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  • Pigeons Took Toll On Failed Bridge

    08/24/2007 5:43:31 AM PDT · 7 of 44
    auntdot to Schnucki

    Back in Boston in the 1980s nesting baxes for peregrine falcons were installed on the roof tops of office buildings.

    From my office on the 20+th floor I would at times be treated to a view of a falcon nose diving and capturing a hapless pigeon. Over time, the result was more peregrine falcons and fewer pigeons.

    A problem was that Bostonians did not like seeing a hapless pigeon being torn apart by a falcon.

  • Company Promotes Abortion. Exercise Your Free Speech, let them know you object: (212) 786-7243

    08/17/2007 8:04:04 AM PDT · 5 of 20
    auntdot to tomnbeverly

    I think this is a way of saying that prohibiting aborion will lead to women using coathangers.

  • Ití ainít over, till itís over...(Victor Davis Hanson)

    08/14/2007 6:57:58 PM PDT · 19 of 38
    auntdot to Wombat101

    Mohammar Qaddafi heard the message loud and clear when Ronald Reagan ordered that we drop bombs on his tent.

    We need to do more of that to more of THEM!

  • Hollywood Pigeons Being Put On The Pill

    07/30/2007 5:09:07 AM PDT · 5 of 13
    auntdot to 50sDad

    In the early 1990’s the city of Boston put nesting boxes for peregrine falcons on the roof tops of some office buildings. It was interesting watching the falcons dive bomb unsuspecting pigeons.

  • Michael Chertoff, Homeland Security Secretary, talks about Immigration Bill

    05/24/2007 11:30:24 AM PDT · 7 of 16
    auntdot to atomicpossum

    You are so right!

    Chertoff apparently does not realize that this is not about immigration; it is about a 20+ year long INVASION!

    You would think that the head of Homeland ‘insecurity’ would recognize the difference between the two.

    I guess we will just have to wait patiently until Chertoff (or El Senor Presidente Boosh) finally gets it;

    OR until enough Americans have been killed byy illegals or by terrorists coming across our still unprotected borders.

  • Illegal Immigrants Feel Fear, Mistrust

    05/19/2007 9:45:51 AM PDT · 22 of 94
    auntdot to truthkeeper

    This is not about immigration in the least.

    It is about the continuing invasion of our undefended country by foreign invaders.

    If this does not constitute a High Crime/Misdemeanor I do not know what else it could be.

  • China to buy $4.3B in U.S. technology

    05/12/2007 12:04:43 PM PDT · 7 of 85
    auntdot to RightWhale

    Well, we sold tons and tons of scrap metal to Japan in the 30’s and it came back to us in the form of Japanese zeros and bullets.

    This time it will come back to us in the form of much more deadly weapons.

  • Selling Out the Constitution

    05/08/2007 4:20:51 AM PDT · 10 of 18
    auntdot to Terabitten

    Old Orin is a Mormon.

  • Report: Tunnel is terror target

    12/24/2006 6:27:05 PM PST · 15 of 25
    auntdot to MPJackal

    Hmmm; sounds like it may be time to rev up the neutron bomb program.

  • Malaria Vaccine Prompts Victims' Immune System To Eliminate Parasite From Mosquitoes (Bizarre!)

    12/20/2006 3:57:06 AM PST · 28 of 29
    auntdot to kinoxi
    I agree.

    We need to start using DDT again. The Rachel Carson myth has been sufficiently disproved and millions of human beings have perished as a result.

    They were sacrificed on the altar of environmentalism.
  • More Americans abroad giving up citizenship for lower taxes (Huh!)

    12/17/2006 6:21:34 PM PST · 61 of 566
    auntdot to meyer

    Social Security operated with a huge surplus (more$ coming in than being paid out) for a very very, long time.

    But what did the Feds due with the surplus?

    Did they set it aside in order to provide for the millions of baby boomers who would be retiring in the near future?

    Of Course not, they spent all the darn money!

    Now with the Boomers starting to retire in droves, the SSA is in a real pickle as there are not enough funds to fully pay SS benefits.

