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The End of an Era


Cartmann99

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We had some bad storms roll through here last night, so I went over to the website for the local paper to see if they had any reports of storm damage. Looks like our area lucked out for the most part. There's some wind and hail damage, but there doesn't appear to be any loss of life.  Anyway, after reading the article about the storms, I decided to go see if there were any interesting letters in the "Letters to the Editor" section. 

I hadn't done this in a while, so I ended up reading some older letters from August. I learned that one of the usual letter writers has flounced, and will no longer be sharing the insights she has pulled from chain emails, Fox News, Breitbart/WND/Newsmax, and her rear end. Her tirades about how perfect the world was when women and minorities knew their place; and didn't have crazy ideas about thinking they were equal to white, heterosexual, Christian men were legendary. Her breathless rants on various right-wing conspiracy theories, coupled with her extremely conservative religious beliefs always held my interest.

Goodbye, Mrs. X. I really hope you'll decide to spend the time you used to spend on writing letters to the newspaper on something less apocalyptic in tone.  Have you ever considered playing with your grandchildren, reading some light-hearted novels, or perhaps doing some craft projects? Maybe learning how not to be so damned afraid of everything all the time?  I know, I know, you don't have time for such frivolous things when the "End Times" are just around the corner.

PS: If you ever decide to start a blog, please let me know. I know some people who would enjoy reading what you have to say. 

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