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There's Hope Yet against Secret Money in Politics

Started this discussion. Last reply by tom sarbeck yesterday. 7 Replies

Signed today by California's Governor Jerry Brown, AB 249, a landmark bill against secret money in politics authored by Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin and supported by more than 100,000…Continue

Tags: secrecy, money, politicsm

Top 10 Reasons the Universe is Electric: #3 Cosmic Jets...

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To folks who understand electricity, the eleven-minute video below explains one of the reasons the Universe mystifies Big Bangers.…Continue

Tags: gravitation, plasma, electricity, universe

Re Ken Burns' Viet Nam War. Your Feelings, Thoughts? Then and/or Now.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gwaithmir Oct 4. 16 Replies

In 1952 I came back from the Korean War. In 1954 France lost its colony in SE Asia and I was soon hearing of American advisors there. I didn't know why they were there but I had other concerns. I was…Continue

Tags: propaganda, history, Burns, war

Trump's Speech at the UN's General Assembly. Helpful or Harmful? Entirely So or Partly So?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry McMasters Sep 29. 37 Replies

Trump said "Rocket Man" was on a suicide mission, for himself and for his regime.If no one told Adolf Hitler he was on a suicide mission before he invaded the Soviet Union, many people have said so…Continue

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tom sarbeck replied to Mel Quay's discussion Weekly Sunday Get-together...
"The family I grew up in was how passive aggressiveness went from one generation to the next. Punishing kids for saying what they needed to say did the deed. Four years of hardball politics, an assertive communication course, lots of opportunities…"
8 hours ago
tom sarbeck commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
"Joan, do you believe the Nature’s Way piece? I don’t. Nature does what Nature does. Two recent instances: Harvey in Texas and Irma in Puerto Rico. What had P M Dunn been drinking?"
8 hours ago
tom sarbeck replied to Tom Sarbeck's discussion RIP the Standard Model--the Big Bang with Its Many Untested and Untestable Hypotheses
"BTW, when government departments have done what Congress funded them to do, Congress cuts their budgets and they have to reduce their payrolls. The departments of course gather their beneficiaries and delay the cuts as long as they can.…"
11 hours ago
tom sarbeck replied to Jezzy's discussion Because There Is No God.
"Donald Trump, because there is no god."
yesterday
tom sarbeck replied to tom sarbeck's discussion There's Hope Yet against Secret Money in Politics
"Michael, that is but half of the problem. People who want what politicans can deliver (favorable laws) offer a lot of dollars and other stuff of value."
yesterday
tom sarbeck commented on A Former Member's group LINGUAPHILES & SESQUIPEDALIANS
"Mariner/nautical lingo: “Belay that!” means “Stop” or “Cancel that command.” Very much more. Instead of “Wake up!” it was “Drop your cocks and grab your socks!”"
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tom sarbeck replied to Ruth Anthony-Gardner's discussion Let's Take A Knee
"James, more people were doing more faking during Prohibition. More young males were doing more faking during the anti-masturbation years/decades/centuries."
yesterday
Michael Penn replied to tom sarbeck's discussion There's Hope Yet against Secret Money in Politics
"A step forward but politicians will always take any and every dollar that they can get for their campaigns. If anything comes up later they just claim "they never knew" or "had no idea." Politics has very little ethics."
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tom sarbeck commented on Teresa Roberts's blog post The Bronte Sisters and the Evolution of Societies
"There were differences, Teresa, but there were enough similarities that at 23 I resolved to have no children. You traveled; I became a professional student. At 32 I graduated college. At 35 I married a woman with a childhood enough like mine that…"
Oct 15
tom sarbeck commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
""I think, Therefore I am", Said the philosopher. Bunk! He didn't feel; he only Half was. --Me That's a quintain form devised by the American poet Adelaide Crapsey--five lines with 2, 4, 6, 8 and 2 syllables."
Oct 13
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Oct 13
tom sarbeck commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Telling German jokes, Bert, may lead to another invasion of Europe's non-Aryan nations. How many divisions do toddlers or zygotes in petri dishes have?"
Oct 11
tom sarbeck commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"In a classroom, comparing the life of a zygote, etc with that of a living, etc person might earn a student a passing grade. In a courtroom, attorneys will argue whether a zygote and a person are entitled to the equal protections of law."
Oct 11
Tom Sarbeck replied to tom sarbeck's discussion There's Hope Yet against Secret Money in Politics
"Joan, there will be losses along the way, but that many people cooperate to do stuff like the above law keeps my hope alive. If voters in the 32 states whose constitutions don't have the direct initiative and referendum will cooperate, they…"
Oct 9
Joan Denoo replied to tom sarbeck's discussion There's Hope Yet against Secret Money in Politics
"Tom, when you allow your good and decent nature to show your genius reveals itself. I respect your political experience and good judgment. "
Oct 9
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Born Dec 1930. Atheist 6yrs; Catholic 20yrs; Agnostic 52yrs; Atheist 6yrs; Materialist.
Cincinnati until 1947, St. Pete FL until 1950, US Navy until 1952, St. Pete until 1954, Gainesville (UofF) until 1961, Tallahassee (FlaStUniv) until 1962, into computers where I became a migratory worker (St. Pete, Daytona Beach, Houston, Austin, Phoenix). Retired to San Francisco then Yountville.

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At 9:30pm on July 15, 2017, Daniel W said…

Yes, baker of sourdough breads every day in many permutations.  Its fun and delicious and Im always learning something new!

At 8:10am on May 16, 2017, Loren Miller said…

Tom, regarding how to add pix, all I can tell you is how I've long since done it on my "How To Do It" page.  If you can show me a specific instance where you want to add a picture and it isn't working, I can look at that.  Otherwise, I have nothing to go by.

At 2:11am on February 28, 2017, Diane Berlin said…
Well I have a good friend who just moved to Nolensville. She loves it there but she is very Christian and has already joined a church. So that will be her social life. I want to be able to fit in and make friends without having to join a church. She knows that I'm not religious but doesn't know about my growing hostility with religious Bible thumpers who seem
M to be getting more judge mental than ever. My mom is Evangelical and has stopped trying to save me. I hate living in Southern California because it is so crowded and expensive and there is no nature but I'm not sure if Tn would work. It would be a place to retire to. Husband is in the music business
At 7:34am on February 26, 2017, Jean Larsen said…

I was initially raised Catholic by my grandmother. My father hated the Catholic church. Its good to be in touch with like minded folk instead of biting my tongue.

At 8:50pm on February 17, 2017, Dorsite Doe said…
Thank you for the nice welcome. My area of geophysics is seismology (earthquakes), but I onow you can find seashells in the Sahara. That would be a fun field trip.
At 10:04pm on February 9, 2017, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Thanks for friending me.

At 10:02am on June 2, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, Tom! Glad you could join us. :D

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