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Name: Marianne Tecklenburg
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Hometown: Denver,CO
Home country: USA
Current location: Denver
Member since: Thu Dec 19, 2013, 04:03 PM
Number of posts: 975

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Just a quick question about Israeli citizenship

How many other countries are allowed dual
citizenship in the US, including military service
in these countries?

Please, let us contact

Senator Bennet's office to ask him not
to sign on to the Corker bill. He is one of the
few Dems willing to do so, and this could be
the vote to override any POTUS veto.

He got into the Senate due to Obama's help,
perhaps it helps to remind him of that.

A totally different question regarding HRC's e-mails

Now she is a private citizen. Does she have to go to
that stupid committee if she gets a supena(?) from
it to appear?
Can she just hire a lawyer to represent her?

I realize that most of us would have to go, but
is her case so special that she could evade it?

What are the rules for a reasonable refusal? I think
that this is exactly what is planned, and wonder
about the problems coming possibly with it.

Question about the true powers of our POTUS

and I don't even mean our present one.

Considering the power of the MIC, NSA, CIA, and even the FBI
do you really believe that our presidents still have the power
to control even one of those agencies?

Possibly the FBI, although I doubt it. All of these agencies
seem to control "any possible problems" via internal
investigations, i.e. they actually are able to protect themselves
to the fullest without any serious public disclosure.

I don't believe that Hoover was the only one to use his power
during that rather more simple time (regarding tech advances).

I just wonder how many people feel the same kind of worry
as I do. BTW the Congressional oversight did not seem to
work either, considering that we were only allowed to get a
few pages of the CIA report concerning torture.

The real question here is who or what is considered democrat/ic.

Perhaps we have to consider what the party stood for and
what it seems to stand for right now. Naturally there will
be differences in opinion.

If it stands for the third way it is definitely on the wrong
track as far as what the party has defended up to Carter.

If it says "s/he who has the money should be supported"
then we might as well vote for the CEO of Goldman-Sachs
or the Koch brothers directly.

If the party chooses our candidate for us, instead of
supporting different candidates, something has been lost.
And surely I am not the only one who has seen that.

Winning at all cost is a motto that defies all principles,
and will lead to certain loss of justification on ethic and
moral grounds, and sooner or later to a total loss as
long as we may call this still a democracy.

All attacks on people for voting one way or another
are rather silly. How anyone votes is still somewhat secret
no matter, what people announce here, and I for one take
this only as a form of declaring his/her wishes.

So lastly the question remains what does it mean to
be a democrat in comparison to a Democrat, and
should that definition be allowed to be so far apart
as it seems to be right now.

I have a question about marihuana seeds.

Yes, I live in Colorado, and thus I am allowed to grow a few
plants. And no, I am not using it at this point, but am very
curious about it.
It is described to be a weed, but what does that mean? Is it
very easy to grow from seed? I read that it is an annual, can
one get the seeds from the plants for the next year?

Can one grow it inside or does it have to be outside?

I could go tone of our shops for the info, but since I don't
intend to buy anything, I rather don't.

I don't intend to insult anyone here, but I really would
like to know a bit more, especially about the medicinal plants.

A question for other members

of Anthem (Blue Cross/shield).

After they hacked the insurance's computer files, are we
supposed to let SS know, that our numbers may be
abused? Is Anthem supposed to tell us whose information
is now endangered?
Does anyone here know?

Hello, fellow gardeners,

10 days ago I started my pansies inside, and it seems
that about 80% are coming up. It is so great during
winter time to see something green and growing.
I probably could have more, but due to costs of seeds
I keep mine in the refrigerator with some dry milk for

These seeds were from 2007, and I can always add some
more into the "empty" jiffies.

I hope all you people in zones 4-5 are starting now too
with a lot of success!

In case you do not know who

slipped the city bank amendment into the budget bill,
the Huff post says that it was congressman K. Yoder
from Kansas. He seems not to answer his e-mail now.

Does anyone know how our

Senators voted on the budget bill?
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