SparkPeople Proud Americans Keeping Hope Alive Team Messageboard Proud AMERICANs .. Liberals Independents Democrats. All who supported Barack Obama's presidency are welcome here!!!! It's up to US to keep HOPE alive. Our Day will Come again!!! SparkPeople Proud Americans Keeping Hope Alive Team Messageboard Postcards to voters Have you folks seen this site? <BR> <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> It's a little top-heavy to get signed up, but it's a really great grassroots idea to connect with voters in important races. Even if you can't go door to door canvassing, you can use your creativity to reach out to registered voters with a reminder and an encouragement to vote. <BR> <BR> I signed up to write for the Doug Jones campaign. I just got my "verification" email, so hopefully I can g... Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:07:05 EST Hope into Action 9/19 Hi gang! <BR> <BR> So...great-grandson of Trumpcare is OUT of the House, but not YET on the Senate Floor, and there is NO CBO score on this one - maybe an estimate, but it is unlikely that Senate Republicans will wait for the score. <BR> <BR> Senate is still in the State Work Period (what we think of as recess - our senators are here dealing with wildfire aftermath this week), and that ends Sept 22. I double checked, and this bill has not been introduced at the Senate yet, but I would be ... Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:47:01 EST Ready for the next round? We have 13 days to push back against repeal ACA <img src=""> 4.0 (worse than the other versions). <BR> <BR> I've written my two senators (already know they will vote it down), and even wrote Graham and Cassidy (SC and LA) though not having a local address may get me ignored. <BR> <BR> Anyone in some other state willing to call or write your senators and tell them this is nonsense? Or do you have an out of state ... Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:17:29 EST Obama staffers running for office Now here's some HOPE for you all: <BR> <link><BR>bama-alumni-congress-20170823-htmlstor<BR>y.html </link> <BR> <BR> "President Obama in his farewell address urged listeners unhappy with their representatives to 'run for office yourself.' ' Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:38:51 EST FEB. 17th BLACK OUT ~ I am in ~ ... <BR> <BR> ~ NO SHOPPING or buying ANYthing along with not Working) <BR> ~ Friday February 17, 2017~ ...... do what you can.... to #RESIST <BR> (even if you cant keep from going to work - not buying anything should make a big dent and send a clear message - WE the PEOPLE can NOT be silenced) <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ricas/donald-trump-general-strike-us-p<BR>resident-day-when-activists-national-f<BR>acebook-twitter-a7558851.html </link> Fri, 3 Feb 2017 16:42:23 EST Meme SHARE <BR> <BR> share meme s here Fri, 3 Feb 2017 16:18:45 EST New Hello I am new to the team need some support... after the election I need to vacation I can get him to stay away from McDonald's Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:27:52 EST InAuguration BLACK out <BR> <BR> Will you be BLACKING out on Jan. 20th 2017 <BR> <BR> <BR> I sure will be... <BR> <BR> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:01:55 EST Venting room.... leave your frustrations here <BR> Sometimes we just need to let off steam <BR> <BR> <BR> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:00:52 EST Working on our Fears <BR> <BR> What are you fearing most right now... AND... this is key <BR> <BR> What are you doing to move out of fear... or at least deal with your fear Sat, 24 Dec 2016 12:40:51 EST Independants (Others) <BR> <BR> Share ......Discuss Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:05:04 EST Republicans .... (Conservatives) <BR> Share.... Discuss Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:04:21 EST Democrats (Liberals) <BR> <BR> share Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:03:37 EST The OBAMAs (HONORable First Family) <BR> share discuss Etc... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 10:44:19 EST Bernie Sanders <BR> <BR> share discuss... etc Sat, 24 Dec 2016 10:43:41 EST The CLINTONs <BR> feel free to discuss vent share ... etc... <BR> <BR> Sat, 24 Dec 2016 10:43:09 EST TRUMP <BR> <BR> still feel he is NOT my president... <BR> <BR> <BR> feel free to vent... share.... discuss etc... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 10:42:32 EST Team Announcements (& Suggestion box) HI everyone... <BR> My HOPE for team.... <BR> is to have a Safe Place to inform &amp; support one another through this challenging time... <BR> <BR> <BR> between the Holidays... and our lil trip to Calif... too see new grandson... <BR> I will be on and off comp... so...I am planning on updating team more... <BR> after the first of the year... <BR> <BR> this is OUR team... so feel free to share and add as you wish... <BR> all I ask is... that when we share... keep in mind Respect for ... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 10:32:20 EST sharing Links and information <BR> <BR> sharing Thu, 22 Dec 2016 19:01:46 EST what are some of your Fav. memories of the Obamas <BR> <BR> It was sooooooooo nice having a first Family that was such a great role model Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:38:18 EST Mainstream Media <BR> <BR> keep us posted... cant seem to trust the so called mainstream media Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:55:33 EST How is your STRESS LEVEL (0 low -10 high) <BR> <BR> 5 Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:54:35 EST How are You Keeping HOPE alive <em>104</em> finding ways to keep my mind busy and off the worries Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:53:34 EST SHARING * WORDs * INSPIRATIONS * QUOTES * PICs <BR> <BR> keep HOPING Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:51:56 EST Lets Gather Together ... <BR> <em>524</em> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:44:59 EST Obama's Third Term? <link><BR>tics/politics/2015/02/joe_biden_and_ob<BR>ama_s_third_term_why_it_s_hard_for_hil<BR>lary_clinton_to_offer.html </link> <BR> <BR> "A third Obama term. The vice president isn’t the only one who feels this way. This, of course, is what Republicans have been saying Hillary Clinton’s presidency would be for months. Biden didn’t introduce this idea, but it’s one thing for Republicans to say it, it’s another thing for the vice president to bolt it on... Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:32:34 EST Stupid is as stupid does, sir <link><BR>-palin-wants-bring-truth-1400-pennsylv<BR>ania-avenue </link> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:59:30 EST Add to the boycott list <link><BR>-ceo-water-human-right-privatized.html<BR>?utm_source=MAM </link> Fri, 4 Jul 2014 11:36:03 EST Scalia's reading of the Constitution <link><BR>alia-women-discrimination-constitution<BR>_n_803813.html </link> Thu, 3 Jul 2014 22:26:37 EST The top five conservative hypocrisies <link><BR>orite-conservative-hypocrisies-and-con<BR>tradictions/ </link> Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:45:37 EST Give them hell, Your Honor! <link><BR>ce-ruth-bader-ginsburg-has-ruled-more-<BR>court?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl5%7<BR>Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D495817 </link> Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:40:40 EST A summer puzzle <link> </link> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 14:01:25 EST Take it or leave it? Easy game. Just tell us something (could be anything). The next person will say take it or leave it, then name something new for the next person to decide on. How far can we take it? <BR> <BR> Picnics. <BR> Sat, 7 Jun 2014 17:45:43 EST The Problem of Fake Christians Great article. