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Proud Liberal Dem

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Name: Duge Butler Jr.
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Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Home country: USA
Current location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Member since: Sat Feb 28, 2004, 12:13 AM
Number of posts: 13,153

About Me

Social Worker/Case Manager working for State of Indiana. Huge Star Wars/Transformers fan. Hopeless news & politics "junkie" and wannabe writer. Married with children/step-children.

Journal Archives

We Americans seem to think that suffering

Is not only expected but demanded by the Gods and if things ever start getting too easy, we need to start punishing ourselves again. I suspect that there is a strain of harsh Puritanism that runs through the psyche of our society?
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Tue Jul 22, 2014, 10:07 AM (0 replies)

I don't necessarily agree

That a Republican Senate will blockade a SCOTUS appointment. The PR damage would be too much for them. And Obama won't have to nominate a Scalito clone either.
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Tue Jul 22, 2014, 08:18 AM (0 replies)

To quote Obi-Wan Kenobi: "He's more machine now.....

than man. Twisted and evil."
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Sun Jul 20, 2014, 08:36 AM (1 replies)

Too busy to rid our country of a so-called "Tyrant"

What would our founding fathers have to say about that?

Or maybe President Obama isn't really a tyrant?
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Sat Jul 19, 2014, 08:32 AM (0 replies)

Give them time

For awhile, they weren't talking about breaching the debt ceiling or shutting down the government either let alone actually doing any of those things. This "lawsuit" that Boehner is pushing is idiotic but that won't satisfy the crazies who really want impeachment and I believe that eventually the Republicans in the House will take a bite of that apple. Gotta keep their base happy so that they will continue to blindly vote for them, right?
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Tue Jul 15, 2014, 08:21 AM (1 replies)

It's basically all over except for the teeth gnashing (and wails of religious persecution)

Has any Federal Judge in ANY state upheld any of these same-sex marriage bans? That they are falling all over the place seems to pretty much prove that they shouldn't have been passed in the first place. The remarkable thing is that they were allowed to stand for so long (let alone be passed in the first place since the laws were all passed on non-secular grounds and, thus, patently unconstitutional to begin with IMHO).
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Sun Jul 13, 2014, 06:12 PM (0 replies)

That would imply that they have some left

right?


(closely held) companies now have "religious rights"?
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Fri Jul 11, 2014, 12:03 AM (1 replies)

Can I just be the first to say

"Oops".

Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Thu Jul 10, 2014, 10:53 PM (0 replies)

And Bill O'Reilly can't figure out how the tides work



They're both on Fox too. Coincidence?
Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Thu Jul 10, 2014, 10:48 PM (0 replies)

They obsess way too much

Over what goes on in bathrooms. Why is that? I go to the bathroom to do my business and leave. I don't spend any time worrying what the person in the stall next to me is doing or what genitals they have. Geez.

Posted by Proud Liberal Dem | Thu Jul 10, 2014, 10:47 PM (0 replies)
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