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(10,981 posts)
Tue Dec 26, 2017, 07:03 PM Dec 2017

Preparing for last family Christmas gathering - scotch involved.

I'm pre-partying with a decent single malt scotch for my parent's Christmas gathering.

The challenge is my brother. He moved to Kansas for his last assignment in the Army, married a local and stayed there. He is ultra-conservative even by Kansas standards. A hard-core Trumpster to the last - still convinced HRC ought to be in jail somewhere.

I don't know what happened to him. He was raised better. Our mother was a Democratic county office holder. Our father is a die-hard Democrat. It must be the water in Kansas.

I rarely get through any visit with him without a political argument but I really don't need that tonight.

Dona nobis pacem.

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Preparing for last family Christmas gathering - scotch involved. (Original Post) TomSlick Dec 2017 OP
Just take a drink every time he spouts Fox Fallacies .... elfin Dec 2017 #1
Good idea but not possible. TomSlick Dec 2017 #2


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1. Just take a drink every time he spouts Fox Fallacies ....
Tue Dec 26, 2017, 07:11 PM
Dec 2017

Say "Fox Fallacy" and swig.

Your opposing rants will be far more entertaining. To you. Possibly others. So you will be happy and have helped create a holiday gathering retold for generations.


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2. Good idea but not possible.
Tue Dec 26, 2017, 07:15 PM
Dec 2017

The parents are good Baptists - hence the pre-party.

My parents can't bear the political argument. I have to be obscure in my responses - too obscure for my parents and dear brother to understand.

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