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rainlillie

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Gender: Female
Hometown: New York
Home country: USA
Current location: Earth
Member since: Sun Aug 28, 2005, 03:59 PM
Number of posts: 902

About Me

I think a lot of people get stuck in a certain mindset, they won't allow themselves to think outside of their party affiliation. I try not to do that, I'm all about what's fair, what's right and what's just. Liberals have to make it known that we are not the "anything goes" crowd. Yes, we believe in family and some of us even believe in God. We also believe in common decency and human rights for all people. Some of us believe that parents should have a say in the lives of their underage children. The perception of liberals has been twisted and distorted for far too long. Which is why those on the right use the term "liberal" like it's a four letter word. My mother is the type of liberal I would like to be. A God loving, family values, Pro choice, Pro-America, liberal.

Journal Archives

Only a fool would paint all people who worship the same God, with the same brush!

A few years ago, I was listening to a a progressive radio show and some of the callers were calling in bashing Christians, because of statements that were made by Palin, Beck, and O'Donnell. They failed to see the hypocrisy. The one caller in particular, was infuriated because the GOP had come out against the Islamic center in NY and were condemning all Muslim's, based on the actions of the 9-11 terrorist.

I thought isn't that the same thing you're doing to Christians? The Christians I know are just as diverse as our country. Some are gay some are straight, from all different races, politically parties and genders. We all know that the troublemakers in any group always get the most attention from the media.

The God that I believe in teaches me to take care of the poor, reach out to the oppressed, and to never lie, cheat, steal or use his name in a divisive way. Some within the republican party, have used fear, bigotry and hate in order to gain power. They use Christianity the same way that Bin Laden used Islam, which is truly despicable.

People often ask why won't the "Moderate Muslim's" speak out against nuts like Bin Laden. I ask why won't "Moderate Christians speak out against nuts like Pat Roberson, James Dobson, and all of the other people within the GOP who have distorted the teachings of Christ?

A wise person will learn to separate religious people from religious extremists.

"NYPD Officer Gives Boots to Homeless Man"

If this story doesn't make you shed a tear, I don't know what will. Just beautiful! Isn't that what we're here for.. to help each other?

"And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me."



Matthew 25:40




McCain's Bad Experience vs. Obama's Good Judgment...

I almost forgot about this video. I made it in 2008.

President Obama's Faith..

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http://noleap2-gr8.blogspot.com/

Some republicans are..

like.. baby, I've changed. The American people are like.. words don't mean jack! Put forth some policies that will benefit the poor, middle class and promise to stay out of the ladies wombs and other folks bedrooms then we can talk.

Some of them are trying to come across as kinder and gentler, but it's not about what they're saying now, it's about their philosophy and the policies that they're continuing to support. Folks shouldn't be fooled by the Faux outrage they're showing over Mitt's comments. It's not that they disagree with him, it's that they want to win elections.

If you insult my family, you are not welcome in my home.

Mitt Romney should be uninvited to the White House, On behalf of the American people.

The People Have Spoken, and the GOP still have their hands over their ears..

I'm just going to keep it real! The reelection of President Obama doesn't mean jack to the GOP. No, they're not willing to work with the President for the betterment of the country.


Yes, they're still on a power trip and plan on stopping and blocking every piece of legislation that the Democrats propose. Hey, don't shoot the messenger, I'm going by the latest statements issued by the so-called leadership of the GOP.

"The voters have not endorsed the failures or excesses of the president's first term," said McConnell, frosty in his postelection remarks. "Now it's time for the president to propose solutions that actually have a chance of passing the Republican-controlled House and deliver in a way that he did not in his first four years in office."

Mitch McConnell.

"The reelection of the House Republican majority means that there is “no mandate for raising tax rates” on the American people. "

John Boehner

The President proposed having the top two percent pay a little more, letting the Bush tax cuts expire. Experts have said that Bohner's plan is pretty much the same ole plan that Romney was running on. Cutting social programs etc.

With all due respect to some of my liberal/Democrat friends, please stop acting as if the last four years didn't happen. The GOP's number one goal was to try to make sure President Obama failed, I don't see any reason why that strategy is going to change. The only way these parties can work together, is if; the Democrats are willing to compromise on things we hold dear, like... Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.

I voted for the President, because I'd like to see all of those things protected. Seriously, it takes some "real brass " to try to dictate the agenda, when the American people overwhelmingly rejected your ideas.

Mitt not only failed because he was a terrible candidate, but he failed because he had bad ideas. We've been there done that.. it didn't work then and the American people were wise enough to know it wouldn't work now.

Can the MSM stop acting as if both sides had a hand in things not getting done. Remember that little meeting that Republicans held on Obama's inauguration day, where they promised to stop and block him every step of the way? Remember the record number of filibusters used by the GOP? Remember Mitch McConnell saying: his "number one goal is to make sure president Obama is a one-term President." Remember Rush saying: he "wanted to see the President fail?"

The GOP's obstructionism is far from over; expect them to launch very partisan driven investigations and hearings into the Benghazi attacks. Also expect them to trash any potential Justice that the President nominates to the court.

As long as the GOP allows folks like Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Donald Trump to have prominent voices within their party, the answer is no.. Actually that's HELL NO! We can't all just get along.

Seal Team 6: "The Raid on Osama Bin Laden" film...

Was well written and well acted. I especially liked the footage of President Obama and the way they sort of had him narrating certain events. It definitely makes the President look like the wise, thoughtful leader that he is. I don't want to spoil anything, but It is one of those films that gives you a look inside the dangerous world of our military , and Intelligence agents.

I told my hubby if GWB was responsible for Bin Laden's demise, that's all the right-wing blogs would be talking about. Fox News would have the actors from the film on all of their shows and the right-wing radio would interview them too. This film should be promoted, because it really does show that this wasn't an easy call for the President to make. In case you missed it, you can watch it on Netflix tonight.

"SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden" premieres...

on the National Geographic Channel (8 p.m. ET) . Is anyone else going to watch?

"Who Are Your Heroes In Real Life" Courtesy of the Christian Left...





Amen!
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