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Go to: ELECTION DAY IN THE USA. GO VOTE.

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I know there's a difficult road to come, but for now...WHAT A RELIEF!!!!

Tue, 04 Nov 2008 21:28:00 UTC | #264851

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My husband told me that when he went to vote today, he was voter number 666. But I swear, he's not evil--he's just a nice guy that I've lived with for decades.

Tue, 04 Nov 2008 16:23:00 UTC | #264642

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I apologize ahead of time for the juvenile nature of this link, but at least it's on topic. Also, if this has been posted before now, sorry for the repetition.

This has sound, and you must click on various parts of the picture for the full effect.

http://www.palinaspresident.us/

Mon, 20 Oct 2008 11:51:00 UTC | #253749

Go to: The Joke's on Him: Bill Maher could use a lesson in civility from Michael Moore

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P-Incorrect:

Reproduction can't happen in a homosexual relationship, thus it is unnatural.
Reproduction cannot happen in my heterosexual relationship with my husband. What are you implying about unnatural, now?

Actually, I don't give a whit if we're unnatural because we can't reproduce. I revel in our unnatural state.

edited to correct formatting

Sun, 19 Oct 2008 16:16:00 UTC | #253238

Go to: Review: Religulous

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Count, I had already begun my transition away from Christianity before I met my husband (it helped to move away from the influence of the Bible Belt). So by the time we met, I wasn't into it, didn't go to church, felt kind of repulsed by syrupy religiosity.

I most definitely feel it helped my transition to have an atheist husband, but back in those days, atheists did not have the positive exposure we have today, so I didn't have those influences as well. It didn't really take me three full decades--I spent many years just not caring or thinking about God at all and not thinking about what I was in that regard, and then Richard Dawkins came along and wrote a book about it, which kind of awakened me to reflection about this supposed God to whom I had spent my childhood and half my teens praying (with not even a sliver of what seemed to me a response, I might add).

Yikes, it's sort of embarrassing to be talking about myself like that--really, I just wanted to wish you and your girlfriend well, and I do hope you two go together to see the movie. And then afterwards, go for a meal or some drinks or coffee and chat about it.

Sat, 18 Oct 2008 14:48:00 UTC | #252746

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