On March 1st I went to my doctor to have a biopsy done on a place on top of my head. I also had him remove a large thing on top of my shoulder. I will get the report on the biopsy in 4 or 5 days. The doctor said he is 95% sure it will come back as cancer.
The doctor had symptoms of a cold. I asked if had a cold. He said no. Today I have a cold. I have a runny nose, scratchy throat, and a fever now.
You will typically begin to notice symptoms, such as a runny or stuffed-up nose, coughing or a scratchy throat about two or three days after you become infected with the virus that causes the common cold. Other symptoms of the common coldcan include: sneezing, a fever, headaches, watery eyes and fatigue.
A policial hate site on YouTube called “Trump Truth Watch” made a very sick YouTube video about President Trump and his daughter Ivanka. You all know I am NOT a President Trump supporter but that video caused me to create and post this video.
I made this ranting and raving video a couple of days ago.
Today I went to YouTube and the About tab and I found this:
64,461 subscribers• 35,599,599 views
Joined Jan 4, 2017
Exposing the truth about the Trumps and all their allies. I'm into politics, conspiracies and the truth. I also post news clips related to the president, including of Kellyanne Conway, Sean Spicer and Stephen Miller.
Just a regular 16-year-old from Birmingham trying to make a change!
“Around the world, there are many people with hearing impairments. This doesn’t mean that they are necessarily deaf — they may instead have severe hearing loss. Someone in my family, for instance, has to wear hearing aids. For these people, captioning on videos (text displayed on screen) can be a necessity, making it possible to enjoy a TV show or movie. Heck, it can be used by people without hearing issues too; they may need to mute their TV as to not wake family members.
Nowadays, captioning extends to internet videos too, including the very popular YouTube. In fact, today, Google announces that it has exceeded 1 billion captioned videos! While this is certainly an amazing accomplishment, the service’s automatic speech recognition can sometimes be very wrong — even comically so.””
I have been doing a blog since June of 1982. That is a long long time. The world wide web was not invented until 1995.
Many “experts” say that the first blog was written in 1995. Sorry they are wrong. I have been blogging since June of 1982. Each day I posted to Howard’s Notebook. People checked in and read the blog via the phone line using a 300 baud modem.
“Link-Up” magazine in 1984 wrote about me and Howard’s Notebook. The author picked Howard’s Notebook as one of the ten best bulletin board systems in the world! The word “blogging” had not been invented yet. But I was blogging and am still blogging today.
I am moving stuff out of the other bedroom so that my son can move in soon. I still have a lot to move out of the other room into this room.
Here is what my room looks like now. Just think about the mess it will be when the rest of the stuff gets moved into this room.
I want to thank the Republicans in the House. They voted to allow people that are mentally impaired to have access to guns. Yes the Republicans in the House want people like me with mental illnesses to have access to guns.
God bless the Republicans. They are real fucking Americans.
They know that the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution does not say that people that are crazy can not have a gun. Hell we are the sort of people that want and need guns.
We need protection from Communist, Saintist, Zomies and space aliens. Plus there are others that we need guns for and you know who they are ….
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
I took an Uber to the doctor’s office today. It was for my check up. I gave them my blood and urine. The doctor’s office will put the results online. If he sees a problem he will contact me.
I was going to have him take a growth off my shoulder. I asked him about the place on top my head. It has been there for a year. It does not heal. I wanted to make sure if the he removed the growth on my shoulder that it would heal.
He looked at the place on top my head and said without a delay “CANCER!” It said it so fast that I was thinking he was joking. Cancer is not funny but I attempted a bit of humor with him. But he just went on telling me what would have to be done about the place on top my head. I knew he was not joking.
I made an appointment for a month from now to have him remove the thing on my shoulder and to do a biopsy of the place on top my head. If the results are cancer he told me what would have to be done. There is not much skin on top of my head. So if they have to remove the place I may have to have a skin graft.
