The View from a Drawbridge

The random musings of a bridgetender with entirely too much time on her hands.

Dear Mr. President: I remember crying tears of joy when you were elected back in 2008. It felt like this nation had turned a very important corner and that we, as a society, were becoming enlightened. I was very proud. I also cried tears of relief when Obamacare was passed. It meant I’d have health …

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During Obama’s recent State of the Union address, there was a moment that made me sick to my stomach. Don’t get excited, Republicans. I actually agreed with everything he had to say, as predictable as most of it was. No, what made me sick was the way some Republican congressmen reacted to something he said. …

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Times being what they are, I was feeling the need to expand my career skills, and Security Guard work seemed the way to go. As the economy gets worse, crime goes up. As crime goes up, there’s more need for security. That was my thinking, anyway. Here in Florida, even unarmed guards must take a …

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