SparkPeople Proud Americans Keeping Hope Alive Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=10179 Proud Americans: Liberals, Independents, Progressives, Democrats. All who supported Barack Obama's presidency are welcome here! It's up to us to keep HOPE alive. SparkPeople Proud Americans Keeping Hope Alive Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=10179 Jen Psaki rules! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x75565292 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6f2ae33a-7670-4817-bcfb-ef65bd8e0902.JPG"> <BR> I'm starting a thread of best clips of Jen Psaki punching holes in blowhard conspiracy theorists from Newsmax, etc. She has a laser beam focused on Doocy from Fox, I think she actually looks forward to his asinine questions just so she can blow them up. <BR> <BR> Today, Emerald Robinson of non-news channel Newsmax laid out a "gotcha" question linking UN Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield's comment that... Fri, 16 Apr 2021 19:13:14 EST Hahaha!! What Alex Jones REALLY thinks about Trump http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x75311444 Okay, I can barely stomach watching the guy, but I just had to check this out: <BR> <BR> <link>www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2021/03/<BR>02/alex-jones-leaked-video-i-wish-i-ne<BR>ver-met-trump </link> <BR> <BR> Mouthpieces like Jones and Hannity and Trump are only ever in it for the money. <BR> <BR> "According to Caolan Robertson, a filmmaker Jones hired to shoot a propaganda film called “You Can’t Watch This” that produced this outtake, the conspiracy theorist’s comments disparaging Tru... Tue, 2 Mar 2021 20:11:03 EST Your favorite moments from the Inauguration? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x75067247 So many! <BR> <BR> That POEM, though! <BR> <BR> Kamala swearing in the three new Senators! <BR> <BR> The evening program and those fireworks! Wed, 20 Jan 2021 22:23:01 EST Happy What Do You Love About America Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x74757749 Someone on my low carb team posts a daily thread and highlights the "national days". Today's is What Do You Love About America Day. <BR> <BR> Here was my response: <BR> <BR> I love all the different corners of America and all the blending of cultures. When we struggle to get along here, I'm reminded that this country is fairly unique in its diversity. Older more culturally homogenized nations really struggle with accepting other cultures in their countries. Us? We tend to squint a little at... Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:01:14 EST How to support the candidates in Georgia http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x74679448 Fair Fight: <BR> <BR> <link>secure.actblue.com/donate/fair-fight<BR>-1 </link> <BR> <BR> New Georgia Project: <BR> <BR> <link>secure.actblue.com/donate/new-georgi<BR>a-project-1 </link> <BR> <BR> Black Voters Matter: <BR> <BR> <link>blackvotersmatterfund.org </link> <BR> <BR> SONG: <BR> <BR> <link>southernersonnewground.org </link> <BR> <BR> Mijente: <BR> <link>mijente.net </link> <BR> <BR> There will also be postcarding and letter-writing initiatives through: <BR> <BR> Vo... Wed, 11 Nov 2020 11:36:55 EST Election Eve http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x74630437 I've temporarily changed both team logos to a shining sun in a bright BLUE sky. We all need to see those rays of hope! <BR> <BR> And here's a copy of the SparkMail I sent to all teammates: <BR> <BR> It has been a rough five years, from that first laughable entrance, gliding down an escalator, surrounded by paid supporters, through the ridiculous GOP primary, through the nightmare of the debates and election season, through the terrible reality we woke up to on November 9, 2016. <BR> <BR> W... Mon, 2 Nov 2020 12:33:32 EST Exercising my first amendment rights! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x74531862 I'm a big admirer of Freewayblogger on Daily Kos. He's the one who paints slogans on cardboard and posts them on freeway overpasses in his part of Southern CA. <BR> <BR> Well, Western PA doesn't have the same kinds of opportunities, so I've been mulling over how to accomplish something similar. <BR> <BR> It has to be non-toxic, non-permanent, and in an area where it's not illegal to pull over and get out of the car. <BR> <BR> So I bought me some Crayola sidewalk chalk last week. Here's my ... Thu, 15 Oct 2020 17:57:54 EST Just a friendly reminder http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x74456772 I know we're all mostly compassionate people on this team, but we're also human, and it would be totally understandable if we did a little private gloating that the person who is most responsible for the nearly unchecked spread of a deadly pandemic finally got sick himself. <BR> <BR> I just want to remind us all that gloating is wrong on every level. I was happy to see an article first thing this morning that reminded me of these 3 facts: <BR> <BR> 1. Gloating makes liberals look like assho... Fri, 2 Oct 2020 09:32:17 EST Keeping up with your state news http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x73718444 I subscribe to a relatively new online platform for Pennsylvania state political news - a subject that I thoroughly avoided paying attention to until just the last couple of years. It's called the Penn Capital-Star and they publish online daily, as well as sending a daily email update of news. <BR> <BR> I am truly much better informed about state policies and politics than before, and am therefore more effective at contacting my state representatives about various issues. <BR> <BR> At the e... Sat, 23 May 2020 11:27:10 EST COVID19, aka the Coronavirus http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x73224801 All of us are going to be exposed to a cubic boatload of misinformation on this issue. These 3 videos will give you the birdseye view of what's going on and what you need to do. <BR> <BR> Step One: DON'T PANIC <BR> Step Two: Watch any or all of these videos: <BR> <BR> 01/29/2020 <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=YscZRozTN9s </link> <BR> 02/05/2020 <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=LI90iqFqLXs </link> <BR> 02/19/2020 <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSiW6ZvPqeg </link> Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:36:57 EST Just posting a test of my email http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x73185450 I updated too many settings and don't know if I did them right! <BR> <em>20</em> <BR> Hope you are all well, staying safe from COVID-19, and staying safe from the crazy emotional roller coaster we're all buckled in to! <BR> <em>135</em> <BR> Just wanted to reach out to everyone and encourage you all to take care of yourselves while you're taking care of our democracy! <BR> <em>195</em> <em>232</em> <em>195</em> <BR> And an important reminder: if you know of any college studen... Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:19:13 EST Check In and General Chat! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x72977972 Helloooooo! <BR> <BR> I added this thread because I didn't see a space for just chatting. Also, how did folks feel about the debate last night? Hoping we can "keep hope alive" and speak positively - even though I'm sure we all have our favorite (and least favorite) candidates right now. :) <BR> <BR> <em>232</em> Wed, 15 Jan 2020 21:04:05 EST Post your daily points here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32038x10179x72932721 3 for me today. Wed, 8 Jan 2020 12:08:28 EST A list of all the bills McConnell is throttling http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x72857131 The man is a menace. <BR> <BR> The original list, complete with links, is here: <BR> <link>https://www.dailykos.com/stories/201<BR>9/12/26/1906015/-You-know-that-trainlo<BR>ad-of-hundreds-of-bills-Senate-Republi<BR>cans-have-blocked-Here-s-a-linked-list </link> <BR> <BR> LIST OF BILLS PASSED BY THE HOUSE AND AWAITING ACTION IN THE SENATE <BR> Examples of Bipartisan House Bills Stalled in the Senate Include: <BR> H.R.5, Equality Act <BR> H.R.6, The American Dream and Promise Act <BR> H... Thu, 26 Dec 2019 12:23:43 EST When you've lost the evangelicals... