We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
The family wheeled Grandma out on the lawn, in her
wheelchair, where the activities for her 100th
birthday were taking place. Grandma couldn't speak
very well, but she could write notes when she needed
After a short time out on the lawn, Grandma started
leaning off to the right, so some family members
grabbed her, straightened her up, and stuffed pillows
on her right.
A short time later, she started leaning off to her
left, so again the family grabbed her and stuffed
pillows on her left.
Soon she started leaning forward, so the
family members again grabbed her and then tied a
pillowcase around her waist to
hold her up.
A grandson, who arrived late, came up to Grandma and
said, "Hi, Grandma,
you're looking good! How are they treating you?"
Grandma took out her little notepad and slowly wrote a
note to the nephew...
The Clinton Campaign has claimed that indication are very strong that NASCAR fans, traditionally conservative are turning her way.
Ross Feldstien claims that internal polling shows that NASCAR track owners and fans are moving to the Clinton Camp
“We see it every weekend, where thousands of NASCAR fans and track owners wildly applaud where NASCAR is going”
When asked to clarify what indications in their polling showed such a move Mr. Feldstein relied, “ Itsn’t it apparent? Hundreds of thousands of fans and millions more on TV watch the NASCAR drivers in action. Which way do they go? Around to the left. They’re staying left the entire time, it’s an obvious signal that they are in our orbit”
Paralyzed man survives 2nd brush with death on collapsing bridge
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (CNN) -- Seven years ago, police in North Carolina covered shooting victim Marcelo Cruz with a tarp, believing he was dead. He wasn't. Cruz survived the street fight shooting, but was left paralyzed from the waist down. First responders noted however that the third time is the arms.