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Fauntleroy and Flossy – Falling Democracy

Updated on January 11, 2017

Flossy lay across her big brass bed, “Darling, I saw a Negro man yesterday. Can’t we send them back where they came from?”

Fauntleroy took his eyes off his mirror and turned to her, “You mean the Bronx?”

“Of course, Darling.”

“I have important work to do. Really important work. The most important.” He returned his gaze to the mirror. Over his shoulder he called, “Did you hear that actor criticize me? Why don’t they get real people to make movies instead of these phony Hollywood people?”

Flossy had gone back to reading her Russian text, Cosmopolitan.

He went on, “The press treats me like an idiot. Just wait until there is a complete blackout of the press. They will have to have an army to find out anything before it happens, and will have trouble after it happens. By then it will be too late.”

“Darling, all this worry is bad for your health. There are plenty of people to do the worrying. You just do the negotiations. You are so good at getting what you want. You can’t overcome your Queens upbringing.”

“I need people around me I can trust. I already hired everyone in my family. What about your Uncle Gorbachev do you think he wants a job in Washington?” He paused. “Did you see the map Connie sent over? We have access to a lot of prime national real estate. I quickly looked it over. How does, Fauntlery Grand Teton Hotel sound? Or, Fauntleroy Zion Motel? Oh, I have plans. I’ll set up a corporation to bid on and buy, unannounced land auctions. The ‘anti-parks caucus’ is on my side as long as the oil boys get their hands on the land they are eyeing.”

“Darling, I read that 130,000 Americans died between 2005 and 2010 because of their lack of health insurance. Do you really want that to continue? America is a rich country, is it not?”

“Go back to your reading, my little Flossy. I’ll do the thinking for us. Haven’t I always taken care of you? We are going to crush labor, once we are competitive with the Chinese and Indian labor, then capitol will revisit the concerns of the peasants. Oh, I mean our fellow Americans.”

He adjusted his tie. Look how well we are doing already. Have you visited Model T’s new home on Embassy Row. We are going to be the best first family in the history of the first families.”

The red phone rang on the bank of phones. “Yes.” He listened. “Look, Goudie Ruliana you had your chance, don’t call this number again.” He set the phone down.

Connie entered the room without fanfare or courtesy. “The Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has declined to attend your party. Did you authorize the invitation?”

“I have no enemies. I am beloved by both the big and the small.”

“He is uninvited!” She walked out of the room.

Fauntleroy’s sock phone rang. “Putt-Baby. What? Who is this?” He listened.

Oh, code name, ‘Tea for the Tillerman - How did you get this number?”

Flossy flipped the page on her Cosmopolitan.

“Yes, the land grab is in process. Patience man, patience. The Russians will get their oil.”

“Looks like Turkey and Russia are going to negotiate the cease fire in Syria. What do you think about that?”

“Ah, let them, what do I care? Do you understand me? Keep out of it unless you have an economic reason to intervene.”

“You don’t care if the U.S. or NATO is not involved in the talks?”

“No, and I don’t want Syrian refugees here either.”

Fauntleroy walked out of the residence heading toward his Belgium waffles and jam for breakfast.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Enjoy your Saturday.

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      Paula 10 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      I don't really think my Dad was complimenting me. The more I think about it, I think he was praying. Poor guy.

      No the Crisis Center was not non-profit....neither were any of the other facilities I worked. What do I look like? a charity case? I have a big heart but I also have a big appetite. I like to eat. Why is that a trick question?.......and speaking of "tricks"....................

      I was a highly-paid supervisor at a major Call Center for years. That's actually what started the rumor that Paula was a high class call girl....so just don't believe that crap! All I ever aspired to be was a short order cook, but I was too tall... Are we stopping this banter anytime soon? I'm really hungry Mike. I need nourishment. Break time!

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Paula, you sure have started a conversation. From time to time you reveal bits and pieces of your history. Your Dad gave you the ultimate compliment by telling you you were one of a kind. Turns out to be true.

      As for miles. I always liked the Indiana Jones quote, 'it's not the years, its the miles' so true in many senses of the phrase.

      Was the Crisis Center where you worked a non-profit? Careful it is a trick question.

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      Paula 10 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Yeah Ruby...I guess this is a "love fest".....but "Don't Take Your Love to Town, Girl"....you be gettin yer butt in a heap o trouble! I'm so glad you don't care whether I'm a demo or a rep....Isn't a demo a new car that the dealership allows customers to drive....and then it's sold eventually at a discount because of the bit of mileage? Yes, it is. So, I'm definitely no demo, girlfriend, because I have more miles than a cross country, long haul semi with a madman at the wheel.....and I don't give any discounts! Those damned miles make me very valuable! OK, so I need a new motor. What's a few repairs cost? and a rep is short for representative....I represent just about anything you can name, but I'd rather keep that a secret. I guess I'm neither a demo or a rep, which they call an Independent....Independent, I AM and I seriously doubt I need to explain that!...My Dad always told me I am "one of a kind," but I'm not sure what he meant cuz he was usually crying when he said it...........!!