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>lem-fake-christians.html </link> Sun, 1 Jun 2014 18:13:17 EST She sure knows how to pick 'em! <link><BR>-backs-mcdaniel-as-he-seeks-to-unseat-<BR>cochran/20901460/?icid=maing-grid7%7Cm<BR>ain5%7Cdl19%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D482467 </link> Sat, 31 May 2014 12:20:27 EST They threw a Tea Party and nobody came <link><BR>uses-happened-29999000-people-didnt-sh<BR>ow-operation-american-spring/ </link> Sat, 17 May 2014 12:29:57 EST So now he's a scientist <link><BR>bio-climate-change_n_5305082.html </link> Mon, 12 May 2014 00:01:46 EST "The greatest country on Earth" <link><BR>od-insecurity_n_5250592.html?139955895<BR>8&icid=maing-grid7%7Cmaing11%7Cdl26%7C<BR>sec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D474708 </link> Sat, 10 May 2014 10:52:17 EST Obama skewers Bundy, Boehner <link><BR>ama-cliven-bundy_n_5261270.html?utm_hp<BR>_ref=politics&icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5<BR>%7Cdl4%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D472171 </link> Sun, 4 May 2014 13:35:43 EST Are we really surprised? <link><BR>pporters-now-know-hes-pro-133625625.html </link> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:20:12 EST I love seeing bigots get theirs! <link><BR>u%E2%80%99re_leaving_are_you_effing_ki<BR>dding%E2%80%9D_an_anti_gay_bigot_gets_<BR>humiliated/ </link> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:14:10 EST I'd expect this in Mississippi... ..but New Jersey? <BR> <BR> <link><BR>on-Morgan-new-jersey-woman-sues-over-8<BR>theist-license-plate/20871902/?icid=ma<BR>ing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl6%7Csec1_lnk3%26<BR>pLid%3D466554 </link> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:54:15 EST Doesn't Buffalo have enough problems? <link><BR>ump-buy-buffalo-bills/?xid=aol_home&ic<BR>id=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl16%7Csec1_l<BR>nk3%26pLid%3D465095 </link> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:40:53 EST Guess who's back? <link><BR>yllis-schlafly-equal-pay_n_5154150.html </link> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:25:54 EST The DEA strikes again <link><BR>a-marijuana-garden-store_n_5128771.html </link> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:03:54 EST What part of "you lose" don't they get? <link><BR>fight-094500415--politics.html </link> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:39:35 EST Sit down and pour yourself a drink <link><BR>sh-limbaugh-childrens-book_n_5008716.html </link> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:42:00 EST Be careful what you ask for Too funny! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>oherty/Donohue-applies-to-march-in-Gay<BR>-Pride-parade-is-accepted-then-withdraws.html </link> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:59:35 EST A puzzle for spring <link> </link> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:13:03 EST Why didn't I think of this? <link><BR>sif-mandvi-third-world-healthcare_n_49<BR>19304.html </link> Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:11:30 EST Saturday Silliness 3/8 How's your weather today? <BR> <BR> What's your favorite thing about spring? <BR> <BR> Do you have problems when the clocks change? <BR> <BR> When was the last time you laughed out loud? <BR> <BR> What's your favorite song? Feel free to share link to video, if available. Sat, 8 Mar 2014 10:53:09 EST I hope he gets every penny <link><BR>e-accident-arrest-victim/?icid=maing-g<BR>rid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl21%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid<BR>%3D446296 </link> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 12:56:49 EST He's preaching to the choir here AND he's a Texan! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>le-hansen-michael-sam-gay-nfl-video_n_<BR>4775165.html </link> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:43:48 EST Sexual assault in the military No one should be allowed to use the uniform of our services as a shield to escape justice. Those who serve our country deserve to be protected from sexual assault, and those who disgrace the uniform need to be punished. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>-military-sexual-trauma-victims-pass-t<BR>he-military-justice-improvement-act-s-<BR>967-mjia?recruiter=50286189&utm_campai<BR>gn=signature_receipt&utm_medium=email&<BR>utm_source=share_petition </link> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:34:31 EST Rest in pieces! <link><BR>ank-rich-fox-news-new-york_n_4672800.h<BR>tml?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl8%7Cs<BR>ec3_lnk3%26pLid%3D435165 </link> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:30:52 EST Sometimes we get it right <link><BR>ople-fight-against-hate_n_4571211.html </link> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 23:22:20 EST Something to think about <link><BR>ttan_diary/bashing-women-blacks-gays-o<BR>k-phil-robertson-duck-dynasty-debacle-<BR>shows-238225411.html </link> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 23:00:04 EST Who'd have thought? I give him a LOT of credit. Guns and alcohol need to be kept far apart. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>by-keith-restaurant-guns_n_4509745.htm<BR>l?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl2%7Csec<BR>1_lnk3%26pLid%3D424314 </link> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:53:40 EST Dreaming of a white Christmas? <link><BR>ttan_diary/megyn-kelly-says-santa-and-<BR>jesus-are-white-get-used-to-it-video-2<BR>35717751.html </link> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 21:55:28 EST PLEASE tell me this is a joke <link><BR>2/3010341/scott-walker-christmas-present/ </link> Wed, 4 Dec 2013 00:36:19 EST Happy Thansgiving! Just want to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow!! Lets all count our blessing this yr! <em>429</em> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:13:05 EST The response is brilliant, but... The questioner so little deserves the privilege of being a parent, I don't even have the words. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>illiantly-handles-a-delusional-homopho<BR>bic-parent/ </link> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 13:21:10 EST A Thanksgiving puzzle <link> </link> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 10:41:12 EST It's not just a metaphor <link><BR>lity-literally-killing-america# </link> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 01:01:15 EST I am so furious... My jaw is concrete and I'm having trouble breathing. This is gall beyond imagination. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>lmart-food-drive_n_4296618.html?icid=m<BR>aing-grid7%7Cmaing15%7Cdl22%7Csec1_lnk<BR>3%26pLid%3D407845 </link> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:02:26 EST I seriously love this guy! <link><BR>13/11/awesome-pope-francis-suspends-bi<BR>shop-bling-turn-home-soup-kitchen/ </link> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:49:22 EST Do I laugh or gag? <link><BR>-rally-for-second-american-revolution-<BR>to-overthrow-evil-obama/ </link> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:48:19 EST Big, brave heroes -- NOT <link><BR>y-terrorists-posing-cowboys-threaten-g<BR>un-safety-group/ </link> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 11:25:37 EST Tears in my eyes <link><BR>esident-obama-applauds-illinois-for-be<BR>coming-the-15th-freedom-to-marry-st </link> Wed, 6 Nov 2013 21:45:51 EST When even the Washington Times can't stand you... <link><BR>nd-paul-washington-times_n_4222127.html </link> Tue, 5 Nov 2013 22:30:17 EST Some big hearts in Georgia <link><BR>sexual-teen-kicked-out_n_4182108.html?<BR>icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl10%7Csec1<BR>_lnk3%26pLid%3D400636 </link> Mon, 4 Nov 2013 00:47:35 EST Sick, sick, sick <link><BR>and-outrage-7-year-olds-halloween-klan<BR>-robes-video/ </link> Sun, 3 Nov 2013 01:10:01 EST The funniest site on Facebook Oopsie -- please ignore this post. Sun, 3 Nov 2013 01:02:38 EST At West Point! <link><BR>st-point-wedding_n_4205237.html </link> Sat, 2 Nov 2013 23:24:58 EST Hmmm, interesting A new commercial for Acura shows a man who, from the back, looks quite a bit like the President. The ad includes the line, "Courage invites critics." I wonder if that was intentional, or if I'm just reading in? Sat, 2 Nov 2013 20:40:47 EST She finally got the message! <link><BR>chele-bachmann-iowa_n_4193039.html?ir=<BR>Gay+Voices&ref=topbar </link> Sat, 2 Nov 2013 00:54:52 EST A Halloween puzzle <link> </link> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 09:56:18 EST No surprise here <link><BR>-123611175.html </link> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:13:54 EST Public alert! If it was anyone but Faux News, I'd suspect this is a joke. