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2015-08-18 14:51:03 (24 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Here is a question for those that deny voter fraud:

With border enforcement, illegal immigration, being in the forefront of this election, not just for the presidential, but also Congressional, why would you think illegals as well as those that support open borders would respect the sanctity of the ballot when they can't respect our border laws, and applaud those that have broken the law to get here (sanctuary cities)?


Just a thought while I'm dialysizing 

Most reshares: 6

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2015-07-25 03:27:06 (2 comments, 6 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Most plusones: 48

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2015-08-01 01:39:48 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 48 +1s)Open 

My 14 yo prepped, cooked, hamburgers on grill tonight. Notice the homemade big Mac sauce in the bowl 

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2015-08-23 20:04:38 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Fascinating

Why Do Americans and Brits Have Different Accents? ... something new to me, SO we Americans actually speak the Queen's English while you Brits speak differently, eh? ... " In 1776, whether you were declaring America independent from the crown or swearing your loyalty to King George III, your pronunciation would have been much the same. At that time, American and British accents hadn't yet diverged. What's surprising, though, is that Hollywood costume dramas get it all wrong: The Patriots and the Redcoats spoke with accents that were much closer to the contemporary American accent than to the Queen's English.

It is the standard British accent that has drastically changed in the past two centuries, while the typical American accent has changed only subtly.

Traditional English, whether spoken in the British Isles or the American colonies, was largely "rhotic." Rhotic speakers pronounce the "R" sound in such words as "hard" and "winter," while non-rhotic speakers do not. Today, however, non-rhotic speech is common throughout most of Britain. For example, most modern Brits would tell you it's been a "hahd wintuh."

It was around the time of the American Revolution that non-rhotic speech came into use among the upper class in southern England, in and around London. According to John Algeo in "The Cambridge History of the English Language" (Cambridge University Press, 2001), this shift occurred because people of low birth rank who had become wealthy during the Industrial Revolution were seeking ways to distinguish themselves from other commoners; they cultivated the prestigious non-rhotic pronunciation in order to demonstrate their new upper-class status.

"London pronunciation became the prerogative of a new breed of specialists — orthoepists and teachers of elocution. The orthoepists decided upon correct pronunciations, compiled pronouncing dictionaries and, in private and expensive tutoring sessions, drilled enterprising citizens in fashionable articulation," Algeo wrote.

The lofty manner of speech developed by these specialists gradually became standardized — it is officially called "Received Pronunciation" — and it spread across Britain. However, people in the north of England, Scotland and Ireland have largely maintained their traditional rhotic accents.

Most American accents have also remained rhotic, with some exceptions: New York and Boston accents have become non-rhotic. According to Algeo, after the Revolutionary War, these cities were "under the strongest influence by the British elite." ..."

http://www.livescience.com/33652-americans-brits-accents.html___Fascinating

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2015-08-23 04:21:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 


Take a moment, and click on the link and read.


High risk pregnancy specialist, Dr. Steve Calvin, in a letter some years ago to the Arizona Daily Star, wrote, “There is inescapable schizophrenia in aborting a perfectly normal 22 week fetus while at the same hospital, performing intra-uterine surgery on its cousin.” When the unborn are wanted, they are treated as children and patients. When they are not wanted, they are not children. We know what we are doing......


And the most unassailable:

" 11. When two rights conflict, the higher value should be protected.

We know the principle of justice that when two legitimate rights conflict, the right that protects the higher value should prevail. We deny the right to drive at 100 miles per hour because the value of life is greater than the value of being on time or gettingthr... more »

'We Know They Are Killing Children—All of Us Know'

http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/we-know-they-are-killing-children-all-of-us-know

#ProtestPP #PPSellsBabyParts #stand4life___
Take a moment, and click on the link and read.


High risk pregnancy specialist, Dr. Steve Calvin, in a letter some years ago to the Arizona Daily Star, wrote, “There is inescapable schizophrenia in aborting a perfectly normal 22 week fetus while at the same hospital, performing intra-uterine surgery on its cousin.” When the unborn are wanted, they are treated as children and patients. When they are not wanted, they are not children. We know what we are doing......


And the most unassailable:

" 11. When two rights conflict, the higher value should be protected.

