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LucyParsons Donating Member (938 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-11-08 10:08 PM
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36. Yes
But not so much because they're Republicans as because, frankly, they're ignorant and boring, and I have nothing I want to talk to them about.

Once my grandparents die, I am coming out of the closet (as an atheist and socialist), and they can take it or leave it. I expect a flurry of evangelizing emails, and then years of silence.
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  -Do you avoid Repug relatives? La Coliniere  May-11-08 03:00 PM   #0 
  - Don't have any  benddem   May-11-08 03:05 PM   #1 
  - Nor do I. Aren't we lucky?  Libby2   May-11-08 03:06 PM   #3 
  - don't have any. being an orphan does have its advantages  niyad   May-11-08 03:06 PM   #2 
  - i moved to an eastern state  barbtries   May-11-08 03:10 PM   #4 
  - My immediate family members  La Coliniere   May-11-08 03:14 PM   #6 
  - Many of my relatives on both sides are either gone or they live far away.  calimary   May-11-08 04:29 PM   #17 
  - No, now it's obama supporters.  juajen   May-11-08 03:10 PM   #5 
  - Bullshit  depakid   May-11-08 03:22 PM   #8 
     - Sorry but  notfullofit   May-11-08 04:44 PM   #19 
        - That's an individual choice  depakid   May-11-08 06:03 PM   #21 
           - I guess some  notfullofit   May-11-08 07:29 PM   #24 
              - Has little to do with how close families are or aren't  depakid   May-11-08 07:38 PM   #26 
              - Lucky for you  Generic Brad   May-11-08 10:48 PM   #42 
                 - O_o  sudopod   May-11-08 11:05 PM   #45 
  - YES!!!  OwnedByFerrets   May-11-08 03:21 PM   #7 
  - i really only have one, i would avoid him if he were liberal instead of a conservative.  chimpsrsmarter   May-11-08 03:24 PM   #9 
  - I avoid politics with them  Juche   May-11-08 03:37 PM   #10 
  - well, yes largely  mitchtv   May-11-08 03:38 PM   #11 
  - not at all  mdmc   May-11-08 03:51 PM   #12 
  - Nope.  mutley_r_us   May-11-08 03:55 PM   #13 
  - Yep, I avoid those holiday family functions like the plague..  hwmnbn   May-11-08 04:02 PM   #14 
  - My brother and his wife are die-hard Republicans. I used to make the  mnhtnbb   May-11-08 04:09 PM   #15 
  - Mostly Where politics are concerned.  SalmonChantedEvening   May-11-08 04:11 PM   #16 
  - Yup.  junofeb   May-11-08 04:32 PM   #18 
  - I avoid my son because he chose a different path...and I would just be  angstlessk   May-11-08 05:23 PM   #20 
  - How sad. nt  notfullofit   May-11-08 07:27 PM   #23 
  - Strangely the "Christians" are the most judgmental bunch  MartyL   May-11-08 07:41 PM   #27 
  - Nope, because I don't have any--honestly, I don't. nt  blondeatlast   May-11-08 07:24 PM   #22 
  - Yes. Brother voting for McDrain. Haven't talked since.  lonestarnot   May-11-08 07:30 PM   #25 
  - The last time I saw a relative they were racing out of my driveway  MartyL   May-11-08 07:48 PM   #28 
  - I avoid all Repugs. I refuse to give the small business owners my business  HughMoran   May-11-08 08:05 PM   #29 
  - I tell them how I feel.  Blarch   May-11-08 08:22 PM   #30 
  - Nonviolent civil disobedience  sudopod   May-11-08 11:10 PM   #48 
     - So...  Blarch   May-12-08 06:06 AM   #60 
  - I'm moving in with them this summer. My dad is a RW Repub. My mom has  NC_Nurse   May-11-08 08:27 PM   #31 
  - Oh Dear. Come home to DU when it gets too hard to bear upstairs. Hugs to you nt  Ilsa   May-11-08 10:02 PM   #34 
  - Thank you, Sweetie!  NC_Nurse   May-11-08 10:27 PM   #39 
  - YOU  sudopod   May-11-08 11:11 PM   #49 
  - I don't have any...  Blue_In_AK   May-11-08 09:59 PM   #32 
  - Yeah, I have an unle about 600 miles away that no longer has my email.  Ilsa   May-11-08 10:00 PM   #33 
  - indeed  Anarchy in Detroit   May-11-08 10:05 PM   #35 
  - Yes  LucyParsons   May-11-08 10:08 PM   #36 
  - I think I have the best story!  Renaissance Man   May-11-08 10:14 PM   #37 
  - Abortion rocks! Kill em all!  Anarchy in Detroit   May-11-08 10:42 PM   #40 
  - And if your mother aborted you?  Useful Idiot   May-12-08 05:19 AM   #55 
  - Great story!  whereismyparty   May-11-08 10:53 PM   #43 
  - I love my family too much. I would never turn my back on them for their shortcomings. :-)  whereismyparty   May-11-08 10:18 PM   #38 
  - Sad to say, yes...  Hobarticus   May-11-08 10:42 PM   #41 
  - No  XOKCowboy   May-11-08 10:55 PM   #44 
  - I avoid the apolitical. n/t  tuckessee   May-11-08 11:06 PM   #46 
  - Yes  graywarrior   May-11-08 11:07 PM   #47 
  - Not at all.  hughee99   May-11-08 11:16 PM   #50 
  - i know exactly how you feel  nadinbrzezinski   May-11-08 11:17 PM   #51 
  - I do the best I can to avoid the repiggies in the family.  Kool Kitty   May-12-08 01:06 AM   #52 
  - yes too many are repugs  pfitz59   May-12-08 01:32 AM   #53 
  - I have relatives on both sides and in my case.....  Mike Daniels   May-12-08 04:50 AM   #54 
  - Yes, I do.  undeterred   May-12-08 05:25 AM   #56 
  - Silly and immature  Useful Idiot   May-12-08 05:27 AM   #57 
  - Because you say it is? Speaking of silly...  babylonsister   May-12-08 07:06 AM   #66 
  - I could never stay away  Maureen1322   May-12-08 05:47 AM   #58 
  - Yes, I have a whole family full of 'Pug relatives  MadHound   May-12-08 06:04 AM   #59 
  - Not since they all died mysteriously...  Perry Logan   May-12-08 06:32 AM   #61 
  - No, I rub their noses in the shit every time they complain about high gas prices,  notadmblnd   May-12-08 06:45 AM   #62 
  - It would be impossible to  treestar   May-12-08 06:51 AM   #63 
  - I don't avoid the relatives, I avoid political discussion  Papagoose   May-12-08 06:56 AM   #64 
  - We only have a few extended ones who are, so they're very easy to avoid yr round  Echo In Light   May-12-08 06:58 AM   #65 
  - No...  Dorian Gray   May-12-08 07:10 AM   #67 
  - Not at all. Still my family and if we have disagreements about  Mudoria   May-12-08 07:38 AM   #68 
  - No. But I do avoid talking politics with them.  No Surrender   May-12-08 07:43 AM   #69 
  - Like the plague. n/t  Jamastiene   May-12-08 07:53 AM   #70 
  - I have one Born-Again Christian relative, She isn't allowed to know my phone number. NT  baby_mouse   May-12-08 07:58 AM   #71 
 

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