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>mbies-hurting-america-fox-news_n_41357<BR>75.html?ref=topbar </link> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:37:45 EST I'm so happy she's sad! <link><BR>chele-bachmann-government-reopening_n_<BR>4115780.html?utm_source=concierge&utm_<BR>medium=onsite&utm_campaign=sailthru%2Bslider%2B </link> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 22:15:33 EST Karma at its funniest! <link><BR>rlough-back-pay_n_4110860.html?ref=topbar </link> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 22:14:42 EST I am so not surprised <link><BR>e-the-plumber-racism_n_4090529.html </link> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 19:36:29 EST Saturday Silliness 10/12 What's your favorite thing about fall? <BR> <BR> Do you have any hobbies? If so, what? <BR> <BR> Who's the last person you talked to on the phone? <BR> <BR> Are you going to decorate for Halloween? <BR> <BR> What's your favorite fall fruit/veggie? Sat, 12 Oct 2013 11:23:56 EST Classy as ever, I see <link><BR>llary-clinton-buttons_n_4051545.html </link> Sun, 6 Oct 2013 15:09:09 EST Swallow whatever you're drinking... <link><BR>l-miley-cyrus-michele-bachmann-we-cant<BR>-stop_n_4051760.html </link> Sun, 6 Oct 2013 11:34:09 EST I hope their constituents are listening <link><BR>nnis-ross-government-shutdown_n_405023<BR>1.html?ref=topbar&utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp<BR>&comm_ref=false#sb=2094777,b=facebook </link> Sat, 5 Oct 2013 17:14:29 EST I suppose it was inevitable I just saw an ad for a mortgage company (one of the shadier ones). "The government shut down and mortgage rates plummeted! Re-fi with us NOW!!!" <BR> <BR> Where there's life there's commerce, I guess. Sat, 5 Oct 2013 13:32:34 EST Elizabeth Warren Elizabeth Warren tells it like it is. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>42976/-Elizabeth-Warren-Calls-out-GOP-<BR>on-Shutdown </link> Wed, 2 Oct 2013 10:56:33 EST Perfect... <link><BR>-daily-news-shutdown-house-of-turds_n_<BR>4021642.html </link> Tue, 1 Oct 2013 10:26:39 EST Why am I not surprised? <link><BR>michele_bachmann_very_excited_about_go<BR>vt_shutdown_says_its_exactly_what_we_w<BR>anted.php </link> Tue, 1 Oct 2013 10:15:02 EST Stay out of Iowa! <link><BR>wa-blind-gun-licenses-carry-in-public_<BR>n_3890291.html </link> Sun, 8 Sep 2013 17:15:16 EST Warping innocent minds Check out the snarky tone of the article. Love it! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>sh-limbaugh-book-rush-revere_n_3874961<BR>.html </link> Fri, 6 Sep 2013 00:20:44 EST Get ready to cheer! This is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>itician-why-he-supports-gay-marriage-i<BR>t-seems-he-wasnt-prepared-for-his-repl<BR>y?g=2&c=la2 </link> Wed, 4 Sep 2013 22:06:04 EST The people's business Arizona got what it elected. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>hn-mccain-poker_n_3862592.html?icid=ma<BR>ing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl2%7Csec3_lnk1%26<BR>pLid%3D368388 </link> Wed, 4 Sep 2013 14:14:26 EST A historic first Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't she a Republican? <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ciate-same-sex-wedding-213216039--poli<BR>tics.html </link> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 13:08:52 EST The photo says it all <link><BR>thony-weiner-paying-actors_n_3832141.html </link> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:44:13 EST Now they're picking on kids Maybe it's just me, but I think this qualifies as bullying. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ttan_diary/fox-and-friends-freak-out-o<BR>ver-transgender-kids-219912711.html </link> <BR> <BR> (The author, Cahir O'Doherty, has totally become my favorite columnist. I've even emailed him my compliments.) Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:08:19 EST The sooner the better! <link><BR>an-hannity-cumulus-dropped_n_3766767.html </link> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 10:23:51 EST Strange bedfellows <link><BR>ttan_diary/pat-buchanan-supports-russi<BR>an-crackdown-on-gays-219554871.html </link> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:23:54 EST The words don't exist <link><BR>n-diego-mayor-bob-filner-103000840.html </link> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 19:41:38 EST "U" turn We're looking for words that start with the letter "u." <BR> <BR> ultimate Sun, 11 Aug 2013 13:58:52 EST Shaking my head... Sydney LEATHERS? Seriously? <BR> <BR> <link><BR>dney-leather-anthony-weiner-phone-sex-<BR>politics_n_3704117.html </link> Sun, 4 Aug 2013 22:20:32 EST How to speak Republican Swallow anything you're drinking before you read this. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>-complete-idiots-guide-to-speaking-rep<BR>ublican/ </link> Sun, 4 Aug 2013 17:35:27 EST I love watching the right wing fall apart <link><BR>a-party-gop-rift_n_3703351.html </link> Sun, 4 Aug 2013 12:45:02 EST Top 10 idiotic conservative quotes Feel free to add to the list! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>-ten-most-idiotic-conservative-quotes/ </link> Sat, 3 Aug 2013 14:57:44 EST August puzzle <link><BR>?z=1 </link> Sat, 3 Aug 2013 12:04:49 EST WOW! <link><BR>pe-francis-gays_n_3669635.html </link> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 10:19:48 EST Couldn't happen to more deserving guys <link><BR>mulus-dropping-rush-limbaugh-sean-hann<BR>ity_n_3669647.html </link> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 10:14:19 EST Saturday Silliness 7/27 What's your favorite ice cream flavor? <BR> <BR> What time do you usually go to bed at night? <BR> <BR> What's the last book you read? <BR> <BR> What high school did you attend? <BR> <BR> Do you like to shop online? Sat, 27 Jul 2013 16:17:59 EST Perfect... Just what we need, more drunks with guns. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>rth-carolina-gun-concealed-carry_n_364<BR>2182.html </link> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:36:18 EST Once a Weiner, always a Weiner Carlos Danger -- seriously? <BR> <BR> <link><BR>thony-weiner-carlos-danger_n_3640295.h<BR>tml?utm_hp_ref=new-york&icid=maing-gri<BR>d7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D348169 </link> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 23:52:55 EST I never thought I'd root for Satanists, but... <link><BR>5026361-satanists-target-westboro-bapt<BR>ist-church-group-holds-pink-mass-over-<BR>gravestone-of-fred-phelps-mother </link> Sat, 20 Jul 2013 11:11:17 EST Bizarre even for Teabags <link><BR>p-anti-immigration_n_3618392.html?utm_<BR>hp_ref=mostpopular </link> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:23:08 EST Poetic! <link><BR>chele-bachmann-vibrator-conservative-c<BR>onsultants_n_3611097.html </link> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:16:23 EST "Not about race?" <link><BR>scope/dont-believe-the-media-race-was-<BR>key-to-the--zimmerman-case---215647191.html </link> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:40:44 EST Supreme Court, supreme stupidity <link><BR>wa-supreme-court-attractive-woman-firi<BR>ng_n_3586861.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cm<BR>ain5%7Cdl26%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D343488 </link> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 11:21:58 EST Only in Texas... <link><BR>mpons-confiscated-texas_n_3588177.html </link> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:40:21 EST Indiana trashes freedom of religion I am bitterly ashamed of my mother's home state. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>s-crime-preacher-conduct-gay-marriage.<BR>html </link> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 10:43:44 EST Oopsie... <link><BR>orida-banned-computers_n_3561701.html?