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x72829472 The evangelical magazine founded in 1956 by no less than Billy Graham himself, Christianity Today, has published a stunning editorial. And I do mean stunning. I am sincerely surprised that anyone in that sphere was willing to break from the united front of support for this immoral leader. It is definitely worth a read. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct<BR>/2019/december-web-only/trump-should-b<BR>e-removed-from-office.html </link> <BR> <BR> And here is the understatem... Fri, 20 Dec 2019 10:04:46 EST I WANT NOTHING videos http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x72692121 Oh my gosh, these are just too funny! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4fa63c0e-2dac-462a-8c8c-2a58f8658587.jpg"> <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c<BR>ontinue=60&amp;v=qjZJIr61JEI&amp;featu<BR>re=emb_logo </link> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mlx<BR>ndvMQVs&amp;list=RD6mlxndvMQVs&amp;sta<BR>rt_radio=1 </link> <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c<BR>ontinue=83&amp;v=OGauzlf9I3k&amp;featu<BR>re=emb_logo </link> Sat, 23 Nov 2019 19:47:14 EST Personal election results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x72592637 It's all over! Woohoo! Of 5 people running for 2 seats I came in 4th. <BR> <em>20</em> <BR> There was a write-in campaign that just got fired up about 6 weeks ago, and that really threw a monkey wrench into the voting numbers. Final tallies were: <BR> <BR> 224 <BR> 224 <BR> 221 (Alas, my running mate didn't quite make it either.) <BR> 194 (Me.) <BR> 155 (Spoiler candidate.) <BR> <BR> Turnout was absolutely gob-smacking. In 2017 a grand total of 355 people voted. I won't have the exact 2... Wed, 6 Nov 2019 13:29:17 EST Money Laundering and Obstruction Tweet thread http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x72185363 Twitter thread by <link>twitter.com/blakesmustache </link> <BR> <BR> First, House Dems know they can vote to impeach Trump right now on multiple bases, including obstruction of justice, violations of the Emoluments Clause, gross unfitness for office, and more. They also know the Senate will NOT convict for any of that. <BR> <BR> Rather than rushing to impeach and failing to get a conviction, House Dems are working hard to put together an “ironclad” (using Pelosi’s words) case against Tr... Wed, 28 Aug 2019 10:31:04 EST Let's read the Declaration! It's still relevant http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x71858906 <em>195</em> <BR> IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 <BR> The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America <BR> <BR> When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the cause... Thu, 4 Jul 2019 16:25:46 EST How you can help the children http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x71798540 I know you're probably feeling as helpless as I do, watching the news about the concentration camps for refugee children, and it seems like there's nothing that the compassionate among us can do. <BR> <BR> I've made financial donations to RAICES <link>https://www.raicestexas.org/ </link> and Annunciation House church <link>https://annunciationhouse.org/ </link> but I still feel like it's not enough. Here is a list of other organizations that can use some cash as well: <BR> <BR> Al Otro ... Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:14:03 EST Time to start impeachment http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x71739599 Just called one of Speaker Pelosi's CA offices to ask her to "move off the path" and start impeachment inquiries now. <BR> <BR> Here is Credo's auto-caller: <link>act.credoaction.com/call/Calls-Pelos<BR>i-impeach/ </link> Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:06:28 EST Oh, the Investigations You'll Investigate! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x71662027 I'm cribbing this directly from NBC. Here's the source: <link>www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trum<BR>p/house-investigations-trump-his-admin<BR>istration-full-list-n1010131 </link> <BR> <BR> WASHINGTON — He's making investigations great again — at least in number. <BR> <BR> "At least 14 Democratic-led House committees have been investigating various aspects of President Donald Trump's businesses, campaign and his presidency since the beginning of this year, an NBC News review shows. In ... Sat, 1 Jun 2019 18:11:03 EST All Hands On Deck! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x70407842 <em>232</em> <em>232</em> <em>232</em> <em>232</em> <em>232</em> <em>232</em> <em>232</em> <em>232</em> <em>232</em> <em>232</em> <BR> <BR> Nope, it is NOT over, nor apparently will it ever really be! <BR> <BR> Thad Cochran, US Senator from Mississippi retired in April and Cindy Hyde-Smith was appointed to serve until the midterm elections. A "jungle primary" was held during the November 6 elections. Had she won by a majority, she would have held the office unt... Sat, 10 Nov 2018 18:34:47 EST Snapchat helped 400,000 people register! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x70368082 NYTIMES <BR> By Cecilia Kang Oct. 23, 2018 <BR> <BR> WASHINGTON — Taylor Swift has nothing on Snapchat — at least when it comes to persuading people to register to vote. <BR> <BR> Snap, the company behind the popular social media service, said on Tuesday that it had helped more than 400,000 users register to vote during a recent two-week period. Much of the activity, the company said, was in key battleground states like Texas, Florida and Georgia. <BR> <BR> Snapchat, which is popular am... Sat, 3 Nov 2018 21:43:01 EST Team points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x69296670 I had a pretty stressful last couple of weeks, and much as I hate to admit it, scrambling to get SparkPoints just so our political teams rank higher is just making me more tense. I'm going back to just doing the things that I value on SparkPeople - tracking my nutrition, activity, sleep and stress levels, posting on my teams, updating my blog, and handing out Daily Challenges on two of my other teams. <BR> <BR> I will totally keep posting here, especially my Good News updates. Those are thin... Sun, 24 Jun 2018 17:27:55 EST Democrat Caleb Frostman won http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x69222629 On Tuesday, June 12th, Democrat Caleb Frostman won the special election for Wisconsin Senate District 1, giving Team Blue its 43rd state legislative pickup of the cycle. Yippee. (from Daily Kos). Tue, 12 Jun 2018 23:15:47 EST About those points http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x69082712 This strikes me as being similar to "every vote counts"! <BR> <BR> When you wonder why we have two liberal teams who are very active, and yet, again this month we are in second and third place in points, here's a simple illustration. One new go-getter joined the conservative team, and BOOM, we are no longer in first place. Here are some screenshots from last weekend for comparison. <BR> <BR> Us: <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7d4e35e7-1750-4240-bbcf-1de567a4d490.png">... Sat, 19 May 2018 22:59:36 EST Why Trump hates Rod Rosenstein http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68997739 From his Wikipedia entry: <BR> <BR> He graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, with a B.S. in economics, summa cum laude in 1986. <BR> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Summa. <BR> Cum. <BR> Freaking Laude. <BR> <BR> Trump struggled through two years at Fordham and managed to graduate with no distinction from U Penn, two years ... Fri, 4 May 2018 21:04:40 EST MUELLER TIME !!