    Then add to the mix the new SS bennies like prescription drugs.

    Temper that with the huge influx of newly minted citizens eligible for SS bennies if El Senor Presidente Bush gets his 12 million illegals transformed into American citizens.

    You can kiss any of your hard earned SSA bennies GOODBYE!

    Is it time to get a Panamanian passport yet??

  • In U.S., fear and distrust of Muslims runs deep

    12/02/2006 2:41:00 PM PST · 93 of 241
    auntdot to NormsRevenge

    That's a very comprehensive list and thanks for posting it.

    I'd like to add to the list the Egypt Air flight that was downed intentionally into the Pacific by it's Egyptian pilot as he was shouting 'Allah Akbar'!

  • In U.S., fear and distrust of Muslims runs deep

    12/02/2006 2:39:41 PM PST · 92 of 241
    auntdot to NormsRevenge

    That's a very comprehensive list and thanks for posting it.

    I'd like to add to the list the Egypt Air flight that was downed intentionally into the Pacific by it's Egyptian pilot as he was shouting 'Allah Akbar'!

  • Radical Islam is on the rise in the West

    11/25/2006 11:43:14 AM PST · 11 of 22
    auntdot to AZLiberty

    During WWII we did not permit our enemies such as the Germans, Italians, and the Japanese to enter our country.

    During WWII we did not permit our enemies such as the Germans, Italians, and the Japanese to enter our country.

    Many from Germany, Italy and Japan who were legal non-citizen residents were deported immediately.

    Why the heck are we letting citizens of islamo-fascist countries into our country during our 'War in Terror'?

    IMHO if this were a real war on 'Terror', folks from these islamo-fascist countries would not be allowed into our country AND citizens from those islamo-fascist countries already in our country would be rounded up and immediately sent back from whence they came.

    Unfortunately our looney-lefty courts will not permit that to be done.

    If we had issued a formal declaration of war against ‘Militant Islam’ maybe we could be more pro-active in our defense. But IMHO, nothing more will be done until there is another incident that will likely kill us by the thousands.

  • U.S.-Funded Power Plant Comes on Line

    02/19/2006 3:48:20 PM PST · 6 of 9
    auntdot to SmithL

    I seem to remember some months ago that GWB was thinking about building Nuke power plants on the grounds of military bases. I have not heard a peep about this idea since.

    Do any Freepers have any info about what happened to this great idea?

  • Georgian Armenians Indignant with Destruction of Armenian Monuments in Nakhichevan (more Islam)

    12/28/2005 4:49:23 AM PST · 4 of 7
    auntdot to Roy Tucker

    Many folks are aware of the mass slaughter of Armenians by the Turks in 1915.

    Armenians are Christian and so therefore have been subject to Muslim oppression for a thousand+ years.

    However, I was unaware that there was another slaughter by the Turks 20 years earlier at the end of the 19th century.

    Here is the link:
    http://www.armenian-genocide.org/hamidian.html

  • Lawmakers Considers Penalty on States That Give Illegal Aliens Driver's Licenses

    12/26/2005 7:38:47 AM PST · 9 of 15
    auntdot to Vigilanteman

    Not counting illegals in the Census is a great idea!

    Currently, illegals are counted in the census which is used in doling out government funds.

    Local businesses pay illegals off the books so FICA, Federal Income Tax and state/local income taxes are not being paid by the illegals and their employers.

    Therefore area where these non-taxpaying illegals live receive federal, state and local funds for their upkeep w/o the tax money being paid into the local, state or federal coffers.

    Businesses can profit greatly by hiring illegals; they need to be encouraged to not hire illegals.

    Neither party will move on this.

    It’s up to us to start a grass roots movement.

    I humbly suggest the following.

    Dear Business Owner;

    I was in your establishment and happened to notice that you may be employing illegal aliens.

    Please be advised that you are required to collect FICA, federal, state and local income taxes.

    You are also required to have a valid social security number for each employee and remit taxes on a quarterly basis.