<BR>utm_hp_ref=mostpopular </link> Tue, 9 Jul 2013 20:20:21 EST No big surprise <link><BR>isabeth-hasselbeck-fox-news-view-page-<BR>six_n_3569822.html </link> Tue, 9 Jul 2013 20:16:36 EST I love watching wing-nuts fight! <link><BR>sh-limbaugh-fox-news-stop-watching_n_3<BR>565977.html </link> Tue, 9 Jul 2013 14:34:01 EST And the "Oh Please!" award goes to... <link><BR>-news-host-the-terrorists-have-won-bec<BR>ause-beer-ad-omitted-god-from-its-commercial/ </link> Tue, 9 Jul 2013 14:19:35 EST Sometimes the jokes just write themselves <link><BR>istin-davis_n_3560659.html?ref=topbar </link> Tue, 9 Jul 2013 00:56:57 EST Out of the mouths of babes! <link><BR>te-kid-note-of-the-day-fox-news_n_2123<BR>124.html?ref=topbar </link> Sat, 6 Jul 2013 12:18:44 EST A letter to the conservative man <link><BR>-the-conservative-man/ </link> Thu, 4 Jul 2013 19:55:17 EST Get your passport ready <link><BR>/ENT09/307030101?fb_action_ids=1020068<BR>0859198250&fb_action_types=og.recommen<BR>ds&fb_ref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.detroitnews<BR>.com%2Farticle%2F20130703%2FENT09%2F30<BR>7030101%2FTed-Nugent-says-he-s-serious<BR>ly-considering-run-president&fb_source<BR>=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B<BR>%2210200680859198250%22%3A482040971890<BR>376%7D&action_type_map=%7B%22102006808<BR>59198250%22%3A%22og.recommends%22%7D&a<BR>ction_ref_map=%7B%221020068085... Thu, 4 Jul 2013 17:08:16 EST OMG... Swallow whatever you're drinking before you read this. It's a spit-take waiting to happen. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>r/my-proposal-for-a-bill-th_b_3535828.<BR>html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=fal<BR>se#sb=4866851b=facebook </link> Wed, 3 Jul 2013 23:56:10 EST Seriously bad idea! <link><BR>06-28/second-amendment-night-gun-vouch<BR>er-huntsville-stars-larrys-pistol-and-<BR>pawn?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl15%7<BR>Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D338363 </link> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 15:01:18 EST Wrong on every level <link><BR>i-0-BAC/ </link> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 13:42:25 EST Score two! The Supreme Court has declared DOMA unconstitutional, and the Texas abortion bill has been filibustered to death. Happy happy joy joy! Wed, 26 Jun 2013 10:15:56 EST Time to fire the proofreader Or hire one to begin with? <BR> <BR> <link><BR>hoo-news-kenya-obama-birth_n_3481594.html </link> <BR> <BR> You just KNOW that fruit-bat Orly Taitz will be all over this. Sat, 22 Jun 2013 14:40:53 EST Summer puzzle <link> </link> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 11:30:28 EST Play nice, kiddies! <link><BR>ll-cunningham-hannity-fox-news-controv<BR>ersy_n_3479824.html?icid=maing-grid7%7<BR>Cmain5%7Cdl3%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D334003 </link> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 01:39:27 EST This is a joke, right? <link><BR>rgaret-doughty-atheist-citizenship_n_3<BR>469358.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular </link> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 10:26:43 EST A murder charge for a miscarriage This is beyond outrageous. I've signed. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>gnant-women-free-bei-bei#share </link> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 21:53:29 EST Fighting bigotry with humor You may have heard how a Cheerios ad with a biracial family drew a horrible racist backlash. Check out this response. Not only is it a perfect response to the haters, but I think it's a brilliant ad all on its own: <BR> <BR> <link><BR>eerios-parody-hilarious-biracial-ad_n_<BR>3436239.html </link> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 15:03:26 EST I just have one question How on earth did One Million Moms even become moms, given how much they hate anything that even hints at sex? Seriously, don't they have kids to take care of? They seem to have a lot of time to try to force their views on everybody else. <BR> <BR> (And speaking just for myself, I love the ads!) <BR> <BR> <link><BR>-zesty-italian-salad-dressing-ad-stirs<BR>-controversy-220105131.html </link> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 14:11:57 EST Countering hate with pink lemonade I love this girl! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>stboro-baptist-church-lemonade_n_34444<BR>90.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl2<BR>1%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D329818 </link> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 12:31:48 EST Sean Hannity is a hypocrite? And this is a surprise because...? <BR> <BR> <link><BR>an-hannity-nsa_n_3431346.html?utm_hp_r<BR>ef=mostpopular </link> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 21:42:10 EST Oh, good Lord! What is it gonna take to make her GO AWAY?! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>-palin-back-fox-news-analyst-213525173<BR>.html </link> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 22:21:56 EST Not again... <link><BR>ent-franks-rape-pregnancy_n_3428846.html </link> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 22:26:34 EST Saturday Silliness 6/8 What's your favorite thing about summer? <BR> <BR> Have you ever gone swimming in the ocean? <BR> <BR> Where would you spend your dream summer vacation? <BR> <BR> Do you like hot weather? <BR> <BR> What do you like best cooked on the BBQ? Sat, 8 Jun 2013 11:22:29 EST I'm buying some Cheerios General Mills showed courage with this ad, which is really sweet and innocent. The racist backlash has been sickening. I seriously hope GM doesn't backtrack. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>eerios-ad-mixed-race-couple_n_3390520.<BR>html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmaing11%7Cdl6%<BR>7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D323874 </link> Thu, 6 Jun 2013 00:56:37 EST Faux News feels the heat While you're here, check out the link about what a wack-doodle the Faux News chief is (which we already knew). <BR> <BR> <link><BR>x-news-ultraviolet-ad_n_3380824.html?i<BR>cid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl16%7Csec1_<BR>lnk3%26pLid%3D322858 </link> Tue, 4 Jun 2013 21:15:41 EST No comment... At least none I can make here. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ttan_diary/fox-news-lou-dobbs-panel-se<BR>lfish-working-mothers-are-destroying-t<BR>he-natural-order-and-america-209835031.html </link> Sun, 2 Jun 2013 10:55:39 EST Gee, I wonder why? <link><BR>chele-bachmann-poll_n_3368307.html?ref<BR>=topbar </link> Sat, 1 Jun 2013 22:37:07 EST Another domino set to fall <link><BR>linois-gay-marriage-las_n_3348156.html<BR>?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl28%7Csec<BR>3_lnk2%26pLid%3D319582 </link> Wed, 29 May 2013 00:31:13 EST Here we go again... <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>nald-trump-2016_n_3342075.html?utm_hp_<BR>ref=politics&icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%<BR>7Cdl3%7Csec3_lnk2%26pLid%3D318872 </link> Mon, 27 May 2013 12:47:49 EST About D****d time! Joe Arpaio has made it clear for years that he's nothing but a two-bit bigot. It's great to see someone in authority finally calling him out on it. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>paio-racial-profiling_n_3333907.html </link> Sat, 25 May 2013 12:57:41 EST A Memorial Day puzzle <link> </link> Sat, 25 May 2013 11:13:44 EST Do you accept Aussies : ) It might seem a little odd for an Australian-English girl with an Irish background to ask to join you all in a support for President Obama...I do have a great many US links, though. My parents met when both were working in the US, we lived there for three years as a kiddie and spent a further three years in the American School System at a US school in Asia. I've often travelled back there, have a profound admiration for what the US is at its best (my 9th birthday cake was shaped as Abraham Li... Thu, 23 May 2013 20:29:29 EST You go, girl! <link><BR>ld-sues-Donald-Trump-over-condo---Some<BR>body-has-to-stand-up-to-him-208466951.html </link> Wed, 22 May 2013 22:08:04 EST God bless them! <link><BR>esbyterian-church-of-scotland-oks-gay-<BR>ministers_n_3308578.html?utm_hp_ref=re<BR>ligion&icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl9%<BR>7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D316360 </link> Tue, 21 May 2013 23:03:00 EST Vive La France! <link><BR>ench-president-signs-ga_0_n_3298916.html </link> Sat, 18 May 2013 14:54:58 EST This is a joke, right? I can only imagine what he'd say to the husband of a cheating wife! