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5 People Who Should Get Coal in Their Stockings This Christmas from (Care2 Causes)

1) The lying witness from the Michael Brown grand jury.

2) George Zimmerman’s friend who decided maybe Zimmerman was guilty after all.

3) “Public servant” Officer White.

4) Internet “journalist” Charles C. Johnson.

5) Phyllis Schlafly.

With just a few days left before Christmas, it’s the time of the year that people are divided up into naughty and nice. Of course, we’ve had our share of bad lawmakers, media stars who have made fools of themselves and professional athletes that have taken advantage of their fame and power. They aren’t the only people who deserve coal in their stockings this year, however. Here are five more recent contenders we should say bah humbug to.

http://www.care2.com/causes/5-people-who-should-get-coal-in-their-stockings-this-christmas.html

Has anyone seen "the Ghosts in our Machine?

http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/the-ghosts-in-our-machine-2013

Now this is a catchy little Christmas tune.......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=x9sKpDSAQ7I

Well the Packers just lost home field advantage today.......

I wrote to ESPN about getting rid of this fat old white man......Ugh.

Before Sunday’s game, five St. Louis Rams players took the field in a “hands up, don’t shoot” solidarity protest for Ferguson and Michael Brown.

Neither the NFL nor the Rams penalized the players for their actions. When asked if they should have, Mike Ditka said:

“It’s a shame this thing has come to this,” Ditka told the Chicago Sun-Times for his weekly feature column. “The shame of it is, I’m not sure they care about Michael Brown or anything else. This was a reason to protest and to go out and loot. Is this the way to celebrate the memory of Michael Brown? Is this an excuse to be lawless? Somebody has to tell me that. I don’t understand it. I understand what the Rams’ take on this was. I’m embarrassed for the players more than anything. They want to take a political stand on this? Well, there are a lot of other things that have happened in our society that people have not stood up and disagreed about.

“I wasn’t in Ferguson. I don’t know exactly what happened. But I know one thing: If we dismantle and limit the power of our policemen any more than we have already, then we’re going to have a lot of problems in this country.

“What do you do if someone pulls a gun on you or is robbing a store and you stop them? I don’t want to hear about this hands-up crap. That’s not what happened. I don’t know exactly what did happen, but I know that’s not what happened. This policeman’s life is ruined. Why? Because we have to break somebody down. Because we have to even out the game. I don’t know. I don’t get it. Maybe I’m just old fashioned.”

http://chicagosuntimes.com/sports/mike-ditka-weighs-in-on-ferguson/

Oh these trying times.....here are 5 Habits That Will Boost Your Happiness and Inner Peace

1. Spend your energy on things within your control.
2. Adopt an optimistic worldview.
3. Forgive, forgive, forgive.
4. Remember your higher purpose.
5. Be your own guide.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/elyse-gorman/5-habits-that-will-boost-your-happiness_b_6251758.html

and sh*t still continues....St. Louis bar boycotts Rams after players support Ferguson protests

A local St. Louis bar’s announcement that it would no longer support the Rams following the silent protest of several players on Sunday has gained national attention.

The post was made on Facebook Monday morning and has been liked almost 40,000 times, generating over 6,500 comments.

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2014/12/st-louis-bar-boycotts-rams-after-players-support-ferguson-protests/timeout3#main#main

The bar followed up their first statement by announcing their allegiance to the Kansas City Chiefs, and noted that happy hour will continue whenever there are Chiefs games.

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2014/12/st-louis-bar-boycotts-rams-after-players-support-ferguson-protests/timeout4#main#main

The bar’s Yelp page has been inundated by reviewers disagreeing with their stance.

“There’s sports fanaticism, then there’s short-sightedness,and then there’s hateful childish behavior that has no business in business,” one comment read.

On Monday, the NFL said it would not adhere to a request from the St. Louis Police Officer’s Association to discipline the players who made the “hands up, don’t shoot” pose used by protesters in Ferguson, Mo. during pre-game introductions on Sunday.

Rams executive vice president and chief operations officer Kevin Demoff also commented on the actions of his players.

“We do believe it is possible to both support our players’ First Amendment rights and support the efforts of local law enforcement as our community begins to heal.”

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2014/12/st-louis-bar-boycotts-rams-after-players-support-ferguson-protests

Seriously, what's considered worse....an uppity black man or

An angry old white woman? Not sure how folks around here would vote on this one......

Any family fights today???

We had a blast today...so happy our family DOES have so much in common...a fantastic family, meal, conversation, and just the best Thanksgiving day.

WHAT's with all the jabbering during the parade?

Just give me the bands and balloons PLEASE!!! and I REALLY DON'T CARE ABOUT THE TV shows and Broadway shows!! Ugh. And they're not even really singing the tunes...love Tony Danza BUT NOT DURING MY PARADE COVERAGE.
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