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Posts by Rushgrrl

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  • CALIFORNIA STATE GOVERNMENT

    07/21/2009 4:48:31 PM PDT · 5 of 10
    Rushgrrl to Tamatoa

    Nobody in any cell of the state gov’t knows ANYTHING that the other ones do. The stories I could tell you...it’s agonizing. Truly makes me want to leave this dang state.

  • NBC Poll: "In God We Trust" on currency

    05/14/2009 11:12:46 AM PDT · 1 of 30
    Rushgrrl
    Go while the poll is still open.
  • Fight Over Sanctuary City Policy Rolls On [Why Do Federal Tax $$s Go to SF City?]

    03/30/2009 6:16:15 PM PDT · 3 of 7
    Rushgrrl to MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

    Wow - I have to say STELLAR post. Simply Stellar! I agree 150%

  • Youth club seeks to protect Western world [SPLC cries racism] [Youth for Western Civ.] [Vandy]

    03/30/2009 4:29:35 PM PDT · 7 of 9
    Rushgrrl to rabscuttle385

    I notice that this situation is almost always a double-standard. I, myself, consider myself a “culturalist”, as I absolutely find the term “racist” disturbing and I’ve had this term unfairly attributed to me on more than one occasion. I do find it interesting that only caucasians can be considered “racist” and only those of Western values have to alter their lives in order to respect those of other “cultures”, while ours gets hastily put aside for the sake of tolerance. Sorry...but I’ve pretty much had it.

    Just wondering how many others are riding on the same edge....

  • PETA - Where's Our Millions Being Spent?

    03/30/2009 11:21:10 AM PDT · 10 of 16
    Rushgrrl to OneVike

    Unfortunately, PETA members in the past, in various articles have stated outwardly that OWNING a pet, whether it’s a dog, cat, bird, or otherwise is against the natural being of the animal and should be discouraged. They are against pet-owning at all and have stated as a policy (until it was brought out in the open in articles) that they would rather see the animals in question dead, than be SLAVES of the pet-owners. How’s that for animal rights? Nice, huh...
    I don’t care what people say about PETA - I find them to be a complete waste of human flesh. Period.

  • Vandals spray paint signs in downtown Fullerton

    10/20/2008 8:58:11 PM PDT · 14 of 20
    Rushgrrl to Parley Baer

    Our neighbors across the street had one on their lawn and the sign got ripped off the metal stakes. My parents’ is still there along w/a McCain/Palin sign, but they are closer to the door. Obviously “tolerance” is still only something that WE should display, always a one-way street. It’s sickening.

  • Mobile County Murder Mystery Solved? ( Illegal Alien did it )

    09/26/2008 2:31:09 PM PDT · 3 of 6
    Rushgrrl to HollyButler

    Priceless cultural gems.

  • Madera school board election nullified before the vote

    09/25/2008 9:14:03 AM PDT · 8 of 8
    Rushgrrl to TightyRighty

    You are absolutely right! I’m in Fresno and currently live in Coarsegold - having to either go through Madera when traveling, or for sports games or for job interviews, there is not ONE area of that town that doesn’t look like you’ve crossed the border - it’s ridiculous.

    This entire business with the courts intervening due to this reason is just another notch. It’s one more step in the overall dumbing-down of society as a whole, lower-your-standards-to-raise-your-average mentality and I’m getting pretty dang sick of it. It’s all over the place here. So what - they’re going to break it up into voting districts? So you’ll now have to have a Spanish interpreter present during all school board meetings? Fabulos-o! That’s just freakin’ fantastic. Again...let’s change the rules so those who can’t compete really can now so they’ll feel better about themselves. Yay. And come ON - they’re either illegal or they’re under 18? Does that tell anyone ANYTHING at ALL?

    Frankly, I get upset at just the pushing of everyone to speak spanish all the time, instead of requiring those to ASSIMILATE...nevermind the high amount of those who aren’t really supposed to be here at all, but that’s another thing entirely. I have a lot of Hispanic friends and workmates who all feel the same way, which is very interesting to hear. They moved here for a reason, not so they can replicate what they left but to move on to a better life. It’s sad.
    Mexifornia - here we come. I hope y’all like burros and churros.