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>t-robertson-cheating-husband-wife-marr<BR>iage_n_3281416.html?1368657042 </link> Wed, 15 May 2013 21:53:19 EST So sweet! Out of the mouths of babes, as they say... <BR> <BR> <link><BR>agrees-with-chocolate-bullet-proposal-<BR>--letter-to-child-on-gun-control-goes-<BR>viral-207511411.html </link> Wed, 15 May 2013 21:30:54 EST Saturday Silliness 5/10 How's your weather today? <BR> <BR> What's your favorite pasta dish? <BR> <BR> What are you wearing on your feet right now? <BR> <BR> How far do you live from the city you were born in? <BR> <BR> What was your favorite subject in high school? Sat, 11 May 2013 13:18:53 EST "But it's only a cartoon" For those not in the know, the newest Disney princess is Merida, the medieval Scottish heroine of the recent film Brave. Merida is not your prototypical Disney princess. She's a tomboy who's a crack shot with a bow and arrow. She's stubborn, independent, and NOT obsessed with finding a husband. In fact, when her parents hold an archery contest with marriage to her as the prize, she strides onto the field and says proudly, "I am Merida. And I'll be shooting for my OWN hand!" <BR> <BR> But jus... Sat, 11 May 2013 12:05:58 EST I don't get it Abercrombie & Fitch has been sued repeatedly for racial discrimination, but my African American deskmate carries one of their shopping bags and says it's the only store her kids will shop at. Now they're dropping this bit of beauty on us. Their continuing popularity absolutely defeats me. Well, guess what? If I don't "belong" there, neither does my money. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ch-under-fire-for-lack-of-plus-sized-c<BR>lothing-517774775?hp=1&playlist=12716... Fri, 10 May 2013 22:23:20 EST ...and another one <link><BR>nnesota-house-gay-marriage_n_3247769.html </link> Thu, 9 May 2013 22:56:57 EST Bravo! <link><BR>laware-senate-gay-marriage_n_3231374.h<BR>tml?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl23%7C<BR>sec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D309753 </link> Tue, 7 May 2013 21:44:48 EST D***! <link><BR>rk-sanford-wins-sc1-race-over-elizabet<BR>h-colbert-busch?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmai<BR>n5%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D309762 </link> Tue, 7 May 2013 21:40:08 EST I wanna see that! <link><BR>ama-gangnam-style_n_3231277.html?icid=<BR>maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec3_lnk2%<BR>26pLid%3D309652 </link> Tue, 7 May 2013 21:30:46 EST A PSA for marriage equality Hilarious but right to the point. I had the pleasure of meeting George Takei many years ago. I never knew he could be as funny as he is. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>orge-takei-psa-how-to-treat-anti-gay-m<BR>arriage_n_3223073.html </link> Tue, 7 May 2013 09:54:15 EST Well deserved <link><BR>brielle-giffords-kennedy-award_n_32200<BR>69.html </link> Sun, 5 May 2013 21:20:17 EST Well, this explains a LOT <link><BR>nald-trump-caterpillar_n_3209328.html </link> Sun, 5 May 2013 11:36:16 EST "Mixed nuts," indeed <link><BR>ttan_diary/conservatives-claim-barack-<BR>obama-leader-of-al-qaeda-205942931.html </link> Fri, 3 May 2013 21:50:32 EST Good news and bad news The good news: Rhode Island has legalized same-sex marriage. Bravo RI! <BR> <BR> The bad news: South Carolina has passed a "nullification" law declaring Obamacare illegal and setting criminal penalties for its implementation. Can't wait to hear what the Feds have to say about that. Thu, 2 May 2013 21:29:59 EST Purposeful Positivity - Life Is Meant to be Good I started a Sparkteam meant to help me and anyone who may want to focus on thinking positive. If you're interested, the link is in my signature. <BR> <BR> Thanks, <BR> <BR> Amber Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:01:19 EST Did I miss something? The Army says it doesn't need the tanks but Congress insists on funding them anyway. The Pentagon NOT wanting a weapon borders on historic. If they don't want it funded, don't fund it! I suspect they know better than the members of Congress whether they do or don't need something. <BR> <BR> No wonder we have a deficit and social programs are bleeding. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>rams-tank-congress-army_n_3173717.html<BR>?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec1<B... Sun, 28 Apr 2013 22:56:34 EST That explains it! I think this comes under the sub-heading of "duh." <BR> <BR> <link><BR>rre-poilievre-root-causes-terrorism_n_<BR>3163388.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular </link> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 00:59:30 EST The happiest place on Earth? Not. I am officially over Disney. They've been pulling this garbage in both California and Florida for years. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>sney-sick-days-paid_n_3165467.html?ici<BR>d=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl14%7Csec3_ln<BR>k2%26pLid%3D305096 </link> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 20:13:51 EST A puzzle for Saturday <link> </link> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 12:44:12 EST Out of the mouths of babes If this was my child I would be extremely proud. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>-s-eloquent-defense-of-marriage-equali<BR>ty-183606683.html </link> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 22:11:37 EST Tell him, Barbara! It's what I've been saying all along. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>rbara-bush-jeb-bush-president_n_315402<BR>9.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl2%<BR>7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D303954 </link> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:31:20 EST (Hades) has officially frozen over... ,,,because Al D'Amato has said something I totally agree with! <BR> <BR> <link><BR><BR>ml?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl7%7Cse<BR>c3_lnk2%26pLid%3D301731 </link> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 21:54:45 EST Texas-sized nerve Not to mention hypocrisy. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>d-cruz-bill-flores-aid_n_3117356.html?<BR>ref=topbar </link> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 21:46:41 EST Saturday Silliness 4/20 What's your favorite cookie? <BR> <BR> Do you wear nail polish? <BR> <BR> Are you a good dancer? <BR> <BR> What's the last thing that made you laugh? <BR> <BR> Do you like camping? Sat, 20 Apr 2013 11:32:50 EST This took character <link><BR>olphus-busch-iv-nra_n_3112750.html </link> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 22:07:43 EST Let's hope he DOES run If The Weed (baby brother of The Shrub) does decide to run, the Democrats are going to trample him. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>orge-bush-jeb-bush_n_3111733.html </link> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:51:20 EST I hope they get the message <link><BR>n-control-psas-moms-demand-action-for-<BR>gun-sense-in-america_n_3082504.html?ic<BR>id=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl37%7Csec1_l<BR>nk3%26pLid%3D300254 </link> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:10:45 EST God bless New Zealand! Okay, America, time to catch up. Have a tissue handy for this. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>w-zealand-spectators-sing-spectators-g<BR>ay-marriage_n_3100992.html?utm_hp_ref=<BR>mostpopular </link> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:55:31 EST "The architect of modern America" <link><BR>ttan_diary/the-many-problems-with-marg<BR>aret-thatcher---an-architect-of-modern<BR>-america--203375071.html </link> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:52:42 EST Compassionate conservatism in action <link><BR>pundits-who-ridiculed-and-shamed-trage<BR>dy-victims/ </link> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:51:14 EST Placed on leave? How about permanent, unpaid leave? As in FIRED? And bravo to the students who refused to participate. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>zi-jew-assignment_n_3078288.html?ref=t<BR>opbar </link> Sun, 14 Apr 2013 21:55:54 EST Sigh... Never mind the year, people keep forgetting which millennium this is! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>xist-avengers-t-shirts-_n_3063942.html<BR>?