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Sat May 5, 2012, 11:02 PM

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CaliforniaPeggy May 2012 OP
demtenjeep May 2012 #1
CaliforniaPeggy May 2012 #2
demtenjeep May 2012 #3
CaliforniaPeggy May 2012 #4
66 dmhlt May 2012 #21
goclark May 2012 #23
NYC_SKP May 2012 #5
freshwest May 2012 #6
madinmaryland May 2012 #7
ashling May 2012 #8
snappyturtle May 2012 #9
CaliforniaPeggy May 2012 #10
aquart May 2012 #39
jillan May 2012 #11
CaliforniaPeggy May 2012 #12
Kath1 May 2012 #13
cbrer May 2012 #14
mmonk May 2012 #15
Namvet67 May 2012 #16
Little Star May 2012 #17
swimboy May 2012 #18
whathehell May 2012 #19
CaliforniaPeggy May 2012 #29
whathehell May 2012 #33
onlyadream May 2012 #20
Skidmore May 2012 #22
goclark May 2012 #24
Lucky Luciano May 2012 #25
malaise May 2012 #26
coalition_unwilling May 2012 #27
grantcart May 2012 #28
SunSeeker May 2012 #30
lsewpershad May 2012 #31
kimmerspixelated May 2012 #32
Richard D May 2012 #34
CaliforniaPeggy May 2012 #35
Richard D May 2012 #36
CaliforniaPeggy May 2012 #37
cbrer May 2012 #38
HappyMe May 2012 #40

Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sat May 5, 2012, 11:04 PM

1. that is awesome

Thank you

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #1)

Sat May 5, 2012, 11:10 PM

2. You're welcome, my dear demtenjeep...

I really respect what he says here...it shows his heart.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #2)

Sat May 5, 2012, 11:21 PM

3. as do his actions. He just held her.

did you read some the comments? Jeesh I just don't understand some people.

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #3)

Sat May 5, 2012, 11:36 PM

4. Oops, I hadn't realized there were comments!

I will check them out.

Thanks for telling me!

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #2)

Sun May 6, 2012, 10:19 AM

21. Just a note: It's from Pres. Obama's Eulogy for Sen. Ted Kennedy



We cannot know for certain how long we have here. We cannot foresee the trials or misfortunes that will test us along the way. We cannot know Godís plan for us.

What we can do is to live out our lives as best we can with purpose, and love, and joy. We can use each day to show those who are closest to us how much we care about them, and treat others with the kindness and respect that we wish for ourselves. We can learn from our mistakes and grow from our failures. And we can strive at all costs to make a better world, so that someday, if we are blessed with the chance to look back on our time here, we can know that we spent it well; that we made a difference; that our fleeting presence had a lasting impact on the lives of other human beings.


http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/30/us/politics/30obamatext.html?pagewanted=all

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Response to 66 dmhlt (Reply #21)

Sun May 6, 2012, 10:31 AM

23. Awesome ~ thanks for reminding us

of the remarks he gave for a "rich man" that did great,kind deeds for ALL people......Not just his fellow " 1 %ters."

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sat May 5, 2012, 11:38 PM

5. "Live with purpose, love, and joy..."



Thanks, Peg!

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #5)

Sun May 6, 2012, 12:32 AM

6. +1,000

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 12:33 AM

7. K&R!

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 02:04 AM

9. The picture touches my heart. I don't recall

seeing Bush I or II ever show such humanity...I remember
junior standing on the rubble of the World Trade Centers,
posing on the aircraft carrier, trying to leave through
a locked door somewhere in the Far East, slapping Angela
Merkel on the back, looking behind curtains for terrorists, etc....
but nothing anywhere close to what's depicted here.


Thanks for posting...does my heart good to see this.

edits: spelling....guess that big thunder storm rattled me!
There go the sirens again.

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Response to snappyturtle (Reply #9)

Sun May 6, 2012, 02:09 AM

10. You're welcome, my dear snappyturtle...

It did my heart good to see it too.

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Response to snappyturtle (Reply #9)

Tue May 8, 2012, 05:53 AM

39. No, George MASSAGED Angela Merkel on the back.

One would think that the grandson of a senator, son of a veep then president, would have picked up the basics of diplomatic protocol.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:04 AM

11. When I look at the picture, I see emotion in that hug from both the President & that woman. Then

I try to envision Romney doing the same thing, and I can't.
I have seen pics like this of Biden giving a woman in tears an emotional hug.
I can envision Clinton (no jokes), but I can't envision Romney or W or Cheney or any repug giving an everyday citizen a hug with feeling - can you?

