MrJeff2000 Explains It All It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad, um what was I talking about again?

Yes, it's another election-based podcast mostly about Donald Trump.

But as the GOP's candidate implodes, he is spewing lies about how he cannot lose, the election will be rigged due to voter fraud. Is this a thing? No. And I've got some articles to back up my thesis.

WikiLeaks released another batch of emails purportedly from Hillary Clinton's campaign chief of staff John Podesta.

In one of them, he received a NEWSWEEK article attachment about Benghazi from Sidney Blumenthal.

The Russian government-controlled news agency Sputnik then EDITED the email and released it as an October Surprise. Less than one day later, Donald Trump read their "news blast" at a public forum, as an indictment of Clinton as Secretary of State.
Except it was completely wrong.

But does it matter at this point? Who are these undecideds and are they really that blind to what is happening in this election cycle?

It sounds like a broken record but it's more indicative of a broken political system.

Donald Trump is losing the Presidential race. But to listen to him and his surrogates, he is in the lead and Hillary Clinton is doing everything underhanded to steal the election from him.

Newt Gingrich, Chris Christie, and Rudy Giuliani, the Three Stooges of the Apocalypse, will say any reprehensible thing because they crave power. Power that the next President of the United States could bequeath to them.

Luckily, at this rate, it won't be Donald Trump.

This week's podcast returns to the theme of minor obsessions.

There is (still) a free loyalty rewards program called

You get points for "checking into" TV shows and pop songs with your phone.

You can then exchange those points for merchandise or gift cards.

I decided to use those points to get my son an iPad several years ago.

And the minor obsession began.

My standing workstation is two cardboard boxes.

I've been using my office chair for 16+ years and it no longer rises, yet I have yet to request a replacement.

The chair before that was broken, but I avoided trashing it by simply not leaning backwards until building services forcibly removed it from my office.

In other words, health in the workplace was not one of my primary concerns until this year.

As much as I hate to talk about Donald Trump, the man provides endless material every time he opens his hateful mouth.

In the past week, a number of ridiculous claims were made that were simply swept under the rug, as if the general populace has heard enough and doesn't need to know about the latest batch of nonsense.

Meanwhile, his opponent got pneumonia and was a little shaky after the 9/11 Memorial. That became the big story. Not Trump using other people's money through his foundation to buy a six-foot-tall painting of himself. Not running mate Mike Pence refusing to denounce racist David Duke because "he's not in the name-calling business." Not Trump once again refusing to release his taxes.

The absurdity continues as Election Day draws nearer.

About 10 years ago, I fractured my pinkie toe.

About three weeks ago, I fractured my pinkie finger (I think).

Also, thoughts about a home service company that refuses to stop calling, even after their services are no longer relevant.

The CEO of Mylan, makers of the EpiPen, announced that the cost of the life-saving devices would skyrocket to $600. There was an uproar, but that didn't affect the price. In fact, the company announced a generic brand for half the price. Why? Why indeed.


Gun control is a constant in the news these days, unfortunately.

The Zika virus fervor is sadly dissipating, and we'll have to see what happens in nine months post-Olympics as athletes and attendees return to their home countries and begin procreating.

Finally, Donald Trump has changed the words he's using to describe his stance on immigration. Does it mean he's changed his position? Depends on who you listen to.

Donald Trump continues to be in the news and his pitbull surrogate, Rudy Giuliani, is right there with his fangs bared.


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