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68524663 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/40659e8b-d034-4ebf-aeee-d1f0a842367f.jpg"> Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:01:28 EST An interesting article on the payoff http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68506074 <link>www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/<BR>wp/2018/02/14/trumps-lawyer-confirmed-<BR>the-stormy-daniels-payment-whats-consp<BR>icuously-absent-any-denial-that-trump-<BR>was-involved/?utm_term=.48e13cff246e </link> <BR> <BR> Michael Cohen admits he paid Stormy Daniels $130,000. <BR> <BR> He used his own personal funds to "facilitate a payment." He never actually says that he PAID her with his own money. <BR> <BR> Neither the Trump campaign nor the Trump Corporation reimbursed him, but... Wed, 14 Feb 2018 19:05:54 EST Borowitz on Hair http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68473998 PYONGYANG (The Borowitz Report)—In a week when Donald J. Trump suffered the worst hair day of his Presidency, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un taunted his American nemesis by releasing a photo of his own hair easily withstanding a gale-force wind. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9f413993-1e08-47b5-96d9-5cdd2d2030ec.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The photo showed a broadly smiling Kim, his hair seemingly unperturbed by what the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) claimed... Fri, 9 Feb 2018 19:55:37 EST ~~BLUE WAVING~~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68438754 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cfe1f8e3-fbce-440c-add1-0c8b63eaf1bc.jpg"> Sun, 4 Feb 2018 13:53:31 EST WaPo has annotated memo http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68434690 <link>www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/<BR>wp/2018/02/02/the-full-nunes-memo-anno<BR>tated/?utm_term=.07f29494ce3a </link> <BR> <BR> Amidst the confusion, it's helpful to have some handynotes on what's in "the memo". At least we're all liberals here and 1) CAN READ, as well as 2) WILL READ. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Sat, 3 Feb 2018 22:50:26 EST Hopeful news from Wisconsin http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68317860 Patty Schachtner defeated Republican state Rep. Adam Jarchow for an open state Senate seat Tuesday, despite the fact that SD-10 went 55-38 for Trump in 2016 and 52-46 for Romney in 2012. <BR> <BR> http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/g<BR>ovt-and-politics/democrat-wins-special<BR>-election-in-northwestern-wisconsin/ar<BR>ticle_ddbdd542-800e-506b-8882-78c9551fc034.html <BR> <BR> <BR> Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:47:12 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68292922 Message Removed Sat, 13 Jan 2018 18:18:13 EST How do they get all those SparkPoint ts?!?!?!?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68230745 So I'm looking at the Conservative team's Leaderboards and I'm literally shouting at the screen "How in the heck do you AVERAGE 365 points a day here PDSLIM?????" <BR> <em>234</em> <BR> Found this thread on the message boards: <BR> <link>https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/<BR>messageboard.asp?imparent=44035852&amp<BR>;imboard=5 </link> <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <em>39</em> <BR> <em>189</em> <BR> <em>2</em> <BR> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em> <em>246</em>... Thu, 4 Jan 2018 20:27:00 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68175987 Message Removed Wed, 27 Dec 2017 20:04:11 EST 17 good things in 17 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x68155436 In the tradition of "keeping hope alive" I'm posting this link to a WaPo article: <BR> <BR> <link>www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/17-g<BR>ood-things-that-happened-in-2017/2017/<BR>12/21/25950dda-e02a-11e7-89e8-edec1637<BR>9010_story.html?utm_term=.1bd3833be922 </link> <BR> <BR> 1. Both the world and U.S. economies continued to grow <BR> <BR> 2. With the help of thousands of U.S. troops, the “caliphate” of the Islamic State was defeated and destroyed <BR> <BR> 3. Women who ... Sat, 23 Dec 2017 20:42:51 EST Postcards to voters http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x67930573 Have you folks seen this site? <BR> <BR> <link>https://postcardstovoters.org/ </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 The Good News Thread http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32038x10179x67732644 Hey, guys, I've been posting these things on the other liberal team, so I figured why not over here as well. Here's today's Good News! <BR> <BR> This is VERY good news, and it doesn't matter what party you do or don't belong to: <BR> <BR> "Wary of Hackers, States Move to Upgrade Voting Systems" <BR> <BR> <link>www.nytimes.com/2017/10/14/us/voting<BR>-russians-hacking-states-.html?_r=1 </link> <BR> <BR> "Most states still use paper ballots that are counted by hand or by machines. But f... Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:44:14 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x67565063 Message Removed Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:47:01 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x67554793 Message Removed Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:17:29 EST Obama staffers running for office http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x67411245 Now here's some HOPE for you all: <BR> <link>www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-o<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x66157122 ~ 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>www.independent.co.uk/news/world/ame<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x66156970 <BR> <BR> share meme s here Fri, 3 Feb 2017 16:18:45 EST New http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10179x66050278 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x66001121 <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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x65892367 <BR> Sometimes we just need to let off steam <BR> <BR> <BR> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:00:52 EST Message Removed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32038x10179x65865267 Message Removed Sun, 25 Dec 2016 22:33:30 EST Working on our Fears http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x65858617 <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) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x65858083 <BR> <BR> Share ......Discuss Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:05:04 EST Republicans .... (Conservatives) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x65858081 <BR> Share.... Discuss Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:04:21 EST Democrats (Liberals) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x65858079 <BR> <BR> share Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:03:37 EST The OBAMAs (HONORable First Family) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x65857974 <BR> share discuss Etc... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 10:44:19 EST Bernie Sanders http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x65857969 <BR> <BR> share discuss... etc Sat, 24 Dec 2016 10:43:41 EST The CLINTONs http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x65857967 <BR> feel free to discuss vent share ... etc... <BR> <BR> Sat, 24 Dec 2016 10:43:09 EST TRUMP http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x65857965 <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) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x65857922 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 SAFEty Pin .... You are SAFE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x65853032 <BR> I wear my Safety to let others know I am Safe... <BR> and to remind myself.. that at least for now... <BR> I am safe as well.