We know the principle of justice that when two legitimate rights conflict, the right that protects the higher value should prevail. We deny the right to drive at 100 miles per hour because the value of life is greater than the value of being on time or getting thrills. The right of the unborn not to be killed and the right of a woman not to be pregnant may be at odds. But they are not equal rights. Staying alive is more precious and more basic than not being pregnant. We know what we are doing when we kill a child."

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2015-08-23 04:01:38 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Hahaha hahaha

___Hahaha hahaha

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2015-08-23 01:31:19 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

My dear friend and mentor +Delbert Warner​ is right on point.


Lighten up.

There is both truth and humor intended in this meme.

Lighten up. :D___My dear friend and mentor +Delbert Warner​ is right on point.


Lighten up.

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2015-08-23 00:05:57 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Remember Dred Scott?

Remember Dred Scott?

Unborn babies are humans, too.

#ProtestPP  
#ppsellsbabyparts  ___Remember Dred Scott?

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2015-08-21 15:09:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

... But if we can save one email...

DOZENS of Clinton emails born classified
REUTERS is investigating on their own. This article does not go to any lengths to sugar coat the disaster that this is. Realize that  EVEN ONE failure to protect classified information is enough to get you in serious trouble. Hillary has dozens, so far.

And you will see in the article- it's breaches of trust from other governments. They explicitly ask that info go from Huma ONLY to Hillary, and Huma forwards it to Hillary's private server.

That's a diplomatic incident. Britain should be PISSED.___... But if we can save one email...

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2015-08-21 14:14:25 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

This is too cool! I couldn't stop watching it

H/T to +Azure Mallone​

+Doug Stryker​, +Alex Johnson​ check this out

OK! LET'S GET SOME!
BRING IT!___This is too cool! I couldn't stop watching it

H/T to +Azure Mallone​

+Doug Stryker​, +Alex Johnson​ check this out

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2015-08-21 02:17:03 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

I ask for your compassion and willingness to help out in any way, a fellow rider.

+Anthony Tyler is a great friend on THE PLOOS and I know his family has had to fight many struggles.  When his brother Seth was involved in a motorcycle accident, I shared his request for prayers.  Now that they have a way to help the family with this calamity, I am gladly sharing that too.___I ask for your compassion and willingness to help out in any way, a fellow rider.

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2015-08-20 16:30:35 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

At one time, being a journalist meant to report impartially the news, the social element. To stand above. It used to be that editorials and news were separated.

Used to be, a reporter would state the facts, and then clarify and opine their own thoughts: ".... But in this reporter's opinion...."

If you're reading this do your own research, educate yourself; it is no longer about pro-choice or pro-life, it is about our loss of humanity and the abdication of the press to honor their duty to defend a Republic.

I beseech you, be active.

Planned Parenthood gives awards to "journalists." "Journalists" keep quiet about baby parts being sold. But hey, cat videos and bra stories, LOL___At one time, being a journalist meant to report impartially the news, the social element. To stand above. It used to be that editorials and news were separated.

Used to be, a reporter would state the facts, and then clarify and opine their own thoughts: ".... But in this reporter's opinion...."

If you're reading this do your own research, educate yourself; it is no longer about pro-choice or pro-life, it is about our loss of humanity and the abdication of the press to honor their duty to defend a Republic.

I beseech you, be active.

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2015-08-20 01:39:43 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Check this tool out. Google public data Explorer.

+Pradheep Shanker​ you seen this? 

Check this tool out. Google public data Explorer.

+Pradheep Shanker​ you seen this? ___

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2015-08-19 17:34:32 (12 comments, 2 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

I'm stupefied.

I'm going to say it.
. Godwin's Law

I honestly don't even know what to say. ___I'm stupefied.

I'm going to say it.
. Godwin's Law

2015-08-19 17:33:26 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Clarity.

PERSPECTIVE
Only 5% of Planned Parenthood services are abortion.

Only 5% of ISIS activities are rape and torture

Less than 5% of the dentist's vacation activities involved killing a lion.

Less than 3% of Jeffrey Dahmer's diet was people.

END Planned Parenthood. Defund them, investigate them, shut them down.
#ppsellsbabyparts  ___Clarity.

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2015-08-18 23:52:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

H/t +Rachel Palmer​

"Did you knowingly wipe the server?"

"What, with a cloth?"

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/251413-clinton-pulls-plug-on-testy-presser-over-server-questions___H/t +Rachel Palmer​

2015-08-18 14:51:03 (24 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Read my comment below. What's your opinion?

