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  August 2023     3 months ago

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Hitler Was Flawed

Hitler was against Jewish capitalism
but it is the only thing close to working.
Hitler was a poor sport also.
When Joe Louis beat Max Schmeling, Hitler
had the radios turned off in...

by Rick Wojtala

added 3 months ago
Modern Age

Good to see Bob Dylan had some fun in Empire Burlesque.
“Tight connection to my heart” was a good one.
I’m straight because I’m supposed to be.
The problem with the Arabs .. they want to go back to the 7th Century.
But the Arabs in the USA...

by Rick Wojtala

added 3 months ago
More Cautious

Jodi Foster said something right “I’m getting weaker with age seeing my vulnerability.”
I’m getting more cautious as an old man.
I believe in reincarnation and an after life or a God.
Say my prayers,...

by Rick Wojtala

added 3 months ago
On Bruce Springsteen

Whiz kid in Greetings
Passion .. Wild and Innocent
Streak of genius .. Born to Run
Becomes the Boss .. Darkness
A workman .. The River
Punk .. Nebraska
Superstar .. Born in the USA
Country .. Tunnel of...

by Rick Wojtala

added 4 months ago
Rick and the Dead

Bush family eclipses Kennedy family.
Earth … a real meat grinder.
Energy … ability to do work.
Homer Odessey … life is hard and you get used.
Arlo Guthrie … it all ended in a bad dream.
Denise … over my dead body.
Abe Lincoln … America, the...

by Rick Wojtala

added 4 months ago

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