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Spoof of the women in FL at the town hall meeting- really, watch it



It's truly funny-

It's already almost 90 degrees in Orlando! I hope Nestor

and his Dad got an early start to get to Disneyland to celebrate Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day everyone!

Snake question!

I am a middle school librarian that brought home a teacher's class pet-- a two foot long corn snake. Roxie is super personable, and is great with the kids.

Yesterday, while her cage was on a cart going to the car, she went into strike position, and then burrowed under her shavings. I moved her into the dining room, and totally left her alone. This morning, I had to change her water, and she was clearly pissed off- came out of her house and bit me.

I am talking to her, and letting her get used to me after the big move--- my question is, "how long will it take her to get used to the dining room?" She'll be going back to school in 6 weeks. I don't want to stress her out--- she's a really good girl, and was clearly saying "Get the "f" out of my cage! I have had enough crap!"

I am thinking a week or so? And yes- I'll be wearing gloves when I change her shaving/ bedding-

Does anyone else look at the "Karen" (I know that is a loaded term on DU) videos

and see people that clearly need mental health help? On many of them, yes- I see pure racism (the Laface lady and her husband in SF), but on some of them, I think the accusers need a therapist asap. Case in point- the woman in Central Park. Those theatrics weren't just hateful, they weren't normal. Harming the dog, starting to scream and cry while she was on the phone about a bird watcher--- wtf? That's not normal adult behavior by any stretch of the imagination.

The new one in Asheville, NC? There is something very wrong with that woman that goes beyond racism-- she is clearly unhinged on a street right near the square (I live in NC, and lived in Asheville for over a decade).

Here's the current one: https://www.democraticunderground.com/100213604172

There is a study that was posted on DU about how Americans are now "unhappier" than they have been in 50 years. I know that economic/ Trump/ Covid 19 have me stressed to the gills. I am at the point where I don't want to keep liquor in the house, because of the temptation to just read the news and get blindingly ripped-- and we are a well educated, professional middle class couple with jobs, healthcare, etc (hell, we even have the house with the picket fence, god help me).

So many people seem on the verge of snapping--

We need a different leader, more opportunities for education, diversity training, and a shit ton of money poured into mental health care.

OK DU Truckers! I need help!

Our neighbor in the mountains of NC is a trucker, and a funny "good 'ol boy" type. Super easy to get along with- we have enjoyed his company for several years.

He owns his own truck, and I know that he drives all over the country-- up North, and out to the West coast.

He JUST posted a Trump 2020 meme on his FB page, with a commentary about "snowflakes." We have never discussed politics with him- no reason to, really.

How has the Trump administration been for the trucking business? He hauls construction materials and equipment.

Kurt Thomas, the 1st U.S. male gymnast to win a world championship, dies at 64

Source: Chicago Tribune

Kurt Thomas, the first U.S. male gymnast to win a world championship gold medal, died Friday at 64, his family said.

Thomas had a stroke May 24, caused by a tear of the basilar artery in the brain stem.

Read more: https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/breaking/ct-kurt-thomas-gymnast-dies-20200607-yeudmecvtzhjjebcg2j4nutiae-story.html

Can one of our talented DUers- maybe even Earl G-

Create a meme that shows a screenshot of Trump with his head photoshopped onto the actor from "Independence Day" vs. hiding in a bunker?

It needs to be on FB, twitter, snappychat, instagram--- DU---

Show the clowns how delusional the man is.
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