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cdad327a-123c-4ef9-8599-68c1e5e9b186.jpg"> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 11:45:10 EST sharing Links and information http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x65849144 <BR> <BR> sharing Thu, 22 Dec 2016 19:01:46 EST what are some of your Fav. memories of the Obamas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32038x10179x65848166 <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 How are you feeling..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x65847994 <em>46</em> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:56:36 EST Mainstream Media http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=7908x10179x65847992 <BR> <BR> keep us posted... cant seem to trust the so called mainstream media Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:55:33 EST How are You Keeping HOPE alive http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=32038x10179x65847984 <em>104</em> finding ways to keep my mind busy and off the worries Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:53:34 EST Lets Gather Together ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x65847947 <BR> <em>524</em> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 13:44:59 EST Obama's Third Term? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x60675482 <link>www.slate.com/articles/news_and_poli<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x59277276 <link>www.rightwingwatch.org/content/sarah<BR>-palin-wants-bring-truth-1400-pennsylv<BR>ania-avenue </link> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:59:30 EST Add to the boycott list http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x58427498 <link>higherperspective.com/2014/07/nestle<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x58422816 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/03/sc<BR>alia-women-discrimination-constitution<BR>_n_803813.html </link> Thu, 3 Jul 2014 22:26:37 EST The top five conservative hypocrisies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x58421193 <link>www.forwardprogressives.com/my-5-fav<BR>orite-conservative-hypocrisies-and-con<BR>tradictions/ </link> Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:45:37 EST Give them hell, Your Honor! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x58391060 <link>www.makers.com/blog/five-times-justi<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x58291586 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/26055D4CA9FB </link> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 14:01:25 EST Take it or leave it? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x58142511 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x58074254 Great article. <BR> <BR> <link>www.politicususa.com/2014/06/01/prob<BR>lem-fake-christians.html </link> Sun, 1 Jun 2014 18:13:17 EST She sure knows how to pick 'em! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x58060500 <link>www.aol.com/article/2014/05/30/palin<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57904820 <link>firebrandprogressives.org/35-top-exc<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57841431 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/11/ru<BR>bio-climate-change_n_5305082.html </link> Mon, 12 May 2014 00:01:46 EST "The greatest country on Earth" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57825357 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/08/fo<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57753468 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/03/ob<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57631377 <link>news.yahoo.com/list-cliven-bundys-su<BR>pporters-now-know-hes-pro-133625625.html </link> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:20:12 EST I love seeing bigots get theirs! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57574300 <link>www.salon.com/2014/04/16/%E2%80%9Cyo<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57564637 ..but New Jersey? <BR> <BR> <link>www.aol.com/article/2014/04/18/Shann<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57529016 <link>tracking.si.com/2014/04/15/donald-tr<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57528930 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/15/ph<BR>yllis-schlafly-equal-pay_n_5154150.html </link> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:25:54 EST The DEA strikes again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57511954 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/12/de<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57283178 <link>news.yahoo.com/frc-natural-marriage-<BR>fight-094500415--politics.html </link> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:39:35 EST Sit down and pour yourself a drink http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57226553 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/22/ru<BR>sh-limbaugh-childrens-book_n_5008716.html </link> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:42:00 EST Be careful what you ask for http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57220673 Too funny! <BR> <BR> <link>www.irishcentral.com/opinion/cahirod<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x57220205 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/03055D55567A </link> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:13:03 EST Why didn't I think of this? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x57061587 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/07/aa<BR>sif-mandvi-third-world-healthcare_n_49<BR>19304.html </link> Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:11:30 EST Saturday Silliness 3/8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x57050395 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x56872699 <link>autos.aol.com/article/new-york-polic<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x56827501 AND he's a Texan! <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/12/da<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x56733086 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>www.change.org/petitions/justice-for<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x56542829 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/27/fr<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x56368043 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/14/pe<BR>ople-fight-against-hate_n_4571211.html </link> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 23:22:20 EST Something to think about http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x56157925 <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/manha<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x56114324 I give him a LOT of credit. Guns and alcohol need to be kept far apart. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/27/to<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55973225 <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/manha<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55858799 <link>thinkprogress.org/politics/2013/12/0<BR>2/3010341/scott-walker-christmas-present/ </link> Wed, 4 Dec 2013 00:36:19 EST Happy Thansgiving! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55786650 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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55740943 The questioner so little deserves the privilege of being a parent, I don't even have the words. <BR> <BR> <link>aattp.org/columnist-amy-dickinson-br<BR>illiantly-handles-a-delusional-homopho<BR>bic-parent/ </link> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 13:21:10 EST A Thanksgiving puzzle http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x55739446 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/BD055D4CBB82 </link> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 10:41:12 EST It's not just a metaphor http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55724623 <link>www.thenation.com/blog/177304/inequa<BR>lity-literally-killing-america# </link> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 01:01:15 EST I am so furious... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55686446 My jaw is concrete and I'm having trouble breathing. This is gall beyond imagination. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/18/wa<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55627339 <link>www.theeverlastinggopstoppers.com/20<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55616633 <link>aattp.org/gop-rep-planning-to-attend<BR>-rally-for-second-american-revolution-<BR>to-overthrow-evil-obama/ </link> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:48:19 EST Big, brave heroes -- NOT http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55583967 <link>aattp.org/frightening-armed-tea-part<BR>y-terrorists-posing-cowboys-threaten-g<BR>un-safety-group/ </link> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 11:25:37 EST Tears in my eyes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55544178 <link>www.freedomtomarry.org/blog/entry/pr<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55532433 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/05/ra<BR>nd-paul-washington-times_n_4222127.html </link> Tue, 5 Nov 2013 22:30:17 EST Some big hearts in Georgia http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55506996 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/02/bi<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55494572 <link>aattp.org/okkk-mother-doesnt-underst<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55494540 Oopsie -- please ignore this post. Sun, 3 Nov 2013 01:02:38 EST At West Point! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55493833 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/02/we<BR>st-point-wedding_n_4205237.html </link> Sat, 2 Nov 2013 23:24:58 EST Hmmm, interesting http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55491796 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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55483059 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/01/mi<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x55399786 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/7E055D4CA2D8 </link> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 09:56:18 EST No surprise here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55344021 <link>news.yahoo.com/dick-cheney-tea-party<BR>-123611175.html </link> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:13:54 EST Public alert! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55343131 If it was anyone but Faux News, I'd suspect this is a joke. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/21/zo<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55302484 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/17/mi<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55302468 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/16/fu<BR>rlough-back-pay_n_4110860.html?ref=topbar </link> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 22:14:42 EST I am so not surprised http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55241117 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/12/jo<BR>e-the-plumber-racism_n_4090529.html </link> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 19:36:29 EST Saturday Silliness 10/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x55236921 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55163187 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/05/hi<BR>llary-clinton-buttons_n_4051545.html </link> Sun, 6 Oct 2013 15:09:09 EST Swallow whatever you're drinking... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55161081 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/06/sn<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55152798 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/05/de<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55150947 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55112432 Elizabeth Warren tells it like it is. <BR> <BR> <link>www.dailykos.com/story/2013/10/01/12<BR>42976/-Elizabeth-Warren-Calls-out-GOP-<BR>on-Shutdown </link> Wed, 2 Oct 2013 10:56:33 EST Perfect... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55098860 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/01/ny<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x55098712 <link>blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2013/09/<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54828853 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/08/io<BR>wa-blind-gun-licenses-carry-in-public_<BR>n_3890291.html </link> Sun, 8 Sep 2013 17:15:16 EST Warping innocent minds http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54799001 Check out the snarky tone of the article. Love it! <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/05/ru<BR>sh-limbaugh-book-rush-revere_n_3874961<BR>.html </link> Fri, 6 Sep 2013 00:20:44 EST Get ready to cheer! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54784878 This is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. <BR> <BR> <link>www.upworthy.com/a-pastor-asks-a-pol<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54780312 Arizona got what it elected. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/03/jo<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54728513 Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't she a Republican? <BR> <BR> <link>news.yahoo.com/justice-ginsburg-offi<BR>ciate-same-sex-wedding-213216039--poli<BR>tics.html </link> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 13:08:52 EST The photo says it all http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54698341 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/28/an<BR>thony-weiner-paying-actors_n_3832141.html </link> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 22:44:13 EST Now they're picking on kids http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54551081 Maybe it's just me, but I think this qualifies as bullying. <BR> <BR> <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/manha<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54544610 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/16/se<BR>an-hannity-cumulus-dropped_n_3766767.html </link> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 10:23:51 EST Strange bedfellows http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54526662 <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/manha<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54525502 <link>news.yahoo.com/hooters-really-ban-sa<BR>n-diego-mayor-bob-filner-103000840.html </link> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 19:41:38 EST "U" turn http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x54482574 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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54398605 Sydney LEATHERS? Seriously? <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/04/sy<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54395298 Swallow anything you're drinking before you read this. <BR> <BR> <link>www.addictinginfo.org/2013/08/04/the<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54392384 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/04/te<BR>a-party-gop-rift_n_3703351.html </link> Sun, 4 Aug 2013 12:45:02 EST Top 10 idiotic conservative quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54382086 Feel free to add to the list! <BR> <BR> <link>www.addictinginfo.org/2012/09/01/top<BR>-ten-most-idiotic-conservative-quotes/ </link> Sat, 3 Aug 2013 14:57:44 EST August puzzle http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x54380363 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/F9055D53929D<BR>?z=1 </link> Sat, 3 Aug 2013 12:04:49 EST WOW! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54311849 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/29/po<BR>pe-francis-gays_n_3669635.html </link> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 10:19:48 EST Couldn't happen to more deserving guys http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54311759 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/29/cu<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x54290983 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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54250937 Just what we need, more drunks with guns. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/23/no<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54246336 Carlos Danger -- seriously? <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/23/an<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54199231 <link>www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/1<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54193735 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/18/go<BR>p-anti-immigration_n_3618392.html?utm_<BR>hp_ref=mostpopular </link> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:23:08 EST Poetic! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54169345 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/17/mi<BR>chele-bachmann-vibrator-conservative-c<BR>onsultants_n_3611097.html </link> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 22:16:23 EST "Not about race?" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54155752 <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/news/peri<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54111183 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/12/io<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54106015 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/12/ta<BR>mpons-confiscated-texas_n_3588177.html </link> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:40:21 EST Indiana trashes freedom of religion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54073140 I am bitterly ashamed of my mother's home state. <BR> <BR> <link>americablog.com/2013/07/indiana-make<BR>s-crime-preacher-conduct-gay-marriage.<BR>html </link> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 10:43:44 EST Oopsie... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54065491 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/08/fl<BR>orida-banned-computers_n_3561701.html?<BR>utm_hp_ref=mostpopular </link> Tue, 9 Jul 2013 20:20:21 EST No big surprise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54065450 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/09/el<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54062154 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/09/ru<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54062007 <link>www.addictinginfo.org/2013/07/08/fox<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54055303 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/08/kr<BR>istin-davis_n_3560659.html?ref=topbar </link> Tue, 9 Jul 2013 00:56:57 EST Out of the mouths of babes! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54022767 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/05/cu<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54004278 <link>quietmike.org/2013/07/04/a-letter-to<BR>-the-conservative-man/ </link> Thu, 4 Jul 2013 19:55:17 EST Get your passport ready http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x54003079 <link>www.detroitnews.com/article/20130703<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53995105 Swallow whatever you're drinking before you read this. It's a spit-take waiting to happen. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-clyme<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53947585 <link>www.sportingnews.com/mlb/story/2013-<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53946889 <link>autos.aol.com/article/man-charged-du<BR>i-0-BAC/ </link> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 13:42:25 EST Score two! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53894552 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53845011 Or hire one to begin with? <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/21/ya<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x53843333 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/26055D4CA9FB </link> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 11:30:28 EST Play nice, kiddies! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53839374 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/21/bi<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53830386 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/19/ma<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53824168 This is beyond outrageous. I've signed. <BR> <BR> <link>www.change.org/petitions/protect-pre<BR>gnant-women-free-bei-bei#share </link> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 21:53:29 EST Fighting bigotry with humor http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53754651 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>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/13/ch<BR>eerios-parody-hilarious-biracial-ad_n_<BR>3436239.html </link> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 15:03:26 EST I just have one question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53754227 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>shine.yahoo.com/healthy-living/kraft<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53753369 I love this girl! <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/15/we<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53746671 And this is a surprise because...? <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/12/se<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53734353 What is it gonna take to make her GO AWAY?! <BR> <BR> <link>tv.yahoo.com/news/months-later-sarah<BR>-palin-back-fox-news-analyst-213525173<BR>.html </link> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 22:21:56 EST Not again... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53720331 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/12/tr<BR>ent-franks-rape-pregnancy_n_3428846.html </link> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 22:26:34 EST Saturday Silliness 6/8 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x53657516 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53626373 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>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/05/ch<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53609389 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>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/04/fo<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53571865 At least none I can make here. <BR> <BR> <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/manha<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53566445 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/01/mi<BR>chele-bachmann-poll_n_3368307.html?ref<BR>=topbar </link> Sat, 1 Jun 2013 22:37:07 EST Another domino set to fall http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53517113 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/28/il<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53497053 <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/27/do<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53474754 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>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/24/ar<BR>paio-racial-profiling_n_3333907.html </link> Sat, 25 May 2013 12:57:41 EST A Memorial Day puzzle http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x53473916 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/17055D542AA6 </link> Sat, 25 May 2013 11:13:44 EST Do you accept Aussies : ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10179x53455512 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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53443883 <link>www.irishcentral.com/news/-87-year-o<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53432137 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/20/pr<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53389110 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/18/fr<BR>ench-president-signs-ga_0_n_3298916.html </link> Sat, 18 May 2013 14:54:58 EST This is a joke, right? