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OK So I am a white woman. And it pisses me off to no end when I read FB posts or some emails

(SPELL CHECKER WON'T WORK, ON A DIFFERENT COMPUTER, CAN HARDLY USE THE KEYS. PLEASE BEAR WITH ME.) sent to my mother, (people don't dare send them to me anymore) where the "topic" is something else but they use it to throw in a bunch of, mostly false, statistics where they are trying to make black people look bad

So I also go to this group to crochet once a week. One of the women I know to be a horrible racist, (who swears she is not a racist). Anyway, yesterday I looked on her FB page and she had one of those "list a bunch of statistics and other numbers and then say something that means nothing because you really just wanted to say that black people are on welfare."

This one was talking about Baltimore and its population being mostly black and how everyone is on welfare and the mayor is black and bullshit some more and then....

"Why do these blacks blame whites for all their people being on welfare?"

Or some fuck crap like that. I swear anyone here that is African American or black I give you credit for dealing with such idiots.


This woman also through my mental illness in my face last week when I complained about what she said about the president. She said I went all "bipolar" on her.

Fuck you bitch.

I don't understand how the others just stand by and say nothing. I commented under that last racist post of hers that it was sad that she was taught a belief system that guarenteed unhappineess and that it was also sad that she taught it to her children.

I can hardly type so please excuse the typos. My fingers are numb. I guess I wanted to complain somewhere and see what other's do so I came here.

I want to start a boycott of Oregon beef. Or THEIR beef. Let's hit them right

Between the eyes

I'm sure someone knows where the beef from these jerks ends up. Can you fill us in?. It would be so easy to make sure we don't support them financially

Sorry for the upcoming rambling. What can I do to give my money from a family trust to a charity instead of my

instead of my greedy spiteful brother and his family. I have been trying to find out how he got to be the sole trustee and my mother, even though she had a stroke and has trouble speaking is hiding information from me. And at the same time he has set up his wife and daughter on the trust that he alone manages, and he is taking money out for himself because he says "It will stop problems after Mom dies....in other words the money she has given me from the trust over the years.......he thinks that money will be deducted and given straight to him as to "make things even"

I do have a disability but nothing that makes mer unable to handle money. I run a house by myself and I used to manage my Mom and Dad's apartment building for many years. When I left my mom continued to give me what I was being given while manager. Until hurricane Sandy demolished them and she only got a small amount for the property.

I am just so pissed off at the way I am being treated. It is not about the money but it might be if this little jack ass Presbeterian minister drains the whole thing. It is so much more about how I have just been cut out of the process and no one will tell me anything. Even at the bank the man said he could not tell me anything about the checking account that now has his wife an d daughter somehow attached to it and when I continued to ask questions he said something about how I just needed to LEAVE!

I de-brothered him several months ago after finally realizing that he ha treated me so poorly over the years because I am bi-sexual. I guess I lived in denial about that for a long time. I remembered asking my mother why she thought he disliked me and all she could think of was I missed his wedding about 30 years ago, (I was very ill with panic disorder and other things at the time.

I know I probably will hire an attorney and spend a bunch of money that I do not have a whole lot of but I also wanted to see if anyone has been in a similar situation or knows about marital and family trusts. The only one that can be changed by my mother is the marital trust. The other one can't. I have no clue how much is in them. And he will not send me any in formation, no statements. He told my mother again to wait until Feb when he comes down and he will talk then but she didn't know or doesn't care that he told me that same damn thing about the last time he was coming down, (paid for by, of courser the trust fund) and he gave me NO statements or anything regarding what I asked for].

I would rather leave money to organizations that do good in this world than to a man who preaches that people are born full of sin and it is justified to ban and shun the GLBT community and refuse to make flowers or a cake for a gay wedding.

I just signed this petition from Move On that is very similar to the "Flush Rush"

ones that have worked so well. I think it would be great if some of these companies "flushed Trump"


You do business with Donald Trump. Donald Trump's brand is bigoted bullying, reckless and explicitly racist at times. Please reconsider your business arrangement and dump Trump!

Petition Targets: Kitchen Aid, Gucci, Nike, Starbucks, Dorya Furniture, Licensees of Trump's Brand (Real Estate)

This petition is targeting remaining Trump business associations:

1) Did you know that many of the Trump buildings are not actually owned by Trump? They're actually owned by other property companies and they pay Donald Trump to license his name and put it on the building. These companies should stop paying Trump to use his name and remove his name from their buildings.

