It’s Not Supposed To Be Like This

Every Thursday is breakfast with my family day. My Uncle Bob, his daughter Trish, and my dear Uncle Roger. Today was very eerie. My cousin Scott, Bob’s only son, died Tuesday from liver failure. Scott was 61 and battled the demons of drugs and alcohol his entire adult life. He lived on the street after being taken in by several relatives including my grandmother and mom. He stole jewelry, old coins, anything he could sell to get drugs. The 8th of next month is the 3rd anniversary of my quitting smoking cold turkey after a two-pack-a-day habit for 40 years. I know how stressful it was trying to quit. I was lucky. When I decided I’d rather live to see my grandchildren grow up there were no withdrawal symptoms whatever and I haven’t had a craving since. It still amazes my doctor how I did it. It’s unimaginable what a horrible curse drugs are to the body and how they ruin people’s lives. They’ll do anything to score their dope. Rob, steal, prostitute themselves. The drugs have no conscience and no mercy.

The memorial for Scott is next Saturday. I’ll see some of the family for the first time since my cousin Bruce lost his son in a car wreck. When granny was suffering from dementia, she told me in a moment of clarity that it’s a terrible thing to bury a child. She lost my Uncle Ron and my mom earlier. You are supposed to pass at an old age, children and grandchildren around your bed. It’s not supposed to be like this.

John 14:1-4 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.”

2 Corinthians 5:6-8 So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

I pray that my cousin has finally found the peace he sought for so long.

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  1. Pistol Pete

    Trump: Hillary Keeps Praising Obama Because She Doesn’t Want to Get Indicted
    Trump: “Ever notice the way she’s acting with Obama? Everything he does is right”

    She is in his hands right now”

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  2. Pistol Pete

    Obama Plans to Visit Cuba Next Month, Drawing Outrage from Republicans: ‘Shameful’

    HE NEVER MISSES AN OPPORTUNITY TO RUB OUR NOSES IN THE FACT HE WON TWICE.
    Obama’s stop in Cuba will be part of a broader trip to Latin America that the president will take next month, said the officials, who requested anonymity because the trip hasn’t been officially announced. The White House planned to unveil Obama’s travel plans later Thursday.
    http://cnsnews.com/news/article/obama-plans-visit-cuba-next-month-drawing-outrage-republicans-shameful

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  3. Pistol Pete

    Obama Schedule || Thursday, February 18, 2016

    I THINK I FIGURED IT OUT…HE HAS EVERY CHAMPIONSHIP SPORTS TEAM IN TO SHOW OFF THE FACT THAT EVEN THOUGH THEY ARE TALENTED PROFESSIONALS AND HE’S NEVER ACCOMPLISHED A DAMN THING ON HIS OWN, LOOK HOW COOL HE IS.

    10:00 am Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
    11:15 am Honors the 2015 NHL Champion Chicago Blackhawks; East Room
    2:05 pm Meets with African American faith and civil rights leaders; The Roosevelt Room
    4:40 pm Hosts a reception in recognition of African American History Month; East Room

    CHECK OUT THE “FAITH AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS”:

    Obama to Meet with Race Activists Behind Ferguson, Baltimore Riots at White House on Thursday
    Former community organizer Obama will meet with racist DeRay McKesson, Al Sharpton and other race activists at the White House on Thursday.
    Mckesson, a former school administrator and Black Lives Matter protester who co-founded We the Protestors and Campaign Zero, will attend the meeting along with Al Sharpton, Cornell Brooks, president of the NAACP, and Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia.
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/02/obama-to-meet-with-activist-leaders-behind-ferguson-baltimore-riots-at-white-house-on-thursday-will-skip-scalia-funeral/

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  4. Pistol Pete

    Another coughing fit. At one point, it sounds like she said it was caused by “too much sex,” though that’s impossible since as far as I’m aware, sex does not cause coughing and Hillary does not have . . . oh, what do I know?

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  5. Pistol Pete

    Northwestern University Makes White Students Undergo Weekly “Deconstructing Whiteness” Program…

    “DECONSTRUCTING WHITENESS”….IS THAT LIKE WHEN GRANNY THREATENED TO KNUCKLE MY HEAD UNTIL SHE GOT WHITE MEAT?
    (yes,she actually DID say that)
    White college students are undergoing a weekly “deconstructing whiteness” program at Northwestern University.

    The “6-part workshop series for undergraduate students who self-identify as white” launched in January and runs through March, according to the university’s website. Students enrolled chose to do so – it is voluntary.

    http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/26279/

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  6. Pistol Pete

    Andrea Mitchell Frets Over ‘Painful’ and ‘Insulting’ Attacks on Obama

    While discussing Barack Obama’s comments about Donald Trump, Andrea Mitchell on Wednesday lamented the “painful” and “insulting” attacks the President has endured. Regarding Obama’s assertion that Trump won’t be president, Mitchell worried, “He’s speaking from the perspective of someone who was so demeaned by Donald Trump back in 2008.”

    http://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/scott-whitlock/2016/02/17/andrea-mitchell-frets-over-painful-and-insulting-attacks-obama#sthash.556KXql9.dpuf

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  7. Pistol Pete

    Audience Laughs After David Brock Defends Hillary Speaking Fees As ‘Market Value’
    THIS GREASY LITTLE TURD IS HALF OF CANKLES’ “B” TEAM,ALONG WITH SIDNEY BLUMENTHAL.THEY ARE TWO OF THE SMARMIEST SEWAGE DUMPS IN DC…AND THAT’S SAYING SOMETHING

    The morning after, the conversation turned to the Democratic primary. The panel had Clinton ally and Media Matters Founder David Brock on as a guest to try and defend former Secretary of State Clinton as she faces criticism for the money she received for her Wall Street speaking engagements.

    audience-laughs-after-david-brock-defends-hillary-speaking-fees-as-market-value-n2121131

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  8. Pistol Pete

    Hookers 4 Hillary Offer ‘30 Extra Minutes’ to Nevada Customers Who Will Vote for Clinton

    SUPPOSE SLICK WILLIE HAS A FREQUENT BUYERS CARD?BUY 10 GET ONE FREE?
    SO WHAT ARE THEY SUPPOSED TO DO WITH THE OTHER 28 MINUTES?
    Sex workers in Nevada say they are offering customers 30 extra minutes of “service,” or a 25 percent discount, if they will caucus or vote for Hillary Clinton on Saturday.

    Hookers 4 Hillary includes about 500 prostitutes at Dennis Hof’s “Moonlite Bunny Ranch,” a legal brothel in Carson City.

    “If you tell me you’re caucusing or voting for Hillary, I will give you a free lunch or 30 extra minutes to use however you like,” one sex worker named “Kisses” said.
    YOU JUST CAN’T MAKE THIS STUFF UP

    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/02/17/hookers-4-hillary-offer-30-extra-minutes-to-nevada-customers-who-will-vote-for-clinton/.

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  9. You hear about this? It takes Russia to now offer honest reporting on our nation’s graft and corruption. http://observer.com/2016/02/russian-tv-trashes-michelle-obama/

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