    Please ensure that you are following all applicable employment and tax laws.

  • Wanted: A Republican with a spine

    04/30/2005 10:06:10 PM PDT · 7 of 20
    auntdot to Captainpaintball

    I could understand the Republican lack of, oh well, shall we say testosterone, when they were the minority.

    Being in the Congress or Senate was a good job, the pay was OK and the benefits and pension plan was fantastic.

    And heck, the Democrats were in control so one did not have to do anything at all.

    With no heavy lifting involved, all a Republican had to do was get re-elected.

    But now the Republicans are the majority and it seems they just do not want to go to work.

    I can just imagine the Republicans getting together and hoping for a return of the good old days when they could just go to cocktail parties and send out a letter to their constituents telling them what a fine job they were doing.

    These guys want to be the minority.

    And in my mind they are doing a good job of getting there.

  • Moore's Law original issue found [wife pleaded: throw away magazines, engineer kept them]

    04/22/2005 4:59:28 AM PDT · 4 of 9
    auntdot to Mike Fieschko

    A copy of this article should be kept to show any wife or mom who wants to toss out those precious items they consider junk.

    I don't want to start a series of rants on this, but how many of us owned stuff as a kid that would now be worth serious money?

  • Symptoms of Severe Dehydraton

    03/27/2005 11:37:04 AM PST · 15 of 104
    auntdot to BJungNan

    Thanks BJungNam, I hope neither of us has to be in the position of having to watch someone die of thirst or be the person to watch someone die that way.

    My dilemma is how can I sign a living will knowing that someone I love must make a decision to let me die of dehydration?

    Or how can I make that decision for someone I love? And then be with them as they die?

    I am pretty tough, but those are circumstances I don't know how to face.

    People think that if they sign a living will everything will be easy.

    Somehow I don't think so.

    Again I just have questions, and no answers.

  • Symptoms of Severe Dehydraton

    03/27/2005 11:09:35 AM PST · 8 of 104
    auntdot to BJungNan

    I am not going to address the Schiavo situation.

    But suppose you have a living will and you direct that should you be in a persistent vegetative state you be allowed to die.

    And you find yourself in such a situation, God forbid.

    The law allows no choice but starvation and dehydration.

    That is it.

    I don't know if I could allow someone I care for to end his/her life in such a manner, no matter what the living will said. It would be a terrible ethical and human dilemma.

    I have had to put down sick animals and the process is quick and seemingly painless.

    I have problems with the legalization of euthanasia, but I also have problems having someone die of thirst.

    No answers here, just questions.

  • Prayers For Terri

    03/14/2005 8:04:41 PM PST · 41 of 121
    auntdot to postaldave
    True, a person who has a machine breathing for them (like my Dad had) will die when they are removed from the machine.

    However, the difference is that the person who is unable to breathe on their own will die within minutes.

    Terri can breathe on her own. She will be deprived of food and water and it will take 6-7 days for her to die.

    While she cannot speak, the more primative parts of her brain will be calling for food and water. She will be able to feel the agonies of food and water deprivation while she is slowly being killed.

    However, due to the injury to her brain she will be unable to call out.

    I am reminded of Harlan Ellison's book entitled 'I Have No Mouth But I Must Scream'.

    This method of death is unspeakably cruel. It would be much kinder to Terri if she were treated as a common murderer and given a lethal injection.
  • Mass extinction comes every 62 million years, UC physicists discover

    03/11/2005 5:57:41 PM PST · 58 of 129
    auntdot to Bernard Marx

    Uh-oh, doesn't the Bible Code also predict that the end of the world is 2012?

    YIPES!

    Smoke 'em if you got 'em!

  • Ice Cream Truck Hits, Kills 2-Year-Old

    03/07/2005 7:43:06 AM PST · 17 of 36
    auntdot to HungarianGypsy

    The driver got out of the car, pulled the child away, and drove off.

    This did not happen in a second.

    Where was the mother? or caretaker?

