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Time to spread the horribleness of Roy Moore around and get our Dem in office

Video at link: http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/21/politics/kfile-roy-moore-homosexuality-illegal/index.html

Senate candidate Roy Moore in 2005: 'Homosexual conduct should be illegal'

Moore has been a staunch opponent of LGBT rights throughout his career. Last September he was suspended from Alabama's Supreme Court for failing to comply with the Federal Supreme Court's ruling that legalized gay marriage nationwide. In 2014, Moore wrote letters to all 50 state governors calling on them to convene a constitutional convention to ban gay marriage.

CNN has also reported that Moore repeatedly appeared on a radio show hosted by a pastor who preaches the death penalty for homosexuality.

Later in the interview, when Press asked why the government should ban what consenting adults do in the privacy of their own homes, Moore compared gay sex to bestiality.

"Stand for what" Nick Cannon's rap is amazing

https://www.facebook.com/NickCannon/videos/1866758860008489/


I would love to see something like #GOPhaveBlackHearts trend on Twitter

I would really like to see something that would show regular folks that members of the GOP really do have black hearts. I realize there are some that don't fit the bill but they are few and far between.


They think nothing of taking away health care for millions of people just so they can get their support from their donors. That is not just a group of bad people, that is a group of sociopaths with no discernable empathy.

I know that studies show the CEO's have the highest number of sociopaths in their subset but politicians have high numbers too. I bet if they only counted Republican politicians the number would be as high as the CEO number

So if people with high numbers of followers want to start a hashtag I'll gladly follow it and retweet it.

(I'd like to see a hashtag like that combined with #Christians since these people seem to be completely clueless and they erroneously trust phony's like Pence who proclaim they are Christians just to gain their votes)

So my refrigerator sat for 8 days without power. I threw out a bunch of rotting food

And now it seems as if I can't get the smell out and it seems as if it is coming from behind the back of the freezer. I always used to get some gnats in the refrigerator which I just accepted as part of Florida but there was an awful lot of them in there when I began to clean it out.

I kind of fear putting food in there now and wonder if I should invest in a new refrigerator. I remember this happening to my mother's refrigerator a few years ago when they were gone for about 3 months and it lost power for at least several days and she ended up getting a new one.

Thoughts?

An update on my Mom who fell outside Germain Arena Saturday morning.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/10029577015

She fell, most likely from standing in the heat for over 3 hours and had to go into emergency surgery to stop bleeding inside her cranial walls.

So after 2 days they have taken her off the sedation medication and she is waking up very well. She is still intibated so can't talk but she has looked at me in the eyes and seems to know it is me. She has also been able to follow some commands from the nurse. The doctor thinks she is doing really well.

Thank you all so much for the well wishes, thoughts and prayers.


A word about the thousands stuck outside a huge shelter in Fort Myers

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hurricane-irma-thousands-stuck-in-lines-outside-crowded-florida-shelters/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab4

I am writing this on my phone so forgive the mistakes. I hope I was able to post the entire url too the CBS.article about how the Germaine Arena shelter made thousands stand outside for hours in the heat waiting to get into the shelter that they could have opened but didn't, When they finally opened they only opened a couple doors up until it started pouring and then, all of a sudden it was possible to let these exhausted, hot people in

I was there this morning. My mom and I got there about. 8pm. She insisted on going too find the end of the line and I followed with the 2 dogs and pillows, suitcase and blankets. I lost her and my back, which has some serious problems caused me to sit and wait until she came up in the line at which point I would join her.

But instead, my mom, who is 85 tripped and fell, I'm sure with a lot of help from the heat and the fact that she had been standing on line for nearly 3 'hours.

So I am now sitting next to her in her ICU bed. Her anti blood clot medicine caused a big bleed between her skull and brain and also a small one in her brain.

The nurse told me that they woke her up and my mom wouldn't follow her finger. The doctor said the surgery was a success but he didn't realize how much more blood was there and that there is now " pressure"

I am besides myself with grief, worry, guilt and anger. I do know one thing. There was no reason too make all those thousands of people stand outside for hours when that stadium was empty. My mother was not the only elderly person there. I am kicking myself for things I could have done or things I wished I hadn't done but let me just finish with a big Fuck You too the planners and their lack of sensitivity to a while lot of desperate people

One guy's experience going through a 7 day silent retreat. It cracked me up

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/obsessions/2010/06/that_misery_called_meditation.html

Here is an except:

I was, it turned out, wrong. By Day 1, I realized I had made a terrible mistake. After my initial curiosity wore through, I began (in the parlance) to "notice" something: I was miserable. Sitting silently on a cushion for hours at a time turns out to be intensely boring. Worse, it was also physically painful. You could sit cross-legged, kneel, or even sit on a chair, but it didn't really matter, because after a while, the same nauseating pain would creep into my right shoulder and scream into my ears. I was bored, aching, and because of the whole silent thing, lacked anyone to complain to. Wright be damned, I'd come to the wrong place.

My fellow meditators (referred to as "yogis" actually made things worse. They hardly resembled beacons of love and joy. Instead, they walked around slowly, dragging their feet, faces blank. I began to feel that I was surrounded by zombies; I half-expected to see arms drop off. Sitting at dinner, surrounded by drooping humans, hunched over their plates, I imagined that I was at a banquet for the chronically depressed. I began to feel a physical, sinking dread at being around so much obvious misery. To think I could have been lying on a beach; instead I was trapped in a morgue.

In short, I quickly figured out that it had been a mistake to come here, and I still had about 140 hours of unrelenting boredom ahead of me. Think about it: A week of pure vacation is a valuable thing to waste sitting on a cushion. I kept imagining the myriad other ways I could have spent it. Back to Japan? To Alaska, into the wild? Scuba diving? Rock climbing? Anything and anywhere but here.

So Chris Hayes is coming up with a segment on the Repubicans that are trying to

"Undermine the Trump/Russian" investigation

Why aren't these people being charged with obstruction of justice? That is what they are doing so why do they get to keep doing it just because they are Republican politicians?

If Devin Nunes had caused the same amount of obstruction in a different criminal investigation, say about a drug cartel where he lead the investigators away from the actual drug dealers, he would be charged with a crime

It seems as if they think they can do whatever they want and won't have to pay any price for hiding criminal behavior AND it seems as if that is the truth!

The real size of Trump's Phoenix rally recorded by someone who was there

This guy is great.

OMG I laughed so hard I almost pee'd myself, which is kind of ironic if you read it

This is the worst Tinder date in history

You think your last Tinder date was bad? Liam Smyth can beat you, hands down. No, really - you'll struggle to compete.

It was so bad, he needed a Gofundme page afterwards...

Smyth says on the page he took his date to chicken eatery Nando’s, then the pair went back to his student house for a documentary and some wine.

It was at this point that it started to go very wrong indeed.
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Go read the rest now here:

https://www.indy100.com/article/worst-tinder-date-gofundme-page-poo-window-fire-brigade-bristol-gofundme-7931031



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