      I LOVE the party guys....and mike, I also love coffee, but I'd rather have money.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Good morning Sha. Grab a seat. Here is some coffee. We are actually all in the same boat. There may even be an horizon somewhere close.

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      Shauna L Bowling 10 months ago from Central Florida

      Paula, I love you because of who you are. You hold no punches, are brutally honest, hysterically funny, and extremely loyal. You're the best!

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Good morning Ruby - Glad you stopped by. Pull up a seat, here is a cup of coffee. People talking is actually the answer. Moving forward, I hope the Democrates in the street throwing rocks figure out what a waste of time that is.

      There are plenty of ways to withhold support from a crumbling system.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Paula - 50 Shades of Grey fantasies? Well, darn, I can't think of anything clever to say.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Good morning mar - I didn't know this was going to turn into a party. I'll put on a fresh pot of coffee.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Paula - We all have, I'll call them ghosts, in our past. Funny one of my ghosts still haunts me from 1979. The fine folks that gathered around at Hubpages are outstanding in every way.

      As for Fauntleroy and Flossy, I can't say what I think, because it would reflect badly on me. I just heard that the make up of the new cabinet appointment's net worth is more than the bottom 1/3 of the country. It is beyond me how that represents us.

      Thank you for feeling free to express your opinion here, it means you feel safe with us.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Good morning Genna. Thank you for confirming my thoughts.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 10 months ago from Southern Illinois

      This reminds me of the 60's when love was in the air. OMG, I don't believe I said that, but it's true! Paula my GF you make me laugh every time you put your finger's on the keys. I don't care whether you're a demo or a rep, I love you either way! I truly hope Trump proves we liberals wrong. I hope there is no more hunger, everyone has a good paying job, and all the crooks that's been in Washington is voted out of office. ( Both sides. ) BTW my son loves Trump and has a confederate flag waving in his yard. I keep asking myself, " Where did I go wrong? " lol..Genna and Mar knows I love them, and Mike is the kind of friend that's there in good times and bad times. I feel like I've known them all my life. Smiling...

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      Paula 10 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Maria.....Thank God! because honestly girlfriend...really, No kidding....ain't no way this old gal is changing.

      Mike, meant to tell you, control those "wild fears." Probably nothing more to them than those 50 shades of grey fantasies of yours......OK, go ahead, delete this. :) I understand.

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      Maria Jordan 10 months ago from Jeffersonville PA

      My dear Paula, "I love you just the way you are"... and love you for loving me too.

      And Mike, I will forever welcome you and your muse into my library.

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      Paula 10 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Far from "dumb or stupid"......I'll have you know I am fond of only exceptional individuals with high IQ and impeccable manners & class.......Oh, except for that guy in 1977......and the woman I hired as an assistant who.....& my ex-husband, precious darling that he isn't......Well OK, MOST of the time I have a keen eye for the best of the best.

      My life would be lacking terribly if not for all of you. (Mike, don't be bold and ask me what it would be lacking, please.) You needn't hold back on F & F ....go ahead, present them as you want. You don't honestly think I've no future plans for your payback, do you?? Keep your rear view mirror cleaned off!! LOL.....

      Genna.........awwww.....see how sweet you are? Tell me, who could not love you people?

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      Genna East 10 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Paula, we love and respect you, too, and welcome your opinions.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hi Paula - OK let me try this. You love us, respect us and are even willing to go so far as to bite your tongue for us. I assume you don't think we are dump, or plain stupid. We find you intelligent and engaging.

      Are we all wrong?

      (I could just be writing comedy because I have been writing about dead people every week for over a year.)

      And here is your smile for the day. I have been very easy on Fauntleroy and Flossy.

      Now, off to publish another episode. I can't decide whether to continue.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Sha - I am willing to be wrong.

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      Paula 10 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Hmmmmm. Mike, Maria, Genna, Martie, Ruby, Sha, Bill & Patty.....A group of sweet & special people who mean so much to me. I'm proud to know you and feel so fortunate to call you my "friends." You inspire me and encourage my muse to remain active and impressive. I want you to know how much I appreciate you.

      Since you know me so well, and must realize I love you enough to bite down hard on that poor wicked tongue of mine.....Consider this my 2017 gift to you........Now if you'll excuse me, I must walk away to scream and jump up & down. .....Hugs, peace & happiness to you........(Oh the pain of sacrifice & humility) You guys are killin me..........

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      Shauna L Bowling 10 months ago from Central Florida

      Mike, I hope for our sake you're wrong, but I'm in the same place as you at the moment.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      I don't think we will have to wait long before are shocked beyond our widest fears.