Here is a question for those that deny voter fraud:

With border enforcement, illegal immigration, being in the forefront of this election, not just for the presidential, but also Congressional, why would you think illegals as well as those that support open borders would respect the sanctity of the ballot when they can't respect our border laws, and applaud those that have broken the law to get here (sanctuary cities)?


Just a thought while I'm dialysizing ___Read my comment below. What's your opinion?

2015-08-18 14:47:05 (17 comments, 2 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Here is a question for those that deny voter fraud:

With border enforcement, illegal immigration, being in the forefront of this election, not just for the presidential, but also Congressional, why would you think illegals as well as those that support open borders would respect the sanctity of the ballot when they can't respect our border laws, and applaud those that have broken the law to get here (sanctuary cities)?


Just a thought while I'm dialysizing 

Here is a question for those that deny voter fraud:

With border enforcement, illegal immigration, being in the forefront of this election, not just for the presidential, but also Congressional, why would you think illegals as well as those that support open borders would respect the sanctity of the ballot when they can't respect our border laws, and applaud those that have broken the law to get here (sanctuary cities)?


Just a thought while I'm dialysizing ___

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2015-08-14 00:16:49 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Now I just need some nuns that play golf with llamas

I have an army___Now I just need some nuns that play golf with llamas

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2015-08-11 05:25:18 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

+Eric Albin​​ playing with his android kite-cat

one of the reasons why servicemen or my favorite kind of people___ +Eric Albin​​ playing with his android kite-cat

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2015-08-11 05:22:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

They are a-grow'in

TWINS UPDATE! 5 DAYS OLD!

The girls are doing great! Both are off of any IV or oxygen! They are eating and growing ahead of schedule! They upped their food intake yesterday and then again today!!! Violet is even doing some bottle feeding. (most tube still) They told us it would be weeks before they would be in clothes, but as of yesterday, they are in T's! They are also staying awake for longer spells.
They got to meet some new family tonight! I think they are overwhelmed by all the visitors they have been getting! There is so much love for these precious angles! Oh! Aunt Sam +Samantha Williams​ got to hold Violet for over an hour today! (she is soooooo good with babies! ) Over all we are very blessed to have such amazingly healthy babies and a healthy Mom! +*​ came home from hospital on Saturday. Still feeling it, but doing great!

Thank you all again for all of the prayers and we'll wishes! We'll keep ya posted!

Violet - left, Scarlet - right___They are a-grow'in

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2015-08-10 19:55:23 (10 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

+Joshua Roy​

___+Joshua Roy​

2015-08-09 19:41:09 (16 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

It's interesting. On other CU posts, I'm seeing Trump supporters commenting like crazy how the GOP establishment is on a witch hunt, or trying to destroy trump or such. But in a direct line of questioning as below and it's crickets...

It's one thing to call out the RINOs and established politics, another to offer real world solutions.

My previous questions are still. Open for answering

Ok, I have a more directed question for those in the Trump Camp.

Let's take another candidate. Ted Cruz. What in his platform do you oppose compared to Trump, and why? What specific platform issue of trump's do you support compared to not supporting in Cruz?

Also, do you support the Use of Executive Orders as a workaround Congress? (the supposition being EOs would have to be the only way to get things done if you can't negotiate and effectively communicate with Congress, the 2nd part of the government.) ___It's interesting. On other CU posts, I'm seeing Trump supporters commenting like crazy how the GOP establishment is on a witch hunt, or trying to destroy trump or such. But in a direct line of questioning as below and it's crickets...

It's one thing to call out the RINOs and established politics, another to offer real world solutions.

My previous questions are still. Open for answering

2015-08-09 14:57:14 (14 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Ok, I have a more directed question for those in the Trump Camp.

Let's take another candidate. Ted Cruz. What in his platform do you oppose compared to Trump, and why? What specific platform issue of trump's do you support compared to not supporting in Cruz?

Also, do you support the Use of Executive Orders as a workaround Congress? (the supposition being EOs would have to be the only way to get things done if you can't negotiate and effectively communicate with Congress, the 2nd part of the government.) 

Ok, I have a more directed question for those in the Trump Camp.

Let's take another candidate. Ted Cruz. What in his platform do you oppose compared to Trump, and why? What specific platform issue of trump's do you support compared to not supporting in Cruz?

