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I cook, paint, write, read, decorate, garden, and volunteer. I'm also a business owner, a mother and a wife. I love you.....no matter what you think of me.

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"Becoming Barack" playing on Current TV right now.....

it is a portrait of his formative years in Chicago. I have not seen this program before,
and it is quite interesting.

It's the Arithmetic, Stupid!

The Question is "Are WE better off today than WE were 4 Years ago?"



This message was just endorsed by this guy......

A Fleeting Observation about current Election Coverage.....

I barely watch News television anymore, as I can't stand to watch Republicans lie to the American people with a straight face,
while the Media continues to crow "the election will be close" in order to make sure Citizen United Dollars
find themselves in the coffers of our Big 5's News Monopoly (Comcast/GE, Time-Warner, Disney, Viacom and News Corp)....

So when I do watch News, it is usually in very short dozes usually while I'm navigating my DVR.

What I caught over the weekend was the beginning of some program about Romney on CNN. The first segment
of the entire program (which is all that I saw) was not about Romney at all, but about Ann Romney and the period in her life when she was diagnosed with MS. I saw about 3 minutes of it, along with a Romney son tearfully providing details. I was kind of surprised that the story of his wife having MS would actually lead what appeared to be a Bio program for the Republican Candidate. It seemed so obvious (to me anyways) that they were playing the sympathy card by opening up with this story, as opposed to including it within at some point.

Then, yesterday, I was going to the DVR, and the Channel was on ABC (Disney).....

Again, the story there was about Ann Romney's MS.....

Perhaps I'm being "unfeeling" about how much Ann Romney's MS should be stressed when discussing Romney's life......
But the way this story is being featured (so prominently) leaves me feeling like the MS is being exploided rather than anything else.

Again, I no longer watch enough television to know if my stumbling on to these two instances was coincidental...
or whether the MS story is being featured so much until it wouldn't matter when I turned on my television.

I'm sorry, but I don't quite get that.....

it's Ok for the media to incessantly discuss someone who knows a Democratic candidate....
A distant someone who may have done bad things in the 60s', when the candidate was like 6 years old....and
link these bad things back to the candidate directly via guilt of association and call the Democratic candidate names,
and advertise adnauseum based on a barely there relationship as though it was a major character flaw.....

but it's not ok for the media to discuss the actual candidate and what he actually did in the 60's that was bad?

and why have the GOP made such a fuss for such a long time about Pres. Obama's transcripts and his "essays" while
he was in his early 20s while he was in undergraduate school, if that was such a longgggg time ago?

I believe the difference between being 20 years old and being 18 years old is like...2 years, no?

How does all of that work???

Matthews, Chuckie, Halperin, Susan Page and Ex Fox Anchorman Garrett.....All Discussing....

Pres. Obama's trip and tonight's Address....

Bunch of Beltway talking heads who all seem so very grim about Pres. Obama's address....
Seem like NOW they are asking "probing" questions, and not seeing anything
positive about this trip! They are sure anti-war now.....as opposed to 5 years ago!

That, plus Cup'a Joe calling Pres. Obama a Neo-Con...when it is Joe who has been a Neo-Con
for years on in!

Today must be opposite day!

McCain's "secret Plan" to go after Osama Bin Laden during Campaign '08

Ironically found on Ariana Huffington's Huffpo...

John McCain: I Know How To Catch Bin Laden
First Posted: 07-25-08 05:29 PM | Updated: 08- 2-08 05:12 AM

Last week, John McCain proclaimed that he knew how to win wars. Today, he's taking it a step further, telling voters that he not only knows how to capture and bring to justice Osama bin Laden, but is going to do it.

Appearing on the Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, the Arizona Republican was reminded that he had vowed to bring Osama bin Laden to justice and was asked how he would differ in that task from President Bush.

Initially saying that he would not "telegraph" the specifics, McCain declared, "Look, I know the area, I've been there, I know wars, I know how to win wars, and I know how to improve our capabilities so that we will capture Osama bin Laden -- or put it this way, bring him to justice... We will do it, I know how to do it."


So politicizing "gonna get Bin Laden" is ok for McCain....according to McCain
But politicizing "got Bin Laden" is not ok for Pres. Obama....according to McCain?

These Republicans are something else, aren't they?

Fact: Ann Romney hasn't been a stay-at-home Mom for over a decade....if not longer

Ann Romney is an empty nester, and has been such for over a decade.

Her sons are between the ages of 33 to 41.

Doing the math, and even giving her credit for being a stay-at-home Mom of
a young adult away at college, it means that her last child turned 21 in 2000...
and he must have left home at 18...which takes us to 1997!

So I don't see Ann Romney as a stay-at-home mom at all,
not anymore!

OBAMA SONG OFFICIAL VIDEO - Michael Franti and Spearhead

I found it uplifting.....
It was made shortly after the 2008 election,
but I had never heard it before....

OBAMA SONG OFFICIAL VIDEO - Michael Franti and Spearhead

I found it uplifting.....
It was made shortly after the 2008 election,
but I had never heard it before....

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