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A quote from Marianne Williamson that I think belongs on this board


Cynicism is just an excuse for not helping.

Marianne Williamson

Unbelievable ad by Christian right against contraceptives

Are there any anti-virus programs on the net? I have windows defender running

but my HP "assistant" says I am in "danger" because I have no anti-virus running. The last anti-virus I had was Norton and when I had that I got this terrible virus that knocked out my entire network. So now I have the free McAcfee site warning system and I don't go where it tells me not to go and I run Super Anti-spyware pretty much every other day and I get a ton of spy ware and even some trojans and malaware. I also run ComboFix and I still don't know how it works but I assume it takes off viruses because the guy who I paid to fix my computer used it, (and tried to hide the name from me).

So do I need another anti-virus? I would have to disable it every time I ran the anti-spyware I think. Right now my computer is/was running funny but we'll see since I just un and re-installed my dear HP "assistant".

Crazy business owner is threatening to fire the first bullet if Obama uses executive priledge.

I saw this first on FB but it was taken down. I think someone got a hold of it and put it back up or he edited it and put it back up, (was said on one of the comments). Either way I think it is a viable threat.

Does anyone know if this is true. I've checked fact check, Politifact and Snoops and come up with

nothing. But it also seems to only show up on very conservative news sources. This was from the protests when Michigan slipped through the right to work law. I know there were other things made up. Now someone has just posted this to my FB page and I was trying to check it out but I can't find a reliable website to substantiate it.

Anyone know?



Clint Tarver’s hot dog cart, which he has operated since 1996, is another casualty of the union protest against the right-to-work law. Union members destroyed the cart and called Tarver an “Uncle Tom,” among other racist epithets, for serving right-to-work proponents.

After destroying the Americans for Prosperity tent, where Tarver was catering hotdogs, the mob turned there attention to the hot dog cart.

“Early today, Clint Tarver, known as “The Hot Dog Guy” here in Lansing had his business attacked by out of line and out of control protesters near the Capitol,” a blog post associated with a fundraiser to restore the hot dog cart explains. “‘It was when he returned to gather his equipment that the taunts and racial slurs began.”

When attacking the cart, the people were “yelling N*gger & Uncle Tom,” according to Michigan Republican State Committee member Nick Hawatmeh. Hawatmeh took a photo of the attack that you can see here.

According to the fundraising blog post, Tarver says (through his wife) that “the working people did not respect the working man. He was not there to be political; he was just there to serve.”





http://washingtonexaminer.com/mi-union-destroys-hot-dog-cart-calls-owner-an-uncle-tom-over-right-to-work/article/2515746#.UOy4PndTaSo

Scott Lively, "Kill the Gays" Uganda started trail for crimes against humanity yesterday!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/07/scott-lively-kill-the-gays-bill-supporter-on-trial-crimes-against-humanity_n_2425003.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

On Monday, Scott Lively will tell a federal court why he supports Uganda's extreme persecution of gays and lesbians.

The U.S. evangelist and anti-gay crusader's trial begins Jan. 7 in Massachusetts. Lively is being sued for crimes against humanity by the organization Sexual Minorities of Uganda, represented by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR).

From CCR website:

"The suit alleges that Lively’s involvement in anti-gay efforts in Uganda, including his active participation in a conspiracy to strip away fundamental rights from LGBT persons constitutes persecution. This is the first known Alien Tort Statute (ATS) case seeking accountability for persecution on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity."

The ATS allows suits to be brought to American courts by non-U.S. citizens who claim to be victims of violations of international law (such as crimes against humanity) perpetrated outside the U.S.

Much more at link:

This is an racist TV show. Please sign the petition to stop it. "All my Babies' Mamas"

http://www.change.org/petitions/oxygen-media-and-diga-vision-cancel-shawty-lo-s-all-my-babies-mamas-a-show-that-stereotypes-and-demeans-black-children-mothers-and-dads?alert_id=ZkNcFKAabs_obKrlCAeCj&utm_campaign=16110&utm_medium=email&utm_source=action_alert


Oxygen Media and DiGa Vision: Cancel Shawty Lo's "All My Babies' Mamas," a show that stereotypes and demeans black children, mothers and dads!

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

This is not just an attack on African-American parents and children....but ALL PARENTS AND CHILDREN!

As dysfunctional and violent as so-called reality shows are, could you ever imagine a one hour spectacle where 11 children are forced to witness their 10 unwed mothers clamor for financial support, emotional attention and sexual reward from Shawty-Lo, the apathetic ‘father’?

Could you imagine that Oxygen Media, known for violent programming targeting young women with stereotypical images, would consider the embarrassment that these children will experience, being used as entertainment?

Could you imagine that Oxygen Media, would use a slur against mothers, fathers and children and entitle this debacle, “All My Babies’ Mamas”? Cori Abraham, Oxygen Media, Senior Vice President of Development wrote in a press release: “…..over-the-top moments that our young, diverse female audience can tweet and gossip about….leaving the man of the house to split his affection multiple ways while trying to create order… but sharing your man with several opinionated women is bound to create issues.”