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular </link> Sat, 13 Apr 2013 21:09:51 EST This says it all <link><BR>ke-reynolds-education_n_3038157.html?r<BR>ef=topbar </link> Mon, 8 Apr 2013 21:08:19 EST No, no, NO! As a Christian myself, I totally oppose this. Isn't religious freedom one of the founding principles of this nation? <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ristianity-state-religion_n_3022255.html </link> Sat, 6 Apr 2013 14:06:30 EST Playing favorites What's your favorite: <BR> <BR> color? <BR> <BR> song? <BR> <BR> flower? <BR> <BR> breakfast? <BR> <BR> movie? Sat, 6 Apr 2013 12:06:26 EST A pep talk from Kid President <link> </link> Thu, 4 Apr 2013 23:53:31 EST I like this guy! <link><BR>ama-easter-pastor-luis-leon_n_2994627.<BR>html </link> Mon, 1 Apr 2013 23:47:53 EST Hello everyone Hi, I'm just getting use to getting around on SparkPeople and find such a positive attitude. Mover from the Purget Sound area back to St Louis after 38 years and let me tell you this a HUGE lifestyle change. Hoping to get some balance in my life as I care for my 83 year old mother. I'm still a political junkie but nowdays I just need to get moving. Thanks for this team, I worked hard to get him elected and re-elected Mon, 1 Apr 2013 16:26:44 EST Bird is the word There are literally thousands of types of birds in the world. How many can we come up with? <BR> <BR> peacock Sat, 30 Mar 2013 09:27:54 EST Now, THAT'S interesting! <link><BR>op-8_n_2952591.html?icid=maing-grid7%7<BR>Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D289481 </link> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 19:47:42 EST An Easter puzzle <link> </link> Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:09:11 EST What a hypocrite! <link><BR>lly-and-Maureen-McPhilmys-divorce-gets<BR>-messy---battle-over-child-custody-and<BR>-religion-199130041.html?page=1 </link> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:08:50 EST I really never thought I'd say this, but... God bless the Queen! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>-discrimination-114804600--abc-news-to<BR>pstories.html </link> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 22:12:43 EST A puzzle for spring <link> </link> Sat, 9 Mar 2013 11:04:37 EST My mistake... And here I thought we were living in a free country. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ish-pub-banned-from-flying-tricolor-th<BR>is-St-Patricks-Day-by-law--VIDEO-19628<BR>0581.html </link> Sat, 9 Mar 2013 00:32:49 EST I thought they were there already <link><BR>ttan_diary/republican-party-rushing-he<BR>adlong-toward-irrelevance-195539321.html </link> Thu, 7 Mar 2013 22:41:33 EST The Baby Whisperer rides again! <link><BR>ama-rosa-parks_n_2775453.html?1361994944 </link> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:44:52 EST Place names "end to end" Give a place name that starts with the last letter of the name before. For instance, if I say Moscow you could say Wisconsin. This is a big world with many place names, so let's come up with a lot! <BR> <BR> Montreal Sat, 23 Feb 2013 12:45:06 EST FLOTUS & The Evolution of Mom Dancing on Fallon <link><BR>gs/2013/02/evolution-of-mom-dancing-w-<BR>jimmy-fallon-michelle-obama/ </link> <BR> <BR> One of the best skits Jimmy's done! Subsequent interview was also very good. Sat, 23 Feb 2013 09:48:17 EST Saturday Silliness 2/16 What's your favorite thing about spring? <BR> <BR> What's one thing that's guaranteed to make you smile? <BR> <BR> What color was your first bicycle? <BR> <BR> Have you ever gone on a cruise? <BR> <BR> Do you have a tablecloth or placemats on your table righrt now? Sat, 16 Feb 2013 15:04:46 EST They're kidding, right? I don't know whether to laugh or throw up. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>arizonans-guard-schools-023031238.html </link> Sun, 10 Feb 2013 14:35:42 EST Welcome to the team! <link> </link> Sat, 9 Feb 2013 00:53:27 EST Blue "J" Okay, they don't have to be blue. But we're looking for words that start with the letter "J." <BR> <BR> justify Sat, 2 Feb 2013 11:02:17 EST Proud Americans My daughter told me today she is feels so lucky to be at her age (mid 20's) with Barack Obama as our President. I am so proud! Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:52:51 EST A cute bit of history <link><BR>t-obama-takes-oath-sworn-4-times-17175<BR>7784--election.html </link> Sun, 20 Jan 2013 22:05:56 EST Manmade objects A to Z Tools, buildings, utensils, vehicles -- anything people make and use. We humans are a creative bunch, so let's come up with a lot of them! <BR> <BR> ambulance Sat, 19 Jan 2013 10:47:36 EST The devil you say! <link><BR>sts-planning-rally-florida-gov-rick-sc<BR>ott-231148312.html </link> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 22:14:21 EST How much for "none of your business?" <link><BR><BR>ml?1358283909&icid=maing-grid10%7Chtml<BR>ws-main-bb%7Cdl5%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D257588 </link> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:16:44 EST "N" the beginning Easy -- we're looking for words that start with the letter "n." <BR> <BR> neighbor. Sat, 12 Jan 2013 12:46:35 EST Joe, Joe, Joe... <link><BR>e-biden-silver-bullet_n_2459150.html?1<BR>357942463&icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-m<BR>ain-bb%7Cdl1%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D256324 </link> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:29:34 EST Oh-KAY... <link><BR>n_oshea/-notre-dames-defeat-by-alabama<BR>-was-gods-plan-claims-religious-zealot<BR>---video-186157771.html </link> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 21:03:29 EST If he's THAT broke... Maybe he shouldn't be dining out in the first place. In the immortal words of Bugs Bunny, "what a maroon!" <BR> <BR> <link><BR>x-protester-leaves-note-instead-tip-ph<BR>oto_n_2441924.html?icid=maing-grid10%7<BR>Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl18%7Csec1_lnk3%26p<BR>Lid%3D255164 </link> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:01:36 EST Can I get an "amen?" <link><BR>d-wants-spiritual-fruit-church-sign_n_<BR>2426026.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmaing6<BR>%7Cdl35%7Csec3_lnk2%26pLid%3D254209 </link> Tue, 8 Jan 2013 21:08:32 EST I'd watch! <link><BR>e-biden-reality-show-petition_n_241118<BR>5.html?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main<BR>-bb%7Cdl4%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D253324 </link> Sun, 6 Jan 2013 13:18:28 EST Talk about poetic justice! <link><BR>rcent-175320929--abc-news-politics.html </link> Sat, 5 Jan 2013 12:59:23 EST School subjects A to Z There are a LOT of them! How many can we come up with IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER? <BR> <BR> algebra Sat, 5 Jan 2013 12:38:00 EST Our courts in action Nice to know they're on top of such life-altering issues. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ip-off-police_n_2403563.html </link> <BR> <BR> Mind you, I suspect most cops are thrilled any day the WORST they get is "the finger!" Fri, 4 Jan 2013 16:50:06 EST Bravo! Stories like this are why I continue to have hope. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>t-tolerance_b_2397363.html?utm_hp_ref=<BR>gay-voices&icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-<BR>main-bb%7Cdl13%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D252397 </link> Thu, 3 Jan 2013 23:57:01 EST First Paycheck in 2013 So today I got my first paycheck of 2013. And although it's for the two weeks ending Dec 29th, they took out more in Fed (about $10 more), FICA (about $41 more), and Medicare (about $1 more). Over all my pay was up a bit (thanks to a $1500 raise in 2012). For some reason my work started the new pay year the last two weeks of Dec. So I'm seeing the "over the cliff" results now I think (at least I hope that's what I'm seeing!). I'm going to do some creative stuff with my pay (like drop the amou... Thu, 3 Jan 2013 13:44:32 EST Team name It's officially 2013, should we update our team name? Wed, 2 Jan 2013 09:50:48 EST Best and worst political decisions of the year <link><BR>martest-and-five-worst-political-decis<BR>ions-of-2012-185270202.html </link> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 21:09:05 EST Wish they'd pay some attention now! 