"In regards to being Constitutional, I have a further issue with the Republican field. I am in the birther camp with regards to natural born versus naturalized.
That takes Cruz off the table for me even if he was better than I think he is because his…"
"It's difficult to say at this point with the pandering to evangelicals required in the primaries. However, I think Trump is the least religious. There is a big difference between freedom of religion and freedom from religion, or at least from…"
"One thing I do find interesting and curious about elections and outcomes is the equality of all sides views of candidates. Most people distrust political candidates and know they lie to get in office and lie to stay there, and that distrust is…"
"@ Bertold - The self serving nature and fear mongering about religion on both sides helps perpetuate the re-election of idiot candidates. Atheists simply aren't electable (for the most part) in states like ours because an…"
"@ Joseph P thanks for the funny correction on conjunction. Ignorance of the candidates is part of a problem trend though on both sides. And while your post was humorous, some people actually think all democrats are socialists that…"
"@ Bertold - We already have candidate literacy tests called elections. The candidates all lie, saying they will represent us and make promises that they don't keep. If people had to prove they know a candidates positions, they would know…"
"I know this will stink of the literacy tests that were used to prevent people from voting and it is impossible to do, but I would like to see a candidate literacy test where people should prove they know the positions of the person they are voting…"
"If anyone here is interested in Post Apocalyptic Thrillers, my first book The Last Blade of Grass was just published by Severed Press.
It isn't based on religion, but the lead character and his family are Atheists and religious arguments come…"
Did you check out my book yet, The Last Blade of Grass? I think you'll find my publisher did a great job in editing and there are not those little distracting mistakes that you mentioned are in some peoples…"
"If you're into this genre I think you'll enjoy it. I like Apocalypse and zombie stories but as a skeptic want something believable and based on real scientific possibilities. My zombies aren't the risen dead.
RE; Job change. For starters, I am going to start leading a workshop based on the book (take a breath if reading aloud), How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk, by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish (maze-lish). I led it once over a decade ago, when my daughter was around age 5. Leading that workshop would fill two hours a week for 6-7 weeks. I am not sure how else I will fill my wish for part-time work. I want to be able to follow my daughter to some of her sports and acting activities, (she is seventeen, a junior), also help her visit colleges, and find scholarships. I like the teaching aspect of teaching, and the kids. I would hope for a class size of 15-18, and less meetings. I would have to go back to school for two years to earn that degree. I could probably easily find full time office work, but I want part-time until my daughter graduates.
I'm with you, Robert. Though it is difficult for me to be associated with those who have hijacked the conservative mindset and values. The likes of Coulter and Limbaugh and the religious nutters like Falwell and Robertson are an embarrassment and a perversion.
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