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dictator love: a clear pattern

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Our cowardly, whore mongering pig of a president is a bully and a wannabe dictator. He considers himself above the law and has absolutely no respect for our Constitution or the democratic principles of our country. He demonstrates this in everything he says and in all his actions.

Why do the Republicans in the House and Senate still protect him? Their inexplicable support for this lying pig makes them complicit in his crimes and his traitorous activities.

what does it mean?

Pardon me for waxing a little philosophical, but the weather, the recent burial of yet another old year, and nice crackling fire in the fireplace all conspire to force some thoughtfulness.

If after all, men cannot always make history have a meaning, they can always act so that their own lives have one. 

This quote by the French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist and philosopher, Albert Camus ( 7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) is one that perfectly fits into my wheelhouse these days. I sometimes have real difficulty in seeing meaning, at least significant meaning, especially in contemporary history.

Camus tells me that’s o.k. I don’t need to fret. I cannot be held responsible for making history have meaning. However, what I can do, and indeed, should do, is to live every day so that my own life has meaning.

I guess I’m satisfied with that. If every one would do that we might even make history have a meaning, and wouldn’t that be a grand thing?