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New Rule: Win or Go Home (Real Time with Bill Maher)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Nov 4. 5 Replies

In case you hadn't noticed, we have a mid-term election coming up in three days, and it's more than a little important.  With it we can take back at least one if not both houses of Congress from the Republicans and send a message to Donald Trump…Continue

Tags: election, vote, millennials, Hitler, Donald Trump

Alexa for Evangelicals! (Betty Bowers)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Patricia Oct 9. 1 Reply

Never let it be said that Mrs. Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, is anything less than up to date with the state of the art as it comes to the modern household.  However, as a discriminating conservative Christian, Betty would never tolerate…Continue

Tags: digital assistant, America's Best Christian, Betty Bowers

New Rule: Church and Destroy (Real Time with Bill Maher - HBO)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Sep 30. 6 Replies

Bill Maher is an atheist [whoa, shock and amazement!].  He is also a dedicated opponent of Donald Trump and anyone who would support the man or his goals ... and that includes ol' Yahweh, himself!  As it turns out, there is a substantial correlation…Continue

Tags: Stalin, Mao, Hitler, New Rules, Donald Trump

concealing abuse (TheraminTrees)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 23. 3 Replies

We think of institutionalized child abuse and for many of us, the natural reaction is to think of the Catholic Church. Certainly, their guilt is beyond question, even as the headlines of the Boston Globe early in 2002 and the more recent news…Continue

Tags: Children of God, Jehovah's Witnesses, David Berg, child abuse, TheraminTrees

Liberal Redneck - Climate Change the Game (Trae Crowder)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 20. 2 Replies

Trae Crowder isn't just about atheism.  He has a deep and abiding concern about what's going on with this planet's climate and the all-too-probable catastrophe we face from a fundamental change in weather patterns.  That said, Trae is thinking about…Continue

Tags: climate change, Al Gore, Trae Crowder

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Comment by Idaho Spud on August 12, 2018 at 3:00pm

Joan, thanks for remembering my B-day.  I'm 77 and 1 week old today.

Thanks to the rest of you for your birthday wishes.

I've been doing so much on Quora, that I've just caught-up here today.

Comment by Joan Denoo on August 12, 2018 at 1:44pm

Randy, a weather/climate groups is a good idea. Go for it!

Comment by Patricia on August 12, 2018 at 1:38pm

The trees behind the houses in the second photo are in their yards, the forest is beyond that.

Comment by Patricia on August 12, 2018 at 1:36pm

Yes, Kathy, we were gone for 18 days. 

So far today its not raining, but the smoke is still bad. Last night's sprinkle didn't do much.

The forestry surrounding us behind the houses has disappeared. 

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on August 12, 2018 at 11:24am
We got a major downpour yesterday here too. It was most welcome!
Comment by kathy: ky on August 12, 2018 at 11:13am

Patricia,  didn't you have to evacuate last year because of fire??

Comment by Randall Smith on August 12, 2018 at 6:59am

Sounds like everyone is getting a break from the weather. That's good news.

I've considered adding a weather/climate group here at A/N. We all seem to enjoy talking about the weather.

Comment by Plinius on August 12, 2018 at 3:22am

Good! I hope it's a deluge!

Comment by Joan Denoo on August 12, 2018 at 2:57am

That is very good news, Patricia. 

Comment by Patricia on August 12, 2018 at 2:22am

I just looked out......ITS RAINING!

 

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