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IrishAyes

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Gender: Female
Home country: US
Current location: retired to MidWest
Member since: Mon Feb 18, 2013, 09:15 PM
Number of posts: 5,587

About Me

Still an ardent Irish-American Catholic damnYankee Yellow Dog Democrat socialist after all these years. (cue Simon music) Army brat and wife for many years, now have been on the loose far longer than I was married. After my two red chows died, I took in a mini-beagle cross that I named Molly Maguire, thinking she might need a good Irish name like my original real one. Later she got a baby sister, a smooth-coat JRT I named Brigid after the greatest of the ancient Celtic goddesses. My great-grandfather and his son fought for Michael Collins and barely made it out of Ireland one step ahead of John Bull. They slipped over to Wales for new identities and then forward to the States for a fresh start. That makes me second generation of illegal but certainly justified immigrants. There are precious few people to whose defense I fly immediately, but the list includes Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama even when I disagree with him - it happens! - and living Irish patriots Gerry Adams and Martin \\\'Mind Your Kneecaps\\\' McGuiness. I pray earnestly for a united and free Ireland rescued from all official British occupation, with every square inch of alleged \\\'ancestral lands\\\' now held immorally and illegally by the invaders returned to the rightful owners. Irish-only rule for Ireland. No foreign masters anymore! I find it passing strange when Brits chide ME about \'interfering\' in Irish politics!

Journal Archives

That man will never want for material.

She looked at me like I was the idiot for believing the map.

Of course she couldn't offer any evidence to prove her theory either. It was just something she 'knew'.

Michelle Bachman and Darryl Issa had a love child,

and it turned out to be Louis Gohmert. Crazy and evil as they come.

I can offer a runner up from my college days.

A particular student refused to give up her idea that Washington DC is located in Washington state. I showed her on a map. W/o blinking an eye she just said, "The map's wrong."

Brain dead. And her parents were paying for her 'education'. I don't know if she graduated, but plenty of other people that dumb do.

Where I retired in the remote reaches of the Midwest, there's a friend here who never did well in school for a variety of medical and social reasons, but I swear she has more sense than most people I've ever met. When she doesn't understand something going on in politics, she asks me and always understands the answer immediately. She didn't like the GOP before I moved here - Pete Peterson's her uncle - but she really hates 'em now. I tell her the truth, that she's smarter than most people I've met. And it's the gospel truth. When you count the things that were stacked against her in life, she's almost brilliant. I have nothing but the utmost respect for her. Understandably she doesn't want to register Democrat because around here that can cause horrific problems and her husband would likely get fired, and she already has enough to deal with. But she votes for us, and she's willing to be seen in my company. That's more than can be said for most of these alleged Christians.

So nobody gets to tell me that Democratic principles are too hard for the TP types to grasp. They're 100% fully responsible for the evil they do.

I'll never eat another one, that's for sure.

She doesn't eat chimis, does she? I'd hate to give up those.

That whacko's not making eye contact with ME!

I don't want to be struck blind.

Great OP - thanks.

I prefer President Obama's vision for America too - he's for ALL of us, not just a few or one particular group. With his family background and upbringing, he's uniquely qualified to lead our proud rainbow nation.

If the RWNJs don't like it, they can go where there's no ice cream.

After 2016, we need JUSTICE Barack Hussein Obama.

Wouldn't it be terrific if he were Chief Justice?

I've been told by a trustworthy source in HI

that American tourists from the mainland will enter a store and ask if they take American $. Not even knowing they're in their own country.

Simpson's lucky he wasn't lynched by his own.

And btw, those children come from countries with much higher immunization rates than our own. We should be amazed they're willing to associate with US!
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