It’s Time to Act

59E6F971-6347-4205-AFEA-B25B6AD5EB11I don’t understand what Nancy Pelosi is waiting for. Her dilatory tactics with respect to impeachment baffle me. Why is she being critical of other Democrats instead of taking action to stymie Donald Trump?

I watch the news nightly and it’s obvious that Donald Trump is behaving like a Mafia kingpin. He’s functioning more like a dictator than a president, ignoring traditions, committing illegal acts, and obstructing justice in order to continue to do whatever he wants to do.

Donald Trump has turned our county into a disrespected laughingstock around the globe. He has caused a huge strain in our relationships with our allies while embracing America’s adversaries. He’s doing the bidding of the rich and entitled while he tries to take away healthcare from those who need it, attacks America’s free press, promotes racism and white supremacy, and uses fear and insecurity to scare the gullible electorate into supporting his bid to remain above the law.

His administration is committing atrocities at our southern border. His policies are jeopardizing our environment. He’s treating climate change as if it isn’t an issue. He’s moving to take away women’s reproductive rights while erasing the lines between church and state.

Is this man a reflection of what America once was and ought to be? Is this what people really think it means to “make America great again”?

Come on, Nancy. It’s time to act. It’s time to save our nation. If, that is, it’s not already too late.

Written for these daily prompts: Your Daily Word Prompt (dilatory), Word of the Day Challenge (nightly), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (kingpin), Ragtag Daily Prompt (strain), and The Daily Spur (reflection).

Twittering Tales — The Party

7A6FFF39-0315-4D5A-8573-662052ADC451Congratulations. Bob told me that you’re pregnant.

He told you? Dammit, I asked him not to say anything yet.

You know, sweetie, you shouldn’t be drinking wine in your condition.

My condition? OMG, sweetie, mind your own fucking business.

Things at the party went downhill from there.

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Lisa Fotios @

FOWC with Fandango — Kingpin

FOWCWelcome to July 9, 2019 and to Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (aka, FOWC). It’s designed to fill the void after WordPress bailed on its daily one-word prompt.

I will be posting each day’s word just after midnight Pacific Time (US).

Today’s word is “kingpin.”

Write a post using that word. It can be prose, poetry, fiction, non-fiction. It can be any length. It can be just a picture or a drawing if you want. No holds barred, so to speak.

Once you are done, tag your post with #FOWC and create a pingback to this post if you are on WordPress. Or you can simply include a link to your post in the comments.

The issue with pingbacks not showing up seems to have been resolved, but you might check to confirm that your pingback is there. If not, please manually add your link in the comments.

And be sure to read the posts of other bloggers who respond to this prompt. You will marvel at their creativity.