Also, do you support the Use of Executive Orders as a workaround Congress? (the supposition being EOs would have to be the only way to get things done if you can't negotiate and effectively communicate with Congress, the 2nd part of the government.) ___

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2015-08-08 23:06:45 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

+Eric Albin​, your dad is looking for you... Something about stealing his Space Ghost Bubble Bath...

.... Ya wanna elaborate?

___+Eric Albin​, your dad is looking for you... Something about stealing his Space Ghost Bubble Bath...

.... Ya wanna elaborate?

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2015-08-08 01:53:28 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Why?

You would choose some one else to be President?

Are you mad?

Choose the most experienced for over a couple of hundred eons!

#politics  #cthulhu___Why?

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2015-08-01 01:39:48 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 48 +1s)Open 

My 14 yo prepped, cooked, hamburgers on grill tonight. Notice the homemade big Mac sauce in the bowl 

My 14 yo prepped, cooked, hamburgers on grill tonight. Notice the homemade big Mac sauce in the bowl ___

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2015-07-30 13:40:55 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Here's a question for you, and would love your input:

Why don't we, as conservatives, call ourselves classical liberals and reclaim that title from progressives?

This is why speaking out matters.  The initial framework to teack Advanced Placement U.S. History was a disaster. The loud criticisms helped make changes that were profound, and dramatically improve the curriculum. ___Here's a question for you, and would love your input:

Why don't we, as conservatives, call ourselves classical liberals and reclaim that title from progressives?

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2015-07-30 13:25:41 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

We tend to be the first I many things....

Texas is the first of ten states to start investigating the sale of aborted baby body parts at Planned parenthood, but officials with the nation’s largest abortion business refused to attend the hearing. The hearings at the Texas legislature follow three shocking videos that have caught Planned Parenthood doctors discussing and arranging the sale of body parts of aborted babies.___We tend to be the first I many things....

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2015-07-30 02:22:28 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

How I see +Shawn Holster​fighting +Chuck Norris​

Funnz Dance___How I see +Shawn Holster​fighting +Chuck Norris​

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2015-07-30 01:50:23 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

Finished 

Finished ___

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2015-07-30 00:10:56 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Prepping asparagus... Starting potatoes... 

Prepping asparagus... Starting potatoes... ___

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2015-07-29 22:43:29 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

Grilling steaks and asparagus, with baked potatoes.

Seasoned and letting salt infuse meat. 

Grilling steaks and asparagus, with baked potatoes.

Seasoned and letting salt infuse meat. ___

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2015-07-26 01:59:10 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

Finished. 

Finished. ___

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2015-07-26 00:37:54 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Usually I smoke ribs on the grill, but wanted to try this recipe for crock pot ribs from +Meathead Goldwyn​​ at http://amazingribs.com . Also here at +Barbecue​

These guys are the MIT of grilling.

Anyway, I've got onions, diced apples, potatoes and bbq sauce, 2 more hours to go. 

Usually I smoke ribs on the grill, but wanted to try this recipe for crock pot ribs from +Meathead Goldwyn​​ at http://amazingribs.com . Also here at +Barbecue​

These guys are the MIT of grilling.

Anyway, I've got onions, diced apples, potatoes and bbq sauce, 2 more hours to go. ___

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2015-07-25 03:27:06 (2 comments, 6 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Yup, pretty much.

___Yup, pretty much.

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2015-07-23 04:47:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

To illustrate the importance of the Altar of Meat....

+Leslie P​

To illustrate the importance of the Altar of Meat....

+Leslie P​___

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2015-07-23 04:40:36 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Big government at its finest.

H/T to that illustrious Buddha, +Pradheep Shanker​

Socialism. ___Big government at its finest.

H/T to that illustrious Buddha, +Pradheep Shanker​

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2015-07-23 04:33:01 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Since the majority of abortions are done on blacks, and prochoice'rs support abortion:

Does that make them racist?

And if prochoice'rs don't believe they're viable humans...

..... Does that mean they're harvesting non-human Organs for human use?

#PPSellsBabyParts   #DefundPP  ___Since the majority of abortions are done on blacks, and prochoice'rs support abortion:

Does that make them racist?

And if prochoice'rs don't believe they're viable humans...

..... Does that mean they're harvesting non-human Organs for human use?

