The TUMBREL of MISSED OPPORTUNITY

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Re: The TUMBREL of MISSED OPPORTUNITY

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sparks wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:18 pm He was an Oxycontin moron.
I don't judge that. I don't judge you for judging it though. It just means it hasn't happened to you.


Yet.
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Perhaps. One the other hand, if I ever have the kind of chronic pain requiring that shit, I'll off myself.
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The way oxycodone was promoted, pushed, marketed is a real crime.

I do not share the glee over his death, but I did not agree with much of anything he said. I think I, at most, listened to a total of an hour of him in all of his years. In a way, I found his addiction deliciously ironic, simply because it could, literally, even with "scare quotes," in the rain, happen to everyone.

Funnily enough, the one thing I remember him saying occurred during a long drive where the alternatives were "JESUS" and Wings music. Someone out of central casting for toothless sister-raper – not . . . that there is anything . . . no . . . wait! – called to ask him about various conspiracies. These include such now laughably silly as highway signs having secret codes to direct the UN tanks when they take over!

He admitted to the caller that his father had believed such, but he never could since he had to always wonder why "they" never actually took over. After decades of conspiracy theory – such as taking the time to mark highway signs! – "they" still could not take over.

The caller protested the usual "IS GOiNT GTO HAPPENS ANY MINUTES" and Rush moved on.

A surprising moment of critical thinking.

Shame that he did not apply it to other areas.

Nor did nor do his critics.

In the rain.

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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"They call me 'MISTER Still Alive!'"

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, 101.
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"what dicking deep shit i produce" -- pillory

Freedom of choice
Is what you got
Freedom from choice
Is what you want

People are shitting themselves to death
Crap so much they fail to take a breath
But even when their kids are starvin'
They thought Trump would throw them Charmin.
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Fanne Foxe, ecdysiast, 84.
"It is not I who is mad! It is I who is crazy!" -- Ren Hoek

"what dicking deep shit i produce" -- pillory

Freedom of choice
Is what you got
Freedom from choice
Is what you want

People are shitting themselves to death
Crap so much they fail to take a breath
But even when their kids are starvin'
They thought Trump would throw them Charmin.
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Aw nuts.
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.