    Am not defending the driver, believe me, but no two year old should be allowed near the street.

  • James City County Officials Make Arrest in Murder of 16-Year Old (El Salvadorian Arrested)

    02/18/2005 5:37:09 PM PST · 4 of 17
    auntdot to Tannerone

    You have a great idea Tannerone!

    When elected/appointed officials commit such egregious acts they should be sued by the locals.

    It would probably take several individuals in the local jurisdiction to each initiate a suit against one or more officials.

  • French Struggle Now With How to Coexist With Bush [Hillarious!]

    02/07/2005 6:06:27 PM PST · 22 of 85
    auntdot to Timeout
    Please correct me if I'm wrong. But wasn't Leahy the dude that leaked info from the Senate Intelligence Committee? He is pond scum and that is very insulting to all other pond scum.
  • Skakel looks to statute of limitations for freedom

    01/09/2005 6:24:28 PM PST · 15 of 22
    auntdot to sgtbono2002

    OK, I am probably going to get into trouble here.

    But I do not believe Teddy killed Mary Jo.

    Having been to Chappaquiddick, and read most of the books, I believe he might have been able to save her, but chose not to do so. And I do not believe that is murder.

    Cowardly behavior, sure, but not murder.

    Is he, and the rest of his clan, scum? I truly believe they are.

    Look, this guy was my senator for a number of years, ich, puke, vomit, spit.

    And I cannot imagine why anyone lionizes the family.

    Had JFK not been murdered he would now be known as a poor president.

    But I do not believe Teddy, the lowest form of humanity, actually murdered Mary Jo.

  • Kerry Preparing Grounds to Unconcede; Election Challenge likely on Jan 6th

    12/25/2004 2:14:59 AM PST · 47 of 102
    auntdot to djf

    Yeah, djf, they sure have. But, Article II, Section 1 says that the electoral votes have to be opened by the President of the Senate who will then add up the votes with the guy/gal having the most votes becoming President.

    I do not believe that process has occurred yet, though I may be wrong.

    If not, and if a court could nullify a state's electors, then perhaps JFK-lite could win.

    Now I am not sure a court could do such a thing.

    Should one do so, there would be a Constitutional crisis that this country has not seen and certainly does not need.

    I think that most of we, the people, vote, and then accept the results, even if at times some of them smell a bit (and I am not saying this election reeks at all).

    We want to move on, make a living and raise our kids knowing that the country will survive.

    To make every election a legal circus is unacceptable and could destroy the fabric of our country.

    I doubt even JFK-lite would allow this to happen. If he did so, and succeeded, he would have no authority to rule; his presidency would be a sham.

    I doubt that even he would want to go down in history as a guy who became president but helped destroy the county.

  • Expos' Move to D.C. on Verge of Collapse

    12/15/2004 7:38:02 PM PST · 9 of 36
    auntdot to Tumbleweed_Connection

    Don't believe this deal is dead, although I wish it were.

    There is a lot of money involved here.

    And where there is a lot of money there are often "solutions".

    Would not be at all surprised if the members of the DC Council can be "talked" into realizing the benefits of MLB to the DC area.

    After all these Council persons are "reasonable" people who want the best for DC.

    That is what makes it such a wonderful, crime free, place to live.

  • Kerry aide blamed for campaign stumbles heads back to Ted K

    12/12/2004 7:54:46 PM PST · 18 of 22
    auntdot to WL-law

    She seems to meet the Kennedy criteria, warm and breathing.

  • Soliciting Suggestions for My Daughter's 18th Birthday Party (vanity). . .

    12/12/2004 7:49:08 PM PST · 27 of 36
    auntdot to littleleaguemom

    Agree with littleleaguemom, gloating is not something I would encourage.

    The day after the election, I went to work with about half of my coworkers having voted for Kerry. There was no rancor.

    Your daughter needs to understand that she is going to live in a society in which many people do not agree with her ideas.

    And there will come a time when this country turns Democrat and she will be in the minority.

    Working for a belief is great and should be encouraged and rewarded.

