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About toritto

I was born during year four of the reign of Emperor Tiberius Claudius on the outskirts of the empire in Brooklyn. I married my high school sweetheart, the girl I took to the prom and we were together for forty years until her passing in 2004. We had four kids together and buried two together. I had a successful career in Corporate America (never got rich but made a living) and traveled the world. I am currently retired in the Tampa Bay metro area and live alone. One of my daughters is close by and one within a morning’s drive. They call their pops everyday. I try to write poetry (not very well), and about family. Occasionally I will try a historical piece relating to politics. :-)

In Memoriam – Tina Turner

. Tina Turner – nee Anna Mae Bulllock Born in Nutbush, Tennessee.  Daughter of a sharecropper. Wife of an abusive husband.  Passed away at her home outside Zurich, a naturalized citizen of Switzerland November 26, 1939 – May 24, 2023 … Continue reading

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Our Proxy War with Russia

Slowly but surely seems like the US and western Europe are floating toward war with Russia as the proxy war in Ukraine rolls ever onward.  Ever higher tech weapons are being supplied by NATO, while claims from both sides go … Continue reading

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Doggie by Pam

“Doggie” by Pam T. 14″ X 17″ Soft Pastel Chalk, Magic Marker and Colored Pencil .

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Let’s Play Chicken With the National Debt!

Well the end of the month is fast approaching and Janet Yellen is issuing warning after warning that America is in imminent danger of defaulting on its debts unless the debt ceiling is raised. The debt ceiling, limiting the total … Continue reading

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A Story You Won’t Hear in Florida – #4

Well it was a bad week for abortion rights advocates as Republican majorities in Nebraska and North Carolina continued to restrict abortion access.  Have you noticed that nowhere is this issue put up for a vote anymore.  Nah.  Put t … Continue reading

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Coming Up Next – Covenant Marriage!

A L’eggs ad from my younger days.  Keeping her in her place.  “Once she was a tiger lady—but I didn’t have to fire a shot to floor her.” . This week all us lefties got a laugh as Representative Lauren … Continue reading

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The Mark of the Beast

The Emeror Nero There has been a lot in the news lately about the “end times,” the mark of the beast, 666, seven mountains with seven crowns sitting on a woman etc.  All of this from Revelations in the bible.  … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!!

  Clark Cassius Wolf 8 lbs. 8 ozs. Born 10:08 pm – November 8. 2016 Born the night Trump was elected. I had two reasons to drink! ‘ . . Happy Mother’s Day! .

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On Lust, Religion, Prophets and Speaking with God

Lori Vallow Daybell, the Idaho mother accused of killing two of her children and conspiring to kill her husband’s first wife, was convicted on all charges Friday, ending a weekslong murder trial that heard about evil spirits, zombies and doomsday … Continue reading

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Scrooge McDuck Speaks! “I’ll Take My Money Elsewhere!!”

Well you all know that Mickey Mouse and il Duce, Ron DeSantis have been a high stakes issue here in Florda. Mickey won the first round of the squabble started because Micey had the temerity to express opposition to proposed … Continue reading

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