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alstroemeria posted to the Political Asylum board. 2 hours ago

Jesus. so to speak.

A South Carolina candidate for lieutenant governor thinks Christian parents should pull their children out of the “godless” and “pagan” public school system.

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“We cannot win this war we’re in as long as we keep handing our
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alstroemeria replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4 hours ago

Re: God only knows

Beech Boys

heh--my fingers musta been climbing trees ;-)

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alstroemeria posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4 hours ago

God only knows

Maybe this song keeps coming to mind because of the Firefly fanfic I'm reading this week.

Beech Boys--God Only Knows:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOMyS78o5YI

Beach [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:30 PM

Re: Your Inner fish

Perhaps they would like science as well as govt to be small enough to drown in the bathtub.

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:46 AM

Re: Poll: Sugar poll

So, you want to have control over what people eat

No more than providing cheap grazing land to ranchers or subsidies to animal feed growers controls what people eat.

Did you buy a solar panel/solar hot water system/hybrid car [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:48 AM

Re: How much will being a grandmother...

Libs hated on her just the same.

I don't care for her political views, her way of punishing rivals/people who weren't loyal, or shooting wolves from helicopters, but I also admire her for making a sort of silk purse out of her sow's [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:40 AM

Re: Oklahoma destroying freedom

What possible reasonable rationale do they have for this one?

Reduced profits for corporations that produce electricity from coal, gas, and nuclear.

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:35 AM

Re: Poll: Sugar poll

In your pants.

I favor subsidies of a sort (tax breaks) on produce and legumes, perhaps nuts and some whole grains as well (e.g., walnuts, oats, farro--aka emmer, spelt, einkorn), but not on unhealthy foods like sugar, which we should eat in [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 9:25 PM

Re: how to store home-made vinaigrette dressing

MIDDLE EASTERN TAHINI DRESSING
I don't measure, but about this:

1/3 cup tahini
1/2 cup water
juice of a lemon
1 minced garlic clove
salt to taste
Optional--minced parsley, pinch of cayenne, a little fragrant olive [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:34 PM

Re: How much will being a grandmother...

Being a grandma didn't help Palin much.

Are you claiming that her son with Downs (Trig? Trip? Trak? Truce?) is actually her grandson? Because Bristol's son wasn't born till after the election.

Palin's physically [more]

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alstroemeria posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:53 AM

I have resisted...

I have resisted the siren call of posting my favorite fanfics (haven't I? I think I have-). But I simply can't resist posting this lil 2-chapter (complete) Firefly number entitled Two Gorram Days:

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alstroemeria replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:26 AM

Re: ObummerKare success - NOT!

I've read that 80-90% have paid nation-wide. I've been told by SC residents that you have to give a checking account number for auto-withdrawal of premium in order to complete the enrollment process (perhaps this depends on the insurer?), so I expect [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 10:16 AM

Re: how to store home-made vinaigrette dressing

We make enough dressing for just 2-3 salads at a time and keep it in a bottle in a cool place on the counter. Tend to alternate between a vinaigrette (French, Italian, Asian variants) and a tahini-lemon (Middle Eastern and Asian variants). Seeking a [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:44 AM

Re: tattoos are for self esteem issues

body art, increasingly popular with celebrities such as Amy Winehouse and Angelina Jolie, could conceal a poor personal opinion of oneself, psychologists have found.

haha--love those examples. The majority of tattooed people I run [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:18 AM

Re: Scalia the anti-American

They were told to hate Scalia so they do.

Nope. I just read what he says. Once in a while he makes sense. BUt what can one expect from someone who thought having NINE (9) children made sense?

Reagan put 3 people on the [more]

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:06 AM

Re: Scalia the anti-American

Do the anti constitutionalists know that SCOTUS justices don’t run for election?

What part of "I wish we'd get the opportunity…" did you not understand?

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:53 AM

Re: The Bundy Syndrome

But people carrying automatic rifles and threatening to shoot federal agents aren't peacefully protesting.

I think the thing about civil disobedience that you're missing is that people engaged in civil disobedience don't use or
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alstroemeria replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:56 AM

Re: Housing

But since she was having stress from finances, didn't she deserve the vacation? ;)

Florida can be a cheap vacation, especially if you're camping or visiting someone and have no hotel and little food expense--mostly gas to get there.

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alstroemeria replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:08 PM

Re: What's the matter with Kansas?

Hey alstro, nice going.

I post coz I like to vent, inform, entertain, or just express myself--I assume you do the same. Not specifically to get recs, although agreement/appreciation/support is always nice. I'm often puzzled by what [more]

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