    But most Democrats are just hard working people who love their kids and families and just have a different view of the world than we do.

    But at the end of election day, they are our neighbors and coworkers.

    Our kids play with one another.

    America is strong because we can disagree on the most fundamental of issues, but still go on with respect for one another.

  • Newborn found dead on Greyhound bus in SF; woman held

    12/12/2004 7:12:03 PM PST · 5 of 16
    auntdot to Sgt_Schultze

    It used to be in many states that a person could take a newborn to a hospital and just walk away, no questions asked.

    Don't know if that is still the law/policy today.

    It should be, and if the mother of this poor child had known about it the infant might be alive today and have a chance of growing up in a loving family.

  • Register your Case (More Unmitigated Gaullic Gaul)

    12/12/2004 5:43:17 PM PST · 8 of 28
    auntdot to CT CONSERVATIVE

    Now I know why I have never heard of Carl's Jr., they are all located in the West or Southwest.

    Guess they don't deliver to Virginia.

  • JURY CONFLICTED ON PETERSON'S FATE

    12/11/2004 5:51:14 AM PST · 24 of 38
    auntdot to pumba555

    Yeah, and Gloria Allred.

    She must have a mortician who makes her up.

    Spooky.

  • No Divorce

    12/11/2004 5:28:57 AM PST · 3 of 3
    auntdot to Racehorse

    I tell ya, life ain't easy for a boy named Hsu.

  • Kerik Withdraws his name for top DHS Job

    12/10/2004 8:59:12 PM PST · 68 of 152
    auntdot to RoarkMan

    I believe this nanny-gate stuff is just a cover for something more sinister.

    For this guy to have to remove himself from the nomination in one week says to me that GWB has not very good people vetting these appointments.

    To me it is a dumb screw-up.

  • Juan Williams tips his hand...

    12/09/2004 5:57:07 PM PST · 8 of 47
    auntdot to BCrago66

    Williams often looks like a deer in the headlights.

    He is a lightweight intellectual at best.

    It is very painful to watch him struggle in his often vain attempts to make a cogent point.

    Can't FNC get a more intelligent liberal foil?

  • Rewarding illegal aliens: worker's program (amnesty)

    12/04/2004 8:35:18 PM PST · 52 of 127
    auntdot to Ben Ficklin

    To deport all illegal immigrants would require many buses.

    But there is a better way to go about it.

    First you deport every illegal you find, right away. If they have a family, too bad, they are gone.

    If their kids were born in this country, mom and pop go back. They can take their kids if they want to. Otherwise the state will take care of them. Goodbye.

    And that will send a message.

    And you then go after those who employ them. Once the people cannot get a job, make a living, they will leave.

    Is it a draconian approach? Sure.

    Do the politicians, including GWB, have the stomach for it?

    Probably not.

    But to me it is the only way.

  • "Oh, Deer" Say Some After Rocker Offers Help (Who else, but Ted Nugent!)

    12/01/2004 11:28:19 AM PST · 12 of 29
    auntdot to Land_of_Lincoln_John

    Whenever a local area, particularly a tony one, gets too many deer there is always the faction that gets queasy at the idea of actually killing Bambi and stops the hunting.

    The alternative is simple. Let the animals outgrow the food supply, let them eat the bark off their trees, and then, when the trees have no more to give, die from a lack of food.

    Not a pleasant way to go.

    But the locals don't have to think about that part of it, because they never seen it. Starving deer do not usually die in people's yards.

    But the citified folk feel good that Thumper will not see his pal shot.

    Nah, the bunny can just watch his buddy slowly die of starvation.

    There is a lot more to environmentalism and conservation than not taking out Bambi.

  • Revisiting internment camps of WWII

    11/30/2004 5:02:23 PM PST · 11 of 33
    auntdot to henderson field

    Right on the money!

    And, about 1/2 of those who were interred in the US WWII internment camps were of German or Italian ethnicity.

  • Revisiting internment camps of WWII

    11/30/2004 5:01:20 PM PST · 9 of 33
    auntdot to henderson field

    Right on the money!

