Monday, 7/30 Global Warming

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You know, kid, I was an old open hearth guy all my life.  So I know heat.  And I never seen no heat like what they’re havin’ in Northern California.  Be damned glad you moved out. The prez he says their ain’t no global warning, and that fat guy on the radio – Rush Whoever – he just says anything the prez says.  But when half the country is burning up and just like an old open hearth – their sure as shootin’ is global warming.  Maybe when the ocean washes up on Miro Lager they’ll believe.  Don’t let them guys bullcrap you, kid.

Sunday, 7/29 Shutting Down The Government

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Well our Prez is makin’ threats again.  Now he’s sayin’ he’ll shut down the whole government if he don’t  get his Mexico wall and other stuff.  Charlie, it’s like some guys I knew when I was a kid.   This one guy had a nice ball and bat and he’d bring it to the field down by the playground but if things didn’t go his way he’d take his ball and bat and go home and that would ruin the game.  Now this ain’t no different, if you know what I mean.  The Prez is sayin’ he’ll screw over everybody if they don’t do stuff his way.  What a pile of bullcrap.  Maybe a whole mountain of bullcrap.  Like kids on a damned playground.

Monday, 7/23 Uncle Eddy Gets Some Press

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Charlie, you got to thank your kid what lives in Europe.  I read his blog thing all the time.  The pictures is really neat and I never been to Europe.  He sure does get around.  Sometimes I call your Aunt Marge over to the computer to take a look.  Just in case you ain’t  seen it yet, he put one of them link things in his blog so people who click it get my voicemails.  Pretty slick.  Maybe you could put a link thing here so’s people who read my babbling could go there and see a professional job.

 

(Editor’s note:  Uncle Eddy is referring to ritley.com     If you haven’t visited it, click the link and go there.)

 

Saturday, 7/20 Trump’s antics Make Him A Hero”

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Charlie, them news guys just don’t get it.  Their screamin’ cause Trump’s lawyer guy had some tapes of Trump payin’ off another model gal.   So the news guys figure folks will be pissed off.  But, kid, they ain’t.   I stopped at Stosh’s Tavern for a brew with the guys last night and they are happy.  I mean happy and maybe jealous.  The guys what voted for him, they ain’t pissed off.  They’s made him some kind of hero cause he got the cash to  get a good lookin’ gal to sleep with him, and here in the Mahoning Valley, ain’t nobody can do that.

 

Tuesday, 7/17 What Is Treason?

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Hi, Kid.   I watched that Trump and Putin deal on TV last night  — and I wanna puke.  I ain’t kiddin’ you.  When our prez comes out and says our country is wrong – I don’t know if that’s treason, but I do know it’s a damned shame.  I know I yap too much about my  years in Korea, but that earned me the right to bitch about this.  Me fightin’ to defend this country, and this guy tryin’ to tear it down  — there ain’t no comparing.  I was just a dumb-assed army private, but I put my ass on the line lots of times.  And watched my best buddy when he was bleedin’ to death and I couldn’t stop it.  So if anyone got a right to call it treason, it’s some dumb old guy like me who earned it the hard way.

 

Monday, 7/16 What’s Considered Treason

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Charlie — man, I don’t know what in hell’s goin’ on.  I seen the Prez and that Putin guy on them speeches and I am just  on the floor.  I know I spout off too much about being a Korea vet, but damn it I was.  I was fightin’ for this country in the mud and snow for 2 years and watchin’ good guys die.  And they was dyin’ in the dirt because them China guys and them Russia guys was givin’ the Korea guys guns and ammo.  And now the Prez wants us to believe them guys is our buddies?   Horse crap, kid, horse crap.  If he’s so ashamed of America why don’t he quit his job and go live in that hotel of his in Russia?

 

Saturday 7/14 Too Much Criticizing Allies

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I seen them talks when Ol’ Trump was in England.  And he’s standing up there like some kind a  king, tellin’ the Prime Minister gal how she’s got the immigration thing all wrong and how it’s gonna bite her in the behind.  Now when I was a kid, Charlie, we went to some old aunt or uncles place and I sees this ugly old couch and says out loud “that couch is ready for the junk heap” and my Ma whacked me on the head a good one, grabbed my ear and pulled me outside.  She says “Eddy, don’t you never go into somebody’s house and tell them it’s ugly cause you don’t know why they live like that and it ain’t none of your business”.   I guess the Prez’s Ma never taught him good like that.

Tuesday, 7/10 Senate Hearings

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Been seein’ all that stuff about the fight comin’ in the senate about this supreme judge guy and will he get approved.   I guess it’s a shoo-in, cause none of them GOP guys will buck the prez.  And that’s a damned shame.  It ain’t possible that everyone of them agrees with him down in their guts.  If 3 of them would say no, that would grind to a halt right there.  But ain’t nobody got the stones to do it.  And, kid, I learned this in them 2 years I was fightin’ in Korea.  If anything will get a guy killed, it’s a leader whose a  damned coward.  Don’t nobody – except old John McCain – have no stones?

 

Tuesday, 7/10 Conservative Judges

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Hey, kid, I been watching all that supreme court judge stuff.  Now you know I didn’t have all that much schoolin’.  But sometimes it’s just common sense and even an old mill hand like me can see what’s what.  This conservative stuff sounds good if you’re rich, or you’re a preacher, or a political guy.  But sometimes it ain’t real life.  What I mean is  — it’s OK to go around saying you’s pro-life, until your youngest daughter gets pregnant.  It happens, kid.  And it’s mighty easy to hate them gay folks until your kid tells you he’s gay.  That’s stuff for the family to solve, not some dumb-ass politician.

Sunday, 7/8 Them Phony Rallies

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Charlie, I seen one of them Trump rallies on TV.   I got it figured out.  He don’t go to no big cities,  he ain’t even come here to Youngstown.  He goes to them little towns, kid, and you gotta pay attention to this:  there ain’t no black people in the crowd, there ain’t Hispanic people, no Chinese guys, no Arab guys.  It’s all white folks and if there ain’t none of the others who show, then it means that ones who does show up – they gotta be bigots.  Right?  So he’s appealing to bigots.  Now you know I ain’t no saint, kid.  But nobody never called me no bigot.  When you’re busting butt in a steel mill, everybody’s equal poor.