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Hometown: San Francisco, Ca.
Home country: U.S.A.
Member since: Tue Sep 14, 2010, 03:05 PM
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About Me

San Francisco State University grad (Psychology).

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DEADHEADS: Your favorite song/album?

My favorite album has to be American Beauty, with such great songs as "Ripple".."Friend of the Devil".."Box of Rain" .."Operator" (Ron 'Pigpen" McKernan song).."Sugar Magnolia"..and my all-time favorite Grateful Dead song, Truckin'

(Feel free to list as many favorites as you want in a reply)

Do you have a favorite Linda Ronstadt song?

I love just about all her songs............ My favorite Linda Ronstadt album is her first solo album,
"Hand Sown Home Grown" (1969)

McConnell tamps down any talk of Kavanaugh withdrawal

The Hill
September 18, 2018
05:00 PM EDT


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is privately warning GOP colleagues that there will be political fallout for the party if they fail to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, quashing any talking within his conference about pressuring Kavanaugh to drop out.

McConnell gathered Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in his Capital Hill office Tuesday to buck up their resolve to get the nominee confirmed before the election, according to lawmakers who attended.

"McConnell's message was, 'Get it Done!' He said there are a few issues that voters care about and the Supreme Court is one of them," said one Republican senator who requested anonymity to discuss internal deliberations.

The lawmaker said this stern message from McConnell has tamped down any talk of pressing Kavanaugh to withdraw his name though "some of us may be thinking it."

More:
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/407304-mcconnell-tamps-down-any-talk-of-kavanaugh-withdrawal

Who Knows Where the Time Goes -- Fairport Convention

The Penguin Joke

Two penguins standing on an ice floe.
The first penguin says, "You look like you're wearing a tuxedo."
And the second penguin says, "What makes you think I'm not?'

Post a line from a movie & see if anyone knows what movie it's from without using Goiogle..Part Xlll

1) "Pass the celery"

2) "You come to my house and complain that I make too much noise?"

3) "I don't know if you know it, but you're looking at an insane man"

4) "Are you fucking with me?"

5) "Who taught you how to fight, your father?"

6) "Wanna buy a copy of 'Muhammad Speaks'?"

7) "You two should get married and move into a hospital together"

8) "Take it easy Ned, but take it!" (same biopic as # 3)

9) "Sure is a hard town to have a quiet game of poker in"

10) "The show's running 6 minutes short, Lola is going to sing a song, and your barn doors are
open"



Unanswered movie lines from Part Xll
https://www.democraticunderground.com/10181122032

Trump says Kavanaugh may be delayed

The Hill
September 17, 2018
03:14 PM EDT


President Trump on Monday opened the door to delaying Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation to look into sexual misconduct allegations, but predicted the process will "work out very well."

If it takes a little delay it'll take a little delay," Trump told reporters at the White House.
"I'm sure it will work out very well."

When asked if Kavanaugh should withdraw, Trump said it was a "ridiculous question" but added that he has not spoken with the federal judge about the accusations.

Trump was making his first public remarks since a woman came forward to accuse Kavanaugh of assaulting her when they were both in high school, an accusation that has raised doubts about the prospects for Kavanaugh's confirmation.

But the president left no doubt that he will stand by his nominee to the high court, calling Kavanaugh "one of the finest people that anybody has known" and claiming the judge "never even had a little blemish on his record."

More:
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/407071-trump-says-kavanaugh-may-be-delayed?usedid=159565

Dem lawmaker from Kavanaugh accuser's district: "I'm proud of my constituent"

The Hill
September 16, 2018
06:50 PM EDT


Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif) praised her constituent for speaking publicly about her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Christine Blasey Ford spoke to the Washington Post on Sunday and detailed her allegations against Kavanaugh for the first time publicly.

The now 51-year-old professor at Palo Alto University in California described an incident between her and Kavanaugh when the pair were in high school.

She alleges that Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed one summer in the 1980s and forced himself on her.

Eshoo, who represents Palo Alto, praised Ford's decision to come forward on Sunday -- months after the congresswoman allegedly received a letter detailing Ford's claims.

"I'm proud of my constituent for the courage she has displayed to come forward to tell her full story to the American people," Eshoo said in a statement.
"In weighing her privacy and the consequences to herself and her family, she has demonstrated her willingness to risk these factors to present the truth.

"I am grateful to her for weighing these equities and choosing to speak out on one of the most consequential decisions in our country, an appointment to the highest Court in the land," she continued.


To read more, click on link in reply # 1

Allegations throw Kavanaugh confirmation into turmoil

The Hill
September 16, 2018
07:01 PM EDT


Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination was plunged into chaos after a woman accusing him of sexual assault spoke publicly for the first time about the allegation on Sunday.

The fallout from the decades-old allegation is putting a spotlight on Senate Republicans who must decide if they want to rush forward with Kavanaugh's nomination with questions lingering over the Senate's debate and vote.

Republicans have been confident for months that Kavanaugh would be confirmed by October, when the court starts it's next term.
But they are under intense pressure to delay a vote after Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, told the Washington Post that in high school in the early 1980s, Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed and forced himself on her.

Ford told the post that Kavanaugh "groped her over her clothes, grinding his body against hers and clumsily attempting to pull of her one-piece bathing suit and the clothing she wore under it."

Kavanaugh has denied the allegations.

More:
https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/406938-allegations-throw-kavanaugh-confirmation-into-turmoil?usedid=159565

Post a line or two from a song & see if anyone knows the song without using Google....Part 3

1) "He's not responsible for what he's doing, 'Cause his mother made him what he is" (answered)

2) "I've been in my mind, it's such a fine line" (answered)

3) "though you're nearest to my heart...please don't ever say we'll part"

4) "I'll tie my tie, 'til the day I die...But if I have to be fed. I'd rather be..." (answered)

5) "Another Saturday,another date.She would always be ready, but would always make him wait..In the hallway, in anticipation...He didn't know the night would end up in frustration." (answered)

6) "Have a fine vacation..We could buy a trailer..If we bought a trailer..We could go to Vegas."

7) "So damn emancipated in your mind & your body..You're gonna have to cancel all your lessons
in Karate...If you can't love a male chauvinist, you better scratch me off of your chauvin-list"

8) "I'm too terrified to walk out of my own front door...They're demonstrating outside, I think
they're gonna start the third world war"

9) "Oh I'd rather be there...Where you haven't got a care" (answered)

10) "Well I get up every morning about 7 O'Clock...Catch the 9:02 and I make several stops..
I keep the conversation and my pattern light..I hit the elevator...Oh I feel all right"

11) "Now I send what I can to the man with the diamond ring......He's a part of Heaven's plan
And he sure can sing"




Unanswered lines from Part 2
https://www.democraticunderground.com/10181119801
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