Now … I know what you all are thinking from looking at the photo above. NO I did not ask to have a breast reduction!
I paid a lot of money to get those breasts.
The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice. The AG is the chief law enforcement officer and chief lawyer of the United States.
We expect that person to follow the laws of the United States and protect all of us. The AG is also takes an oath:
"I (name), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and
defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies,
foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to
the same; that I take this obligation freely without any mental
reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully
discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So
help me God."
Yes the President of the United States can fire the AG.
But we expect the AG to follow the oath they have taken and do the right thing for all of us. We expect the AG to stand up for the Constitution and stand up to the President of the United States. Of course you would expect the President of the United States to ask the AG about a law or Executive Order before he issued one or signed one. You would expect the President to listen to the AG.
But we have a stupid President now. We have a man that has not read the Constitution of the United States and does not understand it.
Now the President of the United States has to get Congress to approve the new AG that he wants. I feel sorry for Sen. Jeff Sessions. He is the man that President Trump wants the Congress to confirm as AG.
Sen. Sessions is going to be asked, under oath, if the Executive Order from President Trump is legal. He is going to be asked if he was AG would he enforce it.
It is not only Sen. Sessions that is going to be in the hot seat but also the person that President Trump wants to put on the United States Supreme Court. We do not know yet who he will be but I feel sorry for him. I expect he will say that he can not discuss a pending case that might come before the high court. But he is still going to get asked about it.
Today the Senate Judicial Committee plans to vote on Sen. Sessions and then it would go to the full senate for a vote of confirmation. I think the Judicial Committee should NOT vote today. I think they should call Sen. Sessions back and ask him some questions.
If I was Sen. Sessions I would tell President Trump that I did not want the job of AG now. Just think about how it would feel to be approved and walk into the office of the AG now.
President Trump is not off to a good start.
The Democrats do not have the votes. It up to the Republicans in Congress and I do not see them doing anything to help.
The Republicans should send him a message. A strong message.
If you been watching my YouTube videos you know that my grandson moved out a few months ago and I setup his room as a office. I moved stuff into his old room. Made a lot of changes.
Yesterday my ex-wife and son, they live in an apartment next door, made a decision they are going to move into this apartment with me.
Yes Darlene is going to be living in this apartment with me. James will also be living here.
I will be telling the apartment office today. I sign a new lease for the year today if the office has it ready. Darlene will be telling the office that when their lease is up, two months, that she will be moving out of their apartment.
The reason for this big change is financial reasons. Darlene and I are both on Social Security. The rent each month goes up on the apartment. Our Social Security benefits do not go up.
Now with President Trump in office we are not sure what is going to happen.
So by sharing this apartment we can cut our costs. All of us should be better off, at least in a financial way, and have a little extra money each month.
Darlene and Jimmy have a cat, DD, and DD will be coming over here. That is the cat that bit Darlene and put her in the hospital. I am going to have a cat litter box over here. (Something to look forward too!)
Right now I pay $715.00 a month for rent. Not counting the extra charges the apartment has added. We now pay for trash, water, gas and a pet fee. We play for the electric bill also.
Right now I pay about $737.00 a month. That does not include the electric bill. When I sign the new lease the rent will go up.
It is not because Darlene and Jimmy are moving in here.
It will be nice to have some extra money free each month. But living with Darlene, Jimmy and DD for me will not be easy.
But life is not easy. I suspect this will be my Purgatorium.
About: I got my first computer in 1978. I set up a computer bulletin board system (BBS) in 1982. You had to dial in at 300 baud. A national magazine picked my BBS as one of the ten best sites. I was blogging before the word blog had been invented. People think the first blog was invented in 1995. They are wrong I was doing it in 1982.
When the rest of the world got around to inventing the world wide web I moved my BBS to the web. Yes, I been online for over 32 years.
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I was doing this before Google (1998), before YouTube (2005), Yahoo (1994) and all the rest of them.
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