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      Shauna L Bowling 10 months ago from Central Florida

      It's now 2:12 EST 1/20/2017. Fautleroy has officially been sworn in. Now we wait and see what happens.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Genna - It occurs to me, that I am willing to be wrong about an impeachment.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Genna - We are at the beginning of a bad 'movie' We know who the bad guys are. We have yet to see how bad they are. We can just stare in awe at what a miserable group of people have been pushed, now to the top, of the trash heap that is Washington D.C.

      Are you seeing the two reports of the 'black outs' in Washington DC twice today, when the subject of Russia came up. One in the House, one in the Senate. CSPAN seemed to be hacked right at a moment when Russia was negatively mentioned in a hearing.

      There are nine Senate seats up for vote in 2018, this whole country should view those seats as the opportunity to bring back some balance in the capitol.

      All we can do is stay tuned.

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      Genna East 10 months ago

      Hi Mike...

      Yes, but CNN reported solely on the 2-page Intel report, which was verified in writing by Clapper, himself -- not the 35-page dossier. CNN reported the truth, and not the "fake news" that Trump accused them of during his press conference. CNN didn't lie, or create any false reporting. They intentionally stayed away from anything included in that dossier, and stated that the claims/innuendo contained therein was unsubstantiated. Trump tried to lump CNN in with Buzzfeed to discredit them, which I thought was unfair.

      Hired gun is the perfect description of Conway. :-)

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Genna - Things like unverified information being transmitted to the public plays right into the upcoming administrations hands. That's why D.T. was able to ignore the CNN reporter at his news conference. It is bad for Democrates in general to promote things that can't be proven. It makes D.T. look like he is right. As for Conway she is a hired gun, and she is good at what she does.

      What Democrates have to do is get more energetic in their actions regarding elections. We loss because we are unaware of the 'Great Game' which we are losing.

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      Genna East 10 months ago

      By the way, just to clarify, the 35-page dossier on Trump and Russia did not come from the intelligence community. They merely reported its existence in a 2-page report and info they gave to Trump and Obama as part of their briefing on the Russian hacks. CNN only reported on the 2-page report. Then Buzzfed ran with the complete dossier.

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      Genna East 10 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Ruby's right. I think that what she is referring to is related to a 35-page dossier that Buzzfeed came out with. News outlets have had these stories for months. Unlike Buzzfeed, they never published because they were unable to verify. What CNN highlighted on their news program Tuesday evening was that high ranking Intel officials had confirmed that a 2-page Intel report about a dossier of stories/innuendo surrounding Trump and Russia was given to both President Obama and Trump. They stated, unequivocally, that the rumors contained in the full dossier of 35 pages were never confirmed, or if they were even taken seriously enough to be investigated. Many mainstream news outlets stayed away from the details contained in the report altogether, as did CNN. Buzzfeed went ahead and published the 35 pages of the dossier in detail.

      Trump stated that he never received any such 2-page report or related info from Intel, and yelled about how the Intelligence Community is treating him like something out of Nazi Germany, like some nincompoop. Conway then went on CNN, and during an interview with Anderson Cooper, ranted and raved against CNN, labeling them as fake news, liars, etc., lumping them in the same category as Buzzfeed. I thought she humiliated herself.

      The icing on the cake: According to a public, written statement by US director of National Intelligence Clapper: "The synopsis was included in the briefing because "part of our obligation is to ensure that policymakers are provided with the fullest possible picture of any matters that might affect national security. The [intelligence community] has not made any judgment that the information in this document is reliable, and we did not rely upon it in any way for our conclusions."

      So, there really was a 2-page Intel report given to both Trump and Obama, which means that Trump and Conway lied. No surprise there. CNN reported the truth. Buzzfeed came out with the complete dossier -- portions of which have been disproved.

      You just can't make this stuff up.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Ruby - I have not heard of the information you describe. I hope you are wrong, because, that would disprove my, 'it can't get any worse' stance.

      Bad enough we have to look at his mug.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hi Genna - Seems to me the Republicans are holding all the cards. They 'assumed' an attitude that winning 'is everything' at any cost. The troops will gather around him and protect him with everything they have because it is an open field for them at the moment.

      It will be tough to 'hear' him over an over. That Press 'Conflict' was deserves close attention. He is the first President (elect) ever to bring his lawyer with him to a press conference. (See Saturday's satire.)

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 10 months ago from Southern Illinois

      I hear that Putin has film of Trump when he was there on business, supposedly he was furnished with call girls and every detail was caught on tape. Could it be that Putin is blackmailing him? I think Trump will be out within the year...

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      Genna East 10 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      I hope you're wrong about the impeachment, Mike -- although I think you be may be right. I can't imagine having to listen to Trump's arsenious, bubble-gum rhetoric for four years.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hi Bill - The Republicans control the House, the Senate, and soon The Supreme Court. there won't be an impeachment.