    And, about 1/2 of those who were interred in the US WWII internment camps were of German or Italian ethnicity.

  • Convicted By Suspicion -- Why Scott Peterson May Be Innocent

    11/30/2004 11:23:30 AM PST · 93 of 395
    auntdot to J. Neil Schulman

    '...without the prosecution presenting conclusive direct or circumstantial evidence overcoming every single exculpatory scenario by which Laci Peterson might have otherwise come to her death;'

    If our justice system were held to that criterion, there would be no guilty verdicts, ever.

    Every clever defense council can come up with a circumstance that the prosecution cannot refute.

    Could Laci have been abducted by unseen thugs who, for no good reason, abducted and killed her and then tossed her in the bay where Scott was fishing with the wrong gear?

    I suppose.

    But some explanations just don't make a whole lot of sense.

    And that is why we have juries to weight the evidence as best they can.

  • High court to weigh medical marijuana laws

    11/25/2004 7:31:47 PM PST · 4 of 5
    auntdot to LouAvul

    I am a true fan of the tenth amendment to our Constitution.

    It is the one that reserves to the states those powers not specifically enumerated in the Constitution to the federal government.

    I really do not find any ban on medical marijuana in that document and feel it should be the individual state's authority to allow, or not, the legitimacy of marijuana as a medically useful drug.

    But then again I feel the states should have many rights that have been subsumed by the feds.

    Yes, the tenth amendment is my favorite amendment.

    Next to the twenty first, that is.

    Urp.

  • Election Losses Further Erode Once Mighty Democratic Base

    11/14/2004 6:54:01 PM PST · 31 of 45
    auntdot to FrankRepublican

    I sent a letter to Senator Allen about the President's AMNESTY PROGRAM for ILLEGALS.

    When you read his response to my letter you may change your mind about supporting him for President in 2008.

    This is the text of Senator Allen's letter:

    Thank you for contacting me regarding President Bush’s immigration proposal. I appreciate your concerns and value your input.

    As you may know, President Bush has proposed a new temporary worker program for new foreign workers and undocumented men and women currently employed in the United States. The President’s plan would allow new immigrants to enter the country as long as they obtain jobs through a government-run database. This database must offer jobs first to U.S. citizens then to temporary workers. In addition, foreign workers would be legal for three years and then could renew their status at least once. Under this proposal, all undocumented workers now in the United States will have to pay a fine, while new workers who enter this country under the proper legal means will be exempt. At the end of the term of employment, workers would either return to their home countries or be eligible to begin the application process for legal U.S. status.

    I have always maintained that the strength of the U.S. comes, in part, from diversity; it is a land of freedom and opportunity, but I also believe one must access this opportunity through legal channels. Many people, including my mother, came to this country through the established legal means so they could live the American Dream. I do not believe our immigration policy should reward individuals who enter the system illegally by granting them taxpayer-paid welfare and health benefits, while those who follow the proper legal process wait. For those people who want to work in the U.S., I support effective guest worker permits such as H-1B visas for technology workers or similar visas for agricultural workers.

    I understand the many concerns that individuals have with this proposal. Like you, I do not support amnesty for illegal immigrants. Amnesty rewards the undocumented population with an automatic path to citizenship. Under the President’s plan, temporary workers must return home after their status expires, or apply for a green card under existing law, unlike the blanket amnesty granted in 1986. Furthermore, this program does not give preferential treatment to participants in the temporary program if they apply for a green card. These individuals will have to get in line behind those who are already waiting.

    What President Bush outlined is simply a proposal. The next step will be a legislative version being introduced in Congress. Please be assured that I will thoroughly review any legislative proposals put forward and that I will keep your thoughtful comments in mind.

    While Governor of Virginia, I proposed a plan entitled Virginia’s Jobs for Virginia’s Workers, which curbed illegal immigration and welfare dependency. Under this agreement, INS agents identify workers who are in the country and employed illegally. After the agents remove suspected illegal immigrants from a work site, officials notify State social service administrators who then provide the employer with a pool of welfare recipients to fill the vacant spot.

