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Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:06 PM

I was startled to hear my 80 YO mother scream from the other room....

"I want my stuff"

As I ran to her with concern, I was relieved to see she had channel surfed to Faux News and was screaming at the TV! She was viewing a clip of Billo talking about how Obama voters wanted "stuff." I had to when I saw that. She yelled again, "I voted for Obama, when are they going to deliver my stuff?"

Forgive me, but this, coming from my mother, who worked all her life and raised seven children on her own after my father died, was a sight to behold. She normally doesn't have much of a sense of humor, but it was funny!

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Reply I was startled to hear my 80 YO mother scream from the other room.... (Original post)
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 OP
elleng Nov 2012 #1
Spock_is_Skeptical Nov 2012 #2
xtraxritical Nov 2012 #60
Bluzmann57 Nov 2012 #3
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #5
Bluzmann57 Nov 2012 #10
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #13
DesertRat Nov 2012 #35
madokie Nov 2012 #4
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #23
Melinda Nov 2012 #6
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #9
whistler162 Nov 2012 #7
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #12
Chellee Nov 2012 #18
livetohike Nov 2012 #8
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #16
EC Nov 2012 #11
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #22
EC Nov 2012 #47
NYC_SKP Nov 2012 #14
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #20
We People Nov 2012 #15
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #19
malaise Nov 2012 #17
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lady lib Nov 2012 #24
Cha Nov 2012 #25
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #26
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marlakay Nov 2012 #49
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DCKit Nov 2012 #50
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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:08 PM

1. HILARIOUS!!!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:09 PM

2. Ahhahaha! That is hilarious!

BTW...


I want my stuff too! I can put it with my things.

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Response to Spock_is_Skeptical (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 06:51 PM

60. I got my stuff when Romney/Ryan got stuffed.

 

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:09 PM

3. Gotta love the parents

My dad is 82 and mom is 79, both have cheated death at least once and both are avid Dems. Sounds like your mom is cut out of the same cloth. Oldsters for romney my butt!

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Response to Bluzmann57 (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:11 PM

5. She said she is going to be

looking out the window for the UPS truck.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:14 PM

10. Your mom is FUNNY!

Please tell her hi from a fat bald Iowan. And tell her "thank you" as well.

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Response to Bluzmann57 (Reply #10)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:21 PM

13. Will do!

She will really appreciate it.

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Response to Bluzmann57 (Reply #3)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:20 PM

35. My parents too

Both are 81 and also avid Dems. They are very well-versed on the issues and can see through the Faux News b.s.!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:10 PM

4. That made me laugh

out loud even.
thanks

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Response to madokie (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:35 PM

23. She does it so deadpan that you have to...

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:11 PM

6. OMG, please tell your mom she made my day!! She's a hoot and 1/2!!!

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Response to Melinda (Reply #6)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:13 PM

9. Will do!

She will love it!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:12 PM

7. Her stuff arrives in two weeks

along with her turkey and cranberry sauce.

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Response to whistler162 (Reply #7)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:20 PM

12. I showed this thread to her...

she "got a kick out of it." she

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Response to whistler162 (Reply #7)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:27 PM

18. That's stuff...ING.

That's different.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:13 PM

8. Thanks for the cute story

My Mom is 81 years old. She comes up with some good ones, too .

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Response to livetohike (Reply #8)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:27 PM

16. I had to quit taking her to ball games.

She always gets into it with opposing fans. We had the Raiders here and were in the midst of Raider fans when she called out a guy five rows down for what he was yelling. He was a big dude and he swung his head around with a look that could kill. His face softened into a wry smile when he saw he was looking at my mom. I told her, "Ma, you're going to get me killed!" I cant begin to tell you about when the Dodgers came to town. Aye!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:15 PM

11. You know maybe fox better watch out with that stuff.

Their audience isn't as smart as you mom. They could actually think they'd get stuff and will vote for Democrats from now on to get stuff.

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Response to EC (Reply #11)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:33 PM

22. She said she wants to put her "stuff" ...

right next to her "things." She asked me to clean out the storage room.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Reply #22)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:20 PM

47. that's cute

My mom's 82 and she comes up with some good ones.

Like the other day someone (stranger in waiting room) said she loved my salt/pepper hair and my mom piped up with "Yes, she's going to be like me, going prematurely gray."

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:22 PM

14. Yeah, no shit, right? I want my fucking equity and retirement that was stolen by the right.

Funny story, painful truth!

K/R

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Response to NYC_SKP (Reply #14)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:31 PM

20. Sadly true. Her retirement took a big hit.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:25 PM

15. Wow!! When your mother gets going, she is a real hoot - good for her!!!

She totally gets it, of course!

I have a feeling you're going to be telling that story over and over to different people. I LOVE it!!