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2015-07-22 22:34:02 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Integrity, Fidelity, Sacrifice

Regardless of your politics, regardless of your views on the federal government,

These men are heros.

HEROES. 

Some of the five servicemen who were fatally wounded effectively sacrificed themselves during the assault on Thursday, diverting the gunman away from a larger group of potential victims, according to a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation into the killings.

“This could have been a lot worse,” said the official, who did not want to be identified because he was not authorized to discuss the investigation. “It could have been a horrible, horrible massacre — so much worse.”___Integrity, Fidelity, Sacrifice

Regardless of your politics, regardless of your views on the federal government,

These men are heros.

2015-07-16 12:57:02 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

I'm in hell ; I do Dialysis every other day next to a Bernie fan....




I'm in hell ; I do Dialysis every other day next to a Bernie fan....


___

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2015-07-12 18:08:24 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

Dinner.... In 4 hours... 

Dinner.... In 4 hours... ___

2015-07-05 13:09:13 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

I'm speechless.

FB posting from my friend, who happens to have been born and raised in a Socialist nation.
_____________________________________________________

It's Independence Day, and I am once more reminded what a spoiled brat I am.

The liberties and freedom I often take for granted were not earned by me, but paid for by people I may never meet to thank.

I have never enlisted in the military. Nor have I lost a loved one in a U.S. war.

As an immigrant these things were bestowed upon me as a free gift upon my acceptance of United States citizenship.

It took me a long good time to understand the definition of liberty. 
The word "liberty" literally doesn't exist in my native tongue. 

The word "freedom" does. 
I had been told by the government that I had freedom when living in a socialistic country.
It was all I knew. So I assumed it to be true. 

I was free to pay my taxes. And free to conform to government rule and regulation.

I had a "free education," and really expensive "free healthcare."
I had the right to collect "free" money that other people had earned if I was home sick, or just had the blues enough to justify not going to work.

And if I would have raised my children in Sweden I would have collected hundreds of kronor every month in chid support from the GOVERNMENT- just for the woman's privilege of having kids in the nanny state.

So yes, liberty was quite a foreign concept to me when I came to the United States, with two suitcases and $200 in my pocket.

I had learned to hunt and gather in the government system.
I then realized there was no EMPLOYMENT agency that would send me along with hundreds of others to compete for jobs we didn't really want or weren't qualified for. There was no HOUSING authority that told you which apartment you could rent.

This was the land of opportunity. Not the land of guarantees.
And I fell in love with it.

Liberty isn't a noun. It's a verb. It's something you have to experience to completely understand. Once you do, it is natural to want to protect it.

And that's what millions of American military service men, women, and their families have done for you and me.
I also realize that it is a work that is never done.
Our freedom is under continuos attack still today.

I contend that the greatest threat to our liberty today is that so many Americans don't understand the definition of liberty. That is why it is being surrendered voluntarily to a government that is rapidly devouring our rights at a glutinous pace.

So this Independence Day I want to thank all of you who serve, or have served in the military. Those who have lost loved ones in duty. And all of you who continue to fight for our country to know what liberty feels like.
----With gratitude, Karin___I'm speechless.

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2015-07-04 11:36:19 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

Happy Independence Day... My own red white and blue 

Happy Independence Day... My own red white and blue ___

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2015-07-01 13:46:28 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

It's ok; I'll just be trans-simian when they take over, +Pradheep Shanker​...

___It's ok; I'll just be trans-simian when they take over, +Pradheep Shanker​...

2015-06-21 12:44:43 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Happy Father's day guys 

Happy Father's day guys ___

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2015-06-18 03:09:56 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Inconvenient truths, but those that believe if we do away with gas and oil, believe:

A) birds will stop dying, or

B) it doesn't matter, because.... it's wind!

Inconvenient truths. ___Inconvenient truths, but those that believe if we do away with gas and oil, believe:

A) birds will stop dying, or

B) it doesn't matter, because.... it's wind!

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2015-06-18 02:57:45 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

I think I've found my Crowd funding business!

BWAHAHAHAHAHA!___I think I've found my Crowd funding business!

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2015-06-18 00:12:57 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

This sickens me to no end. An institution of higher learning, for advanced discourse and denies that same discourse.

(edit: Damn spellcheck)

Censorship, liberal style. ___This sickens me to no end. An institution of higher learning, for advanced discourse and denies that same discourse.

(edit: Damn spellcheck)

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