    Thank you again for taking the time to contact me. If you would like to receive an e-mail newsletter about my initiatives to improve America, please sign up on my website (http://allen.senate.gov). It is an honor to serve you in the United States Senate, and I look forward to working with you to make Virginia and America a better place to live, learn, work and raise a family.

    With warm regards, I remain
    Sincerely,
    Senator George Allen



    MY OPINION of Allen's response is the "program" is just amnesty (as awarded by Reagan in 1986) but with a different title and much more window dressing.

    It's time to start to recruit supporters and candidates for an Immigration Reform party. I and my family can no longer support a spineless Republican party that does not even perform the most basic function of government, protecting our borders.

  • DUDES!!! I FOUND IT!! THE ALL TIME BEST ANGRY LEFT COMMENTARY OF ALL TIME!!!!

    11/04/2004 8:45:36 PM PST · 50 of 83
    auntdot to ElkGroveDan

    Thanks for the post ElkGroveDan.

    I was brought up to believe you vote and move on.

    The liberals seem to have a different opinion.

    But their questions are interesting.

    Was it Rove or Cheney who channelled the Martian mind lock to secure the election?

    Inquiring minds wish to know.

  • The unteachable ignorance of the red states.

    11/04/2004 8:24:29 PM PST · 52 of 172
    auntdot to The Loan Arranger

    This gal needs to get her medication adjusted.

    Or get a life.

    Have lived through many elections I have not enjoyed.

    But have gotten up the next day and lived my life.

    This chick has real problems.

  • Here's what has some of DU in an uproar

    11/04/2004 1:57:56 PM PST · 41 of 65
    auntdot to JCEccles

    Have tried to get into DU over the last two days, could not resist.

    Just wanted to find out if it was Rove or Cheney who conspired to have every third vote for Kerry changed to GWB.

    First, found DU suspended all non-registered users from lurking. They said the site was too busy.

    Finally decided to register, and found they suspended that option also.

    Must be one heck of a scene over there.

  • Vegan CEO hoping to influence employees with meat-free cafeteria

    10/31/2004 12:10:41 PM PST · 67 of 117
    auntdot to xm177e2

    Yeah, vegan means not eating anything that comes from a beast. That includes milk, cheese, eggs, you name it.

    Actually, I would not mind working for the guy. Often just have salad for lunch. And could probably brown bag a salami sandwich if I wanted a change.

    And the price seems right.

    Love meat, including raw stuff such as oysters, clams, beef, and lamb (raw kibbe is excellent, but one of us will no longer let us go to Muslim run restaurants); have no compunctions about chowing down on critters at all.

    My opinion is the guy runs the place and can dictate what he serves in the cafeteria.

    And I can do what I want on my time.

  • Vote may sway future of electoral college

    10/30/2004 6:36:42 AM PDT · 17 of 56
    auntdot to jocon307

    Thanks CThomasFan, the smaller states would never commit political and economic suicide by agreeing to end the Electoral College.

    The founding fathers did not want the most populated states to dominate the smaller states. If that were not the case, the needs of the smaller states would be ignored.

  • Muslim Re-Education

    10/21/2004 4:04:27 AM PDT · 7 of 11
    auntdot to pop-aye

    I am appalled that during this 'war on terror' we are continuing to let members of this death cult into our country.

    We are at war with terrorism and, while not all Muslims are terrorists all of the terrorists are Muslim.

    During WWII we did not permit citizens of Italy, Germany and Japan to enter into this country. Therefore, during this war on terror it is frightening that we continue to permit Muslims to enter the US.

    The lack of governmental backbone in dealing with the issue of Muslim immigration is political correctness gone amok.

    We are importing a 'fifth column' who wishes our destruction.

    After the war on terrorism is over, then this policy can be re-considered.

    Hopefully, we will not have to pay the price in American lives for letting 'political correctness' take precedent over the security of our citizens.