Since: Jun 09

Saint Petersburg, FL

#91008 Sep 9, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Here's some cuteness: Nick went to the cabin on Saturday for two days, with his youngest. The oldest stayed in town at his mom's house (he gets bored up at the cabin b/c there are no kids his age up there). THEY GOT THREE KITTENS!!! Three black male kittens, about 7 months old, changed one name to "Bucky" (as in Cal Clutterbuck, our favorite NHL player), and the other two kept their original names: MOnkey and Cowboy.
I think "Cowboy" is the coolest cat name ever.
Fun!

There is a very pretty cat named Cowboy in my 'hood. I guess the lady that lived in my house before me must have fed him or pet him because I come home and he's laying agains my garage door relaxing. Or he lays on the fence and harrasses my dogs. They go nuts and Cowbut pretty much rolls his eyes. I swear I can hear him snicker...

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#91009 Sep 9, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
to help insure that in 2014 and 2016 we fill both houses and the oval office with strong Democrats.
Ha! Good luck with that! Let me know how that works out for ya!

And bad news for your Muslim friend, it takes YEARS for citizenship to go through, assuming he'll be granted one. Don't think he'll be voting in any elections anytime soon.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#91010 Sep 9, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
In other news, I just committed what little free time I have to the local democratic party *and* the grass roots "go and vote" movement on campus in order to help insure that in 2014 and 2016 we fill both houses and the oval office with strong Democrats.
Also in about an our I am accompanying an immigrant Muslim to go test for American citizenship ensuring that he will be able to vote as well.
:D :D :D :D :D
::waits for heads to explode::
Have you sent emails or FB posts to your Congressman and Senators stating your opinion on Syria? Whatever that opinion may be.

Present tense activism goes hand in hand with future voters.
Exploded Head

Highland Park, IL

#91011 Sep 9, 2013
Toj wrote:
<quoted text>
Heh. I'm going to sit back and watch this!:D
KABOOM!!!

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#91012 Sep 9, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>
Ha! Good luck with that! Let me know how that works out for ya!
And bad news for your Muslim friend, it takes YEARS for citizenship to go through, assuming he'll be granted one. Don't think he'll be voting in any elections anytime soon.
Ya gotta start somewhere, sweetheart.
Are you out trolling for more Repubs in Will County?

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#91013 Sep 9, 2013
RACE wrote:
I feel sorry for his brother, he's gonna get spanked next week.
<quoted text>
Check this out, on PTI they were saying Eli still passed for like 450 yards and 3 touchdowns....after 6 turnovers, and they lost, but scored 31 points...lol...strange game....

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#91014 Sep 9, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
In other news, I just committed what little free time I have to the local democratic party *and* the grass roots "go and vote" movement on campus in order to help insure that in 2014 and 2016 we fill both houses and the oval office with strong Democrats.
Also in about an our I am accompanying an immigrant Muslim to go test for American citizenship ensuring that he will be able to vote as well.
:D :D :D :D :D
::waits for heads to explode::
Bless ya, Mimi.....

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#91015 Sep 9, 2013
FWIW, I got this from a U.S. Senator: Contact your elected officials by mail or by phone -- those are taken seriously. Emails typically are not, because they require less effort than the other two forms, and people are more likely to do them as a knee-jerk reaction to something they just read online. And way too many are form emails you get from a website about the issue you're dealing with.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#91016 Sep 9, 2013
I got a survey from mine about syria, I chose "nuke the bastards"
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
FWIW, I got this from a U.S. Senator: Contact your elected officials by mail or by phone -- those are taken seriously. Emails typically are not, because they require less effort than the other two forms, and people are more likely to do them as a knee-jerk reaction to something they just read online. And way too many are form emails you get from a website about the issue you're dealing with.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#91017 Sep 9, 2013
RACE wrote:
I got a survey from mine about syria, I chose "nuke the bastards"
<quoted text>
Alway's thought, everything that made America the greatest, was that they were big enough, to help the helpless when possible....this one is kinda simple, it's all ordinance....

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#91018 Sep 9, 2013
The opportunity to help the helpless was 100,000 people ago, not the last 1500.
Now its just a SNAFU.
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Alway's thought, everything that made America the greatest, was that they were big enough, to help the helpless when possible....this one is kinda simple, it's all ordinance....

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#91019 Sep 9, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Alway's thought, everything that made America the greatest, was that they were big enough, to help the helpless when possible....this one is kinda simple, it's all ordinance....
Do you mean ordnance?

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#91020 Sep 9, 2013
I don't think we should intervene in Syria. but I do think we should provide as much humanitarian aid for the refugees. over 100,000 Syrians are now in a tent city across the border in Jordan, in the middle of the desert.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#91021 Sep 9, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you mean ordnance?
Yeah, sorry....bombs and missiles...zero troops on the ground....spooks allowed...lol...

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#91022 Sep 9, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah, sorry....bombs and missiles...zero troops on the ground....spooks allowed...lol...
Yeah, just like those advisers that Kennedy sent into Vietnam in the early 60's.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#91023 Sep 9, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>
Ha! Good luck with that! Let me know how that works out for ya!
And bad news for your Muslim friend, it takes YEARS for citizenship to go through, assuming he'll be granted one. Don't think he'll be voting in any elections anytime soon.
I know that you know EVERYFUCKINGTHING but the citizenship thing will take 3 months. The day he takes the test he will get sworn in. I know because I checked with the people who do this all the time, just today. I specifically asked that question. So yeah he'll be voting democrat in 2014 and 2016...

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#91024 Sep 9, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>
Have you sent emails or FB posts to your Congressman and Senators stating your opinion on Syria? Whatever that opinion may be.
Present tense activism goes hand in hand with future voters.
I also called all of their offices this morning.:D

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#91025 Sep 9, 2013
As to the citizenship thing, I've been intimately involved with the whole process since the first I-130 (that *I* completed all by my little lonesome) was filed. I think I know a little bit more about it than edog.

So yup even though the who thought of a MUSLIM becoming a VOTING citizen, a citizen who will vote DEMOCRAT bugs edog no end, personally I am in utter bliss about it; first because he will vote DEMOCRAT, second because he will be sponsoring his MUSLIM relatives, and third because edog can't do anything about it.:D

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#91026 Sep 9, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>
Have you sent emails or FB posts to your Congressman and Senators stating your opinion on Syria? Whatever that opinion may be.
Present tense activism goes hand in hand with future voters.
Just because I don't make a point of sharing my politics here doesn't mean that I'm not politically active. I know (always know) who my senators and reps are.I keep their phone numbers, physical addresses (local and in DC) as well as emails in my contacts. I contact them from time to time on certain issues. Voted in every election since I was 18. Even when I was living overseas.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#91027 Sep 9, 2013
PEllen wrote:
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Yeah, just like those advisers that Kennedy sent into Vietnam in the early 60's.
Not in the least.....are you being cute?

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