Tragically, this day has come.

And it is these children...our children who will hold all of us accountable by allowing them to be exploited, internationally, in this manner. Our children will suffer from these negativity and for someone like you standing up for them and saying:

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

What You Can Do?

I'm finally coming to the conclusion, or accepting that my mother is bipolar and I have been

affected by it my whole life. I have a worse case than her and her mother had a worse case than both of us, (although she refused to be treated so who knows). But my contentious relationship with my mother I always blamed on myself and now I am thinking about not doing that so much anymore.

She can be so mean and she can yell and talk over you and she won't listen to a word you have to say. She lost a family business, (an apartment complex) because she did not have flood insurance on it when Sandy hit. She says it is an act of God. I say it is bad management. But I do not throw it up in her face although this place was supposed to be in a trust for me and my brother and especially for me since I have been on disability because of my bipolar for years.

So anyway she lists the land with a realtor and 2 weeks later gets a private bid for literally 57% of the asking price and she accepts it. So I fucking freak out. She just says she wants to be rid of it. She wants to "retire", (as if it is that much work anyway, I managed the place for 10 years, it is not that much work).

So anyway no matter what I say it doesn't matter. She listens to nothing. So I wait until she is in church, (she is down in FL now because she spends her winters here.....yet she must retire from the job that she doesn't do 9 months out of the year), and I go into her house and take all the papers so she can't go through with it.

So of course she comes over to my house screaming and then she calls the fucking cops on me! I had previously told her if she was going to continue to scream like that then she had to get out of my house so I heard her saying she was going to call the cops so I just shut my shades and locked the doors and didn't answer. This I don't know how I will ever forgive her for. I just want her to listen to me!!!!!

So now it is Christmas and I have spent the whole day alone. I could have gone to this clubhouse I go to for breakfast but I didn't feel like it. I have been crying on and off all day. I read online one specialist say that a diagnosis of bipolar comes when you have one manic episode. Well she has admitted to one episode, when she was in NJ when I wasn't around she told me she got manic. I remember she was not sleeping and she had a fight with someone working at the apartments. That's all I know. I'm sure there is more to the story.

So yes I am crazy but my mother is crazy too. And damn it I am tired of taking the blame for fucking everything. I am tired of being the only black sheep in a family of black sheep!

What the Hell do I do now?

Obama Told Boehner ‘You Get Nothing’ in Fiscal Cliff Talks

http://www.politicususa.com/obama-told-boehner-you-nothing-fiscal-cliff-talks.html

Read into the rest of the article. It says exactly what I said. That the President knew from the beginning that anything he offered would be rejected. And now he stand at a place of complete strength.

"President Obama’s negotiating stance is a lot firmer than many have given him credit for. Obama has been negotiating from total strength. At one point telling Boehner, ‘You get nothing.’

A behind the scenes Wall Street Journal report confirmed that President Obama has been one step ahead of his Republican opponents all through the fiscal cliff negotiations.


The Wall Street Journal reported (Via Political Wire) the following exchange between Obama and Boehner during the fiscal cliff negotiations,

“Mr. Obama repeatedly lost patience with the speaker as negotiations faltered. In an Oval Office meeting last week, he told Mr. Boehner that if the sides didn’t reach agreement, he would use his inaugural address and his State of the Union speech to tell the country the Republicans were at fault.”

At one point, Boehner told the president, “I put $800 billion on the table. What do I get for that?”

Replied Obama: “You get nothing. I get that for free.”

I really do not think President Obama thought Social Security would ever get cut.

He knows he is still with the block everything congress and now they have added the losers who are resentful to the block everything congress.

So now there is much more pressure on the GOP to pass a measure made up by the President and Harry Reid. They only need 26 Republicans in the House and all Democrats to pass the measure now, (or maybe less depending on what happens). Here it is explained from "Business Insider" http://www.businessinsider.com/fiscal-cliff-what-happens-after-boehner-plan-b-vote-failure-2012-12

"In order to for a cliff deal to get done, McConnell will have to allow Majority Leader Harry Reid to move forward with a measure that can be approved and sent back to the House. It is not at all clear that the House GOP would allow such a bill to come to the floor for a vote. But they will be under intense pressure to do so as the cliff approaches next week. House Republicans now lack the ability to deflect charges that they drove the nation off the cliff and into possible recession in order to protect the wealthiest. Many House Republicans don’t care about this but some certainly do. Most conservative Republicans will oppose any Senate-approved deal. But if a bill makes it to the floor, only 26 Republicans would have to vote in favor if all Democrats vote yes.

This is the optimistic scenario: Essentially the GOP folds. Not wanting to embarass itself further, Obama and Reid craft something along the lines of where the parties were this weekend, the Senate approves it, and then it passes The House with only a handful of Republicans."

ME - I DON'T THINK THIS WILL INCLUDE ANY CUTS TO SOCIAL SECURITY OR ANY BIG ENTITLEMENT CUTS.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/fiscal-cliff-what-happens-after-boehner-plan-b-vote-failure-2012-12#ixzz2FqWzb6HH
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