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Hometown: Delaware
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About Me

Married, 2 kids a boy and a girl. Two dogs, both boxers, a cat that I'm pretty sure is at least part maine coon..who knows. I found him in my driveway freezing and starving. I enjoy reading, music, I watch entirely too much tv and Republicans make me sick. I think family is the most important thing. Anything else you wanna know, just ask. :-)

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Congrats to Bernie & his supporters.



from the undecided camp.


Hillary Clinton trolls Carly Fiorina, takes picture with her husband in N.H

The 2016 presidential election has been one to remember, with mini-feuds breaking out in the Republican and Democratic primaries. Republican candidate Carly Fiornia hasn't been able to gain much traction, but was back in the news on the morning of the all-important New Hampshire primary.

Fiornia was the odd candidate out of the final debate before the New Hampshire primary, and most political pundits believe her campaign could end as soon as Wednesday morning. With the exception of a brief surge in late 2015, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard has landed at the bottom of most recent polls. As pointed out by The Hill on Feb. 9, Clinton ran into Fiornia's husband while making the rounds in Derry, New Hampshire, and had a message for the struggling conservative.

At a polling station in the small town of Derry, Clinton wore a smile on her face as she recognized and old friend in the distance. That friend was Frank Fiorina whose wife has made it a common theme to constantly attack Clinton on the campaign trail and during the debates.

"Great to see you!" Clinton said to Frank. Responding back, Frank asked if Hillary remembered him, to which she answered back, "I sure do." The two continued to exchange pleasantries, ending with Hillary telling Frank, "Give my best to Carly."

*snip*

http://www.examiner.com/article/hillary-clinton-trolls-carly-fiorina-takes-picture-with-her-husband-n-h


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Ohio BLM Activist MarShawn McCarrel II Commits Suicide Outside Statehouse:

The 23-year-old reportedly shot and killed himself around 6 p.m. Monday after posting a cryptic message on Facebook.

Around 3 p.m. Monday, a cryptic message was left on the Facebook page of Ohio Black Lives Matter activist MarShawn M. McCarrel II: "My demons won today. I'm sorry."

Around 6 p.m. that day, McCarrel's body was found outside the front door of the Ohio Statehouse, the Columbus Dispatch reports. It's believed that McCarrel died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, although no one witnessed the shooting. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 23-year-old activist was instrumental in organizing protests in Ohio after the death of Ferguson, Mo., teenager Michael Brown in 2014.

According to the New York Daily News, McCarrel founded the "youth mentorship program Pursuing Our Dreams, which launched Feed the Streets, a project to help Ohio's homeless." Earlier this year, McCarrel was named one of Radio One's Hometown Champions, an award given to community activists.



"He is selfless and will give his last in order to make sure others don't go without,” read a nomination page for the Hometown Champions Award. "MarShawn has come so far in life and has inspired so many people to help others."

On Friday, McCarrel attended the NAACP Image Awards with his mother, according to the Daily News.


*snip*

http://www.theroot.com/articles/news/2016/02/ohio_blm_activist_marshawn_mccarrell_ii_commits_suicide_outside_statehouse.html





Even David Brooks Says He'll Miss Barack Obama



Conservative columnist David Brooks realized even he was going to miss President Barack Obama in 2017, according to his New York Times column published Tuesday morning.

"I’ve been disappointed by aspects of his presidency. ... But over the course of this campaign it feels as if there’s been a decline in behavioral standards across the board," Brooks wrote in the column titled, "I Miss Barack Obama."

Brooks wrote that presidential candidates on both sides of the aisle are lacking five character traits that we've "taken too much for granted" from Obama: "basic integrity," "sense of basic humanity," soundness" in decision making, "grace under pressure," and "resilient sense of optimism."

*snip*

Brooks said he "obviously" disagreed with many of Obama's decisions, but appreciated the President's "ethos of integrity."

"Obama radiates an ethos of integrity, humanity, good manners and elegance that I’m beginning to miss, and that I suspect we will all miss a bit, regardless of who replaces him," he concluded.

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/david-brooks-i-will-miss-barack-obama



I already miss him.

Rachel Maddow & Chuck Todd

You moderated one of the best debates. You let them debate! Thanks!

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I think these townhalls/fourms...

are great. I think I prefer them to debates. I'd like to see more of these. More questions from people.

Love these.

#BetterWaysToElectPOTUS

Trending on Twitter:

#BetterWaysToElectPOTUS twitter polls

#BetterWaysToElectPOTUS duck duck goose

Beer Pong #BetterWaysToElectPOTUS

#BetterWaystoElectPOTUS Abolish the Electoral College

Rose ceremony. 😂 #BetterWaysToElectPOTUS

Swimsuit competition #BetterWaysToElectPOTUS


Add your own...

Once again Ted Cruz's daughter for the win..

https://www.facebook.com/SickOfTheSlant/videos/1319199371439075/





sorry I can't embed this.

This is so creepy...

I don't know how to embed this vine here. It's Steven King behind Cruz while he was giving a speech and King could mouth every word...seriously creepy..

https://vine.co/v/iJbUWJaEmhX

I wish I knew how to embed this..worth the look.

Rubio Copied One Of Obama’s Most Famous Speeches – And Obama’s Speechwriter Just Called Him On It

Marco Rubio may have come in third in the Iowa caucus behind both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump, but for reasons that remain unclear his team – and the media – are treating it like he just locked up the presidency. (Don’t break out the champagne just yet, Rubio fans, third place finishers almost never end up winning the nomination.)

But clearly thrilled with the narrative that he had pulled off a political upset…by coming in third… Rubio delivered a tone-deaf “victory” speech about how no one thought he could do it… come in third, that is.

“So this is the moment they said would never happen. For months, for months they told us we had no chance. For months they told us because we offer too much optimism in a time of anger, we had no chance. For months they told us because we didn’t have the right endorsements or the right political connections, we had no chance. They told me that we have no chance because my hair wasn’t gray enough and my boots were too high.”

To political insiders watching the speech, there was growing bafflement. Anyone with any familiarity with one of Obama’s most iconic speeches – when he won the Iowa caucus in 2008, a very real upset – noticed immediately that Rubio was pretty much plagiarizing the sitting-president almost verbatim.

Here’s Obama’s:

“They said this day would never come. They said our sights were set too high. They said this country was too divided, too disillusioned to ever come together around a common purpose. But on this January night, at this defining moment in history, you have done what the cynics said we couldn’t do.”


Like any copy-cat, Rubio’s version paled in comparison to the original. Obama’s speech was forceful, aspirational, and concise. It set the tone for Obama’s entire campaign. Here was an underdog who no one believed could do it, handily beating the favored choices. As a result, Obama’s comments felt earned. Rubio is using a more “fake it til you make it” approach.

Hilariously, Obama’s former speechwriter was one of the people scratching their heads at Rubio’s carbon copy. He scorched Rubio’s campaign in a tweet.

He could've at least thanked Obama for the opening line https://t.co/meP627U6pv

— Jon Favreau (@jonfavs) February 2, 2016

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2016/02/02/rubio-copied-one-of-obamas-most-famous-speeches-and-obamas-speechwriter-just-called-him-on-it/
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