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quietorchid 5 yrs ago
[[I've notified the Tech Team directly. Maybe the server needs to be restarted or something like that.]] Thanks. After checking periodically for the past 4 hours, I finally got a partially loaded BC screen so I could…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago
but thanks, I needed that.

quietorchid 5 yrs ago
Not either. Fox news of course says anti-Trump. Idiots. Pro-American Ideals. We are a civilized nation. I will not stand silent or avert my eyes from my fellow Americans being harassed or intimidated on our stre…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 2 replies
Deep breathes, everyone..... I keep trying 'cause I live here. So far I can't tell if the dizziness I feel is hyper ventilation or from disorientation. Ah well, you know it's bad when a stranger comments on the sa…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago
and a special chin tuck to the old man to keep his spirits up. Geez. Ill cat here, 14 year old we pulled out of fatty liver, she's not out of the woods yet, but there is always hope, or an acceptance of the lack of su…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 2 replies
His appeal to whites to demonstrate he wasn't racist and therefore they could vote for him was his stated intent to rebuild the inner cities. However his revenue neutral infrastructure plan is to essentially privatize …

quietorchid 5 yrs ago
[[Some pretty powerful images there. I liked this one from Scandinavia and the World: http://satwcomic.com/makeover-of-2016 It's a mix of the usual Nordic-countries-bickering and the political fallout. I appreciate…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 1 replies
[[Good heavens! He's managed to get an astounding number of things done, especially given the obstructionist congress he's had to deal with. Just a few examples off the top of my head: - revitalized the moribund aut…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 6 replies
I'm with Clinton. We own The Donald a chance, while vigilantly watching for abuses of power or our rights. THEN we protest.

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 1 replies
Oops, I responded to Jonno before I read the other posts...

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 4 replies
[[[[We have Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, cute, likeable & doing a pretty good job.]] I thought about Trudeau while listening to Trump's victory speech with its mention of investing in renewing infrastructure. This i…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago
where am i going to get health insurance.

quietorchid 5 yrs ago
My mother in law, until the day she died wasn't sure we were married. My in-laws only address me by my husband's name through their mailed letters. Even after I politely informed them I do not open X-mas cards or Birth…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 1 replies
[[[[ You mean there are other Socialist countries over here?????? ]] Hello, you nutty Yankees who I love, but please: Look North! Canada! We have health care - I had open heart surgery 3 years ago to fix a defective m…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 11 replies
[[[[Over in this hemisphere, the only concrete example we currently have of Socialism is the scary spectacle of Venezuela]] A quick goggle brings up other examples: http://blog.peerform.com/top-ten-most-socialist-countr…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago
Give me an hour...

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 13 replies
Okay, Marx couldn't really define this. Lenin missed the mark. Mao also had a go at it and fell short. So, you first need to define what you mean by socialism if ignorant Americans are to take up the cause. "I have…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 4 replies
Oddly enough, I share both Jessibud's concern and Parable Pat's confidence. Trump has indeed cried Havoc and 'unleashed the dogs of war.' That will be with us for a while. I think we may get a very few individuals a…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago
Lots to think about even as a liberal.


quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 5 replies
I am speechless. Does he really think he can just dismiss upending the presedential election with a 'Never Mind'. Was this straight corruption? Sexism? or Senile dementia? eta: http://www.nytimes.com/

quietorchid 5 yrs ago
Here is one of the best explanations for why there has been no visible excitement. http://tinyurl.com/huffonclinton Piece from the Huffington Post from a woman who suggests the lack of excitement noted in the press…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago
[[The problem is not voting. I love to vote, and was as happy as a grown-up can be when I got my first votingpass. I'm not American so I speak easily, but I understand people not going to vote on this election. When an e…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 1 replies
[[[[ This all would be very good reason for me to _not_ go vote. :) ]] You sure don't understand what's going on in this country. ]] Actually, I think the problem is that Racism, Sexism, Classism, and Authoritaria…

quietorchid 5 yrs ago | 11 replies
Let's put it in context. If you were 18, 19, or 20 why would you vote if your election top pick wasn't clear? How about: Fostering conversations that make it likely that some disgusting people would : Burn down a…

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