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53361185 I can only imagine what he'd say to the husband of a cheating wife! <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/15/pa<BR>t-robertson-cheating-husband-wife-marr<BR>iage_n_3281416.html?1368657042 </link> Wed, 15 May 2013 21:53:19 EST So sweet! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53360830 Out of the mouths of babes, as they say... <BR> <BR> <link>www.irishcentral.com/news/Joe-Biden-<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x53304567 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" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53303933 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53298414 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>on.aol.com/video/abercrombie-and-fit<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53286878 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/09/mi<BR>nnesota-house-gay-marriage_n_3247769.html </link> Thu, 9 May 2013 22:56:57 EST Bravo! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53260797 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/07/de<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***! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53260743 <link>columbia-sc.patch.com/articles/ap-ma<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53260604 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/07/ob<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53253306 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>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/06/ge<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53233675 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/05/ga<BR>brielle-giffords-kennedy-award_n_32200<BR>69.html </link> Sun, 5 May 2013 21:20:17 EST Well, this explains a LOT http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53228078 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/03/do<BR>nald-trump-caterpillar_n_3209328.html </link> Sun, 5 May 2013 11:36:16 EST "Mixed nuts," indeed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53210726 <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/manha<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53198471 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53152966 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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53145345 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>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/28/ab<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53134300 I think this comes under the sub-heading of "duh." <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/04/26/pie<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. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53131558 I am officially over Disney. They've been pulling this garbage in both California and Florida for years. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/27/di<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x53128056 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/2013-04-25 </link> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 12:44:12 EST Out of the mouths of babes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53110909 If this was my child I would be extremely proud. <BR> <BR> <link>shine.yahoo.com/parenting/4th-grader<BR>-s-eloquent-defense-of-marriage-equali<BR>ty-183606683.html </link> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 22:11:37 EST Tell him, Barbara! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53106020 It's what I've been saying all along. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/25/ba<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53047021 ,,,because Al D'Amato has said something I totally agree with! <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/20/al<BR>-damato-background-checks_n_3122881.ht<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53046909 Not to mention hypocrisy. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/19/te<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x53041343 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53035924 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/18/ad<BR>olphus-busch-iv-nra_n_3112750.html </link> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 22:07:43 EST Let's hope he DOES run http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53030517 If The Weed (baby brother of The Shrub) does decide to run, the Democrats are going to trample him. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/19/ge<BR>orge-bush-jeb-bush_n_3111733.html </link> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:51:20 EST I hope they get the message http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53023110 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/15/gu<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53017449 Okay, America, time to catch up. Have a tissue handy for this. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/17/ne<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" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53009608 <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/manha<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x53009577 <link>www.nationalmemo.com/5-conservative-<BR>pundits-who-ridiculed-and-shamed-trage<BR>dy-victims/ </link> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:51:14 EST Placed on leave? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52968776 How about permanent, unpaid leave? As in FIRED? And bravo to the students who refused to participate. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/13/na<BR>zi-jew-assignment_n_3078288.html?ref=t<BR>opbar </link> Sun, 14 Apr 2013 21:55:54 EST Sigh... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52955188 Never mind the year, people keep forgetting which millennium this is! <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/11/se<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52887508 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/08/mi<BR>ke-reynolds-education_n_3038157.html?r<BR>ef=topbar </link> Mon, 8 Apr 2013 21:08:19 EST No, no, NO! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52854819 As a Christian myself, I totally oppose this. Isn't religious freedom one of the founding principles of this nation? <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/06/ch<BR>ristianity-state-religion_n_3022255.html </link> Sat, 6 Apr 2013 14:06:30 EST Playing favorites http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x52853429 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x52834600 <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-gQLqv9f4o </link> Thu, 4 Apr 2013 23:53:31 EST I like this guy! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52789910 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/01/ob<BR>ama-easter-pastor-luis-leon_n_2994627.<BR>html </link> Mon, 1 Apr 2013 23:47:53 EST Hello everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x10179x52783812 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x52752744 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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52706219 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/26/pr<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x52672130 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/00055D53F5F3 </link> Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:09:11 EST What a hypocrite! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52616829 <link>www.irishcentral.com/news/-Bill-ORei<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52492802 God bless the Queen! <BR> <BR> <link>gma.yahoo.com/queen-elizabeth-fights<BR>-discrimination-114804600--abc-news-to<BR>pstories.html </link> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 22:12:43 EST A puzzle for spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x52455804 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/03055D55567A </link> Sat, 9 Mar 2013 11:04:37 EST My mistake... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52451334 And here I thought we were living in a free country. <BR> <BR> <link>www.irishcentral.com/news/Florida-Ir<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52435880 <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/manha<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52312421 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/27/ob<BR>ama-rosa-parks_n_2775453.html?1361994944 </link> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:44:52 EST Place names "end to end" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x52249292 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52247075 <link>www.latenightwithjimmyfallon.com/blo<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x52150778 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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x52065436 I don't know whether to laugh or throw up. <BR> <BR> <link>news.yahoo.com/seagal-sheriff-train-<BR>arizonans-guard-schools-023031238.html </link> Sun, 10 Feb 2013 14:35:42 EST Welcome to the team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x52046204 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/3C055D502AFC </link> Sat, 9 Feb 2013 00:53:27 EST Blue "J" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x51942525 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51753411 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51744248 <link>news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/presiden<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x51719677 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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51682128 <link>news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/satani<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?" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51666165 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/15/ju<BR>ice-bar-liberal-surcharge_n_2480906.ht<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x51604069 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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51597553 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/11/jo<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51577749 <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/sport/sea<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51574287 Maybe he shouldn't be dining out in the first place. In the immortal words of Bugs Bunny, "what a maroon!" <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/09/ta<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?" http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51545145 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/08/go<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51502131 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/04/jo<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51485925 <link>news.yahoo.com/mitt-romney-got-47-pe<BR>rcent-175320929--abc-news-politics.html </link> Sat, 5 Jan 2013 12:59:23 EST School subjects A to Z http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x51485607 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51473364 Nice to know they're on top of such life-altering issues. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/03/fl<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51462469 Stories like this are why I continue to have hope. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-diaz/lgb<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51453467 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51430230 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51404131 <link>www.irishcentral.com/news/The-five-s<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51300124 '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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x51295659 <link>www.jigzone.com/puzzles/C0055D539D14 </link> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 10:22:09 EST I'd pay money to see that! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51292791 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/20/ba<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51292715 <link>www.demandaplan.org/ </link> Sat, 22 Dec 2012 00:46:16 EST Climbing on my soapbox http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51280223 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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51260417 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/18/or<BR>ly-taitz-sandy-hook-obama_n_2325671.ht<BR>ml?ir=Education&ref=topbar </link> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 00:44:37 EST RIP Senator Inouye http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51246628 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/17/da<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51214794 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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51179347 MY brain should be so "fried!" <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/11/ca<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51140459 http://www.alternet.org/economy/america-fa<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51134022 <link>www.irishcentral.com/story/ent/manha<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51120817 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/06/ke<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! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51116865 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/06/de<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51095330 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/04/fo<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". http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51084412 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>maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2012/12/0<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51049024 Another reason to hate Wal-Mart. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/01/wa<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x51036596 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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51023035 This should prove he's delusional. <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/28/jo<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... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51021075 ...or maybe just hurl! <BR> <BR> <link>news.yahoo.com/top-romney-adviser-br<BR>ags-losing-poor-minority-voters-180955<BR>828--politics.html </link> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 21:57:40 EST Good Lord, NO! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x51007685 <link>news.yahoo.com/jeb-bush-cash-clout-p<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x50903222 <link>www.irishcentral.com/news/Rush-Limba<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x50869169 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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x50867359 There's a show on Food Network called Health Inspectors. I'd love to have seen this there! <BR> <BR> <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/16/tr<BR>ump-steakhouse-inspection_n_2146571.ht<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=21614x10179x50865329 Cheerfully cribbed from another team. <BR> <BR> allow Sat, 17 Nov 2012 13:47:42 EST You go, girl! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x50863812 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/16/fo<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 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x50863353 <link>www.irishcentral.com/ent/Comedy-Cent<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? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x10179x50859646 <link>www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/16/na<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