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Response to jillan (Reply #11)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:13 AM

12. I am right there with you on this, jillan.

I can't imagine any Republican showing so much love to any everyday citizen either.

They can't do it because they don't have that love inside.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:39 AM

13. That is absolutely beautiful, CaliforniaPeggy !

So much compassion shown there. I think back on another President posing in front a "Mission Accomplished" banner aboard a ship, sending more to get maimed and die for no reason. That made my blood boil. I really don't want to hate anyone but I find it hard not to hate Bush for starting a very useless war costing thousands of lives, leaving young people disabled - for what?

Obama connects with people in a way Bush never could. All the Limbaughs, Hannitys and Fox News in the world can't change that fact.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 05:45 AM

14. I am copying this.

 

And posting it far and wide.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 08:14 AM

15. Saw that myself.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 08:15 AM

16. Wonder what George Bush would have said?.....would be good for a laugh

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 08:48 AM

17. Well that made my tears well up. Very touching and beautiful...

Thanks CP.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 09:05 AM

18. He is absolutely genuine and real.

I'm not sure what compassion means when a republican uses the word, but this great man models the real thing.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 09:10 AM

19. Absolutely beautiful...The picture and the words. It brings tears to my eyes.

Do you know what the context of the photo was?.

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Response to whathehell (Reply #19)

Sun May 6, 2012, 11:58 AM

29. My dear whathehell...

See post #66 for the context and a link. It was part of his eulogy for Senator Ted Kennedy.

I hadn't known that either...

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #29)

Sun May 6, 2012, 07:32 PM

33. Thank you, California Peg. n/t

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 09:26 AM

20. Words to live by. Nt

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 10:22 AM

22. His mother raised a good son and a great President.

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Response to Skidmore (Reply #22)

Sun May 6, 2012, 10:38 AM

24. Yes his Mother raised a great son

and I believe his grandparents helped to raise him as well.

When I think of my grandparents I think of all the hugs, love and encouragement that they gave me. Grandparents were extra special in my life.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 11:13 AM

25. LOL what a commie!


-- said some backwards thinking Freeper.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 11:15 AM

26. Beautiful

Thank you my dear CaliforniaPeggy

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 11:25 AM

27. That is positively Lincoln-esque. Do you have the original in some way we

 

can put it on our own FB pages? (I 'liked' your post and got some pale imitation of it on my FB page.)

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 11:51 AM

28. My Dear CaliforniaPeggy

Didn't have anytbing to add to the OP, it says it all, just wanted to borrow your trademark phrase.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:21 PM

30. Beautiful and true words to live by: purpose, love and joy.

Thanks for helping me with the "joy" part today!

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 03:31 PM

31. Thanks

Powerful words and sentiments. No matter what the GOP and detractors do they can never destroy the spirit... the true Self of the wonderful man.

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 06:10 PM

32. Wonderful, Cal Peg!

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Sun May 6, 2012, 10:56 PM

34. I posted that beautiful photo and words . . .

. . . on FB. You wouldn't believe all the venom that came at me because of it.
I"m coining a new syndrom: RPIODS. (ron paul induced Obama derangement syndrome)

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Response to Richard D (Reply #34)

Sun May 6, 2012, 10:57 PM

35. I'm really sorry that happened to you...

I also posted it over there, but I got nothing but cheerful, supportive comments...

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #35)

Sun May 6, 2012, 11:30 PM

36. Thank you.

It seems like a lot of my friends have drunk the RP kookaid. I've been called a hypocrite, deranged, a fool, a baby killer, and worse. So weird. I shudder to think what could happen if he were to get elected, which fortunately isn't at all likely.

Thank you, CaliforniaPeggy. You are always so kind. That is very appreciated.

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Response to Richard D (Reply #36)

Mon May 7, 2012, 12:30 AM

37. Ah, you're welcome...

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Response to Richard D (Reply #34)

Tue May 8, 2012, 05:32 AM

38. If you condense the "RP" into just "R"

 

You could call your new syndrome "ROIDS".

Because his followers dangle from the rest of the (social) body, intellectually stink, and are a true pain in the ass!

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Original post)

Tue May 8, 2012, 08:01 AM

40. k&r

Touching and hopeful for this dreary morning.

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