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Mass Shootings are often perpetrated by ....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Penn Mar 23. 1 Reply

"So many of these people that commit the mass murders end up being Democrats."— Claudia Tenney on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018…Continue

Tags: PTSS, access, to, guns., ill

China pledges US$122 billion for China to UK Silk Road Rail Route

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joan Denoo Aug 1, 2017. 2 Replies

“The ancient silk routes thrived in times of peace but lost vigor in times of war, and we should foster a new type of international relations featuring win-win cooperation, and we should forge…Continue

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Joan Denoo commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
"Yes, I believe in the tyranny of the majority. If the majority think the earth is flat when it is, in fact, an oblate spheroid, and if the flat earth people crucify the oblate-spheroid-believing people, that is an example of the…"
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Joan Denoo commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
""These things I believe: That government should butt out. That freedom is our most precious commodity and if we are not eternally vigilant government will take it all away. That individual freedom demands individual responsibility. That…"
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Joan Denoo commented on Ruth Anthony-Gardner's group Hang With Friends
"Patricia, she is a charmer! She acts poised, through all of her performances! Thanks for the link!"
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Joan Denoo commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
"“In all cases where a majority are united by a common interest or passion, the rights of the minority are in danger.” ~ James Madison, "as a revolutionary thinker, as a partisan political strategist, and as a president“"
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Joseph P commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Certainly, the product is great, at the moment.  We have both AT&T and Spectrum fiber running down my street.  Google Fiber just isn't in my neighborhood. I have gigabit fiber with AT&T, myself.  It's…"
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Loren Miller commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Actually, Joseph, it may not be all that bad.  We had an AT&T guy here (Cleveland suburb)  maybe a month or so ago, talking about a fiber feed directly into the house.  If Ma Bell is making noise about that, my guess is that Time…"
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Joseph P commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"We have some issues with that in my area, too.  You know about the attempt at an AT&T/Time Warner merger?  The two big ISPs in the Triangle are AT&T and what used to be Time Warner Cable.  They're called Spectrum now, for…"
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Chris commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"At least that's a step towards Net Neutrality. Senate Approves Overturning FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal (NPR) The other Republicans voted to represent the interests of large internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast, and…"
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Joseph P commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Heh heh heh heh heh heh heh heh heh. I didn't think you'd do it, but you did.  You went full-on, 9/11 Truther-level, conspiracy nutter.  Do you want to know what happened to Six World Trade Center, now? Everybody knows you never…"
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Tom Sarbeck commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Okay, Loren and Joseph, I’ve been researching efforts to influence Congress. You are allied with NASA and want to keep the Bang’s taxpayer money flowing. Your attacks will continue to fail; try reason. We might agree on a detail or two."
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Joan Denoo commented on Daniel W's group Godless in the garden
"Yes, I miss Daniel, too. Hopefully, he experiences some peace and quiet as he continues his struggle with medication to stave off cancer. It is dreadful stuff. "
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Joan Denoo commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
"Loren, I like your metaphor of sailing into the wind and "Learning and harnessing skills is how we improve ourselves and the lives of others, and it is something which religion knows NOTHING about.""
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Tom Sarbeck commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"And thank you, Loren. Krauss et al are easy; they have words but no evidence."
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Loren Miller commented on Joan Denoo's group Politics, Economics, and Religion
"Precisely, Joseph (and thanks for the vote of confidence).  I can't help noticing that Tom still doesn't want to engage those who actually KNOW something about the topic, as I have repeatedly challenged him to.  Apparently,…"
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"Thank you, Joseph."
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About Me:
I am an 82-year-old curmudgeon; I like the 1500s spelling best and definition:
"An ill-tempered (and frequently old) person full of stubborn ideas or opinions."
I evolved from faith in superstition to behavioral scientist. I am a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, a survivor of breast cancer thanks to the fine diagnostic work and treatment at Spokane's Providence Health & Services and Cancer Care Northwest, which included surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Dreadful stuff, but a wake up to living each and every minute.
Life is meant to remember the past, live in the present and remember a preferred future. One can be good without god! My family demonstrates it.
I bring to my community a worldliness that challenges attitudes and norms of a parochial and insular power structure. I traveled to 32 nations in the Western, Eastern, Northern and Southern Hemispheres interviewing women about their family and work lives, their health care, education, social structure, child and elder care, depression, and anxiety, and family violence. I had to be subtle when seeking information about violence. People do not like to reveal their vulnerabilities.

