Lunch With a Liberal


Buzzy Brings the Bacon and Eggs

Good Morning, Breakfastpoppera. Today is Monday, August 8, 2016. Our busy friend, Buzzy the Proverbial Fly on the Wall, is at the table this morning. I had lunch with two liberals this week-end and Buzzy attended to listen to their take on the experience. Mine left me in desperate need of aspirin and a tranquilizer. Buzzy and I would be delighted if you would join us for breakfast this morning. Buzzy is serving bacon, eggs and croissants. I will be serving Bloody Marys. We hope to see you soon.


Lunch and a Headache

Thanks so much for joining me this morning. Pop had an interesting experience this week-end that I was privy too. With her permission, I would love to tell you about it. It started out as lunch with people she and her husband had not seen is 50 years. That, in itself, is not always a good thing, but they went anyway. They met this other couple and sat down to order lunch, trying desperately to get over the shock of seeing two almost unrecognizable people from the past. Depression set in, followed by disbelief and then things calmed down. So they looked like hell, so what! Lunch had to go on and it was only fitting to get the small talk out of the way. It didn't take that long because the other couple was so fascinated by their own story that the conversation zipped along. They were not in the least interested in anything about Pop and her husband's life. To summarize the conversation, he is divorced. She is a widow. He doesn't know how to use a computer. She will teach him. They knew each other back when, and she reached out to him. They met and knew that they were in love! Ah, life is grand, and somewhat bizarre, but who am I to judge? Back to basics. He is lazy. She is one of those people who patrols her neighborhood at night. Pop couldn't help but think about George Zimmerman, but that was not fair I suppose. He likes to gamble. She loves Hillary Clinton! Time stood still and Pop and her husband choked on their soup.


Time Stood Still

Pop had an internal discussion with herself trying to suppress her desire to ask her a boatload of questions. She breathed deeply, and sat somewhat impassively while her lunch mate explained that she was a precinct captain for Hillary at the Nevada caucus. Pop popped a pill. She popped another one when a" Hillary for President" button was flashed in her face. Thing's definitely took on a more surreal feel when a group of men were seated near-by in the restaurant. They were members of the Monmouth County Democrats, and they were enraptured listening to Senator Sweeney from New Jersey opine about immigration, schools and money problems. POP was feeling a bit claustrophobic and exhilarated at the same time. She wanted to ask questions and her reserve and self control were weakening. Her husband applied some pressure to her leg, but I knew only masking tape over her mouth would do the trick. He didn't have any and off she went!


Strike Up the Band

It began with a simple question. Pop asked, "do you mind if I ask you what you like about Hillary?" She replied, "everything." Pop asked her to be more specific. Hillary's supporter said she liked Cllnton because she was a strong woman. Pop countered by asking her for any evidence that Clinton was strong. After all, there is a difference between being strong and being mean. Clinton's champion was shocked. Pop asked her why a strong woman would allow herself to be humiliated by her husband in front of the nation and the world, and remain married to him. Her lunch mate's mouth hung open and her salmon cake fell out. It wasn't pretty, that I can tell you. Pop asked her if she was bothered by Hillary's lying. Clinton's adorer said she wasn't bothered by any of it because she didn't believe a word of it. Clinton didn't lie about Benghazi, she didn't lie about her emails, she didn't lie, she didn't lie, she never lied. She asked Pop why she thought that Hillary lied. Pop told her that it has been proven that Hillary lied. It is out there in the public record. And herein lies the reason people will still vote for Crooked Hilary. Her supporters don't believe a word of anything being said about her. They say there is no proof about her doing anything wrong at all. They don't believe in facts. They don't believe in sworn testimony. They do believe that the Republicans are to blame for everything. They know it in their hearts, so please stop wasting time producing evidence of Hillary's crimes. Life must be very simple for her supporters. They don't have to think. They don't have to worry about right from wrong. They just have to wave their signs and pin their buttons all over their bodies. Pop and her husband paid the bill, because liberals love free stuff. They parted ways, and I followed the Hillary people home in their car. I didn't stay long because I took exception to hearing my friend Pop and her husband being called names that made me blush. My conclusion is twofold. One you can't go home again, and two lunch with a liberal isn't good for your health.

Buzzy's Song

Fly them to the moon

And let them live among the stars

If not the moon,

Then send them to Mars....

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Old Poolman 6 months ago from Rural Arizona

Wow Buzzy, that must have been an interesting lunch to say the least.

My mind tells me that at some point during that lunch, Pop would have rather been having dental surgery than finishing the meal. I am sure that Pop being the fine person she is was able to keep a straight face and suffer in silence during this ordeal.

I recently learned that one of my acquaintances of more than 40 years is a Hillary worshiper. He even refers to her as "My Hillary" and is convinced she is exactly what this country needs right now. My wife was very proud of me as I was able to restrain myself and keep my mouth shut during the entire conversation.

I guess I am just not able to have the blind faith that most Hillary followers exhibit when they look you in the eye and state that she never lies. These reports of Hillary telling lies is all made up stuff by the GOP.

My how the world has changed.

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breakfastpop 6 months ago Author

Good Morning Mike,

You are a good man. I am neither a man or in control of my emotions! I held myself in check, but I was not silent. They are probably still talking about me! See you at the Inn.

