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Message 1304288 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 4:29:04 UTC

many white guys (and everything else) learn, grow, adapt. As we get older we tend to adapt less, and where we came from seems to carry more weight than where we can go. So the moral of the story: you may no longer lead the herd.
Let someone else take the lead for a while. And watch as things move forward beyond your expectations.

And if people even START to treat others fairly.. wow what a day.
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Message 1304297 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 4:49:45 UTC

The History Of White People by N. I. Painter, a non-white woman author, has been On The Shelf, and since there has been all This Disparaging Remarking of Whites, I've decided to dust it off and Read The Screed.

As An Extremely White And Old Man, I hope to Have Revelations Imparted to me, which will Shine The Light Of LibberDom on my Empty Chair/ into Mind and My Soul Infused.

In The Future(the robots betrayed me on this) I hope, when the Map of the US, showing all Voting Districts, instead of 90 Percent painted Red, they will be The Enlightened Blue Blue Blue of The Sky and Sea, caressing me with The Warmth Of True LibberLub.

So I can Vote and Be Happy, Not Angry. FORWARD Broheims!

DEMON...Hot Blue
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Message 1304306 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 5:25:51 UTC - in response to Message 1304168.

Europeans stole a whole damn continent. How can you claim legality?


None of us are here legally!


Not just this continent either...
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Message 1304378 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 10:19:29 UTC

Putting to one side this Electoral College thing, the country voted virtually 50/50 for the two candidates. Hardly surprising then that 1/2 the country is unhappy. If we get a hung parliament we can have a coalition, your system doesn;t allow that. Its a voting system by politicians, for politicians. But then again, most state governors run their patch like a private estate, whoever the president is.

Ignore the President, get your LOCAL politicians doing what you want them to do!

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Message 1304494 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 15:04:47 UTC - in response to Message 1304378.

50% unhappy? read a good part of the south is still very very racist. Like many animals Racists learned you can't walk down the street screaming racial epitaphs at people and get away with it. Racism has take a much more subtle tone. Its there, just waiting.

A close friend of my mothers. Preaches love kindness forgiveness charity as a nice older baptist lady. When it came to the candidates she hated Romney with every fiber of her being. Untrustworthy, slimy, and shifty were words used. She still voted for him though. Couldnt bring herself to vote for a black man.
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Message 1304590 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 18:46:20 UTC - in response to Message 1304378.

Putting to one side this Electoral College thing, the country voted virtually 50/50 for the two candidates. Hardly surprising then that 1/2 the country is unhappy. If we get a hung parliament we can have a coalition, your system doesn;t allow that. Its a voting system by politicians, for politicians. But then again, most state governors run their patch like a private estate, whoever the president is.

Ignore the President, get your LOCAL politicians doing what you want them to do!


The basis for counting presidential election votes has been unchanged since 1972. The last significant changes to election system in the US were the 17th Amendment (direct election of Senators, 1913), the 19th Amendment (Women's right to vote, 1920) and the 26th Amendment (Voting age set to 18, 1971).

If anything, the Electoral College inflated the number of pro Romney delegates, Wyoming will send 3 pro Romney delegates, where he collected 170,365 votes (56,788 1/3 votes/delegate), whereas California will send 55 pro Obama delegates, where he collected 5,658,572 votes (102,833 votes/delegate), and New York will send 29 pro Obama delegates, where he collected 3,873,680 votes (133,575 votes/delegate).

Winning the majority of the popular vote nationally is not a requirement for winning the votes of Electoral College delegates (e.g. Bush 2000), though it helps, and Obama did both.

Your comments about Governors appear to be based on a misunderstanding of how the States of the Union operate. An approximation might be your Mayor of London.

Similarly your statements about a "hung parliament" also appear to be based on a misunderstanding of how the US Congress operates, where it is possible for a 3rd party to have the balance of power and form a coalition.
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Message 1304634 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 21:14:17 UTC - in response to Message 1304376.

It seems to me, that a few on the dem side of the fence, now feel free to be rather proud now that their chosen [expletive deleted] has won.
And they wish to think their views are always correct and give no second ground to others.

That is the way of the dems, I guess.

And the way Obama is taking.......

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Usual directives in play, I suppose..
Spin it to the hubs, captain.....

Actually I find most people on these boards are open to others opinions. We are also open to exploring facts.
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Message 1304664 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 22:27:02 UTC

And before you give me any ####, just remember that about 48% of the US voters agree with ME, you damned, ignorant, snotty liberals.

I may be "damned" and I may be "snotty", but I personally take issue with the charge of "ignorant".

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Message 1304673 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 22:47:10 UTC - in response to Message 1304634.
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It seems to me, that a few on the dem side of the fence, now feel free to be rather proud now that their chosen [expletive deleted] has won.
And they wish to think their views are always correct and give no second ground to others.

That is the way of the dems, I guess.

And the way Obama is taking.......

Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead.
Usual directives in play, I suppose..
Spin it to the hubs, captain.....

Actually I find most people on these boards are open to others opinions. We are also open to exploring facts.

On these boards most are. Elsewhere I can't repeat the posts as they are not kid friendly, trash talk worse than at a sports bar after a few pitchers of beer have been consumed. Yet those people "want compromise" or so they say. They better look in the mirror. They are going to get exactly what they give. Isn't that the golden rule?

<edit> Dipping your toe into Politics Angela? Angela for Alameda County Board of Supervisors!
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Message 1304692 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 23:13:48 UTC - in response to Message 1304689.

50% pissed? Not sure about that. 50% disappointed; that I can see.

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Message 1304703 - Posted: 10 Nov 2012, 23:48:54 UTC - in response to Message 1304694.
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Angela.......yes, I have rather hellish brain chemical imbalances.......every day, almost.
Do I sit here and whine about why the state is not paying to run my crunchers because that is the only thing that gives me satisfaction in this life?

Or, let's go for it.....I really would feel better if I had strap-on tits and my nuts cut off.

You wanna pay for that because some state-paid pschych gets paid, again from tax dollars, to 'say', he dudes, let's get a few million from the state to castrate this guy.

Remember when that used to be a punishment, not a pleasure????

I have endured all that life and the Lord has tossed my way.....bitter as it may have been. I have asked few favors, other than whirrled peas.

Think about it, Angela.........


Mark, my friend, thinking just so happens to be one of my favorite past times!

I have no doubt that crunching is one of the ways you self-medicate from psychological pain. I suppose it is possible that crunching may have even progressed to the point of addiction for you, actually making crunching contra-indicated for you in your pursuit of better mental health. You also self-medicate with kitty-love. You used to self-medicate with tobacco. You have been quite public about your struggles self-medicating with alcohol, and Mark, my heart breaks to know how much pain you must experience day after day after day.

There is a wide body of medical research on the causes of addiction and its treatment. I hope there are programs and medications already available to you as a part of your current medical insurance plan that may be of assistance to you and/or to others who struggle with such pain. I hope you are able to avail yourself of these benefits someday, but even if you never do many people here will still accept and even love you as our project's own treasured Kittyman.

There is a wide body of research on transgender issues. That is why some medical plans are starting to add sex-change operations to the benefits they offer.

I do not believe there is a body of research that supports crunching as an efficacious treatment for your condition. Consequently I am not surprised that your medical insurance does not subsidize your power bill.

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