That sounds like something my late father or his beloved sister would have said.

Give your mother a big DU hug from us and tell her not to hold back her wicked sense of humor, and tell her it got some laughs here, OK?

Thanks for sharing that!

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Response to We People (Reply #15)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:28 PM

19. Thank you... she loves it! nt

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:27 PM

17. Give her a hug for me



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Response to malaise (Reply #17)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:32 PM

21. Done!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:35 PM

24. She and my 78-yr-old mother-in-law

would get along really well.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:49 PM

25. That's Hysterical, PPN!

Bless her heart

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Response to Cha (Reply #25)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:55 PM

26. Thank you! nt

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:02 PM

27. Cracks me up - she deserves her stuff. That's for sure. n/t

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Response to Mira (Reply #27)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:03 PM

29. ohhh, I like that sig pic

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Response to Mira (Reply #27)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:23 PM

36. >

Mom says

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Response to Mira (Reply #27)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:24 PM

57. Love the sig pic!!!!!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:02 PM

28. that made my night--thank your mother, and thank you for sharing!!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:04 PM

30. I love cute stories like this! Thanks for posting and a big hello to your mom!

She is a hoot ..... sometimes common sense is the best!

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Response to Tennessee Gal (Reply #30)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:25 PM

38. She says...

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:06 PM

31. Love it!

Thanks for sharing and please say "hi" to your mom. (I didn't know we were going to get stuff!)









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Response to Kadie (Reply #31)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:25 PM

37. >

Mom says

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:21 PM

32. That is funny

Give it to them Mom

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:12 PM

33. Now that was funny!!!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:13 PM

34. This thread is useless without video.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:45 PM

39. God Love Her...

A sense of humor is so valuable in these times, especially if you're
80 years old. I've never heard of this, but I imagine there's a humor gene in our DNA.
Humor seems to run in families... I wonder if Faux News/Bill O. realizes how many people
watch it for the humor?

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Response to ReRe (Reply #39)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:03 PM

42. She is smart enough..

to tune into Faux once in a while and just laugh at them. She likes to yell at the screen!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:50 PM

40. I love it! Fist-pump to your mom!

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Response to codjh9 (Reply #40)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:00 PM

41. >

She is reading this stuff and loving it.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Reply #41)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:08 PM

43. Great! I'd be glad for you and your mom anyway, but I particularly wanted to comment since

mine passed away 5+ years ago and would be 87 now. At least I have her former neighbor for a friend (but I unfortunately moved away, but talk to her somewhat often on the phone) who's in her late 80's and converted to Dems in either 2004 or 2008!!! :^)

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Response to codjh9 (Reply #43)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:11 PM

45. Sorry to hear you lost her. My sympathies.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:09 PM

44. My 85 year old mom texted me

when Obama won…she was so happy!

And her great grand daughter taught her how to text a year ago!

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Response to marlakay (Reply #44)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:13 PM

46. My mom makes fun of us and our phones.....

She'll move her finger across her palm and make an intense face like she is texting something!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Reply #46)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:23 AM

49. I spent the 3 longest days of my life

about 5 years ago teaching my mom email and basic computer skills…if IPAD was around I would have bought her one. would have been easier.

Best thing I did. Now she doesn't call me daily she emails me and I can read at my leisure!

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:39 PM

48. Tell her she can be Robbed.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 01:13 AM

50. Too funny. Why aren't all my retired friends high on an Obama second term?

 

All that free shit coming their way should have sealed the deal.

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Response to DCKit (Reply #50)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:19 PM

52. +1 nt

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 10:32 AM

51. This is not funny.....

Where is MY stuff.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:53 PM

53. LOL !!! - K & R !!!

Give your mom a hug from me.






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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:54 PM

54. Yeap everybody voted for Obama for the dream of

living on Food Stamps and a hungry family...


Do the Republicans on food stamps and Medicare think that Romney would only taken those entitlements away from
Democrats?

Romney didn't even give his staffer's a tax fare home, after they worked their arses off to try and get him elected.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:56 PM

55. "A box of stuff" should be an Internet meme.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 01:28 PM

56. if you could get that on video, it would go viral on youtube

I'd love to see a bunch of videos of old folks hollering for their stuff.

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:51 PM

58. My mom has a wingnut neighbor that lives across the street.

One day last summer she was sitting on his porch for a visit. She called me over there and said she was going home in a couple of minutes and would I mind going to McDonald's for her since she didn't feel like cooking. She gave me $20 and told me what to get and then she told me to just keep the change. I looked at her neighbor and said, "Cool! I'm a liberal democrat and I love getting free money and stuff." He gave me a look that could kill and I just laughed as I walked off. Now, when I go to visit her if he's outside he won't even look at me.

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