Verbal insecurity

After all this time, you’d think there was unanimity on the meaning of words. But. when I went to look up surrogacy, I discovered that it was being reserved for the practice of hiring a womb to bear one’s child–a prominent enterprise in Ukraine before the war. Which suggests there was some truth to the claim that the Trump Tower confab with the Russians was about adoptions.
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Fixed the laptop

I shut it down because it got hung up on opening a file on an external drive. Then, a remnant of the Linux program I tried and discarded threw the opening screen into ‘grub.’ None of the recovery key combinations had any effect. So, this morning I tried the diagnostic (D) mode. It had me choose a network and then required a password (impossible to remember what ATT required) and, after I laboriously entered the digits from my paper record, the program rejected it. Then it changed its mind, took some minutes to run a diagnosis and then asked which IOS of the one indicated I wanted to use. No wonder some people hate the concept of choice.


So, I was all set to send some dollars to a number of relatively good public servants. The I was inundated by this flood of maudlin grift. Why is every holiday an occasion for grift. I’m just not a person that encourages dependency. Not as a mother, and not as an old crone.

Michael Cohen and the DOJ

Yes, Michael Cohen is correct that Donald Trump used the DOJ to punish and silence him. But, prison was probably the safest place for Cohen when he went cross-wise of Trump. What Cohen perceives as a major affront, is really just a blip in a governmental entity that has been corrupt for a long time–not at the behest of any individual, the corruption is systemic.
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