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Fiddleman 6 months ago from Zirconia, North Carolina

Oh to be a fly on the wall at this event that should have been a wonderful time for you to catch up on those 50 years; especially if, you had been close friends.I would have enjoyed being there when you began to ask those questions. Main stream media and even the sitting "president" have done nothing but bash Trump, "a pan calling the kettle black!" I hope you were able to enlighten your friend. Ironically the opposite happened to me when a "mill village brat" that I grew up with called me about a month ago. We had not had contact in 50 years and he had seen an article I had written about a mutual friend of ours who was a Baptist minister while researching for an article he was also writing about the same person. My friend had been one of those in our generation who played in a rock in a roll band and I suspect had lived on the wild side of life. He had joined the Navy after high school and after he had completed his service came to know Christ and felt he hd call to the ministry and enrolled in Oral Roberts University. He ultimately became a missionary and has been serving as a missionary to Argentina where he is currently President of the board where he has served. Talk about shock when we talked and I learned how his life had been so wonderfully been dedicated to Devine purpose. May I share his blog

Jim and I grew up together in the mill village. In school he was in the academically gifted classes. Our 50 years apart revealed a wonderful story.

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Tom Whitworth 6 months ago from Moundsville, WV

Pop and Buzzy,

Sounds like you went back to the future, 1984, to hear your old acquaintance chant God bless Big Brother. Must have been scary.

Francine19 6 months ago

It's a miracle you were able to keep your lunch down. Thank goodness you were at a bar!

Jennifer 6 months ago

Oh do I wish I was sitting next to you with a glass of wine. I'm glad you paid because they would have just walked out anyway. Don't they just assume the bill is paid? The waitress was lucky you were there.

Cheers, I will buy you a round at the bar

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breakfastpop 6 months ago Author

Dear Fiddleman,

Thanks for sharing the link. It wasn't me who really knew these people, it was my husband, and even he didn't know them that well. I am still not over it!! See you at the Inn.

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breakfastpop 6 months ago Author

Dear Tom,

It was scary and it ruined my appetite! I have to be more discriminating. See you at the Inn.

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breakfastpop 6 months ago Author

Dear francine,

The bar saved me from total collapse. The thinking of these people is so askew, it is frightening. See you at the Inn.

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breakfastpop 6 months ago Author

Dear Jennifer,

When we ordered wine I saw the color fade from their cheeks. No wonder they wanted to eat at a diner! As for conversation about old times, it was all about their old times. As for conversation about politics, it was mind numbing. I wish you were there too! See you at the Inn.

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billybuc 6 months ago from Olympia, WA

Very funny! I kept thinking while I was reading that you ate lunch with the wrong liberal. You and I would have had a great time. :)

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FitnezzJim 6 months ago from Fredericksburg, Virginia

When I sat down to read this article, my first question was 'who paid for the lunch'? Then I read the article all the way through, and sadly, was not surprised.

Did they drink cool-aid in place of wine?

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breakfastpop 6 months ago Author

Good Morning billy,

I am absolutely certain about that, plus you are way better looking! See you at the Inn.

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breakfastpop 6 months ago Author

Good Morning FitnezzJim,

I believe it was cool-aid. They were chugging it soon in gallons! See you at the Inn.

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Old Poolman 6 months ago from Rural Arizona

Keep in mind that many of today's liberals have been brainwashed by our school system since they started first grade. Those young empty heads soaked up this way of thinking like a sponge for all the years they were in school.

Many of today's colleges and university's are behaving more like reprogramming centers than institutions for higher learning. We are fully aware that many of the liberal professors spend more time preaching their progressive beliefs than teaching the subject they were hired to teach. Yet they are allowed to do this and nobody even tries to stop them.

Much of the thinking we see today is the result of a long range plan that has spanned several generations. Now these younger people have firm mind-sets that will stay them forever. Even worse, they will pass this thinking down to their children and grandchildren. Perhaps there is no way to recover from the damage that has been done.

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breakfastpop 6 months ago Author

Good Morning Mike,

Yes, these kids have been brainwashed. My generation escaped that particular nightmare, but those that followed did not. I am appalled at the kind of twisted thinking being espoused in our universities. It is as though the students and most of the faculty are brain damaged. See you at the Inn. It is safer there and far more pleasant. profile image 6 months ago from upstate, NY

Your story seems similar to several experiences I've had. One time I was painting the house of a liberal and while having lunch we had a political conversation that ended with her calling me a mean spirited Republican. I guess that's what happens when you tell the truth they don't want to hear!

I tried to explain why the Constitution is worthless if it can be bended to suit a political purpose and explained that socialism has never proven to work anywhere its ever been tried and that America was built on Christianity, freedom and free markets and not socialism.

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breakfastpop 6 months ago Author

Dear wba,

Libs do not want to hear facts. They are wedded to an ideology or a party and that is the end of the discussion. We also have to realize that liberals have morphed into another entity. They aren't liberal at all. It is their way or the highway. Truthfully, I can't believe this is happening. It is awful. See you at the Inn.

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teaches12345 6 months ago

I've had lunch with the same type people and it took much to endure the pain. Sometimes its better to just have coffee and keep it short. Yes, send them to mars!

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