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Family Life Five Generations

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Winter Solstice offers a time to look back on the past year to acknowledge my challenges and the things I chose to do to solve those problems. This recent past year was a very hard one for me with th…

Posted on December 24, 2016 at 4:38pm 5 Comments

Winter Solstice offers a time to look back on the past year to acknowledge my challenges and the things I chose to do to solve those problems. This recent past year was a very hard one for me with the death of my oldest son, Cary, a victim of cancer at the young age of 53 years and one month. This loss turned out to be harder on me than I imagined. Thankfully, Craig and Laura and their families walked these dark days with me. 

After wallowing in that pain I turn my attention to the…

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Part 4 Booms and busts punctuate the history of capitalism; it is a systemic problem.

Posted on November 20, 2016 at 5:02pm 1 Comment

Part 4 Booms and busts punctuate the history of capitalism; it is a systemic problem.

Remember General Motors, producer of automobiles? Over the last thirty years, General Motors created a subsidiary called GMAC, General Motors Acceptance Corporation. It is a bank. It lends money. It began by lending money to people to buy cars because their wages couldn’t pay for them. Then GMAC discovered they could make more money off the interest of the loan than they could make…

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Part 3 We reached the limits of the kinds of capitalism this society can endure.

Posted on November 20, 2016 at 4:59pm 2 Comments

Part 3  We reached the limits of the kinds of capitalism this society can endure.  

Turning, now, to the big business community, the last thirty years have been spectacular. Everything about the working class, with the introduction of computers, U.S. workers became more and more productive. We had a thirty-year period of rising labor productivity. Each year the worker produces more, and the wages stayed the same. 

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At 12:45am on May 11, 2018, kathy: ky said…

Joan,  you sound like your usually sharp witted,  smiling self. I'm happy about that. I'm adjusting. I've just gone through the worst year of my life but I'm coming out the other side now. We had one long wet winter. It started raining the last week of November and didn't stop ( unless it was to snow) until about three weeks ago. I thought I was going to lose my mind. I rarely left the house. I Didn't  leave the house unless I had to. 

At 9:02pm on May 9, 2018, kathy: ky said…

Hi Joan,  I was just scanning through and saw where you had posted for Carl. So he's still missing ?  I too hope he's safe and sound. 

And how are you doing dear friend? Well it appears and your garden is lovely. Kathy 

At 12:22am on April 24, 2018, Prasenjit Konar said…

yes,in India a lot of members of that association.thank you.

At 11:59am on April 23, 2018, Jim Gardner said…

Thanks much..Glad to be here..

At 8:46pm on April 20, 2018, Douglas Monka said…

Joan,

Wow did I have some very negative experiences. The eighties was not the time to let people know you didn’t believe in god. I had troubles with girlfriends, and all friends. I was popular in College. I was a DJ, but many people tried to get me to convert. Told me I was going to hell. Some fights even. I know Taekwondo so no problems there. It’s getting better every decade. Finding the millennial’s are non-believers. I think I came out too early. It caused me a lot of problems. It’s ashamed. I just don’t know, but I know I don’t believe in a 2,000 year old book. Thanks for letting me in. I will maybe set up a blog.

Doug Monka

At 6:13am on April 10, 2018, Brittany Dulworth said…
GoodMorning, Joan. Thank you for the welcome. I’m embarrassed to admit, but I just figured out how to reply & can’t find the comment from the email. I will have to figure out how to use this site. Im excited to meet new like minded people,
At 9:03am on April 8, 2018, Vine said…
Thanks for the welcome, Joan. It often seems to be the case that fantasies and delusions encroach more severely upon one's mind as one ages, especially those fantasies pertaining to "life everlasting". But for me, the opposite has been true. I'm much less tolerant of delusion now than I was when I was young. At least, I think I am. I wouldn't really know, would I? :-(
At 5:18pm on April 6, 2018, Kanan Hanna said…

Thank you Joan :)

At 7:07am on March 5, 2018, Randall Smith said…

Joan, despite a change looks, your smile is the same. And, of course, your insights and wisdom continues to shine through your comments. Stick with us. Losing Daniel was hard enough. We'd hate to lose you. What Loren said about you goes for me.

At 11:17pm on November 19, 2017, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Well you're my favorite curmudgeon, Joan.

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