"You are, I expect, referring to the religious leaders as not "having to do any physical labor".
Right. I've been thinking of tribal times when everyone had to hunt and gather food to survive....and early agriculture that was…"
"I haven't written any song parodies in several years, but I think this couls also be "Have Yourself a Merry Little Solstice." With a line somewhere about "Axial Tilt is the Reason for the Season...."
"I have a feeling that our national paranoia has increased enormously since 9-11-01.
The Cheney-Rumsfeld administration harped on "international terrorism" till at least 50% of American citizens were peeing themselves every time they…"
"My parents had the Bing Crosby 78 RPM xmas albums (and played them a lot) when I was a kid..
When I was older, and read what his sons had to say about Crosby's idea of fathering, I was shocked, appalled, sickened. He didn't…"
""Feeling threatened" sure makes a farce out of "To Protect and to Serve." Wilson wasn't protecting anybody but himself....I think he went off the rails.
(I've noticed that a lot of police departments no longer use…"
"A lot of desperate people have turned weird things into "delicacies," like snakes, snails, birds' nests (made from bird saliva), shark fins, fugu, octopus and squid....GAHHHHHH! IMO, all squid is good for is swordfish bait.
"About the ear plugs....be obvious. Use big wads of cotton! And stare at all the people (slaves) with their heads bowed as if you have suddenly found yourself in a crowd of lunatics; especially if they have their hands in the shackled…"
"Loren, I did know a man who was killed by a cop with a taser many years ago.
S'funny; he was your typical mild-mannered nerd, and one day he just went berserk....a neighbor called the police and as they busted down his door, he was…"
"Chris, no, I've never even tasted cat food. It's too ugly, and even my cats aren't very fond of it. I was being sarcastic.
Besides, the canned turkey pet food has giblets in it, and I can't eat any kind of organ…"
To answer your question of wed 'where is everybody' I thinkmmost of us are stranded at home. I'm iced /snowed in so bad l can't get in or out of the drive. Wish I was someplace where the weather would allow me to get out of the house. Hope you are well and mobile.