whatever y’all think. I care about what’s to come. I think I’ve made some consideration for that. We are supposed to consider what happens when everthing hits the fan. One way or another.

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  59. april glaspie said on September 18, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    Go Loins. Look up Van Patrick, yStafford is ridiculously good.ou ou Lions fans. We had Norm Cash guarding the bag and we had Van Patrick and the Loins, hearing footsteps. Those were the days of Detroit sports. Now there’s Verlander. I was in Briggs Stadium for those glorey days. nd for when Detroit rocked music.

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  60. april glaspie said on September 18, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    Aholy shit, Nancy. If you love Detroit, embrace the loins. This is a Cit coming back. with a youngster QB. Noi joke, way back to Van Patrick T his is Detroit on the rebound. A winning football team with a swashbuckling QB? That’s the shit of what our city is made.

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  61. april glaspie said on September 18, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    When waas the last time the loins were good? And the Tiges are mighty. Its time for Detroit teams.

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