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Not the dog

Hollywood, FL

#94164 Nov 25, 2013
Lying again I see
RACE wrote:
Maybe not, but at least I never wrongly accused somebody of trying to assassinate it either.
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“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#94166 Nov 25, 2013
http://www.topix.com/forum/chicago/TGLD8JV6GG...

Amy for 11-25 but Topix is being wonky . I am not sure how much will show for other people

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#94167 Nov 25, 2013
http://www.topix.com/forum/chicago/TANGNK2KRQ...

Abby 11-25-13. We'll see if it sticks

Since: Aug 08

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#94168 Nov 25, 2013
A thought wrote:
eliminating food stamps thinning the herd, eliminating the weaker old folks and children who can't fend for themselves?
You forgot to mention FEMA death camps in your list of hyperbole.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#94169 Nov 25, 2013
FLMAO!
Sublime1 wrote:
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You forgot to mention FEMA death camps in your list of hyperbole.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#94170 Nov 25, 2013
I don't usually support muslim women wearing a veil or otherwise covering their face, except in this case. Who would have thought that the veil would be a sign of rebellion...

http://news.yahoo.com/chinese-anti-veil-beaut...

Since: Oct 12

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#94172 Nov 25, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
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Surprised there are two other states run worse than Illinois.
At least the worse off states aren't run by Democrats! Oh, wait a minute....
..Best run states were the ones without people...lol...Utah...North Dakota....

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#94173 Nov 25, 2013
dahgts wrote:
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Really? I hope that your kids turn out to be better human beings then you and dog and the rest of the trash that considers this subject to be appropriate, dumb or funny.
I'm from the George Carlin school of comedy where you can joke about ANY topic. Edog's comment was obviously meant as a joke. Wasn't really funny, but hardly OMG offensive.

Since: Aug 08

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#94174 Nov 25, 2013
squishymama wrote:
I don't usually support muslim women wearing a veil or otherwise covering their face, except in this case. Who would have thought that the veil would be a sign of rebellion...
http://news.yahoo.com/chinese-anti-veil-beaut...
I support women wearing whatever they want, including a veil, if that is what they truly want to do.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#94175 Nov 25, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
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I support women wearing whatever they want, including a veil, if that is what they truly want to do.
In theory, I do too. It's just that it's gotten corrupted in places like Afghanistan, where the veil is used to control women.

Since: Aug 08

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#94176 Nov 25, 2013
squishymama wrote:
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In theory, I do too. It's just that it's gotten corrupted in places like Afghanistan, where the veil is used to control women.
That's why I qualified it with, if they really want to. While some are, not all women who wear them are forced to do so. For some, if not many, it's a part of their belief system. I may not agree with their belief system, but I respect their right to practice it.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#94177 Nov 25, 2013
Sublime1 wrote:
I may not agree with their belief system, but I respect their right to practice it.
Hmmm... if only we can get liberals on board with this attitude....

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#94178 Nov 26, 2013

“Checks and Balances”

Since: Apr 13

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#94179 Nov 26, 2013
The boys' school has an assembly planned for this morning. They already have a half day tomorrow and Thursday and Friday off. Why would they decrease instruction time any more this week? I think it is ridiculous.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#94180 Nov 26, 2013
ScarletandOlive wrote:
The boys' school has an assembly planned for this morning. They already have a half day tomorrow and Thursday and Friday off. Why would they decrease instruction time any more this week? I think it is ridiculous.
my kid is off this whole week.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#94181 Nov 26, 2013
And then they get three months off during the summer! If schools aren't gonna teach our kids, who else is supposed to?!?

“Checks and Balances”

Since: Apr 13

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#94182 Nov 26, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>my kid is off this whole week.
We had the first week of November off because Election Day was that Tuesday and NJ holds Teachers' Convention the Thursday and Friday of that week.

Do many FL districts give the whole week of Thanksgiving off?

“Checks and Balances”

Since: Apr 13

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#94183 Nov 26, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
And then they get three months off during the summer! If schools aren't gonna teach our kids, who else is supposed to?!?
Is it possible for you to participate in a discussion without trolling?

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#94184 Nov 26, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
And then they get three months off during the summer! If schools aren't gonna teach our kids, who else is supposed to?!?
I assume you know that teachers get 39 weeks pay for 39 weeks work. Some districts give the option of spreading your annual pay over 52 weeks. So, yeah, they get 3 months off-without pay. We know how much you like it when you get laid off.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#94185 Nov 26, 2013
The kids, and teachers, are anxious and distracted. They've got a four day weekend coming up. The teachers are fretting about Thanksgiving dinner and drunk Uncle Frank. The kids just want off school. Neither is focused enough to learn or teach.

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