'Early politicians required feedback from the public to determine what the people considered important. Since there were no telephones, TV's or radios the politicians sent their assistants to local taverns, pubs, and bars. They were told to "go sip some ale" and listen to people's conversations and political concerns. Many assistants were dispatched at different times. You go sip here" and "You go sip there." The two words "go sip" were eventually combined when referring to the local opinion ... Sat, 22 Dec 2012 20:56:01 EST A Christmas puzzle <link> </link> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 10:22:09 EST I'd pay money to see that! <link><BR>rack-michelle-obama-people-interview_n<BR>_2339526.html?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtml<BR>ws-main-bb%7Cdl24%7Csec3_lnk2%26pLid%3D248856 </link> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 01:01:35 EST I've signed <link> </link> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 00:46:16 EST Climbing on my soapbox I am absolutely disgusted to learn that the Westboro Baptist "Church" is still tax-exempt. Their screed is the polar opposite of the teachings of the Jesus they claim to worship. Now they claim that God engineered the Newtown school massacre. MY God doesn't murder babies. I'm sorry to hear theirs does. but that totally rules out any semblance to Christianity (or just about any other major religion, come to that). <BR> <BR> They are a hate group, pure and simple. It's past time to stop fundin... Thu, 20 Dec 2012 21:31:43 EST Did he cause Hurricane Sandy too? <link><BR><BR>ml?ir=Education&ref=topbar </link> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 00:44:37 EST RIP Senator Inouye <link><BR>niel-inouye-dead-dies_n_2316242.html?i<BR>cid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl<BR>2%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D247008 </link> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 21:26:42 EST The debate starts again My ex is a gun enthusiast. He thinks guns should be as available as bubble gum at the dime store. After the NFL player killed himself and his girlfriend two weeks ago, ex said to me, "guns are only the symptom, not the problem." When I reminded him that it's extremely hard to use anything that isn't there, he said that people killed each other with knives long before guns were invented. While that's true, I seriously doubt the school shooter could have mowed down 28 people with a knife unchal... Sat, 15 Dec 2012 00:49:16 EST Oh, give me a break! MY brain should be so "fried!" <BR> <BR> <link><BR>thie-adams-obama_n_2278613.html?icid=m<BR>aing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl2%7Cs<BR>ec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D244376 </link> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 01:03:17 EST Richard Reich has got it right!<BR>ces-three-serious-cliffs-none-them-fis<BR>cal?akid=9767.950860.ZdIaky&rd=1&src=n<BR>ewsletter756803&t=9 Sun, 9 Dec 2012 00:29:31 EST So THAT explains it! <link><BR>ttan_diary/bill-oreilly-makes-a-christ<BR>mas-ass-of-himself-over-gays---video-1<BR>82659161.html </link> Sat, 8 Dec 2012 12:25:06 EST What planet is he from? <link><BR>n-fisher-forbes_n_2251630.html?utm_hp_<BR>ref=business&icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlw<BR>s-main-bb%7Cdl1%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D242427 </link> Fri, 7 Dec 2012 09:30:16 EST Tee-frea in'-hee! <link><BR>bt-ceiling-mitch-mcconnell_n_2251515.h<BR>tml?utm_hp_ref=politics&icid=maing-gri<BR>d10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk3<BR>%26pLid%3D242370 </link> Thu, 6 Dec 2012 23:52:12 EST Even Faux News can't stand him <link><BR>x-news-karl-rove_n_2240883.html?icid=m<BR>aing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl1%7Cs<BR>ec3_lnk2%26pLid%3D241500 </link> Wed, 5 Dec 2012 10:34:19 EST It's the GOP that is "disabled". I really believe that the GOP that are in the Senate are "disabled". This treaty was a no brainier and they voted it down? Disgraceful! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>4/15675104-senate-gop-kills-disabiliti<BR>es-treaty?lite </link> Tue, 4 Dec 2012 14:29:11 EST As if we needed it... Another reason to hate Wal-Mart. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>lmart-health-care-policy-medicaid-obam<BR>acare_n_2220152.html </link> Sat, 1 Dec 2012 23:33:27 EST Saturday Silliness 12/1 What's winter like where you live? <BR> <BR> Do you celebrate either Christmas or Hanukkah? <BR> <BR> Do you like snow? <BR> <BR> What's your favorite cold-weather food? <BR> <BR> Have you ever gone skiing or ice skating? Sat, 1 Dec 2012 01:20:07 EST If we didn't already know... This should prove he's delusional. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>e-arpaio-hispanics_n_2208267.html?utm_<BR>hp_ref=politics&icid=maing-grid10%7Cht<BR>mlws-main-bb%7Cdl11%7Csec3_lnk3%26pLid%3D239442 </link> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:55:29 EST I want to throw something... ...or maybe just hurl! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ags-losing-poor-minority-voters-180955<BR>828--politics.html </link> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 21:57:40 EST Good Lord, NO! <link><BR>ushes-contentious-school-reforms-06181<BR>7377--finance.html </link> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 21:58:03 EST I thought he wanted LESS government? <link><BR>ugh-blames-Barack-Obama-for-demise-of-<BR>Twinkies-180135081.html </link> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:45:40 EST When did THAT happen? I came on the team this morning and discovered that the other leaders have left. I hope I can give this team the leadership quality it deserves. I'd appreciate feedback and ideas from all of you. Sat, 17 Nov 2012 20:45:15 EST It just gets funnier by the minute There's a show on Food Network called Health Inspectors. I'd love to have seen this there! <BR> <BR> <link><BR><BR>ml?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%<BR>7Cdl6%7Csec3_lnk3%26pLid%3D235695 </link> Sat, 17 Nov 2012 17:46:25 EST Double letter words A to Z Cheerfully cribbed from another team. <BR> <BR> allow Sat, 17 Nov 2012 13:47:42 EST You go, girl! <link><BR>rmer-first-lady-barbara_n_2141769.html<BR>?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7C<BR>dl7%7Csec3_lnk2%26pLid%3D235695 </link> Sat, 17 Nov 2012 11:09:54 EST Some "Bill on Bill" action <link><BR>rals-Jon-Stewart-mocks-Bill-OReillys-v<BR>iew-on-Traditional-America-179794871.h<BR>tml#axzz2CUeOsxwB </link> Sat, 17 Nov 2012 10:34:01 EST He has nothing else to think about? <link><BR>tionalize-twinkie-petition_n_2147058.h<BR>tml?utm_hp_ref=business&icid=maing-gri<BR>d10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl1%7Csec3_lnk3<BR>%26pLid%3D235712 </link> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 23:48:05 EST Can you say "hypocrite," boys and girls? <link><BR>ott-desjarlais-abortion_n_2139110.html<BR>?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl14%7Csec<BR>1_lnk3%26pLid%3D235216 </link> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 11:30:30 EST It was only a matter of time <link><BR>hn-metz-hurricane-grill-wings-dennys_n<BR>_2122412.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular </link> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 18:08:15 EST Don't let the door hit ya! <link><BR>on-petitions-now-filed-50-states-18350<BR>0440.html </link> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 21:54:24 EST What it will REALLY cost <link><BR>pa-johns-obamacare_n_2123207.html?ref=<BR>topbar </link> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 15:10:30 EST He just doesn't get it <link><BR>ul-ryan-obama-win_n_2121348.html </link> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:53:33 EST Tell Macy's to dump Trump <link><BR>onald </link> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 00:08:43 EST Much yet to do. What are you working on? <em>38</em> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:23:11 EST I couldn't have said it better The ex-mayor of San Francisco, Willie Brown, reports that the day after the election a man on the street said to him, "Hey, Mayor! Baseball season is over. We don't need no Mitt." Sun, 11 Nov 2012 15:54:40 EST Oh, grow up already You lost, Allen. Deal with it. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>len-west-patrick-murphy_n_2109313.html<BR>?