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March 23, 2013

Most assuredly you shouldn't feel terrible!

That kind of attitude, when voiced out loud, SHOULD be shouted down. Most of those who do are usually encouraged by the fact that nobody checks that behavior. They can state those things with impunity, unchallenged, unquestioned, and that's how attitudes like that gain credibility and increasing acceptance. Nobody stands up and says "NOW WAIT JUST A DAMN MOMENT!!!" I sometimes prefer "excuse the fuck outta me!" but that's not always acceptable language in social settings. So, in absence of anybody standing up and saying "NOW WAIT JUST A DAMN MOMENT!", with nothing said, and nobody objecting, and nobody trying to push back, and nobody saying "OH NO YOU DON'T!!!" -

THEN - the statement stands.






So it's allowed to stand. And therefore eventually becomes "truth."

"... well, nobody said anything..."

March 16, 2013

Post it on her show's Facebook page.


That way at least it'll get seen. At least some people will see it. It's one way to "put it out there." She needs to hear this perspective. I'm not sure she delves into our side of the political aisle all that much.
March 10, 2013

Great question. WHY are we subsidizing the financial industry - AT ALL?

Seems to me they're doing well enough on their own that they don't need any help from the hard-pressed American taxpayer. Should be the other way around.

March 10, 2013

Welcome to DU, olddots!

Glad you're here!

Then again, ayn rand is ugly on the inside, too. Especially in the place where the human heart would ordinarily be.

After all, what I understand about human anatomy is that the heart physically hangs to the LEFT. Maybe a message from The Creator? That one is BORN to be a liberal?

March 10, 2013

This is great, and the link had some hidden GEMS!!!

I made a note of it for my quotes file. Whenever I need a laugh from some teabagger nut railing against all the "dummies" on the other side...

From the "GET A BRAIN MORANS!" file!

From HuffPo piece on Elizabeth Hasselbeck being fired from "The View" -

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Yeah, now that she's gone, there isn't any smart or educated people left there.
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March 10, 2013

This is fascinating, bvar22!

Thank you for posting it. I hope people like you can help save our bees.

March 10, 2013

Welcome to DU, JeaneRaye!

Good to have you with us! VERY good point you make - that we should all be spreading and trying to educate people about. Our bees are threatened and that has to turn around!

March 10, 2013

Welcome to DU, Skipx025!

Glad you're here. Your first post! Very cool! Cool story, too, isn't it? Another reason for society to protect its bees and not do things that threaten their existence!

March 10, 2013

Dang - so doggone many in Washington that it's hard to pick just one.

But he's certainly in the top ten. Maybe top five. Just too many to choose from. Where do I start? And is it just people in Washington NOW, or are we also including "Hall of Fame" stuff?

March 8, 2013

Welcome to DU, Madmiddle!

Glad you're here! They need to break up these bigger-than-big bastards!!! He's had four years. He is just useless.

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About calimary

Female. Retired. Wife-Mom-Grandma. Approx. 30 years in broadcasting, at least 20 of those in news biz. Taurus. Loves chocolate - preferably without nuts or cocoanut. Animal lover. Rock-hound from pre-school age. Proud Democrat for life. Ardent environmentalist and pro-choicer. Hoping to use my skills set for the greater good. Still married to the same guy for 40+ years. Probably because he's a proud Democrat, too. Penmanship absolutely stinks, so I'm glad I'm a fast typist! I will always love Hillary and she will always be my President.
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