Thursday, January 10, 2019

A Further Descent Into Banana Republicanism

While the Toddller-in-Chief continues with his temper tantrum, and the American government shutdown is now in its third week, it is good to know that unpaid federal workers are not being forgotten. Indeed, the U.S. Coastguard has offered a plethora of suggestions as to how its employees can get through these difficult times.

I'm sure they will make all the difference in the world:

- Have a garage sale - clean out your attic, basement and closets at the same time.

- Sell unwanted, larger ticket items through the newspaper or online.

- Offer to watch children, walk pets or house-sit.

- Turn you hobby nto income

-Have untapped teaching skills and expertise? Tutor students, give music or sports lessons.

- Become a mystery shoppers. Retailers are desperate to check how their in-store customer service is and will employ you to shop and rate their

It must be comforting to all that in this time of crisis, good old American know-how and stick-to-it-ness will win the day.


  1. The insanity only deepens. This does not bode well for anyone.

    1. The U.S. has truly become a dystopian society, J.

  2. .. this is just Trump being Trump
    a pattern of behavior he has honed for decades
    Travel back & down his backtrail.. there it is, always

  3. A sad commentary on a life without honour, Sal.