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Gender: Female
Hometown: Washington state, for half my life
Home country: USA
Current location: Sw corner of Ala. for the rest of my life
Member since: Wed Feb 27, 2008, 01:09 PM
Number of posts: 52,749

About Me

Happily retired and now enjoy being the "Queen of Everything" in our house in the woods. (Mr. Dixie is the Prince of What's Left) but................ Golden Retrievers RULE!!!

Journal Archives

Gloria Steinem has a solution:

Go Fund Me account has been created for shooting victims.

by Clark County Nevada Commission Chair Steve Sisolak...



"They want everything done for them"

from: https://twitter.com/TheDweck/status/914173375324364800

This is an older pic, note that Barron is very young, standing beside Mommy.

Have you guys seen this?

A wee bit of Tom Price levity....

From Rick Wilson:

TRUMP: Do I have to fire him?

KELLY: Yes, sir. This was an egregious use of tax dollars.

TRUMP: Egregious sounds like a good word.

KELLY: It's not.

TRUMP: But I like it.

KELLY: Please don't.

TRUMP: I'm egregious. I'm the most egregious. No one is more egregious.

KELLY: Kill me.

Thinking of how to donate to the Puerto Rico catastrophe?

Here is excellent site which rates charities.

(pls. share)

"It's very very difficult to dispel ignorance if you retain arrogance"

Heard in Ken Burns The Viet Nam War series, referencing American political attitudes towards Viet Namese,
but doubly applicable here and now.

Sigh....Map of Ala. election results

Alabama is mostly rural. There are only 5 urban places, pop. 250 K each, Huntsville, Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, and next to Georgia, Gadsden metro area.
So how the election stacked up is very telling.

Crazy Roy Moore won 55%, all the counties in red.....
Strange had the urban vote, in orange.

Did you know that "Mitch McConnell and the DC Republicans are trying to steal the Alabama primary"?

Neither did I , till I got a robo-call.
Accusations of $$$ coming from Calif. and other places is being used on this election, and Yertle is somehow involved in trying to "steal" the primary votes.

"Vote for Roy Moore, vote for Alabama values!"

so apparently we are having a primary that will decide who gets on the ballot for Senator, said Senator will go to DC to BE one of those DC Republicans who.......
uhhhh...lost the logic there.....if there was any.

This is what happens when there is FreeDumb to be unregulated:

A 5 year old died in a hot pre-school van recently.
this information was part of the news report:

Alabama is the only state which allows day care centers to operate without regulation if they claim a religious exemption.
Currently, there are 943 unlicensed centers statewide.

Kamden Johnson died in August after being left in a hot van at his preschool in Mobile.
The preschool is operated by a church and was not licensed or inspected. T
The van driver, who has since been arrested, has a glaring criminal record.

The U.S. House of Representatives adopted an amendment this week that would block federal funding for day care centers with a history of injury or death due to safety violations. The amendment was proposed by Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell, in the wake of the death of 5-year-old Kamden Johnson the Alabama boy who died in August after being left in a hot day care van. The amendment is attached to an appropriations bill that is set to be voted on later this week.

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