I just looked at the calendar and can't believe it's already the first day of May, which has a lot of significance for
I realize that I am from an age where even people in mental institutions knew how to read and learn history. Maybe it's my Cold War background that never lets me forget that the first day in May is the worldwide celebration of Communism. It's not actually called that, though. I think they call it "International Workers Freedom Day," or something t
Don't misunderstand me, I love
A lot of
Back in the fifties, we had the Red Scare, when everyone was under suspicion of being a Communist. A lot of people were accused of being commies and you could lose your job just for hanging around known party members. Today, you just run for office, which explains a lot about Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein and Elizabeth Warren. On days when I'm more coherent, Bill and I crack open a few dozen cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon and laugh at those guys. What
Then again, none of them has been on suicide watch, hopped up on meds and confined to their beds since last November.
Well, there are still plenty of Commies around the world, but nothing's like it used to be. Back in the day, May Day was the time they all would parade their intercontinental ballistic nucleaer-tipped missiles through the town square. Now all we get is a little fat fuck in Korea with a bad haircut.
I miss the old days.