  • A Savage Attack: Why Michael Savage is wrong about Autism & why Conservatives shouldn't support him.

    08/28/2008 9:38:46 AM PDT · 336 of 391
    Rushgrrl to Checkers

    You know, when people post things like this, it amazes me that they’re taken seriously. Whenever anything is taken out of context, you’re going to have a vastly different meaning than if the entire text is covered, so that people can make an EDUCATED analysis, not basing an opinion on one statement made on a certain date.

    I will say that I don’t always agree with Savage, but living in SF for over a year, I was able to experience some things. One of the things about his show that most people don’t know, especially those that say “I don’t listen to him but he’s not conservative”...he has three studios he has to operate out of, the locations kept secret because he’s come under serious fire from libs up there, death threats, etc. And for those of you who claim he’s a lib in con’s clothing, also untrue. He used to have a large group of friends that hung out in a bookstore in NorthBeach (Little Italy of SF, for those of you who don’t know where that is) and he’s been banned from there because of the arguments he would pose to the other locals (all extreme left libs). You go to that bookstore and you can find a huge array of every left-leaning thinkform available. He still will walk by there and taunt the owner, who is one of the original men he’d argue with. Amazing...instead of allowing Savage’s viewpoint, they banned him. Does that tell you anything?

    That is just to give all of you haters out there something to chew on. Also, frankly, you know what - if you don’t like him? I suggest you merely turn the station, don’t listen to him and why even bother posting on a thread about him? He has freedom of speech and you have freedom of choice. So choose wisely.

    Have a nice day.

  • A Savage Attack: Why Michael Savage is wrong about Autism & why Conservatives shouldn't support him.

    08/28/2008 9:28:40 AM PDT · 335 of 391
    Rushgrrl to Yaelle

    I’ve been reading all this regarding Autism and seeing everyone’s arguing back and forth and I was just waiting for the “it’s our vaccines” shoe to drop and finally, it did. Over all these years that vaccines have been used, now it’s being attached to the accounts of autism?

    Give me a break! These vaccines were put in place for a reason, and now all of these parents who blame it on the vaccines are NOT vaccinating their children and we’re seeing huge cases of diseases, long been banished from this country, rearing their ugly heads!! Polio, whooping cough, etc...and of course, there is SOMETHING that has changed, perhaps we should look at the connection of let’s see...the relative relationship of those parents who experimented with certain types of drugs in their past and it’s connection to the autism their kids are experiencing.

    For some reason, there are myriads of variables here, and I find it interesting that the medical field is jumping all over this great idea that the vaccines are to blame! Of course, why vaccinate when you can possibly wring millions of dollars out of the insurance companies with the rise of all these long-banished illnesses! Yay - go autistm-parents! I think that maybe, just maybe, people ought to start looking at themselves as opposed to finding an external reason for these cases of autism. But hey, it’s always easier to place blame than to accept it for ourselves.

    ‘Course, it’s just an opinion, but I certainly expect to get laced up the nearest flagpole because I said it.

  • Pelosi Statement on California State Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

    05/15/2008 1:59:13 PM PDT · 64 of 74
    Rushgrrl to PetroniusMaximus

    “If these people keep pushing, they’re going to start a civil war.”

    I think that might be a bit more accurate than anyone really wants to admit. I know a lot of people that have had that very opinion. Some people shoot it down with “no, we learned from the civil war how well that would work”....but I still don’t think it’s going to be as easy as people think.

  • Pelosi Statement on California State Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

    05/15/2008 1:56:44 PM PDT · 63 of 74
    Rushgrrl to JoanneSD

    haha funny you mention that - while my husband and I lived up in San Fran last year, I had a bumper sticker that read “Hetero Pride” with blue rainbow on it. It was defaced with the following “ you are suppressing your homosexual tendencies”...LOL

    Guess so much for OUR rights to have an opinion!!! Not up there, no way, no how!

  • Pelosi Statement on California State Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

    05/15/2008 1:54:23 PM PDT · 62 of 74
    Rushgrrl to kittymyrib

    when...def not IF the big one hits Nor-Cal, the only thing that would surprise ME....is if half the military sent there for support didn’t ditch by becoming Consciencious Objectors. I would if I were in the military and was informed that I had to go help all of the over-liberal-conservative-hating-those-can-speak-but-only-those-that-agree-with-us mindless morons. And trust me, after living and working Downtown SF for a year...it’s much scarier than I even I had initially thought.