2) Over the years, Donald Trump has bragged many times that Gucci and Nike placed their flagship stores in Trump buildings. He's very proud of these stores and these business deals. Donald Trump uses Gucci and Nike's brand recognition to legitimize his bigoted bullying. Gucci and Nike should no longer allow Trump to do this. They should reconsider their business deals with Donald Trump and begin exploring relocating their flagship stores.

3) Starbucks has coffee shops in Trump properties. Trump's brand is wildly inconsistent with Starbucks' brand. Not only that, but recently Trump actually called for a boycott of Starbucks, claiming that Starbucks was engaging in a war on Christmas. Starbucks should reconsider its business arrangements with Trump and pursue relocating those stores,

4) Kitchen Aid is the named sponsor of the PGA Senior Golf Championship. Donald Trump spent many years lobbying for a major golf tournament and was awarded the 2017 Kitchen Aid PGA Senior Golf Championship. Trump is very proud of this. Kitchen Aid should not allow Donald Trump's dangerous bigoted bullying to be rewarded. Accordingly, they should push to move the tournament to another location (as many less prestigious golf events have already done).

Interesting graphic Muslims view us and how we view them

It does state, next to these graphs that republicans have a much colder view of Muslims than Democrats do. We all know that I just wanted to point out that it has been documented.


Warning graphic. Posting again for holiday giving idea. Bad situation in Africa from flea


It seems as if there is no end to where you can send your money these days that does not direly need it. I've posted about this before but since it is the holidays and that is the time that I prefer to donate instead of buy presents I wanted to post once again about this horrible situation. The organization is: http://www.killthejigger.org/ and there are many ways you can help. (actually if someone has access to one or more of the tools they use, scalpels, lido-cane, latex gloves etc. they would like if you could actually send the items directly to them since they are very expensive to buy in Africa.)

MEDICAL CONDITION: The condition depicted is known as "Tungiasis". It is an infestation of the skin by a burrowing flea called Tunga penetrans (aka: Chigoe Flea). A victim is commonly referred to as having "Jiggers." These fleas tend to infest those who have inadequate living conditions and sanitation. The flea lives outside around warm-blooded mammals and inside poorly constructed homes. It inhabits dust on floors, cracks in walls and bedding. Shoes protect to some degree but are often not affordable or adequate. More needs to be done to ensure a jigger-free environment, including extermination and sanitation measures, improvements in home construction and making clean bedding more commonplace. Jiggers are vicious and real!


(When I looked up "Tungiasis" the drugs they recommend for it seem to be toxic. The Rise up Society, (the group in the videos) uses different preparations that are not toxic like the ones I have read about. I know they use peroxide after they first debris and dig out as many of the jiggers as they can. I'm sure this kills many others. They also put a Lidocaine type substance on their feet before they start to remove the jiggers to help numb the area. Plus I have heard of them replacing bedding for people and pouring concrete floors so as to stop the sand fleas from having a place to live.

When this group goes to an area there have been people literally brought to them by wheel barrow because their feet become so deformed they cannot walk.)

This video is the first one in a series about a man named Andrew. His case is so bad that Jim Nduruchi, the leader of this charity, stated that he was anemic and that he would have died had he not gotten help.

Oh and the hospitals do not do much for these people. They will cover the skin so that the fleas and larvae will die but that does not seem to be enough.

God bless us everyone -

Does anyone think prime Amazon is worth it? I like TV series and documentaries

and I'm not so much into movies. I know it gives you free 2 day shipping on anything that you buy but it is $99 a year and I'm not sure.

Help me please! I am so frustrated. Netflix keeps dropping shows and I can't find them!

Like the third season of The bates Motel. I'm looking all over and even if I get to the A&E site all they have is trailers that I can find.

And I am assuming I'm going to have to pay for another channel but what one to pay?

I haven't seen any of the third season of The Following, (and yes someone did point out that it was on one of the cable channels....that doesn't help if I want to watch from season 3 on)

And I think I have only seen 3 seasons of House of Cards. Where is the other one?

So the is:

Bates Motel
The Following, (I'm not that sure if I want to still watch that unless someone tells me it is good)
House of Cards
Franki and Grace.....waiting for season 2
I think there are others but I can't even remember now.

This cartoon says it all.

Judge orders foster baby to be taken away from gay couple

A judge has ordered a baby girl be taken away from lesbian foster parents and instead placed with a heterosexual couple.

{The couple} They are part of a group of same-sex married couples who were allowed to become foster parents in Utah after a ruling by the US Supreme Court last year that made same-sex marriage legal across the country.


But they argue the baby girl has thrived since arriving in their home three months ago and the biological mother of the child wants her to remain part of their family.


They have said they believe the judge was imposing his religious beliefs as part of the ruling. They are already raising Beckie's two children, aged 12 and 14.

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