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mrmpa's Journal
mrmpa's Journal
March 1, 2012

texted from NARAL:

"Senate defeats Blunt amendment! But 4 more Bills attack birth control coverage. Fight Back!"

February 28, 2012

An 8 year old's definition of penis

A young boy & his friends were walking home from school, that day they had a sex education class and didn't understand what a penis was. They asked the boy to ask his Dad, because he was the one they thought would get a straight answer.

When the boy's Dad got home from work, he asked his Dad. His Dad showed him his penis and said "if it was an inch longer, it would be perfect."

The next day on the way to school, his friends asked him "did you find out what a penis is?" He stopped, pulled out his penis & said
"this is a penis & if it was one inch shorter, it would be perfect."

February 27, 2012

How to calculate the cost per gallon for gas

According to Ehow. com, this is how it's done:

Break down the per-gallon price of gasoline. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the price of crude oil accounts for about 67 percent of the per-gallon gas price. Another 7 percent is based on the price to refine crude. Distribution and marketing account for 11 percent, and the remaining 15 percent comes from taxes. Keep in mind these percentages can change, particularly because each state has a different gas tax.

Divide the day's crude oil price by 42. One barrel of crude contains 42 gallons. This will tell you the dollar amount per gallon of refined gasoline attributed to crude. For example, if crude oil is $100 per barrel, then about $2.38 of the price of a gallon of gas comes from the crude price.

Divide the dollar amount per gallon of refined gas attributed to crude in half. This will give you a dollar amount that accounts for about one-third of the total price per gallon. By multiplying this amount by three, you can get an estimated price per gallon. For example: using $2.38, divide by two to get $1.19. Multiply $1.19 by three to get $3.57, an average cost per gallon of gasoline.

eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_7571180_calculate-price-crude-oil-price.html#ixzz1ncjdxZcM

Today's price per barrel of oil is $107 so about $2.54 of the price of gas comes from the crude price. Now the $2.54 divided by 2=$1.27 that multiplied by 3=$3.81 per gallon of gas. So right now it doesn't seem to be any gouging on price. In my neighborhood it's going for $3.75 a gallon.

February 23, 2012

Proof that the Tea Party is just the Ku Klux Klan

The leader of the KKK had the following to say about its message.

"In our rallies our messages are about immigration, same-sex marriages, and many major other topics that are killing our society today. If you want to call me racist for I love my white race and my country, then go ahead, but don't just shut out the world. You can't just look past all of our country's downfalls," Knight said.

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February 23, 2012

How many times have you had surgery?

Was thinking of californiapeggy's surgery when I see that she's under the knife today. I had a knee replacement back in October, that was my 15th surgery. I knew I had a lot, but when the anaesthesiologist brought out my records, and said, "I think you know the drill" and I saw the thickness of my records, I did the count.

Nice anaesthesiologist, he did a spinal and for 5 weeks, my spinal stenosis and pinched nerve pain was relegated to a 2 on a the pain scale, down from my usual 8-9.

Honestly, except for the pain, I consider myself in good health.

February 23, 2012

Do you remember these lines from "An American President"?

Everytime you see the name Bob Rumsen, change it to whichever repug candidate comes to mind

"I've known Bob Rumson for years, and I've been operating under the assumption that the reason Bob devotes so much time and energy to shouting at the rain was that he simply didn't get it. Well, I was wrong. Bob's problem isn't that he doesn't get it. Bob's problem is that he can't sell it! We have serious problems to solve, and we need serious people to solve them. And whatever your particular problem is, I promise you, Bob Rumson is not the least bit interested in solving it. He is interested in two things and two things only: making you afraid of it and telling you who's to blame for it. That, ladies and gentlemen, is how you win elections. You gather a group of middle-aged, middle-class, middle-income voters who remember with longing an easier time, and you talk to them about family and American values and character"

Rest of quote:
"And wave an old photo of the President's girlfriend and you scream about patriotism and you tell them, she's to blame for their lot in life, and you go on television and you call her a whore. Sydney Ellen Wade has done nothing to you, Bob. She has done nothing but put herself through school, represent the interests of public school teachers, and lobby for the safety of our natural resources. You want a character debate, Bob? You better stick with me, 'cause Sydney Ellen Wade is way out of your league."

February 18, 2012

This is what I have to say about birth control and religion

The american catholic church resides in the United States, and must abide by its laws. The United States does not reside in the catholic church and should not and must not bend its laws to make the catholic church happy.

The catholic church and other christian sects that are on the extreme right, they are so clueless that there actions and views are the same as those that adhere to extreme islamic laws.

I am so tired of President Obama and others in his administration trying to placate these insane religious groups. It is time for the administration, to say here is the constitution, if you don't want to abide by it, then you can leave and don't let the door hit your asses on the way out.

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