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7C<BR>dl1%7Csec3_lnk3%26pLid%3D232972 </link> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 10:37:49 EST Why he REALLY lost <link><BR>asons-Mitt-Romney-lost-that-you-wont-r<BR>ead-elsewhere-178602441.html#axzz2BprW0g12 </link> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 10:17:34 EST Thanksgiving dinner game Let's come up with all kinds of great stuff for Thanksgiving dinner, traditional or not! <BR> <BR> Turkey (duh) Sat, 10 Nov 2012 11:33:54 EST Can I get an amen? <link><BR>ush/a-new-day-for-religion-in-america_<BR>b_2088482.html?utm_hp_ref=religion </link> Fri, 9 Nov 2012 22:29:18 EST I seriously love these girls! <link><BR>sha-obama-reminder-election-night_n_20<BR>92555.html?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-<BR>main-bb%7Cdl15%7Csec3_lnk2%26pLid%3D231889 </link> Thu, 8 Nov 2012 22:02:06 EST Well, waah! <link><BR>s-rant-online-173016515.html </link> Thu, 8 Nov 2012 10:37:09 EST Extinction Level Event <link><BR>ttan_diary/-asteroid-hits-gop-dinosaur<BR>s-exposed-after-obamas-election-victor<BR>y---video-177845981.html </link> Thu, 8 Nov 2012 10:23:29 EST Ya THINK??? <link><BR>wt-gingrich-wrong_n_2088042.html </link> Wed, 7 Nov 2012 14:55:15 EST WOOHOO! Victory! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>205</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> (I know, duplicate thread, but don't you just feel like we ought to have a whole PAGE full of these things?) Wed, 7 Nov 2012 07:17:25 EST THE PRESIDENT IS REELECTED! Hallelujah! The middle class is saved!! Tue, 6 Nov 2012 23:23:36 EST Paddy Power calls it <link><BR>-power-pays-out-400000-on-obama-victor<BR>y-in-u-s-presidential-election/ </link> <BR> Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has already paid out the bets on the US election. <BR> <BR> Citing their belief that Barack Obama has the whole thing sewn up, they have paid out 400,000 Sterling on election bets. <BR> <BR> "Romney gave it a good shot and is doing well in the popular vote, but we suspect he’s had his moment in the sun and is likely to be rememb... Tue, 6 Nov 2012 11:12:38 EST Think this election is nasty? <link><BR>he-biggest-american-election-year-scan<BR>dals?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-b<BR>b%7Cdl24%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D230214#photo=2 </link> Tue, 6 Nov 2012 09:42:52 EST Andy Borowitz.. .countdown to the election This is long but at least listen to the beginning....hilarious! <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Mon, 5 Nov 2012 22:55:59 EST A pretty puzzle You can change the cut to make it as easy or as hard as you like. Enjoy! <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Sat, 3 Nov 2012 13:03:49 EST I'm gagging saying this... ...but bravo to Larry Flynt! <BR> <BR> <link><BR>rry-flynt-jr-richard-mourdock_n_205716<BR>7.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news </link> Sat, 3 Nov 2012 00:57:32 EST Just saw an offensive ad on SP Was watching a recipe tip video with Chef Meg and the lead-in ad included a bleeped expletive against the President. I sent a message to the HELP support link and hope this type of advertising will be declined by SP in the future. <BR> I'm not against free speech, but this was outrageous. <BR> A wounded and dying animal, I suppose, is most vicious. <BR> It was even worse than Clint Eastwood's expletive attributed to the empty chair. <BR> SAD <em>42</em> Fri, 2 Nov 2012 19:12:36 EST Newspaper endorsements for 2012 <link><BR>wspaper_endorsements.php </link> <BR> <BR> This is mostly before the visuals of Superstorm Sandy and Governor Christie side by side with The Commander In Chief this week. <BR> Mayor Bloomberg has added his endorsement. <BR> The Economist has weighed in on the side of the Incumbent. <BR> <BR> Now to finish the job and get to work for ALL AMERICANS. <BR> VOTE! VOTE!! VOTE!!! <BR> <em>652</em> Fri, 2 Nov 2012 18:26:01 EST Music Video on Obama WOWOWOWOW!!! This is very catchy and a good video -- I wonder why I haven't seen it on any commercials? I like it!! <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Fri, 2 Nov 2012 16:47:00 EST Fundamentalism run amok And this is from the state that gave us Bill Clinton. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>8/974321/republican-candidate-in-arkan<BR>sas-says-parents-should-seek-death-pen<BR>alty-for-rebellious-children/?mobile=nc </link> Fri, 2 Nov 2012 00:36:25 EST Great timing, Mitt <link><BR>tt-romney-fema_n_2036198.html?utm_hp_r<BR>ef=mostpopular </link> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 00:53:41 EST Chicago Tribune Endorses Obama Re-Election Fantastic! Mon, 29 Oct 2012 01:55:38 EST A Romney endorsement you'll actually like! <link><BR>ss-whedon-romney-ad-zombie-apocalypse-<BR>video_n_2036055.html </link> Sun, 28 Oct 2012 23:42:34 EST NY Times Endorsement Below is the NYTimes endorsement of President Obama. It presents the clearest, most persuasive case for his re-election that I've read. Please spread it far and wide..... <BR> <BR> <BR><BR>n/sunday/<BR>ml?emc=eta1 <BR> <BR> <BR> sorry --- you'll have to cut & paste into your browser....... <BR> <BR> Sun, 28 Oct 2012 10:37:43 EST Are you proud of yourself, Mitt? Check out the slideshow at the bottom. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>tt-romney-health-care_n_2008710.html </link> Sat, 27 Oct 2012 19:39:37 EST Spooky Saturday Silliness 1. Do you celebrate Halloween? <BR> <BR> 2. Have you ever worn a Halloween costume? If so, which was your favorite? <BR> <BR> 3. Have you ever carved a jack-o-lantern? <BR> <BR> 4. Do you like scary movies? <BR> <BR> 5. What's your favorite Halloween candy? Sat, 27 Oct 2012 11:38:31 EST I'm getting sick of these We're hearing WAY too many of these. If my employer tried this, I'd print off a copy and head straight to the Labor Board. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>nn-employee-voter-guide_n_2018595.html<BR>?1351255123&icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws<BR>-main-bb%7Cdl31%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D226038 </link> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 22:27:36 EST Honoring our heroes I hope he collects every freaking penny. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ine-jonathan-brown-fired-disabled-vete<BR>ran/?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-b<BR>b%7Cdl25%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D225515 </link> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 21:56:21 EST VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED Your help is needed! Please phone or go to your local Obama headquarters and volunteer to help Get Out The Vote (GOTV). Help is needed to walk and take literature to doors, to make phone calls, and to volunteer at the polls. Contact your local Democratic Headquarters to get more information, please! <BR> <em>232</em> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 12:27:51 EST PLEASE tell me this is a joke Guess it's a good thing I'm menopausal... <BR> <BR> <link><BR>n-women-voters-science_n_2011866.html?<BR>icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cd<BR>l31%7Csec3_lnk1%26pLid%3D225173 </link> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 10:39:50 EST The President called my MOM today!!! WOWOWOW! <em>104</em> My mom called earlier tonight and was hardly able to contain herself! President Obama called her at home from Air Force One!!!!! He was calling all the key organizers, and she's a point person in Florida (she's also a former elected official.) It's so exciting -- she says he's incredible and charismatic and sincere and she can't wait to do even more for his campaign. He was sincerely grateful for her support...How COOL is that?????????!!!!!!! He's AWESOME!!!!! <em>104</... Thu, 25 Oct 2012 00:19:55 EST You gotta love Joe <link><BR>e-biden-baby-crying-mitt-romney_n_2011<BR>403.html?ref=election-2012-blog&icid=m<BR>aing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-bb%7Cdl11%7C<BR>sec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D225042 </link> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 22:27:18 EST Wouldn't surprise me! <link><BR>what-secret-Donald-Trump-is-planning--<BR>to-announce-about-Barack-Obama-175382051.html </link> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:01:38 EST