      Thanks for the visit.

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      Bill Holland 10 months ago from Olympia, WA

      Here's a new betting line: how long will it take Trump to get impeached? I wonder if Vegas has those odds yet?

      Oh, I'm sorry, this isn't about Trump. How silly of me. Mea culpa, my friend.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hi Martie - hurricanes and tsunamis sums it up nicely. We might all have to move to villas in Italy to get away from the news. I read your information about Zuma he sounds like another swell guy. Wishing you all the best.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Genna - The Obama Family had the American people in their hearts and minds as they went about the business of governing. The incoming group has a history of only seeing money. I do not have anything in common with billionaires. I believe they hold the same view about me.

      I hope the public can afford the price of disliking the Clintons.

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      Martie Coetser 10 months ago from South Africa

      Oh, Mike, I see only hurricanes and tsunamis in my crystal ball. Do you know if somebody has discovered a human-friendly planet in our Milky way yet?

      Excellent satire!

      BTW, Flauntleroy must be a relative of Jacob Zuma :)

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      Genna East 10 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      I will miss the First Family. One of the ironies of this election and "transition" is that the Obama's are the ones who are so open, caring, identifiable and accessible to people from all walks of life -- in contrast to the Trumps.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hi Patty - There are parts of our present flow of history that resembles science fiction. One thing about all those natural disaster movies, that we both enjoy, is that the people usually come out of the disaster with the strength to rebuild.

      Jack Nicholson and John Kasich – now, I’d buy a ticket for that movie

      We are worrying too much

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello mar – It is amazing how many web pages are filled with their slant on things. Now, I check a source. Then I go and see if I can find out the slant of the source. That is a dangerous thing. It is no wonder we as citizens cannot make a sane decision. This is like sifting through broken glass.

      Happy Wednesday.

      The farewell speech was epic in proportion.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Ruby – Snow and wind and a blow hard. That does not make for a pleasant morning. I see a hail of blow hards in our future. As we are cover with the fallout people will begin to see just how our environment will be changed. Let off all the steam you want.

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      Patty Inglish 10 months ago from North America

      What a calamity might befall our nation! I see major natural disasters attacking the White House at once, floating it out to sea and sticking it in an Antarctic ice shelf.

      Hey, as in some disaster movies, Ohio might become the new Wash. DC. and Jack Nicholson or John Kasich could be Prez. and VP while Mars takes over...

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      Maria Jordan 10 months ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Mike,

      You are certainly keeping up with the many twists and turns of these characters.

      "Flossy had gone back to reading her Russian text, Cosmopolitan"...might be one of your best lines... writing, what did you think I meant?!

      Ruby, I shed some tears as well last evening... Peace for us all.

      Hugs too, mar

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 10 months ago from Southern Illinois

      I watched the press conference and was appalled at his treatment of the press and his dislike for our national security. The part that upsets me the most is his utter lack of knowledge. He is so full of himself. He actually thinks he's clever. It's not bad enough that snow is on the ground and the damn wind is blowing 60 miles an hour, we must watch an idiot move into the white house.. Sorry had to let off some steam...Peace

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Genna - One thing, we are all waiting for a tsunami. Perhaps, if a tsunami doesn't arrive, we will all feel relief.

      I will add, that I have just begun writing a Fauntleroy and Flossy about a president elect, who felt it necessary to bring his lawyer to his press conference to represent him. I believe that is an historic first.

      As for the present First Family, well I believe it will be a long time until another statesman and his elegant family will arrive on the national scene.

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      Genna East 10 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      I watched Obama's farewell address. It was very impressive and inspirational. How disturbing it is to so many of us, especially now, to think about what is waiting in the wings.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Ruby – Glad you were able to watch the farewell address. I did also. I agree with you the country is losing a statesman and he is not being replaced. We are in for so much drama.

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      mckbirdbks 10 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Hello Genna – good morning. Fauntleroy and Flossy have made their way to the national stage. We find ourselves in a very dangerous position and must find reasons to smile. Thanks for staying with these stories.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 10 months ago from Southern Illinois

      HaHaHa, I can't stop!! Gorbachev, OMG this was sooo funny. I haven't watched the video yet. I didn't want to stop laughing yet, and I know I'll start crying when The President is remembered. I watched his farewell speech last night and cried like a baby. I was so glad when he said that he wasn't going to disappear. Such a class act, the Obama family. Thank you for another ' real life ' drama that we are witnessing daily.

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      Genna East 10 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Lol! Funny and brilliantly crafted. Your parodies are filled with such perceptive irony, your words give us pause to think. Someone asked me the other day how I'd describe Fauntleroy's real-life counterpart in twenty-five words or less. I never thought I would say this about any President during my lifetime -- Republican or Democrat: He is a caricature of a human being.