Archive | January 6, 2019

The Vet Said…The Horse Is Dead

 

WRITTEN BY: SHEILA TOLLEY

 

The majority of my working career has been working in Middle Management positions with three companies. If nothing else, I have learned that our Native Americans were very smart.

The wisdom of the Indians, passed on from generation to generation, states that,

“When you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount.”

However, sometimes in modern days, a whole range of far more advanced strategies are often used, such as:

1. Buying a stronger whip.

2. Changing riders.

3. Appointing a committee to study the horse.

4. Arranging to visit other countries to see how other cultures ride dead horses.

5. Lowering the standards so that dead horses can be included.

6. Reclassifying the dead horse as “living impaired.”

7. Hiring outside contractors to ride the dead horse.

8. Harnessing several dead horses together to increase the speed.

9. Providing additional funding and/or training to increase the performance of the dead horse.

10. Doing a productivity study to see if lighter riders would improve the dead horse’s performance.

11. Declaring that: as the dead horse does not have to be fed, it is less costly, carries lower overhead and therefore contributes substantially more to the bottom line of the economy than do some other horses.

12. Rewriting the expected performance requirements for all horses.

13. Promoting the dead horse.

All the above thirteen strategies have been tried by Upper Management in the companies for which I worked. What a ride! Trust me on this, when Upper Management bets on dead horses to Win, Place or Show….use your own judgement. You may be very wise to go with the wisdom of the Indian and simply……

Dismount.

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Livin’ On A Prayer

Once upon a time not so long ago
Tommy used to work on the docks, union’s been on strike
He’s down on his luck, it’s tough, so tough
Gina works the diner all day working for her man
She brings home her pay, for love, for love
She says, we’ve got to hold on to what we’ve got
It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not
We’ve got each other and that’s a lot for love
We’ll give it a shot
Woah, we’re half way there
Woah, livin’ on a prayer
Take my hand, we’ll make it I swear
Woah, livin’ on a prayer
Tommy’s got his six-string in hock
Now he’s holding in what he used to make it talk
So tough, it’s tough
Gina dreams of running away
When she cries in the night, Tommy whispers
Baby, it’s okay, someday
We’ve got to hold on to what we’ve got
It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not
We’ve got each other and that’s a lot for love
We’ll give it a shot
Woah, we’re half way there
Woah, livin’ on a prayer
Take my hand, we’ll make it I swear
Woah, livin’ on a prayer
Livin’ on a prayer
Oh, we’ve got to hold on, ready or not
You live for the fight when it’s all that you’ve got
Woah, we’re half way there
Woah, livin’ on a prayer
Take my hand, we’ll make it I swear
Woah, livin’ on a prayer
Woah, we’re half way there
Woah, livin’ on a prayer
Take my hand, we’ll make it I swear
Woah, livin’ on a prayer
Woah, we’re half way there
Woah, livin’ on a prayer
Take my hand, we’ll make it I swear
Woah, livin’ on a prayer

While I was at the mall…….

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I was walking through a nearby mall yesterday and came upon a Mexican Book Store.
 
Never having seen one before, I went in. As I was wondering around, a clerk asked if he could help me find something.
 
I asked,”Do you have a copy of Donald Trump’s new book about his proposed immigration policy regarding Mexicans?”
 
The clerk said, “Fuck you, get out and stay out!”
 
I said, “Yes, that’s the one. Do you have it in paperback?”
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THE SPHINX—-POLITICS 2019

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The Editor:  You aren’t covering much politics in 2019 LL, is there a problem ?

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Cat:  There won’t be much political ” real ” news for a while.  Mueller releasing his report,  or Trump backing down on the wall are the only major news stories involving politics.  What we need is a liberal Supreme Court vacancy to shake things up.

TE:  What about impeachment or the traitors in the House passing crazy bills, GMLoGMDC ?

I Only Regret That I Have But One Life To Give For MY Country Cat:   The  REPUBLICAN SENATE  won’t pass any major bills or vote for an impeachment conviction.

The R’s need to start converting our brown and black brothers and sisters to become practicing American patriots.  Maybe explain that if they continue to follow their old ways from the old country that they haven’t improved their lives.  Learn English, American History and other cultural norms.

https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/156945000-2018-ends-record-employment-participation-rate-hits-trump-era

I was trying to stay away from politics, but Hank Johnson has compared Trump to Hitler.  The Sphinx complimented Hank a few years ago of being uninformed–we were wrong.  He is stupid.  Some of this was used recently, but quality is always welcome.

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/laurettabrown/2019/01/03/rep-hank-johnson-compares-trump-to-hitler-n2538437