  • Puppy Found Tortured, Painted

    07/29/2005 8:36:03 AM PDT · 10 of 29
    Rushgrrl to RepublicanMensan

    ooooh you are SO much closer to the truth than you have any idea! Scary when I see stories like this. Truly. If they find the person responsible for this, they need to think LONG and hard about what drove the person to those acts.

  • STOP OLIVER STONE FROM MAKING 9/11 FILM

    07/29/2005 8:33:42 AM PDT · 44 of 57
    Rushgrrl to RUSHLUVER
    In all honesty, if the man wants to make a movie, all the boycotts and rants and complaints are not going to stop it. It's only going to more attention to the situation and it will become "controversial" and thusly pour more fuel onto the fire. Where boycotts and movies are concerned, it doesn't work, but I guess people will continue to believe that it will. This country was not founded on censorship. Trying to keep someone from voicing their opinions is just as horrible as what most Freepers complain about the left doing to conservatives.

    Now, would I pay money to see his movie? Hell no, of course not, but I'm also not going to bring undue attention to it so others might be more curious about the film. As far as I'm concerned, he doesn't exist. :)
  • ESSAY:JOBS NOBODY WANTS

    07/29/2005 8:22:17 AM PDT · 26 of 30
    Rushgrrl to dsc
    "You can hire an illegal alien to do the same job for $5 or $8 an hour, and it only costs you that $5 or $8 an hour.

    and sometimes, it's not even as simple as basic wage. It could be the entire process of a regular citizen being hired on "under the table" but if there is an injury, etc, there is a possibility of being sued, etc.

    A friend of mine was working on a construction job for $35 an hour, cash payment. Every one of the other guys on his team were hispanic, most didn't speak English. They were hired on a day-to-day basis to lug concrete blocks. For $35 an hour, not chicken feed. But they didn't pose a risk to the contractor that was hiring them.

    I don't think that the hourly wage is as big of a factor as is permanancy of the position, benefits, etc nevermind the taxes they're saving by paying cash under the table. A LOT of construction sites pay this way for unskilled labor because overall, it's cheaper. The guys make GOOD money, tax-free and the bosses don't have to worry about things like worker's compensation or taxes because they pay cash under the table. This isn't anything new, but in my opinion, this is a larger factor than the flat salary issue.
  • lllegal Immigrant Convicted Of Deadly Hit-And-Run

    07/22/2005 3:25:58 PM PDT · 106 of 159
    Rushgrrl to mlc9852

    ILLEGAL!!
    My God what part of that do you NOT get????

  • Study: Online users in US don't know Internet lingo

    07/22/2005 1:17:02 PM PDT · 50 of 92
    Rushgrrl to Panerai
    podcasting


    I guess if I had an IPod or personal MP3 player, I'd probably care. But since I don't feel like putting out the hundred bux plus for one and other bills take precedence, then it just doesn't matter to me. Oh boy - I'm sure I'm going to be deemed prehistoric any second now!
    /sarcasm
  • More blasts in London, new terror attack

    07/21/2005 8:46:19 AM PDT · 61 of 112
    Rushgrrl to ppaul

    there are some even on FR that haven't figured that out yet, sadly.

  • Man Kills Waitress Over Letter to Editor in Local Paper

    07/20/2005 2:59:41 PM PDT · 125 of 143
    Rushgrrl to rdcorso

    no, it shouldn't, I agree, but it does, by law. That's the risk you take when renting property. Renters' rights are HUGE in number and they publish books on them JUST so every renter knows, by law, what they're allowed to get away with and what landlords can/can not do. I have known several people who go from rental to rental, armed with their Renters' Rights Guide and they will swindle their way across town and not pay a dang dime. They will have six months of living quarters and not pay a dime for it due to the rights, but then this IS California. I am sure though, that every state has different rights, but guaranteed there are processes to get through. Maddening? Perhaps, but justification to kill someone because of it? Not even close.