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Gender: Female
Hometown: Lebanon, PA
Home country: United States
Member since: Thu Jan 5, 2017, 08:00 AM
Number of posts: 2,890

About Me

I was born in 1946 and have been thru 12 real presidents and 1 phoney, so you could say I've been around the block a few times. I can say with authority, that this is the first time I'm truly freighten for my country.

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I have another heart, so thank you from the bottom of my heart.

DUers are the most thoughtful and generous.
Posted by Butterflylady | Mon Feb 8, 2021, 03:59 PM (0 replies)

A very humble thank you

Fot my hearts.
Posted by Butterflylady | Mon Feb 8, 2021, 03:51 PM (0 replies)

I love to read posts at DU

You ask why, well reading posts here, some make me laugh like hell or they make me mad as hell. Either way you guys are the greatest. I honestly think I would go insane without DU.

Posted by Butterflylady | Wed Feb 3, 2021, 02:26 PM (4 replies)

In 1864 a Massachusetts legislator and historian said

" Professed patriotism may be made the cover for a multitude of sins."

He was a member of the Whig Party. Evidently, some things never change.
Posted by Butterflylady | Mon Feb 1, 2021, 03:05 PM (4 replies)

I have a question about January 6th.

I have read a number of articles that stated January 6th is just ceremony where the VP opens the certified electoral votes and presents them to congress. If that is the case and nothing will change the outcome of that day, then why did this crowd of unhinged rioters think they could change the outcome?

I understand that as each state envelope was called a challenge of that states electors could be made and if that challenge came from both the house and senate they would have go to their respective chambers to debate the challenges and vote on them. I get all those things.

However, at the end the day nothing would have changed.

So than why would they think that by storming the capital would change anything? They evidently thought they were going to change the outcome. Did they know before they got there what was going to happen?
Posted by Butterflylady | Wed Jan 27, 2021, 11:48 AM (12 replies)

I am so sick and tired of reading about what magats think and how election was stolen.

There are no interviews or stories about how we feel the election was fair and on the up and up. It's all about them and me me me.
Posted by Butterflylady | Mon Jan 18, 2021, 11:15 AM (19 replies)

Payback is a bitch, Mitch.

This is what he gets for sicing the orange a-hole on us in 2016, then propping him for next 4 years. I hope you drown in your tears.
Posted by Butterflylady | Wed Jan 6, 2021, 01:35 PM (5 replies)

People are out spending their stimulus money.

Went to buy a new phone, larger screen, because I use my phone for everything. I have a refurbished chrome book but I don't use it. Anyway, I had my daughter take me to the phone store that my carrier is thru. I have a prepaid phone because it cheap, only costing $30.00 a month.

Got to the store, and couldn't believe what I was seeing. Now this is a store that hardly ever has any customers. In warm weather you can go by and see the clerks standing outside waiting customers. I kid you not.

Well, not today. They were packed with customers. Needless to say I did not get my phone today from that store. My daughter said she thinks people got their stimulus money and were getting new phones or whatever. I agreed, came home and bought the phone I wanted on Amazon.

Hopefully when I take my new phone to them to transfer my old phone to new phone they'll be less busy.
Posted by Butterflylady | Sat Jan 2, 2021, 04:16 PM (9 replies)

I can safely say I am a positive thinker.

I can positively say that Rump is completely crazy.
Posted by Butterflylady | Tue Dec 8, 2020, 02:40 PM (1 replies)

Happy forJoe, but happpiest for Jill.

I have repeatedly stated my disgust and hatred for malaria, so this day is so doublely sweet. We finally get a real FLOTUS.
Posted by Butterflylady | Sat Nov 7, 2020, 12:38 PM (4 replies)
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