Bloomsday open thread - It's Bloomsday!

Hot Chocolate.


Yes, boyz and gurls, it's Bloomsday, so here's to Leopold Bloom and also Molley and her famous last line:

"I was a Flower of the mountain yes when I put the rose in my hair like the Andalusian girls used or shall I wear a red yes and how he kissed me under the Moorish wall and I thought well as well him as another… then he asked me would I yes to say yes my mountain flower and first I put my arms around him yes and drew him down to me so he could feel my breasts all perfume yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes."

~~~James Joyce - Ulysses

Image is Hot Chocolate by Bernard Spragg. NZ

It’s an open thread, have at it.

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Lily O Lady's picture

It seems that all the primary activities are just a distraction to make it seem like the US is still a democracy. Our betters will relieve us of any substantive decision making.

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"The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?" ~Orwell, "1984"

enhydra lutris's picture

@Lily O Lady
Ah well, such is life.

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That, in its essence, is fascism--ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt --